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

Sourcefire Snort
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 758 875 919
Rank change year-on-year +117 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Snort 116 72 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.073% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 1.01% 0.57% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 86 53 45
Median salary £46,250 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.91% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £56,500
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 with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11453 12532 13043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.89% 12.71% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9708 10647 10774
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Snort in the UK

Snort
Top 26 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 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
England +87 106 £50,000 -18.36% 2
South West +40 42 £55,000 +46.66% 1
London +35 40 £57,500 -14.81%
West Midlands +35 21 £42,500 +13.33%
Bristol -7 15 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Cornwall - 13 £55,000 -
City of London +33 12 £38,125 -45.53%
Gloucestershire +15 11 £40,000 -38.46%
Wales +21 9 £45,000 +20.00%
Swansea - 9 £45,000 -
West Wales - 9 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +14 8 £43,750 +40.00%
Warwick - 8 £43,750 -
Birmingham +18 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Gloucester +7 6 £40,000 -38.46%
Cheltenham - 5 £60,000 -
Malvern - 5 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 5 £42,500 -
East Midlands +26 2 £30,000 -45.45%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £30,000 -
Wimbledon +17 1 £40,000 -45.76%
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
North West - 1 £37,500 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £37,500 -
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -

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

1 152 (74.88%) SIEM
2 134 (66.01%) Linux
3 96 (47.29%) LogRhythm
4 94 (46.31%) Firewall
5 82 (40.39%) Windows
6 76 (37.44%) GIAC
7 74 (36.45%) Cybersecurity
8 70 (34.48%) ArcSight
9 69 (33.99%) TCP/IP
10 66 (32.51%) Unix
10 66 (32.51%) Security Cleared
11 65 (32.02%) SC Cleared
12 61 (30.05%) Wireshark
13 60 (29.56%) Java
14 58 (28.57%) DV Cleared
15 55 (27.09%) GCIH
16 54 (26.60%) Information Security
17 53 (26.11%) Cisco
18 51 (25.12%) Security Operations
19 50 (24.63%) CISSP
20 49 (24.14%) Network Security
21 47 (23.15%) Security Operations Centre
22 45 (22.17%) Cyberthreat
22 45 (22.17%) Internet
23 43 (21.18%) Software Engineering
23 43 (21.18%) Network Monitoring
24 42 (20.69%) Sourcefire
24 42 (20.69%) Nessus
24 42 (20.69%) VPN
24 42 (20.69%) Python

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 11 (5.42%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.43%) Apache
2 9 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.96%) Jetty
4 5 (2.46%) WordPress
5 3 (1.48%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.99%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) Confluence
7 1 (0.49%) IIS
7 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (46.31%) Firewall
2 69 (33.99%) TCP/IP
3 61 (30.05%) Wireshark
4 49 (24.14%) Network Security
5 45 (22.17%) Internet
6 42 (20.69%) VPN
7 41 (20.20%) DNS
8 40 (19.70%) DHCP
9 36 (17.73%) SSL
10 22 (10.84%) LDAP
11 21 (10.34%) FTP
11 21 (10.34%) HTTP
11 21 (10.34%) tcpdump
12 20 (9.85%) SMTP
12 20 (9.85%) Telnet
13 16 (7.88%) Cisco ISE
14 14 (6.90%) IPsec
15 12 (5.91%) BGP
15 12 (5.91%) EIGRP
15 12 (5.91%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.90%) MySQL
2 13 (6.40%) Big Data
3 6 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.97%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (11.33%) Metasploit
2 12 (5.91%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.42%) Subversion
4 3 (1.48%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.99%) Apache Continuum
5 2 (0.99%) Maven
5 2 (0.99%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.49%) JIRA
6 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (8.87%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.37%) Finance
3 5 (2.46%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.99%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 124 (61.08%) Analyst
2 95 (46.80%) SOC Analyst
3 58 (28.57%) Security Analyst
4 38 (18.72%) Senior Analyst
5 37 (18.23%) Security Engineer
6 25 (12.32%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 14 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.90%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Cisco Analyst
8 11 (5.42%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 11 (5.42%) Cisco Security Analyst
8 11 (5.42%) Firewall Analyst
8 11 (5.42%) Network Analyst
8 11 (5.42%) Network Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Network Security Analyst
9 10 (4.93%) Consultant
9 10 (4.93%) Security Consultant
9 10 (4.93%) Sourcefire Consultant
10 9 (4.43%) Network Security Specialist
10 9 (4.43%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.36%) .NET
2 11 (5.42%) LAMP
2 11 (5.42%) Regular Expression
3 9 (4.43%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (2.96%) HornetQ
4 6 (2.96%) JMX
5 5 (2.46%) Cocoa
5 5 (2.46%) Cocoa Touch
5 5 (2.46%) Core Animation
5 5 (2.46%) Core Data
5 5 (2.46%) CSS
5 5 (2.46%) HTML
5 5 (2.46%) JSON
5 5 (2.46%) JSP
5 5 (2.46%) RESTful
5 5 (2.46%) Web Services
5 5 (2.46%) XML
6 3 (1.48%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.48%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.15%) Security Operations Centre
2 45 (22.17%) Cyberthreat
3 21 (10.34%) iPad
3 21 (10.34%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (7.39%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.39%) PKI
5 14 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (5.91%) SCADA
8 11 (5.42%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.46%) Animation
10 3 (1.48%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.49%) Cyber Attack
12 1 (0.49%) Fintech
12 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 134 (66.01%) Linux
2 82 (40.39%) Windows
3 66 (32.51%) Unix
4 23 (11.33%) Kali Linux
5 19 (9.36%) Debian
6 17 (8.37%) Ubuntu
7 16 (7.88%) CentOS
7 16 (7.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (5.42%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.46%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (74.88%) SIEM
2 74 (36.45%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (26.60%) Information Security
4 51 (25.12%) Security Operations
5 43 (21.18%) Network Monitoring
5 43 (21.18%) Software Engineering
6 35 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
7 29 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
8 28 (13.79%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 28 (13.79%) Threat Intelligence
9 26 (12.81%) Analytics
10 25 (12.32%) Coaching
10 25 (12.32%) Protective Monitoring
11 21 (10.34%) Mentoring
11 21 (10.34%) Open Source
11 21 (10.34%) Threat Detection
12 15 (7.39%) ITIL
13 14 (6.90%) Service Management
14 13 (6.40%) Network Management
14 13 (6.40%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 60 (29.56%) Java
2 42 (20.69%) Python
3 24 (11.82%) Bash Shell
4 23 (11.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (9.85%) Perl
6 18 (8.87%) PowerShell
7 17 (8.37%) SQL
8 16 (7.88%) Ruby
9 7 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.46%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.46%) PHP
11 1 (0.49%) C
11 1 (0.49%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (37.44%) GIAC
2 66 (32.51%) Security Cleared
3 65 (32.02%) SC Cleared
4 58 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 55 (27.09%) GCIH
6 50 (24.63%) CISSP
7 40 (19.70%) Degree
8 36 (17.73%) GCIA
9 32 (15.76%) CEH
10 26 (12.81%) SANS
11 23 (11.33%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (10.84%) CREST Certified
13 16 (7.88%) CCNP
13 16 (7.88%) CCSP
14 15 (7.39%) CCDP
14 15 (7.39%) CESG Certified Professional
15 14 (6.90%) CISM
15 14 (6.90%) RHCA
15 14 (6.90%) RHCE
15 14 (6.90%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (16.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (8.37%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.48%) GPG13
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.40%) pfSense
3 8 (3.94%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.45%) iptables
4 7 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.96%) KVM
5 6 (2.96%) Xen
6 4 (1.97%) Docker
7 3 (1.48%) HDFS
8 2 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.49%) NFS
9 1 (0.49%) Samba
9 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (20.69%) Nessus
2 37 (18.23%) RSA enVision
3 31 (15.27%) Nmap
4 21 (10.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 18 (8.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 15 (7.39%) OSSEC
7 13 (6.40%) QRadar
8 12 (5.91%) EnCase
8 12 (5.91%) Nexpose
9 11 (5.42%) Nagios
10 9 (4.43%) Ansible
10 9 (4.43%) Kibana
10 9 (4.43%) logstash
11 7 (3.45%) Cacti
11 7 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (3.45%) Puppet
12 6 (2.96%) CFEngine
13 5 (2.46%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 5 (2.46%) CSIRT
14 3 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 96 (47.29%) LogRhythm
2 70 (34.48%) ArcSight
3 53 (26.11%) Cisco
4 42 (20.69%) Sourcefire
5 39 (19.21%) AlienVault
6 34 (16.75%) Splunk
7 26 (12.81%) FireEye
7 26 (12.81%) Rapid7
8 25 (12.32%) Palo Alto
9 22 (10.84%) Juniper
9 22 (10.84%) LogLogic
9 22 (10.84%) VMware
10 21 (10.34%) NetWitness
11 20 (9.85%) McAfee
12 19 (9.36%) Sophos
13 18 (8.87%) Microsoft
14 16 (7.88%) Symantec
15 15 (7.39%) Red Hat
16 14 (6.90%) Acunetix
17 12 (5.91%) Qualys
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Spring Technology
Salary: Various
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Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago