Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 825 1109 1004
Rank change year-on-year +284 -105 +127
Permanent jobs citing RIP 268 69 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.040% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.26% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 62 57 139
UK median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% +2.11% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £69,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,210 £49,250
% change year-on-year +11.91% -18.36% +3.68%

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 22,616 26,060 27,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.57% 15.11% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17,143 20,683 22,042
UK median annual salary £46,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for RIP in the UK

RIP
Top 12 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 24 May 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 +276 266 £45,000 -10.00%
UK excluding London +285 264 £45,000 +11.91%
North of England +226 220 £60,000 +54.84%
Yorkshire +178 215 £60,000 +50.00%
South East +26 27 £36,000 -4.00%
South West - 11 £51,500 -
North West +25 5 £47,500 +106.52%
London +51 3 £45,000 -28.00%
Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
East of England - 2 £31,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 245 (91.42%) Cisco
2 244 (91.04%) Cisco Certification
2 244 (91.04%) BGP
3 243 (90.67%) OSPF
4 242 (90.30%) Firewall
5 241 (89.93%) WAN
6 239 (89.18%) CCNP
7 238 (88.81%) VPN
8 236 (88.06%) MPLS
9 233 (86.94%) IPsec
10 230 (85.82%) Cisco ASA
11 220 (82.09%) Network Security
11 220 (82.09%) SMTP
11 220 (82.09%) Cisco Nexus
12 219 (81.72%) Network Management
12 219 (81.72%) Fortinet
13 218 (81.34%) Network Design
13 218 (81.34%) ADSL
14 217 (80.97%) DNS
14 217 (80.97%) Service Delivery
14 217 (80.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 216 (80.60%) Management Information System
16 215 (80.22%) Product Management
16 215 (80.22%) Bash Shell
16 215 (80.22%) Nagios
16 215 (80.22%) ISO 9001
16 215 (80.22%) Linux
16 215 (80.22%) Python
16 215 (80.22%) Broadband
16 215 (80.22%) Perl

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:

Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 244 (91.04%) BGP
2 243 (90.67%) OSPF
3 242 (90.30%) Firewall
4 241 (89.93%) WAN
5 238 (88.81%) VPN
6 236 (88.06%) MPLS
7 233 (86.94%) IPsec
8 230 (85.82%) Cisco ASA
9 220 (82.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 220 (82.09%) Network Security
9 220 (82.09%) SMTP
10 218 (81.34%) ADSL
11 217 (80.97%) DNS
12 215 (80.22%) Broadband
12 215 (80.22%) NetScaler
13 26 (9.70%) LAN
14 25 (9.33%) EIGRP
15 17 (6.34%) VoIP
16 15 (5.60%) SSL
17 14 (5.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.58%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (9.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 186 (69.40%) Network Engineer
2 114 (42.54%) Network Security Engineer
2 114 (42.54%) Security Engineer
3 64 (23.88%) Developer
4 57 (21.27%) Cisco Engineer
4 57 (21.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 56 (20.90%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 41 (15.30%) Product Developer
7 38 (14.18%) Switch Engineer
8 23 (8.58%) .NET Developer
8 23 (8.58%) Angular Developer
8 23 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 12 (4.48%) Firewall Engineer
10 9 (3.36%) Network Security Specialist
10 9 (3.36%) Network Specialist
10 9 (3.36%) Security Specialist
11 7 (2.61%) Product Engineer
11 7 (2.61%) Senior Network Engineer
12 2 (0.75%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (0.75%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.58%) .NET
1 23 (8.58%) AngularJS
1 23 (8.58%) ASP.NET
1 23 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 23 (8.58%) ASP.NET Web API
1 23 (8.58%) CSS
1 23 (8.58%) CSS3
1 23 (8.58%) HTML
1 23 (8.58%) HTML5
1 23 (8.58%) jQuery
2 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 216 (80.60%) Management Information System
2 17 (6.34%) Data Centre
3 2 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.37%) e-Health
4 1 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 215 (80.22%) Linux
1 215 (80.22%) Unix
2 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (81.72%) Network Management
2 218 (81.34%) Network Design
3 217 (80.97%) Service Delivery
4 215 (80.22%) Change Control
4 215 (80.22%) Product Management
5 23 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (8.58%) MVC
5 23 (8.58%) TDD
6 17 (6.34%) Presales
7 5 (1.87%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (1.87%) Project Management
8 4 (1.49%) ITIL
8 4 (1.49%) Line Management
9 3 (1.12%) Change Management
9 3 (1.12%) Decision-Making
9 3 (1.12%) Statistics
10 2 (0.75%) Data Protection
10 2 (0.75%) Incident Management
10 2 (0.75%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (0.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 215 (80.22%) Bash Shell
1 215 (80.22%) Perl
1 215 (80.22%) Python
2 23 (8.58%) C#
2 23 (8.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 244 (91.04%) Cisco Certification
2 239 (89.18%) CCNP
3 194 (72.39%) CCNA
4 4 (1.49%) CCDP
5 2 (0.75%) CCIE
5 2 (0.75%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.37%) CCSA
6 1 (0.37%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (80.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 215 (80.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
Systems Management
1 215 (80.22%) FortiGate
1 215 (80.22%) Nagios
2 4 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 245 (91.42%) Cisco
2 219 (81.72%) Fortinet
3 121 (45.15%) Palo Alto
4 36 (13.43%) CheckPoint
5 23 (8.58%) Microsoft
6 15 (5.60%) Juniper
7 3 (1.12%) Redback
7 3 (1.12%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.75%) Huawei
9 1 (0.37%) Avaya
9 1 (0.37%) CA
9 1 (0.37%) Remedy