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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 222 207 224
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Permanent jobs citing Snort 2 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.036% 0.29% 0.057%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 2.20% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 3
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
729 728 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.29% 13.37% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 538 558 452
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,775
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Nessus
2 2 (50.00%) Nmap
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) CHFI
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (50.00%) Imperva
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos
1 2 (50.00%) Imperva
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £42,500 per annum £42,500 + Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago