Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Wireshark skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireshark over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireshark
England > South East
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 325 350
Rank change year-on-year +116 +25 -34
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 20 32 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.32% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 12
Median daily rate £475 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +20.69% -17.14%
10th Percentile £396 £307 £316
90th Percentile £685 £630 £475
England median daily rate £475 £419 £413
% change year-on-year +13.43% +1.52% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £44.59 £19.03
% change year-on-year +3.72% +134.31% -61.94%

Wireshark is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,270 2,421 2,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.92% 16.51% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 1,403 1,350
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +2.36%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £200
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 135 153
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £25.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -30.01% +49.28%
10th Percentile £15.45 £12.00 £12.03
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £52.25
Median hourly rate £25.74 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.70% - +0.50%

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Wireshark as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in the South East

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wireshark in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Wireshark in the South East

Wireshark
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wireshark in the South East over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Wireshark in the South East

Wireshark
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wireshark in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Wireshark in the South East

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the South East region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +76 10 £535 +33.75%
Berkshire +61 8 £670 +57.65%
Hampshire +54 8 £488 +11.43%
Surrey +60 2 £475 -20.83%
Buckinghamshire +37 2 £388 +3.33%
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 7 (35.00%) LAN
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) tcpdump
2 6 (30.00%) 4G
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (20.00%) Juniper
4 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (20.00%) LTE
4 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (20.00%) VoLTE
4 4 (20.00%) SIEM
4 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (20.00%) 5G
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) CREST Certified
5 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.00%) Junos
5 3 (15.00%) Splunk

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) nginx
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.00%) WildFly
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.00%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Akamai
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon ECS
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (10.00%) AWS
1 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (10.00%) AWS CodeBuild
1 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (10.00%) AWS Step Functions
1 2 (10.00%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (10.00%) Cloudflare
1 2 (10.00%) Heroku
1 2 (10.00%) Route 53
1 2 (10.00%) Serverless
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
1 7 (35.00%) LAN
1 7 (35.00%) tcpdump
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 6 (30.00%) 4G
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) 5G
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (20.00%) LTE
3 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (20.00%) VoLTE
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) BGP
4 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (15.00%) Junos
4 3 (15.00%) MPLS
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) OSPF
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.00%) Redis
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (10.00%) Mocha
1 2 (10.00%) NeoLoad
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) AppScan
2 1 (5.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (5.00%) Paros
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) CESG
1 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (10.00%) PKI
1 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (20.00%) SIEM
1 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) CREST Certified
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) GIAC
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (10.00%) CEH
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
6 1 (5.00%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) GPEN
6 1 (5.00%) OSCP
6 1 (5.00%) SANS
6 1 (5.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
1 2 (10.00%) Snort
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Consul
1 2 (10.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
1 2 (10.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Packer
1 2 (10.00%) Terraform
1 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (5.00%) Nmap
2 1 (5.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (5.00%) WebInspect
2 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) Huawei
3 3 (15.00%) Splunk
4 2 (10.00%) AppDynamics
4 2 (10.00%) AppNeta
4 2 (10.00%) Dynatrace
4 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Infovista
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Nokia