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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 651 743 738
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -5
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 255 130 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 0.69% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 213 99 121
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £65,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 29 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 29 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 +57 224 £45,000 -5.26% 25
South East +33 92 £42,500 +6.25% 9
London +13 71 £60,000 - 12
Hampshire +22 49 £42,500 - 4
East of England +17 37 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Berkshire +16 27 £46,500 -22.50% 3
Southampton - 25 £45,000 - 2
Suffolk - 25 £39,000 -
Ipswich - 25 £39,000 -
South Wales - 21 £34,000 -
Wales - 21 £34,000 -
Reading +7 17 £52,500 -12.50% 1
East Sussex -19 13 £28,000 -20.00%
Brighton - 13 £28,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 12 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands - 12 £55,000 - 1
Basingstoke -2 11 £42,500 - 1
City of London -16 11 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Cardiff - 11 £32,500 -
Nottingham - 11 £60,000 -
Cwmbran - 9 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 9 £42,500 -
South West -15 8 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Scotland - 8 - -
Edinburgh - 8 - -
Wiltshire - 7 £26,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Peterborough - 5 £40,000 - 1
Slough - 5 £46,500 - 1
Swindon - 4 £26,500 -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 203 (47.43%) Linux
2 200 (46.73%) Windows
3 169 (39.49%) tcpdump
4 141 (32.94%) TCP/IP
5 129 (30.14%) Cisco
6 123 (28.74%) UNIX
7 116 (27.10%) Firewall
8 113 (26.40%) DNS
9 110 (25.70%) Degree
10 101 (23.60%) Perl
11 89 (20.79%) VMware
12 88 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
13 86 (20.09%) Microsoft
14 85 (19.86%) Computer Science
15 80 (18.69%) SQL
16 78 (18.22%) WAN
17 76 (17.76%) SIEM
18 74 (17.29%) Security Cleared
19 73 (17.06%) VPN
20 70 (16.36%) Finance
21 68 (15.89%) Java
22 66 (15.42%) Python
23 65 (15.19%) HTTP
24 63 (14.72%) IIS
25 61 (14.25%) Snort
25 61 (14.25%) Telecoms
26 59 (13.79%) Red Hat
27 58 (13.55%) Solaris
27 58 (13.55%) VMware Infrastructure
27 58 (13.55%) Bash Shell

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 63 (14.72%) IIS
2 40 (9.35%) Apache
3 19 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 18 (4.21%) SharePoint Server
4 18 (4.21%) SharePoint
5 17 (3.97%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.64%) nginx
7 6 (1.40%) Confluence
8 5 (1.17%) Lync
9 3 (0.70%) CMS
10 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.47%) Node.js
10 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.23%) Jetty
11 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.78%) MS Visio
3 25 (5.84%) MS Office
4 4 (0.93%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) RMDS
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.67%) SaaS
2 7 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.70%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.47%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 169 (39.49%) tcpdump
2 141 (32.94%) TCP/IP
3 116 (27.10%) Firewall
4 113 (26.40%) DNS
5 78 (18.22%) WAN
6 73 (17.06%) VPN
7 65 (15.19%) HTTP
8 57 (13.32%) VoIP
9 56 (13.08%) Internet
9 56 (13.08%) BGP
10 55 (12.85%) VLAN
11 54 (12.62%) DHCP
12 49 (11.45%) LDAP
12 49 (11.45%) Network Security
13 47 (10.98%) SMTP
14 42 (9.81%) SSL
15 41 (9.58%) OSPF
16 40 (9.35%) MPLS
17 39 (9.11%) LAN
18 33 (7.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.45%) MySQL
2 32 (7.48%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.04%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.10%) Big Data
6 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.47%) MS Access
8 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (4.44%) Metasploit
2 17 (3.97%) Subversion
3 15 (3.50%) Fiddler
4 13 (3.04%) WebLOAD
4 13 (3.04%) AQtime
5 9 (2.10%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.10%) JIRA
5 9 (2.10%) Selenium
6 8 (1.87%) Maven
7 7 (1.64%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.17%) FogBugz
9 4 (0.93%) JUnit
10 3 (0.70%) Ant
10 3 (0.70%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.47%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.47%) Mocha
11 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.47%) JBehave
11 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 70 (16.36%) Finance
2 61 (14.25%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.44%) Games
4 12 (2.80%) Advertising
4 12 (2.80%) Welsh Language
5 11 (2.57%) Multimedia
6 10 (2.34%) Retail
6 10 (2.34%) Law
7 8 (1.87%) Banking
8 6 (1.40%) Legal
9 5 (1.17%) Local Government
10 3 (0.70%) German Language
10 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.70%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 114 (26.64%) Analyst
2 62 (14.49%) Security Analyst
3 51 (11.92%) Network Engineer
4 40 (9.35%) Administrator
5 34 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 27 (6.31%) Systems Engineer
7 26 (6.07%) Security Engineer
8 25 (5.84%) Security Specialist
8 25 (5.84%) Test Engineer
9 23 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (4.91%) Consultant
11 16 (3.74%) Support Analyst
11 16 (3.74%) Senior Network Engineer
11 16 (3.74%) SharePoint Administrator
12 15 (3.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 15 (3.50%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (3.50%) Network Analyst
13 14 (3.27%) Test Analyst
13 14 (3.27%) IT Security Analyst
14 13 (3.04%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.15%) .NET
2 32 (7.48%) XML
3 25 (5.84%) HTML
4 21 (4.91%) LAMP
4 21 (4.91%) Web Services
5 20 (4.67%) ASP.NET
6 17 (3.97%) Rendezvous
7 15 (3.50%) SOAP
8 13 (3.04%) MAPI
9 6 (1.40%) WSH
9 6 (1.40%) JSON
10 5 (1.17%) STL
10 5 (1.17%) CSS
10 5 (1.17%) HTML5
11 4 (0.93%) Regular Expression
11 4 (0.93%) Apache Flex
12 3 (0.70%) Java EE
12 3 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (0.70%) SAML
12 3 (0.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 85 (19.86%) Computer Science
2 47 (10.98%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.31%) Open Source
4 18 (4.21%) Online Games
5 17 (3.97%) Cryptography
6 16 (3.74%) IPTV
6 16 (3.74%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.27%) IVR
8 13 (3.04%) Replication
9 11 (2.57%) PKI
10 9 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (2.10%) DTV
10 9 (2.10%) Statistics
11 7 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.64%) SCADA
12 6 (1.40%) CESG
12 6 (1.40%) Equities
12 6 (1.40%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.40%) Firmware
13 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 203 (47.43%) Linux
2 200 (46.73%) Windows
3 123 (28.74%) UNIX
4 58 (13.55%) Solaris
5 42 (9.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (9.11%) CentOS
7 24 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (4.21%) Debian
9 18 (4.21%) Fedora
10 17 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (2.34%) FreeBSD
12 8 (1.87%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.87%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.87%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.40%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.70%) VMS
15 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.47%) Android
15 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.76%) SIEM
2 54 (12.62%) Information Security
3 51 (11.92%) ITIL
4 50 (11.68%) Cyber Security
5 41 (9.58%) Penetration Testing
6 36 (8.41%) Analytics
6 36 (8.41%) Performance Tuning
7 35 (8.18%) Configuration Management
8 32 (7.48%) Security Testing
9 29 (6.78%) Load Balancing
10 25 (5.84%) Incident Management
11 23 (5.37%) Software Testing
11 23 (5.37%) Ethical Hacking
12 22 (5.14%) Web Development
12 22 (5.14%) Change Control
13 19 (4.44%) Information Assurance
13 19 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
14 18 (4.21%) Performance Monitoring
15 17 (3.97%) Vulnerability Management
15 17 (3.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 101 (23.60%) Perl
2 80 (18.69%) SQL
3 68 (15.89%) Java
4 66 (15.42%) Python
5 58 (13.55%) Bash Shell
6 49 (11.45%) C++
7 33 (7.71%) C
8 29 (6.78%) Shell Script
8 29 (6.78%) Ruby
9 26 (6.07%) PowerShell
10 25 (5.84%) C#
11 20 (4.67%) PHP
12 19 (4.44%) T-SQL
13 16 (3.74%) sed
14 14 (3.27%) Korn
14 14 (3.27%) JavaScript
15 10 (2.34%) PowerHouse
15 10 (2.34%) AWK
15 10 (2.34%) Bourne shell
16 9 (2.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 110 (25.70%) Degree
2 88 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (17.29%) Security Cleared
4 53 (12.38%) SC Cleared
5 51 (11.92%) DV Cleared
5 51 (11.92%) CCNP
5 51 (11.92%) GCIH
6 49 (11.45%) CISSP
7 44 (10.28%) GCIA
8 41 (9.58%) CCNA
9 38 (8.88%) GIAC
10 24 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (5.61%) MCSE
11 19 (4.44%) CCIE
12 17 (3.97%) CCSE
13 16 (3.74%) ISEB
14 15 (3.50%) MCITP
15 14 (3.27%) CEH
16 13 (3.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (2.80%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.14%) PCI DSS
2 20 (4.67%) QA
3 15 (3.50%) SLA
4 11 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (14.25%) Snort
2 58 (13.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (11.68%) Active Directory
4 40 (9.35%) Nmap
5 18 (4.21%) Postfix
6 16 (3.74%) VMware ESX
7 15 (3.50%) Hyper-V
7 15 (3.50%) NFS
8 13 (3.04%) Terminal Services
9 10 (2.34%) vSphere
10 8 (1.87%) Squid
10 8 (1.87%) Kamailio
11 6 (1.40%) Varnish
12 5 (1.17%) Xen
13 4 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.23%) XenApp
15 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (9.11%) Nagios
2 29 (6.78%) Nessus
3 23 (5.37%) Puppet
4 19 (4.44%) OpenView
5 17 (3.97%) SolarWinds Orion
6 15 (3.50%) Cacti
7 13 (3.04%) CiscoWorks
8 12 (2.80%) OPNET
8 12 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (2.57%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (2.34%) YUM
11 7 (1.64%) Zenoss
11 7 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
11 7 (1.64%) NetBackup
12 6 (1.40%) SCOM
12 6 (1.40%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.40%) Netcool
12 6 (1.40%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 5 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (1.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 129 (30.14%) Cisco
2 89 (20.79%) VMware
3 86 (20.09%) Microsoft
4 59 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 49 (11.45%) Juniper
6 48 (11.21%) F5
7 46 (10.75%) Sourcefire
8 44 (10.28%) CheckPoint
9 40 (9.35%) Citrix
10 37 (8.64%) HP
11 36 (8.41%) SolarWinds
12 29 (6.78%) Riverbed
13 28 (6.54%) Blue Coat
14 24 (5.61%) LogRhythm
15 22 (5.14%) Avaya
16 17 (3.97%) CA
16 17 (3.97%) TIBCO
16 17 (3.97%) ArcSight
17 16 (3.74%) Websense
17 16 (3.74%) Symantec
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + car / bens / training etc
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + car / bens / training etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beneftis + training
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £64,000 to £68,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £80000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days hol, Pension & Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 17 days ago