Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 746 1084 1112
Rank change year-on-year +338 +28 -55
Permanent jobs citing Snort 30 27 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.019% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 75
Median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +4.35% +35.29%
10th Percentile £44,750 £48,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,650 £64,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -22.92% +9.09% +29.41%

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 11,713 24,544 25,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.02% 17.19% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9,623 20,160 20,193
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,025 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.84%

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 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Snort in the UK

Snort
Top 11 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 8 August 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +286 27 £46,250 -22.92%
England +308 16 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Wales - 14 - -
South West +109 6 - -
North of England +162 5 £45,000 -25.00%
North West +121 5 £45,000 -25.00%
London +213 3 £82,500 - 1
Midlands - 1 £68,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £68,500 -
Work from Home - 1 £68,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 26 (86.67%) TCP/IP
2 23 (76.67%) SIEM
2 23 (76.67%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (66.67%) DNS
3 20 (66.67%) Windows
3 20 (66.67%) Linux
4 19 (63.33%) Firewall
4 19 (63.33%) Metasploit
4 19 (63.33%) Bash Shell
4 19 (63.33%) Kali Linux
4 19 (63.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 19 (63.33%) Security Operations
4 19 (63.33%) Threat Intelligence
5 18 (60.00%) Cyber Intelligence
5 18 (60.00%) Cyberthreat
5 18 (60.00%) Information Security
6 17 (56.67%) AWS
7 16 (53.33%) Wireshark
7 16 (53.33%) Finance
7 16 (53.33%) SQL
7 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
8 15 (50.00%) GCIA
8 15 (50.00%) Azure
8 15 (50.00%) CREST Certified
9 14 (46.67%) SANS
9 14 (46.67%) Purple Team
9 14 (46.67%) Logic Apps
9 14 (46.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 14 (46.67%) Data Privacy
9 14 (46.67%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 14 (46.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) AWS
2 15 (50.00%) Azure
3 14 (46.67%) Logic Apps
3 14 (46.67%) Office 365
4 1 (3.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 26 (86.67%) TCP/IP
2 20 (66.67%) DNS
3 19 (63.33%) Firewall
4 16 (53.33%) Wireshark
5 14 (46.67%) DKIM
5 14 (46.67%) DMARC
6 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (16.67%) Network Security
8 4 (13.33%) SMTP
9 2 (6.67%) HTTP
9 2 (6.67%) tcpdump
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (3.33%) IPsec
10 1 (3.33%) OpenVPN
10 1 (3.33%) VPN
10 1 (3.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Analyst
2 14 (46.67%) Security Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) SIEM Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SIEM Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) SOC Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Cyberthreat
2 14 (46.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Linux
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Kali Linux
3 4 (13.33%) CentOS
3 4 (13.33%) Debian
3 4 (13.33%) Mac OS
3 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
3 4 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Cybersecurity
1 23 (76.67%) SIEM
2 19 (63.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 19 (63.33%) Security Operations
2 19 (63.33%) Threat Intelligence
3 18 (60.00%) Cyber Intelligence
3 18 (60.00%) Information Security
4 14 (46.67%) Analytics
4 14 (46.67%) Data Privacy
4 14 (46.67%) Database Security
4 14 (46.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 14 (46.67%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 14 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (46.67%) Purple Team
4 14 (46.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 14 (46.67%) Security Testing
4 14 (46.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (16.67%) Use Case
6 4 (13.33%) Digital Forensics
6 4 (13.33%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Bash Shell
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 15 (50.00%) GCIA
2 14 (46.67%) GCIH
2 14 (46.67%) SANS
3 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CEH
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (3.33%) Graylog
2 1 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.33%) OSSEC
2 1 (3.33%) Suricata
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) LogRhythm
3 5 (16.67%) ArcSight
4 4 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.33%) Carbon Black
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) CrowdStrike
6 1 (3.33%) Darktrace
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk