Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 318 282
Rank change year-on-year +5 -36 +34
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 12 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 1.31% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 74
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £36,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.78% +35.85% +39.47%
10th Percentile £40,000 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £69,250 £65,375 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.23%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1570 1826 1737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.66% 15.95% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1277 1417 1537
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,700 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Wireshark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Coventry - 4 £60,000 -
Staffordshire +10 3 £60,000 +100.00%
Warwickshire - 3 £45,000 -
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 5 (41.67%) WAN
1 5 (41.67%) MPLS
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Mitel
2 4 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) MCP
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) RSA enVision
3 3 (25.00%) NetWitness
3 3 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (25.00%) LogLogic
3 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 3 (25.00%) iPad
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (25.00%) GCIH

Wireshark
Co-occurring 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 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) MPLS
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) SMS
3 1 (8.33%) SNMP
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) Looker
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Burp Suite
1 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (8.33%) GDB
1 1 (8.33%) Metasploit
1 1 (8.33%) sqlmap
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Multimedia
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Mitel Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Mitel Voice Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Mitel Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Information Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Development Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) OAuth
2 1 (8.33%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Kali Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCP
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) GCIH
2 3 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) NIST 800
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Snort
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) RSA enVision
2 2 (16.67%) Nessus
2 2 (16.67%) Nmap
3 1 (8.33%) HP Fortify
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Mitel
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (25.00%) LogLogic
2 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 3 (25.00%) NetWitness
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Veracode