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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 681 694 818
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +124
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 274 250 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.58% 1.32% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 256 220 103
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
17299 18947 17812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 18.12% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14393 15358 13976
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +33 267 £50,000 +4.71% 33
South East +9 84 £45,000 -1.09% 13
London -20 69 £60,000 - 9
East of England +34 54 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Berkshire +9 34 £46,250 +1.09% 6
South West +2 28 £28,500 -40.00% 6
Hertfordshire +19 27 £57,500 +27.77%
Wiltshire +27 23 £28,500 -5.00% 3
Swindon +25 23 £28,500 -5.00% 3
Reading +19 21 £55,000 +17.02% 6
Harpenden - 21 £57,500 -
Bedfordshire +20 20 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Bedford +18 20 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Hampshire -2 17 £42,500 -6.59% 5
Basingstoke - 15 £45,000 - 2
West Sussex - 14 £50,000 -
North West -1 13 £41,438 +3.59% 1
Surrey +12 11 £32,500 -9.72% 1
West Midlands -11 11 £62,500 +4.16%
Maidenhead - 10 £32,500 -
Guildford +10 9 £32,500 -2.98%
Crawley - 8 £47,500 -
Cheshire +12 7 £42,500 -
Warrington +9 7 £42,500 -
City of London +43 6 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Manchester +15 6 £40,875 +16.78%
Kent +15 5 £36,000 -
Staffordshire -1 5 £37,000 -7.50%
Warwickshire - 5 £65,000 -
Warwick - 5 £65,000 -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 226 (40.14%) Windows
2 224 (39.79%) Cisco
3 219 (38.90%) Firewall
4 192 (34.10%) Cisco Certification
5 179 (31.79%) TCP/IP
6 167 (29.66%) Linux
7 159 (28.24%) LAN
8 142 (25.22%) CCNP
9 128 (22.74%) SQL
10 125 (22.20%) Degree
11 124 (22.02%) tcpdump
12 123 (21.85%) WAN
13 118 (20.96%) Microsoft
14 107 (19.01%) OSPF
15 105 (18.65%) BGP
16 101 (17.94%) Network Security
17 96 (17.05%) F5
18 94 (16.70%) Cisco Nexus
19 92 (16.34%) CheckPoint
20 91 (16.16%) VPN
21 89 (15.81%) DNS
22 88 (15.63%) VMware
22 88 (15.63%) Computer Science
22 88 (15.63%) SIEM
23 85 (15.10%) Network Management
24 84 (14.92%) Load Balancing
25 83 (14.74%) Unix
25 83 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
26 75 (13.32%) Data Centre
27 71 (12.61%) MPLS

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (5.51%) IIS
2 27 (4.80%) NServiceBus
3 20 (3.55%) MS Exchange
4 16 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.66%) JBoss
6 13 (2.31%) Apache
7 9 (1.60%) GlassFish
7 9 (1.60%) Jetty
8 8 (1.42%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.24%) nginx
10 5 (0.89%) Lync
11 4 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.53%) SAS
13 2 (0.36%) CMS
13 2 (0.36%) Confluence
14 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 70 (12.43%) MS Visio
2 65 (11.55%) MS Office
3 64 (11.37%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.13%) Mimecast
3 8 (1.42%) SaaS
4 6 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) Route 53
8 1 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 219 (38.90%) Firewall
2 179 (31.79%) TCP/IP
3 159 (28.24%) LAN
4 124 (22.02%) tcpdump
5 123 (21.85%) WAN
6 107 (19.01%) OSPF
7 105 (18.65%) BGP
8 101 (17.94%) Network Security
9 94 (16.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 91 (16.16%) VPN
11 89 (15.81%) DNS
12 71 (12.61%) MPLS
13 62 (11.01%) VoIP
14 54 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
15 53 (9.41%) Wireless
16 52 (9.24%) Spanning Tree
17 42 (7.46%) Internet
18 37 (6.57%) FTP
19 36 (6.39%) EIGRP
20 35 (6.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.68%) NoSQL
2 29 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.73%) MongoDB
4 20 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 19 (3.37%) RavenDB
6 12 (2.13%) MySQL
7 7 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.07%) Big Data
9 5 (0.89%) Redis
10 4 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 30 (5.33%) Fiddler
2 27 (4.80%) NUnit
2 27 (4.80%) TeamCity
3 22 (3.91%) JIRA
3 22 (3.91%) Subversion
4 15 (2.66%) Metasploit
5 12 (2.13%) LoadRunner
6 8 (1.42%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.42%) Selenium
7 7 (1.24%) MSTest
7 7 (1.24%) NCover
8 5 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.71%) NCrunch
10 3 (0.53%) AQtime
10 3 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.53%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.53%) WebLOAD
11 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (12.43%) Telecoms
2 52 (9.24%) Finance
3 21 (3.73%) Electronics
4 12 (2.13%) Banking
4 12 (2.13%) Law
4 12 (2.13%) Legal
5 9 (1.60%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.60%) Retail
6 8 (1.42%) Games
6 8 (1.42%) German Language
7 7 (1.24%) Billing
8 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
9 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.36%) Marketing
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 167 (29.66%) Network Engineer
2 130 (23.09%) Analyst
3 74 (13.14%) Security Analyst
4 69 (12.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 54 (9.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 49 (8.70%) Consultant
7 47 (8.35%) Support Engineer
8 34 (6.04%) Senior Network Engineer
9 30 (5.33%) Junior
10 28 (4.97%) Architect
10 28 (4.97%) Developer
10 28 (4.97%) LAN Engineer
11 27 (4.80%) C# Developer
12 25 (4.44%) .NET Developer
12 25 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 25 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (4.26%) Applications Support
13 24 (4.26%) Principal Consultant
13 24 (4.26%) Principal Solutions Architect
13 24 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.75%) .NET
2 31 (5.51%) HTML
3 28 (4.97%) ASP.NET
3 28 (4.97%) CSS
3 28 (4.97%) jQuery
3 28 (4.97%) XML
4 27 (4.80%) .NET Framework
4 27 (4.80%) Entity Framework
4 27 (4.80%) JSON
4 27 (4.80%) MSMQ
4 27 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
4 27 (4.80%) RESTful
4 27 (4.80%) WCF
5 26 (4.62%) Ajax
5 26 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (4.62%) HTML5
5 26 (4.62%) Middleware
5 26 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 24 (4.26%) Ninject
6 24 (4.26%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 88 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 83 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (13.32%) Data Centre
4 41 (7.28%) Management Information System
5 36 (6.39%) Cyberthreat
6 31 (5.51%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.84%) PKI
8 14 (2.49%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.49%) NHS
9 12 (2.13%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (1.42%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.07%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.89%) Blog
13 5 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
14 4 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.71%) Fintech
15 3 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 226 (40.14%) Windows
2 167 (29.66%) Linux
3 83 (14.74%) Unix
4 61 (10.83%) Windows Server
5 51 (9.06%) Solaris
6 39 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (5.51%) Windows XP
8 24 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (3.73%) Windows 8
11 19 (3.37%) Android
12 16 (2.84%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.95%) CentOS
14 10 (1.78%) FreeBSD
15 9 (1.60%) openSUSE
15 9 (1.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 9 (1.60%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.60%) Windows 7
16 7 (1.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (15.63%) SIEM
2 85 (15.10%) Network Management
3 84 (14.92%) Load Balancing
4 63 (11.19%) ITIL
5 57 (10.12%) Information Security
6 53 (9.41%) Security Operations
7 51 (9.06%) Network Design
8 45 (7.99%) Mentoring
9 43 (7.64%) Configuration Management
10 40 (7.10%) Coaching
10 40 (7.10%) Cybersecurity
10 40 (7.10%) High Availability
11 39 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 38 (6.75%) Automated Testing
12 38 (6.75%) Migration
13 37 (6.57%) Root Cause Analysis
14 34 (6.04%) Network Architecture
15 33 (5.86%) Software Engineering
15 33 (5.86%) Validation
16 31 (5.51%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (22.74%) SQL
2 51 (9.06%) PowerShell
3 45 (7.99%) Python
4 42 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 40 (7.10%) C#
5 40 (7.10%) Perl
6 35 (6.22%) C
6 35 (6.22%) Java
7 29 (5.15%) Bash Shell
8 27 (4.80%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.02%) C++
10 16 (2.84%) PHP
11 12 (2.13%) Ruby
12 10 (1.78%) VB
13 9 (1.60%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.07%) Assembly Language
15 5 (0.89%) Lua
15 5 (0.89%) Tcl
15 5 (0.89%) VBScript
16 3 (0.53%) JCL
Qualifications
1 192 (34.10%) Cisco Certification
2 142 (25.22%) CCNP
3 125 (22.20%) Degree
4 67 (11.90%) CCNA
5 63 (11.19%) CISSP
6 61 (10.83%) GCIH
7 45 (7.99%) Security Cleared
8 41 (7.28%) CEH
9 34 (6.04%) GCIA
10 31 (5.51%) GIAC
11 26 (4.62%) CCSA
12 25 (4.44%) CISA
13 21 (3.73%) CCSE
13 21 (3.73%) Check Point Certification
13 21 (3.73%) SANS
13 21 (3.73%) SC Cleared
14 20 (3.55%) CCA
14 20 (3.55%) CCDP
14 20 (3.55%) Citrix Certification
15 18 (3.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.93%) SLA
2 27 (4.80%) QA
3 21 (3.73%) PCI DSS
4 19 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.36%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
System Software
1 66 (11.72%) Active Directory
1 66 (11.72%) Snort
2 65 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (7.99%) Hyper-V
4 30 (5.33%) XenApp
5 21 (3.73%) XenDesktop
6 18 (3.20%) Terminal Services
7 17 (3.02%) vSphere
8 13 (2.31%) VMware ESX
9 12 (2.13%) Xen
10 11 (1.95%) VirtualBox
11 8 (1.42%) Firmware
11 8 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.24%) XenServer
13 3 (0.53%) iptables
14 2 (0.36%) GlusterFS
15 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.18%) qmail
Systems Management
1 41 (7.28%) CiscoWorks
2 39 (6.93%) Cisco LMS
3 37 (6.57%) Nessus
4 31 (5.51%) Nmap
4 31 (5.51%) QRadar
5 23 (4.09%) Nagios
6 21 (3.73%) Puppet
7 18 (3.20%) EnCase
7 18 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (3.20%) SCCM
8 17 (3.02%) Cacti
8 17 (3.02%) FortiGate
8 17 (3.02%) RSA enVision
9 16 (2.84%) Ansible
9 16 (2.84%) SCOM
10 14 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (2.13%) OpenView
11 12 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
12 11 (1.95%) Iperf
13 10 (1.78%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 224 (39.79%) Cisco
2 118 (20.96%) Microsoft
3 96 (17.05%) F5
4 92 (16.34%) CheckPoint
5 88 (15.63%) VMware
6 69 (12.26%) SolarWinds
7 57 (10.12%) Splunk
8 54 (9.59%) Juniper
9 53 (9.41%) Palo Alto
10 51 (9.06%) HP
11 48 (8.53%) ArcSight
12 41 (7.28%) Citrix
12 41 (7.28%) LogRhythm
13 31 (5.51%) McAfee
14 24 (4.26%) Red Hat
14 24 (4.26%) Remedy
14 24 (4.26%) Trustwave
15 22 (3.91%) NetScout
15 22 (3.91%) NetWitness
16 18 (3.20%) Riverbed
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 base salary plus 10% bonus plus benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
SW London
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Nelson, Lancashire
Daisy Group
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 plus shift allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago