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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 919 954 996
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +42
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 29 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.015% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.084% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 1
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year
-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
17875 20204 20542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.30% 18.26% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14821 16004 16245
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016 within the UK.

ICMP Salary Histogram in the UK

ICMP
Top 17 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 30 April 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 +15 26 £47,500 -2.56% 2
South East +35 14 £60,000 +14.28%
Gatwick - 12 £60,000 -
West Sussex - 12 £60,000 -
Bath +15 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
South West +6 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Somerset 0 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North West +27 4 £29,000 -31.76% 1
Manchester +3 4 £29,000 -38.94% 1
London +12 3 £70,000 +16.66%
West Lothian - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland - 2 £42,500 -
Rochdale - 2 £27,000 - 1
Livingston - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey +10 1 £60,000 -11.76%
Hampshire +1 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Redhill - 1 £60,000 -

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 45 (78.95%) TCP/IP
2 42 (73.68%) LAN
3 39 (68.42%) DNS
3 39 (68.42%) Data Centre
4 37 (64.91%) DHCP
5 36 (63.16%) WAN
6 35 (61.40%) VPN
7 33 (57.89%) FTP
7 33 (57.89%) HTTP
8 32 (56.14%) Load Balancing
8 32 (56.14%) F5
9 31 (54.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (54.39%) VMware
10 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
11 26 (45.61%) SSL
12 25 (43.86%) Cisco
13 23 (40.35%) BIG-IP
13 23 (40.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 23 (40.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 21 (36.84%) Data Centre Operations
14 21 (36.84%) LDAP
15 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (28.07%) SNMP
17 15 (26.32%) CCNP
17 15 (26.32%) HTTPS
17 15 (26.32%) SOAP
18 14 (24.56%) Linux
18 14 (24.56%) IPsec
19 13 (22.81%) MPLS
20 12 (21.05%) OSPF

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (8.77%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.26%) Confluence
2 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) GitHub
3 2 (3.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (78.95%) TCP/IP
2 42 (73.68%) LAN
3 39 (68.42%) DNS
4 37 (64.91%) DHCP
5 36 (63.16%) WAN
6 35 (61.40%) VPN
7 33 (57.89%) FTP
7 33 (57.89%) HTTP
8 26 (45.61%) SSL
9 23 (40.35%) BIG-IP
9 23 (40.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 23 (40.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 21 (36.84%) LDAP
11 16 (28.07%) SNMP
12 15 (26.32%) HTTPS
13 14 (24.56%) IPsec
14 13 (22.81%) MPLS
15 12 (21.05%) OSPF
16 11 (19.30%) BGP
17 10 (17.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.51%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Gerrit
1 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
1 3 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 16 (28.07%) Administrator
2 16 (28.07%) Network Administrator
3 12 (21.05%) LAN Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) IT Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Design Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Implementation Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) IP Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) IP Network Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) LAN Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Developer
7 5 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) SOAP
2 12 (21.05%) REST
3 8 (14.04%) RESTful
4 4 (7.02%) 802.1X
5 3 (5.26%) Middleware
5 3 (5.26%) YAML
6 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (68.42%) Data Centre
2 12 (21.05%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.26%) Fintech
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Mac OS X
3 5 (8.77%) Unix
4 3 (5.26%) Android
4 3 (5.26%) CentOS
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Solaris
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Load Balancing
2 21 (36.84%) Data Centre Operations
3 10 (17.54%) Network Management
4 9 (15.79%) ITIL
5 7 (12.28%) Communications Security
5 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 7 (12.28%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.77%) DevOps
7 4 (7.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.26%) Functional Programming
8 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (5.26%) Project Management
8 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.51%) Information Security
9 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Tcl
2 10 (17.54%) Python
3 9 (15.79%) C
4 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
5 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.26%) SQL
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) Java
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.32%) CCNP
3 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) CCNA
5 3 (5.26%) CCENT
6 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.51%) PMP
7 1 (1.75%) CCSA
7 1 (1.75%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (54.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.26%) Docker
3 3 (5.26%) Samba
3 3 (5.26%) VirtualBox
4 2 (3.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) CA Spectrum
1 7 (12.28%) Cisco LMS
1 7 (12.28%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (5.26%) Ansible
2 3 (5.26%) Nagios
2 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.26%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) vRealize
3 2 (3.51%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (3.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (56.14%) F5
2 31 (54.39%) VMware
3 25 (43.86%) Cisco
4 11 (19.30%) HP
5 10 (17.54%) Juniper
6 7 (12.28%) CA
6 7 (12.28%) Dell
6 7 (12.28%) EMC
6 7 (12.28%) NetApp
6 7 (12.28%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.26%) AppDynamics
7 3 (5.26%) BMC
7 3 (5.26%) IBM
7 3 (5.26%) Intel
7 3 (5.26%) New Relic
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle
7 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 3 (5.26%) Splunk
8 2 (3.51%) Progress
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £80k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum depending on experience + 15% shift allowance
Posted: 23 days ago