Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 251 319
Rank change year-on-year -76 +68 +7
Permanent jobs citing Snort 14 84 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.13% 0.81% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 7.26% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 36 28
South West median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -8.51% +23.68%
10th Percentile £52,500 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,625 £79,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% -32.00% +31.58%

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 1,567 1,157 1,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.45% 11.22% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,195 970 1,249
South West median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% +8.70% -4.83%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £55,100
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.38% +5.00%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 - 8 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire 0 3 - -
Somerset +23 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Snort
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 10 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (57.14%) Security Operations
4 8 (57.14%) VPN
4 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
4 8 (57.14%) OSSEC
4 8 (57.14%) Security Architecture
4 8 (57.14%) FortiGate
4 8 (57.14%) LogRhythm
5 7 (50.00%) Unix
6 5 (35.71%) HTTP
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) C
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) SSL
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
7 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (21.43%) tcpdump
8 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (14.29%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (14.29%) Forensic Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
1 10 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (57.14%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) HTTP
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) SSL
4 3 (21.43%) tcpdump
4 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
5 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Operational Security Manager
1 8 (57.14%) Operations Manager
1 8 (57.14%) Security Manager
1 8 (57.14%) Security Operations Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 9 (64.29%) Security Monitoring
3 8 (57.14%) Security Architecture
3 8 (57.14%) Security Operations
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) SIEM
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISMP
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) FortiGate
1 8 (57.14%) OSSEC
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.14%) Rancher
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 8 (57.14%) LogRhythm
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Qualys
2 1 (7.14%) Thales
2 1 (7.14%) VMware