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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 695 678 734
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +56
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 218 299 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 1.65% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 178 264 219
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
16160 18089 20947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.58% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13230 15033 16513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -25 203 £50,000 +11.11% 21
South East -17 70 £50,000 +8.10% 7
London +25 66 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Hampshire +27 29 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Berkshire +8 29 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Basingstoke - 28 £45,000 - 1
Reading +27 20 £60,000 +54.83% 1
East of England +25 19 £32,500 -32.29% 2
Hertfordshire +24 18 £32,500 -32.29%
East Midlands +33 15 £42,000 - 2
West Midlands -15 15 £40,000 +50.94%
Northampton - 12 £37,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 12 £37,500 - 1
Surrey +31 9 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South West -18 9 £52,500 - 1
City of London +52 8 £43,000 -25.21% 2
North West +13 8 £29,500 -26.25%
Cardiff +19 6 £31,000 -52.30%
Scotland +17 6 £34,000 -4.89%
South Wales +13 6 £31,000 -52.30%
Wales +7 6 £31,000 -52.30%
Watford +3 6 £41,250 -14.06%
Welwyn Garden City +3 6 £32,500 -
Maidenhead - 6 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 5 £29,500 -
Camberley - 5 £42,500 -
Dudley - 5 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +3 4 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Staffordshire 0 4 £60,000 +215.78%
Birmingham - 4 £40,000 -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 187 (42.99%) Cisco
2 166 (38.16%) Linux
2 166 (38.16%) Firewall
3 117 (26.90%) WAN
4 114 (26.21%) Cisco Certification
5 106 (24.37%) tcpdump
6 103 (23.68%) Windows
7 101 (23.22%) TCP/IP
8 97 (22.30%) LAN
9 86 (19.77%) Java
10 85 (19.54%) Cisco ASA
11 80 (18.39%) SQL
12 78 (17.93%) CCNP
13 76 (17.47%) DNS
13 76 (17.47%) Juniper
14 75 (17.24%) Network Security
15 72 (16.55%) CheckPoint
16 71 (16.32%) Unix
16 71 (16.32%) VMware
17 70 (16.09%) Telecoms
18 69 (15.86%) Active Directory
19 68 (15.63%) Degree
20 66 (15.17%) CCNA
21 65 (14.94%) C++
22 62 (14.25%) VPN
23 58 (13.33%) F5
23 58 (13.33%) SIEM
24 56 (12.87%) OSPF
24 56 (12.87%) HP
24 56 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure

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 37 (8.51%) Apache
2 33 (7.59%) IIS
3 26 (5.98%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.45%) JBoss
5 7 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.38%) Confluence
7 5 (1.15%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.92%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.69%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.69%) SAS
10 2 (0.46%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.23%) CMS
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (5.75%) MS Visio
2 17 (3.91%) MS Office
3 9 (2.07%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.92%) GIMP
5 2 (0.46%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.46%) Windchill
6 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.83%) SaaS
3 20 (4.60%) IaaS
4 11 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (1.38%) Bluemix
6 6 (1.38%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (1.38%) PaaS
7 4 (0.92%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.46%) Office 365
9 1 (0.23%) GitHub
9 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 166 (38.16%) Firewall
2 117 (26.90%) WAN
3 106 (24.37%) tcpdump
4 101 (23.22%) TCP/IP
5 97 (22.30%) LAN
6 85 (19.54%) Cisco ASA
7 76 (17.47%) DNS
8 75 (17.24%) Network Security
9 62 (14.25%) VPN
10 56 (12.87%) OSPF
11 51 (11.72%) Wireless
12 48 (11.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 48 (11.03%) HTTP
13 45 (10.34%) BGP
14 44 (10.11%) MPLS
15 38 (8.74%) VLAN
16 37 (8.51%) SSL
17 34 (7.82%) SAN
18 33 (7.59%) snoop
19 31 (7.13%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.37%) NoSQL
3 16 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (2.99%) Redis
5 11 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.38%) InfluxDB
8 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.69%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.46%) Big Data
10 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.46%) MySQL
10 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.23%) GIS
11 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (4.60%) Subversion
2 19 (4.37%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.14%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.22%) GCC
5 13 (2.99%) Maven
6 10 (2.30%) Fiddler
6 10 (2.30%) JIRA
7 8 (1.84%) Ant
8 7 (1.61%) Metasploit
9 6 (1.38%) AQtime
9 6 (1.38%) GDB
9 6 (1.38%) Trac
9 6 (1.38%) WebLOAD
10 4 (0.92%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.69%) Burp Suite
11 3 (0.69%) JMeter
11 3 (0.69%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.69%) NUnit
11 3 (0.69%) Selenium
12 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (16.09%) Telecoms
2 55 (12.64%) Finance
3 32 (7.36%) Banking
4 15 (3.45%) Electronics
5 10 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.30%) Marketing
6 7 (1.61%) Back Office
7 4 (0.92%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.69%) Billing
8 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.69%) Military
8 3 (0.69%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.46%) Legal
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
9 2 (0.46%) Retail
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 116 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 71 (16.32%) Analyst
3 58 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 36 (8.28%) Cisco Engineer
5 35 (8.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 34 (7.82%) Security Analyst
7 32 (7.36%) Linux Engineer
7 32 (7.36%) Senior Network Engineer
8 31 (7.13%) Developer
8 31 (7.13%) Network Support
