The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireshark
England / West Midlands
Rank 194 231 210
Rank change year-on-year +37 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 16 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 0.64% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 6
Median salary £42,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.61% +8.33%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 724 934 782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.35% 15.24% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 591 746 666
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Wireshark
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireshark in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Wireshark in the West Midlands

Wireshark
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireshark in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireshark in the West Midlands

Wireshark
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Solihull - 9 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham - 6 £45,000 - 2
Warwickshire +27 5 £27,500 -57.69%
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 19 (59.38%) SIEM
2 18 (56.25%) Security Testing
3 17 (53.13%) Firewall
4 15 (46.88%) Burp Suite
5 13 (40.63%) GIAC
6 11 (34.38%) Security Monitoring
7 10 (31.25%) Windows
7 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
7 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 10 (31.25%) PCI DSS
7 10 (31.25%) OWASP
7 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (31.25%) Fiddler
7 10 (31.25%) Office 365
8 9 (28.13%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) CISSP
8 9 (28.13%) ITIL
9 8 (25.00%) Information Security
9 8 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Degree
9 8 (25.00%) ArcSight
10 7 (21.88%) OSCP
10 7 (21.88%) CEH
10 7 (21.88%) CISM
10 7 (21.88%) Linux
10 7 (21.88%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (18.75%) RSA enVision
11 6 (18.75%) NetWitness
11 6 (18.75%) Cisco
11 6 (18.75%) GCIH

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) Skype
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) BGP
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) MPLS
4 3 (9.38%) Network Security
4 3 (9.38%) OSPF
4 3 (9.38%) VLAN
4 3 (9.38%) VPN
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
5 2 (6.25%) HSRP
5 2 (6.25%) HTTP
5 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) ZAP BI
2 2 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Burp Suite
2 10 (31.25%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Hudson
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Security Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Security Specialist
4 8 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 8 (25.00%) Information Specialist
5 7 (21.88%) SOC Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Junior
7 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Specialist
8 3 (9.38%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Junior Security Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Architect
9 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
9 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (18.75%) iPad
3 3 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) SIEM
2 18 (56.25%) Security Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Security Monitoring
4 10 (31.25%) OWASP
5 9 (28.13%) ITIL
6 8 (25.00%) Information Security
6 8 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Coaching
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
8 3 (9.38%) Source Code Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Time Management
8 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Digital Forensics
9 2 (6.25%) High Availability
9 2 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) C++
1 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) GIAC
2 9 (28.13%) CISSP
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (21.88%) CEH
4 7 (21.88%) CISM
4 7 (21.88%) OSCP
5 6 (18.75%) GCIH
6 5 (15.63%) CCNP
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (6.25%) CCNA
8 1 (3.13%) CCDP
8 1 (3.13%) CCSE
8 1 (3.13%) IISP
8 1 (3.13%) ISSAP
8 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (31.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) Snort
3 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) RSA enVision
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco
2 6 (18.75%) LogLogic
2 6 (18.75%) NetWitness
3 3 (9.38%) LogRhythm
3 3 (9.38%) Splunk
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) MapR
5 1 (3.13%) Tufin
5 1 (3.13%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £23,612 to £25,198 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago