Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Suricata Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1090 1158 1190
Rank change year-on-year +68 +32 +67
Permanent jobs citing Suricata 24 36 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.021% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.23% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 9
UK median annual salary £45,000 £75,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £65,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,500 - -

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 17,206 15,791 15,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.33% 9.04% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13,444 12,877 12,545
UK median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

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 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Suricata in the UK

Suricata
Top 4 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 23 January 2019. 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 +70 24 £45,000 -40.00% 1
London +41 18 £45,000 -40.00%
UK excluding London +64 6 £29,500 - 1
South East +24 6 £29,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 20 (83.33%) SIEM
2 18 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (70.83%) Snort
4 15 (62.50%) Linux
4 15 (62.50%) Wireshark
5 13 (54.17%) Splunk
5 13 (54.17%) Python
5 13 (54.17%) Security Operations
6 12 (50.00%) ArcSight
6 12 (50.00%) LogRhythm
6 12 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
6 12 (50.00%) FireEye
6 12 (50.00%) Palo Alto
6 12 (50.00%) QRadar
7 11 (45.83%) AlienVault
7 11 (45.83%) Nexpose
7 11 (45.83%) Kali Linux
7 11 (45.83%) CyberArk
7 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
7 11 (45.83%) Metasploit
7 11 (45.83%) Nessus
7 11 (45.83%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (45.83%) Cisco
7 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
7 11 (45.83%) Symantec
7 11 (45.83%) Firewall
7 11 (45.83%) EnCase
8 10 (41.67%) Bash Shell
8 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (41.67%) Analytics

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 6 (25.00%) Apache
1 6 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (8.33%) Mimecast
3 2 (8.33%) Office 365
3 2 (8.33%) OpenDNS
3 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Wireshark
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.83%) Network Security
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Big Data
2 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Malware Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) SIEM Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) CISSP Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Regular Expression
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (12.50%) PCRE
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) Kali Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) Debian
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) SIEM
2 18 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (54.17%) Security Operations
4 12 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
5 11 (45.83%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (41.67%) Analytics
7 9 (37.50%) Case Management
7 9 (37.50%) Data Loss Prevention
7 9 (37.50%) Digital Forensics
7 9 (37.50%) Identity Management
7 9 (37.50%) Patch Management
8 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
8 7 (29.17%) Information Security
8 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (25.00%) Event Correlation
9 6 (25.00%) Machine Learning
9 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
11 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
11 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Python
2 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
3 10 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 9 (37.50%) C
4 9 (37.50%) C#
4 9 (37.50%) C++
4 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) VB
5 4 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) SANS
2 8 (33.33%) CEH
2 8 (33.33%) CISSP
2 8 (33.33%) GCIH
3 6 (25.00%) OSCP
3 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) GCIA
5 2 (8.33%) GIAC
5 2 (8.33%) GSEC
5 2 (8.33%) GSNA
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (12.50%) GPG13
4 2 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Snort
2 6 (25.00%) HDFS
3 2 (8.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) QRadar
2 11 (45.83%) EnCase
2 11 (45.83%) Nessus
2 11 (45.83%) Nexpose
3 9 (37.50%) FTK
4 6 (25.00%) Nagios
5 2 (8.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Splunk
2 12 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 12 (50.00%) FireEye
2 12 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 12 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 11 (45.83%) AlienVault
3 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 11 (45.83%) CyberArk
3 11 (45.83%) Symantec
4 9 (37.50%) Bomgar
4 9 (37.50%) Forcepoint
4 9 (37.50%) Google
4 9 (37.50%) IBM
4 9 (37.50%) McAfee
4 9 (37.50%) NetWitness
4 9 (37.50%) Qualys
4 9 (37.50%) ServiceNow
4 9 (37.50%) Thycotic
4 9 (37.50%) Trend Micro