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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 800 829 807
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -22
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 113 53 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.049% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 92 51 75
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20476 19756 21075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.49% 18.16% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16437 15890 17389
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +14 91 £45,000 -10.00% 10
London -37 45 £57,500 - 1
South East +32 38 £43,750 +15.13% 9
Hampshire +23 22 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South Wales - 16 £34,500 - 1
Wales - 16 £34,500 - 1
Cardiff - 16 £34,500 - 1
Berkshire +22 14 £28,000 -53.33% 2
Southampton +17 13 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Slough +9 9 £28,000 -34.11%
Scotland -3 6 - - 2
City of London -22 6 £53,750 -6.52% 1
Edinburgh -5 5 - - 2
North West - 5 £37,123 -
Reading -8 3 - - 2
Preston - 3 £37,123 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £56,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £37,123 -
East of England -17 2 £41,000 +2.50%
Manchester - 2 £45,750 -
Cambridge -7 1 £41,000 +2.50%
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £41,000 +2.50%
Gloucestershire -10 1 £52,500 +110.00%
Cheltenham -13 1 £52,500 +110.00%
South West -16 1 £52,500 +110.00%
Docklands, London - 1 £56,000 -
Surrey - 1 £37,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £37,500 -

tcpdump
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 148 (74.75%) Wireshark
2 138 (69.70%) Linux
3 91 (45.96%) Firewall
4 83 (41.92%) Windows
4 83 (41.92%) TCP/IP
5 74 (37.37%) SIEM
6 72 (36.36%) Snort
7 68 (34.34%) UNIX
8 66 (33.33%) DNS
9 65 (32.83%) Perl
10 60 (30.30%) Python
11 54 (27.27%) Red Hat
12 49 (24.75%) Bash Shell
13 48 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
13 48 (24.24%) SQL
14 47 (23.74%) Cisco
15 46 (23.23%) MySQL
15 46 (23.23%) Nmap
16 43 (21.72%) Nessus
17 42 (21.21%) HTTP
17 42 (21.21%) Nagios
17 42 (21.21%) Network Security
17 42 (21.21%) CentOS
18 41 (20.71%) Security Cleared
18 41 (20.71%) LDAP
18 41 (20.71%) VMware
19 40 (20.20%) WAN
20 39 (19.70%) SMTP
21 38 (19.19%) Apache
21 38 (19.19%) Solaris

tcpdump
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 38 (19.19%) Apache
2 20 (10.10%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.04%) IIS
4 7 (3.54%) nginx
5 6 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.53%) Lync
7 2 (1.01%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.03%) MS Office
2 6 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.59%) SaaS
2 4 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.52%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 148 (74.75%) Wireshark
2 91 (45.96%) Firewall
3 83 (41.92%) TCP/IP
4 66 (33.33%) DNS
5 42 (21.21%) HTTP
5 42 (21.21%) Network Security
6 41 (20.71%) LDAP
7 40 (20.20%) WAN
8 39 (19.70%) SMTP
9 36 (18.18%) LAN
10 34 (17.17%) VPN
11 32 (16.16%) FTP
12 29 (14.65%) BGP
13 25 (12.63%) Intrusion Detection
13 25 (12.63%) SAN
14 23 (11.62%) Internet
15 22 (11.11%) SSL
15 22 (11.11%) DHCP
15 22 (11.11%) OSPF
16 21 (10.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.23%) MySQL
2 17 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.04%) Big Data
4 7 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.54%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (15.15%) Metasploit
2 18 (9.09%) Subversion
3 11 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.51%) Trac
5 1 (0.51%) JMeter
General
1 32 (16.16%) Finance
2 15 (7.58%) Welsh Language
3 10 (5.05%) Retail
4 9 (4.55%) Advertising
5 8 (4.04%) Law
5 8 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.03%) Banking
6 6 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.53%) Local Government
8 4 (2.02%) German Language
9 3 (1.52%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.52%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.52%) French Language
10 2 (1.01%) Legal
11 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 59 (29.80%) Analyst
2 43 (21.72%) Security Analyst
3 34 (17.17%) Security Engineer
4 25 (12.63%) Administrator
4 25 (12.63%) Systems Administrator
5 24 (12.12%) Network Engineer
6 23 (11.62%) Linux Administrator
6 23 (11.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 16 (8.08%) Support Engineer
8 14 (7.07%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (6.57%) Network Analyst
10 12 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
10 12 (6.06%) IT Security Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Customer Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Customer Support Engineer
12 9 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
12 9 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
13 7 (3.54%) Cyber Security Analyst
14 6 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.05%) LAMP
2 5 (2.53%) XML
3 4 (2.02%) .NET
3 4 (2.02%) Web Services
4 3 (1.52%) XMPP
5 2 (1.01%) STL
6 1 (0.51%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.51%) Java SE
6 1 (0.51%) Flash
6 1 (0.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.66%) Management Information System
2 28 (14.14%) Computer Science
3 20 (10.10%) Replication
4 16 (8.08%) Open Source
5 10 (5.05%) Cryptography
6 9 (4.55%) Hedge funds
6 9 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (4.55%) CESG
7 5 (2.53%) PKI
8 4 (2.02%) Equities
9 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.01%) Firmware
10 2 (1.01%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.01%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.01%) SecurID
10 2 (1.01%) e-Health
10 2 (1.01%) SCADA
11 1 (0.51%) HP StorageWorks
11 1 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 138 (69.70%) Linux
2 83 (41.92%) Windows
3 68 (34.34%) UNIX
4 42 (21.21%) CentOS
5 38 (19.19%) Solaris
6 30 (15.15%) Debian
7 29 (14.65%) Ubuntu
8 26 (13.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (6.57%) Fedora
13 10 (5.05%) FreeBSD
14 2 (1.01%) VMS
14 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.01%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.37%) SIEM
2 34 (17.17%) Configuration Management
3 29 (14.65%) Analytics
4 23 (11.62%) ITIL
4 23 (11.62%) Incident Management
4 23 (11.62%) Cyber Security
5 21 (10.61%) Information Security
5 21 (10.61%) Security Testing
6 20 (10.10%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (8.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
8 15 (7.58%) Ethical Hacking
9 14 (7.07%) Computer Forensics
9 14 (7.07%) Change Control
10 12 (6.06%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.56%) DevOps
12 10 (5.05%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (5.05%) Network Architecture
13 9 (4.55%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 65 (32.83%) Perl
2 60 (30.30%) Python
3 49 (24.75%) Bash Shell
4 48 (24.24%) SQL
5 36 (18.18%) Ruby
6 22 (11.11%) PHP
7 18 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 15 (7.58%) sed
9 13 (6.57%) PowerShell
10 11 (5.56%) AWK
10 11 (5.56%) Java
11 10 (5.05%) C++
11 10 (5.05%) Korn
11 10 (5.05%) Bourne shell
12 9 (4.55%) C
13 4 (2.02%) PowerHouse
14 2 (1.01%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.51%) Lua
15 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (20.71%) Security Cleared
3 34 (17.17%) CISSP
3 34 (17.17%) Degree
4 33 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 30 (15.15%) DV Cleared
6 29 (14.65%) GIAC
7 27 (13.64%) GCIA
7 27 (13.64%) CEH
8 24 (12.12%) CCNA
9 23 (11.62%) CCNP
10 18 (9.09%) RHCE
10 18 (9.09%) GCIH
11 12 (6.06%) CCSE
11 12 (6.06%) OSCP
11 12 (6.06%) OSCE
12 8 (4.04%) CCIE
13 7 (3.54%) CISA
14 5 (2.53%) Postgraduate
15 4 (2.02%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.08%) PCI DSS
2 14 (7.07%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.52%) SLA
4 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) QA
5 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (36.36%) Snort
2 46 (23.23%) Nmap
3 34 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (8.08%) Postfix
5 11 (5.56%) KVM
6 10 (5.05%) Active Directory
7 9 (4.55%) XenServer
8 7 (3.54%) Squid
9 6 (3.03%) Varnish
10 5 (2.53%) Xen
10 5 (2.53%) NFS
11 3 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.52%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.01%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.51%) RHEV
13 1 (0.51%) Samba
Systems Management
1 43 (21.72%) Nessus
2 42 (21.21%) Nagios
3 27 (13.64%) Puppet
4 15 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (5.05%) YUM
6 9 (4.55%) Salt
7 7 (3.54%) Zenoss
8 5 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (2.53%) SCOM
8 5 (2.53%) NetBackup
9 4 (2.02%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (2.02%) HAProxy
9 4 (2.02%) Cacti
10 3 (1.52%) CFEngine
10 3 (1.52%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.52%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (1.52%) Opsview
11 2 (1.01%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 54 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 47 (23.74%) Cisco
3 41 (20.71%) VMware
4 36 (18.18%) Sourcefire
5 30 (15.15%) CheckPoint
6 21 (10.61%) LogRhythm
7 20 (10.10%) Imperva
7 20 (10.10%) Juniper
7 20 (10.10%) Sophos
8 18 (9.09%) Blue Coat
9 15 (7.58%) Microsoft
10 14 (7.07%) Websense
11 12 (6.06%) F5
12 11 (5.56%) CA
13 10 (5.05%) Oracle
14 8 (4.04%) Citrix
15 7 (3.54%) Splunk
15 7 (3.54%) Avaya
16 6 (3.03%) SonicWALL
17 4 (2.02%) HP
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