The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 217 213 206
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Snort 7 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.091% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 0.88% 0.67% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 17
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +114.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
Snort
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
791 745 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.34% 13.57% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 531 558 518
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,200 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Snort across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Snort
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Snort across the Berkshire region.

Snort Salary Trend in Berkshire

Snort
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Snort across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Snort Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Snort
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Slough - 3 £57,500 -
Snort
South East

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Snort also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Snort.

1 19 (70.37%) tcpdump
2 17 (62.96%) Firewall
3 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 16 (59.26%) PCI DSS
4 15 (55.56%) Linux
4 15 (55.56%) Nessus
5 14 (51.85%) Nmap
5 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
5 14 (51.85%) Cisco
5 14 (51.85%) Juniper
5 14 (51.85%) Sophos
5 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
5 14 (51.85%) Network Security
5 14 (51.85%) Metasploit
5 14 (51.85%) Imperva
6 13 (48.15%) SIEM
7 11 (40.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (37.04%) CCNA
9 9 (33.33%) Ubuntu
9 9 (33.33%) CentOS
10 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
10 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (29.63%) HIPAA
10 8 (29.63%) Ruby
10 8 (29.63%) Sourcefire
10 8 (29.63%) Blue Coat
10 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
10 8 (29.63%) Websense
10 8 (29.63%) Python

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Snort also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Snort. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) tcpdump
2 17 (62.96%) Firewall
3 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
3 14 (51.85%) Network Security
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (22.22%) HTTP
4 6 (22.22%) NetScreen
5 5 (18.52%) Wireshark
6 2 (7.41%) LAN
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Security Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Network Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Junior
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 9 (33.33%) CentOS
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) SIEM
2 11 (40.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (25.93%) Cyber Security
4 6 (22.22%) Information Security
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
1 8 (29.63%) Ruby
1 8 (29.63%) Python
1 8 (29.63%) Perl
1 8 (29.63%) PHP
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (37.04%) CCNA
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) CEH
3 5 (18.52%) CISSP
3 5 (18.52%) OSCP
3 5 (18.52%) OSCE
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) BC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) SSCP
5 2 (7.41%) GCIA
5 2 (7.41%) GCIH
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.70%) CCSA
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
6 1 (3.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) PCI DSS
2 8 (29.63%) HIPAA
3 6 (22.22%) GPG13
3 6 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Nmap
2 6 (22.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
1 14 (51.85%) Juniper
1 14 (51.85%) Sophos
1 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
1 14 (51.85%) Imperva
2 8 (29.63%) Sourcefire
2 8 (29.63%) Blue Coat
2 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
2 8 (29.63%) Websense
3 6 (22.22%) Splunk
4 3 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) McAfee
5 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.70%) Tripwire
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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