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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 789 825 795
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -30
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 110 48 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.045% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.26% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 84 46 73
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,750 £60,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%

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
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

tcpdump Salary Histogram in the UK

tcpdump
Top 29 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 29 August 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 +5 85 £45,000 -14.28% 15
South East +16 47 £45,000 +34.32% 6
London +11 34 £62,500 +19.04% 8
Hampshire - 34 £45,000 - 3
Southampton - 22 £45,000 - 2
Wales - 13 £33,250 - 1
Scotland -8 12 - -
South Wales - 12 £33,250 -
Cardiff - 12 £33,250 -
Edinburgh -1 11 - -
Berkshire 0 9 £51,250 -14.58% 2
Reading -2 7 £52,500 -12.50% 1
City of London -19 4 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Bedfordshire +2 3 £45,000 +3.44%
Bedford -6 3 £45,000 +3.44%
East of England -17 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Chertsey - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey - 3 £40,000 - 1
Slough - 2 £36,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £56,000 -
Wareham +1 1 £42,500 -
Dorset -5 1 £42,500 -
South West -22 1 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £56,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £50,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -
Bathgate - 1 - -

tcpdump
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 169 (79.34%) Wireshark
2 151 (70.89%) Linux
3 90 (42.25%) Firewall
4 84 (39.44%) Windows
5 81 (38.03%) TCP/IP
6 74 (34.74%) UNIX
7 73 (34.27%) SIEM
8 65 (30.52%) DNS
9 64 (30.05%) Perl
9 64 (30.05%) Snort
10 61 (28.64%) Python
11 53 (24.88%) Cisco
11 53 (24.88%) Red Hat
12 48 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
12 48 (22.54%) Bash Shell
12 48 (22.54%) Security Cleared
13 47 (22.07%) MySQL
14 46 (21.60%) Network Security
15 45 (21.13%) Degree
15 45 (21.13%) SQL
16 43 (20.19%) Apache
16 43 (20.19%) Nagios
16 43 (20.19%) VMware
17 42 (19.72%) Nmap
17 42 (19.72%) CentOS
18 41 (19.25%) Sourcefire
18 41 (19.25%) Solaris
19 40 (18.78%) GCIA
19 40 (18.78%) SC Cleared
19 40 (18.78%) Computer Science

