Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

tcpdump
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1153 1033 1108
Rank change year-on-year -120 +75 +84
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 33 151 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.087% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.55% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 105 155
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +26.32%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,700 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,750 £80,450
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +15.79%

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 26,365 27,651 33,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 15.97% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20,939 22,536 28,169
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -101 29 £45,000 -14.29% 2
UK excluding London -94 19 £45,000 -5.26%
London -55 14 £61,250 -5.77% 2
South West -29 8 £50,000 +25.00%
South East -48 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Scotland -31 3 £34,000 -27.27%
North of England +29 2 - -
North West -7 2 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (78.79%) Wireshark
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (54.55%) VPN
3 18 (54.55%) Cisco
4 16 (48.48%) Firewall
5 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 14 (42.42%) Juniper
6 14 (42.42%) CCNA
7 13 (39.39%) Wireless
8 12 (36.36%) CCNP
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (36.36%) F5
9 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 11 (33.33%) MPLS
10 10 (30.30%) 3G
10 10 (30.30%) 802.11
10 10 (30.30%) DSL
10 10 (30.30%) Games
10 10 (30.30%) HP
10 10 (30.30%) ADSL
10 10 (30.30%) GPRS
10 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
10 10 (30.30%) 802.1X
10 10 (30.30%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (27.27%) High Availability
11 9 (27.27%) Linux
12 8 (24.24%) OSPF
12 8 (24.24%) Unix
12 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
13 7 (21.21%) Perl

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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 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) G Suite
2 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Route 53
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) Wireshark
2 18 (54.55%) VPN
3 16 (48.48%) Firewall
4 13 (39.39%) Wireless
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (33.33%) MPLS
7 10 (30.30%) 3G
7 10 (30.30%) 802.11
7 10 (30.30%) ADSL
7 10 (30.30%) DSL
7 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
7 10 (30.30%) GPRS
8 8 (24.24%) OSPF
9 7 (21.21%) DNS
9 7 (21.21%) SDH
9 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.18%) HTTP
11 5 (15.15%) IPsec
11 5 (15.15%) SNMP
11 5 (15.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.03%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.03%) GDB
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.03%) sqlmap
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 10 (30.30%) Games
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 2 (6.06%) Finance
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Linux Support
4 4 (12.12%) FIX Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Linux Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Support Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) FIX Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) FIX Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Unix Support
6 2 (6.06%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) 802.1X
2 6 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (6.06%) LDAP
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) Equities
3 4 (12.12%) Fintech
3 4 (12.12%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.06%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows
5 2 (6.06%) Kali Linux
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (27.27%) High Availability
3 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (18.18%) Low Latency
3 6 (18.18%) Network Design
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security
5 4 (12.12%) Proprietary Trading
5 4 (12.12%) SIEM
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Network Planning
6 3 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) OWASP
7 2 (6.06%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.03%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 1 (3.03%) Forensic Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (3.03%) Service Design
8 1 (3.03%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
2 7 (21.21%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCNA
3 12 (36.36%) CCNP
4 4 (12.12%) JNCIS
4 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) CCIE
5 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) CCSA
6 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) GCIA
7 1 (3.03%) GCIH
7 1 (3.03%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) GDPR
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Snort
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) iptables
3 1 (3.03%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Nessus
1 2 (6.06%) Nmap
2 1 (3.03%) CASB
2 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 14 (42.42%) Juniper
4 12 (36.36%) F5
5 10 (30.30%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
7 4 (12.12%) NetScout
7 4 (12.12%) Palo Alto
8 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 2 (6.06%) VMware
10 1 (3.03%) Google
10 1 (3.03%) NetWitness