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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 760 789 825
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +36
Permanent jobs citing Snort 92 64 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.066% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 0.63% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90 56 35
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -26.92%
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
12116 10089 10487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.32% 10.43% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10359 8412 8981
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 January 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 January 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 +39 47 £52,250 -5.00% 3
North West - 20 £47,500 - 1
South East -57 8 £55,000 +15.78% 1
West Midlands - 8 £38,000 -
South West -5 5 £52,500 +90.90% 1
East of England -13 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 126 (64.29%) Windows
2 110 (56.12%) Linux
3 91 (46.43%) TCP/IP
4 77 (39.29%) SIEM
5 64 (32.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 60 (30.61%) Incident Management
7 48 (24.49%) Information Security
7 48 (24.49%) Perl
8 47 (23.98%) Python
8 47 (23.98%) Ruby
9 46 (23.47%) MySQL
10 45 (22.96%) Shell Script
10 45 (22.96%) Firewall
11 44 (22.45%) GIAC
12 43 (21.94%) Network Security
13 42 (21.43%) Sourcefire
14 38 (19.39%) Nagios
15 37 (18.88%) HTTP
15 37 (18.88%) UNIX
16 36 (18.37%) CEH
17 35 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 35 (17.86%) Wireshark
17 35 (17.86%) VMware
18 34 (17.35%) LAMP
18 34 (17.35%) Xen
18 34 (17.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 33 (16.84%) tcpdump
19 33 (16.84%) Cacti
20 32 (16.33%) Open Source
20 32 (16.33%) Bash Shell

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (5.61%) IIS
2 10 (5.10%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.10%) Jetty
3 3 (1.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) PaaS
2 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (46.43%) TCP/IP
2 64 (32.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 45 (22.96%) Firewall
4 43 (21.94%) Network Security
5 37 (18.88%) HTTP
6 35 (17.86%) Wireshark
7 33 (16.84%) tcpdump
8 27 (13.78%) DNS
9 26 (13.27%) SSL
10 23 (11.73%) VPN
11 20 (10.20%) Wireless Security
11 20 (10.20%) Wireless
12 18 (9.18%) FTP
13 17 (8.67%) LDAP
14 16 (8.16%) IPsec
15 15 (7.65%) SMTP
16 13 (6.63%) DHCP
17 12 (6.12%) HTTPS
18 11 (5.61%) Internet
18 11 (5.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.47%) MySQL
2 30 (15.31%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (6.63%) Big Data
4 12 (6.12%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (15.31%) Subversion
1 30 (15.31%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.02%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.51%) NetBeans
General
1 25 (12.76%) Law
2 22 (11.22%) Finance
3 15 (7.65%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.08%) Banking
5 7 (3.57%) Legal
6 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (45.41%) Analyst
2 67 (34.18%) Security Analyst
3 40 (20.41%) Security Engineer
4 34 (17.35%) Administrator
5 21 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
6 19 (9.69%) Information Security Engineer
7 18 (9.18%) Security Operations Analyst
7 18 (9.18%) Operations Analyst
7 18 (9.18%) Network Engineer
8 14 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
9 13 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (6.12%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (5.10%) Security Consultant
11 10 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (5.10%) Consultant
12 9 (4.59%) Senior Security Analyst
13 7 (3.57%) Network Analyst
14 6 (3.06%) Windows Administrator
15 4 (2.04%) IT Security Engineer
16 3 (1.53%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.35%) LAMP
2 11 (5.61%) .NET
3 10 (5.10%) JMX
3 10 (5.10%) HornetQ
4 7 (3.57%) REST
4 7 (3.57%) SAML
4 7 (3.57%) OAuth
5 4 (2.04%) Web Services
6 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.51%) AppFabric
6 1 (0.51%) WCF
6 1 (0.51%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.33%) Open Source
2 31 (15.82%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.61%) SCADA
4 10 (5.10%) PKI
4 10 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.51%) Replication
7 1 (0.51%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 126 (64.29%) Windows
2 110 (56.12%) Linux
3 37 (18.88%) UNIX
4 14 (7.14%) Debian
5 6 (3.06%) Solaris
6 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (39.29%) SIEM
2 60 (30.61%) Incident Management
3 48 (24.49%) Information Security
4 32 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
5 31 (15.82%) Configuration Management
6 30 (15.31%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (13.78%) Cyber Security
8 26 (13.27%) Network Design
9 24 (12.24%) Vulnerability Management
10 20 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
11 19 (9.69%) Kalman Filter
11 19 (9.69%) Database Security
12 16 (8.16%) Information Assurance
12 16 (8.16%) Risk Management
13 14 (7.14%) Service Management
13 14 (7.14%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.63%) ITIL
15 12 (6.12%) Anomaly Detection
16 11 (5.61%) Ethical Hacking
17 10 (5.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.49%) Perl
2 47 (23.98%) Python
2 47 (23.98%) Ruby
3 45 (22.96%) Shell Script
4 32 (16.33%) Bash Shell
5 27 (13.78%) SQL
6 11 (5.61%) Java
7 5 (2.55%) PHP
8 2 (1.02%) C
8 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (22.45%) GIAC
2 36 (18.37%) CEH
3 28 (14.29%) Degree
4 26 (13.27%) CISSP
5 24 (12.24%) CISM
6 22 (11.22%) GCIH
7 21 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (9.69%) CCNA
9 18 (9.18%) Security Cleared
10 17 (8.67%) GCIA
11 14 (7.14%) SC Cleared
12 10 (5.10%) DV Cleared
12 10 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.53%) CCNP
13 3 (1.53%) CISMP
14 2 (1.02%) CCSE
14 2 (1.02%) CCSA
14 2 (1.02%) CCIE
14 2 (1.02%) SSCP
14 2 (1.02%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (13.78%) PCI DSS
3 14 (7.14%) SLA
4 2 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.02%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.02%) GPG13
System Software
1 35 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (17.35%) Xen
3 30 (15.31%) KVM
4 5 (2.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.02%) Nmap
5 2 (1.02%) Squid
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.51%) LXC
6 1 (0.51%) XenApp
6 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (19.39%) Nagios
2 33 (16.84%) Cacti
3 32 (16.33%) Puppet
4 30 (15.31%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (10.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.53%) WSUS
7 2 (1.02%) OpenView
7 2 (1.02%) Nessus
7 2 (1.02%) Munin
8 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.51%) collectd
Vendors
1 42 (21.43%) Sourcefire
2 35 (17.86%) VMware
3 31 (15.82%) Splunk
4 23 (11.73%) McAfee
5 22 (11.22%) CheckPoint
5 22 (11.22%) Symantec
6 20 (10.20%) Cisco
6 20 (10.20%) IronPort
7 16 (8.16%) Juniper
8 14 (7.14%) LogRhythm
9 13 (6.63%) Websense
10 10 (5.10%) Fortinet
11 7 (3.57%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.55%) Microsoft
12 5 (2.55%) HP
12 5 (2.55%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.55%) ArcSight
13 3 (1.53%) Trend Micro
13 3 (1.53%) Avaya
13 3 (1.53%) NetIQ
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Package & Bonus (Car Allowance)
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago