The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 73 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 20 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.80% - 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% - 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 5
Average salary £34,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -2.32%
Wireshark
Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
270 265 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.35% 22.73% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 250 233 189
Average salary £36,500 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.59% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Wireshark
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Wireshark Salary Trend in South Wales

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireshark across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Wireshark Salary Histogram in South Wales

Wireshark
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 11 £32,500 -
Torfaen - 8 £42,500 - 1
Wireshark
Wales

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (69.57%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) Python
2 15 (65.22%) Perl
2 15 (65.22%) CentOS
3 14 (60.87%) HTTP
4 13 (56.52%) VMware
4 13 (56.52%) tcpdump
4 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (52.17%) SaaS
5 12 (52.17%) Welsh Language
5 12 (52.17%) Debian
5 12 (52.17%) Finance
5 12 (52.17%) Nessus
5 12 (52.17%) Nmap
5 12 (52.17%) Nagios
5 12 (52.17%) UNIX
6 11 (47.83%) Windows
6 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
6 11 (47.83%) Configuration Management
7 8 (34.78%) DTV
7 8 (34.78%) Firewall
8 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
8 7 (30.43%) VLAN
9 6 (26.09%) Mac OS
9 6 (26.09%) Apache
9 6 (26.09%) Content Management
9 6 (26.09%) IPTV
9 6 (26.09%) Multimedia
9 6 (26.09%) C
9 6 (26.09%) C++

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (26.09%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) HTTP
2 13 (56.52%) tcpdump
3 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
4 8 (34.78%) Firewall
5 7 (30.43%) VLAN
6 3 (13.04%) DVB
7 1 (4.35%) DNS
7 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (52.17%) Welsh Language
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (26.09%) Administrator
1 6 (26.09%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Integration Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) DTV
2 6 (26.09%) IPTV
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) CentOS
3 12 (52.17%) Debian
3 12 (52.17%) UNIX
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Configuration Management
2 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
3 6 (26.09%) Content Management
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) Bug Management
5 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
5 3 (13.04%) Test Management
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Product Management
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) DRM
5 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) High Availability
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Python
1 15 (65.22%) Perl
2 6 (26.09%) C
2 6 (26.09%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.04%) Korn
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (52.17%) Nmap
3 5 (21.74%) Xen
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Nessus
1 12 (52.17%) Nagios
2 5 (21.74%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) OPNET
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) Netcool
3 1 (4.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView
3 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Compuware
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
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