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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 750 814 821
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +7
Permanent jobs citing Snort 120 65 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.062% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.97% 0.61% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 107 57 34
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £63,500 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.00%
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
12321 10663 9919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.23% 10.14% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10295 8917 8378
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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 +84 54 £51,500 +3.00% 5
North West +21 22 £47,000 -
South East -27 14 £55,000 +15.78% 8
South West - 14 £47,500 - 13
West Midlands - 13 £38,000 - 2
Yorkshire +5 3 £32,500 -21.21%
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

1 115 (53.74%) SIEM
2 106 (49.53%) Windows
3 85 (39.72%) TCP/IP
4 84 (39.25%) Linux
5 80 (37.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 62 (28.97%) Incident Management
7 59 (27.57%) Sourcefire
8 57 (26.64%) Firewall
8 57 (26.64%) Wireshark
9 55 (25.70%) Information Security
10 52 (24.30%) GIAC
11 48 (22.43%) DNS
12 47 (21.96%) Cyber Security
13 46 (21.50%) Network Security
14 45 (21.03%) CEH
15 44 (20.56%) HTTP
16 41 (19.16%) Finance
17 40 (18.69%) Splunk
18 37 (17.29%) CISSP
19 36 (16.82%) tcpdump
20 33 (15.42%) GCIH
21 32 (14.95%) UNIX
21 32 (14.95%) Management Information System
22 31 (14.49%) Cisco
23 30 (14.02%) Ruby
24 29 (13.55%) Perl
25 28 (13.08%) Python
25 28 (13.08%) CheckPoint
26 27 (12.62%) SQL
26 27 (12.62%) Penetration Testing

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 4 (1.87%) IIS
1 4 (1.87%) Lync
2 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.93%) Jetty
3 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (39.72%) TCP/IP
2 80 (37.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 57 (26.64%) Wireshark
3 57 (26.64%) Firewall
4 48 (22.43%) DNS
5 46 (21.50%) Network Security
6 44 (20.56%) HTTP
7 36 (16.82%) tcpdump
8 22 (10.28%) Wireless
8 22 (10.28%) SSL
9 21 (9.81%) DHCP
9 21 (9.81%) FTP
10 18 (8.41%) LDAP
10 18 (8.41%) SMTP
10 18 (8.41%) Wireless Security
11 17 (7.94%) VPN
12 14 (6.54%) WAN
13 13 (6.07%) LAN
13 13 (6.07%) Internet
13 13 (6.07%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.01%) MySQL
2 12 (5.61%) Big Data
3 11 (5.14%) Data Mining
4 8 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Subversion
1 8 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.93%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.47%) NetBeans
General
1 41 (19.16%) Finance
2 25 (11.68%) Law
3 22 (10.28%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.21%) Legal
5 8 (3.74%) Banking
6 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 127 (59.35%) Analyst
2 91 (42.52%) Security Analyst
3 41 (19.16%) Security Engineer
4 30 (14.02%) Operations Analyst
4 30 (14.02%) Security Operations Analyst
5 23 (10.75%) Network Engineer
6 19 (8.88%) Network Analyst
7 18 (8.41%) Information Security Engineer
8 14 (6.54%) Network Security Engineer
9 13 (6.07%) Administrator
9 13 (6.07%) Consultant
9 13 (6.07%) IT Security Analyst
10 11 (5.14%) Security Consultant
11 7 (3.27%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (3.27%) Network Security Analyst
12 6 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.34%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.34%) Network Consultant
13 5 (2.34%) Senior Network Engineer
13 5 (2.34%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.61%) LAMP
2 7 (3.27%) SAML
2 7 (3.27%) OAuth
2 7 (3.27%) REST
3 4 (1.87%) .NET
4 2 (0.93%) JMX
4 2 (0.93%) Web Services
4 2 (0.93%) JRuby
4 2 (0.93%) HornetQ
5 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.47%) AppFabric
5 1 (0.47%) WCF
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.95%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.94%) SCADA
3 12 (5.61%) Open Source
4 11 (5.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.27%) PKI
5 7 (3.27%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.87%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.40%) Clustering
9 1 (0.47%) Replication
9 1 (0.47%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 106 (49.53%) Windows
2 84 (39.25%) Linux
3 32 (14.95%) UNIX
4 6 (2.80%) Debian
5 5 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.34%) Solaris
6 4 (1.87%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (53.74%) SIEM
2 62 (28.97%) Incident Management
3 55 (25.70%) Information Security
4 47 (21.96%) Cyber Security
5 27 (12.62%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (10.75%) Vulnerability Management
7 22 (10.28%) Network Design
8 20 (9.35%) Information Assurance
9 18 (8.41%) Network Monitoring
10 17 (7.94%) Database Security
10 17 (7.94%) Risk Management
11 16 (7.48%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.07%) Ethical Hacking
13 12 (5.61%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (5.14%) Anomaly Detection
14 11 (5.14%) People Management
14 11 (5.14%) Configuration Management
14 11 (5.14%) Security Testing
15 10 (4.67%) Performance Management
15 10 (4.67%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.02%) Ruby
2 29 (13.55%) Perl
3 28 (13.08%) Python
4 27 (12.62%) SQL
5 15 (7.01%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.61%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.67%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.27%) Java
9 5 (2.34%) PHP
10 2 (0.93%) C
10 2 (0.93%) Groovy
10 2 (0.93%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 52 (24.30%) GIAC
2 45 (21.03%) CEH
3 37 (17.29%) CISSP
4 33 (15.42%) GCIH
5 27 (12.62%) Degree
6 26 (12.15%) CISM
7 25 (11.68%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (11.68%) Security Cleared
8 23 (10.75%) GCIA
9 17 (7.94%) CCNA
10 16 (7.48%) SC Cleared
11 14 (6.54%) CCNP
12 13 (6.07%) DV Cleared
13 5 (2.34%) CCSA
13 5 (2.34%) CCSE
13 5 (2.34%) CCIE
14 4 (1.87%) CCSP
15 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.40%) CISMP
16 2 (0.93%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (10.28%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) FISMA
4 2 (0.93%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.47%) GPG13
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.61%) Xen
3 9 (4.21%) iptables
4 8 (3.74%) KVM
5 5 (2.34%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.87%) Docker
7 2 (0.93%) vCloud
7 2 (0.93%) pfSense
8 1 (0.47%) LXC
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.47%) Squid
8 1 (0.47%) XenApp
8 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (8.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (8.41%) Nagios
3 10 (4.67%) Cacti
4 8 (3.74%) Puppet
4 8 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.80%) OSSEC
6 5 (2.34%) Nessus
7 3 (1.40%) WSUS
8 2 (0.93%) Nmap
9 1 (0.47%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.47%) collectd
Vendors
1 59 (27.57%) Sourcefire
2 40 (18.69%) Splunk
3 31 (14.49%) Cisco
4 28 (13.08%) CheckPoint
5 23 (10.75%) Symantec
5 23 (10.75%) McAfee
6 19 (8.88%) Juniper
7 18 (8.41%) ArcSight
7 18 (8.41%) LogRhythm
7 18 (8.41%) IronPort
8 15 (7.01%) VMware
9 13 (6.07%) Websense
10 12 (5.61%) Microsoft
11 9 (4.21%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.34%) LogLogic
13 4 (1.87%) F5
13 4 (1.87%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.87%) HP
13 4 (1.87%) NetIQ
14 3 (1.40%) Avaya
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £55k plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Salisbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Salisbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago