The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 201 225 221
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 16 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.034% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1843 1702 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.73% 29.25% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1189 1085
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing tcpdump across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing tcpdump across the Berkshire region.

tcpdump Salary Trend in Berkshire

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Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing tcpdump across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

tcpdump Salary Histogram in Berkshire

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Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 16 £50,000 -13.04%
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing tcpdump also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited tcpdump.

1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 20 (66.67%) Firewall
3 18 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 17 (56.67%) Linux
5 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
5 16 (53.33%) Juniper
6 15 (50.00%) Windows
6 15 (50.00%) Snort
7 14 (46.67%) Nmap
8 13 (43.33%) F5
9 12 (40.00%) Metasploit
9 12 (40.00%) Imperva
9 12 (40.00%) Nessus
9 12 (40.00%) Network Security
9 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
9 12 (40.00%) Sophos
10 10 (33.33%) Perl
10 10 (33.33%) DNS
10 10 (33.33%) SSL
10 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (33.33%) SIEM
11 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (26.67%) CentOS
12 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
12 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
12 8 (26.67%) NetScout
12 8 (26.67%) VPN
12 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing tcpdump also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited tcpdump. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) IIS
2 6 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 12 (40.00%) Network Security
5 10 (33.33%) DNS
5 10 (33.33%) SSL
6 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
6 8 (26.67%) VPN
7 7 (23.33%) FWSM
7 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (20.00%) HTTP
8 6 (20.00%) BGP
8 6 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 6 (20.00%) OSPF
9 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (16.67%) snoop
10 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (6.67%) NAS
10 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
10 2 (6.67%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) HP StorageWorks
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) CentOS
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (13.33%) UNIX
6 4 (13.33%) Solaris
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 10 (33.33%) SIEM
2 6 (20.00%) Line Management
2 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.33%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Perl
2 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) PHP
4 6 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CCNP
2 6 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) OSCP
3 4 (13.33%) OSCE
3 4 (13.33%) CEH
3 4 (13.33%) CISSP
4 2 (6.67%) CWNA
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) HIPAA
1 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Snort
2 14 (46.67%) Nmap
3 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.33%) Firmware
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Nessus
2 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) Juniper
3 13 (43.33%) F5
4 12 (40.00%) Imperva
4 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (40.00%) Sophos
5 8 (26.67%) NetScout
5 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
6 7 (23.33%) VMware
7 6 (20.00%) Splunk
7 6 (20.00%) HP
8 4 (13.33%) Egenera
8 4 (13.33%) Foundry
8 4 (13.33%) Sun
9 2 (6.67%) Brocade
9 2 (6.67%) Symantec
9 2 (6.67%) CA
9 2 (6.67%) Hitachi
9 2 (6.67%) NetApp
9 2 (6.67%) Dell