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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 782 830 808
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -22
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 109 59 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.055% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 85 57 68
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £61,470
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
20259 18439 22340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.18% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 14973 18252
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014 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 1 October 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
England +16 92 £47,500 -5.00% 9
South East +52 61 £45,000 +18.42% 6
Hampshire +31 38 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Southampton +29 26 £45,000 +12.50% 3
London -7 23 £67,500 +28.57%
Berkshire +17 14 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Reading +15 14 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Scotland -3 8 - -
Edinburgh -17 8 - -
Wales - 8 £30,000 -
Surrey -3 7 £45,000 +26.76% 1
South Wales - 7 £30,000 -
Cardiff - 7 £30,000 -
City of London -2 6 £60,000 +14.28%
South West -14 5 £53,750 +115.00% 3
Chertsey - 5 £40,000 -
Dorset -3 3 £42,500 - 1
East of England -14 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Bedfordshire -15 3 £45,000 +3.44%
Bedford -16 3 £45,000 +3.44%
Bournemouth - 2 - - 1
Wareham -1 1 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire -10 1 £65,000 +160.00% 1
Cheltenham -13 1 £65,000 +160.00%
Exeter - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
Devon - 1 - - 1
Staines - 1 £57,500 -
Kent - 1 - -

tcpdump
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 179 (82.87%) Wireshark
2 155 (71.76%) Linux
3 94 (43.52%) TCP/IP
4 87 (40.28%) Firewall
5 83 (38.43%) Windows
6 75 (34.72%) UNIX
7 72 (33.33%) DNS
7 72 (33.33%) SIEM
8 64 (29.63%) Perl
9 61 (28.24%) Snort
10 56 (25.93%) Python
11 54 (25.00%) Cisco
11 54 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 54 (25.00%) Degree
12 49 (22.69%) Computer Science
13 47 (21.76%) Network Security
13 47 (21.76%) Security Cleared
14 46 (21.30%) GCIA
15 45 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
16 44 (20.37%) Bash Shell
17 43 (19.91%) MySQL
18 42 (19.44%) HTTP
18 42 (19.44%) CentOS
18 42 (19.44%) DV Cleared
19 41 (18.98%) SC Cleared
19 41 (18.98%) VPN
19 41 (18.98%) SQL
19 41 (18.98%) Sourcefire
20 40 (18.52%) Solaris
21 39 (18.06%) Apache

tcpdump
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 39 (18.06%) Apache
2 11 (5.09%) IIS
3 7 (3.24%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.24%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.31%) Lync
4 5 (2.31%) nginx
5 3 (1.39%) Confluence
6 2 (0.93%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (6.02%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.80%) SaaS
2 5 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 179 (82.87%) Wireshark
2 94 (43.52%) TCP/IP
3 87 (40.28%) Firewall
4 72 (33.33%) DNS
5 47 (21.76%) Network Security
6 42 (19.44%) HTTP
7 41 (18.98%) VPN
8 36 (16.67%) BGP
9 33 (15.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 33 (15.28%) SSL
9 33 (15.28%) LDAP
10 30 (13.89%) SMTP
11 27 (12.50%) OSPF
12 25 (11.57%) SNMP
13 24 (11.11%) FTP
14 23 (10.65%) WAN
14 23 (10.65%) Internet
15 21 (9.72%) SAN
15 21 (9.72%) Ethernet
16 20 (9.26%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.91%) MySQL
2 19 (8.80%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.70%) Big Data
5 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 23 (10.65%) Metasploit
2 6 (2.78%) Subversion
2 6 (2.78%) JIRA
3 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.93%) Trac
3 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.46%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.46%) JMeter
General
1 27 (12.50%) Finance
2 15 (6.94%) Welsh Language
3 14 (6.48%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.09%) Advertising
5 10 (4.63%) Retail
6 8 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.31%) Local Government
8 4 (1.85%) Banking
8 4 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.85%) German Language
9 3 (1.39%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.39%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.39%) French Language
9 3 (1.39%) Law
10 2 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (31.02%) Analyst
2 39 (18.06%) Security Analyst
3 35 (16.20%) Network Engineer
4 25 (11.57%) Administrator
4 25 (11.57%) Security Engineer
5 24 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 18 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 18 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 16 (7.41%) Network Analyst
8 13 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
