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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 266 307 348
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +41
Permanent jobs citing Snort 5 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.071% 0.11% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.63% 0.91% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 4
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.06%
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
790 1319 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.22% 12.51% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 710 1131 1073
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,900 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 29 April 2016.

Snort Salary Histogram in the City of London

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Security
4 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Anomaly Detection
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) SIEM
4 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) GCIH
4 3 (42.86%) GCFA
5 2 (28.57%) CISSP
5 2 (28.57%) CEH
5 2 (28.57%) ECSA
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) CISMP
5 2 (28.57%) CISM

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Security Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Anomaly Detection
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Security
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) GCFA
1 3 (42.86%) GCIH
2 2 (28.57%) CEH
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) CISMP
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) ECSA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Graphite
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk