The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 615 668 615
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -53
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 1 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.004% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.014% 0.026% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 15
Average salary £60,000 - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -15.38%
ICMP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7041 7774 8002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.44% 15.82% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5947 6426 6592
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ICMP Jobs Demand Trend in London

ICMP
Salary Trend in London

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

ICMP Salary Trend in London

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) PPP
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) PPP
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) AWK
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware