The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 303 337 313
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Permanent jobs citing Snort 12 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.032% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 0.35% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 7
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £60,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £66,000 £47,350
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +18.12%
Snort
London

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

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1303 1159 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.27% 9.18% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1059 947
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Snort
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Snort Salary Trend in the City of London

Snort
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Snort across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Snort Salary Histogram in the City of London

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Information Security
3 12 (57.14%) SIEM
4 11 (52.38%) CISSP
5 9 (42.86%) Symantec
5 9 (42.86%) McAfee
5 9 (42.86%) Network Design
6 8 (38.10%) Wireshark
6 8 (38.10%) Wireless
7 7 (33.33%) CISM
7 7 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (33.33%) Websense
7 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
7 7 (33.33%) UNIX
7 7 (33.33%) CEH
7 7 (33.33%) Law
7 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 7 (33.33%) IronPort
7 7 (33.33%) Wireless Security
7 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (28.57%) Database Security
8 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
9 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
9 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
9 5 (23.81%) HTTP
9 5 (23.81%) Perl
9 5 (23.81%) Python

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 8 (38.10%) Wireless
1 8 (38.10%) Wireshark
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (33.33%) Wireless Security
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) HTTP
4 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) OpenVPN
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
General
1 7 (33.33%) Law
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Security Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Information Security Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Network Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Information Security
2 12 (57.14%) SIEM
3 9 (42.86%) Network Design
4 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (28.57%) Database Security
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
7 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
7 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Anomaly Detection
8 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (9.52%) CRM
9 1 (4.76%) Service Management
9 1 (4.76%) ITSM
9 1 (4.76%) Workflow
9 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
9 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
9 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
1 5 (23.81%) Python
1 5 (23.81%) Ruby
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CISSP
2 7 (33.33%) CISM
2 7 (33.33%) CEH
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) GCIA
5 3 (14.29%) GCIH
6 2 (9.52%) GIAC
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (9.52%) CCIE
6 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) CISMP
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.76%) VCAP
7 1 (4.76%) CCNP
7 1 (4.76%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) vCloud
1 2 (9.52%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.52%) Nessus
2 2 (9.52%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Symantec
1 9 (42.86%) McAfee
2 7 (33.33%) Websense
2 7 (33.33%) IronPort
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) Sourcefire
5 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
5 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
5 2 (9.52%) LogLogic
5 2 (9.52%) Q1 Labs
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) HP
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