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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 661 683 697
Rank change year-on-year +22 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 193 270 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.49% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 144 242 223
Median salary £45,000 £46,250 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% -3.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,910
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% -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 13624 18170 19810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.37% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11093 15040 15797
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -5 178 £45,000 - 18
South East +25 53 £45,000 +9.09% 4
London +54 50 £56,500 +7.61% 4
South West +35 37 £40,000 +25.98% 2
Surrey +63 21 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Berkshire +25 21 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Bristol +16 18 £40,000 -6.97% 1
West Midlands +38 14 £45,000 -30.76% 4
Reading +26 13 £40,000 -27.27%
Gloucestershire +2 9 £46,250 -27.73% 1
East of England -5 9 £47,500 -15.55%
City of London +39 8 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Scotland +21 7 £46,750 -22.08%
Bedfordshire +8 7 £47,500 -29.10%
Hampshire +3 7 £38,750 -3.12%
Solihull - 7 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow - 7 £46,750 -
South Wales +14 6 £25,000 -
East Midlands +12 6 £45,000 -14.28%
Wales +6 6 £25,000 - 1
Birmingham - 6 £45,000 - 2
Camberley - 6 £57,500 - 1
Warwickshire +31 5 £27,500 -57.69%
Northampton +26 5 £42,500 -19.04%
Northamptonshire +24 5 £42,500 -19.04%
Yorkshire +23 5 £40,400 +41.75% 1
Cheltenham +17 5 - -
West Yorkshire +13 5 £40,400 -29.73% 1
Bedford -12 5 £65,000 -2.98%
Epsom - 5 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 211 (49.30%) Firewall
2 185 (43.22%) Cisco
3 172 (40.19%) Linux
4 137 (32.01%) Cisco Certification
5 116 (27.10%) Windows
6 108 (25.23%) VPN
7 106 (24.77%) WAN
8 102 (23.83%) CCNP
9 93 (21.73%) Cisco ASA
10 90 (21.03%) LAN
11 88 (20.56%) SIEM
12 84 (19.63%) TCP/IP
12 84 (19.63%) Degree
13 83 (19.39%) tcpdump
14 82 (19.16%) CCNA
14 82 (19.16%) Wireless
15 80 (18.69%) CheckPoint
16 72 (16.82%) Microsoft
17 71 (16.59%) SQL
18 69 (16.12%) Unix
19 68 (15.89%) DNS
20 64 (14.95%) Juniper
21 63 (14.72%) C++
22 62 (14.49%) Data Centre
23 60 (14.02%) Cisco Nexus
23 60 (14.02%) Network Monitoring
23 60 (14.02%) OSPF
23 60 (14.02%) Finance
24 59 (13.79%) BGP
25 58 (13.55%) Telecoms

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 25 (5.84%) IIS
2 21 (4.91%) Apache
3 10 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.87%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.87%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.40%) nginx
7 4 (0.93%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.93%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.47%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.23%) CMS
9 1 (0.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.23%) Drupal
9 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (8.18%) MS Excel
1 35 (8.18%) MS Visio
2 28 (6.54%) MS Office
3 7 (1.64%) GIMP
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.80%) Office 365
3 8 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.40%) SaaS
5 3 (0.70%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 211 (49.30%) Firewall
2 108 (25.23%) VPN
3 106 (24.77%) WAN
4 93 (21.73%) Cisco ASA
5 90 (21.03%) LAN
6 84 (19.63%) TCP/IP
7 83 (19.39%) tcpdump
8 82 (19.16%) Wireless
9 68 (15.89%) DNS
10 60 (14.02%) Cisco Nexus
10 60 (14.02%) OSPF
11 59 (13.79%) BGP
12 57 (13.32%) Network Security
13 53 (12.38%) MPLS
14 41 (9.58%) HTTP
15 38 (8.88%) SSL
16 36 (8.41%) IPsec
16 36 (8.41%) RTP
17 30 (7.01%) DHCP
17 30 (7.01%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.37%) MySQL
3 15 (3.50%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (2.80%) Big Data
6 9 (2.10%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.40%) Redis
8 5 (1.17%) ZAP BI
9 4 (0.93%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.93%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.47%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.23%) GIS
11 1 (0.23%) Ingres
11 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.23%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 24 (5.61%) Burp Suite
2 22 (5.14%) Fiddler
3 17 (3.97%) Subversion
4 16 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.34%) GCC
5 10 (2.34%) GDB
5 10 (2.34%) Trac
6 7 (1.64%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.40%) Metasploit
8 5 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.17%) JIRA
8 5 (1.17%) NUnit
8 5 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.17%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.17%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.17%) WinDbg
9 4 (0.93%) Maven
9 4 (0.93%) Selenium
10 2 (0.47%) Firebug
10 2 (0.47%) WebLOAD
General
1 60 (14.02%) Finance
2 58 (13.55%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.80%) Marketing
4 10 (2.34%) Banking
5 9 (2.10%) Games
6 7 (1.64%) Electronics
6 7 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.40%) Publishing
8 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) German Language
9 2 (0.47%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 129 (30.14%) Network Engineer
2 96 (22.43%) Analyst
3 55 (12.85%) Cisco Engineer
4 53 (12.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 48 (11.21%) SOC Analyst
6 44 (10.28%) Security Analyst
6 44 (10.28%) Security Engineer
7 35 (8.18%) Developer
8 27 (6.31%) Consultant
9 26 (6.07%) Support Engineer
10 25 (5.84%) Juniper Engineer
10 25 (5.84%) Network Security Engineer
11 22 (5.14%) Security Consultant
12 20 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (4.67%) Senior Network Engineer
13 18 (4.21%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 16 (3.74%) Architect
15 15 (3.50%) Junior
15 15 (3.50%) Software Engineer
15 15 (3.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.75%) .NET
2 21 (4.91%) 802.1X
2 21 (4.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 21 (4.91%) HTML
3 20 (4.67%) XML
4 18 (4.21%) CSS
5 15 (3.50%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.04%) GWT
6 13 (3.04%) Regular Expression
7 12 (2.80%) RESTful
8 11 (2.57%) JSON
8 11 (2.57%) Middleware
9 10 (2.34%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.34%) Ajax
9 10 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (2.34%) HTML5
9 10 (2.34%) STL
10 9 (2.10%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.87%) Ninject
11 8 (1.87%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 58 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (10.51%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.91%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (4.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 19 (4.44%) PKI
7 16 (3.74%) iPad
8 15 (3.50%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.34%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.40%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (1.17%) Clustering
11 5 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.17%) Replication
12 4 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.70%) CCTV
13 3 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.70%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.47%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 172 (40.19%) Linux
2 116 (27.10%) Windows
3 69 (16.12%) Unix
4 25 (5.84%) CentOS
5 24 (5.61%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.10%) Solaris
7 8 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.40%) Debian
9 5 (1.17%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.17%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.93%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.70%) Android
11 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.70%) SUSE
11 3 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (20.56%) SIEM
2 60 (14.02%) Network Monitoring
3 57 (13.32%) Cybersecurity
4 51 (11.92%) Information Security
5 41 (9.58%) Network Management
5 41 (9.58%) Security Monitoring
6 37 (8.64%) ITIL
7 34 (7.94%) Incident Management
7 34 (7.94%) Security Operations
8 31 (7.24%) Multithreading
8 31 (7.24%) Security Testing
8 31 (7.24%) Software Engineering
9 29 (6.78%) Coaching
9 29 (6.78%) Mentoring
9 29 (6.78%) Open Source
10 28 (6.54%) Change Management
11 26 (6.07%) Migration
11 26 (6.07%) OO
12 23 (5.37%) Load Balancing
13 21 (4.91%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 71 (16.59%) SQL
2 63 (14.72%) C++
3 51 (11.92%) Java
4 47 (10.98%) PowerShell
5 43 (10.05%) Python
6 35 (8.18%) JavaScript
6 35 (8.18%) Perl
7 33 (7.71%) C#
8 32 (7.48%) Bash Shell
9 19 (4.44%) C
9 19 (4.44%) PHP
10 15 (3.50%) Ruby
11 13 (3.04%) Lua
12 10 (2.34%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.10%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.40%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.40%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.93%) AWK
16 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 137 (32.01%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (23.83%) CCNP
3 84 (19.63%) Degree
4 82 (19.16%) CCNA
5 44 (10.28%) GIAC
6 40 (9.35%) CISSP
7 39 (9.11%) Security Cleared
8 34 (7.94%) GCIH
9 33 (7.71%) SC Cleared
10 27 (6.31%) CCDP
10 27 (6.31%) CCSA
11 25 (5.84%) CCIE
12 23 (5.37%) CCSE
12 23 (5.37%) DV Cleared
13 16 (3.74%) GCIA
13 16 (3.74%) SANS
14 15 (3.50%) CISM
15 14 (3.27%) CEH
15 14 (3.27%) OSCP
16 10 (2.34%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.91%) SLA
3 20 (4.67%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.87%) QA
5 3 (0.70%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (9.11%) Snort
2 32 (7.48%) Active Directory
3 23 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.04%) Kamailio
5 9 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.64%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.17%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.93%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.93%) vSphere
9 3 (0.70%) NFS
9 3 (0.70%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.70%) XenApp
10 2 (0.47%) Docker
10 2 (0.47%) Firmware
10 2 (0.47%) Gluster
10 2 (0.47%) iptables
10 2 (0.47%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (5.84%) Cisco Prime
2 21 (4.91%) Nmap
3 18 (4.21%) Nagios
4 17 (3.97%) Puppet
5 16 (3.74%) Cacti
5 16 (3.74%) RSA enVision
6 13 (3.04%) Nessus
7 10 (2.34%) OpenView
8 9 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (2.10%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (1.40%) QRadar
9 6 (1.40%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.70%) Ansible
10 3 (0.70%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.70%) Iperf
10 3 (0.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.47%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 185 (43.22%) Cisco
2 80 (18.69%) CheckPoint
3 72 (16.82%) Microsoft
4 64 (14.95%) Juniper
5 53 (12.38%) SolarWinds
6 42 (9.81%) Palo Alto
7 40 (9.35%) F5
8 36 (8.41%) HP
8 36 (8.41%) Riverbed
8 36 (8.41%) VMware
9 34 (7.94%) ArcSight
9 34 (7.94%) Splunk
10 31 (7.24%) FireEye
11 23 (5.37%) LogRhythm
12 22 (5.14%) Citrix
13 20 (4.67%) LogLogic
14 19 (4.44%) Google
15 17 (3.97%) NetWitness
16 15 (3.50%) Forcepoint
17 14 (3.27%) Red Hat
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Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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GCI Network Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Invosys
Salary: Competitive Salary - Dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance+ben
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
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Salary: £23,612 to £25,198 per annum
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Guildford
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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