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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 890 867 867
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 7 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.035% 0.065% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 15
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £34,825 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £61,250 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%

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
20251 18478 21975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16086 14911 17942
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 October 2014 within the UK.

ICMP Salary Histogram in the UK

ICMP
Top 12 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 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 6 £35,000 - 2
South East - 3 £35,000 -
Reading - 3 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £35,000 -
London -3 1 - -
North West -13 1 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Manchester -17 1 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £50,000 - 1

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) Linux
3 13 (56.52%) DNS
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) SMTP
5 10 (43.48%) RIP
5 10 (43.48%) SNMP
5 10 (43.48%) Broadband
5 10 (43.48%) ITIL
5 10 (43.48%) PHP
5 10 (43.48%) OSPF
6 9 (39.13%) BGP
6 9 (39.13%) Internet
6 9 (39.13%) UNIX
6 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
7 8 (34.78%) Firewall
7 8 (34.78%) Apache
7 8 (34.78%) MySQL
8 7 (30.43%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) B2B
8 7 (30.43%) B2C
8 7 (30.43%) POP3
8 7 (30.43%) Migration
8 7 (30.43%) VMware
8 7 (30.43%) Subversion
8 7 (30.43%) JIRA
8 7 (30.43%) Release Management
8 7 (30.43%) Drupal
8 7 (30.43%) nginx

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 8 (34.78%) Apache
2 7 (30.43%) Drupal
2 7 (30.43%) nginx
2 7 (30.43%) Apache Solr
3 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (17.39%) WordPress
3 4 (17.39%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (13.04%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) SaaS
2 4 (17.39%) Rackspace Cloud
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) DNS
2 11 (47.83%) SMTP
3 10 (43.48%) OSPF
3 10 (43.48%) Broadband
3 10 (43.48%) RIP
3 10 (43.48%) SNMP
4 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
4 9 (39.13%) BGP
4 9 (39.13%) Internet
5 8 (34.78%) Firewall
6 7 (30.43%) POP3
7 6 (26.09%) SSH
7 6 (26.09%) DHCP
8 5 (21.74%) DSL
8 5 (21.74%) WAN
8 5 (21.74%) Network Security
8 5 (21.74%) LLU
9 4 (17.39%) ADSL
9 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
10 3 (13.04%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
2 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
2 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) JMeter
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Systems Manager
3 6 (26.09%) Systems Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.35%) IP Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Architecture Manager
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
1 7 (30.43%) Regular Expression
2 4 (17.39%) Memcached
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) UNIX
4 4 (17.39%) FreeBSD
4 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) B2B
2 7 (30.43%) B2C
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Release Management
3 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) High Availability
3 4 (17.39%) Data Security
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) PHP
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Varnish
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) ZABBIX
1 7 (30.43%) Capistrano
1 7 (30.43%) HAProxy
2 5 (21.74%) SmokePing
2 5 (21.74%) Nagios
2 5 (21.74%) Cacti
3 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Rackspace
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
4 5 (21.74%) Huawei
4 5 (21.74%) Brocade
5 4 (17.39%) Lotus
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) BT
7 1 (4.35%) Redback
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago