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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 311 333 320
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs citing Snort 9 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.083% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Average salary £53,750 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% -2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
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
1323 1133 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.20% 9.67% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1020 1118
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +5.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 22 December 2014.

Snort Salary Histogram in the City of London

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Network Design
4 6 (46.15%) CISSP
4 6 (46.15%) Symantec
5 5 (38.46%) McAfee
5 5 (38.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 5 (38.46%) CISM
5 5 (38.46%) Wireless
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (38.46%) CEH
5 5 (38.46%) Law
5 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
5 5 (38.46%) IronPort
5 5 (38.46%) Wireless Security
5 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (30.77%) Database Security
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (30.77%) Websense
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) SIEM
8 2 (15.38%) Anomaly Detection
8 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (15.38%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (38.46%) Wireless
1 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (38.46%) Wireless Security
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) VPLS
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) FTP
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Law
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Network Design
3 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
3 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (30.77%) Database Security
5 3 (23.08%) SIEM
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Anomaly Detection
6 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) CISM
2 5 (38.46%) CEH
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 2 (15.38%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Symantec
2 5 (38.46%) McAfee
2 5 (38.46%) IronPort
2 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Websense
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
5 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
6 1 (7.69%) LogLogic
6 1 (7.69%) Q1 Labs