The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 140 135 127
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.082% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.87% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £35,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.44%
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Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
733 688 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.13% 29.39% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 395 485 613
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Salary Trend in Reading

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

tcpdump Salary Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) F5
3 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) Juniper
4 6 (60.00%) OSPF
4 6 (60.00%) BGP
4 6 (60.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 6 (60.00%) BIG-IP
4 6 (60.00%) NetScout
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) SSL
5 5 (50.00%) CCNP
6 4 (40.00%) Line Management
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) Linux
8 2 (20.00%) Apache
8 2 (20.00%) IIS
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Firmware
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 6 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 6 (60.00%) BIG-IP
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) snoop
6 1 (10.00%) FWSM
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Support
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) GIAC
3 1 (10.00%) GCIH
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
1 2 (20.00%) Snort
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) iptables
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) F5
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) NetScout
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Foundry
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Egenera
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: competitive
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