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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 848 849 885
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +36
Permanent jobs citing Snort 82 106 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.10% 0.065%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 0.81% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 73 102 62
Average salary £60,000 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.71% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -

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
12107 13077 11047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.08% 12.46% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10283 11054 9117
Average salary £41,543 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.85% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Snort Salary Histogram in the UK

Snort
Top 30 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 13 February 2016. 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
England -11 74 £60,000 +23.71% 8
London +7 39 £65,000 +30.00% 4
South West +2 11 £62,500 +31.57%
North West +17 8 £42,500 -10.52%
Cheshire +11 7 £42,500 -10.52%
Warrington +9 7 £42,500 +13.33%
South East +2 7 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Wales - 7 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 7 £45,000 -
Bristol - 7 £62,500 -
South Wales - 7 £45,000 -
City of London +59 5 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Northamptonshire - 5 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £55,000 -
Hampshire +20 4 £53,750 +7.50%
Gloucestershire +6 4 £57,750 +21.57%
Farnborough - 4 £53,750 -
Northampton - 4 £55,000 -
Berkshire +3 3 £42,500 -22.72% 1
West Midlands -30 3 £55,500 +46.05%
Cheltenham +4 2 £57,750 +21.57%
Surbiton - 2 £67,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +10 1 £55,000 +69.23%
Reading +1 1 £65,000 -
Wimbledon 0 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Warwickshire -23 1 £46,000 +21.05%
Warwick -37 1 £46,000 +21.05%
Gloucester - 1 £52,500 -
Manchester - 1 £55,000 -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 82 (48.81%) Windows
2 79 (47.02%) Firewall
3 72 (42.86%) Linux
4 69 (41.07%) SIEM
4 69 (41.07%) Security Operations
5 68 (40.48%) tcpdump
6 67 (39.88%) Wireshark
7 65 (38.69%) TCP/IP
8 53 (31.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 50 (29.76%) Cybersecurity
10 49 (29.17%) GCIH
11 47 (27.98%) Degree
12 46 (27.38%) CISSP
13 43 (25.60%) Cyberthreat
14 42 (25.00%) Python
15 38 (22.62%) Unix
15 38 (22.62%) ArcSight
15 38 (22.62%) Mentoring
16 37 (22.02%) SANS
17 35 (20.83%) Internet
17 35 (20.83%) GIAC
18 34 (20.24%) Information Security
18 34 (20.24%) Perl
18 34 (20.24%) Nessus
19 33 (19.64%) SQL
20 31 (18.45%) Management Information System
21 30 (17.86%) Client/Server
21 30 (17.86%) Bash Shell
21 30 (17.86%) Security Operations Centre
21 30 (17.86%) Coaching

Snort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.95%) Apache
3 6 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.57%) Zimbra
4 5 (2.98%) Jetty
5 3 (1.79%) nginx
6 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.38%) SaaS
3 3 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.19%) PaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (47.02%) Firewall
2 68 (40.48%) tcpdump
3 67 (39.88%) Wireshark
4 65 (38.69%) TCP/IP
5 53 (31.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 35 (20.83%) Internet
7 27 (16.07%) DNS
7 27 (16.07%) Network Security
8 23 (13.69%) HTTP
9 14 (8.33%) SSH
10 12 (7.14%) DHCP
11 11 (6.55%) Reverse Proxy
12 9 (5.36%) LDAP
12 9 (5.36%) VPN
13 8 (4.76%) SAN
13 8 (4.76%) SSL
14 7 (4.17%) LAN
14 7 (4.17%) WAN
15 6 (3.57%) BGP
15 6 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.48%) MySQL
2 14 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.19%) Big Data
4 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.19%) Riak
4 2 (1.19%) Voldemort
5 1 (0.60%) DB2
5 1 (0.60%) GIS
5 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (10.71%) Metasploit
2 12 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.57%) git-flow
3 6 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.57%) JIRA
3 6 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.60%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (5.95%) Finance
2 8 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 8 (4.76%) Law
3 7 (4.17%) Retail
4 6 (3.57%) Legal
5 5 (2.98%) Games
6 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 99 (58.93%) Analyst
2 77 (45.83%) Security Analyst
3 36 (21.43%) SOC Analyst
4 15 (8.93%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 14 (8.33%) Administrator
5 14 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 12 (7.14%) Junior
7 11 (6.55%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 11 (6.55%) Junior Analyst
7 11 (6.55%) Junior Security Analyst
8 10 (5.95%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.76%) Security Specialist
11 7 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
11 7 (4.17%) Network Specialist
11 7 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
11 7 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.95%) LAMP
2 7 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (2.98%) HornetQ
3 5 (2.98%) JMX
3 5 (2.98%) Web Services
4 3 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (1.79%) Memcached
5 2 (1.19%) .NET
5 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.60%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.60%) Cyberthreat
2 31 (18.45%) Management Information System
3 30 (17.86%) Client/Server
3 30 (17.86%) Security Operations Centre
4 22 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (11.31%) Computer Science
6 14 (8.33%) PKI
7 10 (5.95%) Grid Computing
8 7 (4.17%) Private Cloud
9 6 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
10 4 (2.38%) CESG
11 3 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.19%) iPad
12 2 (1.19%) Mobile Games
12 2 (1.19%) Xbox
13 1 (0.60%) Clustering
13 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (48.81%) Windows
2 72 (42.86%) Linux
3 38 (22.62%) Unix
4 14 (8.33%) CentOS
4 14 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.14%) Solaris
5 12 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 12 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.55%) FreeBSD
6 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.36%) Debian
8 7 (4.17%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.98%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.19%) Kali Linux
10 2 (1.19%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.60%) SUSE
11 1 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (41.07%) Security Operations
1 69 (41.07%) SIEM
2 50 (29.76%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (22.62%) Mentoring
4 34 (20.24%) Information Security
5 30 (17.86%) Coaching
6 29 (17.26%) Ethical Hacking
7 28 (16.67%) Network Architecture
8 24 (14.29%) Open Source
9 22 (13.10%) Configuration Management
10 21 (12.50%) ITIL
11 18 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (10.12%) Software Engineering
13 14 (8.33%) Data Analysis
14 13 (7.74%) Functional Programming
14 13 (7.74%) SDLC
15 12 (7.14%) ETL
15 12 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
16 11 (6.55%) Online Security
16 11 (6.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.00%) Python
2 34 (20.24%) Perl
3 33 (19.64%) SQL
4 30 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 22 (13.10%) Ruby
6 21 (12.50%) Java
7 19 (11.31%) PowerShell
8 13 (7.74%) C
8 13 (7.74%) C++
8 13 (7.74%) Erlang
8 13 (7.74%) Haskell
8 13 (7.74%) Lisp
9 8 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.57%) PHP
11 5 (2.98%) VB
12 2 (1.19%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 49 (29.17%) GCIH
2 47 (27.98%) Degree
3 46 (27.38%) CISSP
4 37 (22.02%) SANS
5 35 (20.83%) GIAC
6 20 (11.90%) CEH
7 15 (8.93%) Security Cleared
8 14 (8.33%) CISM
9 13 (7.74%) SC Cleared
10 11 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (6.55%) CompTIA Security+
10 11 (6.55%) Security+ Certification
11 10 (5.95%) CCNA
12 8 (4.76%) GCIA
13 6 (3.57%) GCFA
14 5 (2.98%) GREM
15 4 (2.38%) CREST Certified
16 3 (1.79%) CISMP
16 3 (1.79%) ECSA
17 2 (1.19%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.98%) SLA
3 4 (2.38%) HMG Infosec
4 3 (1.79%) GPG13
4 3 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) FISMA
5 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
System Software
1 13 (7.74%) iptables
1 13 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.95%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.17%) NFS
4 6 (3.57%) KVM
4 6 (3.57%) Squid
4 6 (3.57%) Xen
5 5 (2.98%) Varnish
6 3 (1.79%) Docker
7 1 (0.60%) Samba
Systems Management
1 34 (20.24%) Nessus
2 18 (10.71%) EnCase
3 17 (10.12%) Nagios
3 17 (10.12%) Puppet
4 16 (9.52%) RSA enVision
5 15 (8.93%) Nmap
6 11 (6.55%) Graphite
7 10 (5.95%) Bcfg2
8 9 (5.36%) CFEngine
8 9 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (4.76%) QRadar
10 7 (4.17%) HAProxy
11 6 (3.57%) Cacti
11 6 (3.57%) logstash
11 6 (3.57%) ZABBIX
12 5 (2.98%) Ansible
12 5 (2.98%) Nexpose
12 5 (2.98%) Proventia
13 4 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
14 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (22.62%) ArcSight
2 22 (13.10%) NetWitness
3 21 (12.50%) Splunk
4 18 (10.71%) Intel Security
5 17 (10.12%) Cisco
6 16 (9.52%) LogLogic
7 14 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 14 (8.33%) Sourcefire
8 13 (7.74%) VMware
9 12 (7.14%) LogRhythm
9 12 (7.14%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.76%) Juniper
11 7 (4.17%) NetApp
12 6 (3.57%) F5
13 5 (2.98%) Citrix
13 5 (2.98%) ScanSafe
14 4 (2.38%) Blue Coat
14 4 (2.38%) Infoblox
14 4 (2.38%) Microsoft
15 3 (1.79%) FireEye
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