The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 582 595 632
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +37
Permanent jobs citing Snort 52 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.025% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 50 9 16
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
Snort
England

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

System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4804 4182 4604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.43% 9.39% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 3656 4025
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in London

Snort
Salary Trend in London

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

Snort Salary Trend in London

Snort
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Snort across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Snort Salary Histogram in London

Snort
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
City of London - 4 £50,250 -
Chiswick - 1 £47,500 -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 77 (78.57%) Windows
2 64 (65.31%) Linux
3 52 (53.06%) Perl
4 51 (52.04%) TCP/IP
5 45 (45.92%) MySQL
5 45 (45.92%) Nagios
5 45 (45.92%) Puppet
6 43 (43.88%) Bash Shell
6 43 (43.88%) Ruby
7 39 (39.80%) Python
8 38 (38.78%) VMware
9 36 (36.73%) Configuration Management
10 34 (34.69%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (33.67%) Git (software)
11 33 (33.67%) Cacti
11 33 (33.67%) Open Source
11 33 (33.67%) Opscode Chef
11 33 (33.67%) Performance Tuning
11 33 (33.67%) KVM
11 33 (33.67%) LAMP
11 33 (33.67%) Xen
11 33 (33.67%) Subversion
11 33 (33.67%) Shell Script
12 31 (31.63%) CISSP
13 30 (30.61%) UNIX
13 30 (30.61%) Firewall
14 28 (28.57%) Wireshark
15 26 (26.53%) SIEM
15 26 (26.53%) ITIL

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 7 (7.14%) Jetty
2 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 51 (52.04%) TCP/IP
2 30 (30.61%) Firewall
3 28 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 16 (16.33%) tcpdump
5 13 (13.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (12.24%) LDAP
6 12 (12.24%) Network Security
7 10 (10.20%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (6.12%) Wireless Security
8 6 (6.12%) Wireless
9 4 (4.08%) VPN
9 4 (4.08%) DNS
10 2 (2.04%) SSL
10 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.02%) SAN
11 1 (1.02%) MPLS
11 1 (1.02%) NetScreen
11 1 (1.02%) VLAN
11 1 (1.02%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (45.92%) MySQL
2 34 (34.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.02%) Big Data
3 1 (1.02%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (33.67%) Subversion
1 33 (33.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.20%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (9.18%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Banking
3 6 (6.12%) Law
4 3 (3.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (33.67%) Administrator
2 22 (22.45%) Security Engineer
3 18 (18.37%) Analyst
3 18 (18.37%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (17.35%) Security Analyst
5 15 (15.31%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (12.24%) IT Security Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) OSS Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Windows Administrator
7 8 (8.16%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Security Operations Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Information Security Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Consultant
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.06%) Sales Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Security Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Applications Support
11 2 (2.04%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.67%) LAMP
2 12 (12.24%) Web Services
3 7 (7.14%) JMX
3 7 (7.14%) HornetQ
4 6 (6.12%) .NET
5 1 (1.02%) CSS
5 1 (1.02%) HTML5
5 1 (1.02%) CSS3
5 1 (1.02%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.67%) Open Source
2 16 (16.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) PKI
4 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 77 (78.57%) Windows
2 64 (65.31%) Linux
3 30 (30.61%) UNIX
4 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.20%) FreeBSD
5 10 (10.20%) Solaris
6 7 (7.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) Configuration Management
2 33 (33.67%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (26.53%) ITIL
3 26 (26.53%) SIEM
4 21 (21.43%) Information Security
5 18 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (12.24%) Incident Management
6 12 (12.24%) Service Management
7 10 (10.20%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.14%) Cyber Security
9 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.12%) Database Security
9 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.12%) Information Assurance
9 6 (6.12%) ITSM
9 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.12%) Network Design
9 6 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (6.12%) DevOps
10 5 (5.10%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 52 (53.06%) Perl
2 43 (43.88%) Ruby
2 43 (43.88%) Bash Shell
3 39 (39.80%) Python
4 33 (33.67%) Shell Script
5 22 (22.45%) SQL
6 13 (13.27%) Java
7 10 (10.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (31.63%) CISSP
2 17 (17.35%) GIAC
3 14 (14.29%) CCNP
3 14 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (11.22%) GCIH
5 10 (10.20%) CCSE
6 7 (7.14%) Degree
6 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.12%) CISM
7 6 (6.12%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.12%) CEH
7 6 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.06%) GCFA
8 3 (3.06%) EnCE
9 2 (2.04%) CCNA
10 1 (1.02%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.12%) SLA
3 4 (4.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.04%) GPG13
4 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (33.67%) KVM
2 33 (33.67%) Xen
3 12 (12.24%) Nmap
4 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.08%) vSphere
5 2 (2.04%) Squid
Systems Management
1 45 (45.92%) Nagios
1 45 (45.92%) Puppet
2 33 (33.67%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (33.67%) Cacti
3 12 (12.24%) Nessus
4 11 (11.22%) Munin
4 11 (11.22%) OpenView
5 8 (8.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.04%) OSSEC
6 2 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (38.78%) VMware
2 17 (17.35%) Splunk
3 16 (16.33%) Blue Coat
3 16 (16.33%) Symantec
4 15 (15.31%) CheckPoint
5 14 (14.29%) Websense
6 12 (12.24%) ArcSight
6 12 (12.24%) Cisco
7 11 (11.22%) HP
7 11 (11.22%) SolarWinds
8 10 (10.20%) LogLogic
8 10 (10.20%) Red Hat
9 8 (8.16%) McAfee
9 8 (8.16%) IronPort
9 8 (8.16%) Q1 Labs
10 6 (6.12%) Sourcefire
11 4 (4.08%) Juniper
11 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.04%) Qualys
12 2 (2.04%) Lumension
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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