The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 197 217 215
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs citing Snort 17 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.036% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 2.20% 0.27% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 16
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +114.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £60,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
771 751 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.88% 13.63% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 520 598 469
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Snort
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Slough - 13 £45,000 -
Reading -2 2 - - 1
Snort
South East

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 24 (77.42%) Firewall
1 24 (77.42%) tcpdump
2 22 (70.97%) Nessus
2 22 (70.97%) Linux
3 21 (67.74%) PCI DSS
4 20 (64.52%) Metasploit
4 20 (64.52%) Imperva
4 20 (64.52%) Nmap
4 20 (64.52%) Sophos
5 16 (51.61%) Windows
5 16 (51.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 16 (51.61%) SIEM
6 15 (48.39%) Ubuntu
6 15 (48.39%) CentOS
7 14 (45.16%) Network Security
7 14 (45.16%) HIPAA
8 13 (41.94%) CCNA
8 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (41.94%) Juniper
8 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
8 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
8 13 (41.94%) Python
8 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
8 13 (41.94%) Cisco
8 13 (41.94%) Perl
8 13 (41.94%) PHP
8 13 (41.94%) SQL
8 13 (41.94%) Ruby
8 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
9 11 (35.48%) CEH

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 24 (77.42%) Firewall
1 24 (77.42%) tcpdump
2 14 (45.16%) Network Security
3 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
4 7 (22.58%) NetScreen
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (19.35%) HTTP
6 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Security Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Network Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 15 (48.39%) Ubuntu
3 15 (48.39%) CentOS
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 16 (51.61%) SIEM
2 7 (22.58%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Perl
1 13 (41.94%) PHP
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
1 13 (41.94%) Python
1 13 (41.94%) Ruby
1 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (41.94%) CCNA
2 11 (35.48%) CISSP
2 11 (35.48%) OSCP
2 11 (35.48%) OSCE
2 11 (35.48%) CEH
3 7 (22.58%) CCNP
4 5 (16.13%) RHCE
5 1 (3.23%) CCSA
5 1 (3.23%) CCSE
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (67.74%) PCI DSS
2 14 (45.16%) HIPAA
3 8 (25.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (22.58%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Nmap
2 7 (22.58%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (70.97%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Sophos
1 20 (64.52%) Imperva
2 13 (41.94%) Juniper
2 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
2 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco
3 7 (22.58%) Websense
3 7 (22.58%) Blue Coat
3 7 (22.58%) Sourcefire
4 6 (19.35%) Splunk
5 2 (6.45%) Tripwire
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
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