The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 772 808 835
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +27
Permanent jobs citing Snort 99 59 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.058% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% 0.55% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 94 52 52
Average salary £52,500 £48,750 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,500 £36,825
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
Snort
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12682 10751 11072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.17% 10.57% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10820 8969 9566
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Snort across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in England

Snort
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Snort across the England region.

Snort Salary Trend in England

Snort
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Snort across the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Snort Salary Histogram in England

Snort
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 50 £52,500 +0.96% 1
South East -12 14 £45,250 -4.73% 1
South West +2 12 £52,500 +89.18%
North West - 10 £48,750 - 1
West Midlands - 9 £38,000 -
East of England -22 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 121 (62.05%) Windows
2 111 (56.92%) Linux
3 92 (47.18%) TCP/IP
4 75 (38.46%) SIEM
5 57 (29.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 54 (27.69%) MySQL
7 51 (26.15%) Incident Management
8 50 (25.64%) Perl
9 48 (24.62%) Python
9 48 (24.62%) Shell Script
10 47 (24.10%) Nagios
10 47 (24.10%) Information Security
10 47 (24.10%) Sourcefire
11 46 (23.59%) Ruby
12 45 (23.08%) GIAC
13 44 (22.56%) Network Security
14 43 (22.05%) Firewall
15 42 (21.54%) Wireshark
16 41 (21.03%) HTTP
16 41 (21.03%) UNIX
17 40 (20.51%) Puppet
18 39 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (20.00%) VMware
19 38 (19.49%) tcpdump
20 37 (18.97%) Xen
20 37 (18.97%) LAMP
21 36 (18.46%) Cacti
22 35 (17.95%) DNS
23 34 (17.44%) Configuration Management
23 34 (17.44%) Bash Shell

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 10 (5.13%) IIS
1 10 (5.13%) Tomcat
1 10 (5.13%) Jetty
2 4 (2.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) PaaS
2 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (47.18%) TCP/IP
2 57 (29.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 44 (22.56%) Network Security
4 43 (22.05%) Firewall
5 42 (21.54%) Wireshark
6 41 (21.03%) HTTP
7 38 (19.49%) tcpdump
8 35 (17.95%) DNS
9 29 (14.87%) LDAP
10 28 (14.36%) VPN
11 26 (13.33%) FTP
12 25 (12.82%) SSL
13 22 (11.28%) SMTP
14 21 (10.77%) WAN
15 20 (10.26%) LAN
16 16 (8.21%) Wireless Security
16 16 (8.21%) Wireless
16 16 (8.21%) IPsec
17 14 (7.18%) Internet
18 13 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.69%) MySQL
2 33 (16.92%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.62%) Big Data
3 9 (4.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (16.92%) Subversion
1 33 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.51%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (10.26%) Law
2 19 (9.74%) Finance
3 10 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.10%) Banking
5 5 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.54%) Legal
6 3 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (45.64%) Analyst
2 67 (34.36%) Security Analyst
3 37 (18.97%) Administrator
4 32 (16.41%) Security Engineer
5 21 (10.77%) Linux Administrator
6 18 (9.23%) Network Engineer
7 17 (8.72%) Operations Analyst
7 17 (8.72%) Security Operations Analyst
8 16 (8.21%) IT Security Analyst
8 16 (8.21%) Information Security Engineer
8 16 (8.21%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (5.64%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) Consultant
11 10 (5.13%) Security Consultant
12 9 (4.62%) Senior Security Analyst
13 6 (3.08%) Windows Administrator
13 6 (3.08%) OSS Engineer
14 5 (2.56%) Network Security Consultant
14 5 (2.56%) Forensic Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.97%) LAMP
2 10 (5.13%) .NET
2 10 (5.13%) JMX
2 10 (5.13%) HornetQ
3 8 (4.10%) Web Services
4 5 (2.56%) SAML
4 5 (2.56%) OAuth
4 5 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.92%) Open Source
2 25 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.64%) SCADA
4 10 (5.13%) PKI
5 7 (3.59%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.56%) CESG
6 5 (2.56%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.05%) Clustering
8 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.51%) Physics
10 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 121 (62.05%) Windows
2 111 (56.92%) Linux
3 41 (21.03%) UNIX
4 16 (8.21%) Solaris
5 14 (7.18%) Debian
6 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (38.46%) SIEM
2 51 (26.15%) Incident Management
3 47 (24.10%) Information Security
4 34 (17.44%) Configuration Management
5 33 (16.92%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (16.41%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (14.87%) Cyber Security
8 23 (11.79%) Kalman Filter
9 22 (11.28%) Network Design
10 17 (8.72%) Vulnerability Management
11 16 (8.21%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (7.69%) Database Security
13 14 (7.18%) Ethical Hacking
13 14 (7.18%) Service Management
13 14 (7.18%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.67%) ITIL
15 12 (6.15%) Risk Management
15 12 (6.15%) Information Assurance
16 11 (5.64%) Change Control
16 11 (5.64%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.64%) Perl
2 48 (24.62%) Python
2 48 (24.62%) Shell Script
3 46 (23.59%) Ruby
4 34 (17.44%) Bash Shell
5 27 (13.85%) SQL
6 10 (5.13%) Java
7 3 (1.54%) PHP
8 2 (1.03%) C
9 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (23.08%) GIAC
2 32 (16.41%) CEH
3 26 (13.33%) CISSP
4 25 (12.82%) Degree
4 25 (12.82%) Security Cleared
5 22 (11.28%) SC Cleared
5 22 (11.28%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (10.77%) CCNA
7 19 (9.74%) GCIA
7 19 (9.74%) GCIH
7 19 (9.74%) CISM
8 16 (8.21%) DV Cleared
9 10 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (3.08%) CCNP
11 3 (1.54%) CISMP
11 3 (1.54%) EnCE
11 3 (1.54%) GCFA
12 2 (1.03%) SSCP
12 2 (1.03%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.51%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (12.82%) PCI DSS
3 14 (7.18%) SLA
4 5 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 39 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (18.97%) Xen
3 33 (16.92%) KVM
4 8 (4.10%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.56%) Squid
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.51%) Nmap
6 1 (0.51%) LXC
6 1 (0.51%) XenApp
6 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (24.10%) Nagios
2 40 (20.51%) Puppet
3 36 (18.46%) Cacti
4 33 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (8.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (3.59%) OpenView
6 7 (3.59%) Munin
7 4 (2.05%) WSUS
8 1 (0.51%) Nessus
8 1 (0.51%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.51%) collectd
Vendors
1 47 (24.10%) Sourcefire
2 39 (20.00%) VMware
3 26 (13.33%) Splunk
4 23 (11.79%) CheckPoint
5 22 (11.28%) Cisco
6 19 (9.74%) Symantec
7 18 (9.23%) McAfee
8 16 (8.21%) Websense
8 16 (8.21%) IronPort
9 14 (7.18%) LogRhythm
9 14 (7.18%) Juniper
10 11 (5.64%) Blue Coat
11 10 (5.13%) SolarWinds
11 10 (5.13%) HP
12 8 (4.10%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.59%) ArcSight
14 5 (2.56%) LogLogic
14 5 (2.56%) Microsoft
15 4 (2.05%) Avaya
16 3 (1.54%) NetIQ
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