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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 820 807 829
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs citing Snort 84 102 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.089% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.72% 0.82% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 73 87 44
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +28.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £41,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +50.79%

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
11643 12445 10580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 10.91% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9783 10291 9009
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -12 75 £50,000 +5.26% 50
London -24 31 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South East +7 24 £50,000 +5.26% 28
South West -6 13 £50,000 -23.07% 7
Bristol - 9 £50,000 - 5
Wales +3 8 £55,000 +57.14% 2
South Wales +2 8 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Cardiff -6 8 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Berkshire +16 7 £47,500 -15.55% 3
Reading +9 6 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Hampshire +7 6 £50,000 +12.35% 9
City of London +33 5 £57,500 - 1
Surrey - 5 £50,000 - 5
Warwickshire -4 4 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £50,000 -23.07% 4
West Midlands -8 4 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Farnborough - 3 £50,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -8 2 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Milton Keynes -12 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 £55,000 -
Worthing - 2 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £50,000 - 3
Hook - 2 £50,000 - 2
Godalming - 2 £50,000 - 2
Brentford - 2 £50,000 - 2
Princes Risborough - 2 £50,000 - 2
North West - 2 £45,000 -
Guildford - 1 £50,000 - 1
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 77 (44.77%) Windows
2 73 (42.44%) Linux
2 73 (42.44%) SIEM
3 72 (41.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 61 (35.47%) TCP/IP
5 60 (34.88%) Wireshark
6 59 (34.30%) Firewall
7 52 (30.23%) tcpdump
8 40 (23.26%) Cyber Security
9 38 (22.09%) Sourcefire
10 37 (21.51%) GIAC
11 36 (20.93%) HTTP
12 35 (20.35%) Information Security
13 33 (19.19%) Python
14 29 (16.86%) Internet
15 28 (16.28%) SQL
15 28 (16.28%) GCIH
16 27 (15.70%) DNS
16 27 (15.70%) Mentoring
17 26 (15.12%) Malware Analysis
17 26 (15.12%) UNIX
17 26 (15.12%) Perl
18 25 (14.53%) Java
19 24 (13.95%) Cisco
19 24 (13.95%) CheckPoint
19 24 (13.95%) ArcSight
20 23 (13.37%) LDAP
21 22 (12.79%) WAN
22 21 (12.21%) LAN
22 21 (12.21%) CISSP

Snort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (2.91%) Apache
1 5 (2.91%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.16%) Liferay
3 2 (1.16%) Lync
4 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.58%) nginx
4 1 (0.58%) Zimbra
Applications
1 4 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) PaaS
3 1 (0.58%) IaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 72 (41.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 61 (35.47%) TCP/IP
3 60 (34.88%) Wireshark
4 59 (34.30%) Firewall
5 52 (30.23%) tcpdump
6 36 (20.93%) HTTP
7 29 (16.86%) Internet
8 27 (15.70%) DNS
9 23 (13.37%) LDAP
10 22 (12.79%) WAN
11 21 (12.21%) LAN
12 20 (11.63%) FTP
12 20 (11.63%) SMTP
13 18 (10.47%) Network Security
14 14 (8.14%) DHCP
15 13 (7.56%) SSL
16 10 (5.81%) VPN
17 7 (4.07%) IPsec
18 6 (3.49%) SSH
18 6 (3.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.56%) MySQL
2 6 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (2.91%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.91%) Riak
3 5 (2.91%) Voldemort
4 4 (2.33%) Big Data
4 4 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.74%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.16%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.74%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.74%) NetBeans
1 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.16%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (11.63%) Finance
2 5 (2.91%) Aerospace
2 5 (2.91%) Games
3 4 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Electronics
5 2 (1.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Law
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (52.33%) Analyst
2 70 (40.70%) Security Analyst
3 18 (10.47%) Operations Analyst
3 18 (10.47%) Security Operations Analyst
4 10 (5.81%) Security Engineer
4 10 (5.81%) Software Engineer
5 9 (5.23%) Consultant
5 9 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (4.65%) Administrator
7 6 (3.49%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (3.49%) Network Specialist
7 6 (3.49%) Network Analyst
7 6 (3.49%) Network Engineer
7 6 (3.49%) Network Consultant
8 5 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (2.91%) Junior
8 5 (2.91%) Security Consultant
8 5 (2.91%) Junior Analyst
8 5 (2.91%) Network Intrusion Analyst
9 4 (2.33%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.91%) JRuby
2 3 (1.74%) .NET
2 3 (1.74%) JSP
2 3 (1.74%) LAMP
3 1 (0.58%) Web Services
3 1 (0.58%) Memcached
3 1 (0.58%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.14%) Client/Server
2 14 (8.14%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.07%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.07%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.49%) Grid Computing
6 5 (2.91%) PKI
7 4 (2.33%) CESG
7 4 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.74%) User Experience
8 3 (1.74%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.74%) SCADA
9 2 (1.16%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.58%) Online Games
10 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 77 (44.77%) Windows
2 73 (42.44%) Linux
3 26 (15.12%) UNIX
4 9 (5.23%) Solaris
5 5 (2.91%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.58%) Debian
6 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (42.44%) SIEM
2 40 (23.26%) Cyber Security
3 35 (20.35%) Information Security
4 27 (15.70%) Mentoring
5 26 (15.12%) Malware Analysis
6 20 (11.63%) Incident Management
7 18 (10.47%) Ethical Hacking
8 17 (9.88%) Software Engineering
9 15 (8.72%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (8.72%) Open Source
10 14 (8.14%) ITIL
11 13 (7.56%) Network Architecture
11 13 (7.56%) Coaching
12 12 (6.98%) Configuration Management
12 12 (6.98%) Computer Security
13 11 (6.40%) DevOps
14 10 (5.81%) Functional Programming
14 10 (5.81%) SDLC
15 9 (5.23%) Kalman Filter
15 9 (5.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.19%) Python
2 28 (16.28%) SQL
3 26 (15.12%) Perl
4 25 (14.53%) Java
5 16 (9.30%) Ruby
6 12 (6.98%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.98%) C
7 10 (5.81%) C++
7 10 (5.81%) Lisp
7 10 (5.81%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.81%) Haskell
7 10 (5.81%) Erlang
8 5 (2.91%) Groovy
8 5 (2.91%) Clojure
8 5 (2.91%) SystemTap
8 5 (2.91%) Elixir
9 4 (2.33%) PHP
10 3 (1.74%) Go
11 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (21.51%) GIAC
2 28 (16.28%) GCIH
3 21 (12.21%) CISSP
3 21 (12.21%) Degree
4 18 (10.47%) Security Cleared
5 17 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (9.30%) GCIA
7 14 (8.14%) SC Cleared
8 13 (7.56%) CCNP
9 12 (6.98%) CCNA
10 7 (4.07%) CEH
10 7 (4.07%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.33%) CISM
12 3 (1.74%) CCIE
12 3 (1.74%) CCSP
13 2 (1.16%) CCDP
13 2 (1.16%) CCSE
13 2 (1.16%) GSEC
13 2 (1.16%) CCSA
13 2 (1.16%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.88%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.58%) FISMA
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (5.81%) Docker
2 8 (4.65%) iptables
3 4 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.74%) vCloud
5 2 (1.16%) pfSense
5 2 (1.16%) KVM
5 2 (1.16%) Squid
5 2 (1.16%) Xen
6 1 (0.58%) Varnish
6 1 (0.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (10.47%) Nagios
2 13 (7.56%) OSSEC
3 10 (5.81%) Nessus
4 7 (4.07%) Puppet
5 6 (3.49%) Bcfg2
6 5 (2.91%) Graphite
7 4 (2.33%) Check_MK
7 4 (2.33%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.33%) Ansible
7 4 (2.33%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.16%) Nmap
9 2 (1.16%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.16%) Cacti
10 1 (0.58%) logstash
10 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (22.09%) Sourcefire
2 24 (13.95%) ArcSight
2 24 (13.95%) Cisco
2 24 (13.95%) CheckPoint
3 16 (9.30%) Juniper
4 14 (8.14%) LogLogic
4 14 (8.14%) Splunk
5 13 (7.56%) FireEye
6 12 (6.98%) LogRhythm
7 10 (5.81%) VMware
8 7 (4.07%) Microsoft
9 6 (3.49%) Symantec
9 6 (3.49%) McAfee
10 5 (2.91%) NetApp
10 5 (2.91%) HP
10 5 (2.91%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.33%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.33%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.74%) IBM
12 3 (1.74%) Infoblox
Bristol, Somerset
Earth Stream Global
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £33283.26 - £40679.54 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £65k plus package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 22 hours ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Iter8
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent benefits - share options,
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Beaconsfield
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crowborough
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 6 days ago