Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 707 1099 1070
Rank change year-on-year +392 -29 -9
Permanent jobs citing RIP 382 72 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.044% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 0.29% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 57 60 128
UK median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% -15.22% +22.34%
10th Percentile £37,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £130,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,105 £55,000
% change year-on-year +30.91% -27.08% +22.22%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 21,988 24,697 27,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.71% 14.94% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16,668 19,628 22,685
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

RIP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RIP in the UK

RIP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RIP in the UK

RIP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RIP over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for RIP in the UK

RIP
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. 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
England +374 382 £55,000 +10.00% 17
UK excluding London +341 371 £52,500 +30.91% 15
North of England +256 315 £60,000 +60.00% 4
Yorkshire +201 305 £60,000 +50.00%
South East +64 37 £55,000 +52.78% 8
Midlands +40 12 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Midlands +36 12 £52,500 +5.00% 1
London +65 11 £130,000 +136.36% 3
North West +23 10 £50,000 +33.33% 4
East of England +70 7 £32,000 -8.59%

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT jobs citing RIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for RIP.

1 373 (97.64%) OSPF
2 371 (97.12%) Cisco
3 370 (96.86%) BGP
4 367 (96.07%) Cisco Certification
5 361 (94.50%) CCNP
6 352 (92.15%) IPsec
7 350 (91.62%) Firewall
8 346 (90.58%) MPLS
9 343 (89.79%) WAN
10 335 (87.70%) Management Information System
11 330 (86.39%) VPN
12 327 (85.60%) Network Security
13 323 (84.55%) DNS
13 323 (84.55%) Linux
14 319 (83.51%) Unix
15 318 (83.25%) Network Design
16 315 (82.46%) SMTP
16 315 (82.46%) Cisco ASA
17 311 (81.41%) Network Management
18 310 (81.15%) Fortinet
19 309 (80.89%) Cisco Nexus
20 307 (80.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 307 (80.37%) ADSL
21 306 (80.10%) Service Delivery
21 306 (80.10%) FortiGate
22 305 (79.84%) NetScaler
22 305 (79.84%) Bash Shell
22 305 (79.84%) Change Control
22 305 (79.84%) Product Management
22 305 (79.84%) Broadband

RIP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.09%) AWS
1 8 (2.09%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 373 (97.64%) OSPF
2 370 (96.86%) BGP
3 352 (92.15%) IPsec
4 350 (91.62%) Firewall
5 346 (90.58%) MPLS
6 343 (89.79%) WAN
7 330 (86.39%) VPN
8 327 (85.60%) Network Security
9 323 (84.55%) DNS
10 315 (82.46%) Cisco ASA
10 315 (82.46%) SMTP
11 309 (80.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 307 (80.37%) ADSL
13 305 (79.84%) Broadband
13 305 (79.84%) NetScaler
14 37 (9.69%) LAN
15 33 (8.64%) EIGRP
16 26 (6.81%) HSRP
17 24 (6.28%) Internet
18 22 (5.76%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 82 (21.47%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.19%) Aerospace
3 6 (1.57%) Finance
4 3 (0.79%) Electronics
4 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.79%) Marketing
4 3 (0.79%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 312 (81.68%) Network Engineer
2 220 (57.59%) Network Security Engineer
2 220 (57.59%) Security Engineer
3 135 (35.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 135 (35.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 135 (35.34%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 40 (10.47%) Switch Engineer
5 37 (9.69%) Developer
6 33 (8.64%) Product Developer
7 29 (7.59%) Firewall Engineer
8 10 (2.62%) Architect
9 9 (2.36%) Network Security Specialist
9 9 (2.36%) Network Specialist
9 9 (2.36%) Security Specialist
10 8 (2.09%) Network Systems Engineer
10 8 (2.09%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (1.83%) Product Engineer
12 6 (1.57%) IP Architect
12 6 (1.57%) Network Architect
12 6 (1.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 335 (87.70%) Management Information System
2 26 (6.81%) Data Centre
3 7 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.31%) Fibre Optics
5 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.26%) e-Health
6 1 (0.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 323 (84.55%) Linux
2 319 (83.51%) Unix
3 29 (7.59%) Windows
4 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (83.25%) Network Design
2 311 (81.41%) Network Management
3 306 (80.10%) Service Delivery
4 305 (79.84%) Change Control
4 305 (79.84%) Product Management
5 29 (7.59%) Configuration Management
6 18 (4.71%) Network Architecture
7 17 (4.45%) Information Security
8 15 (3.93%) Project Management
9 13 (3.40%) Incident Management
10 12 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (2.88%) Project Delivery
12 10 (2.62%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (2.62%) Presales
13 9 (2.36%) ITIL
13 9 (2.36%) Line Management
14 7 (1.83%) DNA
14 7 (1.83%) Load Balancing
14 7 (1.83%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 5 (1.31%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 305 (79.84%) Bash Shell
1 305 (79.84%) Perl
1 305 (79.84%) Python
2 4 (1.05%) C
2 4 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 367 (96.07%) Cisco Certification
2 361 (94.50%) CCNP
3 300 (78.53%) CCNA
4 16 (4.19%) JNCIP
5 14 (3.66%) JNCIS
6 12 (3.14%) CCDP
6 12 (3.14%) CCSA
6 12 (3.14%) CCSE
7 11 (2.88%) CCMSE
7 11 (2.88%) CISSP
7 11 (2.88%) JNCIE
8 7 (1.83%) CCDA
9 4 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.05%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.79%) CCIE
10 3 (0.79%) Degree
11 2 (0.52%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.52%) HNC
11 2 (0.52%) HND
12 1 (0.26%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (80.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 305 (79.84%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.79%) PMO
4 2 (0.52%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.83%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (1.83%) XenApp
2 7 (1.83%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 306 (80.10%) FortiGate
2 305 (79.84%) Nagios
3 11 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 371 (97.12%) Cisco
2 310 (81.15%) Fortinet
3 231 (60.47%) Palo Alto
4 56 (14.66%) CheckPoint
5 21 (5.50%) Juniper
6 15 (3.93%) Symantec
7 11 (2.88%) Blue Coat
8 10 (2.62%) Huawei
8 10 (2.62%) VMware
9 8 (2.09%) Splunk
10 7 (1.83%) Citrix
10 7 (1.83%) Forcepoint
10 7 (1.83%) Microsoft
10 7 (1.83%) NetApp
10 7 (1.83%) Redback
10 7 (1.83%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.05%) Google
11 4 (1.05%) McAfee
12 3 (0.79%) SAP
13 2 (0.52%) Sun