Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Suricata Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1136 1178 -
Rank change year-on-year +42 - +1312
Permanent jobs citing Suricata 33 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.013% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 0
UK median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £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 17,672 15,861 17,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.46% 8.95% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14,051 12,834 14,271
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,592 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +23 33 £55,000 -21.43% 1
London +44 28 £55,000 -21.43%
UK excluding London +30 5 £30,000 - 1
Midlands +30 5 £30,000 - 1
East Midlands +10 5 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (96.97%) Snort
3 27 (81.82%) CEH
3 27 (81.82%) CISSP
3 27 (81.82%) Analytics
4 25 (75.76%) OSCP
4 25 (75.76%) Machine Learning
4 25 (75.76%) Big Data
4 25 (75.76%) TippingPoint
4 25 (75.76%) Hadoop
4 25 (75.76%) HDFS
4 25 (75.76%) Apache Spark
4 25 (75.76%) Elastic Stack
4 25 (75.76%) Apache
4 25 (75.76%) Sourcefire
4 25 (75.76%) GCIH
4 25 (75.76%) Event Correlation
5 17 (51.52%) Ruby
5 17 (51.52%) Python
5 17 (51.52%) Bash Shell
6 16 (48.48%) Regular Expression
6 16 (48.48%) PCRE
6 16 (48.48%) Degree
6 16 (48.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (33.33%) Information Security
8 11 (33.33%) Sophos
8 11 (33.33%) AlienVault
8 11 (33.33%) SIEM
9 10 (30.30%) Splunk

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 25 (75.76%) Apache
1 25 (75.76%) Apache Spark
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Sourcefire
2 9 (27.27%) Network Security
3 7 (21.21%) Firewall
4 5 (15.15%) DHCP
4 5 (15.15%) DNS
4 5 (15.15%) IPsec
4 5 (15.15%) SSH
4 5 (15.15%) SSL
4 5 (15.15%) VLAN
4 5 (15.15%) VPN
4 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.06%) BGP
5 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
5 2 (6.06%) OSPF
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (75.76%) Big Data
1 25 (75.76%) Hadoop
2 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Automation Engineer
1 10 (30.30%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) IT Support
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) CISSP Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SIEM Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) Elastic Stack
2 16 (48.48%) PCRE
2 16 (48.48%) Regular Expression
3 5 (15.15%) 802.1X
3 5 (15.15%) LDAP
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Kali Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Analytics
2 25 (75.76%) Event Correlation
2 25 (75.76%) Machine Learning
3 11 (33.33%) Information Security
3 11 (33.33%) SIEM
4 9 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (27.27%) Computer Forensics
4 9 (27.27%) Cyber Intelligence
4 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (27.27%) Malware Analysis
4 9 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 9 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 9 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
7 2 (6.06%) Forensic Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Network Management
7 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Bash Shell
1 17 (51.52%) Python
1 17 (51.52%) Ruby
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) CEH
1 27 (81.82%) CISSP
2 25 (75.76%) GCIH
2 25 (75.76%) OSCP
3 16 (48.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (48.48%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) GIAC
4 2 (6.06%) GSEC
5 1 (3.03%) RHCE
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (27.27%) GPG13
3 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (6.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (96.97%) Snort
2 25 (75.76%) HDFS
3 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) QRadar
2 5 (15.15%) FortiGate
2 5 (15.15%) Snorby
3 4 (12.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (6.06%) EnCase
4 2 (6.06%) Nessus
4 2 (6.06%) Nexpose
4 2 (6.06%) Nmap
5 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) TippingPoint
2 11 (33.33%) AlienVault
2 11 (33.33%) Sophos
3 10 (30.30%) LogRhythm
3 10 (30.30%) Splunk
4 9 (27.27%) ArcSight
4 9 (27.27%) FireEye
4 9 (27.27%) Fortinet
4 9 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco
6 6 (18.18%) Symantec
7 5 (15.15%) HP
7 5 (15.15%) Juniper
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.15%) ProCurve
7 5 (15.15%) VMware
8 4 (12.12%) Veeam
9 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.06%) CyberArk
9 2 (6.06%) Rapid7