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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 575 600 614
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +14
Permanent jobs citing Snort 54 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.036% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 1.13% 0.38% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 52 14 26
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,300 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+50.79% -21.25%
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
4767 4189 4669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.29% 9.35% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4112 3635 4066
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 August 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 27 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
City of London - 8 £57,500 - 1
Chiswick - 1 £47,500 -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 66 (78.57%) Windows
2 54 (64.29%) Linux
3 45 (53.57%) Perl
4 39 (46.43%) MySQL
4 39 (46.43%) TCP/IP
4 39 (46.43%) Nagios
4 39 (46.43%) Puppet
5 36 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 36 (42.86%) Ruby
6 32 (38.10%) VMware
6 32 (38.10%) Python
7 30 (35.71%) Firewall
8 29 (34.52%) Configuration Management
9 28 (33.33%) Wireshark
10 27 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (32.14%) CISSP
10 27 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
11 26 (30.95%) Cacti
11 26 (30.95%) Open Source
11 26 (30.95%) SIEM
11 26 (30.95%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (30.95%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (30.95%) KVM
11 26 (30.95%) Shell Script
11 26 (30.95%) UNIX
11 26 (30.95%) LAMP
11 26 (30.95%) Xen
11 26 (30.95%) Subversion
12 23 (27.38%) ITIL

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.38%) Jetty
2 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 39 (46.43%) TCP/IP
2 30 (35.71%) Firewall
3 28 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 16 (19.05%) tcpdump
5 13 (15.48%) LDAP
6 10 (11.90%) Reverse Proxy
7 9 (10.71%) Network Security
7 9 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (4.76%) VPN
8 4 (4.76%) DNS
9 2 (2.38%) SSL
9 2 (2.38%) Wireless
9 2 (2.38%) Wireless Security
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.19%) VLAN
10 1 (1.19%) VPLS
10 1 (1.19%) SAN
10 1 (1.19%) MPLS
10 1 (1.19%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (46.43%) MySQL
2 27 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.19%) Big Data
3 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (30.95%) Subversion
1 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.90%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Legal
4 2 (2.38%) Law
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Administrator
2 18 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 18 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Analyst
4 14 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 12 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) OSS Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Security Operations Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.76%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Sales Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Monitoring Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Information Security Analyst
10 2 (2.38%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) LAMP
2 13 (15.48%) Web Services
3 6 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (2.38%) JMX
4 2 (2.38%) HornetQ
5 1 (1.19%) HTML
5 1 (1.19%) CSS
5 1 (1.19%) HTML5
5 1 (1.19%) CSS3
5 1 (1.19%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.95%) Open Source
2 12 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 66 (78.57%) Windows
2 54 (64.29%) Linux
3 26 (30.95%) UNIX
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.90%) FreeBSD
5 10 (11.90%) Solaris
6 2 (2.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Configuration Management
2 26 (30.95%) SIEM
2 26 (30.95%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (27.38%) ITIL
4 17 (20.24%) Information Security
5 14 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2
7 8 (9.52%) Service Management
8 7 (8.33%) Cyber Security
9 6 (7.14%) DevOps
9 6 (7.14%) ITSM
9 6 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.14%) Information Assurance
10 4 (4.76%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.57%) Product Management
12 2 (2.38%) Database Security
12 2 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.38%) Network Design
13 1 (1.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 45 (53.57%) Perl
2 36 (42.86%) Ruby
2 36 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 32 (38.10%) Python
4 26 (30.95%) Shell Script
5 23 (27.38%) SQL
6 10 (11.90%) PowerShell
7 8 (9.52%) Java
8 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (32.14%) CISSP
2 14 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.67%) CCNP
3 13 (15.48%) GIAC
4 11 (13.10%) GCIH
5 10 (11.90%) CCSE
6 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.14%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.57%) Degree
8 3 (3.57%) EnCE
8 3 (3.57%) GCFA
9 2 (2.38%) CCNA
9 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.38%) CEH
9 2 (2.38%) CISM
10 1 (1.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.38%) GPG13
3 2 (2.38%) SLA
3 2 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (30.95%) KVM
2 26 (30.95%) Xen
3 12 (14.29%) Nmap
4 5 (5.95%) vSphere
5 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (46.43%) Nagios
1 39 (46.43%) Puppet
2 26 (30.95%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (30.95%) Cacti
3 12 (14.29%) Munin
3 12 (14.29%) Nessus
3 12 (14.29%) OpenView
4 4 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.38%) OSSEC
5 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (38.10%) VMware
2 18 (21.43%) Splunk
3 16 (19.05%) Blue Coat
4 15 (17.86%) CheckPoint
5 14 (16.67%) Websense
6 12 (14.29%) Symantec
6 12 (14.29%) Cisco
6 12 (14.29%) HP
6 12 (14.29%) ArcSight
6 12 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 10 (11.90%) LogLogic
7 10 (11.90%) Red Hat
8 8 (9.52%) Q1 Labs
9 6 (7.14%) Sourcefire
10 4 (4.76%) IronPort
10 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.76%) McAfee
10 4 (4.76%) Juniper
11 2 (2.38%) Qualys
11 2 (2.38%) Lumension
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Salary: £20000 - £80000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago