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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire Snort
UK
Rank 774 868 853
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -15
Permanent jobs citing Snort 70 88 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.087% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 0.72% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 49 79 103
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%

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
10301 12302 13513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 12.20% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8546 10440 11366
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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 20 February 2017 within the UK.

Snort Salary Histogram in the UK

Snort
Top 20 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 20 February 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 +87 70 £50,000 -16.66% 6
South West +47 36 £40,000 -36.00% 3
London +32 25 £70,000 +7.69%
Bristol +14 21 £40,000 -36.00% 3
Gloucestershire +1 10 £52,500 -9.09%
West Midlands +37 7 £27,500 -50.45% 2
Gloucester -5 6 £52,500 -
Warwickshire +37 5 £27,500 -40.21%
Cheltenham +5 4 - -
South East +51 1 £44,000 -7.36%
Yorkshire +19 1 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Bath - 1 £42,500 -
Camberley - 1 £44,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 £44,000 -
Malvern - 1 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £44,000 - 1
Surrey - 1 £44,000 -
Somerset - 1 £42,500 -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 77 (59.23%) Linux
2 72 (55.38%) SIEM
3 60 (46.15%) Windows
4 59 (45.38%) Information Security
5 57 (43.85%) Cisco
6 55 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
7 46 (35.38%) Firewall
7 46 (35.38%) CheckPoint
8 44 (33.85%) Juniper
9 43 (33.08%) Finance
10 41 (31.54%) Security Operations
11 39 (30.00%) Python
11 39 (30.00%) ArcSight
12 38 (29.23%) Splunk
12 38 (29.23%) Sourcefire
13 37 (28.46%) Degree
14 36 (27.69%) TCP/IP
14 36 (27.69%) Security Operations Centre
15 35 (26.92%) Fortinet
15 35 (26.92%) Security Cleared
16 33 (25.38%) SC Cleared
16 33 (25.38%) SQL
16 33 (25.38%) LogRhythm
17 32 (24.62%) Palo Alto
18 30 (23.08%) FireEye
18 30 (23.08%) AlienVault
18 30 (23.08%) Bash Shell
19 28 (21.54%) Intel Security
19 28 (21.54%) RSA enVision
20 27 (20.77%) DV Cleared

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 18 (13.85%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (10.77%) Apache
3 5 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.31%) WordPress
5 2 (1.54%) nginx
6 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.54%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.54%) SaaS
3 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.77%) IaaS
3 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.38%) Firewall
2 36 (27.69%) TCP/IP
3 27 (20.77%) Wireshark
4 25 (19.23%) Network Security
5 22 (16.92%) DNS
6 19 (14.62%) HTTP
7 18 (13.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (12.31%) SSL
8 16 (12.31%) VPN
9 15 (11.54%) DHCP
10 14 (10.77%) LDAP
11 13 (10.00%) Internet
12 12 (9.23%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (9.23%) FTP
13 11 (8.46%) tcpdump
14 10 (7.69%) NetScreen
14 10 (7.69%) SMTP
14 10 (7.69%) Telnet
15 7 (5.38%) HTTPS
15 7 (5.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.62%) Big Data
2 6 (4.62%) MySQL
3 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.08%) Apache Continuum
2 4 (3.08%) Maven
2 4 (3.08%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.31%) Subversion
4 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.77%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (33.08%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 52 (40.00%) Analyst
2 40 (30.77%) SOC Analyst
3 39 (30.00%) Security Engineer
4 19 (14.62%) Security Analyst
5 17 (13.08%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (10.77%) Information Security Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) SOC Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
9 9 (6.92%) Network Engineer
10 8 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) Junior
11 7 (5.38%) Junior Analyst
11 7 (5.38%) Junior Security Analyst
12 6 (4.62%) Cyberthreat Analyst
13 5 (3.85%) Consultant
13 5 (3.85%) Senior Manager
13 5 (3.85%) SOC Manager
14 4 (3.08%) Security Consultant
14 4 (3.08%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.62%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (11.54%) Regular Expression
3 10 (7.69%) .NET
4 5 (3.85%) PCRE
5 4 (3.08%) JSON
5 4 (3.08%) LAMP
5 4 (3.08%) Web Services
6 3 (2.31%) Cocoa
6 3 (2.31%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (2.31%) Core Animation
6 3 (2.31%) Core Data
6 3 (2.31%) CSS
6 3 (2.31%) HTML
6 3 (2.31%) JSP
6 3 (2.31%) REST
6 3 (2.31%) RESTful
6 3 (2.31%) XML
7 1 (0.77%) CGI
7 1 (0.77%) SAML
7 1 (0.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.69%) Security Operations Centre
2 25 (19.23%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
5 9 (6.92%) Cyber Attack
5 9 (6.92%) iPad
6 7 (5.38%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (5.38%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.31%) Animation
7 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.54%) Blog
9 1 (0.77%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.77%) Fintech
9 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.77%) PKI
9 1 (0.77%) Replication
9 1 (0.77%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 77 (59.23%) Linux
2 60 (46.15%) Windows
3 24 (18.46%) Unix
4 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.31%) Solaris
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.77%) CentOS
6 1 (0.77%) Debian
6 1 (0.77%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (55.38%) SIEM
2 59 (45.38%) Information Security
3 55 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
4 41 (31.54%) Security Operations
5 24 (18.46%) Security Monitoring
6 23 (17.69%) Analytics
7 19 (14.62%) Malware Analysis
8 17 (13.08%) Computer Forensics
8 17 (13.08%) ITIL
8 17 (13.08%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (13.08%) Software Engineering
8 17 (13.08%) Threat Detection
9 15 (11.54%) Cyber Intelligence
9 15 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
9 15 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 15 (11.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (9.23%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (7.69%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.00%) Python
2 33 (25.38%) SQL
3 30 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 21 (16.15%) Ruby
5 20 (15.38%) Java
6 19 (14.62%) Perl
7 9 (6.92%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.15%) PHP
9 4 (3.08%) C
9 4 (3.08%) C++
9 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.08%) VB
10 3 (2.31%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.31%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.54%) Lua
12 1 (0.77%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (28.46%) Degree
2 35 (26.92%) Security Cleared
3 33 (25.38%) SC Cleared
4 27 (20.77%) DV Cleared
5 25 (19.23%) GIAC
6 24 (18.46%) CISSP
7 23 (17.69%) GCIH
8 19 (14.62%) CEH
9 18 (13.85%) SANS
10 14 (10.77%) CREST Certified
11 11 (8.46%) GCIA
12 10 (7.69%) CISM
13 9 (6.92%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (5.38%) CCNA
15 5 (3.85%) OSCP
16 4 (3.08%) CCNP
17 3 (2.31%) MCSE
17 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (2.31%) Security+ Certification
17 3 (2.31%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.15%) GPG13
3 7 (5.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.85%) Docker
3 5 (3.85%) HDFS
4 3 (2.31%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.77%) iptables
5 1 (0.77%) LXC
5 1 (0.77%) pfSense
5 1 (0.77%) vCloud
5 1 (0.77%) vSphere
5 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (21.54%) RSA enVision
2 21 (16.15%) QRadar
3 18 (13.85%) Kibana
3 18 (13.85%) logstash
4 17 (13.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 12 (9.23%) CSIRT
6 11 (8.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 10 (7.69%) RSA Security Analytics
8 9 (6.92%) Nmap
9 8 (6.15%) EnCase
9 8 (6.15%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (6.15%) Nagios
10 6 (4.62%) Nessus
11 5 (3.85%) Ansible
11 5 (3.85%) Fluentd
11 5 (3.85%) Kubernetes
12 4 (3.08%) Mesos
12 4 (3.08%) Packer
12 4 (3.08%) Proventia
12 4 (3.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 57 (43.85%) Cisco
2 46 (35.38%) CheckPoint
3 44 (33.85%) Juniper
4 39 (30.00%) ArcSight
5 38 (29.23%) Sourcefire
5 38 (29.23%) Splunk
6 35 (26.92%) Fortinet
7 33 (25.38%) LogRhythm
8 32 (24.62%) Palo Alto
9 30 (23.08%) AlienVault
9 30 (23.08%) FireEye
10 28 (21.54%) Intel Security
11 18 (13.85%) NetWitness
12 15 (11.54%) Sophos
12 15 (11.54%) TippingPoint
13 14 (10.77%) Blue Coat
14 11 (8.46%) Forcepoint
15 9 (6.92%) LogLogic
16 8 (6.15%) SolarWinds
16 8 (6.15%) Tufin
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