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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 644 785 756
Rank change year-on-year
+141 -29
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 260 155 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 0.76% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 206 120 97
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £37,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +139 257 £47,500 -1.04% 29
London +53 87 £55,000 -8.33% 9
South East +17 76 £48,000 +2.67% 15
Hampshire +7 30 £48,000 +16.36% 3
South West +5 29 £47,500 +8.57% 4
East of England +51 27 £48,000 +20.00%
Berkshire +12 26 £48,750 -11.36% 6
City of London +34 19 £55,000 -8.33% 2
North West +13 18 £42,500 -8.60% 1
Cambridgeshire +23 13 £47,500 +15.85%
Gloucestershire -1 13 £47,500 - 2
Andover - 12 £48,000 -
Cheltenham +7 11 £47,500 - 2
Southampton -12 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey +16 10 £37,500 -26.82%
West Midlands -10 10 £29,000 -55.38%
Birmingham - 10 £60,000 -
Manchester +7 9 £26,000 -44.08%
Bedfordshire - 9 £54,250 -
Bristol +6 8 £47,000 -
Bedford - 8 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 8 £42,500 - 1
Cambridge +18 6 £47,500 +15.85%
Stockport - 6 £26,000 -
Warrington - 6 £42,500 - 1
Slough +16 5 £60,000 +27.65% 1
Docklands, London - 5 - -
Portsmouth - 5 £50,000 - 1
Dudley - 5 £29,000 -
Guildford +20 4 £33,500 -21.17%

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (55.76%) Cisco
2 243 (49.09%) Firewall
3 203 (41.01%) TCP/IP
4 201 (40.61%) Cisco Certification
5 181 (36.57%) LAN
6 175 (35.35%) Windows
7 167 (33.74%) WAN
8 164 (33.13%) VPN
9 156 (31.52%) CCNP
10 151 (30.51%) DNS
11 142 (28.69%) Cisco ASA
12 140 (28.28%) Microsoft
13 138 (27.88%) Linux
14 128 (25.86%) BGP
15 126 (25.45%) tcpdump
16 124 (25.05%) Network Security
17 123 (24.85%) ITIL
18 113 (22.83%) VMware
19 110 (22.22%) CCNA
20 108 (21.82%) CheckPoint
21 98 (19.80%) DHCP
22 96 (19.39%) OSPF
23 95 (19.19%) Security Cleared
24 93 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
24 93 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
25 92 (18.59%) SolarWinds
26 85 (17.17%) Finance
27 82 (16.57%) EIGRP
27 82 (16.57%) Wireless
28 77 (15.56%) HTTP

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.05%) IIS
3 18 (3.64%) Apache
4 8 (1.62%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.62%) nginx
5 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.01%) Lync
6 5 (1.01%) JBoss
7 4 (0.81%) CMS
7 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.40%) Jetty
9 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.40%) Node.js
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.20%) Confluence
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 69 (13.94%) MS Excel
2 40 (8.08%) MS Visio
3 37 (7.47%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.21%) SaaS
2 6 (1.21%) Office 365
2 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 243 (49.09%) Firewall
2 203 (41.01%) TCP/IP
3 181 (36.57%) LAN
4 167 (33.74%) WAN
5 164 (33.13%) VPN
6 151 (30.51%) DNS
7 142 (28.69%) Cisco ASA
8 128 (25.86%) BGP
9 126 (25.45%) tcpdump
10 124 (25.05%) Network Security
11 98 (19.80%) DHCP
12 96 (19.39%) OSPF
13 93 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
14 82 (16.57%) EIGRP
14 82 (16.57%) Wireless
15 77 (15.56%) HTTP
16 71 (14.34%) MPLS
16 71 (14.34%) SSL
17 63 (12.73%) Internet
18 61 (12.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.43%) MySQL
3 11 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.01%) CouchDB
4 5 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.01%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.20%) DB2
7 1 (0.20%) MS Access
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (2.22%) Subversion
2 11 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.62%) JIRA
3 8 (1.62%) Selenium
4 7 (1.41%) Metasploit
4 7 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.01%) Fiddler
5 5 (1.01%) RequisitePro
6 4 (0.81%) Maven
6 4 (0.81%) JBehave
6 4 (0.81%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.81%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.81%) eggPlant
7 3 (0.61%) FogBugz
7 3 (0.61%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.40%) MSI
8 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.40%) Grunt
9 1 (0.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 85 (17.17%) Finance
2 61 (12.32%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.64%) Banking
4 17 (3.43%) Law
4 17 (3.43%) Legal
5 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.41%) German Language
6 6 (1.21%) Welsh Language
6 6 (1.21%) Retail
7 5 (1.01%) Local Government
7 5 (1.01%) Advertising
7 5 (1.01%) Games
7 5 (1.01%) Back Office
8 4 (0.81%) Marketing
9 3 (0.61%) Billing
9 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 200 (40.40%) Network Engineer
2 99 (20.00%) Analyst
3 52 (10.51%) Security Engineer
4 48 (9.70%) Consultant
5 47 (9.49%) Support Engineer
6 44 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 42 (8.48%) Security Analyst
8 41 (8.28%) Senior Network Engineer
9 37 (7.47%) Network Analyst
10 30 (6.06%) Security Consultant
11 28 (5.66%) Technical Support
12 24 (4.85%) Network Support
13 22 (4.44%) Administrator
14 21 (4.24%) Network Consultant
15 20 (4.04%) Network Support Engineer
16 19 (3.84%) Technical Engineer
16 19 (3.84%) Voice Engineer
17 18 (3.64%) Technical Support Engineer
17 18 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
18 17 (3.43%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.04%) Web Services
2 17 (3.43%) SOAP
3 12 (2.42%) XML
4 11 (2.22%) HTML
5 8 (1.62%) .NET
5 8 (1.62%) Flash
5 8 (1.62%) XMPP
6 6 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (1.21%) REST
7 5 (1.01%) RESTful
7 5 (1.01%) JSON
8 4 (0.81%) Cocoa
8 4 (0.81%) Apache Flex
8 4 (0.81%) CSS
8 4 (0.81%) ODBC
8 4 (0.81%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (0.61%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.61%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.61%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.28%) Computer Science
2 36 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 36 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.04%) Client/Server
4 17 (3.43%) Open Source
5 13 (2.63%) Clustering
6 12 (2.42%) Statistics
7 11 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.41%) Derivative
8 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.21%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.21%) Eurex
9 6 (1.21%) IPTV
9 6 (1.21%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.21%) Replication
9 6 (1.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (1.01%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.01%) BYOD
11 4 (0.81%) iPhone
11 4 (0.81%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 175 (35.35%) Windows
2 138 (27.88%) Linux
3 50 (10.10%) UNIX
4 35 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 33 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (5.45%) Solaris
7 20 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (3.64%) CentOS
9 15 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (2.83%) Mac OS X
11 12 (2.42%) Debian
12 11 (2.22%) Android
12 11 (2.22%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.82%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.41%) SUSE
15 6 (1.21%) Fedora
16 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (24.85%) ITIL
2 70 (14.14%) Load Balancing
3 60 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 60 (12.12%) SIEM
3 60 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 49 (9.90%) Network Monitoring
5 38 (7.68%) ITIL V3
6 37 (7.47%) Cyber Security
6 37 (7.47%) Information Security
7 35 (7.07%) Network Management
8 33 (6.67%) Service Management
9 31 (6.26%) Service Delivery
10 29 (5.86%) Capacity Management
11 28 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (5.66%) Network Design
12 27 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (4.65%) Ethical Hacking
13 23 (4.65%) Migration
14 21 (4.24%) Change Management
14 21 (4.24%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (14.75%) SQL
2 59 (11.92%) Python
3 46 (9.29%) Perl
4 26 (5.25%) Bash Shell
5 25 (5.05%) Ruby
6 18 (3.64%) C++
6 18 (3.64%) Java
6 18 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.22%) C#
8 9 (1.82%) C
8 9 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 8 (1.62%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.01%) Lua
11 4 (0.81%) PHP
12 3 (0.61%) VB
13 2 (0.40%) VBScript
14 1 (0.20%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.20%) AWK
14 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 201 (40.61%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (31.52%) CCNP
3 110 (22.22%) CCNA
4 95 (19.19%) Security Cleared
5 71 (14.34%) SC Cleared
6 65 (13.13%) Degree
7 50 (10.10%) DV Cleared
8 33 (6.67%) CCIE
8 33 (6.67%) CCSE
9 31 (6.26%) CISSP
10 26 (5.25%) CCSA
10 26 (5.25%) CCA
10 26 (5.25%) Citrix Certification
11 24 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (4.65%) GCIA
13 22 (4.44%) GCIH
14 20 (4.04%) MCSE
15 17 (3.43%) CCIP
16 16 (3.23%) GIAC
17 15 (3.03%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.88%) SLA
2 10 (2.02%) QA
2 10 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 93 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (12.93%) Active Directory
3 52 (10.51%) Snort
4 37 (7.47%) Hyper-V
5 31 (6.26%) Terminal Services
6 29 (5.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 27 (5.45%) XenApp
7 27 (5.45%) XenDesktop
8 26 (5.25%) XenServer
9 25 (5.05%) vSphere
10 13 (2.63%) iptables
11 11 (2.22%) VMware ESX
12 9 (1.82%) ProxySG
13 8 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (1.21%) NFS
14 6 (1.21%) Firmware
14 6 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.81%) Cygwin
16 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 49 (9.90%) Nagios
2 32 (6.46%) Cisco LMS
3 31 (6.26%) Cisco Prime
4 28 (5.66%) SCOM
5 27 (5.45%) SolarWinds Orion
5 27 (5.45%) Opsview
6 26 (5.25%) EdgeSight
7 24 (4.85%) SCCM
8 23 (4.65%) Cacti
9 22 (4.44%) Puppet
10 18 (3.64%) OpenView
11 17 (3.43%) Nessus
12 14 (2.83%) CiscoWorks
13 13 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
15 10 (2.02%) Nmap
16 8 (1.62%) ZABBIX
16 8 (1.62%) Iperf
17 7 (1.41%) FortiGate
17 7 (1.41%) OPNET
Vendors
1 276 (55.76%) Cisco
2 140 (28.28%) Microsoft
3 113 (22.83%) VMware
4 108 (21.82%) CheckPoint
5 92 (18.59%) SolarWinds
6 77 (15.56%) F5
7 74 (14.95%) Juniper
8 43 (8.69%) HP
9 42 (8.48%) Citrix
10 29 (5.86%) Blue Coat
11 27 (5.45%) Fortinet
11 27 (5.45%) Riverbed
12 26 (5.25%) Sourcefire
13 23 (4.65%) Red Hat
14 22 (4.44%) AppSense
15 18 (3.64%) Oracle
15 18 (3.64%) Splunk
16 17 (3.43%) LogRhythm
17 15 (3.03%) NetScout
17 15 (3.03%) McAfee
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum Superb base, excellent bonus and ben
Posted: 7 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newhaven, East Sussex
Cavendish Communications
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience + company ca
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anson McCade Ltd
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £55k plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Ioko
Salary: £Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
PGi
Salary: Competitive salary & bonus
Posted: 11 days ago