The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 226 - 255
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 19 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 10
Average salary £40,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Wireshark
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1102 922 1183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.98% 13.96% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 922 801 971
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Wireshark
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Wireshark Salary Trend in the North West

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireshark across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Wireshark Salary Histogram in the North West

Wireshark
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 11 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 8 £42,500 -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 16 (69.57%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) Information Security
3 7 (30.43%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (30.43%) PBX
3 7 (30.43%) VoIP
3 7 (30.43%) MS Office
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Flash
3 7 (30.43%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) Perl
3 7 (30.43%) ISDN
3 7 (30.43%) Coaching
4 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 6 (26.09%) HTTPS
4 6 (26.09%) FTP
4 6 (26.09%) HTTP
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) Communications Security
5 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.04%) GCIH
6 3 (13.04%) Snort
6 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (30.43%) ISDN
3 7 (30.43%) PBX
3 7 (30.43%) VoIP
4 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 6 (26.09%) HTTPS
4 6 (26.09%) FTP
4 6 (26.09%) HTTP
5 3 (13.04%) tcpdump
5 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) WAN
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) VoIP Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Voice Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) IP Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Support
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Database Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) RMADS
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Information Security
2 7 (30.43%) Coaching
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Communications Security
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Security
4 3 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Perl
1 7 (30.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) GCIH
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) CCIE
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Splunk
2 3 (13.04%) LogRhythm
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Juniper
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint