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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 223 225 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 15 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.19% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 0
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
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
2746 2986 3336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.07% 44.20% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2158 2385 2755
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Manchester +23 7 £52,500 -
Cheshire -10 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Merseyside - 3 - -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (77.50%) SIEM
2 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 25 (62.50%) Sourcefire
3 24 (60.00%) Snort
3 24 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 21 (52.50%) Financial Institution
5 11 (27.50%) CISSP
6 10 (25.00%) Degree
7 9 (22.50%) Information Security
8 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (17.50%) Linux
8 7 (17.50%) Firewall
8 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
9 6 (15.00%) ArcSight
9 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.00%) Coaching
10 5 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (12.50%) Law
10 5 (12.50%) CISM
10 5 (12.50%) IIS
10 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
10 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
10 5 (12.50%) Performance Management
11 4 (10.00%) Network Security
11 4 (10.00%) Nessus
11 4 (10.00%) Windows
11 4 (10.00%) SLA
11 4 (10.00%) Project Management
11 4 (10.00%) Websense

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (17.50%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) Network Security
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) tcpdump
4 3 (7.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 21 (52.50%) Financial Institution
3 5 (12.50%) Law
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
1 15 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Security Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Technician
5 3 (7.50%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) IT Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Monitoring Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) IT Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
3 3 (7.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) SIEM
2 9 (22.50%) Information Security
3 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (15.00%) Coaching
4 5 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (7.50%) Computer Security
7 2 (5.00%) ISMS
8 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Python
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) CISSP
2 10 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (12.50%) CISM
4 4 (10.00%) ISEB
5 3 (7.50%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Sourcefire
2 6 (15.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (10.00%) Websense
4 3 (7.50%) LogRhythm
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft