Period
to 5 December 2021

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 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
UK
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1042 719 1048
Rank change year-on-year -323 +329 +29
Permanent jobs citing Snort 19 9 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the System Software category 0.085% 0.086% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 17
10th Percentile £42,060 £44,125 £34,750
25th Percentile £45,150 £44,688 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £46,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.92% -15.91% -
75th Percentile £71,875 £55,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £63,850 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year +18.92% -31.48% +22.73%

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 22,462 10,423 23,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.68% 18.64% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15,779 8,983 19,409
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,500 £38,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 5 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Snort in the UK

Snort
Top 8 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 5 December 2021. 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
England -268 19 £55,000 +18.92% 3
UK excluding London -207 11 £55,000 +18.92% 2
London -237 7 £55,000 - 1
East of England -95 5 £46,865 -1.34% 1
South East - 5 £55,000 -
Work from Home -252 3 £40,000 -41.61% 1
North West -103 1 £70,000 +55.56% 1
North of England -121 1 £70,000 +55.56% 1

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, 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 17 (89.47%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (57.89%) AWS
3 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (52.63%) LogRhythm
3 10 (52.63%) Azure
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Security Monitoring
4 9 (47.37%) Azure Sentinel
5 8 (42.11%) Wireshark
5 8 (42.11%) SIEM
6 7 (36.84%) Patch Management
7 6 (31.58%) Nessus
7 6 (31.58%) Python
7 6 (31.58%) Threat Intelligence
7 6 (31.58%) Security Operations
8 5 (26.32%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
8 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 5 (26.32%) Line Management
8 5 (26.32%) Splunk
8 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
9 4 (21.05%) Data Extraction
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (21.05%) DBS Check
9 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto
9 4 (21.05%) Risk Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) AWS
2 10 (52.63%) Azure
3 9 (47.37%) Azure Sentinel
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (15.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (15.79%) GCP
5 3 (15.79%) OpenDNS
6 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Wireshark
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.26%) IPv4
4 1 (5.26%) IPv6
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) Multicast
4 1 (5.26%) OSPF
4 1 (5.26%) RIP
4 1 (5.26%) SCTP
4 1 (5.26%) SSH
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) VPLS
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Metasploit
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (21.05%) Organisational Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Social Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Presentation Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Public Sector
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Security Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Senior Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Senior Security Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) IT Manager
2 5 (26.32%) IT Security Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Operational Security Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Security Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Security Operations Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) DevSecOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DevSecOps Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) Cyberattack
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Kali Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (47.37%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (42.11%) SIEM
5 7 (36.84%) Patch Management
6 6 (31.58%) Security Operations
6 6 (31.58%) Threat Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) Line Management
8 4 (21.05%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (21.05%) Data Extraction
8 4 (21.05%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (21.05%) Information Security
8 4 (21.05%) IT Audit
8 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 4 (21.05%) Threat Detection
9 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (15.79%) DevSecOps
9 3 (15.79%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) DBS Check
2 3 (15.79%) GIAC
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Squid
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Nessus
2 3 (15.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (15.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (15.79%) Nexpose
2 3 (15.79%) QRadar
2 3 (15.79%) Suricata
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.26%) Kibana
3 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.26%) logstash
3 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) LogRhythm
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Splunk
4 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (21.05%) CrowdStrike
4 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto
4 4 (21.05%) Symantec
5 3 (15.79%) Carbon Black
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) FireEye
5 3 (15.79%) Forcepoint
5 3 (15.79%) Google
5 3 (15.79%) Qualys
5 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
5 3 (15.79%) Zscaler
6 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.26%) IBM