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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire Snort
England / London
Rank 559 611 601
Rank change year-on-year +52 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Snort 25 46 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.074% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 0.94% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 48
Median salary £39,000 £65,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +26.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £55,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £55,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year -27.27% +17.64%  

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 4146 4892 5422
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.33% 11.68% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3542 4250 4697
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 25 March 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 25 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
City of London +50 5 £38,250 -19.47% 1
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Snort.

1 47 (87.04%) Linux
2 34 (62.96%) Windows
3 33 (61.11%) Cisco
4 31 (57.41%) Juniper
4 31 (57.41%) Information Security
5 30 (55.56%) Fortinet
6 27 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 27 (50.00%) AlienVault
7 26 (48.15%) SIEM
8 25 (46.30%) Bash Shell
9 22 (40.74%) Degree
10 21 (38.89%) Sourcefire
10 21 (38.89%) LogRhythm
11 20 (37.04%) ArcSight
11 20 (37.04%) Python
11 20 (37.04%) Finance
12 19 (35.19%) Firewall
13 18 (33.33%) Ruby
13 18 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
14 17 (31.48%) logstash
14 17 (31.48%) Kibana
14 17 (31.48%) Splunk
14 17 (31.48%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (31.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 17 (31.48%) CEH
14 17 (31.48%) Network Security
15 16 (29.63%) Intel Security
15 16 (29.63%) SQL
15 16 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (29.63%) QRadar

Snort
Top Related 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 17 (31.48%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (22.22%) Apache
3 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.26%) Apache Spark
4 5 (9.26%) WordPress
5 1 (1.85%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) Firewall
2 17 (31.48%) Network Security
3 9 (16.67%) NetScreen
4 6 (11.11%) VPN
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (5.56%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.85%) DNS
8 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) Big Data
2 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.26%) Subversion
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Continuum
2 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.41%) Maven
2 4 (7.41%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Security Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Information Security Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) SOC Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) SOC Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Security Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Firewall Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Junior
8 3 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Junior Security Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) SOC Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) iOS Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Operational Security Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (25.93%) Regular Expression
3 6 (11.11%) LAMP
4 5 (9.26%) Cocoa
4 5 (9.26%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (9.26%) Core Animation
4 5 (9.26%) Core Data
4 5 (9.26%) CSS
4 5 (9.26%) HTML
4 5 (9.26%) JSON
4 5 (9.26%) JSP
4 5 (9.26%) PCRE
4 5 (9.26%) RESTful
4 5 (9.26%) Web Services
4 5 (9.26%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Security Operations Centre
2 12 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (9.26%) Animation
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.26%) PKI
4 4 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (5.56%) iPad
6 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.85%) Blog
7 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (87.04%) Linux
2 34 (62.96%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.26%) CentOS
3 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.41%) Debian
4 4 (7.41%) Unix
5 1 (1.85%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Information Security
2 26 (48.15%) SIEM
3 16 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (25.93%) Computer Forensics
4 14 (25.93%) Cyber Intelligence
4 14 (25.93%) Identity Access Management
4 14 (25.93%) Malware Analysis
4 14 (25.93%) Risk Management
4 14 (25.93%) Security Operations
4 14 (25.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 11 (20.37%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (20.37%) Threat Detection
6 9 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 8 (14.81%) Security Monitoring
7 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (9.26%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (9.26%) iOS Development
8 5 (9.26%) Server Monitoring
8 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) Bash Shell
2 20 (37.04%) Python
3 18 (33.33%) Ruby
4 16 (29.63%) SQL
5 7 (12.96%) Perl
6 6 (11.11%) Java
7 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.26%) Objective-C
7 5 (9.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Degree
2 17 (31.48%) CEH
3 9 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 9 (16.67%) GCIH
4 8 (14.81%) CISSP
5 5 (9.26%) CCDP
5 5 (9.26%) CCNP
5 5 (9.26%) CCSP
5 5 (9.26%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.26%) GIAC
5 5 (9.26%) OSCP
6 3 (5.56%) CISM
6 3 (5.56%) CISMP
6 3 (5.56%) ECSA
7 2 (3.70%) SANS
8 1 (1.85%) GISP
8 1 (1.85%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (31.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.11%) GPG13
3 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) HDFS
2 4 (7.41%) Docker
3 1 (1.85%) iptables
3 1 (1.85%) LXC
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) Kibana
1 17 (31.48%) logstash
2 16 (29.63%) QRadar
3 12 (22.22%) RSA enVision
4 11 (20.37%) CSIRT
5 6 (11.11%) Nagios
6 5 (9.26%) Fluentd
6 5 (9.26%) OSSEC
7 4 (7.41%) Ansible
7 4 (7.41%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (7.41%) Kubernetes
7 4 (7.41%) Mesos
7 4 (7.41%) Packer
7 4 (7.41%) Terraform
8 1 (1.85%) collectd
8 1 (1.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Cisco
2 31 (57.41%) Juniper
3 30 (55.56%) Fortinet
4 27 (50.00%) AlienVault
4 27 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 21 (38.89%) LogRhythm
5 21 (38.89%) Sourcefire
6 20 (37.04%) ArcSight
7 17 (31.48%) Splunk
8 16 (29.63%) Intel Security
8 16 (29.63%) Palo Alto
9 14 (25.93%) FireEye
9 14 (25.93%) Sophos
9 14 (25.93%) TippingPoint
10 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
11 4 (7.41%) Tripwire
12 3 (5.56%) HP
12 3 (5.56%) LogLogic
12 3 (5.56%) NetWitness
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