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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 412 434 437
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Snort 25 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.033% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 0.88% 0.25% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 20
Average salary £44,750 £56,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.44% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,875 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £60,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -21.25%
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
2827 2749 2714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.11% 12.93% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2297 2326 2367
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 - 20 £44,500 - 2
Berkshire +6 4 £56,250 -6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 46 (56.10%) Windows
2 44 (53.66%) Linux
3 43 (52.44%) Sourcefire
4 37 (45.12%) Firewall
5 36 (43.90%) tcpdump
5 36 (43.90%) SIEM
6 32 (39.02%) Intrusion Detection
7 30 (36.59%) PCI DSS
8 29 (35.37%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (34.15%) Juniper
9 28 (34.15%) DNS
10 26 (31.71%) LAN
10 26 (31.71%) WAN
10 26 (31.71%) Cisco
11 25 (30.49%) TCP/IP
11 25 (30.49%) HTTP
12 24 (29.27%) CISSP
12 24 (29.27%) Security Cleared
13 23 (28.05%) Ruby
13 23 (28.05%) Python
14 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
14 22 (26.83%) Wireshark
15 21 (25.61%) SC Cleared
16 19 (23.17%) Penetration Testing
17 18 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (21.95%) CCNP
17 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
18 17 (20.73%) CCNA
18 17 (20.73%) DV Cleared
18 17 (20.73%) Information Security

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 16 (19.51%) IIS
2 12 (14.63%) Lync
3 9 (10.98%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (45.12%) Firewall
2 36 (43.90%) tcpdump
3 32 (39.02%) Intrusion Detection
4 28 (34.15%) DNS
5 26 (31.71%) LAN
5 26 (31.71%) WAN
6 25 (30.49%) TCP/IP
6 25 (30.49%) HTTP
7 22 (26.83%) Wireshark
8 18 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (19.51%) Network Security
10 13 (15.85%) Internet
11 12 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (14.63%) IP Telephony
11 12 (14.63%) IPX
11 12 (14.63%) IPv6
11 12 (14.63%) LDAP
11 12 (14.63%) SMTP
11 12 (14.63%) DHCP
11 12 (14.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.66%) Law
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (43.90%) Analyst
2 28 (34.15%) Security Analyst
3 16 (19.51%) Security Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) Network Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Penetration Tester
6 7 (8.54%) Security Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Tester
6 7 (8.54%) Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Security Tester
7 6 (7.32%) Security Operations Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Forensic Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Network Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Open Source
2 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Cryptography
3 5 (6.10%) CESG
4 1 (1.22%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 46 (56.10%) Windows
2 44 (53.66%) Linux
3 14 (17.07%) Solaris
4 10 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.76%) Ubuntu
5 8 (9.76%) CentOS
5 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.54%) UNIX
6 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) SIEM
2 19 (23.17%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (20.73%) Information Security
3 17 (20.73%) Cyber Security
4 12 (14.63%) Load Balancing
4 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
5 11 (13.41%) ITIL
5 11 (13.41%) PRINCE2
5 11 (13.41%) Computer Forensics
5 11 (13.41%) Change Control
6 10 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (10.98%) Information Assurance
7 9 (10.98%) Security Testing
7 9 (10.98%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (10.98%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (9.76%) Analytics
9 2 (2.44%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (2.44%) Service Continuity Management
10 1 (1.22%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.05%) Ruby
1 23 (28.05%) Python
2 16 (19.51%) Bash Shell
2 16 (19.51%) PHP
3 14 (17.07%) Perl
4 8 (9.76%) SQL
5 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (35.37%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (29.27%) CISSP
2 24 (29.27%) Security Cleared
3 21 (25.61%) SC Cleared
4 18 (21.95%) CCNP
5 17 (20.73%) CCNA
5 17 (20.73%) DV Cleared
6 15 (18.29%) GCIA
7 14 (17.07%) Degree
8 12 (14.63%) CCIE
8 12 (14.63%) CCSP
9 11 (13.41%) CISM
9 11 (13.41%) GIAC
10 8 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (9.76%) CEH
11 7 (8.54%) GCIH
12 4 (4.88%) OSCP
12 4 (4.88%) OSCE
12 4 (4.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (36.59%) PCI DSS
2 9 (10.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (8.54%) HIPAA
4 5 (6.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (6.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Nmap
2 8 (9.76%) Forefront TMG
2 8 (9.76%) UAG
3 5 (6.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) Nessus
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) Sourcefire
2 28 (34.15%) Juniper
3 26 (31.71%) Cisco
4 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
5 16 (19.51%) Red Hat
5 16 (19.51%) CheckPoint
6 13 (15.85%) Sophos
6 13 (15.85%) Imperva
7 9 (10.98%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.98%) Websense
8 6 (7.32%) Splunk
8 6 (7.32%) LogRhythm
8 6 (7.32%) HP
9 4 (4.88%) McAfee
10 2 (2.44%) IBM
10 2 (2.44%) Symantec
10 2 (2.44%) Dell
10 2 (2.44%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.44%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.44%) IronPort
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens + shift allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
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Yoh Company
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 23 days ago