The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 245 239 242
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 2 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.097% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.67% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £37,123 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.67% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1032 1041 1071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.46% 14.36% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 875 875 936
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wireshark
England

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
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 29 July 2014. 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
Lancashire - 2 £37,123 -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) SDH
1 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
1 7 (58.33%) CCIE
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (58.33%) Wireless
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
2 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (41.67%) Replication
2 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) DSL
2 5 (41.67%) Local Government
2 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
2 5 (41.67%) Squid
2 5 (41.67%) IPTV
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 5 (41.67%) SCOM
2 5 (41.67%) nginx
2 5 (41.67%) Riverbed
2 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
2 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Varnish
2 5 (41.67%) tcpdump
2 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Network Management

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SDH
1 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
1 7 (58.33%) Wireless
2 5 (41.67%) tcpdump
2 5 (41.67%) Multicast
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) SMTP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) MPLS
2 5 (41.67%) DSL
3 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 2 (16.67%) SONET
3 2 (16.67%) RIP
3 2 (16.67%) SNMP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) WLAN
3 2 (16.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
1 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (41.67%) Local Government
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
1 5 (41.67%) IPTV
2 2 (16.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
1 5 (41.67%) PHP
1 5 (41.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCIE
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCIP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Squid
1 5 (41.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) OpenView
1 5 (41.67%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (41.67%) Nagios
1 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
1 5 (41.67%) SCOM
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
1 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) HP
1 5 (41.67%) Juniper
1 5 (41.67%) Nokia
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
1 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
1 5 (41.67%) Riverbed
1 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
1 5 (41.67%) F5