The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 832 854 789
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -65
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 71 86 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.071% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 50 67 78
Average salary £49,250 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.68% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £37,500 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

tcpdump
Jobs Demand Trend

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

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

tcpdump
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing tcpdump within the UK.

tcpdump Salary Trend in the UK

tcpdump
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing tcpdump over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

tcpdump Salary Histogram in the UK

tcpdump
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
England +13 63 £49,250 +3.68% 14
London +10 25 £42,500 -37.03% 4
South East -29 16 £47,500 - 5
Hampshire -12 11 £45,000 +9.09% 2
East of England +35 9 £54,250 +75.00%
Bedfordshire - 9 £54,250 -
Gloucestershire -6 8 £52,500 - 2
South West -7 8 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Bedford - 8 £55,000 -
Scotland +20 7 - -
Edinburgh +16 7 - -
Cheltenham +2 6 £52,500 - 2
Southampton -17 6 £52,500 +16.66% 1
City of London +24 5 £42,500 -37.03% 1
Berkshire -11 4 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Yorkshire +8 1 £35,000 +14.75%
Slough +7 1 - -
West Yorkshire +5 1 £35,000 +14.75%
North West +3 1 £37,500 +1.01%
Leeds +3 1 £35,000 +14.75%
Reading -15 1 - - 2
Warrington - 1 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £30,000 -
Fareham - 1 £45,000 -
Brighton - 1 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -

tcpdump
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 126 (80.77%) Wireshark
2 86 (55.13%) Linux
3 85 (54.49%) TCP/IP
4 73 (46.79%) Firewall
5 56 (35.90%) Network Security
6 54 (34.62%) Cisco
7 48 (30.77%) Windows
8 46 (29.49%) Cisco Certification
9 44 (28.21%) DNS
9 44 (28.21%) WAN
10 43 (27.56%) LAN
10 43 (27.56%) VPN
11 42 (26.92%) BGP
11 42 (26.92%) SIEM
12 40 (25.64%) HTTP
13 38 (24.36%) Microsoft
13 38 (24.36%) Python
13 38 (24.36%) UNIX
14 35 (22.44%) SSL
15 34 (21.79%) CheckPoint
15 34 (21.79%) Snort
16 32 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection
17 31 (19.87%) Internet
17 31 (19.87%) CCNP
18 30 (19.23%) OSPF
19 27 (17.31%) Perl
19 27 (17.31%) F5
20 26 (16.67%) SQL
21 24 (15.38%) SMTP
21 24 (15.38%) VMware

tcpdump
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 10 (6.41%) IIS
1 10 (6.41%) Apache
2 6 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.21%) JBoss
3 5 (3.21%) nginx
4 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.64%) SAS
5 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (9.62%) MS Excel
1 15 (9.62%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.21%) SaaS
1 5 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (80.77%) Wireshark
2 85 (54.49%) TCP/IP
3 73 (46.79%) Firewall
4 56 (35.90%) Network Security
5 44 (28.21%) WAN
5 44 (28.21%) DNS
6 43 (27.56%) LAN
6 43 (27.56%) VPN
7 42 (26.92%) BGP
8 40 (25.64%) HTTP
9 35 (22.44%) SSL
10 32 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection
11 31 (19.87%) Internet
12 30 (19.23%) OSPF
13 24 (15.38%) SMTP
14 23 (14.74%) FTP
15 20 (12.82%) VLAN
16 19 (12.18%) SNMP
17 18 (11.54%) LDAP
17 18 (11.54%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.46%) MySQL
2 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.21%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.21%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.21%) CouchDB
3 5 (3.21%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.28%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Subversion
1 5 (3.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.56%) GDB
3 2 (1.28%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (12.82%) Finance
2 7 (4.49%) Law
3 6 (3.85%) Games
4 5 (3.21%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.56%) Legal
5 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.92%) Welsh Language
7 2 (1.28%) Advertising
7 2 (1.28%) Banking
7 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (28.85%) Network Engineer
2 42 (26.92%) Analyst
3 28 (17.95%) Administrator
4 27 (17.31%) Security Analyst
5 23 (14.74%) Security Engineer
6 22 (14.10%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (10.26%) Consultant
7 16 (10.26%) Network Analyst
8 12 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.77%) Network Consultant
9 9 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (5.77%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (5.77%) Network Security Analyst
10 7 (4.49%) Solaris Administrator
10 7 (4.49%) Senior Solaris Administrator
11 6 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.49%) SOAP
2 6 (3.85%) XML
3 5 (3.21%) JSON
3 5 (3.21%) RESTful
3 5 (3.21%) Web Services
4 2 (1.28%) HTML
5 1 (0.64%) J2EE
5 1 (0.64%) MAPI
5 1 (0.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.18%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.90%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.49%) Open Source
5 6 (3.85%) Social Media
5 6 (3.85%) Web 2.0
6 5 (3.21%) BYOD
7 4 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.92%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.92%) Equities
9 2 (1.28%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.28%) Clustering
9 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.64%) Statistics
10 1 (0.64%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 86 (55.13%) Linux
2 48 (30.77%) Windows
3 38 (24.36%) UNIX
4 16 (10.26%) Solaris
5 13 (8.33%) Debian
6 10 (6.41%) Mac OS X
6 10 (6.41%) CentOS
7 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.49%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.85%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.85%) Android
10 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.92%) SIEM
2 23 (14.74%) Network Management
3 21 (13.46%) Cyber Security
3 21 (13.46%) Incident Management
4 18 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
4 18 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (10.90%) Security Testing
5 17 (10.90%) Information Security
6 15 (9.62%) Malware Analysis
7 14 (8.97%) Load Balancing
8 12 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
9 11 (7.05%) Configuration Management
10 10 (6.41%) Project Management
10 10 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.41%) Change Control
11 9 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (5.77%) Computer Forensics
11 9 (5.77%) Change Management
11 9 (5.77%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.36%) Python
2 27 (17.31%) Perl
3 26 (16.67%) SQL
4 21 (13.46%) Bash Shell
5 19 (12.18%) C++
6 12 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.05%) C
8 10 (6.41%) Java
9 9 (5.77%) PHP
9 9 (5.77%) Ruby
10 5 (3.21%) Lua
10 5 (3.21%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.28%) Erlang
12 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.64%) AWK
12 1 (0.64%) sed
12 1 (0.64%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 46 (29.49%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (19.87%) CCNP
3 24 (15.38%) GCIA
3 24 (15.38%) Degree
4 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
5 21 (13.46%) CCNA
6 20 (12.82%) GIAC
7 18 (11.54%) CCSA
8 17 (10.90%) DV Cleared
8 17 (10.90%) CCSE
8 17 (10.90%) CEH
9 14 (8.97%) GCIH
9 14 (8.97%) SC Cleared
10 12 (7.69%) CISSP
10 12 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
11 11 (7.05%) CCDP
12 8 (5.13%) CISA
13 7 (4.49%) Security+ Certification
13 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (4.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.28%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.28%) FISMA
System Software
1 34 (21.79%) Snort
2 20 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.18%) Active Directory
4 13 (8.33%) iptables
5 7 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.85%) NFS
7 5 (3.21%) vSphere
7 5 (3.21%) Firmware
8 2 (1.28%) Samba
9 1 (0.64%) Postfix
9 1 (0.64%) Squid
9 1 (0.64%) Xen
9 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.64%) KVM
9 1 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (10.90%) Nagios
2 12 (7.69%) Nessus
3 11 (7.05%) Puppet
4 10 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.21%) Ansible
5 5 (3.21%) Cacti
5 5 (3.21%) Zenoss
5 5 (3.21%) Nmap
6 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.64%) Iperf
Vendors
1 54 (34.62%) Cisco
2 38 (24.36%) Microsoft
3 34 (21.79%) CheckPoint
4 27 (17.31%) F5
5 24 (15.38%) VMware
6 18 (11.54%) Juniper
7 15 (9.62%) Sourcefire
8 14 (8.97%) Oracle
9 12 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 12 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 12 (7.69%) LogRhythm
10 11 (7.05%) Websense
11 9 (5.77%) Foundry
12 8 (5.13%) Splunk
12 8 (5.13%) Aerohive Networks
12 8 (5.13%) NetScout
13 7 (4.49%) Fortinet
13 7 (4.49%) HP
14 6 (3.85%) Blue Coat
15 5 (3.21%) WatchGuard
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Posted: Yesterday
South West
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Salary: £40k - £55k plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum Superb base, excellent bonus and ben
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
PGi
Salary: Competitive salary & bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
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Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
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