The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 828 909 958
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +49
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 36 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.025% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.15% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 8
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
14446 16669 19433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.19% 16.76% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11825 13888 15718
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing ICMP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

ICMP Salary Histogram in England

ICMP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +78 19 £57,500 -8.00%
North West - 5 £38,000 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £50,250 - 1
South East +61 3 £43,000 -4.44%
South West - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
ICMP
UK

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing ICMP 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 England region with a requirement for ICMP.

1 67 (78.82%) TCP/IP
2 66 (77.65%) Linux
3 55 (64.71%) DNS
4 51 (60.00%) VPN
5 43 (50.59%) Cisco
6 41 (48.24%) ITIL
7 39 (45.88%) Windows
8 38 (44.71%) VMware
9 37 (43.53%) LAN
9 37 (43.53%) WAN
9 37 (43.53%) DHCP
9 37 (43.53%) HTTP
10 35 (41.18%) Active Directory
11 34 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (35.29%) Brocade
12 30 (35.29%) VLAN
12 30 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
12 30 (35.29%) SMTP
13 29 (34.12%) Python
13 29 (34.12%) Network Security
14 28 (32.94%) HP
15 27 (31.76%) Telnet
16 26 (30.59%) SAN
16 26 (30.59%) EMC
16 26 (30.59%) MS Exchange
17 25 (29.41%) Data Centre
18 24 (28.24%) Apache
18 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
18 24 (28.24%) OSPF
18 24 (28.24%) Firewall

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 26 (30.59%) MS Exchange
2 24 (28.24%) Apache
3 21 (24.71%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (78.82%) TCP/IP
2 55 (64.71%) DNS
3 51 (60.00%) VPN
4 37 (43.53%) DHCP
4 37 (43.53%) HTTP
4 37 (43.53%) LAN
4 37 (43.53%) WAN
5 30 (35.29%) SMTP
5 30 (35.29%) VLAN
6 29 (34.12%) Network Security
7 27 (31.76%) Telnet
8 26 (30.59%) SAN
9 24 (28.24%) Firewall
9 24 (28.24%) OSPF
10 22 (25.88%) SSL
11 21 (24.71%) BGP
12 19 (22.35%) SNMP
13 15 (17.65%) MPLS
14 13 (15.29%) IPsec
15 12 (14.12%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Big Data
2 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.53%) Subversion
3 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.18%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) Trac
General
1 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Billing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (15.29%) Network Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (10.59%) Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) Network Operations Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Python Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Senior NOC Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) RESTful
2 3 (3.53%) LAMP
3 2 (2.35%) CGI
3 2 (2.35%) Embperl
3 2 (2.35%) FastCGI
3 2 (2.35%) MAPI
4 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.18%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.29%) Public Cloud
3 9 (10.59%) Statistics
4 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (4.71%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.53%) User Experience
7 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.35%) Clustering
7 2 (2.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 66 (77.65%) Linux
2 39 (45.88%) Windows
3 20 (23.53%) Unix
4 4 (4.71%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.35%) CentOS
5 2 (2.35%) Debian
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) ITIL
2 24 (28.24%) Data Security
3 22 (25.88%) Mentoring
4 18 (21.18%) Load Balancing
5 17 (20.00%) Coaching
5 17 (20.00%) Open Source
6 14 (16.47%) Network Management
7 13 (15.29%) Build Automation
7 13 (15.29%) Configuration Management
7 13 (15.29%) Software Delivery
8 12 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (11.76%) Business Continuity
9 10 (11.76%) Communications Security
9 10 (11.76%) DevOps
9 10 (11.76%) Network Architecture
10 9 (10.59%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (10.59%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (10.59%) Security Patching
11 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) Python
2 16 (18.82%) Go
3 13 (15.29%) Ruby
4 11 (12.94%) C
5 8 (9.41%) Perl
6 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.88%) Java
8 3 (3.53%) C++
9 2 (2.35%) PHP
9 2 (2.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (22.35%) CCNP
3 13 (15.29%) CCNA
4 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
5 10 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.59%) JNCIA
7 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.71%) CISSP
8 4 (4.71%) GCIA
8 4 (4.71%) GCIH
8 4 (4.71%) SANS
9 2 (2.35%) CCIP
10 1 (1.18%) CCDP
10 1 (1.18%) CCIE
10 1 (1.18%) Degree
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 34 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.18%) NFS
4 1 (1.18%) Squid
4 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (24.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 21 (24.71%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (4.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.53%) Nagios
4 2 (2.35%) Ansible
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.35%) SCCM
4 2 (2.35%) SCOM
4 2 (2.35%) SELinux
4 2 (2.35%) WMI
4 2 (2.35%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.35%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.18%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (50.59%) Cisco
2 38 (44.71%) VMware
3 30 (35.29%) Brocade
4 28 (32.94%) HP
5 26 (30.59%) EMC
6 23 (27.06%) IBM
7 22 (25.88%) Juniper
8 21 (24.71%) Symantec
8 21 (24.71%) Veeam
9 15 (17.65%) Extreme Networks
10 9 (10.59%) Ericsson
10 9 (10.59%) Foundry
10 9 (10.59%) Redback
11 7 (8.24%) F5
12 5 (5.88%) Dell
12 5 (5.88%) NetApp
13 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
14 3 (3.53%) Oracle
14 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
15 2 (2.35%) Citrix
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