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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 824 785 806
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +21
Permanent jobs citing Snort 54 112 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.10% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.94% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 42 99 43
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £35,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £68,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +26.66%
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
11347 11943 10377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.10% 10.92% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9495 9927 8884
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +5 26 £55,000 +15.78% 5
South East -24 16 £47,500 - 4
South West -11 8 £43,750 +45.83%
North West -5 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 93 (54.71%) SIEM
2 71 (41.76%) Windows
3 66 (38.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 59 (34.71%) Wireshark
5 56 (32.94%) Linux
5 56 (32.94%) TCP/IP
6 48 (28.24%) Firewall
6 48 (28.24%) Sourcefire
7 43 (25.29%) Cyber Security
8 39 (22.94%) Information Security
9 37 (21.76%) GIAC
10 36 (21.18%) DNS
11 35 (20.59%) HTTP
12 34 (20.00%) Incident Management
13 32 (18.82%) Finance
14 31 (18.24%) Malware Analysis
15 30 (17.65%) tcpdump
16 28 (16.47%) GCIH
16 28 (16.47%) Cisco
17 25 (14.71%) CISSP
17 25 (14.71%) WAN
17 25 (14.71%) Perl
18 24 (14.12%) ArcSight
18 24 (14.12%) LDAP
18 24 (14.12%) LAN
19 23 (13.53%) Python
19 23 (13.53%) Management Information System
20 22 (12.94%) SMTP
20 22 (12.94%) FTP
20 22 (12.94%) Ruby

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (2.35%) Lync
2 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.18%) Liferay
3 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (38.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 59 (34.71%) Wireshark
3 56 (32.94%) TCP/IP
4 48 (28.24%) Firewall
5 36 (21.18%) DNS
6 35 (20.59%) HTTP
7 30 (17.65%) tcpdump
8 25 (14.71%) WAN
9 24 (14.12%) LDAP
9 24 (14.12%) LAN
10 22 (12.94%) SMTP
10 22 (12.94%) FTP
11 20 (11.76%) Internet
11 20 (11.76%) Network Security
12 14 (8.24%) Wireless
13 13 (7.65%) DHCP
14 11 (6.47%) SSL
15 9 (5.29%) VPN
16 8 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (4.12%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.76%) Hadoop
1 3 (1.76%) Big Data
1 3 (1.76%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.18%) MySQL
2 2 (1.18%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.18%) NetBeans
1 2 (1.18%) Subversion
1 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (18.82%) Finance
2 12 (7.06%) Financial Institution
3 8 (4.71%) Law
4 4 (2.35%) Legal
5 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.18%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Electronics
6 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 99 (58.24%) Analyst
2 72 (42.35%) Security Analyst
3 25 (14.71%) Operations Analyst
3 25 (14.71%) Security Operations Analyst
4 16 (9.41%) Network Analyst
5 15 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 15 (8.82%) Network Intrusion Analyst
6 10 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 9 (5.29%) Consultant
7 9 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.53%) Network Consultant
8 6 (3.53%) Network Specialist
8 6 (3.53%) Information Security Engineer
9 5 (2.94%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 5 (2.94%) Security Consultant
10 4 (2.35%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (2.35%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (2.35%) Network Security Consultant
10 4 (2.35%) Forensic Investigator
10 4 (2.35%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.53%) JRuby
2 3 (1.76%) .NET
3 2 (1.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.53%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.59%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.71%) SCADA
4 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.53%) PKI
6 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.18%) User Experience
6 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.59%) CESG
7 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 71 (41.76%) Windows
2 56 (32.94%) Linux
3 19 (11.18%) UNIX
4 10 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.59%) Android
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (54.71%) SIEM
2 43 (25.29%) Cyber Security
3 39 (22.94%) Information Security
4 34 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 31 (18.24%) Malware Analysis
6 18 (10.59%) Mentoring
7 17 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 16 (9.41%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (8.82%) ITIL
10 14 (8.24%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (7.65%) DevOps
11 13 (7.65%) Computer Security
12 12 (7.06%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (5.88%) Information Assurance
14 9 (5.29%) Risk Management
14 9 (5.29%) Change Control
15 8 (4.71%) Configuration Management
16 7 (4.12%) Service Management
16 7 (4.12%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.71%) Perl
2 23 (13.53%) Python
3 22 (12.94%) Ruby
4 20 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 16 (9.41%) SQL
5 16 (9.41%) Java
6 6 (3.53%) Groovy
6 6 (3.53%) Elixir
6 6 (3.53%) Clojure
7 3 (1.76%) Go
8 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.18%) C
9 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (21.76%) GIAC
2 28 (16.47%) GCIH
3 25 (14.71%) CISSP
4 21 (12.35%) Security Cleared
5 20 (11.76%) CEH
5 20 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (11.76%) GCIA
6 17 (10.00%) CCNP
7 14 (8.24%) CCNA
7 14 (8.24%) SC Cleared
8 10 (5.88%) CISM
9 9 (5.29%) DV Cleared
10 8 (4.71%) Degree
11 5 (2.94%) CCSP
12 4 (2.35%) CCSE
12 4 (2.35%) CCSA
13 3 (1.76%) CCIE
14 2 (1.18%) CCDP
15 1 (0.59%) Check Point Certification
15 1 (0.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.24%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.06%) Docker
2 6 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.76%) vCloud
4 2 (1.18%) pfSense
4 2 (1.18%) KVM
4 2 (1.18%) iptables
4 2 (1.18%) Xen
5 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.59%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (8.82%) OSSEC
2 14 (8.24%) Nagios
3 6 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.35%) Nessus
4 4 (2.35%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.35%) Check_MK
5 2 (1.18%) Puppet
5 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.18%) Cacti
5 2 (1.18%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.59%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 48 (28.24%) Sourcefire
2 28 (16.47%) Cisco
3 24 (14.12%) ArcSight
4 19 (11.18%) CheckPoint
5 17 (10.00%) Splunk
6 14 (8.24%) Juniper
7 13 (7.65%) Symantec
8 11 (6.47%) FireEye
8 11 (6.47%) LogLogic
9 9 (5.29%) LogRhythm
9 9 (5.29%) McAfee
9 9 (5.29%) Microsoft
10 6 (3.53%) HP
10 6 (3.53%) VMware
11 5 (2.94%) Websense
11 5 (2.94%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.94%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.94%) IronPort
12 4 (2.35%) F5
12 4 (2.35%) Q1 Labs
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