The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 819 905 879
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -26
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 46 64 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.060% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.36% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35 58 87
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £59,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
15418 17809 20680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.26% 16.59% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12480 14717 16648
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing tcpdump as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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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

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Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing tcpdump over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 within the UK.

tcpdump Salary Histogram in the UK

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Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 44 £52,500 +5.00% 7
London +62 14 £47,500 -9.52% 4
South East +68 10 £41,250 -17.50%
East of England +24 9 £55,000 +13.40% 1
Bedfordshire +3 9 £55,000 +13.40% 1
Bedford +11 8 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Surrey +19 7 £37,500 -25.00%
Guildford +22 6 £32,500 -31.57%
South Yorkshire - 6 - -
Doncaster - 6 - -
Yorkshire - 6 - -
West Midlands -18 4 £60,000 -
Feltham - 4 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire +45 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Reading +32 3 £60,000 +14.28%
City of London - 2 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £52,500 -
Scotland +26 1 £44,000 +23.07% 1
Glasgow +16 1 £44,000 +23.07% 1
Manchester -17 1 £20,000 -50.46% 1
North West -20 1 £20,000 -50.46% 1
Birmingham - 1 £67,500 -
Stafford - 1 - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing tcpdump also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 70 (78.65%) Wireshark
2 52 (58.43%) Firewall
3 50 (56.18%) Cisco
4 48 (53.93%) Linux
5 40 (44.94%) DNS
6 39 (43.82%) TCP/IP
7 35 (39.33%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (34.83%) VPN
9 30 (33.71%) HTTP
9 30 (33.71%) Juniper
9 30 (33.71%) F5
10 29 (32.58%) Network Security
11 27 (30.34%) VMware
11 27 (30.34%) OSPF
12 26 (29.21%) CCNP
13 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (28.09%) snoop
14 24 (26.97%) BGP
15 23 (25.84%) CheckPoint
15 23 (25.84%) WAN
16 22 (24.72%) Degree
17 21 (23.60%) Unix
17 21 (23.60%) LDAP
18 20 (22.47%) Perl
18 20 (22.47%) LAN
18 20 (22.47%) SSL
18 20 (22.47%) Finance
19 19 (21.35%) Java
19 19 (21.35%) Apache
19 19 (21.35%) Load Balancing

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (21.35%) Apache
2 11 (12.36%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.87%) IIS
4 6 (6.74%) JBoss
4 6 (6.74%) Liferay
4 6 (6.74%) OpenStack
5 5 (5.62%) nginx
6 3 (3.37%) SAS
7 2 (2.25%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.12%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (78.65%) Wireshark
2 52 (58.43%) Firewall
3 40 (44.94%) DNS
4 39 (43.82%) TCP/IP
5 31 (34.83%) VPN
6 30 (33.71%) HTTP
7 29 (32.58%) Network Security
8 27 (30.34%) OSPF
9 25 (28.09%) snoop
10 24 (26.97%) BGP
11 23 (25.84%) WAN
12 21 (23.60%) LDAP
13 20 (22.47%) LAN
13 20 (22.47%) SSL
14 18 (20.22%) BIG-IP
15 17 (19.10%) MPLS
16 16 (17.98%) SNMP
16 16 (17.98%) SSH
17 14 (15.73%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (14.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) MySQL
2 8 (8.99%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.87%) Big Data
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.25%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.74%) Hudson
2 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.37%) GDB
3 3 (3.37%) Xdebug
4 1 (1.12%) GitLab
General
1 20 (22.47%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Electronics
2 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing
3 9 (10.11%) Marketing
4 7 (7.87%) Games
5 3 (3.37%) Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.10%) Support Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Consultant
3 16 (17.98%) Security Engineer
4 14 (15.73%) Security Consultant
5 13 (14.61%) Network Support
5 13 (14.61%) Network Support Engineer
6 12 (13.48%) Analyst
7 11 (12.36%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (12.36%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (11.24%) Security Support Engineer
9 9 (10.11%) Network Consultant
10 8 (8.99%) Administrator
10 8 (8.99%) Network Security Consultant
10 8 (8.99%) Unix Engineer
11 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (7.87%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (7.87%) Operations Engineer
12 6 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) LAMP
2 7 (7.87%) HTML
2 7 (7.87%) XML
3 6 (6.74%) JDBC
3 6 (6.74%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (5.62%) 802.1X
4 5 (5.62%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (4.49%) Memcached
5 4 (4.49%) Web Services
6 3 (3.37%) Regular Expression
7 2 (2.25%) SPNEGO
8 1 (1.12%) ELK Stack
8 1 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Data Centre
2 15 (16.85%) Clustering
3 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (13.48%) PKI
5 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
6 9 (10.11%) Cryptography
6 9 (10.11%) Replication
7 7 (7.87%) Algorithms
8 5 (5.62%) Driving Licence
8 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
8 5 (5.62%) Visualisation
9 4 (4.49%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (4.49%) Virtual Team
10 2 (2.25%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
10 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
11 1 (1.12%) iPad
11 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 48 (53.93%) Linux
2 21 (23.60%) Unix
3 13 (14.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (11.24%) Windows
5 8 (8.99%) Solaris
6 6 (6.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.62%) CentOS
7 5 (5.62%) Ubuntu
7 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.49%) Debian
9 1 (1.12%) SVR4
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) Load Balancing
2 17 (19.10%) Change Management
2 17 (19.10%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 17 (19.10%) Problem Management
2 17 (19.10%) Service Delivery
2 17 (19.10%) Trend Analysis
3 15 (16.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (12.36%) ITIL
5 10 (11.24%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (11.24%) Information Security
6 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (10.11%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (10.11%) Network Architecture
6 9 (10.11%) Programme Management
6 9 (10.11%) Security Management
7 8 (8.99%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.87%) Migration
8 7 (7.87%) Web Development
9 6 (6.74%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) Perl
2 19 (21.35%) Java
3 16 (17.98%) Bash Shell
4 14 (15.73%) Python
5 13 (14.61%) SQL
6 12 (13.48%) PHP
7 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
8 9 (10.11%) Shell Script
9 8 (8.99%) Ruby
10 6 (6.74%) AWK
10 6 (6.74%) sed
11 5 (5.62%) C
11 5 (5.62%) Go
12 3 (3.37%) C++
13 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
13 1 (1.12%) Korn
13 1 (1.12%) R
13 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (39.33%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (29.21%) CCNP
3 22 (24.72%) Degree
4 14 (15.73%) CCNA
5 13 (14.61%) CCSA
6 9 (10.11%) CCDP
6 9 (10.11%) CCSE
7 6 (6.74%) RHCE
7 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.49%) CCNP Voice
8 4 (4.49%) ISEB
8 4 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (3.37%) CISM
9 3 (3.37%) CISSP
9 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.25%) GIAC
11 1 (1.12%) GCFA
11 1 (1.12%) GCIA
11 1 (1.12%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) SAS 70
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (15.73%) iptables
3 9 (10.11%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (7.87%) Firmware
4 7 (7.87%) vSphere
5 6 (6.74%) NFS
5 6 (6.74%) Postfix
5 6 (6.74%) Squid
6 5 (5.62%) Snort
6 5 (5.62%) Varnish
7 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.37%) pfSense
8 2 (2.25%) Docker
8 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.12%) Ceph
9 1 (1.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) Nagios
2 14 (15.73%) Nmap
2 14 (15.73%) Puppet
3 6 (6.74%) Ansible
4 4 (4.49%) Nessus
4 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.49%) WSUS
5 3 (3.37%) Iperf
5 3 (3.37%) QRadar
5 3 (3.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.12%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.12%) Grafana
7 1 (1.12%) Graphite
7 1 (1.12%) Icinga
7 1 (1.12%) Kibana
7 1 (1.12%) logstash
7 1 (1.12%) RSA enVision
7 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (56.18%) Cisco
2 30 (33.71%) F5
2 30 (33.71%) Juniper
3 27 (30.34%) VMware
4 23 (25.84%) CheckPoint
5 17 (19.10%) Red Hat
6 15 (16.85%) HP
6 15 (16.85%) SAP
7 13 (14.61%) NetScout
8 11 (12.36%) Palo Alto
9 9 (10.11%) NETGEAR
10 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
11 7 (7.87%) Cloudera
11 7 (7.87%) Egenera
11 7 (7.87%) Foundry
11 7 (7.87%) Hortonworks
11 7 (7.87%) Oracle
11 7 (7.87%) Sun
12 6 (6.74%) EMC
12 6 (6.74%) MapR
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