The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 626 623 637
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 25 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.086% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.49% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 19
Average salary £63,750 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £51,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,500 £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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England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6478 7349 6989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.82% 17.64% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5494 6201 5642
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
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 London

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

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Salary Trend in London

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

tcpdump Salary Trend in London

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Salary Histogram in London

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

tcpdump Salary Histogram in London

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Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the London 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
Wimbledon - 6 £60,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £55,750 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 43 (87.76%) Linux
2 37 (75.51%) Wireshark
3 36 (73.47%) Firewall
4 31 (63.27%) Windows
5 28 (57.14%) DNS
6 27 (55.10%) Degree
7 26 (53.06%) Perl
8 24 (48.98%) TCP/IP
8 24 (48.98%) Nmap
9 23 (46.94%) Cisco
9 23 (46.94%) Bash Shell
10 21 (42.86%) Solaris
11 20 (40.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (38.78%) ITIL
12 19 (38.78%) Snort
13 18 (36.73%) Ruby
14 17 (34.69%) Computer Science
14 17 (34.69%) Ethical Hacking
14 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
15 16 (32.65%) VPN
15 16 (32.65%) SQL
15 16 (32.65%) Apache
15 16 (32.65%) Security+ Certification
15 16 (32.65%) CompTIA Security+
16 15 (30.61%) Network Security
16 15 (30.61%) High Availability
17 14 (28.57%) LAMP
17 14 (28.57%) VMware
17 14 (28.57%) Nessus

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 16 (32.65%) Apache
2 11 (22.45%) Tomcat
3 8 (16.33%) nginx
4 6 (12.24%) OpenStack
5 5 (10.20%) JBoss
5 5 (10.20%) Liferay
6 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (6.12%) Zimbra
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.41%) MS Office
2 10 (20.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 7 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (75.51%) Wireshark
2 36 (73.47%) Firewall
3 28 (57.14%) DNS
4 24 (48.98%) TCP/IP
5 16 (32.65%) VPN
6 15 (30.61%) Network Security
7 13 (26.53%) BGP
8 11 (22.45%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (20.41%) Ethernet
9 10 (20.41%) MPLS
9 10 (20.41%) OSPF
9 10 (20.41%) VoIP
9 10 (20.41%) VPLS
10 8 (16.33%) DHCP
10 8 (16.33%) LDAP
10 8 (16.33%) SAN
10 8 (16.33%) SMTP
11 7 (14.29%) SSH
11 7 (14.29%) VLAN
12 6 (12.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Metasploit
2 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.20%) Hudson
4 3 (6.12%) git-flow
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.29%) Law
3 6 (12.24%) Finance
4 4 (8.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
1 17 (34.69%) Security Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Administrator
3 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (18.37%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) CISSP Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) SIEM Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) LAMP
2 12 (24.49%) Web Services
3 8 (16.33%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (10.20%) JDBC
4 5 (10.20%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (10.20%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Computer Science
2 12 (24.49%) PKI
3 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (22.45%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (10.20%) Clustering
4 5 (10.20%) Cryptography
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (10.20%) Private Cloud
5 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) Linux
2 31 (63.27%) Windows
3 21 (42.86%) Solaris
4 20 (40.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (28.57%) Unix
6 11 (22.45%) FreeBSD
6 11 (22.45%) Ubuntu
6 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
6 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (18.37%) CentOS
8 6 (12.24%) Debian
9 5 (10.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (2.04%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) Ethical Hacking
3 15 (30.61%) High Availability
4 14 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 13 (26.53%) Configuration Management
5 13 (26.53%) SIEM
6 12 (24.49%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (22.45%) Identity Access Management
7 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
7 11 (22.45%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (20.41%) Network Design
9 7 (14.29%) Open Source
9 7 (14.29%) OSINT
9 7 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (12.24%) Security Operations
10 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (10.20%) Memory Management
11 5 (10.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) Perl
2 23 (46.94%) Bash Shell
3 18 (36.73%) Ruby
4 16 (32.65%) SQL
5 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
6 11 (22.45%) PHP
7 8 (16.33%) Python
8 5 (10.20%) AWK
8 5 (10.20%) Java
8 5 (10.20%) sed
8 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) Degree
2 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (32.65%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (32.65%) Security+ Certification
4 13 (26.53%) CISSP
5 12 (24.49%) CEH
5 12 (24.49%) GCIH
5 12 (24.49%) SANS
6 9 (18.37%) CCIE
7 8 (16.33%) CCNP
7 8 (16.33%) RHCE
8 7 (14.29%) CCNA
9 5 (10.20%) CCSA
9 5 (10.20%) CCSE
9 5 (10.20%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (6.12%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (4.08%) GIAC
11 2 (4.08%) MCITP
11 2 (4.08%) MCSE
11 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
2 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Snort
2 8 (16.33%) NFS
2 8 (16.33%) Squid
2 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) Varnish
4 5 (10.20%) iptables
4 5 (10.20%) Postfix
4 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (48.98%) Nmap
2 14 (28.57%) Nessus
3 12 (24.49%) Puppet
4 11 (22.45%) EnCase
5 10 (20.41%) Iperf
6 7 (14.29%) Nagios
7 3 (6.12%) logstash
7 3 (6.12%) ZABBIX
8 2 (4.08%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.04%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Cisco
2 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
3 14 (28.57%) VMware
4 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.20%) EMC
6 5 (10.20%) NetApp
6 5 (10.20%) Novell
6 5 (10.20%) SAP
7 4 (8.16%) Splunk
8 3 (6.12%) F5
9 2 (4.08%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.04%) Sourcefire