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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 757 807 812
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +5
Permanent jobs citing Snort 111 94 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.085% 0.053%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 0.82% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 87 73 49
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £37,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
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
12452 11433 10216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.03% 10.33% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10272 9633 8618
Average salary £42,000 £42,133 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.31% +0.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +58 54 £52,500 -14.28% 7
South West -11 16 £47,500 - 9
North West +8 14 £47,500 +35.71% 2
South East -26 13 £55,000 +15.78% 7
West Midlands - 11 £38,000 -
Yorkshire +15 1 £35,000 -15.15%
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 107 (53.23%) SIEM
2 95 (47.26%) Windows
3 83 (41.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 73 (36.32%) TCP/IP
5 72 (35.82%) Linux
6 62 (30.85%) Incident Management
7 60 (29.85%) Sourcefire
8 54 (26.87%) Information Security
9 52 (25.87%) Wireshark
9 52 (25.87%) Cyber Security
10 48 (23.88%) Firewall
11 44 (21.89%) GIAC
11 44 (21.89%) CEH
12 42 (20.90%) Finance
13 41 (20.40%) DNS
14 39 (19.40%) Splunk
15 36 (17.91%) Management Information System
16 35 (17.41%) CISSP
17 34 (16.92%) Network Security
18 33 (16.42%) HTTP
19 32 (15.92%) Cisco
19 32 (15.92%) Malware Analysis
20 30 (14.93%) tcpdump
21 29 (14.43%) GCIH
22 27 (13.43%) UNIX
23 26 (12.94%) SQL
23 26 (12.94%) CheckPoint
23 26 (12.94%) CISM
24 25 (12.44%) Law
25 24 (11.94%) Penetration Testing

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (1.99%) Lync
2 1 (0.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (41.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 73 (36.32%) TCP/IP
3 52 (25.87%) Wireshark
4 48 (23.88%) Firewall
5 41 (20.40%) DNS
6 34 (16.92%) Network Security
7 33 (16.42%) HTTP
8 30 (14.93%) tcpdump
9 22 (10.95%) Wireless
10 18 (8.96%) Wireless Security
11 15 (7.46%) LDAP
12 14 (6.97%) SMTP
12 14 (6.97%) FTP
13 13 (6.47%) DHCP
13 13 (6.47%) Internet
14 12 (5.97%) WAN
14 12 (5.97%) SSL
15 11 (5.47%) LAN
16 10 (4.98%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (3.98%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.97%) Data Mining
2 11 (5.47%) Big Data
3 4 (1.99%) MySQL
4 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.50%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 42 (20.90%) Finance
2 25 (12.44%) Law
3 22 (10.95%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.48%) Legal
5 8 (3.98%) Banking
6 5 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 124 (61.69%) Analyst
2 92 (45.77%) Security Analyst
3 36 (17.91%) Security Engineer
4 33 (16.42%) Operations Analyst
4 33 (16.42%) Security Operations Analyst
5 19 (9.45%) Network Analyst
6 18 (8.96%) Information Security Engineer
7 14 (6.97%) IT Security Analyst
8 13 (6.47%) Network Engineer
9 12 (5.97%) Consultant
10 10 (4.98%) Security Consultant
11 9 (4.48%) Network Security Engineer
12 6 (2.99%) Network Security Analyst
13 5 (2.49%) Network Security Consultant
13 5 (2.49%) Administrator
13 5 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.49%) Network Consultant
13 5 (2.49%) Cyber Security Analyst
14 4 (1.99%) Developer
14 4 (1.99%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.48%) SAML
1 7 (3.48%) OAuth
1 7 (3.48%) REST
2 4 (1.99%) LAMP
3 3 (1.49%) JRuby
4 1 (0.50%) WCF
4 1 (0.50%) .NET
4 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.50%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.91%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.96%) SCADA
3 9 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.48%) PKI
5 6 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.49%) Open Source
6 5 (2.49%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.99%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (47.26%) Windows
2 72 (35.82%) Linux
3 27 (13.43%) UNIX
4 6 (2.99%) Solaris
5 4 (1.99%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.49%) Debian
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (53.23%) SIEM
2 62 (30.85%) Incident Management
3 54 (26.87%) Information Security
4 52 (25.87%) Cyber Security
5 32 (15.92%) Malware Analysis
6 24 (11.94%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (11.44%) Mentoring
7 23 (11.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (10.45%) Network Design
9 20 (9.95%) Information Assurance
10 19 (9.45%) Network Monitoring
11 17 (8.46%) Database Security
11 17 (8.46%) Risk Management
12 13 (6.47%) Computer Security
12 13 (6.47%) People Management
13 12 (5.97%) Security Architecture
13 12 (5.97%) Performance Management
13 12 (5.97%) Ethical Hacking
14 11 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (4.98%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.94%) SQL
2 21 (10.45%) Perl
3 20 (9.95%) Python
3 20 (9.95%) Ruby
4 15 (7.46%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.98%) Java
6 4 (1.99%) PHP
7 3 (1.49%) Groovy
7 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.49%) Clojure
7 3 (1.49%) Elixir
8 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (21.89%) GIAC
1 44 (21.89%) CEH
2 35 (17.41%) CISSP
3 29 (14.43%) GCIH
4 26 (12.94%) CISM
5 23 (11.44%) GCIA
6 21 (10.45%) Degree
7 19 (9.45%) Security Cleared
7 19 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (6.97%) CCNP
9 11 (5.47%) CCNA
9 11 (5.47%) SC Cleared
10 10 (4.98%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.49%) CCIE
11 5 (2.49%) CCSA
11 5 (2.49%) CCSE
12 4 (1.99%) CCSP
13 3 (1.49%) CISMP
14 2 (1.00%) CHFI
15 1 (0.50%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (9.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.49%) SLA
4 2 (1.00%) FISMA
4 2 (1.00%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.50%) GPG13
5 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.48%) Docker
2 5 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.99%) Xen
4 2 (1.00%) iptables
4 2 (1.00%) vCloud
4 2 (1.00%) pfSense
5 1 (0.50%) KVM
5 1 (0.50%) LXC
5 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (9.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (5.47%) Nagios
3 9 (4.48%) OSSEC
4 5 (2.49%) Nessus
5 2 (1.00%) Nmap
6 1 (0.50%) Cacti
6 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.50%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.50%) Puppet
6 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.50%) collectd
Vendors
1 60 (29.85%) Sourcefire
2 39 (19.40%) Splunk
3 32 (15.92%) Cisco
4 26 (12.94%) CheckPoint
5 23 (11.44%) Symantec
5 23 (11.44%) McAfee
6 22 (10.95%) Juniper
7 18 (8.96%) IronPort
8 15 (7.46%) ArcSight
9 12 (5.97%) Fortinet
9 12 (5.97%) LogRhythm
10 11 (5.47%) Websense
11 8 (3.98%) Microsoft
12 5 (2.49%) VMware
13 4 (1.99%) HP
13 4 (1.99%) F5
14 3 (1.49%) LogLogic
14 3 (1.49%) NetIQ
15 2 (1.00%) Sophos
15 2 (1.00%) IBM
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + excellent bens and training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago