The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 28 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 Sourcefire, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 128 119 103
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Sourcefire 11 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% 0.70% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 1.21% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 31
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £48,375 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -5.00%
Sourcefire
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1249 1327 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.92% 57.65% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 851 949 793
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sourcefire across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sourcefire
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sourcefire across the Reading region.

Sourcefire Salary Trend in Reading

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Sourcefire 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 Sourcefire.

1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
1 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 17 (73.91%) CheckPoint
3 15 (65.22%) Juniper
4 14 (60.87%) Blue Coat
5 13 (56.52%) Linux
5 13 (56.52%) F5
6 12 (52.17%) UNIX
6 12 (52.17%) Windows
6 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
7 10 (43.48%) SLA
7 10 (43.48%) Solaris
7 10 (43.48%) Windows 2000
7 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (43.48%) Crossbeam
8 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
8 7 (30.43%) Coaching
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (26.09%) CCNP
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
10 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
10 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
10 5 (21.74%) CISSP
10 5 (21.74%) McAfee
10 5 (21.74%) Websense
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 5 (21.74%) VPN

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Sourcefire 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 Sourcefire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
7 1 (4.35%) VoIP
7 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) French Language
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Security Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Security Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CESG
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) UNIX
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Solaris
3 10 (43.48%) Windows 2000
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
2 7 (30.43%) Coaching
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Security
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
5 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) SIEM
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 2 (8.70%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Network Management
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) CISSP
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) CCIE
4 4 (17.39%) SSCP
5 3 (13.04%) CCNA
5 3 (13.04%) CCDP
6 2 (8.70%) CCSP
6 2 (8.70%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (8.70%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (8.70%) GCIA
6 2 (8.70%) GCIH
6 2 (8.70%) BC Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) SLA
2 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Snort
3 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) CheckPoint
3 15 (65.22%) Juniper
4 14 (60.87%) Blue Coat
5 13 (56.52%) F5
6 10 (43.48%) Crossbeam
7 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
7 5 (21.74%) McAfee
7 5 (21.74%) Websense
8 4 (17.39%) IBM
9 3 (13.04%) Nokia
10 2 (8.70%) Symantec
10 2 (8.70%) HP
10 2 (8.70%) Dell
10 2 (8.70%) Intel
11 1 (4.35%) Microsoft