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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 253 - 251
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sourcefire 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% - 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% - 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
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
3350 3133 3701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.22% 45.70% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2658 3170
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
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 19 September 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 - 8 £45,000 -
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (100.00%) SIEM
2 7 (87.50%) Splunk
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (50.00%) Snort
4 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (50.00%) Information Security
5 3 (37.50%) Nessus
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (37.50%) CISM
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) CISSP
5 3 (37.50%) Websense
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) Big Data
6 1 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (12.50%) McAfee
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Data Mining

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Splunk
2 3 (37.50%) Websense
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee