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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire Snort
England / South East
Rank 379 443 432
Rank change year-on-year +64 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Snort 2 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.088% 0.073%
As % of the System Software category 0.097% 0.63% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 12
Median salary £37,000 £48,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.10% -11.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £40,250 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £64,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £55,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year -27.27% +17.64%  

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 2066 2703 2813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 13.83% 14.05% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 2333 2346
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,408
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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

Snort
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +20 2 £37,000 -31.16%
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5 (71.43%) SIEM
1 5 (71.43%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Cyber Defence
2 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (42.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (42.86%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (42.86%) SANS
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (28.57%) RSA enVision
4 2 (28.57%) NetWitness
4 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
4 2 (28.57%) LogLogic

Snort
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Malware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (28.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Security Monitoring
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) SANS
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) GCIH
2 2 (28.57%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Sendmail
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) RSA enVision
2 1 (14.29%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (14.29%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) Proventia
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
2 2 (28.57%) LogLogic
2 2 (28.57%) NetWitness
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Tripwire
3 1 (14.29%) VMware