Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

tcpdump
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1101 1075 1143
Rank change year-on-year -26 +68 +57
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 34 151 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.084% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.55% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 106 74
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £70,000 £68,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 23,615 27,629 31,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.94% 15.40% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18,506 22,374 25,395
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

tcpdump
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for tcpdump 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.

Salary trend for tcpdump in the UK

tcpdump
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing tcpdump over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for tcpdump in the UK

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Top 10 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 15 December 2018. 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 -44 34 £50,000 -13.04% 10
UK excluding London -10 26 £50,000 -4.76% 10
South West +3 12 £50,000 +25.00% 2
London -3 8 £59,750 +8.64%
North of England +20 5 £55,000 +6.80% 5
Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 - 2
East of England +24 4 £27,500 -21.43% 2
South East -18 4 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Midlands +44 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 29 (85.29%) Wireshark
2 28 (82.35%) Cisco
2 28 (82.35%) Firewall
3 26 (76.47%) Python
4 24 (70.59%) Linux
4 24 (70.59%) F5
4 24 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (67.65%) CheckPoint
6 22 (64.71%) Windows
6 22 (64.71%) Bash Shell
7 21 (61.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 20 (58.82%) Load Balancing
8 20 (58.82%) Blue Coat
9 19 (55.88%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (55.88%) Cisco ISE
9 19 (55.88%) ArcSight
9 19 (55.88%) Tcl
9 19 (55.88%) BGP
9 19 (55.88%) TACACS
9 19 (55.88%) VMware
9 19 (55.88%) ArcSight ESM
9 19 (55.88%) VMware NSX
10 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
10 15 (44.12%) OSPF
10 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (38.24%) CCSA
11 13 (38.24%) Network Security
11 13 (38.24%) CCSE
12 12 (35.29%) CCNP
12 12 (35.29%) CCNA

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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 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) nginx
1 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.94%) AWS CodePipeline
2 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.94%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.94%) Route 53
2 1 (2.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) Wireshark
2 28 (82.35%) Firewall
3 24 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (61.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 19 (55.88%) BGP
5 19 (55.88%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (55.88%) Cisco ISE
5 19 (55.88%) TACACS
6 15 (44.12%) OSPF
7 13 (38.24%) Network Security
8 11 (32.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 5 (14.71%) DNS
10 5 (14.71%) LAN
10 5 (14.71%) WAN
11 4 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (11.76%) DHCP
11 4 (11.76%) MPLS
11 4 (11.76%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (11.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Network Support
3 10 (29.41%) Network Support Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) VCL
2 1 (2.94%) Django
2 1 (2.94%) ModSecurity
2 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Load Balancing
2 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 9 (26.47%) Decision-Making
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.88%) SIEM
4 2 (5.88%) Value Proposition
5 1 (2.94%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (2.94%) Commercial Awareness
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (2.94%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) Python
2 22 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 19 (55.88%) Tcl
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Go
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCSA
2 13 (38.24%) CCSE
3 12 (35.29%) CCNA
3 12 (35.29%) CCNP
4 9 (26.47%) Degree
4 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
4 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CCDP
6 1 (2.94%) CCIE
6 1 (2.94%) CCVP
6 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) VMware NSX
2 2 (5.88%) Varnish
3 1 (2.94%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) iptables
3 1 (2.94%) Postfix
3 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) ArcSight ESM
2 10 (29.41%) Netcool
2 10 (29.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (14.71%) Ansible
4 1 (2.94%) Nagios
4 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Cisco
2 24 (70.59%) F5
3 23 (67.65%) CheckPoint
4 20 (58.82%) Blue Coat
5 19 (55.88%) ArcSight
5 19 (55.88%) VMware
6 10 (29.41%) CyberArk
6 10 (29.41%) SolarWinds
6 10 (29.41%) Symantec
6 10 (29.41%) Tufin
7 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.94%) Google
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) WSO2