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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 927 925
Rank change year-on-year +99 -2  
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 14 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.021% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.12% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 11
Median salary £50,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +11.66% -2.70%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12886 16990 18774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.10% 17.42% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10548 14184 15090
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

ICMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ICMP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
South East +46 5 £50,500 +12.22%
East of England - 4 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
London +74 1 - - 1
South West +28 1 £50,000 +29.03%
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
ICMP
UK

ICMP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 40 (72.73%) DNS
2 38 (69.09%) TCP/IP
3 30 (54.55%) Cisco
4 29 (52.73%) DHCP
5 27 (49.09%) SNMP
5 27 (49.09%) Windows
5 27 (49.09%) Linux
6 23 (41.82%) ITIL
7 22 (40.00%) LAN
7 22 (40.00%) WAN
7 22 (40.00%) Network Management
7 22 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 21 (38.18%) SIEM
8 21 (38.18%) VPN
8 21 (38.18%) GCIH
9 20 (36.36%) MPLS
9 20 (36.36%) Firewall
9 20 (36.36%) IPsec
10 19 (34.55%) Management Information System
10 19 (34.55%) Information Security
10 19 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (32.73%) SSL
11 18 (32.73%) Python
12 17 (30.91%) Ethernet
12 17 (30.91%) Risk Management
13 16 (29.09%) CCNP
13 16 (29.09%) Load Balancing
14 15 (27.27%) PCI DSS
14 15 (27.27%) HSRP
14 15 (27.27%) GIAC

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 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (72.73%) DNS
2 38 (69.09%) TCP/IP
3 29 (52.73%) DHCP
4 27 (49.09%) SNMP
5 22 (40.00%) LAN
5 22 (40.00%) WAN
6 21 (38.18%) VPN
7 20 (36.36%) Firewall
7 20 (36.36%) IPsec
7 20 (36.36%) MPLS
8 18 (32.73%) SSL
9 17 (30.91%) Ethernet
10 15 (27.27%) HSRP
11 14 (25.45%) ADSL
11 14 (25.45%) ISDN
11 14 (25.45%) PSTN
11 14 (25.45%) X.25
12 12 (21.82%) OSPF
13 10 (18.18%) FTP
14 9 (16.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Big Data
1 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Trac
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Design Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Site Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Presales Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.45%) MAPI
2 3 (5.45%) Node.js
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (34.55%) Management Information System
3 13 (23.64%) Driving Licence
4 9 (16.36%) Public Cloud
5 6 (10.91%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
6 3 (5.45%) Clustering
6 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
6 3 (5.45%) PKI
7 2 (3.64%) User Experience
8 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Linux
1 27 (49.09%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Unix
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) CentOS
4 2 (3.64%) Debian
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) ITIL
2 22 (40.00%) Network Management
3 21 (38.18%) SIEM
4 19 (34.55%) Information Security
5 17 (30.91%) Risk Management
6 16 (29.09%) Load Balancing
7 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
8 13 (23.64%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (23.64%) Information Assurance
8 13 (23.64%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (21.82%) Build Automation
9 12 (21.82%) Change Management
9 12 (21.82%) Open Source
9 12 (21.82%) Security Operations
9 12 (21.82%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (21.82%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (20.00%) B2B
10 11 (20.00%) Line Management
11 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
11 9 (16.36%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) Python
2 9 (16.36%) Go
2 9 (16.36%) Ruby
3 5 (9.09%) Java
4 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.27%) C
5 3 (5.45%) Scala
5 3 (5.45%) SQL
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) GCIH
2 19 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (29.09%) CCNP
4 15 (27.27%) GIAC
5 7 (12.73%) CISSP
5 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.91%) GCIA
6 6 (10.91%) SANS
7 5 (9.09%) CCNA
7 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 5 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.64%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.82%) CCDP
9 1 (1.82%) CCIE
9 1 (1.82%) CISA
9 1 (1.82%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.09%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Firmware
2 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.82%) KVM
4 1 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (10.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.45%) Ansible
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Nagios
3 2 (3.64%) SELinux
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.82%) Terraform
4 1 (1.82%) WMI
4 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.82%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Cisco
2 9 (16.36%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) Juniper
4 7 (12.73%) F5
4 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.91%) HP
6 5 (9.09%) Dell
6 5 (9.09%) EMC
6 5 (9.09%) NetApp
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle
8 3 (5.45%) Citrix
9 2 (3.64%) Brocade
9 2 (3.64%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.64%) Foundry
9 2 (3.64%) NetScout
9 2 (3.64%) Redback
9 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.82%) BMC
10 1 (1.82%) CA
10 1 (1.82%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago