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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 641 772 800
Rank change year-on-year
+131 +28
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 245 107 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.099% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 0.58% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 202 86 75
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,805 £37,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
- +10.42%

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
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +119 232 £47,500 -5.00% 22
South East +28 81 £45,000 - 4
London +11 64 £53,750 -6.52% 8
Berkshire +26 36 £47,500 +6.14% 2
Hampshire +2 29 £47,750 +0.52% 2
South West +9 23 £52,500 +23.52% 2
East of England 0 23 £50,000 +27.38% 3
City of London +22 16 £47,500 -22.44% 6
North West - 16 £53,750 - 1
Southampton +19 15 £52,000 +15.55%
Reading +9 13 £50,000 -9.09%
Gloucestershire - 12 £52,500 -
Wales +17 10 £32,000 +16.36%
South Wales +13 10 £32,000 +16.36%
Slough +5 10 £37,500 +15.38%
Cambridgeshire +1 9 £50,000 +27.38%
West Midlands -11 9 £50,000 -16.66%
Manchester - 9 £35,000 - 1
Andover - 9 £45,000 -
Surrey -6 8 £38,750 +4.72%
East Midlands - 8 £40,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 8 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 8 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 7 £32,000 -
Cheltenham - 7 £52,500 -
Chester - 6 £67,500 -
Ipswich - 6 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
Suffolk - 6 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 6 £67,500 -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 219 (44.33%) Linux
2 211 (42.71%) Cisco
3 209 (42.31%) TCP/IP
4 188 (38.06%) tcpdump
5 182 (36.84%) Windows
6 160 (32.39%) Firewall
7 154 (31.17%) Cisco Certification
8 148 (29.96%) DNS
9 142 (28.74%) VPN
10 122 (24.70%) WAN
11 121 (24.49%) VMware
12 114 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 105 (21.26%) Degree
14 94 (19.03%) HTTP
15 92 (18.62%) F5
16 91 (18.42%) BGP
17 89 (18.02%) VLAN
17 89 (18.02%) Network Security
18 88 (17.81%) LAN
18 88 (17.81%) DHCP
19 87 (17.61%) CCNP
19 87 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
20 86 (17.41%) Security Cleared
21 85 (17.21%) UNIX
22 81 (16.40%) VoIP
22 81 (16.40%) SSL
23 78 (15.79%) CCNA
24 77 (15.59%) SC Cleared
25 75 (15.18%) Juniper
25 75 (15.18%) CheckPoint

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 62 (12.55%) IIS
2 32 (6.48%) Apache
3 27 (5.47%) MS Exchange
4 18 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (2.23%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.82%) CMS
6 9 (1.82%) Confluence
7 7 (1.42%) nginx
8 6 (1.21%) Lync
9 5 (1.01%) JBoss
10 4 (0.81%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.61%) Jetty
12 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.40%) SAS
13 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 56 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 47 (9.51%) MS Visio
3 36 (7.29%) MS Office
4 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.64%) SaaS
2 8 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 209 (42.31%) TCP/IP
2 188 (38.06%) tcpdump
3 160 (32.39%) Firewall
4 148 (29.96%) DNS
5 142 (28.74%) VPN
6 122 (24.70%) WAN
7 94 (19.03%) HTTP
8 91 (18.42%) BGP
9 89 (18.02%) Network Security
9 89 (18.02%) VLAN
10 88 (17.81%) DHCP
10 88 (17.81%) LAN
11 81 (16.40%) VoIP
11 81 (16.40%) SSL
12 71 (14.37%) Cisco ASA
13 69 (13.97%) OSPF
14 68 (13.77%) MPLS
15 61 (12.35%) Cisco Nexus
16 59 (11.94%) Wireless
16 59 (11.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.50%) MySQL
2 26 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.04%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.42%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.01%) CouchDB
5 5 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.40%) MS Access
9 1 (0.20%) Big Data
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.20%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (5.47%) Selenium
2 20 (4.05%) JIRA
3 15 (3.04%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.04%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.04%) FogBugz
4 14 (2.83%) Subversion
5 10 (2.02%) Fiddler
6 9 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (1.62%) Maven
8 7 (1.42%) TestLink
8 7 (1.42%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.21%) JBehave
10 5 (1.01%) AQtime
10 5 (1.01%) eggPlant
10 5 (1.01%) WebLOAD
11 4 (0.81%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.40%) JUnit
13 2 (0.40%) InstallShield
General
1 68 (13.77%) Finance
2 63 (12.75%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.43%) Welsh Language
5 10 (2.02%) Banking
6 8 (1.62%) Multimedia
7 7 (1.42%) Advertising
8 6 (1.21%) Games
8 6 (1.21%) Law
8 6 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.01%) German Language
9 5 (1.01%) Legal
9 5 (1.01%) Retail
10 4 (0.81%) Marketing
11 3 (0.61%) Electronics
12 2 (0.40%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 128 (25.91%) Analyst
2 126 (25.51%) Network Engineer
3 53 (10.73%) Security Analyst
4 50 (10.12%) Administrator
5 48 (9.72%) Support Engineer
6 40 (8.10%) Security Engineer
7 30 (6.07%) Network Security Engineer
8 29 (5.87%) Systems Administrator
8 29 (5.87%) Test Engineer
9 28 (5.67%) Systems Engineer
10 24 (4.86%) Senior Network Engineer
11 22 (4.45%) Support Analyst
11 22 (4.45%) Tester
12 20 (4.05%) Consultant
12 20 (4.05%) Network Analyst
12 20 (4.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 20 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
13 19 (3.85%) Network Support
13 19 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
13 19 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.47%) XML
2 24 (4.86%) Web Services
3 17 (3.44%) HTML
3 17 (3.44%) SOAP
4 16 (3.24%) LAMP
5 12 (2.43%) .NET
5 12 (2.43%) Flash
6 11 (2.23%) JSON
6 11 (2.23%) Regular Expression
7 7 (1.42%) REST
8 6 (1.21%) Apache Flex
8 6 (1.21%) RESTful
8 6 (1.21%) Spring
9 5 (1.01%) Cocoa
9 5 (1.01%) Rendezvous
9 5 (1.01%) MAPI
9 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.01%) Cocoa Touch
10 4 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 49 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (8.50%) Open Source
4 40 (8.10%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.83%) IPTV
6 13 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (2.43%) Statistics
7 12 (2.43%) DTV
8 11 (2.23%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.02%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.82%) Cryptography
10 9 (1.82%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.82%) Over-the-Top Content
11 8 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.42%) Video on Demand
12 7 (1.42%) CESG
12 7 (1.42%) Clustering
13 6 (1.21%) Replication
13 6 (1.21%) SCADA
14 4 (0.81%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 219 (44.33%) Linux
2 182 (36.84%) Windows
3 85 (17.21%) UNIX
4 51 (10.32%) Solaris
5 38 (7.69%) CentOS
6 35 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (5.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (4.25%) Windows XP
9 19 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (3.04%) Debian
11 14 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (2.23%) Android
12 11 (2.23%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.23%) Fedora
13 7 (1.42%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.21%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.21%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.21%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.21%) Windows 7
15 5 (1.01%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (13.36%) SIEM
2 57 (11.54%) ITIL
3 56 (11.34%) Load Balancing
4 48 (9.72%) Information Security
5 45 (9.11%) Cyber Security
6 38 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (7.29%) Incident Management
8 33 (6.68%) Configuration Management
9 32 (6.48%) Performance Tuning
10 31 (6.28%) Network Monitoring
10 31 (6.28%) Scrum
10 31 (6.28%) Penetration Testing
11 26 (5.26%) Analytics
12 25 (5.06%) Security Testing
13 24 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
14 23 (4.66%) Software Testing
15 22 (4.45%) Line Management
16 21 (4.25%) Ethical Hacking
17 20 (4.05%) Network Design
18 19 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 73 (14.78%) Python
2 71 (14.37%) SQL
3 62 (12.55%) Perl
4 56 (11.34%) Bash Shell
5 42 (8.50%) Java
6 37 (7.49%) C++
7 27 (5.47%) C
8 24 (4.86%) Ruby
9 17 (3.44%) JavaScript
9 17 (3.44%) PHP
10 16 (3.24%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.83%) C#
12 10 (2.02%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.42%) sed
13 7 (1.42%) Korn
14 6 (1.21%) Assembly Language
15 5 (1.01%) Lua
16 4 (0.81%) Scala
16 4 (0.81%) AWK
Qualifications
1 154 (31.17%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (21.26%) Degree
3 87 (17.61%) CCNP
4 86 (17.41%) Security Cleared
5 78 (15.79%) CCNA
6 77 (15.59%) SC Cleared
7 61 (12.35%) DV Cleared
8 50 (10.12%) GCIA
9 45 (9.11%) GCIH
10 30 (6.07%) GIAC
11 27 (5.47%) ISTQB
11 27 (5.47%) MCSE
11 27 (5.47%) CCIE
11 27 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (5.06%) MCITP
13 20 (4.05%) CISSP
14 16 (3.24%) CCSE
15 14 (2.83%) CCA
15 14 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (2.63%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.67%) QA
2 24 (4.86%) PCI DSS
3 21 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (3.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (12.75%) Active Directory
3 44 (8.91%) Snort
4 38 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 27 (5.47%) vSphere
6 20 (4.05%) Nmap
7 19 (3.85%) Postfix
8 16 (3.24%) Terminal Services
8 16 (3.24%) VMware ESX
9 15 (3.04%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (3.04%) XenApp
9 15 (3.04%) XenDesktop
10 14 (2.83%) XenServer
11 10 (2.02%) NFS
11 10 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (1.82%) Firmware
13 6 (1.21%) Samba
14 5 (1.01%) Cygwin
14 5 (1.01%) KVM
15 4 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (7.89%) Nagios
2 26 (5.26%) Puppet
3 22 (4.45%) Nessus
4 19 (3.85%) Cacti
5 17 (3.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 16 (3.24%) SCOM
6 16 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (3.04%) SCCM
8 14 (2.83%) EdgeSight
9 13 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
10 12 (2.43%) Cisco LMS
11 11 (2.23%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (1.82%) Opsview
12 9 (1.82%) Zenoss
13 8 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (1.62%) Ansible
14 6 (1.21%) MOM
15 5 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (1.01%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.81%) OpenView
Vendors
1 211 (42.71%) Cisco
2 121 (24.49%) VMware
3 114 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 92 (18.62%) F5
5 75 (15.18%) Juniper
5 75 (15.18%) CheckPoint
6 44 (8.91%) Sourcefire
7 43 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 42 (8.50%) SolarWinds
9 40 (8.10%) Citrix
10 33 (6.68%) Blue Coat
10 33 (6.68%) LogRhythm
11 31 (6.28%) HP
12 27 (5.47%) Riverbed
13 22 (4.45%) Oracle
14 21 (4.25%) Avaya
15 20 (4.05%) Websense
16 19 (3.85%) Fortinet
17 18 (3.64%) Polycom
17 18 (3.64%) Aruba
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds, LS19 6BA
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000pa depending on level of experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 10 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £50k+ Package with Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Exeter, Devon
SuperSparks Ltd
Salary: Competitive and excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 25 days ago