Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1037 1024 1132
Rank change year-on-year -13 +108 -48
Permanent jobs citing RIP 140 198 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 119 180 149
UK median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £29,850
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 28053 32236 36504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.68% 16.98% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22722 26396 30185
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,225 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for RIP in the UK

RIP
Top 14 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 18 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
England -36 134 £60,000 +33.33% 4
UK excluding London +39 73 £47,500 +5.56% 3
London -38 64 £62,500 +38.89% 1
South East +39 39 £37,500 -18.48% 1
North of England +21 17 £60,000 +20.00% 1
North West -9 13 £60,000 +20.00%
Midlands +28 8 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Midlands +21 7 £47,500 +26.67% 1
East of England -29 4 £26,500 -41.11%
Yorkshire - 4 £65,000 - 1
Scotland -6 2 £42,500 +93.18%
South West -12 2 £52,500 +35.48%
East Midlands +38 1 £24,000 -28.89%
Wales +19 1 £45,000 +47.54%

For the 6 months to 18 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 with a requirement for RIP.

1 121 (86.43%) OSPF
1 121 (86.43%) BGP
2 86 (61.43%) VPN
3 83 (59.29%) Firewall
4 80 (57.14%) Cisco
5 67 (47.86%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (45.00%) CCNP
7 56 (40.00%) DNS
7 56 (40.00%) WAN
7 56 (40.00%) Python
8 55 (39.29%) Linux
9 46 (32.86%) Bash Shell
10 43 (30.71%) MPLS
11 41 (29.29%) Perl
12 40 (28.57%) LAN
13 39 (27.86%) ITIL
13 39 (27.86%) EIGRP
14 35 (25.00%) Windows
14 35 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (24.29%) VoIP
15 34 (24.29%) CCIE
15 34 (24.29%) Juniper
16 32 (22.86%) Wireless
16 32 (22.86%) Junos
16 32 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
16 32 (22.86%) Palo Alto
17 31 (22.14%) Red Hat
18 30 (21.43%) LDAP
19 29 (20.71%) Ethernet
19 29 (20.71%) Finance

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 7 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.43%) Apache
3 2 (1.43%) nginx
4 1 (0.71%) JBoss
4 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.57%) Office 365
4 4 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.86%) GitHub
5 3 (2.14%) SaaS
6 2 (1.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 121 (86.43%) BGP
1 121 (86.43%) OSPF
2 86 (61.43%) VPN
3 83 (59.29%) Firewall
4 56 (40.00%) DNS
4 56 (40.00%) WAN
5 43 (30.71%) MPLS
6 40 (28.57%) LAN
7 39 (27.86%) EIGRP
8 34 (24.29%) VoIP
9 32 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 32 (22.86%) Junos
9 32 (22.86%) Wireless
10 30 (21.43%) LDAP
11 29 (20.71%) Ethernet
11 29 (20.71%) IGMP
12 28 (20.00%) DHCP
13 27 (19.29%) VLAN
14 26 (18.57%) IPsec
15 23 (16.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Ant
1 4 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.86%) GitLab
1 4 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.86%) Maven
1 4 (2.86%) Subversion
1 4 (2.86%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (20.71%) Finance
2 15 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 11 (7.86%) Banking
5 4 (2.86%) Electronics
5 4 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Games
6 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 22 (15.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (12.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 18 (12.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (12.14%) Administrator
4 17 (12.14%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (12.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 17 (12.14%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (10.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 15 (10.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
7 13 (9.29%) Network Manager
8 11 (7.86%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 11 (7.86%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (7.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.00%) Head of Engineering
9 7 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
9 7 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Service Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.71%) CSS
2 5 (3.57%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (2.86%) JSON
3 4 (2.86%) REST
3 4 (2.86%) Web Services
4 3 (2.14%) .NET
4 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.14%) CSS3
4 3 (2.14%) HTML
4 3 (2.14%) HTML5
4 3 (2.14%) jQuery
5 1 (0.71%) Java EE
5 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 14 (10.00%) Clustering
4 9 (6.43%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.00%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.57%) PKI
7 4 (2.86%) Eurex
7 4 (2.86%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (2.14%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.43%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.43%) Online Games
9 2 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.71%) Blog
10 1 (0.71%) Fintech
10 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.71%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.29%) Linux
2 35 (25.00%) Windows
3 16 (11.43%) CentOS
3 16 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 10 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.29%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.86%) Unix
9 3 (2.14%) Debian
10 1 (0.71%) CatOS
10 1 (0.71%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.86%) ITIL
2 29 (20.71%) Business Continuity
3 28 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 28 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 23 (16.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (15.00%) High Availability
6 18 (12.86%) Network Design
7 17 (12.14%) Network Management
8 16 (11.43%) Task Automation
9 15 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (10.71%) Problem Management
10 11 (7.86%) Change Management
11 10 (7.14%) Capacity Management
11 10 (7.14%) Project Management
12 8 (5.71%) Mathematics
12 8 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
13 7 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 7 (5.00%) TDD
14 6 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (4.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.00%) Python
2 46 (32.86%) Bash Shell
3 41 (29.29%) Perl
4 29 (20.71%) Ruby
5 17 (12.14%) SQL
6 16 (11.43%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.57%) Java
9 4 (2.86%) Scala
10 3 (2.14%) C#
10 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.71%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (47.86%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (45.00%) CCNP
3 34 (24.29%) CCIE
4 25 (17.86%) Degree
5 16 (11.43%) CCNA
6 8 (5.71%) CCDP
6 8 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.86%) CCIP
7 4 (2.86%) HNC
7 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.14%) CCIE Security
8 3 (2.14%) CCSE
8 3 (2.14%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.14%) MCSE
9 2 (1.43%) CCIE Data Center
9 2 (1.43%) CCSA
10 1 (0.71%) CCENT
10 1 (0.71%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.71%) CCVP
10 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.57%) HIPAA
2 12 (8.57%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.00%) QA
4 5 (3.57%) SLA
5 4 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (20.00%) iptables
1 28 (20.00%) NFS
1 28 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 14 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.86%) KVM
4 9 (6.43%) XenServer
5 8 (5.71%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.29%) Docker
7 5 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.57%) XenApp
8 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
9 3 (2.14%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.43%) Postfix
10 2 (1.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (12.86%) FortiGate
2 16 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (11.43%) Terraform
3 11 (7.86%) Nagios
4 9 (6.43%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (2.86%) Ansible
5 4 (2.86%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.86%) Puppet
5 4 (2.86%) Salt
5 4 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.43%) Rancher
6 2 (1.43%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.71%) Graphite
7 1 (0.71%) Icinga
7 1 (0.71%) Linux-HA
7 1 (0.71%) SCCM
7 1 (0.71%) WMI
Vendors
1 80 (57.14%) Cisco
2 34 (24.29%) Juniper
3 32 (22.86%) Palo Alto
4 31 (22.14%) Red Hat
5 20 (14.29%) F5
6 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
7 18 (12.86%) Citrix
8 16 (11.43%) SolarWinds
9 15 (10.71%) VMware
10 14 (10.00%) CheckPoint
10 14 (10.00%) HP
11 10 (7.14%) 3Com
11 10 (7.14%) Aruba
11 10 (7.14%) Dell
12 9 (6.43%) Vyatta
13 8 (5.71%) Blue Coat
14 5 (3.57%) Fortinet
14 5 (3.57%) NetApp
15 4 (2.86%) GL TRADE
15 4 (2.86%) Patsystems