Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

tcpdump
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1105 1093 1129
Rank change year-on-year -12 +36 -14
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 93 91 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.052% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.31% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 150
UK median annual salary £48,750 £53,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.30% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £39,694
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +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 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 26,872 29,048 34,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.20% 16.62% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21,677 23,596 28,913
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing tcpdump over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for tcpdump in the UK

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Top 11 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 20 February 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 -3 92 £50,000 -9.09% 5
UK excluding London -31 52 £47,500 -9.52% 3
London +2 41 £50,000 -10.31% 2
South East +7 18 £52,500 -6.67% 1
South West +13 17 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England -6 8 £35,000 -36.36%
North of England -13 4 - - 2
North West -16 4 - - 2
Midlands +6 1 £70,000 +16.67%
West Midlands -4 1 £70,000 +16.67%
Scotland -42 1 £47,500 +3.26%

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 80 (86.02%) Wireshark
2 55 (59.14%) Cisco
3 54 (58.06%) Firewall
4 50 (53.76%) VPN
5 44 (47.31%) MPLS
6 43 (46.24%) TCP/IP
7 35 (37.63%) Network Monitoring
8 34 (36.56%) BGP
8 34 (36.56%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (35.48%) DNS
10 30 (32.26%) CheckPoint
10 30 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (31.18%) WAN
12 28 (30.11%) OSPF
13 27 (29.03%) HTTP
14 26 (27.96%) SDH
14 26 (27.96%) DSL
15 25 (26.88%) Ethernet
15 25 (26.88%) ADSL
16 24 (25.81%) Juniper
17 23 (24.73%) Wireless
17 23 (24.73%) F5
18 22 (23.66%) CCNA
19 21 (22.58%) DHCP
19 21 (22.58%) Data Centre
20 20 (21.51%) SIEM
20 20 (21.51%) Degree
20 20 (21.51%) CCNP
21 19 (20.43%) LAN
21 19 (20.43%) FTP

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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 7 (7.53%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (86.02%) Wireshark
2 54 (58.06%) Firewall
3 50 (53.76%) VPN
4 44 (47.31%) MPLS
5 43 (46.24%) TCP/IP
6 34 (36.56%) BGP
7 33 (35.48%) DNS
8 30 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (31.18%) WAN
10 28 (30.11%) OSPF
11 27 (29.03%) HTTP
12 26 (27.96%) DSL
12 26 (27.96%) SDH
13 25 (26.88%) ADSL
13 25 (26.88%) Ethernet
14 23 (24.73%) Wireless
15 21 (22.58%) DHCP
16 19 (20.43%) FTP
16 19 (20.43%) LAN
17 18 (19.35%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) MySQL
1 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.15%) IDA Disassembler
2 2 (2.15%) OllyDbg
2 2 (2.15%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.08%) GDB
3 1 (1.08%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.08%) sqlmap
3 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.98%) Games
2 12 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.68%) Finance
4 6 (6.45%) Back Office
4 6 (6.45%) Military
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (58.06%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.43%) Analyst
3 16 (17.20%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (17.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Security Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (11.83%) Security Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Administrator
7 7 (7.53%) IT Administrator
7 7 (7.53%) Network Administrator
7 7 (7.53%) Network Support
7 7 (7.53%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) SOC Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Security Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Telecoms Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Penetration Tester
10 4 (4.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) 802.1X
1 15 (16.13%) LDAP
2 7 (7.53%) POSIX
3 2 (2.15%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.08%) libvirt
4 1 (1.08%) OAuth
4 1 (1.08%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.75%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.15%) Blog
5 2 (2.15%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (2.15%) Equities
5 2 (2.15%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.08%) CentOS
4 1 (1.08%) Fedora
4 1 (1.08%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) Network Monitoring
2 20 (21.51%) SIEM
3 19 (20.43%) Threat Intelligence
4 18 (19.35%) Information Security
5 16 (17.20%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 15 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (12.90%) Network Architecture
8 10 (10.75%) ITIL
8 10 (10.75%) Service Design
9 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.68%) Incident Management
10 8 (8.60%) Change Management
10 8 (8.60%) Data Security
10 8 (8.60%) Network Design
11 7 (7.53%) Data Encryption
11 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (7.53%) High Availability
11 7 (7.53%) Network Optimisation
12 6 (6.45%) OWASP
12 6 (6.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.13%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) Bash Shell
2 7 (7.53%) Python
3 5 (5.38%) C
4 4 (4.30%) C++
4 4 (4.30%) Perl
5 3 (3.23%) Java
6 2 (2.15%) PHP
6 2 (2.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.08%) C#
7 1 (1.08%) Go
7 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (23.66%) CCNA
3 20 (21.51%) CCNP
3 20 (21.51%) Degree
4 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 16 (17.20%) DV Cleared
6 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
7 13 (13.98%) CCIE
8 10 (10.75%) GIAC
9 8 (8.60%) CREST Certified
10 4 (4.30%) OSCP
11 3 (3.23%) GCIA
11 3 (3.23%) GCIH
12 2 (2.15%) CISSP
13 1 (1.08%) CCDP
13 1 (1.08%) CCSA
13 1 (1.08%) CCSE
13 1 (1.08%) HND
13 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
13 1 (1.08%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) GDPR
3 1 (1.08%) NIST 800
System Software
1 15 (16.13%) Snort
2 8 (8.60%) iptables
3 2 (2.15%) Docker
4 1 (1.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) SELinux
2 6 (6.45%) Nmap
3 5 (5.38%) Nagios
3 5 (5.38%) Nessus
4 3 (3.23%) OpenNMS
5 2 (2.15%) Ansible
5 2 (2.15%) Cacti
5 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.15%) Munin
5 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.15%) SmokePing
6 1 (1.08%) Linux-HA
6 1 (1.08%) Pacemaker
6 1 (1.08%) Puppet
6 1 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (59.14%) Cisco
2 30 (32.26%) CheckPoint
3 24 (25.81%) Juniper
4 23 (24.73%) F5
5 14 (15.05%) HP
6 13 (13.98%) NetScout
7 8 (8.60%) Riverbed
8 7 (7.53%) Xerox
9 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.23%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.15%) Aruba
10 2 (2.15%) Citrix
11 1 (1.08%) Apple
11 1 (1.08%) Arista
11 1 (1.08%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.08%) Sun
11 1 (1.08%) VMware
11 1 (1.08%) Vyatta