The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 824 906 899
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -7
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 99 58 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.054% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.30% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80 46 78
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,750 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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
17095 19123 20340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.13% 17.89% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14196 15317 16281
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing tcpdump as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

tcpdump Salary Histogram in the UK

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Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 93 £60,000 +20.00% 6
London +50 40 £80,000 +39.13% 3
South East +24 29 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East of England +23 15 £56,250 +2.27%
Berkshire +22 15 £60,000 - 1
Reading +28 11 £60,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +37 8 £45,750 -3.68%
Buckinghamshire +34 8 £45,750 -3.68%
Bedfordshire +5 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Bedford +1 7 £60,000 +9.09%
Mayfair - 7 £100,000 -
Surrey - 6 £45,000 - 1
South Wales +9 5 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Wales +7 5 £37,500 -31.81% 1
South West -2 5 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Guildford - 5 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Slough +7 4 £38,000 -
East Midlands +15 3 £52,500 +75.00%
Cardiff +1 3 £37,500 -31.81%
Street - 3 £55,000 -
Somerset - 3 £55,000 -
City of London +40 2 £82,500 +65.00% 1
Yorkshire +4 2 - -
Gloucestershire -5 2 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Doncaster - 2 - -
Newport - 2 - -
Wimbledon - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £53,750 -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing tcpdump also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 164 (81.59%) Wireshark
2 118 (58.71%) Firewall
3 115 (57.21%) TCP/IP
4 89 (44.28%) Cisco
5 82 (40.80%) WAN
6 79 (39.30%) Linux
7 75 (37.31%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (35.32%) OSPF
9 67 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 67 (33.33%) CCNP
10 65 (32.34%) BGP
11 64 (31.84%) LAN
12 60 (29.85%) Network Security
13 57 (28.36%) HTTP
14 54 (26.87%) DNS
14 54 (26.87%) Snort
15 53 (26.37%) SIEM
16 52 (25.87%) Perl
17 51 (25.37%) F5
18 50 (24.88%) Load Balancing
19 46 (22.89%) Bash Shell
20 45 (22.39%) Security Operations
21 44 (21.89%) Disaster Recovery
22 43 (21.39%) Finance
22 43 (21.39%) CISSP
23 42 (20.90%) ITIL
23 42 (20.90%) Spanning Tree
24 41 (20.40%) Cisco Nexus
24 41 (20.40%) CEH
25 40 (19.90%) Red Hat

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.46%) Apache
2 14 (6.97%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.98%) JBoss
3 10 (4.98%) Liferay
4 5 (2.49%) nginx
5 3 (1.49%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.00%) IIS
6 2 (1.00%) SAS
6 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (13.43%) MS Visio
2 14 (6.97%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.49%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 164 (81.59%) Wireshark
2 118 (58.71%) Firewall
3 115 (57.21%) TCP/IP
4 82 (40.80%) WAN
5 71 (35.32%) OSPF
6 65 (32.34%) BGP
7 64 (31.84%) LAN
8 60 (29.85%) Network Security
9 57 (28.36%) HTTP
10 54 (26.87%) DNS
11 42 (20.90%) Spanning Tree
12 41 (20.40%) Cisco Nexus
13 37 (18.41%) BIG-IP
14 36 (17.91%) LDAP
15 34 (16.92%) SMTP
16 29 (14.43%) MPLS
17 27 (13.43%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (13.43%) Intrusion Detection
18 23 (11.44%) SAN
19 22 (10.95%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.44%) MySQL
2 21 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (12.94%) Git (software)
1 26 (12.94%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.96%) Subversion
3 12 (5.97%) Ant
3 12 (5.97%) GCC
3 12 (5.97%) Metasploit
4 10 (4.98%) Hudson
5 5 (2.49%) JMeter
6 4 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.49%) TestLink
7 3 (1.49%) The Grinder
7 3 (1.49%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.50%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.50%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.50%) Maven
8 1 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (21.39%) Finance
2 17 (8.46%) Banking
3 15 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.98%) Electronics
4 8 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.98%) Marketing
5 7 (3.48%) Law
5 7 (3.48%) Legal
5 7 (3.48%) Retail
6 4 (1.99%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 60 (29.85%) Analyst
2 46 (22.89%) Network Engineer
3 38 (18.91%) Security Analyst
4 27 (13.43%) Consultant
4 27 (13.43%) Network Consultant
5 23 (11.44%) Senior Network Engineer
6 21 (10.45%) Network Support
6 21 (10.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 21 (10.45%) Support Engineer
7 20 (9.95%) Senior Network Support
7 20 (9.95%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 20 (9.95%) Senior Support Engineer
8 18 (8.96%) Network Security Consultant
8 18 (8.96%) Security Consultant
9 13 (6.47%) Administrator
9 13 (6.47%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (5.97%) Network Analyst
11 11 (5.47%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 11 (5.47%) SOC Analyst
12 10 (4.98%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.46%) LAMP
2 12 (5.97%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (4.98%) JDBC
3 10 (4.98%) LAPP Stack
4 9 (4.48%) Web Services
5 5 (2.49%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (1.49%) REST
7 2 (1.00%) HTML
7 2 (1.00%) Memcached
7 2 (1.00%) SOAP
8 1 (0.50%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.50%) HTML5
8 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.41%) Data Centre
2 29 (14.43%) Management Information System
3 24 (11.94%) Computer Science
4 22 (10.95%) PKI
5 21 (10.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 19 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (9.45%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (5.97%) HP StoreVirtual
8 11 (5.47%) Clustering
9 10 (4.98%) Cryptography
10 9 (4.48%) Client/Server
10 9 (4.48%) Driving Licence
11 8 (3.98%) Hedge funds
11 8 (3.98%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (2.99%) Cybercrime
12 6 (2.99%) Replication
13 5 (2.49%) Grid Computing
14 4 (1.99%) Internet of Things
14 4 (1.99%) Social Network
15 3 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (39.30%) Linux
2 39 (19.40%) Unix
3 38 (18.91%) Windows
4 31 (15.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (11.94%) Windows Server
6 20 (9.95%) CentOS
7 14 (6.97%) Solaris
8 12 (5.97%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (5.47%) FreeBSD
9 11 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (4.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 9 (4.48%) Debian
12 8 (3.98%) Ubuntu
13 7 (3.48%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.49%) Kali Linux
15 2 (1.00%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.50%) SVR4
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.37%) SIEM
2 50 (24.88%) Load Balancing
3 45 (22.39%) Security Operations
4 44 (21.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 42 (20.90%) ITIL
6 33 (16.42%) Network Management
6 33 (16.42%) Presales
7 25 (12.44%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (12.44%) Information Security
8 23 (11.44%) Incident Management
9 17 (8.46%) Configuration Management
9 17 (8.46%) Ethical Hacking
10 14 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (6.97%) Identity Access Management
10 14 (6.97%) PRINCE2
10 14 (6.97%) Service Delivery
11 13 (6.47%) Coaching
12 12 (5.97%) Defect Management
12 12 (5.97%) High Availability
12 12 (5.97%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.87%) Perl
2 46 (22.89%) Bash Shell
3 37 (18.41%) SQL
4 35 (17.41%) Java
5 29 (14.43%) Ruby
6 24 (11.94%) Python
7 16 (7.96%) PHP
8 14 (6.97%) PowerShell
9 12 (5.97%) C++
10 10 (4.98%) AWK
10 10 (4.98%) C
10 10 (4.98%) sed
10 10 (4.98%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.48%) Erlang
11 7 (3.48%) Haskell
11 7 (3.48%) Lisp
12 3 (1.49%) Groovy
12 3 (1.49%) Korn
13 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (37.31%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (33.33%) CCNP
3 43 (21.39%) CISSP
4 41 (20.40%) CEH
5 36 (17.91%) GCIH
6 35 (17.41%) Degree
7 28 (13.93%) CCDP
7 28 (13.93%) GCIA
8 22 (10.95%) CCSA
9 21 (10.45%) RHCE
10 19 (9.45%) CCSE
11 18 (8.96%) GIAC
12 17 (8.46%) SANS
13 14 (6.97%) SSCP
14 13 (6.47%) CCNA
15 12 (5.97%) CompTIA Security+
15 12 (5.97%) Security+ Certification
16 11 (5.47%) Check Point Certification
17 8 (3.98%) CISA
18 7 (3.48%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.97%) COBIT
2 10 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.98%) SLA
4 2 (1.00%) QA
4 2 (1.00%) SAS 70
System Software
1 54 (26.87%) Snort
2 35 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (16.42%) Active Directory
4 25 (12.44%) NFS
5 23 (11.44%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (6.97%) iptables
7 11 (5.47%) Postfix
8 10 (4.98%) Squid
9 3 (1.49%) Varnish
10 2 (1.00%) Firmware
10 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.50%) Docker
11 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.50%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.50%) vSphere
11 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (16.92%) Nmap
2 29 (14.43%) Puppet
3 21 (10.45%) Nessus
4 20 (9.95%) Nagios
5 17 (8.46%) EnCase
6 4 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.49%) CFEngine
7 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.00%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 89 (44.28%) Cisco
2 67 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 51 (25.37%) F5
4 40 (19.90%) Red Hat
5 39 (19.40%) Juniper
6 38 (18.91%) VMware
7 33 (16.42%) Microsoft
8 26 (12.94%) Splunk
9 25 (12.44%) Oracle
10 24 (11.94%) NetScout
11 23 (11.44%) NetApp
12 19 (9.45%) HP
13 18 (8.96%) SAP
14 15 (7.46%) ArcSight
15 13 (6.47%) Citrix
16 12 (5.97%) 3PAR
17 10 (4.98%) EMC
17 10 (4.98%) Novell
18 9 (4.48%) Sourcefire
19 7 (3.48%) IBM
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