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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 301 318 298
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Permanent jobs citing Snort 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.097% 0.010% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% 0.10% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Average salary £47,500 - £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
1287 972 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.44% 9.24% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1102 887 979
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,075 £29,500 £31,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Information Security
3 9 (50.00%) Network Design
3 9 (50.00%) CISSP
4 8 (44.44%) Symantec
4 8 (44.44%) Wireless
4 8 (44.44%) SIEM
5 7 (38.89%) CEH
5 7 (38.89%) Wireless Security
5 7 (38.89%) IronPort
5 7 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (38.89%) CISM
5 7 (38.89%) Law
5 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
5 7 (38.89%) McAfee
5 7 (38.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (38.89%) Websense
5 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 6 (33.33%) UNIX
6 6 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Database Security
7 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
7 5 (27.78%) Legal
7 5 (27.78%) HTTP
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Python
8 4 (22.22%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Wireless
2 7 (38.89%) Wireless Security
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 5 (27.78%) HTTP
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) VPLS
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 7 (38.89%) Law
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Legal
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Information Security Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Network Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Network Design
3 8 (44.44%) SIEM
4 7 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
5 6 (33.33%) Database Security
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
7 2 (11.11%) Anomaly Detection
7 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.56%) ITSM
8 1 (5.56%) Workflow
8 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
8 1 (5.56%) Service Management
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
1 4 (22.22%) Ruby
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CISSP
2 7 (38.89%) CEH
2 7 (38.89%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) CISMP
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) GCIA
3 2 (11.11%) GCIH
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Symantec
2 7 (38.89%) IronPort
2 7 (38.89%) McAfee
2 7 (38.89%) Websense
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
5 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.56%) Q1 Labs
6 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.56%) LogLogic
6 1 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft