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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 224 219 218
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Snort 1 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.017% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 1.82% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 8
Average salary - £50,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +78.57%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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
817 771 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.20% 13.33% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 590 554 498
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
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 24 December 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 +2 1 - -
Snort
South East

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Websense
1 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 4 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
2 2 (33.33%) SSCP
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) GCIA

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (33.33%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SSCP
1 2 (33.33%) GCIA
1 2 (33.33%) GCIH
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) GPG13
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Websense
1 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 4 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Dell