The first table below looks at the demand for Wireshark skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 132 136 134
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 11 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 0.95% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 4
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
777 846 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.61% 39.13% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 528 651 513
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wireshark
Berkshire

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Wireshark
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Wireshark Salary Trend in Reading

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireshark across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Wireshark Salary Histogram in Reading

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 11 (73.33%) tcpdump
2 8 (53.33%) snoop
2 8 (53.33%) F5
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) IIS
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) FWSM
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) Juniper
4 6 (40.00%) OSPF
4 6 (40.00%) BGP
5 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) ATM
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (26.67%) CCNP
6 4 (26.67%) MCSE
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) IPTV
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (46.67%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) tcpdump
2 8 (53.33%) snoop
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) FWSM
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) OSPF
4 6 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) ATM
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
6 2 (13.33%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Security Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) IPTV
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) MCTS
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) OSCP
3 1 (6.67%) OSCE
3 1 (6.67%) OSWP
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Snort
2 1 (6.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) F5
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Nortel
3 2 (13.33%) Sun
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) NetScout
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