Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Snort skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Snort over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1044 1069 1137
Rank change year-on-year +25 +68 -36
Permanent jobs citing Snort 104 120 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.067% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.54% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 68 92 117
England median annual salary £51,250 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.58% +20.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £33,300 £37,500 £29,350
90th Percentile £70,750 £88,750 £68,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -0.50%

Snort is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 21616 22106 23643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.94% 12.42% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18207 18685 19822
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

Snort
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Snort as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Snort in England

Snort
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Snort in England.

Salary trend for Snort in England

Snort
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Snort in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Snort in England

Snort
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +54 37 £55,000 - 1
London -18 36 £52,500 -30.00% 5
Midlands +55 25 £37,500 -10.71%
West Midlands +34 21 £37,500 -6.25%
East Midlands +36 4 £30,000 -28.57%
North of England +1 3 £53,000 +30.86%
North West - 3 £53,000 -
South East +23 1 - -
Snort
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Snort.

1 72 (69.23%) SIEM
2 50 (48.08%) Firewall
3 47 (45.19%) Linux
4 44 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (40.38%) Information Security
6 39 (37.50%) CISSP
7 37 (35.58%) Sourcefire
8 35 (33.65%) GIAC
9 33 (31.73%) Python
9 33 (31.73%) LogRhythm
10 30 (28.85%) DNS
10 30 (28.85%) Nessus
11 29 (27.88%) CEH
11 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
12 27 (25.96%) TCP/IP
13 26 (25.00%) SC Cleared
14 25 (24.04%) Suricata
15 24 (23.08%) ArcSight
16 23 (22.12%) Analytics
16 23 (22.12%) Splunk
16 23 (22.12%) Cisco
16 23 (22.12%) AlienVault
17 22 (21.15%) HTTP
17 22 (21.15%) DHCP
17 22 (21.15%) Network Security
18 21 (20.19%) Palo Alto
18 21 (20.19%) GCIH
19 20 (19.23%) Sophos
20 19 (18.27%) SQL
20 19 (18.27%) Metasploit

Snort
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (6.73%) Apache
1 7 (6.73%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.92%) Mimecast
1 2 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (48.08%) Firewall
2 30 (28.85%) DNS
3 27 (25.96%) TCP/IP
4 22 (21.15%) DHCP
4 22 (21.15%) HTTP
4 22 (21.15%) Network Security
5 18 (17.31%) SSL
5 18 (17.31%) Wireshark
6 17 (16.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (15.38%) LDAP
8 15 (14.42%) FTP
8 15 (14.42%) Internet
9 11 (10.58%) tcpdump
10 10 (9.62%) VPN
11 9 (8.65%) SMTP
11 9 (8.65%) Telnet
12 6 (5.77%) IPsec
13 5 (4.81%) BGP
13 5 (4.81%) EIGRP
13 5 (4.81%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.62%) Big Data
2 7 (6.73%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.96%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (0.96%) OllyDbg
2 1 (0.96%) WinDbg
General
1 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.73%) Law
3 5 (4.81%) Games
4 3 (2.88%) Finance
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (49.04%) Analyst
2 36 (34.62%) Security Analyst
3 27 (25.96%) Security Engineer
4 17 (16.35%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 15 (14.42%) SOC Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Consultant
7 9 (8.65%) Security Consultant
7 9 (8.65%) Sourcefire Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) Network Analyst
8 7 (6.73%) Network Security Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) Administrator
10 5 (4.81%) Cisco Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.85%) Information Security Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) Regular Expression
2 7 (6.73%) 802.1X
2 7 (6.73%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (6.73%) PCRE
3 2 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Cyberthreat
2 15 (14.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.62%) Management Information System
5 9 (8.65%) Cyber Defence
6 8 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (6.73%) iPad
8 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.85%) SCADA
9 3 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.88%) PKI
10 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.96%) Blog
10 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.96%) Digital Currency
10 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.96%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 47 (45.19%) Linux
2 18 (17.31%) Windows
3 16 (15.38%) Unix
4 11 (10.58%) Kali Linux
5 8 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.77%) CentOS
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.96%) Debian
9 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (69.23%) SIEM
2 44 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (40.38%) Information Security
4 23 (22.12%) Analytics
5 18 (17.31%) Threat Intelligence
6 16 (15.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 16 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (14.42%) Security Operations
8 14 (13.46%) Security Monitoring
9 13 (12.50%) Event Correlation
9 13 (12.50%) Forensic Analysis
9 13 (12.50%) Threat Detection
10 11 (10.58%) Computer Forensics
10 11 (10.58%) Proactive Monitoring
10 11 (10.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 10 (9.62%) ITIL
11 10 (9.62%) ITSM
11 10 (9.62%) Service Management
12 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
13 8 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.73%) Python
2 19 (18.27%) SQL
3 13 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 12 (11.54%) Java
5 10 (9.62%) Ruby
6 7 (6.73%) C
7 6 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.85%) Perl
9 2 (1.92%) C++
9 2 (1.92%) VB
10 1 (0.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (37.50%) CISSP
2 35 (33.65%) GIAC
3 29 (27.88%) CEH
3 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
4 26 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 21 (20.19%) GCIH
6 18 (17.31%) Degree
7 13 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 13 (12.50%) SANS
8 11 (10.58%) CISM
9 10 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (9.62%) OSCP
9 10 (9.62%) RHCA
9 10 (9.62%) RHCE
9 10 (9.62%) RHCSA
10 9 (8.65%) CCNA
11 7 (6.73%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (6.73%) GSEC
12 6 (5.77%) CREST Certified
13 4 (3.85%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (12.50%) GPG13
3 8 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.92%) GDPR
5 1 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 15 (14.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.73%) HDFS
2 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.81%) NFS
3 5 (4.81%) Xen
4 3 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.96%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 30 (28.85%) Nessus
2 25 (24.04%) Suricata
3 18 (17.31%) RSA enVision
4 15 (14.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 12 (11.54%) EnCase
6 8 (7.69%) QRadar
6 8 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (6.73%) Nexpose
7 7 (6.73%) Nmap
8 6 (5.77%) ArcSight ESM
8 6 (5.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (5.77%) RSA Archer
8 6 (5.77%) RSA Security Analytics
9 5 (4.81%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 5 (4.81%) Nagios
9 5 (4.81%) SCCM
10 4 (3.85%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 3 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (2.88%) SCOM
11 3 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (35.58%) Sourcefire
2 33 (31.73%) LogRhythm
3 24 (23.08%) ArcSight
4 23 (22.12%) AlienVault
4 23 (22.12%) Cisco
4 23 (22.12%) Splunk
5 21 (20.19%) Palo Alto
6 20 (19.23%) Sophos
7 17 (16.35%) Rapid7
7 17 (16.35%) Symantec
8 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
9 13 (12.50%) LogLogic
10 11 (10.58%) NetWitness
11 10 (9.62%) Acunetix
11 10 (9.62%) FireEye
11 10 (9.62%) Fortinet
11 10 (9.62%) McAfee
11 10 (9.62%) TippingPoint
11 10 (9.62%) Trend Micro
11 10 (9.62%) VMware