Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 768 766 762
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +65
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 397 412 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 1.47% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 296 346 538
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +6.59%

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 24,892 28,106 32,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.27% 16.83% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 20,350 23,012 27,414
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +27 154 £49,000 +8.89% 12
London +5 117 £57,500 +9.52% 10
North of England +35 46 £45,000 +52.54% 5
South West +25 45 £42,500 -19.05% 6
North West +19 29 £45,000 +52.54% 3
Midlands -23 27 £57,500 +39.39% 1
West Midlands +8 18 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Yorkshire +39 17 £37,000 +89.74% 2
East of England -24 16 £35,000 -22.22% 4
East Midlands -4 9 £62,500 +25.00%
South Coast - 3 - -
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Wireshark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 256 (64.48%) Cisco
2 161 (40.55%) Firewall
2 161 (40.55%) WAN
3 149 (37.53%) Cisco Certification
4 146 (36.78%) Linux
5 131 (33.00%) CCNP
6 124 (31.23%) BGP
7 116 (29.22%) VPN
8 107 (26.95%) TCP/IP
9 106 (26.70%) DNS
10 103 (25.94%) tcpdump
11 102 (25.69%) MPLS
12 101 (25.44%) LAN
13 94 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
13 94 (23.68%) Network Monitoring
14 92 (23.17%) Telecoms
15 84 (21.16%) VMware
15 84 (21.16%) Python
15 84 (21.16%) OSPF
16 78 (19.65%) CheckPoint
17 77 (19.40%) Juniper
18 75 (18.89%) DHCP
19 69 (17.38%) EIGRP
20 66 (16.62%) RTP
20 66 (16.62%) VoIP
20 66 (16.62%) C++
21 65 (16.37%) Windows
22 64 (16.12%) Security Cleared
23 63 (15.87%) F5
23 63 (15.87%) 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 22 (5.54%) IIS
2 18 (4.53%) Apache
3 10 (2.52%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.27%) CMS
5 6 (1.51%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.51%) nginx
5 6 (1.51%) SAS
6 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.01%) JBoss
7 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.76%) Confluence
8 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (4.28%) Microsoft Office
1 17 (4.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.03%) Office 365
4 11 (2.77%) SaaS
5 7 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.25%) IaaS
8 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (40.55%) Firewall
1 161 (40.55%) WAN
2 124 (31.23%) BGP
3 116 (29.22%) VPN
4 107 (26.95%) TCP/IP
5 106 (26.70%) DNS
6 103 (25.94%) tcpdump
7 102 (25.69%) MPLS
8 101 (25.44%) LAN
9 94 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
10 84 (21.16%) OSPF
11 75 (18.89%) DHCP
12 69 (17.38%) EIGRP
13 66 (16.62%) RTP
13 66 (16.62%) VoIP
14 63 (15.87%) Cisco Nexus
15 62 (15.62%) Network Security
16 56 (14.11%) Ethernet
17 55 (13.85%) IPsec
17 55 (13.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.01%) MySQL
2 4 (1.01%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.25%) Big Data
4 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (8.82%) GDB
2 34 (8.56%) GCC
2 34 (8.56%) Subversion
2 34 (8.56%) Trac
3 24 (6.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 17 (4.28%) WinDbg
5 12 (3.02%) Burp Suite
6 10 (2.52%) JIRA
7 8 (2.02%) Metasploit
8 6 (1.51%) IDA Disassembler
8 6 (1.51%) OllyDbg
9 5 (1.26%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.76%) Selenium
10 3 (0.76%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.76%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.50%) NeoLoad
11 2 (0.50%) Redmine
11 2 (0.50%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 92 (23.17%) Telecoms
2 51 (12.85%) Finance
3 14 (3.53%) Games
4 11 (2.77%) Banking
4 11 (2.77%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.27%) Back Office
6 8 (2.02%) Military
7 6 (1.51%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.76%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.76%) Legal
11 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.50%) Retail
11 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 189 (47.61%) Network Engineer
2 54 (13.60%) Analyst
3 51 (12.85%) Senior Network Engineer
4 40 (10.08%) Software Engineer
5 38 (9.57%) Telecoms Engineer
6 36 (9.07%) C++ Software Engineer
6 36 (9.07%) Support Engineer
7 32 (8.06%) Network Support
7 32 (8.06%) Network Support Engineer
8 30 (7.56%) Security Engineer
9 28 (7.05%) Network Security Engineer
10 27 (6.80%) Core Network Engineer
11 26 (6.55%) Cisco Engineer
11 26 (6.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 26 (6.55%) Security Analyst
11 26 (6.55%) Telecoms Software Engineer
12 17 (4.28%) Linux Engineer
13 16 (4.03%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 16 (4.03%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 12 (3.02%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.82%) STL
2 34 (8.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 28 (7.05%) 802.1X
4 14 (3.53%) .NET
5 12 (3.02%) LDAP
6 9 (2.27%) POSIX
6 9 (2.27%) XMPP
7 7 (1.76%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.51%) HTML
8 6 (1.51%) Regular Expression
8 6 (1.51%) XML
9 5 (1.26%) CSS
10 4 (1.01%) Ajax
10 4 (1.01%) D-Bus
11 3 (0.76%) Qt
11 3 (0.76%) React Native
11 3 (0.76%) Web Services
12 2 (0.50%) Gherkin
12 2 (0.50%) REST
12 2 (0.50%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.34%) Data Centre
2 38 (9.57%) Management Information System
3 33 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (8.31%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.79%) Cyberthreat
5 14 (3.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (2.77%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 9 (2.27%) DataPower
7 9 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 7 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.76%) PKI
8 7 (1.76%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.51%) Blog
9 6 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.26%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.26%) Life Science
10 5 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.01%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 146 (36.78%) Linux
2 65 (16.37%) Windows
3 38 (9.57%) CentOS
4 22 (5.54%) Unix
5 14 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.27%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.02%) Mac OS X
8 8 (2.02%) Solaris
8 8 (2.02%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.76%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.01%) Kali Linux
10 4 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.76%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.76%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.50%) Debian
12 2 (0.50%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.68%) Network Monitoring
2 56 (14.11%) SIEM
3 53 (13.35%) ITIL
4 52 (13.10%) Incident Management
4 52 (13.10%) Open Source
5 49 (12.34%) Information Security
5 49 (12.34%) Software Engineering
6 46 (11.59%) Load Balancing
7 44 (11.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 36 (9.07%) OO
8 36 (9.07%) Service Management
9 34 (8.56%) Cross-Platform Development
9 34 (8.56%) Multithreading
10 33 (8.31%) Capacity Management
11 32 (8.06%) Change Management
12 27 (6.80%) Cybersecurity
13 24 (6.05%) Security Patching
14 21 (5.29%) Asset Management
14 21 (5.29%) Malware Analysis
15 19 (4.79%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 84 (21.16%) Python
2 66 (16.62%) C++
3 57 (14.36%) Bash Shell
4 35 (8.82%) Perl
5 29 (7.30%) Lua
5 29 (7.30%) SQL
6 28 (7.05%) Java
7 27 (6.80%) PowerShell
8 21 (5.29%) C
9 18 (4.53%) Ruby
10 15 (3.78%) C#
10 15 (3.78%) JavaScript
11 11 (2.77%) VBScript
12 7 (1.76%) PHP
13 5 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.26%) Tcl
14 3 (0.76%) Go
15 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 149 (37.53%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (33.00%) CCNP
3 64 (16.12%) Security Cleared
4 56 (14.11%) SC Cleared
5 53 (13.35%) Degree
6 49 (12.34%) CCIE
7 40 (10.08%) DV Cleared
8 31 (7.81%) CCNA
9 25 (6.30%) CCDP
10 24 (6.05%) CISSP
11 21 (5.29%) CCSE
12 19 (4.79%) JNCIP
13 16 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (3.02%) GIAC
15 10 (2.52%) ISSAP
16 9 (2.27%) CCA
16 9 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (2.27%) CREST Certified
16 9 (2.27%) MCP
16 9 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.85%) SLA
2 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.50%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.30%) Kamailio
3 21 (5.29%) Snort
4 18 (4.53%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.78%) VMware NSX
6 12 (3.02%) vSphere
7 6 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.51%) XenApp
8 5 (1.26%) Docker
8 5 (1.26%) Firmware
9 4 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.01%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.01%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.01%) XenServer
10 3 (0.76%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.50%) iptables
11 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (14.36%) Nagios
2 30 (7.56%) Cacti
3 24 (6.05%) Cisco LMS
3 24 (6.05%) Opsview
4 17 (4.28%) Ansible
5 14 (3.53%) QRadar
6 13 (3.27%) SCOM
7 11 (2.77%) Cisco CUCM
7 11 (2.77%) Puppet
7 11 (2.77%) SCCM
7 11 (2.77%) vCenter Server
8 10 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (2.52%) Nessus
9 9 (2.27%) Nmap
10 8 (2.02%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (1.51%) FortiGate
11 6 (1.51%) OpenView
11 6 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.26%) OpenVAS
13 4 (1.01%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 256 (64.48%) Cisco
2 84 (21.16%) VMware
3 78 (19.65%) CheckPoint
4 77 (19.40%) Juniper
5 63 (15.87%) F5
5 63 (15.87%) Microsoft
6 60 (15.11%) Palo Alto
7 45 (11.34%) SolarWinds
8 35 (8.82%) Citrix
9 32 (8.06%) Riverbed
10 28 (7.05%) HP
10 28 (7.05%) Meraki
10 28 (7.05%) Splunk
11 20 (5.04%) Aruba
12 19 (4.79%) Fortinet
13 17 (4.28%) IBM
13 17 (4.28%) NetScout
14 16 (4.03%) Forcepoint
15 14 (3.53%) Sophos
16 11 (2.77%) Progress