The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 794 802 871
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +69
Permanent jobs citing Snort 94 55 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.053% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 0.55% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 73 49 27
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,600 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -15.78%
System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11195 9995 10121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.09% 9.65% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9430 8429 8813
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Snort
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +13 55 £47,500 +11.76% 2
London -39 22 £61,250 +25.64% 2
North West - 10 £35,000 - 1
South West -4 3 - - 1
East of England - 2 £41,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £41,250 -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 85 (53.80%) Windows
1 85 (53.80%) Linux
2 80 (50.63%) SIEM
3 67 (42.41%) tcpdump
4 63 (39.87%) Firewall
4 63 (39.87%) TCP/IP
5 60 (37.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 52 (32.91%) Sourcefire
7 51 (32.28%) Wireshark
8 50 (31.65%) CISSP
9 47 (29.75%) Red Hat
10 43 (27.22%) Information Security
11 41 (25.95%) Security Cleared
12 40 (25.32%) Nessus
13 38 (24.05%) PCI DSS
13 38 (24.05%) Ruby
13 38 (24.05%) Python
13 38 (24.05%) Bash Shell
14 37 (23.42%) Cisco
15 36 (22.78%) UNIX
15 36 (22.78%) CheckPoint
15 36 (22.78%) CEH
16 34 (21.52%) Cisco Certification
16 34 (21.52%) Perl
16 34 (21.52%) PHP
16 34 (21.52%) SQL
17 33 (20.89%) SC Cleared
18 31 (19.62%) LAN
19 30 (18.99%) Solaris
19 30 (18.99%) WAN

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (8.86%) Apache
2 12 (7.59%) IIS
3 5 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.90%) Confluence
5 2 (1.27%) Jetty
6 1 (0.63%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (8.86%) MS Office
2 9 (5.70%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (42.41%) tcpdump
2 63 (39.87%) Firewall
2 63 (39.87%) TCP/IP
3 60 (37.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 51 (32.28%) Wireshark
5 31 (19.62%) LAN
6 30 (18.99%) WAN
6 30 (18.99%) Network Security
7 24 (15.19%) DNS
8 23 (14.56%) HTTP
9 19 (12.03%) LDAP
9 19 (12.03%) SSL
10 18 (11.39%) Internet
11 16 (10.13%) SMTP
11 16 (10.13%) FTP
12 15 (9.49%) VPN
13 14 (8.86%) Cisco PIX
14 13 (8.23%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (6.96%) DHCP
15 11 (6.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.92%) MySQL
2 5 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (17.72%) Metasploit
2 8 (5.06%) Subversion
3 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.90%) JIRA
4 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.63%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 17 (10.76%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.70%) Law
4 8 (5.06%) Retail
5 5 (3.16%) Banking
6 4 (2.53%) Marketing
7 3 (1.90%) iGaming
7 3 (1.90%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 74 (46.84%) Analyst
2 65 (41.14%) Security Analyst
3 35 (22.15%) Security Engineer
4 21 (13.29%) Operations Analyst
4 21 (13.29%) Security Operations Analyst
5 12 (7.59%) IT Security Analyst
5 12 (7.59%) Security Specialist
6 11 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (6.96%) Senior Security Analyst
7 9 (5.70%) Network Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) Administrator
9 6 (3.80%) Incident Analyst
9 6 (3.80%) Consultant
9 6 (3.80%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.16%) Tester
10 5 (3.16%) Penetration Tester
10 5 (3.16%) IT Security Engineer
11 4 (2.53%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.43%) .NET
2 3 (1.90%) Web Services
2 3 (1.90%) HTML
2 3 (1.90%) LAMP
2 3 (1.90%) Ajax
2 3 (1.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.27%) JMX
3 2 (1.27%) HornetQ
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.09%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.76%) Open Source
3 9 (5.70%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.06%) CLARiiON
5 6 (3.80%) CESG
6 5 (3.16%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.16%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.90%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.90%) Physics
7 3 (1.90%) Online Games
8 2 (1.27%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.63%) DTV
9 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 85 (53.80%) Windows
1 85 (53.80%) Linux
2 36 (22.78%) UNIX
3 30 (18.99%) Solaris
4 29 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (17.09%) CentOS
6 26 (16.46%) Ubuntu
7 17 (10.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.06%) SUSE
9 8 (5.06%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.16%) Debian
11 4 (2.53%) OpenBSD
12 3 (1.90%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (50.63%) SIEM
2 43 (27.22%) Information Security
3 27 (17.09%) Cyber Security
4 24 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (12.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 17 (10.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (9.49%) ITIL
8 13 (8.23%) Service Management
8 13 (8.23%) Incident Management
8 13 (8.23%) Computer Forensics
9 12 (7.59%) Ethical Hacking
9 12 (7.59%) Change Control
10 11 (6.96%) Analytics
11 10 (6.33%) Load Balancing
12 9 (5.70%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.70%) Configuration Management
12 9 (5.70%) Security Testing
13 8 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (4.43%) Information Assurance
15 6 (3.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.05%) Ruby
1 38 (24.05%) Python
1 38 (24.05%) Bash Shell
2 34 (21.52%) Perl
2 34 (21.52%) PHP
2 34 (21.52%) SQL
3 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
3 6 (3.80%) Java
4 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (31.65%) CISSP
2 41 (25.95%) Security Cleared
3 36 (22.78%) CEH
4 34 (21.52%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (20.89%) SC Cleared
6 29 (18.35%) CCNA
7 24 (15.19%) GIAC
8 21 (13.29%) OSCP
9 20 (12.66%) OSCE
10 19 (12.03%) CCNP
11 17 (10.76%) Degree
12 15 (9.49%) DV Cleared
13 10 (6.33%) GCIA
13 10 (6.33%) GCIH
13 10 (6.33%) CCSP
14 9 (5.70%) CCIE
15 6 (3.80%) SSCP
16 5 (3.16%) RHCE
16 5 (3.16%) CCSE
17 3 (1.90%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (24.05%) PCI DSS
2 21 (13.29%) HIPAA
3 6 (3.80%) SLA
4 5 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.90%) GPG13
System Software
1 27 (17.09%) Nmap
2 13 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.06%) VMware ESX
4 8 (5.06%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (3.80%) vSphere
6 5 (3.16%) KVM
6 5 (3.16%) Xen
7 3 (1.90%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (1.90%) Squid
8 1 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 40 (25.32%) Nessus
2 14 (8.86%) Cacti
3 12 (7.59%) Nagios
3 12 (7.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 12 (7.59%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (6.96%) Puppet
5 8 (5.06%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (5.06%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (5.06%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.90%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.27%) Munin
8 2 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.27%) OpenView
8 2 (1.27%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 52 (32.91%) Sourcefire
2 47 (29.75%) Red Hat
3 37 (23.42%) Cisco
4 36 (22.78%) CheckPoint
5 30 (18.99%) Websense
6 28 (17.72%) LogRhythm
7 27 (17.09%) Splunk
8 26 (16.46%) Juniper
8 26 (16.46%) Microsoft
9 24 (15.19%) Blue Coat
10 22 (13.92%) Sophos
10 22 (13.92%) Imperva
11 21 (13.29%) McAfee
12 20 (12.66%) Symantec
13 19 (12.03%) VMware
14 17 (10.76%) ArcSight
15 14 (8.86%) IronPort
15 14 (8.86%) Qualys
15 14 (8.86%) IBM
16 12 (7.59%) Lumension
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