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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 858 871 879
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 8 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.043% 0.022% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.83%

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
18559 17813 21817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.08% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 13984 18103
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

ICMP Salary Histogram in the UK

ICMP
Top 7 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 28 January 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
(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 +19 7 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East of England -4 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £50,000 -
London -4 3 £72,500 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (75.00%) Linux
1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) C
5 6 (37.50%) Python
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) IPsec
7 4 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) MPLS
7 4 (25.00%) OSPF
7 4 (25.00%) BGP
7 4 (25.00%) PHP
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office
8 3 (18.75%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 3 (18.75%) VPN
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (18.75%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (6.25%) Drupal
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) IPsec
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) OSPF
3 4 (25.00%) BGP
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) IPv4
4 3 (18.75%) IPv6
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
4 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) VPLS
5 2 (12.50%) SMTP
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (12.50%) RIP
5 2 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JMeter
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Webistrano
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Memcached
2 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Scrum
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
1 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCIE
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) CISA
4 2 (12.50%) CISM
4 2 (12.50%) CCSA
4 2 (12.50%) JNCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) SLA
3 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) Varnish
2 1 (6.25%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (6.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
1 1 (6.25%) Capistrano
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) BT
5 1 (6.25%) Redback
5 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
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