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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 626 749 772
Rank change year-on-year
+123 +23
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 276 147 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 0.78% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 223 113 85
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,910 £35,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 2015. 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 +138 274 £48,000 +1.05% 51
London +96 100 £55,000 -4.34% 11
South East +9 74 £48,000 +4.34% 29
East of England +33 29 £48,500 +21.25%
Hampshire +4 29 £48,000 +16.36% 6
South West -2 29 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Berkshire +11 25 £48,750 -7.14% 14
City of London +25 23 £48,750 -18.75% 5
North West +25 21 £42,500 -8.60%
Cambridgeshire +25 14 £47,500 +15.85%
Andover - 13 £48,000 -
Bedfordshire - 11 £53,500 -
Manchester +14 10 £26,000 -44.08%
Surrey +11 10 £37,500 -11.76%
Bristol -1 10 £62,500 - 2
Bedford - 10 £54,250 -
Cheshire - 10 £42,500 -
Southampton -17 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands -22 8 £60,000 -4.00% 2
Warrington - 8 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 8 £60,000 -
Cheltenham - 8 £47,500 - 2
Leeds +8 7 £35,000 -6.66%
West Yorkshire -2 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Yorkshire -3 7 £35,000 +3.70%
Cambridge +16 6 £47,500 +15.85%
Nottingham - 6 £35,513 - 1
Stockport - 6 £26,000 -
East Midlands - 6 £35,513 - 2

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 274 (53.10%) Cisco
2 238 (46.12%) Firewall
3 212 (41.09%) TCP/IP
4 205 (39.73%) Cisco Certification
5 175 (33.91%) Windows
6 171 (33.14%) LAN
7 168 (32.56%) VPN
8 158 (30.62%) WAN
8 158 (30.62%) CCNP
9 157 (30.43%) DNS
10 156 (30.23%) Linux
11 143 (27.71%) Microsoft
11 143 (27.71%) tcpdump
12 132 (25.58%) Network Security
13 130 (25.19%) Cisco ASA
14 125 (24.22%) BGP
15 115 (22.29%) ITIL
16 110 (21.32%) CCNA
16 110 (21.32%) VMware
17 108 (20.93%) CheckPoint
18 98 (18.99%) DHCP
19 96 (18.60%) OSPF
20 95 (18.41%) Security Cleared
21 89 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
22 88 (17.05%) Cisco Nexus
23 87 (16.86%) Finance
24 85 (16.47%) SolarWinds
25 84 (16.28%) F5
25 84 (16.28%) HTTP
26 82 (15.89%) Degree

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 30 (5.81%) IIS
2 26 (5.04%) MS Exchange
3 21 (4.07%) Apache
4 10 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.55%) nginx
6 6 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.16%) Lync
7 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (0.97%) JBoss
8 4 (0.78%) CMS
9 3 (0.58%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.58%) Confluence
9 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.39%) Jetty
10 2 (0.39%) Node.js
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.75%) MS Visio
3 39 (7.56%) MS Office
4 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.36%) SaaS
3 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.97%) Office 365
4 5 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 238 (46.12%) Firewall
2 212 (41.09%) TCP/IP
3 171 (33.14%) LAN
4 168 (32.56%) VPN
5 158 (30.62%) WAN
6 157 (30.43%) DNS
7 143 (27.71%) tcpdump
8 132 (25.58%) Network Security
9 130 (25.19%) Cisco ASA
10 125 (24.22%) BGP
11 98 (18.99%) DHCP
12 96 (18.60%) OSPF
13 88 (17.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 84 (16.28%) HTTP
15 81 (15.70%) SSL
16 79 (15.31%) Wireless
17 77 (14.92%) EIGRP
18 69 (13.37%) MPLS
19 62 (12.02%) VoIP
20 60 (11.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.84%) MySQL
2 23 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.55%) CouchDB
4 8 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.97%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.97%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.19%) Big Data
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.19%) DB2
8 1 (0.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (4.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (2.13%) JIRA
2 11 (2.13%) Selenium
2 11 (2.13%) Subversion
2 11 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.16%) Metasploit
4 6 (1.16%) Fiddler
5 5 (0.97%) RequisitePro
5 5 (0.97%) FogBugz
6 4 (0.78%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.78%) eggPlant
6 4 (0.78%) Maven
6 4 (0.78%) JBehave
6 4 (0.78%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.58%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.39%) MSI
8 2 (0.39%) Xcode
8 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.39%) TestLink
General
1 87 (16.86%) Finance
2 70 (13.57%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.49%) Banking
4 16 (3.10%) Legal
5 15 (2.91%) Law
6 13 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.36%) Retail
8 6 (1.16%) German Language
8 6 (1.16%) Welsh Language
9 5 (0.97%) Local Government
9 5 (0.97%) Marketing
9 5 (0.97%) Games
10 4 (0.78%) Advertising
10 4 (0.78%) Back Office
11 3 (0.58%) Billing
11 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.39%) French Language
12 2 (0.39%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 203 (39.34%) Network Engineer
2 105 (20.35%) Analyst
3 57 (11.05%) Security Engineer
4 49 (9.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 47 (9.11%) Support Engineer
6 46 (8.91%) Consultant
7 42 (8.14%) Security Analyst
8 38 (7.36%) Senior Network Engineer
9 31 (6.01%) Administrator
10 30 (5.81%) Network Analyst
11 28 (5.43%) Technical Support
11 28 (5.43%) Security Consultant
12 24 (4.65%) Network Support
13 22 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (4.26%) Network Support Engineer
14 20 (3.88%) Test Engineer
14 20 (3.88%) Network Consultant
15 19 (3.68%) Voice Engineer
16 18 (3.49%) IP Engineer
16 18 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.68%) Web Services
2 16 (3.10%) SOAP
3 11 (2.13%) HTML
3 11 (2.13%) XML
3 11 (2.13%) Flash
4 8 (1.55%) .NET
4 8 (1.55%) XMPP
5 6 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (1.16%) REST
6 5 (0.97%) RESTful
6 5 (0.97%) JSON
7 4 (0.78%) Apache Flex
7 4 (0.78%) Cocoa
7 4 (0.78%) J2EE
7 4 (0.78%) CSS
7 4 (0.78%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (0.58%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.58%) Spring
8 3 (0.58%) ODBC
8 3 (0.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.27%) Computer Science
2 43 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.88%) Client/Server
5 19 (3.68%) Open Source
6 15 (2.91%) Statistics
7 13 (2.52%) Clustering
8 11 (2.13%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.36%) Derivative
11 6 (1.16%) IPTV
11 6 (1.16%) Replication
11 6 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.97%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.78%) SecurID
13 4 (0.78%) SCADA
13 4 (0.78%) CESG
13 4 (0.78%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 175 (33.91%) Windows
2 156 (30.23%) Linux
3 56 (10.85%) UNIX
4 32 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (5.81%) Windows XP
6 29 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (4.65%) Solaris
8 22 (4.26%) CentOS
9 21 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (3.29%) Mac OS X
11 15 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (2.71%) Apple iOS
12 14 (2.71%) Android
13 11 (2.13%) Debian
14 8 (1.55%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.36%) SUSE
16 6 (1.16%) Fedora
17 5 (0.97%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.97%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (22.29%) ITIL
2 68 (13.18%) Load Balancing
3 64 (12.40%) SIEM
4 54 (10.47%) Incident Management
5 52 (10.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 50 (9.69%) Network Monitoring
7 43 (8.33%) Information Security
8 37 (7.17%) Cyber Security
9 36 (6.98%) Network Management
10 32 (6.20%) ITIL V3
11 30 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (5.81%) Service Management
12 29 (5.62%) Service Delivery
13 28 (5.43%) Capacity Management
14 26 (5.04%) Network Design
15 24 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (4.07%) Change Management
16 21 (4.07%) Migration
17 20 (3.88%) Configuration Management
18 19 (3.68%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 73 (14.15%) SQL
2 69 (13.37%) Python
3 52 (10.08%) Perl
4 36 (6.98%) Bash Shell
5 29 (5.62%) Ruby
6 23 (4.46%) C++
7 21 (4.07%) Java
8 17 (3.29%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.52%) C
10 12 (2.33%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.33%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.13%) C#
12 10 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.55%) Lua
14 6 (1.16%) PHP
15 3 (0.58%) VB
15 3 (0.58%) AWK
15 3 (0.58%) sed
16 2 (0.39%) Korn
16 2 (0.39%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 205 (39.73%) Cisco Certification
2 158 (30.62%) CCNP
3 110 (21.32%) CCNA
4 95 (18.41%) Security Cleared
5 82 (15.89%) Degree
6 73 (14.15%) SC Cleared
7 50 (9.69%) DV Cleared
8 35 (6.78%) CISSP
9 34 (6.59%) CCIE
10 31 (6.01%) CCSE
11 26 (5.04%) CCSA
12 25 (4.84%) GCIH
13 24 (4.65%) GCIA
14 23 (4.46%) CCA
14 23 (4.46%) Citrix Certification
15 22 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (3.68%) MCSE
16 19 (3.68%) GIAC
17 15 (2.91%) CCIP
18 12 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.36%) SLA
2 14 (2.71%) QA
3 11 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 89 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (12.40%) Active Directory
3 54 (10.47%) Snort
4 35 (6.78%) Hyper-V
5 29 (5.62%) Terminal Services
6 26 (5.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 24 (4.65%) XenApp
7 24 (4.65%) XenDesktop
8 23 (4.46%) vSphere
8 23 (4.46%) XenServer
9 15 (2.91%) iptables
10 9 (1.74%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.55%) ProxySG
11 8 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.36%) Firmware
13 6 (1.16%) NFS
13 6 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.97%) Postfix
15 4 (0.78%) Samba
15 4 (0.78%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 48 (9.30%) Nagios
2 28 (5.43%) SolarWinds Orion
2 28 (5.43%) Cisco Prime
2 28 (5.43%) Cisco LMS
3 26 (5.04%) Puppet
4 24 (4.65%) Opsview
4 24 (4.65%) SCOM
5 23 (4.46%) Cacti
5 23 (4.46%) EdgeSight
6 20 (3.88%) SCCM
7 19 (3.68%) OpenView
8 16 (3.10%) Nessus
8 16 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (2.13%) CiscoWorks
11 9 (1.74%) Nmap
11 9 (1.74%) Iperf
12 8 (1.55%) OPNET
13 7 (1.36%) ZABBIX
13 7 (1.36%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 274 (53.10%) Cisco
2 143 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 110 (21.32%) VMware
4 108 (20.93%) CheckPoint
5 85 (16.47%) SolarWinds
6 84 (16.28%) F5
7 78 (15.12%) Juniper
8 47 (9.11%) HP
9 43 (8.33%) Citrix
10 34 (6.59%) Blue Coat
11 27 (5.23%) Riverbed
11 27 (5.23%) Red Hat
12 26 (5.04%) Fortinet
13 22 (4.26%) Sourcefire
13 22 (4.26%) LogRhythm
14 20 (3.88%) Oracle
15 19 (3.68%) NetScout
15 19 (3.68%) Splunk
16 18 (3.49%) AppSense
17 15 (2.91%) Websense
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Church International
Salary: £70k-£75k
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £55k plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum Superb base, excellent bonus and ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum Superb base, excellent bonus and ben
Posted: 5 days ago