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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 234 221
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 5 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.097% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.78% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 12
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% +50.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

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 798 901 872
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.53% 14.61% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 627 715 779
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
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 28 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
Warwickshire +12 4 £43,750 +40.00%
Coventry - 1 - -
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 19 (95.00%) SIEM
2 14 (70.00%) GIAC
3 13 (65.00%) Security Monitoring
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
5 11 (55.00%) CISSP
6 10 (50.00%) ArcSight
6 10 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (45.00%) LogLogic
7 9 (45.00%) iPad
7 9 (45.00%) RSA enVision
7 9 (45.00%) NetWitness
7 9 (45.00%) GCIH
7 9 (45.00%) Snort
7 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (45.00%) Fiddler
8 8 (40.00%) Security Testing
8 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
8 8 (40.00%) OWASP
8 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (40.00%) Windows
8 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (40.00%) Office 365
8 8 (40.00%) Burp Suite
9 6 (30.00%) LogRhythm
9 6 (30.00%) ITIL
10 5 (25.00%) Linux
10 5 (25.00%) CEH
10 5 (25.00%) CISM
10 5 (25.00%) Technical Analysis

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 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Skype
3 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) BGP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) FWSM
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) OSPF
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) SNMP
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) ZAP BI
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Looker
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Fiddler
2 8 (40.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
1 15 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (45.00%) iPad
3 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) SIEM
2 13 (65.00%) Security Monitoring
3 8 (40.00%) OWASP
3 8 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Coaching
6 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (5.00%) Digital Forensics
8 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 1 (5.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 1 (5.00%) Presales
8 1 (5.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
8 1 (5.00%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) GIAC
2 11 (55.00%) CISSP
3 9 (45.00%) GCIH
4 5 (25.00%) CEH
4 5 (25.00%) CISM
4 5 (25.00%) OSCP
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) CCNP
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.00%) CCDP
7 1 (5.00%) CCSE
7 1 (5.00%) IISP
7 1 (5.00%) ISSAP
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Snort
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) RSA enVision
2 1 (5.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 9 (45.00%) LogLogic
2 9 (45.00%) NetWitness
3 6 (30.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Tufin
5 1 (5.00%) Veracode
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 65k per year + Benefits
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