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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 720 770 799
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +29
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 217 205 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 1.07% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 181 166 165
Median salary £52,500 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -3.40%

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
16648 19152 20975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.01% 17.27% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13840 15616 16765
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 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 June 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 +65 206 £52,500 +23.52% 24
South East +16 58 £48,000 +1.05% 9
London +31 53 £65,000 +23.80% 9
South West +34 35 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Berkshire +16 33 £58,750 +23.68% 4
East of England +48 27 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Reading +26 20 £60,000 +29.72% 2
Surrey +44 16 £45,000 +29.49% 2
North West +32 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wiltshire +19 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Gloucestershire +6 11 £55,000 +4.76%
Hertfordshire +26 10 £55,000 +129.16% 1
Manchester +16 8 £29,500 +13.46% 1
Northampton - 8 £46,250 -
East Midlands - 8 £46,250 -
Northamptonshire - 8 £46,250 -
Slough +14 7 £38,000 -
West Midlands -19 7 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Guildford - 7 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire +44 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Warrington +25 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Corsham - 6 £47,500 - 1
Somerset - 6 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +26 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Bedfordshire +10 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Suffolk - 5 £38,000 -
Cheshunt - 5 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 5 £55,000 -
Mayfair - 5 £100,000 -
City of London +46 4 £42,500 -29.16% 1

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 188 (38.60%) Firewall
2 176 (36.14%) Cisco
3 155 (31.83%) tcpdump
4 154 (31.62%) WAN
5 150 (30.80%) Linux
6 145 (29.77%) Cisco Certification
7 132 (27.10%) TCP/IP
8 129 (26.49%) LAN
9 123 (25.26%) Windows
10 106 (21.77%) CCNP
11 97 (19.92%) VMware
12 96 (19.71%) Active Directory
13 95 (19.51%) SQL
14 93 (19.10%) CheckPoint
15 92 (18.89%) SIEM
16 90 (18.48%) Degree
17 84 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
18 78 (16.02%) Juniper
18 78 (16.02%) OSPF
19 77 (15.81%) Network Security
20 76 (15.61%) CCNA
21 71 (14.58%) Security Operations
22 70 (14.37%) Unix
22 70 (14.37%) BGP
23 69 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
24 66 (13.55%) DNS
25 64 (13.14%) CISSP
25 64 (13.14%) Information Security
26 61 (12.53%) Network Management
27 60 (12.32%) Cisco ASA

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 49 (10.06%) IIS
2 13 (2.67%) NServiceBus
3 10 (2.05%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.85%) JBoss
5 8 (1.64%) GlassFish
5 8 (1.64%) Jetty
5 8 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.03%) CMS
6 5 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.82%) Apache
7 4 (0.82%) nginx
8 3 (0.62%) SAS
9 2 (0.41%) Confluence
9 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 40 (8.21%) MS Office
2 33 (6.78%) MS Visio
3 24 (4.93%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.46%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 188 (38.60%) Firewall
2 155 (31.83%) tcpdump
3 154 (31.62%) WAN
4 132 (27.10%) TCP/IP
5 129 (26.49%) LAN
6 78 (16.02%) OSPF
7 77 (15.81%) Network Security
8 70 (14.37%) BGP
9 66 (13.55%) DNS
10 60 (12.32%) Cisco ASA
11 56 (11.50%) VPN
12 51 (10.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 51 (10.47%) HTTP
13 47 (9.65%) Spanning Tree
14 44 (9.03%) MPLS
15 42 (8.62%) LDAP
15 42 (8.62%) SNMP
16 39 (8.01%) Wireless
17 37 (7.60%) SMTP
18 36 (7.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 24 (4.93%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.87%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.46%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.46%) RavenDB
5 11 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.64%) MySQL
7 2 (0.41%) Big Data
7 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (6.37%) Subversion
2 21 (4.31%) Fiddler
2 21 (4.31%) Metasploit
3 18 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.49%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.87%) GCC
5 14 (2.87%) TeamCity
6 13 (2.67%) AQtime
6 13 (2.67%) JIRA
6 13 (2.67%) NUnit
6 13 (2.67%) WebLOAD
7 12 (2.46%) Ant
8 6 (1.23%) eggPlant
8 6 (1.23%) JMeter
9 4 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.82%) TestLink
10 3 (0.62%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.62%) The Grinder
10 3 (0.62%) VersionOne
11 2 (0.41%) GDB
General
1 60 (12.32%) Finance
2 58 (11.91%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.49%) Banking
4 15 (3.08%) Electronics
5 12 (2.46%) Marketing
6 11 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.85%) Billing
7 9 (1.85%) Law
8 5 (1.03%) Legal
9 4 (0.82%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.62%) German Language
10 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.41%) Front Office
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 130 (26.69%) Analyst
2 95 (19.51%) Network Engineer
3 66 (13.55%) Support Engineer
4 58 (11.91%) Security Analyst
5 35 (7.19%) Cisco Engineer
6 34 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 34 (6.98%) Consultant
7 33 (6.78%) Senior Network Engineer
8 31 (6.37%) Security Engineer
8 31 (6.37%) SOC Analyst
9 30 (6.16%) Network Support
9 30 (6.16%) Network Support Engineer
9 30 (6.16%) Support Analyst
10 27 (5.54%) Applications Support
10 27 (5.54%) Linux Engineer
10 27 (5.54%) Network Consultant
10 27 (5.54%) Operations Analyst
10 27 (5.54%) Security Operations Analyst
10 27 (5.54%) Senior Support Engineer
11 24 (4.93%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.42%) .NET
2 23 (4.72%) HTML
3 18 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 18 (3.70%) XML
4 17 (3.49%) Web Services
5 15 (3.08%) CSS
5 15 (3.08%) FIX Protocol
5 15 (3.08%) HTML5
6 14 (2.87%) SOAP
6 14 (2.87%) ZeroMQ
7 13 (2.67%) .NET Framework
7 13 (2.67%) Ajax
7 13 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (2.67%) jQuery
7 13 (2.67%) JSON
7 13 (2.67%) MSMQ
7 13 (2.67%) Ninject
7 13 (2.67%) Razor View Engine
7 13 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (2.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 34 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 32 (6.57%) Data Centre
5 30 (6.16%) Cyberthreat
6 24 (4.93%) PKI
7 21 (4.31%) Virtual Team
8 20 (4.11%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (2.87%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.46%) HP StoreVirtual
11 11 (2.26%) Driving Licence
11 11 (2.26%) iPad
12 9 (1.85%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.64%) NHS
13 8 (1.64%) Replication
14 7 (1.44%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.23%) Handset
15 6 (1.23%) Mathematics
15 6 (1.23%) RSA SecurID
15 6 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 150 (30.80%) Linux
2 123 (25.26%) Windows
3 70 (14.37%) Unix
4 56 (11.50%) Windows Server
5 26 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (4.31%) CentOS
7 14 (2.87%) Android
8 13 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.46%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (2.26%) Solaris
11 10 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.64%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (1.44%) FreeBSD
14 5 (1.03%) Debian
15 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.62%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (18.89%) SIEM
2 71 (14.58%) Security Operations
3 64 (13.14%) Information Security
4 61 (12.53%) Network Management
5 57 (11.70%) Cybersecurity
6 48 (9.86%) ITIL
7 44 (9.03%) Load Balancing
8 39 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (7.80%) Presales
10 30 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (5.54%) Incident Management
12 25 (5.13%) Open Source
13 24 (4.93%) Penetration Testing
14 23 (4.72%) Defect Management
14 23 (4.72%) Mentoring
15 21 (4.31%) Network Monitoring
16 20 (4.11%) Coaching
16 20 (4.11%) Service Delivery
17 19 (3.90%) Software Engineering
18 18 (3.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 95 (19.51%) SQL
2 51 (10.47%) Python
3 48 (9.86%) Bash Shell
4 43 (8.83%) Perl
5 42 (8.62%) Java
6 40 (8.21%) C#
7 33 (6.78%) C++
8 32 (6.57%) PowerShell
9 30 (6.16%) C
10 28 (5.75%) JavaScript
11 22 (4.52%) PHP
12 19 (3.90%) Ruby
13 17 (3.49%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.67%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.03%) Tcl
16 4 (0.82%) VB
17 3 (0.62%) Groovy
18 2 (0.41%) JCL
18 2 (0.41%) Lua
18 2 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 145 (29.77%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (21.77%) CCNP
3 90 (18.48%) Degree
4 76 (15.61%) CCNA
5 64 (13.14%) CISSP
6 49 (10.06%) CEH
7 48 (9.86%) GCIH
8 41 (8.42%) Security Cleared
9 30 (6.16%) SANS
10 27 (5.54%) GCIA
11 25 (5.13%) GIAC
12 24 (4.93%) SC Cleared
13 21 (4.31%) CCDP
13 21 (4.31%) CompTIA Security+
13 21 (4.31%) Security+ Certification
14 20 (4.11%) CISM
15 19 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (3.49%) MCSE
17 15 (3.08%) CCSE
17 15 (3.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.70%) QA
3 17 (3.49%) SLA
4 14 (2.87%) COBIT
4 14 (2.87%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.85%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.62%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 96 (19.71%) Active Directory
2 84 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (10.06%) Snort
4 35 (7.19%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (3.70%) vSphere
6 15 (3.08%) Hyper-V
6 15 (3.08%) NFS
7 13 (2.67%) XenApp
8 12 (2.46%) Firmware
8 12 (2.46%) VirtualBox
8 12 (2.46%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.85%) Xen
10 5 (1.03%) iptables
11 3 (0.62%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.41%) KVM
12 2 (0.41%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 52 (10.68%) Nessus
2 34 (6.98%) Nmap
3 20 (4.11%) QRadar
4 19 (3.90%) Nagios
5 16 (3.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (2.87%) Puppet
7 13 (2.67%) Perfmon
8 12 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
8 12 (2.46%) EnCase
9 11 (2.26%) RSA enVision
10 9 (1.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (1.64%) FortiGate
12 6 (1.23%) Opsview
13 5 (1.03%) Netcool
14 4 (0.82%) OPNET
15 3 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
15 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
16 2 (0.41%) FTK
16 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
17 1 (0.21%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 176 (36.14%) Cisco
2 97 (19.92%) VMware
3 93 (19.10%) CheckPoint
4 78 (16.02%) Juniper
5 60 (12.32%) F5
5 60 (12.32%) Microsoft
6 59 (12.11%) HP
7 53 (10.88%) Splunk
8 46 (9.45%) ArcSight
8 46 (9.45%) Red Hat
9 40 (8.21%) SolarWinds
10 35 (7.19%) Citrix
11 26 (5.34%) IBM
11 26 (5.34%) LogRhythm
12 25 (5.13%) Palo Alto
13 23 (4.72%) NetScout
13 23 (4.72%) Oracle
14 22 (4.52%) Riverbed
15 21 (4.31%) Symantec
16 14 (2.87%) Fortinet
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000- 65,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 10% bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + salary, bonus, options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Romsey
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call and bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury
Capita plc
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + car
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 7 days ago
Corsham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Somerset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago