The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk 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 Splunk over the 3 months to 23 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 Splunk, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 124 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% - 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +18.42%
Splunk
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
867 686 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.46% 42.09% 46.03%
Number of salaries quoted 742 569 795
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Splunk
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Splunk Salary Trend in Cheshire

Splunk
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Splunk across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Splunk Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Splunk
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 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 - 2 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £42,500 -
Splunk
North West

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Splunk 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 Splunk.

1 11 (84.62%) SIEM
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Sourcefire
3 7 (53.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (46.15%) Snort
4 6 (46.15%) Nessus
4 6 (46.15%) CISSP
4 6 (46.15%) Websense
5 5 (38.46%) Information Security
5 5 (38.46%) Network Security
6 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
6 4 (30.77%) McAfee
7 3 (23.08%) ISEB
7 3 (23.08%) Juniper
7 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (23.08%) Symantec
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) CISM
7 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 3 (23.08%) IronPort
7 3 (23.08%) Qualys
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (23.08%) Becrypt
7 3 (23.08%) LogRhythm

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Splunk 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 Splunk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Technician
2 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) SIEM
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Cyber Security
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) CEH
3 2 (15.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Snort
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Nessus
2 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Sourcefire
2 6 (46.15%) Websense
3 4 (30.77%) McAfee
4 3 (23.08%) IronPort
4 3 (23.08%) Qualys
4 3 (23.08%) Lumension
4 3 (23.08%) Becrypt
4 3 (23.08%) LogRhythm
4 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
5 1 (7.69%) ArcSight