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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 201 207 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 15 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.077% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 0.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 0
Average salary £19,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
939 838 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.64% 16.20% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 809 678 721
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,050
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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
Staffordshire +9 12 £19,000 -68.33%
Warwickshire - 1 £70,000 -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Information Security
1 12 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
1 12 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (75.00%) Data Protection
1 12 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (68.75%) Security Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Network Architecture
4 6 (37.50%) Regular Expression
4 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Nmap
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) OWASP
8 2 (12.50%) Metasploit
8 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) SCADA
8 2 (12.50%) Online Games
8 2 (12.50%) Online Gambling
8 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
8 2 (12.50%) Open Source
8 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (12.50%) Electronics
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) Windows

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Security Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Information Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Junior Information Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Application Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Regular Expression
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (12.50%) SCADA
2 2 (12.50%) Online Games
2 2 (12.50%) Online Gambling
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Information Security
1 12 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (68.75%) Security Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Network Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) OWASP
6 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) SIEM
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) GIAC
2 1 (6.25%) GCIH
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Nmap
2 1 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
1 1 (6.25%) LogLogic
1 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm