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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 840 853 863
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 95 84 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.079% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75 64 58
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,950 £38,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016 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 12 February 2016. 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 +25 81 £55,000 +13.40% 8
London -4 25 £63,750 +27.50% 2
East of England +19 22 £55,000 +10.00%
Bedford +31 21 £55,000 +10.00%
Bedfordshire +16 21 £55,000 +10.00%
South East +9 18 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Berkshire -1 16 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Reading +15 15 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North West +37 13 £41,438 +10.50%
Scotland +6 9 £40,000 -
Edinburgh +6 8 £40,000 -
Cheshire +29 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Warrington +10 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Manchester - 6 £40,875 -
Wimbledon - 6 £60,000 -
South Wales +9 5 £50,000 +108.33% 1
Wales +7 5 £50,000 +108.33% 1
Cardiff -2 5 £50,000 +108.33%
Hampshire +12 2 £37,500 -21.05% 1
South West -15 2 £63,000 +20.00%
Surbiton - 2 £55,750 -
Surrey +9 1 £47,500 +23.37% 2
Gloucestershire +4 1 £63,000 +20.00%
Farnborough -22 1 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Oxford - 1 £40,000 -
Guildford - 1 £47,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £63,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Salford - 1 £41,500 -

tcpdump
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 127 (76.51%) Wireshark
2 104 (62.65%) TCP/IP
3 91 (54.82%) Firewall
4 78 (46.99%) Linux
5 72 (43.37%) Cisco
6 70 (42.17%) Windows
7 68 (40.96%) Cisco Certification
7 68 (40.96%) Snort
8 61 (36.75%) Degree
9 58 (34.94%) Network Security
9 58 (34.94%) BGP
10 55 (33.13%) OSPF
10 55 (33.13%) CCNP
11 53 (31.93%) CheckPoint
12 48 (28.92%) WAN
13 47 (28.31%) Security Operations
14 45 (27.11%) Intrusion Detection
15 42 (25.30%) LAN
16 40 (24.10%) DNS
17 37 (22.29%) Microsoft
17 37 (22.29%) Coaching
18 35 (21.08%) SQL
18 35 (21.08%) Load Balancing
19 34 (20.48%) Computer Science
19 34 (20.48%) SIEM
20 33 (19.88%) Cybersecurity
20 33 (19.88%) Unix
21 32 (19.28%) HTTP
21 32 (19.28%) Cisco Nexus
22 31 (18.67%) F5

tcpdump
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (10.24%) Apache
2 12 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.42%) nginx
4 7 (4.22%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.61%) JBoss
6 5 (3.01%) Liferay
7 3 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.81%) Zimbra
8 2 (1.20%) Node.js
9 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (18.67%) MS Visio
2 27 (16.27%) MS Excel
3 12 (7.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (5.42%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.22%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (76.51%) Wireshark
2 104 (62.65%) TCP/IP
3 91 (54.82%) Firewall
4 58 (34.94%) BGP
4 58 (34.94%) Network Security
5 55 (33.13%) OSPF
6 48 (28.92%) WAN
7 45 (27.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 42 (25.30%) LAN
9 40 (24.10%) DNS
10 32 (19.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (19.28%) HTTP
11 29 (17.47%) Internet
11 29 (17.47%) MPLS
12 27 (16.27%) Spanning Tree
13 26 (15.66%) VPN
14 17 (10.24%) BIG-IP
15 14 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (7.83%) SMTP
17 12 (7.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.87%) MySQL
2 7 (4.22%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.20%) Riak
5 2 (1.20%) Voldemort
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.83%) Metasploit
2 8 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.01%) Hudson
4 3 (1.81%) git-flow
4 3 (1.81%) JIRA
General
1 23 (13.86%) Finance
2 21 (12.65%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.82%) Legal
3 8 (4.82%) Retail
4 7 (4.22%) Law
5 5 (3.01%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (38.55%) Analyst
2 52 (31.33%) Security Analyst
3 41 (24.70%) Network Engineer
4 17 (10.24%) Security Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) Consultant
5 16 (9.64%) Network Consultant
5 16 (9.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) Administrator
6 13 (7.83%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) Linux Administrator
7 12 (7.23%) Software Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Network Security Consultant
9 10 (6.02%) Network Support
9 10 (6.02%) Network Support Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Security Consultant
9 10 (6.02%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.42%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.04%) LAMP
2 12 (7.23%) Web Services
3 9 (5.42%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (3.01%) HTML
4 5 (3.01%) JDBC
4 5 (3.01%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (3.01%) Memcached
5 2 (1.20%) CSS
5 2 (1.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.48%) Computer Science
2 30 (18.07%) Client/Server
2 30 (18.07%) Data Centre
3 21 (12.65%) Cyberthreat
4 16 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (8.43%) Management Information System
5 14 (8.43%) PKI
6 13 (7.83%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (6.02%) Grid Computing
8 6 (3.61%) Driving Licence
9 5 (3.01%) Clustering
9 5 (3.01%) Cryptography
9 5 (3.01%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (3.01%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (46.99%) Linux
2 70 (42.17%) Windows
3 33 (19.88%) Unix
4 22 (13.25%) Solaris
5 21 (12.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (8.43%) Windows Server
7 12 (7.23%) Ubuntu
7 12 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.63%) FreeBSD
8 11 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.02%) CentOS
10 7 (4.22%) Debian
10 7 (4.22%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.20%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.60%) Fedora
13 1 (0.60%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.31%) Security Operations
2 37 (22.29%) Coaching
3 35 (21.08%) Load Balancing
4 34 (20.48%) SIEM
5 33 (19.88%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (18.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (18.67%) Mentoring
7 29 (17.47%) Network Architecture
7 29 (17.47%) Network Management
8 27 (16.27%) ITIL
9 25 (15.06%) Presales
10 19 (11.45%) High Availability
11 18 (10.84%) Ethical Hacking
11 18 (10.84%) Information Security
12 16 (9.64%) Network Design
12 16 (9.64%) PRINCE2
13 15 (9.04%) Configuration Management
14 13 (7.83%) Functional Programming
14 13 (7.83%) SDLC
14 13 (7.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.08%) SQL
2 31 (18.67%) Perl
3 26 (15.66%) Bash Shell
3 26 (15.66%) Python
4 19 (11.45%) Ruby
5 18 (10.84%) Java
6 15 (9.04%) C++
6 15 (9.04%) PHP
7 14 (8.43%) C
8 13 (7.83%) Erlang
8 13 (7.83%) Haskell
8 13 (7.83%) Lisp
8 13 (7.83%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.01%) AWK
9 5 (3.01%) sed
9 5 (3.01%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.20%) SystemTap
11 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (40.96%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (36.75%) Degree
3 55 (33.13%) CCNP
4 27 (16.27%) CCSA
5 25 (15.06%) CISSP
6 23 (13.86%) CEH
7 22 (13.25%) CCSE
7 22 (13.25%) Check Point Certification
8 21 (12.65%) CCDP
9 18 (10.84%) SANS
10 17 (10.24%) GIAC
11 16 (9.64%) CompTIA Security+
11 16 (9.64%) Security+ Certification
12 15 (9.04%) GCIH
13 14 (8.43%) CCNA
14 11 (6.63%) GCIA
15 10 (6.02%) CCIE
16 9 (5.42%) CISA
16 9 (5.42%) RHCE
17 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.61%) SLA
2 5 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) FISMA
3 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) SAS 70
System Software
1 68 (40.96%) Snort
2 14 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.82%) NFS
3 8 (4.82%) Squid
4 6 (3.61%) Varnish
4 6 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.01%) iptables
5 5 (3.01%) Postfix
6 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.60%) Firmware
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.60%) qmail
8 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (15.06%) Nmap
2 17 (10.24%) EnCase
3 15 (9.04%) Nessus
4 12 (7.23%) Puppet
5 10 (6.02%) Iperf
5 10 (6.02%) Nagios
6 4 (2.41%) logstash
6 4 (2.41%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.20%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.60%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 72 (43.37%) Cisco
2 53 (31.93%) CheckPoint
3 37 (22.29%) Microsoft
4 31 (18.67%) F5
5 21 (12.65%) VMware
6 19 (11.45%) Red Hat
7 15 (9.04%) Juniper
8 13 (7.83%) NetScout
9 10 (6.02%) Splunk
10 7 (4.22%) Oracle
10 7 (4.22%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.61%) NetApp
11 6 (3.61%) NetWitness
11 6 (3.61%) SAP
12 5 (3.01%) EMC
12 5 (3.01%) Novell
13 4 (2.41%) Intel Security
14 3 (1.81%) AlienVault
14 3 (1.81%) Forcepoint
14 3 (1.81%) HP
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