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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 805 813 838
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Snort 92 119 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.098% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 0.94% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 60 97 56
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +21.29%

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
12430 12601 10754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.50% 10.39% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10265 10654 9103
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
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 28 May 2015 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 28 May 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 +14 90 £50,000 +5.26% 14
London +60 47 £52,500 +10.52% 4
South West +4 14 £47,500 +58.33% 3
South East -38 12 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Gloucestershire +2 8 £52,500 - 1
Cheltenham +12 7 £52,500 -
City of London +51 6 £55,000 -8.33%
West Midlands - 6 £38,000 - 1
North West -1 5 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Cheshire -5 5 £47,500 +35.71%
Berkshire -9 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire -25 5 £50,000 +6.38% 1
Reading +1 4 - - 1
Wiltshire +2 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Bristol +1 3 £30,000 -
Swindon -2 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Southampton -13 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Surrey +27 2 £62,500 -3.84%
Birmingham - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - - 3
West Yorkshire +19 1 £35,000 -15.15%
Yorkshire +13 1 £35,000 -15.15%
Leeds +12 1 £35,000 -15.15%
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £50,000 - 1

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 107 (53.50%) SIEM
2 95 (47.50%) Windows
3 85 (42.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 73 (36.50%) TCP/IP
5 72 (36.00%) Linux
6 61 (30.50%) Sourcefire
7 56 (28.00%) Wireshark
8 55 (27.50%) Incident Management
9 50 (25.00%) Cyber Security
10 49 (24.50%) Firewall
11 47 (23.50%) Information Security
12 43 (21.50%) GIAC
13 39 (19.50%) Finance
13 39 (19.50%) DNS
14 37 (18.50%) HTTP
15 35 (17.50%) CEH
15 35 (17.50%) Malware Analysis
16 34 (17.00%) Splunk
17 33 (16.50%) tcpdump
18 32 (16.00%) CISSP
18 32 (16.00%) Management Information System
19 31 (15.50%) GCIH
19 31 (15.50%) UNIX
20 29 (14.50%) Cisco
21 28 (14.00%) Network Security
22 26 (13.00%) Python
22 26 (13.00%) Mentoring
23 25 (12.50%) Perl
24 24 (12.00%) SQL
25 23 (11.50%) CheckPoint

Snort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (2.00%) Lync
2 1 (0.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) PaaS
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (42.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 73 (36.50%) TCP/IP
3 56 (28.00%) Wireshark
4 49 (24.50%) Firewall
5 39 (19.50%) DNS
6 37 (18.50%) HTTP
7 33 (16.50%) tcpdump
8 28 (14.00%) Network Security
9 19 (9.50%) LDAP
10 18 (9.00%) FTP
10 18 (9.00%) SMTP
11 17 (8.50%) WAN
11 17 (8.50%) Wireless
12 16 (8.00%) LAN
13 14 (7.00%) Internet
14 13 (6.50%) DHCP
15 12 (6.00%) Wireless Security
15 12 (6.00%) SSL
16 10 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (4.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.50%) Data Mining
2 10 (5.00%) Big Data
3 4 (2.00%) MySQL
4 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.50%) Riak
5 1 (0.50%) Voldemort
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.50%) Subversion
2 1 (0.50%) NetBeans
General
1 39 (19.50%) Finance
2 21 (10.50%) Financial Institution
3 16 (8.00%) Law
4 8 (4.00%) Legal
4 8 (4.00%) Banking
5 5 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 121 (60.50%) Analyst
2 92 (46.00%) Security Analyst
3 32 (16.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 32 (16.00%) Operations Analyst
4 29 (14.50%) Security Engineer
5 20 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 13 (6.50%) Information Security Engineer
7 11 (5.50%) Consultant
8 9 (4.50%) IT Security Analyst
8 9 (4.50%) Network Engineer
8 9 (4.50%) Security Consultant
9 6 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.00%) Network Security Analyst
10 5 (2.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 5 (2.50%) Network Security Consultant
10 5 (2.50%) Network Consultant
10 5 (2.50%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (2.00%) Developer
11 4 (2.00%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (2.00%) Forensic Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.00%) SAML
1 4 (2.00%) OAuth
1 4 (2.00%) JRuby
1 4 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (0.50%) AppFabric
2 1 (0.50%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.50%) WCF
2 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.50%) Web Services
2 1 (0.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.00%) SCADA
4 9 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.50%) PKI
6 5 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.50%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.50%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.50%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 95 (47.50%) Windows
2 72 (36.00%) Linux
3 31 (15.50%) UNIX
4 8 (4.00%) Solaris
5 4 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (53.50%) SIEM
2 55 (27.50%) Incident Management
3 50 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 47 (23.50%) Information Security
5 35 (17.50%) Malware Analysis
6 26 (13.00%) Mentoring
7 21 (10.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 20 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (8.50%) Information Assurance
10 16 (8.00%) Computer Security
10 16 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (7.50%) Ethical Hacking
12 14 (7.00%) Network Design
13 13 (6.50%) Risk Management
13 13 (6.50%) People Management
14 12 (6.00%) Security Architecture
14 12 (6.00%) Database Security
14 12 (6.00%) Performance Management
15 10 (5.00%) DevOps
16 9 (4.50%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.00%) Python
2 25 (12.50%) Perl
3 24 (12.00%) SQL
4 21 (10.50%) Ruby
5 20 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.00%) Java
7 5 (2.50%) PHP
8 4 (2.00%) Groovy
8 4 (2.00%) Clojure
8 4 (2.00%) Elixir
9 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.50%) Erlang
9 3 (1.50%) C
9 3 (1.50%) C++
10 2 (1.00%) Lisp
10 2 (1.00%) Haskell
11 1 (0.50%) SystemTap
11 1 (0.50%) Go
11 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (21.50%) GIAC
2 35 (17.50%) CEH
3 32 (16.00%) CISSP
4 31 (15.50%) GCIH
5 23 (11.50%) GCIA
6 21 (10.50%) CISM
7 20 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (8.00%) CCNP
8 16 (8.00%) Security Cleared
9 15 (7.50%) Degree
10 12 (6.00%) CCNA
11 9 (4.50%) SC Cleared
12 7 (3.50%) DV Cleared
13 5 (2.50%) CCSE
13 5 (2.50%) CCIE
13 5 (2.50%) CCSP
13 5 (2.50%) CCSA
14 2 (1.00%) CCDP
14 2 (1.00%) CISMP
14 2 (1.00%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.50%) PCI DSS
2 17 (8.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.00%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.00%) FISMA
4 1 (0.50%) GPG13
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (5.00%) Docker
2 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.50%) vCloud
4 2 (1.00%) pfSense
5 1 (0.50%) KVM
5 1 (0.50%) iptables
5 1 (0.50%) Xen
5 1 (0.50%) Squid
5 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (6.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 13 (6.50%) OSSEC
2 11 (5.50%) Nagios
3 6 (3.00%) Nessus
4 2 (1.00%) Nmap
5 1 (0.50%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.50%) Cacti
5 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.50%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 61 (30.50%) Sourcefire
2 34 (17.00%) Splunk
3 29 (14.50%) Cisco
4 23 (11.50%) CheckPoint
5 19 (9.50%) Juniper
6 18 (9.00%) Symantec
6 18 (9.00%) ArcSight
7 17 (8.50%) McAfee
8 12 (6.00%) LogRhythm
8 12 (6.00%) IronPort
9 10 (5.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (4.50%) Fortinet
11 7 (3.50%) Websense
12 6 (3.00%) LogLogic
13 5 (2.50%) VMware
14 4 (2.00%) HP
14 4 (2.00%) F5
15 2 (1.00%) Sophos
15 2 (1.00%) Blue Coat
15 2 (1.00%) IBM
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £380 - £430 p/d
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burford
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Llandudno
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Amlwch
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gwynedd
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago