Period
to 24 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

tcpdump
UK
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1067 1116 1066
Rank change year-on-year +49 -50 +23
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 28 67 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.038% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 77
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £26,250 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £80,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.74% -15.00%

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 22,853 26,441 27,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.40% 14.92% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17,471 21,045 22,407
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

tcpdump
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

tcpdump
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing tcpdump over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 +60 26 £50,000 +11.11%
UK excluding London +53 25 £50,000 +11.11%
South West +13 9 £50,000 -
East of England +79 5 £27,500 -21.43%
South East +43 5 £40,000 -11.11%
North of England +37 4 £48,750 -
Yorkshire - 4 £48,750 -
London +57 2 £65,000 +4.00%
Midlands +26 1 £52,500 -25.00%
Scotland +4 1 £30,000 -11.76%
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 24 (85.71%) Wireshark
2 21 (75.00%) Linux
3 20 (71.43%) Firewall
4 19 (67.86%) Cisco
5 18 (64.29%) CheckPoint
5 18 (64.29%) Bash Shell
5 18 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (60.71%) VMware
7 16 (57.14%) Windows
7 16 (57.14%) Python
8 14 (50.00%) BGP
8 14 (50.00%) F5
9 13 (46.43%) ArcSight
9 13 (46.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 13 (46.43%) Cisco ISE
9 13 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (46.43%) Load Balancing
9 13 (46.43%) Blue Coat
9 13 (46.43%) TACACS
9 13 (46.43%) Tcl
9 13 (46.43%) OSPF
9 13 (46.43%) ArcSight ESM
9 13 (46.43%) VMware NSX
10 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (35.71%) CCSA
11 10 (35.71%) CCSE
11 10 (35.71%) Network Security
12 9 (32.14%) CCNA
12 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
13 8 (28.57%) Symantec

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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 (3.57%) nginx
1 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) Wireshark
2 20 (71.43%) Firewall
3 18 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (50.00%) BGP
5 13 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (46.43%) Cisco ISE
5 13 (46.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 13 (46.43%) OSPF
5 13 (46.43%) TACACS
6 10 (35.71%) Network Security
7 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
8 8 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (17.86%) LAN
9 5 (17.86%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (17.86%) WAN
10 3 (10.71%) SSH
10 3 (10.71%) SSL
11 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) CMake
1 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 6 (21.43%) Banking
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Network Support
3 8 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Consultant
7 3 (10.71%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Implementation Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Product Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Private Cloud
2 3 (10.71%) PACS
3 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Infotainment
4 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Load Balancing
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (17.86%) Decision-Making
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Network Management
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.57%) Antivirus Management
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Network Packet Capture
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) Presales
5 1 (3.57%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (3.57%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Bash Shell
2 16 (57.14%) Python
3 13 (46.43%) Tcl
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCSA
2 10 (35.71%) CCSE
3 9 (32.14%) CCNA
4 7 (25.00%) CCNP
5 6 (21.43%) Degree
5 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) CCDP
8 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) HL7
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) VMware NSX
2 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Ceph
3 2 (7.14%) Docker
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Lustre
4 1 (3.57%) NFS
4 1 (3.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) ArcSight ESM
2 8 (28.57%) Netcool
2 8 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
4 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 18 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 17 (60.71%) VMware
4 14 (50.00%) F5
5 13 (46.43%) ArcSight
5 13 (46.43%) Blue Coat
6 8 (28.57%) CyberArk
6 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 8 (28.57%) Symantec
6 8 (28.57%) Tufin
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix