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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 644 758 792
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +34
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 259 113 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 0.61% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 215 81 69
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,331 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -10.58%

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
20409 18425 22014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.88% 17.20% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16174 14905 17966
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +106 237 £46,500 +3.33% 31
South East +49 100 £45,000 - 12
London +3 60 £57,500 -4.16% 10
Berkshire +38 40 £48,750 -9.30% 4
Hampshire +17 38 £44,750 -5.78% 5
East of England -5 24 £40,000 +2.56% 2
Southampton - 23 £45,000 - 1
South West -10 20 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Reading +9 19 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Surrey -17 14 £45,000 +20.80%
Suffolk - 14 £39,500 -
East Midlands - 14 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 14 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 14 £39,500 -
Slough - 13 £46,500 -
Nottingham - 13 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 13 £19,000 -
Wales - 11 £34,000 - 5
South Wales - 11 £34,000 - 5
Gloucestershire +5 10 £52,500 +114.28% 3
Staffordshire - 10 £19,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 10 £19,000 -
Cwmbran - 9 £34,000 -
Torfaen - 9 £34,000 -
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £50,000 +27.38% 1
Scotland - 8 - -
Edinburgh - 8 - -
Basingstoke +16 7 £44,500 -6.31%
City of London +8 7 £57,500 +2.22% 1
Cheltenham +1 7 £52,500 +114.28% 3

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 239 (48.58%) Linux
2 211 (42.89%) Windows
3 190 (38.62%) tcpdump
4 179 (36.38%) TCP/IP
5 158 (32.11%) Cisco
6 140 (28.46%) DNS
6 140 (28.46%) Degree
7 122 (24.80%) UNIX
8 118 (23.98%) Firewall
9 112 (22.76%) Cisco Certification
10 106 (21.54%) VMware
11 100 (20.33%) Computer Science
12 99 (20.12%) VPN
13 97 (19.72%) Perl
14 93 (18.90%) Microsoft
15 88 (17.89%) SQL
16 84 (17.07%) HTTP
17 83 (16.87%) WAN
18 80 (16.26%) SIEM
19 79 (16.06%) Security Cleared
20 78 (15.85%) Python
21 75 (15.24%) Finance
22 69 (14.02%) Telecoms
22 69 (14.02%) DHCP
22 69 (14.02%) VoIP
23 68 (13.82%) IIS
23 68 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
24 67 (13.62%) BGP
25 66 (13.41%) Active Directory
25 66 (13.41%) VLAN

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 68 (13.82%) IIS
2 41 (8.33%) Apache
3 27 (5.49%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.67%) SharePoint Server
4 23 (4.67%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.03%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.83%) Confluence
7 7 (1.42%) Lync
8 5 (1.02%) CMS
9 4 (0.81%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.61%) nginx
10 3 (0.61%) Node.js
11 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.20%) SAS
12 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.20%) Jetty
Applications
1 49 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 39 (7.93%) MS Visio
3 31 (6.30%) MS Office
4 4 (0.81%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) RMDS
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.86%) SaaS
2 4 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.41%) GitHub
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 190 (38.62%) tcpdump
2 179 (36.38%) TCP/IP
3 140 (28.46%) DNS
4 118 (23.98%) Firewall
5 99 (20.12%) VPN
6 84 (17.07%) HTTP
7 83 (16.87%) WAN
8 69 (14.02%) DHCP
8 69 (14.02%) VoIP
9 67 (13.62%) BGP
10 66 (13.41%) VLAN
11 62 (12.60%) SSL
12 61 (12.40%) Network Security
13 59 (11.99%) LDAP
14 50 (10.16%) SMTP
14 50 (10.16%) MPLS
