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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 129 136 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 16 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.62% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 0.39% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 3
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.85%
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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
801 761 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.97% 31.23% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 439 532 407
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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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Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing tcpdump across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

tcpdump Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
3 13 (72.22%) F5
4 10 (55.56%) Network Security
4 10 (55.56%) DNS
4 10 (55.56%) SSL
4 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (55.56%) Juniper
4 10 (55.56%) Firewall
5 8 (44.44%) VPN
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (44.44%) NetScout
5 8 (44.44%) BIG-IP
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (38.89%) FWSM
6 7 (38.89%) IIS
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) OSPF
7 6 (33.33%) BGP
7 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 6 (33.33%) Apache
7 6 (33.33%) CCNP
7 6 (33.33%) HP
7 6 (33.33%) Line Management
7 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 6 (33.33%) Problem Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (38.89%) IIS
2 6 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 10 (55.56%) Network Security
2 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 10 (55.56%) SSL
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) VPN
3 8 (44.44%) BIG-IP
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (38.89%) FWSM
5 6 (33.33%) OSPF
5 6 (33.33%) BGP
5 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (27.78%) snoop
7 2 (11.11%) DHCP
7 2 (11.11%) FTP
7 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.11%) Wireless
7 2 (11.11%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XML
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Solaris
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) VMS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Line Management
1 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (22.22%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CWNA
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Firmware
3 3 (16.67%) Snort
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.11%) Nmap
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) F5
3 10 (55.56%) Juniper
4 8 (44.44%) NetScout
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) Sun
7 4 (22.22%) Foundry
7 4 (22.22%) Egenera
8 2 (11.11%) Dell
8 2 (11.11%) EMC
8 2 (11.11%) Nortel
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) Symantec
8 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 2 (11.11%) CA
8 2 (11.11%) Hitachi
8 2 (11.11%) NetApp
8 2 (11.11%) Brocade