The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 211 199 198
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Sourcefire 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.16% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.32% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £56,250 £71,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Sourcefire
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2613 2534 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.98% 51.08% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2097 2052
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sourcefire
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sourcefire Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Sourcefire
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 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
Birmingham -12 4 £56,250 -21.05%
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Network Security
3 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (37.50%) CCNP
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (37.50%) Snort
5 6 (37.50%) McAfee
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) SOA
6 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Splunk
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
7 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
7 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) SIEM
8 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
8 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (18.75%) CCIE
8 3 (18.75%) CCDP
8 3 (18.75%) CISSP
8 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
8 3 (18.75%) CESG
9 2 (12.50%) Squid
9 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 2 (12.50%) CCNA

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Network Security
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) FWSM
7 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) SSL
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
1 7 (43.75%) Security Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Network Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Security Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) SOA
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCNP
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCDP
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) GIAC
4 1 (6.25%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CEH
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) GPG13
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Snort
2 2 (12.50%) Squid
3 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (37.50%) McAfee
4 5 (31.25%) Splunk
5 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
7 2 (12.50%) Websense
7 2 (12.50%) F5
8 1 (6.25%) ArcSight