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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 116 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 4 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.70% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 1.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
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
742 705 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.75% 41.06% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 585 500 652
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 25 (89.29%) Finance
1 25 (89.29%) Sourcefire
1 25 (89.29%) SIEM
2 24 (85.71%) Snort
2 24 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (75.00%) Financial Institution
4 7 (25.00%) Information Security
4 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (21.43%) Firewall
6 4 (14.29%) Network Security
6 4 (14.29%) CISM
6 4 (14.29%) Websense
6 4 (14.29%) SLA
6 4 (14.29%) ISEB
6 4 (14.29%) CISSP
6 4 (14.29%) Nessus
7 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (10.71%) Cyber Security
7 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
7 3 (10.71%) Windows
7 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
7 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.71%) Legal
7 3 (10.71%) LogRhythm
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) Coaching
7 3 (10.71%) Computer Security
7 3 (10.71%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Digital Forensics

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security
4 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) tcpdump
4 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
General
1 25 (89.29%) Finance
2 21 (75.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
1 15 (53.57%) Security Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Technician
4 3 (10.71%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) SIEM
2 7 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (10.71%) Cyber Security
3 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.71%) Coaching
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Security
3 3 (10.71%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CISM
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
1 4 (14.29%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) GCIH
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Sourcefire
2 4 (14.29%) Websense
3 3 (10.71%) LogRhythm