The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 127 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Snort 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.15% 0.050% -
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 0.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +25.33%
Snort
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

System Software Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
220 164 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.29% 8.21% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 167 135 83
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £27,450 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Snort across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Snort
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Snort across the Bristol region.

Snort Salary Trend in Bristol

Snort
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Snort across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Snort Salary Histogram in Bristol

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Snort also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Snort.

1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) GIAC
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (25.00%) LogLogic
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) GCIH
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) DNS

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Snort also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Snort. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) GCIH
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (25.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm