The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sourcefire, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 126 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Sourcefire 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.44% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.74% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £56,250 £71,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Sourcefire
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1002 1074 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.60% 58.85% 56.81%
Number of salaries quoted 908 928 818
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sourcefire across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Sourcefire
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sourcefire across the Birmingham region.

Sourcefire Salary Trend in Birmingham

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sourcefire also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sourcefire.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Network Security
3 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (50.00%) CCNP
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (50.00%) McAfee
6 5 (41.67%) SOA
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
6 5 (41.67%) Splunk
7 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 4 (33.33%) Juniper
7 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
8 3 (25.00%) CCIE
8 3 (25.00%) CCDP
8 3 (25.00%) CISSP
8 3 (25.00%) CESG
8 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (25.00%) FortiGate
8 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (16.67%) CCNA
9 2 (16.67%) Websense
9 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 2 (16.67%) Information Security

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sourcefire also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sourcefire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) FWSM
6 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
1 7 (58.33%) Security Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Security Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Network Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Network Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCDP
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) GPG13
2 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Snort
1 2 (16.67%) Squid
2 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) McAfee
4 5 (41.67%) Splunk
5 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 4 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (16.67%) F5
7 2 (16.67%) Websense