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

Wireshark
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 790 772 779
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +32
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 380 396 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.50% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 247 310 468
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%

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 24,872 26,475 32,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.97% 16.29% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19,953 21,681 27,398
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 20 April 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 April 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 +48 167 £45,000 - 8
London -48 91 £60,000 +9.09% 20
South West -13 55 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Midlands -19 32 £45,000 +2.86% 8
West Midlands -5 30 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North of England +15 28 £38,750 +3.33% 5
East of England -11 25 £35,000 -22.22% 4
North West +9 22 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Yorkshire +20 6 £33,250 -17.70% 2
South Coast - 3 - -
East Midlands -19 2 £38,750 -22.50% 4
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 221 (58.16%) Cisco
2 147 (38.68%) Cisco Certification
3 130 (34.21%) CCNP
4 122 (32.11%) WAN
5 115 (30.26%) VPN
6 114 (30.00%) DNS
6 114 (30.00%) Linux
7 111 (29.21%) Firewall
8 96 (25.26%) TCP/IP
9 94 (24.74%) BGP
10 89 (23.42%) LAN
11 86 (22.63%) Cisco ASA
12 84 (22.11%) Python
13 81 (21.32%) DHCP
14 80 (21.05%) Telecoms
14 80 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
15 78 (20.53%) Wireless
16 77 (20.26%) Windows
16 77 (20.26%) Microsoft
17 75 (19.74%) MPLS
18 74 (19.47%) OSPF
19 66 (17.37%) VMware
20 63 (16.58%) Ethernet
21 62 (16.32%) ITIL
21 62 (16.32%) CheckPoint
21 62 (16.32%) Juniper
21 62 (16.32%) RTP
22 60 (15.79%) C++
23 59 (15.53%) IIS
24 56 (14.74%) EIGRP

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 59 (15.53%) IIS
2 43 (11.32%) Apache
3 19 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.74%) JBoss
4 18 (4.74%) WebLogic
4 18 (4.74%) WebSphere
4 18 (4.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (2.11%) CMS
6 4 (1.05%) nginx
7 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.79%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.53%) Confluence
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (6.84%) Office 365
4 14 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.58%) SaaS
6 3 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.53%) GitHub
8 1 (0.26%) IaaS
8 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (32.11%) WAN
2 115 (30.26%) VPN
3 114 (30.00%) DNS
4 111 (29.21%) Firewall
5 96 (25.26%) TCP/IP
6 94 (24.74%) BGP
7 89 (23.42%) LAN
8 86 (22.63%) Cisco ASA
9 81 (21.32%) DHCP
10 78 (20.53%) Wireless
11 75 (19.74%) MPLS
12 74 (19.47%) OSPF
13 63 (16.58%) Ethernet
14 62 (16.32%) RTP
15 56 (14.74%) EIGRP
15 56 (14.74%) IPsec
16 53 (13.95%) Network Security
17 52 (13.68%) tcpdump
18 48 (12.63%) LTE
18 48 (12.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.58%) MySQL
3 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.53%) Presto
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.26%) Big Data
4 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (8.95%) GDB
1 34 (8.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 33 (8.68%) GCC
2 33 (8.68%) Subversion
2 33 (8.68%) Trac
3 14 (3.68%) Fiddler
4 12 (3.16%) JIRA
4 12 (3.16%) WinDbg
5 9 (2.37%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.58%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.32%) Burp Suite
7 5 (1.32%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.32%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.32%) LabVIEW
7 5 (1.32%) NeoLoad
7 5 (1.32%) Redmine
7 5 (1.32%) Selenium
7 5 (1.32%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 35 (9.21%) Finance
3 16 (4.21%) Games
4 11 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.58%) Banking
5 6 (1.58%) Billing
5 6 (1.58%) Retail
6 5 (1.32%) Electronics
6 5 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.05%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.79%) Back Office
8 3 (0.79%) Legal
8 3 (0.79%) Military
9 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.53%) Front Office
9 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 144 (37.89%) Network Engineer
2 58 (15.26%) Analyst
3 42 (11.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 38 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 37 (9.74%) Architect
6 35 (9.21%) C++ Software Engineer
6 35 (9.21%) Telecoms Engineer
7 25 (6.58%) Core Network Engineer
7 25 (6.58%) Security Engineer
7 25 (6.58%) Telecoms Software Engineer
8 24 (6.32%) Network Security Engineer
9 23 (6.05%) Support Engineer
10 22 (5.79%) Technical Analyst
11 21 (5.53%) Security Architect
12 20 (5.26%) Security Solutions Architect
12 20 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (5.00%) Security Analyst
14 17 (4.47%) SOC Analyst
15 16 (4.21%) Cisco Engineer
15 16 (4.21%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.00%) STL
2 34 (8.95%) HTML
3 33 (8.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 29 (7.63%) .NET
5 28 (7.37%) 802.1X
6 24 (6.32%) LDAP
7 21 (5.53%) .NET Framework
8 19 (5.00%) CSS
9 18 (4.74%) Ajax
10 17 (4.47%) XML
11 15 (3.95%) OAuth
11 15 (3.95%) OpenID
12 14 (3.68%) REST
12 14 (3.68%) SAML
12 14 (3.68%) Servlets
13 5 (1.32%) Gherkin
13 5 (1.32%) SOAP
13 5 (1.32%) WebRTC
13 5 (1.32%) XMPP
14 4 (1.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (13.68%) Data Centre
3 38 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
4 32 (8.42%) Management Information System
5 27 (7.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 19 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 19 (5.00%) PKI
6 19 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (4.47%) Public Cloud
8 13 (3.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 11 (2.89%) Cyberattack
9 11 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.32%) DataPower
11 5 (1.32%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.32%) Fintech
11 5 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 4 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.05%) STB
Operating Systems
1 114 (30.00%) Linux
2 77 (20.26%) Windows
3 34 (8.95%) Windows Server
4 27 (7.11%) CentOS
5 20 (5.26%) Unix
6 10 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.37%) Windows 10
7 9 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.84%) Solaris
8 7 (1.84%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.32%) VxWorks
9 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.05%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.05%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.79%) Kali Linux
11 3 (0.79%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.26%) Android
13 1 (0.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
2 62 (16.32%) ITIL
3 52 (13.68%) SIEM
4 48 (12.63%) Software Engineering
5 47 (12.37%) Root Cause Analysis
6 44 (11.58%) Incident Management
7 42 (11.05%) Network Design
7 42 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (9.74%) OO
9 34 (8.95%) Open Source
10 33 (8.68%) Cross-Platform Development
10 33 (8.68%) Load Balancing
10 33 (8.68%) Multithreading
10 33 (8.68%) Service Management
11 32 (8.42%) Cybersecurity
11 32 (8.42%) Mentoring
12 30 (7.89%) Security Patching
13 28 (7.37%) DevOps
13 28 (7.37%) Presales
14 27 (7.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 84 (22.11%) Python
2 60 (15.79%) C++
3 53 (13.95%) SQL
4 47 (12.37%) Bash Shell
5 39 (10.26%) Java
6 32 (8.42%) Perl
7 28 (7.37%) PowerShell
8 23 (6.05%) C#
9 21 (5.53%) JavaScript
10 20 (5.26%) Lua
11 18 (4.74%) C
12 17 (4.47%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.63%) Ruby
13 10 (2.63%) VBScript
14 7 (1.84%) PHP
14 7 (1.84%) VBA
15 5 (1.32%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.32%) Tcl
16 2 (0.53%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 147 (38.68%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (34.21%) CCNP
3 56 (14.74%) CCNA
4 43 (11.32%) Security Cleared
5 40 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 38 (10.00%) CISSP
7 35 (9.21%) DV Cleared
8 33 (8.68%) CCDP
9 30 (7.89%) CCIE
10 29 (7.63%) ISSAP
11 27 (7.11%) Degree
12 24 (6.32%) CCSE
12 24 (6.32%) JNCIP
13 20 (5.26%) IISP
14 12 (3.16%) CCA
14 12 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (2.63%) CCSP
15 10 (2.63%) GIAC
15 10 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.32%) SLA
2 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) NIST 800
System Software
1 52 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 36 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.26%) Kamailio
5 15 (3.95%) Snort
6 12 (3.16%) XenApp
7 11 (2.89%) VMware NSX
8 10 (2.63%) vSphere
9 9 (2.37%) XenDesktop
10 8 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.11%) XenServer
11 5 (1.32%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.79%) Firmware
13 2 (0.53%) Docker
13 2 (0.53%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.26%) DRBD
14 1 (0.26%) HDFS
14 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (8.95%) Nagios
2 30 (7.89%) SCCM
3 29 (7.63%) SCOM
4 25 (6.58%) Cisco LMS
4 25 (6.58%) Opsview
5 21 (5.53%) QRadar
6 18 (4.74%) Cisco CUCM
6 18 (4.74%) OPNET
7 16 (4.21%) Cisco Prime
8 13 (3.42%) Ansible
9 12 (3.16%) Puppet
10 11 (2.89%) RSA Security Analytics
11 9 (2.37%) Cacti
11 9 (2.37%) EdgeSight
12 6 (1.58%) CASB
12 6 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (1.32%) OpenVAS
13 5 (1.32%) Suricata
14 3 (0.79%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 221 (58.16%) Cisco
2 77 (20.26%) Microsoft
3 66 (17.37%) VMware
4 62 (16.32%) CheckPoint
4 62 (16.32%) Juniper
5 56 (14.74%) SolarWinds
6 45 (11.84%) Splunk
7 44 (11.58%) Riverbed
8 40 (10.53%) F5
9 32 (8.42%) Fortinet
10 29 (7.63%) Palo Alto
11 26 (6.84%) HP
12 25 (6.58%) IBM
13 23 (6.05%) Forcepoint
14 21 (5.53%) Citrix
15 20 (5.26%) LogRhythm
15 20 (5.26%) Tufin
16 18 (4.74%) Dynatrace
16 18 (4.74%) Meraki
17 14 (3.68%) ForgeRock