The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 840 862 852
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 9 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.001% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.050% 0.006% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 8
Average salary £42,500 £75,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £75,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £96,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 - £45,000
ICMP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18053 17069 20486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.15% 17.17% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14575 13443 16821
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ICMP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ICMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

ICMP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ICMP across the England region.

ICMP Salary Trend in England

ICMP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ICMP across the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

ICMP Salary Histogram in England

ICMP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 5 £50,000 -
North West - 2 £42,500 - 1
London +2 1 £40,000 -46.66%
South East - 1 £36,000 -
ICMP
UK

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing ICMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ICMP.

1 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) Firewall
5 8 (44.44%) OSPF
5 8 (44.44%) BGP
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco
6 7 (38.89%) VPN
6 7 (38.89%) Python
6 7 (38.89%) C
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (38.89%) Scrum
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
6 7 (38.89%) Degree
6 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
7 6 (33.33%) QA
7 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 6 (33.33%) MPLS
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 6 (33.33%) CCNP
8 5 (27.78%) HP
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 5 (27.78%) VLAN
9 4 (22.22%) IPsec
9 4 (22.22%) RIP
9 4 (22.22%) CCNA
9 4 (22.22%) IPv4
9 4 (22.22%) IPv6

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing ICMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ICMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) OSPF
3 8 (44.44%) BGP
4 7 (38.89%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) LAN
5 6 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (33.33%) MPLS
5 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) VLAN
7 4 (22.22%) RIP
7 4 (22.22%) IPsec
7 4 (22.22%) IPv4
7 4 (22.22%) IPv6
8 3 (16.67%) Wireless
8 3 (16.67%) VRRP
8 3 (16.67%) SNMP
8 3 (16.67%) FTP
8 3 (16.67%) SSL
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Programmer
3 6 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Software Programmer
4 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Scrum
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
1 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
2 3 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (16.67%) CCIE
5 2 (11.11%) CISA
5 2 (11.11%) CISM
5 2 (11.11%) CCSA
5 2 (11.11%) JNCIE
5 2 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.11%) Meru Networks
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Redback
6 1 (5.56%) BT
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