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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 634 738 747
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +9
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 251 132 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 0.67% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 197 108 118
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20468 19663 21122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.58% 18.14% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16386 15794 17412
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(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 +38 222 £45,000 - 21
South East +31 83 £42,500 -5.55% 12
London -7 77 £60,000 - 3
Hampshire +17 39 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Berkshire +22 31 £47,500 -15.55% 2
East of England +12 30 £40,000 -2.43%
Reading +12 22 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Ipswich +31 20 £39,000 -2.50%
Suffolk +29 20 £39,000 -2.50%
Southampton +31 19 £43,750 -12.50% 4
South Wales - 19 £34,000 -
Wales - 19 £34,000 -
City of London -13 17 £56,250 -6.25% 1
South West -10 14 £26,500 +6.00% 2
Wiltshire - 14 £26,500 - 1
Cardiff - 13 £32,500 -
East Sussex -19 11 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Brighton - 11 £28,000 - 1
Basingstoke -1 9 £42,500 -
Corsham - 8 - -
Slough +17 7 £46,500 +9.41%
Nottinghamshire - 7 £60,000 -
Nottingham - 7 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £40,000 -2.43%
West Midlands +4 5 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Scotland -7 5 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Torfaen - 5 £42,500 -
Swindon - 5 £26,500 - 1
Peterborough - 5 £40,000 -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 188 (47.59%) Windows
2 175 (44.30%) Linux
3 154 (38.99%) tcpdump
4 135 (34.18%) TCP/IP
5 120 (30.38%) DNS
6 118 (29.87%) Firewall
7 114 (28.86%) Cisco
8 110 (27.85%) UNIX
9 96 (24.30%) Degree
10 93 (23.54%) Perl
11 84 (21.27%) SQL
12 78 (19.75%) VMware
13 77 (19.49%) Cisco Certification
14 76 (19.24%) Computer Science
15 75 (18.99%) Microsoft
15 75 (18.99%) SIEM
16 74 (18.73%) Security Cleared
17 72 (18.23%) Finance
18 69 (17.47%) WAN
19 67 (16.96%) HTTP
20 66 (16.71%) VPN
21 65 (16.46%) Snort
22 63 (15.95%) Python
23 61 (15.44%) Java
24 58 (14.68%) DHCP
25 56 (14.18%) IIS
25 56 (14.18%) Information Security
25 56 (14.18%) Bash Shell
26 55 (13.92%) ITIL
26 55 (13.92%) .NET

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 56 (14.18%) IIS
2 36 (9.11%) Apache
3 17 (4.30%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.30%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (1.77%) nginx
7 6 (1.52%) Lync
8 3 (0.76%) Confluence
9 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.51%) Node.js
9 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.25%) CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Jetty
10 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 36 (9.11%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.81%) MS Office
3 15 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.01%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.28%) RMDS
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.06%) SaaS
2 5 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.76%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.51%) GitHub
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 154 (38.99%) tcpdump
2 135 (34.18%) TCP/IP
3 120 (30.38%) DNS
4 118 (29.87%) Firewall
5 69 (17.47%) WAN
6 67 (16.96%) HTTP
7 66 (16.71%) VPN
8 58 (14.68%) DHCP
9 52 (13.16%) Internet
9 52 (13.16%) SMTP
10 50 (12.66%) LDAP
11 48 (12.15%) Network Security
12 46 (11.65%) LAN
13 43 (10.89%) VLAN
14 42 (10.63%) VoIP
15 40 (10.13%) BGP
16 37 (9.37%) SSL
17 35 (8.86%) SAN
18 33 (8.35%) FTP
19 32 (8.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.65%) MySQL
2 36 (9.11%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.28%) Big Data
6 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.01%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (5.06%) Metasploit
2 17 (4.30%) Fiddler
3 15 (3.80%) Subversion
4 13 (3.29%) AQtime
4 13 (3.29%) WebLOAD
5 8 (2.03%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.52%) Maven
7 5 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.01%) JIRA
8 4 (1.01%) JUnit
8 4 (1.01%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.76%) Ant
9 3 (0.76%) Selenium
9 3 (0.76%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.51%) Firebug
10 2 (0.51%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.51%) JMeter
10 2 (0.51%) LoadRunner
General
1 72 (18.23%) Finance
2 54 (13.67%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.81%) Games
4 12 (3.04%) Welsh Language
4 12 (3.04%) Advertising
5 11 (2.78%) Law
5 11 (2.78%) Banking
5 11 (2.78%) Retail
6 9 (2.28%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.52%) Legal
8 5 (1.27%) Local Government
9 2 (0.51%) German Language
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 101 (25.57%) Analyst
2 65 (16.46%) Security Analyst
3 52 (13.16%) Network Engineer
4 36 (9.11%) Administrator
5 34 (8.61%) Support Engineer
6 28 (7.09%) Security Engineer
7 25 (6.33%) Security Specialist
8 23 (5.82%) Systems Engineer
8 23 (5.82%) Consultant
8 23 (5.82%) Test Engineer
9 22 (5.57%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (4.30%) Linux Administrator
10 17 (4.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 16 (4.05%) IT Security Analyst
12 14 (3.54%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 13 (3.29%) SharePoint Administrator
14 12 (3.04%) IT Security Engineer
14 12 (3.04%) Operations Analyst
14 12 (3.04%) Test Analyst
14 12 (3.04%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.92%) .NET
2 22 (5.57%) XML
2 22 (5.57%) ASP.NET
3 20 (5.06%) Rendezvous
4 19 (4.81%) LAMP
4 19 (4.81%) HTML
5 16 (4.05%) Web Services
6 13 (3.29%) MAPI
7 11 (2.78%) SOAP
8 5 (1.27%) HTML5
8 5 (1.27%) CSS
9 4 (1.01%) WSH
9 4 (1.01%) REST
10 3 (0.76%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.76%) OAuth
10 3 (0.76%) STL
10 3 (0.76%) SAML
10 3 (0.76%) Java EE
11 2 (0.51%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 76 (19.24%) Computer Science
2 45 (11.39%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.81%) Cryptography
4 18 (4.56%) Online Games
5 17 (4.30%) Open Source
6 15 (3.80%) IPTV
6 15 (3.80%) Replication
7 13 (3.29%) PKI
8 12 (3.04%) IVR
9 11 (2.78%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.53%) Statistics
11 9 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (2.28%) CESG
12 8 (2.03%) Clustering
13 7 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.77%) SCADA
14 6 (1.52%) Client/Server
15 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.27%) DTV
15 5 (1.27%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 188 (47.59%) Windows
2 175 (44.30%) Linux
3 110 (27.85%) UNIX
4 50 (12.66%) Solaris
5 37 (9.37%) CentOS
6 35 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (5.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (4.81%) Debian
11 17 (4.30%) Fedora
12 10 (2.53%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.53%) FreeBSD
13 8 (2.03%) Windows 7
13 8 (2.03%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.27%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.01%) SUSE
16 3 (0.76%) VMS
17 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (18.99%) SIEM
2 56 (14.18%) Information Security
3 55 (13.92%) ITIL
4 49 (12.41%) Penetration Testing
5 42 (10.63%) Cyber Security
6 38 (9.62%) Security Testing
7 36 (9.11%) Analytics
8 35 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
9 32 (8.10%) Configuration Management
10 28 (7.09%) Ethical Hacking
11 27 (6.84%) Load Balancing
12 22 (5.57%) Incident Management
13 20 (5.06%) Change Control
13 20 (5.06%) Network Architecture
13 20 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
14 19 (4.81%) Service Management
15 18 (4.56%) Web Development
15 18 (4.56%) Performance Monitoring
15 18 (4.56%) Vulnerability Management
15 18 (4.56%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 93 (23.54%) Perl
2 84 (21.27%) SQL
3 63 (15.95%) Python
4 61 (15.44%) Java
5 56 (14.18%) Bash Shell
6 37 (9.37%) C++
7 28 (7.09%) Shell Script
8 27 (6.84%) Ruby
9 24 (6.08%) C
9 24 (6.08%) C#
9 24 (6.08%) PowerShell
10 21 (5.32%) T-SQL
11 18 (4.56%) PHP
12 15 (3.80%) sed
13 12 (3.04%) JavaScript
14 11 (2.78%) Korn
15 10 (2.53%) AWK
15 10 (2.53%) Bourne shell
16 8 (2.03%) PowerHouse
17 7 (1.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (24.30%) Degree
2 77 (19.49%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (18.73%) Security Cleared
4 52 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 51 (12.91%) CISSP
6 49 (12.41%) DV Cleared
7 48 (12.15%) CCNP
8 43 (10.89%) GCIH
9 42 (10.63%) GIAC
10 40 (10.13%) CCNA
11 35 (8.86%) GCIA
12 21 (5.32%) MCSE
12 21 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (4.30%) CEH
14 16 (4.05%) CCIE
15 15 (3.80%) CCSE
16 12 (3.04%) MCITP
16 12 (3.04%) ISEB
17 11 (2.78%) GPEN
17 11 (2.78%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.82%) PCI DSS
2 17 (4.30%) SLA
3 16 (4.05%) QA
4 12 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (16.46%) Snort
2 53 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (12.15%) Active Directory
4 43 (10.89%) Nmap
5 19 (4.81%) VMware ESX
6 16 (4.05%) Postfix
7 13 (3.29%) Hyper-V
7 13 (3.29%) NFS
7 13 (3.29%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.03%) Squid
8 8 (2.03%) Kamailio
9 6 (1.52%) Varnish
9 6 (1.52%) vSphere
10 5 (1.27%) Xen
11 4 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.51%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.51%) XenApp
13 2 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 39 (9.87%) Nagios
2 32 (8.10%) Nessus
3 25 (6.33%) Puppet
4 21 (5.32%) OpenView
5 16 (4.05%) CiscoWorks
6 15 (3.80%) SolarWinds Orion
7 13 (3.29%) Cacti
8 12 (3.04%) OPNET
8 12 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (2.53%) YUM
10 8 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (1.77%) Zenoss
11 7 (1.77%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.77%) SCOM
12 6 (1.52%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.52%) Netcool
12 6 (1.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 6 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
13 5 (1.27%) SCCM
14 4 (1.01%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 114 (28.86%) Cisco
2 78 (19.75%) VMware
3 75 (18.99%) Microsoft
4 54 (13.67%) Juniper
4 54 (13.67%) Red Hat
5 45 (11.39%) CheckPoint
6 43 (10.89%) Sourcefire
6 43 (10.89%) SolarWinds
6 43 (10.89%) F5
7 40 (10.13%) HP
8 38 (9.62%) Citrix
9 36 (9.11%) Blue Coat
10 25 (6.33%) LogRhythm
11 23 (5.82%) Riverbed
12 20 (5.06%) TIBCO
13 19 (4.81%) NetScout
14 18 (4.56%) Avaya
14 18 (4.56%) ArcSight
14 18 (4.56%) LogLogic
15 17 (4.30%) Symantec
Wareham, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer Network Defence
Salary: Dep on Experience, + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
TRG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
UK
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive, depending on Experience
Posted: 22 days ago