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

Wireshark
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 748 777 815
Rank change year-on-year +29 +38 +14
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 386 406 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 1.54% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 279 336 337
England median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 22,756 26,329 29,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.99% 15.61% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18,056 21,519 24,670
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
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 November 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 November 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 +110 113 £36,000 +2.86% 10
London +3 79 £50,000 -9.09% 16
South East -40 66 £50,000 -4.76% 8
South West +24 62 £45,000 - 6
North of England +8 46 £42,500 -5.56% 4
North West +4 27 £33,750 -28.95% 1
Midlands +34 24 £80,000 +36.17% 2
East Midlands +24 21 - - 1
Yorkshire +28 19 £50,000 +38.89% 3
West Midlands +25 3 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 256 (66.32%) Cisco
2 230 (59.59%) Cisco Certification
3 224 (58.03%) Firewall
4 180 (46.63%) CCNP
4 180 (46.63%) WAN
5 173 (44.82%) LAN
6 124 (32.12%) VMware
7 122 (31.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 121 (31.35%) CheckPoint
9 118 (30.57%) CCNA
10 116 (30.05%) BGP
11 113 (29.27%) SolarWinds
12 106 (27.46%) Problem-Solving
13 102 (26.42%) Python
14 101 (26.17%) OSPF
15 98 (25.39%) Symantec
15 98 (25.39%) Network Security
16 97 (25.13%) Retail
17 95 (24.61%) TCP/IP
18 90 (23.32%) Linux
18 90 (23.32%) Information Security
19 89 (23.06%) Windows
20 88 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
21 85 (22.02%) Cisco IOS
22 84 (21.76%) Cisco ASA
22 84 (21.76%) Cybersecurity
23 83 (21.50%) Kalman Filter
23 83 (21.50%) SIEM
24 79 (20.47%) Self-Motivation
25 77 (19.95%) 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 12 (3.11%) Apache
1 12 (3.11%) IIS
2 5 (1.30%) nginx
3 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.37%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.99%) Office 365
3 21 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.30%) SaaS
6 2 (0.52%) IaaS
6 2 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.52%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.52%) OpenDNS
6 2 (0.52%) PaaS
6 2 (0.52%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 224 (58.03%) Firewall
2 180 (46.63%) WAN
3 173 (44.82%) LAN
4 122 (31.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 116 (30.05%) BGP
6 101 (26.17%) OSPF
7 98 (25.39%) Network Security
8 95 (24.61%) TCP/IP
9 85 (22.02%) Cisco IOS
10 84 (21.76%) Cisco ASA
11 73 (18.91%) NX-OS
12 71 (18.39%) VoIP
13 70 (18.13%) Wireless
14 57 (14.77%) EIGRP
14 57 (14.77%) VPN
15 52 (13.47%) Wi-Fi
16 51 (13.21%) Ethernet
17 48 (12.44%) DHCP
18 44 (11.40%) Intrusion Detection
18 44 (11.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.07%) MySQL
3 5 (1.30%) Big Data
4 3 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (0.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (11.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.33%) GDB
3 9 (2.33%) Metasploit
4 7 (1.81%) Subversion
5 6 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.55%) Valgrind
5 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.30%) Selenium
7 4 (1.04%) IDA Disassembler
8 3 (0.78%) JIRA
9 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.26%) Appium
10 1 (0.26%) AutoIt
10 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.26%) OllyDbg
10 1 (0.26%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.26%) Sikuli
10 1 (0.26%) WinRunner
General
1 97 (25.13%) Retail
2 48 (12.44%) Telecoms
3 47 (12.18%) Finance
4 11 (2.85%) Banking
5 8 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.81%) Marketing
7 4 (1.04%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 165 (42.75%) Network Engineer
2 96 (24.87%) Analyst
3 45 (11.66%) Security Engineer
4 39 (10.10%) Support Engineer
5 34 (8.81%) Security Analyst
6 32 (8.29%) Network Analyst
7 29 (7.51%) Network Security Analyst
8 28 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
9 27 (6.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 27 (6.99%) Network Support
9 27 (6.99%) Network Support Engineer
10 24 (6.22%) SOC Analyst
11 23 (5.96%) SIEM Engineer
12 21 (5.44%) Network Security Engineer
13 19 (4.92%) SOC Engineer
14 18 (4.66%) Senior Network Engineer
14 18 (4.66%) SIEM Analyst
15 15 (3.89%) LAN Engineer
15 15 (3.89%) Lead Network Engineer
15 15 (3.89%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.44%) Web Services
2 17 (4.40%) 802.1X
3 12 (3.11%) LDAP
4 9 (2.33%) XMPP
5 8 (2.07%) LAMP
6 7 (1.81%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (1.81%) XML
7 6 (1.55%) FreeSWITCH
7 6 (1.55%) HTML
8 5 (1.30%) .NET
8 5 (1.30%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (1.30%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.78%) Node.js
9 3 (0.78%) REST
10 2 (0.52%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.52%) iOS SDK
10 2 (0.52%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.26%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 88 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (20.47%) Self-Motivation
3 54 (13.99%) Cyberthreat
4 47 (12.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 45 (11.66%) Data Centre
6 25 (6.48%) Cyber Defence
6 25 (6.48%) Security Operations Centre
7 19 (4.92%) Computer Science
8 16 (4.15%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (1.55%) Fintech
11 6 (1.55%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (1.30%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.30%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.78%) DataPower
13 3 (0.78%) NHS
13 3 (0.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 90 (23.32%) Linux
2 89 (23.06%) Windows
3 31 (8.03%) Windows Server
4 19 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (3.89%) Unix
6 10 (2.59%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.33%) Kali Linux
8 8 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.07%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.81%) Debian
9 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.81%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.55%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.30%) Android
11 5 (1.30%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.30%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (27.46%) Problem-Solving
2 90 (23.32%) Information Security
3 84 (21.76%) Cybersecurity
4 83 (21.50%) Kalman Filter
4 83 (21.50%) SIEM
5 61 (15.80%) Web Filtering
6 60 (15.54%) Analytics
6 60 (15.54%) Data Loss Prevention
6 60 (15.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 59 (15.28%) Network Monitoring
8 57 (14.77%) Network Management
8 57 (14.77%) Security Operations
9 53 (13.73%) Capacity Management
9 53 (13.73%) Incident Management
10 52 (13.47%) Event Correlation
10 52 (13.47%) Service Management
11 51 (13.21%) ITIL
12 48 (12.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 48 (12.44%) Risk Management
12 48 (12.44%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 102 (26.42%) Python
2 42 (10.88%) Bash Shell
3 38 (9.84%) SQL
4 27 (6.99%) PowerShell
5 21 (5.44%) C
5 21 (5.44%) C++
6 15 (3.89%) C#
7 14 (3.63%) Perl
7 14 (3.63%) Tcl
8 12 (3.11%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.33%) PHP
10 8 (2.07%) Java
11 7 (1.81%) VB
12 5 (1.30%) VBScript
13 3 (0.78%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.78%) Ruby
13 3 (0.78%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 230 (59.59%) Cisco Certification
2 180 (46.63%) CCNP
3 118 (30.57%) CCNA
4 69 (17.88%) CISSP
5 48 (12.44%) CCIE
6 45 (11.66%) Security Cleared
7 44 (11.40%) CCSA
7 44 (11.40%) SC Cleared
8 31 (8.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (7.77%) SANS
10 28 (7.25%) GCIH
11 27 (6.99%) GCIA
11 27 (6.99%) ISSAP
12 26 (6.74%) CCSP
12 26 (6.74%) GCFA
13 25 (6.48%) CEH
13 25 (6.48%) CSSLP
13 25 (6.48%) Degree
13 25 (6.48%) GCFE
13 25 (6.48%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (16.84%) SLA
2 19 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.40%) PCI DSS
4 13 (3.37%) QA
5 8 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 65 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (7.77%) VMware NSX
3 29 (7.51%) Active Directory
4 17 (4.40%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.37%) vSphere
6 11 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.59%) XenApp
7 10 (2.59%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.07%) Snort
8 8 (2.07%) VirtualBox
9 7 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.55%) KVM
10 6 (1.55%) XenServer
11 5 (1.30%) Docker
11 5 (1.30%) NFS
12 3 (0.78%) Firmware
12 3 (0.78%) Squid
13 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.26%) Postfix
14 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 68 (17.62%) Nagios
2 57 (14.77%) Stealthwatch
3 47 (12.18%) RSA Security Analytics
4 40 (10.36%) Cisco LMS
4 40 (10.36%) Opsview
5 34 (8.81%) Cisco Prime
6 23 (5.96%) Nessus
7 14 (3.63%) ArcSight ESM
7 14 (3.63%) Cisco CUCM
8 12 (3.11%) Suricata
9 11 (2.85%) Cacti
9 11 (2.85%) QRadar
10 10 (2.59%) EdgeSight
10 10 (2.59%) EnCase
10 10 (2.59%) Nmap
11 8 (2.07%) Netcool
11 8 (2.07%) Nexpose
11 8 (2.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (1.81%) Ansible
12 7 (1.81%) FTK
Vendors
1 256 (66.32%) Cisco
2 124 (32.12%) VMware
3 121 (31.35%) CheckPoint
4 113 (29.27%) SolarWinds
5 98 (25.39%) Symantec
6 77 (19.95%) Microsoft
7 76 (19.69%) Splunk
8 73 (18.91%) Palo Alto
9 61 (15.80%) F5
10 54 (13.99%) Juniper
11 33 (8.55%) Qualys
12 31 (8.03%) Red Hat
13 23 (5.96%) ArcSight
13 23 (5.96%) Citrix
13 23 (5.96%) Fortinet
14 17 (4.40%) Blue Coat
15 16 (4.15%) IBM
15 16 (4.15%) Meraki
16 15 (3.89%) CyberArk
16 15 (3.89%) Riverbed