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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 785 819 838
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +19
Permanent jobs citing Snort 95 60 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.056% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.72% 0.53% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 90 53 51
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%

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
13219 11265 11513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.96% 10.45% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11198 9313 9891
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +32 94 £52,500 +5.00% 2
London +7 46 £52,500 -6.25% 1
South East -16 14 £45,500 -4.21%
Hampshire -8 13 £45,500 -1.62%
South West -6 12 £52,500 +89.18%
Gloucestershire - 12 £52,500 -
Cheshire - 10 £48,750 -
North West - 10 £48,750 - 1
City of London +19 9 £53,750 +16.21%
West Midlands - 8 £38,000 -
Warwickshire - 8 £38,000 -
Southampton +11 7 £53,750 +19.44%
Warwick - 7 £38,000 -
Cheltenham - 7 £52,500 -
Basingstoke - 5 £45,000 -
East of England -17 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Bedford - 3 £37,500 -
Gloucester - 3 £52,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £37,500 -
Knutsford - 2 £47,500 -
Reading +2 1 - -
Romsey 0 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Berkshire -5 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £70,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 £35,000 -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (59.39%) Windows
2 112 (56.85%) Linux
3 94 (47.72%) TCP/IP
4 75 (38.07%) SIEM
5 59 (29.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 54 (27.41%) MySQL
7 52 (26.40%) Incident Management
8 51 (25.89%) Python
8 51 (25.89%) Shell Script
8 51 (25.89%) Information Security
9 48 (24.37%) Perl
9 48 (24.37%) Sourcefire
10 46 (23.35%) GIAC
11 45 (22.84%) UNIX
11 45 (22.84%) Nagios
12 44 (22.34%) HTTP
12 44 (22.34%) Ruby
12 44 (22.34%) Wireshark
13 43 (21.83%) tcpdump
14 42 (21.32%) Firewall
15 41 (20.81%) Network Security
16 38 (19.29%) VMware
16 38 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (19.29%) Puppet
17 36 (18.27%) LAMP
17 36 (18.27%) Xen
18 35 (17.77%) DNS
18 35 (17.77%) Cacti
18 35 (17.77%) Performance Tuning
19 33 (16.75%) Configuration Management

Snort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (5.08%) IIS
1 10 (5.08%) Tomcat
1 10 (5.08%) Jetty
2 4 (2.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.03%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (47.72%) TCP/IP
2 59 (29.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 44 (22.34%) Wireshark
3 44 (22.34%) HTTP
4 43 (21.83%) tcpdump
5 42 (21.32%) Firewall
6 41 (20.81%) Network Security
7 35 (17.77%) DNS
8 28 (14.21%) VPN
8 28 (14.21%) LDAP
9 26 (13.20%) FTP
10 25 (12.69%) SSL
11 22 (11.17%) SMTP
12 21 (10.66%) WAN
13 20 (10.15%) LAN
14 16 (8.12%) Wireless Security
14 16 (8.12%) Wireless
14 16 (8.12%) IPsec
15 15 (7.61%) Internet
16 13 (6.60%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.41%) MySQL
2 32 (16.24%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.57%) Big Data
3 9 (4.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 32 (16.24%) Subversion
1 32 (16.24%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (10.66%) Law
2 19 (9.64%) Finance
3 10 (5.08%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.06%) Banking
5 5 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.52%) Legal
6 3 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (45.18%) Analyst
2 67 (34.01%) Security Analyst
3 36 (18.27%) Administrator
4 31 (15.74%) Security Engineer
5 21 (10.66%) Linux Administrator
6 18 (9.14%) Security Operations Analyst
6 18 (9.14%) Operations Analyst
6 18 (9.14%) Network Engineer
7 16 (8.12%) Information Security Engineer
8 15 (7.61%) IT Security Analyst
8 15 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.09%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (5.58%) Network Security Engineer
11 9 (4.57%) Security Consultant
11 9 (4.57%) Consultant
11 9 (4.57%) Senior Security Analyst
12 6 (3.05%) Windows Administrator
12 6 (3.05%) OSS Engineer
13 5 (2.54%) Forensic Analyst
13 5 (2.54%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.27%) LAMP
2 10 (5.08%) .NET
2 10 (5.08%) JMX
2 10 (5.08%) HornetQ
3 7 (3.55%) Web Services
4 5 (2.54%) SAML
4 5 (2.54%) OAuth
4 5 (2.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.24%) Open Source
2 25 (12.69%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.11%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.58%) SCADA
5 10 (5.08%) PKI
6 7 (3.55%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.54%) CESG
7 5 (2.54%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.03%) Clustering
9 3 (1.52%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.51%) Replication
11 1 (0.51%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 117 (59.39%) Windows
2 112 (56.85%) Linux
3 45 (22.84%) UNIX
4 15 (7.61%) Solaris
5 14 (7.11%) Debian
6 5 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.03%) Fedora
7 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.03%) CentOS
7 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (38.07%) SIEM
2 52 (26.40%) Incident Management
3 51 (25.89%) Information Security
4 35 (17.77%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (16.75%) Configuration Management
6 32 (16.24%) Penetration Testing
7 28 (14.21%) Cyber Security
8 23 (11.68%) Kalman Filter
9 22 (11.17%) Network Design
10 16 (8.12%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (8.12%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (7.61%) Database Security
12 14 (7.11%) Ethical Hacking
12 14 (7.11%) Service Management
12 14 (7.11%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.60%) Information Assurance
14 12 (6.09%) Change Control
14 12 (6.09%) ITIL
14 12 (6.09%) Risk Management
14 12 (6.09%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.89%) Python
1 51 (25.89%) Shell Script
2 48 (24.37%) Perl
3 44 (22.34%) Ruby
4 32 (16.24%) Bash Shell
5 28 (14.21%) SQL
6 12 (6.09%) Java
7 9 (4.57%) C
8 7 (3.55%) C++
9 5 (2.54%) PHP
10 3 (1.52%) Erlang
11 1 (0.51%) SystemTap
11 1 (0.51%) Haskell
11 1 (0.51%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 46 (23.35%) GIAC
2 33 (16.75%) CEH
3 29 (14.72%) Degree
4 26 (13.20%) Security Cleared
5 25 (12.69%) CISSP
6 22 (11.17%) SC Cleared
7 21 (10.66%) CCNA
7 21 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (9.64%) GCIA
8 19 (9.64%) GCIH
8 19 (9.64%) CISM
9 17 (8.63%) DV Cleared
10 10 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.54%) CCNP
12 3 (1.52%) CISMP
12 3 (1.52%) EnCE
12 3 (1.52%) GCFA
13 2 (1.02%) SSCP
13 2 (1.02%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.51%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (12.18%) PCI DSS
3 14 (7.11%) SLA
4 5 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.54%) GPG13
System Software
1 38 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (18.27%) Xen
3 32 (16.24%) KVM
4 8 (4.06%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.54%) Squid
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.51%) LXC
6 1 (0.51%) XenApp
6 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (22.84%) Nagios
2 38 (19.29%) Puppet
3 35 (17.77%) Cacti
4 32 (16.24%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (8.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (3.05%) Munin
6 6 (3.05%) OpenView
7 4 (2.03%) WSUS
8 1 (0.51%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.51%) collectd
Vendors
1 48 (24.37%) Sourcefire
2 38 (19.29%) VMware
3 24 (12.18%) Splunk
4 22 (11.17%) CheckPoint
5 20 (10.15%) Cisco
6 19 (9.64%) Symantec
7 18 (9.14%) McAfee
8 16 (8.12%) IronPort
9 15 (7.61%) Websense
10 14 (7.11%) Juniper
10 14 (7.11%) LogRhythm
11 10 (5.08%) Blue Coat
12 9 (4.57%) HP
12 9 (4.57%) SolarWinds
13 8 (4.06%) Fortinet
14 7 (3.55%) ArcSight
15 6 (3.05%) Dell
16 5 (2.54%) Microsoft
17 4 (2.03%) LogLogic
17 4 (2.03%) Avaya
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