Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Suricata Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1160 1205 -
Rank change year-on-year +45 - +1336
Permanent jobs citing Suricata 32 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.004% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.050% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 0
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 - -

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 15882 16062 16640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.84% 8.69% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13022 12988 13610
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Suricata in the UK

Suricata
Top 7 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 11 December 2017. 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 +52 32 £70,000 +12.00% 3
London +7 22 £70,000 +12.00% 3
UK excluding London - 10 £30,000 -
South West - 5 - -
East Midlands - 4 £30,000 -
Midlands - 4 £30,000 -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Suricata 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 Suricata.

1 28 (87.50%) Snort
2 22 (68.75%) CEH
2 22 (68.75%) Linux
3 20 (62.50%) Palo Alto
4 19 (59.38%) Python
4 19 (59.38%) CISSP
4 19 (59.38%) Sophos
5 17 (53.13%) Ruby
5 17 (53.13%) Bash Shell
6 16 (50.00%) Firewall
6 16 (50.00%) Analytics
6 16 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (46.88%) Information Security
7 15 (46.88%) SIEM
7 15 (46.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (43.75%) Fortinet
8 14 (43.75%) TippingPoint
8 14 (43.75%) Sourcefire
8 14 (43.75%) GCIH
8 14 (43.75%) OSCP
8 14 (43.75%) GIAC
8 14 (43.75%) FireEye
9 12 (37.50%) Network Security
10 11 (34.38%) Regular Expression
10 11 (34.38%) Hadoop
10 11 (34.38%) Apache
10 11 (34.38%) Elastic Stack
10 11 (34.38%) AlienVault
10 11 (34.38%) Event Correlation
10 11 (34.38%) Big Data

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 11 (34.38%) Apache
1 11 (34.38%) Apache Spark
2 8 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.25%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) Network Security
3 8 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (18.75%) DHCP
4 6 (18.75%) DNS
5 5 (15.63%) Internet
6 4 (12.50%) IPsec
6 4 (12.50%) SSL
6 4 (12.50%) VPN
7 3 (9.38%) BGP
7 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
7 3 (9.38%) OSPF
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (6.25%) LDAP
8 2 (6.25%) SSH
8 2 (6.25%) VLAN
8 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Big Data
1 11 (34.38%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.63%) Law
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) SOC Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Security Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Elastic Stack
1 11 (34.38%) PCRE
1 11 (34.38%) Regular Expression
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (9.38%) JSON
3 3 (9.38%) Middleware
4 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Kali Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Analytics
1 16 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (46.88%) Information Security
2 15 (46.88%) SIEM
3 11 (34.38%) Event Correlation
4 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (25.00%) ETL
5 8 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
5 8 (25.00%) Open Source
6 7 (21.88%) Malware Analysis
7 6 (18.75%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) Computer Forensics
7 6 (18.75%) Cyber Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) DevOps
7 6 (18.75%) Machine Learning
7 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (15.63%) Security Operations
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Python
2 17 (53.13%) Bash Shell
2 17 (53.13%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) CEH
2 19 (59.38%) CISSP
3 14 (43.75%) GCIH
3 14 (43.75%) GIAC
3 14 (43.75%) OSCP
4 10 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (31.25%) Degree
5 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) GSEC
6 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.50%) SANS
8 3 (9.38%) RHCE
9 2 (6.25%) CCNA
9 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (6.25%) MCSE
9 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (3.13%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (34.38%) GPG13
3 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (3.13%) GDPR
4 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 28 (87.50%) Snort
2 11 (34.38%) HDFS
3 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) Docker
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) EnCase
2 6 (18.75%) QRadar
3 5 (15.63%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 5 (15.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (15.63%) Nessus
3 5 (15.63%) Nexpose
3 5 (15.63%) Nmap
4 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (9.38%) Fluentd
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (6.25%) Ansible
6 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
6 2 (6.25%) Snorby
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Palo Alto
2 19 (59.38%) Sophos
3 14 (43.75%) FireEye
3 14 (43.75%) Fortinet
3 14 (43.75%) Sourcefire
3 14 (43.75%) TippingPoint
4 11 (34.38%) AlienVault
4 11 (34.38%) LogRhythm
5 10 (31.25%) Splunk
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco
7 7 (21.88%) Qualys
7 7 (21.88%) Symantec
8 6 (18.75%) ArcSight
9 5 (15.63%) CyberArk
9 5 (15.63%) Rapid7
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
11 2 (6.25%) HP
11 2 (6.25%) Juniper
11 2 (6.25%) VMware