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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 224 238
Rank change year-on-year +26 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Snort 44 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.83% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 7.64% 1.77% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 12
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.66% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £32,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £70,000 £61,875
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00%  

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 576 621 908
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 10.88% 11.84% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 813 862 1216
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -6.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -12 16 £55,000 +46.66%
Cornwall - 13 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire +8 11 £40,000 -38.46%
Snort
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 79 (94.05%) SIEM
2 60 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 59 (70.24%) SC Cleared
4 51 (60.71%) DV Cleared
5 50 (59.52%) TCP/IP
5 50 (59.52%) Linux
6 46 (54.76%) LogRhythm
7 45 (53.57%) Unix
8 42 (50.00%) Wireshark
8 42 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
9 41 (48.81%) Java
10 40 (47.62%) CISSP
10 40 (47.62%) Information Security
11 36 (42.86%) ArcSight
12 35 (41.67%) Windows
13 32 (38.10%) Software Engineering
14 30 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
15 29 (34.52%) GIAC
15 29 (34.52%) GCIA
16 28 (33.33%) GCIH
17 26 (30.95%) Firewall
17 26 (30.95%) DNS
17 26 (30.95%) Internet
17 26 (30.95%) Security Operations
18 24 (28.57%) SANS
18 24 (28.57%) Coaching
18 24 (28.57%) DHCP
19 23 (27.38%) Splunk
19 23 (27.38%) Security Operations Centre
20 22 (26.19%) FTP

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 50 (59.52%) TCP/IP
2 42 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 26 (30.95%) DNS
3 26 (30.95%) Firewall
3 26 (30.95%) Internet
4 24 (28.57%) DHCP
5 22 (26.19%) FTP
5 22 (26.19%) HTTP
6 20 (23.81%) LDAP
6 20 (23.81%) SMTP
6 20 (23.81%) SSL
6 20 (23.81%) tcpdump
6 20 (23.81%) Telnet
7 8 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (4.76%) LAN
8 4 (4.76%) Network Security
8 4 (4.76%) VPN
8 4 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.90%) Finance
3 5 (5.95%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (69.05%) Analyst
2 52 (61.90%) SOC Analyst
3 33 (39.29%) Senior Analyst
4 22 (26.19%) Security Engineer
5 20 (23.81%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 13 (15.48%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Junior
9 2 (2.38%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Junior Security Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) SIEM Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Unix Analyst
10 1 (1.19%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 1 (1.19%) Operations Analyst
10 1 (1.19%) Senior Operations Analyst
10 1 (1.19%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Security Operations Centre
2 21 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (17.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.76%) iPad
6 3 (3.57%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 50 (59.52%) Linux
2 45 (53.57%) Unix
3 35 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (94.05%) SIEM
2 42 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (47.62%) Information Security
4 32 (38.10%) Software Engineering
5 30 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
6 26 (30.95%) Security Operations
7 24 (28.57%) Coaching
8 20 (23.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 20 (23.81%) Threat Intelligence
9 19 (22.62%) Mentoring
10 17 (20.24%) Protective Monitoring
11 12 (14.29%) ITIL
11 12 (14.29%) Service Management
12 11 (13.10%) Security Architecture
13 8 (9.52%) ITSM
13 8 (9.52%) Network Architecture
14 7 (8.33%) Service Design
14 7 (8.33%) Threat Detection
15 4 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
15 4 (4.76%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.81%) Java
2 21 (25.00%) Python
3 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.29%) SQL
5 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.76%) Perl
7 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 59 (70.24%) SC Cleared
3 51 (60.71%) DV Cleared
4 40 (47.62%) CISSP
5 29 (34.52%) GCIA
5 29 (34.52%) GIAC
6 28 (33.33%) GCIH
7 24 (28.57%) SANS
8 15 (17.86%) CISM
8 15 (17.86%) RHCA
8 15 (17.86%) RHCE
8 15 (17.86%) RHCSA
9 11 (13.10%) CREST Certified
10 5 (5.95%) Degree
11 4 (4.76%) CCNA
11 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (2.38%) MCSE
12 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (2.38%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (2.38%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.57%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (21.43%) Nmap
1 18 (21.43%) RSA enVision
2 15 (17.86%) Nessus
3 8 (9.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (4.76%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (2.38%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (2.38%) RSA Archer
6 2 (2.38%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 46 (54.76%) LogRhythm
2 36 (42.86%) ArcSight
3 23 (27.38%) Splunk
4 18 (21.43%) FireEye
5 15 (17.86%) Acunetix
5 15 (17.86%) AlienVault
5 15 (17.86%) Rapid7
6 6 (7.14%) LogLogic
6 6 (7.14%) Sourcefire
7 4 (4.76%) Cisco
7 4 (4.76%) NetWitness
8 2 (2.38%) Symantec
8 2 (2.38%) Trend Micro