The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 311 311 327
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 7 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.13% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.87% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 6
Average salary £57,500 £56,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
Wireshark
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1863 1849 2436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.71% 15.17% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1621 1633 2179
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireshark across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Wireshark
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireshark across the City of London region.

Wireshark Salary Trend in the City of London

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireshark across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Wireshark Salary Histogram in the City of London

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Wireshark also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wireshark.

1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Linux
3 14 (56.00%) Finance
4 13 (52.00%) Perl
5 12 (48.00%) Information Security
6 11 (44.00%) CISSP
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (44.00%) CCNP
7 10 (40.00%) Python
7 10 (40.00%) Firewall
7 10 (40.00%) Degree
8 9 (36.00%) Project Management
8 9 (36.00%) WAN
8 9 (36.00%) UNIX
9 8 (32.00%) Internet
9 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (28.00%) Nmap
10 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (28.00%) VPN
10 7 (28.00%) CCNA
10 7 (28.00%) LAN
10 7 (28.00%) OWASP
10 7 (28.00%) tcpdump
11 6 (24.00%) SIEM
11 6 (24.00%) GPEN
11 6 (24.00%) OSCP
11 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (24.00%) Metasploit

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Wireshark also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wireshark. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) WAN
3 8 (32.00%) Internet
4 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (28.00%) VPN
4 7 (28.00%) LAN
4 7 (28.00%) tcpdump
5 6 (24.00%) DNS
6 5 (20.00%) MPLS
6 5 (20.00%) Multicast
7 4 (16.00%) HSRP
7 4 (16.00%) OSPF
7 4 (16.00%) BGP
7 4 (16.00%) DHCP
7 4 (16.00%) LDAP
8 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (12.00%) Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
1 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Trac
3 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Checkstyle
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) DbUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) Capybara
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Security Specialist
2 6 (24.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 6 (24.00%) Information Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) SAML
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Java SE
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) Spring Security
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) OAuth
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) XACML
3 1 (4.00%) OpenID
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (24.00%) Cryptography
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.00%) New Media
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) UNIX
4 5 (20.00%) CentOS
5 4 (16.00%) Fedora
6 3 (12.00%) Solaris
7 1 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Information Security
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (28.00%) OWASP
5 6 (24.00%) SIEM
5 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Service Management
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) ITSM
7 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (12.00%) Low Latency
8 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.00%) Validation
8 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Perl
3 10 (40.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) XQuery
8 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) CCNP
1 11 (44.00%) CISSP
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (40.00%) Degree
3 7 (28.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (24.00%) RHCE
4 6 (24.00%) CISA
4 6 (24.00%) CISM
4 6 (24.00%) MCSE
4 6 (24.00%) GSEC
4 6 (24.00%) GPEN
4 6 (24.00%) OSCP
5 4 (16.00%) GCIH
5 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) GIAC
6 1 (4.00%) CCDP
6 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Nmap
2 6 (24.00%) Snort
3 2 (8.00%) Samba
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Varnish
3 2 (8.00%) KVM
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Postfix
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) WMI
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (20.00%) Symantec
1 5 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 5 (20.00%) LogLogic
1 5 (20.00%) Q1 Labs
2 4 (16.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Juniper
3 3 (12.00%) Aruba
3 3 (12.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) HP