Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 718 606 816
Rank change year-on-year -112 +210 +18
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 188 224 267
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 1.99% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 118 191 198
10th Percentile £36,375 £32,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,750 £70,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 11,598 11,232 21,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.68% 15.03% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8,311 9,021 16,157
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,525 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -

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 20 June 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 20 June 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
North of England -8 60 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South East -21 51 £47,500 - 11
Yorkshire -8 45 £65,000 +30.00%
South West -46 40 £48,000 +37.14% 8
London -118 36 £65,000 - 8
North West -20 15 £42,000 -26.96% 6
West Midlands -57 1 £38,000 -33.91%
Midlands -66 1 £38,000 -33.91%
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 92 (48.94%) Python
2 78 (41.49%) C
3 74 (39.36%) TCP/IP
4 72 (38.30%) C++
5 69 (36.70%) Computer Science
6 62 (32.98%) Telecoms
7 56 (29.79%) Test Automation
8 54 (28.72%) Linux
9 51 (27.13%) Firewall
9 51 (27.13%) Software Testing
10 47 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
10 47 (25.00%) Wireless
10 47 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (24.47%) Degree
12 45 (23.94%) Broadband
13 43 (22.87%) Ethernet
14 42 (22.34%) VMware
15 41 (21.81%) HTTP
15 41 (21.81%) Integration Testing
15 41 (21.81%) 802.1X
16 40 (21.28%) 802.11
17 39 (20.74%) HTTPS
17 39 (20.74%) Windows
17 39 (20.74%) Validation
17 39 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 39 (20.74%) AWS
18 38 (20.21%) Kibana
18 38 (20.21%) Graylog
18 38 (20.21%) MQTT
18 38 (20.21%) JIRA

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 20 (10.64%) Confluence
2 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 39 (20.74%) AWS
2 37 (19.68%) Azure
3 21 (11.17%) GCP
3 21 (11.17%) SaaS
4 19 (10.11%) PaaS
5 8 (4.26%) Azure Sentinel
5 8 (4.26%) Microsoft 365
5 8 (4.26%) OpenDNS
6 5 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.06%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.53%) Akamai
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.53%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.53%) Serverless
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (39.36%) TCP/IP
2 51 (27.13%) Firewall
3 47 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 47 (25.00%) Wireless
4 45 (23.94%) Broadband
5 43 (22.87%) Ethernet
6 41 (21.81%) HTTP
7 40 (21.28%) 802.11
8 39 (20.74%) HTTPS
9 38 (20.21%) MQTT
9 38 (20.21%) STUN
10 22 (11.70%) BGP
11 19 (10.11%) Network Security
11 19 (10.11%) OSPF
12 17 (9.04%) tcpdump
13 16 (8.51%) Intrusion Detection
13 16 (8.51%) VPN
14 15 (7.98%) DNS
14 15 (7.98%) VLAN
15 14 (7.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.53%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.53%) MySQL
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (20.21%) JIRA
2 22 (11.70%) IDA Disassembler
3 15 (7.98%) Fiddler
4 10 (5.32%) Metasploit
5 7 (3.72%) Selenium
5 7 (3.72%) Xcode
6 6 (3.19%) Android Studio
6 6 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (3.19%) WinDbg
7 4 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.60%) eggPlant
8 3 (1.60%) GDB
8 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.60%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.60%) TestRail
9 2 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.06%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (1.06%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.06%) WinRunner
General
1 62 (32.98%) Telecoms
2 34 (18.09%) Social Skills
3 18 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.45%) Finance
5 12 (6.38%) Public Sector
6 7 (3.72%) Electronics
6 7 (3.72%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.72%) Marketing
7 6 (3.19%) Legal
7 6 (3.19%) Military
8 5 (2.66%) French Language
9 4 (2.13%) Banking
9 4 (2.13%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.60%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.60%) German Language
10 3 (1.60%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (1.06%) Retail
12 1 (0.53%) Games
12 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (19.15%) Automation Engineer
2 29 (15.43%) Wireless Engineer
3 27 (14.36%) Systems Engineer
4 26 (13.83%) Validation Engineer
5 25 (13.30%) Network Engineer
6 20 (10.64%) Analyst
7 16 (8.51%) Security Engineer
8 14 (7.45%) Support Engineer
9 12 (6.38%) Applications Engineer
9 12 (6.38%) Applications Support
9 12 (6.38%) Applications Support Engineer
9 12 (6.38%) Security Analyst
10 10 (5.32%) SOC Engineer
11 9 (4.79%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (4.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (4.79%) Incident Analyst
11 9 (4.79%) Senior Automation Engineer
12 8 (4.26%) Operations Analyst
12 8 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (4.26%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.81%) 802.1X
2 38 (20.21%) XMPP
3 13 (6.91%) Web Services
4 9 (4.79%) WebRTC
5 8 (4.26%) HTML
6 6 (3.19%) .NET
6 6 (3.19%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.19%) iOS SDK
7 5 (2.66%) pytest
8 4 (2.13%) JSON
9 3 (1.60%) CSS
9 3 (1.60%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (1.60%) Velocity
10 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.06%) Chai
10 2 (1.06%) CSS3
10 2 (1.06%) HTML5
10 2 (1.06%) Kafka
10 2 (1.06%) Node.js
10 2 (1.06%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) Embedded Systems
1 19 (10.11%) Wiki
2 16 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (5.32%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 10 (5.32%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.32%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.66%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.60%) User Experience
8 2 (1.06%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.06%) PlayStation
8 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) Social Media
9 1 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.72%) Linux
2 39 (20.74%) Windows
3 28 (14.89%) Android
3 28 (14.89%) Apple iOS
4 15 (7.98%) Unix
5 8 (4.26%) Kali Linux
6 5 (2.66%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.06%) Tizen
7 2 (1.06%) webOS
8 1 (0.53%) CentOS
8 1 (0.53%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.70%) Computer Science
2 56 (29.79%) Test Automation
3 51 (27.13%) Software Testing
4 47 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (21.81%) Integration Testing
6 39 (20.74%) Validation
7 38 (20.21%) Performance Measurement
8 34 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (17.55%) Software Engineering
10 31 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (12.23%) Functional Testing
12 22 (11.70%) Scrum
13 20 (10.64%) Cyber Intelligence
14 19 (10.11%) Threat Intelligence
15 18 (9.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 18 (9.57%) Time Management
16 17 (9.04%) High Availability
17 16 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
17 16 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
17 16 (8.51%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (48.94%) Python
2 78 (41.49%) C
3 72 (38.30%) C++
4 33 (17.55%) C#
5 26 (13.83%) SQL
6 14 (7.45%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.79%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.79%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.26%) Java
8 8 (4.26%) VB
9 6 (3.19%) Apple Swift
9 6 (3.19%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.53%) Perl
10 1 (0.53%) PHP
10 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (24.47%) Degree
2 27 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (12.77%) Security Cleared
4 19 (10.11%) CCNP
5 17 (9.04%) CCNA
6 12 (6.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (5.85%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.66%) JNCIA
8 5 (2.66%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.13%) ISEB
10 3 (1.60%) CCDE
10 3 (1.60%) CCIE
10 3 (1.60%) HND
10 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.06%) CREST Certified
11 2 (1.06%) OCP
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.53%) MCSE
12 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.98%) QA
2 5 (2.66%) SLA
3 4 (2.13%) NIST
4 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.06%) SOC 1
4 2 (1.06%) SOC 3
5 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 39 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (10.11%) VirtualBox
3 17 (9.04%) Docker
4 11 (5.85%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.32%) Snort
6 8 (4.26%) Active Directory
6 8 (4.26%) Squid
7 5 (2.66%) KVM
8 3 (1.60%) Firmware
8 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.60%) XenApp
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (20.21%) Graylog
1 38 (20.21%) Kibana
2 20 (10.64%) Nmap
3 15 (7.98%) Ansible
4 8 (4.26%) Nessus
4 8 (4.26%) Nexpose
4 8 (4.26%) Suricata
5 7 (3.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (3.72%) Nagios
6 5 (2.66%) Cacti
6 5 (2.66%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.60%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.60%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.06%) CloudForms
8 2 (1.06%) Puppet
8 2 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.53%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.53%) John the Ripper
9 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (22.34%) VMware
2 37 (19.68%) Cisco
3 24 (12.77%) Splunk
4 20 (10.64%) Palo Alto
5 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
6 16 (8.51%) Google
7 15 (7.98%) CheckPoint
8 14 (7.45%) Oracle
9 13 (6.91%) Dynatrace
9 13 (6.91%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (6.38%) TippingPoint
11 11 (5.85%) Fortinet
12 10 (5.32%) Forcepoint
12 10 (5.32%) Zscaler
13 9 (4.79%) Symantec
14 8 (4.26%) Blue Coat
14 8 (4.26%) FireEye
14 8 (4.26%) LogRhythm
14 8 (4.26%) Qualys
14 8 (4.26%) Riverbed