The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 705 729 730
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 212 228 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 1.25% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 173 188 203
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £36,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+34.24% -14.11%

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
16241 18264 21126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 16.73% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13436 15156 16686
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Wireshark as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 199 £50,000 +17.64% 26
South East -1 68 £50,000 +11.11% 8
London +26 61 £60,000 +7.14% 10
Berkshire +22 33 £60,000 +87.50% 4
Reading +18 23 £60,000 +87.50% 2
Hertfordshire +31 18 £52,500 +9.37% 3
East of England +28 18 £52,500 +9.94% 5
Hampshire +9 18 £35,000 -1.40% 3
East Midlands - 17 £39,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 16 £35,000 - 3
South West -1 15 £48,750 +8.33%
Northampton - 14 £37,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 14 £37,500 - 1
Surrey +42 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North West +24 11 £29,500 -30.58% 1
West Midlands -14 7 £33,750 +27.35%
City of London +64 6 £43,000 -35.09%
Watford +26 6 £41,250 -14.06%
Welwyn Garden City -1 6 £32,500 -
Camberley - 6 £50,000 - 1
Scotland +14 5 £34,000 -11.68% 2
Solihull +9 5 £25,000 -5.66%
Cheshunt - 5 £55,000 -
Manchester +13 4 £29,500 -10.60%
Cardiff +11 4 £31,000 -52.30%
South Wales +9 4 £31,000 -52.30%
Wiltshire +6 4 £48,750 +8.33%
Wales +4 4 £31,000 -52.30%
Gloucestershire 0 4 £60,000 -
Nelson - 4 £29,500 -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Wireshark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 191 (40.64%) Cisco
2 171 (36.38%) Linux
2 171 (36.38%) Firewall
3 127 (27.02%) WAN
3 127 (27.02%) tcpdump
4 125 (26.60%) Cisco Certification
5 116 (24.68%) Windows
6 112 (23.83%) TCP/IP
7 108 (22.98%) LAN
8 89 (18.94%) CCNP
9 88 (18.72%) VMware
10 87 (18.51%) SQL
11 83 (17.66%) Active Directory
12 78 (16.60%) Juniper
12 78 (16.60%) SIEM
13 77 (16.38%) Network Security
14 75 (15.96%) Cisco ASA
14 75 (15.96%) Degree
14 75 (15.96%) Java
15 73 (15.53%) CCNA
16 71 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 70 (14.89%) DNS
18 69 (14.68%) Telecoms
19 68 (14.47%) CheckPoint
19 68 (14.47%) Unix
20 61 (12.98%) Python
21 59 (12.55%) Finance
21 59 (12.55%) HP
21 59 (12.55%) VPN
22 57 (12.13%) Information Security

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (9.79%) IIS
2 23 (4.89%) Apache
3 17 (3.62%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.49%) JBoss
5 6 (1.28%) NServiceBus
6 5 (1.06%) Confluence
7 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.64%) SAS
8 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.43%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.21%) CMS
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (6.38%) MS Office
2 24 (5.11%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.34%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.77%) SaaS
3 9 (1.91%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (1.49%) IaaS
5 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.28%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.43%) Office 365
7 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.21%) GitHub
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 171 (36.38%) Firewall
2 127 (27.02%) tcpdump
2 127 (27.02%) WAN
3 112 (23.83%) TCP/IP
4 108 (22.98%) LAN
5 77 (16.38%) Network Security
6 75 (15.96%) Cisco ASA
7 70 (14.89%) DNS
8 59 (12.55%) VPN
9 57 (12.13%) OSPF
10 53 (11.28%) HTTP
11 47 (10.00%) BGP
11 47 (10.00%) Wireless
12 44 (9.36%) Cisco Nexus
13 41 (8.72%) MPLS
14 38 (8.09%) SSL
14 38 (8.09%) VLAN
15 37 (7.87%) SAN
16 35 (7.45%) SNMP
17 34 (7.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.04%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (2.34%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.49%) Redis
7 6 (1.28%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.28%) RavenDB
7 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.43%) Big Data
9 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.43%) MySQL
10 1 (0.21%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (6.17%) Subversion
2 24 (5.11%) Jenkins
3 23 (4.89%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.83%) GCC
5 13 (2.77%) Fiddler
6 12 (2.55%) Ant
6 12 (2.55%) JIRA
7 11 (2.34%) Maven
8 10 (2.13%) AQtime
8 10 (2.13%) Metasploit
8 10 (2.13%) WebLOAD
9 7 (1.49%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.28%) GDB
10 6 (1.28%) NUnit
10 6 (1.28%) Trac
11 5 (1.06%) JMeter
12 4 (0.85%) eggPlant
13 3 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.64%) Selenium
13 3 (0.64%) TestLink
General
1 69 (14.68%) Telecoms
2 59 (12.55%) Finance
3 32 (6.81%) Banking
4 16 (3.40%) Electronics
5 11 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.34%) Marketing
6 6 (1.28%) Back Office
7 5 (1.06%) Billing
8 4 (0.85%) Military
8 4 (0.85%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Law
10 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (22.13%) Network Engineer
2 100 (21.28%) Analyst
3 61 (12.98%) Support Engineer
4 41 (8.72%) Security Analyst
5 38 (8.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 36 (7.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 34 (7.23%) Security Engineer
8 33 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
8 33 (7.02%) SOC Analyst
9 29 (6.17%) Network Support
9 29 (6.17%) Network Support Engineer
10 27 (5.74%) Developer
11 25 (5.32%) Senior Network Engineer
12 24 (5.11%) Operations Analyst
12 24 (5.11%) Security Operations Analyst
13 22 (4.68%) Senior Support Engineer
14 21 (4.47%) Consultant
14 21 (4.47%) Support Analyst
15 20 (4.26%) Technical Support
16 19 (4.04%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.38%) .NET
2 20 (4.26%) HTML
3 18 (3.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (2.77%) FIX Protocol
4 13 (2.77%) XML
5 12 (2.55%) GWT
5 12 (2.55%) Web Services
6 10 (2.13%) JMS
6 10 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
7 9 (1.91%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.91%) MAPI
8 8 (1.70%) CSS
8 8 (1.70%) HTML5
9 7 (1.49%) 802.1X
9 7 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (1.49%) Java EE
9 7 (1.49%) JSON
10 6 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (1.28%) SignalR
10 6 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.28%) Computer Science
2 45 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 37 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.74%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
6 18 (3.83%) PKI
7 17 (3.62%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (2.77%) Virtual Team
9 12 (2.55%) HP StoreVirtual
9 12 (2.55%) iPad
10 11 (2.34%) Driving Licence
11 10 (2.13%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.70%) Cryptography
12 8 (1.70%) Replication
13 7 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.28%) Clustering
14 6 (1.28%) Internet of Things
14 6 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
14 6 (1.28%) Statistics
14 6 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 171 (36.38%) Linux
2 116 (24.68%) Windows
3 68 (14.47%) Unix
4 45 (9.57%) Windows Server
5 39 (8.30%) CentOS
6 29 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.55%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (1.91%) Solaris
10 8 (1.70%) Android
10 8 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.28%) Debian
12 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.43%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (16.60%) SIEM
2 57 (12.13%) Information Security
3 55 (11.70%) Security Operations
4 44 (9.36%) ITIL
5 41 (8.72%) Network Management
6 39 (8.30%) Cybersecurity
7 38 (8.09%) Network Monitoring
