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

Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 932 967
Rank change year-on-year +89 +35  
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 15 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.021% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.12% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 11
Median salary £50,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £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 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 13603 17985 19852
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.96% 17.30% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11087 14881 15830
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 £69,500 £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

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ICMP in the UK

ICMP
Top 25 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 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
England +99 14 £50,500 +12.22% 2
South East +46 5 £50,500 +12.22%
East of England - 4 £52,500 -
Hampshire +20 3 £52,500 +40.00%
St Albans - 3 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £52,500 -
Northampton - 2 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
London +74 1 - - 1
South West +28 1 £50,000 +29.03%
Fleet -3 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Bath -3 1 £50,000 +29.03%
Somerset -13 1 £50,000 +29.03%
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,500 -
Surrey - 1 £50,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Redhill - 1 £50,500 -
Malvern - 1 £50,000 -
City of London - 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 £50,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 -

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 with a requirement for ICMP.

1 40 (70.18%) DNS
2 38 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 32 (56.14%) Cisco
4 29 (50.88%) SNMP
4 29 (50.88%) DHCP
5 27 (47.37%) Windows
5 27 (47.37%) Linux
6 24 (42.11%) WAN
6 24 (42.11%) LAN
7 23 (40.35%) ITIL
7 23 (40.35%) VPN
8 22 (38.60%) MPLS
8 22 (38.60%) IPsec
8 22 (38.60%) Network Management
8 22 (38.60%) Data Centre
9 21 (36.84%) SIEM
9 21 (36.84%) Firewall
9 21 (36.84%) GCIH
9 21 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (33.33%) Management Information System
10 19 (33.33%) Information Security
10 19 (33.33%) Ethernet
11 18 (31.58%) Python
11 18 (31.58%) SSL
12 17 (29.82%) Risk Management
13 16 (28.07%) CCNP
13 16 (28.07%) ADSL
13 16 (28.07%) Load Balancing
14 15 (26.32%) PCI DSS
14 15 (26.32%) HSRP

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 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Office 365
3 2 (3.51%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) GitHub
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (70.18%) DNS
2 38 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 29 (50.88%) DHCP
3 29 (50.88%) SNMP
4 24 (42.11%) LAN
4 24 (42.11%) WAN
5 23 (40.35%) VPN
6 22 (38.60%) IPsec
6 22 (38.60%) MPLS
7 21 (36.84%) Firewall
8 19 (33.33%) Ethernet
9 18 (31.58%) SSL
10 16 (28.07%) ADSL
11 15 (26.32%) HSRP
12 14 (24.56%) ISDN
12 14 (24.56%) OSPF
12 14 (24.56%) PSTN
12 14 (24.56%) X.25
13 10 (17.54%) BGP
13 10 (17.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Big Data
1 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Trac
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Design Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (5.26%) Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Site Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Support
7 2 (3.51%) Network Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.26%) MAPI
2 3 (5.26%) Node.js
2 3 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Data Centre
2 19 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (22.81%) Driving Licence
4 9 (15.79%) Public Cloud
5 6 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 3 (5.26%) Clustering
6 3 (5.26%) Data Structures
6 3 (5.26%) PKI
7 2 (3.51%) User Experience
8 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.75%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Linux
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) CentOS
4 2 (3.51%) Debian
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) ITIL
2 22 (38.60%) Network Management
3 21 (36.84%) SIEM
4 19 (33.33%) Information Security
5 17 (29.82%) Risk Management
6 16 (28.07%) Load Balancing
7 14 (24.56%) Mentoring
8 13 (22.81%) Change Management
8 13 (22.81%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (22.81%) Information Assurance
8 13 (22.81%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (21.05%) Build Automation
9 12 (21.05%) Open Source
9 12 (21.05%) Security Operations
9 12 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (19.30%) B2B
10 11 (19.30%) Line Management
11 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
11 9 (15.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) Python
2 9 (15.79%) Go
2 9 (15.79%) Ruby
3 5 (8.77%) Java
4 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.02%) C
5 3 (5.26%) Scala
5 3 (5.26%) SQL
6 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (36.84%) GCIH
2 16 (28.07%) CCNP
3 15 (26.32%) GIAC
4 7 (12.28%) CCNA
4 7 (12.28%) CISSP
4 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.53%) GCIA
5 6 (10.53%) SANS
6 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
6 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) CCENT
7 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.75%) CCDP
8 1 (1.75%) CCIE
8 1 (1.75%) CISA
8 1 (1.75%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.77%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Firmware
2 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.75%) KVM
4 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (10.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.26%) Ansible
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) WMI
3 2 (3.51%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.51%) Nagios
3 2 (3.51%) SELinux
3 2 (3.51%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (1.75%) SCOM
4 1 (1.75%) Terraform
4 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.75%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (56.14%) Cisco
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) Juniper
4 7 (12.28%) F5
4 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.53%) HP
6 5 (8.77%) Dell
6 5 (8.77%) EMC
6 5 (8.77%) NetApp
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle
8 3 (5.26%) Citrix
9 2 (3.51%) Brocade
9 2 (3.51%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.51%) Foundry
9 2 (3.51%) NetScout
9 2 (3.51%) Progress
9 2 (3.51%) Redback
9 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.75%) BMC
10 1 (1.75%) Google
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