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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 910 930 934
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 25 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.007% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.036% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 3
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -31.03%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%

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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

ICMP Salary Histogram in the UK

ICMP
Top 8 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 11 February 2016. 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 24 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South East - 16 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex - 16 £45,000 -
Gatwick - 10 £45,000 -
London +14 8 - - 1
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £30,500 -
Scotland - 1 £30,500 -

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 39 (82.98%) LAN
2 32 (68.09%) Data Centre
3 31 (65.96%) TCP/IP
3 31 (65.96%) DNS
4 30 (63.83%) WAN
4 30 (63.83%) DHCP
5 26 (55.32%) VPN
5 26 (55.32%) Cisco
6 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (46.81%) HTTP
7 22 (46.81%) Load Balancing
7 22 (46.81%) F5
8 21 (44.68%) FTP
9 19 (40.43%) CCNP
9 19 (40.43%) VMware
9 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
11 16 (34.04%) IPsec
12 15 (31.91%) SNMP
12 15 (31.91%) MPLS
13 14 (29.79%) SSL
14 13 (27.66%) ITIL
15 12 (25.53%) Linux
15 12 (25.53%) VoIP
15 12 (25.53%) OSPF
15 12 (25.53%) BGP
16 11 (23.40%) BIG-IP
16 11 (23.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 11 (23.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (82.98%) LAN
2 31 (65.96%) DNS
2 31 (65.96%) TCP/IP
3 30 (63.83%) DHCP
3 30 (63.83%) WAN
4 26 (55.32%) VPN
5 22 (46.81%) HTTP
6 21 (44.68%) FTP
7 16 (34.04%) IPsec
8 15 (31.91%) MPLS
8 15 (31.91%) SNMP
9 14 (29.79%) SSL
10 12 (25.53%) BGP
10 12 (25.53%) OSPF
10 12 (25.53%) VoIP
11 11 (23.40%) BIG-IP
11 11 (23.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (23.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (21.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.26%) Hazelcast
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Mocha
2 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Administrator
2 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Design Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Implementation Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) IT Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Network Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (4.26%) Network Support
5 2 (4.26%) Network Support Technician
5 2 (4.26%) Network Technician
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Systems Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) REST
1 10 (21.28%) SOAP
2 6 (12.77%) 802.1X
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (68.09%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) SecurID
3 2 (4.26%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Unix
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) CentOS
5 1 (2.13%) Debian
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Load Balancing
2 13 (27.66%) ITIL
3 9 (19.15%) Communications Security
3 9 (19.15%) Data Centre Operations
3 9 (19.15%) Migration
3 9 (19.15%) Network Management
4 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) High Availability
6 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) OOP
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.13%) OO
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.13%) TDD
7 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) C
1 10 (21.28%) Tcl
2 6 (12.77%) Python
3 5 (10.64%) C++
4 4 (8.51%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (40.43%) CCNP
3 9 (19.15%) DV Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.89%) CCNA
4 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) CCENT
6 1 (2.13%) CCSE
6 1 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) JSP 440
2 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.13%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) Samba
4 1 (2.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) CA Spectrum
1 9 (19.15%) Cisco LMS
1 9 (19.15%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (4.26%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.26%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (4.26%) WMI
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Iperf
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Cisco
2 22 (46.81%) F5
3 19 (40.43%) VMware
4 10 (21.28%) Juniper
5 9 (19.15%) CA
5 9 (19.15%) Palo Alto
6 8 (17.02%) HP
7 7 (14.89%) Dell
7 7 (14.89%) EMC
7 7 (14.89%) NetApp
8 2 (4.26%) Cyberoam
8 2 (4.26%) IBM
8 2 (4.26%) Progress
8 2 (4.26%) Splunk
9 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.13%) New Relic
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle
9 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.13%) WorldPay
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
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