tcpdump
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (20.19%) Apache
2 20 (9.39%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.10%) IIS
4 7 (3.29%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.29%) nginx
5 5 (2.35%) Lync
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.94%) Confluence
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.16%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.45%) SaaS
2 7 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.41%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.41%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 169 (79.34%) Wireshark
2 90 (42.25%) Firewall
3 81 (38.03%) TCP/IP
4 65 (30.52%) DNS
5 46 (21.60%) Network Security
6 38 (17.84%) LDAP
6 38 (17.84%) HTTP
7 37 (17.37%) VPN
8 34 (15.96%) BGP
9 33 (15.49%) SMTP
9 33 (15.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 30 (14.08%) FTP
11 29 (13.62%) WAN
12 27 (12.68%) OSPF
13 25 (11.74%) SSL
13 25 (11.74%) Internet
14 24 (11.27%) LAN
15 23 (10.80%) SAN
16 22 (10.33%) SNMP
17 20 (9.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.07%) MySQL
2 18 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.76%) Big Data
4 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (12.21%) Metasploit
2 18 (8.45%) Subversion
3 11 (5.16%) JIRA
4 2 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.47%) Trac
5 1 (0.47%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.47%) JMeter
General
1 29 (13.62%) Finance
2 15 (7.04%) Welsh Language
3 13 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.69%) Retail
5 9 (4.23%) Advertising
6 6 (2.82%) Law
7 5 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.35%) Local Government
7 5 (2.35%) Banking
8 4 (1.88%) German Language
9 3 (1.41%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.41%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.41%) French Language
10 2 (0.94%) Legal
11 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 65 (30.52%) Analyst
2 43 (20.19%) Security Analyst
3 29 (13.62%) Administrator
3 29 (13.62%) Systems Administrator
3 29 (13.62%) Security Engineer
4 28 (13.15%) Network Engineer
5 23 (10.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 23 (10.80%) Linux Administrator
6 15 (7.04%) Network Analyst
7 14 (6.57%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.63%) IT Security Analyst
8 12 (5.63%) IT Security Engineer
9 11 (5.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.69%) Customer Engineer
10 10 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (4.69%) Customer Support Engineer
11 9 (4.23%) Network Security Engineer
12 8 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 7 (3.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.69%) LAMP
2 9 (4.23%) XML
3 5 (2.35%) HTML
4 4 (1.88%) .NET
4 4 (1.88%) Web Services
4 4 (1.88%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.94%) XMPP
5 2 (0.94%) STL
6 1 (0.47%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.78%) Computer Science
2 29 (13.62%) Management Information System
3 21 (9.86%) Replication
4 16 (7.51%) Open Source
5 9 (4.23%) Hedge funds
5 9 (4.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (3.76%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.82%) Equities
7 6 (2.82%) CESG
7 6 (2.82%) Firmware
8 5 (2.35%) PKI
9 4 (1.88%) SCADA
9 4 (1.88%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.94%) e-Health
10 2 (0.94%) SecurID
10 2 (0.94%) HP StorageWorks
10 2 (0.94%) Clustering
11 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 151 (70.89%) Linux
2 84 (39.44%) Windows
3 74 (34.74%) UNIX
4 42 (19.72%) CentOS
5 41 (19.25%) Solaris
6 33 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (14.08%) Debian
8 25 (11.74%) Ubuntu
9 21 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (7.98%) Fedora
11 17 (7.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (4.69%) FreeBSD
13 3 (1.41%) VMS
14 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.27%) SIEM
2 35 (16.43%) Configuration Management
3 33 (15.49%) Cyber Security
4 31 (14.55%) Analytics
5 25 (11.74%) ITIL
5 25 (11.74%) Incident Management
6 24 (11.27%) Information Security
7 16 (7.51%) Change Control
7 16 (7.51%) Security Testing
8 15 (7.04%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (6.10%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (6.10%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (5.63%) DevOps
10 12 (5.63%) Information Assurance
10 12 (5.63%) Computer Forensics
10 12 (5.63%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (5.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (5.63%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.69%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 64 (30.05%) Perl
2 61 (28.64%) Python
3 48 (22.54%) Bash Shell
4 45 (21.13%) SQL
5 32 (15.02%) Ruby
6 22 (10.33%) Shell Script
7 18 (8.45%) PowerShell
8 17 (7.98%) sed
8 17 (7.98%) PHP
9 16 (7.51%) C++
9 16 (7.51%) Java
10 14 (6.57%) C
11 11 (5.16%) AWK
12 10 (4.69%) Korn
12 10 (4.69%) Bourne shell
13 4 (1.88%) PowerHouse
13 4 (1.88%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.47%) Lisp
14 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.47%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 48 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
1 48 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 45 (21.13%) Degree
3 40 (18.78%) SC Cleared
3 40 (18.78%) GCIA
4 38 (17.84%) DV Cleared
5 32 (15.02%) GCIH
6 27 (12.68%) CISSP
7 26 (12.21%) GIAC
8 22 (10.33%) CCNP
9 18 (8.45%) CCNA
9 18 (8.45%) CEH
10 14 (6.57%) CCSE
10 14 (6.57%) RHCE
11 11 (5.16%) CCIE
11 11 (5.16%) OSCP
11 11 (5.16%) OSCE
12 9 (4.23%) JNCIE
13 5 (2.35%) Postgraduate
13 5 (2.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.63%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.69%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.41%) SLA
4 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) QA
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (30.05%) Snort
2 42 (19.72%) Nmap
3 36 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.51%) Postfix
5 11 (5.16%) KVM
6 9 (4.23%) XenServer
6 9 (4.23%) Active Directory
7 7 (3.29%) Squid
8 6 (2.82%) Varnish
9 5 (2.35%) Xen
9 5 (2.35%) NFS
10 2 (0.94%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.47%) RHEV
11 1 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 43 (20.19%) Nagios
2 38 (17.84%) Nessus
3 27 (12.68%) Puppet
4 16 (7.51%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.69%) YUM
6 9 (4.23%) Salt
6 9 (4.23%) Rsyslog
7 7 (3.29%) Zenoss
8 5 (2.35%) SCOM
8 5 (2.35%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.88%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.41%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (1.41%) Opsview
10 3 (1.41%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.41%) CFEngine
10 3 (1.41%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.94%) Cacti
Vendors
1 53 (24.88%) Cisco
1 53 (24.88%) Red Hat
2 43 (20.19%) VMware
3 41 (19.25%) Sourcefire
4 28 (13.15%) CheckPoint
5 22 (10.33%) Microsoft
6 21 (9.86%) LogRhythm
7 19 (8.92%) Juniper
8 16 (7.51%) Sophos
8 16 (7.51%) Imperva
8 16 (7.51%) F5
9 15 (7.04%) Blue Coat
10 14 (6.57%) Websense
11 12 (5.63%) CA
12 10 (4.69%) Oracle
13 8 (3.76%) HP
14 7 (3.29%) Splunk
15 6 (2.82%) Dell
15 6 (2.82%) Sun
15 6 (2.82%) Citrix
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + car / bens / training etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wales
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £80000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
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