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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 322 299 331
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +32
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 4 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.033% 0.17% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 1.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 4
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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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
1997 1881 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.58% 15.52% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1663 1922
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) Wireshark
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) Nagios
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 5 (35.71%) BGP
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) SMTP
5 5 (35.71%) SNMP
5 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) CentOS
5 5 (35.71%) HSRP
6 4 (28.57%) Multicast
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
6 4 (28.57%) IPsec
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) LDAP
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) RHCE
7 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 8 (57.14%) Wireshark
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) OSPF
3 5 (35.71%) BGP
3 5 (35.71%) SMTP
3 5 (35.71%) SNMP
3 5 (35.71%) HSRP
4 4 (28.57%) Multicast
4 4 (28.57%) IPsec
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) LDAP
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 3 (21.43%) SSH
5 3 (21.43%) NAS
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (7.14%) Trac
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) SecurID
2 2 (14.29%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) CentOS
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Fedora
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Lua
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) RHCE
3 3 (21.43%) RHCA
3 3 (21.43%) RHCT
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) NFS
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Squid
2 2 (14.29%) Snort
2 2 (14.29%) Nmap
3 1 (7.14%) Samba
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (7.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (21.43%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (21.43%) CFEngine
2 3 (21.43%) Cobbler
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
3 2 (14.29%) Cacti
3 2 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
3 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (14.29%) Vyatta
3 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 2 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya