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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 784 830 847
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +17
Permanent jobs citing Snort 112 99 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.083% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 0.81% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 86 77 48
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,650
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +15.15%

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
12963 12181 10980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.76% 10.21% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10624 10242 9202
Average salary £41,674 £41,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 1 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 +32 110 £48,000 +1.05% 34
London +55 52 £52,500 -12.50% 12
South West +13 19 £47,500 +58.33% 7
South East -36 14 £55,000 +15.78% 13
Gloucestershire -6 13 £47,500 - 2
Cheltenham +10 12 £47,500 - 1
City of London +36 11 £47,500 -20.83% 1
North West +5 11 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Cheshire +5 11 £47,500 +35.71%
West Midlands - 10 £38,000 -
Hampshire -31 6 £52,500 +11.70%
Southampton -23 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Surrey +22 4 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire -17 4 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Bristol +3 3 £40,000 - 2
Wiltshire +2 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Reading -2 3 - - 6
Swindon - 3 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £47,000 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +16 1 £35,000 -15.15%
Leeds +8 1 £35,000 -15.15%
Yorkshire +7 1 £35,000 -15.15%
Guildford - 1 £65,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 -
Warwick - 1 £47,000 -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 110 (53.14%) SIEM
2 96 (46.38%) Windows
3 86 (41.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 76 (36.71%) TCP/IP
5 75 (36.23%) Linux
6 63 (30.43%) Incident Management
7 61 (29.47%) Sourcefire
8 55 (26.57%) Wireshark
8 55 (26.57%) Information Security
9 52 (25.12%) Cyber Security
10 50 (24.15%) Firewall
11 46 (22.22%) GIAC
12 44 (21.26%) CEH
13 42 (20.29%) Finance
14 40 (19.32%) DNS
15 38 (18.36%) Splunk
16 37 (17.87%) CISSP
16 37 (17.87%) Management Information System
17 35 (16.91%) HTTP
18 34 (16.43%) Malware Analysis
19 33 (15.94%) tcpdump
19 33 (15.94%) Network Security
20 32 (15.46%) Cisco
21 30 (14.49%) UNIX
21 30 (14.49%) GCIH
22 27 (13.04%) SQL
23 26 (12.56%) CheckPoint
23 26 (12.56%) CISM
24 25 (12.08%) Law
25 24 (11.59%) Penetration Testing

Snort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (1.93%) Lync
2 1 (0.48%) IIS
2 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 86 (41.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 76 (36.71%) TCP/IP
3 55 (26.57%) Wireshark
4 50 (24.15%) Firewall
5 40 (19.32%) DNS
6 35 (16.91%) HTTP
7 33 (15.94%) tcpdump
7 33 (15.94%) Network Security
8 22 (10.63%) Wireless
9 18 (8.70%) Wireless Security
10 17 (8.21%) LDAP
11 16 (7.73%) FTP
11 16 (7.73%) SMTP
12 14 (6.76%) WAN
12 14 (6.76%) Internet
13 13 (6.28%) DHCP
13 13 (6.28%) LAN
14 11 (5.31%) SSL
15 10 (4.83%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (3.86%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.80%) Data Mining
2 11 (5.31%) Big Data
3 6 (2.90%) MySQL
4 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.48%) Voldemort
5 1 (0.48%) Riak
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.48%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.48%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (20.29%) Finance
2 25 (12.08%) Law
3 22 (10.63%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.35%) Legal
5 8 (3.86%) Banking
6 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 128 (61.84%) Analyst
2 96 (46.38%) Security Analyst
3 36 (17.39%) Security Engineer
4 34 (16.43%) Operations Analyst
4 34 (16.43%) Security Operations Analyst
5 20 (9.66%) Network Analyst
6 18 (8.70%) Information Security Engineer
7 13 (6.28%) IT Security Analyst
8 12 (5.80%) Consultant
8 12 (5.80%) Network Engineer
9 10 (4.83%) Security Consultant
10 8 (3.86%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (2.90%) Network Security Analyst
12 5 (2.42%) Network Consultant
12 5 (2.42%) Administrator
12 5 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.42%) Network Security Consultant
12 5 (2.42%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 4 (1.93%) IT Security Engineer
13 4 (1.93%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.38%) SAML
1 7 (3.38%) REST
1 7 (3.38%) OAuth
2 4 (1.93%) LAMP
3 3 (1.45%) JRuby
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.48%) .NET
4 1 (0.48%) WCF
4 1 (0.48%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.48%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.87%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.73%) SCADA
3 11 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.38%) PKI
5 6 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.90%) Open Source
6 5 (2.42%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.97%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 96 (46.38%) Windows
2 75 (36.23%) Linux
3 30 (14.49%) UNIX
4 7 (3.38%) Solaris
5 4 (1.93%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.45%) Debian
7 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (53.14%) SIEM
2 63 (30.43%) Incident Management
3 55 (26.57%) Information Security
4 52 (25.12%) Cyber Security
5 34 (16.43%) Malware Analysis
6 24 (11.59%) Penetration Testing
6 24 (11.59%) Mentoring
7 23 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (10.14%) Network Design
9 20 (9.66%) Information Assurance
9 20 (9.66%) Network Monitoring
10 17 (8.21%) Risk Management
10 17 (8.21%) Database Security
11 14 (6.76%) Computer Security
11 14 (6.76%) Ethical Hacking
12 13 (6.28%) People Management
13 12 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (5.80%) Performance Management
13 12 (5.80%) Security Architecture
14 10 (4.83%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.04%) SQL
2 21 (10.14%) Perl
3 20 (9.66%) Ruby
3 20 (9.66%) Python
4 15 (7.25%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.83%) Java
6 7 (3.38%) PHP
7 3 (1.45%) Groovy
7 3 (1.45%) Clojure
7 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.45%) Elixir
8 2 (0.97%) Erlang
8 2 (0.97%) C
8 2 (0.97%) C++
9 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.48%) Lisp
9 1 (0.48%) Haskell
9 1 (0.48%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 46 (22.22%) GIAC
2 44 (21.26%) CEH
3 37 (17.87%) CISSP
4 30 (14.49%) GCIH
5 26 (12.56%) CISM
6 23 (11.11%) GCIA
7 21 (10.14%) Degree
8 18 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 18 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (6.76%) CCNP
10 10 (4.83%) SC Cleared
10 10 (4.83%) DV Cleared
10 10 (4.83%) CCNA
11 5 (2.42%) CCIE
11 5 (2.42%) CCSE
11 5 (2.42%) CCSA
12 4 (1.93%) CCSP
13 3 (1.45%) CISMP
14 2 (0.97%) CHFI
15 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (9.18%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) FISMA
3 2 (0.97%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (3.38%) Docker
2 5 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.93%) Xen
4 2 (0.97%) iptables
4 2 (0.97%) vCloud
4 2 (0.97%) pfSense
5 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.48%) Squid
5 1 (0.48%) LXC
5 1 (0.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (9.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (5.31%) Nagios
3 9 (4.35%) OSSEC
4 5 (2.42%) Nessus
5 2 (0.97%) Nmap
6 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.48%) Cacti
6 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.48%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.48%) Puppet
6 1 (0.48%) collectd
Vendors
1 61 (29.47%) Sourcefire
2 38 (18.36%) Splunk
3 32 (15.46%) Cisco
4 26 (12.56%) CheckPoint
5 23 (11.11%) Symantec
5 23 (11.11%) McAfee
6 22 (10.63%) Juniper
7 18 (8.70%) IronPort
8 17 (8.21%) ArcSight
9 12 (5.80%) LogRhythm
9 12 (5.80%) Fortinet
10 11 (5.31%) Websense
11 8 (3.86%) Microsoft
12 5 (2.42%) VMware
12 5 (2.42%) LogLogic
13 4 (1.93%) F5
13 4 (1.93%) HP
14 2 (0.97%) Imperva
14 2 (0.97%) Q1 Labs
14 2 (0.97%) Blue Coat
London
Trustwave Ltd.
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £60999 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + excellent bens and training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago