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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

tcpdump
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 844 877
Rank change year-on-year +44 +33  
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 52 106 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.10% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.58% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 35 79 54
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +29.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £55,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year -16.36% +17.64%  

tcpdump is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13636 18120 19660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.36% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 14994 15669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

tcpdump
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing tcpdump as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for tcpdump in the UK

tcpdump
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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for tcpdump in the UK

tcpdump
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 48 £48,750 -20.40% 5
South West +38 15 £41,250 -41.07%
South East +51 13 £52,500 -4.54%
London +46 13 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Berkshire +29 6 £42,500 -22.72%
Bedfordshire +10 5 £65,000 -2.98%
Gloucestershire +3 5 £52,500 -25.00%
East of England +2 5 £65,000 -2.98%
Bedford -8 5 £65,000 -2.98%
Scotland +22 4 £46,750 -
Cheltenham +16 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £41,250 -
Glasgow - 4 £46,750 -
Hampshire +26 3 - -
North West -10 3 £37,500 -9.63% 2
Manchester -23 3 £37,500 -9.50% 2
Winchester - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 £52,500 -
Feltham - 3 £40,000 - 1
Surbiton +13 2 - - 1
Newbury - 2 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £70,000 -
City of London +45 1 £50,000 -41.17% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £37,500 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 82 (78.85%) Wireshark
2 44 (42.31%) TCP/IP
3 43 (41.35%) Cisco
3 43 (41.35%) Firewall
4 40 (38.46%) DNS
5 38 (36.54%) Linux
5 38 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (33.65%) VPN
7 35 (33.65%) HTTP
8 34 (32.69%) SSL
9 32 (30.77%) CheckPoint
10 30 (28.85%) CCNP
11 27 (25.96%) LDAP
12 26 (25.00%) Data Centre
13 25 (24.04%) LAN
13 25 (24.04%) WAN
14 24 (23.08%) BGP
14 24 (23.08%) CCSA
15 23 (22.12%) Information Security
15 23 (22.12%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (21.15%) F5
16 22 (21.15%) Load Balancing
16 22 (21.15%) IPsec
17 20 (19.23%) OSPF
17 20 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
17 20 (19.23%) DHCP
17 20 (19.23%) Degree
17 20 (19.23%) CCSE
17 20 (19.23%) Security Monitoring

tcpdump
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 16 (15.38%) Apache
2 13 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.73%) nginx
4 6 (5.77%) JBoss
4 6 (5.77%) Liferay
5 4 (3.85%) Apache Pig
5 4 (3.85%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.88%) Jetty
6 3 (2.88%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.96%) CloudStack
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.88%) Magento
2 3 (2.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.88%) Datadog
3 3 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (78.85%) Wireshark
2 44 (42.31%) TCP/IP
3 43 (41.35%) Firewall
4 40 (38.46%) DNS
5 35 (33.65%) HTTP
5 35 (33.65%) VPN
6 34 (32.69%) SSL
7 27 (25.96%) LDAP
8 25 (24.04%) LAN
8 25 (24.04%) WAN
9 24 (23.08%) BGP
10 23 (22.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (21.15%) IPsec
12 20 (19.23%) DHCP
12 20 (19.23%) OSPF
13 19 (18.27%) HTTPS
14 18 (17.31%) FTP
14 18 (17.31%) Network Security
15 17 (16.35%) Spanning Tree
15 17 (16.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) MySQL
2 9 (8.65%) Big Data
2 9 (8.65%) Hadoop
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.85%) Redis
6 3 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.88%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.77%) Hudson
4 3 (2.88%) GDB
5 1 (0.96%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.96%) GitLab
5 1 (0.96%) WinDbg
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.69%) Games
3 8 (7.69%) Marketing
4 6 (5.77%) Banking
5 5 (4.81%) Electronics
5 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.88%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (41.35%) Analyst
2 21 (20.19%) Consultant
3 20 (19.23%) Security Consultant
4 17 (16.35%) SOC Analyst
5 15 (14.42%) Security Analyst
6 14 (13.46%) Network Consultant
7 13 (12.50%) Network Engineer
7 13 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
8 12 (11.54%) Architect
9 10 (9.62%) Incident Analyst
10 8 (7.69%) Administrator
10 8 (7.69%) Information Analyst
10 8 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
10 8 (7.69%) SIEM Analyst
11 7 (6.73%) Cisco Support
11 7 (6.73%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (6.73%) Security Architect
12 6 (5.77%) Cisco Analyst
12 6 (5.77%) Cisco Consultant
12 6 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) LAMP
2 11 (10.58%) 802.1X
3 7 (6.73%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (5.77%) JDBC
4 6 (5.77%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (3.85%) CSS
5 4 (3.85%) SPNEGO
6 3 (2.88%) Kafka
6 3 (2.88%) Memcached
6 3 (2.88%) Regular Expression
6 3 (2.88%) Web Services
7 2 (1.92%) HTML
7 2 (1.92%) XML
7 2 (1.92%) XSL
8 1 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (13.46%) PKI
4 10 (9.62%) Clustering
4 10 (9.62%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (8.65%) Algorithms
6 8 (7.69%) Replication
7 7 (6.73%) Driving Licence
8 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.88%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.96%) Blog
12 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.54%) Linux
2 19 (18.27%) Unix
3 8 (7.69%) Windows
4 7 (6.73%) Ubuntu
5 6 (5.77%) Debian
5 6 (5.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.85%) Android
6 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.88%) CentOS
7 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.12%) Information Security
2 22 (21.15%) Load Balancing
3 20 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (19.23%) Security Monitoring
4 19 (18.27%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (18.27%) SIEM
5 14 (13.46%) Network Management
6 12 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 12 (11.54%) Network Architecture
7 10 (9.62%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 10 (9.62%) Security Operations
8 9 (8.65%) Coaching
8 9 (8.65%) Data Analysis
8 9 (8.65%) Network Packet Analysis
8 9 (8.65%) Presales
8 9 (8.65%) Security Testing
8 9 (8.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
9 8 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.46%) Perl
1 14 (13.46%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) Python
3 12 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 11 (10.58%) Java
5 10 (9.62%) C
6 7 (6.73%) C++
6 7 (6.73%) PHP
7 6 (5.77%) AWK
7 6 (5.77%) Ruby
7 6 (5.77%) sed
7 6 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.88%) Go
8 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (28.85%) CCNP
3 24 (23.08%) CCSA
4 20 (19.23%) CCSE
4 20 (19.23%) Degree
5 19 (18.27%) CCDP
6 15 (14.42%) CCNA
7 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
8 8 (7.69%) CCNP Voice
8 8 (7.69%) DV Cleared
8 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
9 7 (6.73%) CCIE
10 6 (5.77%) CISSP
10 6 (5.77%) RHCE
11 5 (4.81%) CISM
11 5 (4.81%) GIAC
12 2 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.92%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.96%) CEH
13 1 (0.96%) CISA
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.62%) Snort
3 6 (5.77%) iptables
3 6 (5.77%) NFS
3 6 (5.77%) Postfix
3 6 (5.77%) Squid
4 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.85%) Varnish
6 3 (2.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (2.88%) Docker
6 3 (2.88%) Gluster
7 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.96%) Ceph
8 1 (0.96%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) Nagios
2 12 (11.54%) Nmap
2 12 (11.54%) Puppet
3 6 (5.77%) Ansible
4 4 (3.85%) QRadar
5 3 (2.88%) HAProxy
5 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.88%) Nessus
5 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.88%) Sysdig
6 1 (0.96%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.96%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.96%) Grafana
6 1 (0.96%) Graphite
6 1 (0.96%) Icinga
6 1 (0.96%) Kibana
6 1 (0.96%) logstash
6 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (41.35%) Cisco
2 32 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 22 (21.15%) F5
4 17 (16.35%) Juniper
5 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
5 11 (10.58%) SAP
5 11 (10.58%) VMware
6 9 (8.65%) Cloudera
6 9 (8.65%) Hortonworks
6 9 (8.65%) Oracle
7 8 (7.69%) Citrix
7 8 (7.69%) HP
7 8 (7.69%) MapR
8 7 (6.73%) Palo Alto
9 6 (5.77%) EMC
9 6 (5.77%) NetApp
9 6 (5.77%) Novell
9 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.81%) CA
10 5 (4.81%) NETGEAR
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