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 23 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 115 128 130
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 19 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.64% 1.00% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 3
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
721 702 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.80% 31.08% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 395 541 426
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 19 (61.29%) .NET
3 18 (58.06%) IIS
4 17 (54.84%) Windows
5 15 (48.39%) SQL
6 14 (45.16%) C#
6 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
6 14 (45.16%) VMware
7 12 (38.71%) VMware ESX
7 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
7 12 (38.71%) SAN
7 12 (38.71%) Benchmarking
7 12 (38.71%) C++
7 12 (38.71%) SMTP
7 12 (38.71%) MAPI
7 12 (38.71%) Degree
7 12 (38.71%) IMAP
7 12 (38.71%) QA
7 12 (38.71%) WebLOAD
7 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (38.71%) NAS
7 12 (38.71%) AQtime
7 12 (38.71%) tcpdump
7 12 (38.71%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (32.26%) Network Security
8 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
9 8 (25.81%) F5
9 8 (25.81%) Cisco
9 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
10 6 (19.35%) OSPF

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (58.06%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) SMTP
1 12 (38.71%) SAN
1 12 (38.71%) NAS
1 12 (38.71%) tcpdump
1 12 (38.71%) IMAP
2 10 (32.26%) Network Security
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (19.35%) snoop
3 6 (19.35%) FWSM
3 6 (19.35%) OSPF
3 6 (19.35%) BGP
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall
4 4 (12.90%) MPLS
4 4 (12.90%) ATM
4 4 (12.90%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) SNMP
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) WebLOAD
1 12 (38.71%) AQtime
2 1 (3.23%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Test Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Performance Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Performance Test Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Security Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) MAPI
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Firmware
2 2 (6.45%) IPTV
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Benchmarking
1 12 (38.71%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security
3 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCTS
3 2 (6.45%) MCITP
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCSA
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) OSCP
4 1 (3.23%) OSCE
4 1 (3.23%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
1 12 (38.71%) VMware ESX
1 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Snort
3 1 (3.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.45%) PureDisk
2 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco
3 8 (25.81%) F5
4 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) NetScout
5 2 (6.45%) Sun
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Nortel
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago