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

Wireshark
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 698 781 770
Rank change year-on-year +83 -11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 399 392 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 1.57% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 290 293 341
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £31,703 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 21,506 24,951 27,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.24% 15.26% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16,922 20,401 22,817
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £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 23 January 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 January 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
East of England +142 131 £36,000 +2.86% 10
London +23 85 £46,250 -22.92% 9
South East -71 66 £50,000 +2.04% 12
South West +14 45 £43,750 +2.94% 4
North of England +39 44 £48,474 +7.72% 10
Midlands +43 29 £80,000 +39.13% 4
Yorkshire +47 26 £50,000 +35.14% 7
East Midlands +36 26 £30,000 -52.00% 3
North West +16 18 £35,000 -24.32% 3
West Midlands +31 3 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 272 (68.17%) Cisco
2 253 (63.41%) Firewall
3 240 (60.15%) Cisco Certification
4 191 (47.87%) WAN
5 190 (47.62%) CCNP
6 178 (44.61%) LAN
7 152 (38.10%) CheckPoint
8 133 (33.33%) SolarWinds
9 130 (32.58%) CCNA
10 120 (30.08%) Problem-Solving
11 119 (29.82%) TCP/IP
11 119 (29.82%) Symantec
12 118 (29.57%) Cisco Nexus
13 114 (28.57%) OSPF
14 113 (28.32%) VMware
14 113 (28.32%) Network Security
15 108 (27.07%) Information Security
16 106 (26.57%) Retail
16 106 (26.57%) Python
17 101 (25.31%) BGP
18 100 (25.06%) Linux
19 98 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
20 96 (24.06%) Self-Motivation
21 94 (23.56%) Kalman Filter
22 91 (22.81%) Palo Alto
23 85 (21.30%) Cybersecurity
24 84 (21.05%) SIEM
25 83 (20.80%) Cisco ASA
26 81 (20.30%) Windows
27 80 (20.05%) Splunk

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 (3.01%) Apache
2 11 (2.76%) IIS
3 5 (1.25%) nginx
4 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.50%) CMS
5 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.51%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.51%) Office 365
3 13 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.50%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.50%) OpenDNS
5 2 (0.50%) SaaS
5 2 (0.50%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 253 (63.41%) Firewall
2 191 (47.87%) WAN
3 178 (44.61%) LAN
4 119 (29.82%) TCP/IP
5 118 (29.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 114 (28.57%) OSPF
7 113 (28.32%) Network Security
8 101 (25.31%) BGP
9 83 (20.80%) Cisco ASA
10 70 (17.54%) VoIP
11 69 (17.29%) Cisco IOS
12 66 (16.54%) Wi-Fi
13 60 (15.04%) Wireless
14 59 (14.79%) NX-OS
15 57 (14.29%) Ethernet
16 46 (11.53%) MPLS
17 43 (10.78%) DHCP
18 42 (10.53%) SAN
19 41 (10.28%) VLAN
19 41 (10.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.26%) MySQL
2 8 (2.01%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.25%) Big Data
4 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.75%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.75%) Redis
4 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (7.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 19 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.01%) Selenium
4 11 (2.76%) Metasploit
5 10 (2.51%) GDB
6 8 (2.01%) Subversion
7 6 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.50%) Valgrind
7 6 (1.50%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.00%) IDA Disassembler
9 3 (0.75%) JIRA
9 3 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.25%) Ant
11 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.25%) GCC
11 1 (0.25%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (0.25%) Trac
11 1 (0.25%) WinRunner
General
1 106 (26.57%) Retail
2 48 (12.03%) Telecoms
3 43 (10.78%) Finance
4 11 (2.76%) Banking
5 7 (1.75%) Marketing
6 6 (1.50%) Law
7 5 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.50%) Advertising
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 172 (43.11%) Network Engineer
2 96 (24.06%) Analyst
3 53 (13.28%) Security Engineer
4 50 (12.53%) Support Engineer
5 47 (11.78%) Security Analyst
6 46 (11.53%) Network Analyst
7 44 (11.03%) Network Security Analyst
8 40 (10.03%) Network Support
9 39 (9.77%) Network Support Engineer
10 36 (9.02%) Cisco Engineer
11 35 (8.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 29 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
13 23 (5.76%) SIEM Engineer
14 19 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
14 19 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
15 17 (4.26%) SOC Engineer
16 16 (4.01%) SIEM Analyst
16 16 (4.01%) SOC Analyst
17 14 (3.51%) Senior Security Engineer
18 12 (3.01%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.52%) Web Services
2 12 (3.01%) 802.1X
3 9 (2.26%) Regular Expression
4 8 (2.01%) LAMP
5 7 (1.75%) LDAP
5 7 (1.75%) XMPP
6 6 (1.50%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (1.50%) FreeSWITCH
6 6 (1.50%) XML
7 5 (1.25%) .NET
7 5 (1.25%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (1.25%) HTML
8 4 (1.00%) JSON
9 3 (0.75%) YAML
10 2 (0.50%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.50%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (0.50%) REST
11 1 (0.25%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 98 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (24.06%) Self-Motivation
3 54 (13.53%) Cyberthreat
4 48 (12.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 42 (10.53%) Data Centre
6 23 (5.76%) Cyber Defence
7 22 (5.51%) Security Operations Centre
8 17 (4.26%) Management Information System
9 15 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (2.76%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (2.26%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (1.25%) Hedge funds
14 4 (1.00%) Fintech
15 3 (0.75%) IVR
15 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.75%) NHS
16 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 100 (25.06%) Linux
2 81 (20.30%) Windows
3 26 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.76%) Kali Linux
6 11 (2.76%) Unix
7 10 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.01%) Debian
9 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.25%) CentOS
10 5 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.25%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.00%) Android
11 4 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.00%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (30.08%) Problem-Solving
2 108 (27.07%) Information Security
3 94 (23.56%) Kalman Filter
4 85 (21.30%) Cybersecurity
5 84 (21.05%) SIEM
6 80 (20.05%) Network Management
7 75 (18.80%) Web Filtering
8 67 (16.79%) Analytics
9 59 (14.79%) Security Operations
10 58 (14.54%) Data Loss Prevention
11 55 (13.78%) ITIL
12 50 (12.53%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 50 (12.53%) Threat Intelligence
13 49 (12.28%) Network Monitoring
14 48 (12.03%) Cyber Intelligence
14 48 (12.03%) Event Correlation
14 48 (12.03%) Risk Management
15 45 (11.28%) Root Cause Analysis
15 45 (11.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 43 (10.78%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (26.57%) Python
2 54 (13.53%) Bash Shell
3 39 (9.77%) SQL
4 25 (6.27%) C++
5 24 (6.02%) C
6 23 (5.76%) PowerShell
7 19 (4.76%) Tcl
8 17 (4.26%) Perl
9 13 (3.26%) C#
9 13 (3.26%) Java
10 10 (2.51%) PHP
11 9 (2.26%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.26%) VB
12 5 (1.25%) VBScript
13 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.50%) Ruby
15 1 (0.25%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.25%) Go
15 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 240 (60.15%) Cisco Certification
2 190 (47.62%) CCNP
3 130 (32.58%) CCNA
4 70 (17.54%) CISSP
5 62 (15.54%) CCSA
6 60 (15.04%) CCIE
7 47 (11.78%) Security Cleared
8 45 (11.28%) SC Cleared
9 35 (8.77%) SANS
10 30 (7.52%) ISSAP
11 29 (7.27%) CCSE
12 28 (7.02%) CSSLP
12 28 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 27 (6.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 27 (6.77%) CCSP
13 27 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (6.77%) SSCP
14 26 (6.52%) CCIE Security
14 26 (6.52%) MCSE
14 26 (6.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.78%) SLA
2 21 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (5.01%) QA
4 19 (4.76%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 50 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (7.27%) VMware NSX
3 27 (6.77%) Active Directory
4 17 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.26%) Docker
6 12 (3.01%) Snort
7 8 (2.01%) VirtualBox
8 7 (1.75%) vSphere
8 7 (1.75%) XenApp
8 7 (1.75%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.50%) KVM
9 6 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.50%) XenServer
10 4 (1.00%) iptables
10 4 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.75%) Firmware
11 3 (0.75%) Squid
12 2 (0.50%) NFS
12 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 71 (17.79%) Stealthwatch
2 55 (13.78%) Nagios
3 48 (12.03%) RSA Security Analytics
4 31 (7.77%) Cisco Prime
5 30 (7.52%) Nessus
6 27 (6.77%) Cisco LMS
6 27 (6.77%) Opsview
7 19 (4.76%) ArcSight ESM
8 15 (3.76%) Suricata
9 13 (3.26%) EnCase
9 13 (3.26%) Nmap
9 13 (3.26%) QRadar
10 10 (2.51%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (2.51%) Netcool
10 10 (2.51%) Nexpose
10 10 (2.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 9 (2.26%) Ansible
11 9 (2.26%) FTK
12 7 (1.75%) EdgeSight
12 7 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 272 (68.17%) Cisco
2 152 (38.10%) CheckPoint
3 133 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 119 (29.82%) Symantec
5 113 (28.32%) VMware
6 91 (22.81%) Palo Alto
7 80 (20.05%) Splunk
8 72 (18.05%) F5
9 59 (14.79%) Microsoft
10 57 (14.29%) Juniper
11 38 (9.52%) Qualys
12 37 (9.27%) Red Hat
13 30 (7.52%) ArcSight
14 27 (6.77%) Fortinet
15 22 (5.51%) Blue Coat
16 21 (5.26%) Meraki
17 19 (4.76%) CyberArk
17 19 (4.76%) HP
17 19 (4.76%) Riverbed
18 18 (4.51%) FireEye