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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 862 890 842
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -48
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 16 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.057% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 12
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -51.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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
17659 19346 19336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 17.53% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14453 15586 15775
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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
North West 0 7 £48,750 +77.27%
East of England - 6 £55,000 -
London +19 1 £60,000 -
South East +8 1 £42,500 -5.55%
South West - 1 £35,000 -
ICMP
UK

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (79.31%) TCP/IP
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 14 (48.28%) OSPF
5 13 (44.83%) Firewall
6 11 (37.93%) DNS
6 11 (37.93%) SNMP
6 11 (37.93%) Python
7 10 (34.48%) Cisco
7 10 (34.48%) Wireless
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (31.03%) Degree
8 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
8 9 (31.03%) C
8 9 (31.03%) DHCP
9 8 (27.59%) WAN
9 8 (27.59%) LAN
9 8 (27.59%) SSL
10 7 (24.14%) BGP
10 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (24.14%) VoIP
11 6 (20.69%) UNIX
11 6 (20.69%) FTP
11 6 (20.69%) CCNP
11 6 (20.69%) VPN
11 6 (20.69%) MPLS
11 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
11 6 (20.69%) Project Management
11 6 (20.69%) Network Management

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) TCP/IP
2 14 (48.28%) OSPF
3 13 (44.83%) Firewall
4 11 (37.93%) SNMP
4 11 (37.93%) DNS
5 10 (34.48%) Wireless
6 9 (31.03%) DHCP
7 8 (27.59%) WAN
7 8 (27.59%) LAN
7 8 (27.59%) SSL
8 7 (24.14%) BGP
8 7 (24.14%) VoIP
9 6 (20.69%) FTP
9 6 (20.69%) VPN
9 6 (20.69%) MPLS
9 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
10 5 (17.24%) VRRP
10 5 (17.24%) HTTP
11 4 (13.79%) RIP
11 4 (13.79%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Programmer
2 9 (31.03%) Software Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Software Programmer
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) IVR
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Scrum
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
2 6 (20.69%) Network Management
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
3 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
7 1 (3.45%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Python
2 9 (31.03%) C
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) AWK
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.69%) CCNP
4 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) NetScout
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper
4 3 (10.34%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Dell
4 3 (10.34%) SonicWALL
4 3 (10.34%) Meru Networks
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) Fortinet