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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 130 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 15 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 0.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
919 812 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.22% 31.60% 29.78%
Number of salaries quoted 464 550 494
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £71,000
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 18 December 2014.

Wireshark Salary Histogram in Reading

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 22 (64.71%) tcpdump
3 20 (58.82%) F5
4 16 (47.06%) Firewall
5 15 (44.12%) VMware
5 15 (44.12%) Juniper
5 15 (44.12%) IIS
5 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
6 13 (38.24%) VPN
6 13 (38.24%) DNS
7 12 (35.29%) SSL
7 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (35.29%) Windows
7 12 (35.29%) Network Security
8 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
8 11 (32.35%) SAN
9 10 (29.41%) HP
9 10 (29.41%) BIG-IP
9 10 (29.41%) NetScout
9 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (23.53%) FWSM
11 8 (23.53%) NAS
11 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
11 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
11 8 (23.53%) CCNP
11 8 (23.53%) OSPF
11 8 (23.53%) BGP
11 8 (23.53%) EIGRP

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 15 (44.12%) IIS
2 8 (23.53%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) Lync
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.88%) SAS
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) tcpdump
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
3 13 (38.24%) VPN
3 13 (38.24%) DNS
4 12 (35.29%) SSL
4 12 (35.29%) Network Security
5 11 (32.35%) SAN
6 10 (29.41%) BIG-IP
6 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (23.53%) NAS
7 8 (23.53%) FWSM
7 8 (23.53%) OSPF
7 8 (23.53%) BGP
7 8 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 7 (20.59%) snoop
9 6 (17.65%) IMAP
9 6 (17.65%) SMTP
9 6 (17.65%) Wireless
9 6 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) WebLOAD
1 6 (17.65%) AQtime
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Network Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Test Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) MAPI
3 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) CGI
5 1 (2.94%) XMPP
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Solaris
4 4 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (5.88%) VMS
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
2 7 (20.59%) Line Management
3 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (17.65%) Benchmarking
3 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Web Development
5 3 (8.82%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.88%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Stress Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.94%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.59%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) C++
4 5 (14.71%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (23.53%) CCNP
3 7 (20.59%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) CCNA
5 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) CWNA
7 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.94%) MCSE
7 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
3 6 (17.65%) Firmware
4 3 (8.82%) Snort
5 2 (5.88%) Nmap
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 20 (58.82%) F5
3 15 (44.12%) Juniper
3 15 (44.12%) VMware
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 10 (29.41%) HP
5 10 (29.41%) NetScout
6 6 (17.65%) Foundry
6 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 5 (14.71%) Sun
7 5 (14.71%) Egenera
8 4 (11.76%) Mitel
9 3 (8.82%) Blue Coat
9 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
9 3 (8.82%) ProCurve
9 3 (8.82%) Aruba
9 3 (8.82%) McAfee
10 2 (5.88%) Brocade
10 2 (5.88%) Symantec