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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 678 723 784
Rank change year-on-year +45 +61  
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 198 226 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 1.36% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 143 195 161
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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 14351 16668 19314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.16% 16.90% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11670 13853 15719
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Wireshark as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireshark in the UK

Wireshark
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 194 £47,500 -7.76% 21
South East +38 57 £53,750 +19.44% 9
London +27 48 £61,250 -5.76% 5
South West +10 38 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Berkshire +22 26 £60,000 +2.12% 2
Surrey +46 20 £55,000 +25.71% 4
East of England -16 19 £32,000 -39.04% 1
City of London +35 17 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Reading +22 15 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Gloucestershire +12 14 £40,000 -27.27%
North West -43 14 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire +12 12 £38,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +23 10 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire +22 10 £47,500 -9.52%
Bedford +21 10 £47,500 -15.17%
Cheshire -27 10 £45,000 - 3
Wiltshire 0 9 £45,000 +22.44%
Warrington -6 9 £45,000 - 2
Bristol -11 9 - -
Hertfordshire -6 8 £32,000 -41.81%
Salisbury - 8 £45,000 -
Gloucester +5 7 £40,000 -27.27%
Welwyn Garden City +1 6 £32,000 -46.66%
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
East Midlands +25 5 £60,000 +29.72%
West Midlands +17 5 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Feltham - 5 £42,000 -
Camberley +22 4 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Cheltenham +16 4 - -
Wales +14 4 £45,000 +45.16%

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 187 (48.07%) Firewall
2 179 (46.02%) Cisco
3 161 (41.39%) Linux
4 142 (36.50%) Windows
5 126 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
6 118 (30.33%) tcpdump
7 106 (27.25%) TCP/IP
8 103 (26.48%) CCNP
9 93 (23.91%) VPN
10 92 (23.65%) DNS
11 91 (23.39%) BGP
11 91 (23.39%) SIEM
12 84 (21.59%) WAN
13 81 (20.82%) Microsoft
14 76 (19.54%) Unix
15 74 (19.02%) Cisco ASA
15 74 (19.02%) Network Monitoring
16 73 (18.77%) Security Cleared
16 73 (18.77%) LAN
16 73 (18.77%) OSPF
17 70 (17.99%) Cisco Nexus
18 69 (17.74%) Wireless
19 66 (16.97%) Java
20 64 (16.45%) SSL
21 63 (16.20%) SC Cleared
21 63 (16.20%) Degree
22 61 (15.68%) Snort
22 61 (15.68%) DHCP
23 60 (15.42%) Python
24 57 (14.65%) SQL

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 30 (7.71%) Apache
2 13 (3.34%) nginx
3 12 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.57%) IIS
4 10 (2.57%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.31%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.54%) CMS
7 5 (1.29%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.77%) SAS
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 33 (8.48%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (7.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.34%) Office 365
4 5 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.77%) SaaS
7 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.26%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (48.07%) Firewall
2 118 (30.33%) tcpdump
3 106 (27.25%) TCP/IP
4 93 (23.91%) VPN
5 92 (23.65%) DNS
6 91 (23.39%) BGP
7 84 (21.59%) WAN
8 74 (19.02%) Cisco ASA
9 73 (18.77%) LAN
9 73 (18.77%) OSPF
10 70 (17.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 69 (17.74%) Wireless
12 64 (16.45%) SSL
13 61 (15.68%) DHCP
14 57 (14.65%) HTTP
15 55 (14.14%) MPLS
16 48 (12.34%) Network Security
17 40 (10.28%) IPsec
18 37 (9.51%) EIGRP
19 31 (7.97%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.86%) NoSQL
3 14 (3.60%) MySQL
4 12 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.29%) Big Data
8 4 (1.03%) InfluxDB
8 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.03%) ZAP BI
9 2 (0.51%) Maltego
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.26%) Looker
10 1 (0.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (7.20%) Burp Suite
2 20 (5.14%) IDA Disassembler
3 15 (3.86%) OllyDbg
3 15 (3.86%) Subversion
3 15 (3.86%) WinDbg
4 14 (3.60%) Fiddler
5 13 (3.34%) GDB
6 11 (2.83%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.57%) GCC
7 10 (2.57%) Trac
8 8 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (1.80%) Maven
10 6 (1.54%) JIRA
11 5 (1.29%) Git (software)
11 5 (1.29%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.51%) Selenium
13 2 (0.51%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 46 (11.83%) Finance
1 46 (11.83%) Telecoms
2 11 (2.83%) Publishing
3 9 (2.31%) Military
4 8 (2.06%) Back Office
4 8 (2.06%) Banking
4 8 (2.06%) Games
5 5 (1.29%) Marketing
6 4 (1.03%) Retail
7 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
9 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 130 (33.42%) Network Engineer
2 113 (29.05%) Analyst
3 65 (16.71%) SOC Analyst
4 50 (12.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 48 (12.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 43 (11.05%) Security Analyst
7 41 (10.54%) Senior Network Engineer
8 33 (8.48%) Support Engineer
9 28 (7.20%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (5.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 20 (5.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 19 (4.88%) Security Engineer
12 18 (4.63%) Consultant
12 18 (4.63%) Developer
12 18 (4.63%) Network Support
12 18 (4.63%) Network Support Engineer
13 13 (3.34%) Malware Analyst
14 12 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (2.83%) Junior
15 11 (2.83%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.46%) .NET
2 17 (4.37%) Regular Expression
3 16 (4.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (3.08%) 802.1X
4 12 (3.08%) XML
5 10 (2.57%) STL
6 8 (2.06%) GWT
7 6 (1.54%) CSS
7 6 (1.54%) POSIX
8 5 (1.29%) CGI
8 5 (1.29%) HTML
9 4 (1.03%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (1.03%) FreeSWITCH
9 4 (1.03%) LAMP
9 4 (1.03%) RESTful
9 4 (1.03%) Sensu
10 3 (0.77%) JSON
10 3 (0.77%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (0.77%) Web Services
11 2 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (10.80%) Data Centre
3 36 (9.25%) Computer Science
4 30 (7.71%) Cyberthreat
5 26 (6.68%) Security Operations Centre
6 21 (5.40%) iPad
7 16 (4.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 14 (3.60%) PKI
9 13 (3.34%) Private Cloud
10 10 (2.57%) Management Information System
11 9 (2.31%) Driving Licence
12 8 (2.06%) Blog
12 8 (2.06%) Cyber Attack
12 8 (2.06%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.29%) CCTV
14 4 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
15 3 (0.77%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 161 (41.39%) Linux
2 142 (36.50%) Windows
3 76 (19.54%) Unix
4 26 (6.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (6.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (5.66%) Windows Server
7 17 (4.37%) Solaris
8 15 (3.86%) CentOS
9 13 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (3.34%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.54%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.29%) Debian
11 5 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.29%) SUSE
11 5 (1.29%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.03%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.03%) VMS
12 4 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (23.39%) SIEM
2 74 (19.02%) Network Monitoring
3 55 (14.14%) Information Security
4 51 (13.11%) ITIL
5 48 (12.34%) Cybersecurity
6 42 (10.80%) Mentoring
7 40 (10.28%) Open Source
7 40 (10.28%) Security Monitoring
8 35 (9.00%) Security Operations
9 34 (8.74%) Coaching
10 32 (8.23%) Network Management
11 31 (7.97%) Software Engineering
12 26 (6.68%) Load Balancing
13 23 (5.91%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 23 (5.91%) Malware Analysis
13 23 (5.91%) Service Management
13 23 (5.91%) Threat Intelligence
14 22 (5.66%) ITSM
14 22 (5.66%) Project Management
14 22 (5.66%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.97%) Java
2 60 (15.42%) Python
3 57 (14.65%) SQL
4 52 (13.37%) C++
5 48 (12.34%) Perl
6 35 (9.00%) Ruby
7 31 (7.97%) C
8 24 (6.17%) PowerShell
9 21 (5.40%) JavaScript
9 21 (5.40%) PHP
10 18 (4.63%) Bash Shell
11 12 (3.08%) C#
12 5 (1.29%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.03%) Erlang
13 4 (1.03%) Lua
14 3 (0.77%) AWK
15 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 126 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (26.48%) CCNP
3 73 (18.77%) Security Cleared
4 63 (16.20%) Degree
4 63 (16.20%) SC Cleared
5 56 (14.40%) GIAC
6 54 (13.88%) CCNA
7 48 (12.34%) DV Cleared
8 44 (11.31%) CISSP
9 42 (10.80%) GCIH
10 26 (6.68%) CCSE
11 25 (6.43%) CCIE
11 25 (6.43%) CCSA
12 22 (5.66%) SANS
13 21 (5.40%) GCIA
14 14 (3.60%) CCDP
14 14 (3.60%) OSCP
15 13 (3.34%) CEH
15 13 (3.34%) CREST Certified
16 10 (2.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.68%) SLA
2 19 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.34%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.29%) ISO 22301
5 4 (1.03%) PMO
6 3 (0.77%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.51%) QA
8 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (15.68%) Snort
2 36 (9.25%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
4 9 (2.31%) XenApp
5 8 (2.06%) Docker
6 7 (1.80%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.80%) vSphere
7 6 (1.54%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.29%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.29%) ProxySG
9 4 (1.03%) Kamailio
9 4 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.03%) XenServer
10 3 (0.77%) Firmware
10 3 (0.77%) Gluster
10 3 (0.77%) iptables
10 3 (0.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (7.46%) Nagios
2 21 (5.40%) Nmap
2 21 (5.40%) RSA enVision
3 19 (4.88%) Cacti
4 15 (3.86%) HAProxy
4 15 (3.86%) OpenView
5 14 (3.60%) Puppet
5 14 (3.60%) SolarWinds Orion
6 9 (2.31%) Nessus
6 9 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.06%) Cisco LMS
7 8 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (2.06%) Opsview
8 6 (1.54%) EdgeSight
8 6 (1.54%) SCOM
9 5 (1.29%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.03%) Munin
10 4 (1.03%) Salt
10 4 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 179 (46.02%) Cisco
2 81 (20.82%) Microsoft
3 56 (14.40%) CheckPoint
4 55 (14.14%) Juniper
5 51 (13.11%) F5
6 45 (11.57%) HP
7 43 (11.05%) ArcSight
8 32 (8.23%) Palo Alto
9 31 (7.97%) VMware
10 30 (7.71%) LogRhythm
11 25 (6.43%) Riverbed
12 22 (5.66%) Citrix
13 21 (5.40%) LogLogic
13 21 (5.40%) NetWitness
14 20 (5.14%) FireEye
15 19 (4.88%) SolarWinds
16 15 (3.86%) Red Hat
17 14 (3.60%) Forcepoint
18 13 (3.34%) Avaya
19 12 (3.08%) Aruba
London
Forman IT
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: he proposed package is up to £70k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plus
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5% on call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5-10% shift allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Thales
Posted: 9 days ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 basic + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Team Jobs
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 24days hols + excellent benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: Depending on Experience / Location
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 22 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago