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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 705 752 752
Rank change year-on-year
+47 0
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 204 219 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 1.17% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 170 176 187
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.94%

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
16643 18713 20565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.97% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13850 15346 16424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +58 192 £50,000 +17.64% 26
South East +12 58 £50,000 +11.11% 12
London +22 46 £51,500 -10.43% 9
Berkshire +15 30 £60,000 +29.72% 5
East of England +54 27 £52,500 +2.43% 1
South West +25 25 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Reading +18 18 £60,000 +118.18% 5
Hertfordshire +35 17 £55,000 -
Surrey +48 16 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North West +30 13 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East Midlands - 13 £46,250 -
Northampton - 12 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 12 £37,500 -
City of London +62 9 £43,000 -28.33% 1
West Midlands +1 9 £31,250 +17.92% 1
Wiltshire +6 7 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Hampshire -13 7 £35,000 -1.40% 4
Guildford - 7 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire +36 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Warrington +19 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Welwyn Garden City +6 6 £60,000 -
Manchester +5 6 £29,500 +13.46%
Corsham - 6 £47,500 - 1
Cheshunt - 6 £55,000 -
Somerset - 6 £55,000 -
Solihull +12 5 £25,000 -5.66%
Gloucestershire -5 5 £55,000 -8.33%
Basingstoke -15 5 £35,000 - 3
Slough - 5 £38,000 -
Camberley - 5 £50,000 - 2

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 184 (38.90%) Cisco
2 178 (37.63%) Firewall
3 154 (32.56%) Linux
4 147 (31.08%) WAN
5 145 (30.66%) tcpdump
6 137 (28.96%) Cisco Certification
7 125 (26.43%) LAN
8 121 (25.58%) TCP/IP
9 111 (23.47%) Windows
10 101 (21.35%) CCNP
11 98 (20.72%) VMware
12 88 (18.60%) Active Directory
13 85 (17.97%) Degree
14 84 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 84 (17.76%) SIEM
15 81 (17.12%) CheckPoint
16 80 (16.91%) Juniper
17 79 (16.70%) SQL
18 75 (15.86%) Network Security
19 73 (15.43%) CCNA
20 70 (14.80%) Telecoms
21 69 (14.59%) DNS
22 68 (14.38%) OSPF
23 65 (13.74%) Unix
23 65 (13.74%) Cisco ASA
24 64 (13.53%) Security Operations
25 63 (13.32%) HP
25 63 (13.32%) Finance
26 61 (12.90%) VPN
27 60 (12.68%) F5

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 43 (9.09%) IIS
2 8 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.27%) Apache
3 6 (1.27%) NServiceBus
4 5 (1.06%) CMS
5 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.85%) SAS
5 4 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.63%) JBoss
6 3 (0.63%) nginx
7 2 (0.42%) Confluence
7 2 (0.42%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.42%) Jetty
7 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 34 (7.19%) MS Office
2 29 (6.13%) MS Visio
3 20 (4.23%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.42%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.11%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) GitHub
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 178 (37.63%) Firewall
2 147 (31.08%) WAN
3 145 (30.66%) tcpdump
4 125 (26.43%) LAN
5 121 (25.58%) TCP/IP
6 75 (15.86%) Network Security
7 69 (14.59%) DNS
8 68 (14.38%) OSPF
9 65 (13.74%) Cisco ASA
10 61 (12.90%) VPN
11 58 (12.26%) BGP
12 57 (12.05%) HTTP
13 49 (10.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 44 (9.30%) MPLS
14 44 (9.30%) Wireless
15 39 (8.25%) SSL
16 38 (8.03%) LDAP
17 37 (7.82%) SAN
17 37 (7.82%) Spanning Tree
18 36 (7.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.02%) NoSQL
3 11 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.11%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.27%) RavenDB
7 2 (0.42%) Big Data
7 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.42%) MySQL
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (6.13%) Subversion
2 20 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.59%) GCC
3 17 (3.59%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.38%) Fiddler
5 12 (2.54%) Ant
5 12 (2.54%) AQtime
5 12 (2.54%) Metasploit
5 12 (2.54%) WebLOAD
6 9 (1.90%) Maven
7 7 (1.48%) JIRA
7 7 (1.48%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.27%) eggPlant
8 6 (1.27%) JMeter
8 6 (1.27%) NUnit
9 5 (1.06%) GDB
9 5 (1.06%) Trac
10 4 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.85%) TestLink
11 3 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 70 (14.80%) Telecoms
2 63 (13.32%) Finance
3 25 (5.29%) Banking
4 17 (3.59%) Electronics
5 13 (2.75%) Marketing
6 12 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.48%) Billing
8 5 (1.06%) Law
9 4 (0.85%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.42%) Front Office
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (23.47%) Analyst
2 100 (21.14%) Network Engineer
3 65 (13.74%) Support Engineer
4 49 (10.36%) Security Analyst
5 39 (8.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 37 (7.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 35 (7.40%) Security Engineer
8 32 (6.77%) SOC Analyst
9 30 (6.34%) Network Support
9 30 (6.34%) Network Support Engineer
10 29 (6.13%) Linux Engineer
10 29 (6.13%) Senior Network Engineer
11 27 (5.71%) Consultant
12 26 (5.50%) Support Analyst
13 25 (5.29%) Senior Support Engineer
14 24 (5.07%) Operations Analyst
14 24 (5.07%) Security Operations Analyst
15 22 (4.65%) Technical Support
16 21 (4.44%) Network Consultant
17 20 (4.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.55%) .NET
2 20 (4.23%) HTML
3 17 (3.59%) Web Services
4 16 (3.38%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (2.75%) XML
6 12 (2.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (2.33%) MAPI
8 9 (1.90%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.90%) CSS
9 8 (1.69%) HTML5
9 8 (1.69%) SOAP
10 7 (1.48%) GWT
10 7 (1.48%) JSON
11 6 (1.27%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.27%) Ajax
11 6 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.27%) jQuery
11 6 (1.27%) Middleware
11 6 (1.27%) MSMQ
11 6 (1.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.84%) Computer Science
2 53 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.40%) Data Centre
4 31 (6.55%) Management Information System
5 24 (5.07%) Cyberthreat
6 21 (4.44%) PKI
7 19 (4.02%) Security Operations Centre
7 19 (4.02%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.54%) HP StoreVirtual
9 11 (2.33%) iPad
10 10 (2.11%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.90%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.90%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.90%) Replication
12 7 (1.48%) Statistics
13 6 (1.27%) Cybercrime
13 6 (1.27%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.27%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 154 (32.56%) Linux
2 111 (23.47%) Windows
3 65 (13.74%) Unix
4 50 (10.57%) Windows Server
5 32 (6.77%) CentOS
6 22 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.54%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.90%) Solaris
10 8 (1.69%) Android
11 6 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.06%) Debian
13 4 (0.85%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.42%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.42%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (17.76%) SIEM
2 64 (13.53%) Security Operations
3 57 (12.05%) Information Security
4 49 (10.36%) Network Management
5 48 (10.15%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (9.73%) ITIL
7 36 (7.61%) Load Balancing
8 33 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (6.34%) Presales
10 27 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
11 24 (5.07%) Defect Management
11 24 (5.07%) Incident Management
11 24 (5.07%) Service Delivery
12 22 (4.65%) Open Source
13 20 (4.23%) Problem Management
14 19 (4.02%) Network Design
14 19 (4.02%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (3.81%) Network Architecture
16 17 (3.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 79 (16.70%) SQL
2 55 (11.63%) Java
3 51 (10.78%) Python
4 42 (8.88%) C++
5 39 (8.25%) Bash Shell
6 36 (7.61%) Perl
7 32 (6.77%) C#
8 31 (6.55%) C
9 24 (5.07%) JavaScript
10 21 (4.44%) PowerShell
11 19 (4.02%) Shell Script
12 18 (3.81%) PHP
13 15 (3.17%) Ruby
14 9 (1.90%) AWK
15 6 (1.27%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.06%) Tcl
17 4 (0.85%) Lua
18 3 (0.63%) Groovy
18 3 (0.63%) VBA
19 2 (0.42%) JCL
Qualifications
1 137 (28.96%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (21.35%) CCNP
3 85 (17.97%) Degree
4 73 (15.43%) CCNA
5 56 (11.84%) CISSP
6 43 (9.09%) GCIH
7 41 (8.67%) CEH
8 39 (8.25%) Security Cleared
9 27 (5.71%) GCIA
10 26 (5.50%) GIAC
10 26 (5.50%) SC Cleared
11 24 (5.07%) SANS
12 18 (3.81%) CISM
13 17 (3.59%) CompTIA Security+
13 17 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (3.59%) Security+ Certification
14 16 (3.38%) CCDP
15 15 (3.17%) MCSE
15 15 (3.17%) SSCP
16 13 (2.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (4.23%) SLA
3 17 (3.59%) QA
4 14 (2.96%) COBIT
5 13 (2.75%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.69%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.85%) SAS 70
System Software
1 88 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 84 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.88%) Snort
4 36 (7.61%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (4.23%) vSphere
6 15 (3.17%) NFS
7 12 (2.54%) Firmware
8 11 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 11 (2.33%) XenApp
9 9 (1.90%) Hyper-V
10 7 (1.48%) iptables
10 7 (1.48%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.63%) Xen
12 2 (0.42%) KVM
12 2 (0.42%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (9.30%) Nessus
2 28 (5.92%) Nmap
3 21 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
4 18 (3.81%) Nagios
4 18 (3.81%) QRadar
5 15 (3.17%) Puppet
5 15 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (2.75%) RSA enVision
7 12 (2.54%) Perfmon
8 8 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (1.27%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.27%) Opsview
10 5 (1.06%) Netcool
11 4 (0.85%) EnCase
11 4 (0.85%) OPNET
11 4 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.63%) SCOM
13 2 (0.42%) OpenView
13 2 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 184 (38.90%) Cisco
2 98 (20.72%) VMware
3 81 (17.12%) CheckPoint
4 80 (16.91%) Juniper
5 63 (13.32%) HP
6 60 (12.68%) F5
7 53 (11.21%) Splunk
8 51 (10.78%) Microsoft
9 49 (10.36%) Red Hat
10 45 (9.51%) ArcSight
10 45 (9.51%) SolarWinds
11 30 (6.34%) Palo Alto
12 28 (5.92%) NetScout
13 27 (5.71%) Citrix
13 27 (5.71%) IBM
14 25 (5.29%) LogRhythm
15 22 (4.65%) Riverbed
16 19 (4.02%) Symantec
17 16 (3.38%) Oracle
18 15 (3.17%) Fortinet
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plu
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
OLM Group Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Group
Salary: £40-50K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Nelson, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + salary, bonus, options
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Dignity PLC
Salary: £26,500 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 26 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Romsey
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 21 days ago
Basingstoke
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago