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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 817 827
Rank change year-on-year +62 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Snort 89 101 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 0.83% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59 87 107
Median salary £40,000 £63,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.50% +32.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £44,600 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -27.27% +18.27%  

Snort is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9712 12113 12784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.11% 12.37% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8157 10265 10667
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Snort
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Snort as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
South West +47 39 £40,000 -36.00% 2
London +47 26 £38,625 -40.57% 5
West Midlands +47 21 £40,000 -38.46% 1
South East +47 2 £37,000 -24.10%
North West -11 1 £37,500 -23.07% 1
Snort
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 98 (69.50%) Linux
1 98 (69.50%) SIEM
2 69 (48.94%) Windows
3 57 (40.43%) Cybersecurity
4 56 (39.72%) Information Security
5 54 (38.30%) Firewall
5 54 (38.30%) ArcSight
6 51 (36.17%) LogRhythm
7 49 (34.75%) Security Operations
8 46 (32.62%) Security Cleared
9 45 (31.91%) GIAC
9 45 (31.91%) Security Operations Centre
10 44 (31.21%) Cisco
10 44 (31.21%) SC Cleared
11 43 (30.50%) TCP/IP
12 42 (29.79%) Degree
13 40 (28.37%) GCIH
14 38 (26.95%) DV Cleared
15 37 (26.24%) Wireshark
15 37 (26.24%) Unix
16 35 (24.82%) Juniper
17 34 (24.11%) Finance
17 34 (24.11%) Sourcefire
18 32 (22.70%) CISSP
18 32 (22.70%) Cyberthreat
19 31 (21.99%) Software Engineering
20 30 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 29 (20.57%) Fortinet
21 29 (20.57%) Python
21 29 (20.57%) AlienVault

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 16 (11.35%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (10.64%) Apache
3 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.55%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.55%) WordPress
5 2 (1.42%) nginx
6 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (38.30%) Firewall
2 43 (30.50%) TCP/IP
3 37 (26.24%) Wireshark
4 28 (19.86%) Network Security
5 22 (15.60%) DNS
6 21 (14.89%) Internet
7 18 (12.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 17 (12.06%) VPN
9 16 (11.35%) DHCP
10 15 (10.64%) HTTP
10 15 (10.64%) SSL
11 13 (9.22%) LDAP
12 12 (8.51%) FTP
13 10 (7.09%) SMTP
13 10 (7.09%) tcpdump
13 10 (7.09%) Telnet
14 8 (5.67%) NetScreen
15 7 (4.96%) Cisco ISE
16 5 (3.55%) LAN
16 5 (3.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.67%) Big Data
1 8 (5.67%) MySQL
2 5 (3.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.55%) Subversion
3 4 (2.84%) Apache Continuum
3 4 (2.84%) Maven
3 4 (2.84%) Metasploit
3 4 (2.84%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (24.11%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Aerospace
2 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (54.61%) Analyst
2 63 (44.68%) SOC Analyst
3 38 (26.95%) Security Engineer
4 36 (25.53%) Security Analyst
5 26 (18.44%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (10.64%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 13 (9.22%) Information Security Engineer
7 13 (9.22%) SOC Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Network Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Junior
9 8 (5.67%) Junior Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) Junior Security Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Operations Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Senior Security Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Security Operations Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) SIEM Analyst
12 4 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.84%) Firewall Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.06%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (9.22%) Regular Expression
3 12 (8.51%) .NET
4 6 (4.26%) LAMP
5 5 (3.55%) Cocoa
5 5 (3.55%) Cocoa Touch
5 5 (3.55%) Core Animation
5 5 (3.55%) Core Data
5 5 (3.55%) CSS
5 5 (3.55%) HTML
5 5 (3.55%) JSON
5 5 (3.55%) JSP
5 5 (3.55%) PCRE
5 5 (3.55%) RESTful
5 5 (3.55%) Web Services
5 5 (3.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (31.91%) Security Operations Centre
2 32 (22.70%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (10.64%) iPad
4 13 (9.22%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (7.09%) Management Information System
5 10 (7.09%) SCADA
6 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.96%) Data Centre
7 7 (4.96%) PKI
8 6 (4.26%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (3.55%) Animation
9 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (2.84%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 98 (69.50%) Linux
2 69 (48.94%) Windows
3 37 (26.24%) Unix
4 7 (4.96%) CentOS
4 7 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.96%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.55%) Debian
6 4 (2.84%) Kali Linux
7 3 (2.13%) Solaris
8 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (69.50%) SIEM
2 57 (40.43%) Cybersecurity
3 56 (39.72%) Information Security
4 49 (34.75%) Security Operations
5 31 (21.99%) Software Engineering
6 26 (18.44%) Network Monitoring
7 25 (17.73%) Security Monitoring
8 17 (12.06%) Malware Analysis
8 17 (12.06%) Protective Monitoring
8 17 (12.06%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (11.35%) Coaching
9 16 (11.35%) ITIL
10 15 (10.64%) Computer Forensics
10 15 (10.64%) Threat Detection
11 14 (9.93%) Mentoring
12 13 (9.22%) Cyber Intelligence
12 13 (9.22%) Identity Access Management
12 13 (9.22%) Risk Management
12 13 (9.22%) Service Management
12 13 (9.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.57%) Python
2 28 (19.86%) SQL
3 27 (19.15%) Java
4 22 (15.60%) Bash Shell
5 17 (12.06%) Ruby
6 16 (11.35%) Perl
7 8 (5.67%) PHP
8 7 (4.96%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.26%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.55%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.13%) C
12 3 (2.13%) C++
12 3 (2.13%) VB
13 2 (1.42%) Lua
Qualifications
1 46 (32.62%) Security Cleared
2 45 (31.91%) GIAC
3 44 (31.21%) SC Cleared
4 42 (29.79%) Degree
5 40 (28.37%) GCIH
6 38 (26.95%) DV Cleared
7 32 (22.70%) CISSP
8 26 (18.44%) CEH
9 23 (16.31%) GCIA
10 21 (14.89%) SANS
11 18 (12.77%) CREST Certified
12 12 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (5.67%) CISM
14 7 (4.96%) CCDP
14 7 (4.96%) CCNP
14 7 (4.96%) CCSP
14 7 (4.96%) CESG Certified Professional
15 5 (3.55%) CCNA
15 5 (3.55%) OSCP
16 3 (2.13%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.09%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.96%) GPG13
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) Docker
1 5 (3.55%) HDFS
1 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.71%) iptables
3 1 (0.71%) LXC
3 1 (0.71%) vSphere
3 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (20.57%) RSA enVision
2 22 (15.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 17 (12.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 16 (11.35%) Kibana
4 16 (11.35%) logstash
5 14 (9.93%) QRadar
6 13 (9.22%) Nmap
7 10 (7.09%) CSIRT
8 9 (6.38%) Nagios
9 7 (4.96%) OSSEC
10 5 (3.55%) Ansible
10 5 (3.55%) Fluentd
10 5 (3.55%) Kubernetes
10 5 (3.55%) Nessus
11 4 (2.84%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (2.84%) Mesos
11 4 (2.84%) Packer
11 4 (2.84%) Terraform
12 3 (2.13%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 3 (2.13%) Proventia
Vendors
1 54 (38.30%) ArcSight
2 51 (36.17%) LogRhythm
3 44 (31.21%) Cisco
4 35 (24.82%) Juniper
5 34 (24.11%) Sourcefire
6 29 (20.57%) AlienVault
6 29 (20.57%) Fortinet
7 28 (19.86%) CheckPoint
8 25 (17.73%) FireEye
8 25 (17.73%) Splunk
9 19 (13.48%) Intel Security
10 18 (12.77%) Palo Alto
11 16 (11.35%) NetWitness
12 15 (10.64%) LogLogic
13 14 (9.93%) Sophos
14 13 (9.22%) TippingPoint
15 8 (5.67%) Red Hat
16 7 (4.96%) Microsoft
16 7 (4.96%) Tripwire
17 6 (4.26%) VMware
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