The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 123 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sourcefire 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.63%
Sourcefire
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
853 685 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.10% 41.84% 46.94%
Number of salaries quoted 725 567 842
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £67,500 £59,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Sourcefire
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Sourcefire Salary Trend in Cheshire

Sourcefire
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 4 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £42,500 -
Sourcefire
North West

Sourcefire
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (100.00%) SIEM
2 7 (77.78%) Splunk
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (55.56%) Snort
4 5 (55.56%) Information Security
5 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
6 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) Websense
6 3 (33.33%) Nessus
6 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (33.33%) CISM
6 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (33.33%) ISEB
6 3 (33.33%) CISSP
7 2 (22.22%) UNIX
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
7 2 (22.22%) Big Data
7 2 (22.22%) Anomaly Detection
8 1 (11.11%) McAfee
8 1 (11.11%) Banking

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Security Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Technician
5 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) SIEM
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Anomaly Detection
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISM
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Splunk
2 3 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee