Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 409 299 440
Rank change year-on-year -110 +141 +26
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 32 26 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 1.42% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 34
10th Percentile £25,125 £32,500 £34,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £36,563 £40,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,500 £47,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -22.34% -14.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £66,250 - £69,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year -8.57% +0.96% +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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,554 1,835 3,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.09% 18.02% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,687 1,465 3,094
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,500 £36,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Wireshark as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in the South East

Wireshark
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wireshark in the South East.

Salary trend for Wireshark in the South East

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireshark in the South East over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Wireshark in the South East

Wireshark
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -65 17 £35,000 -41.67% 1
Berkshire -44 13 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Hampshire -72 10 £32,500 -24.86%
Surrey -66 3 £46,000 +15.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Kent - 2 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £72,500 -
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 16 (50.00%) SIEM
1 16 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (46.88%) Security Monitoring
3 13 (40.63%) Firewall
4 12 (37.50%) Windows
4 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (34.38%) Linux
6 10 (31.25%) Cisco
6 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft 365
6 10 (31.25%) Azure
6 10 (31.25%) AWS
7 9 (28.13%) Open Source
7 9 (28.13%) tcpdump
7 9 (28.13%) Oracle
7 9 (28.13%) Cyber Defence
7 9 (28.13%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (28.13%) Social Skills
7 9 (28.13%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (21.88%) VoIP
9 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
10 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
10 6 (18.75%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (18.75%) ADSL
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) AWS
1 10 (31.25%) Azure
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (12.50%) Azure Sentinel
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (28.13%) tcpdump
4 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (21.88%) VoIP
6 6 (18.75%) ADSL
6 6 (18.75%) Internet
6 6 (18.75%) VLAN
7 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.25%) IPsec
8 2 (6.25%) IPv4
8 2 (6.25%) IPv6
8 2 (6.25%) LAN
8 2 (6.25%) Modbus
8 2 (6.25%) Network Security
8 2 (6.25%) VPN
8 2 (6.25%) WAN
8 2 (6.25%) Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Fiddler
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 9 (28.13%) Social Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Organisational Skills
3 2 (6.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Security Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) IP Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Network Support
8 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior IP Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
1 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Cyber Defence
1 9 (28.13%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (18.75%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 16 (50.00%) SIEM
2 15 (46.88%) Security Monitoring
3 9 (28.13%) Open Source
4 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
5 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Threat Detection
6 4 (12.50%) Time Management
7 3 (9.38%) Availability Management
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.38%) Data-Flow Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
7 3 (9.38%) Service Management
8 2 (6.25%) OSINT
9 1 (3.13%) Data Loss Prevention
9 1 (3.13%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Bash
1 4 (12.50%) Python
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) DBS Check
4 3 (9.38%) GIAC
5 2 (6.25%) CCNA
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GDPR
1 1 (3.13%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (15.63%) Snort
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) FortiGate
1 3 (9.38%) Nessus
1 3 (9.38%) QRadar
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle
4 6 (18.75%) Splunk
5 4 (12.50%) Dynatrace
5 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.38%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (9.38%) F5
6 3 (9.38%) Palo Alto
6 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.25%) EMC
7 2 (6.25%) IBM
7 2 (6.25%) McAfee
7 2 (6.25%) Meraki
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) Intel
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat