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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 424 408 426
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Snort 14 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.090% 0.087%
As % of the System Software category 0.47% 0.75% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 19
Average salary £45,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,750 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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
2949 2522 2819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.69% 11.91% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2410 2064 2410
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
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 24 December 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 -8 13 £45,500 -1.62%
Berkshire -5 1 - -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Linux
3 25 (62.50%) HTTP
4 24 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (55.00%) Sourcefire
5 22 (55.00%) tcpdump
5 22 (55.00%) SIEM
6 21 (52.50%) Wireshark
7 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
8 18 (45.00%) TCP/IP
9 16 (40.00%) PCI DSS
10 15 (37.50%) DNS
10 15 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
11 14 (35.00%) Solaris
11 14 (35.00%) LAN
11 14 (35.00%) WAN
11 14 (35.00%) CCNA
11 14 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (35.00%) Firewall
11 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (35.00%) DV Cleared
12 13 (32.50%) LDAP
12 13 (32.50%) SMTP
12 13 (32.50%) FTP
12 13 (32.50%) SSL
12 13 (32.50%) Internet
12 13 (32.50%) Network Security
13 12 (30.00%) Perl
13 12 (30.00%) Python

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) HTTP
2 22 (55.00%) tcpdump
3 21 (52.50%) Wireshark
4 18 (45.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (37.50%) DNS
5 15 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (35.00%) Firewall
6 14 (35.00%) LAN
6 14 (35.00%) WAN
7 13 (32.50%) SMTP
7 13 (32.50%) LDAP
7 13 (32.50%) FTP
7 13 (32.50%) SSL
7 13 (32.50%) Internet
7 13 (32.50%) Network Security
8 12 (30.00%) HTTPS
8 12 (30.00%) IPsec
8 12 (30.00%) VPN
9 2 (5.00%) NetScreen
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (10.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Analyst
2 21 (52.50%) Security Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Forensic Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Junior
6 2 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) CESG
2 5 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Physics
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Linux
3 14 (35.00%) Solaris
4 7 (17.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (55.00%) SIEM
3 12 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 12 (30.00%) Information Security
4 11 (27.50%) Computer Forensics
4 11 (27.50%) Change Control
5 10 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 10 (25.00%) Cyber Security
6 9 (22.50%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (22.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (22.50%) Security Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) Service Continuity Management
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL
9 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.50%) Change Management
9 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Perl
1 12 (30.00%) Python
1 12 (30.00%) Shell Script
1 12 (30.00%) Ruby
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 14 (35.00%) DV Cleared
3 14 (35.00%) CCNA
3 14 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (30.00%) GIAC
4 12 (30.00%) GCIA
5 7 (17.50%) GCIH
6 4 (10.00%) CEH
6 4 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (5.00%) SSCP
7 2 (5.00%) CCNP
7 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) CISA
8 1 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (10.00%) Websense
2 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) Juniper
2 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.50%) LogRhythm
4 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.00%) Symantec
4 2 (5.00%) McAfee
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) ArcSight