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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 795 830 814
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -16
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 101 51 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.048% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 78 50 68
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £32,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,750 £60,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.89%

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
20333 18564 22220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.39% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16090 15077 18216
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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

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Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing tcpdump over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 within the UK.

tcpdump Salary Histogram in the UK

tcpdump
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 17 September 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 +2 82 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South East +39 53 £45,000 +22.44% 2
Hampshire +25 31 £45,000 +12.50%
London -4 24 £67,500 +28.57% 2
Southampton +24 19 £45,000 +12.50%
Berkshire +19 13 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Reading +14 13 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Scotland -1 9 - -
Edinburgh -5 9 - -
Wales - 9 £32,500 -
South Wales - 8 £32,500 -
Cardiff - 8 £32,500 -
Surrey -1 7 £40,000 +8.84%
City of London 0 5 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Chertsey - 5 £40,000 -
Bedford -7 3 £45,000 +3.44%
Bedfordshire -7 3 £45,000 +3.44%
East of England -19 3 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -27 2 £53,750 +115.00%
Wareham +1 1 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire -1 1 £65,000 +160.00%
Dorset -4 1 £42,500 -
Cheltenham -11 1 £65,000 +160.00%
Milton Keynes - 1 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
Staines - 1 £57,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £50,000 -
Kent - 1 - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 174 (80.56%) Wireshark
2 153 (70.83%) Linux
3 91 (42.13%) TCP/IP
4 89 (41.20%) Firewall
5 86 (39.81%) Windows
6 76 (35.19%) UNIX
7 75 (34.72%) DNS
8 68 (31.48%) SIEM
9 64 (29.63%) Perl
9 64 (29.63%) Snort
10 60 (27.78%) Python
11 57 (26.39%) Cisco
12 55 (25.46%) Red Hat
13 49 (22.69%) Cisco Certification
13 49 (22.69%) Degree
14 46 (21.30%) MySQL
14 46 (21.30%) Network Security
15 45 (20.83%) SQL
16 44 (20.37%) Bash Shell
17 43 (19.91%) Solaris
17 43 (19.91%) Apache
17 43 (19.91%) Computer Science
17 43 (19.91%) Security Cleared
18 42 (19.44%) Nagios
18 42 (19.44%) CentOS
19 40 (18.52%) HTTP
19 40 (18.52%) VPN
19 40 (18.52%) VMware
19 40 (18.52%) Nmap
20 38 (17.59%) GCIA

tcpdump
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 43 (19.91%) Apache
2 14 (6.48%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.56%) IIS
4 7 (3.24%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.31%) nginx
5 5 (2.31%) Lync
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.93%) Confluence
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (6.02%) MS Excel
1 13 (6.02%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.80%) SaaS
2 7 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.39%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.39%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 174 (80.56%) Wireshark
2 91 (42.13%) TCP/IP
3 89 (41.20%) Firewall
4 75 (34.72%) DNS
5 46 (21.30%) Network Security
6 40 (18.52%) VPN
6 40 (18.52%) HTTP
7 37 (17.13%) LDAP
7 37 (17.13%) BGP
8 33 (15.28%) SSL
8 33 (15.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 32 (14.81%) SMTP
10 29 (13.43%) OSPF
11 27 (12.50%) FTP
12 26 (12.04%) WAN
13 25 (11.57%) SNMP
14 24 (11.11%) Internet
15 22 (10.19%) SAN
16 21 (9.72%) Ethernet
17 20 (9.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.30%) MySQL
2 18 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (3.70%) Big Data
4 8 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (11.11%) Metasploit
2 14 (6.48%) Subversion
3 9 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.93%) Trac
5 1 (0.46%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.46%) JMeter
General
1 28 (12.96%) Finance
2 15 (6.94%) Welsh Language
3 14 (6.48%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.63%) Retail
4 10 (4.63%) Advertising
5 7 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.78%) Law
6 6 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.78%) Banking
7 5 (2.31%) Local Government
8 4 (1.85%) German Language
9 3 (1.39%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.39%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.39%) French Language
10 2 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (28.24%) Analyst
2 40 (18.52%) Security Analyst
3 36 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 28 (12.96%) Security Engineer
5 27 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 27 (12.50%) Administrator
6 21 (9.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 21 (9.72%) Linux Administrator
7 17 (7.87%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) Network Analyst
9 12 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
10 11 (5.09%) Customer Support Engineer
10 11 (5.09%) Customer Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) IT Security Analyst
12 9 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
13 8 (3.70%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.09%) LAMP
2 9 (4.17%) XML
3 6 (2.78%) Web Services
4 5 (2.31%) HTML
5 4 (1.85%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.93%) .NET
7 1 (0.46%) STL
7 1 (0.46%) XMPP
7 1 (0.46%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.91%) Computer Science
2 29 (13.43%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.80%) Replication
3 19 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.87%) Open Source
5 10 (4.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (3.24%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.24%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.78%) Firmware
7 6 (2.78%) Equities
8 5 (2.31%) CESG
9 4 (1.85%) PKI
10 3 (1.39%) SCADA
10 3 (1.39%) Clustering
10 3 (1.39%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.93%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.93%) e-Health
11 2 (0.93%) SecurID
11 2 (0.93%) HP StorageWorks
12 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 153 (70.83%) Linux
2 86 (39.81%) Windows
3 76 (35.19%) UNIX
4 43 (19.91%) Solaris
5 42 (19.44%) CentOS
6 34 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (12.04%) Debian
8 21 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (9.26%) Ubuntu
10 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (8.33%) Fedora
12 17 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (4.63%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.93%) VMS
15 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.48%) SIEM
2 33 (15.28%) Cyber Security
3 31 (14.35%) Configuration Management
4 28 (12.96%) Analytics
5 25 (11.57%) ITIL
6 24 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 22 (10.19%) Information Security
8 16 (7.41%) Change Control
9 14 (6.48%) Security Testing
9 14 (6.48%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (6.02%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (5.56%) Computer Forensics
11 12 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 12 (5.56%) PRINCE2
12 11 (5.09%) Network Design
12 11 (5.09%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (5.09%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (5.09%) DevOps
12 11 (5.09%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 64 (29.63%) Perl
2 60 (27.78%) Python
3 45 (20.83%) SQL
4 44 (20.37%) Bash Shell
5 33 (15.28%) Ruby
6 20 (9.26%) Shell Script
7 18 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 18 (8.33%) PHP
8 17 (7.87%) sed
9 16 (7.41%) Java
10 15 (6.94%) C++
11 14 (6.48%) C
12 11 (5.09%) AWK
13 10 (4.63%) Bourne shell
13 10 (4.63%) Korn
14 4 (1.85%) PowerHouse
15 3 (1.39%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.93%) Erlang
17 1 (0.46%) Lisp
17 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (22.69%) Cisco Certification
1 49 (22.69%) Degree
2 43 (19.91%) Security Cleared
3 38 (17.59%) GCIA
4 37 (17.13%) SC Cleared
5 35 (16.20%) DV Cleared
6 29 (13.43%) GCIH
7 24 (11.11%) CISSP
7 24 (11.11%) CCNP
8 23 (10.65%) GIAC
9 16 (7.41%) CEH
10 15 (6.94%) CCNA
11 14 (6.48%) CCSE
12 13 (6.02%) CCIE
13 11 (5.09%) RHCE
13 11 (5.09%) JNCIE
14 9 (4.17%) OSCP
14 9 (4.17%) OSCE
15 5 (2.31%) Postgraduate
16 4 (1.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.09%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.70%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 64 (29.63%) Snort
2 40 (18.52%) Nmap
3 33 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (6.94%) Postfix
5 10 (4.63%) KVM
6 9 (4.17%) Active Directory
7 7 (3.24%) Squid
7 7 (3.24%) Varnish
7 7 (3.24%) XenServer
8 5 (2.31%) Xen
9 3 (1.39%) NFS
10 2 (0.93%) Samba
10 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.46%) RHEV
11 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 42 (19.44%) Nagios
2 36 (16.67%) Nessus
3 25 (11.57%) Puppet
4 16 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.63%) YUM
6 8 (3.70%) Zenoss
7 7 (3.24%) Salt
7 7 (3.24%) Rsyslog
8 5 (2.31%) SCOM
8 5 (2.31%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.39%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.39%) CFEngine
9 3 (1.39%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.39%) Opsview
9 3 (1.39%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.93%) Cacti
Vendors
1 57 (26.39%) Cisco
2 55 (25.46%) Red Hat
3 40 (18.52%) VMware
4 38 (17.59%) Sourcefire
5 29 (13.43%) CheckPoint
6 23 (10.65%) Microsoft
7 22 (10.19%) F5
8 21 (9.72%) Juniper
9 20 (9.26%) Blue Coat
10 18 (8.33%) Websense
10 18 (8.33%) LogRhythm
11 14 (6.48%) Imperva
11 14 (6.48%) Sophos
12 13 (6.02%) CA
13 12 (5.56%) Oracle
14 8 (3.70%) HP
14 8 (3.70%) SonicWALL
15 7 (3.24%) WatchGuard
15 7 (3.24%) Clearswift
16 6 (2.78%) NetScout
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