The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 437 - 441
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% - 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.061% - 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4903 4622 5321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.45% 21.47% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3634 3585 4315
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ICMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ICMP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

ICMP Salary Trend in the South East

ICMP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Berkshire - 3 £35,000 -
ICMP
England

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) UNIX
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) RIP
3 6 (66.67%) SNMP
3 6 (66.67%) Broadband
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) SSH
4 5 (55.56%) Huawei
4 5 (55.56%) Brocade
4 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) BGP
4 5 (55.56%) DSL
4 5 (55.56%) Internet
4 5 (55.56%) Nagios
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 5 (55.56%) LLU
4 5 (55.56%) Cacti
4 5 (55.56%) SmokePing
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (33.33%) LAN

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 3 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) RIP
2 6 (66.67%) SNMP
2 6 (66.67%) Broadband
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) SSH
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) DSL
3 5 (55.56%) Internet
3 5 (55.56%) LLU
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IP Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
1 5 (55.56%) Cacti
1 5 (55.56%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Huawei
2 5 (55.56%) Brocade
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) VMware