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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 750 807 833
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +26
Permanent jobs citing Snort 108 60 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.058% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 99 54 33
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £73,500 £80,000
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
12548 10601 10408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.13% 10.16% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10436 8768 8678
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +61 107 £47,500 - 17
London +39 47 £48,500 -22.40% 3
Cheshire - 25 £47,500 -
North West - 25 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 12 £38,000 - 1
South West - 11 £47,500 - 4
South East -43 10 £55,000 +15.78% 8
City of London +7 9 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £47,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 7 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 6 £38,000 - 1
Warwick - 5 £38,000 - 1
Hampshire -25 4 £52,500 +20.00% 1
Southampton -27 4 £52,500 +31.25%
Surrey - 4 £60,000 -
Warrington - 3 £37,500 -
Berkshire -18 2 £55,000 +15.78% 5
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £38,375 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Swindon - 2 £38,375 - 3
Guildford - 2 £52,500 -
Knutsford - 2 £50,000 -
Leeds - 2 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 112 (54.11%) Windows
2 102 (49.28%) SIEM
3 91 (43.96%) Linux
4 88 (42.51%) TCP/IP
5 78 (37.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 64 (30.92%) Incident Management
7 54 (26.09%) Information Security
8 52 (25.12%) Firewall
9 51 (24.64%) Sourcefire
10 49 (23.67%) Wireshark
10 49 (23.67%) GIAC
11 47 (22.71%) HTTP
11 47 (22.71%) Network Security
12 44 (21.26%) CEH
13 42 (20.29%) DNS
14 37 (17.87%) UNIX
14 37 (17.87%) Perl
14 37 (17.87%) Ruby
14 37 (17.87%) Cyber Security
15 36 (17.39%) Splunk
15 36 (17.39%) Python
16 35 (16.91%) tcpdump
17 34 (16.43%) CISSP
17 34 (16.43%) Management Information System
18 33 (15.94%) Finance
19 29 (14.01%) Penetration Testing
19 29 (14.01%) Degree
20 28 (13.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 28 (13.53%) CISM
21 27 (13.04%) Law

Snort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (3.38%) IIS
2 6 (2.90%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.90%) Jetty
3 3 (1.45%) Lync
3 3 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) PaaS
2 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (42.51%) TCP/IP
2 78 (37.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 52 (25.12%) Firewall
4 49 (23.67%) Wireshark
5 47 (22.71%) Network Security
5 47 (22.71%) HTTP
6 42 (20.29%) DNS
7 35 (16.91%) tcpdump
8 24 (11.59%) Wireless
9 23 (11.11%) SSL
10 21 (10.14%) Wireless Security
11 20 (9.66%) FTP
12 19 (9.18%) VPN
13 17 (8.21%) LDAP
13 17 (8.21%) SMTP
13 17 (8.21%) DHCP
14 13 (6.28%) WAN
14 13 (6.28%) Internet
15 12 (5.80%) LAN
15 12 (5.80%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.56%) MySQL
2 14 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.80%) Big Data
4 11 (5.31%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (6.76%) Subversion
1 14 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.97%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.48%) NetBeans
General
1 33 (15.94%) Finance
2 27 (13.04%) Law
3 20 (9.66%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.86%) Banking
4 8 (3.86%) Legal
5 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 115 (55.56%) Analyst
2 82 (39.61%) Security Analyst
3 43 (20.77%) Security Engineer
4 26 (12.56%) Operations Analyst
4 26 (12.56%) Security Operations Analyst
5 23 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 21 (10.14%) Information Security Engineer
7 18 (8.70%) Administrator
8 17 (8.21%) Network Analyst
9 14 (6.76%) Network Security Engineer
10 13 (6.28%) Linux Administrator
10 13 (6.28%) IT Security Analyst
11 10 (4.83%) Security Consultant
11 10 (4.83%) Consultant
12 7 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.90%) Senior Security Analyst
13 6 (2.90%) Network Security Analyst
14 5 (2.42%) Systems Administrator
15 4 (1.93%) Network Consultant
15 4 (1.93%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.70%) LAMP
2 7 (3.38%) OAuth
2 7 (3.38%) .NET
2 7 (3.38%) SAML
2 7 (3.38%) REST
3 6 (2.90%) HornetQ
3 6 (2.90%) JMX
4 2 (0.97%) Web Services
5 1 (0.48%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) AppFabric
5 1 (0.48%) WCF
5 1 (0.48%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.43%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.73%) Open Source
3 15 (7.25%) SCADA
4 12 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.86%) PKI
6 7 (3.38%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.45%) Clustering
7 3 (1.45%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.97%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.48%) Replication
9 1 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 112 (54.11%) Windows
2 91 (43.96%) Linux
3 37 (17.87%) UNIX
4 10 (4.83%) Debian
5 6 (2.90%) Solaris
6 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (49.28%) SIEM
2 64 (30.92%) Incident Management
3 54 (26.09%) Information Security
4 37 (17.87%) Cyber Security
5 29 (14.01%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (12.08%) Network Design
7 23 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (10.14%) Network Monitoring
9 20 (9.66%) Database Security
10 19 (9.18%) Risk Management
10 19 (9.18%) Information Assurance
11 17 (8.21%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (7.73%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (7.25%) Configuration Management
14 13 (6.28%) Ethical Hacking
14 13 (6.28%) Mentoring
15 11 (5.31%) Anomaly Detection
15 11 (5.31%) Service Management
15 11 (5.31%) Security Testing
16 10 (4.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.87%) Perl
1 37 (17.87%) Ruby
2 36 (17.39%) Python
3 26 (12.56%) SQL
4 25 (12.08%) Shell Script
5 16 (7.73%) Bash Shell
6 11 (5.31%) PowerShell
6 11 (5.31%) Java
7 7 (3.38%) PHP
8 4 (1.93%) C
9 2 (0.97%) C++
9 2 (0.97%) Erlang
10 1 (0.48%) Groovy
10 1 (0.48%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 49 (23.67%) GIAC
2 44 (21.26%) CEH
3 34 (16.43%) CISSP
4 29 (14.01%) Degree
5 28 (13.53%) CISM
6 27 (13.04%) GCIH
7 22 (10.63%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (9.66%) Security Cleared
9 19 (9.18%) GCIA
10 17 (8.21%) CCNA
11 12 (5.80%) SC Cleared
12 11 (5.31%) DV Cleared
13 8 (3.86%) CCNP
14 7 (3.38%) VCP4
15 6 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.93%) CCSA
16 4 (1.93%) CCSE
17 3 (1.45%) CISMP
17 3 (1.45%) CCIE
17 3 (1.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (10.63%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.83%) SLA
4 2 (0.97%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.48%) GPG13
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.70%) Xen
3 14 (6.76%) KVM
4 5 (2.42%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.97%) Nmap
5 2 (0.97%) Docker
6 1 (0.48%) LXC
6 1 (0.48%) XenApp
6 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.48%) Squid
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (10.63%) Nagios
2 21 (10.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (8.21%) Cacti
4 14 (6.76%) Puppet
4 14 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.45%) Nessus
5 3 (1.45%) WSUS
6 2 (0.97%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.48%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.48%) collectd
Vendors
1 51 (24.64%) Sourcefire
2 36 (17.39%) Splunk
3 24 (11.59%) Cisco
4 23 (11.11%) Symantec
4 23 (11.11%) McAfee
5 22 (10.63%) CheckPoint
6 21 (10.14%) IronPort
7 19 (9.18%) VMware
8 15 (7.25%) Juniper
8 15 (7.25%) LogRhythm
9 13 (6.28%) Websense
10 12 (5.80%) ArcSight
11 8 (3.86%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.86%) Microsoft
12 4 (1.93%) NetIQ
12 4 (1.93%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.93%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.93%) LogLogic
13 3 (1.45%) Trend Micro
13 3 (1.45%) Avaya
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Posted: 16 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £60999 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago