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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 759 790 802
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +12
Permanent jobs citing Snort 112 55 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.054% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.96% 0.54% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 99 48 69
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £73,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +9.48%
System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11673 10199 10671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.68% 10.02% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9720 8723 9268
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 30 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 30 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 -31 51 £47,500 -20.83% 3
South East +17 41 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South West -14 8 £30,000 +17.64%
West Midlands - 7 £45,000 - 1
North West +4 2 £35,000 -41.66%
East Midlands - 2 £57,256 -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 118 (55.92%) Windows
2 102 (48.34%) SIEM
3 100 (47.39%) Linux
4 83 (39.34%) Firewall
5 78 (36.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 77 (36.49%) TCP/IP
7 73 (34.60%) Sourcefire
8 71 (33.65%) CISSP
9 69 (32.70%) tcpdump
10 63 (29.86%) Wireshark
11 57 (27.01%) Cisco
12 52 (24.64%) Security Cleared
13 51 (24.17%) Network Security
13 51 (24.17%) Ruby
13 51 (24.17%) CheckPoint
14 50 (23.70%) Information Security
14 50 (23.70%) Bash Shell
15 49 (23.22%) PCI DSS
15 49 (23.22%) Juniper
16 48 (22.75%) Perl
16 48 (22.75%) Nessus
17 47 (22.27%) SC Cleared
17 47 (22.27%) Python
17 47 (22.27%) Splunk
18 46 (21.80%) Microsoft
18 46 (21.80%) UNIX
19 44 (20.85%) Cisco Certification
20 42 (19.91%) Blue Coat
21 41 (19.43%) DNS
21 41 (19.43%) Websense

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (6.64%) IIS
2 13 (6.16%) Apache
3 12 (5.69%) Lync
4 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (39.34%) Firewall
2 78 (36.97%) Intrusion Detection
3 77 (36.49%) TCP/IP
4 69 (32.70%) tcpdump
5 63 (29.86%) Wireshark
6 51 (24.17%) Network Security
7 41 (19.43%) DNS
8 38 (18.01%) LAN
9 37 (17.54%) WAN
10 34 (16.11%) HTTP
11 30 (14.22%) LDAP
12 25 (11.85%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (9.00%) FTP
14 18 (8.53%) SMTP
15 17 (8.06%) DHCP
16 14 (6.64%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (6.64%) Internet
16 14 (6.64%) SSL
16 14 (6.64%) IPv6
16 14 (6.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.48%) MySQL
2 16 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.95%) Big Data
3 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (14.22%) Metasploit
2 15 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.11%) Subversion
General
1 22 (10.43%) Finance
2 19 (9.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.74%) Banking
4 9 (4.27%) Retail
5 7 (3.32%) Law
6 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 86 (40.76%) Analyst
2 70 (33.18%) Security Analyst
3 44 (20.85%) Security Engineer
4 25 (11.85%) Security Operations Analyst
4 25 (11.85%) Operations Analyst
5 17 (8.06%) Network Engineer
6 15 (7.11%) Security Specialist
6 15 (7.11%) Administrator
7 14 (6.64%) Security Consultant
7 14 (6.64%) Consultant
8 13 (6.16%) IT Security Engineer
8 13 (6.16%) IT Security Analyst
9 12 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.27%) Network Security Consultant
10 9 (4.27%) Network Consultant
11 8 (3.79%) Tester
11 8 (3.79%) Penetration Tester
11 8 (3.79%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 8 (3.79%) Security Tester
12 7 (3.32%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.11%) LAMP
2 12 (5.69%) Web Services
3 7 (3.32%) .NET
4 2 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.47%) HTML5
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.47%) CSS3
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.11%) Open Source
2 31 (14.69%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.27%) CESG
4 8 (3.79%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.42%) SCADA
5 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.95%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.95%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.47%) Clustering
7 1 (0.47%) PKI
7 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.47%) Physics
7 1 (0.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 118 (55.92%) Windows
2 100 (47.39%) Linux
3 46 (21.80%) UNIX
4 30 (14.22%) Solaris
5 25 (11.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (10.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (9.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (8.06%) CentOS
9 15 (7.11%) Ubuntu
10 13 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.74%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.95%) SUSE
12 2 (0.95%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (48.34%) SIEM
2 50 (23.70%) Information Security
3 41 (19.43%) Cyber Security
4 34 (16.11%) ITIL
5 27 (12.80%) Vulnerability Management
6 23 (10.90%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (9.95%) PRINCE2
7 21 (9.95%) Ethical Hacking
8 18 (8.53%) Configuration Management
9 17 (8.06%) Incident Management
9 17 (8.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 15 (7.11%) Load Balancing
10 15 (7.11%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (6.16%) Computer Forensics
11 13 (6.16%) Service Management
11 13 (6.16%) Analytics
12 12 (5.69%) Change Control
13 11 (5.21%) Security Testing
13 11 (5.21%) Information Assurance
14 7 (3.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (24.17%) Ruby
2 50 (23.70%) Bash Shell
3 48 (22.75%) Perl
4 47 (22.27%) Python
5 40 (18.96%) SQL
6 26 (12.32%) PHP
7 15 (7.11%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.74%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.84%) Java
10 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (33.65%) CISSP
2 52 (24.64%) Security Cleared
3 47 (22.27%) SC Cleared
4 44 (20.85%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (18.01%) CCNP
6 34 (16.11%) GIAC
7 31 (14.69%) CEH
8 27 (12.80%) DV Cleared
9 20 (9.48%) CCNA
10 18 (8.53%) Degree
11 17 (8.06%) GCIH
12 15 (7.11%) GCIA
12 15 (7.11%) CCSP
13 14 (6.64%) CCIE
14 12 (5.69%) CISM
14 12 (5.69%) CCSE
15 11 (5.21%) OSCP
15 11 (5.21%) OSCE
16 8 (3.79%) SSCP
16 8 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (23.22%) PCI DSS
2 14 (6.64%) HIPAA
3 11 (5.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.74%) GPG13
5 9 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (15.64%) Nmap
2 18 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.11%) Xen
3 15 (7.11%) KVM
4 12 (5.69%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.74%) Squid
6 8 (3.79%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (3.79%) UAG
7 5 (2.37%) vSphere
8 2 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (22.75%) Nessus
2 29 (13.74%) Nagios
3 27 (12.80%) Puppet
4 17 (8.06%) Cacti
5 15 (7.11%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (7.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 11 (5.21%) Munin
6 11 (5.21%) OpenView
7 4 (1.90%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (34.60%) Sourcefire
2 57 (27.01%) Cisco
3 51 (24.17%) CheckPoint
4 49 (23.22%) Juniper
5 47 (22.27%) Splunk
6 46 (21.80%) Microsoft
7 42 (19.91%) Blue Coat
8 41 (19.43%) Websense
9 40 (18.96%) Red Hat
10 28 (13.27%) LogRhythm
11 25 (11.85%) Symantec
12 23 (10.90%) VMware
13 20 (9.48%) Imperva
13 20 (9.48%) HP
13 20 (9.48%) Sophos
14 19 (9.00%) ArcSight
14 19 (9.00%) LogLogic
14 19 (9.00%) McAfee
15 17 (8.06%) IronPort
16 16 (7.58%) Qualys
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Venturi NL/BE
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 16 days ago