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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 779 876 860
Rank change year-on-year +97 -16  
Permanent jobs citing RIP 73 74 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.071% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 70 71 72
Median salary £45,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% +3.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.75% -4.50%  

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 13636 18120 19660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.36% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 14994 15669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RIP in the UK

RIP
Top 30 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 29 March 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 +73 69 £46,250 -5.61% 5
London +77 27 £47,500 -13.63% 2
South East +63 16 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands +30 12 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Berkshire +33 10 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Reading +33 9 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South West +28 7 £24,000 -42.85%
Yorkshire +38 6 £58,750 +17.50%
Worcestershire -10 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Bromsgrove - 6 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire +10 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Devon - 4 £20,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £20,000 -
Kent - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey - 3 £37,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £20,000 -
City of London +45 2 £60,000 -29.41% 2
Harrogate +3 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Bristol +1 2 £48,500 +32.87%
Solihull -15 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Hounslow - 2 £45,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £37,500 -
Wiltshire +19 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Bracknell +14 1 £70,000 +44.32%
Derby - 1 £65,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £39,000 -
West Malling - 1 £45,000 -
Heathrow - 1 £45,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 142 (81.14%) Cisco
1 142 (81.14%) OSPF
2 132 (75.43%) BGP
3 115 (65.71%) Cisco Certification
4 113 (64.57%) VPN
5 111 (63.43%) Firewall
6 109 (62.29%) WAN
7 91 (52.00%) Juniper
8 89 (50.86%) LAN
9 87 (49.71%) CCNP
10 78 (44.57%) Data Centre
11 71 (40.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 70 (40.00%) TCP/IP
13 69 (39.43%) EIGRP
14 66 (37.71%) MPLS
14 66 (37.71%) Network Security
15 65 (37.14%) DNS
16 61 (34.86%) HSRP
17 59 (33.71%) VRRP
18 58 (33.14%) Wireless
19 57 (32.57%) Network Design
20 54 (30.86%) Palo Alto
21 53 (30.29%) Degree
22 51 (29.14%) Business Continuity
23 40 (22.86%) Network Architecture
24 38 (21.71%) Structured Cabling
25 36 (20.57%) CCNA
26 35 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
27 32 (18.29%) Finance
28 31 (17.71%) Microsoft

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 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.43%) MS Office
2 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 142 (81.14%) OSPF
2 132 (75.43%) BGP
3 113 (64.57%) VPN
4 111 (63.43%) Firewall
5 109 (62.29%) WAN
6 89 (50.86%) LAN
7 70 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 69 (39.43%) EIGRP
9 66 (37.71%) MPLS
9 66 (37.71%) Network Security
10 65 (37.14%) DNS
11 61 (34.86%) HSRP
12 59 (33.71%) VRRP
13 58 (33.14%) Wireless
14 38 (21.71%) Structured Cabling
15 35 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
17 29 (16.57%) Converged Networks
18 26 (14.86%) Reverse Proxy
19 25 (14.29%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (18.29%) Finance
2 20 (11.43%) Financial Institution
2 20 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.29%) Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) French Language
6 1 (0.57%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (60.57%) Network Engineer
2 53 (30.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 38 (21.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 38 (21.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 25 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 25 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 23 (13.14%) Juniper Engineer
6 21 (12.00%) Network Specialist
7 12 (6.86%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.71%) Network Support
9 8 (4.57%) Technical Support
10 7 (4.00%) Administrator
10 7 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Communications Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Senior Communications Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.00%) CSS
2 4 (2.29%) .NET
2 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (2.29%) CSS3
2 4 (2.29%) HTML
2 4 (2.29%) HTML5
2 4 (2.29%) jQuery
3 3 (1.71%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.71%) COM
4 2 (1.14%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 78 (44.57%) Data Centre
2 24 (13.71%) BYOD
3 10 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.71%) PKI
4 9 (5.14%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.71%) Life Science
6 3 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) Social Network
8 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.57%) IPTV
8 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.71%) Linux
2 20 (11.43%) Windows
3 13 (7.43%) Mac OS X
4 12 (6.86%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.43%) Unix
6 2 (1.14%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (40.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 57 (32.57%) Network Design
3 51 (29.14%) Business Continuity
4 40 (22.86%) Network Architecture
5 28 (16.00%) Service Management
6 27 (15.43%) ITSM
7 25 (14.29%) Network Management
8 24 (13.71%) Information Security
8 24 (13.71%) ITIL
9 23 (13.14%) High Availability
9 23 (13.14%) IT Strategy
10 19 (10.86%) Load Balancing
11 18 (10.29%) Change Management
12 15 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
13 10 (5.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 10 (5.71%) Regulatory Compliance
14 7 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 6 (3.43%) Low Latency
15 6 (3.43%) PRINCE2
15 6 (3.43%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.86%) Python
2 9 (5.14%) Perl
3 7 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (4.00%) Ruby
4 4 (2.29%) C#
4 4 (2.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 115 (65.71%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (49.71%) CCNP
3 53 (30.29%) Degree
4 36 (20.57%) CCNA
5 17 (9.71%) CCIE
6 5 (2.86%) CCENT
6 5 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.71%) CCIP
7 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.71%) MCSE
7 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.14%) APMP
8 2 (1.14%) CCDP
8 2 (1.14%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.57%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.43%) SLA
2 5 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.71%) NFS
3 8 (4.57%) XenApp
4 7 (4.00%) iptables
4 7 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.71%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) FortiGate
2 11 (6.29%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (3.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (3.43%) HP NNM
3 6 (3.43%) SCCM
3 6 (3.43%) SCOM
4 5 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.14%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.14%) Nagios
6 2 (1.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 142 (81.14%) Cisco
2 91 (52.00%) Juniper
3 54 (30.86%) Palo Alto
4 31 (17.71%) Microsoft
5 26 (14.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 26 (14.86%) Extreme Networks
6 18 (10.29%) F5
7 17 (9.71%) CheckPoint
8 15 (8.57%) Aruba
9 14 (8.00%) HP
10 13 (7.43%) Arista
11 12 (6.86%) Citrix
12 11 (6.29%) SolarWinds
13 7 (4.00%) Brocade
13 7 (4.00%) Red Hat
13 7 (4.00%) VMware
14 6 (3.43%) Avaya
14 6 (3.43%) Intel Security
14 6 (3.43%) NetApp
14 6 (3.43%) Siemens
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