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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 828 926 980
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +54
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 48 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.027% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.16% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 8
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £34,300 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%

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
15337 17646 20459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.62% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12446 14570 16479
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
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 9 December 2016 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 9 December 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 +81 36 £47,500 - 3
London +78 19 £57,500 -8.00%
North West - 5 £38,000 - 1
Rochdale - 5 £38,000 -
Manchester - 5 £38,000 - 1
Malvern - 4 £50,250 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £50,250 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £50,250 - 1
South East +61 3 £43,000 -4.44% 1
South West - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £42,750 - 1
Dorset - 2 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -
Reading - 2 £42,750 - 1
Bournemouth - 2 £35,000 -
Northampton - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire +7 1 £67,500 +54.28%
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 79 (81.44%) TCP/IP
2 67 (69.07%) DNS
3 66 (68.04%) Linux
4 55 (56.70%) Cisco
5 52 (53.61%) ITIL
6 51 (52.58%) Windows
6 51 (52.58%) VPN
7 49 (50.52%) DHCP
7 49 (50.52%) LAN
7 49 (50.52%) WAN
8 38 (39.18%) VMware
9 37 (38.14%) HTTP
10 36 (37.11%) Firewall
10 36 (37.11%) Data Centre
11 35 (36.08%) Active Directory
12 34 (35.05%) SSL
12 34 (35.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (31.96%) SNMP
14 30 (30.93%) SMTP
14 30 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
14 30 (30.93%) VLAN
14 30 (30.93%) Brocade
15 29 (29.90%) Network Security
15 29 (29.90%) Python
16 28 (28.87%) HP
17 27 (27.84%) MPLS
17 27 (27.84%) Telnet
18 26 (26.80%) EMC
18 26 (26.80%) SAN
18 26 (26.80%) MS Exchange

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 26 (26.80%) MS Exchange
2 24 (24.74%) Apache
3 21 (21.65%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (81.44%) TCP/IP
2 67 (69.07%) DNS
3 51 (52.58%) VPN
4 49 (50.52%) DHCP
4 49 (50.52%) LAN
4 49 (50.52%) WAN
5 37 (38.14%) HTTP
6 36 (37.11%) Firewall
7 34 (35.05%) SSL
8 31 (31.96%) SNMP
9 30 (30.93%) SMTP
9 30 (30.93%) VLAN
10 29 (29.90%) Network Security
11 27 (27.84%) MPLS
11 27 (27.84%) Telnet
12 26 (26.80%) SAN
13 25 (25.77%) IPsec
14 24 (24.74%) OSPF
15 23 (23.71%) Ethernet
16 21 (21.65%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) Big Data
2 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.09%) Subversion
3 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) Trac
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Billing
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (25.77%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.53%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.37%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (11.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (9.28%) Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Network Operations Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Python Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Senior NOC Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.12%) RESTful
3 3 (3.09%) LAMP
4 2 (2.06%) CGI
4 2 (2.06%) Embperl
4 2 (2.06%) FastCGI
4 2 (2.06%) MAPI
5 1 (1.03%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.11%) Data Centre
2 15 (15.46%) Management Information System
3 13 (13.40%) Public Cloud
4 12 (12.37%) Driving Licence
5 9 (9.28%) Statistics
6 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.12%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (4.12%) Digital Media
8 3 (3.09%) User Experience
9 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.06%) Clustering
9 2 (2.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 66 (68.04%) Linux
2 51 (52.58%) Windows
3 20 (20.62%) Unix
4 4 (4.12%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.06%) CentOS
5 2 (2.06%) Debian
5 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.61%) ITIL
2 26 (26.80%) Network Management
3 24 (24.74%) Data Security
4 22 (22.68%) Mentoring
5 19 (19.59%) Load Balancing
6 17 (17.53%) Coaching
6 17 (17.53%) Open Source
7 16 (16.49%) SIEM
8 15 (15.46%) Information Security
8 15 (15.46%) Risk Management
9 13 (13.40%) Build Automation
9 13 (13.40%) Configuration Management
9 13 (13.40%) Software Delivery
10 12 (12.37%) Change Management
10 12 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (12.37%) GAP Analysis
10 12 (12.37%) Information Assurance
11 11 (11.34%) B2B
11 11 (11.34%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (11.34%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.90%) Python
2 16 (16.49%) Go
3 13 (13.40%) Ruby
4 11 (11.34%) C
5 8 (8.25%) Perl
6 6 (6.19%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.15%) Java
8 3 (3.09%) C++
9 2 (2.06%) PHP
9 2 (2.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (19.59%) CCNP
3 16 (16.49%) GCIH
4 13 (13.40%) CCNA
5 12 (12.37%) GIAC
5 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.31%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
7 9 (9.28%) JNCIA
8 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
9 4 (4.12%) CISSP
9 4 (4.12%) GCIA
9 4 (4.12%) SANS
10 2 (2.06%) CCIP
11 1 (1.03%) CCDP
11 1 (1.03%) CCIE
11 1 (1.03%) Degree
11 1 (1.03%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.43%) PCI DSS
2 10 (10.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 35 (36.08%) Active Directory
2 34 (35.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.37%) Firmware
4 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.03%) NFS
5 1 (1.03%) Squid
5 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (21.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 21 (21.65%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (4.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.09%) Nagios
4 2 (2.06%) Ansible
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) SCCM
4 2 (2.06%) SCOM
4 2 (2.06%) SELinux
4 2 (2.06%) WMI
4 2 (2.06%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.06%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.03%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (56.70%) Cisco
2 38 (39.18%) VMware
3 30 (30.93%) Brocade
4 28 (28.87%) HP
5 26 (26.80%) EMC
6 23 (23.71%) IBM
7 22 (22.68%) Juniper
8 21 (21.65%) Symantec
8 21 (21.65%) Veeam
9 15 (15.46%) Extreme Networks
10 9 (9.28%) Ericsson
10 9 (9.28%) Foundry
10 9 (9.28%) Redback
11 8 (8.25%) F5
12 5 (5.15%) Dell
12 5 (5.15%) NetApp
13 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
14 3 (3.09%) Oracle
14 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
15 2 (2.06%) Citrix
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