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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
UK
Rank 841 924 945
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +21
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 16 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.022% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.13% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 8
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
13616 17522 19424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.16% 17.15% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11135 14565 15686
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 February 2017 within the UK.

ICMP Salary Histogram in the UK

ICMP
Top 23 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 February 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 +90 14 £50,000 +11.11% 1
London +75 3 - -
South East +34 3 £43,000 -4.44% 1
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £50,000 -
Malvern - 3 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -
Reading - 2 £42,750 -
St Albans - 2 £52,500 -
Northampton - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £42,750 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
East of England - 2 £52,500 -
City of London - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £50,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -
Bath - 1 £50,000 -
Livingston - 1 £42,500 -
Havant - 1 £57,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £57,000 - 1

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 47 (72.31%) TCP/IP
2 46 (70.77%) DNS
3 37 (56.92%) Cisco
4 36 (55.38%) Linux
5 32 (49.23%) Windows
6 31 (47.69%) DHCP
7 28 (43.08%) SNMP
7 28 (43.08%) VPN
8 27 (41.54%) ITIL
9 26 (40.00%) Data Centre
10 25 (38.46%) LAN
10 25 (38.46%) WAN
10 25 (38.46%) SSL
11 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (35.38%) MPLS
11 23 (35.38%) IPsec
12 22 (33.85%) Network Management
13 20 (30.77%) Ethernet
13 20 (30.77%) Python
14 19 (29.23%) Information Security
14 19 (29.23%) GCIH
14 19 (29.23%) Management Information System
14 19 (29.23%) SIEM
15 18 (27.69%) Firewall
15 18 (27.69%) Mentoring
16 17 (26.15%) Risk Management
17 16 (24.62%) VMware
17 16 (24.62%) OSPF
17 16 (24.62%) CCNP
17 16 (24.62%) Load Balancing

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 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) Apache
2 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Office 365
3 2 (3.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) GitHub
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (72.31%) TCP/IP
2 46 (70.77%) DNS
3 31 (47.69%) DHCP
4 28 (43.08%) SNMP
4 28 (43.08%) VPN
5 25 (38.46%) LAN
5 25 (38.46%) SSL
5 25 (38.46%) WAN
6 23 (35.38%) IPsec
6 23 (35.38%) MPLS
7 20 (30.77%) Ethernet
8 18 (27.69%) Firewall
9 16 (24.62%) OSPF
10 15 (23.08%) ADSL
10 15 (23.08%) HSRP
10 15 (23.08%) HTTP
10 15 (23.08%) SMTP
11 14 (21.54%) BGP
11 14 (21.54%) ISDN
11 14 (21.54%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Big Data
2 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Trac
3 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) SOC Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) IT Support
6 4 (6.15%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (6.15%) Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Network Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) 802.1X
2 4 (6.15%) MAPI
3 2 (3.08%) LAMP
3 2 (3.08%) Node.js
3 2 (3.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.54%) CGI
4 1 (1.54%) Embperl
4 1 (1.54%) FastCGI
4 1 (1.54%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (29.23%) Management Information System
3 13 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 11 (16.92%) Public Cloud
5 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (9.23%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (6.15%) Clustering
7 4 (6.15%) PKI
8 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
9 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
9 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
9 2 (3.08%) User Experience
10 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 36 (55.38%) Linux
2 32 (49.23%) Windows
3 13 (20.00%) Unix
4 4 (6.15%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.08%) CentOS
6 2 (3.08%) Debian
6 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) ITIL
2 22 (33.85%) Network Management
3 19 (29.23%) Information Security
3 19 (29.23%) SIEM
4 18 (27.69%) Mentoring
5 17 (26.15%) Risk Management
6 16 (24.62%) Load Balancing
7 14 (21.54%) Open Source
8 13 (20.00%) Build Automation
8 13 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (20.00%) Information Assurance
9 12 (18.46%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (18.46%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (18.46%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (16.92%) B2B
10 11 (16.92%) Change Management
10 11 (16.92%) Coaching
10 11 (16.92%) Configuration Management
10 11 (16.92%) Line Management
10 11 (16.92%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) Python
2 13 (20.00%) Go
3 11 (16.92%) Ruby
4 7 (10.77%) C
5 6 (9.23%) Java
6 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.15%) Perl
6 4 (6.15%) SQL
7 2 (3.08%) C++
7 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (29.23%) GCIH
3 16 (24.62%) CCNP
4 13 (20.00%) GIAC
5 9 (13.85%) CCNA
5 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
6 7 (10.77%) CISSP
6 7 (10.77%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
7 6 (9.23%) GCIA
7 6 (9.23%) SANS
8 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
8 5 (7.69%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.54%) CCDP
9 1 (1.54%) CCENT
9 1 (1.54%) CCIE
9 1 (1.54%) CISA
9 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.77%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (20.00%) Firmware
2 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.54%) NFS
5 1 (1.54%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (9.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.62%) Ansible
4 2 (3.08%) Nagios
4 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.08%) SELinux
4 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.08%) WMI
5 1 (1.54%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.54%) Puppet
5 1 (1.54%) SCCM
5 1 (1.54%) SCOM
5 1 (1.54%) Terraform
5 1 (1.54%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.54%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Cisco
2 16 (24.62%) VMware
3 13 (20.00%) Juniper
4 8 (12.31%) HP
5 7 (10.77%) Brocade
5 7 (10.77%) EMC
5 7 (10.77%) F5
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.23%) Oracle
7 5 (7.69%) Dell
7 5 (7.69%) Ericsson
7 5 (7.69%) Foundry
7 5 (7.69%) NetApp
7 5 (7.69%) Redback
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix
9 3 (4.62%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (4.62%) IBM
10 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.08%) Symantec
10 2 (3.08%) Veeam
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