The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 600 633
Rank change year-on-year +35 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Snort 37 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.095% 0.081%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 0.73% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 20
Median salary £57,500 £70,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.85% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,500 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £79,500 £82,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05%  

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5006 5194 4877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 13.64% 12.96% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4283 4564 4255
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Snort
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Snort
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Snort in London

Snort
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Snort in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Snort in London

Snort
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London +40 10 £38,125 -45.53%
Wimbledon +14 1 £40,000 -45.76%
Snort
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region with a requirement for Snort.

1 56 (90.32%) Linux
2 43 (69.35%) Firewall
3 38 (61.29%) SIEM
4 36 (58.06%) Cisco
5 33 (53.23%) LogRhythm
6 28 (45.16%) VPN
7 27 (43.55%) Vulnerability Management
8 26 (41.94%) Sourcefire
9 25 (40.32%) Windows
9 25 (40.32%) Network Security
10 23 (37.10%) Bash Shell
10 23 (37.10%) AlienVault
11 21 (33.87%) Open Source
11 21 (33.87%) Kali Linux
11 21 (33.87%) Python
12 20 (32.26%) Palo Alto
12 20 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 20 (32.26%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (30.65%) McAfee
13 19 (30.65%) Nessus
14 18 (29.03%) CEH
14 18 (29.03%) GIAC
14 18 (29.03%) Debian
14 18 (29.03%) Sophos
14 18 (29.03%) Juniper
14 18 (29.03%) Analytics
15 15 (24.19%) Cisco ISE
15 15 (24.19%) Degree
15 15 (24.19%) CentOS
15 15 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Snort
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
2 8 (12.90%) Apache
2 8 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (9.68%) Jetty
4 5 (8.06%) WordPress
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.61%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (69.35%) Firewall
2 28 (45.16%) VPN
3 25 (40.32%) Network Security
4 15 (24.19%) Cisco ISE
5 13 (20.97%) DHCP
5 13 (20.97%) DNS
5 13 (20.97%) SSL
6 12 (19.35%) BGP
6 12 (19.35%) EIGRP
6 12 (19.35%) Internet
6 12 (19.35%) IPsec
6 12 (19.35%) OSPF
7 11 (17.74%) Wireless
8 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
9 7 (11.29%) Wireshark
10 4 (6.45%) NetScreen
11 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (3.23%) LAN
12 2 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) MySQL
2 6 (9.68%) Big Data
2 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Metasploit
2 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.74%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Continuum
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) Maven
3 2 (3.23%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Analyst
2 27 (43.55%) Security Analyst
3 15 (24.19%) Security Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) Cisco Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) Network Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) Network Security Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Firewall Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) SOC Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) IT Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) IT Security Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (11.29%) SOC Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (9.68%) Administrator
8 6 (9.68%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (9.68%) Network Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) LAMP
2 10 (16.13%) Regular Expression
3 8 (12.90%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (9.68%) HornetQ
4 6 (9.68%) JMX
5 5 (8.06%) Cocoa
5 5 (8.06%) Cocoa Touch
5 5 (8.06%) Core Animation
5 5 (8.06%) Core Data
5 5 (8.06%) CSS
5 5 (8.06%) HTML
5 5 (8.06%) JSON
5 5 (8.06%) JSP
5 5 (8.06%) RESTful
5 5 (8.06%) Web Services
5 5 (8.06%) XML
6 2 (3.23%) PCRE
7 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 14 (22.58%) PKI
3 6 (9.68%) iPad
3 6 (9.68%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (8.06%) Animation
5 4 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.61%) Fintech
7 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (90.32%) Linux
2 25 (40.32%) Windows
3 21 (33.87%) Kali Linux
4 18 (29.03%) Debian
5 15 (24.19%) CentOS
5 15 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (22.58%) Ubuntu
7 10 (16.13%) Unix
8 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
9 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) SIEM
2 27 (43.55%) Vulnerability Management
3 21 (33.87%) Open Source
4 18 (29.03%) Analytics
5 13 (20.97%) Network Management
6 12 (19.35%) Forensic Analysis
7 11 (17.74%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (17.74%) Information Security
7 11 (17.74%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 11 (17.74%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 8 (12.90%) DevOps
8 8 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.29%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (9.68%) Computer Forensics
10 6 (9.68%) Cyber Intelligence
10 6 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
10 6 (9.68%) Security Operations
10 6 (9.68%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) Bash Shell
2 21 (33.87%) Python
3 15 (24.19%) Perl
3 15 (24.19%) Ruby
4 13 (20.97%) Java
5 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
6 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
8 5 (8.06%) Objective-C
8 5 (8.06%) PHP
9 2 (3.23%) SQL
10 1 (1.61%) C
10 1 (1.61%) C++
10 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) CEH
1 18 (29.03%) GIAC
2 15 (24.19%) CCNP
2 15 (24.19%) CCSP
2 15 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (24.19%) Degree
3 14 (22.58%) CCDP
3 14 (22.58%) CESG Certified Professional
4 12 (19.35%) GSEC
5 8 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (12.90%) GCIH
6 4 (6.45%) CREST Certified
7 3 (4.84%) GPEN
8 2 (3.23%) CISSP
8 2 (3.23%) OSCP
9 1 (1.61%) CCIE
9 1 (1.61%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (22.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) iptables
2 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) KVM
2 6 (9.68%) pfSense
2 6 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.68%) Xen
3 3 (4.84%) Docker
4 2 (3.23%) HDFS
5 1 (1.61%) NFS
5 1 (1.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (30.65%) Nessus
2 14 (22.58%) OSSEC
3 12 (19.35%) EnCase
3 12 (19.35%) Nexpose
3 12 (19.35%) Nmap
3 12 (19.35%) QRadar
4 11 (17.74%) Nagios
5 10 (16.13%) RSA enVision
6 8 (12.90%) Ansible
6 8 (12.90%) Kibana
6 8 (12.90%) logstash
7 7 (11.29%) Cacti
7 7 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (11.29%) Puppet
8 6 (9.68%) CFEngine
9 5 (8.06%) CSIRT
10 2 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (3.23%) Fluentd
10 2 (3.23%) Packer
10 2 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) Cisco
2 33 (53.23%) LogRhythm
3 26 (41.94%) Sourcefire
4 23 (37.10%) AlienVault
5 20 (32.26%) Palo Alto
6 19 (30.65%) McAfee
7 18 (29.03%) Juniper
7 18 (29.03%) Sophos
8 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
9 14 (22.58%) Red Hat
10 13 (20.97%) ArcSight
10 13 (20.97%) Symantec
11 12 (19.35%) CyberArk
11 12 (19.35%) Qualys
11 12 (19.35%) Rapid7
12 11 (17.74%) Splunk
13 10 (16.13%) VMware
14 6 (9.68%) CheckPoint
14 6 (9.68%) FireEye
14 6 (9.68%) Fortinet