The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 137 134 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Snort 4 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.13% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 1.14% 0.85% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 16
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +124.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
Snort
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
352 354 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.00% 15.45% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 239 290 192
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Snort
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Snort Salary Trend in Reading

Snort
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Snort Salary Histogram in Reading

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 5 (71.43%) tcpdump
2 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) BC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Service Continuity Management
3 2 (28.57%) GCIA
3 2 (28.57%) GCIH
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
1 5 (71.43%) tcpdump
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Junior
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Junior Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (28.57%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SSCP
1 2 (28.57%) GCIA
1 2 (28.57%) GCIH
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) BC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Dell
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee
1 2 (28.57%) Websense
1 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
1 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
1 2 (28.57%) Fortinet