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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing RIP 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
757 800 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.35% 15.16% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 650 691 730
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) IGRP
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) IGRP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco