The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 223 194 193
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Permanent jobs citing RIP 3 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.052% 0.19% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 1.22% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
RIP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
957 819 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.65% 15.59% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 793 668 643
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,383 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RIP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RIP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RIP across the West Midlands region.

RIP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

RIP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 2 - -
Birmingham -14 1 £50,000 +25.00%
RIP
England

RIP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing RIP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RIP.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) TACACS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) SSH
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing RIP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) TACACS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) SSH
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) VMware