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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1216 995 758
Rank change year-on-year -221 -237 +328
Permanent jobs citing Snort 24 22 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.019% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 0.084% 0.10% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 8
10th Percentile - £40,000 £44,625
25th Percentile £45,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £65,000 £46,250
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% +40.54% -22.92%
75th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £58,563
90th Percentile £68,750 £80,000 £74,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £67,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -31.11% +50.00% -25.00%

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 28,725 21,218 11,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.17% 18.43% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15,032 14,923 9,424
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £39,905 £38,750 £38,991
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,300 £55,000 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.55% +2.80% +7.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Snort in the UK

Snort
Top 9 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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -162 21 £65,000 - 2
UK excluding London -66 15 £46,500 -31.11% 2
Work from Home -222 14 £46,500 -7.00%
London -181 9 £65,000 +8.33%
South East -48 5 £46,500 -28.46%
South West - 4 - - 2
North of England -56 3 £46,250 -33.93%
North West -60 3 £46,250 -33.93%
Scotland - 3 £46,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (70.83%) TCP/IP
4 16 (66.67%) SIEM
4 16 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (62.50%) Wireshark
6 13 (54.17%) Information Security
7 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (50.00%) Azure
8 11 (45.83%) AWS
8 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (45.83%) Firewall
9 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
9 10 (41.67%) CISSP
9 10 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (41.67%) Microsoft 365
10 9 (37.50%) SaaS
10 9 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 9 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
10 9 (37.50%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (37.50%) Social Skills
10 9 (37.50%) LPIC
10 9 (37.50%) Retail
10 9 (37.50%) Nessus
10 9 (37.50%) Nmap
10 9 (37.50%) Proofpoint

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 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Azure
2 11 (45.83%) AWS
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) TCP/IP
2 15 (62.50%) Wireshark
3 11 (45.83%) Firewall
4 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (16.67%) Broadband
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (8.33%) Network Security
7 2 (8.33%) tcpdump
8 1 (4.17%) DNS
8 1 (4.17%) SSH
8 1 (4.17%) Telnet
8 1 (4.17%) VLAN
8 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (37.50%) Retail
1 9 (37.50%) Social Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
1 8 (33.33%) SOC Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Programmer
3 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) LDAP
2 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (16.67%) Kafka
2 4 (16.67%) Node.js
2 4 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (29.17%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (20.83%) YARA
4 4 (16.67%) Cyberattack
4 4 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 2 (8.33%) CSOC
6 1 (4.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Unix
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 16 (66.67%) SIEM
2 13 (54.17%) Information Security
3 10 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
4 9 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (37.50%) Incident Response
4 9 (37.50%) ITIL
4 9 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
4 9 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 8 (33.33%) Containerisation
5 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 6 (25.00%) Inventory Management
6 6 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 4 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Bash
2 4 (16.67%) C
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) CISSP
3 9 (37.50%) LPIC
4 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) CEH
7 2 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (8.33%) GCIA
7 2 (8.33%) GCIH
7 2 (8.33%) GSEC
8 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
8 1 (4.17%) Degree
8 1 (4.17%) GIAC
8 1 (4.17%) GPEN
8 1 (4.17%) GREM
8 1 (4.17%) OSCE
8 1 (4.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (8.33%) NIST
3 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Nessus
1 9 (37.50%) Nmap
1 9 (37.50%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (16.67%) Kibana
2 4 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (16.67%) logstash
2 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Suricata
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (8.33%) EnCase
4 2 (8.33%) FTK
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Proofpoint
1 9 (37.50%) SolarWinds
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Rapid7
3 6 (25.00%) Splunk
4 4 (16.67%) BT
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) McAfee