The first table below looks at the demand for snoop skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited snoop over the 3 months to 29 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 Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems snoop
Rank 902 863 884
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +21
Permanent jobs citing snoop 5 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.024% 0.030% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 8
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -11.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20479 19735 21042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.52% 18.15% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 15868 17367
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

snoop
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing snoop within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

snoop Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

snoop
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing snoop within the UK.

snoop Salary Trend in the UK

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Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing snoop within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
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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
England -44 5 £40,000 -25.58%
East of England - 5 £40,000 -
Peterborough - 5 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £40,000 -

snoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing snoop 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 snoop.

1 14 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 9 (64.29%) tcpdump
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) F5
5 5 (35.71%) Juniper
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) UNIX
5 5 (35.71%) GPRS
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) MPLS
6 4 (28.57%) OSPF
6 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) IIS
6 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) ATM
6 4 (28.57%) Perl
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) FWSM
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) Communications Security
7 3 (21.43%) ZigBee
8 2 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 2 (14.29%) SS7
8 2 (14.29%) SCCP
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing snoop 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 snoop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 9 (64.29%) tcpdump
3 5 (35.71%) GPRS
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) ATM
4 4 (28.57%) FWSM
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (21.43%) ZigBee
6 2 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (14.29%) CDMA
6 2 (14.29%) GSM
6 2 (14.29%) 3GPP
6 2 (14.29%) SS7
6 2 (14.29%) SCCP
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) CppUnit
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Communications Security
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Snort
1 1 (7.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Sun
4 2 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint