Period
to 19 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 795 573 802
Rank change year-on-year -222 +229 -21
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 200 98 255
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 1.43% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 134 83 184
10th Percentile £37,875 £32,950 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,125 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +5.77% +15.56%
75th Percentile £64,063 £90,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £100,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +5.77% +15.56%

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 14,442 6,832 19,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.09% 15.35% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9,983 5,621 15,561
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,000 £46,809
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +11.09% -1.45%
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Wireshark as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in England

Wireshark
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wireshark in England.

Salary trend for Wireshark in England

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireshark in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -235 56 £60,000 -4.00% 8
North of England -81 55 £55,000 +2.80% 6
South East -132 45 £52,500 +31.25% 8
South West -60 37 £48,000 +81.13% 4
Yorkshire -77 33 £66,250 +76.67% 2
North West -90 22 £55,000 - 4
Midlands -120 7 £50,000 -10.31% 2
West Midlands -121 7 £50,000 -10.31% 2
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 97 (48.50%) Firewall
2 67 (33.50%) TCP/IP
3 65 (32.50%) Python
4 54 (27.00%) Linux
5 53 (26.50%) Computer Science
6 52 (26.00%) C
7 51 (25.50%) C++
8 49 (24.50%) Cisco
9 45 (22.50%) Telecoms
10 43 (21.50%) Security Cleared
10 43 (21.50%) Social Skills
11 42 (21.00%) Azure
12 41 (20.50%) Wireless
13 38 (19.00%) AWS
13 38 (19.00%) Test Automation
14 37 (18.50%) Network Security
14 37 (18.50%) Degree
14 37 (18.50%) Wi-Fi
15 35 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (16.50%) Integration Testing
17 32 (16.00%) HTTP
17 32 (16.00%) High Availability
18 31 (15.50%) Windows
18 31 (15.50%) Broadband
18 31 (15.50%) HTTPS
19 30 (15.00%) Threat Detection
20 29 (14.50%) Cisco Certification
20 29 (14.50%) Software Testing
20 29 (14.50%) Data Analysis
21 28 (14.00%) Ethernet

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 8 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.00%) Azure
2 38 (19.00%) AWS
3 19 (9.50%) Microsoft 365
4 18 (9.00%) GCP
5 10 (5.00%) SaaS
6 9 (4.50%) Azure Sentinel
7 8 (4.00%) PaaS
8 6 (3.00%) OpenShift
9 5 (2.50%) OpenDNS
10 2 (1.00%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.50%) AWS Step Functions
11 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 97 (48.50%) Firewall
2 67 (33.50%) TCP/IP
3 41 (20.50%) Wireless
4 37 (18.50%) Network Security
4 37 (18.50%) Wi-Fi
5 32 (16.00%) HTTP
6 31 (15.50%) Broadband
6 31 (15.50%) HTTPS
7 28 (14.00%) Ethernet
8 27 (13.50%) 802.11
8 27 (13.50%) MQTT
8 27 (13.50%) STUN
9 26 (13.00%) SMS
10 25 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 24 (12.00%) VPN
12 19 (9.50%) Internet
13 16 (8.00%) DNS
14 13 (6.50%) DHCP
14 13 (6.50%) tcpdump
14 13 (6.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) DB2
2 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.50%) MySQL
3 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (9.50%) JIRA
2 12 (6.00%) Fiddler
3 8 (4.00%) IDA Disassembler
4 7 (3.50%) Xcode
5 6 (3.00%) Android Studio
5 6 (3.00%) WinDbg
6 5 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.50%) Metasploit
6 5 (2.50%) Selenium
6 5 (2.50%) TestRail
7 4 (2.00%) Charles Proxy
7 4 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.50%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.50%) Postman
9 2 (1.00%) Gatling
9 2 (1.00%) JMeter
9 2 (1.00%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 45 (22.50%) Telecoms
2 43 (21.50%) Social Skills
3 22 (11.00%) Finance
4 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.50%) Banking
6 7 (3.50%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (3.00%) Legal
8 5 (2.50%) Electronics
8 5 (2.50%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.50%) Marketing
8 5 (2.50%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.00%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (2.00%) Retail
10 1 (0.50%) French Language
10 1 (0.50%) Games
10 1 (0.50%) German Language
10 1 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.50%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 39 (19.50%) Security Engineer
2 35 (17.50%) Network Engineer
3 28 (14.00%) Automation Engineer
3 28 (14.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 27 (13.50%) Systems Engineer
5 26 (13.00%) Analyst
5 26 (13.00%) SOC Engineer
5 26 (13.00%) Validation Engineer
6 16 (8.00%) Incident Analyst
7 14 (7.00%) Security Analyst
8 13 (6.50%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (6.00%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.50%) Consultant
10 11 (5.50%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (5.00%) Telephony Engineer
12 9 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.50%) Senior Security Analyst
13 8 (4.00%) Applications Support
13 8 (4.00%) IT Engineer
13 8 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.00%) 802.1X
2 27 (13.50%) XMPP
3 12 (6.00%) Web Services
4 10 (5.00%) HTML
5 6 (3.00%) .NET
5 6 (3.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.00%) iOS SDK
5 6 (3.00%) JSON
5 6 (3.00%) XML
6 5 (2.50%) Node.js
7 4 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.00%) Chai
7 4 (2.00%) CSS
7 4 (2.00%) CSS3
7 4 (2.00%) HTML5
7 4 (2.00%) jQuery
7 4 (2.00%) RESTful
7 4 (2.00%) WebdriverIO
8 3 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (1.50%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.00%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (8.50%) Management Information System
3 16 (8.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 16 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 8 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (4.00%) Wiki
6 7 (3.50%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.50%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.50%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.00%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.00%) PlayStation
8 4 (2.00%) Social Media
8 4 (2.00%) User Experience
8 4 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.50%) Cyberattack
9 3 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.00%) NHS
10 2 (1.00%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 54 (27.00%) Linux
2 31 (15.50%) Windows
3 16 (8.00%) Android
3 16 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 13 (6.50%) Unix
5 7 (3.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.50%) Check Point GAiA
6 5 (2.50%) Kali Linux
7 4 (2.00%) Tizen
7 4 (2.00%) webOS
8 3 (1.50%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.50%) Computer Science
2 38 (19.00%) Test Automation
3 35 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (16.50%) Integration Testing
5 32 (16.00%) High Availability
6 30 (15.00%) Threat Detection
7 29 (14.50%) Data Analysis
7 29 (14.50%) Software Testing
8 27 (13.50%) Kalman Filter
8 27 (13.50%) Performance Measurement
8 27 (13.50%) Validation
9 25 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (12.50%) Information Security
9 25 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
11 22 (11.00%) Threat Intelligence
12 21 (10.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 20 (10.00%) Change Management
14 19 (9.50%) ITIL
14 19 (9.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 65 (32.50%) Python
2 52 (26.00%) C
3 51 (25.50%) C++
4 23 (11.50%) SQL
5 21 (10.50%) C#
6 16 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 12 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.00%) Java
9 9 (4.50%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.50%) Perl
10 7 (3.50%) VB
11 6 (3.00%) Apple Swift
11 6 (3.00%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.00%) XPath
14 1 (0.50%) Java 11
14 1 (0.50%) PHP
14 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (21.50%) Security Cleared
2 37 (18.50%) Degree
3 29 (14.50%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (13.50%) DV Cleared
5 19 (9.50%) CCNP
6 17 (8.50%) CCNA
7 15 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (7.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.00%) OCP
8 6 (3.00%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (2.00%) CCIE
9 4 (2.00%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.50%) GIAC
11 1 (0.50%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.50%) CWAP
11 1 (0.50%) CWNA
11 1 (0.50%) LPIC
11 1 (0.50%) MCP
11 1 (0.50%) MCSE
11 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) GDPR
2 6 (3.00%) NIST
3 4 (2.00%) QA
4 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.50%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.00%) Snort
4 9 (4.50%) VirtualBox
5 8 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (2.50%) Docker
7 5 (2.50%) Squid
8 4 (2.00%) XenApp
9 2 (1.00%) KVM
10 1 (0.50%) Firmware
10 1 (0.50%) iptables
10 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (13.50%) Graylog
1 27 (13.50%) Kibana
2 19 (9.50%) Ansible
3 17 (8.50%) Nmap
4 11 (5.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (4.00%) Nessus
6 6 (3.00%) CloudForms
6 6 (3.00%) OpenNMS
7 5 (2.50%) FortiGate
7 5 (2.50%) Nexpose
7 5 (2.50%) Suricata
8 4 (2.00%) Terraform
9 2 (1.00%) Grafana
9 2 (1.00%) Nagios
9 2 (1.00%) nmon
9 2 (1.00%) QRadar
10 1 (0.50%) BMC Marimba
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.50%) John the Ripper
10 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (24.50%) Cisco
2 27 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.50%) TippingPoint
3 26 (13.00%) VMware
4 20 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 16 (8.00%) Google
6 14 (7.00%) CheckPoint
6 14 (7.00%) Oracle
6 14 (7.00%) Splunk
7 13 (6.50%) F5
8 10 (5.00%) Avaya
8 10 (5.00%) Meraki
9 9 (4.50%) Zscaler
10 8 (4.00%) Citrix
10 8 (4.00%) SolarWinds
11 7 (3.50%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.00%) Blue Coat
12 6 (3.00%) NetMotion Wireless
12 6 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (3.00%) Symantec