The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire Snort
UK / England
Rank 751 840 820
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -20
Permanent jobs citing Snort 71 80 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 0.69% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 51 71 101
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £47,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%

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
9632 11547 12676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.24% 12.25% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8021 9843 10773
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Snort as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

Snort Salary Histogram in England

Snort
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +48 35 £40,000 -36.00% 2
London +49 25 £70,000 +7.69%
West Midlands +33 9 £38,500 -30.63% 1
South East +58 1 £44,000 -7.36%
Yorkshire +20 1 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Snort also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Snort.

1 78 (62.90%) Linux
2 74 (59.68%) SIEM
3 61 (49.19%) Windows
4 57 (45.97%) Cybersecurity
5 55 (44.35%) Information Security
6 49 (39.52%) Cisco
7 47 (37.90%) Firewall
8 42 (33.87%) Security Operations
9 40 (32.26%) ArcSight
10 39 (31.45%) Finance
10 39 (31.45%) Python
11 38 (30.65%) CheckPoint
12 37 (29.84%) TCP/IP
12 37 (29.84%) Security Operations Centre
13 36 (29.03%) Juniper
13 36 (29.03%) Security Cleared
14 35 (28.23%) Fortinet
15 34 (27.42%) SC Cleared
15 34 (27.42%) LogRhythm
16 33 (26.61%) Degree
16 33 (26.61%) SQL
17 30 (24.19%) Sourcefire
17 30 (24.19%) Splunk
17 30 (24.19%) Bash Shell
17 30 (24.19%) AlienVault
18 28 (22.58%) DV Cleared
19 27 (21.77%) Wireshark
20 26 (20.97%) GIAC
20 26 (20.97%) Cyberthreat
21 25 (20.16%) Security Monitoring

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (14.52%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (11.29%) Apache
3 5 (4.03%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.03%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.42%) WordPress
5 2 (1.61%) nginx
6 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Mimecast
1 2 (1.61%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.81%) IaaS
2 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (37.90%) Firewall
2 37 (29.84%) TCP/IP
3 27 (21.77%) Wireshark
4 25 (20.16%) Network Security
5 22 (17.74%) DNS
6 19 (15.32%) HTTP
7 18 (14.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (12.90%) SSL
8 16 (12.90%) VPN
9 15 (12.10%) DHCP
10 14 (11.29%) Internet
10 14 (11.29%) LDAP
11 12 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (9.68%) FTP
12 11 (8.87%) tcpdump
13 10 (8.06%) NetScreen
13 10 (8.06%) SMTP
13 10 (8.06%) Telnet
14 7 (5.65%) HTTPS
14 7 (5.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.65%) Big Data
2 6 (4.84%) MySQL
3 5 (4.03%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.23%) Apache Continuum
2 4 (3.23%) Maven
2 4 (3.23%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.42%) Subversion
4 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.81%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (31.45%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 54 (43.55%) Analyst
2 42 (33.87%) SOC Analyst
3 39 (31.45%) Security Engineer
4 19 (15.32%) Security Analyst
5 17 (13.71%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (11.29%) Information Security Engineer
7 11 (8.87%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 11 (8.87%) SOC Engineer
8 10 (8.06%) Operations Engineer
9 9 (7.26%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Junior
10 7 (5.65%) Junior Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Junior Security Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Cyberthreat Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Consultant
12 5 (4.03%) SOC Manager
13 4 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (3.23%) Security Consultant
13 4 (3.23%) Senior Security Analyst
13 4 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.32%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (12.10%) Regular Expression
3 10 (8.06%) .NET
4 5 (4.03%) PCRE
5 4 (3.23%) JSON
5 4 (3.23%) LAMP
5 4 (3.23%) Web Services
6 3 (2.42%) Cocoa
6 3 (2.42%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (2.42%) Core Animation
6 3 (2.42%) Core Data
6 3 (2.42%) CSS
6 3 (2.42%) HTML
6 3 (2.42%) JSP
6 3 (2.42%) REST
6 3 (2.42%) RESTful
6 3 (2.42%) XML
7 1 (0.81%) CGI
7 1 (0.81%) SAML
7 1 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.84%) Security Operations Centre
2 26 (20.97%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.06%) Cyber Defence
5 9 (7.26%) Cyber Attack
5 9 (7.26%) iPad
6 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (5.65%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.42%) Animation
7 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.61%) Blog
8 2 (1.61%) SCADA
9 1 (0.81%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.81%) Fintech
9 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) PKI
9 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (62.90%) Linux
2 61 (49.19%) Windows
3 25 (20.16%) Unix
4 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.42%) Solaris
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.81%) CentOS
6 1 (0.81%) Debian
6 1 (0.81%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (59.68%) SIEM
2 57 (45.97%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (44.35%) Information Security
4 42 (33.87%) Security Operations
5 25 (20.16%) Security Monitoring
6 19 (15.32%) Malware Analysis
7 18 (14.52%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (14.52%) Software Engineering
8 17 (13.71%) Computer Forensics
8 17 (13.71%) ITIL
8 17 (13.71%) Threat Detection
9 16 (12.90%) Analytics
10 15 (12.10%) Cyber Intelligence
10 15 (12.10%) Identity Access Management
10 15 (12.10%) Risk Management
10 15 (12.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 14 (11.29%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (8.87%) Protective Monitoring
14 10 (8.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.45%) Python
2 33 (26.61%) SQL
3 30 (24.19%) Bash Shell
4 21 (16.94%) Java
4 21 (16.94%) Ruby
5 19 (15.32%) Perl
6 9 (7.26%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.45%) PHP
8 4 (3.23%) C
8 4 (3.23%) C++
8 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.23%) VB
9 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.42%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.61%) Lua
11 1 (0.81%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 34 (27.42%) SC Cleared
3 33 (26.61%) Degree
4 28 (22.58%) DV Cleared
5 26 (20.97%) GIAC
6 24 (19.35%) CISSP
6 24 (19.35%) GCIH
7 19 (15.32%) CEH
8 18 (14.52%) SANS
9 15 (12.10%) CREST Certified
10 12 (9.68%) GCIA
11 10 (8.06%) CISM
12 9 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (5.65%) CCNA
14 5 (4.03%) OSCP
15 4 (3.23%) CCNP
16 3 (2.42%) MCSE
16 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (2.42%) Security+ Certification
16 3 (2.42%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.45%) GPG13
3 7 (5.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.03%) Docker
3 5 (4.03%) HDFS
4 3 (2.42%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.81%) iptables
5 1 (0.81%) LXC
5 1 (0.81%) pfSense
5 1 (0.81%) vCloud
5 1 (0.81%) vSphere
5 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (16.94%) QRadar
2 20 (16.13%) RSA enVision
3 18 (14.52%) Kibana
3 18 (14.52%) logstash
3 18 (14.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 12 (9.68%) CSIRT
4 12 (9.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (7.26%) Nmap
6 8 (6.45%) Nagios
7 6 (4.84%) Nessus
8 5 (4.03%) Ansible
8 5 (4.03%) Fluentd
8 5 (4.03%) Kubernetes
9 4 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (3.23%) Mesos
9 4 (3.23%) Packer
9 4 (3.23%) Proventia
9 4 (3.23%) Terraform
10 3 (2.42%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 3 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (39.52%) Cisco
2 40 (32.26%) ArcSight
3 38 (30.65%) CheckPoint
4 36 (29.03%) Juniper
5 35 (28.23%) Fortinet
6 34 (27.42%) LogRhythm
7 30 (24.19%) AlienVault
7 30 (24.19%) Sourcefire
7 30 (24.19%) Splunk
8 24 (19.35%) Palo Alto
9 22 (17.74%) FireEye
10 20 (16.13%) Intel Security
11 15 (12.10%) Sophos
11 15 (12.10%) TippingPoint
12 10 (8.06%) NetWitness
13 9 (7.26%) LogLogic
14 8 (6.45%) Symantec
15 7 (5.65%) Tripwire
15 7 (5.65%) VMware
16 6 (4.84%) Blue Coat
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