The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
UK
Rank 828 901 937
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +36
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 31 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.029% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.17% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 7
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

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
14098 16659 18725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.77% 16.82% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11525 13848 15207
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ICMP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017 within the UK.

ICMP Salary Histogram in the UK

ICMP
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 28 £50,000 +11.11% 2
London +58 14 £57,500 -8.00%
West Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 6 £50,000 -
Malvern - 6 £50,000 -
South East +44 4 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £40,000 -
Northampton - 3 £40,000 -
Hampshire +11 2 £62,250 +55.62%
Berkshire - 2 £42,750 -
Reading - 2 £42,750 -
Scotland +26 1 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Havant - 1 £57,000 -
Bath - 1 £50,000 -
Livingston - 1 £42,500 - 1
Somerset - 1 £50,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
South West - 1 £50,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 - 1

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing ICMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ICMP.

1 68 (75.56%) TCP/IP
2 63 (70.00%) DNS
3 56 (62.22%) Linux
4 50 (55.56%) Cisco
5 47 (52.22%) VPN
5 47 (52.22%) Windows
6 46 (51.11%) ITIL
6 46 (51.11%) DHCP
7 43 (47.78%) LAN
7 43 (47.78%) WAN
8 34 (37.78%) SSL
9 33 (36.67%) SNMP
9 33 (36.67%) Data Centre
10 32 (35.56%) Firewall
10 32 (35.56%) VMware
11 29 (32.22%) HTTP
11 29 (32.22%) Cisco Certification
11 29 (32.22%) Active Directory
12 28 (31.11%) SMTP
13 27 (30.00%) IPsec
13 27 (30.00%) MPLS
13 27 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (30.00%) Network Management
14 26 (28.89%) Network Security
15 25 (27.78%) Python
16 23 (25.56%) HP
16 23 (25.56%) Ethernet
16 23 (25.56%) VLAN
16 23 (25.56%) Mentoring
17 22 (24.44%) Brocade

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.00%) Apache
3 15 (16.67%) IIS
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) Office 365
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) GitHub
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (75.56%) TCP/IP
2 63 (70.00%) DNS
3 47 (52.22%) VPN
4 46 (51.11%) DHCP
5 43 (47.78%) LAN
5 43 (47.78%) WAN
6 34 (37.78%) SSL
7 33 (36.67%) SNMP
8 32 (35.56%) Firewall
9 29 (32.22%) HTTP
10 28 (31.11%) SMTP
11 27 (30.00%) IPsec
11 27 (30.00%) MPLS
12 26 (28.89%) Network Security
13 23 (25.56%) Ethernet
13 23 (25.56%) VLAN
14 22 (24.44%) OSPF
14 22 (24.44%) SAN
15 19 (21.11%) BGP
15 19 (21.11%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Big Data
2 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Trac
3 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.56%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.00%) Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.67%) Design Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.44%) MAPI
3 3 (3.33%) LAMP
4 2 (2.22%) CGI
4 2 (2.22%) Embperl
4 2 (2.22%) FastCGI
5 1 (1.11%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 33 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 19 (21.11%) Management Information System
3 14 (15.56%) Public Cloud
4 13 (14.44%) Driving Licence
5 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (5.56%) Statistics
8 4 (4.44%) Clustering
8 4 (4.44%) PKI
9 3 (3.33%) User Experience
10 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 56 (62.22%) Linux
2 47 (52.22%) Windows
3 16 (17.78%) Unix
4 4 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.22%) CentOS
5 2 (2.22%) Debian
5 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) ITIL
2 27 (30.00%) Network Management
3 23 (25.56%) Mentoring
4 19 (21.11%) Information Security
4 19 (21.11%) Load Balancing
4 19 (21.11%) SIEM
5 18 (20.00%) Data Security
5 18 (20.00%) Open Source
6 17 (18.89%) Risk Management
7 16 (17.78%) Coaching
8 14 (15.56%) Build Automation
8 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
8 14 (15.56%) Software Delivery
9 13 (14.44%) GAP Analysis
9 13 (14.44%) Information Assurance
10 12 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (12.22%) Change Management
11 11 (12.22%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.78%) Python
2 17 (18.89%) Go
3 14 (15.56%) Ruby
4 11 (12.22%) C
5 6 (6.67%) Perl
6 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.56%) Java
7 4 (4.44%) SQL
8 3 (3.33%) C++
9 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (21.11%) CCNP
2 19 (21.11%) GCIH
3 13 (14.44%) GIAC
4 12 (13.33%) CCNA
4 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 10 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.78%) CISSP
6 7 (7.78%) JNCIA
7 6 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.67%) GCIA
7 6 (6.67%) SANS
8 1 (1.11%) CCDP
8 1 (1.11%) CCENT
8 1 (1.11%) CCIE
8 1 (1.11%) CISA
8 1 (1.11%) Degree
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) PCI DSS
2 10 (11.11%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (32.22%) Active Directory
2 27 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.44%) Firmware
4 4 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.11%) NFS
6 1 (1.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 15 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 6 (6.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (6.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.33%) Ansible
4 3 (3.33%) Nagios
4 3 (3.33%) WMI
5 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.22%) SCCM
5 2 (2.22%) SCOM
5 2 (2.22%) SELinux
5 2 (2.22%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.22%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.11%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.11%) Puppet
6 1 (1.11%) Terraform
6 1 (1.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 50 (55.56%) Cisco
2 32 (35.56%) VMware
3 23 (25.56%) HP
4 22 (24.44%) Brocade
5 21 (23.33%) EMC
6 18 (20.00%) Juniper
7 17 (18.89%) IBM
8 15 (16.67%) Symantec
8 15 (16.67%) Veeam
9 10 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
10 9 (10.00%) F5
11 7 (7.78%) Ericsson
11 7 (7.78%) Foundry
11 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
11 7 (7.78%) Redback
12 6 (6.67%) Dell
12 6 (6.67%) NetApp
12 6 (6.67%) Oracle
13 4 (4.44%) Citrix
14 3 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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