The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 245 241 229
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Snort 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.085% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 1.29% 0.79% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +72.72%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -
Snort
England

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

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
776 635 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.63% 10.78% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 688 576 423
Average salary £34,712 £36,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.89% -5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Snort across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Snort Salary Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
Bristol - 7 £62,500 -
Gloucestershire +1 3 £63,000 +26.00% 2
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (65.38%) SIEM
2 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) Security Operations
3 12 (46.15%) Wireshark
4 11 (42.31%) Information Security
4 11 (42.31%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (38.46%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (38.46%) ArcSight
5 10 (38.46%) tcpdump
6 9 (34.62%) SANS
6 9 (34.62%) Windows
6 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
6 9 (34.62%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) Internet
7 8 (30.77%) Aerospace
7 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) Degree
7 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (26.92%) GIAC
9 6 (23.08%) Network Security
9 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (23.08%) HTTP
9 6 (23.08%) CISSP
9 6 (23.08%) LogRhythm
10 5 (19.23%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
10 5 (19.23%) Sourcefire

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) Wireshark
3 10 (38.46%) tcpdump
4 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
5 8 (30.77%) Internet
6 6 (23.08%) HTTP
6 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (23.08%) Network Security
7 4 (15.38%) DHCP
7 4 (15.38%) SSL
8 2 (7.69%) FTP
9 1 (3.85%) LAN
9 1 (3.85%) LDAP
9 1 (3.85%) SMTP
9 1 (3.85%) WAN
General
1 8 (30.77%) Aerospace
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Security Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SOC Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Operational Security Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (38.46%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (15.38%) CESG
3 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) SIEM
2 14 (53.85%) Security Operations
3 11 (42.31%) Information Security
4 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Coaching
7 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
7 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
8 3 (11.54%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (7.69%) Business Development
9 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
9 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) SANS
2 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) GIAC
4 6 (23.08%) CISSP
5 5 (19.23%) GCIA
5 5 (19.23%) GCIH
6 2 (7.69%) CISA
6 2 (7.69%) CISM
6 2 (7.69%) GSEC
7 1 (3.85%) CEH
7 1 (3.85%) CREST Certified
7 1 (3.85%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) HMG Infosec
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (11.54%) Nessus
2 3 (11.54%) RSA enVision
3 2 (7.69%) QRadar
4 1 (3.85%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (3.85%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) ArcSight
2 6 (23.08%) LogRhythm
3 5 (19.23%) McAfee
3 5 (19.23%) Sourcefire
4 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
4 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) Infoblox
4 4 (15.38%) Juniper
4 4 (15.38%) Splunk
5 3 (11.54%) LogLogic
6 2 (7.69%) NetWitness
6 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) Trend Micro
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Posted: 5 days ago