The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 227 205 209
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 7 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.079% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.47% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Wireshark
England

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1007 843 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.48% 16.58% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 871 664 1006
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Wireshark
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Wireshark Salary Trend in the South West

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireshark across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Wireshark Salary Histogram in the South West

Wireshark
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Wiltshire - 5 £26,500 -
Gloucestershire -1 1 £65,000 +160.00%
Dorset -4 1 £42,500 -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
1 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 16 (69.57%) Computer Science
2 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
3 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (60.87%) SQL
5 12 (52.17%) HP
6 11 (47.83%) Cisco
6 11 (47.83%) Compuware
6 11 (47.83%) OpenView
6 11 (47.83%) Citrix
6 11 (47.83%) Juniper
6 11 (47.83%) Terminal Services
6 11 (47.83%) OPNET
6 11 (47.83%) SolarWinds
6 11 (47.83%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (47.83%) F5
6 11 (47.83%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (43.48%) Java
8 7 (30.43%) SNMP
9 6 (26.09%) HTML
9 6 (26.09%) Perl
9 6 (26.09%) VB
9 6 (26.09%) Python
9 6 (26.09%) VoIP
9 6 (26.09%) VPN
9 6 (26.09%) BMC
9 6 (26.09%) CA
9 6 (26.09%) Nagios

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SNMP
2 6 (26.09%) VoIP
2 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) tcpdump
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 5 (21.74%) HTTP
4 4 (17.39%) LDAP
4 4 (17.39%) SMTP
4 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 4 (17.39%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) IPsec
5 2 (8.70%) SSL
5 2 (8.70%) IPv4
5 2 (8.70%) IPv6
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Metasploit
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Applications Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Performance Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Performance Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Tivoli Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Technical Support
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
4 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) STL
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) User Experience
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (21.74%) Statistics
4 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
5 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
5 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
5 2 (8.70%) SCADA
6 1 (4.35%) PKI
6 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Capacity Planning
1 11 (47.83%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (26.09%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Performance Management
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
5 2 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) VB
3 6 (26.09%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) Perl
3 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
5 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) EnCE
4 1 (4.35%) GIAC
4 1 (4.35%) GCIA
4 1 (4.35%) GCIH
4 1 (4.35%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (47.83%) Terminal Services
3 5 (21.74%) Snort
4 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.35%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) OpenView
1 11 (47.83%) OPNET
2 6 (26.09%) Nagios
2 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (26.09%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (21.74%) Netcool
3 5 (21.74%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 5 (21.74%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (21.74%) Tivoli
4 4 (17.39%) MOM
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (17.39%) SCCM
5 1 (4.35%) Nessus
5 1 (4.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) HP
3 11 (47.83%) Citrix
3 11 (47.83%) Juniper
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) SolarWinds
3 11 (47.83%) F5
3 11 (47.83%) Compuware
4 6 (26.09%) NetQoS
4 6 (26.09%) Ipanema Technologies
4 6 (26.09%) NetScout
4 6 (26.09%) Riverbed
4 6 (26.09%) BMC
4 6 (26.09%) CA
5 5 (21.74%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.35%) LogLogic