9 12 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
10 11 (5.09%) Customer Support Engineer
10 11 (5.09%) Customer Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 9 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
13 8 (3.70%) Network Support
13 8 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.63%) LAMP
2 9 (4.17%) XML
3 5 (2.31%) HTML
4 4 (1.85%) Web Services
4 4 (1.85%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.93%) J2EE
6 1 (0.46%) Java SE
6 1 (0.46%) Spring
6 1 (0.46%) XMPP
6 1 (0.46%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 49 (22.69%) Computer Science
2 26 (12.04%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.33%) Open Source
5 15 (6.94%) Replication
6 9 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (3.24%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.78%) Equities
9 5 (2.31%) CESG
10 4 (1.85%) PKI
11 3 (1.39%) SCADA
11 3 (1.39%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.39%) Clustering
11 3 (1.39%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.93%) SecurID
12 2 (0.93%) e-Health
12 2 (0.93%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 155 (71.76%) Linux
2 83 (38.43%) Windows
3 75 (34.72%) UNIX
4 42 (19.44%) CentOS
5 40 (18.52%) Solaris
6 33 (15.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (10.19%) Debian
8 20 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (8.33%) Fedora
11 16 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (6.94%) Ubuntu
13 10 (4.63%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.93%) VMS
14 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.46%) Android
15 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.33%) SIEM
2 37 (17.13%) Cyber Security
3 32 (14.81%) Analytics
4 30 (13.89%) Configuration Management
5 27 (12.50%) ITIL
6 25 (11.57%) Incident Management
7 19 (8.80%) Information Security
8 17 (7.87%) Change Control
9 13 (6.02%) Information Assurance
9 13 (6.02%) Security Testing
9 13 (6.02%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.02%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 12 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (5.09%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (5.09%) Network Design
11 11 (5.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (5.09%) Computer Forensics
12 10 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (29.63%) Perl
2 56 (25.93%) Python
3 44 (20.37%) Bash Shell
4 41 (18.98%) SQL
5 33 (15.28%) Ruby
6 21 (9.72%) Shell Script
6 21 (9.72%) Java
7 18 (8.33%) C
7 18 (8.33%) C++
7 18 (8.33%) sed
8 17 (7.87%) PHP
9 16 (7.41%) PowerShell
10 12 (5.56%) AWK
11 10 (4.63%) Korn
11 10 (4.63%) Bourne shell
12 4 (1.85%) PowerHouse
13 3 (1.39%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.93%) Erlang
15 1 (0.46%) Lua
15 1 (0.46%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 54 (25.00%) Degree
2 47 (21.76%) Security Cleared
3 46 (21.30%) GCIA
4 45 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (19.44%) DV Cleared
6 41 (18.98%) SC Cleared
7 35 (16.20%) GCIH
8 24 (11.11%) CCNP
9 23 (10.65%) CISSP
10 22 (10.19%) GIAC
11 14 (6.48%) CCSE
12 13 (6.02%) CCIE
13 12 (5.56%) CEH
14 11 (5.09%) JNCIE
14 11 (5.09%) CCNA
15 8 (3.70%) OSCP
15 8 (3.70%) OSCE
16 5 (2.31%) Postgraduate
17 4 (1.85%) RHCE
17 4 (1.85%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.63%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.24%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 61 (28.24%) Snort
2 39 (18.06%) Nmap
3 31 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.56%) Postfix
5 10 (4.63%) Active Directory
6 7 (3.24%) Varnish
6 7 (3.24%) KVM
6 7 (3.24%) Squid
7 5 (2.31%) Xen
8 4 (1.85%) Firmware
8 4 (1.85%) Samba
9 3 (1.39%) XenServer
10 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.46%) Docker
11 1 (0.46%) RHEV
11 1 (0.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 36 (16.67%) Nagios
2 35 (16.20%) Nessus
3 21 (9.72%) Puppet
4 13 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.63%) YUM
6 9 (4.17%) Zenoss
7 5 (2.31%) SCOM
7 5 (2.31%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.39%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.39%) Salt
8 3 (1.39%) Rsyslog
8 3 (1.39%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.93%) Cacti
9 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.46%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 54 (25.00%) Cisco
1 54 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 41 (18.98%) Sourcefire
3 36 (16.67%) VMware
4 30 (13.89%) CheckPoint
5 22 (10.19%) F5
5 22 (10.19%) LogRhythm
6 21 (9.72%) Blue Coat
7 19 (8.80%) Juniper
7 19 (8.80%) Websense
8 17 (7.87%) Microsoft
9 13 (6.02%) Imperva
9 13 (6.02%) Sophos
9 13 (6.02%) CA
10 12 (5.56%) Oracle
11 9 (4.17%) SonicWALL
12 8 (3.70%) Clearswift
12 8 (3.70%) WatchGuard
13 6 (2.78%) HP
13 6 (2.78%) Dell
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