Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Suricata Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1141 1140 1273
Rank change year-on-year -1 +133 +31
Permanent jobs citing Suricata 36 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 13
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +73.33%
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 - £42,500

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 17,190 14,920 17,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.00% 8.75% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13,601 12,020 14,037
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Suricata in the UK

Suricata
Top 5 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 20 May 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 +25 35 £70,000 - 2
London +3 32 £70,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £30,000 -
Midlands - 3 £30,000 -
UK excluding London - 3 £30,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 32 (88.89%) Snort
2 29 (80.56%) CISSP
3 28 (77.78%) Linux
4 22 (61.11%) Python
4 22 (61.11%) Bash Shell
5 21 (58.33%) Hadoop
5 21 (58.33%) OSCP
5 21 (58.33%) Big Data
5 21 (58.33%) Analytics
5 21 (58.33%) TippingPoint
5 21 (58.33%) HDFS
5 21 (58.33%) Apache Spark
5 21 (58.33%) Elastic Stack
5 21 (58.33%) Apache
5 21 (58.33%) CEH
5 21 (58.33%) Sourcefire
5 21 (58.33%) GCIH
5 21 (58.33%) Event Correlation
6 20 (55.56%) Palo Alto
7 17 (47.22%) Machine Learning
7 17 (47.22%) Ruby
8 16 (44.44%) Network Security
9 15 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (36.11%) Regular Expression
10 13 (36.11%) Degree
10 13 (36.11%) PCRE
10 13 (36.11%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (33.33%) GPG13
11 12 (33.33%) FireEye

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 21 (58.33%) Apache
1 21 (58.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) Sourcefire
2 16 (44.44%) Network Security
3 11 (30.56%) Firewall
4 8 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (13.89%) Wireshark
6 4 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (8.33%) DHCP
7 3 (8.33%) DNS
7 3 (8.33%) IPsec
7 3 (8.33%) SSH
7 3 (8.33%) SSL
7 3 (8.33%) VLAN
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
7 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) Big Data
1 21 (58.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Security Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) SOC Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (36.11%) PCRE
2 13 (36.11%) Regular Expression
3 4 (11.11%) JSON
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) 802.1X
4 3 (8.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 8 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Fintech
3 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Analytics
1 21 (58.33%) Event Correlation
2 17 (47.22%) Machine Learning
3 15 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (33.33%) Information Security
5 11 (30.56%) Security Operations
6 8 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
6 8 (22.22%) Cyber Intelligence
6 8 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
6 8 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 8 (22.22%) SIEM
6 8 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 4 (11.11%) ETL
8 4 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Bash Shell
1 22 (61.11%) Python
2 17 (47.22%) Ruby
3 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (80.56%) CISSP
2 21 (58.33%) CEH
2 21 (58.33%) GCIH
2 21 (58.33%) OSCP
3 13 (36.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (36.11%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (33.33%) GPG13
3 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (88.89%) Snort
2 21 (58.33%) HDFS
3 4 (11.11%) Docker
4 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Ansible
1 8 (22.22%) CASB
1 8 (22.22%) QRadar
2 5 (13.89%) OpenVAS
3 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (8.33%) FortiGate
4 3 (8.33%) Snorby
4 3 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) TippingPoint
2 20 (55.56%) Palo Alto
3 12 (33.33%) FireEye
3 12 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 12 (33.33%) Sophos
3 12 (33.33%) Splunk
4 11 (30.56%) Cisco
5 8 (22.22%) AlienVault
5 8 (22.22%) ArcSight
5 8 (22.22%) Imperva
5 8 (22.22%) LogRhythm
6 5 (13.89%) Blue Coat
6 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
7 4 (11.11%) Qualys
7 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.33%) HP
8 3 (8.33%) Juniper
8 3 (8.33%) ProCurve
8 3 (8.33%) Riverbed
8 3 (8.33%) Veeam