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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 619 632 614
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 12 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.10% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 1
Average salary £53,500 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.69% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -5.26%
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
7048 7825 7304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.86% 16.67% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6035 6448 6107
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
City of London - 3 £50,000 -
Feltham - 1 £50,000 -
ICMP
England

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) CCNP
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Juniper
2 11 (84.62%) OSPF
2 11 (84.62%) BGP
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) IBM
5 6 (46.15%) SNMP
5 6 (46.15%) UNIX
5 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
5 6 (46.15%) Project Management
5 6 (46.15%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (46.15%) CCNA
5 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
5 6 (46.15%) Network Security
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) CCSE
5 6 (46.15%) Splunk
5 6 (46.15%) ArcSight
5 6 (46.15%) Network Management
6 5 (38.46%) Junos
6 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
6 5 (38.46%) Multicast
6 5 (38.46%) SIEM
6 5 (38.46%) Change Control
6 5 (38.46%) IGMP
6 5 (38.46%) Summit
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) OSPF
1 11 (84.62%) BGP
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) SNMP
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) Junos
4 5 (38.46%) Multicast
4 5 (38.46%) MPLS
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) VoIP
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
4 5 (38.46%) H.323
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) IPsec
4 5 (38.46%) IGMP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Security Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
1 6 (46.15%) Network Management
2 5 (38.46%) SIEM
2 5 (38.46%) Change Control
2 5 (38.46%) Communications Security
2 5 (38.46%) Network Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) AWK
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CCNP
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) CCSE
3 6 (46.15%) Check Point Certification
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Juniper
3 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
3 6 (46.15%) Splunk
3 6 (46.15%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat