The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 22 December 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 Sourcefire, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 240 244 262
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Sourcefire 14 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.015% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.032% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 3
Average salary £47,500 £75,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
Sourcefire
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3238 3090 3644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.26% 45.49% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2756 2595 3211
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.49% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sourcefire
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Sourcefire Salary Trend in the North West

Sourcefire
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sourcefire across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Sourcefire Salary Histogram in the North West

Sourcefire
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Cheshire - 14 £47,500 -
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Sourcefire 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 Sourcefire.

1 22 (100.00%) SIEM
2 15 (68.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (68.18%) Splunk
2 15 (68.18%) Finance
3 14 (63.64%) Snort
4 10 (45.45%) Information Security
5 8 (36.36%) Financial Institution
6 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
6 7 (31.82%) CISM
6 7 (31.82%) UNIX
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) Data Mining
6 7 (31.82%) SLA
6 7 (31.82%) ISEB
6 7 (31.82%) CISSP
6 7 (31.82%) Websense
6 7 (31.82%) Nessus
6 7 (31.82%) Network Security
6 7 (31.82%) Big Data
6 7 (31.82%) Anomaly Detection
7 6 (27.27%) Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Network Design
9 1 (4.55%) McAfee

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Sourcefire 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 Sourcefire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Data Mining
1 7 (31.82%) Big Data
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Financial Institution
3 6 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Security Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Technician
4 4 (18.18%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) SIEM
2 10 (45.45%) Information Security
3 7 (31.82%) Anomaly Detection
4 4 (18.18%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISEB
1 7 (31.82%) CISSP
1 7 (31.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Splunk
2 7 (31.82%) Websense
3 1 (4.55%) McAfee