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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1187 988 760
Rank change year-on-year -199 -228 -10
Permanent jobs citing RIP 27 37 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.032% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 14
10th Percentile £52,500 £35,725 -
25th Percentile £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% -6.98%
75th Percentile £65,000 £52,313 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,375 £78,125 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £85,850 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year +90.78% - -

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 21,518 15,154 9,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.03% 13.06% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11,984 10,453 7,479
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,248 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for RIP in the UK

RIP
Top 5 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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Work from Home -195 19 £60,000 +64.38%
England -174 18 £60,000 +33.33% 1
London -169 17 £60,000 -20.00%
South West -39 1 £85,850 +136.83% 1
UK excluding London -80 1 £85,850 +90.78% 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 (85.19%) AWS
2 17 (62.96%) TypeScript
2 17 (62.96%) User Experience
3 15 (55.56%) Front End Development
3 15 (55.56%) HTML
3 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 15 (55.56%) CSS
3 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 11 (40.74%) Full Stack Development
5 9 (33.33%) ML.NET
5 9 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
5 9 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
5 9 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 9 (33.33%) CloudFront
5 9 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
5 9 (33.33%) Route 53
5 9 (33.33%) Sass
5 9 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (33.33%) Web Development
5 9 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (33.33%) Amazon S3
5 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 9 (33.33%) C#
5 9 (33.33%) .NET
5 9 (33.33%) OSPF
5 9 (33.33%) BGP
6 8 (29.63%) Azure

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 6 (22.22%) IBM Domino
1 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 23 (85.19%) AWS
2 9 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 9 (33.33%) CloudFront
2 9 (33.33%) Route 53
3 8 (29.63%) Azure
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) BGP
1 9 (33.33%) OSPF
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) MPLS
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
4 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (7.41%) FCoE
4 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) HSRP
4 2 (7.41%) NX-OS
4 2 (7.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 6 (22.22%) Jasmine
2 6 (22.22%) Protractor
2 6 (22.22%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Social Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Director
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) CSS
1 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
2 9 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 9 (33.33%) ML.NET
2 9 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 9 (33.33%) Sass
3 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 6 (22.22%) Apache CXF
3 6 (22.22%) JSON
3 6 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (22.22%) REST
3 6 (22.22%) Spring
3 6 (22.22%) Spring Boot
3 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) Electron
4 2 (7.41%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) User Experience
2 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (22.22%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (7.41%) Acoustics
3 2 (7.41%) Anti-Piracy
3 2 (7.41%) Cloud Native
3 2 (7.41%) CUDA
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.41%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Android
1 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
1 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.41%) CatOS
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Front End Development
1 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 11 (40.74%) Full Stack Development
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 9 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
3 9 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (33.33%) Web Development
4 6 (22.22%) Agile
4 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 6 (22.22%) Customer Service
4 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 6 (22.22%) OOD
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) Web Design
5 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) High Availability
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Open Source
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) TypeScript
2 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) Rust
7 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) arcserve
1 6 (22.22%) Twitter
1 6 (22.22%) Veeam
1 6 (22.22%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.41%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Riverbed