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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 855 881 852
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -29
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 23 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.082% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 2
Average salary £54,250 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.21% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
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
17307 19542 18860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.93% 17.87% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14322 15698 15238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 31 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
London +30 7 £53,500 -17.69%
North West 0 7 £46,250 +68.18% 2
East of England - 5 £55,000 -
South East -2 3 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South West - 1 £55,000 - 1
ICMP
UK

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 29 (72.50%) TCP/IP
2 23 (57.50%) OSPF
3 20 (50.00%) Cisco
4 18 (45.00%) Firewall
5 16 (40.00%) Linux
5 16 (40.00%) SNMP
6 15 (37.50%) WAN
6 15 (37.50%) LAN
6 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (37.50%) BGP
7 14 (35.00%) CCNP
7 14 (35.00%) DNS
7 14 (35.00%) Windows
8 13 (32.50%) VoIP
9 12 (30.00%) Juniper
9 12 (30.00%) MPLS
9 12 (30.00%) Network Management
10 11 (27.50%) Wireless
10 11 (27.50%) Project Management
10 11 (27.50%) VPN
10 11 (27.50%) DHCP
10 11 (27.50%) UNIX
11 10 (25.00%) Python
11 10 (25.00%) C
11 10 (25.00%) SSL
11 10 (25.00%) EIGRP
11 10 (25.00%) IPsec
11 10 (25.00%) Network Architecture
12 9 (22.50%) CCNA
12 9 (22.50%) ITIL

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) JBoss
1 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) TCP/IP
2 23 (57.50%) OSPF
3 18 (45.00%) Firewall
4 16 (40.00%) SNMP
5 15 (37.50%) BGP
5 15 (37.50%) LAN
5 15 (37.50%) WAN
6 14 (35.00%) DNS
7 13 (32.50%) VoIP
8 12 (30.00%) MPLS
9 11 (27.50%) Wireless
9 11 (27.50%) VPN
9 11 (27.50%) DHCP
10 10 (25.00%) IPsec
10 10 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 10 (25.00%) SSL
11 8 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (17.50%) Multicast
13 6 (15.00%) FTP
13 6 (15.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Programmer
2 8 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Software Programmer
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) IVR
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 14 (35.00%) Windows
3 11 (27.50%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Network Management
2 11 (27.50%) Project Management
3 10 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 9 (22.50%) ITIL
5 8 (20.00%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 5 (12.50%) Communications Security
8 4 (10.00%) Time Management
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.00%) SIEM
9 3 (7.50%) Change Control
9 3 (7.50%) Migration
10 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) C
1 10 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) AWK
3 1 (2.50%) Erlang
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.00%) CCNP
3 9 (22.50%) CCNA
4 8 (20.00%) Degree
4 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (10.00%) CCSE
6 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) JSP 440
2 3 (7.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) Juniper
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) NetScout
4 5 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 4 (10.00%) IBM
5 4 (10.00%) Splunk
5 4 (10.00%) ArcSight
5 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.50%) Meru Networks
6 3 (7.50%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) SonicWALL
6 3 (7.50%) F5
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
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Salary: £45k - 65k per year
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