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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 791 824 789
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -35
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 106 66 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.060% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.35% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 84 55 90
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £36,300 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £75,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
19930 18802 22840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 14740 19028
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £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 19 December 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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 +44 101 £50,000 +2.56% 12
London +39 40 £50,000 -14.89% 4
South East +27 37 £45,000 -5.26% 2
South West +10 21 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Hampshire -11 19 £50,000 +28.20% 2
Southampton +17 14 £47,500 +46.15% 2
City of London +37 13 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Gloucestershire - 11 £52,500 -
Reading +10 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey +2 9 £39,000 +4.00%
Berkshire -2 9 £50,000 -
Cheltenham - 6 £52,500 -
Dorset -6 5 £42,500 -
Wales - 5 £24,000 -
South Wales - 5 £24,000 -
Exeter - 5 - - 1
Devon - 5 - - 1
Bournemouth 0 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 £24,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £52,500 -
Leeds - 2 £24,000 - 2
Chertsey - 2 £42,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £24,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £24,000 - 2
Farnborough +4 1 £50,000 +28.20%
Romsey 0 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Wareham -4 1 £42,500 -
East of England -23 1 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Torfaen - 1 £45,000 -
Bedford - 1 £50,000 - 1

tcpdump
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 191 (91.83%) Wireshark
2 140 (67.31%) Linux
3 113 (54.33%) TCP/IP
4 85 (40.87%) Firewall
5 83 (39.90%) DNS
6 69 (33.17%) Windows
7 65 (31.25%) HTTP
8 63 (30.29%) SIEM
9 60 (28.85%) UNIX
10 59 (28.37%) SSL
11 58 (27.88%) Network Security
12 57 (27.40%) Cisco
13 56 (26.92%) VPN
14 55 (26.44%) Security Cleared
15 50 (24.04%) GCIA
16 48 (23.08%) SC Cleared
16 48 (23.08%) F5
17 46 (22.12%) DV Cleared
17 46 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
17 46 (22.12%) Python
18 45 (21.63%) Degree
18 45 (21.63%) Snort
19 43 (20.67%) Computer Science
20 42 (20.19%) Intrusion Detection
20 42 (20.19%) VMware
21 41 (19.71%) Sourcefire
21 41 (19.71%) BGP
21 41 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
22 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
23 39 (18.75%) FTP

tcpdump
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (12.98%) Apache
2 18 (8.65%) IIS
3 9 (4.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.40%) JBoss
4 5 (2.40%) nginx
5 4 (1.92%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.96%) Confluence
7 2 (0.96%) SAS
7 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.13%) MS Visio
3 13 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.25%) SaaS
2 5 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (91.83%) Wireshark
2 113 (54.33%) TCP/IP
3 85 (40.87%) Firewall
4 83 (39.90%) DNS
5 65 (31.25%) HTTP
6 59 (28.37%) SSL
7 58 (27.88%) Network Security
8 56 (26.92%) VPN
9 42 (20.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 41 (19.71%) BGP
11 39 (18.75%) FTP
12 38 (18.27%) SNMP
13 37 (17.79%) LDAP
13 37 (17.79%) OSPF
14 36 (17.31%) WAN
14 36 (17.31%) SMTP
15 35 (16.83%) LAN
16 25 (12.02%) MPLS
16 25 (12.02%) VLAN
17 21 (10.10%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.42%) MySQL
2 13 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.40%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.40%) CouchDB
4 5 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) Big Data
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Subversion
1 5 (2.40%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.96%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.48%) Trac
3 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (9.13%) Finance
2 15 (7.21%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.81%) Welsh Language
5 5 (2.40%) Advertising
6 4 (1.92%) Law
6 4 (1.92%) Banking
6 4 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (33.65%) Analyst
2 57 (27.40%) Network Engineer
3 43 (20.67%) Security Analyst
4 33 (15.87%) Administrator
5 27 (12.98%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (12.02%) Security Engineer
7 19 (9.13%) Network Security Engineer
8 16 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 16 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
9 15 (7.21%) Network Support
9 15 (7.21%) IT Security Analyst
9 15 (7.21%) Support Engineer
9 15 (7.21%) Network Support Engineer
10 13 (6.25%) Network Analyst
10 13 (6.25%) Consultant
11 10 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.81%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 9 (4.33%) UNIX Administrator
12 9 (4.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.81%) XML
2 7 (3.37%) SOAP
2 7 (3.37%) Web Services
3 5 (2.40%) HTML
3 5 (2.40%) JSON
3 5 (2.40%) RESTful
4 4 (1.92%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.92%) J2EE
4 4 (1.92%) Spring
5 3 (1.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.67%) Computer Science
2 22 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.21%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.77%) Open Source
5 7 (3.37%) Cryptography
5 7 (3.37%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.40%) CESG
7 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.92%) Statistics
7 4 (1.92%) SCADA
7 4 (1.92%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.92%) Clustering
8 3 (1.44%) Equities
8 3 (1.44%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.44%) Physics
8 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.96%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 140 (67.31%) Linux
2 69 (33.17%) Windows
3 60 (28.85%) UNIX
4 38 (18.27%) Solaris
5 27 (12.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (12.50%) CentOS
7 14 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.29%) Debian
9 7 (3.37%) Fedora
9 7 (3.37%) Mac OS X
9 7 (3.37%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (2.40%) Android
11 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.96%) VMS
14 1 (0.48%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.29%) SIEM
2 35 (16.83%) Cyber Security
3 29 (13.94%) Incident Management
4 26 (12.50%) Analytics
5 24 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 21 (10.10%) Information Security
7 20 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (9.13%) Network Management
9 17 (8.17%) Change Control
10 16 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
11 15 (7.21%) Information Assurance
12 14 (6.73%) Network Design
13 13 (6.25%) ITIL
14 12 (5.77%) Performance Management
14 12 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (5.29%) Network Monitoring
15 11 (5.29%) Computer Forensics
15 11 (5.29%) Software Engineering
16 10 (4.81%) Security Testing
17 9 (4.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.12%) Python
2 34 (16.35%) Perl
3 33 (15.87%) SQL
4 28 (13.46%) Bash Shell
5 25 (12.02%) Java
6 22 (10.58%) C++
7 18 (8.65%) C
8 14 (6.73%) Shell Script
9 12 (5.77%) Ruby
10 8 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.37%) sed
12 5 (2.40%) Lua
12 5 (2.40%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.92%) AWK
13 4 (1.92%) PHP
13 4 (1.92%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.44%) Erlang
15 1 (0.48%) SystemTap
15 1 (0.48%) Haskell
15 1 (0.48%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 55 (26.44%) Security Cleared
2 50 (24.04%) GCIA
3 48 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 46 (22.12%) DV Cleared
4 46 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (21.63%) Degree
6 39 (18.75%) GCIH
7 24 (11.54%) CCNP
7 24 (11.54%) GIAC
8 16 (7.69%) CCNA
9 15 (7.21%) CCIE
10 13 (6.25%) CCSE
11 12 (5.77%) JNCIE
11 12 (5.77%) CCSA
12 9 (4.33%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (3.85%) MCSE
13 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (3.37%) MCSA
14 7 (3.37%) CISSP
14 7 (3.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 45 (21.63%) Snort
2 41 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.77%) Nmap
5 9 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.88%) NFS
6 6 (2.88%) Postfix
6 6 (2.88%) Firmware
6 6 (2.88%) Samba
7 5 (2.40%) vSphere
7 5 (2.40%) KVM
8 4 (1.92%) Docker
9 3 (1.44%) Xen
10 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.48%) Squid
11 1 (0.48%) Varnish
11 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (11.54%) Nagios
2 20 (9.62%) Puppet
3 17 (8.17%) Nessus
4 14 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.33%) Zenoss
6 8 (3.85%) Ansible
7 5 (2.40%) Cacti
8 4 (1.92%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.48%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 57 (27.40%) Cisco
2 48 (23.08%) F5
3 42 (20.19%) VMware
4 41 (19.71%) Sourcefire
5 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 29 (13.94%) LogRhythm
7 28 (13.46%) Red Hat
7 28 (13.46%) CheckPoint
8 22 (10.58%) Juniper
9 21 (10.10%) Websense
10 19 (9.13%) Oracle
11 17 (8.17%) Blue Coat
12 15 (7.21%) Clearswift
12 15 (7.21%) WatchGuard
12 15 (7.21%) SonicWALL
13 13 (6.25%) Foundry
13 13 (6.25%) HP
14 10 (4.81%) NetScout
15 8 (3.85%) Fortinet
16 6 (2.88%) Dell
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds, LS19 6BA
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000pa depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £50k+ Package with Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
SuperSparks Ltd
Salary: Competitive and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MOO.com
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 75,000 to 100,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 23 days ago