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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 423 380 433
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +53
Permanent jobs citing Snort 7 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.034% 0.15% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 1.24% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 12
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -26.92%
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
2784 2412 2720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.63% 11.92% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 1969 2286
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 £23,408 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Berkshire -20 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Hampshire -38 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 20 (64.52%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (54.84%) HTTP
4 16 (51.61%) PCI DSS
5 15 (48.39%) tcpdump
5 15 (48.39%) Ruby
5 15 (48.39%) Python
5 15 (48.39%) Perl
6 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (41.94%) Wireshark
7 13 (41.94%) Firewall
7 13 (41.94%) SSL
8 12 (38.71%) VPN
8 12 (38.71%) CCNA
8 12 (38.71%) IPsec
8 12 (38.71%) HTTPS
8 12 (38.71%) Shell Script
8 12 (38.71%) Network Security
8 12 (38.71%) SIEM
9 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
9 11 (35.48%) Sourcefire
10 10 (32.26%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (32.26%) .NET
10 10 (32.26%) MySQL
10 10 (32.26%) IIS
11 9 (29.03%) Internet
12 8 (25.81%) Information Security
12 8 (25.81%) GIAC

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10 (32.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) HTTP
2 15 (48.39%) tcpdump
3 13 (41.94%) Wireshark
3 13 (41.94%) Firewall
3 13 (41.94%) SSL
4 12 (38.71%) VPN
4 12 (38.71%) IPsec
4 12 (38.71%) HTTPS
4 12 (38.71%) Network Security
5 10 (32.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (29.03%) Internet
7 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
8 6 (19.35%) LAN
8 6 (19.35%) WAN
8 6 (19.35%) DNS
9 5 (16.13%) SMTP
9 5 (16.13%) FTP
9 5 (16.13%) LDAP
10 1 (3.23%) Telnet
10 1 (3.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.23%) NetBeans
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (12.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Security Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Security Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Forensic Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Physics
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Solaris
4 3 (9.68%) UNIX
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (38.71%) SIEM
3 8 (25.81%) Information Security
3 8 (25.81%) Computer Forensics
3 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
3 8 (25.81%) Change Control
3 8 (25.81%) Information Assurance
4 7 (22.58%) Cyber Security
4 7 (22.58%) Security Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (16.13%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.45%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Ruby
1 15 (48.39%) Python
1 15 (48.39%) Perl
2 12 (38.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (38.71%) CCNA
3 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
4 8 (25.81%) GIAC
5 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) GCIA
6 5 (16.13%) GCIH
7 4 (12.90%) CEH
7 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 3 (9.68%) CISSP
9 2 (6.45%) BC Cleared
9 2 (6.45%) CHFI
9 2 (6.45%) CCIE
9 2 (6.45%) SSCP
9 2 (6.45%) CISM
10 1 (3.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (51.61%) PCI DSS
2 14 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.45%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Sourcefire
2 3 (9.68%) Splunk
3 2 (6.45%) Imperva
3 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
3 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
3 2 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) Dell
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Juniper
3 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.45%) Symantec
3 2 (6.45%) McAfee
3 2 (6.45%) Sophos
3 2 (6.45%) Websense
4 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
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