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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 857 819 822
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +3
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 41 114 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.095% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.55% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 31 89 54
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 £42,500 £31,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%

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
19046 20783 20841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 17.29% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15524 16627 16896
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,279 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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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 30 June 2015 within the UK.

tcpdump Salary Histogram in the UK

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Top 22 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 30 June 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 -30 36 £47,500 +3.82% 9
East of England +16 8 £51,250 +25.00% 1
London -32 8 £62,500 +4.16% 6
South East -1 7 £46,250 +8.82% 2
South West -4 7 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Bedford - 6 £55,000 - 1
South Wales -3 5 £55,000 +48.64%
Cardiff -8 5 £55,000 +48.64%
Gloucestershire -10 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Wales -10 5 £55,000 +48.64%
Hampshire +8 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Cheltenham +6 4 £50,000 -4.76%
City of London +32 3 £60,000 -11.11% 2
Southampton -4 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £47,500 -
Bristol - 2 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Slough -10 1 - -
Berkshire -16 1 - - 1

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 84 (71.79%) Wireshark
2 59 (50.43%) TCP/IP
3 53 (45.30%) Linux
4 51 (43.59%) Firewall
5 43 (36.75%) Network Security
6 42 (35.90%) WAN
7 41 (35.04%) Cisco
8 39 (33.33%) LAN
8 39 (33.33%) SIEM
9 37 (31.62%) BGP
10 35 (29.91%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (29.06%) Snort
12 32 (27.35%) Windows
13 31 (26.50%) Intrusion Detection
14 30 (25.64%) Internet
15 27 (23.08%) HTTP
15 27 (23.08%) Data Centre
16 26 (22.22%) CCNP
16 26 (22.22%) CheckPoint
17 24 (20.51%) DNS
17 24 (20.51%) UNIX
18 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
19 22 (18.80%) VPN
19 22 (18.80%) OSPF
19 22 (18.80%) Management Information System
20 21 (17.95%) LDAP
20 21 (17.95%) GCIA
21 20 (17.09%) Load Balancing
21 20 (17.09%) FTP
21 20 (17.09%) SMTP

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (2.56%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.56%) IIS
2 2 (1.71%) JBoss
2 2 (1.71%) Apache
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (13.68%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.42%) MS Office
4 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) SaaS
2 5 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (71.79%) Wireshark
2 59 (50.43%) TCP/IP
3 51 (43.59%) Firewall
4 43 (36.75%) Network Security
5 42 (35.90%) WAN
6 39 (33.33%) LAN
7 37 (31.62%) BGP
8 31 (26.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 30 (25.64%) Internet
10 27 (23.08%) HTTP
11 24 (20.51%) DNS
12 22 (18.80%) VPN
12 22 (18.80%) OSPF
13 21 (17.95%) LDAP
14 20 (17.09%) SMTP
14 20 (17.09%) FTP
15 17 (14.53%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (14.53%) Spanning Tree
16 16 (13.68%) Wireless
17 14 (11.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.97%) MySQL
2 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.71%) CouchDB
2 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.71%) Riak
2 2 (1.71%) Voldemort
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) GDB
2 2 (1.71%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.85%) Subversion
3 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 16 (13.68%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Games
3 3 (2.56%) Law
3 3 (2.56%) Legal
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) Analyst
2 25 (21.37%) Network Engineer
3 23 (19.66%) Security Analyst
4 17 (14.53%) Network Analyst
5 16 (13.68%) Consultant
6 14 (11.97%) Administrator
7 13 (11.11%) Network Consultant
8 11 (9.40%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.69%) Security Consultant
9 9 (7.69%) Security Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
9 9 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
10 7 (5.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Support Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Security Operations Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) HTML
2 2 (1.71%) .NET
2 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.71%) ISAPI
3 1 (0.85%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 22 (18.80%) Management Information System
3 16 (13.68%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.27%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.27%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.27%) Fixed Income
5 5 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.27%) Equities
6 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.42%) Grid Computing
6 4 (3.42%) Social Media
6 4 (3.42%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.71%) BYOD
7 2 (1.71%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.85%) Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) CESG
8 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 53 (45.30%) Linux
2 32 (27.35%) Windows
3 24 (20.51%) UNIX
4 13 (11.11%) Solaris
5 10 (8.55%) Debian
6 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.27%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.56%) Android
7 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.71%) CentOS
8 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) SIEM
2 20 (17.09%) Load Balancing
3 17 (14.53%) Malware Analysis
4 16 (13.68%) Information Security
5 15 (12.82%) Network Management
6 14 (11.97%) Cyber Security
6 14 (11.97%) Ethical Hacking
6 14 (11.97%) Incident Management
6 14 (11.97%) Security Testing
7 13 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (10.26%) Digital Forensics
8 12 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (9.40%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (6.84%) Change Control
11 7 (5.98%) Change Management
12 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
12 6 (5.13%) ITIL
12 6 (5.13%) Computer Forensics
13 5 (4.27%) ETL
13 5 (4.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.24%) Python
2 18 (15.38%) SQL
3 14 (11.97%) C++
3 14 (11.97%) Perl
4 10 (8.55%) PHP
4 10 (8.55%) C
5 9 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.84%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.13%) Ruby
8 5 (4.27%) Erlang
8 5 (4.27%) Java
9 4 (3.42%) Lisp
9 4 (3.42%) Haskell
10 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.71%) SystemTap
10 2 (1.71%) Lua
10 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (29.91%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (22.22%) CCNP
3 21 (17.95%) GCIA
4 18 (15.38%) Degree
5 17 (14.53%) GIAC
5 17 (14.53%) CCSA
5 17 (14.53%) CCDP
6 16 (13.68%) CCSE
7 14 (11.97%) CEH
8 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 12 (10.26%) CISSP
10 11 (9.40%) CCNA
10 11 (9.40%) GCIH
11 10 (8.55%) DV Cleared
12 9 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (6.84%) CISA
13 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
14 4 (3.42%) CCIE
15 3 (2.56%) RHCSA
15 3 (2.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.71%) HIPAA
1 2 (1.71%) FISMA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (29.06%) Snort
2 10 (8.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.42%) Firmware
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) Postfix
4 1 (0.85%) XenServer
4 1 (0.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) Nagios
2 4 (3.42%) Nmap
3 3 (2.56%) Puppet
3 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.71%) Nessus
5 1 (0.85%) Salt
5 1 (0.85%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (35.04%) Cisco
2 26 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.82%) SolarWinds
5 14 (11.97%) Sourcefire
6 12 (10.26%) Juniper
7 8 (6.84%) F5
7 8 (6.84%) Aerohive Networks
8 7 (5.98%) LogRhythm
9 5 (4.27%) Splunk
9 5 (4.27%) NetScout
10 4 (3.42%) VMware
11 3 (2.56%) Oracle
12 2 (1.71%) Nortel
12 2 (1.71%) Sun
12 2 (1.71%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.71%) Sophos
12 2 (1.71%) Websense
12 2 (1.71%) Nokia
12 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
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