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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethereal
Rank 891 856 867
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ethereal 12 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.058% 0.041% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 14
Average salary £44,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.83% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £81,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+35.83% +4.34%

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
20561 19283 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.67% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16341 15568 17860
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Ethereal Salary Histogram in the UK

Ethereal
Top 5 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 20 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
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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 -11 9 £37,500 -37.50% 1
London - 8 £38,000 -
South East -9 1 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Chertsey - 1 £37,500 - 1
Surrey - 1 £37,500 - 1

Ethereal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (73.68%) TCP/IP
1 14 (73.68%) tcpdump
2 12 (63.16%) Wireshark
3 11 (57.89%) Degree
3 11 (57.89%) Linux
4 10 (52.63%) Ethernet
4 10 (52.63%) Python
4 10 (52.63%) Perl
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) MySQL
4 10 (52.63%) UNIX
4 10 (52.63%) Shell Script
4 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
4 10 (52.63%) Korn
4 10 (52.63%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (52.63%) SSH
4 10 (52.63%) AWK
4 10 (52.63%) Fedora
4 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
4 10 (52.63%) CentOS
4 10 (52.63%) Bourne shell
4 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
4 10 (52.63%) Network Architecture
4 10 (52.63%) YUM
4 10 (52.63%) sed
5 9 (47.37%) Analytics
5 9 (47.37%) Video Analytics
6 8 (42.11%) Big Data
6 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (42.11%) Retail

Ethereal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) TCP/IP
1 14 (73.68%) tcpdump
2 12 (63.16%) Wireshark
3 10 (52.63%) SSH
3 10 (52.63%) Ethernet
4 8 (42.11%) SAN
4 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) HTTP
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (10.53%) HSRP
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (5.26%) SNMP
7 1 (5.26%) LAN
7 1 (5.26%) WAN
7 1 (5.26%) DHCP
7 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
1 10 (52.63%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (42.11%) Big Data
General
1 8 (42.11%) Retail
2 5 (26.32%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Support Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Customer Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Customer Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) Replication
2 5 (26.32%) Economics
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Fedora
2 10 (52.63%) CentOS
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Network Architecture
2 9 (47.37%) Video Analytics
2 9 (47.37%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) OWASP
3 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (26.32%) Identity Management
3 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
3 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Budget Control
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Perl
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
1 10 (52.63%) Python
1 10 (52.63%) Shell Script
1 10 (52.63%) AWK
1 10 (52.63%) Korn
1 10 (52.63%) Bourne shell
1 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
1 10 (52.63%) sed
2 5 (26.32%) C
2 5 (26.32%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Nmap
2 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) YUM
2 5 (26.32%) Nessus
2 5 (26.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
2 8 (42.11%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Websense
4 1 (5.26%) Clearswift
4 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
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