The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 126 132 138
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Snort 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.49% 1.19% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £73,750 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +1.06%
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
269 337 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.44% 14.96% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 233 254 226
Median salary £50,000 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,341 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Snort as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

Snort Salary Histogram in Reading

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Snort also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Snort.

1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Presales
2 3 (75.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Security+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Domino
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) IPv4
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) Intel
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Product Management
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (25.00%) GREM
4 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (25.00%) ECIH
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Domino
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) IPv4
1 3 (75.00%) IPv6
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Presales Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Presales
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (75.00%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (25.00%) ECIH
4 1 (25.00%) GCFA
4 1 (25.00%) GCIH
4 1 (25.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) GREM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk