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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 772 813 815
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +2
Permanent jobs citing Snort 105 48 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.046% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 0.44% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 101 43 53
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,250 £31,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+43.65% -40.00%
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
12565 10908 10838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.74% 10.55% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10672 9210 9412
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
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
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 58 £55,000 +5.76% 5
South East 0 21 £45,000 -12.19% 3
South West -27 13 £52,500 +76.47%
North West - 5 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £38,000 -
East of England -19 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 131 (64.53%) Windows
2 118 (58.13%) Linux
3 94 (46.31%) TCP/IP
4 73 (35.96%) SIEM
5 64 (31.53%) MySQL
6 62 (30.54%) Perl
7 60 (29.56%) Firewall
8 59 (29.06%) Python
9 57 (28.08%) Ruby
10 54 (26.60%) Intrusion Detection
10 54 (26.60%) Nagios
11 52 (25.62%) Shell Script
12 50 (24.63%) Wireshark
13 49 (24.14%) Information Security
14 48 (23.65%) Puppet
15 46 (22.66%) VMware
16 45 (22.17%) Bash Shell
16 45 (22.17%) Sourcefire
17 44 (21.67%) tcpdump
17 44 (21.67%) Network Security
17 44 (21.67%) UNIX
18 43 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
19 42 (20.69%) HTTP
19 42 (20.69%) GIAC
20 41 (20.20%) Xen
20 41 (20.20%) LAMP
21 40 (19.70%) Cacti
22 39 (19.21%) Open Source
22 39 (19.21%) Configuration Management
23 38 (18.72%) DNS

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (5.91%) IIS
2 10 (4.93%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.93%) Jetty
3 4 (1.97%) Lync
3 4 (1.97%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.48%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (46.31%) TCP/IP
2 60 (29.56%) Firewall
3 54 (26.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 50 (24.63%) Wireshark
5 44 (21.67%) Network Security
5 44 (21.67%) tcpdump
6 42 (20.69%) HTTP
7 38 (18.72%) DNS
8 32 (15.76%) LDAP
9 28 (13.79%) VPN
10 25 (12.32%) SSL
10 25 (12.32%) FTP
11 24 (11.82%) WAN
12 23 (11.33%) LAN
13 21 (10.34%) SMTP
14 17 (8.37%) DHCP
15 16 (7.88%) IPsec
16 15 (7.39%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (6.40%) Internet
18 12 (5.91%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (31.53%) MySQL
2 37 (18.23%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.46%) Big Data
4 4 (1.97%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (18.23%) Subversion
1 37 (18.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.94%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (8.37%) Finance
2 14 (6.90%) Law
3 7 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.96%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.96%) Banking
5 3 (1.48%) Legal
5 3 (1.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (40.39%) Analyst
2 62 (30.54%) Security Analyst
3 41 (20.20%) Administrator
4 33 (16.26%) Security Engineer
5 21 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
6 20 (9.85%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (7.88%) Network Engineer
7 16 (7.88%) IT Security Analyst
8 13 (6.40%) Security Operations Analyst
8 13 (6.40%) Operations Analyst
9 12 (5.91%) Consultant
9 12 (5.91%) Security Consultant
9 12 (5.91%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (5.42%) Information Security Engineer
11 9 (4.43%) Senior Security Analyst
12 8 (3.94%) OSS Engineer
13 7 (3.45%) Network Security Consultant
13 7 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
13 7 (3.45%) Network Consultant
14 6 (2.96%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.20%) LAMP
2 13 (6.40%) .NET
3 12 (5.91%) Web Services
4 10 (4.93%) JMX
4 10 (4.93%) HornetQ
5 3 (1.48%) REST
5 3 (1.48%) OAuth
5 3 (1.48%) SAML
6 1 (0.49%) CSS
6 1 (0.49%) HTML5
6 1 (0.49%) HTML
6 1 (0.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.21%) Open Source
2 22 (10.84%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.43%) PKI
4 6 (2.96%) SCADA
5 5 (2.46%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.46%) CESG
5 5 (2.46%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.97%) Clustering
6 4 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Replication
8 1 (0.49%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 131 (64.53%) Windows
2 118 (58.13%) Linux
3 44 (21.67%) UNIX
4 18 (8.87%) Solaris
5 14 (6.90%) Debian
6 10 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.97%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.96%) SIEM
2 49 (24.14%) Information Security
3 39 (19.21%) Configuration Management
4 38 (18.72%) Incident Management
5 37 (18.23%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (15.76%) Penetration Testing
7 24 (11.82%) ITIL
7 24 (11.82%) Cyber Security
8 21 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
9 17 (8.37%) Service Management
9 17 (8.37%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (7.88%) Ethical Hacking
11 14 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 13 (6.40%) Network Design
13 12 (5.91%) Information Assurance
14 11 (5.42%) Database Security
14 11 (5.42%) Network Monitoring
15 10 (4.93%) Analytics
15 10 (4.93%) Change Control
15 10 (4.93%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.54%) Perl
2 59 (29.06%) Python
3 57 (28.08%) Ruby
4 52 (25.62%) Shell Script
5 45 (22.17%) Bash Shell
6 32 (15.76%) SQL
7 13 (6.40%) Java
8 8 (3.94%) PHP
9 4 (1.97%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.99%) C
11 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (20.69%) GIAC
2 38 (18.72%) CISSP
3 34 (16.75%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 25 (12.32%) SC Cleared
5 25 (12.32%) CCNA
6 24 (11.82%) Degree
7 23 (11.33%) CEH
8 22 (10.84%) GCIH
9 18 (8.87%) DV Cleared
10 17 (8.37%) GCIA
10 17 (8.37%) CISM
11 16 (7.88%) CCNP
12 12 (5.91%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.97%) CCIE
13 4 (1.97%) CCSP
13 4 (1.97%) CCSE
14 3 (1.48%) GCFA
14 3 (1.48%) SSCP
14 3 (1.48%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.76%) PCI DSS
2 27 (13.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (6.90%) SLA
4 7 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (3.45%) GPG13
5 2 (0.99%) HIPAA
System Software
1 43 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (20.20%) Xen
3 37 (18.23%) KVM
4 9 (4.43%) Nmap
5 8 (3.94%) Active Directory
6 7 (3.45%) Squid
7 3 (1.48%) vSphere
8 2 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.99%) UAG
9 1 (0.49%) XenApp
9 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.49%) LXC
Systems Management
1 54 (26.60%) Nagios
2 48 (23.65%) Puppet
3 40 (19.70%) Cacti
4 37 (18.23%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (5.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (4.93%) Munin
6 10 (4.93%) OpenView
7 9 (4.43%) Nessus
8 4 (1.97%) WSUS
9 1 (0.49%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.49%) collectd
Vendors
1 46 (22.66%) VMware
2 45 (22.17%) Sourcefire
3 32 (15.76%) Splunk
3 32 (15.76%) Cisco
4 27 (13.30%) CheckPoint
5 20 (9.85%) Juniper
5 20 (9.85%) Websense
6 19 (9.36%) Symantec
7 18 (8.87%) Blue Coat
8 15 (7.39%) LogRhythm
8 15 (7.39%) ArcSight
8 15 (7.39%) HP
9 14 (6.90%) McAfee
9 14 (6.90%) LogLogic
10 13 (6.40%) SolarWinds
11 12 (5.91%) IronPort
11 12 (5.91%) Microsoft
12 9 (4.43%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.96%) Fortinet
14 5 (2.46%) Q1 Labs
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £80000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: 2 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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CapQuest Debt Recovery Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
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