8 31 (7.13%) Network Support Engineer
8 31 (7.13%) Security Engineer
9 20 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 20 (4.60%) SOC Analyst
9 20 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
10 19 (4.37%) Operations Analyst
10 19 (4.37%) Security Operations Analyst
10 19 (4.37%) Senior Support Engineer
11 17 (3.91%) Consultant
11 17 (3.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.98%) .NET
2 22 (5.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 17 (3.91%) HTML
4 15 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
4 15 (3.45%) GWT
4 15 (3.45%) Java EE
5 11 (2.53%) JMS
5 11 (2.53%) LAPP Stack
5 11 (2.53%) XML
6 9 (2.07%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (1.84%) Regular Expression
8 7 (1.61%) 802.1X
8 7 (1.61%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.38%) STL
10 5 (1.15%) CSS
10 5 (1.15%) HTML5
10 5 (1.15%) MAPI
11 4 (0.92%) Middleware
11 4 (0.92%) SOAP
11 4 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.95%) Computer Science
2 51 (11.72%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.14%) PKI
5 16 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (2.76%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.53%) Virtual Team
9 10 (2.30%) Fintech
9 10 (2.30%) iPad
10 9 (2.07%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.84%) Cryptography
11 8 (1.84%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.84%) HP StoreVirtual
11 8 (1.84%) Replication
12 7 (1.61%) Clustering
12 7 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.38%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
14 5 (1.15%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 166 (38.16%) Linux
2 103 (23.68%) Windows
3 71 (16.32%) Unix
4 45 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 40 (9.20%) CentOS
6 33 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.30%) Solaris
10 9 (2.07%) Android
11 8 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.92%) Debian
13 2 (0.46%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (13.33%) SIEM
2 52 (11.95%) Information Security
3 49 (11.26%) Network Monitoring
4 47 (10.80%) DevOps
5 42 (9.66%) ITIL
6 36 (8.28%) Load Balancing
6 36 (8.28%) Security Operations
7 32 (7.36%) Cybersecurity
8 31 (7.13%) Network Management
8 31 (7.13%) OO
9 30 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 29 (6.67%) Change Management
11 25 (5.75%) Problem Management
11 25 (5.75%) Software Engineering
12 24 (5.52%) High Availability
13 23 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (5.29%) Migration
14 22 (5.06%) Network Architecture
14 22 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (4.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 86 (19.77%) Java
2 80 (18.39%) SQL
3 65 (14.94%) C++
4 53 (12.18%) Python
5 43 (9.89%) Bash Shell
6 39 (8.97%) Perl
7 30 (6.90%) C
8 25 (5.75%) JavaScript
9 24 (5.52%) PowerShell
10 23 (5.29%) Ruby
11 22 (5.06%) C#
12 21 (4.83%) PHP
13 18 (4.14%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.99%) AWK
15 10 (2.30%) Lua
16 5 (1.15%) R
17 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.46%) Go
18 2 (0.46%) Tcl
19 1 (0.23%) ES6
Qualifications
1 114 (26.21%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (17.93%) CCNP
3 68 (15.63%) Degree
4 66 (15.17%) CCNA
5 37 (8.51%) CISSP
6 36 (8.28%) Security Cleared
7 31 (7.13%) GCIH
8 30 (6.90%) CEH
9 29 (6.67%) SC Cleared
10 17 (3.91%) GCIA
11 16 (3.68%) GIAC
12 12 (2.76%) MCP
12 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (2.76%) SSCP
13 11 (2.53%) CISM
13 11 (2.53%) ISEB
13 11 (2.53%) SANS
14 10 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
14 10 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (2.30%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.75%) SLA
2 23 (5.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.76%) COBIT
5 7 (1.61%) QA
6 4 (0.92%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.69%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (15.86%) Active Directory
2 56 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.13%) Snort
4 27 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (4.37%) iptables
6 18 (4.14%) NFS
7 16 (3.68%) Firmware
7 16 (3.68%) vSphere
8 10 (2.30%) Gluster
9 7 (1.61%) Docker
9 7 (1.61%) Hyper-V
9 7 (1.61%) Kamailio
9 7 (1.61%) ProxySG
9 7 (1.61%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.38%) XenApp
11 3 (0.69%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.46%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.46%) KVM
12 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (8.05%) Nessus
2 28 (6.44%) Cisco Prime
3 27 (6.21%) Puppet
4 21 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (3.45%) Nagios
5 15 (3.45%) QRadar
6 14 (3.22%) Nmap
7 12 (2.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 10 (2.30%) HAProxy
8 10 (2.30%) RSA enVision
9 9 (2.07%) Ansible
9 9 (2.07%) Netcool
10 8 (1.84%) Perfmon
11 7 (1.61%) Graylog
12 6 (1.38%) OPNET
12 6 (1.38%) SCOM
13 4 (0.92%) WSUS
14 3 (0.69%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.69%) Riemann
14 3 (0.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 187 (42.99%) Cisco
2 76 (17.47%) Juniper
3 72 (16.55%) CheckPoint
4 71 (16.32%) VMware
5 58 (13.33%) F5
6 56 (12.87%) HP
7 50 (11.49%) Red Hat
8 48 (11.03%) SolarWinds
9 41 (9.43%) Splunk
10 39 (8.97%) Microsoft
11 32 (7.36%) Palo Alto
12 31 (7.13%) ArcSight
13 27 (6.21%) NetScout
14 25 (5.75%) Riverbed
15 19 (4.37%) IBM
15 19 (4.37%) LogRhythm
16 17 (3.91%) Citrix
16 17 (3.91%) Fortinet
17 16 (3.68%) Blue Coat
17 16 (3.68%) Google
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: Car All , Pension , PMI, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
DERBYSHIRE FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE
Salary: £34,196 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + £7,000 bonus paid quarterly and a car (value
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leatherhead
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-46000 Per Annum + OT + Pension + Cisco Certifications + career pro
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Corsham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago