The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Snort 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.61% - -
As % of the System Software category 4.11% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
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 Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
73 72 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 14.81% 11.82% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 70 62 51
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Snort
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Snort Salary Trend in Slough

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Juniper
2 11 (68.75%) Nessus
2 11 (68.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 11 (68.75%) Nmap
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
2 11 (68.75%) Sophos
2 11 (68.75%) Metasploit
2 11 (68.75%) Imperva
2 11 (68.75%) tcpdump
2 11 (68.75%) SIEM
3 10 (62.50%) PCI DSS
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) CCNA
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (37.50%) HTTP
5 6 (37.50%) Splunk
6 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
6 5 (31.25%) OSCP
6 5 (31.25%) OSCE
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) HIPAA
6 5 (31.25%) CentOS
6 5 (31.25%) Ruby
6 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
6 5 (31.25%) Squid
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco PIX

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
2 11 (68.75%) tcpdump
3 6 (37.50%) HTTP
4 5 (31.25%) NetScreen
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Network Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Security Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
3 5 (31.25%) CentOS
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 11 (68.75%) SIEM
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
1 5 (31.25%) PHP
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
1 5 (31.25%) Python
1 5 (31.25%) Ruby
1 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CCNA
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) CEH
2 5 (31.25%) OSCP
2 5 (31.25%) OSCE
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (31.25%) HIPAA
2 5 (31.25%) GPG13
2 5 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Nmap
2 5 (31.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
1 11 (68.75%) Sophos
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
1 11 (68.75%) Juniper
1 11 (68.75%) Imperva
2 6 (37.50%) Splunk
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) Websense
3 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
3 5 (31.25%) Sourcefire