The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire Snort
England / South West
Rank 197 237 239
Rank change year-on-year +40 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Snort 43 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.85% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 7.23% 2.24% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 13
Median salary £40,000 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £52,500
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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 595 848 733
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.70% 14.50% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 490 732 592
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 in the South West.

Salary trend for Snort in the South West

Snort
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Snort in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Snort in the South West

Snort
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol +22 30 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Gloucestershire -1 7 £52,500 -19.23%
Cornwall - 2 £55,000 -
Somerset - 1 £42,500 -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for Snort.

1 44 (83.02%) SIEM
2 40 (75.47%) Security Cleared
3 38 (71.70%) SC Cleared
4 35 (66.04%) DV Cleared
5 33 (62.26%) Linux
6 31 (58.49%) TCP/IP
7 27 (50.94%) Information Security
8 26 (49.06%) Windows
8 26 (49.06%) Wireshark
9 23 (43.40%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (43.40%) Unix
9 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
10 22 (41.51%) ArcSight
10 22 (41.51%) LogRhythm
11 21 (39.62%) Network Monitoring
12 20 (37.74%) Security Operations
12 20 (37.74%) GIAC
12 20 (37.74%) Firewall
12 20 (37.74%) GCIA
12 20 (37.74%) GCIH
12 20 (37.74%) CISSP
13 19 (35.85%) Java
14 17 (32.08%) DNS
14 17 (32.08%) Internet
14 17 (32.08%) Security Operations Centre
15 16 (30.19%) SANS
15 16 (30.19%) Coaching
16 15 (28.30%) DHCP
17 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
17 14 (26.42%) Protective Monitoring

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (1.89%) nginx
1 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (58.49%) TCP/IP
2 26 (49.06%) Wireshark
3 20 (37.74%) Firewall
4 17 (32.08%) DNS
4 17 (32.08%) Internet
5 15 (28.30%) DHCP
6 12 (22.64%) FTP
6 12 (22.64%) HTTP
6 12 (22.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (20.75%) SSL
8 10 (18.87%) LDAP
8 10 (18.87%) SMTP
8 10 (18.87%) tcpdump
8 10 (18.87%) Telnet
9 5 (9.43%) LAN
9 5 (9.43%) Network Security
9 5 (9.43%) VPN
9 5 (9.43%) WAN
10 2 (3.77%) IPv4
10 2 (3.77%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (69.81%) Analyst
2 30 (56.60%) SOC Analyst
3 22 (41.51%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (20.75%) Security Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) Security Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Network Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Junior
8 2 (3.77%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Junior Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Unix Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Operations Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Security Operations Centre
2 14 (26.42%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) iPad
4 2 (3.77%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 33 (62.26%) Linux
2 26 (49.06%) Windows
3 23 (43.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) SIEM
2 27 (50.94%) Information Security
3 23 (43.40%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
4 21 (39.62%) Network Monitoring
5 20 (37.74%) Security Operations
6 16 (30.19%) Coaching
7 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
7 14 (26.42%) Protective Monitoring
8 13 (24.53%) ITIL
8 13 (24.53%) Service Management
9 10 (18.87%) Security Architecture
10 7 (13.21%) ITSM
10 7 (13.21%) Performance Testing
11 6 (11.32%) Network Architecture
11 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.43%) Change Control
12 5 (9.43%) ISMS
12 5 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
2 9 (16.98%) Python
3 7 (13.21%) Perl
4 6 (11.32%) SQL
5 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) Lua
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (75.47%) Security Cleared
2 38 (71.70%) SC Cleared
3 35 (66.04%) DV Cleared
4 20 (37.74%) CISSP
4 20 (37.74%) GCIA
4 20 (37.74%) GCIH
4 20 (37.74%) GIAC
5 16 (30.19%) SANS
6 6 (11.32%) CREST Certified
6 6 (11.32%) Degree
7 5 (9.43%) CCNA
7 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (5.66%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (5.66%) LPIC
8 3 (5.66%) MCSE
8 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (5.66%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (5.66%) Server+ Certification
9 2 (3.77%) CISM
9 2 (3.77%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 12 (22.64%) Nmap
2 10 (18.87%) RSA enVision
3 8 (15.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 2 (3.77%) Nessus
5 2 (3.77%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (1.89%) Ansible
6 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.89%) Rancher
6 1 (1.89%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) ArcSight
1 22 (41.51%) LogRhythm
2 12 (22.64%) FireEye
3 9 (16.98%) Sourcefire
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco
5 6 (11.32%) Splunk
6 5 (9.43%) NetWitness
7 4 (7.55%) LogLogic
8 2 (3.77%) Acunetix
8 2 (3.77%) AlienVault
8 2 (3.77%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.89%) VMware
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