The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 762 763 757
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 155 120 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.54% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 118 92 116
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -21 144 £47,500 +11.76% 23
South East +15 57 £46,750 -6.50% 6
London -69 45 £60,000 +23.71% 3
Hampshire +4 26 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Southampton +4 19 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +7 18 £55,000 -8.33% 2
City of London -20 13 £60,000 +20.00%
Reading +4 12 £60,000 - 1
South West +1 12 £43,750 - 2
North West 0 8 £46,500 +55.00% 2
Yorkshire - 8 £34,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £34,000 - 1
Leeds - 8 £34,000 - 1
Manchester +9 7 £46,500 +102.17% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £65,000 - 3
Staffordshire - 7 £65,000 - 4
West Midlands - 7 £65,000 - 8
East of England -22 6 £40,000 +4.91% 1
Bristol - 6 - -
Oxfordshire -6 5 £50,000 -
Scotland -9 5 £40,000 - 5
Surrey - 5 £51,250 -
Channel Islands - 4 £53,000 -
Guernsey - 4 £53,000 -
Edinburgh -18 3 £40,000 - 1
Kent - 3 £61,250 - 1
Hertfordshire +13 2 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire +10 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £41,000 +5.80%
Cambridge +4 2 £41,000 +5.80%

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 120 (44.44%) Linux
2 116 (42.96%) Windows
3 104 (38.52%) Firewall
4 100 (37.04%) tcpdump
5 94 (34.81%) Cisco
6 91 (33.70%) TCP/IP
7 72 (26.67%) DNS
8 71 (26.30%) Cisco Certification
9 67 (24.81%) UNIX
10 59 (21.85%) Perl
10 59 (21.85%) Juniper
11 57 (21.11%) WAN
12 56 (20.74%) Security Cleared
13 55 (20.37%) Penetration Testing
14 54 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
14 54 (20.00%) CCNP
15 53 (19.63%) Bash Shell
16 51 (18.89%) HP
17 50 (18.52%) VPN
17 50 (18.52%) LAN
18 48 (17.78%) Snort
19 46 (17.04%) Network Security
19 46 (17.04%) SQL
19 46 (17.04%) Microsoft
19 46 (17.04%) CheckPoint
19 46 (17.04%) Telecoms
20 42 (15.56%) Finance
20 42 (15.56%) Network Monitoring
21 41 (15.19%) Python
21 41 (15.19%) SolarWinds

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (10.37%) Apache
2 16 (5.93%) IIS
3 11 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.11%) Lync
5 3 (1.11%) nginx
6 2 (0.74%) Confluence
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.30%) MS Office
3 16 (5.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.59%) RMDS
2 4 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (1.11%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.11%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (38.52%) Firewall
2 100 (37.04%) tcpdump
3 91 (33.70%) TCP/IP
4 72 (26.67%) DNS
5 57 (21.11%) WAN
6 54 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 50 (18.52%) VPN
7 50 (18.52%) LAN
8 46 (17.04%) Network Security
9 40 (14.81%) DHCP
10 39 (14.44%) HTTP
11 38 (14.07%) Wireless
11 38 (14.07%) IPsec
12 37 (13.70%) Multicast
13 36 (13.33%) MPLS
14 35 (12.96%) OSPF
14 35 (12.96%) BGP
15 30 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
16 29 (10.74%) SNMP
16 29 (10.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (2.96%) MySQL
3 6 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.11%) Redis
4 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (7.04%) Fiddler
2 12 (4.44%) Metasploit
3 8 (2.96%) Subversion
3 8 (2.96%) Cucumber
3 8 (2.96%) SpecFlow
4 7 (2.59%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.11%) Selenium
6 2 (0.74%) JIRA
6 2 (0.74%) Maven
7 1 (0.37%) Trac
7 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.37%) xUnit.net
7 1 (0.37%) Redmine
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.37%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.37%) JMeter
7 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (17.04%) Telecoms
2 42 (15.56%) Finance
3 12 (4.44%) Banking
3 12 (4.44%) Law
4 8 (2.96%) Games
5 5 (1.85%) Advertising
6 3 (1.11%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Retail
7 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Military
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (22.22%) Analyst
2 57 (21.11%) Network Engineer
3 43 (15.93%) Security Analyst
4 27 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 27 (10.00%) Administrator
5 24 (8.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 23 (8.52%) Linux Administrator
7 18 (6.67%) Consultant
8 17 (6.30%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (6.30%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.19%) Security Specialist
10 13 (4.81%) Software Engineer
10 13 (4.81%) Security Engineer
11 11 (4.07%) Application Security Specialist
11 11 (4.07%) Applications Specialist
11 11 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.33%) Support Specialist
12 9 (3.33%) Tester
12 9 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.81%) .NET
2 30 (11.11%) Web Services
3 15 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.70%) HTML
5 9 (3.33%) Rendezvous
5 9 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.59%) REST
7 6 (2.22%) WCF
7 6 (2.22%) STL
8 4 (1.48%) LAMP
9 3 (1.11%) XML
9 3 (1.11%) XMPP
10 2 (0.74%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.74%) RESTful
10 2 (0.74%) SOAP
11 1 (0.37%) JAAS
11 1 (0.37%) HTML5
11 1 (0.37%) JSON
11 1 (0.37%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 22 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.04%) SCADA
3 19 (7.04%) PKI
4 14 (5.19%) IPTV
4 14 (5.19%) Clustering
5 12 (4.44%) Cryptography
6 10 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 10 (3.70%) Open Source
7 8 (2.96%) Online Games
7 8 (2.96%) CLARiiON
8 7 (2.59%) Digital Media
8 7 (2.59%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.22%) Statistics
9 6 (2.22%) CESG
9 6 (2.22%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.48%) Replication
12 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 120 (44.44%) Linux
2 116 (42.96%) Windows
3 67 (24.81%) UNIX
4 38 (14.07%) Solaris
5 28 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (10.00%) CentOS
7 22 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (7.04%) Debian
9 18 (6.67%) Ubuntu
9 18 (6.67%) SUSE
10 13 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (2.96%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.85%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.11%) Fedora
15 2 (0.74%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.37%) VMS
16 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.37%) Penetration Testing
2 42 (15.56%) Network Monitoring
3 39 (14.44%) SIEM
4 37 (13.70%) Information Security
5 29 (10.74%) Security Testing
6 25 (9.26%) Cyber Security
6 25 (9.26%) Load Balancing
7 23 (8.52%) ITIL
8 21 (7.78%) Ethical Hacking
9 20 (7.41%) Configuration Management
10 19 (7.04%) Software Engineering
11 18 (6.67%) Computer Forensics
12 17 (6.30%) Service Management
13 16 (5.93%) Change Control
14 15 (5.56%) Network Design
15 12 (4.44%) Manual Testing
15 12 (4.44%) Network Architecture
15 12 (4.44%) Web Development
15 12 (4.44%) Incident Management
15 12 (4.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.85%) Perl
2 53 (19.63%) Bash Shell
3 46 (17.04%) SQL
4 41 (15.19%) Python
5 29 (10.74%) Ruby
6 26 (9.63%) Java
7 17 (6.30%) C
8 16 (5.93%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.93%) Shell Script
9 15 (5.56%) PHP
10 12 (4.44%) C++
11 8 (2.96%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.96%) C#
12 7 (2.59%) JavaScript
13 6 (2.22%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.11%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.11%) Lua
15 2 (0.74%) VBScript
15 2 (0.74%) sed
16 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (26.30%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (20.74%) Security Cleared
3 54 (20.00%) CCNP
4 40 (14.81%) Degree
5 36 (13.33%) GIAC
5 36 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 35 (12.96%) CCNA
7 26 (9.63%) DV Cleared
8 23 (8.52%) CISSP
9 16 (5.93%) GCIH
10 15 (5.56%) CCIE
10 15 (5.56%) CEH
11 12 (4.44%) GCIA
12 11 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (3.70%) MCSE
14 8 (2.96%) CCSP
15 7 (2.59%) OSCP
15 7 (2.59%) MCP
15 7 (2.59%) GCFA
15 7 (2.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.78%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.07%) SLA
4 2 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 48 (17.78%) Snort
2 29 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.30%) Nmap
4 16 (5.93%) Squid
5 15 (5.56%) Active Directory
6 13 (4.81%) VMware ESX
6 13 (4.81%) Hyper-V
7 12 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.96%) XenApp
8 8 (2.96%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.96%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.96%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (2.22%) Sendmail
10 4 (1.48%) ProxySG
10 4 (1.48%) vSphere
10 4 (1.48%) NFS
11 3 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.74%) Varnish
13 1 (0.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (9.26%) CiscoWorks
2 22 (8.15%) Nagios
3 18 (6.67%) Cacti
4 17 (6.30%) SolarWinds Orion
5 16 (5.93%) Nessus
5 16 (5.93%) OpenView
6 15 (5.56%) Puppet
7 12 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (2.96%) SCOM
9 4 (1.48%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.11%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.11%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.74%) WSUS
11 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.74%) Netcool
11 2 (0.74%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 2 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.74%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 94 (34.81%) Cisco
2 59 (21.85%) Juniper
3 51 (18.89%) HP
4 46 (17.04%) Microsoft
4 46 (17.04%) CheckPoint
5 41 (15.19%) SolarWinds
6 37 (13.70%) Red Hat
7 33 (12.22%) VMware
7 33 (12.22%) F5
8 27 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 22 (8.15%) Sourcefire
10 21 (7.78%) Citrix
11 17 (6.30%) LogRhythm
12 16 (5.93%) ArcSight
13 14 (5.19%) Radianz
14 13 (4.81%) Websense
14 13 (4.81%) IBM
14 13 (4.81%) Avaya
14 13 (4.81%) Nokia
14 13 (4.81%) ProCurve
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group
Salary: £20000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: From £34,894 to £39,351 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Corsham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits + Accomodation
Posted: 9 days ago
Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Corsham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent, South East
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 21 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago