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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 831 842
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11  
Permanent jobs citing RIP 75 92 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.55% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 71 83 77
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +44.44% -  

RIP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14196 16683 19335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.14% 16.94% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11554 13858 15753
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

RIP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RIP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for RIP in the UK

RIP
Top 18 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 71 £57,500 +21.05% 11
London +59 41 £57,500 +15.00% 7
South East +33 18 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Reading +38 10 £65,000 +30.00%
Berkshire +29 10 £65,000 +32.65%
City of London +32 8 £62,500 -26.47%
Yorkshire +7 8 £65,000 +18.18%
North Yorkshire +5 8 £65,000 +18.18%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £37,500 -
Kent - 4 £45,000 -
Surrey +27 3 £37,500 +11.94%
West Midlands +6 2 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Cheshire - 2 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £70,000 - 1
North West - 2 £60,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 - 1
Knutsford - 1 £60,000 -
Chichester - 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 129 (88.97%) OSPF
2 114 (78.62%) Cisco
3 107 (73.79%) BGP
4 97 (66.90%) VPN
5 91 (62.76%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (55.17%) Firewall
7 74 (51.03%) CCNP
8 69 (47.59%) MPLS
9 58 (40.00%) WAN
10 51 (35.17%) EIGRP
11 46 (31.72%) Cisco Nexus
12 42 (28.97%) LAN
13 40 (27.59%) Linux
14 38 (26.21%) CCIE
15 36 (24.83%) Palo Alto
16 35 (24.14%) Network Security
17 34 (23.45%) Network Design
17 34 (23.45%) Disaster Recovery
18 33 (22.76%) DNS
18 33 (22.76%) Microsoft
18 33 (22.76%) FortiGate
19 31 (21.38%) Ethernet
19 31 (21.38%) Business Continuity
20 28 (19.31%) Cisco PIX
20 28 (19.31%) VoIP
20 28 (19.31%) Windows
20 28 (19.31%) LDAP
20 28 (19.31%) TCP/IP
21 27 (18.62%) Python
21 27 (18.62%) Load Balancing

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 5 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (5.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.07%) Office 365
3 2 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (88.97%) OSPF
2 107 (73.79%) BGP
3 97 (66.90%) VPN
4 80 (55.17%) Firewall
5 69 (47.59%) MPLS
6 58 (40.00%) WAN
7 51 (35.17%) EIGRP
8 46 (31.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 42 (28.97%) LAN
10 35 (24.14%) Network Security
11 33 (22.76%) DNS
12 31 (21.38%) Ethernet
13 28 (19.31%) Cisco PIX
13 28 (19.31%) LDAP
13 28 (19.31%) TCP/IP
13 28 (19.31%) VoIP
14 27 (18.62%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (17.93%) IPsec
15 26 (17.93%) Junos
16 23 (15.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (12.41%) Finance
2 12 (8.28%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.14%) Retail
5 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.38%) Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (57.24%) Network Engineer
2 54 (37.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 51 (35.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 45 (31.03%) Senior Network Engineer
5 39 (26.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 39 (26.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (8.28%) Juniper Engineer
7 9 (6.21%) Network Specialist
7 9 (6.21%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Administrator
8 8 (5.52%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (5.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.52%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.83%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) Technical Support Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Network Support
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.28%) CSS
2 7 (4.83%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.07%) COM
4 1 (0.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.69%) CGI
4 1 (0.69%) CSS3
4 1 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) HTML5
4 1 (0.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.21%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.14%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.14%) PKI
4 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.76%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (2.07%) Life Science
7 2 (1.38%) Online Games
7 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Eurex
8 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.59%) Linux
2 28 (19.31%) Windows
3 20 (13.79%) Mac OS X
4 13 (8.97%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.14%) CentOS
5 6 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.45%) Disaster Recovery
1 34 (23.45%) Network Design
2 31 (21.38%) Business Continuity
3 27 (18.62%) Load Balancing
4 26 (17.93%) ITIL
5 18 (12.41%) Change Management
5 18 (12.41%) Low Latency
5 18 (12.41%) Network Management
6 13 (8.97%) Security Management
7 10 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 10 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (6.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 7 (4.83%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.83%) High Availability
8 7 (4.83%) Migration
9 6 (4.14%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (4.14%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (4.14%) Project Management
9 6 (4.14%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (3.45%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.62%) Python
2 21 (14.48%) Perl
3 19 (13.10%) Bash Shell
3 19 (13.10%) Ruby
4 1 (0.69%) C#
4 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (62.76%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (51.03%) CCNP
3 38 (26.21%) CCIE
4 23 (15.86%) CCNA
5 17 (11.72%) Degree
6 6 (4.14%) CCENT
7 5 (3.45%) CCIP
8 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.69%) CCDP
10 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.03%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (14.48%) NFS
2 19 (13.10%) iptables
2 19 (13.10%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (9.66%) Active Directory
4 13 (8.97%) XenApp
5 8 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (4.14%) KVM
6 6 (4.14%) XenServer
7 4 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (22.76%) FortiGate
2 13 (8.97%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (8.28%) SCCM
3 12 (8.28%) SCOM
4 7 (4.83%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (4.14%) Oracle ZFS
5 6 (4.14%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (3.45%) Nagios
7 4 (2.76%) WMI
8 1 (0.69%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 114 (78.62%) Cisco
2 36 (24.83%) Palo Alto
3 33 (22.76%) Microsoft
4 25 (17.24%) Juniper
5 20 (13.79%) Citrix
6 19 (13.10%) Red Hat
7 18 (12.41%) F5
8 13 (8.97%) NetApp
8 13 (8.97%) Siemens
9 11 (7.59%) CheckPoint
9 11 (7.59%) SolarWinds
10 10 (6.90%) VMware
11 6 (4.14%) Riverbed
11 6 (4.14%) Vyatta
12 5 (3.45%) Arista
12 5 (3.45%) Avaya
12 5 (3.45%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.76%) Progress
14 3 (2.07%) Fortinet
14 3 (2.07%) McAfee
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IT Connections
Salary: to £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Eximius Group Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car
Posted: Yesterday
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FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary plus corporate benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago
Chichester
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
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