The first table below looks at the demand for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 222 217 211
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Snort 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.052% 0.056% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 0.60% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.12% -15.78%
System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
484 497 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.34% 9.24% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 414 429 367
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Snort
England

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Snort
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Snort Salary Trend in the South West

Snort
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +10 2 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) GCIA
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH
3 1 (25.00%) GCFA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) LogLogic
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) OSCP
3 1 (25.00%) OSWP
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Java

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) GCIA
2 1 (25.00%) GCIH
2 1 (25.00%) GCFA
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) OSCP
2 1 (25.00%) OSWP
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) EnCE
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (25.00%) LogLogic