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

Suricata Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1162 1169 1282
Rank change year-on-year +7 +113 +13
Permanent jobs citing Suricata 36 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.099% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 13
UK median annual salary £76,250 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.00% -3.85% +73.33%
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £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 16,292 15,167 16,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.22% 8.68% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13,114 12,290 13,772
UK median annual salary £53,000 £51,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.42% +3.50% +7.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +7.50%

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 February 2018.

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 20 February 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 +7 35 £75,000 +20.00% 2
London -1 27 £75,000 +20.00% 1
UK excluding London - 8 - - 1
South West - 5 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 29 (80.56%) Snort
2 27 (75.00%) Python
2 27 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 24 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 24 (66.67%) CISSP
4 22 (61.11%) Ruby
5 19 (52.78%) Linux
5 19 (52.78%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (47.22%) Firewall
7 15 (41.67%) GCIH
7 15 (41.67%) Sophos
7 15 (41.67%) CEH
7 15 (41.67%) Sourcefire
7 15 (41.67%) Fortinet
7 15 (41.67%) Network Security
7 15 (41.67%) TippingPoint
7 15 (41.67%) OSCP
7 15 (41.67%) FireEye
8 13 (36.11%) Splunk
8 13 (36.11%) Finance
9 12 (33.33%) Information Security
9 12 (33.33%) Apache
9 12 (33.33%) Hadoop
9 12 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (33.33%) Regular Expression
9 12 (33.33%) Big Data
9 12 (33.33%) Analytics
9 12 (33.33%) GPG13
9 12 (33.33%) HDFS
9 12 (33.33%) Apache Spark

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 12 (33.33%) Apache
1 12 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 9 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) Firewall
2 15 (41.67%) Network Security
3 9 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 8 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (19.44%) Internet
6 5 (13.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Big Data
1 12 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) SOC Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Integration Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Information Security Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 12 (33.33%) PCRE
1 12 (33.33%) Regular Expression
2 7 (19.44%) JSON
2 7 (19.44%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.89%) Fintech
4 3 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (33.33%) Analytics
2 12 (33.33%) Event Correlation
2 12 (33.33%) Information Security
3 9 (25.00%) DevOps
3 9 (25.00%) ETL
3 9 (25.00%) SIEM
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (19.44%) Creative Thinking
4 7 (19.44%) Open Source
5 6 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
5 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
5 6 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 6 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 27 (75.00%) Python
2 22 (61.11%) Ruby
3 7 (19.44%) Perl
4 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) CISSP
2 15 (41.67%) CEH
2 15 (41.67%) GCIH
2 15 (41.67%) OSCP
3 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
4 9 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (25.00%) Degree
5 8 (22.22%) GIAC
6 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
7 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
8 4 (11.11%) RHCE
9 3 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) GPG13
1 12 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) Snort
2 12 (33.33%) HDFS
3 7 (19.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Ansible
2 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 6 (16.67%) QRadar
4 5 (13.89%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 5 (13.89%) EnCase
4 5 (13.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (13.89%) OpenVAS
5 3 (8.33%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 15 (41.67%) FireEye
2 15 (41.67%) Fortinet
2 15 (41.67%) Sophos
2 15 (41.67%) Sourcefire
2 15 (41.67%) TippingPoint
3 13 (36.11%) Splunk
4 9 (25.00%) Cisco
4 9 (25.00%) Imperva
5 7 (19.44%) Qualys
5 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
6 6 (16.67%) AlienVault
6 6 (16.67%) ArcSight
6 6 (16.67%) LogRhythm
7 5 (13.89%) Blue Coat
7 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
8 4 (11.11%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.56%) Sun
9 2 (5.56%) TOWER Software