Period
to 21 June 2018

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

Wireshark
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 818 806
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12 +39
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 376 387 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 1.40% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 252 295 438
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,775 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,950 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26,177 27,595 34,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 15.99% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,814 22,483 28,209
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £25,913 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 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
England -15 348 £45,000 - 34
UK excluding London -9 292 £45,000 - 33
South East +1 113 £45,000 -5.26% 10
London -15 82 £63,750 +6.25% 4
South West -19 64 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East of England +13 38 £37,500 -21.05% 3
North of England +25 36 £37,500 -16.67% 5
Midlands +19 35 £42,500 -5.56% 7
North West +17 29 £37,500 -16.67% 5
West Midlands +18 28 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Scotland -26 13 £39,500 -15.51%
Wales +9 10 £44,000 +25.71% 3
Yorkshire +9 7 £36,500 -3.95%
East Midlands 0 7 £38,750 -34.04% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 225 (59.84%) Cisco
2 186 (49.47%) Cisco Certification
3 163 (43.35%) CCNP
4 149 (39.63%) Firewall
5 124 (32.98%) VPN
6 121 (32.18%) WAN
7 116 (30.85%) Cisco ASA
8 108 (28.72%) LAN
9 101 (26.86%) Microsoft
10 98 (26.06%) Windows
10 98 (26.06%) Wireless
11 92 (24.47%) DNS
12 91 (24.20%) BGP
13 87 (23.14%) VMware
14 84 (22.34%) TCP/IP
15 83 (22.07%) Linux
16 81 (21.54%) OSPF
17 80 (21.28%) Juniper
18 79 (21.01%) CCNA
19 78 (20.74%) SolarWinds
20 73 (19.41%) Python
21 72 (19.15%) Network Security
22 70 (18.62%) IPsec
23 69 (18.35%) Ethernet
24 68 (18.09%) Network Monitoring
25 67 (17.82%) MPLS
26 64 (17.02%) DHCP
26 64 (17.02%) Active Directory
27 62 (16.49%) CheckPoint
28 61 (16.22%) IIS

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 61 (16.22%) IIS
2 48 (12.77%) Apache
3 21 (5.59%) Tomcat
4 19 (5.05%) JBoss
4 19 (5.05%) WebLogic
4 19 (5.05%) WebSphere
4 19 (5.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (1.86%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.86%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.60%) nginx
7 5 (1.33%) CMS
7 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.80%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.53%) Confluence
10 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (6.12%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 48 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (9.04%) Office 365
4 19 (5.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (3.46%) SaaS
6 3 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.80%) GitHub
6 3 (0.80%) IaaS
7 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.53%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Akamai
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.27%) G Suite
8 1 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 149 (39.63%) Firewall
2 124 (32.98%) VPN
3 121 (32.18%) WAN
4 116 (30.85%) Cisco ASA
5 108 (28.72%) LAN
6 98 (26.06%) Wireless
7 92 (24.47%) DNS
8 91 (24.20%) BGP
9 84 (22.34%) TCP/IP
10 81 (21.54%) OSPF
11 72 (19.15%) Network Security
12 70 (18.62%) IPsec
13 69 (18.35%) Ethernet
14 67 (17.82%) MPLS
15 64 (17.02%) DHCP
16 58 (15.43%) Cisco Nexus
17 53 (14.10%) Cisco IOS
17 53 (14.10%) EIGRP
18 47 (12.50%) NX-OS
19 46 (12.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.60%) MySQL
3 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.80%) Presto
4 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.27%) Big Data
5 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.27%) Power BI
5 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (11.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 27 (7.18%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.05%) Fiddler
4 14 (3.72%) Subversion
5 9 (2.39%) GDB
6 8 (2.13%) GCC
6 8 (2.13%) Trac
7 7 (1.86%) JIRA
8 5 (1.33%) ClearCase
8 5 (1.33%) LabVIEW
8 5 (1.33%) Phabricator
9 4 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.06%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.06%) Selenium
9 4 (1.06%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.06%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.80%) Redmine
10 3 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (11.44%) Finance
2 41 (10.90%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.59%) Retail
4 20 (5.32%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.19%) Games
6 11 (2.93%) Banking
6 11 (2.93%) Billing
7 6 (1.60%) Electronics
8 4 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.80%) Front Office
10 2 (0.53%) Advertising
10 2 (0.53%) Back Office
10 2 (0.53%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.53%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 147 (39.10%) Network Engineer
2 63 (16.76%) Analyst
3 50 (13.30%) Senior Network Engineer
4 42 (11.17%) Security Engineer
5 40 (10.64%) Architect
5 40 (10.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 23 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
7 21 (5.59%) Cisco Engineer
7 21 (5.59%) Security Analyst
7 21 (5.59%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 21 (5.59%) Senior Security Engineer
7 21 (5.59%) SOC Analyst
7 21 (5.59%) Support Engineer
8 20 (5.32%) Security Architect
8 20 (5.32%) Technical Architect
9 19 (5.05%) Operations Analyst
9 19 (5.05%) Security Solutions Architect
9 19 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (4.79%) Software Engineer
11 17 (4.52%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.64%) 802.1X
2 38 (10.11%) HTML
3 30 (7.98%) .NET
4 26 (6.91%) LDAP
5 21 (5.59%) .NET Framework
6 20 (5.32%) CSS
6 20 (5.32%) OAuth
6 20 (5.32%) XML
7 19 (5.05%) Ajax
7 19 (5.05%) REST
7 19 (5.05%) SAML
8 18 (4.79%) OpenID
8 18 (4.79%) Servlets
9 13 (3.46%) STL
10 10 (2.66%) XMPP
11 9 (2.39%) LAMP
12 8 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 8 (2.13%) Node.js
13 6 (1.60%) Web Services
14 5 (1.33%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 58 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 35 (9.31%) Cyberthreat
4 27 (7.18%) Management Information System
5 25 (6.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 23 (6.12%) Computer Science
7 21 (5.59%) PKI
8 19 (5.05%) Public Cloud
8 19 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (4.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 15 (3.99%) Cyberattack
11 11 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.66%) DataPower
12 10 (2.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 5 (1.33%) Fintech
13 5 (1.33%) Robotics
14 4 (1.06%) Driving Licence
14 4 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
15 3 (0.80%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 98 (26.06%) Windows
2 83 (22.07%) Linux
3 42 (11.17%) Windows Server
4 24 (6.38%) Unix
5 19 (5.05%) CentOS
6 13 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.19%) Ubuntu
7 12 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.39%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.13%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.86%) Debian
11 6 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.33%) Kali Linux
12 5 (1.33%) Solaris
12 5 (1.33%) VxWorks
13 4 (1.06%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.80%) SUSE
15 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (18.09%) Network Monitoring
2 57 (15.16%) ITIL
3 53 (14.10%) SIEM
4 47 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 47 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 46 (12.23%) Network Design
5 46 (12.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 44 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
7 42 (11.17%) Cybersecurity
7 42 (11.17%) DevOps
8 39 (10.37%) Service Management
9 36 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (9.57%) Security Patching
10 35 (9.31%) Load Balancing
11 31 (8.24%) Change Management
11 31 (8.24%) Computer Security
11 31 (8.24%) Information Security
12 30 (7.98%) Capacity Management
12 30 (7.98%) Mentoring
13 29 (7.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (19.41%) Python
2 58 (15.43%) SQL
3 32 (8.51%) Java
4 31 (8.24%) Bash Shell
5 29 (7.71%) C++
6 27 (7.18%) JavaScript
7 23 (6.12%) C#
8 22 (5.85%) Shell Script
9 21 (5.59%) C
9 21 (5.59%) Perl
9 21 (5.59%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.13%) Assembly Language
11 7 (1.86%) PHP
11 7 (1.86%) VBA
12 6 (1.60%) Lua
13 5 (1.33%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.33%) Ruby
13 5 (1.33%) Tcl
14 2 (0.53%) Groovy
14 2 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 186 (49.47%) Cisco Certification
2 163 (43.35%) CCNP
3 79 (21.01%) CCNA
4 48 (12.77%) CISSP
5 44 (11.70%) Security Cleared
6 42 (11.17%) CCIE
7 38 (10.11%) SC Cleared
8 34 (9.04%) ISSAP
9 31 (8.24%) DV Cleared
10 29 (7.71%) Degree
11 26 (6.91%) CCDP
12 23 (6.12%) CCSE
12 23 (6.12%) JNCIP
13 21 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (5.05%) IISP
15 18 (4.79%) Citrix Certification
15 18 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
16 17 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (4.26%) CCSP
18 15 (3.99%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (12.23%) SLA
2 8 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.60%) QA
4 4 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 64 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 49 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.26%) VMware NSX
5 11 (2.93%) vSphere
5 11 (2.93%) XenApp
6 8 (2.13%) Xen
6 8 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.86%) iptables
7 7 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.86%) Snort
7 7 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.60%) Docker
8 6 (1.60%) Kamailio
8 6 (1.60%) Postfix
9 5 (1.33%) Dovecot
9 5 (1.33%) QEMU
9 5 (1.33%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.06%) XenServer
11 3 (0.80%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (9.57%) Nagios
2 29 (7.71%) Cisco LMS
2 29 (7.71%) Opsview
2 29 (7.71%) SCCM
3 28 (7.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 28 (7.45%) Cisco Prime
4 26 (6.91%) SCOM
5 19 (5.05%) OPNET
5 19 (5.05%) QRadar
6 18 (4.79%) RSA Security Analytics
7 16 (4.26%) Cacti
8 15 (3.99%) Ansible
8 15 (3.99%) Puppet
9 8 (2.13%) EdgeSight
10 7 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.33%) CASB
11 5 (1.33%) Nessus
11 5 (1.33%) OpenVAS
11 5 (1.33%) Proxmox
11 5 (1.33%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 225 (59.84%) Cisco
2 101 (26.86%) Microsoft
3 87 (23.14%) VMware
4 80 (21.28%) Juniper
5 78 (20.74%) SolarWinds
6 62 (16.49%) CheckPoint
7 60 (15.96%) Riverbed
8 51 (13.56%) Splunk
9 40 (10.64%) F5
10 34 (9.04%) Fortinet
11 29 (7.71%) IBM
12 27 (7.18%) Palo Alto
13 25 (6.65%) Citrix
14 24 (6.38%) HP
14 24 (6.38%) Red Hat
15 22 (5.85%) Forcepoint
16 20 (5.32%) LogRhythm
17 19 (5.05%) Dynatrace
17 19 (5.05%) Google
17 19 (5.05%) Tufin