Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 340 361
Rank change year-on-year +7 +21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 27 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.28% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.89% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 12
North West median annual salary £33,750 £45,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +52.54% -28.48%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £76,875 £52,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,028 1,961 1,916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.42% 14.83% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,670 1,573 1,595
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £21,475 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Wireshark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in the North West

Wireshark
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireshark in the North West.

Salary trend for Wireshark in the North West

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireshark in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireshark in the North West

Wireshark
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Manchester +24 15 £35,000 +75.00% 2
Cheshire 0 8 £37,500 -21.05%
Lancashire - 4 £29,000 - 1
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) VoIP
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
4 12 (44.44%) WAN
4 12 (44.44%) LAN
5 11 (40.74%) Windows
5 11 (40.74%) Wireless
6 10 (37.04%) VPN
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (33.33%) MPLS
7 9 (33.33%) DNS
7 9 (33.33%) SSL
7 9 (33.33%) DHCP
7 9 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 8 (29.63%) IPsec
8 8 (29.63%) CCNA
9 7 (25.93%) Juniper
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
9 7 (25.93%) VMware
9 7 (25.93%) IP Telephony
9 7 (25.93%) Network Security
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (22.22%) F5
10 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (22.22%) SNMP
11 5 (18.52%) CCNP

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) VoIP
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 12 (44.44%) LAN
3 12 (44.44%) WAN
4 11 (40.74%) Wireless
5 10 (37.04%) VPN
6 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (33.33%) DHCP
6 9 (33.33%) DNS
6 9 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 9 (33.33%) MPLS
6 9 (33.33%) SSL
7 8 (29.63%) IPsec
8 7 (25.93%) IP Telephony
8 7 (25.93%) Network Security
9 6 (22.22%) SNMP
10 5 (18.52%) 802.11
10 5 (18.52%) BGP
10 5 (18.52%) OSPF
10 5 (18.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Ant
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) VoIP Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support
6 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) 802.1X
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) IVR
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
3 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (14.81%) Security Patching
4 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 3 (11.11%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (11.11%) Facilities Management
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Telesales
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Validation
4 3 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) SIEM
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) CCNA
3 5 (18.52%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) CISSP
5 1 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (3.70%) CCDP
5 1 (3.70%) CCENT
5 1 (3.70%) CCSE
5 1 (3.70%) CCSP
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) IISP
5 1 (3.70%) ISSAP
5 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Cacti
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) Nessus
1 1 (3.70%) Nexpose
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.70%) QRadar
1 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Juniper
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) F5
4 4 (14.81%) BT
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Mitel
4 4 (14.81%) Nimble Storage
4 4 (14.81%) Riverbed
4 4 (14.81%) Splunk
5 3 (11.11%) Genesys
5 3 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.41%) LogRhythm
6 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.70%) AlienVault
7 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.70%) Moogsoft
7 1 (3.70%) Yealink