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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire Snort
UK
Rank 778 830 839
Rank change year-on-year +52 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Snort 87 111 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 0.89% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 56 96 109
Median salary £40,000 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -27.27% +17.02%  

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10140 12489 13196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.09% 12.20% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8455 10543 10945
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% -1.19%  
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Snort
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Snort in the UK

Snort
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Snort over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Snort in the UK

Snort
Top 22 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 3 months to 22 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
England +91 87 £40,000 -36.00% 6
South West +37 42 £40,000 -36.00%
Bristol +21 29 £40,000 -33.33%
London +46 24 £49,500 -23.84% 4
West Midlands +43 18 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Warwickshire +39 14 £40,000 -27.92%
Warwick +38 8 £40,000 -13.04%
Gloucestershire +5 7 £52,500 -19.23%
City of London +42 4 £38,625 -18.68%
Cheltenham +10 4 - -
Gloucester +2 3 £52,500 -10.63%
South East +42 2 £37,000 -24.10%
Hampshire +21 2 £37,000 -31.16%
Worcestershire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Malvern - 2 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £37,000 -
Manchester -26 1 £37,500 -31.81%
North West -30 1 £37,500 -23.07%
Cornwall - 1 £55,000 -
Somerset - 1 £42,500 -
Bath - 1 £42,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Snort.

1 95 (65.52%) SIEM
2 93 (64.14%) Linux
3 67 (46.21%) Windows
4 61 (42.07%) Information Security
5 57 (39.31%) Cybersecurity
6 54 (37.24%) ArcSight
7 51 (35.17%) Firewall
8 50 (34.48%) Cisco
8 50 (34.48%) Security Operations
9 46 (31.72%) Security Operations Centre
9 46 (31.72%) LogRhythm
9 46 (31.72%) Degree
10 44 (30.34%) Security Cleared
11 43 (29.66%) TCP/IP
12 42 (28.97%) GIAC
12 42 (28.97%) SC Cleared
13 41 (28.28%) Juniper
14 40 (27.59%) Finance
15 39 (26.90%) Sourcefire
16 38 (26.21%) GCIH
16 38 (26.21%) CheckPoint
16 38 (26.21%) RSA enVision
17 36 (24.83%) Wireshark
17 36 (24.83%) DV Cleared
17 36 (24.83%) Splunk
18 35 (24.14%) Unix
19 34 (23.45%) Cyberthreat
20 33 (22.76%) FireEye
21 32 (22.07%) CISSP
22 31 (21.38%) Python

Snort
Top Related 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 17 (11.72%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (10.34%) Apache
3 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.45%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.45%) WordPress
5 2 (1.38%) nginx
6 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 51 (35.17%) Firewall
2 43 (29.66%) TCP/IP
3 36 (24.83%) Wireshark
4 26 (17.93%) Network Security
5 21 (14.48%) DNS
6 19 (13.10%) Internet
6 19 (13.10%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (11.72%) HTTP
8 15 (10.34%) DHCP
9 14 (9.66%) SSL
10 13 (8.97%) LDAP
10 13 (8.97%) VPN
11 12 (8.28%) FTP
12 10 (6.90%) SMTP
12 10 (6.90%) tcpdump
12 10 (6.90%) Telnet
13 9 (6.21%) NetScreen
14 5 (3.45%) HTTPS
14 5 (3.45%) LAN
14 5 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.97%) Hadoop
2 8 (5.52%) MySQL
3 7 (4.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.45%) Subversion
3 4 (2.76%) Apache Continuum
3 4 (2.76%) Maven
3 4 (2.76%) Travis CI
4 2 (1.38%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (51.72%) Analyst
2 60 (41.38%) SOC Analyst
3 35 (24.14%) Security Engineer
4 34 (23.45%) Security Analyst
5 25 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (9.66%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 13 (8.97%) Information Security Engineer
8 11 (7.59%) SOC Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Network Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) Junior
10 8 (5.52%) Junior Analyst
10 8 (5.52%) Junior Security Analyst
11 7 (4.83%) Operations Analyst
11 7 (4.83%) Senior Security Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Security Operations Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) SIEM Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
13 4 (2.76%) Cyberthreat Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (9.66%) Regular Expression
3 12 (8.28%) .NET
4 6 (4.14%) LAMP
5 5 (3.45%) Cocoa
5 5 (3.45%) Cocoa Touch
5 5 (3.45%) Core Animation
5 5 (3.45%) Core Data
5 5 (3.45%) CSS
5 5 (3.45%) HTML
5 5 (3.45%) JSON
5 5 (3.45%) JSP
5 5 (3.45%) PCRE
5 5 (3.45%) RESTful
5 5 (3.45%) Web Services
5 5 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (31.72%) Security Operations Centre
2 34 (23.45%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (10.34%) iPad
4 11 (7.59%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.21%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.21%) SCADA
6 8 (5.52%) Cyber Defence
7 7 (4.83%) Cyber Attack
8 6 (4.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (3.45%) Animation
9 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.76%) PKI
11 1 (0.69%) Blog
11 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 93 (64.14%) Linux
2 67 (46.21%) Windows
3 35 (24.14%) Unix
4 5 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.76%) CentOS
5 4 (2.76%) Debian
5 4 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.76%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.07%) Solaris
7 2 (1.38%) Kali Linux
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (65.52%) SIEM
2 61 (42.07%) Information Security
3 57 (39.31%) Cybersecurity
4 50 (34.48%) Security Operations
5 29 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 27 (18.62%) Security Monitoring
7 25 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
8 21 (14.48%) Analytics
9 18 (12.41%) ITIL
9 18 (12.41%) Malware Analysis
10 16 (11.03%) Computer Forensics
10 16 (11.03%) Protective Monitoring
10 16 (11.03%) Threat Detection
11 15 (10.34%) Coaching
12 14 (9.66%) Cyber Intelligence
12 14 (9.66%) Identity Access Management
12 14 (9.66%) Mentoring
12 14 (9.66%) Security Architecture
12 14 (9.66%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (9.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.38%) Python
2 30 (20.69%) SQL
3 25 (17.24%) Bash Shell
3 25 (17.24%) Java
4 18 (12.41%) Ruby
5 17 (11.72%) Perl
6 8 (5.52%) PHP
7 6 (4.14%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.45%) Objective-C
8 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.07%) C
10 3 (2.07%) C++
10 3 (2.07%) VB
11 2 (1.38%) Lua
Qualifications
1 46 (31.72%) Degree
2 44 (30.34%) Security Cleared
3 42 (28.97%) GIAC
3 42 (28.97%) SC Cleared
4 38 (26.21%) GCIH
5 36 (24.83%) DV Cleared
6 32 (22.07%) CISSP
7 25 (17.24%) CEH
8 23 (15.86%) SANS
9 21 (14.48%) GCIA
10 18 (12.41%) CREST Certified
11 9 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (6.21%) CISM
12 5 (3.45%) CCNA
12 5 (3.45%) OSCP
13 4 (2.76%) CCDP
13 4 (2.76%) CCNP
13 4 (2.76%) CCSP
13 4 (2.76%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (2.07%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.21%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.52%) GPG13
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.45%) Docker
1 5 (3.45%) HDFS
1 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.07%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.69%) iptables
3 1 (0.69%) LXC
3 1 (0.69%) vSphere
3 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (26.21%) RSA enVision
2 22 (15.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 17 (11.72%) Kibana
3 17 (11.72%) logstash
4 16 (11.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 16 (11.03%) QRadar
5 11 (7.59%) CSIRT
5 11 (7.59%) Nmap
6 10 (6.90%) RSA Security Analytics
7 9 (6.21%) Nagios
8 8 (5.52%) EnCase
8 8 (5.52%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (3.45%) Ansible
9 5 (3.45%) Fluentd
9 5 (3.45%) Kubernetes
10 4 (2.76%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (2.76%) Mesos
10 4 (2.76%) OSSEC
10 4 (2.76%) Packer
10 4 (2.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (37.24%) ArcSight
2 50 (34.48%) Cisco
3 46 (31.72%) LogRhythm
4 41 (28.28%) Juniper
5 39 (26.90%) Sourcefire
6 38 (26.21%) CheckPoint
7 36 (24.83%) Splunk
8 33 (22.76%) FireEye
9 30 (20.69%) Fortinet
10 28 (19.31%) AlienVault
11 27 (18.62%) Palo Alto
12 26 (17.93%) Intel Security
13 24 (16.55%) NetWitness
14 15 (10.34%) LogLogic
15 14 (9.66%) Sophos
15 14 (9.66%) TippingPoint
16 11 (7.59%) Blue Coat
16 11 (7.59%) Forcepoint
17 8 (5.52%) SolarWinds
17 8 (5.52%) Tufin
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