The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 99 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Snort 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.11% 0.11% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 0.71% 1.02% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +110.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +26.66%
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 Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
141 98 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.90% 10.70% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 105 69 87
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Snort
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Snort Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Snort
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -4 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Snort
South West

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (93.33%) Wireshark
1 14 (93.33%) SIEM
2 12 (80.00%) HTTP
2 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (80.00%) DNS
3 8 (53.33%) tcpdump
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) LDAP
4 7 (46.67%) SSL
5 6 (40.00%) SMTP
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) FTP
5 6 (40.00%) Telnet
5 6 (40.00%) GCIA
5 6 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) UNIX
7 4 (26.67%) Perl
7 4 (26.67%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) GCIH
7 4 (26.67%) Ruby
7 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
8 3 (20.00%) LogRhythm
9 2 (13.33%) LogLogic
9 2 (13.33%) GIAC
9 2 (13.33%) Information Security
9 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (13.33%) Network Security

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (93.33%) Wireshark
2 12 (80.00%) HTTP
2 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (80.00%) DNS
3 8 (53.33%) tcpdump
4 7 (46.67%) SSL
4 7 (46.67%) LDAP
5 6 (40.00%) SMTP
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) FTP
5 6 (40.00%) Telnet
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Network Analyst
3 9 (60.00%) Network Intrusion Analyst
4 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) SIEM
2 6 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) GCIA
2 4 (26.67%) GCIH
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) GIAC
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (13.33%) LogLogic