Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 329 320
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +1
Permanent jobs citing RIP 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.026% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.16% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% -
England median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -4.26% -6.00%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1599 1832 1713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.72% 15.95% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1423 1518
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £23,975 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,025 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

RIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing RIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for RIP in the West Midlands

RIP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RIP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for RIP in the West Midlands

RIP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Worcestershire -6 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £47,500 -
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
RIP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for RIP.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) FortiGate
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication

RIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Skype
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (42.86%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
1 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Polycom
3 3 (42.86%) VMware