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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 856 932 962
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +30
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 55 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.029% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.18% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 11
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
15937 18148 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 16.54% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13071 15088 16484
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 2016 within the UK.

ICMP Salary Histogram in the UK

ICMP
Top 21 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 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +90 55 £35,000 -34.57% 4
South West +21 20 £28,000 -49.09% 1
London +51 15 £55,000 +2.80%
Dorset - 15 £28,000 - 1
South East +56 12 £28,000 -34.11% 2
Hampshire +24 10 £28,000 -34.11% 2
West Midlands - 9 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 9 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 9 £35,000 -
North West +20 7 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Manchester 0 7 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Rochdale - 7 £38,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 6 £31,500 -
Somerset -2 5 £42,500 -22.72%
Bath -3 5 £42,500 -22.72%
City of London +63 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £45,000 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 80 (91.95%) TCP/IP
2 65 (74.71%) Linux
3 53 (60.92%) DNS
4 45 (51.72%) Windows
5 44 (50.57%) VPN
5 44 (50.57%) DHCP
6 43 (49.43%) VMware
7 42 (48.28%) LAN
7 42 (48.28%) WAN
8 41 (47.13%) HTTP
9 40 (45.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (44.83%) Active Directory
11 37 (42.53%) Cisco
12 35 (40.23%) ITIL
13 31 (35.63%) Brocade
14 30 (34.48%) SSL
15 28 (32.18%) Firewall
15 28 (32.18%) VLAN
16 27 (31.03%) Data Centre
16 27 (31.03%) Telnet
16 27 (31.03%) Python
17 26 (29.89%) Network Security
18 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
18 25 (28.74%) SMTP
19 24 (27.59%) HP
19 24 (27.59%) Unix
19 24 (27.59%) MS Exchange
19 24 (27.59%) Apache
19 24 (27.59%) SAN
19 24 (27.59%) Data Security

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 24 (27.59%) Apache
1 24 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 21 (24.14%) IIS
3 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 80 (91.95%) TCP/IP
2 53 (60.92%) DNS
3 44 (50.57%) DHCP
3 44 (50.57%) VPN
4 42 (48.28%) LAN
4 42 (48.28%) WAN
5 41 (47.13%) HTTP
6 30 (34.48%) SSL
7 28 (32.18%) Firewall
7 28 (32.18%) VLAN
8 27 (31.03%) Telnet
9 26 (29.89%) Network Security
10 25 (28.74%) SMTP
11 24 (27.59%) SAN
12 22 (25.29%) OSPF
13 17 (19.54%) BGP
13 17 (19.54%) SNMP
14 14 (16.09%) BIG-IP
15 13 (14.94%) FTP
15 13 (14.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.15%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (21.84%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.54%) Support Engineer
3 16 (18.39%) Developer
4 14 (16.09%) LAN Engineer
4 14 (16.09%) Python Developer
5 13 (14.94%) Operations Engineer
6 12 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (13.79%) Network Operations Engineer
7 10 (11.49%) NOC Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Senior NOC Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) RESTful
2 3 (3.45%) LAMP
3 2 (2.30%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.30%) CGI
3 2 (2.30%) Embperl
3 2 (2.30%) FastCGI
4 1 (1.15%) COM+
4 1 (1.15%) HTML
4 1 (1.15%) Memcached
4 1 (1.15%) Middleware
4 1 (1.15%) SOAP
4 1 (1.15%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.49%) Digital Media
3 9 (10.34%) Statistics
4 5 (5.75%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.15%) Fintech
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (74.71%) Linux
2 45 (51.72%) Windows
3 24 (27.59%) Unix
4 11 (12.64%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.15%) Android
6 1 (1.15%) CentOS
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Solaris
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) ITIL
2 24 (27.59%) Data Security
3 20 (22.99%) Load Balancing
4 15 (17.24%) Coaching
5 14 (16.09%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (16.09%) Network Management
6 12 (13.79%) Data Centre Operations
7 11 (12.64%) Mentoring
8 10 (11.49%) Business Continuity
8 10 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (11.49%) Functional Programming
8 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (10.34%) Security Patching
10 8 (9.20%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (8.05%) Open Source
12 6 (6.90%) Change Control
12 6 (6.90%) DevOps
12 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.03%) Python
2 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.49%) C
4 8 (9.20%) Go
5 7 (8.05%) Perl
6 5 (5.75%) Ruby
7 4 (4.60%) C++
7 4 (4.60%) PHP
8 3 (3.45%) Java
9 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (22.99%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.79%) CCNA
3 9 (10.34%) CCNP
4 7 (8.05%) JNCIA
5 6 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) CCIP
7 1 (1.15%) Degree
7 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (45.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (44.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) Docker
3 1 (1.15%) NFS
3 1 (1.15%) Samba
3 1 (1.15%) Squid
3 1 (1.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (24.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 21 (24.14%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.45%) Nagios
3 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.15%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) Cacti
4 1 (1.15%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.15%) Nessus
4 1 (1.15%) Rancher
4 1 (1.15%) SCCM
4 1 (1.15%) SCOM
4 1 (1.15%) Sysdig
4 1 (1.15%) vRealize
4 1 (1.15%) WMI
4 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.15%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) VMware
2 37 (42.53%) Cisco
3 31 (35.63%) Brocade
4 24 (27.59%) HP
5 23 (26.44%) IBM
6 22 (25.29%) EMC
7 21 (24.14%) Symantec
7 21 (24.14%) Veeam
8 18 (20.69%) Juniper
9 16 (18.39%) F5
10 15 (17.24%) Extreme Networks
11 10 (11.49%) Ericsson
11 10 (11.49%) Foundry
11 10 (11.49%) Redback
12 4 (4.60%) NetScout
13 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
14 2 (2.30%) BMC
14 2 (2.30%) CA
14 2 (2.30%) Oracle
15 1 (1.15%) Cognizant
Fleet, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago