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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethereal
Rank 896 867 885
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Permanent jobs citing Ethereal 15 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.073% 0.041% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 18
Average salary £44,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.83% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +4.34%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20525 19722 21117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.55% 18.16% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16450 15832 17411
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
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 31 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 31 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 -33 13 £44,500 -25.83%
London - 10 £38,000 -
Manchester - 2 £45,750 -
North West - 2 £45,750 -
South East -15 1 £37,500 -37.50%
Surrey - 1 £37,500 -
Chertsey - 1 £37,500 -

Ethereal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (80.95%) tcpdump
2 16 (76.19%) TCP/IP
3 15 (71.43%) Wireshark
4 12 (57.14%) Linux
5 11 (52.38%) UNIX
5 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
5 11 (52.38%) Degree
6 10 (47.62%) CentOS
6 10 (47.62%) Bourne shell
6 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
6 10 (47.62%) Network Architecture
6 10 (47.62%) Korn
6 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
6 10 (47.62%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (47.62%) AWK
6 10 (47.62%) Fedora
6 10 (47.62%) SSH
6 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
6 10 (47.62%) Perl
6 10 (47.62%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) MySQL
6 10 (47.62%) Python
6 10 (47.62%) Ethernet
6 10 (47.62%) YUM
6 10 (47.62%) sed
7 9 (42.86%) Analytics
7 9 (42.86%) Windows
7 9 (42.86%) SAN
7 9 (42.86%) Video Analytics
8 8 (38.10%) Retail

Ethereal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) tcpdump
2 16 (76.19%) TCP/IP
3 15 (71.43%) Wireshark
4 10 (47.62%) SSH
4 10 (47.62%) Ethernet
5 9 (42.86%) SAN
6 8 (38.10%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) DHCP
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 3 (14.29%) HTTP
9 3 (14.29%) WAN
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (14.29%) Network Security
9 3 (14.29%) HSRP
10 2 (9.52%) SNMP
10 2 (9.52%) VPN
10 2 (9.52%) SSL
11 1 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 8 (38.10%) Big Data
General
1 8 (38.10%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Billing
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Support Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Customer Support Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Customer Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Replication
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) Economics
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) UNIX
3 10 (47.62%) CentOS
3 10 (47.62%) Fedora
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SUSE
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Network Architecture
2 9 (42.86%) Analytics
2 9 (42.86%) Video Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) OWASP
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) Identity Management
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Budget Control
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Logistics
6 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Bourne shell
1 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
1 10 (47.62%) Korn
1 10 (47.62%) AWK
1 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
1 10 (47.62%) Perl
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
1 10 (47.62%) Python
1 10 (47.62%) sed
2 5 (23.81%) C
2 5 (23.81%) C++
2 5 (23.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) Postgraduate
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) CCSP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Nmap
2 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
2 2 (9.52%) Snort
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) YUM
2 5 (23.81%) Nessus
3 4 (19.05%) WebInspect
4 1 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.76%) Cacti
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
2 8 (38.10%) CA
3 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Websense
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Nokia
6 1 (4.76%) Radianz
6 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.76%) BT