The table below looks at the statistics for Ethereal skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethereal over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethereal
Rank 893 882 883
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ethereal 18 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.088% 0.063% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 12
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £37,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.85% -6.57%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20525 19142 22807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.24% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16486 15250 18853
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Ethereal
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethereal within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Ethereal Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ethereal
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethereal within the UK.

Ethereal Salary Trend in the UK

Ethereal
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethereal over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 within the UK.

Ethereal Salary Histogram in the UK

Ethereal
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethereal within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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
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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
England -35 17 £39,500 +3.94%
South East -3 14 £39,000 +4.00%
Surrey -5 11 £40,000 +6.66%
Chertsey - 4 £42,500 -
Reading - 3 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Hampshire -14 1 £30,000 -23.07%
Portsmouth - 1 £30,000 -

Ethereal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Ethereal 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 Ethereal.

1 27 (90.00%) Wireshark
2 21 (70.00%) tcpdump
2 21 (70.00%) F5
2 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 21 (70.00%) Blue Coat
3 15 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 15 (50.00%) DNS
3 15 (50.00%) SSL
3 15 (50.00%) Websense
3 15 (50.00%) Clearswift
3 15 (50.00%) HTTP
3 15 (50.00%) SNMP
3 15 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 15 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 12 (40.00%) SAN
5 6 (20.00%) Korn
5 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (20.00%) Degree
5 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) ProCurve
5 6 (20.00%) CentOS
5 6 (20.00%) Big Data
5 6 (20.00%) Video Analytics
5 6 (20.00%) Lync
5 6 (20.00%) Bourne shell
5 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (20.00%) Network Architecture

Ethereal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Ethereal 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 Ethereal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) Wireshark
2 21 (70.00%) tcpdump
2 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (50.00%) HTTP
3 15 (50.00%) SNMP
3 15 (50.00%) DNS
3 15 (50.00%) SSL
4 12 (40.00%) SAN
5 6 (20.00%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (20.00%) Wireless
5 6 (20.00%) SSH
5 6 (20.00%) LAN
5 6 (20.00%) VoIP
5 6 (20.00%) WAN
5 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
1 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 15 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 18 (60.00%) Network Engineer
3 15 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 15 (50.00%) Network Support
4 10 (33.33%) Customer Support Engineer
4 10 (33.33%) Customer Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Linux Support
7 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) IP Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Telecoms Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Fedora
2 6 (20.00%) CentOS
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
1 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 6 (20.00%) Video Analytics
1 6 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (10.00%) Information Security
2 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.00%) OWASP
2 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Perl
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
1 6 (20.00%) Python
1 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (20.00%) AWK
1 6 (20.00%) Korn
1 6 (20.00%) Bourne shell
1 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (20.00%) sed
2 3 (10.00%) C
2 3 (10.00%) C++
2 3 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) RHCSA
2 3 (10.00%) Postgraduate
2 3 (10.00%) CCNP
2 3 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) YUM
2 3 (10.00%) Nessus
2 3 (10.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Blue Coat
1 21 (70.00%) F5
2 15 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 15 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 15 (50.00%) Websense
2 15 (50.00%) Clearswift
3 6 (20.00%) Mitel
3 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco
3 6 (20.00%) HP
3 6 (20.00%) Juniper
3 6 (20.00%) CA
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (20.00%) McAfee
3 6 (20.00%) ProCurve
3 6 (20.00%) Aruba
4 3 (10.00%) Ipanema Technologies
4 3 (10.00%) Riverbed