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

Sourcefire Snort
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 861 853
Rank change year-on-year +116 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Snort 116 101 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.09% 0.78% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77 82 93
Median salary £42,500 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.61% +36.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -22.72% +15.78%  

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 10619 12876 13678
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.29% 12.40% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8948 10880 11232
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Snort in the UK

Snort
Top 23 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 26 April 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 +112 111 £42,000 -35.38% 6
South West +35 44 £42,500 -5.55% 4
London +55 37 £41,500 -36.15% 1
Bristol +17 28 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Midlands +41 26 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Warwickshire +45 16 £40,000 -38.46%
City of London +49 13 £38,250 -19.47%
Warwick - 12 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire +16 9 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Cheltenham +12 7 £60,000 -9.77% 1
Cornwall - 6 £55,000 -
Worcestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Malvern - 5 £50,000 -
Wales -1 4 £45,000 -2.70%
Swansea - 4 £45,000 -
West Wales - 4 £45,000 -
Birmingham +16 3 £37,500 -42.30% 1
South East +50 2 £37,000 -26.00%
Gloucester +5 2 - -
North West -18 2 £37,500 -31.81%
Manchester -23 2 £37,500 -31.81%
Hampshire - 2 £37,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £37,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 122 (68.54%) SIEM
2 116 (65.17%) Linux
3 75 (42.13%) Windows
4 71 (39.89%) LogRhythm
5 70 (39.33%) Firewall
6 65 (36.52%) Cybersecurity
7 63 (35.39%) ArcSight
7 63 (35.39%) Security Cleared
8 62 (34.83%) TCP/IP
9 61 (34.27%) SC Cleared
10 60 (33.71%) GIAC
11 55 (30.90%) Information Security
11 55 (30.90%) Unix
12 54 (30.34%) DV Cleared
13 52 (29.21%) Wireshark
14 51 (28.65%) GCIH
15 50 (28.09%) Cisco
15 50 (28.09%) Security Operations
16 47 (26.40%) Security Operations Centre
16 47 (26.40%) Java
17 43 (24.16%) Sourcefire
18 41 (23.03%) Degree
19 40 (22.47%) Software Engineering
20 39 (21.91%) CISSP
21 37 (20.79%) Python
21 37 (20.79%) Cyberthreat
22 36 (20.22%) Network Monitoring
23 34 (19.10%) Internet
23 34 (19.10%) Network Security
24 33 (18.54%) GCIA

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 13 (7.30%) Apache
1 13 (7.30%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (5.62%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.81%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.81%) Jetty
3 5 (2.81%) WordPress
4 1 (0.56%) nginx
4 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.12%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (39.33%) Firewall
2 62 (34.83%) TCP/IP
3 52 (29.21%) Wireshark
4 34 (19.10%) Internet
4 34 (19.10%) Network Security
5 31 (17.42%) DNS
6 28 (15.73%) VPN
7 26 (14.61%) DHCP
8 25 (14.04%) SSL
9 20 (11.24%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (10.67%) LDAP
11 18 (10.11%) FTP
11 18 (10.11%) HTTP
12 17 (9.55%) tcpdump
13 16 (8.99%) SMTP
13 16 (8.99%) Telnet
14 13 (7.30%) Cisco ISE
15 6 (3.37%) LAN
15 6 (3.37%) WAN
16 5 (2.81%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.62%) Big Data
1 10 (5.62%) MySQL
2 7 (3.93%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.18%) Git (software)
1 11 (6.18%) Metasploit
2 10 (5.62%) Subversion
3 5 (2.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.25%) Apache Continuum
4 4 (2.25%) Maven
4 4 (2.25%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (17.98%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.81%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 101 (56.74%) Analyst
2 85 (47.75%) SOC Analyst
3 44 (24.72%) Security Analyst
4 37 (20.79%) Security Engineer
5 35 (19.66%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (11.24%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 11 (6.18%) Network Engineer
8 9 (5.06%) Information Security Engineer
8 9 (5.06%) Junior
8 9 (5.06%) Junior Analyst
8 9 (5.06%) Junior Security Analyst
8 9 (5.06%) SOC Engineer
9 8 (4.49%) Firewall Analyst
10 7 (3.93%) Operations Analyst
10 7 (3.93%) Senior Security Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Consultant
11 6 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.11%) .NET
2 14 (7.87%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (5.62%) LAMP
3 10 (5.62%) Regular Expression
4 5 (2.81%) Cocoa
4 5 (2.81%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (2.81%) Core Animation
4 5 (2.81%) Core Data
4 5 (2.81%) CSS
4 5 (2.81%) HornetQ
4 5 (2.81%) HTML
4 5 (2.81%) JMX
4 5 (2.81%) JSON
4 5 (2.81%) JSP
4 5 (2.81%) PCRE
4 5 (2.81%) RESTful
4 5 (2.81%) Web Services
4 5 (2.81%) XML
5 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 47 (26.40%) Security Operations Centre
2 37 (20.79%) Cyberthreat
3 18 (10.11%) Linux Command Line
4 17 (9.55%) iPad
5 12 (6.74%) Data Centre
5 12 (6.74%) Management Information System
5 12 (6.74%) PKI
6 11 (6.18%) SCADA
7 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.81%) Animation
10 4 (2.25%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
12 1 (0.56%) Fintech
12 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 116 (65.17%) Linux
2 75 (42.13%) Windows
3 55 (30.90%) Unix
4 14 (7.87%) Debian
5 12 (6.74%) CentOS
5 12 (6.74%) Kali Linux
5 12 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (6.74%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.69%) Solaris
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (68.54%) SIEM
2 65 (36.52%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (30.90%) Information Security
4 50 (28.09%) Security Operations
5 40 (22.47%) Software Engineering
6 36 (20.22%) Network Monitoring
7 24 (13.48%) Security Monitoring
8 23 (12.92%) Coaching
9 22 (12.36%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 22 (12.36%) Threat Intelligence
9 22 (12.36%) Vulnerability Management
10 20 (11.24%) Mentoring
10 20 (11.24%) Protective Monitoring
11 17 (9.55%) Analytics
12 16 (8.99%) Threat Detection
13 14 (7.87%) ITIL
13 14 (7.87%) Malware Analysis
13 14 (7.87%) Open Source
14 13 (7.30%) Network Packet Analysis
14 13 (7.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.40%) Java
2 37 (20.79%) Python
3 24 (13.48%) Bash Shell
4 22 (12.36%) SQL
5 20 (11.24%) Perl
5 20 (11.24%) Ruby
6 11 (6.18%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.06%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.06%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.49%) PHP
9 5 (2.81%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.25%) C
10 4 (2.25%) C++
11 3 (1.69%) VB
12 2 (1.12%) Lua
Qualifications
1 63 (35.39%) Security Cleared
2 61 (34.27%) SC Cleared
3 60 (33.71%) GIAC
4 54 (30.34%) DV Cleared
5 51 (28.65%) GCIH
6 41 (23.03%) Degree
7 39 (21.91%) CISSP
8 33 (18.54%) GCIA
9 26 (14.61%) CEH
10 25 (14.04%) SANS
11 21 (11.80%) CREST Certified
12 18 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (7.30%) CCNP
13 13 (7.30%) CCSP
14 12 (6.74%) CCDP
14 12 (6.74%) CESG Certified Professional
15 7 (3.93%) CISM
16 6 (3.37%) RHCA
16 6 (3.37%) RHCE
16 6 (3.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.74%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.81%) GPG13
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.93%) pfSense
3 6 (3.37%) iptables
3 6 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.81%) Docker
4 5 (2.81%) HDFS
4 5 (2.81%) KVM
4 5 (2.81%) Xen
5 3 (1.69%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (17.98%) RSA enVision
2 24 (13.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 22 (12.36%) Nmap
4 19 (10.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 18 (10.11%) Nessus
6 13 (7.30%) Kibana
6 13 (7.30%) logstash
6 13 (7.30%) Nagios
6 13 (7.30%) QRadar
7 12 (6.74%) OSSEC
8 10 (5.62%) Ansible
9 8 (4.49%) CSIRT
10 6 (3.37%) Cacti
10 6 (3.37%) EnCase
11 5 (2.81%) CFEngine
11 5 (2.81%) Fluentd
11 5 (2.81%) Kubernetes
11 5 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (2.81%) Puppet
12 4 (2.25%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 71 (39.89%) LogRhythm
2 63 (35.39%) ArcSight
3 50 (28.09%) Cisco
4 43 (24.16%) Sourcefire
5 32 (17.98%) Juniper
6 31 (17.42%) AlienVault
7 30 (16.85%) FireEye
8 25 (14.04%) Splunk
9 23 (12.92%) Intel Security
10 22 (12.36%) CheckPoint
11 21 (11.80%) Palo Alto
12 20 (11.24%) Fortinet
12 20 (11.24%) NetWitness
13 17 (9.55%) LogLogic
14 14 (7.87%) Sophos
15 13 (7.30%) VMware
16 12 (6.74%) Microsoft
16 12 (6.74%) Red Hat
17 10 (5.62%) Rapid7
17 10 (5.62%) TippingPoint
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