Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1050 1072 1001
Rank change year-on-year +22 -71 +153
Permanent jobs citing RIP 68 109 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.41% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 55 85 179
UK median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -16.67% -3.23%

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 22,865 26,321 29,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.17% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17,889 21,350 23,716
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for RIP in the UK

RIP
Top 11 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 22 January 2019. 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 +43 64 £40,000 -21.95% 6
UK excluding London +46 61 £36,000 -4.00% 5
South East +26 22 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Midlands +58 21 £50,000 +5.26%
West Midlands +57 21 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England +35 6 £35,007 +32.10%
London +18 6 £70,000 +7.69% 2
North of England +35 5 £40,000 -33.33%
North West +25 5 £40,000 -33.33%
South West +34 4 £49,250 -6.19% 1
Scotland +5 3 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
1 38 (55.88%) OSPF
2 37 (54.41%) Cisco
3 36 (52.94%) BGP
4 28 (41.18%) Firewall
4 28 (41.18%) VPN
5 27 (39.71%) WAN
6 26 (38.24%) CCNP
6 26 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (32.35%) C#
7 22 (32.35%) HTML
7 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
7 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET
7 22 (32.35%) CSS
7 22 (32.35%) .NET
7 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
7 22 (32.35%) MVC
7 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (32.35%) TDD
7 22 (32.35%) jQuery
7 22 (32.35%) HTML5
7 22 (32.35%) CSS3
7 22 (32.35%) AngularJS
7 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 21 (30.88%) LAN
9 18 (26.47%) VLAN
10 17 (25.00%) EIGRP
11 14 (20.59%) ITIL
11 14 (20.59%) Wireless

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 11 (16.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (55.88%) OSPF
2 36 (52.94%) BGP
3 28 (41.18%) Firewall
3 28 (41.18%) VPN
4 27 (39.71%) WAN
5 21 (30.88%) LAN
6 18 (26.47%) VLAN
7 17 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 14 (20.59%) Wireless
9 13 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (19.12%) MPLS
10 11 (16.18%) Skype
11 9 (13.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (13.24%) SAN
11 9 (13.24%) VoIP
12 8 (11.76%) Multicast
13 7 (10.29%) SSH
14 6 (8.82%) DHCP
14 6 (8.82%) DNS
14 6 (8.82%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Advertising
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Network Engineer
2 22 (32.35%) .NET Developer
2 22 (32.35%) Angular Developer
2 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 22 (32.35%) Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Network Systems Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Assistant Project Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Programme Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (2.94%) IP Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) IT Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Security Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) .NET
1 22 (32.35%) AngularJS
1 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET
1 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web API
1 22 (32.35%) CSS
1 22 (32.35%) CSS3
1 22 (32.35%) HTML
1 22 (32.35%) HTML5
1 22 (32.35%) jQuery
2 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.24%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.47%) Eurex
6 1 (1.47%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Debian
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) SUSE
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (32.35%) MVC
1 22 (32.35%) TDD
2 14 (20.59%) ITIL
3 11 (16.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 9 (13.24%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.35%) Network Management
5 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.35%) Project Management
6 4 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.41%) Decision-Making
7 3 (4.41%) Earned Value Management
7 3 (4.41%) Low Latency
7 3 (4.41%) Presales
7 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) C#
1 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.41%) Python
3 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (38.24%) CCNP
1 26 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.18%) MCSE
2 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) CCNA
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) CCIE
6 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) PMO
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.18%) XenApp
1 11 (16.18%) XenDesktop
2 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
2 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (4.41%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.94%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.47%) Cacti
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.47%) Grafana
3 1 (1.47%) Nagios
3 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 37 (54.41%) Cisco
3 13 (19.12%) HP
4 11 (16.18%) Citrix
4 11 (16.18%) VMware
5 10 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 10 (14.71%) Juniper
5 10 (14.71%) NetApp
6 9 (13.24%) Polycom
7 4 (5.88%) F5
7 4 (5.88%) Huawei
8 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.94%) Arista
9 2 (2.94%) Meraki
10 1 (1.47%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.47%) GL TRADE
10 1 (1.47%) NYFIX
10 1 (1.47%) Patsystems
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.47%) Reuters