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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 733 794 821
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +27
Permanent jobs citing Snort 107 60 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.062% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 0.60% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 99 54 33
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £73,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +15.15%
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
11954 9963 9845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.39% 10.26% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10025 8288 8294
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +39 47 £48,500 -22.40% 3
North West - 25 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 12 £38,000 - 1
South West - 11 £47,500 - 4
South East -43 10 £55,000 +15.78% 8
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 112 (54.63%) Windows
2 102 (49.76%) SIEM
3 90 (43.90%) Linux
4 86 (41.95%) TCP/IP
5 76 (37.07%) Intrusion Detection
6 64 (31.22%) Incident Management
7 54 (26.34%) Information Security
8 52 (25.37%) Firewall
9 51 (24.88%) Sourcefire
10 49 (23.90%) Wireshark
10 49 (23.90%) GIAC
11 47 (22.93%) Network Security
12 45 (21.95%) HTTP
13 44 (21.46%) CEH
14 42 (20.49%) DNS
15 37 (18.05%) Perl
15 37 (18.05%) Ruby
15 37 (18.05%) Cyber Security
16 36 (17.56%) Splunk
16 36 (17.56%) Python
17 35 (17.07%) UNIX
18 34 (16.59%) CISSP
18 34 (16.59%) Management Information System
19 33 (16.10%) Finance
19 33 (16.10%) tcpdump
20 29 (14.15%) Penetration Testing
20 29 (14.15%) Degree
21 28 (13.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 28 (13.66%) CISM
22 27 (13.17%) Law

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (3.41%) IIS
2 6 (2.93%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.93%) Jetty
3 3 (1.46%) Lync
3 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.49%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (41.95%) TCP/IP
2 76 (37.07%) Intrusion Detection
3 52 (25.37%) Firewall
4 49 (23.90%) Wireshark
5 47 (22.93%) Network Security
6 45 (21.95%) HTTP
7 42 (20.49%) DNS
8 33 (16.10%) tcpdump
9 24 (11.71%) Wireless
10 23 (11.22%) SSL
11 21 (10.24%) Wireless Security
12 20 (9.76%) FTP
13 19 (9.27%) VPN
14 17 (8.29%) LDAP
14 17 (8.29%) SMTP
14 17 (8.29%) DHCP
15 13 (6.34%) WAN
15 13 (6.34%) Internet
16 12 (5.85%) LAN
16 12 (5.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.71%) MySQL
2 14 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.85%) Big Data
4 11 (5.37%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (6.83%) Subversion
1 14 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.98%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
General
1 33 (16.10%) Finance
2 27 (13.17%) Law
3 20 (9.76%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.90%) Banking
4 8 (3.90%) Legal
5 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 115 (56.10%) Analyst
2 82 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 43 (20.98%) Security Engineer
4 26 (12.68%) Operations Analyst
4 26 (12.68%) Security Operations Analyst
5 23 (11.22%) Network Engineer
6 21 (10.24%) Information Security Engineer
7 18 (8.78%) Administrator
8 17 (8.29%) Network Analyst
9 14 (6.83%) Network Security Engineer
10 13 (6.34%) Linux Administrator
10 13 (6.34%) IT Security Analyst
11 10 (4.88%) Security Consultant
11 10 (4.88%) Consultant
12 7 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.93%) Senior Security Analyst
13 6 (2.93%) Network Security Analyst
14 5 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
15 4 (1.95%) Network Consultant
15 4 (1.95%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.78%) LAMP
2 7 (3.41%) OAuth
2 7 (3.41%) .NET
2 7 (3.41%) SAML
2 7 (3.41%) REST
3 6 (2.93%) HornetQ
3 6 (2.93%) JMX
4 2 (0.98%) Web Services
5 1 (0.49%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.49%) AppFabric
5 1 (0.49%) WCF
5 1 (0.49%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.59%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.80%) Open Source
3 15 (7.32%) SCADA
4 10 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.90%) PKI
6 7 (3.41%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.46%) Clustering
7 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.49%) Replication
8 1 (0.49%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 112 (54.63%) Windows
2 90 (43.90%) Linux
3 35 (17.07%) UNIX
4 10 (4.88%) Debian
5 6 (2.93%) Solaris
6 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (49.76%) SIEM
2 64 (31.22%) Incident Management
3 54 (26.34%) Information Security
4 37 (18.05%) Cyber Security
5 29 (14.15%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (12.20%) Network Design
7 23 (11.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (10.24%) Network Monitoring
9 20 (9.76%) Database Security
10 19 (9.27%) Information Assurance
10 19 (9.27%) Risk Management
11 17 (8.29%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (7.32%) Configuration Management
13 14 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (6.34%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.34%) Ethical Hacking
15 11 (5.37%) Service Management
15 11 (5.37%) Security Testing
15 11 (5.37%) Anomaly Detection
16 10 (4.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.05%) Perl
1 37 (18.05%) Ruby
2 36 (17.56%) Python
3 25 (12.20%) Shell Script
3 25 (12.20%) SQL
4 16 (7.80%) Bash Shell
5 11 (5.37%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.39%) Java
7 5 (2.44%) PHP
8 2 (0.98%) C
9 1 (0.49%) Groovy
9 1 (0.49%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 49 (23.90%) GIAC
2 44 (21.46%) CEH
3 34 (16.59%) CISSP
4 29 (14.15%) Degree
5 28 (13.66%) CISM
6 27 (13.17%) GCIH
7 22 (10.73%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (9.76%) Security Cleared
9 19 (9.27%) GCIA
10 17 (8.29%) CCNA
11 12 (5.85%) SC Cleared
12 11 (5.37%) DV Cleared
13 8 (3.90%) CCNP
14 7 (3.41%) VCP4
15 6 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.95%) CCSA
16 4 (1.95%) CCSE
17 3 (1.46%) CISMP
17 3 (1.46%) CCIE
17 3 (1.46%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (10.73%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.98%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.49%) GPG13
5 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.78%) Xen
3 14 (6.83%) KVM
4 5 (2.44%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.98%) Nmap
5 2 (0.98%) Docker
6 1 (0.49%) LXC
6 1 (0.49%) XenApp
6 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.49%) Squid
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (10.73%) Nagios
2 21 (10.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (8.29%) Cacti
4 14 (6.83%) Puppet
4 14 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.46%) Nessus
5 3 (1.46%) WSUS
6 2 (0.98%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.49%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.49%) collectd
Vendors
1 51 (24.88%) Sourcefire
2 36 (17.56%) Splunk
3 24 (11.71%) Cisco
4 23 (11.22%) Symantec
4 23 (11.22%) McAfee
5 22 (10.73%) CheckPoint
6 21 (10.24%) IronPort
7 19 (9.27%) VMware
8 15 (7.32%) Juniper
8 15 (7.32%) LogRhythm
9 13 (6.34%) Websense
10 12 (5.85%) ArcSight
11 8 (3.90%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.90%) Microsoft
12 4 (1.95%) NetIQ
12 4 (1.95%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.95%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.95%) LogLogic
13 3 (1.46%) Trend Micro
13 3 (1.46%) Avaya
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Posted: 16 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £60999 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago