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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 295 339 319
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -20
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 5 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.049% 0.071% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 12
Average salary £50,000 £67,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £53,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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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
1646 1973 2081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.19% 15.51% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1669 1850
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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 27 May 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 27 May 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 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (75.00%) BGP
2 12 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) Juniper
3 11 (68.75%) VPN
4 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 10 (62.50%) Network Security
5 9 (56.25%) F5
5 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
5 9 (56.25%) UNIX
5 9 (56.25%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) SSL
5 9 (56.25%) CCNA
5 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) EIGRP
5 9 (56.25%) OSPF
6 8 (50.00%) VoIP
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (43.75%) WAN
8 6 (37.50%) SMTP
8 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
8 6 (37.50%) FTP
8 6 (37.50%) HTTP
8 6 (37.50%) SNMP
8 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
8 6 (37.50%) ATM

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) BGP
1 12 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) VPN
3 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (62.50%) Network Security
4 9 (56.25%) OSPF
4 9 (56.25%) SSL
4 9 (56.25%) EIGRP
5 8 (50.00%) VoIP
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (43.75%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) SMTP
7 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
7 6 (37.50%) FTP
7 6 (37.50%) HTTP
7 6 (37.50%) SNMP
7 6 (37.50%) ATM
7 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) PPTP
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) GDB
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 2 (12.50%) Equities
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow Management
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) PHP
1 4 (25.00%) Python
1 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (37.50%) iptables
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Juniper
3 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) F5
4 6 (37.50%) Foundry
4 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
5 4 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) Nortel
6 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
6 3 (18.75%) NetScout
7 1 (6.25%) Sun
7 1 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks