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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 218 203 210
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Snort 4 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.074% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 2.37% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 10
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +50.79%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
670 718 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.46% 12.53% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 479 567 526
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,800 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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
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 5 May 2015. 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 -4 3 - - 6
Snort
South East

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) tcpdump
3 3 (42.86%) Splunk
3 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) GIAC
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Sophos
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) CHFI
4 2 (28.57%) GCIH
4 2 (28.57%) Nessus
4 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
4 2 (28.57%) Nmap
4 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) HIPAA
4 2 (28.57%) Metasploit

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) tcpdump
2 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
2 1 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) GIAC
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CHFI
2 2 (28.57%) GCIH
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SSCP
3 1 (14.29%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) HIPAA
2 2 (28.57%) FISMA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nessus
1 2 (28.57%) Nmap
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 2 (28.57%) Sophos
2 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
2 2 (28.57%) Imperva
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Websense
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago