Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

tcpdump
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 996 1120 1206
Rank change year-on-year +124 +86 -84
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 185 129 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.067% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 136 113 85
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £38,400 £40,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £84,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +14.29%

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 28295 32767 37318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.97% 16.89% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22907 27093 30703
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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

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Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing tcpdump over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

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 19 September 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 +113 179 £57,500 -4.17% 5
UK excluding London +90 117 £52,500 -4.55% 5
London +42 70 £65,000 -10.34% 1
South East +72 56 £57,500 -4.17% 2
East of England +30 28 £32,000 -39.05% 1
South West +18 21 £40,000 -27.27%
North of England -12 6 £37,500 -
North West - 6 £37,500 -
Wales +7 5 £39,351 +26.94%
Scotland -3 1 £40,000 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 154 (83.24%) Wireshark
2 97 (52.43%) TCP/IP
2 97 (52.43%) Firewall
3 88 (47.57%) BGP
4 79 (42.70%) Cisco
5 77 (41.62%) OSPF
6 73 (39.46%) Linux
7 67 (36.22%) Cisco Certification
8 64 (34.59%) WAN
9 61 (32.97%) CheckPoint
10 60 (32.43%) CCNP
11 53 (28.65%) VPN
12 51 (27.57%) DNS
13 49 (26.49%) F5
14 48 (25.95%) Data Centre
15 47 (25.41%) Juniper
16 45 (24.32%) Python
16 45 (24.32%) Unix
17 44 (23.78%) Cisco Nexus
18 43 (23.24%) LAN
18 43 (23.24%) HTTP
19 42 (22.70%) MPLS
20 41 (22.16%) Apache
21 40 (21.62%) Network Monitoring
22 39 (21.08%) Open Source
22 39 (21.08%) Windows
22 39 (21.08%) Ruby
23 38 (20.54%) DHCP
23 38 (20.54%) Multicast
24 37 (20.00%) VLAN

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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 41 (22.16%) Apache
2 28 (15.14%) nginx
3 12 (6.49%) CMS
4 9 (4.86%) OpenStack
4 9 (4.86%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.16%) SAS
6 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (12.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 14 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.86%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (83.24%) Wireshark
2 97 (52.43%) Firewall
2 97 (52.43%) TCP/IP
3 88 (47.57%) BGP
4 77 (41.62%) OSPF
5 64 (34.59%) WAN
6 53 (28.65%) VPN
7 51 (27.57%) DNS
8 44 (23.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 43 (23.24%) HTTP
9 43 (23.24%) LAN
10 42 (22.70%) MPLS
11 38 (20.54%) DHCP
11 38 (20.54%) Multicast
12 37 (20.00%) VLAN
13 36 (19.46%) Network Security
14 33 (17.84%) FTP
14 33 (17.84%) SSL
15 29 (15.68%) Telnet
15 29 (15.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.49%) MongoDB
1 12 (6.49%) NoSQL
2 10 (5.41%) MySQL
3 9 (4.86%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.08%) Big Data
6 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (8.11%) Burp Suite
1 15 (8.11%) IDA Disassembler
1 15 (8.11%) OllyDbg
1 15 (8.11%) WinDbg
2 11 (5.95%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.95%) Subversion
3 7 (3.78%) Fiddler
4 5 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (16.76%) Finance
2 18 (9.73%) Banking
3 16 (8.65%) Military
4 15 (8.11%) Investment Banking
5 12 (6.49%) Back Office
6 9 (4.86%) Games
7 7 (3.78%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.16%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (35.68%) Network Engineer
2 36 (19.46%) Analyst
3 23 (12.43%) Administrator
3 23 (12.43%) Linux Engineer
3 23 (12.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (12.43%) Support Engineer
4 20 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 18 (9.73%) Consultant
6 17 (9.19%) Network Support
6 17 (9.19%) Network Support Engineer
7 16 (8.65%) SOC Analyst
8 15 (8.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 15 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
8 15 (8.11%) Security Engineer
8 15 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (7.03%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (7.03%) Malware Analyst
10 12 (6.49%) IT Administrator
10 12 (6.49%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.97%) 802.1X
2 17 (9.19%) .NET
3 15 (8.11%) Regular Expression
4 12 (6.49%) POSIX
5 9 (4.86%) LAMP
5 9 (4.86%) LEMP Stack
5 9 (4.86%) Memcached
5 9 (4.86%) Web Services
6 2 (1.08%) Kafka
6 2 (1.08%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.08%) Sensu
7 1 (0.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.95%) Data Centre
2 24 (12.97%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.65%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (8.11%) Blog
4 15 (8.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 15 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (7.57%) Management Information System
6 13 (7.03%) Driving Licence
6 13 (7.03%) Virtual Team
7 12 (6.49%) Private Cloud
8 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.78%) Equities
8 7 (3.78%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.70%) Clustering
10 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (2.16%) LPAR
10 4 (2.16%) PKI
11 3 (1.62%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (39.46%) Linux
2 45 (24.32%) Unix
3 39 (21.08%) Windows
4 21 (11.35%) Ubuntu
5 20 (10.81%) Debian
6 15 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (5.95%) CentOS
8 10 (5.41%) VMS
9 4 (2.16%) Solaris
9 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.54%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.62%) Network Monitoring
2 39 (21.08%) Open Source
3 30 (16.22%) Incident Management
4 26 (14.05%) Network Management
5 25 (13.51%) Load Balancing
6 23 (12.43%) Change Management
6 23 (12.43%) Configuration Management
6 23 (12.43%) ITIL
7 18 (9.73%) Malware Analysis
7 18 (9.73%) SIEM
8 16 (8.65%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (8.65%) Data Encryption
8 16 (8.65%) Data Security
9 15 (8.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 15 (8.11%) Malware Reverse Engineering
9 15 (8.11%) Reverse Engineering
9 15 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
9 15 (8.11%) Threat Intelligence
10 14 (7.57%) Problem Management
10 14 (7.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.32%) Python
2 39 (21.08%) Ruby
3 34 (18.38%) Perl
4 32 (17.30%) SQL
5 22 (11.89%) C
5 22 (11.89%) C++
5 22 (11.89%) PHP
6 20 (10.81%) Java
7 15 (8.11%) PowerShell
8 14 (7.57%) Shell Script
9 12 (6.49%) JavaScript
10 11 (5.95%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.08%) Go
12 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (36.22%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (32.43%) CCNP
3 37 (20.00%) Degree
4 31 (16.76%) Security Cleared
5 22 (11.89%) CCSA
6 20 (10.81%) SC Cleared
7 17 (9.19%) CCNA
8 16 (8.65%) CCIE
8 16 (8.65%) CCSE
9 14 (7.57%) DV Cleared
10 11 (5.95%) Check Point Certification
11 9 (4.86%) CCDP
12 8 (4.32%) CCVP
12 8 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (3.78%) CISSP
14 6 (3.24%) CREST Certified
15 5 (2.70%) CCNP Voice
15 5 (2.70%) GIAC
16 1 (0.54%) JNCIE
16 1 (0.54%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.49%) SLA
2 4 (2.16%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.65%) Snort
2 12 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.41%) Ceph
5 9 (4.86%) Varnish
6 8 (4.32%) ProxySG
7 4 (2.16%) Firmware
7 4 (2.16%) iptables
7 4 (2.16%) NFS
7 4 (2.16%) Samba
7 4 (2.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (12.43%) Puppet
2 18 (9.73%) HAProxy
3 16 (8.65%) Nagios
4 11 (5.95%) Oracle ZFS
4 11 (5.95%) Rsyslog
5 9 (4.86%) Nmap
6 4 (2.16%) Nessus
7 3 (1.62%) SELinux
8 2 (1.08%) Cacti
8 2 (1.08%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.54%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.54%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 79 (42.70%) Cisco
2 61 (32.97%) CheckPoint
3 49 (26.49%) F5
4 47 (25.41%) Juniper
5 34 (18.38%) Microsoft
6 18 (9.73%) Citrix
7 16 (8.65%) Palo Alto
7 16 (8.65%) Xerox
8 14 (7.57%) Aruba
8 14 (7.57%) NetScout
8 14 (7.57%) Riverbed
9 12 (6.49%) Forcepoint
10 11 (5.95%) HP
10 11 (5.95%) Red Hat
10 11 (5.95%) VMware
11 8 (4.32%) Blue Coat
12 6 (3.24%) Oracle
13 4 (2.16%) Dell
13 4 (2.16%) Sun
13 4 (2.16%) Veritas