The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 75 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 21 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.63% - 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.69% - 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 5
Average salary £34,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
Wireshark
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
314 299 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.32% 23.45% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 281 265 218
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireshark across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Wireshark
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireshark across the Wales region.

Wireshark Salary Trend in Wales

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireshark across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Wireshark Salary Histogram in Wales

Wireshark
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales - 21 £34,000 - 1
Wireshark
UK

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Python
2 16 (66.67%) Perl
2 16 (66.67%) CentOS
3 15 (62.50%) HTTP
4 13 (54.17%) UNIX
4 13 (54.17%) VMware
4 13 (54.17%) tcpdump
4 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (50.00%) SaaS
5 12 (50.00%) Welsh Language
5 12 (50.00%) Finance
5 12 (50.00%) Debian
5 12 (50.00%) Nessus
5 12 (50.00%) Nmap
5 12 (50.00%) Windows
5 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (50.00%) Nagios
6 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
7 9 (37.50%) DTV
8 8 (33.33%) Firewall
9 7 (29.17%) C
9 7 (29.17%) C++
9 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
9 7 (29.17%) VLAN
10 6 (25.00%) IPTV
10 6 (25.00%) Mac OS
10 6 (25.00%) Apache
10 6 (25.00%) Content Management
10 6 (25.00%) Multimedia

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) HTTP
2 13 (54.17%) tcpdump
3 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (29.17%) VLAN
6 3 (12.50%) DVB
7 1 (4.17%) DNS
7 1 (4.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
1 4 (16.67%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (50.00%) Welsh Language
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (25.00%) Administrator
1 6 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Integration Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) DTV
2 6 (25.00%) IPTV
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) CentOS
3 13 (54.17%) UNIX
4 12 (50.00%) Debian
4 12 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
2 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
3 6 (25.00%) Content Management
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Bug Management
5 4 (16.67%) Product Management
5 4 (16.67%) Test Management
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) DRM
6 3 (12.50%) OOD
6 3 (12.50%) OOP
6 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Python
1 16 (66.67%) Perl
2 7 (29.17%) C
2 7 (29.17%) C++
3 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.67%) Korn
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (50.00%) Nmap
3 5 (20.83%) Xen
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Nessus
1 12 (50.00%) Nagios
2 5 (20.83%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) OPNET
3 1 (4.17%) OpenView
3 1 (4.17%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.17%) Netcool
3 1 (4.17%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Perforce
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Compuware
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.17%) F5
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