The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 165 179 149
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Permanent jobs citing Snort 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.031% 0.055% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
Snort
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

System Software Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
330 481 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.34% 13.23% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 274 374 239
Average salary £36,500 £36,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.68% +6.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Snort across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Snort
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Snort across the Leeds region.

Snort Salary Trend in Leeds

Snort
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Telnet
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Telnet
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Network Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) F5