The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethereal
Rank 877 874 853
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Permanent jobs citing Ethereal 16 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.006% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.080% 0.030% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 21
Average salary £44,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.23% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+21.90% -8.69%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20015 19796 20989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.38% 18.20% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16051 15967 17346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 22 July 2014 within the UK.

Ethereal Salary Histogram in the UK

Ethereal
Top 7 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 22 July 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 -20 13 £44,500 -20.88%
London - 10 £38,000 -
Manchester - 2 £45,750 -
North West - 2 £45,750 -
South East -5 1 £37,500 -33.33%
Surrey - 1 £37,500 -
Chertsey - 1 £37,500 -

Ethereal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 18 (81.82%) tcpdump
2 17 (77.27%) TCP/IP
3 16 (72.73%) Wireshark
4 13 (59.09%) Linux
5 12 (54.55%) Red Hat
5 12 (54.55%) UNIX
6 11 (50.00%) Degree
7 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
7 10 (45.45%) CentOS
7 10 (45.45%) Bourne shell
7 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
7 10 (45.45%) Network Architecture
7 10 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (45.45%) AWK
7 10 (45.45%) Fedora
7 10 (45.45%) SSH
7 10 (45.45%) Korn
7 10 (45.45%) Windows
7 10 (45.45%) Perl
7 10 (45.45%) SQL
7 10 (45.45%) MySQL
7 10 (45.45%) Python
7 10 (45.45%) Ethernet
7 10 (45.45%) SAN
7 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
7 10 (45.45%) YUM
7 10 (45.45%) sed
8 9 (40.91%) Analytics
8 9 (40.91%) Video Analytics
9 8 (36.36%) Big Data

Ethereal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) tcpdump
2 17 (77.27%) TCP/IP
3 16 (72.73%) Wireshark
4 10 (45.45%) SSH
4 10 (45.45%) Ethernet
4 10 (45.45%) SAN
5 8 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (31.82%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
7 5 (22.73%) LAN
8 4 (18.18%) WAN
8 4 (18.18%) DNS
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (18.18%) Network Security
8 4 (18.18%) HSRP
9 3 (13.64%) SSL
9 3 (13.64%) HTTP
9 3 (13.64%) SNMP
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
10 2 (9.09%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (45.45%) MySQL
2 8 (36.36%) Big Data
General
1 8 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Billing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Support Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Customer Support Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Customer Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Support
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Support
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 5 (22.73%) Replication
4 4 (18.18%) Economics
5 3 (13.64%) Open Source
6 2 (9.09%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) UNIX
3 10 (45.45%) CentOS
3 10 (45.45%) Fedora
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SUSE
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Network Architecture
2 9 (40.91%) Analytics
2 9 (40.91%) Video Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) OWASP
3 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 4 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Logistics
5 1 (4.55%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Bourne shell
1 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
1 10 (45.45%) AWK
1 10 (45.45%) Korn
1 10 (45.45%) Perl
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
1 10 (45.45%) Python
1 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
1 10 (45.45%) sed
2 5 (22.73%) C
2 5 (22.73%) C++
2 5 (22.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Postgraduate
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) CCIE
4 2 (9.09%) CCSP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Nmap
2 3 (13.64%) Snort
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) ProxySG
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) YUM
2 5 (22.73%) Nessus
3 4 (18.18%) WebInspect
4 2 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (9.09%) Cacti
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 8 (36.36%) CA
3 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 3 (13.64%) F5
5 3 (13.64%) SonicWALL
5 3 (13.64%) Websense
5 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) BT
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (9.09%) Nokia
6 2 (9.09%) Radianz
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) LogRhythm
7 1 (4.55%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper