The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 204 183 199
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.099% 0.089% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.51% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Wireshark
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
786 784 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.60% 17.49% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 698 614 688
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Wireshark
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Wireshark Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireshark across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Wireshark Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Wireshark
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Birmingham - 3 £60,000 -
Staffordshire +4 2 £50,000 -16.66%
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (61.11%) Information Security
1 11 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (61.11%) Data Protection Act
1 11 (61.11%) Data Protection
1 11 (61.11%) PCI DSS
2 10 (55.56%) Security Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Network Architecture
4 6 (33.33%) Regular Expression
4 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Nmap
5 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) SCADA
7 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.11%) Online Games
7 2 (11.11%) Online Gambling
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
7 2 (11.11%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) FWSM
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Metasploit
1 2 (11.11%) RequisitePro
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Junior
2 8 (44.44%) Junior Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Junior Information Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Application Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Regular Expression
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) SCADA
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Online Games
2 2 (11.11%) Online Gambling
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Information Security
1 11 (61.11%) Data Protection
2 10 (55.56%) Security Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Network Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) OWASP
5 2 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) C
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) GIAC
3 1 (5.56%) GCIH
3 1 (5.56%) CCSE
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (61.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Nmap
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) F5
2 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.56%) LogLogic
2 1 (5.56%) LogRhythm