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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 770 831 847
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +16
Permanent jobs citing Snort 122 65 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.058% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 0.95% 0.58% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 107 57 35
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £63,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.00%

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
12879 11262 10671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.97% 10.06% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10655 9372 8919
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,444
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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Snort Salary Histogram in the UK

Snort
Top 30 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 27 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 +67 121 £47,500 +5.55% 27
London +79 55 £51,500 +3.00% 5
North West +28 22 £47,000 -
Cheshire +23 22 £47,000 -
South East -33 14 £55,000 +15.78% 8
South West - 14 £47,500 - 12
City of London +21 13 £48,750 - 2
West Midlands - 13 £38,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 9 £47,500 - 2
Cheltenham - 8 £47,500 - 2
Hampshire -23 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey - 5 £62,500 -
Berkshire -4 4 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Southampton -25 4 £52,500 +31.25%
Swindon - 4 £38,750 - 3
Wiltshire - 4 £38,750 - 7
Warrington +12 3 £37,500 -
Leeds +9 3 £32,500 -21.21%
Yorkshire +3 3 £32,500 -21.21%
West Yorkshire -1 3 £32,500 -21.21%
Warwickshire - 3 £50,250 - 1
Reading - 2 - - 7
Warwick - 2 £50,250 - 1
Guildford - 2 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 - 1
Cardiff - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 111 (52.11%) SIEM
2 104 (48.83%) Windows
3 86 (40.38%) TCP/IP
4 84 (39.44%) Linux
5 81 (38.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 60 (28.17%) Incident Management
7 57 (26.76%) Sourcefire
8 55 (25.82%) Firewall
9 54 (25.35%) Wireshark
10 52 (24.41%) Information Security
11 48 (22.54%) GIAC
12 47 (22.07%) DNS
12 47 (22.07%) Cyber Security
13 45 (21.13%) HTTP
13 45 (21.13%) Network Security
14 44 (20.66%) CEH
15 41 (19.25%) Finance
16 39 (18.31%) Splunk
17 36 (16.90%) tcpdump
18 35 (16.43%) CISSP
19 34 (15.96%) UNIX
20 31 (14.55%) GCIH
21 30 (14.08%) Ruby
21 30 (14.08%) Cisco
21 30 (14.08%) Management Information System
22 29 (13.62%) Perl
23 28 (13.15%) SQL
23 28 (13.15%) Python
24 27 (12.68%) CheckPoint
24 27 (12.68%) Degree

Snort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 4 (1.88%) IIS
1 4 (1.88%) Lync
2 3 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.94%) Jetty
3 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (40.38%) TCP/IP
2 81 (38.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 55 (25.82%) Firewall
4 54 (25.35%) Wireshark
5 47 (22.07%) DNS
6 45 (21.13%) HTTP
6 45 (21.13%) Network Security
7 36 (16.90%) tcpdump
8 22 (10.33%) Wireless
9 21 (9.86%) SSL
9 21 (9.86%) DHCP
10 20 (9.39%) FTP
11 18 (8.45%) Wireless Security
12 17 (7.98%) LDAP
12 17 (7.98%) SMTP
13 16 (7.51%) VPN
14 13 (6.10%) Telnet
15 12 (5.63%) WAN
15 12 (5.63%) LAN
16 11 (5.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.98%) MySQL
2 12 (5.63%) Big Data
3 11 (5.16%) Data Mining
4 8 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (3.76%) Subversion
1 8 (3.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.94%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.47%) NetBeans
General
1 41 (19.25%) Finance
2 24 (11.27%) Law
3 22 (10.33%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.23%) Legal
5 8 (3.76%) Banking
6 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.94%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 125 (58.69%) Analyst
2 90 (42.25%) Security Analyst
3 41 (19.25%) Security Engineer
4 30 (14.08%) Operations Analyst
4 30 (14.08%) Security Operations Analyst
5 23 (10.80%) Network Engineer
6 19 (8.92%) Network Analyst
7 18 (8.45%) Information Security Engineer
8 14 (6.57%) Network Security Engineer
9 13 (6.10%) Administrator
10 12 (5.63%) Consultant
10 12 (5.63%) IT Security Analyst
11 10 (4.69%) Security Consultant
12 7 (3.29%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (3.29%) Network Security Analyst
13 6 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (2.35%) Systems Administrator
14 5 (2.35%) Network Consultant
14 5 (2.35%) Network Security Consultant
14 5 (2.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.63%) LAMP
2 7 (3.29%) OAuth
2 7 (3.29%) SAML
2 7 (3.29%) REST
3 4 (1.88%) .NET
4 2 (0.94%) JMX
4 2 (0.94%) JRuby
4 2 (0.94%) HornetQ
5 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) Web Services
5 1 (0.47%) AppFabric
5 1 (0.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.08%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.98%) SCADA
3 13 (6.10%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.63%) Open Source
5 7 (3.29%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.29%) PKI
6 6 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.41%) Clustering
9 2 (0.94%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.47%) Replication
10 1 (0.47%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 104 (48.83%) Windows
2 84 (39.44%) Linux
3 34 (15.96%) UNIX
4 6 (2.82%) Debian
5 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.88%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.88%) Solaris
7 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (52.11%) SIEM
2 60 (28.17%) Incident Management
3 52 (24.41%) Information Security
4 47 (22.07%) Cyber Security
5 25 (11.74%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (10.80%) Vulnerability Management
7 22 (10.33%) Network Design
8 18 (8.45%) Information Assurance
8 18 (8.45%) Network Monitoring
9 17 (7.98%) Database Security
9 17 (7.98%) Mentoring
9 17 (7.98%) Risk Management
10 11 (5.16%) Configuration Management
10 11 (5.16%) People Management
10 11 (5.16%) Anomaly Detection
10 11 (5.16%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (5.16%) Ethical Hacking
11 10 (4.69%) Security Architecture
11 10 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (4.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.08%) Ruby
2 29 (13.62%) Perl
3 28 (13.15%) SQL
3 28 (13.15%) Python
4 15 (7.04%) Shell Script
5 12 (5.63%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.69%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.23%) Java
8 7 (3.29%) PHP
9 4 (1.88%) C
10 2 (0.94%) C++
10 2 (0.94%) Erlang
10 2 (0.94%) Groovy
10 2 (0.94%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 48 (22.54%) GIAC
2 44 (20.66%) CEH
3 35 (16.43%) CISSP
4 31 (14.55%) GCIH
5 27 (12.68%) Degree
6 25 (11.74%) CISM
7 24 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (10.33%) Security Cleared
8 22 (10.33%) GCIA
9 16 (7.51%) CCNA
10 14 (6.57%) CCNP
10 14 (6.57%) SC Cleared
11 11 (5.16%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.35%) CCSA
12 5 (2.35%) CCSE
12 5 (2.35%) CCIE
13 4 (1.88%) CCSP
14 3 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.41%) CISMP
15 2 (0.94%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (9.86%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.29%) SLA
4 2 (0.94%) FISMA
4 2 (0.94%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.47%) GPG13
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.63%) Xen
3 9 (4.23%) iptables
4 8 (3.76%) KVM
5 4 (1.88%) Docker
5 4 (1.88%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.94%) vCloud
6 2 (0.94%) pfSense
7 1 (0.47%) Squid
7 1 (0.47%) LXC
Systems Management
1 19 (8.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (8.45%) Nagios
3 10 (4.69%) Cacti
4 8 (3.76%) Puppet
4 8 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.82%) OSSEC
6 5 (2.35%) Nessus
7 3 (1.41%) WSUS
8 2 (0.94%) Nmap
9 1 (0.47%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.47%) collectd
Vendors
1 57 (26.76%) Sourcefire
2 39 (18.31%) Splunk
3 30 (14.08%) Cisco
4 27 (12.68%) CheckPoint
5 23 (10.80%) Symantec
5 23 (10.80%) McAfee
6 18 (8.45%) Juniper
6 18 (8.45%) IronPort
7 17 (7.98%) ArcSight
8 16 (7.51%) LogRhythm
9 14 (6.57%) VMware
10 13 (6.10%) Websense
11 11 (5.16%) Microsoft
12 9 (4.23%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.88%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.88%) HP
13 4 (1.88%) NetIQ
13 4 (1.88%) F5
13 4 (1.88%) LogLogic
14 3 (1.41%) SolarWinds
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £55k plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Salisbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Salisbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago