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 26 January 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 Splunk, Inc.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 225 241 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 23 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.015% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.033% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 0
Average salary £45,750 £85,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,750 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +44.29%
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
3028 3058 3667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.93% 46.33% 46.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2603 2546 3136
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 January 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 - 21 £45,750 -
Manchester -12 2 - -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 25 (55.56%) SIEM
3 21 (46.67%) Sourcefire
4 20 (44.44%) Network Security
5 17 (37.78%) Information Security
6 16 (35.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (33.33%) Snort
8 14 (31.11%) Firewall
8 14 (31.11%) CISSP
9 13 (28.89%) Financial Institution
9 13 (28.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (26.67%) Windows
11 11 (24.44%) Linux
11 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
11 11 (24.44%) Law
11 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
12 9 (20.00%) ArcSight
13 8 (17.78%) Nessus
13 8 (17.78%) F5
13 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (17.78%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
13 8 (17.78%) Coaching
13 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
13 8 (17.78%) Degree
13 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (17.78%) CISM
13 8 (17.78%) Websense
13 8 (17.78%) SLA
13 8 (17.78%) ISEB

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) Network Security
2 16 (35.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (31.11%) Firewall
4 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.67%) Wireshark
5 3 (6.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) Financial Institution
3 11 (24.44%) Law
4 4 (8.89%) Banking
5 3 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Analyst
1 19 (42.22%) Security Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Security Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Security Advisor
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Technician
4 5 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Security Monitoring Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.22%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.22%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) SecurID
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Data Extraction
3 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Linux
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) SIEM
2 17 (37.78%) Information Security
3 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
3 8 (17.78%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
3 8 (17.78%) Coaching
4 5 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.67%) Computer Security
6 3 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (6.67%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Perl
1 2 (4.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) CISSP
2 8 (17.78%) CISM
2 8 (17.78%) ISEB
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.78%) SLA
3 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Sourcefire
2 9 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 8 (17.78%) F5
3 8 (17.78%) Websense
3 8 (17.78%) Juniper
3 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.67%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle