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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 652 754 753
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -1
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 249 127 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 0.68% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 214 93 116
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
20333 18564 22220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.39% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16090 15077 18216
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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

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 September 2014 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 September 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
(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 +56 222 £45,000 - 19
South East +50 95 £44,500 +11.25% 9
London +5 63 £61,250 +4.25% 7
Hampshire +26 42 £44,500 -3.78% 2
East of England +6 32 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Berkshire +30 29 £46,500 -22.50% 5
Ipswich - 21 £39,000 -
Suffolk - 21 £39,000 -
Reading +18 19 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Southampton - 19 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 16 £40,000 - 1
South Wales - 16 £34,000 - 1
East Midlands - 16 £40,000 - 1
Wales - 16 £34,000 - 1
Nottingham - 15 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 13 £28,000 -
East Sussex - 13 £28,000 -
Basingstoke 0 10 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Surrey -12 10 £47,500 +18.75% 1
City of London +1 9 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Torfaen - 9 £42,500 - 1
Cwmbran - 9 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 8 - -
Scotland - 8 - -
West Midlands -3 7 £19,000 -60.00% 1
Staffordshire -4 7 £19,000 -62.00% 1
South West -22 7 £26,500 +6.00%
Stoke-on-Trent +10 6 £19,000 -62.00% 1
Uxbridge - 6 £33,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £40,000 - 1

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 215 (48.21%) Linux
2 207 (46.41%) Windows
3 174 (39.01%) tcpdump
4 155 (34.75%) TCP/IP
5 146 (32.74%) Cisco
6 123 (27.58%) Degree
7 122 (27.35%) UNIX
7 122 (27.35%) DNS
8 117 (26.23%) Firewall
9 103 (23.09%) Cisco Certification
10 99 (22.20%) Perl
11 93 (20.85%) VMware
12 87 (19.51%) Computer Science
13 85 (19.06%) Microsoft
14 84 (18.83%) VPN
15 82 (18.39%) WAN
16 80 (17.94%) SQL
17 74 (16.59%) Finance
18 70 (15.70%) SIEM
19 67 (15.02%) Solaris
19 67 (15.02%) BGP
19 67 (15.02%) Security Cleared
20 66 (14.80%) HTTP
20 66 (14.80%) Telecoms
21 65 (14.57%) Java
22 64 (14.35%) VLAN
23 63 (14.13%) IIS
23 63 (14.13%) Python
23 63 (14.13%) VoIP
24 61 (13.68%) F5

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 63 (14.13%) IIS
2 41 (9.19%) Apache
3 21 (4.71%) MS Exchange
4 19 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
4 19 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.91%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.35%) Confluence
7 5 (1.12%) Lync
7 5 (1.12%) nginx
7 5 (1.12%) CMS
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.45%) Node.js
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.22%) Jetty
9 1 (0.22%) SAS
9 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 44 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.74%) MS Visio
3 27 (6.05%) MS Office
4 4 (0.90%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) RMDS
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.48%) SaaS
2 7 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.67%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.67%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 174 (39.01%) tcpdump
2 155 (34.75%) TCP/IP
3 122 (27.35%) DNS
4 117 (26.23%) Firewall
5 84 (18.83%) VPN
6 82 (18.39%) WAN
7 67 (15.02%) BGP
8 66 (14.80%) HTTP
9 64 (14.35%) VLAN
10 63 (14.13%) VoIP
11 60 (13.45%) DHCP
12 55 (12.33%) Internet
13 51 (11.43%) SSL
14 50 (11.21%) LDAP
14 50 (11.21%) OSPF
15 48 (10.76%) MPLS
16 47 (10.54%) Network Security
17 46 (10.31%) SMTP
18 38 (8.52%) Wireless
19 36 (8.07%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.99%) MySQL
2 30 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.02%) Big Data
6 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.90%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.45%) MS Access
9 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.22%) DB2
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (4.26%) Metasploit
2 15 (3.36%) Selenium
2 15 (3.36%) Subversion
3 13 (2.91%) WebLOAD
3 13 (2.91%) Fiddler
3 13 (2.91%) AQtime
4 9 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.02%) FogBugz
4 9 (2.02%) JIRA
5 8 (1.79%) Maven
6 7 (1.57%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.90%) JUnit
8 3 (0.67%) Ant
8 3 (0.67%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.45%) WinDbg
9 2 (0.45%) Mocha
9 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.45%) JBehave
9 2 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 74 (16.59%) Finance
2 66 (14.80%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.26%) Games
4 13 (2.91%) Advertising
5 12 (2.69%) Multimedia
5 12 (2.69%) Welsh Language
6 11 (2.47%) Banking
7 10 (2.24%) Retail
8 8 (1.79%) Law
9 7 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.35%) Legal
11 5 (1.12%) Local Government
12 4 (0.90%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.67%) German Language
14 1 (0.22%) Electronics
14 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 117 (26.23%) Analyst
2 61 (13.68%) Network Engineer
3 59 (13.23%) Security Analyst
4 39 (8.74%) Administrator
5 37 (8.30%) Support Engineer
6 28 (6.28%) Security Engineer
7 26 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
8 25 (5.61%) Test Engineer
9 24 (5.38%) Security Specialist
10 21 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (4.04%) Consultant
11 18 (4.04%) Support Analyst
11 18 (4.04%) Network Analyst
12 17 (3.81%) SharePoint Administrator
13 16 (3.59%) Senior Network Engineer
14 15 (3.36%) Tester
15 14 (3.14%) Test Analyst
15 14 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
15 14 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (2.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.54%) .NET
2 33 (7.40%) XML
3 24 (5.38%) HTML
4 22 (4.93%) LAMP
4 22 (4.93%) Web Services
5 20 (4.48%) ASP.NET
6 15 (3.36%) SOAP
6 15 (3.36%) Rendezvous
7 13 (2.91%) MAPI
8 8 (1.79%) Regular Expression
9 7 (1.57%) JSON
10 6 (1.35%) WSH
11 5 (1.12%) STL
11 5 (1.12%) CSS
11 5 (1.12%) HTML5
12 4 (0.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (0.90%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.90%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (0.67%) Java EE
13 3 (0.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 87 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 48 (10.76%) Management Information System
3 36 (8.07%) Open Source
4 35 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.04%) Online Games
6 16 (3.59%) Mobile App
7 15 (3.36%) Cryptography
7 15 (3.36%) IPTV
8 13 (2.91%) IVR
9 12 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
9 12 (2.69%) Replication
10 11 (2.47%) PKI
11 10 (2.24%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (2.02%) DTV
13 7 (1.57%) Firmware
14 6 (1.35%) Statistics
14 6 (1.35%) Equities
14 6 (1.35%) User Experience
15 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.12%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 215 (48.21%) Linux
2 207 (46.41%) Windows
3 122 (27.35%) UNIX
4 67 (15.02%) Solaris
5 44 (9.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (8.74%) CentOS
7 25 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (4.04%) Fedora
9 18 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (3.14%) Debian
11 10 (2.24%) FreeBSD
12 8 (1.79%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.79%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.35%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.12%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.45%) VMS
16 2 (0.45%) Android
16 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (15.70%) SIEM
2 58 (13.00%) Information Security
3 47 (10.54%) ITIL
4 46 (10.31%) Cyber Security
5 41 (9.19%) Penetration Testing
6 40 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (8.07%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (7.85%) Load Balancing
8 35 (7.85%) Security Testing
9 34 (7.62%) Configuration Management
10 30 (6.73%) Analytics
11 28 (6.28%) Software Testing
12 24 (5.38%) Incident Management
13 22 (4.93%) Web Development
13 22 (4.93%) Network Architecture
14 21 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
15 20 (4.48%) Change Control
16 19 (4.26%) Ethical Hacking
16 19 (4.26%) Project Management
16 19 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 99 (22.20%) Perl
2 80 (17.94%) SQL
3 65 (14.57%) Java
4 63 (14.13%) Python
5 52 (11.66%) Bash Shell
6 47 (10.54%) C++
7 32 (7.17%) PowerShell
8 29 (6.50%) C
9 28 (6.28%) Ruby
10 26 (5.83%) Shell Script
11 22 (4.93%) C#
12 21 (4.71%) PHP
13 18 (4.04%) T-SQL
14 16 (3.59%) sed
15 14 (3.14%) Korn
16 11 (2.47%) JavaScript
16 11 (2.47%) PowerHouse
17 10 (2.24%) AWK
17 10 (2.24%) Bourne shell
18 9 (2.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 123 (27.58%) Degree
2 103 (23.09%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (15.02%) Security Cleared
4 58 (13.00%) CCNP
5 49 (10.99%) SC Cleared
6 46 (10.31%) DV Cleared
6 46 (10.31%) GCIH
7 44 (9.87%) CCNA
8 40 (8.97%) CISSP
8 40 (8.97%) GCIA
9 33 (7.40%) GIAC
10 26 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (5.83%) MCSE
11 22 (4.93%) CCIE
12 18 (4.04%) MCITP
13 17 (3.81%) CCSE
14 16 (3.59%) ISTQB
14 16 (3.59%) ISEB
15 13 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (2.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.50%) PCI DSS
2 27 (6.05%) QA
3 15 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (3.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (13.45%) Snort
2 58 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (12.78%) Active Directory
4 40 (8.97%) Nmap
5 19 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.26%) Postfix
6 17 (3.81%) VMware ESX
7 14 (3.14%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.91%) NFS
9 12 (2.69%) vSphere
10 8 (1.79%) Kamailio
11 7 (1.57%) Varnish
11 7 (1.57%) Squid
12 5 (1.12%) Xen
13 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.45%) XenApp
14 2 (0.45%) XenServer
14 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.45%) Samba
14 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (8.74%) Nagios
2 29 (6.50%) Nessus
3 21 (4.71%) Puppet
4 19 (4.26%) OpenView
5 18 (4.04%) SolarWinds Orion
6 15 (3.36%) Cacti
7 13 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (2.91%) CiscoWorks
8 12 (2.69%) OPNET
9 10 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (2.24%) YUM
10 8 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
10 8 (1.79%) Zenoss
10 8 (1.79%) SCOM
11 7 (1.57%) NetBackup
12 6 (1.35%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (1.35%) Netcool
12 6 (1.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 6 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 146 (32.74%) Cisco
2 93 (20.85%) VMware
3 85 (19.06%) Microsoft
4 61 (13.68%) F5
5 60 (13.45%) Red Hat
6 56 (12.56%) Juniper
7 48 (10.76%) CheckPoint
8 42 (9.42%) Citrix
9 41 (9.19%) Sourcefire
10 36 (8.07%) Riverbed
10 36 (8.07%) SolarWinds
11 33 (7.40%) HP
12 28 (6.28%) Blue Coat
13 27 (6.05%) Avaya
14 21 (4.71%) LogRhythm
15 19 (4.26%) CA
16 18 (4.04%) Websense
16 18 (4.04%) NetScout
17 16 (3.59%) Oracle
18 15 (3.36%) TIBCO
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Novation Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 17K to 21K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days hol, Pension & Medical
Posted: 26 days ago