Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

tcpdump
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1048 1128 1220
Rank change year-on-year +80 +92 -117
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 163 94 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.050% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 123 81 93
UK 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 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 28197 32099 36357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22815 26256 30085
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

tcpdump
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
England +109 157 £57,500 +4.55% 7
UK excluding London +88 101 £55,000 - 3
London +37 62 £62,500 +13.64% 5
South East +59 43 £65,000 +8.33% 1
East of England +29 28 £35,000 -36.36%
South West +38 19 £40,000 -27.27%
Wales +24 5 £39,351 +26.94%
North of England +13 4 £51,500 +157.50% 1
North West -16 4 £51,500 +157.50% 1
Midlands +29 1 £70,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +14 1 £70,000 +16.67%
Scotland - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 142 (87.12%) Wireshark
2 103 (63.19%) Firewall
3 82 (50.31%) TCP/IP
3 82 (50.31%) Cisco
4 79 (48.47%) BGP
5 72 (44.17%) OSPF
6 70 (42.94%) WAN
7 63 (38.65%) VPN
8 59 (36.20%) MPLS
9 57 (34.97%) DNS
10 52 (31.90%) Cisco Certification
11 50 (30.67%) CheckPoint
12 46 (28.22%) CCNP
13 45 (27.61%) HTTP
13 45 (27.61%) LAN
13 45 (27.61%) Network Monitoring
14 44 (26.99%) Linux
15 40 (24.54%) F5
16 39 (23.93%) DHCP
16 39 (23.93%) Juniper
17 37 (22.70%) Degree
18 36 (22.09%) Cisco Nexus
19 33 (20.25%) Data Centre
19 33 (20.25%) Incident Management
20 32 (19.63%) Network Security
20 32 (19.63%) FTP
20 32 (19.63%) Unix
20 32 (19.63%) Telnet
21 30 (18.40%) Windows
21 30 (18.40%) SQL

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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 17 (10.43%) CMS
2 15 (9.20%) Apache
3 10 (6.13%) nginx
4 4 (2.45%) SAS
5 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.61%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 14 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 142 (87.12%) Wireshark
2 103 (63.19%) Firewall
3 82 (50.31%) TCP/IP
4 79 (48.47%) BGP
5 72 (44.17%) OSPF
6 70 (42.94%) WAN
7 63 (38.65%) VPN
8 59 (36.20%) MPLS
9 57 (34.97%) DNS
10 45 (27.61%) HTTP
10 45 (27.61%) LAN
11 39 (23.93%) DHCP
12 36 (22.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 32 (19.63%) FTP
13 32 (19.63%) Network Security
13 32 (19.63%) Telnet
14 30 (18.40%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (16.56%) VLAN
16 26 (15.95%) IPsec
16 26 (15.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.29%) MongoDB
1 7 (4.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.84%) MySQL
2 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
3 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (9.82%) Burp Suite
2 11 (6.75%) IDA Disassembler
2 11 (6.75%) OllyDbg
2 11 (6.75%) WinDbg
3 6 (3.68%) Fiddler
4 5 (3.07%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.61%) GDB
6 1 (0.61%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.61%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (16.56%) Finance
2 20 (12.27%) Military
3 16 (9.82%) Back Office
3 16 (9.82%) Banking
4 15 (9.20%) Investment Banking
5 14 (8.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.45%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (43.56%) Network Engineer
2 27 (16.56%) Analyst
3 24 (14.72%) Administrator
4 22 (13.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 22 (13.50%) Support Engineer
5 19 (11.66%) Cisco Engineer
5 19 (11.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (11.04%) Network Security Engineer
6 18 (11.04%) Security Engineer
7 17 (10.43%) IT Administrator
7 17 (10.43%) Network Administrator
7 17 (10.43%) Network Support
7 17 (10.43%) Network Support Engineer
8 13 (7.98%) Security Analyst
9 11 (6.75%) Consultant
10 10 (6.13%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (6.13%) Malware Analyst
10 10 (6.13%) Malware Engineer
10 10 (6.13%) Network Consultant
11 9 (5.52%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.04%) 802.1X
2 17 (10.43%) POSIX
3 16 (9.82%) .NET
4 11 (6.75%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.61%) Kafka
5 1 (0.61%) LAMP
5 1 (0.61%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.61%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.61%) libvirt
5 1 (0.61%) Memcached
5 1 (0.61%) OAuth
5 1 (0.61%) OpenID
5 1 (0.61%) Sensu
5 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.25%) Data Centre
2 23 (14.11%) Computer Science
3 19 (11.66%) Cyberthreat
3 19 (11.66%) Management Information System
4 15 (9.20%) Virtual Team
5 11 (6.75%) Blog
5 11 (6.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 10 (6.13%) Driving Licence
7 9 (5.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (4.29%) Equities
8 7 (4.29%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.84%) Clustering
10 3 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.84%) PKI
11 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.99%) Linux
2 32 (19.63%) Unix
3 30 (18.40%) Windows
4 8 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.91%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.29%) Debian
6 5 (3.07%) CentOS
7 4 (2.45%) Solaris
7 4 (2.45%) VMS
7 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.23%) Fedora
9 1 (0.61%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.61%) Network Monitoring
2 33 (20.25%) Incident Management
3 25 (15.34%) Open Source
4 21 (12.88%) Data Encryption
4 21 (12.88%) Data Security
5 20 (12.27%) Network Management
6 19 (11.66%) Change Management
6 19 (11.66%) Information Security
7 18 (11.04%) ITIL
8 17 (10.43%) Network Optimisation
8 17 (10.43%) SIEM
8 17 (10.43%) Threat Intelligence
9 16 (9.82%) Document Management
9 16 (9.82%) Load Balancing
10 15 (9.20%) Network Architecture
11 14 (8.59%) Configuration Management
11 14 (8.59%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 14 (8.59%) Problem Management
11 14 (8.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (7.98%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.40%) SQL
2 27 (16.56%) Python
3 21 (12.88%) Perl
4 20 (12.27%) C
5 19 (11.66%) C++
5 19 (11.66%) Java
5 19 (11.66%) Ruby
6 15 (9.20%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.36%) PHP
8 11 (6.75%) JavaScript
9 9 (5.52%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.91%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.84%) Go
12 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (31.90%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (28.22%) CCNP
3 37 (22.70%) Degree
4 27 (16.56%) Security Cleared
5 19 (11.66%) CCIE
6 17 (10.43%) SC Cleared
7 12 (7.36%) CCSA
8 11 (6.75%) CCSE
8 11 (6.75%) DV Cleared
9 10 (6.13%) CCNA
10 9 (5.52%) GIAC
11 7 (4.29%) CCDP
11 7 (4.29%) Check Point Certification
11 7 (4.29%) CISSP
11 7 (4.29%) CREST Certified
12 4 (2.45%) OSCP
13 1 (0.61%) CCIE Security
13 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.61%) RHCE
13 1 (0.61%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.43%) SLA
2 4 (2.45%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) NIST 800
System Software
1 13 (7.98%) Snort
2 10 (6.13%) iptables
3 5 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.45%) Ceph
4 4 (2.45%) Docker
4 4 (2.45%) Firmware
4 4 (2.45%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.61%) KVM
5 1 (0.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (8.59%) Nagios
2 9 (5.52%) SELinux
3 8 (4.91%) HAProxy
3 8 (4.91%) Nessus
4 6 (3.68%) Nmap
4 6 (3.68%) Puppet
5 4 (2.45%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.45%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (2.45%) Rsyslog
6 3 (1.84%) Cacti
6 3 (1.84%) OpenNMS
7 2 (1.23%) Ansible
7 2 (1.23%) Munin
7 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.23%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.61%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.61%) Linux-HA
8 1 (0.61%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 82 (50.31%) Cisco
2 50 (30.67%) CheckPoint
3 40 (24.54%) F5
4 39 (23.93%) Juniper
5 22 (13.50%) Microsoft
6 21 (12.88%) Xerox
7 17 (10.43%) NetScout
8 16 (9.82%) Citrix
9 15 (9.20%) Palo Alto
10 14 (8.59%) Aruba
10 14 (8.59%) Riverbed
11 10 (6.13%) Forcepoint
12 8 (4.91%) Red Hat
13 7 (4.29%) HP
14 6 (3.68%) Oracle
15 5 (3.07%) Sun
15 5 (3.07%) VMware
16 4 (2.45%) Blue Coat
16 4 (2.45%) Dell
16 4 (2.45%) Nortel