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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 402 421 421
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing Snort 27 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.037% 0.083%
As % of the System Software category 0.96% 0.29% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 19
Average salary £47,500 £56,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +100.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £41,875 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
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
2803 2720 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.45% 12.68% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2301 2201
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 September 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 September 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 - 18 £44,750 - 1
Berkshire -1 9 £56,250 -6.25%
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 50 (54.95%) Linux
2 48 (52.75%) Windows
2 48 (52.75%) Sourcefire
3 43 (47.25%) SIEM
4 41 (45.05%) tcpdump
5 40 (43.96%) Firewall
6 36 (39.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 35 (38.46%) PCI DSS
8 32 (35.16%) CISSP
9 30 (32.97%) DNS
10 29 (31.87%) TCP/IP
10 29 (31.87%) Juniper
11 28 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (30.77%) LAN
11 28 (30.77%) WAN
12 27 (29.67%) Cisco
12 27 (29.67%) Security Cleared
13 26 (28.57%) Python
13 26 (28.57%) Ruby
14 25 (27.47%) HTTP
14 25 (27.47%) Microsoft
15 24 (26.37%) Wireshark
16 23 (25.27%) SC Cleared
17 21 (23.08%) Bash Shell
17 21 (23.08%) MS Excel
17 21 (23.08%) PHP
17 21 (23.08%) Red Hat
17 21 (23.08%) Information Security
18 19 (20.88%) CCNP
18 19 (20.88%) Cisco ASA

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (18.68%) IIS
2 12 (13.19%) Apache
2 12 (13.19%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (45.05%) tcpdump
2 40 (43.96%) Firewall
3 36 (39.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 30 (32.97%) DNS
5 29 (31.87%) TCP/IP
6 28 (30.77%) LAN
6 28 (30.77%) WAN
7 25 (27.47%) HTTP
8 24 (26.37%) Wireshark
9 19 (20.88%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (18.68%) Network Security
11 14 (15.38%) LDAP
11 14 (15.38%) FTP
11 14 (15.38%) SMTP
11 14 (15.38%) Internet
12 12 (13.19%) DHCP
12 12 (13.19%) IPX
12 12 (13.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (13.19%) IP Telephony
12 12 (13.19%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) MySQL
2 1 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.59%) Law
3 3 (3.30%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (47.25%) Analyst
2 34 (37.36%) Security Analyst
3 20 (21.98%) Security Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Operations Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) Security Operations Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Security Tester
6 8 (8.79%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Consultant
6 8 (8.79%) Tester
6 8 (8.79%) Security Consultant
6 8 (8.79%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Open Source
2 10 (10.99%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.59%) CESG
4 5 (5.49%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.10%) Physics
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (1.10%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 50 (54.95%) Linux
2 48 (52.75%) Windows
3 16 (17.58%) Solaris
4 13 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (10.99%) CentOS
5 10 (10.99%) Ubuntu
6 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.69%) UNIX
7 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.25%) SIEM
2 21 (23.08%) Information Security
3 17 (18.68%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (18.68%) Cyber Security
4 14 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing
5 12 (13.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (13.19%) Computer Forensics
5 12 (13.19%) Change Control
6 11 (12.09%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (12.09%) ITIL
6 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.99%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (10.99%) Security Testing
7 10 (10.99%) Analytics
8 6 (6.59%) Information Assurance
9 2 (2.20%) Service Continuity Management
9 2 (2.20%) Protective Monitoring
10 1 (1.10%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (1.10%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.57%) Python
1 26 (28.57%) Ruby
2 21 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 21 (23.08%) PHP
3 14 (15.38%) Perl
4 9 (9.89%) SQL
5 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (35.16%) CISSP
2 28 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (29.67%) Security Cleared
4 23 (25.27%) SC Cleared
5 19 (20.88%) CCNP
6 18 (19.78%) DV Cleared
7 16 (17.58%) CCNA
8 15 (16.48%) GCIA
9 14 (15.38%) CEH
10 13 (14.29%) GIAC
10 13 (14.29%) Degree
11 12 (13.19%) CCIE
11 12 (13.19%) CCSP
12 11 (12.09%) CISM
13 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (8.79%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (7.69%) OSCP
14 7 (7.69%) OSCE
15 6 (6.59%) GCIH
16 4 (4.40%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 10 (10.99%) HIPAA
3 7 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (6.59%) GPG13
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) Nmap
2 8 (8.79%) Forefront TMG
2 8 (8.79%) UAG
3 6 (6.59%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) Nessus
Vendors
1 48 (52.75%) Sourcefire
2 29 (31.87%) Juniper
3 27 (29.67%) Cisco
4 25 (27.47%) Microsoft
5 21 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 17 (18.68%) CheckPoint
7 16 (17.58%) Sophos
7 16 (17.58%) Imperva
8 10 (10.99%) Websense
8 10 (10.99%) Blue Coat
9 8 (8.79%) LogRhythm
10 7 (7.69%) Splunk
11 6 (6.59%) HP
12 4 (4.40%) McAfee
13 2 (2.20%) IBM
13 2 (2.20%) Dell
13 2 (2.20%) Symantec
13 2 (2.20%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.20%) Fujitsu
13 2 (2.20%) IronPort
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + car / bens / training etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 5 days ago