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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 851 856 897
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +41
Permanent jobs citing Snort 89 111 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.10% 0.085%
As % of the System Software category 0.71% 0.83% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 69 83 80
Median salary £65,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.02% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -

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
12612 13360 12574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.30% 12.09% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10689 10967 10590
Median salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 6 May 2016 within the UK.

Snort Salary Histogram in the UK

Snort
Top 25 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 6 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 -12 86 £65,000 +34.02% 4
London +4 40 £65,000 +23.80% 2
South East +34 20 £50,000 -9.09%
South West -4 20 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Bristol +10 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Gloucestershire -7 9 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £47,000 -
Milton Keynes - 8 £47,000 -
Guildford +4 7 £50,000 -23.07%
Surrey +3 7 £50,000 -23.07%
Berkshire +1 5 £65,000 +30.00%
City of London +54 4 £47,500 -
Reading +16 4 £73,750 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £60,000 -
Gloucester - 4 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
South Wales +3 3 £42,500 -
Cardiff +2 3 £42,500 -
Wales +2 3 £42,500 -
Cheltenham -16 3 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Northampton - 3 £55,000 -
West Midlands -23 2 £65,000 +71.05% 1
Wimbledon - 2 £73,750 -
Warwickshire -6 1 £65,000 +38.29% 1
Birmingham -15 1 £65,000 -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 93 (55.69%) SIEM
2 81 (48.50%) Firewall
3 78 (46.71%) Linux
4 73 (43.71%) CISSP
5 65 (38.92%) Windows
6 64 (38.32%) Security Operations
7 63 (37.72%) GCIH
8 57 (34.13%) TCP/IP
9 55 (32.93%) Cybersecurity
10 53 (31.74%) ArcSight
11 52 (31.14%) Unix
12 51 (30.54%) Wireshark
12 51 (30.54%) tcpdump
13 45 (26.95%) Information Security
14 42 (25.15%) CEH
14 42 (25.15%) SANS
15 41 (24.55%) ITIL
15 41 (24.55%) Management Information System
16 40 (23.95%) DNS
17 39 (23.35%) Java
18 37 (22.16%) HTTP
18 37 (22.16%) Security Operations Centre
19 36 (21.56%) Python
20 33 (19.76%) SQL
21 32 (19.16%) Ethical Hacking
21 32 (19.16%) Cyberthreat
21 32 (19.16%) Splunk
22 31 (18.56%) Intrusion Detection
22 31 (18.56%) Cisco
22 31 (18.56%) Internet

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 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (5.99%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.39%) Jetty
4 6 (3.59%) Liferay
5 5 (2.99%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.99%) Zimbra
6 3 (1.80%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MS Office
1 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.40%) SaaS
4 2 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (48.50%) Firewall
2 57 (34.13%) TCP/IP
3 51 (30.54%) tcpdump
3 51 (30.54%) Wireshark
4 40 (23.95%) DNS
5 37 (22.16%) HTTP
6 31 (18.56%) Internet
6 31 (18.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 28 (16.77%) Network Security
8 23 (13.77%) SMTP
9 15 (8.98%) FTP
10 14 (8.38%) LAN
10 14 (8.38%) LDAP
10 14 (8.38%) WAN
11 11 (6.59%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (5.99%) SAN
12 10 (5.99%) SSL
12 10 (5.99%) VPN
13 8 (4.79%) DHCP
14 7 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.77%) MySQL
2 10 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.19%) Big Data
4 6 (3.59%) Apache Accumulo
4 6 (3.59%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) DB2
6 1 (0.60%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Git (software)
1 14 (8.38%) Metasploit
2 9 (5.39%) Subversion
3 6 (3.59%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.59%) NetBeans
3 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.99%) git-flow
4 5 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.99%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (10.78%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Retail
3 7 (4.19%) Law
4 6 (3.59%) Legal
5 4 (2.40%) Electronics
5 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.40%) Marketing
5 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.80%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.20%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 94 (56.29%) Analyst
2 59 (35.33%) Security Analyst
3 35 (20.96%) SOC Analyst
4 17 (10.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 17 (10.18%) Operations Analyst
5 16 (9.58%) Security Operations Analyst
6 12 (7.19%) Administrator
6 12 (7.19%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (7.19%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (6.59%) Security Specialist
8 10 (5.99%) Network Security Specialist
8 10 (5.99%) Network Specialist
9 9 (5.39%) Technical Security Specialist
9 9 (5.39%) Technical Specialist
10 8 (4.79%) IT Analyst
10 8 (4.79%) IT Security Analyst
10 8 (4.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.79%) Operations Manager
10 8 (4.79%) Security Manager
10 8 (4.79%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.99%) LAMP
2 9 (5.39%) HornetQ
2 9 (5.39%) JMX
3 6 (3.59%) Kafka
3 6 (3.59%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.20%) .NET
4 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.20%) Web Services
5 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.55%) Management Information System
2 37 (22.16%) Security Operations Centre
3 32 (19.16%) Cyberthreat
4 29 (17.37%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (11.38%) Computer Science
6 16 (9.58%) PKI
7 7 (4.19%) Cybercrime
7 7 (4.19%) Data Centre
7 7 (4.19%) iPad
8 6 (3.59%) Client/Server
8 6 (3.59%) Grid Computing
8 6 (3.59%) User Experience
9 5 (2.99%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (2.99%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.99%) Private Cloud
10 4 (2.40%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (1.80%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.80%) Social Network
12 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.60%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 78 (46.71%) Linux
2 65 (38.92%) Windows
3 52 (31.14%) Unix
4 12 (7.19%) Windows Server
5 11 (6.59%) FreeBSD
5 11 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.59%) Solaris
5 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.99%) Debian
7 7 (4.19%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.40%) CentOS
8 4 (2.40%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.80%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.60%) SUSE
10 1 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (55.69%) SIEM
2 64 (38.32%) Security Operations
3 55 (32.93%) Cybersecurity
4 45 (26.95%) Information Security
5 41 (24.55%) ITIL
6 32 (19.16%) Ethical Hacking
7 24 (14.37%) Software Engineering
8 22 (13.17%) Vulnerability Management
9 21 (12.57%) Mentoring
9 21 (12.57%) Open Source
9 21 (12.57%) Protective Monitoring
10 18 (10.78%) Incident Management
11 14 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (8.38%) Configuration Management
12 13 (7.78%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (7.19%) Coaching
13 12 (7.19%) PRINCE2
14 11 (6.59%) Data Analysis
14 11 (6.59%) Identity Access Management
14 11 (6.59%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.35%) Java
2 36 (21.56%) Python
3 33 (19.76%) SQL
4 30 (17.96%) Perl
5 27 (16.17%) Ruby
6 24 (14.37%) Bash Shell
7 20 (11.98%) PowerShell
8 11 (6.59%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.39%) C
10 8 (4.79%) C++
10 8 (4.79%) Erlang
10 8 (4.79%) Haskell
10 8 (4.79%) Lisp
11 6 (3.59%) VB
12 2 (1.20%) PHP
13 1 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 73 (43.71%) CISSP
2 63 (37.72%) GCIH
3 42 (25.15%) CEH
3 42 (25.15%) SANS
4 27 (16.17%) GCIA
4 27 (16.17%) GIAC
5 23 (13.77%) Security Cleared
6 22 (13.17%) CISM
7 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared
8 15 (8.98%) CREST Certified
8 15 (8.98%) Degree
9 14 (8.38%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (8.38%) CompTIA Security+
9 14 (8.38%) Security+ Certification
10 13 (7.78%) CCNA
11 10 (5.99%) GCFA
11 10 (5.99%) SSCP
12 9 (5.39%) DV Cleared
12 9 (5.39%) GREM
13 5 (2.99%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.99%) COBIT
3 5 (2.99%) HMG Infosec
4 4 (2.40%) GPG13
5 2 (1.20%) SLA
6 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 19 (11.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.19%) Docker
3 10 (5.99%) iptables
3 10 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.39%) KVM
4 9 (5.39%) Xen
5 6 (3.59%) NFS
6 5 (2.99%) Squid
7 1 (0.60%) Samba
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (17.37%) Nessus
2 19 (11.38%) Nagios
3 18 (10.78%) EnCase
4 14 (8.38%) CFEngine
4 14 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (8.38%) Puppet
4 14 (8.38%) RSA enVision
5 11 (6.59%) Nmap
6 9 (5.39%) Cacti
6 9 (5.39%) QRadar
7 7 (4.19%) Kubernetes
7 7 (4.19%) Nexpose
7 7 (4.19%) OSSEC
7 7 (4.19%) Proventia
8 6 (3.59%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (2.99%) logstash
9 5 (2.99%) RSA Archer
9 5 (2.99%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.80%) Graphite
10 3 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 53 (31.74%) ArcSight
2 32 (19.16%) Splunk
3 31 (18.56%) Cisco
4 20 (11.98%) LogRhythm
5 16 (9.58%) Sourcefire
6 15 (8.98%) CheckPoint
7 14 (8.38%) Intel Security
7 14 (8.38%) NetWitness
8 12 (7.19%) Red Hat
9 11 (6.59%) IBM
9 11 (6.59%) LogLogic
10 10 (5.99%) VMware
11 9 (5.39%) F5
12 8 (4.79%) Citrix
12 8 (4.79%) Juniper
12 8 (4.79%) Qualys
13 7 (4.19%) Fortinet
13 7 (4.19%) ScanSafe
13 7 (4.19%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.59%) CA
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