Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Suricata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Suricata over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Suricata Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1127 1174 1225
Rank change year-on-year +47 +51 -
Permanent jobs citing Suricata 28 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.017% 0.003%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 0.19% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 4
UK median annual salary £45,000 £70,000 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.71% -8.20% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £54,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £81,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year -1.67% - -

Suricata is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,653 16,122 17,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.90% 8.94% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13,920 13,220 13,759
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,039 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% - +5.88%

Suricata
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Suricata as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Suricata in the UK

Suricata
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Suricata.

Salary trend for Suricata in the UK

Suricata
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Suricata over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Suricata in the UK

Suricata
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Suricata within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
England +21 28 £45,000 -35.71% 2
London +50 21 £55,000 -24.14% 2
UK excluding London +29 7 £29,500 -1.67%
South East +27 5 £29,500 -
Midlands +19 2 £31,250 +4.17%
East Midlands +13 2 £31,250 +4.17%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Suricata 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 Suricata.

1 22 (78.57%) Snort
2 21 (75.00%) Linux
3 18 (64.29%) SIEM
4 15 (53.57%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (53.57%) Python
4 15 (53.57%) Analytics
5 13 (46.43%) CISSP
5 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
5 13 (46.43%) CEH
6 12 (42.86%) Wireshark
6 12 (42.86%) Regular Expression
6 12 (42.86%) Cisco
6 12 (42.86%) Firewall
6 12 (42.86%) GCIH
6 12 (42.86%) Big Data
7 11 (39.29%) LogRhythm
7 11 (39.29%) AlienVault
7 11 (39.29%) Security Operations
7 11 (39.29%) Symantec
7 11 (39.29%) Splunk
8 10 (35.71%) ArcSight
8 10 (35.71%) OSCP
8 10 (35.71%) Machine Learning
8 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
8 10 (35.71%) Metasploit
8 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
8 10 (35.71%) TippingPoint
8 10 (35.71%) Sourcefire
8 10 (35.71%) Nessus
8 10 (35.71%) Penetration Testing

Suricata
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 10 (35.71%) Apache
1 10 (35.71%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.14%) Mimecast
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) OpenDNS
3 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
1 12 (42.86%) Wireshark
2 10 (35.71%) Sourcefire
3 7 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (17.86%) Network Security
4 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.71%) BGP
5 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
5 3 (10.71%) OSPF
6 2 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (7.14%) DNS
6 2 (7.14%) IPsec
6 2 (7.14%) SSH
6 2 (7.14%) SSL
6 2 (7.14%) VLAN
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) Big Data
2 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Malware Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) SIEM Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) CISSP Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) SIEM Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) IT Support
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Regular Expression
2 10 (35.71%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (25.00%) PCRE
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
4 2 (7.14%) LDAP
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Kali Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Debian
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) SIEM
2 15 (53.57%) Analytics
2 15 (53.57%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (39.29%) Security Operations
4 10 (35.71%) Event Correlation
4 10 (35.71%) Machine Learning
4 10 (35.71%) Malware Analysis
4 10 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Information Security
6 7 (25.00%) Case Management
6 7 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
6 7 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 7 (25.00%) Patch Management
7 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
7 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (14.29%) Cyber Intelligence
9 3 (10.71%) Forensic Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
3 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) Ruby
6 7 (25.00%) C
6 7 (25.00%) C#
6 7 (25.00%) C++
6 7 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) CEH
1 13 (46.43%) CISSP
2 12 (42.86%) GCIH
3 10 (35.71%) OSCP
4 7 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (25.00%) SANS
5 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) GIAC
6 3 (10.71%) GSEC
7 2 (7.14%) GCIA
7 2 (7.14%) GSNA
8 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.86%) SLA
3 3 (10.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (10.71%) GDPR
3 3 (10.71%) GPG13
4 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Snort
2 10 (35.71%) HDFS
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Squid
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) EnCase
1 10 (35.71%) Nessus
1 10 (35.71%) Nexpose
1 10 (35.71%) QRadar
2 7 (25.00%) FTK
3 5 (17.86%) Nagios
4 3 (10.71%) Nmap
5 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
5 2 (7.14%) Snorby
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) AlienVault
2 11 (39.29%) LogRhythm
2 11 (39.29%) Splunk
2 11 (39.29%) Symantec
3 10 (35.71%) ArcSight
3 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 10 (35.71%) CyberArk
3 10 (35.71%) FireEye
3 10 (35.71%) Palo Alto
3 10 (35.71%) TippingPoint
4 7 (25.00%) Bomgar
4 7 (25.00%) Forcepoint
4 7 (25.00%) Google
4 7 (25.00%) IBM
4 7 (25.00%) McAfee
4 7 (25.00%) NetWitness
4 7 (25.00%) Qualys
4 7 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 7 (25.00%) Trend Micro