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 3 March 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 Sourcefire, Inc.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 223 - 244
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sourcefire 28 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% - 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 0 4
Average salary £47,500 - £48,750
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
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
3028 2989 3517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.93% 44.79% 46.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2507 2429 2894
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
Cheshire - 28 £47,500 -
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 37 (97.37%) SIEM
2 31 (81.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 30 (78.95%) Snort
4 27 (71.05%) Splunk
4 27 (71.05%) Finance
5 21 (55.26%) Financial Institution
6 10 (26.32%) Information Security
6 10 (26.32%) UNIX
6 10 (26.32%) Windows
6 10 (26.32%) Linux
6 10 (26.32%) Data Mining
6 10 (26.32%) Big Data
6 10 (26.32%) Anomaly Detection
7 9 (23.68%) Firewall
8 7 (18.42%) Banking
8 7 (18.42%) Network Security
8 7 (18.42%) Network Design
9 6 (15.79%) Nessus
9 6 (15.79%) CISM
9 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 6 (15.79%) ISEB
9 6 (15.79%) CISSP
9 6 (15.79%) SLA
9 6 (15.79%) Websense
10 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security
10 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
11 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
11 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 31 (81.58%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (23.68%) Firewall
3 7 (18.42%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.63%) FWSM
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) Data Mining
1 10 (26.32%) Big Data
General
1 27 (71.05%) Finance
2 21 (55.26%) Financial Institution
3 7 (18.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Analyst
2 18 (47.37%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Security Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Technician
5 4 (10.53%) Security Monitoring Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) UNIX
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) SIEM
2 10 (26.32%) Anomaly Detection
2 10 (26.32%) Information Security
3 7 (18.42%) Network Design
4 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL
5 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ISEB
1 6 (15.79%) CISSP
1 6 (15.79%) CISM
2 1 (2.63%) CCSE
2 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (78.95%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Splunk
2 6 (15.79%) Websense
3 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.63%) F5
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Juniper
3 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee