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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 759 797 805
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +8
Permanent jobs citing Snort 115 48 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.047% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 0.99% 0.47% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 101 41 73
Average salary £47,500 £58,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.14% +11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11645 10186 10589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.63% 10.00% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9713 8725 9216
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
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 £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -24 50 £47,500 -20.83% 3
South East +24 45 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South West -8 9 £30,000 +15.38%
West Midlands - 6 £48,000 - 1
North West 0 3 £35,000 -41.66%
East Midlands - 1 £57,256 -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 117 (55.98%) Windows
2 102 (48.80%) SIEM
3 100 (47.85%) Linux
4 83 (39.71%) Firewall
5 81 (38.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 77 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 75 (35.89%) Sourcefire
8 71 (33.97%) CISSP
8 71 (33.97%) tcpdump
9 65 (31.10%) Wireshark
10 57 (27.27%) Cisco
11 54 (25.84%) Security Cleared
12 51 (24.40%) Information Security
12 51 (24.40%) CheckPoint
13 50 (23.92%) Network Security
14 49 (23.44%) PCI DSS
14 49 (23.44%) Ruby
14 49 (23.44%) Juniper
15 48 (22.97%) Nessus
15 48 (22.97%) SC Cleared
15 48 (22.97%) Bash Shell
16 46 (22.01%) Microsoft
16 46 (22.01%) Perl
16 46 (22.01%) Splunk
17 45 (21.53%) Python
18 44 (21.05%) UNIX
18 44 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
19 43 (20.57%) DNS
20 42 (20.10%) Blue Coat
21 41 (19.62%) Websense

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (6.70%) IIS
2 13 (6.22%) Apache
3 12 (5.74%) Lync
4 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.31%) MS Office
3 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (39.71%) Firewall
2 81 (38.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 77 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 71 (33.97%) tcpdump
5 65 (31.10%) Wireshark
6 50 (23.92%) Network Security
7 43 (20.57%) DNS
8 40 (19.14%) LAN
9 39 (18.66%) WAN
10 36 (17.22%) HTTP
11 31 (14.83%) LDAP
12 25 (11.96%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (10.05%) FTP
14 20 (9.57%) SMTP
15 17 (8.13%) DHCP
15 17 (8.13%) Internet
16 14 (6.70%) IPv6
16 14 (6.70%) SSL
16 14 (6.70%) IP Telephony
16 14 (6.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.22%) MySQL
2 14 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.96%) Big Data
4 1 (0.48%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (14.35%) Metasploit
2 13 (6.22%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.22%) Subversion
General
1 22 (10.53%) Finance
2 19 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.78%) Banking
4 9 (4.31%) Retail
5 8 (3.83%) Law
6 2 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (42.11%) Analyst
2 71 (33.97%) Security Analyst
3 43 (20.57%) Security Engineer
4 26 (12.44%) Operations Analyst
4 26 (12.44%) Security Operations Analyst
5 17 (8.13%) Network Engineer
6 15 (7.18%) Security Specialist
7 14 (6.70%) Security Consultant
7 14 (6.70%) Consultant
8 13 (6.22%) Administrator
8 13 (6.22%) IT Security Analyst
8 13 (6.22%) IT Security Engineer
9 10 (4.78%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.31%) Network Consultant
10 9 (4.31%) Network Security Consultant
11 8 (3.83%) Security Tester
11 8 (3.83%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 8 (3.83%) Tester
11 8 (3.83%) Penetration Tester
12 6 (2.87%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.22%) LAMP
2 11 (5.26%) Web Services
3 7 (3.35%) .NET
4 2 (0.96%) CSS
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.48%) HTML5
5 1 (0.48%) CSS3
5 1 (0.48%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 32 (15.31%) Open Source
3 9 (4.31%) CESG
4 8 (3.83%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.96%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (0.96%) CLARiiON
6 2 (0.96%) SCADA
6 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.48%) DTV
7 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.48%) Physics
7 1 (0.48%) Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 117 (55.98%) Windows
2 100 (47.85%) Linux
3 44 (21.05%) UNIX
4 33 (15.79%) Solaris
5 25 (11.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (8.13%) CentOS
9 15 (7.18%) Ubuntu
10 13 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.78%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.96%) SUSE
12 2 (0.96%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (48.80%) SIEM
2 51 (24.40%) Information Security
3 40 (19.14%) Cyber Security
4 34 (16.27%) ITIL
5 27 (12.92%) Vulnerability Management
6 25 (11.96%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
8 21 (10.05%) PRINCE2
9 18 (8.61%) Incident Management
10 17 (8.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 16 (7.66%) Configuration Management
12 15 (7.18%) Computer Forensics
12 15 (7.18%) Load Balancing
13 14 (6.70%) Change Control
14 13 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (6.22%) Analytics
14 13 (6.22%) Service Management
15 12 (5.74%) Security Testing
15 12 (5.74%) Information Assurance
16 7 (3.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (23.44%) Ruby
2 48 (22.97%) Bash Shell
3 46 (22.01%) Perl
4 45 (21.53%) Python
5 39 (18.66%) SQL
6 26 (12.44%) PHP
7 13 (6.22%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.78%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.87%) Java
10 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (33.97%) CISSP
2 54 (25.84%) Security Cleared
3 48 (22.97%) SC Cleared
4 44 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (18.18%) CCNP
6 34 (16.27%) GIAC
7 31 (14.83%) CEH
8 27 (12.92%) DV Cleared
9 20 (9.57%) CCNA
10 18 (8.61%) Degree
11 17 (8.13%) GCIH
12 15 (7.18%) GCIA
12 15 (7.18%) CCSP
13 14 (6.70%) CCIE
14 12 (5.74%) CISM
14 12 (5.74%) CCSE
15 11 (5.26%) OSCP
15 11 (5.26%) OSCE
16 8 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (3.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (23.44%) PCI DSS
2 14 (6.70%) HIPAA
3 11 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.78%) GPG13
5 9 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (15.79%) Nmap
2 16 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.22%) Xen
3 13 (6.22%) KVM
4 12 (5.74%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.78%) Squid
6 8 (3.83%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (3.83%) UAG
7 5 (2.39%) vSphere
8 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (22.97%) Nessus
2 26 (12.44%) Nagios
3 24 (11.48%) Puppet
4 15 (7.18%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (7.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 15 (7.18%) Cacti
5 13 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.78%) Munin
6 10 (4.78%) OpenView
7 4 (1.91%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (35.89%) Sourcefire
2 57 (27.27%) Cisco
3 51 (24.40%) CheckPoint
4 49 (23.44%) Juniper
5 46 (22.01%) Microsoft
5 46 (22.01%) Splunk
6 42 (20.10%) Blue Coat
7 41 (19.62%) Websense
8 40 (19.14%) Red Hat
9 28 (13.40%) LogRhythm
10 25 (11.96%) Symantec
11 21 (10.05%) VMware
12 20 (9.57%) Imperva
12 20 (9.57%) Sophos
13 19 (9.09%) McAfee
13 19 (9.09%) HP
13 19 (9.09%) LogLogic
14 18 (8.61%) ArcSight
15 17 (8.13%) IronPort
16 16 (7.66%) Qualys
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