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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 784 805 794
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 82 70 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.067% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 64 55 88
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £38,100 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
18559 17813 21817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.08% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 13984 18103
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +34 75 £47,500 - 7
London +14 38 £49,250 -21.20% 2
South East -26 22 £45,000 -5.26% 4
City of London +15 13 £48,000 -23.20% 1
Hampshire -33 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Berkshire -15 8 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Southampton 0 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West -13 7 £52,500 +23.52%
Reading 0 6 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Devon - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 £24,000 -
Exeter - 4 - -
Wales - 4 £24,000 -
South Wales - 4 £24,000 -
Scotland -1 3 - -
Edinburgh -7 3 - -
Yorkshire -11 3 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £52,500 -
Surrey - 3 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £24,000 - 1
North West - 3 £37,500 -
Leeds - 3 £24,000 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 -
Warrington - 3 £37,500 -
East of England -5 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Bedfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Bedford - 2 £50,000 -
Brighton - 2 £45,000 -
Farnborough +4 1 £50,000 +28.20%

tcpdump
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 169 (88.95%) Wireshark
2 123 (64.74%) Linux
3 101 (53.16%) TCP/IP
4 79 (41.58%) Firewall
5 70 (36.84%) DNS
6 63 (33.16%) Windows
7 60 (31.58%) SSL
8 59 (31.05%) Network Security
9 55 (28.95%) VPN
10 54 (28.42%) HTTP
10 54 (28.42%) Cisco
11 50 (26.32%) UNIX
11 50 (26.32%) F5
11 50 (26.32%) SIEM
12 46 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
13 45 (23.68%) Python
14 42 (22.11%) Degree
14 42 (22.11%) Security Cleared
15 41 (21.58%) Intrusion Detection
16 39 (20.53%) Snort
16 39 (20.53%) Microsoft
16 39 (20.53%) BGP
17 38 (20.00%) GCIA
18 37 (19.47%) VMware
19 36 (18.95%) OSPF
19 36 (18.95%) Computer Science
20 35 (18.42%) SNMP
20 35 (18.42%) SQL
21 34 (17.89%) SC Cleared
21 34 (17.89%) DV Cleared

tcpdump
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 23 (12.11%) Apache
2 17 (8.95%) IIS
3 9 (4.74%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.63%) JBoss
4 5 (2.63%) nginx
5 4 (2.11%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.58%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.05%) Confluence
7 2 (1.05%) SAS
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.16%) SaaS
2 5 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 169 (88.95%) Wireshark
2 101 (53.16%) TCP/IP
3 79 (41.58%) Firewall
4 70 (36.84%) DNS
5 60 (31.58%) SSL
6 59 (31.05%) Network Security
7 55 (28.95%) VPN
8 54 (28.42%) HTTP
9 41 (21.58%) Intrusion Detection
10 39 (20.53%) BGP
11 36 (18.95%) OSPF
12 35 (18.42%) SNMP
13 30 (15.79%) FTP
13 30 (15.79%) WAN
14 29 (15.26%) LAN
15 28 (14.74%) LDAP
15 28 (14.74%) SMTP
16 21 (11.05%) EIGRP
16 21 (11.05%) snoop
17 20 (10.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.79%) MySQL
2 11 (5.79%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.21%) CouchDB
4 5 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Subversion
1 5 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.05%) JIRA
2 2 (1.05%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.53%) Trac
General
1 14 (7.37%) Manufacturing
1 14 (7.37%) Finance
2 8 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.63%) Law
4 4 (2.11%) Advertising
4 4 (2.11%) Games
5 3 (1.58%) Banking
5 3 (1.58%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.58%) Legal
5 3 (1.58%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (30.00%) Analyst
2 55 (28.95%) Network Engineer
3 33 (17.37%) Administrator
4 31 (16.32%) Security Analyst
5 28 (14.74%) Security Engineer
6 26 (13.68%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (11.58%) Network Security Engineer
8 16 (8.42%) Support Engineer
9 15 (7.89%) Network Support Engineer
9 15 (7.89%) Network Support
10 13 (6.84%) Network Analyst
11 11 (5.79%) Consultant
