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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 138 145 141
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Snort 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.047% 0.042% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -
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
322 285 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.19% 12.01% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 283 217 277
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (50.00%) RSA enVision
2 1 (50.00%) NetWitness
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (50.00%) LogLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) LogLogic
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) NetWitness
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire