The table below looks at the statistics for IGMP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IGMP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
Rank 889 849 830
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -19
Permanent jobs citing IGMP 10 24 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.023% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.048% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 44
Average salary £62,500 £63,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £69,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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

IGMP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IGMP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IGMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IGMP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IGMP within the UK.

IGMP Salary Trend in the UK

IGMP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IGMP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

IGMP Salary Histogram in the UK

IGMP
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IGMP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -49 10 £62,500 -1.96%
London -18 5 £70,000 +7.69%
East of England -11 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Hertfordshire - 2 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £45,000 -
Leeds - 2 £42,500 -
Cambridge -7 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £65,000 +62.50%

IGMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing IGMP 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 IGMP.

1 27 (75.00%) Linux
2 22 (61.11%) TCP/IP
3 19 (52.78%) HTTP
3 19 (52.78%) C
4 16 (44.44%) MPEG
4 16 (44.44%) WAN
4 16 (44.44%) BGP
4 16 (44.44%) Multithreading
4 16 (44.44%) Multicast
5 15 (41.67%) RTSP
5 15 (41.67%) JTAG
5 15 (41.67%) Streaming Video
5 15 (41.67%) Cisco
6 14 (38.89%) Ethernet
7 13 (36.11%) OSPF
7 13 (36.11%) Scrum
7 13 (36.11%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (30.56%) Low Latency
9 11 (30.56%) Device Driver
9 11 (30.56%) MPLS
9 11 (30.56%) Juniper
10 10 (27.78%) Firewall
11 9 (25.00%) Embedded C
11 9 (25.00%) IPTV
11 9 (25.00%) F5
12 8 (22.22%) Nortel
12 8 (22.22%) RIP
12 8 (22.22%) LAN
13 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification

IGMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing IGMP 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 IGMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) TCP/IP
2 19 (52.78%) HTTP
3 16 (44.44%) WAN
3 16 (44.44%) BGP
3 16 (44.44%) Multicast
4 15 (41.67%) RTSP
5 14 (38.89%) Ethernet
6 13 (36.11%) OSPF
7 11 (30.56%) MPLS
8 10 (27.78%) Firewall
9 8 (22.22%) RIP
9 8 (22.22%) LAN
10 7 (19.44%) DWDM
10 7 (19.44%) BIG-IP
11 5 (13.89%) SONET
11 5 (13.89%) SDH
12 4 (11.11%) VoIP
12 4 (11.11%) Internet
13 3 (8.33%) SNMP
13 3 (8.33%) PBX
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Software Design Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Embedded C Developer
4 3 (8.33%) C Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Flash
2 3 (8.33%) POSIX
2 3 (8.33%) Qt
2 3 (8.33%) GTK+
2 3 (8.33%) HTML5
2 3 (8.33%) FreeSWITCH
2 3 (8.33%) WebRTC
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) MPEG
2 15 (41.67%) Streaming Video
3 11 (30.56%) Device Driver
4 9 (25.00%) IPTV
5 5 (13.89%) Firmware
6 4 (11.11%) DTV
6 4 (11.11%) STB
7 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
7 3 (8.33%) Equities
8 1 (2.78%) Derivative
8 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 13 (36.11%) Scrum
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Low Latency
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.89%) Time Management
6 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Workflow
8 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) C
2 9 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCNP
3 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) CCIE
5 1 (2.78%) CCDP
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.78%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) Juniper
3 9 (25.00%) F5
4 8 (22.22%) Nortel
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Splunk
7 1 (2.78%) SevOne
7 1 (2.78%) CA