Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 392 259 465
Rank change year-on-year -133 +206 +11
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 46 18 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 1.14% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 40
10th Percentile £37,250 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,875 £31,875 £38,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.88% -11.11% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £42,500 £56,563
90th Percentile £75,000 £48,200 £63,150
England median annual salary £50,000 £58,750 £51,000
% change year-on-year -14.89% +15.20% +13.33%

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 2,467 1,578 4,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.10% 19.49% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,690 1,307 3,324
10th Percentile £25,500 £30,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,350
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 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
Thames Valley -78 25 £39,250 -1.88% 5
Berkshire -61 24 £39,250 -1.88% 5
Hampshire -99 13 £57,500 +5.02% 2
Surrey -67 8 £46,750 +55.83%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £72,500 -
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 24 (52.17%) Degree
1 24 (52.17%) Computer Science
2 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Social Skills
3 18 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (36.96%) Time Management
4 17 (36.96%) VMware
5 16 (34.78%) Windows
5 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (34.78%) Azure
6 15 (32.61%) Functional Testing
6 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (32.61%) Firewall
7 14 (30.43%) SQL
8 13 (28.26%) Oracle
8 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
8 13 (28.26%) JIRA
8 13 (28.26%) AWS
9 12 (26.09%) Splunk
9 12 (26.09%) Fiddler
9 12 (26.09%) Dynatrace
9 12 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (23.91%) VPN
10 11 (23.91%) Python
11 9 (19.57%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
12 8 (17.39%) DNS
12 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
13 7 (15.22%) JavaScript

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 (2.17%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Azure
2 13 (28.26%) AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.35%) GCP
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) Firewall
2 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
3 11 (23.91%) VPN
4 8 (17.39%) DNS
5 7 (15.22%) Internet
6 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (10.87%) DHCP
7 5 (10.87%) HTTP
7 5 (10.87%) VoIP
8 4 (8.70%) BGP
8 4 (8.70%) IPsec
8 4 (8.70%) Network Security
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (6.52%) SSL
9 3 (6.52%) VLAN
9 3 (6.52%) Wireless
10 2 (4.35%) H.323
10 2 (4.35%) IPv4
10 2 (4.35%) IPv6
10 2 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) JIRA
2 12 (26.09%) Fiddler
3 6 (13.04%) Android Studio
3 6 (13.04%) WinDbg
3 6 (13.04%) Xcode
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.17%) Postman
5 1 (2.17%) PyCharm
5 1 (2.17%) TestRail
General
1 19 (41.30%) Social Skills
2 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Legal
4 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.52%) French Language
5 3 (6.52%) German Language
5 3 (6.52%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Applications Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Applications Support
2 13 (28.26%) Applications Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) IP Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Developer
8 2 (4.35%) IT Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
1 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
1 6 (13.04%) HTML
1 6 (13.04%) iOS SDK
2 4 (8.70%) WebRTC
3 2 (4.35%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
1 6 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 4 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.35%) NHS
4 2 (4.35%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) Android
3 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
4 5 (10.87%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Computer Science
2 18 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (36.96%) Time Management
4 15 (32.61%) Functional Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.04%) Logistics
6 6 (13.04%) Mobile First
6 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 5 (10.87%) Availability Management
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.87%) Data-Flow Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
7 5 (10.87%) Service Management
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.52%) CRM
9 3 (6.52%) Network Management
9 3 (6.52%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) Python
3 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) Apple Swift
4 6 (13.04%) C
4 6 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) C++
4 6 (13.04%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) Objective-C
5 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.87%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 9 (19.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.87%) CCNA
5 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) CCNP
7 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) ISEB
7 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) GDPR
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.70%) Docker
3 4 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (4.35%) KVM
5 1 (2.17%) Firmware
5 1 (2.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) VMware
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle
3 12 (26.09%) Dynatrace
3 12 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (26.09%) Splunk
4 7 (15.22%) F5
5 6 (13.04%) NetMotion Wireless
6 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco
6 5 (10.87%) Citrix
6 5 (10.87%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (8.70%) Riverbed
7 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.52%) Juniper
8 3 (6.52%) Meraki
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.35%) Dell
9 2 (4.35%) EMC
9 2 (4.35%) Spotify
10 1 (2.17%) Ekahau