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 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 Sourcefire, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 130 131 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sourcefire 17 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.75% 0.26% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 0.50% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 15
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.00%
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
1155 1193 1246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 50.79% 51.56% 57.63%
Number of salaries quoted 843 820 1011
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 29 (93.55%) Firewall
2 27 (87.10%) Cisco
3 26 (83.87%) Linux
4 25 (80.65%) CheckPoint
5 24 (77.42%) F5
6 23 (74.19%) Juniper
6 23 (74.19%) UNIX
6 23 (74.19%) Windows
6 23 (74.19%) TCP/IP
6 23 (74.19%) Blue Coat
7 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (70.97%) Crossbeam
7 22 (70.97%) SLA
7 22 (70.97%) Solaris
7 22 (70.97%) Windows 2000
7 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (41.94%) Mentoring
8 13 (41.94%) Coaching
9 10 (32.26%) ITIL
10 6 (19.35%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (16.13%) Network Security
11 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
11 5 (16.13%) IBM
11 5 (16.13%) SSCP
11 5 (16.13%) CISSP
11 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (16.13%) French Language
11 5 (16.13%) German Language
12 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) Firewall
2 23 (74.19%) TCP/IP
3 6 (19.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
6 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (16.13%) French Language
1 5 (16.13%) German Language
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Security Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Security Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Security Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) UNIX
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
3 22 (70.97%) Solaris
3 22 (70.97%) Windows 2000
3 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Mentoring
2 13 (41.94%) Coaching
3 10 (32.26%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) SIEM
6 1 (3.23%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Data Security
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.23%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SSCP
1 5 (16.13%) CISSP
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCSP
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) Security+ Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CEH
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) GIAC
3 1 (3.23%) GCIA
3 1 (3.23%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (70.97%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Snort
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 25 (80.65%) CheckPoint
3 24 (77.42%) F5
4 23 (74.19%) Juniper
4 23 (74.19%) Blue Coat
5 22 (70.97%) Crossbeam
6 5 (16.13%) IBM
7 4 (12.90%) Intel
8 3 (9.68%) Websense
9 2 (6.45%) Nokia
10 1 (3.23%) HP
10 1 (3.23%) Dell
10 1 (3.23%) Symantec
10 1 (3.23%) McAfee
10 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.23%) Fortinet