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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 315 326 329
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Snort 3 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.072% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.71% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 3
Average salary £56,250 £58,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +26.66%
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
881 1267 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.39% 10.17% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 771 1103 866
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) SIEM
3 8 (53.33%) Wireshark
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) Information Security
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) CISSP
5 6 (40.00%) UNIX
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 5 (33.33%) Ruby
6 5 (33.33%) Symantec
6 5 (33.33%) HTTP
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) Perl
7 4 (26.67%) GCIA
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) McAfee
7 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
7 4 (26.67%) PKI
8 3 (20.00%) Nessus
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) OSSEC

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Wireshark
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) HTTP
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) OpenVPN
6 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless Security
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.67%) Junos
7 1 (6.67%) DDNS
7 1 (6.67%) DSL
7 1 (6.67%) LDAP
7 1 (6.67%) DHCP
7 1 (6.67%) IPsec
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Law
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) SIEM
2 7 (46.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Database Security
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
6 1 (6.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
1 5 (33.33%) Python
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) GCIA
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (20.00%) GCIH
5 2 (13.33%) CISM
5 2 (13.33%) GIAC
5 2 (13.33%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) CCDP
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) CEH
6 1 (6.67%) VCAP
6 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (6.67%) CCSP
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
6 1 (6.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) vCloud
2 2 (13.33%) pfSense
3 1 (6.67%) Squid
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nessus
1 3 (20.00%) OSSEC
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Symantec
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) McAfee
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Websense
3 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Q1 Labs
4 2 (13.33%) ArcSight
4 2 (13.33%) LogLogic
4 2 (13.33%) IronPort
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia