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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 294 296 295
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 9 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.059% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.38% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 13
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £55,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £66,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
1904 1580 2169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.04% 15.41% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1333 1943
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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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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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, 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 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Wireshark
3 14 (63.64%) UNIX
3 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 13 (59.09%) VPN
4 13 (59.09%) Firewall
5 12 (54.55%) SSL
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco
6 11 (50.00%) Windows
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (50.00%) BGP
7 10 (45.45%) OSPF
7 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
7 10 (45.45%) Juniper
7 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
7 10 (45.45%) Perl
7 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 10 (45.45%) Network Security
7 10 (45.45%) F5
8 9 (40.91%) snoop
8 9 (40.91%) SNMP
8 9 (40.91%) SMTP
9 8 (36.36%) Python
9 8 (36.36%) CCNA
10 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
10 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (31.82%) MPLS
10 7 (31.82%) PPTP
10 7 (31.82%) NetScreen
10 7 (31.82%) IPsec

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Wireshark
2 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 13 (59.09%) VPN
3 13 (59.09%) Firewall
4 12 (54.55%) SSL
5 11 (50.00%) BGP
6 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
6 10 (45.45%) Network Security
6 10 (45.45%) OSPF
7 9 (40.91%) SNMP
7 9 (40.91%) SMTP
7 9 (40.91%) snoop
8 7 (31.82%) Ethernet
8 7 (31.82%) FTP
8 7 (31.82%) HTTP
8 7 (31.82%) ATM
8 7 (31.82%) LAN
8 7 (31.82%) VoIP
8 7 (31.82%) WAN
8 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) GDB
2 1 (4.55%) Trac
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Security Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Solaris Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) UNIX
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.64%) Debian
5 3 (13.64%) CentOS
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Solaris
7 1 (4.55%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
2 3 (13.64%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
2 3 (13.64%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Perl
2 8 (36.36%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 6 (27.27%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) PHP
4 4 (18.18%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.09%) C
7 1 (4.55%) sed
7 1 (4.55%) AWK
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) CCNP
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Postfix
2 2 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (4.55%) Varnish
3 1 (4.55%) Samba
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Juniper
2 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 10 (45.45%) F5
3 7 (31.82%) Foundry
3 7 (31.82%) Fortinet
4 5 (22.73%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Nortel
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) NetScout
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
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