Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK > England
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 822 794 808
Rank change year-on-year -28 +14 +28
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 246 346 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.46% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 178 234 302
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,663 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%

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 20,837 23,679 26,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.81% 15.05% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15,695 18,833 21,623
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 65 £45,000 - 5
London +81 63 £55,000 -4.35% 16
East of England +53 38 £40,000 +5.26% 4
North of England +15 29 £55,000 +46.67% 5
South West -42 28 £46,250 +2.78% 2
Midlands +33 22 £47,500 +15.15% 2
East Midlands +24 16 - - 2
Yorkshire +15 15 £55,000 +15.79% 1
North West +12 14 £31,500 -16.00% 4
West Midlands +8 6 £47,500 +5.56%
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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.

1 144 (58.54%) Cisco
2 114 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
3 101 (41.06%) Firewall
4 97 (39.43%) CCNP
5 87 (35.37%) WAN
6 82 (33.33%) LAN
7 75 (30.49%) Linux
8 67 (27.24%) CCNA
9 63 (25.61%) TCP/IP
10 55 (22.36%) Windows
11 52 (21.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 48 (19.51%) OSPF
13 46 (18.70%) BGP
14 43 (17.48%) VMware
15 42 (17.07%) Juniper
15 42 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (16.26%) CheckPoint
17 38 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
18 37 (15.04%) Wireless
18 37 (15.04%) Palo Alto
19 36 (14.63%) Security Cleared
19 36 (14.63%) Network Security
20 35 (14.23%) tcpdump
21 34 (13.82%) VoIP
21 34 (13.82%) AWS
22 33 (13.41%) ITIL
23 32 (13.01%) DNS
23 32 (13.01%) Wi-Fi
23 32 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
24 31 (12.60%) 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 10 (4.07%) IIS
2 9 (3.66%) Apache
3 4 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.22%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.81%) nginx
6 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.82%) AWS
2 20 (8.13%) Azure
3 14 (5.69%) Office 365
4 6 (2.44%) SaaS
5 3 (1.22%) GitHub
6 1 (0.41%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.41%) GCP
6 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 101 (41.06%) Firewall
2 87 (35.37%) WAN
3 82 (33.33%) LAN
4 63 (25.61%) TCP/IP
5 52 (21.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 48 (19.51%) OSPF
7 46 (18.70%) BGP
8 38 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (15.04%) Wireless
10 36 (14.63%) Network Security
11 35 (14.23%) tcpdump
12 34 (13.82%) VoIP
13 32 (13.01%) DNS
13 32 (13.01%) Wi-Fi
14 28 (11.38%) DHCP
15 24 (9.76%) SAN
16 21 (8.54%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (8.54%) VPN
17 20 (8.13%) NX-OS
18 19 (7.72%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.47%) MySQL
3 10 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.25%) Redis
6 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.41%) DB2
7 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.41%) Power BI
7 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (6.91%) Fiddler
1 17 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.10%) JIRA
3 14 (5.69%) TeamCity
4 13 (5.28%) SoapUI
5 12 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.07%) Maven
6 10 (4.07%) Metasploit
6 10 (4.07%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (2.85%) IDA Disassembler
8 6 (2.44%) GDB
8 6 (2.44%) Selenium
8 6 (2.44%) Subversion
9 5 (2.03%) JMeter
9 5 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.63%) NeoLoad
11 3 (1.22%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.22%) GCC
11 3 (1.22%) Trac
General
1 26 (10.57%) Retail
2 21 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.47%) Finance
4 7 (2.85%) Banking
4 7 (2.85%) Marketing
5 5 (2.03%) Legal
6 4 (1.63%) Electronics
6 4 (1.63%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.22%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.22%) Law
8 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 90 (36.59%) Network Engineer
2 35 (14.23%) Support Engineer
3 26 (10.57%) Security Engineer
4 21 (8.54%) Analyst
5 19 (7.72%) Consultant
6 18 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 18 (7.32%) Juniper Engineer
6 18 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
6 18 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 17 (6.91%) Applications Engineer
7 17 (6.91%) Applications Support Engineer
8 16 (6.50%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (5.69%) Network Support
9 14 (5.69%) Network Support Engineer
10 13 (5.28%) Juniper Support
10 13 (5.28%) Lead Network Engineer
10 13 (5.28%) Network Consultant
11 12 (4.88%) Security Consultant
12 11 (4.47%) Administrator
12 11 (4.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.28%) 802.1X
2 10 (4.07%) Web Services
3 8 (3.25%) .NET
3 8 (3.25%) LAMP
4 4 (1.63%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (1.63%) OLE
4 4 (1.63%) STL
5 3 (1.22%) HTML
5 3 (1.22%) JSON
5 3 (1.22%) SOAP
5 3 (1.22%) XML
6 2 (0.81%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.81%) Java EE
6 2 (0.81%) LDAP
6 2 (0.81%) POSIX
6 2 (0.81%) Qt
6 2 (0.81%) REST
6 2 (0.81%) WebRTC
6 2 (0.81%) Yocto
7 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.32%) Driving Licence
3 14 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (5.28%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.28%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (4.07%) PKI
6 9 (3.66%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (2.85%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.03%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.63%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 4 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.22%) Smart Home
12 2 (0.81%) BYOD
12 2 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.81%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.81%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 75 (30.49%) Linux
2 55 (22.36%) Windows
3 24 (9.76%) Windows Server
4 18 (7.32%) Unix
5 14 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.25%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.85%) Kali Linux
9 6 (2.44%) CentOS
10 5 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.03%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.22%) uClinux
12 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.41%) CatOS
13 1 (0.41%) Debian
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.41%) ITIL
2 32 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (12.20%) DevOps
4 25 (10.16%) Load Balancing
4 25 (10.16%) Network Management
5 24 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (9.76%) Proactive Maintenance
6 22 (8.94%) Capacity Management
7 21 (8.54%) Migration
8 20 (8.13%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (8.13%) Technical Leadership
9 19 (7.72%) Analytics
10 18 (7.32%) Change Management
10 18 (7.32%) Incident Management
11 17 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (6.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 16 (6.50%) IT Strategy
12 16 (6.50%) ITSM
12 16 (6.50%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.76%) Python
2 22 (8.94%) SQL
3 21 (8.54%) PowerShell
4 17 (6.91%) C#
5 16 (6.50%) C++
6 15 (6.10%) C
7 13 (5.28%) Java
7 13 (5.28%) PHP
8 9 (3.66%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.44%) Perl
9 6 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.03%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.63%) Ruby
12 3 (1.22%) Ada
13 2 (0.81%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.81%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.81%) Go
13 2 (0.81%) Lua
13 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 114 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (39.43%) CCNP
3 67 (27.24%) CCNA
4 36 (14.63%) Security Cleared
5 31 (12.60%) SC Cleared
6 29 (11.79%) CCSE
7 20 (8.13%) CCIE
8 17 (6.91%) CCSA
8 17 (6.91%) Check Point Certification
8 17 (6.91%) JNCIA
8 17 (6.91%) JNCIP
9 16 (6.50%) Degree
10 9 (3.66%) CISSP
10 9 (3.66%) DV Cleared
11 7 (2.85%) CCDP
11 7 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (2.85%) GIAC
12 5 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (1.63%) CCIE Collaboration
13 4 (1.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.69%) GDPR
2 13 (5.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.28%) SLA
3 9 (3.66%) QA
4 8 (3.25%) ISO 22301
4 8 (3.25%) ISO 9001
5 5 (2.03%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.63%) NIST
7 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (8.54%) Docker
1 21 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.47%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.25%) iptables
5 7 (2.85%) ProxySG
6 6 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.63%) Snort
8 3 (1.22%) Firmware
8 3 (1.22%) vSphere
9 2 (0.81%) Ceph
10 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.41%) KVM
10 1 (0.41%) Lustre
10 1 (0.41%) NFS
10 1 (0.41%) Samba
10 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (8.13%) Kubernetes
2 19 (7.72%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (5.69%) Puppet
4 11 (4.47%) Nmap
5 10 (4.07%) Docker Swarm
5 10 (4.07%) ZABBIX
6 8 (3.25%) Nessus
7 6 (2.44%) Ansible
8 5 (2.03%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.03%) QRadar
9 4 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.63%) Opsview
10 3 (1.22%) Cisco LMS
10 3 (1.22%) EnCase
10 3 (1.22%) Nagios
10 3 (1.22%) Suricata
11 2 (0.81%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.81%) Icinga
11 2 (0.81%) Iperf
Vendors
1 144 (58.54%) Cisco
2 43 (17.48%) VMware
3 42 (17.07%) Juniper
4 40 (16.26%) CheckPoint
5 37 (15.04%) Palo Alto
6 31 (12.60%) Meraki
6 31 (12.60%) Microsoft
7 30 (12.20%) Aruba
7 30 (12.20%) HP
7 30 (12.20%) SolarWinds
8 29 (11.79%) F5
9 18 (7.32%) Ubiquiti
10 16 (6.50%) Extreme Networks
11 15 (6.10%) Riverbed
12 9 (3.66%) Fortinet
12 9 (3.66%) IBM
12 9 (3.66%) Oracle
12 9 (3.66%) Splunk
13 8 (3.25%) BT
13 8 (3.25%) Red Hat