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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 27 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

tcpdump
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 807 595 307
Rank change year-on-year -212 -288 +32
Permanent jobs citing tcpdump 65 3 3
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.084% 0.008% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.076% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 2
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,000 -
25th Percentile £46,500 £48,750 £23,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £25,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +140.00% -52.38%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,875 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,000 -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.13% +2.17% +24.32%

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 WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,201 3,935 1,181
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 11.92% 10.79% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,398 2,985 960
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,148
25th Percentile £41,543 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £74,250 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing tcpdump as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

tcpdump trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing tcpdump.

tcpdump salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing tcpdump over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

tcpdump salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, tcpdump job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for tcpdump.

1 62 (95.38%) Wireshark
2 56 (86.15%) Linux
3 55 (84.62%) Python
4 54 (83.08%) TCP/IP
5 53 (81.54%) HTTP
6 49 (75.38%) Shell Script
7 42 (64.62%) SSL
8 39 (60.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 39 (60.00%) Threat Intelligence
9 38 (58.46%) Social Skills
9 38 (58.46%) Finance
9 38 (58.46%) JIRA
9 38 (58.46%) Confluence
10 37 (56.92%) Test Automation
10 37 (56.92%) IMAP
10 37 (56.92%) System Testing
10 37 (56.92%) Use Case
10 37 (56.92%) Atlassian
10 37 (56.92%) Test Management
10 37 (56.92%) Test Strategy
10 37 (56.92%) Big Data
10 37 (56.92%) Zephyr
10 37 (56.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 37 (56.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 37 (56.92%) Knowledge Management
10 37 (56.92%) ISTQB
10 37 (56.92%) HP
10 37 (56.92%) DHCP
10 37 (56.92%) Product Requirements
10 37 (56.92%) Inclusion and Diversity

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Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 38 (58.46%) Confluence
2 4 (6.15%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) AWS
2 9 (13.85%) Azure
3 4 (6.15%) GCP
3 4 (6.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.08%) AWS Step Functions
5 2 (3.08%) Serverless
6 1 (1.54%) Akamai
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.54%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (1.54%) Cloudflare
6 1 (1.54%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 62 (95.38%) Wireshark
2 54 (83.08%) TCP/IP
3 53 (81.54%) HTTP
4 42 (64.62%) SSL
5 37 (56.92%) DHCP
5 37 (56.92%) IMAP
6 23 (35.38%) Network Security
7 16 (24.62%) Firewall
8 15 (23.08%) DNS
9 12 (18.46%) BGP
10 11 (16.92%) VPN
11 7 (10.77%) IPsec
12 4 (6.15%) FTP
12 4 (6.15%) HTTPS
12 4 (6.15%) NAS
13 3 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.92%) Big Data
2 2 (3.08%) DynamoDB
3 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (58.46%) JIRA
2 37 (56.92%) Zephyr
3 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
General
1 38 (58.46%) Finance
1 38 (58.46%) Social Skills
2 37 (56.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Software Test Engineer
1 19 (29.23%) Test Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Test Manager
3 16 (24.62%) Security Engineer
4 15 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 15 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) SOC Specialist
8 1 (1.54%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (1.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) J2EE
2 4 (6.15%) LDAP
3 3 (4.62%) SAML
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
4 1 (1.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (56.92%) Cyberattack
1 37 (56.92%) Cyberthreat
2 35 (53.85%) Cyber Defence
3 15 (23.08%) Cybercrime
4 12 (18.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (6.15%) CSOC
6 3 (4.62%) Cloud Native
7 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (86.15%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 39 (60.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 37 (56.92%) Customer Requirements
2 37 (56.92%) Defect Tracking
2 37 (56.92%) Knowledge Management
2 37 (56.92%) Product Requirements
2 37 (56.92%) System Testing
2 37 (56.92%) Test Automation
2 37 (56.92%) Test Management
2 37 (56.92%) Test Strategy
2 37 (56.92%) Use Case
3 33 (50.77%) Software Engineering
4 31 (47.69%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 31 (47.69%) Test Scripting
5 19 (29.23%) Software Testing
6 12 (18.46%) Employee Productivity
7 7 (10.77%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 55 (84.62%) Python
2 49 (75.38%) Shell Script
3 6 (9.23%) Java
3 6 (9.23%) Perl
4 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.08%) Bash
5 2 (3.08%) Go
5 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (56.92%) ISTQB
1 37 (56.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 37 (56.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
3 20 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 16 (24.62%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (18.46%) CCNA
5 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (18.46%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (18.46%) SSCP
6 4 (6.15%) CEH
6 4 (6.15%) GCIA
6 4 (6.15%) GCIH
6 4 (6.15%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.15%) NIST
2 4 (6.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.62%) NCSC
4 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Snort
2 13 (20.00%) iptables
3 4 (6.15%) Docker
3 4 (6.15%) Samba
3 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (56.92%) HP ALM
2 4 (6.15%) EnCase
2 4 (6.15%) FTK
2 4 (6.15%) Terraform
3 2 (3.08%) Ansible
4 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Atlassian
1 37 (56.92%) HP
2 4 (6.15%) CheckPoint
2 4 (6.15%) F5
2 4 (6.15%) NetApp
2 4 (6.15%) VMware
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco
4 1 (1.54%) PagerDuty
4 1 (1.54%) Splunk