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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 202 192 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 11 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 0.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 0
Average salary £29,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
798 765 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.07% 15.50% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 672 658 724
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 - 10 £60,000 -
Dudley - 6 £29,000 -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 14 (87.50%) DNS
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Wireless
2 9 (56.25%) VPN
2 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (43.75%) VoIP
4 6 (37.50%) PPP
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) MPLS
4 6 (37.50%) OSPF
4 6 (37.50%) BGP
4 6 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (37.50%) VLAN
4 6 (37.50%) High Availability
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (37.50%) HSRP
4 6 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (31.25%) Database Mirroring
5 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) DNS
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) VPN
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Wireless
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (43.75%) VoIP
4 6 (37.50%) PPP
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (37.50%) MPLS
4 6 (37.50%) OSPF
4 6 (37.50%) BGP
4 6 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (37.50%) HSRP
4 6 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (37.50%) VLAN
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) RequisitePro
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Network Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) CRM Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
1 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Online Games
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
1 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
1 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
2 6 (37.50%) High Availability
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) Database Mirroring
3 5 (31.25%) ETL
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Network Design
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) OWASP
6 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCSE
3 3 (18.75%) JNCIP
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
1 1 (6.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire
4 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
4 3 (18.75%) F5