Period
to 24 February 2021

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 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 794 964 1056
Rank change year-on-year +170 +92 +53
Permanent jobs citing RIP 25 60 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.049% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 65
Median annual salary £56,250 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +31.25% -28.89%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £101,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +31.25% -11.11%

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 9,761 18,447 22,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.22% 15.03% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,681 14,784 17,823
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,503
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

RIP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RIP in the UK

RIP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RIP.

Salary trend for RIP in the UK

RIP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing RIP over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

Salary histogram for RIP in the UK

RIP
Top 7 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 February 2021. 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 +181 25 £56,250 +7.14% 5
London +183 16 £60,000 -22.58%
UK excluding London +120 9 £51,000 -2.86% 5
North of England - 8 £50,000 - 2
North West - 7 £50,000 - 1
South East +87 1 £57,500 -0.86% 1
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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 23 (92.00%) Cisco
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) OSPF
2 22 (88.00%) BGP
3 21 (84.00%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (84.00%) WAN
4 20 (80.00%) LAN
5 19 (76.00%) MPLS
6 18 (72.00%) Wireless
6 18 (72.00%) Azure
7 17 (68.00%) AWS
8 16 (64.00%) VoIP
8 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (64.00%) DNS
9 15 (60.00%) B2B
9 15 (60.00%) CCNP
9 15 (60.00%) Nagios
9 15 (60.00%) Mac OS X
9 15 (60.00%) Avaya
9 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
9 15 (60.00%) MS Visio
9 15 (60.00%) DHCP
9 15 (60.00%) SNMP
9 15 (60.00%) VPN
9 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (60.00%) Linux
9 15 (60.00%) Python
9 15 (60.00%) IPsec
9 15 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (60.00%) Identity Management

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 15 (60.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
1 15 (60.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (72.00%) Azure
2 17 (68.00%) AWS
3 15 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (60.00%) Route 53
3 15 (60.00%) Slack
4 13 (52.00%) GCP
5 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) BGP
2 22 (88.00%) OSPF
3 21 (84.00%) WAN
4 20 (80.00%) LAN
5 19 (76.00%) MPLS
6 18 (72.00%) Wireless
7 16 (64.00%) DNS
7 16 (64.00%) VoIP
8 15 (60.00%) DHCP
8 15 (60.00%) IPsec
8 15 (60.00%) MRTG
8 15 (60.00%) Network Security
8 15 (60.00%) Skype
8 15 (60.00%) SNMP
8 15 (60.00%) TACACS
8 15 (60.00%) VPN
8 15 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (60.00%) Wireshark
9 4 (16.00%) Multicast
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) React
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) Polymer
2 1 (4.00%) React Native
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) PlayStation
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
1 15 (60.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) B2B
1 15 (60.00%) Identity Management
1 15 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
1 15 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
1 15 (60.00%) Security Monitoring
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (36.00%) DevOps
3 9 (36.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.00%) Decision-Making
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Telematics
6 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) ES6
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (60.00%) CCNP
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (24.00%) CCNA
5 4 (16.00%) CCIE
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) pfSense
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) Ansible
1 15 (60.00%) Nagios
1 15 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) Avaya
3 15 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 15 (60.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) F5
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
6 2 (8.00%) Meraki
7 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) VMware