Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 952 1039 1091
Rank change year-on-year +87 +52 -101
Permanent jobs citing RIP 71 76 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.050% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.33% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33 63 82
UK median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -17.07% +19.19%
10th Percentile £43,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £125,750 £53,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% +6.67% -16.67%

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 18,851 22,728 26,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.01% 15.05% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14,831 17,766 21,191
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £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 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for RIP in the UK

RIP
Top 9 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 28 January 2020. 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 +97 66 £52,500 +27.27% 11
UK excluding London +78 62 £52,500 +31.25% 10
South East +66 41 £58,000 +61.11% 6
London +75 9 £97,500 +39.29% 2
Midlands +28 9 £51,250 +2.50%
West Midlands +22 9 £51,250 +2.50%
East of England +65 5 £50,000 +42.83% 3
Scotland +30 5 - - 1
South West +14 2 £55,000 +6.80%

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 61 (85.92%) OSPF
2 57 (80.28%) BGP
3 55 (77.46%) Cisco
4 44 (61.97%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (61.97%) CCNP
5 37 (52.11%) MPLS
6 35 (49.30%) IPsec
7 33 (46.48%) Firewall
7 33 (46.48%) LAN
7 33 (46.48%) WAN
8 32 (45.07%) Windows
9 30 (42.25%) HSRP
10 29 (40.85%) Configuration Management
10 29 (40.85%) Management Information System
11 24 (33.80%) Juniper
11 24 (33.80%) Data Centre
12 21 (29.58%) Network Architecture
12 21 (29.58%) CheckPoint
12 21 (29.58%) EIGRP
12 21 (29.58%) L2TP
13 20 (28.17%) JNCIP
14 19 (26.76%) DNS
15 17 (23.94%) Linux
16 16 (22.54%) Network Security
16 16 (22.54%) VMware
17 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (19.72%) Azure
17 14 (19.72%) AWS
18 13 (18.31%) Wireless
18 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure

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 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.82%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) AWS
1 14 (19.72%) Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (4.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (85.92%) OSPF
2 57 (80.28%) BGP
3 37 (52.11%) MPLS
4 35 (49.30%) IPsec
5 33 (46.48%) Firewall
5 33 (46.48%) LAN
5 33 (46.48%) WAN
6 30 (42.25%) HSRP
7 21 (29.58%) EIGRP
7 21 (29.58%) L2TP
8 19 (26.76%) DNS
9 16 (22.54%) Network Security
10 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
10 13 (18.31%) Wireless
11 11 (15.49%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (15.49%) IPv6
12 10 (14.08%) Internet
12 10 (14.08%) VLAN
12 10 (14.08%) VPN
12 10 (14.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.90%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (64.79%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Security Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Principal Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Principal Network Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Design Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Lead Network Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Design Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Transmission Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Network Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) .NET Core
1 2 (2.82%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (2.82%) Node.js
1 2 (2.82%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) Management Information System
2 24 (33.80%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Cloud
3 8 (11.27%) Fibre Optics
4 3 (4.23%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) Windows
2 17 (23.94%) Linux
3 12 (16.90%) Unix
3 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Configuration Management
2 21 (29.58%) Network Architecture
3 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.90%) Information Security
5 10 (14.08%) ITIL
6 9 (12.68%) Network Design
6 9 (12.68%) PRINCE
7 8 (11.27%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.45%) Project Management
9 5 (7.04%) High Availability
10 4 (5.63%) Analytical Thinking
10 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (5.63%) DNA
10 4 (5.63%) Email Filtering
10 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 4 (5.63%) Network Management
10 4 (5.63%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) C
2 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (61.97%) CCNP
1 44 (61.97%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (28.17%) JNCIP
3 12 (16.90%) CCNA
4 11 (15.49%) Degree
4 11 (15.49%) JNCIS
5 9 (12.68%) Chartered Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) HNC
5 9 (12.68%) HND
6 8 (11.27%) CCMSE
6 8 (11.27%) CCSA
6 8 (11.27%) CCSE
6 8 (11.27%) CISSP
6 8 (11.27%) JNCIE
6 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.45%) CCDP
8 4 (5.63%) CCDA
9 2 (2.82%) CCIE
9 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) PMO
1 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (5.63%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (5.63%) XenApp
4 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) BMC PATROL
2 8 (11.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 55 (77.46%) Cisco
2 24 (33.80%) Juniper
3 21 (29.58%) CheckPoint
4 16 (22.54%) VMware
5 12 (16.90%) Palo Alto
5 12 (16.90%) Symantec
6 8 (11.27%) Blue Coat
6 8 (11.27%) Google
6 8 (11.27%) Huawei
6 8 (11.27%) Splunk
7 5 (7.04%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.63%) Citrix
8 4 (5.63%) Forcepoint
8 4 (5.63%) McAfee
8 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.63%) NetApp
9 3 (4.23%) Adobe
9 3 (4.23%) Apple
9 3 (4.23%) F5
9 3 (4.23%) Nokia