The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 855 922 855
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -67
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 17 2 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.086% 0.010% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 25
Average salary £48,750 - £72,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 - £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 - £45,000

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19826 20141 21409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 17.01% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15758 16031 17346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ICMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ICMP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ICMP within the UK.

ICMP Salary Trend in the UK

ICMP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ICMP over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 within the UK.

ICMP Salary Histogram in the UK

ICMP
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
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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
England +37 17 £48,750 - 2
East of England - 8 £50,000 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £37,500 -
North West - 3 £42,500 -
South East - 3 £52,500 - 1
South West - 2 £35,000 -
Somerset - 2 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
Watford - 2 £37,500 -
Bath - 2 £35,000 -
London +24 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 £47,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £36,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £36,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -
Surrey - 1 £68,000 -

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 18 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) Python
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) OSPF
5 9 (37.50%) C
5 9 (37.50%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) Degree
5 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 8 (33.33%) BGP
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (29.17%) CCNP
7 7 (29.17%) MPLS
7 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
7 7 (29.17%) VPN
7 7 (29.17%) QA
7 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
8 6 (25.00%) VLAN
8 6 (25.00%) LAN
8 6 (25.00%) WAN
8 6 (25.00%) SNMP
8 6 (25.00%) SSL
9 5 (20.83%) FTP
9 5 (20.83%) HTTP
9 5 (20.83%) DNS
9 5 (20.83%) IPsec
10 4 (16.67%) Wireless

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (41.67%) OSPF
3 8 (33.33%) BGP
3 8 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (29.17%) MPLS
4 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
4 7 (29.17%) VPN
5 6 (25.00%) SNMP
5 6 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (25.00%) WAN
5 6 (25.00%) SSL
5 6 (25.00%) VLAN
6 5 (20.83%) IPsec
6 5 (20.83%) FTP
6 5 (20.83%) HTTP
6 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 4 (16.67%) Wireless
7 4 (16.67%) VRRP
7 4 (16.67%) IPv4
7 4 (16.67%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
1 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
1 9 (37.50%) Software Developer
1 9 (37.50%) Programmer
1 9 (37.50%) Software Programmer
2 7 (29.17%) Test Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Scrum
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Network Management
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) SIEM
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) C
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) AWK
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (29.17%) CCNP
4 4 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (12.50%) CCIE
6 2 (8.33%) CISSP
6 2 (8.33%) CISA
6 2 (8.33%) CISM
6 2 (8.33%) CCSA
6 2 (8.33%) JNCIE
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) Juniper
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Dell
3 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (8.33%) Meru Networks
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
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