The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 835 861 878
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +17
Permanent jobs citing Snort 82 90 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.084% 0.100%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 0.71% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 59 60 97
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +1.06%

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
12194 12650 12772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.40% 11.86% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10319 10460 10813
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Snort as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016 within the UK.

Snort Salary Histogram in the UK

Snort
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 80 £65,000 +30.00% 6
London 0 37 £70,000 +33.33% 4
South East +33 21 £57,500 +9.52%
South West +6 16 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Bristol +19 11 £37,500 +25.00%
Surrey +13 10 £55,000 -12.00%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £44,000 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £44,000 -
Guildford - 6 - -
Gloucestershire -10 5 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Berkshire +7 4 £73,750 +47.50%
Reading +6 4 £73,750 -
West Midlands -9 3 £37,500 -1.31%
Cardiff +4 2 £51,250 -
Wales +4 2 £51,250 -
South Wales +3 2 £51,250 -
Warwickshire -6 2 £31,250 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Gloucester - 2 £65,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £73,750 -
Luton - 2 - - 1
City of London +42 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Cheltenham -9 1 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Birmingham -18 1 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
Northampton - 1 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Snort also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Snort.

1 106 (58.89%) SIEM
2 90 (50.00%) Firewall
3 82 (45.56%) Linux
4 81 (45.00%) CISSP
5 73 (40.56%) Security Operations
6 69 (38.33%) GCIH
7 68 (37.78%) TCP/IP
8 63 (35.00%) Windows
9 60 (33.33%) ArcSight
10 56 (31.11%) Cybersecurity
10 56 (31.11%) Wireshark
11 55 (30.56%) Unix
12 54 (30.00%) tcpdump
13 51 (28.33%) Information Security
14 50 (27.78%) ITIL
15 47 (26.11%) SANS
16 46 (25.56%) HTTP
16 46 (25.56%) CEH
17 45 (25.00%) Management Information System
18 43 (23.89%) DNS
19 42 (23.33%) Security Operations Centre
19 42 (23.33%) Splunk
20 38 (21.11%) Java
21 37 (20.56%) SQL
21 37 (20.56%) Python
22 35 (19.44%) Cisco
22 35 (19.44%) Nessus
23 33 (18.33%) Intrusion Detection
23 33 (18.33%) Cyberthreat
24 32 (17.78%) GCIA

Snort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.11%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (5.00%) Jetty
2 9 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.33%) Liferay
4 5 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.78%) Zimbra
5 3 (1.67%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Office
1 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.22%) SaaS
4 2 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (50.00%) Firewall
2 68 (37.78%) TCP/IP
3 56 (31.11%) Wireshark
4 54 (30.00%) tcpdump
5 46 (25.56%) HTTP
6 43 (23.89%) DNS
7 33 (18.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 31 (17.22%) Internet
9 28 (15.56%) Network Security
10 27 (15.00%) SMTP
11 15 (8.33%) FTP
12 13 (7.22%) LAN
12 13 (7.22%) LDAP
12 13 (7.22%) WAN
13 11 (6.11%) Reverse Proxy
14 10 (5.56%) SAN
14 10 (5.56%) VPN
15 9 (5.00%) HTTPS
15 9 (5.00%) SSL
16 7 (3.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.67%) MySQL
2 9 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.89%) Big Data
4 6 (3.33%) Apache Accumulo
4 6 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Git (software)
1 14 (7.78%) Metasploit
2 9 (5.00%) Subversion
3 6 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.33%) NetBeans
3 6 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.78%) git-flow
4 5 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (15.00%) Finance
2 10 (5.56%) Retail
3 7 (3.89%) Law
3 7 (3.89%) Legal
4 6 (3.33%) Marketing
5 5 (2.78%) Electronics
5 5 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.22%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.11%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.11%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 104 (57.78%) Analyst
2 69 (38.33%) Security Analyst
3 37 (20.56%) SOC Analyst
4 19 (10.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 18 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
6 17 (9.44%) Security Operations Analyst
7 16 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (7.22%) Senior Security Analyst
9 12 (6.67%) Operations Manager
10 11 (6.11%) Administrator
10 11 (6.11%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (6.11%) Security Specialist
11 10 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
11 10 (5.56%) Network Specialist
11 10 (5.56%) Operational Security Manager
11 10 (5.56%) Security Manager
11 10 (5.56%) Security Operations Manager
12 9 (5.00%) Technical Security Specialist
12 9 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
13 8 (4.44%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.00%) HornetQ
1 9 (5.00%) JMX
1 9 (5.00%) LAMP
2 6 (3.33%) Kafka
2 6 (3.33%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.11%) .NET
3 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.11%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 42 (23.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 33 (18.33%) Cyberthreat
4 28 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (11.67%) Computer Science
6 16 (8.89%) PKI
7 10 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
7 10 (5.56%) iPad
8 8 (4.44%) Data Centre
9 7 (3.89%) Cybercrime
10 6 (3.33%) Client/Server
10 6 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (3.33%) User Experience
11 5 (2.78%) Grid Computing
11 5 (2.78%) Mathematics
11 5 (2.78%) Private Cloud
12 4 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (2.22%) Social Network
13 3 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 82 (45.56%) Linux
2 63 (35.00%) Windows
3 55 (30.56%) Unix
4 12 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 11 (6.11%) FreeBSD
5 11 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.11%) Solaris
5 11 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.00%) Debian
7 7 (3.89%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.22%) CentOS
8 4 (2.22%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.67%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (58.89%) SIEM
2 73 (40.56%) Security Operations
3 56 (31.11%) Cybersecurity
4 51 (28.33%) Information Security
5 50 (27.78%) ITIL
6 31 (17.22%) Ethical Hacking
7 26 (14.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 25 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 23 (12.78%) Open Source
10 22 (12.22%) Mentoring
10 22 (12.22%) Protective Monitoring
11 19 (10.56%) Incident Management
12 17 (9.44%) Configuration Management
13 16 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (7.78%) Malware Detection/Protection
16 12 (6.67%) Coaching
16 12 (6.67%) PRINCE2
17 11 (6.11%) Analytics
17 11 (6.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.11%) Java
2 37 (20.56%) Python
2 37 (20.56%) SQL
3 30 (16.67%) Ruby
4 29 (16.11%) Perl
5 26 (14.44%) Bash Shell
6 18 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.44%) C
9 7 (3.89%) C++
9 7 (3.89%) Erlang
9 7 (3.89%) Haskell
9 7 (3.89%) Lisp
10 5 (2.78%) VB
11 2 (1.11%) PHP
12 1 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 81 (45.00%) CISSP
2 69 (38.33%) GCIH
3 47 (26.11%) SANS
4 46 (25.56%) CEH
5 32 (17.78%) GCIA
6 28 (15.56%) CISM
6 28 (15.56%) GIAC
7 24 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 22 (12.22%) SC Cleared
9 20 (11.11%) Degree
10 15 (8.33%) CREST Certified
11 14 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (7.78%) CompTIA Security+
11 14 (7.78%) Security+ Certification
11 14 (7.78%) SSCP
12 13 (7.22%) CCNA
13 10 (5.56%) GCFA
14 9 (5.00%) DV Cleared
14 9 (5.00%) GREM
15 5 (2.78%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (7.78%) COBIT
3 7 (3.89%) GPG13
4 6 (3.33%) HMG Infosec
5 2 (1.11%) SLA
6 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 26 (14.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.67%) Docker
3 10 (5.56%) iptables
3 10 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.00%) KVM
4 9 (5.00%) Xen
5 5 (2.78%) NFS
5 5 (2.78%) Squid
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (19.44%) Nessus
2 18 (10.00%) Nagios
2 18 (10.00%) RSA enVision
3 17 (9.44%) EnCase
3 17 (9.44%) Puppet
4 14 (7.78%) CFEngine
4 14 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (6.11%) Nmap
6 10 (5.56%) QRadar
7 9 (5.00%) Cacti
8 7 (3.89%) Kubernetes
8 7 (3.89%) OSSEC
9 6 (3.33%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (3.33%) Nexpose
9 6 (3.33%) Proventia
10 5 (2.78%) logstash
10 5 (2.78%) RSA Archer
10 5 (2.78%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (1.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 60 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 42 (23.33%) Splunk
3 35 (19.44%) Cisco
4 21 (11.67%) LogRhythm
5 17 (9.44%) Sourcefire
6 16 (8.89%) CheckPoint
7 15 (8.33%) Intel Security
7 15 (8.33%) NetWitness
8 13 (7.22%) LogLogic
8 13 (7.22%) Qualys
9 11 (6.11%) Red Hat
10 10 (5.56%) IBM
10 10 (5.56%) Juniper
10 10 (5.56%) VMware
11 9 (5.00%) Fortinet
12 7 (3.89%) Citrix
12 7 (3.89%) F5
12 7 (3.89%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.33%) Hortonworks
13 6 (3.33%) ScanSafe
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