The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 698 730 842
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +112
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 261 253 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 1.25% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 226 197 120
Average salary £47,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,350 £37,123
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
17866 20305 20526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.29% 18.29% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14812 16099 16243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wireshark
Salary Trend

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

Wireshark Salary Trend in the UK

Wireshark
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireshark over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Wireshark Salary Histogram in the UK

Wireshark
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
England +6 250 £47,750 +0.52% 30
South East +35 84 £41,250 -14.06% 8
London -13 64 £63,750 +18.60% 10
South West +14 41 £34,000 -28.42% 6
East of England +20 33 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Berkshire +15 32 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Reading +46 26 £55,000 +23.59% 2
Wiltshire +14 24 £31,000 +16.98% 2
Swindon +14 22 £31,000 +16.98%
Hampshire +2 18 £40,000 -16.66% 1
East Sussex +37 14 £30,000 -20.00%
Gloucestershire +8 13 £63,000 +32.63% 2
Surrey -2 12 £37,500 +5.63% 2
Brighton +24 11 £30,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire +22 11 £28,500 -24.00% 2
Bedford +13 11 £67,000 +21.81%
Bedfordshire -3 11 £67,000 +23.50%
Basingstoke - 11 £45,000 -
North West +10 10 £43,250 +1.76% 1
Essex +18 9 £52,500 +36.36%
Hertfordshire +15 8 £45,000 +74.75%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £45,750 -
Milton Keynes - 8 £45,750 -
West Yorkshire +14 7 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Leeds +10 7 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Mayfair - 7 £100,000 -
Manchester +5 6 £35,500 +36.53% 1
Andover +4 6 £40,000 -16.66%
Harlow +8 5 £52,500 +38.15%
Cheltenham -10 5 £63,000 +32.63% 2

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 201 (37.92%) Firewall
2 186 (35.09%) Windows
3 183 (34.53%) Cisco
4 161 (30.38%) Cisco Certification
5 160 (30.19%) Linux
6 151 (28.49%) tcpdump
7 150 (28.30%) WAN
8 145 (27.36%) TCP/IP
9 143 (26.98%) SQL
10 139 (26.23%) LAN
11 127 (23.96%) CCNP
12 109 (20.57%) VMware
13 108 (20.38%) Active Directory
14 104 (19.62%) CheckPoint
15 97 (18.30%) Degree
16 94 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 93 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
18 91 (17.17%) Network Management
18 91 (17.17%) OSPF
19 87 (16.42%) SIEM
20 86 (16.23%) Network Security
21 84 (15.85%) BGP
21 84 (15.85%) Microsoft
22 77 (14.53%) F5
23 74 (13.96%) Finance
24 72 (13.58%) DNS
25 71 (13.40%) Windows Server
26 70 (13.21%) Computer Science
27 68 (12.83%) CCNA
28 66 (12.45%) Cisco Nexus

