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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 863 913 870
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -43
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 29 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.077% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 8
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £66,250 £50,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%

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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 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 +26 23 £54,250 +14.21% 4
London +30 7 £53,500 -17.69%
North West 0 7 £46,250 +68.18% 2
Manchester +9 6 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Glasgow - 6 £25,000 -
Scotland - 6 £25,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £55,000 -
East of England - 5 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £55,000 -
South East -2 3 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Hampshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Somerset - 1 £55,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 -
Bath - 1 £55,000 - 1
Feltham - 1 £50,000 -
City of London - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 - 1

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (67.39%) TCP/IP
2 24 (52.17%) Cisco
3 23 (50.00%) OSPF
4 22 (47.83%) SNMP
4 22 (47.83%) Linux
5 19 (41.30%) LAN
5 19 (41.30%) WAN
5 19 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (39.13%) DNS
6 18 (39.13%) Firewall
7 17 (36.96%) DHCP
8 16 (34.78%) Windows
8 16 (34.78%) MPLS
9 15 (32.61%) BGP
9 15 (32.61%) VPN
10 14 (30.43%) CCNP
11 13 (28.26%) CCNA
11 13 (28.26%) VoIP
11 13 (28.26%) Wireless
12 12 (26.09%) Python
12 12 (26.09%) Juniper
12 12 (26.09%) Network Management
13 11 (23.91%) UNIX
13 11 (23.91%) Project Management
14 10 (21.74%) EIGRP
14 10 (21.74%) IPsec
14 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (21.74%) C
14 10 (21.74%) SSL
14 10 (21.74%) Test Automation

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) JBoss
1 1 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) TCP/IP
2 23 (50.00%) OSPF
3 22 (47.83%) SNMP
4 19 (41.30%) LAN
4 19 (41.30%) WAN
5 18 (39.13%) DNS
5 18 (39.13%) Firewall
6 17 (36.96%) DHCP
7 16 (34.78%) MPLS
8 15 (32.61%) BGP
8 15 (32.61%) VPN
9 13 (28.26%) VoIP
9 13 (28.26%) Wireless
10 10 (21.74%) IPsec
10 10 (21.74%) EIGRP
10 10 (21.74%) SSL
11 8 (17.39%) HTTP
11 8 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (15.22%) Multicast
12 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Selenium
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Mocha
2 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Programmer
2 8 (17.39%) Software Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Software Programmer
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Junior
5 4 (8.70%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Junior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.17%) IVR
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 11 (23.91%) UNIX
4 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
4 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Network Management
2 11 (23.91%) Project Management
3 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 10 (21.74%) Network Architecture
4 9 (19.57%) ITIL
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.87%) Communications Security
8 4 (8.70%) Time Management
8 4 (8.70%) SIEM
8 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.52%) Migration
9 3 (6.52%) Change Control
10 2 (4.35%) BDD
10 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.35%) TDD
10 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) Python
2 10 (21.74%) C
3 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.35%) Tcl
4 2 (4.35%) C++
4 2 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) AWK
5 1 (2.17%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (30.43%) CCNP
3 13 (28.26%) CCNA
4 8 (17.39%) Degree
4 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (8.70%) CCSE
6 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) JSP 440
2 3 (6.52%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.35%) Iperf
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Cisco
2 12 (26.09%) Juniper
3 6 (13.04%) VMware
3 6 (13.04%) NetScout
4 5 (10.87%) Fortinet
5 4 (8.70%) IBM
5 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.70%) Splunk
5 4 (8.70%) ArcSight
6 3 (6.52%) Meru Networks
6 3 (6.52%) F5
6 3 (6.52%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) Dell
6 3 (6.52%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.35%) NetApp
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus bonus, + oncall + excellent ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 23 days ago