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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 810 801 873
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +72
Permanent jobs citing Snort 92 55 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.053% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.81% 0.55% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 70 49 24
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,400 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,600 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.12% -15.78%
System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11348 10022 10207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.04% 9.63% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9562 8454 8852
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +13 57 £47,500 +11.76% 7
London -52 20 £61,250 +26.28% 3
North West - 8 £35,000 - 2
South West -5 3 - -
East of England - 2 £41,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £41,250 -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 83 (54.25%) Linux
2 82 (53.59%) Windows
3 76 (49.67%) SIEM
4 65 (42.48%) tcpdump
5 62 (40.52%) Firewall
6 61 (39.87%) TCP/IP
7 57 (37.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 52 (33.99%) Sourcefire
9 48 (31.37%) Wireshark
10 45 (29.41%) CISSP
10 45 (29.41%) Red Hat
11 41 (26.80%) Information Security
12 37 (24.18%) Nessus
12 37 (24.18%) PCI DSS
12 37 (24.18%) Security Cleared
12 37 (24.18%) Python
13 36 (23.53%) Cisco
13 36 (23.53%) Ruby
13 36 (23.53%) Bash Shell
14 35 (22.88%) UNIX
15 34 (22.22%) CheckPoint
16 33 (21.57%) PHP
16 33 (21.57%) SQL
16 33 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
16 33 (21.57%) CEH
17 32 (20.92%) Perl
18 31 (20.26%) LAN
19 30 (19.61%) WAN
19 30 (19.61%) Network Security
19 30 (19.61%) SC Cleared

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (8.50%) Apache
2 11 (7.19%) IIS
3 5 (3.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.96%) Confluence
5 2 (1.31%) Jetty
6 1 (0.65%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (9.15%) MS Office
2 8 (5.23%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (42.48%) tcpdump
2 62 (40.52%) Firewall
3 61 (39.87%) TCP/IP
4 57 (37.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 48 (31.37%) Wireshark
6 31 (20.26%) LAN
7 30 (19.61%) WAN
7 30 (19.61%) Network Security
8 24 (15.69%) DNS
9 23 (15.03%) HTTP
10 19 (12.42%) LDAP
10 19 (12.42%) SSL
11 17 (11.11%) Internet
12 16 (10.46%) SMTP
12 16 (10.46%) FTP
13 15 (9.80%) VPN
14 14 (9.15%) Cisco PIX
15 13 (8.50%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (7.19%) SAN
16 11 (7.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.73%) MySQL
2 5 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.31%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (17.65%) Metasploit
2 8 (5.23%) Subversion
3 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.96%) JIRA
4 3 (1.96%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.65%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 16 (10.46%) Finance
2 11 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.23%) Retail
3 8 (5.23%) Law
4 4 (2.61%) Marketing
4 4 (2.61%) Banking
5 3 (1.96%) Games
5 3 (1.96%) iGaming
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 73 (47.71%) Analyst
2 64 (41.83%) Security Analyst
3 33 (21.57%) Security Engineer
4 19 (12.42%) Operations Analyst
4 19 (12.42%) Security Operations Analyst
5 12 (7.84%) IT Security Analyst
6 11 (7.19%) Senior Security Analyst
6 11 (7.19%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (6.54%) Security Specialist
8 9 (5.88%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 9 (5.88%) Network Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Administrator
9 8 (5.23%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Security Consultant
10 6 (3.92%) Consultant
10 6 (3.92%) Incident Analyst
11 4 (2.61%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.61%) Tester
11 4 (2.61%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (2.61%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.92%) .NET
2 3 (1.96%) Ajax
2 3 (1.96%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.96%) LAMP
2 3 (1.96%) HTML
2 3 (1.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.31%) HornetQ
3 2 (1.31%) JMX
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.65%) CSS
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.34%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.46%) Open Source
3 9 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.23%) CLARiiON
5 6 (3.92%) CESG
6 5 (3.27%) Cryptography
6 5 (3.27%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.96%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.96%) Physics
7 3 (1.96%) Online Games
7 3 (1.96%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.31%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.65%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 83 (54.25%) Linux
2 82 (53.59%) Windows
3 35 (22.88%) UNIX
4 29 (18.95%) Solaris
5 28 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (17.65%) CentOS
7 26 (16.99%) Ubuntu
7 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (5.23%) SUSE
10 8 (5.23%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.27%) Debian
12 4 (2.61%) OpenBSD
13 2 (1.31%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (49.67%) SIEM
2 41 (26.80%) Information Security
3 24 (15.69%) Cyber Security
4 23 (15.03%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (13.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (9.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (8.50%) ITIL
8 12 (7.84%) Incident Management
8 12 (7.84%) Computer Forensics
8 12 (7.84%) Service Management
8 12 (7.84%) Analytics
9 11 (7.19%) Change Control
9 11 (7.19%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (6.54%) Load Balancing
11 9 (5.88%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.23%) Security Testing
12 8 (5.23%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (3.92%) Migration
13 6 (3.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.18%) Python
2 36 (23.53%) Ruby
2 36 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 33 (21.57%) PHP
3 33 (21.57%) SQL
4 32 (20.92%) Perl
5 6 (3.92%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.27%) Java
7 2 (1.31%) C
7 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (29.41%) CISSP
2 37 (24.18%) Security Cleared
3 33 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (21.57%) CEH
4 30 (19.61%) SC Cleared
5 29 (18.95%) CCNA
6 23 (15.03%) GIAC
7 21 (13.73%) OSCP
8 20 (13.07%) OSCE
9 18 (11.76%) CCNP
10 17 (11.11%) Degree
11 13 (8.50%) DV Cleared
12 11 (7.19%) GCIA
13 10 (6.54%) GCIH
13 10 (6.54%) CCSP
14 9 (5.88%) CCIE
15 5 (3.27%) RHCE
16 4 (2.61%) SSCP
16 4 (2.61%) CCSE
17 3 (1.96%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (24.18%) PCI DSS
2 21 (13.73%) HIPAA
3 6 (3.92%) SLA
4 5 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.96%) GPG13
System Software
1 26 (16.99%) Nmap
2 13 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.54%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.23%) VMware ESX
4 8 (5.23%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (3.92%) vSphere
6 5 (3.27%) Xen
6 5 (3.27%) KVM
7 3 (1.96%) Squid
7 3 (1.96%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 37 (24.18%) Nessus
2 14 (9.15%) Cacti
3 12 (7.84%) Nagios
4 11 (7.19%) Puppet
5 10 (6.54%) McAfee ePO
5 10 (6.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (5.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (5.23%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (5.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.96%) OpenNMS
9 2 (1.31%) OSSEC
9 2 (1.31%) OpenView
9 2 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.31%) Munin
Vendors
1 52 (33.99%) Sourcefire
2 45 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 36 (23.53%) Cisco
4 34 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 27 (17.65%) Websense
6 26 (16.99%) LogRhythm
7 25 (16.34%) Splunk
7 25 (16.34%) Juniper
8 23 (15.03%) Microsoft
9 22 (14.38%) Imperva
9 22 (14.38%) Sophos
10 21 (13.73%) Blue Coat
11 19 (12.42%) VMware
11 19 (12.42%) McAfee
12 17 (11.11%) Symantec
13 16 (10.46%) ArcSight
14 14 (9.15%) IBM
15 12 (7.84%) IronPort
15 12 (7.84%) Qualys
16 10 (6.54%) SolarWinds
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ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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Posted: Yesterday
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Connectus
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Supewrb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experis IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Supewrb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Training
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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