The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 132 130 137
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 0.092% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.31% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £40,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £43,750 £38,875
% change year-on-year
+6.28% +12.54%
Wireshark
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
661 647 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.26% 29.71% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 368 463 587
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 2015.

Wireshark Salary Histogram in Reading

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) F5
3 12 (63.16%) tcpdump
4 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 11 (57.89%) Juniper
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (52.63%) VPN
6 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
6 9 (47.37%) Network Security
6 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (42.11%) NetScout
7 8 (42.11%) BIG-IP
7 8 (42.11%) OSPF
7 8 (42.11%) BGP
7 8 (42.11%) EIGRP
7 8 (42.11%) DNS
7 8 (42.11%) CCNP
8 7 (36.84%) SSL
8 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
9 6 (31.58%) Line Management
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL
11 4 (21.05%) Windows
11 4 (21.05%) LAN
11 4 (21.05%) VoIP
11 4 (21.05%) HP
11 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 4 (21.05%) Mitel
11 4 (21.05%) Wireless

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
1 3 (15.79%) Lync
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) tcpdump
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) VPN
4 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
4 9 (47.37%) Network Security
5 8 (42.11%) BIG-IP
5 8 (42.11%) DNS
5 8 (42.11%) OSPF
5 8 (42.11%) BGP
5 8 (42.11%) EIGRP
6 7 (36.84%) SSL
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (21.05%) Wireless
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
8 4 (21.05%) VoIP
9 3 (15.79%) WAN
9 3 (15.79%) SAN
9 3 (15.79%) Ethereal
9 3 (15.79%) snoop
10 2 (10.53%) FWSM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Trainee Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Trainee
5 1 (5.26%) Trainee Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CGI
2 1 (5.26%) XMPP
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
2 6 (31.58%) Line Management
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) WFM
5 1 (5.26%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.26%) MCSE
6 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) Snort
3 1 (5.26%) Nmap
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) Nessus
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) F5
3 11 (57.89%) Juniper
4 8 (42.11%) NetScout
5 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Mitel
7 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
7 3 (15.79%) Aruba
7 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
7 3 (15.79%) ProCurve
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) McAfee
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 2 (10.53%) Foundry
9 1 (5.26%) Egenera
9 1 (5.26%) Panasonic
9 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
9 1 (5.26%) Empirix
9 1 (5.26%) Sun
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