Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

tcpdump
UK
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 833 1080 1164
Rank change year-on-year +247 +84 -120
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 53 20 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.089% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 16 23
Median annual salary £53,750 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.26% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £27,375 £27,000 £36,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £56,250 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -5.26%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,172 22,556 26,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.84% 15.60% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10,314 17,084 20,880
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +1.09% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing tcpdump as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for tcpdump in the UK

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Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing tcpdump.

Salary trend for tcpdump in the UK

tcpdump
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing tcpdump over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Salary histogram for tcpdump in the UK

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Top 12 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 6 months to 1 June 2020. 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
England +270 49 £57,500 +27.78% 5
UK excluding London +230 35 £47,500 +18.75% 4
London +173 17 £71,250 +9.62% 1
South East +126 16 £47,500 +37.68%
South West +99 6 - - 3
Scotland +68 4 £25,000 -16.67%
North West - 4 £33,500 -
North of England - 4 £33,500 -
Midlands +81 3 £63,000 +20.00% 1
Work from Home +38 3 £25,000 -52.38%
West Midlands - 3 £63,000 - 1
East of England +75 2 £60,000 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, IT jobs citing tcpdump also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 47 (88.68%) Wireshark
2 33 (62.26%) TCP/IP
3 26 (49.06%) Firewall
4 24 (45.28%) DNS
5 22 (41.51%) Linux
6 18 (33.96%) Cisco
7 17 (32.08%) Python
8 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
9 14 (26.42%) HTTP
9 14 (26.42%) SIEM
9 14 (26.42%) Malware Analysis
10 13 (24.53%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (24.53%) Open Source
10 13 (24.53%) VPN
10 13 (24.53%) WAN
10 13 (24.53%) Windows
11 12 (22.64%) Network Security
12 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
12 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
12 11 (20.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (20.75%) F5
12 11 (20.75%) SQL
12 11 (20.75%) Information Security
13 10 (18.87%) PHP
13 10 (18.87%) DHCP
13 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (18.87%) Load Balancing
13 10 (18.87%) Security Monitoring
14 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving

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Co-occurring 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 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.66%) Gluu
3 2 (3.77%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) AWS
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon ECS
2 5 (9.43%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (9.43%) Serverless
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (5.66%) AWS Fargate
4 3 (5.66%) GitHub
4 3 (5.66%) Route 53
4 3 (5.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Azure
6 1 (1.89%) Akamai
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.89%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (1.89%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.89%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 47 (88.68%) Wireshark
2 33 (62.26%) TCP/IP
3 26 (49.06%) Firewall
4 24 (45.28%) DNS
5 14 (26.42%) HTTP
6 13 (24.53%) VPN
6 13 (24.53%) WAN
7 12 (22.64%) Network Security
8 11 (20.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (18.87%) DHCP
10 9 (16.98%) OSPF
11 8 (15.09%) LAN
11 8 (15.09%) SMTP
12 6 (11.32%) BGP
12 6 (11.32%) Internet
12 6 (11.32%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (11.32%) SSL
13 5 (9.43%) TACACS
13 5 (9.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Redis
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) IDA Disassembler
2 4 (7.55%) Selenium
3 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) JIRA
4 2 (3.77%) JMeter
5 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.89%) GitLab
5 1 (1.89%) Mocha
5 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.77%) Automotive
5 2 (3.77%) Games
5 2 (3.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Network Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) SOC Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Network Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) Check Point Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Check Point Support
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Support
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Network Support
6 4 (7.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
1 3 (5.66%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (5.66%) Nightwatchjs
1 3 (5.66%) Node.js
1 3 (5.66%) OpenID
2 2 (3.77%) RFC 2544
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.89%) Memcached
3 1 (1.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Cyber Defence
2 6 (11.32%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.32%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.66%) Cyberattack
4 3 (5.66%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.66%) PKI
4 3 (5.66%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.89%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) Unix
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.55%) Debian
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Malware Analysis
1 14 (26.42%) SIEM
2 13 (24.53%) Open Source
2 13 (24.53%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (20.75%) Information Security
4 10 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (18.87%) Load Balancing
4 10 (18.87%) Security Monitoring
5 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (13.21%) ITIL
6 7 (13.21%) Network Design
7 6 (11.32%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 6 (11.32%) DevOps
7 6 (11.32%) Network Packet Capture
7 6 (11.32%) Security Operations
7 6 (11.32%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (11.32%) Threat Intelligence
8 5 (9.43%) Availability Management
8 5 (9.43%) High Availability
8 5 (9.43%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) Python
2 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
2 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
2 11 (20.75%) SQL
3 10 (18.87%) PHP
4 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) Perl
5 6 (11.32%) VBA
6 5 (9.43%) Go
7 3 (5.66%) AWK
7 3 (5.66%) C#
7 3 (5.66%) sed
7 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.77%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) CCNP
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.32%) CCSA
2 6 (11.32%) CCSE
2 6 (11.32%) DV Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) CCDP
3 4 (7.55%) CCNA
3 4 (7.55%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (5.66%) Degree
4 3 (5.66%) GCIA
4 3 (5.66%) GCIH
5 2 (3.77%) CCDA
5 2 (3.77%) GCFA
5 2 (3.77%) GREM
5 2 (3.77%) JNCIP
5 2 (3.77%) SANS
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE Security
6 1 (1.89%) GPPA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.55%) NIST
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) FedRAMP
3 1 (1.89%) FISMA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Snort
2 5 (9.43%) Docker
3 4 (7.55%) iptables
3 4 (7.55%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.66%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Nagios
2 6 (11.32%) Ansible
3 4 (7.55%) Packer
3 4 (7.55%) Puppet
3 4 (7.55%) Terraform
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (5.66%) Kibana
4 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
4 3 (5.66%) logstash
4 3 (5.66%) Munin
4 3 (5.66%) OSSEC
5 2 (3.77%) CSIRT
5 2 (3.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.89%) Consul
6 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.89%) Icinga
6 1 (1.89%) NetMRI
6 1 (1.89%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Cisco
2 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
3 11 (20.75%) F5
4 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.09%) Palo Alto
4 8 (15.09%) VMware
5 6 (11.32%) Juniper
6 5 (9.43%) HP
6 5 (9.43%) Meraki
7 4 (7.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (7.55%) Arista
7 4 (7.55%) Splunk
8 3 (5.66%) Avaya
8 3 (5.66%) Lets Encrypt
8 3 (5.66%) Wonderware
9 2 (3.77%) SAP
10 1 (1.89%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com