Period
to 21 February 2018

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 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1125 1119 1232
Rank change year-on-year -6 +113 +50
Permanent jobs citing ICMP 63 68 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.039% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 49 40 35
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £38,450 £34,925 £27,800
90th Percentile £80,000 £60,875 £50,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,831 29,240 34,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.22% 16.62% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21,667 23,762 28,719
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for ICMP in the UK

ICMP
Top 11 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 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
England +8 63 £52,500 +5.00% 9
UK excluding London -13 35 £50,000 +17.65% 7
London +19 28 £60,000 - 2
North of England +9 13 £39,000 +2.63% 1
North West +4 12 £39,000 +2.63% 1
South East +3 12 £52,500 +2.44%
East of England 0 7 £52,500 - 4
South West +5 2 £52,000 +48.57%
Midlands -3 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Midlands -21 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing ICMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ICMP.

1 56 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 44 (69.84%) Linux
3 42 (66.67%) DNS
4 38 (60.32%) Firewall
5 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 29 (46.03%) DHCP
6 29 (46.03%) Python
7 27 (42.86%) OSPF
7 27 (42.86%) Degree
8 25 (39.68%) Jenkins
9 24 (38.10%) VPN
10 23 (36.51%) Oracle
10 23 (36.51%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (34.92%) HP
12 21 (33.33%) JIRA
13 18 (28.57%) Cisco
13 18 (28.57%) BGP
14 17 (26.98%) SNMP
14 17 (26.98%) Kalman Filter
15 16 (25.40%) Mentoring
16 15 (23.81%) Windows
16 15 (23.81%) WAN
16 15 (23.81%) ITIL
17 14 (22.22%) LAN
17 14 (22.22%) Telecoms
17 14 (22.22%) GitHub
18 13 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
18 13 (20.63%) Performance Monitoring
18 13 (20.63%) Ansible
18 13 (20.63%) DevOps

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 9 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (36.51%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (22.22%) GitHub
3 13 (20.63%) SaaS
4 10 (15.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (15.87%) AWS CloudTrail
4 10 (15.87%) Datadog
5 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (7.94%) IaaS
6 5 (7.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 42 (66.67%) DNS
3 38 (60.32%) Firewall
4 29 (46.03%) DHCP
5 27 (42.86%) OSPF
6 24 (38.10%) VPN
7 18 (28.57%) BGP
8 17 (26.98%) SNMP
9 15 (23.81%) WAN
10 14 (22.22%) LAN
11 13 (20.63%) Ethernet
12 12 (19.05%) VoIP
13 11 (17.46%) HTTP
14 10 (15.87%) 3G
14 10 (15.87%) LTE
14 10 (15.87%) Wireless
15 9 (14.29%) MPLS
15 9 (14.29%) VLAN
16 8 (12.70%) Network Security
17 7 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) MySQL
1 13 (20.63%) NoSQL
2 12 (19.05%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
4 9 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Jenkins
2 21 (33.33%) JIRA
3 13 (20.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (15.87%) TeamCity
5 9 (14.29%) Artifactory
5 9 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (11.11%) Subversion
7 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
7 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (7.94%) Selenium
9 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.70%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Security Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Test Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Telecoms Test Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (14.29%) Kafka
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) RESTful
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.05%) Public Cloud
3 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
4 9 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 6 (9.52%) CMDB
6 6 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
7 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.17%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (69.84%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) Windows
3 7 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 7 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Kalman Filter
2 16 (25.40%) Mentoring
3 15 (23.81%) ITIL
4 13 (20.63%) DevOps
4 13 (20.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
5 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
5 12 (19.05%) Project Management
6 11 (17.46%) Fault Analysis
7 10 (15.87%) Change Control
7 10 (15.87%) Continuous Deployment
7 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (15.87%) Network Management
7 10 (15.87%) Physics
7 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
8 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.70%) Build Automation
8 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
8 8 (12.70%) Network Design
8 8 (12.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Python
2 13 (20.63%) Ruby
3 11 (17.46%) Go
3 11 (17.46%) SQL
4 10 (15.87%) Java
5 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.76%) C
7 2 (3.17%) C#
8 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Degree
2 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (15.87%) CCNA
4 9 (14.29%) CCNP
5 6 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (9.52%) GCIA
5 6 (9.52%) GCIH
5 6 (9.52%) GSEC
5 6 (9.52%) Master's Degree
5 6 (9.52%) SSCP
6 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.59%) CCDP
7 1 (1.59%) CCENT
7 1 (1.59%) CCIE
7 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Docker
2 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) KVM
3 1 (1.59%) VMFS
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Ansible
1 13 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (20.63%) Terraform
2 10 (15.87%) Kubernetes
3 7 (11.11%) OpenView
4 6 (9.52%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (9.52%) Nagios
4 6 (9.52%) Tivoli
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.59%) Control-M
6 1 (1.59%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (36.51%) Oracle
3 22 (34.92%) HP
4 18 (28.57%) Cisco
5 13 (20.63%) Juniper
6 11 (17.46%) IBM
7 10 (15.87%) Atlassian
7 10 (15.87%) SAP
8 8 (12.70%) Google
9 7 (11.11%) Brocade
9 7 (11.11%) Ericsson
9 7 (11.11%) Foundry
9 7 (11.11%) Redback
10 6 (9.52%) AppDynamics
10 6 (9.52%) BMC
10 6 (9.52%) CA
10 6 (9.52%) NetScout
10 6 (9.52%) Remedy
10 6 (9.52%) ServiceNow
10 6 (9.52%) Splunk