11 11 (5.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.79%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
13 8 (4.21%) Server Administrator
13 8 (4.21%) IT Administrator
14 7 (3.68%) Senior Network Engineer
14 7 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
15 6 (3.16%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.26%) XML
2 7 (3.68%) SOAP
2 7 (3.68%) Web Services
3 5 (2.63%) HTML
3 5 (2.63%) JSON
3 5 (2.63%) RESTful
4 4 (2.11%) J2EE
4 4 (2.11%) Spring
5 3 (1.58%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.95%) Computer Science
2 25 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.79%) Open Source
5 7 (3.68%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.11%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.11%) Clustering
7 4 (2.11%) Web 2.0
7 4 (2.11%) Statistics
7 4 (2.11%) SCADA
7 4 (2.11%) Social Media
7 4 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.58%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.58%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.58%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.58%) Physics
9 2 (1.05%) Equities
9 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 123 (64.74%) Linux
2 63 (33.16%) Windows
3 50 (26.32%) UNIX
4 26 (13.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (12.63%) Solaris
6 19 (10.00%) CentOS
7 13 (6.84%) Mac OS X
8 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.21%) Android
9 8 (4.21%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.68%) Debian
10 7 (3.68%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (2.11%) Fedora
12 4 (2.11%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.32%) SIEM
2 31 (16.32%) Cyber Security
3 25 (13.16%) Incident Management
4 22 (11.58%) Configuration Management
4 22 (11.58%) Information Security
5 19 (10.00%) Analytics
6 18 (9.47%) Network Management
7 17 (8.95%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (7.89%) Ethical Hacking
8 15 (7.89%) Change Control
9 13 (6.84%) Performance Management
9 13 (6.84%) ITIL
10 12 (6.32%) Information Assurance
11 11 (5.79%) Security Testing
11 11 (5.79%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (5.79%) Problem Management
12 10 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (4.74%) Computer Forensics
13 9 (4.74%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.68%) Python
2 35 (18.42%) SQL
3 32 (16.84%) Perl
4 31 (16.32%) Bash Shell
5 25 (13.16%) C++
6 23 (12.11%) Java
7 20 (10.53%) C
8 14 (7.37%) Shell Script
8 14 (7.37%) Ruby
9 8 (4.21%) Lua
9 8 (4.21%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.16%) sed
10 6 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.16%) PHP
11 4 (2.11%) Assembly Language
11 4 (2.11%) AWK
12 3 (1.58%) Erlang
13 1 (0.53%) SystemTap
13 1 (0.53%) Haskell
13 1 (0.53%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 46 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (22.11%) Degree
2 42 (22.11%) Security Cleared
3 38 (20.00%) GCIA
4 34 (17.89%) SC Cleared
4 34 (17.89%) DV Cleared
5 33 (17.37%) GCIH
6 27 (14.21%) CCNP
7 21 (11.05%) GIAC
8 15 (7.89%) CCNA
9 13 (6.84%) CCIE
10 11 (5.79%) CCSA
10 11 (5.79%) CCSE
11 9 (4.74%) CISSP
12 8 (4.21%) MCSE
12 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (4.21%) Check Point Certification
12 8 (4.21%) CEH
12 8 (4.21%) RHCSA
13 7 (3.68%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 39 (20.53%) Snort
2 33 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.16%) NFS
5 6 (3.16%) Firmware
5 6 (3.16%) Samba
5 6 (3.16%) Nmap
6 5 (2.63%) KVM
6 5 (2.63%) Postfix
6 5 (2.63%) vSphere
7 4 (2.11%) Docker
8 1 (0.53%) Varnish
8 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.53%) Squid
8 1 (0.53%) Xen
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (10.00%) Puppet
2 15 (7.89%) Nagios
2 15 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.32%) Nessus
4 8 (4.21%) Zenoss
4 8 (4.21%) Ansible
5 5 (2.63%) Cacti
6 4 (2.11%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 54 (28.42%) Cisco
2 50 (26.32%) F5
3 39 (20.53%) Microsoft
4 37 (19.47%) VMware
5 31 (16.32%) CheckPoint
6 28 (14.74%) Sourcefire
7 26 (13.68%) Red Hat
8 25 (13.16%) LogRhythm
9 23 (12.11%) Juniper
10 19 (10.00%) Oracle
10 19 (10.00%) Websense
11 16 (8.42%) NetScout
12 15 (7.89%) Blue Coat
13 14 (7.37%) Clearswift
13 14 (7.37%) WatchGuard
13 14 (7.37%) SonicWALL
14 13 (6.84%) Foundry
15 12 (6.32%) HP
16 9 (4.74%) Splunk
17 7 (3.68%) Fortinet
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