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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 88 56 72
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Permanent jobs citing Snort 4 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.42% 2.61% 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 2.58% 15.09% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 11
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.00%
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
155 159 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.11% 17.28% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 123 135 146
Average salary £45,000 £33,163 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.69% -17.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 1 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 8 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (87.50%) GIAC
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Forensics
2 7 (87.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (87.50%) CEH
2 7 (87.50%) Sourcefire
2 7 (87.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Incident Management
2 7 (87.50%) Security Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Change Control
3 5 (62.50%) Law
3 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance
4 4 (50.00%) LDAP
4 4 (50.00%) SMTP
4 4 (50.00%) FTP
4 4 (50.00%) HTTP
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
5 3 (37.50%) Linux

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 8 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 7 (87.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) LDAP
3 4 (50.00%) SMTP
3 4 (50.00%) FTP
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) Telnet
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 5 (62.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
2 7 (87.50%) Change Control
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Forensics
2 7 (87.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Incident Management
2 7 (87.50%) Security Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance
4 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) GIAC
1 7 (87.50%) CEH
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Sourcefire
2 1 (12.50%) LogRhythm