The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 77 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Snort 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.87% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 4.86% 0.87% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Snort
Hampshire

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

System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
144 115 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.89% 13.13% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 138 102 149
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,625 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Snort
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Snort Salary Trend in Southampton

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (93.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 14 (93.33%) SIEM
2 13 (86.67%) Internet
2 13 (86.67%) Sourcefire
2 13 (86.67%) tcpdump
3 12 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (80.00%) Incident Management
3 12 (80.00%) Wireshark
4 11 (73.33%) Computer Forensics
4 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (73.33%) Change Control
5 10 (66.67%) DNS
5 10 (66.67%) Information Security
5 10 (66.67%) Information Assurance
6 9 (60.00%) Windows
6 9 (60.00%) Solaris
6 9 (60.00%) Linux
6 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
6 9 (60.00%) GIAC
6 9 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (60.00%) Security Testing
6 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
6 9 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (53.33%) LDAP
7 8 (53.33%) SMTP
7 8 (53.33%) FTP
7 8 (53.33%) HTTP
7 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
7 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (46.67%) LAN

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (93.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (86.67%) Internet
2 13 (86.67%) tcpdump
3 12 (80.00%) Wireshark
4 10 (66.67%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) FTP
5 8 (53.33%) HTTP
5 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (53.33%) LDAP
5 8 (53.33%) SMTP
6 7 (46.67%) LAN
6 7 (46.67%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
8 1 (6.67%) Telnet
8 1 (6.67%) DHCP
8 1 (6.67%) SSL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst
2 13 (86.67%) Security Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Forensic Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Solaris
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) SIEM
2 12 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (80.00%) Incident Management
3 11 (73.33%) Computer Forensics
3 11 (73.33%) Change Control
4 10 (66.67%) Information Security
4 10 (66.67%) Information Assurance
5 9 (60.00%) Security Testing
5 9 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) GIAC
3 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) GCIA
4 5 (33.33%) GCIH
5 4 (26.67%) CEH
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Sourcefire
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago