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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 893 940 973
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +33
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 38 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.023% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.13% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 14
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £66,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%

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
16619 18727 20342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 16.98% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13833 15361 16237
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 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 24 July 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 +68 38 £42,500 -22.72% 6
South East +54 21 £60,000 +41.17%
South West +34 15 £40,000 -27.27%
Bath -2 9 £42,500 -22.72%
Somerset -2 9 £42,500 -22.72%
West Sussex - 9 £60,000 -
Gatwick - 9 £60,000 -
Dorset - 6 £28,000 -
Hampshire -1 5 £28,000 -34.11%
North West +20 4 £31,750 -31.35% 1
Manchester -5 4 £31,750 -36.50% 1
Rochdale - 4 £31,750 - 1
Surrey - 4 £60,000 -
Redhill - 4 £60,000 -
London +39 2 £45,000 -20.70% 5
Reading - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 £27,500 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £38,500 -
Oxford - 1 £38,500 -

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 58 (92.06%) TCP/IP
2 37 (58.73%) DNS
3 35 (55.56%) DHCP
4 34 (53.97%) Linux
5 32 (50.79%) WAN
6 31 (49.21%) LAN
6 31 (49.21%) VPN
6 31 (49.21%) HTTP
7 30 (47.62%) VMware
7 30 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 27 (42.86%) Windows
9 26 (41.27%) SSL
10 25 (39.68%) Data Centre
11 23 (36.51%) Cisco
11 23 (36.51%) FTP
12 22 (34.92%) F5
13 21 (33.33%) LDAP
14 20 (31.75%) Python
14 20 (31.75%) BIG-IP
14 20 (31.75%) Load Balancing
14 20 (31.75%) Data Centre Operations
14 20 (31.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 20 (31.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 17 (26.98%) RESTful
16 16 (25.40%) SNMP
17 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
17 15 (23.81%) Telecoms
18 14 (22.22%) Firewall
19 13 (20.63%) Mac OS X

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 6 (9.52%) Apache
1 6 (9.52%) IIS
1 6 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.76%) Confluence
3 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) GitHub
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (92.06%) TCP/IP
2 37 (58.73%) DNS
3 35 (55.56%) DHCP
4 32 (50.79%) WAN
5 31 (49.21%) HTTP
5 31 (49.21%) LAN
5 31 (49.21%) VPN
6 26 (41.27%) SSL
7 23 (36.51%) FTP
8 21 (33.33%) LDAP
9 20 (31.75%) BIG-IP
9 20 (31.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 20 (31.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (25.40%) SNMP
11 14 (22.22%) Firewall
12 13 (20.63%) OSPF
13 11 (17.46%) Telnet
14 10 (15.87%) MPLS
14 10 (15.87%) VLAN
15 9 (14.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.76%) Gerrit
2 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 3 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.70%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Network Engineer
2 18 (28.57%) LAN Engineer
3 15 (23.81%) Developer
4 14 (22.22%) Python Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Administrator
6 9 (14.29%) Network Administrator
7 8 (12.70%) IP Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) IP Network Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) Network Operations Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (9.52%) LAN Administrator
9 5 (7.94%) NOC Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Security Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) RESTful
2 6 (9.52%) SOAP
3 4 (6.35%) 802.1X
4 3 (4.76%) Middleware
4 3 (4.76%) REST
4 3 (4.76%) YAML
5 2 (3.17%) Web Services
6 1 (1.59%) COM+
6 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.46%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.35%) Statistics
4 3 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Fintech
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Linux
2 27 (42.86%) Windows
3 13 (20.63%) Mac OS X
3 13 (20.63%) Unix
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.76%) Android
5 3 (4.76%) CentOS
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.76%) Solaris
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Data Centre Operations
1 20 (31.75%) Load Balancing
2 12 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (17.46%) Functional Programming
3 11 (17.46%) ITIL
3 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
4 9 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (12.70%) Network Management
6 7 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (9.52%) Data Security
7 6 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Change Control
8 5 (7.94%) Fault Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Project Management
9 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
9 4 (6.35%) High Availability
9 4 (6.35%) Security Patching
10 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) Python
2 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.52%) PHP
4 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.76%) Perl
4 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.76%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) Tcl
5 2 (3.17%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.29%) CCNA
3 5 (7.94%) CCNP
4 3 (4.76%) CCENT
5 2 (3.17%) CCIP
5 2 (3.17%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.17%) PMP
6 1 (1.59%) CCSA
6 1 (1.59%) CCSE
6 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.76%) Docker
3 3 (4.76%) Samba
3 3 (4.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.35%) Nagios
3 3 (4.76%) Ansible
3 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.76%) Puppet
3 3 (4.76%) Rancher
3 3 (4.76%) Sysdig
3 3 (4.76%) vRealize
4 2 (3.17%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (3.17%) WMI
5 1 (1.59%) Cacti
5 1 (1.59%) Nessus
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) VMware
2 23 (36.51%) Cisco
3 22 (34.92%) F5
4 11 (17.46%) Brocade
5 10 (15.87%) HP
6 9 (14.29%) IBM
6 9 (14.29%) Juniper
7 6 (9.52%) EMC
7 6 (9.52%) Symantec
7 6 (9.52%) Veeam
8 5 (7.94%) Ericsson
8 5 (7.94%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (7.94%) Foundry
8 5 (7.94%) Redback
9 4 (6.35%) NetScout
10 3 (4.76%) AppDynamics
10 3 (4.76%) BMC
10 3 (4.76%) New Relic
10 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
10 3 (4.76%) Splunk
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
OLM Group Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
UK
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + salary, bonus, options
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago