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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 65 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing Snort 1 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.18% 2.75% -
As % of the System Software category 1.69% 18.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 0
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +26.66%
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
59 77 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 10.55% 15.10% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 43 73 35
Average salary £40,000 £45,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.56% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS