The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 884 958
Rank change year-on-year +46 +74  
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 20 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.034% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.20% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 15
Median salary £49,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.83% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,471 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56%  

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13562 16990 19331
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 17.04% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11012 14110 15523
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ICMP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

ICMP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ICMP in the UK

ICMP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ICMP over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for ICMP in the UK

ICMP
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
England +54 16 £51,500 -12.34% 9
South West -3 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Somerset -14 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Bath -17 5 £45,000 +12.50%
South East +54 4 £51,500 -14.16%
East of England - 4 £52,500 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £52,500 -
St Albans - 3 £52,500 -
Hampshire +24 2 £53,750 +22.85%
Surrey +48 1 £50,500 -15.83%
London +48 1 £70,000 - 1
Redhill -11 1 £50,500 -15.83%
North West -39 1 £40,000 +48.14% 4
West Midlands - 1 £69,713 - 2
Shropshire - 1 £69,713 - 1
Telford - 1 £69,713 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £50,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 - 2
Knutsford - 1 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 with a requirement for ICMP.

1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) DNS
3 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 13 (37.14%) SNMP
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (37.14%) Windows
5 12 (34.29%) Python
5 12 (34.29%) VPN
6 11 (31.43%) WAN
6 11 (31.43%) DHCP
6 11 (31.43%) Firewall
6 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
6 11 (31.43%) DevOps
7 10 (28.57%) LAN
7 10 (28.57%) Unix
7 10 (28.57%) Web Services
7 10 (28.57%) OSPF
8 9 (25.71%) VoIP
9 8 (22.86%) BGP
9 8 (22.86%) MPLS
9 8 (22.86%) IPsec
10 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.00%) CCNP
10 7 (20.00%) Java
10 7 (20.00%) Algorithms
10 7 (20.00%) SIEM
11 6 (17.14%) Node.js
11 6 (17.14%) Build Automation
11 6 (17.14%) 802.1X

ICMP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) SaaS
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Office 365
4 2 (5.71%) GitHub
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) DNS
2 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 13 (37.14%) SNMP
4 12 (34.29%) VPN
5 11 (31.43%) DHCP
5 11 (31.43%) Firewall
5 11 (31.43%) WAN
6 10 (28.57%) LAN
6 10 (28.57%) OSPF
7 9 (25.71%) VoIP
8 8 (22.86%) BGP
8 8 (22.86%) IPsec
8 8 (22.86%) MPLS
9 6 (17.14%) ADSL
9 6 (17.14%) Ethernet
9 6 (17.14%) HTTP
9 6 (17.14%) SMTP
10 5 (14.29%) FTP
10 5 (14.29%) POP3
10 5 (14.29%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Redis
2 1 (2.86%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Trac
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Support
3 5 (14.29%) Site Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Network Support Technician
4 4 (11.43%) Network Technician
4 4 (11.43%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.57%) Python Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) 802.1X
2 6 (17.14%) Node.js
3 4 (11.43%) JSON
4 3 (8.57%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) CSS3
5 2 (5.71%) D3.js
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) HTML5
5 2 (5.71%) MAPI
5 2 (5.71%) Redux
6 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.86%) Kafka
6 1 (2.86%) React
6 1 (2.86%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (17.14%) Client/Server
3 5 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.43%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (8.57%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (8.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
5 3 (8.57%) PKI
5 3 (8.57%) User Experience
6 2 (5.71%) Clustering
6 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Debian
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) DevOps
1 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) SIEM
3 6 (17.14%) Build Automation
3 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (14.29%) Complexity Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
4 5 (14.29%) Information Security
4 5 (14.29%) Network Management
4 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Analytics
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (11.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Python
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) Scala
4 3 (8.57%) C
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Erlang
6 1 (2.86%) Go
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCNP
3 6 (17.14%) GCIH
4 5 (14.29%) CCENT
4 5 (14.29%) CCNA
5 4 (11.43%) CISSP
6 3 (8.57%) GCIA
6 3 (8.57%) GIAC
6 3 (8.57%) SANS
6 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.86%) CCIE
8 1 (2.86%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) KVM
4 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 5 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
1 5 (14.29%) WMI
2 3 (8.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (8.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (5.71%) Ansible
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Chronos
4 1 (2.86%) Consul
4 1 (2.86%) Marathon
4 1 (2.86%) Mesos
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) SELinux
4 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) F5
2 5 (14.29%) Progress
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Dell
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Juniper
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) NetScout
6 1 (2.86%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Worldpay
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000.0000 - £27000.0000 per annum + 15% Shift Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £67,925 - £71,500
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford, West Midlands
RCDTS
Salary: £67,925 - £71,500
Posted: 10 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dep on experience + 15% shift allowance + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 15% Shift Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago