The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 588 577 584
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Snort 50 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.066% 0.074%
As % of the System Software category 1.03% 0.69% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 25 34
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4849 4177 4603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 9.98% 9.43% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4179 3601 4014
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Snort
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +3 9 £58,750 +30.55% 2
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 49 (68.06%) Windows
2 40 (55.56%) Linux
3 33 (45.83%) Firewall
4 32 (44.44%) Perl
5 31 (43.06%) Wireshark
6 27 (37.50%) SIEM
7 26 (36.11%) CISSP
8 25 (34.72%) UNIX
9 24 (33.33%) MySQL
9 24 (33.33%) Nagios
9 24 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 24 (33.33%) Puppet
10 23 (31.94%) Bash Shell
10 23 (31.94%) Ruby
11 21 (29.17%) VMware
11 21 (29.17%) SQL
11 21 (29.17%) ITIL
12 19 (26.39%) Python
12 19 (26.39%) tcpdump
13 17 (23.61%) CheckPoint
13 17 (23.61%) Splunk
14 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (22.22%) Information Security
14 16 (22.22%) Blue Coat
14 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
15 15 (20.83%) Websense
15 15 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (20.83%) CCNP
15 15 (20.83%) Cacti
16 14 (19.44%) Open Source

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (1.39%) IIS
1 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (45.83%) Firewall
2 31 (43.06%) Wireshark
3 24 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 19 (26.39%) tcpdump
5 11 (15.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (15.28%) LDAP
5 11 (15.28%) Network Security
6 10 (13.89%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (9.72%) VPN
8 5 (6.94%) DNS
9 4 (5.56%) SSL
9 4 (5.56%) LAN
9 4 (5.56%) DHCP
10 3 (4.17%) WAN
10 3 (4.17%) SNMP
10 3 (4.17%) VoIP
10 3 (4.17%) SAN
10 3 (4.17%) MPLS
10 3 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) MySQL
2 14 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Subversion
1 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.89%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 18 (25.00%) Analyst
2 17 (23.61%) Security Analyst
3 13 (18.06%) Administrator
3 13 (18.06%) IT Security Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) OSS Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Sales Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Monitoring Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Graduate
9 2 (2.78%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) LAMP
2 11 (15.28%) Web Services
3 6 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.39%) HTML
4 1 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.39%) CSS3
4 1 (1.39%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Open Source
2 12 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (68.06%) Windows
2 40 (55.56%) Linux
3 25 (34.72%) UNIX
4 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (16.67%) Solaris
6 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (13.89%) FreeBSD
7 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) SIEM
2 21 (29.17%) ITIL
3 16 (22.22%) Information Security
3 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 13 (18.06%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.72%) Cyber Security
8 6 (8.33%) Information Assurance
8 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.33%) ITSM
8 6 (8.33%) Service Management
9 3 (4.17%) Product Management
10 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (2.78%) DevOps
10 2 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (1.39%) Risk Management
11 1 (1.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) Perl
2 23 (31.94%) Bash Shell
2 23 (31.94%) Ruby
3 21 (29.17%) SQL
4 19 (26.39%) Python
5 13 (18.06%) Shell Script
6 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.33%) Java
8 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (36.11%) CISSP
2 15 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.83%) CCNP
3 11 (15.28%) GIAC
3 11 (15.28%) GCIH
4 10 (13.89%) CCSE
5 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.17%) GCFA
7 3 (4.17%) CCNA
7 3 (4.17%) EnCE
8 2 (2.78%) Degree
8 2 (2.78%) CCIE
8 2 (2.78%) CCSP
9 1 (1.39%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.39%) GPG13
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.06%) Nmap
2 13 (18.06%) Xen
2 13 (18.06%) KVM
3 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.94%) vSphere
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (33.33%) Nagios
1 24 (33.33%) Puppet
2 15 (20.83%) Cacti
3 13 (18.06%) Nessus
3 13 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (13.89%) Munin
4 10 (13.89%) OpenView
5 4 (5.56%) OSSEC
6 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.78%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) VMware
2 17 (23.61%) CheckPoint
2 17 (23.61%) Splunk
3 16 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 15 (20.83%) Websense
5 14 (19.44%) Cisco
6 12 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 12 (16.67%) ArcSight
6 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 10 (13.89%) LogLogic
7 10 (13.89%) Symantec
7 10 (13.89%) HP
8 8 (11.11%) Q1 Labs
8 8 (11.11%) Sourcefire
9 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.56%) LogRhythm
10 4 (5.56%) Juniper
11 3 (4.17%) Avaya
11 3 (4.17%) IBM
12 2 (2.78%) Qualys
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