The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Sourcefire, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 793 805 828
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +23
Permanent jobs citing Sourcefire 87 74 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.069% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 63 38 49
Average salary £55,000 £56,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52922 51507 53578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.90% 47.79% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43371 41141 45089
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sourcefire
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the UK.

Sourcefire Salary Trend in the UK

Sourcefire
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sourcefire over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Sourcefire Salary Histogram in the UK

Sourcefire
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
England +4 75 £55,000 - 6
South East -14 22 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Hampshire - 18 £55,000 - 1
Southampton - 15 £55,000 - 1
North West 0 14 £47,500 -36.66% 2
East of England -14 14 £48,000 +12.94% 1
Cheshire - 14 £47,500 - 1
South West - 12 £54,500 -
Berkshire +2 11 £52,500 +7.69%
Reading 0 11 £52,500 +7.69%
London -11 11 £60,000 -11.43% 1
Swindon - 11 £54,500 -
Wiltshire - 11 £54,500 -
Essex - 6 £48,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 6 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire +1 4 £65,000 - 1
Cambridge -6 4 - -
Bradford -9 4 £65,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -11 4 - -
Birmingham -16 4 £56,250 -21.05%
Yorkshire -19 4 £65,000 - 1
West Midlands -20 4 £56,250 -21.05%
Hertfordshire - 4 £47,500 -
Watford - 4 £47,500 -
Wilmslow - 4 £44,000 - 1
Oxford - 3 £55,000 -
Brentwood - 3 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
City of London +13 2 £60,000 -20.00%
Scotland - 2 £52,500 -

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 99 (49.50%) Firewall
2 88 (44.00%) Cisco
3 87 (43.50%) SIEM
4 73 (36.50%) CheckPoint
5 72 (36.00%) Juniper
6 70 (35.00%) Windows
6 70 (35.00%) Linux
7 67 (33.50%) Security Cleared
8 65 (32.50%) Network Security
9 64 (32.00%) SC Cleared
10 63 (31.50%) F5
11 58 (29.00%) TCP/IP
12 49 (24.50%) Blue Coat
13 48 (24.00%) Snort
13 48 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
14 46 (23.00%) UNIX
15 44 (22.00%) Wireshark
16 43 (21.50%) Solaris
17 42 (21.00%) WAN
17 42 (21.00%) DV Cleared
17 42 (21.00%) tcpdump
18 40 (20.00%) GCIA
19 39 (19.50%) Cisco Certification
19 39 (19.50%) Information Security
20 35 (17.50%) LogRhythm
21 34 (17.00%) Finance
22 33 (16.50%) VPN
22 33 (16.50%) GCIH
22 33 (16.50%) Cisco ASA
22 33 (16.50%) Change Control

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (1.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 99 (49.50%) Firewall
2 65 (32.50%) Network Security
3 58 (29.00%) TCP/IP
4 48 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 44 (22.00%) Wireshark
6 42 (21.00%) tcpdump
6 42 (21.00%) WAN
7 33 (16.50%) VPN
7 33 (16.50%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (13.50%) LAN
9 22 (11.00%) DNS
9 22 (11.00%) Wireless
10 17 (8.50%) Internet
11 13 (6.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (6.00%) SSL
12 12 (6.00%) FTP
12 12 (6.00%) HTTP
12 12 (6.00%) SMTP
12 12 (6.00%) LDAP
13 11 (5.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.50%) Data Mining
1 9 (4.50%) Big Data
2 3 (1.50%) SQL Server
General
1 34 (17.00%) Finance
2 13 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.50%) Banking
5 5 (2.50%) Law
6 3 (1.50%) German Language
7 2 (1.00%) French Language
7 2 (1.00%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (37.50%) Analyst
2 48 (24.00%) Security Analyst
3 43 (21.50%) Security Engineer
4 35 (17.50%) Consultant
5 28 (14.00%) Network Engineer
6 22 (11.00%) Security Consultant
7 15 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (6.00%) Network Consultant
8 12 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
8 12 (6.00%) Architect
8 12 (6.00%) Network Security Consultant
8 12 (6.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 11 (5.50%) IT Security Analyst
9 11 (5.50%) Designer
10 9 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.50%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (4.50%) Senior Security Engineer
11 8 (4.00%) Security Architect
11 8 (4.00%) Network Architect
11 8 (4.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.00%) XMPP
2 2 (1.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.00%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.00%) XML
3 1 (0.50%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.50%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.00%) PKI
2 10 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.00%) CESG
4 6 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.50%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.50%) SCADA
6 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.00%) Open Source
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 70 (35.00%) Windows
1 70 (35.00%) Linux
2 46 (23.00%) UNIX
3 43 (21.50%) Solaris
4 27 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (13.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (12.00%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (43.50%) SIEM
2 39 (19.50%) Information Security
3 33 (16.50%) Change Control
4 32 (16.00%) Cyber Security
5 30 (15.00%) Analytics
6 28 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (12.00%) ITIL
8 19 (9.50%) Incident Management
9 16 (8.00%) Network Design
10 14 (7.00%) Information Assurance
10 14 (7.00%) Computer Forensics
11 12 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (6.00%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.50%) Network Management
12 11 (5.50%) Security Testing
13 10 (5.00%) Project Planning
13 10 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
13 10 (5.00%) Data Security
13 10 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.50%) SQL
2 1 (0.50%) Python
2 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.50%) Perl
2 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (33.50%) Security Cleared
2 64 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 42 (21.00%) DV Cleared
4 40 (20.00%) GCIA
5 39 (19.50%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (16.50%) GCIH
7 26 (13.00%) CCNP
8 24 (12.00%) GIAC
9 19 (9.50%) CCIE
10 17 (8.50%) CCNA
11 15 (7.50%) CISSP
12 12 (6.00%) CCSE
13 10 (5.00%) CEH
13 10 (5.00%) CCSA
13 10 (5.00%) CISM
14 7 (3.50%) ISEB
14 7 (3.50%) Degree
15 6 (3.00%) JNCIE
16 5 (2.50%) JNCIS
17 4 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.50%) SLA
2 24 (12.00%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.50%) GPG13
5 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 48 (24.00%) Snort
2 11 (5.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.50%) ProxySG
4 6 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (5.00%) Nessus
2 9 (4.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 88 (44.00%) Cisco
2 73 (36.50%) CheckPoint
3 72 (36.00%) Juniper
4 63 (31.50%) F5
5 49 (24.50%) Blue Coat
6 35 (17.50%) LogRhythm
7 30 (15.00%) McAfee
8 28 (14.00%) Websense
9 26 (13.00%) Splunk
10 24 (12.00%) Crossbeam
11 22 (11.00%) Fortinet
12 11 (5.50%) Symantec
12 11 (5.50%) Nokia
12 11 (5.50%) HP
13 10 (5.00%) ArcSight
14 8 (4.00%) VMware
15 7 (3.50%) Microsoft
16 6 (3.00%) Polycom
16 6 (3.00%) Aruba
17 5 (2.50%) Qualys
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + potential relocator package
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Overtime, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 18 days ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum P&L Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 23 days ago