The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK / England
Rank 390 354 454
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +100
Contract jobs citing SIEM 181 250 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.54% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.65% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 148 99
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £400 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34227 38172 35882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.02% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 25025 23588
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 1112 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.30 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +49.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.76 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in England

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SIEM across the England region.

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in England

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SIEM across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in England

SIEM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the England region.

SIEM Hourly Rate Trend in England

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 79 £525 +5.00% 42
South East -8 48 £475 -20.16% 16
South West +1 15 £560 +31.76% 12
East of England +7 12 £550 +18.91% 1
West Midlands 0 12 £375 -16.66% 7
North West +5 7 £600 +42.01% 6
Yorkshire -2 5 £438 +2.94% 6
Midlands +1 3 £475 -20.83% 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 276 (52.17%) Firewall
2 206 (38.94%) Information Security
3 193 (36.48%) Cybersecurity
4 161 (30.43%) Security Operations
5 139 (26.28%) Windows
6 128 (24.20%) Splunk
7 126 (23.82%) CISSP
8 125 (23.63%) Security Cleared
9 109 (20.60%) Linux
10 107 (20.23%) SC Cleared
11 101 (19.09%) Network Security
12 100 (18.90%) TCP/IP
13 99 (18.71%) Intrusion Detection
14 94 (17.77%) Cisco
15 92 (17.39%) Management Information System
15 92 (17.39%) Finance
16 87 (16.45%) Vulnerability Management
17 84 (15.88%) PCI DSS
18 81 (15.31%) Unix
19 78 (14.74%) Security Operations Centre
20 77 (14.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 76 (14.37%) CheckPoint
22 74 (13.99%) WAN
22 74 (13.99%) LAN
22 74 (13.99%) VMware
23 65 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
24 63 (11.91%) Security Monitoring
25 62 (11.72%) LogRhythm
26 61 (11.53%) ArcSight
27 60 (11.34%) Nessus

