Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
England > South West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 303 332
Rank change year-on-year -7 +29 +5
Permanent jobs citing Snort 10 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.10% 0.37% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 2.61% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 9
South West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% -11.67% +20.00%

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 1,309 1,455 1,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.13% 14.33% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,081 1,178 1,152
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,000 £21,264
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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
Wiltshire +3 10 £57,500 +76.92%
Snort
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) LogRhythm
2 9 (90.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 9 (90.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) OSSEC
4 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (60.00%) Security Operations
5 5 (50.00%) FortiGate
5 5 (50.00%) VPN
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (30.00%) Qualys
7 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (20.00%) C
9 1 (10.00%) Finance
9 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (10.00%) CISMP
9 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
9 1 (10.00%) CISM
9 1 (10.00%) Project Management
9 1 (10.00%) CISSP
9 1 (10.00%) People Management
9 1 (10.00%) Thales
9 1 (10.00%) Incident 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Operational Security Manager
1 6 (60.00%) Operations Manager
1 6 (60.00%) Security Manager
1 6 (60.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (60.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) CISMP
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) OSSEC
2 5 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) LogRhythm
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Qualys
4 1 (10.00%) Thales