Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for tcpdump skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited tcpdump over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

tcpdump
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1000 1084 1192
Rank change year-on-year +84 +108 -75
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 159 101 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.056% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 121 88 82
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £37,725
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,875 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +11.11%

tcpdump is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26420 30519 34731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.75% 17.03% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21527 25185 28886
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

tcpdump
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing tcpdump as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for tcpdump in England

tcpdump
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing tcpdump in England.

Salary trend for tcpdump in England

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Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing tcpdump in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for tcpdump in England

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Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 64 £62,500 +12.11% 3
South East +37 45 £60,000 - 1
East of England +29 29 £35,000 -36.36%
South West +4 16 £40,000 -27.27% 2
North of England +3 4 £51,500 +157.50%
North West -16 4 £51,500 +157.50%
Midlands +22 1 £70,000 +43.59%
West Midlands +14 1 £70,000 +16.67%
tcpdump
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 137 (86.16%) Wireshark
2 106 (66.67%) Firewall
3 84 (52.83%) Cisco
4 83 (52.20%) TCP/IP
5 82 (51.57%) BGP
6 74 (46.54%) OSPF
7 71 (44.65%) WAN
8 66 (41.51%) VPN
9 59 (37.11%) MPLS
10 57 (35.85%) DNS
11 54 (33.96%) Cisco Certification
12 51 (32.08%) CheckPoint
13 48 (30.19%) CCNP
14 46 (28.93%) Linux
14 46 (28.93%) LAN
15 45 (28.30%) HTTP
16 42 (26.42%) F5
17 41 (25.79%) Juniper
18 39 (24.53%) Network Monitoring
19 38 (23.90%) DHCP
20 37 (23.27%) Degree
20 37 (23.27%) Cisco Nexus
21 36 (22.64%) Data Centre
22 33 (20.75%) Network Security
23 32 (20.13%) Incident Management
24 31 (19.50%) FTP
24 31 (19.50%) Windows
24 31 (19.50%) Telnet
25 30 (18.87%) Python
25 30 (18.87%) Cisco ASA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 18 (11.32%) CMS
2 17 (10.69%) Apache
3 11 (6.92%) nginx
4 4 (2.52%) SAS
5 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (86.16%) Wireshark
2 106 (66.67%) Firewall
3 83 (52.20%) TCP/IP
4 82 (51.57%) BGP
5 74 (46.54%) OSPF
6 71 (44.65%) WAN
7 66 (41.51%) VPN
8 59 (37.11%) MPLS
9 57 (35.85%) DNS
10 46 (28.93%) LAN
11 45 (28.30%) HTTP
12 38 (23.90%) DHCP
13 37 (23.27%) Cisco Nexus
14 33 (20.75%) Network Security
15 31 (19.50%) FTP
15 31 (19.50%) Telnet
16 30 (18.87%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (17.61%) VLAN
18 27 (16.98%) IPsec
19 26 (16.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.03%) MongoDB
1 8 (5.03%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.89%) MySQL
2 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.26%) Big Data
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (10.06%) Burp Suite
2 11 (6.92%) IDA Disassembler
2 11 (6.92%) OllyDbg
2 11 (6.92%) WinDbg
3 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.52%) Subversion
4 2 (1.26%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.63%) GDB
5 1 (0.63%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.63%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (18.24%) Finance
2 21 (13.21%) Military
3 17 (10.69%) Back Office
4 15 (9.43%) Banking
4 15 (9.43%) Investment Banking
5 14 (8.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.52%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (45.28%) Network Engineer
2 25 (15.72%) Administrator
2 25 (15.72%) Analyst
3 23 (14.47%) Support Engineer
4 22 (13.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (11.95%) Cisco Engineer
5 19 (11.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 19 (11.95%) Network Security Engineer
5 19 (11.95%) Security Engineer
6 18 (11.32%) IT Administrator
6 18 (11.32%) Network Administrator
7 17 (10.69%) Network Support
7 17 (10.69%) Network Support Engineer
8 12 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (6.92%) Consultant
9 11 (6.92%) Malware Analyst
9 11 (6.92%) Malware Engineer
10 10 (6.29%) Network Consultant
10 10 (6.29%) Security Analyst
11 9 (5.66%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.32%) 802.1X
1 18 (11.32%) POSIX
2 12 (7.55%) .NET
3 11 (6.92%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.26%) Kafka
4 2 (1.26%) Sensu
5 1 (0.63%) LAMP
5 1 (0.63%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.63%) libvirt
5 1 (0.63%) Memcached
5 1 (0.63%) OAuth
5 1 (0.63%) OpenID
5 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 24 (15.09%) Computer Science
3 20 (12.58%) Management Information System
4 19 (11.95%) Cyberthreat
5 15 (9.43%) Virtual Team
6 11 (6.92%) Blog
6 11 (6.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 10 (6.29%) Driving Licence
8 9 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (4.40%) Equities
9 7 (4.40%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.89%) Clustering
11 3 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.89%) PKI
12 2 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.26%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.93%) Linux
2 31 (19.50%) Windows
3 28 (17.61%) Unix
4 8 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.03%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.40%) Debian
6 5 (3.14%) CentOS
7 4 (2.52%) Solaris
7 4 (2.52%) VMS
7 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.26%) Fedora
9 1 (0.63%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.53%) Network Monitoring
2 32 (20.13%) Incident Management
3 26 (16.35%) Open Source
4 22 (13.84%) Data Encryption
4 22 (13.84%) Data Security
5 20 (12.58%) Network Management
6 19 (11.95%) Change Management
6 19 (11.95%) ITIL
7 18 (11.32%) Network Optimisation
8 17 (10.69%) Document Management
8 17 (10.69%) Information Security
9 16 (10.06%) Load Balancing
10 15 (9.43%) Configuration Management
10 15 (9.43%) Threat Intelligence
11 14 (8.81%) Network Architecture
11 14 (8.81%) Problem Management
11 14 (8.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (8.81%) SIEM
12 13 (8.18%) Malware Analysis
13 12 (7.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.87%) Python
2 25 (15.72%) SQL
3 24 (15.09%) Perl
4 21 (13.21%) Ruby
5 16 (10.06%) PowerShell
6 15 (9.43%) C
6 15 (9.43%) Java
7 14 (8.81%) C++
8 13 (8.18%) PHP
9 12 (7.55%) JavaScript
10 9 (5.66%) Bash Shell
11 8 (5.03%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.89%) Go
13 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (33.96%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (30.19%) CCNP
3 37 (23.27%) Degree
4 26 (16.35%) Security Cleared
5 19 (11.95%) CCIE
6 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
7 12 (7.55%) CCSA
8 11 (6.92%) CCSE
9 10 (6.29%) CCNA
10 9 (5.66%) DV Cleared
11 8 (5.03%) GIAC
12 7 (4.40%) CCDP
12 7 (4.40%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (4.40%) CISSP
13 6 (3.77%) CREST Certified
14 4 (2.52%) OSCP
15 1 (0.63%) CCIE Security
15 1 (0.63%) CCVP
15 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
15 1 (0.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.32%) SLA
2 4 (2.52%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) NIST 800
System Software
1 11 (6.92%) Snort
2 10 (6.29%) iptables
3 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.14%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.52%) Ceph
4 4 (2.52%) Docker
4 4 (2.52%) Firmware
4 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.63%) KVM
5 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (9.43%) Nagios
2 9 (5.66%) HAProxy
2 9 (5.66%) SELinux
3 8 (5.03%) Nessus
4 6 (3.77%) Nmap
4 6 (3.77%) Puppet
5 4 (2.52%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (2.52%) Rsyslog
6 3 (1.89%) Cacti
7 2 (1.26%) OpenNMS
7 2 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.63%) Ansible
8 1 (0.63%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.63%) Linux-HA
8 1 (0.63%) Munin
8 1 (0.63%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.63%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 84 (52.83%) Cisco
2 51 (32.08%) CheckPoint
3 42 (26.42%) F5
4 41 (25.79%) Juniper
5 22 (13.84%) Microsoft
5 22 (13.84%) Xerox
6 17 (10.69%) NetScout
7 16 (10.06%) Citrix
8 15 (9.43%) Palo Alto
9 14 (8.81%) Aruba
9 14 (8.81%) Riverbed
10 11 (6.92%) Forcepoint
11 8 (5.03%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.40%) HP
13 5 (3.14%) Blue Coat
13 5 (3.14%) Sun
13 5 (3.14%) VMware
14 4 (2.52%) Dell
14 4 (2.52%) NetApp
14 4 (2.52%) Nortel