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

Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 902 940
Rank change year-on-year +57 +38  
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 29 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.034% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 32 21
Median salary £45,000 £58,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.40% +23.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £34,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,606 £62,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £58,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -23.40% +30.55%  

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 14393 16653 18928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.19% 16.92% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35626 41572 45755
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,875 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ICMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ICMP in the UK

ICMP
Top 7 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 June 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 +42 26 £45,000 -23.40% 4
UK excluding London +29 25 £45,000 -23.40% 2
South West -7 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England - 6 £52,500 -
North of England -4 5 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Midlands - 5 £69,713 -
London +31 1 £70,000 +21.73% 2

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 23 (52.27%) TCP/IP
2 22 (50.00%) DNS
2 22 (50.00%) Linux
3 19 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (43.18%) Load Balancing
4 17 (38.64%) Firewall
5 16 (36.36%) Cisco
6 15 (34.09%) OSPF
6 15 (34.09%) Python
7 14 (31.82%) Unix
7 14 (31.82%) DevOps
8 13 (29.55%) DHCP
8 13 (29.55%) BGP
8 13 (29.55%) VPN
9 12 (27.27%) SNMP
9 12 (27.27%) WAN
9 12 (27.27%) Web Services
10 11 (25.00%) CCNA
10 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (22.73%) Build Automation
11 10 (22.73%) VoIP
11 10 (22.73%) Windows
12 9 (20.45%) Ethernet
12 9 (20.45%) SSL
12 9 (20.45%) Project Management
12 9 (20.45%) IPsec
12 9 (20.45%) Algorithms
12 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (20.45%) SaaS
13 8 (18.18%) Capacity Planning

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 (4.55%) Confluence
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.45%) SaaS
3 7 (15.91%) IaaS
3 7 (15.91%) Office 365
3 7 (15.91%) PaaS
4 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) TCP/IP
2 22 (50.00%) DNS
3 17 (38.64%) Firewall
4 15 (34.09%) OSPF
5 13 (29.55%) BGP
5 13 (29.55%) DHCP
5 13 (29.55%) VPN
6 12 (27.27%) SNMP
6 12 (27.27%) WAN
7 10 (22.73%) VoIP
8 9 (20.45%) Ethernet
8 9 (20.45%) IPsec
8 9 (20.45%) SSL
9 8 (18.18%) MPLS
10 7 (15.91%) LAN
11 6 (13.64%) IPv4
11 6 (13.64%) IPv6
12 5 (11.36%) Internet
12 5 (11.36%) SSH
12 5 (11.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) Redis
4 1 (2.27%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.82%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) French Language
2 2 (4.55%) German Language
2 2 (4.55%) Swedish Language
3 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Site Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.09%) IP Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Network Support
5 4 (9.09%) Network Support Technician
5 4 (9.09%) Network Technician
5 4 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.82%) IT Architect
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support
6 3 (6.82%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Web Services
2 8 (18.18%) JSON
2 8 (18.18%) Node.js
3 5 (11.36%) 802.1X
3 5 (11.36%) WAP
4 3 (6.82%) RESTful
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (4.55%) CSS3
5 2 (4.55%) D3.js
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) MAPI
5 2 (4.55%) Redux
6 1 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.27%) Kafka
6 1 (2.27%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Algorithms
2 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 7 (15.91%) Data Structures
3 7 (15.91%) PKI
4 4 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 4 (9.09%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.82%) User Experience
6 2 (4.55%) Clustering
6 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (2.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (31.82%) Unix
3 10 (22.73%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Load Balancing
2 14 (31.82%) DevOps
3 10 (22.73%) Build Automation
4 9 (20.45%) Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.91%) Complexity Analysis
6 7 (15.91%) Demand Forecasting
6 7 (15.91%) Network Management
7 6 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.64%) Network Architecture
7 6 (13.64%) Network Design
8 5 (11.36%) Change Management
8 5 (11.36%) Project Governance
8 5 (11.36%) SIEM
8 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Python
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) Scala
4 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.09%) C
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) Go
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.00%) CCNA
3 7 (15.91%) CCNP
4 6 (13.64%) Degree
5 5 (11.36%) CCENT
5 5 (11.36%) CCIE
6 4 (9.09%) GCIH
6 4 (9.09%) HND
7 3 (6.82%) GIAC
7 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) Master's Degree
9 1 (2.27%) CISSP
9 1 (2.27%) GCIA
9 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) Def Stans
2 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
3 1 (2.27%) KVM
3 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) FortiGate
1 4 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (9.09%) WMI
2 3 (6.82%) Ansible
2 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.82%) Terraform
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Chronos
4 1 (2.27%) Consul
4 1 (2.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.27%) Marathon
4 1 (2.27%) Mesos
4 1 (2.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Cisco
2 5 (11.36%) F5
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Brocade
3 4 (9.09%) Ericsson
3 4 (9.09%) Foundry
3 4 (9.09%) Juniper
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Progress
3 4 (9.09%) Redback
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) NetScout
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Openreach
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000.0000 - £27000.0000 per annum + 15% Shift Allowance
Posted: 22 days ago