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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 198 228 208
Rank change year-on-year +30 -20  
Permanent jobs citing RIP 11 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.21% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.41% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 5
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -34.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £42,500 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.21% -19.16%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 717 922 782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.43% 15.17% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 588 737 666
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

RIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RIP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 23 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
Worcestershire -15 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Staffordshire - 3 £20,000 -
Solihull -13 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for RIP.

1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 12 (66.67%) DNS
4 12 (66.67%) DHCP
4 12 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (61.11%) Network Security
6 10 (55.56%) High Availability
6 10 (55.56%) DMVPN
6 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (55.56%) PKI
6 10 (55.56%) Client/Server
6 10 (55.56%) SNMP
6 10 (55.56%) Intranet
6 10 (55.56%) Internet
6 10 (55.56%) Cisco Prime
6 10 (55.56%) CCNA
6 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
6 10 (55.56%) Regulatory Compliance
7 8 (44.44%) OSPF
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 5 (27.78%) VPN
9 5 (27.78%) Windows
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) BGP
9 5 (27.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication

RIP
Top Related 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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (83.33%) WAN
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (66.67%) DHCP
3 12 (66.67%) DNS
3 12 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 11 (61.11%) Network Security
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (55.56%) DMVPN
5 10 (55.56%) Internet
5 10 (55.56%) Intranet
5 10 (55.56%) SNMP
6 8 (44.44%) OSPF
7 5 (27.78%) BGP
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) VPN
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
9 3 (16.67%) IPv4
9 3 (16.67%) IPv6
9 3 (16.67%) LDAP
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.56%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Client/Server
1 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
1 10 (55.56%) PKI
2 3 (16.67%) Life Science
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (55.56%) High Availability
1 10 (55.56%) Regulatory Compliance
2 5 (27.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCNA
3 4 (22.22%) CCNP
4 3 (16.67%) MCSE
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Polycom
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago