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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 863 898 872
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -26
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 36 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.057% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 7
Average salary £42,500 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £45,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £62,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -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
18473 21075 18878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.65% 18.10% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15349 16663 15236
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015 within the UK.

ICMP Salary Histogram in the UK

ICMP
Top 18 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 1 September 2015. 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 +32 22 £53,500 -17.69% 1
London +5 12 £53,500 -17.69%
Scotland - 10 £25,000 - 1
Glasgow - 6 £25,000 -
West Lothian - 4 £22,500 - 1
Livingston - 4 £22,500 - 1
South East +8 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £57,500 -
East of England - 3 £57,500 -
Manchester - 3 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £42,500 -
North West - 3 £40,000 - 1
City of London - 3 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £57,500 -
Bath - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Feltham - 1 £50,000 -

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 33 (58.93%) TCP/IP
2 31 (55.36%) SNMP
3 29 (51.79%) Cisco
4 27 (48.21%) Linux
4 27 (48.21%) OSPF
5 26 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (42.86%) WAN
6 24 (42.86%) LAN
7 21 (37.50%) Firewall
8 20 (35.71%) MPLS
9 19 (33.93%) VPN
9 19 (33.93%) DNS
9 19 (33.93%) BGP
10 18 (32.14%) DHCP
10 18 (32.14%) CCNA
10 18 (32.14%) VoIP
10 18 (32.14%) UNIX
11 15 (26.79%) Windows
11 15 (26.79%) CCNP
11 15 (26.79%) IPsec
12 14 (25.00%) Juniper
12 14 (25.00%) Python
12 14 (25.00%) Network Management
13 13 (23.21%) Project Management
14 12 (21.43%) ITIL
15 10 (17.86%) C
15 10 (17.86%) Wireless
15 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
16 9 (16.07%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (16.07%) Network Architecture

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) JBoss
1 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 33 (58.93%) TCP/IP
2 31 (55.36%) SNMP
3 27 (48.21%) OSPF
4 24 (42.86%) LAN
4 24 (42.86%) WAN
5 21 (37.50%) Firewall
6 20 (35.71%) MPLS
7 19 (33.93%) BGP
7 19 (33.93%) VPN
7 19 (33.93%) DNS
8 18 (32.14%) DHCP
8 18 (32.14%) VoIP
9 15 (26.79%) IPsec
10 10 (17.86%) Wireless
11 9 (16.07%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (16.07%) ADSL
11 9 (16.07%) Ethernet
11 9 (16.07%) EIGRP
11 9 (16.07%) RIP
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) Selenium
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Mocha
2 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Programmer
4 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Software Programmer
4 6 (10.71%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Junior
5 5 (8.93%) Network Support
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Systems Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Network Technician
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Support Technician
6 4 (7.14%) Junior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Network Support Technician
6 4 (7.14%) Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Web Services
1 7 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (1.79%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) SecurID
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) IVR
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) UNIX
3 15 (26.79%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.57%) Android
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.79%) Debian
5 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Network Management
2 13 (23.21%) Project Management
3 12 (21.43%) ITIL
4 9 (16.07%) Network Architecture
4 9 (16.07%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.50%) SIEM
6 7 (12.50%) Communications Security
7 6 (10.71%) Scrum
7 6 (10.71%) Change Management
7 6 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.93%) Change Control
8 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.36%) Time Management
10 2 (3.57%) BDD
10 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) Python
2 10 (17.86%) C
3 6 (10.71%) C++
3 6 (10.71%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) Perl
4 5 (8.93%) PHP
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.57%) Tcl
7 1 (1.79%) AWK
7 1 (1.79%) Erlang
7 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (32.14%) CCNA
3 15 (26.79%) CCNP
4 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (10.71%) CCSE
6 6 (10.71%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (10.71%) DV Cleared
7 4 (7.14%) CCENT
7 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) CISSP
8 1 (1.79%) CISA
8 1 (1.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) JSP 440
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
3 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.79%) COBIT
4 1 (1.79%) QA
4 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) FortiGate
2 4 (7.14%) WMI
2 4 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (3.57%) Iperf
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Cisco
2 14 (25.00%) Juniper
3 8 (14.29%) VMware
4 7 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 6 (10.71%) NetScout
5 6 (10.71%) Splunk
5 6 (10.71%) ArcSight
5 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 6 (10.71%) IBM
6 4 (7.14%) Progress
7 3 (5.36%) F5
8 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.79%) HP
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) EMC
9 1 (1.79%) NetApp
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.79%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago