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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 782 785 835
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +50
Permanent jobs citing Snort 97 49 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.050% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% 0.49% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 89 46 49
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
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
11632 9904 11103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.90% 10.07% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9720 8494 9660
Average salary £40,875 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.82% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +10 52 £50,000 -16.66% 3
South East +8 27 £46,250 -17.77% 2
West Midlands - 8 £43,750 -
North West -16 4 £45,000 -25.00%
South West -37 3 £65,000 +150.00%
East Midlands - 2 £57,256 -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 143 (63.27%) Windows
2 115 (50.88%) Linux
3 92 (40.71%) TCP/IP
4 89 (39.38%) SIEM
5 74 (32.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 73 (32.30%) Firewall
7 69 (30.53%) Ruby
8 67 (29.65%) Perl
9 65 (28.76%) Python
9 65 (28.76%) CISSP
10 64 (28.32%) Sourcefire
11 63 (27.88%) MySQL
12 62 (27.43%) Bash Shell
13 58 (25.66%) tcpdump
14 56 (24.78%) Wireshark
15 53 (23.45%) Information Security
16 51 (22.57%) Cisco
17 49 (21.68%) UNIX
18 48 (21.24%) Network Security
18 48 (21.24%) PCI DSS
19 47 (20.80%) Open Source
20 46 (20.35%) Security Cleared
20 46 (20.35%) Cisco Certification
20 46 (20.35%) Juniper
20 46 (20.35%) CheckPoint
20 46 (20.35%) Nagios
21 45 (19.91%) Puppet
21 45 (19.91%) Splunk
22 43 (19.03%) SC Cleared
23 40 (17.70%) Shell Script

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (8.41%) IIS
2 12 (5.31%) Lync
2 12 (5.31%) Apache
3 7 (3.10%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.10%) Jetty
4 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.21%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 92 (40.71%) TCP/IP
2 74 (32.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 73 (32.30%) Firewall
4 58 (25.66%) tcpdump
5 56 (24.78%) Wireshark
6 48 (21.24%) Network Security
7 34 (15.04%) DNS
8 33 (14.60%) HTTP
9 30 (13.27%) WAN
9 30 (13.27%) LAN
10 25 (11.06%) LDAP
11 23 (10.18%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (6.19%) FTP
12 14 (6.19%) SSL
13 13 (5.75%) VPN
13 13 (5.75%) SMTP
13 13 (5.75%) DHCP
13 13 (5.75%) Internet
14 12 (5.31%) IP Telephony
14 12 (5.31%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (27.88%) MySQL
2 34 (15.04%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (14.60%) Git (software)
1 33 (14.60%) Subversion
2 24 (10.62%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (9.29%) Finance
2 16 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.31%) Law
4 10 (4.42%) Banking
5 7 (3.10%) Retail
6 4 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 79 (34.96%) Analyst
2 64 (28.32%) Security Analyst
3 42 (18.58%) Security Engineer
4 33 (14.60%) Administrator
5 19 (8.41%) Operations Analyst
5 19 (8.41%) Security Operations Analyst
6 18 (7.96%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (6.64%) Network Engineer
7 15 (6.64%) Linux Administrator
8 14 (6.19%) Consultant
8 14 (6.19%) Security Consultant
9 13 (5.75%) Security Specialist
10 12 (5.31%) IT Security Engineer
11 11 (4.87%) IT Security Analyst
12 9 (3.98%) Network Consultant
12 9 (3.98%) Network Security Consultant
13 8 (3.54%) OSS Engineer
13 8 (3.54%) Windows Administrator
13 8 (3.54%) Security Tester
13 8 (3.54%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.60%) LAMP
2 13 (5.75%) .NET
3 12 (5.31%) Web Services
4 7 (3.10%) JMX
4 7 (3.10%) HornetQ
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) HTML5
5 1 (0.44%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.80%) Open Source
2 31 (13.72%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.21%) CESG
4 5 (2.21%) Cryptography
4 5 (2.21%) PKI
5 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.33%) SCADA
6 1 (0.44%) Clustering
6 1 (0.44%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 143 (63.27%) Windows
2 115 (50.88%) Linux
3 49 (21.68%) UNIX
4 25 (11.06%) Solaris
5 23 (10.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.42%) CentOS
9 10 (4.42%) FreeBSD
10 9 (3.98%) Ubuntu
11 7 (3.10%) Debian
12 1 (0.44%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (39.38%) SIEM
2 53 (23.45%) Information Security
3 38 (16.81%) Cyber Security
4 37 (16.37%) ITIL
5 36 (15.93%) Configuration Management
6 33 (14.60%) Performance Tuning
7 30 (13.27%) Vulnerability Management
8 28 (12.39%) Incident Management
8 28 (12.39%) Penetration Testing
9 21 (9.29%) PRINCE2
10 18 (7.96%) Ethical Hacking
11 17 (7.52%) Service Management
12 15 (6.64%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (5.75%) Computer Forensics
14 12 (5.31%) Load Balancing
14 12 (5.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 12 (5.31%) Change Control
14 12 (5.31%) Information Assurance
15 10 (4.42%) Security Testing
16 9 (3.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 69 (30.53%) Ruby
2 67 (29.65%) Perl
3 65 (28.76%) Python
4 62 (27.43%) Bash Shell
5 40 (17.70%) Shell Script
6 35 (15.49%) SQL
7 20 (8.85%) PHP
8 13 (5.75%) Java
9 10 (4.42%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (28.76%) CISSP
2 46 (20.35%) Security Cleared
2 46 (20.35%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (19.03%) SC Cleared
4 35 (15.49%) CCNP
5 33 (14.60%) GIAC
6 27 (11.95%) CEH
7 24 (10.62%) Degree
7 24 (10.62%) DV Cleared
8 22 (9.73%) CCNA
9 18 (7.96%) CISM
10 17 (7.52%) GCIH
11 15 (6.64%) GCIA
12 14 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (5.31%) CCSE
13 12 (5.31%) CCIE
13 12 (5.31%) CCSP
14 8 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (3.54%) SSCP
15 5 (2.21%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (21.24%) PCI DSS
2 21 (9.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.42%) GPG13
3 10 (4.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.54%) HIPAA
5 6 (2.65%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (14.60%) Xen
2 33 (14.60%) KVM
3 26 (11.50%) Nmap
4 10 (4.42%) Squid
5 9 (3.98%) Active Directory
6 8 (3.54%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (3.54%) UAG
7 4 (1.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (20.35%) Nagios
2 45 (19.91%) Puppet
3 38 (16.81%) Nessus
4 33 (14.60%) Cacti
4 33 (14.60%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (5.75%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (5.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 11 (4.87%) OpenView
6 11 (4.87%) Munin
7 8 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.88%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (28.32%) Sourcefire
2 51 (22.57%) Cisco
3 46 (20.35%) Juniper
3 46 (20.35%) CheckPoint
4 45 (19.91%) Splunk
5 39 (17.26%) Microsoft
5 39 (17.26%) Blue Coat
6 38 (16.81%) VMware
7 37 (16.37%) Websense
8 31 (13.72%) Red Hat
9 29 (12.83%) Symantec
10 23 (10.18%) McAfee
11 21 (9.29%) IronPort
12 20 (8.85%) LogRhythm
13 19 (8.41%) LogLogic
14 18 (7.96%) HP
15 16 (7.08%) ArcSight
16 14 (6.19%) Imperva
16 14 (6.19%) Sophos
17 13 (5.75%) Lumension
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: £65k base salary + 20% Bonus + Pens + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago