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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 236 240 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 17 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -20.45%
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
2852 3128 3197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.74% 43.73% 44.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2487 2720
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +16 14 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Cheshire 0 3 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (51.35%) SIEM
2 16 (43.24%) ArcSight
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Degree
3 15 (40.54%) CISSP
4 14 (37.84%) Security Architecture
4 14 (37.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (37.84%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
5 13 (35.14%) Snort
5 13 (35.14%) Financial Institution
6 12 (32.43%) IIS
6 12 (32.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (32.43%) Sourcefire
6 12 (32.43%) PCI DSS
6 12 (32.43%) Performance Management
6 12 (32.43%) Portfolio Management
7 9 (24.32%) Law
8 7 (18.92%) Project Management
8 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
9 6 (16.22%) Firewall
10 5 (13.51%) CISM
10 5 (13.51%) Linux
10 5 (13.51%) Big Data
11 3 (8.11%) Analytics
11 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.11%) Coaching
11 3 (8.11%) Python
11 3 (8.11%) UNIX
11 3 (8.11%) Windows

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (32.43%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (16.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Financial Institution
3 9 (24.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
1 12 (32.43%) Consultant
1 12 (32.43%) Security Consultant
2 9 (24.32%) Security Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) IT Consultant
2 9 (24.32%) IT Security Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) IT Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Security Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Security Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Senior IT Security Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) IT Security Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) jQuery
1 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) SIEM
2 14 (37.84%) Security Architecture
2 14 (37.84%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (32.43%) Portfolio Management
3 12 (32.43%) Performance Management
4 7 (18.92%) Project Management
4 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.11%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.11%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) Coaching
6 2 (5.41%) ISMS
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Perl
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
1 3 (8.11%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 15 (40.54%) CISSP
3 5 (13.51%) CISM
4 2 (5.41%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (2.70%) GIAC
5 1 (2.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (32.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Snort
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Salt
1 1 (2.70%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) ArcSight
2 12 (32.43%) Sourcefire
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) LogLogic
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