The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 City of London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 331 321 342
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs citing Snort 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.059% 0.022%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.62% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 3
Average salary £60,000 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.72% +32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1172 1125 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 9.19% 9.43% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 977 949
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Snort
London

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 16 April 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) GIAC
4 2 (33.33%) Debian
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Debian
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) GIAC
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) GCIH
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (16.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Cacti
1 2 (33.33%) OpenNMS
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Q1 Labs
1 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 2 (33.33%) LogLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire