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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 818 909 891
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -18
Permanent jobs citing Snort 58 46 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.043% 0.087%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.37% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 94
Median salary £67,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £30,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%

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
11150 12339 13946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.44% 11.62% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9255 10367 11735
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

Snort Salary Histogram in the UK

Snort
Top 19 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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +78 50 £67,500 +28.57% 8
London +69 30 £82,500 +57.14% 5
South East +80 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South West +16 8 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
Belfast - 8 - -
County Antrim - 8 - -
Surrey +32 7 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Bristol +18 6 - -
Gloucester -5 2 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Gloucestershire -19 2 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Leeds - 2 £44,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £44,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £44,000 -
Berkshire +47 1 £55,000 -15.38%
City of London +27 1 £67,500 -
West Midlands -6 1 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £42,500 -
Camberley - 1 £44,000 -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 68 (53.97%) SIEM
2 63 (50.00%) Linux
3 62 (49.21%) Firewall
4 61 (48.41%) Cisco
5 57 (45.24%) Windows
6 49 (38.89%) CheckPoint
7 45 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
8 44 (34.92%) Splunk
8 44 (34.92%) CISSP
9 42 (33.33%) Juniper
9 42 (33.33%) Information Security
10 40 (31.75%) Sourcefire
11 38 (30.16%) Network Security
11 38 (30.16%) Finance
12 37 (29.37%) Degree
13 35 (27.78%) Python
14 32 (25.40%) CEH
15 31 (24.60%) Fortinet
15 31 (24.60%) ArcSight
15 31 (24.60%) Intel Security
15 31 (24.60%) Security Operations
16 30 (23.81%) Palo Alto
17 29 (23.02%) CISM
17 29 (23.02%) SQL
18 26 (20.63%) Unix
18 26 (20.63%) Security Operations Centre
18 26 (20.63%) Analytics
19 25 (19.84%) HTTP
20 24 (19.05%) LogRhythm
20 24 (19.05%) RSA enVision

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 9 (7.14%) Apache
2 7 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.59%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.59%) nginx
4 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.59%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Heroku
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (49.21%) Firewall
2 38 (30.16%) Network Security
3 25 (19.84%) HTTP
4 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
5 21 (16.67%) DNS
6 20 (15.87%) Intrusion Detection
7 19 (15.08%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (15.08%) SSL
8 18 (14.29%) IPv6
9 16 (12.70%) IPv4
10 14 (11.11%) VLAN
11 11 (8.73%) VPN
12 10 (7.94%) Wireshark
13 9 (7.14%) HTTPS
14 7 (5.56%) NetScreen
15 6 (4.76%) Internet
15 6 (4.76%) LAN
15 6 (4.76%) WAN
16 5 (3.97%) tcpdump
17 4 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.94%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.97%) MySQL
3 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.59%) Big Data
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (30.16%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.59%) Military
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (37.30%) Analyst
2 33 (26.19%) Security Analyst
2 33 (26.19%) Security Engineer
3 22 (17.46%) Systems Engineer
4 18 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
5 14 (11.11%) Presales Engineer
5 14 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (8.73%) Information Security Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Senior Security Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) Consultant
7 8 (6.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) SOC Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) IT Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Security Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.94%) Regular Expression
2 8 (6.35%) ELK Stack
3 3 (2.38%) .NET
3 3 (2.38%) REST
4 2 (1.59%) PCRE
5 1 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.79%) CGI
5 1 (0.79%) JSON
5 1 (0.79%) LAMP
5 1 (0.79%) MCollective
5 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.79%) SAML
5 1 (0.79%) SOAP
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.63%) Security Operations Centre
2 21 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.52%) Cyber Attack
5 11 (8.73%) Cyberthreat
5 11 (8.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.76%) Fintech
7 6 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (4.76%) iPad
8 3 (2.38%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.59%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.59%) Blog
9 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.59%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.79%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.79%) PKI
10 1 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (50.00%) Linux
2 57 (45.24%) Windows
3 26 (20.63%) Unix
4 4 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.38%) Solaris
6 2 (1.59%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) Debian
7 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.97%) SIEM
2 45 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (33.33%) Information Security
4 31 (24.60%) Security Operations
5 26 (20.63%) Analytics
6 21 (16.67%) Presales
6 21 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 17 (13.49%) ITIL
7 17 (13.49%) Malware Analysis
8 15 (11.90%) Threat Detection
9 14 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (9.52%) Computer Forensics
12 11 (8.73%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (7.94%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 10 (7.94%) Web Filtering
14 9 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 8 (6.35%) Identity Access Management
15 8 (6.35%) Load Balancing
15 8 (6.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.78%) Python
2 29 (23.02%) SQL
3 23 (18.25%) Bash Shell
4 18 (14.29%) C
5 16 (12.70%) Ruby
6 11 (8.73%) Perl
7 9 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.35%) VB
9 6 (4.76%) PHP
10 5 (3.97%) Java
11 4 (3.17%) C++
11 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.59%) Lua
13 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (34.92%) CISSP
2 37 (29.37%) Degree
3 32 (25.40%) CEH
4 29 (23.02%) CISM
5 24 (19.05%) SANS
6 17 (13.49%) GCIH
7 15 (11.90%) GIAC
8 14 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
8 14 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 14 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 14 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
9 11 (8.73%) CREST Certified
10 10 (7.94%) GCIA
11 9 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (7.14%) DV Cleared
12 7 (5.56%) CCNA
13 4 (3.17%) CCNP
13 4 (3.17%) CCSE
13 4 (3.17%) JNCIP
13 4 (3.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.35%) GPG13
2 8 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) COBIT
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (13.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.38%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.59%) HDFS
4 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.79%) iptables
5 1 (0.79%) LXC
5 1 (0.79%) pfSense
5 1 (0.79%) vCloud
5 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (19.05%) RSA enVision
2 21 (16.67%) QRadar
3 14 (11.11%) Nessus
4 13 (10.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 10 (7.94%) Proventia
5 10 (7.94%) RSA Security Analytics
6 8 (6.35%) EnCase
6 8 (6.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (6.35%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (5.56%) Kibana
7 7 (5.56%) logstash
7 7 (5.56%) Nexpose
7 7 (5.56%) Puppet
8 5 (3.97%) Nagios
9 4 (3.17%) Nmap
10 3 (2.38%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (2.38%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.59%) Fluentd
11 2 (1.59%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 61 (48.41%) Cisco
2 49 (38.89%) CheckPoint
3 44 (34.92%) Splunk
4 42 (33.33%) Juniper
5 40 (31.75%) Sourcefire
6 31 (24.60%) ArcSight
6 31 (24.60%) Fortinet
6 31 (24.60%) Intel Security
7 30 (23.81%) Palo Alto
8 24 (19.05%) LogRhythm
9 20 (15.87%) AlienVault
10 18 (14.29%) Blue Coat
10 18 (14.29%) FireEye
11 17 (13.49%) Intel
12 15 (11.90%) Forcepoint
13 14 (11.11%) NetWitness
14 10 (7.94%) TippingPoint
15 9 (7.14%) SolarWinds
16 8 (6.35%) F5
16 8 (6.35%) Tufin
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