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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 780 817 838
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +21
Permanent jobs citing Snort 99 52 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.053% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.82% 0.51% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 92 49 43
Average salary £50,000 £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -21.25%
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
12039 10281 11367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.29% 10.38% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10127 8792 9841
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 54 £52,500 -12.50% 3
South East +17 25 £44,750 -20.44% 3
West Midlands - 10 £41,250 -
North West -16 4 £45,000 -25.00%
South West -41 3 £62,500 +140.38% 1
East Midlands - 2 £57,256 -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 145 (64.44%) Windows
2 115 (51.11%) Linux
3 93 (41.33%) TCP/IP
4 87 (38.67%) SIEM
5 72 (32.00%) Firewall
6 70 (31.11%) Perl
6 70 (31.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 70 (31.11%) Ruby
7 66 (29.33%) Python
8 64 (28.44%) MySQL
8 64 (28.44%) CISSP
9 63 (28.00%) Bash Shell
10 58 (25.78%) Sourcefire
11 55 (24.44%) Wireshark
11 55 (24.44%) tcpdump
12 52 (23.11%) Information Security
13 50 (22.22%) Cisco
14 49 (21.78%) UNIX
14 49 (21.78%) Nagios
14 49 (21.78%) Open Source
15 48 (21.33%) Puppet
16 46 (20.44%) Network Security
16 46 (20.44%) Cisco Certification
17 45 (20.00%) CheckPoint
17 45 (20.00%) Shell Script
17 45 (20.00%) PCI DSS
18 43 (19.11%) Security Cleared
18 43 (19.11%) VMware
18 43 (19.11%) Juniper
19 42 (18.67%) Splunk

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 17 (7.56%) IIS
2 12 (5.33%) Lync
3 10 (4.44%) Apache
4 9 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.00%) Jetty
5 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
1 1 (0.44%) PaaS
1 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (41.33%) TCP/IP
2 72 (32.00%) Firewall
3 70 (31.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 55 (24.44%) Wireshark
4 55 (24.44%) tcpdump
5 46 (20.44%) Network Security
6 34 (15.11%) DNS
7 31 (13.78%) HTTP
8 30 (13.33%) WAN
9 29 (12.89%) LAN
10 23 (10.22%) LDAP
10 23 (10.22%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (6.67%) VPN
12 14 (6.22%) DHCP
12 14 (6.22%) FTP
12 14 (6.22%) SSL
13 13 (5.78%) Internet
13 13 (5.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (5.33%) IPX
14 12 (5.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (28.44%) MySQL
2 38 (16.89%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.89%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (16.44%) Subversion
1 37 (16.44%) Git (software)
2 23 (10.22%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (8.89%) Finance
2 13 (5.78%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.44%) Law
4 9 (4.00%) Banking
5 5 (2.22%) Retail
6 4 (1.78%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.33%) Legal
8 2 (0.89%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 79 (35.11%) Analyst
2 64 (28.44%) Security Analyst
3 41 (18.22%) Security Engineer
4 37 (16.44%) Administrator
5 19 (8.44%) Linux Administrator
6 18 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
6 18 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (8.00%) Security Operations Analyst
7 16 (7.11%) Network Engineer
8 13 (5.78%) Security Consultant
8 13 (5.78%) Consultant
8 13 (5.78%) IT Security Analyst
9 12 (5.33%) IT Security Engineer
10 11 (4.89%) Security Specialist
11 10 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
13 8 (3.56%) Network Consultant
13 8 (3.56%) OSS Engineer
13 8 (3.56%) Network Security Consultant
13 8 (3.56%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.44%) LAMP
2 13 (5.78%) .NET
3 12 (5.33%) Web Services
4 9 (4.00%) JMX
4 9 (4.00%) HornetQ
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) HTML5
5 1 (0.44%) CSS3
5 1 (0.44%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.78%) Open Source
2 29 (12.89%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.67%) PKI
5 5 (2.22%) SCADA
5 5 (2.22%) CESG
5 5 (2.22%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.89%) Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 145 (64.44%) Windows
2 115 (51.11%) Linux
3 49 (21.78%) UNIX
4 24 (10.67%) Solaris
5 21 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.44%) FreeBSD
10 9 (4.00%) Debian
11 8 (3.56%) Ubuntu
11 8 (3.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (38.67%) SIEM
2 52 (23.11%) Information Security
3 40 (17.78%) Configuration Management
4 38 (16.89%) ITIL
4 38 (16.89%) Cyber Security
5 37 (16.44%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (14.22%) Incident Management
7 30 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 27 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
9 21 (9.33%) PRINCE2
10 18 (8.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 17 (7.56%) Service Management
12 16 (7.11%) Kalman Filter
13 15 (6.67%) Information Assurance
14 12 (5.33%) Computer Forensics
14 12 (5.33%) Load Balancing
15 11 (4.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 11 (4.89%) Change Control
16 9 (4.00%) Security Testing
17 8 (3.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (31.11%) Perl
1 70 (31.11%) Ruby
2 66 (29.33%) Python
3 63 (28.00%) Bash Shell
4 45 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 32 (14.22%) SQL
6 17 (7.56%) PHP
7 15 (6.67%) Java
8 10 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (28.44%) CISSP
2 46 (20.44%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (19.11%) Security Cleared
4 40 (17.78%) SC Cleared
5 38 (16.89%) GIAC
6 33 (14.67%) CCNP
7 26 (11.56%) CEH
8 25 (11.11%) Degree
9 24 (10.67%) DV Cleared
10 22 (9.78%) CCNA
11 20 (8.89%) CISM
11 20 (8.89%) GCIH
12 16 (7.11%) GCIA
12 16 (7.11%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (5.33%) CCIE
13 12 (5.33%) CCSP
14 11 (4.89%) CCSE
15 8 (3.56%) SSCP
15 8 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (1.78%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 22 (9.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.00%) GPG13
3 9 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.56%) SLA
5 7 (3.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 40 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (16.44%) Xen
2 37 (16.44%) KVM
3 25 (11.11%) Nmap
4 9 (4.00%) Squid
4 9 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (3.56%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (3.56%) UAG
6 3 (1.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.44%) XenApp
7 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 49 (21.78%) Nagios
2 48 (21.33%) Puppet
3 38 (16.89%) Cacti
4 37 (16.44%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (15.56%) Nessus
6 11 (4.89%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (4.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 10 (4.44%) OpenView
7 10 (4.44%) Munin
8 9 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.89%) WSUS
9 2 (0.89%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 58 (25.78%) Sourcefire
2 50 (22.22%) Cisco
3 45 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 43 (19.11%) Juniper
4 43 (19.11%) VMware
5 42 (18.67%) Splunk
6 37 (16.44%) Blue Coat
6 37 (16.44%) Microsoft
7 35 (15.56%) Websense
8 28 (12.44%) Symantec
9 27 (12.00%) Red Hat
10 22 (9.78%) McAfee
11 20 (8.89%) IronPort
11 20 (8.89%) LogLogic
12 19 (8.44%) LogRhythm
13 17 (7.56%) ArcSight
14 16 (7.11%) HP
15 13 (5.78%) Sophos
15 13 (5.78%) Imperva
16 11 (4.89%) Qualys
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens + shift allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 24 days ago