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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 239 227 207
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Permanent jobs citing Snort 8 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% 1.07% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Average salary £43,750 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £30,000 £26,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +26.00%
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
800 655 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.69% 10.68% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 623 551 391
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
Bristol - 5 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £60,000 -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 22 (84.62%) SIEM
2 20 (76.92%) Wireshark
3 15 (57.69%) HTTP
3 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
4 14 (53.85%) tcpdump
5 11 (42.31%) DNS
5 11 (42.31%) LDAP
6 10 (38.46%) SMTP
6 10 (38.46%) Windows
6 10 (38.46%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) FTP
7 8 (30.77%) Information Security
7 8 (30.77%) GCIA
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) UNIX
8 7 (26.92%) SSL
8 7 (26.92%) GCIH
8 7 (26.92%) GIAC
8 7 (26.92%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (23.08%) ArcSight
9 6 (23.08%) LogRhythm
9 6 (23.08%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (23.08%) Telnet
9 6 (23.08%) Service Management
9 6 (23.08%) ITSM
9 6 (23.08%) CISSP
9 6 (23.08%) DHCP
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
10 5 (19.23%) Digital Forensics

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 20 (76.92%) Wireshark
2 15 (57.69%) HTTP
2 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
3 14 (53.85%) tcpdump
4 11 (42.31%) DNS
4 11 (42.31%) LDAP
5 10 (38.46%) SMTP
5 10 (38.46%) FTP
5 10 (38.46%) Firewall
6 7 (26.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (26.92%) SSL
7 6 (23.08%) Telnet
7 6 (23.08%) DHCP
8 4 (15.38%) LAN
8 4 (15.38%) WAN
8 4 (15.38%) Network Security
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
1 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Security Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Network Analyst
4 8 (30.77%) Network Intrusion Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Security Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Security Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) SIEM
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Information Security
3 6 (23.08%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) ITSM
3 6 (23.08%) Malware Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Digital Forensics
5 4 (15.38%) Cyber Security
5 4 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Ruby
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) GCIA
2 7 (26.92%) GCIH
2 7 (26.92%) GIAC
3 6 (23.08%) CISSP
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) ArcSight
1 6 (23.08%) LogRhythm
2 5 (19.23%) LogLogic
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec
4 2 (7.69%) Q1 Labs