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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire Snort
UK
Rank 787 874 866
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -8
Permanent jobs citing Snort 58 53 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.053% 0.079%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% 0.44% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 46 78
Median salary £63,750 £58,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.51% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.27%

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
10347 11956 12877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.31% 11.94% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8581 10144 10881
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Snort Salary Histogram in the UK

Snort
Top 19 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +84 54 £63,750 +6.25% 9
London +59 24 £82,500 +34.69% 1
South West +35 22 £42,500 -32.00% 6
Bristol +22 13 £40,000 -36.00% 6
Gloucestershire -10 4 £52,500 -32.25%
Gloucester - 4 £52,500 -
County Antrim - 4 - -
Belfast - 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
South East +50 3 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +8 3 £27,500 - 1
Surrey - 3 £60,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £27,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £44,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £44,000 -
Leeds - 2 £44,000 -
Somerset - 1 £42,500 -
Bath - 1 £42,500 -
Camberley - 1 £44,000 -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 66 (51.56%) Linux
1 66 (51.56%) SIEM
2 60 (46.88%) Cisco
3 55 (42.97%) Cybersecurity
4 54 (42.19%) Windows
5 52 (40.63%) Information Security
6 49 (38.28%) Firewall
7 47 (36.72%) CheckPoint
8 44 (34.38%) Juniper
8 44 (34.38%) Finance
9 42 (32.81%) Splunk
10 40 (31.25%) Sourcefire
11 37 (28.91%) SQL
11 37 (28.91%) Python
11 37 (28.91%) Degree
12 34 (26.56%) Fortinet
12 34 (26.56%) ArcSight
12 34 (26.56%) CISSP
12 34 (26.56%) Security Operations
13 32 (25.00%) Network Security
14 30 (23.44%) Security Operations Centre
14 30 (23.44%) Palo Alto
15 28 (21.88%) CEH
16 27 (21.09%) TCP/IP
16 27 (21.09%) Intel Security
17 26 (20.31%) Bash Shell
17 26 (20.31%) AlienVault
18 25 (19.53%) LogRhythm
19 24 (18.75%) Security Cleared
19 24 (18.75%) RSA enVision

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 13 (10.16%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (8.59%) Apache
3 4 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.34%) nginx
4 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.56%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Heroku
4 1 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (38.28%) Firewall
2 32 (25.00%) Network Security
3 27 (21.09%) TCP/IP
4 22 (17.19%) HTTP
4 22 (17.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (16.41%) DNS
6 19 (14.84%) Wireshark
7 18 (14.06%) SSL
8 16 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (10.16%) VPN
10 10 (7.81%) IPv6
10 10 (7.81%) LDAP
10 10 (7.81%) tcpdump
11 9 (7.03%) Internet
12 8 (6.25%) DHCP
12 8 (6.25%) FTP
12 8 (6.25%) HTTPS
12 8 (6.25%) IPv4
13 7 (5.47%) NetScreen
14 6 (4.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.91%) MySQL
3 4 (3.13%) Big Data
4 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.34%) Apache Continuum
2 3 (2.34%) Maven
2 3 (2.34%) Travis CI
3 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.78%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (34.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.56%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.56%) Military
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (36.72%) Analyst
2 39 (30.47%) Security Engineer
3 26 (20.31%) SOC Analyst
4 25 (19.53%) Security Analyst
5 14 (10.94%) Information Security Engineer
5 14 (10.94%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (8.59%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (7.03%) Network Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) SOC Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Consultant
8 8 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Senior Security Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Cyberthreat Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Presales Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Security Consultant
11 5 (3.91%) Junior
11 5 (3.91%) Junior Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.94%) ELK Stack
2 13 (10.16%) Regular Expression
3 6 (4.69%) .NET
4 4 (3.13%) PCRE
5 3 (2.34%) REST
6 1 (0.78%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.78%) CGI
6 1 (0.78%) JSON
6 1 (0.78%) LAMP
6 1 (0.78%) MCollective
6 1 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.78%) SAML
6 1 (0.78%) SOAP
6 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.44%) Security Operations Centre
2 18 (14.06%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (10.16%) Computer Science
4 11 (8.59%) Cyber Defence
5 10 (7.81%) Cyber Attack
6 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (7.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (5.47%) iPad
8 6 (4.69%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (2.34%) Fintech
10 3 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (2.34%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.56%) Blog
11 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.56%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (51.56%) Linux
2 54 (42.19%) Windows
3 21 (16.41%) Unix
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.34%) Solaris
6 1 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.78%) Debian
6 1 (0.78%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.56%) SIEM
2 55 (42.97%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (40.63%) Information Security
4 34 (26.56%) Security Operations
5 23 (17.97%) Analytics
6 20 (15.63%) Security Monitoring
7 17 (13.28%) Threat Detection
8 16 (12.50%) ITIL
9 15 (11.72%) Computer Forensics
9 15 (11.72%) Malware Analysis
9 15 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (9.38%) Presales
12 11 (8.59%) Cyber Intelligence
12 11 (8.59%) Identity Access Management
12 11 (8.59%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (8.59%) Risk Management
12 11 (8.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (7.81%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (7.81%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.91%) Python
1 37 (28.91%) SQL
2 26 (20.31%) Bash Shell
3 19 (14.84%) Ruby
4 13 (10.16%) Perl
5 10 (7.81%) C
6 8 (6.25%) Java
6 8 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.69%) PHP
8 5 (3.91%) VB
9 4 (3.13%) C++
9 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.56%) Lua
11 1 (0.78%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (28.91%) Degree
2 34 (26.56%) CISSP
3 28 (21.88%) CEH
4 24 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 22 (17.19%) SANS
5 22 (17.19%) SC Cleared
6 21 (16.41%) GIAC
7 20 (15.63%) GCIH
8 18 (14.06%) DV Cleared
9 17 (13.28%) CISM
10 13 (10.16%) CREST Certified
11 11 (8.59%) GCIA
12 10 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (6.25%) CCNA
13 8 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
13 8 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
14 4 (3.13%) CCNP
14 4 (3.13%) OSCP
15 3 (2.34%) CCSE
15 3 (2.34%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.47%) GPG13
2 7 (5.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) COBIT
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.13%) Docker
3 4 (3.13%) HDFS
4 3 (2.34%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) iptables
6 1 (0.78%) LXC
6 1 (0.78%) pfSense
6 1 (0.78%) vCloud
6 1 (0.78%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (18.75%) RSA enVision
2 19 (14.84%) QRadar
3 17 (13.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 13 (10.16%) Kibana
4 13 (10.16%) logstash
5 10 (7.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 10 (7.81%) RSA Security Analytics
6 9 (7.03%) CSIRT
6 9 (7.03%) Nessus
7 8 (6.25%) EnCase
7 8 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (5.47%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 7 (5.47%) Nmap
9 6 (4.69%) Proventia
10 5 (3.91%) Nagios
11 4 (3.13%) Ansible
11 4 (3.13%) Fluentd
11 4 (3.13%) Kubernetes
11 4 (3.13%) Puppet
12 3 (2.34%) Mesos
Vendors
1 60 (46.88%) Cisco
2 47 (36.72%) CheckPoint
3 44 (34.38%) Juniper
4 42 (32.81%) Splunk
5 40 (31.25%) Sourcefire
6 34 (26.56%) ArcSight
6 34 (26.56%) Fortinet
7 30 (23.44%) Palo Alto
8 27 (21.09%) Intel Security
9 26 (20.31%) AlienVault
10 25 (19.53%) LogRhythm
11 22 (17.19%) FireEye
12 17 (13.28%) Blue Coat
13 15 (11.72%) NetWitness
14 14 (10.94%) Forcepoint
15 11 (8.59%) Sophos
15 11 (8.59%) TippingPoint
16 10 (7.81%) Intel
17 9 (7.03%) VMware
18 8 (6.25%) Google
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