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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 614 601 584
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 24 28 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.40% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 49
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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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
7738 7056 8983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.91% 15.76% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6383 6000 7587
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
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 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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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
City of London +9 7 £55,000 +4.76%
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 69 (86.25%) Linux
2 66 (82.50%) Wireshark
3 38 (47.50%) Windows
4 37 (46.25%) Red Hat
4 37 (46.25%) Degree
5 35 (43.75%) Firewall
6 33 (41.25%) UNIX
6 33 (41.25%) Bash Shell
7 32 (40.00%) Python
7 32 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 32 (40.00%) DNS
8 31 (38.75%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (38.75%) Computer Science
9 29 (36.25%) Perl
10 28 (35.00%) BGP
11 27 (33.75%) SQL
11 27 (33.75%) MySQL
11 27 (33.75%) Cisco
12 26 (32.50%) VPN
13 24 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (27.50%) Solaris
14 22 (27.50%) Apache
15 21 (26.25%) Ethernet
15 21 (26.25%) SAN
15 21 (26.25%) Nagios
16 20 (25.00%) Ruby
17 19 (23.75%) OSPF
18 18 (22.50%) LDAP
18 18 (22.50%) VoIP
18 18 (22.50%) sed

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 22 (27.50%) Apache
2 7 (8.75%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.25%) Lync
4 3 (3.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Office
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
1 11 (13.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (82.50%) Wireshark
2 35 (43.75%) Firewall
3 32 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 32 (40.00%) DNS
4 28 (35.00%) BGP
5 26 (32.50%) VPN
6 21 (26.25%) Ethernet
6 21 (26.25%) SAN
7 19 (23.75%) OSPF
8 18 (22.50%) LDAP
8 18 (22.50%) VoIP
9 15 (18.75%) SSH
10 14 (17.50%) SNMP
10 14 (17.50%) SMTP
11 13 (16.25%) MPLS
12 12 (15.00%) SSL
13 11 (13.75%) VPLS
14 10 (12.50%) Ethereal
14 10 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
15 9 (11.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) MySQL
2 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
4 8 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Metasploit
2 8 (10.00%) Subversion
3 7 (8.75%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.50%) Trac
5 1 (1.25%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.25%) JMeter
General
1 12 (15.00%) Telecoms
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Advertising
3 10 (12.50%) Retail
4 6 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.50%) Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Systems Administrator
1 18 (22.50%) Administrator
2 16 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (16.25%) Security Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) LAMP
2 5 (6.25%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) Spring
4 1 (1.25%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.75%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.25%) Open Source
3 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 9 (11.25%) Replication
4 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (7.50%) Equities
6 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.00%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.50%) e-Health
7 2 (2.50%) SecurID
7 2 (2.50%) PKI
7 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.25%) Clustering
8 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 69 (86.25%) Linux
2 38 (47.50%) Windows
3 33 (41.25%) UNIX
4 24 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (27.50%) Solaris
6 16 (20.00%) CentOS
7 14 (17.50%) Fedora
8 10 (12.50%) FreeBSD
8 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (10.00%) Debian
10 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Configuration Management
1 13 (16.25%) SIEM
2 12 (15.00%) ITIL
2 12 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (13.75%) Network Design
4 10 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 10 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (12.50%) Analytics
5 9 (11.25%) Video Analytics
6 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.00%) DevOps
7 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.00%) Cyber Security
8 4 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.75%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.50%) Change Management
10 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.50%) Validation
10 2 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) Bash Shell
2 32 (40.00%) Python
3 29 (36.25%) Perl
4 27 (33.75%) SQL
5 20 (25.00%) Ruby
6 18 (22.50%) sed
7 16 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 14 (17.50%) Java
9 12 (15.00%) AWK
10 10 (12.50%) Korn
10 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 10 (12.50%) Bourne shell
11 8 (10.00%) C++
12 7 (8.75%) C
13 4 (5.00%) PowerHouse
14 3 (3.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (46.25%) Degree
2 31 (38.75%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (18.75%) CCNP
4 13 (16.25%) CCIE
4 13 (16.25%) CISSP
5 11 (13.75%) JNCIE
5 11 (13.75%) CCSE
6 7 (8.75%) RHCE
7 6 (7.50%) CCNA
8 5 (6.25%) Postgraduate
9 3 (3.75%) RHCA
9 3 (3.75%) RHCT
10 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.25%) CCSA
11 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.50%) QA
1 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (20.00%) Snort
2 13 (16.25%) Postfix
3 12 (15.00%) Nmap
4 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (10.00%) KVM
6 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
7 4 (5.00%) XenServer
8 3 (3.75%) NFS
9 2 (2.50%) Varnish
9 2 (2.50%) Samba
9 2 (2.50%) Squid
10 1 (1.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 21 (26.25%) Nagios
2 10 (12.50%) Nessus
2 10 (12.50%) YUM
2 10 (12.50%) Puppet
3 9 (11.25%) Zenoss
4 8 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.00%) Salt
5 4 (5.00%) Rsyslog
6 3 (3.75%) HAProxy
6 3 (3.75%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (3.75%) CFEngine
6 3 (3.75%) Cobbler
6 3 (3.75%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.50%) Cacti
7 2 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (1.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (46.25%) Red Hat
2 27 (33.75%) Cisco
3 15 (18.75%) VMware
4 13 (16.25%) CheckPoint
5 12 (15.00%) Blue Coat
6 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
7 10 (12.50%) Oracle
7 10 (12.50%) CA
7 10 (12.50%) Websense
8 5 (6.25%) Citrix
8 5 (6.25%) Avaya
9 2 (2.50%) Juniper
9 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.50%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.50%) Vyatta
10 1 (1.25%) Symantec
10 1 (1.25%) Qualys
10 1 (1.25%) F5
10 1 (1.25%) Vertica
10 1 (1.25%) Actimize