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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 835 812 831
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Permanent jobs citing Snort 67 126 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.11% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 1.01% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 42 105 46
Average salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +26.66%

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
12290 12535 10875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.10% 10.61% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10167 10496 9255
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Snort Salary Histogram in the UK

Snort
Top 21 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 3 July 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 -40 63 £50,000 -0.99% 9
London +2 34 £52,500 - 5
South West -3 11 £47,500 +58.33% 2
South East -31 11 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Gloucestershire +1 5 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Berkshire -21 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cheltenham +5 4 £53,750 +2.38% 1
Bristol -17 4 £31,250 - 1
Hampshire -24 4 £50,000 +5.26%
South Wales - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 - -
Reading -6 3 £50,000 - 1
City of London +27 2 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Surrey 0 2 £42,500 -34.61%
Southampton -6 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Farnborough - 2 £50,000 -
Cheshire -10 1 £50,000 +42.85% 1
North West -12 1 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Slough -19 1 £57,500 +27.77%
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 98 (51.31%) SIEM
2 92 (48.17%) Windows
3 77 (40.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 73 (38.22%) TCP/IP
5 72 (37.70%) Linux
6 57 (29.84%) Wireshark
7 53 (27.75%) Sourcefire
8 52 (27.23%) Firewall
9 48 (25.13%) Cyber Security
10 44 (23.04%) Information Security
10 44 (23.04%) Incident Management
11 41 (21.47%) HTTP
12 40 (20.94%) DNS
13 38 (19.90%) GIAC
14 35 (18.32%) Finance
14 35 (18.32%) tcpdump
15 34 (17.80%) Malware Analysis
16 31 (16.23%) UNIX
17 30 (15.71%) Python
17 30 (15.71%) Cisco
17 30 (15.71%) GCIH
18 29 (15.18%) Perl
18 29 (15.18%) Management Information System
19 28 (14.66%) CISSP
20 27 (14.14%) SQL
21 26 (13.61%) Splunk
22 25 (13.09%) CEH
22 25 (13.09%) Ruby
23 24 (12.57%) Network Security
23 24 (12.57%) Mentoring

Snort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.09%) Lync
2 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.05%) Liferay
3 1 (0.52%) IIS
3 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (40.31%) Intrusion Detection
2 73 (38.22%) TCP/IP
3 57 (29.84%) Wireshark
4 52 (27.23%) Firewall
5 41 (21.47%) HTTP
6 40 (20.94%) DNS
7 35 (18.32%) tcpdump
8 24 (12.57%) Network Security
9 22 (11.52%) LDAP
10 20 (10.47%) WAN
10 20 (10.47%) SMTP
10 20 (10.47%) FTP
11 19 (9.95%) LAN
12 16 (8.38%) Internet
12 16 (8.38%) Wireless
13 14 (7.33%) DHCP
14 12 (6.28%) SSL
15 10 (5.24%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (4.71%) Wireless Security
17 8 (4.19%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.66%) MySQL
1 7 (3.66%) Big Data
2 6 (3.14%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.05%) Riak
4 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.05%) Voldemort
4 2 (1.05%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.57%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.57%) NetBeans
2 2 (1.05%) Subversion
2 2 (1.05%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (18.32%) Finance
2 17 (8.90%) Financial Institution
3 12 (6.28%) Law
4 7 (3.66%) Legal
5 5 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.57%) Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Electronics
7 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 106 (55.50%) Analyst
2 78 (40.84%) Security Analyst
3 26 (13.61%) Security Engineer
4 25 (13.09%) Operations Analyst
4 25 (13.09%) Security Operations Analyst
5 20 (10.47%) Network Analyst
6 17 (8.90%) Network Intrusion Analyst
7 11 (5.76%) Consultant
8 10 (5.24%) Information Security Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) Security Consultant
10 7 (3.66%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.14%) Network Security Analyst
12 5 (2.62%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 5 (2.62%) Network Consultant
12 5 (2.62%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.62%) IT Security Analyst
12 5 (2.62%) Network Security Consultant
13 4 (2.09%) Senior Network Engineer
13 4 (2.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.62%) JRuby
2 4 (2.09%) .NET
3 2 (1.05%) LAMP
4 1 (0.52%) WCF
4 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
4 1 (0.52%) SAML
4 1 (0.52%) OAuth
4 1 (0.52%) AppFabric
4 1 (0.52%) REST
4 1 (0.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.18%) Management Information System
2 17 (8.90%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.24%) SCADA
4 8 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.14%) PKI
7 5 (2.62%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.62%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.09%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.09%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.05%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.52%) CESG
10 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.52%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (48.17%) Windows
2 72 (37.70%) Linux
3 31 (16.23%) UNIX
4 10 (5.24%) Solaris
5 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (51.31%) SIEM
2 48 (25.13%) Cyber Security
3 44 (23.04%) Information Security
3 44 (23.04%) Incident Management
4 34 (17.80%) Malware Analysis
5 24 (12.57%) Mentoring
6 19 (9.95%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (9.42%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (7.85%) Computer Security
8 15 (7.85%) Ethical Hacking
8 15 (7.85%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (7.33%) Information Assurance
10 12 (6.28%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.28%) DevOps
11 11 (5.76%) ITIL
12 10 (5.24%) Risk Management
12 10 (5.24%) People Management
13 9 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (4.71%) Database Security
13 9 (4.71%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.71%) Python
2 29 (15.18%) Perl
3 27 (14.14%) SQL
4 25 (13.09%) Ruby
5 21 (10.99%) PowerShell
5 21 (10.99%) Java
6 5 (2.62%) PHP
6 5 (2.62%) C
6 5 (2.62%) C++
6 5 (2.62%) Clojure
6 5 (2.62%) Erlang
6 5 (2.62%) Groovy
6 5 (2.62%) Elixir
7 4 (2.09%) Haskell
7 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.09%) Lisp
8 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.05%) Go
8 2 (1.05%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 38 (19.90%) GIAC
2 30 (15.71%) GCIH
3 28 (14.66%) CISSP
4 25 (13.09%) CEH
5 22 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (10.99%) GCIA
7 18 (9.42%) Security Cleared
8 17 (8.90%) CCNP
9 16 (8.38%) CISM
10 14 (7.33%) CCNA
11 12 (6.28%) SC Cleared
12 10 (5.24%) Degree
13 7 (3.66%) DV Cleared
14 6 (3.14%) CCSE
14 6 (3.14%) CCSA
15 5 (2.62%) CCIE
15 5 (2.62%) CCSP
16 2 (1.05%) CCDP
16 2 (1.05%) CHFI
17 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.47%) PCI DSS
2 13 (6.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.05%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.05%) FISMA
4 1 (0.52%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (5.76%) Docker
2 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.57%) vCloud
4 2 (1.05%) pfSense
4 2 (1.05%) KVM
4 2 (1.05%) iptables
4 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) Squid
4 2 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (7.33%) OSSEC
2 13 (6.81%) Nagios
3 10 (5.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (3.14%) Nessus
5 2 (1.05%) Nmap
5 2 (1.05%) Cacti
5 2 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.05%) Puppet
5 2 (1.05%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.05%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.52%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (27.75%) Sourcefire
2 30 (15.71%) Cisco
3 26 (13.61%) Splunk
4 23 (12.04%) ArcSight
4 23 (12.04%) CheckPoint
5 18 (9.42%) Juniper
6 17 (8.90%) Symantec
7 14 (7.33%) McAfee
8 11 (5.76%) LogRhythm
9 10 (5.24%) Microsoft
10 9 (4.71%) LogLogic
10 9 (4.71%) IronPort
11 8 (4.19%) Fortinet
12 7 (3.66%) Websense
13 6 (3.14%) VMware
13 6 (3.14%) HP
14 4 (2.09%) Q1 Labs
14 4 (2.09%) F5
15 3 (1.57%) Hortonworks
15 3 (1.57%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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