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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank - 224 244
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 0 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.17% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.15% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 1
Average salary - £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -2.32%
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
1091 1047 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.69% 14.71% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 911 894 900
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,075 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 5 (50.00%) Local Government
2 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 5 (50.00%) Squid
2 5 (50.00%) nginx
2 5 (50.00%) Varnish
2 5 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (50.00%) SDH
2 5 (50.00%) SMTP
2 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) CCIE
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (50.00%) nginx
1 5 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
1 5 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 5 (50.00%) SDH
1 5 (50.00%) SMTP
1 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Multicast
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) DSL
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) RIP
3 1 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WLAN
3 1 (10.00%) ATM
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) SONET
3 1 (10.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (50.00%) Local Government
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 4 (40.00%) IPTV
3 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCIE
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCIP
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Squid
1 5 (50.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
1 5 (50.00%) Nagios
1 5 (50.00%) SCOM
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (40.00%) OpenView
2 4 (40.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) Nokia
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat