Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 299 335 336
Rank change year-on-year +36 +1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Snort 40 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 2.90% 0.83% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 18
South West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -3.38%

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 1377 1443 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.40% 13.23% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1157 1230
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +4.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,264 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,436 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Cornwall - 10 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire +41 9 £42,500 -20.93%
Bristol -25 9 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £32,500 -
Snort
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 34 (85.00%) SIEM
2 25 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 25 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 24 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (50.00%) DNS
4 20 (50.00%) HTTP
4 20 (50.00%) Information Security
5 18 (45.00%) FTP
5 18 (45.00%) Python
6 16 (40.00%) GIAC
7 15 (37.50%) DV Cleared
7 15 (37.50%) Firewall
8 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 14 (35.00%) Wireshark
8 14 (35.00%) Threat Intelligence
9 13 (32.50%) LogRhythm
9 13 (32.50%) tcpdump
9 13 (32.50%) SQL
10 12 (30.00%) Cyberthreat
10 12 (30.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 12 (30.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 11 (27.50%) Splunk
11 11 (27.50%) Unix
11 11 (27.50%) Java
11 11 (27.50%) Linux
11 11 (27.50%) LDAP
11 11 (27.50%) SMTP
11 11 (27.50%) DHCP
11 11 (27.50%) Telnet
11 11 (27.50%) SSL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) DNS
1 20 (50.00%) HTTP
2 18 (45.00%) FTP
3 15 (37.50%) Firewall
4 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (35.00%) Wireshark
5 13 (32.50%) tcpdump
6 11 (27.50%) DHCP
6 11 (27.50%) LDAP
6 11 (27.50%) SMTP
6 11 (27.50%) SSL
6 11 (27.50%) Telnet
7 8 (20.00%) Internet
8 7 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (2.50%) OllyDbg
1 1 (2.50%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 18 (45.00%) Security Engineer
3 17 (42.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 13 (32.50%) Security Analyst
5 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Junior
7 3 (7.50%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Junior Security Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) SIEM Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) IT Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Network Intrusion Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Network Security Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (17.50%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) Blog
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
1 11 (27.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) SIEM
2 24 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (50.00%) Information Security
4 14 (35.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 12 (30.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 9 (22.50%) Network Architecture
6 9 (22.50%) Service Design
6 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.50%) Analytics
7 7 (17.50%) Computer Forensics
7 7 (17.50%) Event Correlation
7 7 (17.50%) ITIL
7 7 (17.50%) ITSM
7 7 (17.50%) Service Management
7 7 (17.50%) Workflow
8 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (10.00%) Threat Detection
10 3 (7.50%) Security Monitoring
11 2 (5.00%) Security Operations
12 1 (2.50%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Python
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 11 (27.50%) Java
4 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
5 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 25 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) GIAC
3 15 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 11 (27.50%) CISM
4 11 (27.50%) CISSP
5 10 (25.00%) RHCA
5 10 (25.00%) RHCE
5 10 (25.00%) RHCSA
6 3 (7.50%) CREST Certified
6 3 (7.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) CISMP
7 1 (2.50%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) GPG13
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 10 (25.00%) Nessus
2 10 (25.00%) RSA enVision
3 7 (17.50%) ArcSight ESM
3 7 (17.50%) RSA Archer
3 7 (17.50%) RSA Security Analytics
3 7 (17.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (12.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 5 (12.50%) EnCase
4 5 (12.50%) Suricata
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) LogRhythm
2 11 (27.50%) Splunk
3 10 (25.00%) Acunetix
3 10 (25.00%) AlienVault
3 10 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 10 (25.00%) Rapid7
4 8 (20.00%) LogLogic
5 7 (17.50%) Sourcefire
5 7 (17.50%) Symantec
5 7 (17.50%) Trend Micro
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) NetWitness
6 1 (2.50%) Thales