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 61 (11.51%) IIS
2 26 (4.91%) NServiceBus
3 17 (3.21%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.83%) JBoss
5 12 (2.26%) Apache
5 12 (2.26%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.70%) GlassFish
7 9 (1.70%) Jetty
8 7 (1.32%) nginx
9 4 (0.75%) CMS
9 4 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.75%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.38%) Confluence
10 2 (0.38%) SAS
11 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 53 (10.00%) MS Office
2 41 (7.74%) MS Excel
3 37 (6.98%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.21%) Mimecast
3 6 (1.13%) SaaS
4 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 201 (37.92%) Firewall
2 151 (28.49%) tcpdump
3 150 (28.30%) WAN
4 145 (27.36%) TCP/IP
5 139 (26.23%) LAN
6 91 (17.17%) OSPF
7 86 (16.23%) Network Security
8 84 (15.85%) BGP
9 72 (13.58%) DNS
10 66 (12.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 61 (11.51%) VPN
12 50 (9.43%) MPLS
12 50 (9.43%) Spanning Tree
13 48 (9.06%) SNMP
14 45 (8.49%) Cisco ASA
15 41 (7.74%) LDAP
15 41 (7.74%) VoIP
16 40 (7.55%) HTTP
17 37 (6.98%) Wireless
18 34 (6.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.23%) NoSQL
2 27 (5.09%) Relational Database
2 27 (5.09%) SQL Server
3 22 (4.15%) MongoDB
4 20 (3.77%) RavenDB
5 12 (2.26%) MySQL
6 11 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.94%) Redis
9 4 (0.75%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.38%) Big Data
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 37 (6.98%) Subversion
2 31 (5.85%) Fiddler
3 28 (5.28%) TeamCity
4 26 (4.91%) NUnit
5 22 (4.15%) Jenkins
6 21 (3.96%) JIRA
6 21 (3.96%) Metasploit
7 16 (3.02%) Git (software)
8 13 (2.45%) AQtime
8 13 (2.45%) WebLOAD
9 12 (2.26%) Ant
9 12 (2.26%) GCC
10 9 (1.70%) LoadRunner
11 7 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.94%) MSTest
12 5 (0.94%) NCover
12 5 (0.94%) Selenium
12 5 (0.94%) TestLink
13 4 (0.75%) eggPlant
13 4 (0.75%) NCrunch
General
1 74 (13.96%) Finance
2 58 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.64%) Law
4 12 (2.26%) Legal
5 10 (1.89%) Electronics
6 9 (1.70%) Banking
7 8 (1.51%) Billing
7 8 (1.51%) German Language
7 8 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.51%) Marketing
8 4 (0.75%) Retail
9 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.57%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 131 (24.72%) Analyst
2 105 (19.81%) Network Engineer
3 62 (11.70%) Support Engineer
4 52 (9.81%) Security Analyst
5 37 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 36 (6.79%) Applications Support
6 36 (6.79%) Cisco Engineer
7 35 (6.60%) Senior Network Engineer
8 31 (5.85%) Security Engineer
9 30 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 30 (5.66%) Consultant
10 29 (5.47%) Linux Engineer
11 27 (5.09%) Applications Support Analyst
11 27 (5.09%) Developer
11 27 (5.09%) SOC Analyst
12 26 (4.91%) C# Developer
13 25 (4.72%) .NET Developer
13 25 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (4.53%) Network Consultant
14 24 (4.53%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.25%) .NET
2 31 (5.85%) HTML
3 29 (5.47%) ASP.NET
3 29 (5.47%) XML
4 26 (4.91%) .NET Framework
4 26 (4.91%) CSS
4 26 (4.91%) Entity Framework
4 26 (4.91%) HTML5
4 26 (4.91%) JSON
4 26 (4.91%) MSMQ
4 26 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
4 26 (4.91%) RESTful
4 26 (4.91%) WCF
5 25 (4.72%) Ajax
5 25 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (4.72%) jQuery
5 25 (4.72%) Ninject
5 25 (4.72%) Razor View Engine
5 25 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 25 (4.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 93 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (13.21%) Computer Science
3 50 (9.43%) Data Centre
4 45 (8.49%) Management Information System
5 36 (6.79%) Cyberthreat
6 21 (3.96%) PKI
7 19 (3.58%) Security Operations Centre
8 15 (2.83%) Driving Licence
9 14 (2.64%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.45%) NHS
11 12 (2.26%) HP StoreVirtual
12 10 (1.89%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.51%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.51%) iPad
14 7 (1.32%) Handset
14 7 (1.32%) Mathematics
15 6 (1.13%) Cybercrime
15 6 (1.13%) RSA SecurID
15 6 (1.13%) User Experience
16 5 (0.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 186 (35.09%) Windows
2 160 (30.19%) Linux
3 71 (13.40%) Windows Server
4 65 (12.26%) Unix
5 33 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (4.15%) CentOS
8 19 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (3.21%) Solaris
11 12 (2.26%) Android
11 12 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (2.08%) FreeBSD
13 10 (1.89%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.70%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.70%) Windows XP
15 7 (1.32%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.13%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.75%) Debian
18 3 (0.57%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (17.17%) Network Management
2 87 (16.42%) SIEM
3 63 (11.89%) Security Operations
4 60 (11.32%) Information Security
5 59 (11.13%) Load Balancing
6 58 (10.94%) ITIL
7 50 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
8 42 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (7.74%) Presales
10 37 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 32 (6.04%) Automated Testing
12 30 (5.66%) Incident Management
13 29 (5.47%) Software Engineering
13 29 (5.47%) Software Testing
14 28 (5.28%) Kalman Filter
14 28 (5.28%) Open Source
15 26 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (4.91%) Dependency Injection
15 26 (4.91%) Network Design
16 25 (4.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (26.98%) SQL
2 55 (10.38%) Bash Shell
2 55 (10.38%) PowerShell
3 54 (10.19%) Python
4 53 (10.00%) Perl
5 51 (9.62%) C#
6 49 (9.25%) Java
7 41 (7.74%) JavaScript
8 26 (4.91%) C++
8 26 (4.91%) T-SQL
9 24 (4.53%) PHP
10 23 (4.34%) Ruby
11 19 (3.58%) C
12 11 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.32%) VB
14 5 (0.94%) Lua
14 5 (0.94%) Tcl
15 4 (0.75%) Groovy
16 3 (0.57%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 161 (30.38%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (23.96%) CCNP
3 97 (18.30%) Degree
4 68 (12.83%) CCNA
5 61 (11.51%) CISSP
6 45 (8.49%) GCIH
7 41 (7.74%) CEH
8 34 (6.42%) Security Cleared
9 28 (5.28%) SANS
10 27 (5.09%) CCDP
11 25 (4.72%) CCSA
12 21 (3.96%) GIAC
13 20 (3.77%) CCSE
13 20 (3.77%) CompTIA Security+
13 20 (3.77%) GCIA
13 20 (3.77%) Security+ Certification
14 16 (3.02%) Check Point Certification
14 16 (3.02%) RHCE
15 14 (2.64%) CISM
15 14 (2.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (4.72%) PCI DSS
2 25 (4.72%) QA
3 20 (3.77%) SLA
4 8 (1.51%) COBIT
4 8 (1.51%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.38%) SAS 70
System Software
1 108 (20.38%) Active Directory
2 94 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (9.43%) Snort
4 29 (5.47%) Hyper-V
5 24 (4.53%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (3.77%) XenApp
7 16 (3.02%) vSphere
8 15 (2.83%) NFS
9 13 (2.45%) VMware ESX
9 13 (2.45%) Xen
10 11 (2.08%) Firmware
10 11 (2.08%) VirtualBox
11 8 (1.51%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.32%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.75%) iptables
14 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.19%) qmail
14 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (10.38%) Nessus
2 45 (8.49%) Nmap
3 28 (5.28%) Nagios
4 24 (4.53%) Puppet
5 22 (4.15%) CiscoWorks
6 19 (3.58%) EnCase
7 18 (3.40%) Cisco LMS
8 13 (2.45%) Perfmon
9 12 (2.26%) QRadar
10 11 (2.08%) FortiGate
11 10 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (1.89%) RSA enVision
11 10 (1.89%) SCCM
11 10 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 9 (1.70%) Ansible
12 9 (1.70%) SCOM
13 8 (1.51%) CA Spectrum
14 7 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
15 6 (1.13%) Opsview
16 4 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 183 (34.53%) Cisco
2 109 (20.57%) VMware
3 104 (19.62%) CheckPoint
4 84 (15.85%) Microsoft
5 77 (14.53%) F5
6 62 (11.70%) Juniper
7 53 (10.00%) HP
8 49 (9.25%) Splunk
9 45 (8.49%) Red Hat
9 45 (8.49%) SolarWinds
10 44 (8.30%) Citrix
11 34 (6.42%) Palo Alto
12 32 (6.04%) ArcSight
13 28 (5.28%) LogRhythm
14 24 (4.53%) Oracle
15 22 (4.15%) NetScout
16 18 (3.40%) Forcepoint
17 16 (3.02%) Riverbed
17 16 (3.02%) Symantec
18 15 (2.83%) NetWitness
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 90k per year + Pension, Holidays, Car Allowance, Life Assurance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension + Other Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 40,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension (pro-rata)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £72,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £72,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Corsham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Corsham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Nagra Media UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago