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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 774 795 793
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 77 56 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.058% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.33% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 61 53 90
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,800 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
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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
17809 16800 20822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.34% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14558 13262 17410
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +25 39 £49,250 -21.20% 2
South East -34 22 £45,000 -5.26% 6
South West -3 8 £52,500 +23.52%
Yorkshire -10 3 £24,000 -20.00% 1
North West - 3 £37,500 -
East of England -8 2 £50,000 +33.33%
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 165 (91.67%) Wireshark
2 117 (65.00%) Linux
3 93 (51.67%) TCP/IP
4 71 (39.44%) DNS
4 71 (39.44%) Firewall
5 63 (35.00%) Windows
6 60 (33.33%) SSL
7 56 (31.11%) Cisco
8 55 (30.56%) VPN
9 53 (29.44%) Network Security
10 51 (28.33%) SIEM
11 49 (27.22%) F5
12 48 (26.67%) HTTP
12 48 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
13 46 (25.56%) Security Cleared
14 41 (22.78%) Microsoft
15 40 (22.22%) BGP
16 39 (21.67%) Python
17 38 (21.11%) SC Cleared
17 38 (21.11%) DV Cleared
18 37 (20.56%) UNIX
18 37 (20.56%) OSPF
18 37 (20.56%) Degree
19 36 (20.00%) GCIA
20 35 (19.44%) Intrusion Detection
21 34 (18.89%) Snort
21 34 (18.89%) GCIH
21 34 (18.89%) VMware
22 33 (18.33%) SNMP
22 33 (18.33%) Cyber Security

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 23 (12.78%) Apache
2 18 (10.00%) IIS
3 9 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.78%) JBoss
4 5 (2.78%) nginx
5 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.22%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.11%) SAS
6 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 165 (91.67%) Wireshark
2 93 (51.67%) TCP/IP
3 71 (39.44%) DNS
3 71 (39.44%) Firewall
4 60 (33.33%) SSL
5 55 (30.56%) VPN
6 53 (29.44%) Network Security
7 48 (26.67%) HTTP
8 40 (22.22%) BGP
9 37 (20.56%) OSPF
10 35 (19.44%) Intrusion Detection
11 33 (18.33%) SNMP
12 30 (16.67%) WAN
13 29 (16.11%) SMTP
13 29 (16.11%) LAN
13 29 (16.11%) FTP
14 26 (14.44%) LDAP
15 21 (11.67%) DHCP
15 21 (11.67%) EIGRP
15 21 (11.67%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.56%) MySQL
2 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.44%) CouchDB
5 5 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Subversion
1 5 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.11%) JIRA
2 2 (1.11%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.56%) Trac
General
1 13 (7.22%) Manufacturing
2 12 (6.67%) Finance
3 9 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.78%) Law
5 4 (2.22%) Games
6 3 (1.67%) Banking
6 3 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.67%) Legal
6 3 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (31.11%) Network Engineer
2 55 (30.56%) Analyst
3 30 (16.67%) Administrator
4 28 (15.56%) Security Analyst
4 28 (15.56%) Security Engineer
5 23 (12.78%) Systems Administrator
6 22 (12.22%) Network Security Engineer
7 15 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 14 (7.78%) Network Support Engineer
8 14 (7.78%) Network Support
9 12 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
10 11 (6.11%) Network Analyst
10 11 (6.11%) Consultant
11 8 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (4.44%) IT Administrator
11 8 (4.44%) Server Administrator
12 7 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (3.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.89%) Linux Engineer
13 6 (3.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.56%) XML
2 7 (3.89%) SOAP
2 7 (3.89%) Web Services
3 5 (2.78%) HTML
3 5 (2.78%) JSON
3 5 (2.78%) RESTful
4 4 (2.22%) J2EE
4 4 (2.22%) Spring
5 2 (1.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 26 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.67%) Open Source
3 12 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.89%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.78%) Clustering
5 5 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.22%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.22%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.22%) Statistics
6 4 (2.22%) SCADA
6 4 (2.22%) Social Media
7 3 (1.67%) Physics
7 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.11%) HP StorageWorks
8 2 (1.11%) Replication
8 2 (1.11%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.11%) Equities
8 2 (1.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 117 (65.00%) Linux
2 63 (35.00%) Windows
3 37 (20.56%) UNIX
4 26 (14.44%) Solaris
5 23 (12.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.78%) CentOS
7 13 (7.22%) Mac OS X
8 12 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.44%) Apple iOS
9 8 (4.44%) Android
10 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (3.89%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.22%) Debian
11 4 (2.22%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.11%) Fedora
12 2 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.33%) SIEM
2 33 (18.33%) Cyber Security
3 23 (12.78%) Configuration Management
3 23 (12.78%) Incident Management
4 21 (11.67%) Analytics
5 18 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (9.44%) Information Security
6 17 (9.44%) Network Management
7 16 (8.89%) Change Control
7 16 (8.89%) Ethical Hacking
8 14 (7.78%) ITIL
8 14 (7.78%) Information Assurance
9 13 (7.22%) Performance Management
10 11 (6.11%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (6.11%) Problem Management
11 10 (5.56%) Network Design
11 10 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (5.56%) Computer Forensics
12 9 (5.00%) Security Testing
12 9 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.67%) Python
2 32 (17.78%) SQL
2 32 (17.78%) Bash Shell
3 28 (15.56%) Perl
4 22 (12.22%) Java
5 19 (10.56%) C++
6 15 (8.33%) Ruby
7 14 (7.78%) C
8 12 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.44%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.44%) Lua
10 7 (3.89%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.33%) sed
12 4 (2.22%) AWK
12 4 (2.22%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (25.56%) Security Cleared
3 38 (21.11%) SC Cleared
3 38 (21.11%) DV Cleared
4 37 (20.56%) Degree
5 36 (20.00%) GCIA
6 34 (18.89%) GCIH
7 27 (15.00%) CCNP
8 20 (11.11%) GIAC
9 16 (8.89%) CCNA
10 14 (7.78%) CCIE
11 11 (6.11%) CCSA
11 11 (6.11%) CCSE
12 8 (4.44%) JNCIE
12 8 (4.44%) RHCSA
12 8 (4.44%) MCSE
12 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (4.44%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (3.89%) MCSA
13 7 (3.89%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.11%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 34 (18.89%) Snort
2 30 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.33%) Firmware
6 5 (2.78%) Samba
6 5 (2.78%) KVM
6 5 (2.78%) Postfix
6 5 (2.78%) vSphere
6 5 (2.78%) NFS
7 4 (2.22%) Docker
7 4 (2.22%) Nmap
8 2 (1.11%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (11.11%) Puppet
2 16 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.22%) Nagios
4 9 (5.00%) Nessus
5 8 (4.44%) Zenoss
5 8 (4.44%) Ansible
6 5 (2.78%) Cacti
7 4 (2.22%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.11%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 56 (31.11%) Cisco
2 49 (27.22%) F5
3 41 (22.78%) Microsoft
4 34 (18.89%) VMware
5 32 (17.78%) Sourcefire
6 31 (17.22%) CheckPoint
7 27 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 27 (15.00%) LogRhythm
8 24 (13.33%) Juniper
9 19 (10.56%) Oracle
10 18 (10.00%) Websense
11 16 (8.89%) NetScout
12 14 (7.78%) Blue Coat
13 13 (7.22%) Clearswift
13 13 (7.22%) Foundry
13 13 (7.22%) WatchGuard
13 13 (7.22%) SonicWALL
13 13 (7.22%) HP
14 9 (5.00%) Splunk
15 7 (3.89%) Fortinet
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