The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 841 795 837
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +42
Permanent jobs citing Snort 56 110 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.094% 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 0.47% 0.87% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 42 95 47
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £69,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +26.00%

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

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11954 12629 10965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.95% 10.84% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9964 10446 9348
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Snort within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Snort
Salary Trend

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

Snort Salary Trend in the UK

Snort
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Snort over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Snort Salary Histogram in the UK

Snort
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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
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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 -37 52 £50,000 +5.26% 13
London -1 24 £57,500 +21.05% 6
South East -3 17 £47,500 - 4
South West -12 8 £43,750 +45.83% 1
Berkshire +2 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Reading +4 6 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire -2 6 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Bristol - 5 £37,500 - 1
South Wales - 4 - -
Farnborough - 4 £50,000 - 1
Wales - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 - -
City of London +28 2 £65,000 +10.63%
Surrey -1 2 £42,500 -43.33%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
North West -2 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Southampton -4 1 £45,000 +2.85%
Slough -19 1 £57,500 +27.77%
Cheltenham - 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £60,000 -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 87 (52.10%) SIEM
2 69 (41.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 66 (39.52%) Windows
4 61 (36.53%) Linux
5 58 (34.73%) TCP/IP
6 55 (32.93%) Wireshark
7 45 (26.95%) Sourcefire
7 45 (26.95%) Firewall
8 43 (25.75%) Cyber Security
9 39 (23.35%) HTTP
10 37 (22.16%) Information Security
11 36 (21.56%) tcpdump
12 35 (20.96%) GIAC
13 33 (19.76%) DNS
14 31 (18.56%) Incident Management
14 31 (18.56%) Malware Analysis
15 29 (17.37%) Finance
16 27 (16.17%) GCIH
16 27 (16.17%) Cisco
17 25 (14.97%) Python
17 25 (14.97%) WAN
18 24 (14.37%) LAN
18 24 (14.37%) LDAP
19 23 (13.77%) Perl
19 23 (13.77%) CISSP
19 23 (13.77%) ArcSight
20 22 (13.17%) FTP
20 22 (13.17%) SMTP
20 22 (13.17%) Java
20 22 (13.17%) UNIX

Snort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 4 (2.40%) Lync
2 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.20%) Liferay
3 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (41.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 58 (34.73%) TCP/IP
3 55 (32.93%) Wireshark
4 45 (26.95%) Firewall
5 39 (23.35%) HTTP
6 36 (21.56%) tcpdump
7 33 (19.76%) DNS
8 25 (14.97%) WAN
9 24 (14.37%) LDAP
9 24 (14.37%) LAN
10 22 (13.17%) SMTP
10 22 (13.17%) FTP
11 20 (11.98%) Internet
11 20 (11.98%) Network Security
12 13 (7.78%) DHCP
13 12 (7.19%) Wireless
14 11 (6.59%) SSL
15 9 (5.39%) VPN
16 7 (4.19%) IPsec
16 7 (4.19%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.79%) MySQL
2 3 (1.80%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.80%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.80%) Riak
2 3 (1.80%) Big Data
2 3 (1.80%) Voldemort
3 2 (1.20%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.20%) NetBeans
1 2 (1.20%) Subversion
1 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (17.37%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.19%) Law
4 3 (1.80%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Electronics
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (55.09%) Analyst
2 69 (41.32%) Security Analyst
3 24 (14.37%) Operations Analyst
3 24 (14.37%) Security Operations Analyst
4 13 (7.78%) Security Engineer
4 13 (7.78%) Network Analyst
5 12 (7.19%) Network Intrusion Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) Network Engineer
7 9 (5.39%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (5.39%) Consultant
8 6 (3.59%) Network Consultant
8 6 (3.59%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.59%) Network Specialist
9 5 (2.99%) Security Consultant
9 5 (2.99%) Information Security Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 4 (2.40%) Forensic Investigator
10 4 (2.40%) Network Security Analyst
10 4 (2.40%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (2.40%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.59%) JRuby
2 3 (1.80%) .NET
3 2 (1.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.17%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.78%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.19%) SCADA
3 7 (4.19%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.59%) PKI
4 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.59%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.59%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.40%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.20%) User Experience
6 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.60%) CESG
7 1 (0.60%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 66 (39.52%) Windows
2 61 (36.53%) Linux
3 22 (13.17%) UNIX
4 10 (5.99%) Solaris
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (52.10%) SIEM
2 43 (25.75%) Cyber Security
3 37 (22.16%) Information Security
4 31 (18.56%) Incident Management
4 31 (18.56%) Malware Analysis
5 17 (10.18%) Mentoring
5 17 (10.18%) Ethical Hacking
5 17 (10.18%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (8.98%) ITIL
7 13 (7.78%) Computer Security
7 13 (7.78%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (7.78%) DevOps
8 12 (7.19%) Software Engineering
9 11 (6.59%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (6.59%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (5.39%) Information Assurance
11 8 (4.79%) Change Control
11 8 (4.79%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.79%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.19%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.97%) Python
2 23 (13.77%) Perl
3 22 (13.17%) Java
4 21 (12.57%) SQL
5 20 (11.98%) Ruby
6 18 (10.78%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.79%) C
8 6 (3.59%) C++
8 6 (3.59%) Clojure
8 6 (3.59%) Erlang
8 6 (3.59%) Groovy
8 6 (3.59%) Elixir
9 5 (2.99%) Haskell
9 5 (2.99%) Lisp
10 3 (1.80%) PHP
10 3 (1.80%) Go
10 3 (1.80%) SystemTap
11 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (20.96%) GIAC
2 27 (16.17%) GCIH
3 23 (13.77%) CISSP
4 21 (12.57%) Security Cleared
5 19 (11.38%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (11.38%) GCIA
6 17 (10.18%) CEH
7 16 (9.58%) CCNP
8 14 (8.38%) SC Cleared
9 13 (7.78%) CCNA
10 9 (5.39%) CISM
10 9 (5.39%) Degree
10 9 (5.39%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.99%) CCSP
12 3 (1.80%) CCIE
12 3 (1.80%) CCSE
12 3 (1.80%) CCSA
13 2 (1.20%) CCDP
13 2 (1.20%) OSCP
14 1 (0.60%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.78%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.19%) Docker
2 6 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.80%) vCloud
4 2 (1.20%) pfSense
4 2 (1.20%) KVM
4 2 (1.20%) iptables
4 2 (1.20%) Xen
5 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.60%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (8.98%) OSSEC
2 14 (8.38%) Nagios
3 5 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.40%) Nessus
4 4 (2.40%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.40%) Check_MK
5 2 (1.20%) Puppet
5 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.20%) Cacti
5 2 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.60%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 45 (26.95%) Sourcefire
2 27 (16.17%) Cisco
3 23 (13.77%) ArcSight
4 18 (10.78%) CheckPoint
5 15 (8.98%) Splunk
6 13 (7.78%) Juniper
7 12 (7.19%) Symantec
8 11 (6.59%) FireEye
8 11 (6.59%) LogLogic
9 9 (5.39%) LogRhythm
9 9 (5.39%) Microsoft
10 8 (4.79%) McAfee
11 6 (3.59%) HP
11 6 (3.59%) VMware
12 5 (2.99%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.99%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.40%) IronPort
13 4 (2.40%) F5
13 4 (2.40%) Websense
13 4 (2.40%) Q1 Labs
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