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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 220 233 220
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Snort 19 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.069% 0.055%
As % of the System Software category 2.29% 0.80% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 3
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +15.15%
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
829 499 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.65% 8.61% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 609 426 426
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Gloucestershire -6 13 £47,500 - 2
Bristol +3 3 £40,000 - 2
Wiltshire +2 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (78.26%) Wireshark
1 18 (78.26%) SIEM
2 16 (69.57%) HTTP
2 16 (69.57%) TCP/IP
3 15 (65.22%) DNS
4 11 (47.83%) tcpdump
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) LDAP
7 8 (34.78%) SSL
7 8 (34.78%) SMTP
7 8 (34.78%) FTP
8 7 (30.43%) DHCP
8 7 (30.43%) Windows
8 7 (30.43%) Firewall
8 7 (30.43%) Telnet
9 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (26.09%) GCIA
9 6 (26.09%) UNIX
9 6 (26.09%) LogRhythm
9 6 (26.09%) Malware Analysis
10 5 (21.74%) Network Security
10 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 5 (21.74%) Digital Forensics
10 5 (21.74%) Perl
10 5 (21.74%) Python
10 5 (21.74%) CISSP
10 5 (21.74%) Ruby
10 5 (21.74%) Information Security
11 4 (17.39%) GIAC
11 4 (17.39%) GCIH

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) Wireshark
2 16 (69.57%) HTTP
2 16 (69.57%) TCP/IP
3 15 (65.22%) DNS
4 11 (47.83%) tcpdump
5 9 (39.13%) LDAP
6 8 (34.78%) SSL
6 8 (34.78%) SMTP
6 8 (34.78%) FTP
7 7 (30.43%) DHCP
7 7 (30.43%) Firewall
7 7 (30.43%) Telnet
8 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (21.74%) Network Security
10 1 (4.35%) LAN
10 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Network Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Security Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Application Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WCF
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) AppFabric
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) SIEM
2 6 (26.09%) Malware Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (21.74%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) Perl
2 5 (21.74%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) GCIA
2 5 (21.74%) CISSP
3 4 (17.39%) GIAC
3 4 (17.39%) GCIH
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.04%) CCNP
4 3 (13.04%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) ISEB
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) LogRhythm
2 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.70%) LogLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) NetIQ
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + excellent bens and training
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago