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 29 August 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 Splunk, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 239 - 244
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 13 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% - 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -4.34%
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
3360 3099 3773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.17% 45.24% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2604 2627 3264
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Manchester - 10 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 23 (82.14%) TCP/IP
2 22 (78.57%) Juniper
2 22 (78.57%) CheckPoint
3 19 (67.86%) Network Security
4 17 (60.71%) Windows
4 17 (60.71%) SIEM
5 16 (57.14%) Websense
5 16 (57.14%) Nessus
6 13 (46.43%) McAfee ePO
6 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
6 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
6 13 (46.43%) Blue Coat
6 13 (46.43%) Snort
6 13 (46.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (46.43%) Symantec
6 13 (46.43%) McAfee
6 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
6 13 (46.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (46.43%) IronPort
6 13 (46.43%) Qualys
6 13 (46.43%) Lumension
6 13 (46.43%) Cyber Security
6 13 (46.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (46.43%) Becrypt
6 13 (46.43%) LogRhythm
7 11 (39.29%) Finance
8 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
9 9 (32.14%) Data Analysis
9 9 (32.14%) Firewall
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
1 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) TCP/IP
2 19 (67.86%) Network Security
3 13 (46.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (32.14%) Firewall
5 7 (25.00%) HTTP
5 7 (25.00%) HTTPS
5 7 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Law
3 8 (28.57%) Retail
4 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Security Specialist
2 10 (35.71%) Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Security Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Security Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Security Advisor
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Fedora
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) SIEM
2 13 (46.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (46.43%) Cyber Security
3 9 (32.14%) Data Analysis
3 9 (32.14%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (25.00%) Service Management
4 7 (25.00%) Change Management
4 7 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (17.86%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) CISSP
3 6 (21.43%) SSCP
3 6 (21.43%) CEH
4 3 (10.71%) ISEB
4 3 (10.71%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Snort
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (57.14%) Nessus
2 13 (46.43%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (46.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.57%) logstash
3 1 (3.57%) YUM
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Juniper
1 22 (78.57%) CheckPoint
2 16 (57.14%) Websense
3 13 (46.43%) Blue Coat
3 13 (46.43%) Symantec
3 13 (46.43%) McAfee
3 13 (46.43%) IronPort
3 13 (46.43%) Qualys
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Lumension
3 13 (46.43%) Becrypt
3 13 (46.43%) LogRhythm
4 9 (32.14%) F5
5 7 (25.00%) Fujitsu
6 3 (10.71%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.57%) SaltStack