The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 848 796 849
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +53
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 87 92 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.081% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 68 78 48
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,700 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,250 £60,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20651 22515 22399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 19.91% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16370 18140 18686
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

tcpdump Salary Histogram in the UK

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Top 28 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -48 83 £47,500 - 9
South East -23 45 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Hampshire -9 27 £42,500 -5.55% 1
London -52 26 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Southampton +2 20 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +13 18 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Reading +2 9 £60,000 - 1
City of London -7 9 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Slough - 7 £47,500 -
South West 0 4 £42,500 +13.33%
East of England -3 4 £31,000 -20.00% 1
Scotland - 4 £37,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £30,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £30,500 -
Leeds - 3 £30,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 - - 1
Cambridge +15 2 £41,000 +5.80% 1
Gloucestershire +3 2 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £41,000 +5.80% 1
Cheltenham -18 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £30,500 -
Dorset - 2 £42,500 -
Wareham - 2 £42,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £30,500 -
North West - 1 £37,123 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £37,123 - 2
Preston - 1 £37,123 - 2
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -

tcpdump
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 98 (63.64%) Wireshark
2 97 (62.99%) Linux
3 86 (55.84%) Firewall
4 71 (46.10%) Windows
5 64 (41.56%) Snort
6 61 (39.61%) SIEM
7 58 (37.66%) TCP/IP
8 53 (34.42%) Cisco Certification
9 49 (31.82%) Red Hat
10 46 (29.87%) DNS
11 44 (28.57%) CCNA
11 44 (28.57%) Perl
11 44 (28.57%) CISSP
12 43 (27.92%) LAN
12 43 (27.92%) CEH
12 43 (27.92%) Network Security
13 42 (27.27%) WAN
13 42 (27.27%) UNIX
13 42 (27.27%) Bash Shell
14 39 (25.32%) Python
14 39 (25.32%) Ubuntu
15 36 (23.38%) SQL
16 35 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
17 34 (22.08%) GIAC
17 34 (22.08%) Ruby
18 33 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (21.43%) Cisco
19 32 (20.78%) LDAP
19 32 (20.78%) VMware
20 31 (20.13%) VPN

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (13.64%) Apache
2 19 (12.34%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.60%) IIS
4 3 (1.95%) nginx
5 2 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Office
1 8 (5.19%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.95%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.95%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (1.95%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (63.64%) Wireshark
2 86 (55.84%) Firewall
3 58 (37.66%) TCP/IP
4 46 (29.87%) DNS
5 43 (27.92%) LAN
5 43 (27.92%) Network Security
6 42 (27.27%) WAN
7 35 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 32 (20.78%) LDAP
9 31 (20.13%) VPN
10 30 (19.48%) FTP
11 29 (18.83%) HTTP
12 27 (17.53%) SMTP
13 26 (16.88%) Multicast
14 23 (14.94%) DHCP
14 23 (14.94%) SNMP
14 23 (14.94%) SSL
15 22 (14.29%) BGP
16 20 (12.99%) SAN
17 18 (11.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.39%) MySQL
2 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (15.58%) Metasploit
2 18 (11.69%) Subversion
3 11 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) Trac
4 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (10.39%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Law
3 5 (3.25%) Banking
4 4 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (32.47%) Analyst
2 33 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 30 (19.48%) Security Analyst
4 24 (15.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 23 (14.94%) Linux Administrator
6 22 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 22 (14.29%) Administrator
7 21 (13.64%) Network Engineer
8 20 (12.99%) Network Analyst
9 9 (5.84%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Network Support
10 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) Incident Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.90%) STL
2 5 (3.25%) Web Services
3 4 (2.60%) LAMP
3 4 (2.60%) .NET
4 3 (1.95%) XMPP
5 1 (0.65%) Flash
5 1 (0.65%) CSS
5 1 (0.65%) HTML
5 1 (0.65%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.49%) Replication
3 10 (6.49%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.84%) PKI
4 9 (5.84%) Hedge funds
5 8 (5.19%) CLARiiON
6 6 (3.90%) SCADA
6 6 (3.90%) Device Driver
6 6 (3.90%) CESG
6 6 (3.90%) Open Source
7 4 (2.60%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.60%) Firmware
8 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.95%) Physics
8 3 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.30%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.65%) SecurID
10 1 (0.65%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 97 (62.99%) Linux
2 71 (46.10%) Windows
3 42 (27.27%) UNIX
4 39 (25.32%) Ubuntu
5 33 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (18.18%) Solaris
7 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (16.23%) CentOS
9 14 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (8.44%) Debian
11 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (5.19%) SUSE
12 8 (5.19%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.30%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.65%) VMS
14 1 (0.65%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.61%) SIEM
2 29 (18.83%) Configuration Management
2 29 (18.83%) Network Monitoring
3 28 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 28 (18.18%) Information Security
4 22 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (12.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 15 (9.74%) Incident Management
6 15 (9.74%) Cyber Security
7 13 (8.44%) Change Control
8 11 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
8 11 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (6.49%) Load Balancing
10 9 (5.84%) ITIL
10 9 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.84%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.84%) Analytics
11 8 (5.19%) Network Architecture
12 7 (4.55%) Change Management
12 7 (4.55%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.57%) Perl
2 42 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 39 (25.32%) Python
4 36 (23.38%) SQL
5 34 (22.08%) Ruby
6 30 (19.48%) PHP
7 8 (5.19%) C
8 7 (4.55%) C++
9 6 (3.90%) Assembly Language
10 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.60%) Java
12 1 (0.65%) sed
12 1 (0.65%) Lua
Qualifications
1 53 (34.42%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (28.57%) CCNA
2 44 (28.57%) CISSP
3 43 (27.92%) CEH
4 34 (22.08%) GIAC
5 28 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 20 (12.99%) OSCP
6 20 (12.99%) OSCE
7 19 (12.34%) CCNP
8 18 (11.69%) RHCE
8 18 (11.69%) CISA
8 18 (11.69%) GCIA
8 18 (11.69%) Degree
9 15 (9.74%) SC Cleared
10 11 (7.14%) DV Cleared
11 8 (5.19%) CCIE
11 8 (5.19%) CCSP
12 4 (2.60%) GCIH
13 3 (1.95%) CCSE
13 3 (1.95%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.94%) PCI DSS
2 21 (13.64%) HIPAA
3 6 (3.90%) SLA
4 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 64 (41.56%) Snort
2 30 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (17.53%) Nmap
4 10 (6.49%) KVM
4 10 (6.49%) Postfix
5 9 (5.84%) VMware ESX
5 9 (5.84%) XenServer
6 8 (5.19%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (3.90%) Sendmail
8 5 (3.25%) NFS
9 4 (2.60%) ProxySG
9 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
10 3 (1.95%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.95%) Squid
11 2 (1.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (16.23%) Nessus
2 21 (13.64%) Puppet
2 21 (13.64%) Nagios
3 11 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (6.49%) Cacti
5 9 (5.84%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (5.19%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (2.60%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.95%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.95%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.95%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.95%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.30%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.65%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (31.82%) Red Hat
2 33 (21.43%) Cisco
3 32 (20.78%) VMware
4 22 (14.29%) Sophos
4 22 (14.29%) Imperva
5 20 (12.99%) Sourcefire
6 18 (11.69%) CheckPoint
7 17 (11.04%) F5
7 17 (11.04%) LogRhythm
8 16 (10.39%) Juniper
9 14 (9.09%) HP
10 13 (8.44%) SolarWinds
11 12 (7.79%) Blue Coat
12 11 (7.14%) Websense
13 10 (6.49%) Microsoft
14 9 (5.84%) IBM
14 9 (5.84%) Citrix
14 9 (5.84%) Splunk
14 9 (5.84%) ArcSight
15 8 (5.19%) SonicWALL
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ben
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: From £34,894 to £39,351 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 19 days ago