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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireshark
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 717 536 301
Rank change year-on-year -181 -235 +47
Permanent jobs citing Wireshark 153 61 12
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.20% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 1.57% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 84 29 12
10th Percentile £32,000 £37,500 £24,850
25th Percentile £42,500 - £39,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £48,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -8.57% -6.25%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £91,750 £62,750 £75,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,025 3,895 1,185
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 11.75% 10.74% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5,375 2,979 965
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,289
25th Percentile £41,567 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £74,125 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.25%

Wireshark
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Wireshark as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Wireshark trend for jobs with a WFH option

Wireshark
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Wireshark.

Wireshark salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Wireshark
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Wireshark over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Wireshark salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, Wireshark job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Wireshark.

1 67 (43.79%) Linux
2 65 (42.48%) Python
3 64 (41.83%) Firewall
4 63 (41.18%) TCP/IP
5 60 (39.22%) tcpdump
6 55 (35.95%) Social Skills
6 55 (35.95%) HTTP
7 52 (33.99%) Finance
8 49 (32.03%) Shell Script
9 48 (31.37%) Test Automation
10 45 (29.41%) Cisco
11 43 (28.10%) DHCP
12 42 (27.45%) SSL
12 42 (27.45%) HP
13 40 (26.14%) Network Security
14 39 (25.49%) JIRA
14 39 (25.49%) Threat Intelligence
14 39 (25.49%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 38 (24.84%) Defect Tracking
15 38 (24.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 38 (24.84%) Test Strategy
15 38 (24.84%) ISTQB
15 38 (24.84%) Software Engineering
16 37 (24.18%) Knowledge Management
16 37 (24.18%) IMAP
16 37 (24.18%) Test Management
16 37 (24.18%) Use Case
16 37 (24.18%) Atlassian
16 37 (24.18%) System Testing
16 37 (24.18%) Confluence

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 37 (24.18%) Confluence
2 9 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.27%) Apache
3 5 (3.27%) IIS
3 5 (3.27%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.61%) Jupyter
5 3 (1.96%) SAS
6 2 (1.31%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (22.22%) Azure
2 24 (15.69%) AWS
3 18 (11.76%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (4.58%) GCP
5 6 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.92%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (3.27%) Akamai
6 5 (3.27%) IaaS
6 5 (3.27%) PaaS
7 4 (2.61%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.61%) Route 53
8 3 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.96%) SaaS
9 2 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.31%) AWS Step Functions
9 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.31%) Serverless
9 2 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (41.83%) Firewall
2 63 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 60 (39.22%) tcpdump
4 55 (35.95%) HTTP
5 43 (28.10%) DHCP
6 42 (27.45%) SSL
7 40 (26.14%) Network Security
8 37 (24.18%) IMAP
9 28 (18.30%) WAN
10 23 (15.03%) LAN
11 18 (11.76%) DNS
12 16 (10.46%) BGP
13 15 (9.80%) VPN
14 12 (7.84%) OSPF
14 12 (7.84%) VXLAN
14 12 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (7.19%) IPsec
16 10 (6.54%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
17 9 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.18%) Big Data
2 2 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL Workbench
3 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (25.49%) JIRA
2 37 (24.18%) Zephyr
3 10 (6.54%) Fiddler
4 7 (4.58%) LabVIEW
5 5 (3.27%) Postman
6 4 (2.61%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.96%) AdminStudio
7 3 (1.96%) InstallShield
7 3 (1.96%) Maven
7 3 (1.96%) MSI
8 2 (1.31%) Metasploit
8 2 (1.31%) Selenium
9 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.65%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
General
1 55 (35.95%) Social Skills
2 52 (33.99%) Finance
3 37 (24.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.92%) Automotive
6 5 (3.27%) Retail
7 3 (1.96%) Electronics
8 2 (1.31%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.31%) Games
9 1 (0.65%) Aviation
9 1 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.65%) French Language
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
9 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.99%) Test Engineer
3 24 (15.69%) Security Engineer
4 19 (12.42%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (12.42%) Software Test Engineer
5 18 (11.76%) Test Manager
6 14 (9.15%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) Analyst
8 8 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Hardware Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Hardware Test Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Security Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) SOC Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.84%) .NET
2 8 (5.23%) Node.js
2 8 (5.23%) React
3 6 (3.92%) REST
4 5 (3.27%) CSS
5 4 (2.61%) GraphQL
5 4 (2.61%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.61%) HTML
5 4 (2.61%) JavaFX
5 4 (2.61%) Lambda Expressions
5 4 (2.61%) OpenFin
5 4 (2.61%) Spring
5 4 (2.61%) Swing
6 3 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.96%) Apache Camel
6 3 (1.96%) JSON
6 3 (1.96%) Kafka
6 3 (1.96%) RESTful
6 3 (1.96%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.18%) Cyberattack
1 37 (24.18%) Cyberthreat
2 35 (22.88%) Cyber Defence
3 19 (12.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 15 (9.80%) Cybercrime
5 9 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.27%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.61%) CMDB
7 4 (2.61%) CSOC
7 4 (2.61%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.96%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.31%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 67 (43.79%) Linux
2 32 (20.92%) Windows
3 12 (7.84%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.27%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.61%) Unix
6 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (1.31%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.37%) Test Automation
2 39 (25.49%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 39 (25.49%) Threat Intelligence
3 38 (24.84%) Defect Tracking
3 38 (24.84%) Software Engineering
3 38 (24.84%) Test Strategy
4 37 (24.18%) Customer Requirements
4 37 (24.18%) Knowledge Management
4 37 (24.18%) Product Requirements
4 37 (24.18%) System Testing
4 37 (24.18%) Test Management
4 37 (24.18%) Use Case
5 35 (22.88%) Test Scripting
6 31 (20.26%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 26 (16.99%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (14.38%) Software Testing
9 19 (12.42%) Information Security
9 19 (12.42%) ITIL
10 16 (10.46%) Time Management
11 13 (8.50%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 65 (42.48%) Python
2 49 (32.03%) Shell Script
3 18 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.54%) Java
5 8 (5.23%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.27%) Perl
7 4 (2.61%) Bash
7 4 (2.61%) C++
7 4 (2.61%) SQL
7 4 (2.61%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.96%) AWK
8 3 (1.96%) Groovy
8 3 (1.96%) PHP
8 3 (1.96%) Scala
9 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (24.84%) ISTQB
1 38 (24.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 37 (24.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 32 (20.92%) Security Cleared
4 24 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (15.03%) CCNA
6 19 (12.42%) SC Cleared
7 16 (10.46%) CompTIA Security+
7 16 (10.46%) Network+ Certification
8 12 (7.84%) SSCP
9 11 (7.19%) CCNP
10 9 (5.88%) Degree
11 5 (3.27%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.61%) CEH
12 4 (2.61%) DBS Check
12 4 (2.61%) GCIA
12 4 (2.61%) GCIH
12 4 (2.61%) GSEC
13 3 (1.96%) CISSP
13 3 (1.96%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.92%) SLA
3 4 (2.61%) GxP
3 4 (2.61%) NIST
3 4 (2.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.96%) NCSC
4 3 (1.96%) QA
5 2 (1.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.65%) Accessibility
System Software
1 21 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.42%) Snort
3 16 (10.46%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.84%) iptables
5 8 (5.23%) Active Directory
6 6 (3.92%) Firmware
7 4 (2.61%) Docker
8 3 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.31%) KVM
9 2 (1.31%) Samba
9 2 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (24.18%) HP ALM
2 7 (4.58%) Nmap
3 6 (3.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 4 (2.61%) Ansible
4 4 (2.61%) EnCase
4 4 (2.61%) FTK
4 4 (2.61%) Nessus
4 4 (2.61%) SCCM
4 4 (2.61%) Stealthwatch
4 4 (2.61%) Terraform
5 3 (1.96%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.31%) Nagios
6 2 (1.31%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.65%) SCOM
7 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (29.41%) Cisco
2 42 (27.45%) HP
3 37 (24.18%) Atlassian
4 21 (13.73%) VMware
5 17 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 15 (9.80%) F5
6 15 (9.80%) Microsoft
6 15 (9.80%) SolarWinds
7 14 (9.15%) Fortinet
8 10 (6.54%) Draytek
8 10 (6.54%) Juniper
8 10 (6.54%) NETGEAR
9 8 (5.23%) Riverbed
10 6 (3.92%) Dynatrace
10 6 (3.92%) Meraki
10 6 (3.92%) Oracle
11 5 (3.27%) Arista
11 5 (3.27%) IBM
11 5 (3.27%) Sun
11 5 (3.27%) TippingPoint