The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 163 193 185
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -8
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 11 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.025% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.060% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £52,500 - £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.83%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1338 1672 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.48% 42.32% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1436 1382
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,913 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Splunk
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Splunk Salary Trend in Manchester

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (93.10%) Security Operations
1 27 (93.10%) Security Operations Centre
2 26 (89.66%) CISSP
2 26 (89.66%) Degree
2 26 (89.66%) Performance Management
3 25 (86.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (86.21%) PCI DSS
3 25 (86.21%) Security Architecture
3 25 (86.21%) Portfolio Management
3 25 (86.21%) ArcSight
3 25 (86.21%) Vulnerability Management
3 25 (86.21%) IIS
3 25 (86.21%) Data Centre
3 25 (86.21%) IISP
4 24 (82.76%) Law
4 24 (82.76%) Project Management
4 24 (82.76%) Test Strategy
5 21 (72.41%) SIEM
6 15 (51.72%) Network Security
6 15 (51.72%) QRadar
7 5 (17.24%) Information Security
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) Unix
8 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
9 2 (6.90%) logstash
9 2 (6.90%) DevOps
9 2 (6.90%) SaltStack
9 2 (6.90%) yum

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 25 (86.21%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (82.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Consultant
1 25 (86.21%) IT Consultant
1 25 (86.21%) IT Security Consultant
1 25 (86.21%) Security Consultant
2 12 (41.38%) SIEM Consultant
2 12 (41.38%) Vulnerability Consultant
3 8 (27.59%) Splunk Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Associate Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Associate Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Compliance Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) IT Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) IT Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) IT Risk Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (93.10%) Security Operations Centre
2 25 (86.21%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) BBC
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) CentOS
2 2 (6.90%) Fedora
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Security Operations
2 26 (89.66%) Performance Management
3 25 (86.21%) Portfolio Management
3 25 (86.21%) Security Architecture
3 25 (86.21%) Vulnerability Management
4 24 (82.76%) Project Management
4 24 (82.76%) Test Strategy
5 21 (72.41%) SIEM
6 5 (17.24%) Information Security
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) ISMS
7 2 (6.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) PHP
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) CISSP
1 26 (89.66%) Degree
2 25 (86.21%) IISP
3 1 (3.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (86.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 25 (86.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VirtualBox
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) QRadar
2 2 (6.90%) logstash
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) ArcSight
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) SaltStack