Period
to 27 June 2019

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 27 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK
6 months to
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 801 831 818
Rank change year-on-year +30 -13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 286 377 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 1.42% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 206 254 297
UK median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,250 £29,825 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 22,722 26,481 27,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.73% 15.15% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17,101 21,050 22,639
UK median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 27 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Wireshark in the UK

Wireshark
Top 15 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 27 June 2019. 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 +20 260 £50,000 +11.11% 3
UK excluding London -15 213 £40,000 -11.11% 4
London +94 67 £57,500 -8.00% 1
South East -1 54 £45,000 - 1
East of England +92 52 £40,000 +6.67% 1
North of England +27 39 £50,000 +33.33%
Midlands +30 28 £37,500 -11.76%
Yorkshire +30 22 £55,000 +50.68%
East Midlands +49 20 £30,000 -22.58%
South West -43 18 £37,500 -16.67%
North West +22 17 £31,500 -16.00%
Northern Ireland -15 13 - - 1
West Midlands +11 8 £42,500 -5.56%
Scotland +9 6 £45,000 +13.92%
Wales +6 4 £47,500 +3.83% 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 2019, 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 with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 172 (60.14%) Cisco
2 140 (48.95%) Cisco Certification
3 132 (46.15%) Firewall
4 110 (38.46%) WAN
5 107 (37.41%) CCNP
6 98 (34.27%) Linux
6 98 (34.27%) LAN
7 87 (30.42%) TCP/IP
8 86 (30.07%) CCNA
9 66 (23.08%) OSPF
10 62 (21.68%) CheckPoint
11 59 (20.63%) Windows
12 58 (20.28%) ITIL
12 58 (20.28%) VoIP
12 58 (20.28%) SolarWinds
13 56 (19.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 54 (18.88%) Wi-Fi
14 54 (18.88%) BGP
15 53 (18.53%) Juniper
15 53 (18.53%) Analytical Skills
16 45 (15.73%) Python
16 45 (15.73%) VMware
16 45 (15.73%) Network Security
17 44 (15.38%) Palo Alto
18 43 (15.03%) F5
18 43 (15.03%) Wireless
19 42 (14.69%) Meraki
19 42 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
20 39 (13.64%) DevOps
20 39 (13.64%) Security Cleared

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 12 (4.20%) Apache
2 10 (3.50%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.75%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.40%) IIS
5 4 (1.40%) nginx
6 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.59%) SaaS
3 13 (4.55%) Office 365
4 12 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) Akamai
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 132 (46.15%) Firewall
2 110 (38.46%) WAN
3 98 (34.27%) LAN
4 87 (30.42%) TCP/IP
5 66 (23.08%) OSPF
6 58 (20.28%) VoIP
7 56 (19.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 54 (18.88%) BGP
8 54 (18.88%) Wi-Fi
9 45 (15.73%) Network Security
10 43 (15.03%) Wireless
11 35 (12.24%) Internet
12 34 (11.89%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (11.54%) DHCP
14 32 (11.19%) Cisco IOS
15 31 (10.84%) VLAN
16 30 (10.49%) DNS
16 30 (10.49%) SAN
16 30 (10.49%) VPN
17 28 (9.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.55%) MySQL
2 11 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.80%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.45%) Redis
4 7 (2.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.85%) Subversion
3 9 (3.15%) Selenium
4 8 (2.80%) GDB
5 7 (2.45%) GCC
5 7 (2.45%) Trac
6 6 (2.10%) JIRA
6 6 (2.10%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.75%) Fiddler
7 5 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.75%) Metasploit
7 5 (1.75%) NeoLoad
8 4 (1.40%) IDA Disassembler
8 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.05%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.05%) Maven
9 3 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (13.29%) Retail
2 28 (9.79%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.99%) Finance
4 8 (2.80%) Law
5 7 (2.45%) Legal
6 6 (2.10%) Banking
6 6 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.75%) Marketing
8 4 (1.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (39.86%) Network Engineer
2 55 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 25 (8.74%) Security Engineer
4 23 (8.04%) Juniper Engineer
4 23 (8.04%) Network Support
5 22 (7.69%) Analyst
5 22 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 18 (6.29%) Lead Network Engineer
6 18 (6.29%) Test Engineer
7 17 (5.94%) Cisco Engineer
7 17 (5.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 17 (5.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 17 (5.94%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (5.59%) Network Analyst
9 14 (4.90%) Juniper Support
10 13 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
10 13 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 12 (4.20%) Administrator
11 12 (4.20%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.94%) 802.1X
2 12 (4.20%) Web Services
3 8 (2.80%) JSON
3 8 (2.80%) LAMP
4 7 (2.45%) STL
5 5 (1.75%) .NET
6 4 (1.40%) OLE
7 3 (1.05%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.05%) HTML
7 3 (1.05%) LDAP
7 3 (1.05%) POSIX
7 3 (1.05%) Qt
7 3 (1.05%) Regular Expression
7 3 (1.05%) SOAP
7 3 (1.05%) WebRTC
7 3 (1.05%) XML
7 3 (1.05%) Yocto
8 2 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.70%) OpenID
8 2 (0.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.53%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (6.29%) Data Centre
4 15 (5.24%) Internet of Things
5 14 (4.90%) Driving Licence
5 14 (4.90%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.55%) Smartphone
7 12 (4.20%) PKI
8 9 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.45%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 6 (2.10%) Public Cloud
10 6 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.40%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.05%) Device Driver
13 3 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.70%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 98 (34.27%) Linux
2 59 (20.63%) Windows
3 30 (10.49%) Unix
3 30 (10.49%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.15%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.80%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.10%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.40%) CatOS
10 4 (1.40%) CentOS
10 4 (1.40%) uClinux
11 3 (1.05%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.70%) Debian
12 2 (0.70%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.70%) SUSE
12 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.28%) ITIL
2 42 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (13.64%) DevOps
4 37 (12.94%) Network Management
5 34 (11.89%) Load Balancing
6 30 (10.49%) Analytics
6 30 (10.49%) Proactive Maintenance
7 29 (10.14%) Technical Leadership
8 23 (8.04%) Capacity Management
8 23 (8.04%) ITIL V3
9 22 (7.69%) Change Management
9 22 (7.69%) ITSM
10 21 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (7.34%) Kalman Filter
11 20 (6.99%) IT Strategy
11 20 (6.99%) Migration
12 19 (6.64%) Test Automation
13 18 (6.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
13 18 (6.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 17 (5.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.73%) Python
2 34 (11.89%) C++
3 25 (8.74%) C
4 24 (8.39%) Java
5 20 (6.99%) SQL
6 19 (6.64%) Perl
7 16 (5.59%) Ruby
8 15 (5.24%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.90%) Shell Script
10 13 (4.55%) Go
11 10 (3.50%) PHP
11 10 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.45%) C#
13 2 (0.70%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.70%) Lua
13 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.35%) Tcl
14 1 (0.35%) VB
14 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 140 (48.95%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (37.41%) CCNP
3 86 (30.07%) CCNA
4 39 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 37 (12.94%) CCIE
5 37 (12.94%) SC Cleared
6 31 (10.84%) CCSE
7 24 (8.39%) JNCIA
8 23 (8.04%) JNCIP
9 20 (6.99%) CCSA
10 19 (6.64%) Degree
11 15 (5.24%) CISSP
12 9 (3.15%) Check Point Certification
12 9 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (2.45%) CCIE Collaboration
15 5 (1.75%) CEH
15 5 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (1.75%) MCITP
15 5 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (6.64%) SLA
3 14 (4.90%) GDPR
4 13 (4.55%) QA
5 8 (2.80%) ISO 22301
5 8 (2.80%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.75%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.40%) NIST
8 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (9.44%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.64%) Docker
3 18 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.90%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.45%) iptables
6 4 (1.40%) Snort
7 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.05%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.70%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.70%) Ceph
8 2 (0.70%) Firmware
8 2 (0.70%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.35%) KVM
9 1 (0.35%) Lustre
9 1 (0.35%) NFS
9 1 (0.35%) Samba
9 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (8.39%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (4.90%) ZABBIX
3 13 (4.55%) Kubernetes
4 10 (3.50%) Puppet
5 8 (2.80%) Nagios
5 8 (2.80%) Stealthwatch
6 6 (2.10%) FortiGate
6 6 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.10%) Nmap
7 5 (1.75%) Ansible
8 4 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.40%) QRadar
9 3 (1.05%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.05%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.70%) RSA Security Analytics
10 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 172 (60.14%) Cisco
2 62 (21.68%) CheckPoint
3 58 (20.28%) SolarWinds
4 53 (18.53%) Juniper
5 45 (15.73%) VMware
6 44 (15.38%) Palo Alto
7 43 (15.03%) F5
8 42 (14.69%) Meraki
9 33 (11.54%) Aruba
10 32 (11.19%) Microsoft
11 30 (10.49%) HP
12 26 (9.09%) Riverbed
13 25 (8.74%) Ubiquiti
14 24 (8.39%) Extreme Networks
15 15 (5.24%) Red Hat
16 13 (4.55%) Symantec
17 10 (3.50%) Avaya
17 10 (3.50%) IBM
17 10 (3.50%) Sophos
17 10 (3.50%) Splunk