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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 776 843 804
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -39
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 114 58 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.053% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 88 54 68
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
20108 18684 22335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.20% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15928 15114 18224
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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

tcpdump
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing tcpdump over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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 22 October 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 +66 101 £50,000 - 10
South East +33 57 £45,000 +18.42% 3
Hampshire +23 30 £45,000 +12.50% 2
London +9 23 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Southampton +30 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West -1 19 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Reading +14 16 £50,000 -16.66%
Berkshire +8 16 £50,000 -16.66%
Surrey -2 10 £42,500 +13.33%
Gloucestershire -1 9 £52,500 +114.28% 3
Scotland 0 8 - -
Edinburgh -4 8 - -
City of London +8 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Cheltenham -5 6 £52,500 +114.28% 3
Dorset -6 6 £42,500 - 1
Chertsey - 5 £40,000 -
Bournemouth 0 4 - - 1
Exeter - 4 - -
Devon - 4 - -
Wales - 4 £35,000 -
South Wales - 3 £35,000 -
Wareham -1 2 £42,500 -
Bedford -2 2 £45,000 +3.44%
Bedfordshire -10 2 £45,000 +3.44%
East of England -23 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Cardiff - 2 £31,250 -
Cwmbran - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -

tcpdump
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 187 (85.00%) Wireshark
2 156 (70.91%) Linux
3 109 (49.55%) TCP/IP
4 86 (39.09%) Firewall
5 84 (38.18%) Windows
6 80 (36.36%) DNS
7 79 (35.91%) SIEM
8 72 (32.73%) UNIX
9 61 (27.73%) Perl
9 61 (27.73%) Snort
9 61 (27.73%) Degree
10 55 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 55 (25.00%) Python
11 53 (24.09%) HTTP
11 53 (24.09%) Red Hat
12 52 (23.64%) Cisco
12 52 (23.64%) GCIA
13 51 (23.18%) Security Cleared
14 49 (22.27%) Network Security
15 46 (20.91%) Bash Shell
16 45 (20.45%) SC Cleared
16 45 (20.45%) DV Cleared
17 44 (20.00%) CentOS
17 44 (20.00%) VPN
17 44 (20.00%) MySQL
18 42 (19.09%) SQL
18 42 (19.09%) SSL
19 41 (18.64%) Sourcefire
20 40 (18.18%) GCIH
21 39 (17.73%) LDAP

tcpdump
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 37 (16.82%) Apache
2 11 (5.00%) IIS
3 7 (3.18%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.27%) Lync
5 4 (1.82%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.36%) nginx
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.91%) Confluence
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (5.91%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.73%) SaaS
2 4 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (85.00%) Wireshark
2 109 (49.55%) TCP/IP
3 86 (39.09%) Firewall
4 80 (36.36%) DNS
5 53 (24.09%) HTTP
6 49 (22.27%) Network Security
7 44 (20.00%) VPN
8 42 (19.09%) SSL
9 39 (17.73%) LDAP
10 37 (16.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 36 (16.36%) BGP
12 33 (15.00%) SMTP
13 29 (13.18%) FTP
14 27 (12.27%) OSPF
15 26 (11.82%) SNMP
16 24 (10.91%) WAN
17 22 (10.00%) Ethereal
18 21 (9.55%) Internet
18 21 (9.55%) SAN
18 21 (9.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.00%) MySQL
2 20 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.09%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (4.09%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.09%) Big Data
4 5 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.82%) CouchDB
6 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (9.09%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.91%) Trac
2 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.91%) JIRA
2 2 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 28 (12.73%) Finance
2 15 (6.82%) Welsh Language
3 13 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.45%) Advertising
5 10 (4.55%) Retail
5 10 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.82%) German Language
7 3 (1.36%) Local Government
7 3 (1.36%) Banking
7 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.36%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.36%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.36%) French Language
8 2 (0.91%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (34.55%) Analyst
2 42 (19.09%) Security Analyst
3 36 (16.36%) Network Engineer
4 31 (14.09%) Administrator
5 27 (12.27%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (10.45%) Security Engineer
7 20 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 19 (8.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 19 (8.64%) Linux Administrator
9 18 (8.18%) Network Analyst
10 13 (5.91%) IT Security Analyst
11 12 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) Customer Support Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 10 (4.55%) Network Support
13 10 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
14 9 (4.09%) Network Security Engineer
14 9 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (4.09%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.09%) XML
2 8 (3.64%) LAMP
3 4 (1.82%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.82%) HTML
3 4 (1.82%) J2EE
4 3 (1.36%) Spring
4 3 (1.36%) Web Services
5 1 (0.45%) Java SE
5 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.55%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.73%) Open Source
5 10 (4.55%) Replication
6 9 (4.09%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (3.18%) Cryptography
7 7 (3.18%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.27%) Equities
8 5 (2.27%) CESG
9 4 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.82%) Statistics
10 3 (1.36%) Clustering
10 3 (1.36%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.36%) SCADA
10 3 (1.36%) Physics
11 2 (0.91%) HP StorageWorks
11 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 156 (70.91%) Linux
2 84 (38.18%) Windows
3 72 (32.73%) UNIX
4 44 (20.00%) CentOS
5 39 (17.73%) Solaris
6 37 (16.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (8.18%) Fedora
8 17 (7.73%) Debian
8 17 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (4.09%) Ubuntu
12 8 (3.64%) FreeBSD
13 5 (2.27%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.82%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.82%) Android
15 2 (0.91%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.91%) SIEM
2 37 (16.82%) Analytics
3 35 (15.91%) Cyber Security
4 27 (12.27%) Configuration Management
5 25 (11.36%) ITIL
6 24 (10.91%) Incident Management
7 19 (8.64%) Information Security
8 16 (7.27%) Change Control
9 13 (5.91%) Network Architecture
10 12 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.45%) Information Assurance
10 12 (5.45%) Security Testing
10 12 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (5.00%) Network Design
11 11 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (4.55%) Load Balancing
12 10 (4.55%) PRINCE2
12 10 (4.55%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 61 (27.73%) Perl
2 55 (25.00%) Python
3 46 (20.91%) Bash Shell
4 42 (19.09%) SQL
5 29 (13.18%) Ruby
6 24 (10.91%) Java
7 23 (10.45%) Shell Script
8 20 (9.09%) C
8 20 (9.09%) C++
9 19 (8.64%) sed
10 14 (6.36%) PowerShell
10 14 (6.36%) PHP
10 14 (6.36%) AWK
11 10 (4.55%) Bourne shell
11 10 (4.55%) Korn
12 4 (1.82%) Lua
12 4 (1.82%) PowerHouse
12 4 (1.82%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.36%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.91%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 61 (27.73%) Degree
2 52 (23.64%) GCIA
3 51 (23.18%) Security Cleared
4 45 (20.45%) SC Cleared
4 45 (20.45%) DV Cleared
5 40 (18.18%) GCIH
6 39 (17.73%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (10.91%) GIAC
8 23 (10.45%) CCNP
9 21 (9.55%) CISSP
10 13 (5.91%) CCIE
11 12 (5.45%) CCSE
12 11 (5.00%) CEH
12 11 (5.00%) JNCIE
13 8 (3.64%) OSCP
13 8 (3.64%) OSCE
14 6 (2.73%) CCNA
15 5 (2.27%) CISA
15 5 (2.27%) Postgraduate
16 4 (1.82%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.18%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.73%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.36%) SLA
4 2 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 61 (27.73%) Snort
2 35 (15.91%) Nmap
3 32 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.91%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.55%) Postfix
6 7 (3.18%) Samba
7 6 (2.73%) KVM
7 6 (2.73%) Xen
8 5 (2.27%) Varnish
9 4 (1.82%) Docker
9 4 (1.82%) Firmware
9 4 (1.82%) Squid
10 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.91%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.45%) NFS
11 1 (0.45%) RHEV
11 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 32 (14.55%) Nessus
2 29 (13.18%) Nagios
3 20 (9.09%) Puppet
4 11 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.55%) YUM
6 9 (4.09%) Zenoss
7 4 (1.82%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.36%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.36%) Ansible
8 3 (1.36%) SCOM
8 3 (1.36%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.91%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.91%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.91%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 53 (24.09%) Red Hat
2 52 (23.64%) Cisco
3 41 (18.64%) Sourcefire
4 37 (16.82%) VMware
5 30 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 28 (12.73%) F5
6 28 (12.73%) LogRhythm
7 21 (9.55%) Juniper
8 20 (9.09%) Blue Coat
9 18 (8.18%) Websense
10 16 (7.27%) Microsoft
11 14 (6.36%) Oracle
12 13 (5.91%) CA
13 12 (5.45%) Imperva
13 12 (5.45%) Sophos
14 11 (5.00%) SonicWALL
15 10 (4.55%) WatchGuard
15 10 (4.55%) Clearswift
16 8 (3.64%) Splunk
16 8 (3.64%) NetScout
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EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level experience
Posted: Yesterday
Rawdon, Leeds, LS19 6BA
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000pa depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum bonus and travel industry benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 22 days ago