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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 791 810 828
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Permanent jobs citing Snort 97 43 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.043% 0.055%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% 0.43% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 87 39 57
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+50.79% -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
11662 9901 11102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.73% 9.95% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9702 8492 9631
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +40 55 £50,000 -16.66% 5
South East 0 27 £47,500 -20.83% 1
West Midlands - 8 £43,750 -
South West -33 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £57,256 -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 133 (62.44%) Windows
2 106 (49.77%) Linux
3 93 (43.66%) SIEM
4 87 (40.85%) TCP/IP
5 75 (35.21%) Firewall
6 71 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 68 (31.92%) CISSP
8 64 (30.05%) Sourcefire
9 62 (29.11%) Ruby
10 59 (27.70%) tcpdump
10 59 (27.70%) Perl
11 58 (27.23%) Python
11 58 (27.23%) Bash Shell
12 57 (26.76%) Wireshark
13 55 (25.82%) MySQL
14 53 (24.88%) Cisco
15 50 (23.47%) Juniper
15 50 (23.47%) CheckPoint
15 50 (23.47%) Security Cleared
16 49 (23.00%) Information Security
17 48 (22.54%) PCI DSS
18 47 (22.07%) Network Security
18 47 (22.07%) UNIX
19 46 (21.60%) SC Cleared
19 46 (21.60%) Splunk
20 44 (20.66%) Open Source
20 44 (20.66%) Microsoft
21 43 (20.19%) Cisco Certification
21 43 (20.19%) Blue Coat
22 42 (19.72%) Nessus

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.98%) IIS
2 13 (6.10%) Apache
3 12 (5.63%) Lync
4 3 (1.41%) Jetty
4 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (40.85%) TCP/IP
2 75 (35.21%) Firewall
3 71 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 59 (27.70%) tcpdump
5 57 (26.76%) Wireshark
6 47 (22.07%) Network Security
7 37 (17.37%) DNS
8 33 (15.49%) HTTP
9 31 (14.55%) LAN
9 31 (14.55%) WAN
10 27 (12.68%) LDAP
11 23 (10.80%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (7.04%) SSL
12 15 (7.04%) FTP
13 14 (6.57%) SMTP
13 14 (6.57%) Internet
14 13 (6.10%) DHCP
15 12 (5.63%) IPX
15 12 (5.63%) HTTPS
15 12 (5.63%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.82%) MySQL
2 28 (13.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.94%) Big Data
4 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (12.68%) Subversion
1 27 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.21%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (9.39%) Finance
2 19 (8.92%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.69%) Banking
4 9 (4.23%) Retail
5 8 (3.76%) Law
6 3 (1.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (36.62%) Analyst
2 63 (29.58%) Security Analyst
3 41 (19.25%) Security Engineer
4 27 (12.68%) Administrator
5 20 (9.39%) Operations Analyst
5 20 (9.39%) Security Operations Analyst
6 18 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (7.04%) Network Engineer
7 15 (7.04%) Security Specialist
8 13 (6.10%) Consultant
8 13 (6.10%) Security Consultant
9 12 (5.63%) IT Security Analyst
9 12 (5.63%) IT Security Engineer
10 9 (4.23%) Network Security Consultant
10 9 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (4.23%) Network Consultant
11 8 (3.76%) Tester
11 8 (3.76%) Penetration Tester
11 8 (3.76%) OSS Engineer
11 8 (3.76%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.68%) LAMP
2 13 (6.10%) Web Services
3 10 (4.69%) .NET
4 3 (1.41%) JMX
4 3 (1.41%) HornetQ
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.47%) HTML5
5 1 (0.47%) CSS3
5 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.66%) Open Source
2 30 (14.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.82%) CESG
4 5 (2.35%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.41%) SCADA
5 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.94%) PKI
7 1 (0.47%) Clustering
7 1 (0.47%) DTV
7 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.47%) Physics
7 1 (0.47%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 133 (62.44%) Windows
2 106 (49.77%) Linux
3 47 (22.07%) UNIX
4 26 (12.21%) Solaris
5 24 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.16%) CentOS
8 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.69%) Ubuntu
9 10 (4.69%) FreeBSD
10 3 (1.41%) Debian
11 1 (0.47%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (43.66%) SIEM
2 49 (23.00%) Information Security
3 41 (19.25%) Cyber Security
4 36 (16.90%) ITIL
5 30 (14.08%) Configuration Management
6 28 (13.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 27 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (11.27%) Penetration Testing
9 21 (9.86%) Incident Management
9 21 (9.86%) PRINCE2
10 20 (9.39%) Ethical Hacking
11 15 (7.04%) Service Management
12 13 (6.10%) Computer Forensics
12 13 (6.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 12 (5.63%) Load Balancing
13 12 (5.63%) Information Assurance
13 12 (5.63%) Analytics
13 12 (5.63%) Change Control
13 12 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (4.69%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (29.11%) Ruby
2 59 (27.70%) Perl
3 58 (27.23%) Python
3 58 (27.23%) Bash Shell
4 37 (17.37%) SQL
5 30 (14.08%) Shell Script
6 22 (10.33%) PHP
7 10 (4.69%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.23%) Java
9 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 68 (31.92%) CISSP
2 50 (23.47%) Security Cleared
3 46 (21.60%) SC Cleared
4 43 (20.19%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (16.43%) CCNP
6 32 (15.02%) GIAC
7 27 (12.68%) CEH
8 25 (11.74%) DV Cleared
9 20 (9.39%) GCIH
10 19 (8.92%) CCNA
10 19 (8.92%) Degree
11 18 (8.45%) GCIA
12 14 (6.57%) CISM
13 12 (5.63%) CCIE
13 12 (5.63%) CCSP
13 12 (5.63%) CCSE
14 10 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (4.69%) SSCP
15 8 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (3.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (22.54%) PCI DSS
2 14 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.69%) HIPAA
4 10 (4.69%) GPG13
5 2 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (13.15%) Nmap
1 28 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (12.68%) Xen
2 27 (12.68%) KVM
3 11 (5.16%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.69%) Squid
5 8 (3.76%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (3.76%) UAG
6 5 (2.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (19.72%) Nessus
2 41 (19.25%) Nagios
3 40 (18.78%) Puppet
4 27 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (12.68%) Cacti
5 15 (7.04%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (7.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 12 (5.63%) OpenView
6 12 (5.63%) Munin
7 4 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.94%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (30.05%) Sourcefire
2 53 (24.88%) Cisco
3 50 (23.47%) CheckPoint
3 50 (23.47%) Juniper
4 46 (21.60%) Splunk
5 44 (20.66%) Microsoft
6 43 (20.19%) Blue Coat
7 41 (19.25%) Websense
8 33 (15.49%) VMware
8 33 (15.49%) Red Hat
9 29 (13.62%) Symantec
10 23 (10.80%) McAfee
10 23 (10.80%) LogRhythm
11 21 (9.86%) HP
12 19 (8.92%) LogLogic
12 19 (8.92%) IronPort
13 17 (7.98%) ArcSight
14 16 (7.51%) Imperva
14 16 (7.51%) Sophos
15 15 (7.04%) Qualys
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