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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 224 237 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 20 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.16% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 0
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
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
2915 3111 3455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.95% 44.27% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2283 2459 2828
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Splunk across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Splunk Salary Histogram 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 27 April 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 +6 12 £47,500 +35.71%
Manchester +10 4 £60,000 - 3
Merseyside - 3 - -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 34 (79.07%) SIEM
2 29 (67.44%) Finance
3 27 (62.79%) Sourcefire
4 24 (55.81%) Snort
4 24 (55.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (48.84%) Financial Institution
6 13 (30.23%) Information Security
7 12 (27.91%) CISSP
8 10 (23.26%) Linux
9 9 (20.93%) Firewall
9 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
9 9 (20.93%) Degree
10 8 (18.60%) Network Security
11 7 (16.28%) ArcSight
11 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
11 7 (16.28%) Coaching
12 6 (13.95%) Nessus
12 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (13.95%) SLA
12 6 (13.95%) ISEB
12 6 (13.95%) Websense
12 6 (13.95%) CISM
13 5 (11.63%) Windows
14 4 (9.30%) Project Management
14 4 (9.30%) IIS
14 4 (9.30%) Law
14 4 (9.30%) Service Management
14 4 (9.30%) Portfolio Management
14 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
14 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (9.30%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (20.93%) Firewall
3 8 (18.60%) Network Security
4 3 (6.98%) tcpdump
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) Financial Institution
3 4 (9.30%) Law
4 3 (6.98%) Legal
5 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
1 15 (34.88%) Security Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Security Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Technician
4 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Monitoring Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.33%) UI Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) SecurID
4 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) SIEM
2 13 (30.23%) Information Security
3 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
3 7 (16.28%) Coaching
4 4 (9.30%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Service Management
4 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
4 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.98%) Cyber Security
5 3 (6.98%) Computer Security
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) ISMS
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
1 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) CISSP
2 9 (20.93%) Degree
3 6 (13.95%) ISEB
3 6 (13.95%) CISM
4 3 (6.98%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
1 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Sourcefire
2 7 (16.28%) ArcSight
3 6 (13.95%) Websense
4 3 (6.98%) LogRhythm
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
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