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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 616 610 635
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.057% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -6.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
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
7750 7072 8583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 15.99% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6401 5963 7258
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) SMTP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 9 (90.00%) ZABBIX
2 9 (90.00%) SaaS
2 9 (90.00%) Rackspace
3 8 (80.00%) Apache
3 8 (80.00%) MySQL
4 7 (70.00%) PHP
4 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 7 (70.00%) B2B
4 7 (70.00%) B2C
4 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) POP3
4 7 (70.00%) Release Management
4 7 (70.00%) Subversion
4 7 (70.00%) Migration
4 7 (70.00%) Regular Expression
4 7 (70.00%) Capistrano
4 7 (70.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (70.00%) HAProxy
4 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (70.00%) nginx
4 7 (70.00%) Apache Solr
4 7 (70.00%) Drupal
5 5 (50.00%) Network Security
6 4 (40.00%) WordPress

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Apache
2 7 (70.00%) Drupal
2 7 (70.00%) nginx
2 7 (70.00%) Apache Solr
3 4 (40.00%) WordPress
3 4 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) SaaS
2 4 (40.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) SMTP
2 7 (70.00%) POP3
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) tcpdump
5 2 (20.00%) HSRP
5 2 (20.00%) GLBP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) VRRP
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 7 (70.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) JMeter
General
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Systems Manager
2 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Systems Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Architecture Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
1 7 (70.00%) Regular Expression
2 4 (40.00%) Memcached
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) FreeBSD
3 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (20.00%) Debian
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) B2B
1 7 (70.00%) B2C
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
1 7 (70.00%) Release Management
2 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Varnish
2 2 (20.00%) Squid
3 1 (10.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) ZABBIX
2 7 (70.00%) Capistrano
2 7 (70.00%) HAProxy
3 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (20.00%) Cacti
4 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Lotus
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (20.00%) Vyatta