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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 856 816 822
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +6
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 36 113 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.097% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.54% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 91 55
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £31,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%

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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

tcpdump Salary Histogram in the UK

tcpdump
Top 21 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 31 July 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
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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 -40 32 £47,500 +5.55% 3
East of England +14 11 £47,500 +15.85%
Bedford +10 9 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire +5 9 £55,000 -
South East -28 7 £47,500 +8.57% 2
South West -7 5 £37,500 -28.57%
London -13 5 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Bristol - 5 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £47,500 -
Wales -12 4 - -
South Wales -18 4 - -
Cardiff -20 4 - -
Southampton -4 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Hampshire -18 2 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £47,500 -
City of London +20 1 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

tcpdump
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 81 (75.70%) Wireshark
2 59 (55.14%) TCP/IP
3 46 (42.99%) WAN
3 46 (42.99%) Linux
3 46 (42.99%) Firewall
4 43 (40.19%) LAN
5 42 (39.25%) Cisco
6 39 (36.45%) SIEM
7 37 (34.58%) Network Security
8 36 (33.64%) Snort
9 35 (32.71%) BGP
10 31 (28.97%) HTTP
10 31 (28.97%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (28.04%) Internet
11 30 (28.04%) Intrusion Detection
12 25 (23.36%) Windows
13 24 (22.43%) LDAP
13 24 (22.43%) CheckPoint
13 24 (22.43%) Data Centre
14 23 (21.50%) FTP
14 23 (21.50%) CCNP
14 23 (21.50%) SMTP
14 23 (21.50%) Load Balancing
15 22 (20.56%) UNIX
16 20 (18.69%) DNS
16 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
16 20 (18.69%) OSPF
16 20 (18.69%) Management Information System
16 20 (18.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (18.69%) Spanning Tree

tcpdump
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
2 2 (1.87%) JBoss
2 2 (1.87%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (14.95%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.61%) MS Office
3 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) SaaS
2 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (75.70%) Wireshark
2 59 (55.14%) TCP/IP
3 46 (42.99%) WAN
3 46 (42.99%) Firewall
4 43 (40.19%) LAN
5 37 (34.58%) Network Security
6 35 (32.71%) BGP
7 31 (28.97%) HTTP
8 30 (28.04%) Internet
8 30 (28.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 24 (22.43%) LDAP
10 23 (21.50%) SMTP
10 23 (21.50%) FTP
11 20 (18.69%) OSPF
11 20 (18.69%) DNS
11 20 (18.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (18.69%) Spanning Tree
12 17 (15.89%) VPN
13 15 (14.02%) Wireless
14 11 (10.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.28%) MySQL
2 3 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.80%) Riak
2 3 (2.80%) Voldemort
3 2 (1.87%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) GDB
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 12 (11.21%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Law
3 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.87%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (32.71%) Analyst
2 24 (22.43%) Network Engineer
3 20 (18.69%) Security Analyst
4 18 (16.82%) Consultant
5 15 (14.02%) Network Consultant
6 13 (12.15%) Network Analyst
7 12 (11.21%) Security Consultant
7 12 (11.21%) Network Security Consultant
8 9 (8.41%) Administrator
9 7 (6.54%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Network Security Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Security Operations Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Network Intrusion Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) HTML
2 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.87%) ISAPI
2 2 (1.87%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.93%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Data Centre
2 20 (18.69%) Management Information System
3 15 (14.02%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.61%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.61%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.67%) Fixed Income
5 5 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.67%) Equities
6 4 (3.74%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.87%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.87%) Social Media
7 2 (1.87%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.93%) CESG
8 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.93%) PKI
8 1 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) Replication
8 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 46 (42.99%) Linux
2 25 (23.36%) Windows
3 22 (20.56%) UNIX
4 12 (11.21%) Solaris
5 9 (8.41%) Debian
6 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.45%) SIEM
2 23 (21.50%) Load Balancing
3 17 (15.89%) Malware Analysis
4 16 (14.95%) Ethical Hacking
5 15 (14.02%) Information Security
5 15 (14.02%) Network Management
6 14 (13.08%) Incident Management
6 14 (13.08%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (13.08%) Cyber Security
7 12 (11.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (10.28%) Security Testing
8 11 (10.28%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (9.35%) Digital Forensics
10 8 (7.48%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (7.48%) Change Control
11 6 (5.61%) Protective Monitoring
11 6 (5.61%) SDLC
11 6 (5.61%) Computer Forensics
11 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.95%) SQL
2 13 (12.15%) Python
3 12 (11.21%) C++
4 11 (10.28%) C
5 9 (8.41%) Perl
6 8 (7.48%) PHP
7 6 (5.61%) Java
7 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.61%) Erlang
8 5 (4.67%) Haskell
8 5 (4.67%) Lisp
9 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.80%) SystemTap
10 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.87%) Ruby
10 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (28.97%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (21.50%) CCNP
3 19 (17.76%) CCDP
4 18 (16.82%) CCSA
4 18 (16.82%) GCIA
4 18 (16.82%) CCSE
5 16 (14.95%) GIAC
6 14 (13.08%) Degree
7 13 (12.15%) CCNA
7 13 (12.15%) Security Cleared
8 11 (10.28%) CEH
9 10 (9.35%) DV Cleared
9 10 (9.35%) Check Point Certification
10 9 (8.41%) GCIH
11 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
12 7 (6.54%) CISSP
13 5 (4.67%) CCDA
13 5 (4.67%) CISA
14 1 (0.93%) RHCE
14 1 (0.93%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (33.64%) Snort
2 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.74%) Firmware
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) Postfix
4 1 (0.93%) XenServer
4 1 (0.93%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) Nagios
2 2 (1.87%) Nmap
3 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Salt
3 1 (0.93%) Rsyslog
3 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (39.25%) Cisco
2 24 (22.43%) CheckPoint
3 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.02%) SolarWinds
5 14 (13.08%) Sourcefire
6 10 (9.35%) Juniper
7 8 (7.48%) Aerohive Networks
8 7 (6.54%) F5
9 3 (2.80%) LogRhythm
9 3 (2.80%) VMware
10 2 (1.87%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.87%) Oracle
10 2 (1.87%) Websense
10 2 (1.87%) Nokia
10 2 (1.87%) IBM
10 2 (1.87%) Sun
10 2 (1.87%) HP
10 2 (1.87%) Brocade
10 2 (1.87%) IronPort
11 1 (0.93%) Riverbed
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago