The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 831 877 864
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -13
Permanent jobs citing Snort 65 53 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.053% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% 0.47% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 86
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £37,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
11156 11320 12229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.17% 11.27% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9520 9489 10147
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Snort as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

Snort Salary Histogram in England

Snort
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 31 £72,500 +26.08% 3
South East +27 18 £55,000 +15.78% 2
South West +2 7 £55,000 +25.71%
Yorkshire - 3 £37,000 -
West Midlands -7 2 £37,500 -6.25%
East Midlands - 1 £42,000 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Snort also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Snort.

1 100 (68.03%) SIEM
2 85 (57.82%) Firewall
3 71 (48.30%) CISSP
4 67 (45.58%) Linux
5 56 (38.10%) TCP/IP
6 53 (36.05%) ArcSight
7 52 (35.37%) Windows
8 51 (34.69%) Security Operations
9 48 (32.65%) Unix
9 48 (32.65%) HTTP
10 45 (30.61%) GCIH
11 43 (29.25%) CEH
12 41 (27.89%) ITIL
12 41 (27.89%) Splunk
13 40 (27.21%) DNS
13 40 (27.21%) Wireshark
14 38 (25.85%) Information Security
15 36 (24.49%) Cisco
16 35 (23.81%) GCIA
17 34 (23.13%) Degree
17 34 (23.13%) Cybersecurity
18 33 (22.45%) Active Directory
18 33 (22.45%) Python
19 32 (21.77%) CISM
19 32 (21.77%) Security Operations Centre
20 31 (21.09%) Network Security
21 30 (20.41%) tcpdump
22 29 (19.73%) SANS
23 26 (17.69%) Computer Science
23 26 (17.69%) Finance

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.08%) Liferay
4 5 (3.40%) Jetty
5 4 (2.72%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.04%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.36%) Apache
7 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.36%) Zimbra
8 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Office
1 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) Heroku
4 1 (0.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (57.82%) Firewall
2 56 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 48 (32.65%) HTTP
4 40 (27.21%) DNS
4 40 (27.21%) Wireshark
5 31 (21.09%) Network Security
6 30 (20.41%) tcpdump
7 23 (15.65%) SMTP
8 20 (13.61%) Internet
8 20 (13.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (13.61%) IPv6
8 20 (13.61%) SSL
9 18 (12.24%) IPv4
10 17 (11.56%) VLAN
11 14 (9.52%) LAN
11 14 (9.52%) WAN
12 11 (7.48%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (7.48%) LDAP
13 8 (5.44%) FTP
14 7 (4.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.12%) MySQL
2 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.08%) Apache Accumulo
3 6 (4.08%) Big Data
3 6 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.08%) NetBeans
2 6 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.40%) Subversion
4 2 (1.36%) git-flow
4 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.36%) JIRA
4 2 (1.36%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.68%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (17.69%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.08%) Marketing
4 5 (3.40%) Electronics
4 5 (3.40%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.72%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.36%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.36%) Military
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (56.46%) Analyst
2 60 (40.82%) Security Analyst
3 34 (23.13%) SOC Analyst
4 23 (15.65%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (13.61%) Senior Security Analyst
6 18 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (11.56%) Presales Engineer
8 12 (8.16%) Operations Analyst
9 11 (7.48%) IT Analyst
9 11 (7.48%) IT Security Analyst
9 11 (7.48%) Security Operations Analyst
10 10 (6.80%) Operations Manager
10 10 (6.80%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 10 (6.80%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (6.80%) Technical Security Analyst
11 9 (6.12%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 9 (6.12%) Operational Security Manager
11 9 (6.12%) Security Manager
11 9 (6.12%) Security Operations Manager
12 7 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) Regular Expression
2 5 (3.40%) HornetQ
2 5 (3.40%) JMX
2 5 (3.40%) LAMP
3 4 (2.72%) Kafka
4 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.68%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.68%) JSON
4 1 (0.68%) MCollective
4 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.68%) REST
4 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.68%) SAML
4 1 (0.68%) SOAP
4 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.77%) Security Operations Centre
2 26 (17.69%) Computer Science
3 24 (16.33%) Management Information System
4 13 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.84%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (8.16%) iPad
6 10 (6.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (6.80%) Fintech
6 10 (6.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (6.12%) Cyber Attack
8 8 (5.44%) Data Centre
9 6 (4.08%) Cybercrime
9 6 (4.08%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (4.08%) User Experience
10 4 (2.72%) Private Cloud
10 4 (2.72%) Social Network
11 3 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (1.36%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (45.58%) Linux
2 52 (35.37%) Windows
3 48 (32.65%) Unix
4 5 (3.40%) Debian
5 3 (2.04%) Kali Linux
5 3 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (68.03%) SIEM
2 51 (34.69%) Security Operations
3 41 (27.89%) ITIL
4 38 (25.85%) Information Security
5 34 (23.13%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (14.97%) Presales
7 20 (13.61%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (12.24%) Configuration Management
8 18 (12.24%) Protective Monitoring
9 15 (10.20%) Analytics
9 15 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (9.52%) Incident Management
10 14 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (7.48%) Load Balancing
11 11 (7.48%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.48%) Threat Detection
11 11 (7.48%) Web Filtering
12 10 (6.80%) Malware Analysis
12 10 (6.80%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.45%) Python
2 24 (16.33%) Java
3 23 (15.65%) Ruby
4 21 (14.29%) SQL
5 20 (13.61%) Bash Shell
6 14 (9.52%) C
7 12 (8.16%) Perl
8 8 (5.44%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.08%) VB
10 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) Korn
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (48.30%) CISSP
2 45 (30.61%) GCIH
3 43 (29.25%) CEH
4 35 (23.81%) GCIA
5 34 (23.13%) Degree
6 32 (21.77%) CISM
7 29 (19.73%) SANS
8 21 (14.29%) GIAC
9 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
9 19 (12.93%) Security Cleared
10 17 (11.56%) CompTIA Security+
10 17 (11.56%) Security+ Certification
11 14 (9.52%) CREST Certified
11 14 (9.52%) DV Cleared
11 14 (9.52%) SSCP
12 6 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (3.40%) CCNA
14 4 (2.72%) CCSE
14 4 (2.72%) JNCIP
14 4 (2.72%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (10.20%) COBIT
3 7 (4.76%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.40%) GPG13
5 2 (1.36%) HMG Infosec
5 2 (1.36%) SLA
6 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 33 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.76%) Docker
2 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.40%) iptables
3 5 (3.40%) KVM
3 5 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.40%) Xen
4 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.36%) NFS
4 2 (1.36%) Squid
5 1 (0.68%) pfSense
5 1 (0.68%) vCloud
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (16.33%) Nessus
2 23 (15.65%) RSA enVision
3 18 (12.24%) Puppet
4 15 (10.20%) QRadar
5 10 (6.80%) Nagios
5 10 (6.80%) Nexpose
5 10 (6.80%) Proventia
6 7 (4.76%) CFEngine
6 7 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (4.08%) CA Single Sign-On
7 6 (4.08%) OSSEC
8 5 (3.40%) Cacti
8 5 (3.40%) Kubernetes
8 5 (3.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (2.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.36%) logstash
11 2 (1.36%) Nmap
11 2 (1.36%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.68%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 53 (36.05%) ArcSight
2 41 (27.89%) Splunk
3 36 (24.49%) Cisco
4 24 (16.33%) LogRhythm
5 23 (15.65%) CheckPoint
6 22 (14.97%) Sourcefire
7 18 (12.24%) Intel
8 15 (10.20%) Intel Security
9 13 (8.84%) LogLogic
9 13 (8.84%) Qualys
10 11 (7.48%) Citrix
10 11 (7.48%) F5
10 11 (7.48%) Juniper
11 10 (6.80%) Fortinet
11 10 (6.80%) NetWitness
11 10 (6.80%) Palo Alto
11 10 (6.80%) ScanSafe
12 9 (6.12%) VMware
13 8 (5.44%) IBM
14 7 (4.76%) HP
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