The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 185 157 158
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Permanent jobs citing Snort 6 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.16% 0.89% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 1.01% 6.03% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 20
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
Snort
South East

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

System Software Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
592 597 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.78% 14.77% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 496 509 424
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -0.93%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Snort
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Snort Salary Trend in Hampshire

Snort
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Southampton -22 5 £55,000 +25.71%
Snort
South East

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 9 (90.00%) Sourcefire
1 9 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Incident Management
1 9 (90.00%) Wireshark
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) SIEM
2 8 (80.00%) Change Control
2 8 (80.00%) tcpdump
2 8 (80.00%) Malware Analysis
2 8 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (80.00%) Computer Forensics
2 8 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (80.00%) CEH
2 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (80.00%) GIAC
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security
3 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (60.00%) Law
5 5 (50.00%) Cyber Security
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) HTTP
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) Solaris
7 3 (30.00%) LDAP
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) WAN

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Wireshark
2 8 (80.00%) tcpdump
2 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 8 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) SMTP
4 3 (30.00%) FTP
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) IPsec
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
General
1 6 (60.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Incident Management
1 9 (90.00%) SIEM
2 8 (80.00%) Change Control
2 8 (80.00%) Malware Analysis
2 8 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) Computer Forensics
2 8 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (60.00%) Information Assurance
4 5 (50.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) CEH
2 8 (80.00%) GIAC
3 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) GCIA
5 1 (10.00%) GCIH
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (20.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) ArcSight