Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 397 422 457
Rank change year-on-year +25 +35 +39
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 158 141 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 2.11% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 109 131 198
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -0.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% -5.00% +4.17%

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 5,451 6,685 8,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.26% 21.22% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,263 5,346 6,818
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 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
Thames Valley +37 64 £60,000 +20.00%
Surrey -3 53 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Berkshire +33 48 £60,000 +20.00%
Hampshire -29 31 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Oxfordshire -9 13 £42,500 +51.79%
East Sussex - 6 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 3 £60,000 -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
West Sussex +1 1 £42,500 +32.81% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 96 (60.76%) Linux
2 94 (59.49%) Cisco
3 71 (44.94%) Telecoms
4 65 (41.14%) WAN
5 61 (38.61%) RTP
6 52 (32.91%) C++
7 46 (29.11%) Software Engineering
8 44 (27.85%) LTE
8 44 (27.85%) GSM
8 44 (27.85%) UMTS
9 41 (25.95%) VoIP
10 40 (25.32%) Bash Shell
11 39 (24.68%) VPN
12 36 (22.78%) OO
12 36 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
13 35 (22.15%) CheckPoint
14 34 (21.52%) STL
14 34 (21.52%) PBX
14 34 (21.52%) Subversion
14 34 (21.52%) RANAP
14 34 (21.52%) Asterisk PBX
14 34 (21.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 34 (21.52%) MGW
14 34 (21.52%) GGSN
14 34 (21.52%) SGSN
14 34 (21.52%) Multithreading
14 34 (21.52%) GCC
14 34 (21.52%) GDB
14 34 (21.52%) Trac
14 34 (21.52%) Diameter Protocol

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 28 (17.72%) IIS
2 16 (10.13%) Apache
3 9 (5.70%) JBoss
3 9 (5.70%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.70%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.90%) Confluence
5 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.70%) Office 365
2 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.90%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (41.14%) WAN
2 61 (38.61%) RTP
3 44 (27.85%) GSM
3 44 (27.85%) LTE
3 44 (27.85%) UMTS
4 41 (25.95%) VoIP
5 39 (24.68%) VPN
6 34 (21.52%) Asterisk PBX
6 34 (21.52%) Diameter Protocol
6 34 (21.52%) GGSN
6 34 (21.52%) MGW
6 34 (21.52%) PBX
6 34 (21.52%) RANAP
6 34 (21.52%) SGSN
7 33 (20.89%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (20.89%) TCP/IP
8 32 (20.25%) DNS
9 29 (18.35%) OSPF
10 28 (17.72%) LAN
11 27 (17.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (21.52%) GCC
1 34 (21.52%) GDB
1 34 (21.52%) Subversion
1 34 (21.52%) Trac
2 13 (8.23%) WinDbg
3 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.90%) JIRA
4 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.90%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.27%) Burp Suite
5 2 (1.27%) IDA Disassembler
5 2 (1.27%) OllyDbg
5 2 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 71 (44.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.90%) Italian Language
3 2 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (0.63%) Finance
4 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (35.44%) Network Engineer
2 36 (22.78%) C++ Software Engineer
2 36 (22.78%) Software Engineer
2 36 (22.78%) Telecoms Engineer
3 27 (17.09%) Core Network Engineer
4 26 (16.46%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 19 (12.03%) Support Engineer
6 15 (9.49%) Architect
6 15 (9.49%) Network Support
6 15 (9.49%) Network Support Engineer
7 13 (8.23%) Analyst
7 13 (8.23%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (7.59%) Security Architect
8 12 (7.59%) Security Engineer
8 12 (7.59%) Security Solutions Architect
8 12 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (6.96%) Development Engineer
9 11 (6.96%) Escalation Engineer
9 11 (6.96%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (5.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 34 (21.52%) STL
2 12 (7.59%) .NET
3 11 (6.96%) .NET Framework
4 10 (6.33%) HTML
5 9 (5.70%) Ajax
5 9 (5.70%) CSS
6 2 (1.27%) Qt
6 2 (1.27%) React Native
6 2 (1.27%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.23%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.59%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (7.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (6.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.16%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.90%) PKI
7 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.27%) Blog
7 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 96 (60.76%) Linux
2 33 (20.89%) Windows
3 30 (18.99%) CentOS
4 17 (10.76%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.06%) Windows 10
5 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.16%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.90%) Kali Linux
7 3 (1.90%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.90%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.27%) Unix
9 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.11%) Software Engineering
2 36 (22.78%) OO
3 34 (21.52%) Cross-Platform Development
3 34 (21.52%) Multithreading
4 30 (18.99%) ITIL
5 27 (17.09%) Open Source
6 23 (14.56%) Load Balancing
7 19 (12.03%) Incident Management
8 18 (11.39%) Network Monitoring
8 18 (11.39%) SIEM
9 16 (10.13%) Presales
10 15 (9.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (8.23%) Change Management
12 12 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.59%) ITIL V3
12 12 (7.59%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 12 (7.59%) Network Design
12 12 (7.59%) Software Optimisation
12 12 (7.59%) Vulnerability Management
13 11 (6.96%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.91%) C++
2 40 (25.32%) Bash Shell
3 27 (17.09%) Lua
3 27 (17.09%) Python
4 18 (11.39%) PowerShell
5 15 (9.49%) Java
5 15 (9.49%) Perl
6 13 (8.23%) C#
7 12 (7.59%) SQL
8 11 (6.96%) VBScript
9 10 (6.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.27%) C
11 1 (0.63%) PHP
11 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (20.25%) CCNP
3 17 (10.76%) CCIE
4 14 (8.86%) CCSE
4 14 (8.86%) JNCIP
5 13 (8.23%) CCNA
6 12 (7.59%) CCDP
6 12 (7.59%) CISSP
6 12 (7.59%) IISP
6 12 (7.59%) ISSAP
7 5 (3.16%) CCA
7 5 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.27%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.27%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (1.27%) CCIE Security
9 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.86%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (17.09%) Kamailio
2 19 (12.03%) Active Directory
3 17 (10.76%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.43%) vSphere
6 5 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.16%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.16%) XenApp
6 5 (3.16%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.16%) XenServer
7 4 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.27%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 17 (10.76%) SCCM
1 17 (10.76%) SCOM
2 12 (7.59%) QRadar
3 9 (5.70%) OPNET
4 7 (4.43%) Puppet
5 5 (3.16%) Ansible
5 5 (3.16%) EdgeSight
5 5 (3.16%) Nagios
6 3 (1.90%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.90%) Nessus
6 3 (1.90%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.90%) Nmap
6 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.27%) Cacti
7 2 (1.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 94 (59.49%) Cisco
2 35 (22.15%) CheckPoint
3 27 (17.09%) Microsoft
4 26 (16.46%) Juniper
5 19 (12.03%) SolarWinds
6 17 (10.76%) Fortinet
6 17 (10.76%) Riverbed
7 16 (10.13%) VMware
8 15 (9.49%) Splunk
9 14 (8.86%) F5
9 14 (8.86%) Sophos
10 13 (8.23%) NetScout
11 12 (7.59%) Forcepoint
11 12 (7.59%) IBM
11 12 (7.59%) LogRhythm
11 12 (7.59%) Tufin
12 11 (6.96%) Progress
13 9 (5.70%) Citrix
13 9 (5.70%) Dynatrace
14 8 (5.06%) Palo Alto