Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RIP over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1029 1008 1132
Rank change year-on-year -21 +124 -35
Permanent jobs citing RIP 134 199 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 113 181 132
England median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -4.26% -6.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £69,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -7.69%

RIP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26531 30402 34594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 17.03% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21596 25068 28794
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

RIP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RIP in England

RIP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RIP in England.

Salary trend for RIP in England

RIP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RIP in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for RIP in England

RIP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -38 63 £62,500 +38.89% 2
South East +61 40 £37,500 -20.21%
North of England +30 17 £60,000 +20.00% 1
North West -9 13 £60,000 +20.00%
Midlands +34 8 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Midlands +21 7 £47,500 +26.67% 1
East of England -30 4 £26,500 -41.11%
Yorkshire - 4 £65,000 - 1
South West +18 2 £52,500 +35.48%
East Midlands +28 1 £24,000 -28.89%
RIP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing RIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for RIP.

1 117 (87.31%) BGP
2 116 (86.57%) OSPF
3 84 (62.69%) VPN
4 80 (59.70%) Firewall
5 78 (58.21%) Cisco
6 65 (48.51%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (45.52%) CCNP
8 55 (41.04%) WAN
9 54 (40.30%) Linux
9 54 (40.30%) Python
10 53 (39.55%) DNS
11 44 (32.84%) Bash Shell
12 43 (32.09%) MPLS
13 40 (29.85%) ITIL
13 40 (29.85%) Perl
14 38 (28.36%) LAN
15 36 (26.87%) EIGRP
16 35 (26.12%) Juniper
17 34 (25.37%) Windows
17 34 (25.37%) VoIP
17 34 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (25.37%) Palo Alto
18 33 (24.63%) CCIE
19 32 (23.88%) Cisco Nexus
20 31 (23.13%) Junos
21 30 (22.39%) Wireless
22 29 (21.64%) Red Hat
22 29 (21.64%) LDAP
23 28 (20.90%) Ethernet
23 28 (20.90%) Business Continuity

RIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.97%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.99%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.49%) Apache
3 2 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.48%) Office 365
4 5 (3.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.99%) GitHub
6 2 (1.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (87.31%) BGP
2 116 (86.57%) OSPF
3 84 (62.69%) VPN
4 80 (59.70%) Firewall
5 55 (41.04%) WAN
6 53 (39.55%) DNS
7 43 (32.09%) MPLS
8 38 (28.36%) LAN
9 36 (26.87%) EIGRP
10 34 (25.37%) VoIP
11 32 (23.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (23.13%) Junos
13 30 (22.39%) Wireless
14 29 (21.64%) LDAP
15 28 (20.90%) Ethernet
15 28 (20.90%) IGMP
16 27 (20.15%) VLAN
17 26 (19.40%) DHCP
18 25 (18.66%) IPsec
19 21 (15.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Ant
1 4 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.99%) GitLab
1 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.99%) Maven
1 4 (2.99%) Subversion
1 4 (2.99%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (19.40%) Finance
2 16 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.21%) Banking
3 11 (8.21%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.99%) Electronics
5 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (45.52%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (13.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 18 (13.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (11.94%) Administrator
4 16 (11.94%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (11.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 16 (11.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 16 (11.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (11.94%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (10.45%) Network Manager
6 13 (9.70%) Operations Engineer
7 10 (7.46%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 10 (7.46%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.46%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.22%) Head of Engineering
8 7 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Network Operations Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Service Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) CSS
2 4 (2.99%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.99%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (2.99%) JSON
2 4 (2.99%) REST
2 4 (2.99%) Web Services
3 3 (2.24%) .NET
3 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.24%) CSS3
3 3 (2.24%) HTML
3 3 (2.24%) HTML5
3 3 (2.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.18%) Data Centre
3 14 (10.45%) Clustering
4 10 (7.46%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.97%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.99%) Eurex
6 4 (2.99%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (2.99%) PKI
7 3 (2.24%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.49%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.75%) Blog
9 1 (0.75%) Fintech
9 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.30%) Linux
2 34 (25.37%) Windows
3 15 (11.19%) CentOS
3 15 (11.19%) Mac OS X
3 15 (11.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (7.46%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.73%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.73%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.99%) Unix
7 2 (1.49%) Debian
8 1 (0.75%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.85%) ITIL
2 28 (20.90%) Business Continuity
3 27 (20.15%) Low Latency
4 26 (19.40%) Load Balancing
5 22 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (14.93%) High Availability
7 18 (13.43%) Network Design
7 18 (13.43%) Network Management
8 17 (12.69%) Problem Management
9 16 (11.94%) Task Automation
10 15 (11.19%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (8.96%) Change Management
12 11 (8.21%) Capacity Management
12 11 (8.21%) Project Management
13 9 (6.72%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (5.97%) Mathematics
15 7 (5.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 7 (5.22%) TDD
16 6 (4.48%) DevOps
16 6 (4.48%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.30%) Python
2 44 (32.84%) Bash Shell
3 40 (29.85%) Perl
4 28 (20.90%) Ruby
5 17 (12.69%) SQL
6 16 (11.94%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.99%) Java
8 4 (2.99%) Scala
9 3 (2.24%) C#
9 3 (2.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (48.51%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (45.52%) CCNP
3 33 (24.63%) CCIE
4 21 (15.67%) Degree
5 14 (10.45%) CCNA
6 8 (5.97%) CCDP
6 8 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.99%) CCIP
7 4 (2.99%) HNC
7 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.24%) CCIE Security
8 3 (2.24%) CCSE
8 3 (2.24%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.24%) MCSE
9 2 (1.49%) CCIE Data Center
9 2 (1.49%) CCSA
10 1 (0.75%) CCIE Collaboration
10 1 (0.75%) CCSP
10 1 (0.75%) CCVP
10 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.96%) HIPAA
2 12 (8.96%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.97%) QA
4 4 (2.99%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (20.15%) iptables
1 27 (20.15%) NFS
1 27 (20.15%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.46%) KVM
4 9 (6.72%) XenServer
5 8 (5.97%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.48%) Docker
7 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
7 5 (3.73%) XenApp
8 4 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.24%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.49%) Postfix
10 2 (1.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (12.69%) FortiGate
2 16 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (11.94%) Terraform
3 11 (8.21%) Nagios
4 9 (6.72%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (2.99%) Ansible
5 4 (2.99%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.99%) Puppet
5 4 (2.99%) Salt
5 4 (2.99%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.49%) Rancher
6 2 (1.49%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.75%) SCCM
7 1 (0.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 78 (58.21%) Cisco
2 35 (26.12%) Juniper
3 34 (25.37%) Palo Alto
4 29 (21.64%) Red Hat
5 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
6 18 (13.43%) Citrix
6 18 (13.43%) F5
7 17 (12.69%) SolarWinds
8 15 (11.19%) HP
9 14 (10.45%) CheckPoint
10 13 (9.70%) VMware
11 11 (8.21%) 3Com
11 11 (8.21%) Aruba
11 11 (8.21%) Dell
12 9 (6.72%) Vyatta
13 8 (5.97%) Blue Coat
14 5 (3.73%) Avaya
14 5 (3.73%) NetApp
14 5 (3.73%) Riverbed
15 4 (2.99%) Nokia