The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 428 402 414
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs citing Snort 13 55 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.47% 2.07% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 49 30
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
Snort
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2790 2660 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.01% 11.36% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2296 2180 2074
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Snort
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Snort Salary Trend in the South East

Snort
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Snort across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Snort Salary Histogram in the South East

Snort
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -35 6 £52,500 +11.70%
Surrey +18 4 £65,000 -
Berkshire -15 3 - - 7
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 15 (71.43%) Sourcefire
2 12 (57.14%) Wireshark
2 12 (57.14%) tcpdump
3 11 (52.38%) SIEM
3 11 (52.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (47.62%) GIAC
4 10 (47.62%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 9 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (42.86%) CEH
5 9 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
5 9 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 9 (42.86%) Information Security
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) DNS
6 8 (38.10%) LAN
6 8 (38.10%) WAN
6 8 (38.10%) Internet
6 8 (38.10%) Change Control
6 8 (38.10%) Computer Forensics
6 8 (38.10%) Security Testing
7 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) Cyber Security
7 7 (33.33%) CISSP
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (28.57%) CISM
8 6 (28.57%) Law
8 6 (28.57%) Information Assurance

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Wireshark
1 12 (57.14%) tcpdump
2 11 (52.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (42.86%) DNS
4 8 (38.10%) Internet
4 8 (38.10%) LAN
4 8 (38.10%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
5 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) HTTP
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (14.29%) LDAP
7 3 (14.29%) FTP
7 3 (14.29%) SMTP
8 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
8 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Metasploit
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (28.57%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) SIEM
2 10 (47.62%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (42.86%) Information Security
3 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 9 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
4 8 (38.10%) Change Control
4 8 (38.10%) Security Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Computer Forensics
5 7 (33.33%) Cyber Security
6 6 (28.57%) Information Assurance
7 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
8 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (9.52%) Analytics
10 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.76%) Service Continuity Management
10 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
10 1 (4.76%) Reverse Engineering
10 1 (4.76%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Perl
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
1 4 (19.05%) Python
1 4 (19.05%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) GIAC
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) CEH
3 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) CISSP
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (28.57%) CISM
5 4 (19.05%) CCSP
5 4 (19.05%) CCNP
6 3 (14.29%) CCIE
6 3 (14.29%) GCIH
6 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) CHFI
7 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 2 (9.52%) GCIA
8 1 (4.76%) CCNA
8 1 (4.76%) SSCP
8 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) HIPAA
2 2 (9.52%) FISMA
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
1 2 (9.52%) Nmap
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Sourcefire
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Splunk
4 3 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) Imperva
5 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) LogRhythm
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Websense
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Hortonworks
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