The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems snoop
Rank 887 869 884
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing snoop 9 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.011% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.044% 0.064% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 3
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20360 18752 22011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.24% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16127 15168 17967
Average salary £43,750 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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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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Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing snoop over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

snoop Salary Histogram in the UK

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Top 9 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 24 October 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 -13 9 £52,500 -4.54%
South East -4 7 £52,500 -4.54%
Reading +4 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Berkshire 0 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £37,500 -
Surrey - 2 £48,750 -
Peterborough - 2 £37,500 -
East of England - 2 £37,500 -
Staines - 1 £57,500 -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (91.67%) Wireshark
2 7 (58.33%) tcpdump
3 6 (50.00%) IIS
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Sun
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) GPRS
4 5 (41.67%) Solaris
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (41.67%) F5
4 5 (41.67%) FWSM
5 4 (33.33%) Foundry
5 4 (33.33%) Egenera
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Firmware
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (33.33%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) ZigBee
6 3 (25.00%) Communications Security

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Wireshark
2 7 (58.33%) tcpdump
3 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) GPRS
3 5 (41.67%) FWSM
4 3 (25.00%) ZigBee
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) TACACS
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) IPsec
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) SMTP
6 1 (8.33%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) LabVIEW
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Communications Security
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Sun
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) Egenera
3 4 (33.33%) Foundry
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) CA