Period
to 31 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
UK
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 673 1050 1086
Rank change year-on-year +377 +36 +10
Permanent jobs citing Snort 14 18 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.013% 0.055%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.077% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 77
Median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% -8.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £44,250 £32,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £69,250 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.70% -7.50% +17.65%

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,175 23,458 24,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.45% 17.16% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,792 19,331 20,093
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,375 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.12% - +8.97%

Snort
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Snort as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Snort in the UK

Snort
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Snort.

Salary trend for Snort in the UK

Snort
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Snort over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Snort in the UK

Snort
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the UK over the 6 months to 31 October 2020. 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
UK excluding London +311 13 £47,500 +2.70%
Wales - 8 - -
England +362 6 £47,500 -13.64% 2
North of England - 2 £45,000 -
North West - 2 £45,000 -
London +263 1 - - 2
South West +130 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £68,500 -
Work from Home - 1 £68,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -
Midlands - 1 £68,500 -

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, IT jobs citing Snort also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Snort.

1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 12 (85.71%) SIEM
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Security Operations
3 10 (71.43%) Kali Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) AWS
3 10 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (71.43%) GCIA
3 10 (71.43%) Metasploit
4 9 (64.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 9 (64.29%) Azure
4 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
4 9 (64.29%) GCIH
4 9 (64.29%) DNS
4 9 (64.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 9 (64.29%) CREST Certified
4 9 (64.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (57.14%) DKIM
5 8 (57.14%) DMARC
5 8 (57.14%) Cyber Intelligence
5 8 (57.14%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 8 (57.14%) SANS
5 8 (57.14%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (57.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 8 (57.14%) Threat Intelligence
5 8 (57.14%) Purple Team
5 8 (57.14%) Logic Apps

Snort
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) AWS
2 9 (64.29%) Azure
3 8 (57.14%) Logic Apps
3 8 (57.14%) Office 365
4 2 (14.29%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) DNS
4 8 (57.14%) DKIM
4 8 (57.14%) DMARC
4 8 (57.14%) Wireshark
5 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (7.14%) HTTP
6 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (7.14%) IPsec
6 1 (7.14%) SMTP
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
1 8 (57.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Incident Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SOC Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Splunk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (57.14%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) SIEM
2 11 (78.57%) Security Operations
3 10 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (64.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 9 (64.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (57.14%) Analytics
5 8 (57.14%) Cyber Intelligence
5 8 (57.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 8 (57.14%) Data Privacy
5 8 (57.14%) Database Security
5 8 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (57.14%) Information Security
5 8 (57.14%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 8 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Purple Team
5 8 (57.14%) Security Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
7 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
7 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) GCIA
2 9 (64.29%) CREST Certified
2 9 (64.29%) GCIH
3 8 (57.14%) SANS
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) CEH
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP
5 1 (7.14%) GIAC
5 1 (7.14%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Graylog
1 1 (7.14%) Suricata
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) LogRhythm
2 3 (21.43%) Splunk
3 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) Carbon Black
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) CrowdStrike
4 1 (7.14%) Darktrace
4 1 (7.14%) Google