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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 771 816 822
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +6
Permanent jobs citing Snort 110 54 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.050% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 0.50% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 95 47 69
Average salary £47,500 £53,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £64,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £37,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +9.48%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12363 10742 11375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.62% 9.91% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10252 9148 9737
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 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Snort Salary Histogram in the UK

Snort
Top 26 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 1 August 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 -4 108 £47,500 -17.39% 7
London -7 50 £47,500 -20.83% 2
South East +20 39 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Hampshire +9 19 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Berkshire +10 13 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Slough - 11 £45,000 -
Southampton +22 10 £43,750 -12.50% 1
City of London -3 9 £58,750 +30.55% 2
Wiltshire -1 7 £30,000 +15.38%
South West -21 7 £30,000 +17.64%
West Midlands - 7 £45,000 -
Surrey - 7 £75,000 -
Swindon - 6 £30,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £65,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £46,750 -
Warwick - 3 £51,000 -
North West -1 2 £35,000 -41.66%
Reading -3 2 - - 2
Cheshire - 2 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £57,256 -
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Hinckley - 2 £57,256 -
Warrington - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £57,256 -
Scotland - 2 - - 1

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (55.19%) Windows
2 102 (48.11%) SIEM
3 101 (47.64%) Linux
4 81 (38.21%) Firewall
5 79 (37.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 77 (36.32%) TCP/IP
7 74 (34.91%) Sourcefire
8 70 (33.02%) CISSP
8 70 (33.02%) tcpdump
9 65 (30.66%) Wireshark
10 56 (26.42%) Cisco
11 53 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 53 (25.00%) Information Security
12 50 (23.58%) Network Security
12 50 (23.58%) Ruby
12 50 (23.58%) CheckPoint
13 49 (23.11%) Juniper
13 49 (23.11%) Bash Shell
14 48 (22.64%) Python
14 48 (22.64%) PCI DSS
14 48 (22.64%) SC Cleared
15 47 (22.17%) Nessus
15 47 (22.17%) UNIX
15 47 (22.17%) Perl
15 47 (22.17%) Splunk
16 46 (21.70%) Microsoft
17 42 (19.81%) Blue Coat
17 42 (19.81%) DNS
17 42 (19.81%) Cisco Certification
18 41 (19.34%) Cyber Security

Snort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (6.60%) IIS
2 13 (6.13%) Apache
3 12 (5.66%) Lync
4 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.47%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (38.21%) Firewall
2 79 (37.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 77 (36.32%) TCP/IP
4 70 (33.02%) tcpdump
5 65 (30.66%) Wireshark
6 50 (23.58%) Network Security
7 42 (19.81%) DNS
8 38 (17.92%) LAN
9 37 (17.45%) WAN
10 35 (16.51%) HTTP
11 31 (14.62%) LDAP
12 24 (11.32%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (9.43%) FTP
14 19 (8.96%) SMTP
15 16 (7.55%) DHCP
16 15 (7.08%) Internet
17 13 (6.13%) IP Telephony
17 13 (6.13%) IPv6
17 13 (6.13%) SSL
17 13 (6.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.40%) MySQL
2 16 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.94%) Big Data
3 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 29 (13.68%) Metasploit
2 15 (7.08%) Subversion
2 15 (7.08%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (9.91%) Finance
2 19 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.72%) Banking
4 9 (4.25%) Retail
5 7 (3.30%) Law
6 2 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 87 (41.04%) Analyst
2 71 (33.49%) Security Analyst
3 43 (20.28%) Security Engineer
4 25 (11.79%) Security Operations Analyst
4 25 (11.79%) Operations Analyst
5 17 (8.02%) Network Engineer
6 15 (7.08%) Security Specialist
6 15 (7.08%) Administrator
7 14 (6.60%) Security Consultant
7 14 (6.60%) Consultant
7 14 (6.60%) IT Security Analyst
8 13 (6.13%) IT Security Engineer
9 12 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.25%) Network Security Consultant
10 9 (4.25%) Network Consultant
11 8 (3.77%) Tester
11 8 (3.77%) Penetration Tester
11 8 (3.77%) Security Tester
11 8 (3.77%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 7 (3.30%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.08%) LAMP
2 12 (5.66%) Web Services
3 7 (3.30%) .NET
4 2 (0.94%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) CSS3
5 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.47%) HTML5
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.04%) Open Source
2 31 (14.62%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.25%) CESG
4 8 (3.77%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.42%) SCADA
6 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.94%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.47%) Physics
8 1 (0.47%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 117 (55.19%) Windows
2 101 (47.64%) Linux
3 47 (22.17%) UNIX
4 30 (14.15%) Solaris
5 27 (12.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (8.49%) CentOS
8 14 (6.60%) Ubuntu
9 12 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (4.72%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.94%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.94%) Fedora
12 1 (0.47%) SUSE
12 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (48.11%) SIEM
2 53 (25.00%) Information Security
3 41 (19.34%) Cyber Security
4 34 (16.04%) ITIL
5 27 (12.74%) Vulnerability Management
6 23 (10.85%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (10.38%) Ethical Hacking
8 21 (9.91%) PRINCE2
9 18 (8.49%) Configuration Management
9 18 (8.49%) Incident Management
10 16 (7.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (6.60%) Load Balancing
12 14 (6.60%) Computer Forensics
13 13 (6.13%) Service Management
13 13 (6.13%) Change Control
13 13 (6.13%) Analytics
14 12 (5.66%) Security Testing
14 12 (5.66%) Information Assurance
15 8 (3.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.58%) Ruby
2 49 (23.11%) Bash Shell
3 48 (22.64%) Python
4 47 (22.17%) Perl
5 39 (18.40%) SQL
6 25 (11.79%) PHP
7 17 (8.02%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.83%) Java
10 2 (0.94%) C
10 2 (0.94%) C++
11 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 70 (33.02%) CISSP
2 53 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 48 (22.64%) SC Cleared
4 42 (19.81%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (17.45%) CCNP
6 35 (16.51%) GIAC
7 30 (14.15%) CEH
8 28 (13.21%) DV Cleared
9 20 (9.43%) Degree
10 18 (8.49%) CCNA
10 18 (8.49%) GCIH
11 16 (7.55%) GCIA
12 14 (6.60%) CCSP
13 13 (6.13%) CCIE
14 12 (5.66%) CISM
14 12 (5.66%) CCSE
15 10 (4.72%) OSCP
15 10 (4.72%) OSCE
16 8 (3.77%) SSCP
16 8 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (22.64%) PCI DSS
2 13 (6.13%) HIPAA
3 11 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.72%) GPG13
5 9 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (15.09%) Nmap
2 17 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.08%) Xen
3 15 (7.08%) KVM
4 12 (5.66%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.72%) Squid
6 8 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (3.77%) UAG
7 5 (2.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (22.17%) Nessus
2 29 (13.68%) Nagios
3 27 (12.74%) Puppet
4 16 (7.55%) Cacti
5 15 (7.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 15 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (7.08%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (5.19%) Munin
6 11 (5.19%) OpenView
7 4 (1.89%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.47%) WSUS
9 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 74 (34.91%) Sourcefire
2 56 (26.42%) Cisco
3 50 (23.58%) CheckPoint
4 49 (23.11%) Juniper
5 47 (22.17%) Splunk
6 46 (21.70%) Microsoft
7 42 (19.81%) Blue Coat
8 40 (18.87%) Websense
9 38 (17.92%) Red Hat
10 27 (12.74%) LogRhythm
11 25 (11.79%) Symantec
12 22 (10.38%) VMware
13 20 (9.43%) HP
14 19 (8.96%) Imperva
14 19 (8.96%) McAfee
14 19 (8.96%) Sophos
14 19 (8.96%) ArcSight
14 19 (8.96%) LogLogic
15 17 (8.02%) IronPort
16 16 (7.55%) Qualys
Reading, Berkshire
Stott and May
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi NL/BE
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
UK
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive, depending on Experience
Posted: 23 days ago