The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 312 310 332
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 6 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.054% 0.14% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.96% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 1
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1895 1774 2403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.91% 14.89% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1580 2158
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Salary Trend in the City of London

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

tcpdump Salary Trend in the City of London

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Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing tcpdump across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

tcpdump Salary Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 8 (53.33%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (46.67%) Ruby
5 6 (40.00%) CentOS
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) Perl
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Nagios
6 5 (33.33%) OSPF
6 5 (33.33%) BGP
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) HSRP
7 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (26.67%) Multicast
7 4 (26.67%) DevOps
7 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (26.67%) IPsec
7 4 (26.67%) Fedora
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) Puppet
7 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) OSPF
3 5 (33.33%) BGP
3 5 (33.33%) HSRP
4 4 (26.67%) Multicast
4 4 (26.67%) IPsec
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) SMTP
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) LDAP
5 3 (20.00%) SNMP
5 3 (20.00%) SSH
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (13.33%) Trac
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) German Language
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (13.33%) SecurID
2 2 (13.33%) e-Health
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) CentOS
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Fedora
5 2 (13.33%) Debian
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Ruby
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (13.33%) C
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) RHCE
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) RHCA
4 1 (6.67%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) QA
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Snort
1 2 (13.33%) Nmap
1 2 (13.33%) Squid
1 2 (13.33%) Samba
1 2 (13.33%) Varnish
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) KVM
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
2 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
3 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
3 2 (13.33%) Cacti
3 2 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (13.33%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (13.33%) HAProxy
4 1 (6.67%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (6.67%) CFEngine
4 1 (6.67%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (13.33%) Rackspace
4 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) CA
4 2 (13.33%) Vyatta
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix