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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 108 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 12 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 0.56% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 1.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 0
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
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
798 743 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.40% 41.49% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 607 527 640
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 29 (87.88%) Finance
1 29 (87.88%) SIEM
2 27 (81.82%) Sourcefire
3 24 (72.73%) Snort
3 24 (72.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 21 (63.64%) Financial Institution
5 10 (30.30%) Information Security
6 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 8 (24.24%) Firewall
7 8 (24.24%) Network Security
8 6 (18.18%) Nessus
8 6 (18.18%) Websense
8 6 (18.18%) CISM
8 6 (18.18%) Linux
8 6 (18.18%) SLA
8 6 (18.18%) ISEB
8 6 (18.18%) CISSP
9 4 (12.12%) Windows
10 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
10 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
10 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.09%) Legal
10 3 (9.09%) GCIH
10 3 (9.09%) LogRhythm
10 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.09%) Coaching
10 3 (9.09%) Computer Security
10 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
10 3 (9.09%) Incident Management

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) Network Security
3 3 (9.09%) tcpdump
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (87.88%) Finance
2 21 (63.64%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
1 15 (45.45%) Security Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Technician
4 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) SIEM
2 10 (30.30%) Information Security
3 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Security
3 3 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
1 6 (18.18%) CISSP
1 6 (18.18%) CISM
2 3 (9.09%) GCIH
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Sourcefire
2 6 (18.18%) Websense
3 3 (9.09%) LogRhythm
4 2 (6.06%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat