Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 827 869
Rank change year-on-year +27 +42 +117
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 413 472 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 1.37% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 319 400 411
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,975 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Wireshark is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28239 34504 39068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 17.00% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22917 28638 31508
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Wireshark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in the UK

Wireshark
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Wireshark in the UK

Wireshark
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireshark over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireshark in the UK

Wireshark
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England +23 394 £45,000 -10.00% 18
UK excluding London +36 297 £45,000 - 17
South East +60 114 £52,500 +16.67% 6
London +53 112 £60,000 +4.35% 5
South West +22 70 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North of England +4 43 £45,000 +9.26% 2
East of England -18 30 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Midlands +36 26 £45,000 -14.29% 1
North West -33 25 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +41 18 £38,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +23 16 £45,000 -16.28%
Wales +13 12 £39,351 +26.94% 2
East Midlands +16 10 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Scotland +13 5 £41,250 -8.33% 2

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 219 (53.03%) Cisco
2 214 (51.82%) Firewall
3 167 (40.44%) Linux
4 156 (37.77%) Cisco Certification
5 143 (34.62%) Windows
6 135 (32.69%) CCNP
6 135 (32.69%) tcpdump
7 122 (29.54%) BGP
8 119 (28.81%) VPN
9 114 (27.60%) WAN
10 110 (26.63%) TCP/IP
11 109 (26.39%) DNS
12 98 (23.73%) OSPF
13 94 (22.76%) LAN
14 92 (22.28%) Microsoft
15 88 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
16 87 (21.07%) Cisco Nexus
17 79 (19.13%) Unix
18 78 (18.89%) SSL
18 78 (18.89%) Wireless
18 78 (18.89%) Security Cleared
19 77 (18.64%) Network Monitoring
20 75 (18.16%) MPLS
21 74 (17.92%) DHCP
21 74 (17.92%) SIEM
22 73 (17.68%) F5
23 70 (16.95%) Degree
24 69 (16.71%) CheckPoint
25 68 (16.46%) Juniper
26 65 (15.74%) Java

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 34 (8.23%) Apache
2 17 (4.12%) nginx
3 12 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.66%) IIS
4 11 (2.66%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.42%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.18%) CMS
7 7 (1.69%) SAS
8 5 (1.21%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.24%) Confluence
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (8.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.18%) Office 365
3 7 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.73%) SaaS
7 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.24%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 214 (51.82%) Firewall
2 135 (32.69%) tcpdump
3 122 (29.54%) BGP
4 119 (28.81%) VPN
5 114 (27.60%) WAN
6 110 (26.63%) TCP/IP
7 109 (26.39%) DNS
8 98 (23.73%) OSPF
9 94 (22.76%) LAN
10 88 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
11 87 (21.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 78 (18.89%) SSL
12 78 (18.89%) Wireless
13 75 (18.16%) MPLS
14 74 (17.92%) DHCP
15 62 (15.01%) IPsec
16 60 (14.53%) HTTP
17 56 (13.56%) EIGRP
18 55 (13.32%) Network Security
19 37 (8.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.63%) NoSQL
3 14 (3.39%) MySQL
4 9 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (2.18%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.21%) Big Data
8 4 (0.97%) InfluxDB
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.73%) ZAP BI
10 2 (0.48%) Maltego
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.24%) Looker
11 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.24%) Redis
11 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (6.54%) Burp Suite
2 22 (5.33%) IDA Disassembler
3 18 (4.36%) OllyDbg
3 18 (4.36%) WinDbg
4 16 (3.87%) Subversion
5 14 (3.39%) GDB
6 13 (3.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (2.66%) GCC
7 11 (2.66%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.66%) Trac
8 9 (2.18%) Fiddler
9 7 (1.69%) Maven
10 6 (1.45%) JIRA
10 6 (1.45%) Metasploit
11 5 (1.21%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.97%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.48%) Selenium
13 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (11.38%) Finance
1 47 (11.38%) Telecoms
2 13 (3.15%) Banking
2 13 (3.15%) Military
3 11 (2.66%) Back Office
3 11 (2.66%) Publishing
4 8 (1.94%) Games
5 7 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.97%) Retail
7 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 157 (38.01%) Network Engineer
2 103 (24.94%) Analyst
3 54 (13.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 54 (13.08%) SOC Analyst
4 53 (12.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 52 (12.59%) Senior Network Engineer
6 39 (9.44%) Support Engineer
7 36 (8.72%) Security Analyst
8 24 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (5.57%) Network Support
9 23 (5.57%) Network Support Engineer
10 22 (5.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 22 (5.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 21 (5.08%) Consultant
12 16 (3.87%) Malware Analyst
12 16 (3.87%) Telecoms Engineer
13 15 (3.63%) Administrator
14 13 (3.15%) Security Engineer
15 12 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.54%) .NET
2 19 (4.60%) 802.1X
2 19 (4.60%) Regular Expression
3 14 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 11 (2.66%) STL
5 10 (2.42%) XML
6 9 (2.18%) POSIX
7 5 (1.21%) CGI
7 5 (1.21%) CSS
7 5 (1.21%) GWT
8 4 (0.97%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (0.97%) FreeSWITCH
8 4 (0.97%) HTML
8 4 (0.97%) LAMP
8 4 (0.97%) Sensu
9 3 (0.73%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (0.73%) Web Services
10 2 (0.48%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.48%) RESTful
10 2 (0.48%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 48 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (9.69%) Computer Science
4 31 (7.51%) Cyberthreat
5 22 (5.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 20 (4.84%) iPad
7 19 (4.60%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 16 (3.87%) Management Information System
9 15 (3.63%) Driving Licence
10 14 (3.39%) PKI
11 13 (3.15%) Private Cloud
12 12 (2.91%) Blog
13 11 (2.66%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
15 5 (1.21%) CCTV
15 5 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
16 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
16 4 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 4 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
17 3 (0.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 167 (40.44%) Linux
2 143 (34.62%) Windows
3 79 (19.13%) Unix
4 33 (7.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (7.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (5.33%) Windows Server
7 20 (4.84%) Solaris
8 18 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (3.63%) CentOS
10 13 (3.15%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.45%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.21%) SUSE
13 5 (1.21%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.97%) Debian
14 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.97%) VMS
15 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (18.64%) Network Monitoring
2 74 (17.92%) SIEM
3 60 (14.53%) ITIL
4 48 (11.62%) Information Security
5 47 (11.38%) Open Source
6 44 (10.65%) Mentoring
7 39 (9.44%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (9.44%) Load Balancing
7 39 (9.44%) Security Monitoring
8 35 (8.47%) Network Management
9 31 (7.51%) Root Cause Analysis
10 29 (7.02%) Coaching
10 29 (7.02%) Service Management
11 28 (6.78%) Incident Management
11 28 (6.78%) ITSM
11 28 (6.78%) Security Operations
11 28 (6.78%) Software Engineering
12 26 (6.30%) Malware Analysis
13 24 (5.81%) Change Management
13 24 (5.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.74%) Java
1 65 (15.74%) Python
2 55 (13.32%) C++
2 55 (13.32%) SQL
3 52 (12.59%) Perl
4 38 (9.20%) Ruby
5 37 (8.96%) C
6 25 (6.05%) PowerShell
7 24 (5.81%) JavaScript
7 24 (5.81%) PHP
8 18 (4.36%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.18%) C#
10 8 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.97%) Erlang
11 4 (0.97%) Lua
12 3 (0.73%) AWK
13 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.24%) Tcl
14 1 (0.24%) VBScript
14 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 156 (37.77%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (32.69%) CCNP
3 78 (18.89%) Security Cleared
4 70 (16.95%) Degree
5 65 (15.74%) SC Cleared
6 53 (12.83%) CCNA
7 46 (11.14%) GIAC
8 45 (10.90%) DV Cleared
9 40 (9.69%) CISSP
10 37 (8.96%) GCIH
11 36 (8.72%) CCIE
12 32 (7.75%) CCSE
13 30 (7.26%) CCSA
14 19 (4.60%) JNCIP
14 19 (4.60%) SANS
15 17 (4.12%) GCIA
16 15 (3.63%) CCDP
17 12 (2.91%) CREST Certified
17 12 (2.91%) JNCIA
18 11 (2.66%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.99%) SLA
2 12 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.94%) PMO
4 5 (1.21%) ISO 22301
5 4 (0.97%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.48%) QA
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (12.59%) Snort
2 33 (7.99%) Active Directory
3 27 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (2.42%) XenApp
5 9 (2.18%) Docker
5 9 (2.18%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (1.94%) vSphere
7 7 (1.69%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.45%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.21%) Firmware
9 5 (1.21%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.21%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.97%) iptables
10 4 (0.97%) Kamailio
10 4 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.97%) XenServer
11 3 (0.73%) Gluster
11 3 (0.73%) NFS
Systems Management
1 37 (8.96%) Nagios
2 25 (6.05%) Cacti
3 20 (4.84%) RSA enVision
4 18 (4.36%) HAProxy
5 17 (4.12%) Nmap
5 17 (4.12%) OpenView
5 17 (4.12%) SolarWinds Orion
6 15 (3.63%) Puppet
7 12 (2.91%) Cisco LMS
7 12 (2.91%) Opsview
8 11 (2.66%) Nessus
9 10 (2.42%) Cisco Prime
9 10 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.69%) Ansible
10 7 (1.69%) FortiGate
10 7 (1.69%) SCOM
11 6 (1.45%) EdgeSight
12 5 (1.21%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 219 (53.03%) Cisco
2 92 (22.28%) Microsoft
3 73 (17.68%) F5
4 69 (16.71%) CheckPoint
5 68 (16.46%) Juniper
6 50 (12.11%) HP
7 49 (11.86%) Palo Alto
8 40 (9.69%) VMware
9 38 (9.20%) ArcSight
10 37 (8.96%) Riverbed
11 34 (8.23%) Citrix
12 26 (6.30%) LogRhythm
13 24 (5.81%) SolarWinds
14 20 (4.84%) LogLogic
14 20 (4.84%) NetWitness
15 19 (4.60%) Aruba
16 16 (3.87%) Red Hat
17 15 (3.63%) Avaya
17 15 (3.63%) Forcepoint
17 15 (3.63%) Meraki
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