14 50 (10.16%) OSPF
15 48 (9.76%) SAN
15 48 (9.76%) Internet
16 47 (9.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.38%) MySQL
2 29 (5.89%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.24%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.83%) Big Data
5 9 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.81%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (0.81%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.41%) MS Access
7 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.20%) DB2
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (3.86%) Selenium
2 18 (3.66%) Metasploit
3 17 (3.46%) Fiddler
4 13 (2.64%) AQtime
4 13 (2.64%) WebLOAD
4 13 (2.64%) JIRA
5 12 (2.44%) FogBugz
6 11 (2.24%) Subversion
7 10 (2.03%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.03%) Git (software)
8 8 (1.63%) TestLink
9 7 (1.42%) Maven
10 4 (0.81%) JUnit
11 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.61%) Firebug
11 3 (0.61%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.61%) Mocha
11 3 (0.61%) Grunt
11 3 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 75 (15.24%) Finance
2 69 (14.02%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.85%) Games
5 13 (2.64%) Advertising
6 12 (2.44%) Multimedia
6 12 (2.44%) Welsh Language
7 11 (2.24%) Retail
8 10 (2.03%) Banking
9 5 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Local Government
10 3 (0.61%) Legal
10 3 (0.61%) German Language
10 3 (0.61%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) Law
11 2 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 136 (27.64%) Analyst
2 70 (14.23%) Network Engineer
3 62 (12.60%) Security Analyst
4 52 (10.57%) Administrator
5 45 (9.15%) Support Engineer
6 35 (7.11%) Test Engineer
7 30 (6.10%) Security Engineer
8 28 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
9 26 (5.28%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (4.27%) Consultant
10 21 (4.27%) Network Analyst
10 21 (4.27%) SharePoint Administrator
11 20 (4.07%) Support Analyst
12 19 (3.86%) Tester
13 18 (3.66%) Linux Administrator
13 18 (3.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 18 (3.66%) Security Specialist
14 16 (3.25%) Software Engineer
14 16 (3.25%) Network Security Engineer
15 15 (3.05%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.32%) .NET
2 30 (6.10%) XML
3 23 (4.67%) HTML
4 21 (4.27%) LAMP
5 19 (3.86%) Web Services
6 15 (3.05%) ASP.NET
7 13 (2.64%) MAPI
8 12 (2.44%) Rendezvous
8 12 (2.44%) SOAP
9 10 (2.03%) Regular Expression
10 7 (1.42%) JSON
11 6 (1.22%) CSS
11 6 (1.22%) WSH
12 5 (1.02%) Flash
12 5 (1.02%) Spring
12 5 (1.02%) HTML5
13 4 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (0.81%) Apache Flex
13 4 (0.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 4 (0.81%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 100 (20.33%) Computer Science
2 43 (8.74%) Management Information System
3 42 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (8.33%) Open Source
5 16 (3.25%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (3.05%) Cryptography
7 13 (2.64%) Online Games
7 13 (2.64%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.44%) DTV
9 11 (2.24%) Replication
9 11 (2.24%) IPTV
10 10 (2.03%) IVR
11 9 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.63%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.63%) Statistics
13 7 (1.42%) PKI
13 7 (1.42%) User Experience
14 5 (1.02%) Over-the-Top Content
14 5 (1.02%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 239 (48.58%) Linux
2 211 (42.89%) Windows
3 122 (24.80%) UNIX
4 59 (11.99%) Solaris
5 48 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (9.55%) CentOS
7 25 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (3.86%) Fedora
9 19 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (2.64%) Debian
11 8 (1.63%) FreeBSD
11 8 (1.63%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.63%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.42%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.22%) Android
13 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.22%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.02%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (16.26%) SIEM
2 61 (12.40%) Information Security
3 49 (9.96%) Cyber Security
4 48 (9.76%) ITIL
5 44 (8.94%) Load Balancing
6 43 (8.74%) Performance Tuning
7 40 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (7.93%) Analytics
9 36 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
10 35 (7.11%) Configuration Management
11 33 (6.71%) Security Testing
12 28 (5.69%) Network Architecture
13 27 (5.49%) Software Testing
14 26 (5.28%) Network Monitoring
15 25 (5.08%) Scrum
16 21 (4.27%) Incident Management
17 20 (4.07%) Project Management
18 17 (3.46%) Ethical Hacking
18 17 (3.46%) Network Design
18 17 (3.46%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (19.72%) Perl
2 88 (17.89%) SQL
3 78 (15.85%) Python
4 64 (13.01%) Bash Shell
5 63 (12.80%) Java
6 55 (11.18%) C++
7 38 (7.72%) C
8 30 (6.10%) PowerShell
9 29 (5.89%) Ruby
10 26 (5.28%) Shell Script
11 23 (4.67%) C#
12 21 (4.27%) PHP
13 18 (3.66%) sed
14 17 (3.46%) Korn
15 13 (2.64%) AWK
16 12 (2.44%) JavaScript
17 11 (2.24%) T-SQL
17 11 (2.24%) PowerHouse
18 10 (2.03%) Bourne shell
19 9 (1.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 140 (28.46%) Degree
2 112 (22.76%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (16.06%) Security Cleared
4 63 (12.80%) CCNP
4 63 (12.80%) SC Cleared
5 56 (11.38%) DV Cleared
6 54 (10.98%) GCIH
7 53 (10.77%) GCIA
8 52 (10.57%) CCNA
9 40 (8.13%) CISSP
10 31 (6.30%) GIAC
11 27 (5.49%) MCSE
11 27 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (4.27%) CCIE
13 20 (4.07%) MCITP
14 19 (3.86%) ISTQB
15 15 (3.05%) CCSE
16 13 (2.64%) ISEB
17 11 (2.24%) JNCIE
17 11 (2.24%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.50%) QA
2 26 (5.28%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.85%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (13.41%) Active Directory
3 58 (11.79%) Snort
4 41 (8.33%) Nmap
5 26 (5.28%) Hyper-V
6 23 (4.67%) Postfix
7 20 (4.07%) VMware ESX
8 16 (3.25%) Terminal Services
9 15 (3.05%) vSphere
10 11 (2.24%) NFS
11 8 (1.63%) Kamailio
12 7 (1.42%) Samba
13 6 (1.22%) Firmware
13 6 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (1.22%) XenApp
13 6 (1.22%) XenServer
13 6 (1.22%) XenDesktop
13 6 (1.22%) Xen
14 5 (1.02%) Varnish
14 5 (1.02%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (7.52%) Nagios
2 30 (6.10%) Nessus
3 23 (4.67%) Puppet
4 18 (3.66%) SolarWinds Orion
5 14 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.64%) Cacti
6 13 (2.64%) OpenView
7 10 (2.03%) OPNET
7 10 (2.03%) SCOM
7 10 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
7 10 (2.03%) YUM
8 9 (1.83%) Zenoss
8 9 (1.83%) SCCM
9 8 (1.63%) CA Spectrum
10 6 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (1.02%) CiscoWorks
11 5 (1.02%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.81%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.81%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.81%) MOM
Vendors
1 158 (32.11%) Cisco
2 106 (21.54%) VMware
3 93 (18.90%) Microsoft
4 66 (13.41%) F5
5 64 (13.01%) Red Hat
6 59 (11.99%) Juniper
7 50 (10.16%) CheckPoint
8 44 (8.94%) Citrix
8 44 (8.94%) Sourcefire
9 33 (6.71%) LogRhythm
10 31 (6.30%) Riverbed
10 31 (6.30%) Blue Coat
11 28 (5.69%) Avaya
11 28 (5.69%) HP
11 28 (5.69%) SolarWinds
12 20 (4.07%) NetScout
12 20 (4.07%) Websense
13 19 (3.86%) CA
14 17 (3.46%) Oracle
14 17 (3.46%) Polycom
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £33000 - £37500 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum bonus and travel industry benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
North London
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago