Period
to 25 February 2018

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 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
England > South West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 294 332
Rank change year-on-year -5 +38 +7
Permanent jobs citing Snort 28 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 1.81% 3.31% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 24
South West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -28.89% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,625 £28,750 £46,625
90th Percentile £59,375 £60,375 £76,875
England median annual salary £53,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.67% +9.09% +10.00%

Snort is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,545 1,301 1,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.25% 12.58% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,180 1,044 1,361
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%

Snort
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Snort as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +37 12 £57,500 +9.52%
Bristol -31 4 - - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £55,000 -
Somerset +3 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Snort
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Snort also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Snort.

1 22 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 19 (67.86%) SIEM
3 18 (64.29%) Information Security
3 18 (64.29%) HTTP
3 18 (64.29%) DNS
4 17 (60.71%) DV Cleared
5 16 (57.14%) GIAC
6 15 (53.57%) FTP
6 15 (53.57%) Threat Intelligence
7 14 (50.00%) tcpdump
7 14 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 14 (50.00%) Wireshark
8 13 (46.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 12 (42.86%) SSL
9 12 (42.86%) SQL
10 11 (39.29%) LDAP
10 11 (39.29%) SMTP
10 11 (39.29%) DHCP
10 11 (39.29%) Firewall
10 11 (39.29%) Telnet
11 10 (35.71%) Service Design
11 10 (35.71%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (35.71%) Network Architecture
12 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (32.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 9 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
13 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 5 (17.86%) Service Management

Snort
Co-occurring 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 (3.57%) nginx
1 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) DNS
1 18 (64.29%) HTTP
2 15 (53.57%) FTP
3 14 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 14 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 12 (42.86%) SSL
5 11 (39.29%) DHCP
5 11 (39.29%) Firewall
5 11 (39.29%) SMTP
5 11 (39.29%) Telnet
6 9 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (14.29%) Internet
8 2 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.57%) OllyDbg
1 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.57%) WinDbg
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Operational Security Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Manager
7 1 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Blog
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) SIEM
2 18 (64.29%) Information Security
3 15 (53.57%) Threat Intelligence
4 13 (46.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 10 (35.71%) Network Architecture
5 10 (35.71%) Service Design
6 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
7 5 (17.86%) Service Management
7 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (14.29%) Analytics
8 4 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (14.29%) Event Correlation
8 4 (14.29%) ITSM
8 4 (14.29%) Workflow
9 3 (10.71%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (10.71%) Security Operations
9 3 (10.71%) Threat Detection
10 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) DV Cleared
3 16 (57.14%) GIAC
4 3 (10.71%) CREST Certified
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) CISM
6 1 (3.57%) CISMP
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) GPG13
2 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 5 (17.86%) EnCase
2 5 (17.86%) Suricata
3 4 (14.29%) ArcSight ESM
3 4 (14.29%) RSA Archer
3 4 (14.29%) RSA enVision
3 4 (14.29%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
4 2 (7.14%) OSSEC
5 1 (3.57%) Ansible
5 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.57%) Rancher
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) ArcSight
1 4 (14.29%) LogLogic
1 4 (14.29%) Sourcefire
1 4 (14.29%) Symantec
1 4 (14.29%) Trend Micro
2 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
2 3 (10.71%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) McAfee
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Thales
3 1 (3.57%) VMware