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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 128 137 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Snort 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.97% 1.17% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +50.79%
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
305 341 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.22% 13.86% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 242 230 299
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Sourcefire
1 9 (90.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (90.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) GCIH
2 3 (30.00%) GIAC
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) FireEye
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) GIAC
1 3 (30.00%) GCIH
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) SSCP
3 1 (10.00%) GCIA
3 1 (10.00%) CEH
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Websense
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) FireEye
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago