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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 21 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.18% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% - -
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 0
Average salary £45,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £60,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +61.07%
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
803 744 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.29% 46.41% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 683 579 750
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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
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 29 January 2015. 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
Wilmslow - 6 £44,000 -
Warrington - 3 £37,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £47,500 -
Splunk
North West

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (83.33%) Finance
2 24 (80.00%) SIEM
3 20 (66.67%) Sourcefire
4 16 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (50.00%) Snort
6 13 (43.33%) Financial Institution
6 13 (43.33%) Information Security
7 11 (36.67%) Network Security
8 10 (33.33%) Linux
8 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
9 8 (26.67%) CISSP
10 7 (23.33%) Websense
10 7 (23.33%) SLA
10 7 (23.33%) ISEB
10 7 (23.33%) Nessus
10 7 (23.33%) CISM
11 6 (20.00%) Firewall
12 4 (13.33%) Banking
12 4 (13.33%) Windows
12 4 (13.33%) ArcSight
12 4 (13.33%) SecurID
13 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
13 3 (10.00%) Degree
13 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
13 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
13 3 (10.00%) Computer Security
13 3 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
13 3 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
13 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
13 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (36.67%) Network Security
3 6 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (10.00%) tcpdump
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (83.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Financial Institution
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Security Analyst
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Technician
4 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) SecurID
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) SIEM
2 13 (43.33%) Information Security
3 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Security
3 3 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.00%) Coaching
3 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (10.00%) Change Management
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CISSP
2 7 (23.33%) ISEB
2 7 (23.33%) CISM
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 7 (23.33%) Websense
3 4 (13.33%) ArcSight
4 3 (10.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat