The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk 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 Splunk over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 218 241 249
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 14 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.32% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.73% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 1
Average salary £52,500 £46,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -45.29%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
Splunk
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
2298 3015 2940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.77% 43.66% 44.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 2553 2411
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,650 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Splunk
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Splunk Salary Trend in the North West

Splunk
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 Splunk within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Manchester +32 10 £52,500 -
Cheshire +11 4 £46,250 -0.53%
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 28 (87.50%) Security Operations
2 27 (84.38%) CISSP
3 26 (81.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 25 (78.13%) SIEM
4 25 (78.13%) Degree
4 25 (78.13%) Performance Management
5 24 (75.00%) PCI DSS
5 24 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (75.00%) IIS
5 24 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 24 (75.00%) Security Architecture
5 24 (75.00%) Portfolio Management
5 24 (75.00%) ArcSight
5 24 (75.00%) Data Centre
5 24 (75.00%) IISP
6 23 (71.88%) Test Strategy
6 23 (71.88%) Project Management
6 23 (71.88%) Law
7 17 (53.13%) Network Security
8 15 (46.88%) QRadar
9 9 (28.13%) Information Security
10 6 (18.75%) Linux
11 4 (12.50%) Unix
11 4 (12.50%) Windows
11 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.50%) VMware
12 3 (9.38%) CISM
12 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
13 2 (6.25%) Finance

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 24 (75.00%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) Network Security
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.25%) tcpdump
3 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
1 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (71.88%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Consultant
1 24 (75.00%) IT Consultant
1 24 (75.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 24 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 12 (37.50%) SIEM Consultant
2 12 (37.50%) Vulnerability Consultant
3 8 (25.00%) Splunk Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Associate Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Associate Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Compliance Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) IT Risk Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (81.25%) Security Operations Centre
2 24 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.13%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) CentOS
3 2 (6.25%) Fedora
3 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Security Operations
2 25 (78.13%) Performance Management
2 25 (78.13%) SIEM
3 24 (75.00%) Portfolio Management
3 24 (75.00%) Security Architecture
3 24 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 23 (71.88%) Project Management
4 23 (71.88%) Test Strategy
5 9 (28.13%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Computer Security
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.25%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) ISMS
6 2 (6.25%) Open Source
6 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.25%) Perl
1 2 (6.25%) PHP
1 2 (6.25%) Python
1 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) CISSP
2 25 (78.13%) Degree
3 24 (75.00%) IISP
4 3 (9.38%) CISM
5 2 (6.25%) EnCE
5 2 (6.25%) GCFA
5 2 (6.25%) GCIH
5 2 (6.25%) GREM
5 2 (6.25%) ISEB
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 24 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Snort
1 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) QRadar
2 2 (6.25%) EnCase
2 2 (6.25%) logstash
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) AlienVault
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Imperva
3 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
3 2 (6.25%) NetWitness
3 2 (6.25%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) SaltStack