Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 760 790 806
Rank change year-on-year +30 +16 +49
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 403 412 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.36% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 333 340 495
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.23%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.50% +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 26278 30329 34647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.73% 17.03% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21395 25016 28798
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
London +14 130 £55,000 +4.76% 5
South East +40 124 £52,500 +5.00% 6
North of England +38 55 £45,000 +52.54% 2
South West +49 43 £45,000 -14.29% 2
North West +19 35 £47,500 +61.02% 1
East of England -1 30 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Midlands -2 24 £58,750 +46.88%
Yorkshire +41 20 £36,000 +84.62% 1
East Midlands +8 12 £67,500 +58.82%
West Midlands +5 12 £55,000 +52.78%
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Wireshark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 257 (63.77%) Cisco
2 201 (49.88%) Firewall
3 173 (42.93%) WAN
4 159 (39.45%) Cisco Certification
5 151 (37.47%) CCNP
5 151 (37.47%) BGP
6 142 (35.24%) Linux
7 134 (33.25%) tcpdump
8 128 (31.76%) VPN
9 116 (28.78%) OSPF
10 114 (28.29%) LAN
11 106 (26.30%) TCP/IP
12 103 (25.56%) DNS
13 102 (25.31%) MPLS
14 93 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
15 87 (21.59%) Network Monitoring
16 86 (21.34%) Cisco Nexus
17 82 (20.35%) F5
17 82 (20.35%) Juniper
17 82 (20.35%) Python
18 80 (19.85%) Telecoms
19 79 (19.60%) Windows
19 79 (19.60%) CheckPoint
20 75 (18.61%) IPsec
21 74 (18.36%) DHCP
22 73 (18.11%) EIGRP
22 73 (18.11%) VMware
23 71 (17.62%) Security Cleared
24 70 (17.37%) Palo Alto
25 68 (16.87%) Microsoft

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 21 (5.21%) Apache
2 17 (4.22%) CMS
3 13 (3.23%) SAS
4 10 (2.48%) IIS
4 10 (2.48%) nginx
5 9 (2.23%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.74%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.50%) Confluence
9 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (5.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (3.23%) SaaS
5 10 (2.48%) Office 365
6 5 (1.24%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.25%) IaaS
9 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (49.88%) Firewall
2 173 (42.93%) WAN
3 151 (37.47%) BGP
4 134 (33.25%) tcpdump
5 128 (31.76%) VPN
6 116 (28.78%) OSPF
7 114 (28.29%) LAN
8 106 (26.30%) TCP/IP
9 103 (25.56%) DNS
10 102 (25.31%) MPLS
11 93 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
12 86 (21.34%) Cisco Nexus
13 75 (18.61%) IPsec
14 74 (18.36%) DHCP
15 73 (18.11%) EIGRP
16 62 (15.38%) VoIP
17 61 (15.14%) Network Security
18 59 (14.64%) SSL
19 55 (13.65%) HTTP
20 52 (12.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.23%) NoSQL
2 7 (1.74%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.49%) MySQL
4 5 (1.24%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.74%) Big Data
5 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.74%) InfluxDB
5 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.25%) Looker
7 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) Redis
7 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (6.70%) Subversion
2 25 (6.20%) GDB
2 25 (6.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 24 (5.96%) GCC
3 24 (5.96%) Trac
4 18 (4.47%) Burp Suite
5 16 (3.97%) WinDbg
6 11 (2.73%) IDA Disassembler
6 11 (2.73%) OllyDbg
7 10 (2.48%) Metasploit
8 9 (2.23%) JIRA
9 6 (1.49%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.24%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.74%) Maven
12 2 (0.50%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.50%) Selenium
12 2 (0.50%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (19.85%) Telecoms
2 57 (14.14%) Finance
3 20 (4.96%) Military
4 19 (4.71%) Banking
5 18 (4.47%) Investment Banking
6 17 (4.22%) Back Office
7 7 (1.74%) Games
8 6 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.49%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.99%) Retail
11 3 (0.74%) Legal
11 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.50%) Publishing
13 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 196 (48.64%) Network Engineer
2 57 (14.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 51 (12.66%) Analyst
4 46 (11.41%) Support Engineer
5 39 (9.68%) Network Support
5 39 (9.68%) Network Support Engineer
6 34 (8.44%) Telecoms Engineer
7 32 (7.94%) Cisco Engineer
7 32 (7.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 28 (6.95%) Software Engineer
9 26 (6.45%) Security Analyst
9 26 (6.45%) Security Engineer
10 24 (5.96%) Administrator
10 24 (5.96%) C++ Software Engineer
10 24 (5.96%) Network Security Engineer
11 20 (4.96%) Telecoms Software Engineer
12 19 (4.71%) Core Network Engineer
12 19 (4.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 19 (4.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 17 (4.22%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.20%) 802.1X
2 24 (5.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 24 (5.96%) STL
3 17 (4.22%) POSIX
4 16 (3.97%) .NET
5 11 (2.73%) Regular Expression
5 11 (2.73%) XMPP
6 7 (1.74%) XML
7 4 (0.99%) D-Bus
8 3 (0.74%) FreeSWITCH
8 3 (0.74%) HTML
8 3 (0.74%) LAMP
8 3 (0.74%) Qt
8 3 (0.74%) React Native
8 3 (0.74%) REST
8 3 (0.74%) Sensu
8 3 (0.74%) Web Services
9 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.50%) CSS
9 2 (0.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.66%) Data Centre
2 41 (10.17%) Management Information System
3 39 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (3.97%) Virtual Team
7 14 (3.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 12 (2.98%) Driving Licence
9 11 (2.73%) Blog
9 11 (2.73%) DataPower
9 11 (2.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 8 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.74%) Equities
11 7 (1.74%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.74%) iPad
11 7 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.49%) PKI
13 5 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (1.24%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 142 (35.24%) Linux
2 79 (19.60%) Windows
3 40 (9.93%) Unix
4 29 (7.20%) CentOS
5 21 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.47%) Solaris
9 7 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.74%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.49%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.24%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.74%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.74%) VMS
13 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.50%) Fedora
14 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (21.59%) Network Monitoring
2 59 (14.64%) Open Source
3 56 (13.90%) Incident Management
4 51 (12.66%) Load Balancing
5 49 (12.16%) Information Security
5 49 (12.16%) ITIL
5 49 (12.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 43 (10.67%) Change Management
6 43 (10.67%) SIEM
7 40 (9.93%) Service Management
8 38 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 36 (8.93%) Capacity Management
10 34 (8.44%) Network Management
11 25 (6.20%) ITSM
12 24 (5.96%) Cross-Platform Development
12 24 (5.96%) Multithreading
12 24 (5.96%) OO
12 24 (5.96%) Security Patching
13 23 (5.71%) Malware Analysis
13 23 (5.71%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 82 (20.35%) Python
2 57 (14.14%) C++
3 49 (12.16%) Perl
4 42 (10.42%) Bash Shell
5 33 (8.19%) SQL
6 30 (7.44%) Java
6 30 (7.44%) Ruby
7 27 (6.70%) PowerShell
8 26 (6.45%) C
9 21 (5.21%) JavaScript
9 21 (5.21%) Lua
10 14 (3.47%) PHP
11 10 (2.48%) C#
12 9 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.49%) VBScript
14 4 (0.99%) Tcl
15 3 (0.74%) Erlang
15 3 (0.74%) Go
16 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 159 (39.45%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (37.47%) CCNP
3 71 (17.62%) Security Cleared
4 66 (16.38%) Degree
5 59 (14.64%) SC Cleared
6 49 (12.16%) CCIE
7 33 (8.19%) DV Cleared
8 27 (6.70%) CCNA
9 26 (6.45%) CCSE
10 22 (5.46%) JNCIP
11 19 (4.71%) CCSA
12 16 (3.97%) CCDP
13 15 (3.72%) CISSP
13 15 (3.72%) GIAC
14 11 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (2.48%) CCA
15 10 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (2.48%) GCIH
16 9 (2.23%) CCSP
17 8 (1.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (13.90%) SLA
2 6 (1.49%) PMO
3 4 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.99%) SAS 70
4 3 (0.74%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.46%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.21%) Kamailio
4 18 (4.47%) Snort
5 13 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (3.23%) VMware NSX
6 12 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (2.48%) Hyper-V
8 9 (2.23%) Docker
8 9 (2.23%) Firmware
9 8 (1.99%) vSphere
10 5 (1.24%) ProxySG
10 5 (1.24%) XenApp
11 3 (0.74%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.50%) iptables
13 1 (0.25%) KVM
13 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 60 (14.89%) Nagios
2 37 (9.18%) Cacti
3 24 (5.96%) Cisco LMS
3 24 (5.96%) Opsview
4 14 (3.47%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (3.47%) Nessus
5 13 (3.23%) Ansible
5 13 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (3.23%) FortiGate
6 12 (2.98%) SolarWinds Orion
6 12 (2.98%) vCenter Server
7 10 (2.48%) Puppet
8 9 (2.23%) HAProxy
8 9 (2.23%) OpenView
8 9 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (2.23%) QRadar
9 8 (1.99%) Nmap
9 8 (1.99%) SCOM
10 7 (1.74%) RSA enVision
11 5 (1.24%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 257 (63.77%) Cisco
2 82 (20.35%) F5
2 82 (20.35%) Juniper
3 79 (19.60%) CheckPoint
4 73 (18.11%) VMware
5 70 (17.37%) Palo Alto
6 68 (16.87%) Microsoft
7 48 (11.91%) Citrix
8 38 (9.43%) Riverbed
8 38 (9.43%) SolarWinds
9 33 (8.19%) HP
10 31 (7.69%) Aruba
11 23 (5.71%) Meraki
12 21 (5.21%) Xerox
13 17 (4.22%) NetScout
14 15 (3.72%) Extreme Networks
14 15 (3.72%) Ubiquiti
15 13 (3.23%) Forcepoint
16 12 (2.98%) Red Hat
17 11 (2.73%) Salesforce.com