8 36 (7.66%) Load Balancing
9 35 (7.45%) DevOps
10 32 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (6.38%) Service Delivery
12 25 (5.32%) Software Engineering
13 24 (5.11%) Change Management
13 24 (5.11%) OO
14 23 (4.89%) Problem Management
15 21 (4.47%) Defect Management
15 21 (4.47%) Incident Management
16 20 (4.26%) Network Design
16 20 (4.26%) Open Source
17 19 (4.04%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (18.51%) SQL
2 75 (15.96%) Java
3 61 (12.98%) Python
4 53 (11.28%) C++
5 45 (9.57%) Bash Shell
6 42 (8.94%) Perl
7 32 (6.81%) C
8 29 (6.17%) C#
9 24 (5.11%) Ruby
10 23 (4.89%) JavaScript
10 23 (4.89%) PowerShell
11 20 (4.26%) Shell Script
12 16 (3.40%) PHP
13 11 (2.34%) AWK
14 7 (1.49%) Lua
15 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.06%) R
17 3 (0.64%) Tcl
18 2 (0.43%) Go
18 2 (0.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 125 (26.60%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (18.94%) CCNP
3 75 (15.96%) Degree
4 73 (15.53%) CCNA
5 47 (10.00%) CISSP
6 41 (8.72%) Security Cleared
7 37 (7.87%) CEH
7 37 (7.87%) GCIH
8 29 (6.17%) SC Cleared
9 24 (5.11%) GCIA
10 20 (4.26%) GIAC
11 17 (3.62%) CISM
11 17 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (3.62%) SANS
12 15 (3.19%) CompTIA Security+
12 15 (3.19%) MCSE
12 15 (3.19%) Security+ Certification
13 14 (2.98%) SSCP
14 11 (2.34%) CCIE
14 11 (2.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (5.11%) SLA
3 14 (2.98%) COBIT
3 14 (2.98%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.34%) QA
5 8 (1.70%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.64%) SAS 70
System Software
1 83 (17.66%) Active Directory
2 71 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (8.51%) Snort
4 35 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (5.11%) NFS
6 17 (3.62%) iptables
6 17 (3.62%) vSphere
7 14 (2.98%) Firmware
8 11 (2.34%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.91%) Gluster
10 8 (1.70%) Hyper-V
10 8 (1.70%) XenApp
11 4 (0.85%) Docker
11 4 (0.85%) Kamailio
12 3 (0.64%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.43%) KVM
13 2 (0.43%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (8.72%) Nessus
2 26 (5.53%) Puppet
3 23 (4.89%) Cisco Prime
4 22 (4.68%) Nmap
5 19 (4.04%) QRadar
6 16 (3.40%) Nagios
7 15 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (3.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 12 (2.55%) Perfmon
9 11 (2.34%) RSA enVision
10 9 (1.91%) HAProxy
11 8 (1.70%) Netcool
12 5 (1.06%) Ansible
12 5 (1.06%) Graylog
12 5 (1.06%) OPNET
12 5 (1.06%) Opsview
12 5 (1.06%) SCOM
13 4 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 3 (0.64%) FTK
14 3 (0.64%) Riemann
Vendors
1 191 (40.64%) Cisco
2 88 (18.72%) VMware
3 78 (16.60%) Juniper
4 68 (14.47%) CheckPoint
5 59 (12.55%) HP
6 55 (11.70%) Red Hat
7 54 (11.49%) F5
8 48 (10.21%) Microsoft
8 48 (10.21%) Splunk
9 46 (9.79%) SolarWinds
10 41 (8.72%) ArcSight
11 34 (7.23%) Palo Alto
12 29 (6.17%) IBM
13 27 (5.74%) NetScout
14 24 (5.11%) Riverbed
15 22 (4.68%) Citrix
16 20 (4.26%) Symantec
17 18 (3.83%) LogRhythm
18 15 (3.19%) Oracle
19 14 (2.98%) Fortinet
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plu
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbridge, Midlothian
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
360 Resourcing
Salary: up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + salary, bonus, options
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Meraki Inc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Aylesbury/ Slough, UK
Intel.
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary with Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Aylesbury/ Slough, UK
Intel.
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary with Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Orlight
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 60000-75000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 days ago