Period
to 20 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 769 780 826
Rank change year-on-year +11 +46 +16
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 380 398 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 1.50% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 261 321 370
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +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 23,493 26,595 31,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.06% 16.01% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,781 21,698 25,874
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 September 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 September 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
East of England +74 88 £36,000 +7.46% 8
London +15 86 £60,000 - 19
South West +20 76 £45,000 - 7
South East -31 74 £45,000 -18.18% 15
Midlands +25 35 £45,000 -21.74% 3
North of England -16 31 £37,500 -16.67% 8
North West -1 26 £32,500 -27.78% 5
East Midlands +12 22 - - 2
West Midlands +34 13 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +11 5 £46,948 +23.55% 3
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 248 (65.26%) Cisco
2 231 (60.79%) Cisco Certification
3 194 (51.05%) CCNP
3 194 (51.05%) Firewall
4 152 (40.00%) WAN
5 148 (38.95%) LAN
6 132 (34.74%) VMware
7 115 (30.26%) Microsoft
8 110 (28.95%) BGP
9 105 (27.63%) Cisco ASA
10 102 (26.84%) SolarWinds
11 101 (26.58%) CCNA
12 100 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 100 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
13 95 (25.00%) OSPF
14 93 (24.47%) Windows
15 87 (22.89%) VPN
16 85 (22.37%) Network Security
17 84 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
18 83 (21.84%) Cisco IOS
19 80 (21.05%) Retail
20 79 (20.79%) Wireless
21 78 (20.53%) Python
21 78 (20.53%) Kalman Filter
22 73 (19.21%) TCP/IP
22 73 (19.21%) CheckPoint
22 73 (19.21%) VMware Infrastructure
23 72 (18.95%) NX-OS
23 72 (18.95%) Cybersecurity
24 70 (18.42%) SIEM

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 36 (9.47%) IIS
2 28 (7.37%) Apache
3 13 (3.42%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.58%) JBoss
4 6 (1.58%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.58%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.58%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.32%) CMS
6 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.79%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.53%) nginx
8 1 (0.26%) Confluence
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (5.79%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (8.68%) Office 365
4 12 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (2.89%) SaaS
6 3 (0.79%) IaaS
6 3 (0.79%) PaaS
7 2 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.53%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 194 (51.05%) Firewall
2 152 (40.00%) WAN
3 148 (38.95%) LAN
4 110 (28.95%) BGP
5 105 (27.63%) Cisco ASA
6 100 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 95 (25.00%) OSPF
8 87 (22.89%) VPN
9 85 (22.37%) Network Security
10 83 (21.84%) Cisco IOS
11 79 (20.79%) Wireless
12 73 (19.21%) TCP/IP
13 72 (18.95%) NX-OS
14 65 (17.11%) DNS
15 60 (15.79%) EIGRP
16 56 (14.74%) Intrusion Detection
17 55 (14.47%) DHCP
17 55 (14.47%) VoIP
18 53 (13.95%) IPsec
19 52 (13.68%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.11%) MySQL
3 3 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.26%) Big Data
5 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 54 (14.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 19 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.16%) Fiddler
4 4 (1.05%) GDB
4 4 (1.05%) JIRA
4 4 (1.05%) Selenium
4 4 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.79%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.53%) IDA Disassembler
6 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.53%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.26%) AutoIt
7 1 (0.26%) GCC
7 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.26%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.26%) Subversion
7 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.26%) WinRunner
General
1 80 (21.05%) Retail
2 58 (15.26%) Finance
3 36 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.68%) Banking
6 6 (1.58%) Marketing
7 4 (1.05%) Advertising
8 3 (0.79%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.79%) Billing
8 3 (0.79%) Front Office
8 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.79%) Law
9 2 (0.53%) Automotive
9 2 (0.53%) Back Office
9 2 (0.53%) Legal
9 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 170 (44.74%) Network Engineer
2 95 (25.00%) Analyst
3 42 (11.05%) Security Engineer
4 36 (9.47%) Network Security Engineer
5 34 (8.95%) Senior Network Engineer
5 34 (8.95%) SOC Analyst
6 31 (8.16%) Security Analyst
7 28 (7.37%) Support Engineer
8 26 (6.84%) SIEM Analyst
9 25 (6.58%) Cisco Engineer
10 23 (6.05%) Architect
10 23 (6.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 22 (5.79%) Senior Security Engineer
12 19 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 19 (5.00%) SOC Engineer
13 18 (4.74%) Network Analyst
13 18 (4.74%) SIEM Engineer
14 17 (4.47%) Lead Network Engineer
15 16 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
16 15 (3.95%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.58%) LDAP
2 24 (6.32%) 802.1X
3 20 (5.26%) HTML
4 17 (4.47%) .NET
5 15 (3.95%) XMPP
6 14 (3.68%) REST
7 13 (3.42%) OAuth
8 12 (3.16%) OpenID
8 12 (3.16%) SAML
8 12 (3.16%) Servlets
8 12 (3.16%) XML
9 11 (2.89%) Web Services
10 10 (2.63%) LAMP
11 8 (2.11%) Node.js
12 6 (1.58%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.58%) Ajax
12 6 (1.58%) CSS
12 6 (1.58%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (1.32%) ASP.NET
14 3 (0.79%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 84 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (16.05%) Self-Motivation
3 54 (14.21%) Cyberthreat
4 45 (11.84%) Data Centre
5 44 (11.58%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 18 (4.74%) Computer Science
7 16 (4.21%) Management Information System
8 14 (3.68%) Cyber Defence
9 13 (3.42%) PKI
9 13 (3.42%) Security Operations Centre
10 12 (3.16%) Cyberattack
10 12 (3.16%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.63%) DataPower
11 10 (2.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 9 (2.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.58%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (1.32%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 93 (24.47%) Windows
2 68 (17.89%) Linux
3 43 (11.32%) Windows Server
4 26 (6.84%) Unix
5 23 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (3.68%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.89%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.84%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.58%) Android
11 6 (1.58%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.58%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.32%) CentOS
13 4 (1.05%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.53%) Debian
15 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
2 78 (20.53%) Kalman Filter
3 72 (18.95%) Cybersecurity
4 70 (18.42%) SIEM
5 67 (17.63%) Information Security
6 65 (17.11%) Network Monitoring
7 59 (15.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 55 (14.47%) Analytics
9 52 (13.68%) Service Management
9 52 (13.68%) Web Filtering
10 51 (13.42%) Data Loss Prevention
10 51 (13.42%) Event Correlation
10 51 (13.42%) Incident Management
11 46 (12.11%) Security Operations
12 45 (11.84%) Security Patching
13 44 (11.58%) Capacity Management
14 43 (11.32%) Risk Management
15 42 (11.05%) Mentoring
15 42 (11.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 41 (10.79%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 78 (20.53%) Python
2 51 (13.42%) SQL
3 25 (6.58%) Bash Shell
3 25 (6.58%) PowerShell
4 21 (5.53%) Java
5 20 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.74%) C#
7 12 (3.16%) C
7 12 (3.16%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.89%) C++
9 9 (2.37%) PHP
10 8 (2.11%) Assembly Language
11 7 (1.84%) Perl
12 6 (1.58%) VBA
13 5 (1.32%) VBScript
14 4 (1.05%) Ruby
15 2 (0.53%) AWK
15 2 (0.53%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.53%) sed
15 2 (0.53%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 231 (60.79%) Cisco Certification
2 194 (51.05%) CCNP
3 101 (26.58%) CCNA
4 63 (16.58%) CISSP
5 55 (14.47%) CCIE
6 43 (11.32%) Security Cleared
7 42 (11.05%) SC Cleared
7 42 (11.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (10.79%) ISSAP
9 34 (8.95%) CCSP
9 34 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (8.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 32 (8.42%) CSSLP
10 32 (8.42%) GCWN
10 32 (8.42%) ISSEP
10 32 (8.42%) MCSE
10 32 (8.42%) RHCA
10 32 (8.42%) RHCE
10 32 (8.42%) SANS
10 32 (8.42%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (16.32%) SLA
2 14 (3.68%) QA
3 11 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (2.11%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 73 (19.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (15.26%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.53%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.26%) VMware NSX
5 18 (4.74%) vSphere
6 13 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (3.42%) XenApp
7 10 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.84%) XenServer
10 5 (1.32%) Docker
10 5 (1.32%) NFS
11 2 (0.53%) Firmware
11 2 (0.53%) Snort
11 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.26%) Gluster
12 1 (0.26%) iptables
12 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 58 (15.26%) Nagios
2 46 (12.11%) RSA Security Analytics
3 45 (11.84%) Cisco Prime
4 42 (11.05%) Cisco LMS
4 42 (11.05%) Opsview
5 30 (7.89%) Cisco CUCM
6 29 (7.63%) Stealthwatch
7 18 (4.74%) Cacti
8 16 (4.21%) SCCM
9 13 (3.42%) SCOM
10 10 (2.63%) EdgeSight
10 10 (2.63%) Nessus
11 9 (2.37%) QRadar
12 8 (2.11%) Puppet
13 7 (1.84%) SolarWinds Orion
14 6 (1.58%) Ansible
14 6 (1.58%) FortiGate
14 6 (1.58%) OPNET
14 6 (1.58%) TrustSec
15 5 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 248 (65.26%) Cisco
2 132 (34.74%) VMware
3 115 (30.26%) Microsoft
4 102 (26.84%) SolarWinds
5 73 (19.21%) CheckPoint
6 65 (17.11%) Splunk
6 65 (17.11%) Symantec
7 63 (16.58%) Juniper
8 50 (13.16%) Palo Alto
9 42 (11.05%) Red Hat
10 33 (8.68%) Citrix
11 31 (8.16%) F5
12 30 (7.89%) Riverbed
13 26 (6.84%) Fortinet
14 21 (5.53%) IBM
15 13 (3.42%) Qualys
16 12 (3.16%) Clearswift
16 12 (3.16%) Forcepoint
16 12 (3.16%) ForgeRock
16 12 (3.16%) Google