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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 681 681 750
Rank change year-on-year
0 +69
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 217 252 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.21% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 176 198 110
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -

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
18434 20743 19898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 17.73% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15176 16547 15963
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 2015 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 3 August 2015. 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 -6 195 £42,500 -5.55% 48
South East +8 80 £45,000 +5.88% 20
London +6 61 £57,500 -4.16% 8
West Sussex - 26 £50,000 - 2
Berkshire +3 23 £45,500 -4.21% 5
Crawley - 22 £50,000 - 1
South West -4 19 £45,000 +69.81% 4
Reading -12 14 £29,750 -54.23% 2
Hampshire -13 14 £35,500 -16.47% 6
Scotland +15 13 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands 0 12 £26,500 -55.83% 4
Wiltshire -7 12 £45,000 +69.81% 1
Salisbury - 12 £45,000 - 1
East of England -4 10 £51,250 +28.12% 4
Solihull - 10 £26,500 -
Warwickshire - 9 £26,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 9 £26,500 -
Gaydon - 9 £26,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 8 £55,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +14 7 £55,000 -
Bedford +9 7 £55,000 -
Glasgow +19 6 £50,000 -
East Sussex +17 6 £23,000 -17.85% 1
North West +3 6 £41,250 +11.11% 3
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
West Lothian - 6 - -
Linlithgow - 6 - -
Milton Keynes - 6 £50,000 -
Belfast - 6 - -
County Antrim - 6 - -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 276 (58.60%) Cisco
2 226 (47.98%) Firewall
3 201 (42.68%) LAN
4 189 (40.13%) Cisco Certification
5 175 (37.15%) TCP/IP
6 164 (34.82%) WAN
7 160 (33.97%) Windows
8 152 (32.27%) CCNP
9 134 (28.45%) BGP
10 129 (27.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 119 (25.27%) DNS
12 116 (24.63%) Linux
13 115 (24.42%) VPN
14 111 (23.57%) Cisco ASA
15 105 (22.29%) Microsoft
16 99 (21.02%) OSPF
17 90 (19.11%) Wireless
17 90 (19.11%) F5
18 89 (18.90%) ITIL
19 87 (18.47%) Load Balancing
20 80 (16.99%) MPLS
20 80 (16.99%) tcpdump
21 78 (16.56%) Network Security
21 78 (16.56%) Security Cleared
22 77 (16.35%) CCNA
23 75 (15.92%) Degree
24 74 (15.71%) SolarWinds
24 74 (15.71%) SQL
24 74 (15.71%) VMware
25 73 (15.50%) Data Centre

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 25 (5.31%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.61%) Lync
3 15 (3.18%) IIS
4 8 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.06%) Node.js
7 4 (0.85%) Apache
8 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.42%) Confluence
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (12.53%) MS Excel
2 54 (11.46%) MS Visio
3 46 (9.77%) MS Office
4 4 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.49%) Office 365
2 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.42%) GitHub
4 2 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 226 (47.98%) Firewall
2 201 (42.68%) LAN
3 175 (37.15%) TCP/IP
4 164 (34.82%) WAN
5 134 (28.45%) BGP
6 129 (27.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 119 (25.27%) DNS
8 115 (24.42%) VPN
9 111 (23.57%) Cisco ASA
10 99 (21.02%) OSPF
11 90 (19.11%) Wireless
12 80 (16.99%) MPLS
12 80 (16.99%) tcpdump
13 78 (16.56%) Network Security
14 63 (13.38%) DHCP
15 62 (13.16%) HTTP
16 61 (12.95%) Cisco IOS
17 60 (12.74%) EIGRP
18 54 (11.46%) VLAN
19 53 (11.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.85%) MySQL
4 3 (0.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (5.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.70%) Fiddler
3 8 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.49%) Metasploit
5 6 (1.27%) Maven
5 6 (1.27%) Ant
6 5 (1.06%) Grunt
7 4 (0.85%) Mocha
7 4 (0.85%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.85%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.85%) MSI
7 4 (0.85%) Selenium
8 3 (0.64%) JIRA
8 3 (0.64%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.64%) DbUnit
8 3 (0.64%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.64%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.64%) JUnit
8 3 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 67 (14.23%) Telecoms
2 38 (8.07%) Finance
3 9 (1.91%) German Language
4 8 (1.70%) Back Office
5 7 (1.49%) Banking
6 6 (1.27%) Retail
6 6 (1.27%) Legal
7 5 (1.06%) Law
8 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.85%) Games
8 4 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (0.64%) Billing
9 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 184 (39.07%) Network Engineer
2 115 (24.42%) Analyst
3 54 (11.46%) Network Analyst
4 43 (9.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 43 (9.13%) Support Engineer
5 42 (8.92%) Security Engineer
6 41 (8.70%) Security Analyst
7 40 (8.49%) Consultant
8 39 (8.28%) Cisco Engineer
9 35 (7.43%) Network Security Engineer
10 23 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 20 (4.25%) Support Analyst
11 20 (4.25%) Security Consultant
12 19 (4.03%) Network Support
13 18 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
13 18 (3.82%) Network Consultant
13 18 (3.82%) Voice Engineer
14 16 (3.40%) Technical Support
15 15 (3.18%) Test Engineer
15 15 (3.18%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.97%) Web Services
2 13 (2.76%) HTML
3 10 (2.12%) .NET
3 10 (2.12%) XML
4 9 (1.91%) REST
5 8 (1.70%) CSS
6 7 (1.49%) SOAP
6 7 (1.49%) 802.1X
7 6 (1.27%) XMPP
8 5 (1.06%) ODBC
8 5 (1.06%) jQuery
9 4 (0.85%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.64%) Django
10 3 (0.64%) Backbone.js
10 3 (0.64%) Ember.js
10 3 (0.64%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.64%) JSON
10 3 (0.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.50%) Data Centre
2 48 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 39 (8.28%) Management Information System
4 26 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.46%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (2.12%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (1.27%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.27%) iPhone
8 6 (1.27%) iPad
8 6 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.06%) Equities
9 5 (1.06%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.85%) Statistics
11 3 (0.64%) RMADS
11 3 (0.64%) Kindle
11 3 (0.64%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 160 (33.97%) Windows
2 116 (24.63%) Linux
3 41 (8.70%) UNIX
4 33 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (6.79%) Solaris
6 29 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (3.61%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.49%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.06%) Android
11 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.85%) Debian
12 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.64%) CentOS
14 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.21%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (18.90%) ITIL
2 87 (18.47%) Load Balancing
3 68 (14.44%) Network Monitoring
4 67 (14.23%) SIEM
5 54 (11.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 45 (9.55%) Incident Management
7 41 (8.70%) Migration
7 41 (8.70%) Network Management
8 32 (6.79%) ITIL V3
9 31 (6.58%) Service Management
10 29 (6.16%) Ethical Hacking
10 29 (6.16%) Penetration Testing
10 29 (6.16%) Cyber Security
11 27 (5.73%) Malware Analysis
12 26 (5.52%) Capacity Management
13 25 (5.31%) Information Security
14 24 (5.10%) Security Patching
15 23 (4.88%) Network Design
16 20 (4.25%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (4.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 74 (15.71%) SQL
2 36 (7.64%) Python
3 28 (5.94%) Perl
4 24 (5.10%) PowerShell
5 22 (4.67%) Ruby
6 19 (4.03%) Java
7 14 (2.97%) C++
8 11 (2.34%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.70%) C
9 8 (1.70%) C#
10 6 (1.27%) VB
11 5 (1.06%) PHP
12 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.42%) Tcl
13 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.42%) VBScript
14 1 (0.21%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 189 (40.13%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (32.27%) CCNP
3 78 (16.56%) Security Cleared
4 77 (16.35%) CCNA
5 75 (15.92%) Degree
6 42 (8.92%) SC Cleared
7 37 (7.86%) CISSP
8 32 (6.79%) GCIH
8 32 (6.79%) DV Cleared
9 30 (6.37%) CCIE
10 28 (5.94%) CCSE
10 28 (5.94%) GCIA
11 27 (5.73%) GIAC
11 27 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (5.52%) CCSA
13 21 (4.46%) CCIP
14 20 (4.25%) MCSE
15 19 (4.03%) CCDP
16 16 (3.40%) CCA
16 16 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (12.74%) SLA
2 4 (0.85%) QA
2 4 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.64%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (12.10%) Snort
3 49 (10.40%) Active Directory
4 20 (4.25%) Terminal Services
5 19 (4.03%) Hyper-V
6 18 (3.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (3.61%) XenApp
7 17 (3.61%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.34%) XenServer
8 11 (2.34%) VMware ESX
9 10 (2.12%) ProxySG
10 6 (1.27%) vSphere
11 5 (1.06%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.85%) Firmware
13 3 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.64%) Xen
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.21%) UAG
Systems Management
1 54 (11.46%) Cisco LMS
2 40 (8.49%) CiscoWorks
3 30 (6.37%) SCOM
4 26 (5.52%) Cisco Prime
5 25 (5.31%) Nagios
6 24 (5.10%) Opsview
7 21 (4.46%) OpenView
7 21 (4.46%) SolarWinds Orion
8 20 (4.25%) Cacti
9 14 (2.97%) SCCM
9 14 (2.97%) Nmap
10 13 (2.76%) EdgeSight
10 13 (2.76%) FortiGate
11 8 (1.70%) Nessus
12 6 (1.27%) OPNET
12 6 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (1.06%) Puppet
13 5 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
14 4 (0.85%) MOM
14 4 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 276 (58.60%) Cisco
2 105 (22.29%) Microsoft
3 90 (19.11%) F5
4 74 (15.71%) SolarWinds
4 74 (15.71%) VMware
5 69 (14.65%) CheckPoint
6 60 (12.74%) Juniper
7 51 (10.83%) HP
8 33 (7.01%) Citrix
8 33 (7.01%) Riverbed
9 22 (4.67%) Oracle
10 17 (3.61%) Remedy
10 17 (3.61%) Sourcefire
11 16 (3.40%) ArcSight
12 15 (3.18%) NetScout
13 14 (2.97%) McAfee
14 13 (2.76%) Fortinet
14 13 (2.76%) Blue Coat
14 13 (2.76%) AppSense
15 12 (2.55%) Avaya
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum Up to £25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum On-call allowance, overtime, and ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + £2,400 out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Malvern
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hereford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Grantham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cumbria
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago