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It's interesting to see how companies are requiring Wireshark skills for jobs related to network security, software development and network troubleshooting. The job postings also give us some insight into other tools related to or complementary to Wireshark. These tools include:

It is evident from perusing the job postings that Wireshark has become a 'must know' tool. Below is a brief list of some recent job postings requiring Wireshark knowledge (reference:; dated: July 3, 2013; search term: "wireshark").

  • Sr Home Network Automation Developer
    EchoStar Corporation
    Superior, CO

  • Sr. Firmware Engineer - Ethernet

  • Global Incidence Response IT Security Lead - Must be willing...

  • Engineer, Network
    General Dynamics Informat...
    Maxwell AFB, AL

  • CNO Developer II
    Altamira Technologies Cor...
    Annapolis Junction, MD

  • Senior Software Systems Engineer (Net)
    Ask Staffing
    Waltham, MA

  • Sr. Network Engineer
    SVS Group
    Scottsdale, AZ

  • Web Operations Analyst (.NET and ASP)
    Kforce Inc
    Miami, FL

  • L2 Security Engineer - Firewalls, VPN, Network Connectivity ...
    Boston, MA

  • Eng 4, Software Engineering - / Software Engineer (Graphics...
    Philadelphia, PA

  • Data/IP Engineer
    Annapolis Junction, MD

  • Cyber Security Engineer
    Data Tactics
    McLean, VA

  • Software QA Specialist
    Beaverton, OR

  • IP Telephony Engineer (Data Networks)
    Wolters Kluwer
    New York, NY

  • Software Test Engineer
    System One
    Marina Del Rey, CA

  • Software Engineering Manager
    Columbia, MD

  • VOIP/Video Telephony Engineer
    TTS / Telecom Technology ...
    Multiple locations

  • Cyber Security Principal Research Engineer -Crash Dump Exper...
    Express Employment Profes...
    Reston, VA

  • Sr. LAN Engineer
    Multiple locations

  • DIS Security Consultant (Nationwide)
    All Major Cities, TX

If you are in the IT industry it shouldn't be a surprise that Wireshark is so popular. With over 500,000 downloads a month, Wireshark is the world's most popular network analyzer. If you are interested in learning more about Wireshark or becoming a Wireshark Certified Network Analyst, visit Wireshark University.