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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 840 896 913
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +17
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 100 71 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.064% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.35% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 77 52 67
Median salary £60,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £34,550 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +7.77%

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
17642 20011 20591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 18.11% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14649 15894 16366
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 £66,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

tcpdump
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 6 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 6 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 +40 93 £60,000 +26.31% 6
London +30 40 £75,000 +76.47% 4
South East +45 30 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England +32 16 £60,000 +10.59%
Berkshire +14 16 £58,750 -
Reading +27 13 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire +7 11 £67,000 +23.50%
Bedford +10 10 £67,000 +21.81%
Milton Keynes - 8 £45,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 8 £45,750 -
Mayfair - 7 £100,000 -
South Wales +5 6 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Wales +4 6 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Surrey - 5 £45,000 - 1
Wimbledon - 5 - -
Guildford - 4 £45,000 - 1
Slough +2 3 £38,000 -
Cardiff +1 3 £42,500 -22.72%
Gloucestershire -9 3 £70,000 +33.33% 1
South West -12 3 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Newport - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +56 2 £82,500 +65.00%
East Midlands +14 2 £53,750 +79.16%
Yorkshire +8 2 - -
Cheltenham -13 2 £70,000 +33.33% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £53,750 -
Northampton - 2 £53,750 -
Doncaster - 2 - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 157 (81.35%) Wireshark
2 112 (58.03%) Firewall
3 106 (54.92%) TCP/IP
4 87 (45.08%) Cisco
5 84 (43.52%) Linux
6 76 (39.38%) WAN
7 75 (38.86%) Cisco Certification
8 68 (35.23%) CheckPoint
9 67 (34.72%) CCNP
9 67 (34.72%) OSPF
10 64 (33.16%) BGP
11 61 (31.61%) LAN
12 58 (30.05%) Network Security
13 51 (26.42%) SIEM
13 51 (26.42%) Perl
13 51 (26.42%) Snort
14 49 (25.39%) HTTP
14 49 (25.39%) F5
15 47 (24.35%) Bash Shell
16 46 (23.83%) DNS
17 44 (22.80%) Load Balancing
18 42 (21.76%) Security Operations
18 42 (21.76%) Windows
19 41 (21.24%) Finance
20 40 (20.73%) Disaster Recovery
20 40 (20.73%) VMware
20 40 (20.73%) ITIL
20 40 (20.73%) Red Hat
21 39 (20.21%) CISSP
21 39 (20.21%) Cisco Nexus

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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 17 (8.81%) Apache
2 14 (7.25%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.18%) JBoss
4 9 (4.66%) Liferay
5 7 (3.63%) nginx
6 4 (2.07%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.04%) IIS
8 2 (1.04%) SAS
9 1 (0.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (13.47%) MS Visio
2 17 (8.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.59%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 157 (81.35%) Wireshark
2 112 (58.03%) Firewall
3 106 (54.92%) TCP/IP
4 76 (39.38%) WAN
5 67 (34.72%) OSPF
6 64 (33.16%) BGP
7 61 (31.61%) LAN
8 58 (30.05%) Network Security
9 49 (25.39%) HTTP
10 46 (23.83%) DNS
11 39 (20.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 36 (18.65%) Spanning Tree
13 34 (17.62%) LDAP
14 33 (17.10%) BIG-IP
15 31 (16.06%) MPLS
16 29 (15.03%) SMTP
17 28 (14.51%) Intrusion Detection
18 24 (12.44%) Cisco ASA
19 22 (11.40%) SAN
20 21 (10.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.95%) MySQL
2 20 (10.36%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (12.95%) Git (software)
1 25 (12.95%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.29%) Subversion
3 12 (6.22%) Ant
3 12 (6.22%) GCC
3 12 (6.22%) Metasploit
4 9 (4.66%) Hudson
5 5 (2.59%) JMeter
6 4 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.55%) TestLink
7 3 (1.55%) The Grinder
7 3 (1.55%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.52%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.52%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.52%) Maven
8 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 41 (21.24%) Finance
2 18 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.74%) Banking
4 8 (4.15%) Electronics
4 8 (4.15%) Legal
4 8 (4.15%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.15%) Marketing
4 8 (4.15%) Retail
5 7 (3.63%) Law
6 3 (1.55%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 58 (30.05%) Analyst
2 47 (24.35%) Network Engineer
3 38 (19.69%) Security Analyst
4 24 (12.44%) Consultant
4 24 (12.44%) Network Consultant
5 21 (10.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 20 (10.36%) Network Support
6 20 (10.36%) Network Support Engineer
6 20 (10.36%) Support Engineer
7 18 (9.33%) Senior Network Support
7 18 (9.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 18 (9.33%) Senior Support Engineer
8 16 (8.29%) Network Security Consultant
8 16 (8.29%) Security Consultant
9 14 (7.25%) Administrator
9 14 (7.25%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (6.22%) Network Analyst
11 11 (5.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 11 (5.70%) SOC Analyst
12 10 (5.18%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.33%) LAMP
2 12 (6.22%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (5.18%) Web Services
4 9 (4.66%) JDBC
4 9 (4.66%) LAPP Stack
5 7 (3.63%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (2.07%) HTML
7 3 (1.55%) REST
8 2 (1.04%) HTML5
8 2 (1.04%) Memcached
8 2 (1.04%) SOAP
9 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.52%) CSS
9 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.10%) Data Centre
2 24 (12.44%) Management Information System
3 22 (11.40%) Computer Science
3 22 (11.40%) Security Operations Centre
4 19 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (9.84%) Cyberthreat
5 18 (9.33%) PKI
6 12 (6.22%) HP StoreVirtual
7 10 (5.18%) Clustering
8 9 (4.66%) Client/Server
8 9 (4.66%) Cryptography
9 8 (4.15%) Driving Licence
9 8 (4.15%) Hedge funds
10 6 (3.11%) Cybercrime
10 6 (3.11%) Grid Computing
11 5 (2.59%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (2.59%) Replication
12 3 (1.55%) Social Network
12 3 (1.55%) Statistics
12 3 (1.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (43.52%) Linux
2 42 (21.76%) Windows
3 35 (18.13%) Unix
4 31 (16.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (12.44%) Windows Server
6 20 (10.36%) CentOS
7 13 (6.74%) Solaris
8 12 (6.22%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (5.70%) FreeBSD
9 11 (5.70%) Ubuntu
9 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (4.66%) Debian
10 9 (4.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 7 (3.63%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.55%) Kali Linux
13 2 (1.04%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.42%) SIEM
2 44 (22.80%) Load Balancing
3 42 (21.76%) Security Operations
4 40 (20.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (20.73%) ITIL
5 35 (18.13%) Network Management
6 31 (16.06%) Presales
7 26 (13.47%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (11.40%) Incident Management
9 20 (10.36%) Information Security
10 19 (9.84%) Ethical Hacking
11 16 (8.29%) Configuration Management
11 16 (8.29%) PRINCE2
12 14 (7.25%) High Availability
13 13 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (6.74%) Coaching
13 13 (6.74%) Service Delivery
14 12 (6.22%) Electronic Trading
15 11 (5.70%) Network Design
15 11 (5.70%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.42%) Perl
2 47 (24.35%) Bash Shell
3 37 (19.17%) SQL
4 35 (18.13%) Java
5 29 (15.03%) Ruby
6 25 (12.95%) Python
7 19 (9.84%) PHP
8 14 (7.25%) PowerShell
9 12 (6.22%) C++
10 11 (5.70%) C
11 9 (4.66%) AWK
11 9 (4.66%) sed
11 9 (4.66%) Shell Script
12 8 (4.15%) Erlang
12 8 (4.15%) Haskell
12 8 (4.15%) Lisp
13 3 (1.55%) Groovy
14 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.52%) Korn
15 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (38.86%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (34.72%) CCNP
3 39 (20.21%) CISSP
4 38 (19.69%) CEH
5 33 (17.10%) Degree
6 31 (16.06%) GCIH
7 27 (13.99%) CCDP
8 25 (12.95%) CCSA
9 24 (12.44%) GCIA
10 22 (11.40%) RHCE
11 20 (10.36%) CCSE
12 19 (9.84%) GIAC
13 17 (8.81%) SANS
14 15 (7.77%) CCNA
14 15 (7.77%) Check Point Certification
15 14 (7.25%) CompTIA Security+
15 14 (7.25%) Security+ Certification
16 10 (5.18%) SSCP
17 9 (4.66%) CISA
18 7 (3.63%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.18%) COBIT
3 5 (2.59%) SLA
4 2 (1.04%) QA
4 2 (1.04%) SAS 70
System Software
1 51 (26.42%) Snort
2 35 (18.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (15.54%) Active Directory
4 24 (12.44%) NFS
5 23 (11.92%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (5.70%) iptables
7 10 (5.18%) Postfix
8 9 (4.66%) Squid
9 3 (1.55%) Varnish
10 2 (1.04%) Firmware
10 2 (1.04%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.52%) Docker
11 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.52%) qmail
11 1 (0.52%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.52%) vSphere
11 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (16.58%) Nmap
2 27 (13.99%) Puppet
3 19 (9.84%) Nagios
4 18 (9.33%) Nessus
5 17 (8.81%) EnCase
6 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.04%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.04%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.52%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.52%) Iperf
8 1 (0.52%) logstash
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 87 (45.08%) Cisco
2 68 (35.23%) CheckPoint
3 49 (25.39%) F5
4 40 (20.73%) Red Hat
4 40 (20.73%) VMware
5 34 (17.62%) Juniper
5 34 (17.62%) Microsoft
6 25 (12.95%) Splunk
7 24 (12.44%) Oracle
8 23 (11.92%) NetScout
9 22 (11.40%) NetApp
10 19 (9.84%) HP
11 17 (8.81%) SAP
12 13 (6.74%) Citrix
13 12 (6.22%) 3PAR
13 12 (6.22%) ArcSight
14 9 (4.66%) EMC
14 9 (4.66%) Novell
14 9 (4.66%) SolarWinds
14 9 (4.66%) Sourcefire
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