Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Wireshark skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireshark over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 829 801 822
Rank change year-on-year -28 +21 +31
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 332 394 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.47% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 224 307 390
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,975
90th Percentile £68,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24,916 26,743 32,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.24% 16.03% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19,848 21,822 27,226
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Wireshark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in England

Wireshark
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Wireshark in England

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireshark in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireshark in England

Wireshark
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the England region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -23 93 £45,000 -14.29% 7
London -18 83 £62,500 +4.17% 12
South West 0 69 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East of England +14 38 £37,500 -16.67% 7
Midlands +11 35 £42,500 -5.56% 4
North of England +1 31 £40,000 -11.11% 7
North West +26 27 £37,500 -16.67% 7
West Midlands +27 23 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +13 12 £38,750 -35.42% 3
Yorkshire +8 4 £45,000 +18.42%
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT 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 permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 205 (61.75%) Cisco
2 178 (53.61%) Cisco Certification
3 158 (47.59%) CCNP
4 128 (38.55%) Firewall
5 116 (34.94%) WAN
6 107 (32.23%) LAN
6 107 (32.23%) VPN
7 106 (31.93%) Cisco ASA
8 97 (29.22%) Microsoft
9 95 (28.61%) BGP
10 88 (26.51%) Windows
11 84 (25.30%) Wireless
11 84 (25.30%) VMware
12 82 (24.70%) OSPF
13 80 (24.10%) DNS
14 77 (23.19%) SolarWinds
15 76 (22.89%) CCNA
16 70 (21.08%) Juniper
17 68 (20.48%) Cisco Nexus
18 67 (20.18%) Python
18 67 (20.18%) IPsec
19 65 (19.58%) Network Monitoring
20 63 (18.98%) TCP/IP
20 63 (18.98%) Cisco IOS
21 60 (18.07%) Active Directory
22 59 (17.77%) Network Security
23 57 (17.17%) DHCP
24 56 (16.87%) Linux
24 56 (16.87%) NX-OS
25 55 (16.57%) SQL

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 52 (15.66%) IIS
2 39 (11.75%) Apache
3 20 (6.02%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.52%) JBoss
4 15 (4.52%) WebLogic
4 15 (4.52%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.51%) CMS
6 4 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.60%) Confluence
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (7.53%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (9.34%) Office 365
4 18 (5.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (3.31%) SaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.60%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (38.55%) Firewall
2 116 (34.94%) WAN
3 107 (32.23%) LAN
3 107 (32.23%) VPN
4 106 (31.93%) Cisco ASA
5 95 (28.61%) BGP
6 84 (25.30%) Wireless
7 82 (24.70%) OSPF
8 80 (24.10%) DNS
9 68 (20.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 67 (20.18%) IPsec
11 63 (18.98%) Cisco IOS
11 63 (18.98%) TCP/IP
12 59 (17.77%) Network Security
13 57 (17.17%) DHCP
14 56 (16.87%) NX-OS
15 55 (16.57%) MPLS
16 54 (16.27%) EIGRP
16 54 (16.27%) Ethernet
17 43 (12.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.90%) MySQL
3 2 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.60%) Presto
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.30%) Big Data
4 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.30%) Power BI
4 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (14.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 18 (5.42%) Fiddler
2 18 (5.42%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.11%) JIRA
4 4 (1.20%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.20%) LabVIEW
4 4 (1.20%) Selenium
4 4 (1.20%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (1.20%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.20%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.90%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.90%) NeoLoad
5 3 (0.90%) Redmine
5 3 (0.90%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.60%) Burp Suite
6 2 (0.60%) GDB
6 2 (0.60%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.30%) GCC
7 1 (0.30%) sqlmap
General
1 45 (13.55%) Finance
2 31 (9.34%) Telecoms
3 28 (8.43%) Retail
4 21 (6.33%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.61%) Banking
6 7 (2.11%) Billing
7 6 (1.81%) Games
8 5 (1.51%) Electronics
9 4 (1.20%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.90%) Advertising
10 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.90%) Front Office
11 2 (0.60%) Back Office
11 2 (0.60%) Law
11 2 (0.60%) Legal
12 1 (0.30%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.30%) Marketing
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (42.47%) Network Engineer
2 58 (17.47%) Analyst
3 42 (12.65%) Security Engineer
4 40 (12.05%) Network Security Engineer
4 40 (12.05%) Senior Network Engineer
5 36 (10.84%) Architect
6 23 (6.93%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 23 (6.93%) Senior Security Engineer
7 20 (6.02%) SOC Analyst
7 20 (6.02%) Technical Architect
8 19 (5.72%) Security Analyst
8 19 (5.72%) Support Engineer
8 19 (5.72%) Technical Analyst
9 18 (5.42%) Cisco Engineer
10 16 (4.82%) Network Operations Engineer
10 16 (4.82%) Operations Engineer
10 16 (4.82%) Security Architect
11 15 (4.52%) Operations Analyst
11 15 (4.52%) Security Operations Analyst
11 15 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.24%) HTML
2 28 (8.43%) 802.1X
3 26 (7.83%) LDAP
4 25 (7.53%) .NET
5 20 (6.02%) XML
6 19 (5.72%) OAuth
6 19 (5.72%) REST
7 18 (5.42%) OpenID
7 18 (5.42%) SAML
7 18 (5.42%) Servlets
8 16 (4.82%) .NET Framework
8 16 (4.82%) CSS
9 15 (4.52%) Ajax
10 10 (3.01%) XMPP
11 8 (2.41%) Node.js
12 5 (1.51%) STL
13 4 (1.20%) LAMP
14 3 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
14 3 (0.90%) SOAP
14 3 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (12.35%) Data Centre
3 33 (9.94%) Cyberthreat
4 21 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 21 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (6.02%) PKI
6 18 (5.42%) Public Cloud
7 16 (4.82%) Computer Science
7 16 (4.82%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 16 (4.82%) Cyberattack
7 16 (4.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 11 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (3.01%) DataPower
9 10 (3.01%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 8 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.90%) CCTV
12 3 (0.90%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (0.90%) Fintech
13 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 88 (26.51%) Windows
2 56 (16.87%) Linux
3 41 (12.35%) Windows Server
4 27 (8.13%) Unix
5 15 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.31%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.71%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.81%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.51%) CentOS
11 5 (1.51%) Kali Linux
12 4 (1.20%) Solaris
12 4 (1.20%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.60%) Android
14 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.58%) Network Monitoring
2 53 (15.96%) ITIL
3 49 (14.76%) Kalman Filter
4 47 (14.16%) Incident Management
4 47 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (14.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 46 (13.86%) Network Design
6 45 (13.55%) SIEM
7 44 (13.25%) Service Management
8 40 (12.05%) Security Patching
9 38 (11.45%) Cybersecurity
9 38 (11.45%) DevOps
10 35 (10.54%) Capacity Management
11 32 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (9.64%) Mentoring
12 31 (9.34%) Load Balancing
13 29 (8.73%) Computer Security
13 29 (8.73%) Migration
14 25 (7.53%) Change Management
14 25 (7.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 67 (20.18%) Python
2 55 (16.57%) SQL
3 28 (8.43%) Java
4 23 (6.93%) JavaScript
5 20 (6.02%) Shell Script
6 19 (5.72%) Bash Shell
6 19 (5.72%) C#
7 18 (5.42%) PowerShell
8 17 (5.12%) C
9 16 (4.82%) C++
10 14 (4.22%) Perl
11 8 (2.41%) Assembly Language
11 8 (2.41%) VBA
12 5 (1.51%) Ruby
13 4 (1.20%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.20%) PHP
13 4 (1.20%) Tcl
14 2 (0.60%) AWK
14 2 (0.60%) sed
15 1 (0.30%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 178 (53.61%) Cisco Certification
2 158 (47.59%) CCNP
3 76 (22.89%) CCNA
4 41 (12.35%) CISSP
5 38 (11.45%) CCIE
6 36 (10.84%) SC Cleared
6 36 (10.84%) Security Cleared
7 29 (8.73%) DV Cleared
7 29 (8.73%) ISSAP
8 25 (7.53%) Degree
9 23 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (6.63%) CCDP
11 20 (6.02%) Citrix Certification
12 18 (5.42%) CCSE
12 18 (5.42%) JNCIP
13 16 (4.82%) CCA
13 16 (4.82%) CCSP
13 16 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (4.52%) IISP
15 14 (4.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (14.76%) SLA
2 7 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.11%) QA
3 4 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 60 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 52 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.23%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.82%) VMware NSX
4 16 (4.82%) vSphere
5 13 (3.92%) XenApp
6 12 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.01%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.51%) XenServer
10 4 (1.20%) NFS
11 3 (0.90%) Snort
12 1 (0.30%) Docker
12 1 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.30%) Gluster
12 1 (0.30%) HDFS
12 1 (0.30%) iptables
12 1 (0.30%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (11.14%) Nagios
2 35 (10.54%) Cisco Prime
3 33 (9.94%) Cisco LMS
3 33 (9.94%) Opsview
4 27 (8.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 26 (7.83%) SCCM
6 23 (6.93%) SCOM
7 18 (5.42%) RSA Security Analytics
8 15 (4.52%) Cacti
8 15 (4.52%) OPNET
8 15 (4.52%) QRadar
9 12 (3.61%) Puppet
10 10 (3.01%) EdgeSight
11 7 (2.11%) Ansible
11 7 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (1.81%) SolarWinds Orion
12 6 (1.81%) TrustSec
13 4 (1.20%) Nessus
13 4 (1.20%) Nmap
14 3 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 205 (61.75%) Cisco
2 97 (29.22%) Microsoft
3 84 (25.30%) VMware
4 77 (23.19%) SolarWinds
5 70 (21.08%) Juniper
6 51 (15.36%) Riverbed
7 48 (14.46%) CheckPoint
8 43 (12.95%) Splunk
9 33 (9.94%) F5
10 29 (8.73%) Citrix
11 27 (8.13%) Fortinet
12 25 (7.53%) IBM
12 25 (7.53%) Palo Alto
13 20 (6.02%) Forcepoint
14 18 (5.42%) ForgeRock
14 18 (5.42%) Google
14 18 (5.42%) Symantec
15 17 (5.12%) Red Hat
16 16 (4.82%) Clearswift
16 16 (4.82%) LogRhythm