The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 818 851 855
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +4
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 80 74 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.074% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 68 60 60
Average salary £55,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16158 18274 17200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.38% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13568 14937 13560
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 England

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

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Salary Trend in England

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

tcpdump Salary Trend in England

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Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing tcpdump across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

tcpdump Salary Histogram in England

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Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
London -3 25 £63,750 +27.50% 2
East of England +23 22 £55,000 +10.00%
South East +4 17 £55,000 +22.22% 6
North West +35 13 £41,438 +10.50%
South West -9 2 £63,000 +20.00%
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 124 (88.57%) Wireshark
2 88 (62.86%) TCP/IP
3 87 (62.14%) Firewall
4 71 (50.71%) Cisco
5 67 (47.86%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (47.86%) Windows
6 62 (44.29%) Linux
7 60 (42.86%) Degree
8 57 (40.71%) BGP
9 55 (39.29%) Snort
10 54 (38.57%) OSPF
10 54 (38.57%) CCNP
11 52 (37.14%) CheckPoint
12 48 (34.29%) Network Security
13 47 (33.57%) WAN
14 42 (30.00%) LAN
15 40 (28.57%) DNS
16 37 (26.43%) Coaching
17 36 (25.71%) Microsoft
18 35 (25.00%) Security Operations
19 34 (24.29%) Load Balancing
19 34 (24.29%) Intrusion Detection
20 32 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
21 31 (22.14%) Mentoring
21 31 (22.14%) MS Visio
21 31 (22.14%) Disaster Recovery
22 30 (21.43%) Client/Server
22 30 (21.43%) F5
23 29 (20.71%) Network Management
23 29 (20.71%) Perl

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 17 (12.14%) Apache
2 12 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.43%) nginx
4 7 (5.00%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.29%) JBoss
6 5 (3.57%) Liferay
7 3 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.14%) Zimbra
8 2 (1.43%) Node.js
9 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (22.14%) MS Visio
2 27 (19.29%) MS Excel
3 12 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (6.43%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 124 (88.57%) Wireshark
2 88 (62.86%) TCP/IP
3 87 (62.14%) Firewall
4 57 (40.71%) BGP
5 54 (38.57%) OSPF
6 48 (34.29%) Network Security
7 47 (33.57%) WAN
8 42 (30.00%) LAN
9 40 (28.57%) DNS
10 34 (24.29%) Intrusion Detection
11 32 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (20.71%) Internet
13 28 (20.00%) MPLS
14 27 (19.29%) Spanning Tree
15 26 (18.57%) VPN
16 17 (12.14%) HTTP
17 16 (11.43%) BIG-IP
18 13 (9.29%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (9.29%) SMTP
19 12 (8.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) MySQL
2 7 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Metasploit
2 8 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.57%) Hudson
4 3 (2.14%) git-flow
4 3 (2.14%) JIRA
General
1 21 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (14.29%) Finance
3 8 (5.71%) Legal
4 7 (5.00%) Law
5 5 (3.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (37.86%) Analyst
2 41 (29.29%) Security Analyst
3 40 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 16 (11.43%) Consultant
4 16 (11.43%) Network Consultant
5 15 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) Administrator
6 13 (9.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (7.86%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 10 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
8 10 (7.14%) Security Consultant
9 9 (6.43%) Network Support
9 9 (6.43%) Network Support Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Security Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Senior Network Support
10 7 (5.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.71%) LAMP
2 12 (8.57%) Web Services
3 9 (6.43%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (3.57%) JDBC
4 5 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (3.57%) Memcached
5 3 (2.14%) HTML
6 2 (1.43%) CSS
6 2 (1.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 21 (15.00%) Cyberthreat
2 21 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 20 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 15 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (10.00%) PKI
6 11 (7.86%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.29%) Driving Licence
8 5 (3.57%) Clustering
8 5 (3.57%) Cryptography
8 5 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (3.57%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.14%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (47.86%) Windows
2 62 (44.29%) Linux
3 22 (15.71%) Solaris
4 21 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (12.86%) Unix
6 13 (9.29%) Windows Server
7 12 (8.57%) Ubuntu
7 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (7.86%) FreeBSD
8 11 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (7.14%) CentOS
10 7 (5.00%) Debian
10 7 (5.00%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.43%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.71%) Fedora
13 1 (0.71%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.43%) Coaching
2 35 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 34 (24.29%) Load Balancing
4 31 (22.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (22.14%) Mentoring
5 29 (20.71%) Network Architecture
5 29 (20.71%) Network Management
6 27 (19.29%) ITIL
7 25 (17.86%) Presales
8 24 (17.14%) SIEM
9 22 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (13.57%) High Availability
11 18 (12.86%) Ethical Hacking
12 16 (11.43%) Network Design
12 16 (11.43%) PRINCE2
13 15 (10.71%) Information Security
14 13 (9.29%) Configuration Management
15 12 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
16 11 (7.86%) Identity Access Management
16 11 (7.86%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.71%) Perl
2 26 (18.57%) Bash Shell
3 23 (16.43%) SQL
4 19 (13.57%) Ruby
5 13 (9.29%) PHP
5 13 (9.29%) PowerShell
5 13 (9.29%) Python
6 5 (3.57%) AWK
6 5 (3.57%) Java
6 5 (3.57%) sed
6 5 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.43%) C++
7 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (47.86%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (42.86%) Degree
3 54 (38.57%) CCNP
4 27 (19.29%) CCSA
5 22 (15.71%) CCSE
5 22 (15.71%) Check Point Certification
6 21 (15.00%) CCDP
7 18 (12.86%) SANS
8 16 (11.43%) CISSP
8 16 (11.43%) CompTIA Security+
8 16 (11.43%) Security+ Certification
9 15 (10.71%) GCIH
10 14 (10.00%) CCNA
10 14 (10.00%) CEH
11 10 (7.14%) CCIE
12 9 (6.43%) RHCE
13 8 (5.71%) GIAC
14 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
15 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
16 5 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) FISMA
3 1 (0.71%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) SAS 70
System Software
1 55 (39.29%) Snort
2 14 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.71%) NFS
3 8 (5.71%) Squid
4 6 (4.29%) Varnish
4 6 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.57%) iptables
5 5 (3.57%) Postfix
6 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.14%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.71%) Firmware
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.71%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.71%) qmail
8 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (17.86%) Nmap
2 17 (12.14%) EnCase
3 15 (10.71%) Nessus
4 12 (8.57%) Puppet
5 10 (7.14%) Iperf
5 10 (7.14%) Nagios
6 4 (2.86%) logstash
6 4 (2.86%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.43%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.71%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 71 (50.71%) Cisco
2 52 (37.14%) CheckPoint
3 36 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 30 (21.43%) F5
5 21 (15.00%) VMware
6 19 (13.57%) Red Hat
7 14 (10.00%) Juniper
8 12 (8.57%) NetScout
9 10 (7.14%) Splunk
10 7 (5.00%) Oracle
10 7 (5.00%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.29%) NetApp
11 6 (4.29%) NetWitness
11 6 (4.29%) SAP
12 5 (3.57%) EMC
12 5 (3.57%) Novell
13 3 (2.14%) AlienVault
13 3 (2.14%) Forcepoint
13 3 (2.14%) HP
13 3 (2.14%) LogRhythm
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