Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 425 450 463
Rank change year-on-year +25 +13 +19
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 131 138 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 1.84% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 99 133 184
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.23%

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 5420 7496 8532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.61% 21.36% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 6000 6945
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,225 £24,350
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Wireshark as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Wireshark in the South East

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireshark in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Surrey +21 47 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Thames Valley +22 46 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Berkshire +23 33 £70,000 +16.67% 1
Hampshire -2 25 £40,000 -11.11% 2
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Oxfordshire - 8 £42,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £46,500 -7.00%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 94 (71.76%) Linux
2 69 (52.67%) Cisco
3 60 (45.80%) Telecoms
4 48 (36.64%) RTP
4 48 (36.64%) WAN
5 46 (35.11%) C++
6 41 (31.30%) tcpdump
7 40 (30.53%) Open Source
8 38 (29.01%) VoIP
9 35 (26.72%) UMTS
9 35 (26.72%) GSM
9 35 (26.72%) LTE
9 35 (26.72%) Software Engineering
10 32 (24.43%) Bash Shell
10 32 (24.43%) Windows
11 28 (21.37%) Firewall
11 28 (21.37%) PBX
12 27 (20.61%) Microsoft
12 27 (20.61%) Python
13 26 (19.85%) OO
13 26 (19.85%) Perl
13 26 (19.85%) STL
13 26 (19.85%) Juniper
13 26 (19.85%) Subversion
13 26 (19.85%) RANAP
13 26 (19.85%) Asterisk PBX
13 26 (19.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 26 (19.85%) GCC
13 26 (19.85%) GDB
13 26 (19.85%) Multithreading

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 14 (10.69%) Apache
2 8 (6.11%) nginx
3 6 (4.58%) IIS
4 4 (3.05%) SAS
5 3 (2.29%) Confluence
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 48 (36.64%) RTP
1 48 (36.64%) WAN
2 41 (31.30%) tcpdump
3 38 (29.01%) VoIP
4 35 (26.72%) GSM
4 35 (26.72%) LTE
4 35 (26.72%) UMTS
5 28 (21.37%) Firewall
5 28 (21.37%) PBX
6 26 (19.85%) Asterisk PBX
6 26 (19.85%) Diameter Protocol
6 26 (19.85%) RANAP
7 25 (19.08%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (19.08%) MGW
7 25 (19.08%) SGSN
8 24 (18.32%) GGSN
9 23 (17.56%) DNS
10 21 (16.03%) MPLS
11 19 (14.50%) TCP/IP
12 18 (13.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) MongoDB
1 7 (5.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (19.85%) GCC
1 26 (19.85%) GDB
1 26 (19.85%) Subversion
1 26 (19.85%) Trac
2 16 (12.21%) WinDbg
3 11 (8.40%) Burp Suite
3 11 (8.40%) IDA Disassembler
3 11 (8.40%) OllyDbg
4 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.29%) JIRA
4 3 (2.29%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (45.80%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.53%) Games
3 1 (0.76%) Finance
3 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 45 (34.35%) Network Engineer
2 31 (23.66%) Support Engineer
3 30 (22.90%) Telecoms Engineer
4 26 (19.85%) C++ Software Engineer
4 26 (19.85%) Software Engineer
5 24 (18.32%) Network Support
5 24 (18.32%) Network Support Engineer
6 21 (16.03%) Telecoms Software Engineer
7 20 (15.27%) Core Network Engineer
8 13 (9.92%) Analyst
8 13 (9.92%) Security Engineer
9 12 (9.16%) Network Security Engineer
10 10 (7.63%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (7.63%) Malware Analyst
10 10 (7.63%) Malware Engineer
10 10 (7.63%) Security Support Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) NoSQL Administrator
11 7 (5.34%) Senior Network Support
11 7 (5.34%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 26 (19.85%) STL
2 11 (8.40%) .NET
2 11 (8.40%) Regular Expression
3 3 (2.29%) Qt
3 3 (2.29%) React Native
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.40%) Blog
2 11 (8.40%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 10 (7.63%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (6.11%) Virtual Team
5 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.05%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.29%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.53%) PKI
10 1 (0.76%) Clustering
10 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (71.76%) Linux
2 32 (24.43%) Windows
3 25 (19.08%) CentOS
4 14 (10.69%) Unix
5 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.11%) Windows Server
6 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.82%) Solaris
7 5 (3.82%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.29%) Kali Linux
9 3 (2.29%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.29%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.53%) Open Source
2 35 (26.72%) Software Engineering
3 26 (19.85%) Cross-Platform Development
3 26 (19.85%) Multithreading
3 26 (19.85%) OO
4 24 (18.32%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (12.98%) Incident Management
6 16 (12.21%) Malware Analysis
7 14 (10.69%) Load Balancing
8 13 (9.92%) ITIL
9 12 (9.16%) Time Management
10 11 (8.40%) Malware Reverse Engineering
10 11 (8.40%) Reverse Engineering
10 11 (8.40%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (7.63%) OSINT
12 8 (6.11%) Change Management
13 7 (5.34%) Configuration Management
14 6 (4.58%) Migration
15 5 (3.82%) Data Analysis
15 5 (3.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.11%) C++
2 32 (24.43%) Bash Shell
3 27 (20.61%) Python
4 26 (19.85%) Perl
5 25 (19.08%) PowerShell
6 22 (16.79%) Lua
7 18 (13.74%) Java
8 11 (8.40%) C
8 11 (8.40%) JavaScript
8 11 (8.40%) PHP
8 11 (8.40%) SQL
9 10 (7.63%) Ruby
10 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.82%) C#
11 5 (3.82%) VBScript
12 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (16.79%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.27%) CCNP
3 13 (9.92%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.82%) CCIE
5 4 (3.05%) CCA
5 4 (3.05%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.29%) CCNA
6 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.53%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.53%) CCSE
7 2 (1.53%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.53%) MCP
8 1 (0.76%) CCSA
8 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) SAS 70
System Software
1 22 (16.79%) Kamailio
2 8 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.05%) Firmware
4 4 (3.05%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.05%) XenApp
4 4 (3.05%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.53%) vSphere
6 2 (1.53%) XenServer
7 1 (0.76%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) Nagios
2 8 (6.11%) HAProxy
3 7 (5.34%) SCOM
4 5 (3.82%) SCCM
5 4 (3.05%) EdgeSight
6 3 (2.29%) Ansible
6 3 (2.29%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.29%) Nessus
6 3 (2.29%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.29%) Nmap
6 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.29%) Puppet
7 2 (1.53%) Cacti
7 2 (1.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 69 (52.67%) Cisco
2 27 (20.61%) Microsoft
3 26 (19.85%) Juniper
4 25 (19.08%) F5
5 22 (16.79%) CheckPoint
6 17 (12.98%) NetScout
7 11 (8.40%) Forcepoint
7 11 (8.40%) VMware
8 8 (6.11%) Citrix
8 8 (6.11%) Sophos
9 7 (5.34%) HP
9 7 (5.34%) NetApp
9 7 (5.34%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.58%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.82%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.82%) Progress
11 5 (3.82%) Sun
12 4 (3.05%) Brocade
12 4 (3.05%) Nortel
13 3 (2.29%) Aruba