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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 674 776 763
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -13
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 219 170 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.84% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 169 133 107
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%

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
19242 20223 20894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.11% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15424 16194 16861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 27 May 2015 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 27 May 2015. 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 +90 203 £45,000 -5.26% 37
South East +47 84 £47,500 - 23
London +33 52 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Hampshire +22 36 £48,000 +6.66%
Berkshire -5 27 £48,750 -9.30% 8
South West -5 20 £45,000 +2.85% 5
East of England +22 17 £55,000 +31.73%
North West +6 13 £26,000 -29.96% 1
Bedfordshire - 12 £55,000 -
Bedford - 12 £55,000 -
Andover - 11 £48,000 -
Manchester +6 10 £26,000 -44.08%
West Midlands -9 10 £29,000 -55.38% 1
City of London +39 9 £60,000 - 3
Gloucestershire -5 9 £52,500 - 2
Southampton -7 9 £50,000 +8.69%
Cheltenham +13 8 £52,500 -
Birmingham -2 7 £29,000 +20.83%
Dudley - 7 £29,000 -
West Sussex - 7 £45,000 - 2
Stockport - 7 £26,000 -
Scotland +19 6 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Glasgow +11 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Belfast - 6 - -
County Antrim - 6 - -
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
Reading -23 5 £44,500 -25.83% 3
Uxbridge - 5 £37,500 -
Surrey +20 4 £32,250 -48.40% 2
Basingstoke +20 4 £35,000 -17.64%

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 269 (56.28%) Cisco
2 235 (49.16%) Firewall
3 190 (39.75%) Cisco Certification
4 189 (39.54%) LAN
5 182 (38.08%) TCP/IP
6 180 (37.66%) Windows
7 173 (36.19%) WAN
8 150 (31.38%) VPN
8 150 (31.38%) CCNP
9 143 (29.92%) Microsoft
10 140 (29.29%) Cisco ASA
11 138 (28.87%) DNS
12 128 (26.78%) BGP
13 123 (25.73%) ITIL
14 119 (24.90%) Network Security
15 118 (24.69%) Linux
16 107 (22.38%) tcpdump
17 104 (21.76%) CCNA
18 99 (20.71%) CheckPoint
19 98 (20.50%) VMware
20 95 (19.87%) Cisco Nexus
21 94 (19.67%) OSPF
22 91 (19.04%) DHCP
23 89 (18.62%) SolarWinds
24 84 (17.57%) Security Cleared
25 81 (16.95%) EIGRP
26 80 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
27 77 (16.11%) SQL
28 76 (15.90%) Wireless
29 72 (15.06%) Finance

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 29 (6.07%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.77%) IIS
3 10 (2.09%) Lync
4 9 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.46%) Apache
6 6 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.63%) Node.js
8 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.42%) CMS
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.21%) nginx
10 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 67 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 48 (10.04%) MS Visio
3 36 (7.53%) MS Office
4 6 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.46%) Office 365
3 4 (0.84%) SaaS
3 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.42%) Yammer
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 235 (49.16%) Firewall
2 189 (39.54%) LAN
3 182 (38.08%) TCP/IP
4 173 (36.19%) WAN
5 150 (31.38%) VPN
6 140 (29.29%) Cisco ASA
7 138 (28.87%) DNS
8 128 (26.78%) BGP
9 119 (24.90%) Network Security
10 107 (22.38%) tcpdump
11 95 (19.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 94 (19.67%) OSPF
13 91 (19.04%) DHCP
14 81 (16.95%) EIGRP
15 76 (15.90%) Wireless
16 69 (14.44%) MPLS
17 68 (14.23%) HTTP
18 65 (13.60%) Internet
19 60 (12.55%) SSL
20 53 (11.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.88%) MySQL
3 7 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.84%) CouchDB
5 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.21%) MS Access
7 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (5.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (2.09%) Metasploit
3 9 (1.88%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.67%) Maven
5 6 (1.26%) Ant
5 6 (1.26%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.26%) Fiddler
6 5 (1.05%) Selenium
6 5 (1.05%) RequisitePro
6 5 (1.05%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.84%) MSI
8 3 (0.63%) Subversion
8 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.63%) WinDbg
8 3 (0.63%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.63%) Capybara
8 3 (0.63%) Grunt
8 3 (0.63%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (0.42%) eggPlant
9 2 (0.42%) JBehave
General
1 72 (15.06%) Finance
2 60 (12.55%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.14%) Law
3 15 (3.14%) Banking
4 14 (2.93%) Legal
5 10 (2.09%) German Language
6 6 (1.26%) Back Office
7 5 (1.05%) Local Government
7 5 (1.05%) Retail
8 4 (0.84%) Billing
9 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.63%) Advertising
9 3 (0.63%) Games
9 3 (0.63%) Welsh Language
10 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 185 (38.70%) Network Engineer
2 109 (22.80%) Analyst
3 54 (11.30%) Consultant
4 53 (11.09%) Security Engineer
5 47 (9.83%) Network Security Engineer
5 47 (9.83%) Security Analyst
6 46 (9.62%) Network Analyst
7 44 (9.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 41 (8.58%) Support Engineer
9 31 (6.49%) Security Consultant
10 24 (5.02%) Technical Support
10 24 (5.02%) Network Support
11 23 (4.81%) Network Consultant
12 21 (4.39%) Voice Engineer
13 18 (3.77%) Network Security Consultant
13 18 (3.77%) Support Analyst
13 18 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
14 17 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (3.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 16 (3.35%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.97%) Web Services
2 16 (3.35%) SOAP
3 14 (2.93%) HTML
4 13 (2.72%) XML
5 10 (2.09%) .NET
6 8 (1.67%) XMPP
7 7 (1.46%) REST
7 7 (1.46%) CSS
8 5 (1.05%) ODBC
9 4 (0.84%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.63%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.63%) JSON
10 3 (0.63%) Backbone.js
10 3 (0.63%) Django
10 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.63%) Ember.js
10 3 (0.63%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.39%) Data Centre
2 48 (10.04%) Management Information System
3 39 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 33 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.18%) Video Conferencing
6 19 (3.97%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.09%) Clustering
7 10 (2.09%) Statistics
8 9 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.46%) Derivative
10 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.05%) iPhone
11 5 (1.05%) iPad
11 5 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.05%) Equities
11 5 (1.05%) CESG
11 5 (1.05%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.05%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 180 (37.66%) Windows
2 118 (24.69%) Linux
3 45 (9.41%) UNIX
4 37 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (5.65%) Windows XP
6 27 (5.65%) Solaris
7 25 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.72%) Mac OS X
9 10 (2.09%) CentOS
10 9 (1.88%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.88%) Android
11 8 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.26%) Debian
13 5 (1.05%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.05%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.63%) Fedora
15 3 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (25.73%) ITIL
2 66 (13.81%) Load Balancing
2 66 (13.81%) SIEM
3 61 (12.76%) Network Monitoring
4 60 (12.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 58 (12.13%) Incident Management
6 44 (9.21%) ITIL V3
7 39 (8.16%) Cyber Security
8 35 (7.32%) Service Management
9 33 (6.90%) Network Management
10 31 (6.49%) Information Security
10 31 (6.49%) Penetration Testing
11 29 (6.07%) Ethical Hacking
11 29 (6.07%) Capacity Management
12 28 (5.86%) Malware Analysis
12 28 (5.86%) Service Delivery
13 27 (5.65%) Security Patching
14 24 (5.02%) Network Design
15 23 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (4.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (16.11%) SQL
2 47 (9.83%) Python
3 38 (7.95%) Perl
4 27 (5.65%) Ruby
5 24 (5.02%) PowerShell
6 18 (3.77%) C++
6 18 (3.77%) Java
7 14 (2.93%) C#
8 11 (2.30%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.88%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.46%) C
11 6 (1.26%) PHP
11 6 (1.26%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.84%) Lua
12 4 (0.84%) VB
13 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.42%) VBScript
15 1 (0.21%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.21%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 190 (39.75%) Cisco Certification
2 150 (31.38%) CCNP
3 104 (21.76%) CCNA
4 84 (17.57%) Security Cleared
5 60 (12.55%) Degree
6 55 (11.51%) SC Cleared
7 44 (9.21%) DV Cleared
8 39 (8.16%) CISSP
9 35 (7.32%) CCSE
10 30 (6.28%) CCSA
11 29 (6.07%) GCIH
11 29 (6.07%) CCIE
12 28 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (5.65%) GCIA
14 23 (4.81%) GIAC
14 23 (4.81%) MCSE
15 22 (4.60%) CCA
15 22 (4.60%) Citrix Certification
16 18 (3.77%) CCDP
17 17 (3.56%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.30%) SLA
2 7 (1.46%) QA
2 7 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.42%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 80 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (14.02%) Active Directory
3 56 (11.72%) Snort
4 26 (5.44%) Terminal Services
4 26 (5.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 25 (5.23%) Hyper-V
6 24 (5.02%) XenApp
6 24 (5.02%) XenDesktop
7 19 (3.97%) XenServer
8 12 (2.51%) vSphere
9 10 (2.09%) VMware ESX
10 9 (1.88%) ProxySG
10 9 (1.88%) iptables
11 6 (1.26%) Firmware
12 5 (1.05%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.63%) Xen
14 3 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.42%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 41 (8.58%) Nagios
2 33 (6.90%) Cisco LMS
3 32 (6.69%) Cisco Prime
3 32 (6.69%) SCOM
4 27 (5.65%) Opsview
5 23 (4.81%) SolarWinds Orion
6 22 (4.60%) SCCM
7 21 (4.39%) EdgeSight
8 20 (4.18%) CiscoWorks
9 18 (3.77%) OpenView
10 17 (3.56%) Cacti
11 15 (3.14%) Nmap
12 13 (2.72%) Nessus
13 12 (2.51%) Puppet
14 10 (2.09%) Cisco CUCM
15 8 (1.67%) FortiGate
16 7 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
16 7 (1.46%) Cisco UCCE
16 7 (1.46%) OPNET
17 6 (1.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 269 (56.28%) Cisco
2 143 (29.92%) Microsoft
3 99 (20.71%) CheckPoint
4 98 (20.50%) VMware
5 89 (18.62%) SolarWinds
6 69 (14.44%) F5
7 59 (12.34%) Juniper
8 37 (7.74%) Citrix
9 36 (7.53%) HP
10 29 (6.07%) Riverbed
11 25 (5.23%) Fortinet
12 24 (5.02%) Sourcefire
13 21 (4.39%) Blue Coat
14 20 (4.18%) AppSense
15 16 (3.35%) McAfee
16 15 (3.14%) NetScout
16 15 (3.14%) LogRhythm
17 14 (2.93%) Splunk
18 12 (2.51%) ArcSight
19 10 (2.09%) Avaya
City of London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Deerfoot I.T. Resources Ltd
Salary: can, Pension, bupa, denplan
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Witney
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burford
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shrewsbury
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Llandudno
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Amlwch
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + can, pension, bupa, denplan
Posted: 6 days ago
Gwynedd
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Thatcham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago