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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 621 613 612
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.042% 0.029% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £72,500 £72,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +70.58%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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
7065 6831 8629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.05% 15.98% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5989 5537 7311
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ICMP across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

ICMP Salary Histogram in London

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) IPsec
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) IPv4
2 3 (60.00%) IPv6
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CCSA
3 2 (40.00%) CISA
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) JNCIE
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) IPsec
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) IPv4
2 3 (60.00%) IPv6
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) TACACS
4 1 (20.00%) DSL
4 1 (20.00%) POP3
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Webistrano
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Memcached
2 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CCSA
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Samba
1 1 (20.00%) Varnish
1 1 (20.00%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (20.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace