The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 391 423 419
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -4
Permanent jobs citing Snort 49 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.031% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 1.79% 0.26% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 45 6 18
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +69.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £37,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +9.48%
System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2742 2723 2249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.08% 12.19% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2200 2333 1933
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Snort
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Berkshire +13 19 £45,000 +36.36%
Hampshire +14 18 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Surrey - 12 £65,000 - 1
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 61 (59.22%) Sourcefire
2 58 (56.31%) Linux
3 57 (55.34%) SIEM
4 51 (49.51%) Windows
5 50 (48.54%) tcpdump
6 44 (42.72%) Intrusion Detection
6 44 (42.72%) Firewall
7 37 (35.92%) CISSP
8 36 (34.95%) TCP/IP
9 35 (33.98%) PCI DSS
10 34 (33.01%) DNS
10 34 (33.01%) LAN
10 34 (33.01%) WAN
11 30 (29.13%) Security Cleared
12 29 (28.16%) Wireshark
13 28 (27.18%) HTTP
13 28 (27.18%) Cisco
13 28 (27.18%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (27.18%) Juniper
14 27 (26.21%) Python
14 27 (26.21%) Ruby
15 26 (25.24%) PHP
15 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
15 26 (25.24%) Red Hat
15 26 (25.24%) Bash Shell
16 23 (22.33%) Information Security
16 23 (22.33%) CEH
16 23 (22.33%) Nessus
16 23 (22.33%) SC Cleared
17 21 (20.39%) Nmap

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 13 (12.62%) IIS
2 12 (11.65%) Apache
2 12 (11.65%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (20.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (48.54%) tcpdump
2 44 (42.72%) Firewall
2 44 (42.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 36 (34.95%) TCP/IP
4 34 (33.01%) DNS
4 34 (33.01%) LAN
4 34 (33.01%) WAN
5 29 (28.16%) Wireshark
6 28 (27.18%) HTTP
7 21 (20.39%) SMTP
7 21 (20.39%) LDAP
7 21 (20.39%) FTP
8 20 (19.42%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (16.50%) Network Security
10 16 (15.53%) Internet
11 13 (12.62%) DHCP
12 12 (11.65%) IPX
12 12 (11.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (11.65%) IPv6
12 12 (11.65%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) MySQL
2 1 (0.97%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (9.71%) Law
2 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Finance
4 2 (1.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (51.46%) Analyst
2 40 (38.83%) Security Analyst
3 25 (24.27%) Security Engineer
4 18 (17.48%) Security Operations Analyst
4 18 (17.48%) Operations Analyst
5 14 (13.59%) Network Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Consultant
6 8 (7.77%) Tester
6 8 (7.77%) Security Consultant
6 8 (7.77%) Penetration Tester
6 8 (7.77%) Security Tester
7 7 (6.80%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Network Security Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) IT Security Analyst
10 3 (2.91%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) .NET
1 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.97%) CSS
1 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Open Source
2 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.71%) CESG
4 9 (8.74%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.94%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.97%) DTV
6 1 (0.97%) PKI
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.97%) Physics
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 58 (56.31%) Linux
2 51 (49.51%) Windows
3 20 (19.42%) Solaris
4 16 (15.53%) Ubuntu
4 16 (15.53%) CentOS
5 14 (13.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.34%) SIEM
2 23 (22.33%) Information Security
3 17 (16.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 15 (14.56%) Incident Management
4 15 (14.56%) Cyber Security
5 14 (13.59%) Change Control
5 14 (13.59%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (13.59%) Computer Forensics
6 13 (12.62%) Load Balancing
7 12 (11.65%) Analytics
8 11 (10.68%) Security Testing
8 11 (10.68%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (10.68%) ITIL
8 11 (10.68%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.88%) Information Assurance
10 2 (1.94%) Protective Monitoring
10 2 (1.94%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (0.97%) WAN Optimisation
11 1 (0.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (0.97%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.21%) Python
1 27 (26.21%) Ruby
2 26 (25.24%) Bash Shell
2 26 (25.24%) PHP
3 15 (14.56%) Perl
4 14 (13.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (35.92%) CISSP
2 30 (29.13%) Security Cleared
3 28 (27.18%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (22.33%) SC Cleared
4 23 (22.33%) CEH
5 21 (20.39%) CCNP
6 19 (18.45%) GIAC
6 19 (18.45%) DV Cleared
7 16 (15.53%) CCNA
8 13 (12.62%) CCSP
8 13 (12.62%) Degree
9 12 (11.65%) OSCP
9 12 (11.65%) OSCE
9 12 (11.65%) CCIE
10 11 (10.68%) CISM
11 10 (9.71%) GCIA
12 8 (7.77%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (7.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (4.85%) RHCE
14 4 (3.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.98%) PCI DSS
2 15 (14.56%) HIPAA
3 8 (7.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (6.80%) GPG13
System Software
1 21 (20.39%) Nmap
2 8 (7.77%) Forefront TMG
2 8 (7.77%) UAG
3 7 (6.80%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (22.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 61 (59.22%) Sourcefire
2 28 (27.18%) Cisco
2 28 (27.18%) Juniper
3 26 (25.24%) Red Hat
3 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
4 21 (20.39%) Sophos
4 21 (20.39%) Imperva
5 16 (15.53%) CheckPoint
6 12 (11.65%) LogRhythm
7 9 (8.74%) Websense
7 9 (8.74%) Blue Coat
8 8 (7.77%) Splunk
9 5 (4.85%) HP
10 3 (2.91%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.94%) McAfee
11 2 (1.94%) Tripwire
11 2 (1.94%) Fujitsu
11 2 (1.94%) IronPort
12 1 (0.97%) Qualys
12 1 (0.97%) Riverbed
Southampton, Hampshire
ARM Information Security & Communications
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + On-Call (£2-3K PA)
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago