The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Snort skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 426 474
Permanent jobs citing Snort 0 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.076% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category - 0.54% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Median salary - £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05%  

Snort is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2040 2593 3016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 13.94% 14.04% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 2254 2516
Median salary £40,000 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,925 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Snort
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Snort as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Snort in the South East

Snort
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Snort in the South East.

Salary trend for Snort in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Snort also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Snort.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) iPad
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) LogLogic
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (100.00%) RSA enVision
1 2 (100.00%) NetWitness
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

Snort
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) LogLogic
1 2 (100.00%) NetWitness