Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sourcefire Snort
England > South West
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 320 321 276
Rank change year-on-year +1 -45 +46
Permanent jobs citing Snort 8 12 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.079% 0.12% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.84% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 28
South West median annual salary £30,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +9.09% +25.71%
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +32.35% -32.00%

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 1,878 1,429 1,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.60% 13.76% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,582 1,129 1,061
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.91%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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
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 20 August 2019. 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
Bristol - 7 - - 2
Wiltshire -23 1 £30,000 -47.83%
Snort
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) SMTP
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) Aerospace
3 6 (75.00%) Debian
3 6 (75.00%) Information Security
3 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (75.00%) CentOS
3 6 (75.00%) Mac OS
3 6 (75.00%) Retail
3 6 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (75.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
3 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (75.00%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (75.00%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (75.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Actionable Insight
3 6 (75.00%) Cyber Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 6 (75.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) NetApp

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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (75.00%) SMTP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 6 (75.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) CentOS
2 6 (75.00%) Debian
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Mac OS
2 6 (75.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (75.00%) Actionable Insight
2 6 (75.00%) Cyber Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Malware Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Fintech
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) GCIA
2 1 (12.50%) GCIH
2 1 (12.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Meraki
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk