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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 834 821 851
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Permanent jobs citing Snort 75 108 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the System Software category 0.66% 0.86% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66 104 59
Average salary £61,250 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.28% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -
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
11407 12595 10340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.08% 12.69% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9733 10730 8593
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -8 40 £65,000 +30.00% 4
South West -5 11 £62,500 +31.57%
North West +11 8 £42,500 -10.52%
South East +14 7 £47,500 -9.52% 4
East Midlands - 5 £55,000 -
West Midlands -22 3 £55,500 +46.05%
Yorkshire +7 1 £55,000 +69.23%
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 80 (52.29%) Windows
2 77 (50.33%) Firewall
3 70 (45.75%) SIEM
4 67 (43.79%) Wireshark
5 66 (43.14%) Security Operations
6 57 (37.25%) Linux
7 55 (35.95%) tcpdump
8 49 (32.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 49 (32.03%) TCP/IP
8 49 (32.03%) GCIH
9 47 (30.72%) Degree
10 45 (29.41%) CISSP
11 43 (28.10%) Cyberthreat
12 40 (26.14%) Cybersecurity
13 38 (24.84%) ArcSight
13 38 (24.84%) Mentoring
14 37 (24.18%) SANS
15 35 (22.88%) Nessus
15 35 (22.88%) Internet
15 35 (22.88%) Perl
15 35 (22.88%) Information Security
15 35 (22.88%) GIAC
16 31 (20.26%) Bash Shell
17 30 (19.61%) Management Information System
17 30 (19.61%) Python
17 30 (19.61%) Client/Server
17 30 (19.61%) Coaching
18 29 (18.95%) Ethical Hacking
19 28 (18.30%) Network Architecture
20 27 (17.65%) Unix

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (10.46%) Tomcat
2 10 (6.54%) Apache
3 6 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.92%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.92%) Zimbra
4 5 (3.27%) Jetty
5 3 (1.96%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.96%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.31%) PaaS
3 2 (1.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (50.33%) Firewall
2 67 (43.79%) Wireshark
3 55 (35.95%) tcpdump
4 49 (32.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 49 (32.03%) TCP/IP
5 35 (22.88%) Internet
6 27 (17.65%) DNS
7 26 (16.99%) Network Security
8 14 (9.15%) SSH
9 12 (7.84%) DHCP
10 11 (7.19%) Reverse Proxy
11 10 (6.54%) HTTP
12 9 (5.88%) LDAP
12 9 (5.88%) VPN
13 8 (5.23%) SAN
13 8 (5.23%) SSL
14 7 (4.58%) LAN
14 7 (4.58%) WAN
15 6 (3.92%) BGP
15 6 (3.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (8.50%) MySQL
3 3 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.31%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) GIS
5 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (11.76%) Metasploit
2 12 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.92%) git-flow
3 6 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.92%) JIRA
3 6 (3.92%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.65%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (6.54%) Finance
2 8 (5.23%) Aerospace
2 8 (5.23%) Law
3 6 (3.92%) Games
3 6 (3.92%) Legal
3 6 (3.92%) Retail
4 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 97 (63.40%) Analyst
2 74 (48.37%) Security Analyst
3 37 (24.18%) SOC Analyst
4 15 (9.80%) Administrator
4 15 (9.80%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 15 (9.80%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (7.19%) Junior
5 11 (7.19%) Junior Analyst
5 11 (7.19%) Junior Security Analyst
6 10 (6.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (6.54%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Security Operations Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Security Specialist
9 6 (3.92%) Consultant
9 6 (3.92%) Network Security Specialist
9 6 (3.92%) Network Specialist
9 6 (3.92%) Technical Security Specialist
9 6 (3.92%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.54%) LAMP
2 7 (4.58%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (3.27%) HornetQ
3 5 (3.27%) JMX
3 5 (3.27%) Web Services
4 3 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (1.96%) Memcached
5 2 (1.31%) .NET
5 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.65%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 43 (28.10%) Cyberthreat
2 30 (19.61%) Client/Server
2 30 (19.61%) Management Information System
3 27 (17.65%) Security Operations Centre
4 22 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (9.15%) PKI
6 7 (4.58%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.92%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.61%) CESG
9 3 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.96%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.96%) Mobile Games
9 3 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.31%) iPad
10 2 (1.31%) Online Gambling
10 2 (1.31%) Xbox
11 1 (0.65%) Clustering
11 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.65%) Online Games
11 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (52.29%) Windows
2 57 (37.25%) Linux
3 27 (17.65%) Unix
4 14 (9.15%) CentOS
4 14 (9.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.84%) Solaris
5 12 (7.84%) Windows Server
5 12 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.19%) FreeBSD
6 11 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.88%) Debian
8 7 (4.58%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.27%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.31%) Kali Linux
10 2 (1.31%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.65%) SUSE
11 1 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (45.75%) SIEM
2 66 (43.14%) Security Operations
3 40 (26.14%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (24.84%) Mentoring
5 35 (22.88%) Information Security
6 30 (19.61%) Coaching
7 29 (18.95%) Ethical Hacking
8 28 (18.30%) Network Architecture
9 24 (15.69%) Open Source
10 22 (14.38%) Configuration Management
11 21 (13.73%) ITIL
12 18 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
13 11 (7.19%) Identity Access Management
13 11 (7.19%) Incident Management
13 11 (7.19%) PRINCE2
14 10 (6.54%) Computer Security
15 9 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
16 8 (5.23%) Digital Forensics
16 8 (5.23%) Load Balancing
16 8 (5.23%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.88%) Perl
2 31 (20.26%) Bash Shell
3 30 (19.61%) Python
4 22 (14.38%) Ruby
5 21 (13.73%) SQL
6 19 (12.42%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.23%) Java
7 8 (5.23%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.92%) PHP
9 5 (3.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (32.03%) GCIH
2 47 (30.72%) Degree
3 45 (29.41%) CISSP
4 37 (24.18%) SANS
5 35 (22.88%) GIAC
6 20 (13.07%) CEH
7 15 (9.80%) Security Cleared
8 13 (8.50%) CISM
8 13 (8.50%) SC Cleared
9 11 (7.19%) CompTIA Security+
9 11 (7.19%) Security+ Certification
10 10 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (5.88%) CCNA
12 8 (5.23%) GCIA
13 6 (3.92%) GCFA
14 5 (3.27%) GREM
15 4 (2.61%) CREST Certified
16 3 (1.96%) CISMP
16 3 (1.96%) ECSA
17 2 (1.31%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.27%) SLA
3 4 (2.61%) HMG Infosec
4 3 (1.96%) GPG13
4 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.65%) FISMA
5 1 (0.65%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (9.15%) iptables
2 13 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.58%) NFS
5 6 (3.92%) KVM
5 6 (3.92%) Squid
5 6 (3.92%) Xen
6 5 (3.27%) Varnish
7 3 (1.96%) Docker
8 1 (0.65%) Samba
Systems Management
1 35 (22.88%) Nessus
2 18 (11.76%) EnCase
2 18 (11.76%) Nagios
3 17 (11.11%) Puppet
4 16 (10.46%) RSA enVision
5 15 (9.80%) Nmap
6 11 (7.19%) Bcfg2
6 11 (7.19%) Graphite
7 9 (5.88%) CFEngine
7 9 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (5.23%) QRadar
9 7 (4.58%) HAProxy
10 6 (3.92%) Cacti
10 6 (3.92%) logstash
10 6 (3.92%) ZABBIX
11 5 (3.27%) Ansible
11 5 (3.27%) Nexpose
11 5 (3.27%) Proventia
12 4 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (24.84%) ArcSight
2 22 (14.38%) NetWitness
3 21 (13.73%) Splunk
4 18 (11.76%) Intel Security
5 17 (11.11%) Cisco
6 16 (10.46%) LogLogic
7 15 (9.80%) CheckPoint
8 14 (9.15%) Sourcefire
9 13 (8.50%) LogRhythm
9 13 (8.50%) VMware
10 12 (7.84%) Red Hat
11 8 (5.23%) Juniper
12 7 (4.58%) NetApp
13 6 (3.92%) F5
14 5 (3.27%) Citrix
14 5 (3.27%) ScanSafe
15 4 (2.61%) Blue Coat
15 4 (2.61%) Infoblox
15 4 (2.61%) Microsoft
16 3 (1.96%) Fortinet
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