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

Sourcefire Snort
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 756 843 918
Rank change year-on-year +87 +75  
Permanent jobs citing Snort 114 70 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.071% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.99% 0.56% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 86 51 46
Median salary £48,750 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £56,250
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 11466 12459 13036
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.87% 12.67% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9732 10592 10771
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +4.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,135 £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 23 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 23 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 +86 104 £52,500 -12.50% 2
South West +41 42 £55,000 +46.66% 1
London +18 39 £57,500 -11.53%
West Midlands +31 20 £42,500 +13.33%
Bristol -15 14 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Cornwall - 14 £55,000 -
City of London +33 11 £38,250 -45.35%
Gloucestershire +10 11 £40,000 -38.46%
Wales - 9 £45,000 - 1
West Wales - 9 £45,000 - 1
Swansea - 9 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire +12 7 £43,750 +40.00%
Warwick - 7 £43,750 -
Birmingham +17 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Gloucester +9 6 £40,000 -38.46%
Malvern - 5 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 5 £42,500 -
Cheltenham - 5 £60,000 -
East Midlands +19 2 £30,000 -45.45%
Nottingham - 2 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £30,000 -
Wimbledon +19 1 £40,000 -45.76%
North West - 1 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £37,500 -
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 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
2 135 (66.50%) Linux
3 97 (47.78%) LogRhythm
4 94 (46.31%) Firewall
5 82 (40.39%) Windows
6 75 (36.95%) GIAC
7 74 (36.45%) Cybersecurity
8 70 (34.48%) ArcSight
9 68 (33.50%) TCP/IP
10 67 (33.00%) Unix
11 65 (32.02%) Security Cleared
12 64 (31.53%) SC Cleared
13 61 (30.05%) Java
14 60 (29.56%) Wireshark
15 57 (28.08%) DV Cleared
16 55 (27.09%) GCIH
17 53 (26.11%) Information Security
17 53 (26.11%) Cisco
18 51 (25.12%) CISSP
18 51 (25.12%) Security Operations
19 49 (24.14%) Network Security
20 47 (23.15%) Security Operations Centre
21 45 (22.17%) Internet
22 44 (21.67%) Cyberthreat
23 43 (21.18%) Network Monitoring
23 43 (21.18%) Python
23 43 (21.18%) Nessus
23 43 (21.18%) Software Engineering
24 42 (20.69%) Sourcefire
24 42 (20.69%) VPN

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 68 (33.50%) TCP/IP
3 60 (29.56%) Wireshark
4 49 (24.14%) Network Security
5 45 (22.17%) Internet
6 42 (20.69%) VPN
7 40 (19.70%) DNS
8 39 (19.21%) DHCP
9 35 (17.24%) SSL
10 21 (10.34%) LDAP
11 20 (9.85%) FTP
11 20 (9.85%) HTTP
11 20 (9.85%) tcpdump
12 19 (9.36%) SMTP
12 19 (9.36%) 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 19 (9.36%) 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
1 123 (60.59%) Analyst
2 94 (46.31%) SOC Analyst
3 58 (28.57%) Security Analyst
4 38 (18.72%) Security Engineer
4 38 (18.72%) Senior Analyst
5 26 (12.81%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 15 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (7.39%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 11 (5.42%) Cisco Analyst
7 11 (5.42%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 11 (5.42%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 11 (5.42%) Firewall Analyst
7 11 (5.42%) Network Analyst
7 11 (5.42%) Network Engineer
7 11 (5.42%) Network Security Analyst
8 10 (4.93%) Consultant
8 10 (4.93%) Security Consultant
8 10 (4.93%) Sourcefire Consultant
9 9 (4.43%) Network Security Specialist
9 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 44 (21.67%) Cyberthreat
3 21 (10.34%) iPad
3 21 (10.34%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (7.39%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 15 (7.39%) PKI
5 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.91%) SCADA
7 11 (5.42%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.46%) Animation
9 3 (1.48%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.49%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.49%) Fintech
11 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 135 (66.50%) Linux
2 82 (40.39%) Windows
3 67 (33.00%) 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 53 (26.11%) 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 27 (13.30%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 27 (13.30%) 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
12 20 (9.85%) Threat Detection
13 15 (7.39%) ITIL
14 14 (6.90%) Service Management
15 13 (6.40%) Network Management
15 13 (6.40%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (30.05%) Java
2 43 (21.18%) Python
3 24 (11.82%) Bash Shell
3 24 (11.82%) JavaScript
4 20 (9.85%) Perl
5 18 (8.87%) PowerShell
6 16 (7.88%) Ruby
6 16 (7.88%) SQL
7 7 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.46%) Objective-C
8 5 (2.46%) PHP
9 1 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.49%) C++
9 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (36.95%) GIAC
2 65 (32.02%) Security Cleared
3 64 (31.53%) SC Cleared
4 57 (28.08%) DV Cleared
5 55 (27.09%) GCIH
6 51 (25.12%) 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
14 15 (7.39%) CISM
14 15 (7.39%) RHCA
14 15 (7.39%) RHCE
14 15 (7.39%) 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 43 (21.18%) 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 97 (47.78%) LogRhythm
2 70 (34.48%) ArcSight
3 53 (26.11%) Cisco
4 42 (20.69%) Sourcefire
5 40 (19.70%) AlienVault
6 35 (17.24%) Splunk
7 27 (13.30%) Rapid7
8 26 (12.81%) FireEye
9 25 (12.32%) Palo Alto
10 22 (10.84%) Juniper
10 22 (10.84%) LogLogic
10 22 (10.84%) VMware
11 21 (10.34%) NetWitness
12 20 (9.85%) McAfee
13 19 (9.36%) Sophos
14 18 (8.87%) Microsoft
15 16 (7.88%) Symantec
16 15 (7.39%) Acunetix
16 15 (7.39%) Red Hat
17 12 (5.91%) Qualys
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: Various
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago