The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 789 830 822
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -8
Permanent jobs citing Snort 116 49 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.045% 0.065%
As % of the System Software category 0.94% 0.45% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 101 42 73
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12372 10770 11249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.56% 9.90% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10275 9173 9654
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Snort Salary Histogram in the UK

Snort
Top 28 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 25 July 2014. 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 +38 115 £47,500 -19.14% 8
London -24 50 £47,500 -20.83% 3
South East +24 45 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Hampshire +19 18 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Berkshire +20 17 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Slough - 13 £45,000 -
Surrey - 10 £65,000 -
Southampton +13 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
City of London -5 9 £58,750 +30.55% 2
South West -8 9 £30,000 +15.38%
Wiltshire +5 8 £30,000 +11.11%
West Midlands - 6 £48,000 - 1
Swindon - 6 £30,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £65,000 -
North West 0 3 £35,000 -41.66%
Warrington - 3 £35,000 -
Warwick - 3 £51,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £51,000 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £35,000 -
Reading -2 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire -3 1 £52,500 +110.00%
Cheltenham -15 1 £52,500 +110.00%
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Hinckley - 1 £57,256 -
Leicestershire - 1 £57,256 -
East Midlands - 1 £57,256 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 117 (55.71%) Windows
2 102 (48.57%) SIEM
3 101 (48.10%) Linux
4 83 (39.52%) Firewall
5 81 (38.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 77 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 75 (35.71%) Sourcefire
8 72 (34.29%) tcpdump
9 71 (33.81%) CISSP
10 66 (31.43%) Wireshark
11 57 (27.14%) Cisco
12 54 (25.71%) Security Cleared
13 52 (24.76%) Information Security
14 51 (24.29%) CheckPoint
15 50 (23.81%) Network Security
16 49 (23.33%) PCI DSS
16 49 (23.33%) Ruby
16 49 (23.33%) Juniper
17 48 (22.86%) SC Cleared
17 48 (22.86%) Nessus
17 48 (22.86%) Bash Shell
18 46 (21.90%) Splunk
18 46 (21.90%) Microsoft
18 46 (21.90%) Python
18 46 (21.90%) Perl
19 45 (21.43%) UNIX
20 44 (20.95%) Cisco Certification
21 43 (20.48%) DNS
22 42 (20.00%) Blue Coat
23 41 (19.52%) Websense

Snort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 14 (6.67%) IIS
2 13 (6.19%) Apache
3 12 (5.71%) Lync
4 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (39.52%) Firewall
2 81 (38.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 77 (36.67%) TCP/IP
4 72 (34.29%) tcpdump
5 66 (31.43%) Wireshark
6 50 (23.81%) Network Security
7 43 (20.48%) DNS
8 40 (19.05%) LAN
9 39 (18.57%) WAN
10 36 (17.14%) HTTP
11 31 (14.76%) LDAP
12 25 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (10.00%) FTP
14 20 (9.52%) SMTP
15 17 (8.10%) DHCP
15 17 (8.10%) Internet
16 14 (6.67%) IPv6
16 14 (6.67%) SSL
16 14 (6.67%) IP Telephony
16 14 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.14%) MySQL
2 14 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.95%) Big Data
4 1 (0.48%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (14.29%) Metasploit
2 13 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.19%) Subversion
General
1 22 (10.48%) Finance
2 19 (9.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.76%) Banking
4 9 (4.29%) Retail
5 8 (3.81%) Law
6 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (41.90%) Analyst
2 71 (33.81%) Security Analyst
3 43 (20.48%) Security Engineer
4 26 (12.38%) Operations Analyst
4 26 (12.38%) Security Operations Analyst
5 17 (8.10%) Network Engineer
6 15 (7.14%) Security Specialist
7 14 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 14 (6.67%) Consultant
8 13 (6.19%) Administrator
8 13 (6.19%) IT Security Engineer
8 13 (6.19%) IT Security Analyst
9 10 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.29%) Network Consultant
10 9 (4.29%) Network Security Consultant
11 8 (3.81%) Security Tester
11 8 (3.81%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 8 (3.81%) Tester
11 8 (3.81%) Penetration Tester
12 6 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.19%) LAMP
2 11 (5.24%) Web Services
3 7 (3.33%) .NET
4 2 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.48%) HTML5
5 1 (0.48%) CSS3
5 1 (0.48%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.71%) Management Information System
2 32 (15.24%) Open Source
3 9 (4.29%) CESG
4 8 (3.81%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.95%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (0.95%) SCADA
6 2 (0.95%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.48%) Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) PKI
7 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.48%) Physics
7 1 (0.48%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 117 (55.71%) Windows
2 101 (48.10%) Linux
3 45 (21.43%) UNIX
4 33 (15.71%) Solaris
5 26 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (8.57%) CentOS
9 15 (7.14%) Ubuntu
10 13 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.76%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.95%) SUSE
12 2 (0.95%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.48%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (48.57%) SIEM
2 52 (24.76%) Information Security
3 40 (19.05%) Cyber Security
4 34 (16.19%) ITIL
5 27 (12.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 25 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (10.48%) Ethical Hacking
8 21 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 18 (8.57%) Incident Management
10 17 (8.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 16 (7.62%) Configuration Management
12 15 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
12 15 (7.14%) Load Balancing
13 14 (6.67%) Change Control
14 13 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (6.19%) Analytics
14 13 (6.19%) Service Management
15 12 (5.71%) Security Testing
15 12 (5.71%) Information Assurance
16 7 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (23.33%) Ruby
2 48 (22.86%) Bash Shell
3 46 (21.90%) Perl
3 46 (21.90%) Python
4 39 (18.57%) SQL
5 26 (12.38%) PHP
6 14 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.86%) Java
9 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.48%) C
9 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 71 (33.81%) CISSP
2 54 (25.71%) Security Cleared
3 48 (22.86%) SC Cleared
4 44 (20.95%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (18.10%) CCNP
6 34 (16.19%) GIAC
7 31 (14.76%) CEH
8 27 (12.86%) DV Cleared
9 20 (9.52%) CCNA
10 19 (9.05%) Degree
11 17 (8.10%) GCIH
12 15 (7.14%) GCIA
12 15 (7.14%) CCSP
13 14 (6.67%) CCIE
14 12 (5.71%) CISM
14 12 (5.71%) CCSE
15 11 (5.24%) OSCP
15 11 (5.24%) OSCE
16 8 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (3.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (23.33%) PCI DSS
2 14 (6.67%) HIPAA
3 11 (5.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.76%) GPG13
5 9 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (15.71%) Nmap
2 16 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.19%) Xen
3 13 (6.19%) KVM
4 12 (5.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.76%) Squid
6 8 (3.81%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (3.81%) UAG
7 5 (2.38%) vSphere
8 2 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (22.86%) Nessus
2 26 (12.38%) Nagios
3 24 (11.43%) Puppet
4 15 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 15 (7.14%) Cacti
5 13 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.76%) Munin
6 10 (4.76%) OpenView
7 4 (1.90%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (35.71%) Sourcefire
2 57 (27.14%) Cisco
3 51 (24.29%) CheckPoint
4 49 (23.33%) Juniper
5 46 (21.90%) Microsoft
5 46 (21.90%) Splunk
6 42 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 41 (19.52%) Websense
8 40 (19.05%) Red Hat
9 28 (13.33%) LogRhythm
10 25 (11.90%) Symantec
11 21 (10.00%) VMware
12 20 (9.52%) Imperva
12 20 (9.52%) Sophos
13 19 (9.05%) McAfee
13 19 (9.05%) HP
13 19 (9.05%) LogLogic
14 18 (8.57%) ArcSight
15 17 (8.10%) IronPort
16 16 (7.62%) Qualys
Gosport, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-80,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi NL/BE
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
UK
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive, depending on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago