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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 686 709 736
Rank change year-on-year +23 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 195 261 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 1.47% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 135 226 197
Median salary £45,000 £47,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.75% +0.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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 13891 17757 20272
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.18% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11283 14723 16086
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +24 180 £45,250 -4.73% 17
London +58 56 £60,000 -5.88% 9
South East +38 56 £45,000 +9.09% 3
South West +18 40 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Surrey +64 23 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Berkshire +21 21 £40,000 -27.27%
Bristol +21 20 £40,000 -13.97% 1
City of London +45 14 £65,000 -18.75% 2
West Midlands +23 9 £43,750 -32.69% 1
Wales +9 9 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire +4 9 £55,000 -12.69% 1
Reading +2 9 £40,000 -27.27%
West Yorkshire +26 8 £40,400 -29.73%
Yorkshire +12 8 £40,400 +41.75%
East of England -15 8 £46,250 -11.90%
Hampshire +5 7 £48,250 +20.62%
Bedfordshire +18 6 £56,250 -16.04%
Cheltenham +13 6 - - 1
South Wales +12 6 £25,000 -
Bedford +1 6 £56,250 -16.04%
Camberley - 6 £60,000 - 2
Warwickshire +24 5 £42,500 -34.61%
Scotland +14 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Wiltshire -4 4 £41,250 +33.06% 1
North West -30 4 £37,500 -13.29%
Bodmin - 4 £24,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £25,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £47,500 -
Epsom - 4 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 190 (45.45%) Firewall
2 174 (41.63%) Linux
2 174 (41.63%) Cisco
3 134 (32.06%) Windows
4 133 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
5 106 (25.36%) CCNP
6 101 (24.16%) VPN
7 96 (22.97%) tcpdump
8 95 (22.73%) SIEM
9 94 (22.49%) TCP/IP
10 86 (20.57%) WAN
10 86 (20.57%) Cisco ASA
11 78 (18.66%) Unix
12 77 (18.42%) Wireless
13 76 (18.18%) Degree
14 74 (17.70%) Microsoft
15 73 (17.46%) LAN
16 72 (17.22%) SQL
16 72 (17.22%) DNS
17 70 (16.75%) CCNA
18 62 (14.83%) C++
19 61 (14.59%) BGP
20 60 (14.35%) Java
20 60 (14.35%) Cybersecurity
20 60 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
21 58 (13.88%) Network Monitoring
22 57 (13.64%) CheckPoint
23 56 (13.40%) Cisco Nexus
24 55 (13.16%) Juniper
24 55 (13.16%) Information Security

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 23 (5.50%) Apache
1 23 (5.50%) IIS
2 11 (2.63%) nginx
3 10 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.15%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.91%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.96%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.96%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.48%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.24%) CMS
9 1 (0.24%) Confluence
9 1 (0.24%) Drupal
9 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (8.37%) MS Visio
2 29 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.72%) GIMP
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.87%) Office 365
3 11 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.67%) OpenDNS
4 7 (1.67%) SaaS
5 3 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.72%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 190 (45.45%) Firewall
2 101 (24.16%) VPN
3 96 (22.97%) tcpdump
4 94 (22.49%) TCP/IP
5 86 (20.57%) Cisco ASA
5 86 (20.57%) WAN
6 77 (18.42%) Wireless
7 73 (17.46%) LAN
8 72 (17.22%) DNS
9 61 (14.59%) BGP
10 56 (13.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 53 (12.68%) OSPF
12 51 (12.20%) SSL
13 50 (11.96%) Network Security
14 49 (11.72%) MPLS
15 48 (11.48%) HTTP
16 39 (9.33%) DHCP
17 32 (7.66%) RTP
18 31 (7.42%) IPsec
19 30 (7.18%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.50%) MySQL
3 13 (3.11%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (2.39%) Big Data
6 8 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.44%) Redis
8 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.20%) ZAP BI
10 4 (0.96%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.96%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.48%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.48%) Maltego
11 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.24%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 28 (6.70%) Burp Suite
2 19 (4.55%) Fiddler
3 15 (3.59%) IDA Disassembler
3 15 (3.59%) Subversion
4 12 (2.87%) GDB
4 12 (2.87%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.63%) GCC
5 11 (2.63%) OllyDbg
5 11 (2.63%) Trac
5 11 (2.63%) WinDbg
6 7 (1.67%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.44%) JIRA
7 6 (1.44%) Metasploit
8 5 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.96%) Maven
10 3 (0.72%) Selenium
11 2 (0.48%) Firebug
11 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.48%) WebLOAD
General
1 53 (12.68%) Finance
2 51 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.15%) Games
3 9 (2.15%) Publishing
4 8 (1.91%) Banking
4 8 (1.91%) Marketing
5 3 (0.72%) Back Office
5 3 (0.72%) Electronics
5 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.48%) German Language
6 2 (0.48%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 125 (29.90%) Network Engineer
2 110 (26.32%) Analyst
3 62 (14.83%) SOC Analyst
4 57 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 55 (13.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 44 (10.53%) Security Analyst
7 37 (8.85%) Security Engineer
8 29 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
9 28 (6.70%) Developer
10 27 (6.46%) Senior Analyst
11 26 (6.22%) Consultant
12 24 (5.74%) Support Engineer
13 22 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
14 19 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
14 19 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 19 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 16 (3.83%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 16 (3.83%) Security Consultant
16 15 (3.59%) Architect
17 14 (3.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (10.77%) .NET
2 19 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (4.31%) HTML
4 17 (4.07%) XML
5 15 (3.59%) 802.1X
5 15 (3.59%) CSS
5 15 (3.59%) Regular Expression
6 11 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.63%) STL
7 10 (2.39%) GWT
7 10 (2.39%) Middleware
8 9 (2.15%) RESTful
9 8 (1.91%) JSON
10 7 (1.67%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.67%) Ajax
10 7 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (1.67%) HTML5
11 6 (1.44%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.44%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (1.44%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (12.44%) Data Centre
3 41 (9.81%) Computer Science
4 25 (5.98%) Security Operations Centre
5 21 (5.02%) Cyberthreat
6 17 (4.07%) iPad
7 15 (3.59%) PKI
8 13 (3.11%) Algorithms
9 12 (2.87%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 9 (2.15%) Cyber Attack
11 7 (1.67%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.44%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.20%) Clustering
13 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.96%) Blog
14 4 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 174 (41.63%) Linux
2 134 (32.06%) Windows
3 78 (18.66%) Unix
4 24 (5.74%) Windows Server
5 20 (4.78%) CentOS
6 12 (2.87%) Solaris
7 10 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.67%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.44%) Debian
10 6 (1.44%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.20%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.96%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.72%) SUSE
13 3 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.73%) SIEM
2 60 (14.35%) Cybersecurity
3 58 (13.88%) Network Monitoring
4 55 (13.16%) Information Security
5 40 (9.57%) Security Monitoring
6 39 (9.33%) Mentoring
7 38 (9.09%) Security Operations
8 36 (8.61%) ITIL
9 35 (8.37%) Network Management
10 34 (8.13%) Coaching
11 32 (7.66%) Software Engineering
12 31 (7.42%) Open Source
13 28 (6.70%) Incident Management
13 28 (6.70%) Security Testing
14 25 (5.98%) Migration
14 25 (5.98%) Multithreading
15 23 (5.50%) Network Design
15 23 (5.50%) OO
16 22 (5.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 22 (5.26%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 72 (17.22%) SQL
2 62 (14.83%) C++
3 60 (14.35%) Java
4 47 (11.24%) Python
5 42 (10.05%) Perl
6 41 (9.81%) PowerShell
7 32 (7.66%) Bash Shell
8 29 (6.94%) JavaScript
9 28 (6.70%) C#
10 27 (6.46%) C
11 26 (6.22%) Ruby
12 22 (5.26%) PHP
13 10 (2.39%) Lua
14 7 (1.67%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.67%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.67%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.96%) AWK
15 4 (0.96%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 133 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (25.36%) CCNP
3 76 (18.18%) Degree
4 70 (16.75%) CCNA
5 53 (12.68%) Security Cleared
6 49 (11.72%) GIAC
7 47 (11.24%) SC Cleared
8 46 (11.00%) CISSP
9 39 (9.33%) GCIH
10 37 (8.85%) DV Cleared
11 28 (6.70%) CCIE
12 23 (5.50%) CCSA
13 22 (5.26%) CCDP
14 21 (5.02%) SANS
15 20 (4.78%) GCIA
16 19 (4.55%) CCSE
17 17 (4.07%) CREST Certified
17 17 (4.07%) OSCP
18 16 (3.83%) CEH
19 14 (3.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (4.31%) SLA
3 16 (3.83%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.67%) QA
5 3 (0.72%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (12.68%) Snort
2 32 (7.66%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.39%) Kamailio
5 8 (1.91%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.44%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.20%) NFS
7 5 (1.20%) ProxySG
7 5 (1.20%) vSphere
8 4 (0.96%) Docker
8 4 (0.96%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (0.96%) Gluster
8 4 (0.96%) iptables
8 4 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.96%) XenApp
9 3 (0.72%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.24%) Firmware
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (6.22%) Nmap
2 19 (4.55%) Nagios
2 19 (4.55%) Puppet
3 17 (4.07%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (4.07%) RSA enVision
4 13 (3.11%) Cacti
4 13 (3.11%) Nessus
4 13 (3.11%) OpenView
5 12 (2.87%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.15%) HAProxy
8 6 (1.44%) Rundeck
9 5 (1.20%) QRadar
10 3 (0.72%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.48%) Iperf
11 2 (0.48%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 174 (41.63%) Cisco
2 74 (17.70%) Microsoft
3 57 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 55 (13.16%) Juniper
5 39 (9.33%) ArcSight
5 39 (9.33%) SolarWinds
6 38 (9.09%) HP
7 36 (8.61%) Palo Alto
8 33 (7.89%) VMware
9 32 (7.66%) F5
10 31 (7.42%) Riverbed
11 29 (6.94%) LogRhythm
12 26 (6.22%) Splunk
13 25 (5.98%) FireEye
14 18 (4.31%) Citrix
15 17 (4.07%) LogLogic
15 17 (4.07%) NetWitness
16 16 (3.83%) Google
17 14 (3.35%) Forcepoint
18 12 (2.87%) Avaya
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