Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ICMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ICMP over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1109 1080 1227
Rank change year-on-year -29 +147 +61
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 51 98 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.055% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 78 39
England median annual salary £52,250 £38,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -24.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £40,800
90th Percentile £75,375 £60,750 £60,250
UK median annual salary £52,250 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -15.56% -10.00%

ICMP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26357 30419 34534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.71% 17.03% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21457 25089 28755
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

ICMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ICMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ICMP in England

ICMP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ICMP in England.

Salary trend for ICMP in England

ICMP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ICMP in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ICMP in England

ICMP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 22 £60,000 +4.35% 1
North of England +14 13 £39,000 +2.63% 1
North West +5 13 £39,000 +2.63% 1
South West -12 6 £42,500 +51.79%
Midlands +30 5 £69,713 +99.18%
West Midlands +14 5 £69,713 +99.18%
East of England - 4 £52,500 -
South East +17 1 £21,500 -23.21%
ICMP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for ICMP.

1 33 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 30 (58.82%) DNS
3 26 (50.98%) VPN
3 26 (50.98%) Linux
4 25 (49.02%) Firewall
5 21 (41.18%) BGP
6 20 (39.22%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (39.22%) Python
6 20 (39.22%) OSPF
6 20 (39.22%) Load Balancing
6 20 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (37.25%) Cisco
8 18 (35.29%) SaaS
9 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (27.45%) Mentoring
9 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
9 14 (27.45%) Ethernet
10 13 (25.49%) DHCP
10 13 (25.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 13 (25.49%) MySQL
10 13 (25.49%) Oracle
10 13 (25.49%) Juniper
10 13 (25.49%) Degree
10 13 (25.49%) Ruby
10 13 (25.49%) Ansible
10 13 (25.49%) Go
10 13 (25.49%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (25.49%) Public Cloud
10 13 (25.49%) Terraform
10 13 (25.49%) Amazon RDS

ICMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (15.69%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.88%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (35.29%) SaaS
3 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (21.57%) IaaS
4 11 (21.57%) PaaS
5 9 (17.65%) Datadog
5 9 (17.65%) GitHub
6 5 (9.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (9.80%) Office 365
7 2 (3.92%) G Suite
8 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 30 (58.82%) DNS
3 26 (50.98%) VPN
4 25 (49.02%) Firewall
5 21 (41.18%) BGP
6 20 (39.22%) OSPF
7 14 (27.45%) Ethernet
8 13 (25.49%) DHCP
9 10 (19.61%) Internet
9 10 (19.61%) IPv6
9 10 (19.61%) LTE
9 10 (19.61%) MPLS
9 10 (19.61%) WAN
10 9 (17.65%) IPsec
10 9 (17.65%) SSL
11 8 (15.69%) IPv4
12 7 (13.73%) Multicast
12 7 (13.73%) SNMP
12 7 (13.73%) VoIP
13 6 (11.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) Amazon RDS
1 13 (25.49%) MySQL
1 13 (25.49%) NoSQL
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) JIRA
1 13 (25.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
3 9 (17.65%) Artifactory
3 9 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (7.84%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) French Language
4 2 (3.92%) German Language
4 2 (3.92%) Publishing
4 2 (3.92%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (13.73%) Architect
1 7 (13.73%) Cloud Engineer
1 7 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (13.73%) Network Engineer
1 7 (13.73%) NOC Engineer
1 7 (13.73%) Solutions Architect
1 7 (13.73%) Test Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Network Operations Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) IP Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Telecoms Test Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Head of Engineering
5 3 (5.88%) Head of IP Transport
5 3 (5.88%) IT Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (15.69%) Kafka
3 6 (11.76%) JSON
4 5 (9.80%) WAP
5 3 (5.88%) Web Services
6 2 (3.92%) Node.js
7 1 (1.96%) .NET
7 1 (1.96%) Middleware
7 1 (1.96%) SAML
7 1 (1.96%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Public Cloud
2 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) PKI
4 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Unix
3 5 (9.80%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Load Balancing
2 14 (27.45%) Mentoring
3 12 (23.53%) Network Design
3 12 (23.53%) Project Management
4 11 (21.57%) Build Automation
5 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 9 (17.65%) DevOps
5 9 (17.65%) Open Source
6 8 (15.69%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (15.69%) Software Delivery
7 7 (13.73%) ITIL
7 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
8 6 (11.76%) Change Control
8 6 (11.76%) Physics
9 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.80%) Fault Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Network Architecture
9 5 (9.80%) Project Governance
9 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
10 4 (7.84%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) Python
2 13 (25.49%) Go
2 13 (25.49%) Ruby
3 12 (23.53%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) C
4 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) Degree
3 12 (23.53%) CCNA
4 10 (19.61%) CCNP
5 8 (15.69%) CCIE
6 4 (7.84%) HND
7 3 (5.88%) CCDP
7 3 (5.88%) JNCIP
7 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.92%) CCENT
8 2 (3.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 4 (7.84%) Def Stans
3 3 (5.88%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 9 (17.65%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) VMFS
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Ansible
1 13 (25.49%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (25.49%) Terraform
2 9 (17.65%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.96%) Control-M
4 1 (1.96%) OpenView
4 1 (1.96%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.96%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Cisco
2 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.49%) Juniper
3 13 (25.49%) Oracle
4 8 (15.69%) Brocade
4 8 (15.69%) Ericsson
4 8 (15.69%) Foundry
4 8 (15.69%) HP
4 8 (15.69%) Redback
5 7 (13.73%) Google
6 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.88%) Nortel
6 3 (5.88%) Openreach
6 3 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.88%) WatchGuard
7 2 (3.92%) Arista
7 2 (3.92%) BT
8 1 (1.96%) CommVault
8 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.96%) VMware