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (1.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.51%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.13%) Apache
4 5 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.76%) IIS
5 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.57%) JBoss
7 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.38%) MS Project
3 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.78%) IaaS
3 18 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.27%) SaaS
5 4 (0.76%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 276 (52.17%) Firewall
2 101 (19.09%) Network Security
3 100 (18.90%) TCP/IP
4 99 (18.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 74 (13.99%) LAN
5 74 (13.99%) WAN
6 52 (9.83%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (8.51%) DNS
8 39 (7.37%) VPN
9 26 (4.91%) HTTP
10 23 (4.35%) VoIP
11 22 (4.16%) Internet
12 20 (3.78%) SSL
13 17 (3.21%) DHCP
13 17 (3.21%) MPLS
14 11 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (2.08%) Wireless
15 10 (1.89%) IPsec
15 10 (1.89%) LDAP
16 9 (1.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.59%) Big Data
2 15 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.46%) Redis
4 10 (1.89%) DB2
4 10 (1.89%) MySQL
5 7 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.19%) HBase
7 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.19%) OLAP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.32%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.19%) AppScan
2 1 (0.19%) MSI
2 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 92 (17.39%) Finance
2 40 (7.56%) Banking
3 12 (2.27%) Legal
3 12 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.32%) Retail
5 6 (1.13%) Advertising
5 6 (1.13%) Law
6 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.19%) Billing
7 1 (0.19%) Games
7 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.19%) Marketing
7 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 210 (39.70%) Analyst
2 160 (30.25%) Security Analyst
3 60 (11.34%) Consultant
4 59 (11.15%) Architect
4 59 (11.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 58 (10.96%) Security Engineer
6 50 (9.45%) SIEM Analyst
7 48 (9.07%) SOC Analyst
8 47 (8.88%) Security Architect
9 38 (7.18%) Security Consultant
10 37 (6.99%) Security Manager
11 27 (5.10%) IT Analyst
11 27 (5.10%) IT Security Analyst
12 24 (4.54%) Incident Analyst
13 23 (4.35%) Network Engineer
14 21 (3.97%) Network Security Engineer
14 21 (3.97%) Security Specialist
15 20 (3.78%) Information Analyst
15 20 (3.78%) Information Security Analyst
16 19 (3.59%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.21%) ELK Stack
1 17 (3.21%) Web Services
2 12 (2.27%) Middleware
2 12 (2.27%) Regular Expression
3 10 (1.89%) RESTful
4 6 (1.13%) XML
5 4 (0.76%) .NET
5 4 (0.76%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.57%) CSS
6 3 (0.57%) HTML
7 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (0.19%) J2EE
8 1 (0.19%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 92 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 78 (14.74%) Security Operations Centre
3 57 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (8.13%) Data Centre
5 24 (4.54%) Cyber Attack
6 23 (4.35%) PKI
7 17 (3.21%) Cyberthreat
8 14 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 13 (2.46%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.70%) iSeries
11 9 (1.70%) Tandem
12 8 (1.51%) Cryptography
12 8 (1.51%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.32%) CMDB
14 5 (0.95%) Clustering
14 5 (0.95%) IVR
14 5 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
15 4 (0.76%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 139 (26.28%) Windows
2 109 (20.60%) Linux
3 81 (15.31%) Unix
4 16 (3.02%) AIX
5 14 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.46%) Solaris
7 12 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.70%) OpenVMS
9 8 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.57%) HPUX
11 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.57%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.19%) CentOS
12 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (38.94%) Information Security
2 193 (36.48%) Cybersecurity
3 161 (30.43%) Security Operations
4 87 (16.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 63 (11.91%) Security Monitoring
6 56 (10.59%) Risk Management
7 55 (10.40%) ITIL
8 54 (10.21%) Penetration Testing
9 48 (9.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 47 (8.88%) Kalman Filter
11 45 (8.51%) Incident Management
12 44 (8.32%) Data Loss Prevention
13 43 (8.13%) Identity Access Management
14 42 (7.94%) Security Architecture
14 42 (7.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 40 (7.56%) Patch Management
15 40 (7.56%) Use Case
16 37 (6.99%) Analytics
17 34 (6.43%) Security Management
17 34 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (8.88%) Python
2 46 (8.70%) SQL
3 22 (4.16%) Perl
4 15 (2.84%) Java
5 13 (2.46%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.70%) C#
6 9 (1.70%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.13%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.95%) Ruby
9 4 (0.76%) C++
10 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.38%) C
11 2 (0.38%) Delphi
12 1 (0.19%) Go
12 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 126 (23.82%) CISSP
2 125 (23.63%) Security Cleared
3 107 (20.23%) SC Cleared
4 47 (8.88%) CISM
5 29 (5.48%) DV Cleared
6 26 (4.91%) GIAC
7 25 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (4.35%) CEH
8 23 (4.35%) GCIH
9 18 (3.40%) Degree
9 18 (3.40%) SANS
10 16 (3.02%) CISA
11 13 (2.46%) CCNA
11 13 (2.46%) SSCP
12 12 (2.27%) CCNP
13 9 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (1.51%) BC Cleared
14 8 (1.51%) CCSA
14 8 (1.51%) GCFA
15 7 (1.32%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (15.88%) PCI DSS
2 77 (14.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.40%) RMADS
4 14 (2.65%) COBIT
5 7 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (1.13%) QA
7 5 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.57%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.38%) COSO
9 2 (0.38%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.38%) GPG13
9 2 (0.38%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.38%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.38%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.38%) SLA
10 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 65 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (9.07%) Active Directory
3 26 (4.91%) vSphere
4 16 (3.02%) Snort
5 9 (1.70%) RACF
6 7 (1.32%) XenApp
7 6 (1.13%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.76%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.38%) Docker
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.19%) NFS
11 1 (0.19%) pfSense
11 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 60 (11.34%) Nessus
2 47 (8.88%) QRadar
3 38 (7.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 25 (4.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 14 (2.65%) Kibana
5 14 (2.65%) logstash
6 13 (2.46%) ArcSight ESM
6 13 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (2.08%) CSIRT
7 11 (2.08%) SCCM
8 9 (1.70%) Puppet
9 8 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (1.32%) RSA enVision
10 7 (1.32%) WSUS
11 6 (1.13%) Nmap
12 5 (0.95%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 5 (0.95%) SCOM
13 4 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
13 4 (0.76%) Endace
13 4 (0.76%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 128 (24.20%) Splunk
2 94 (17.77%) Cisco
3 76 (14.37%) CheckPoint
4 74 (13.99%) VMware
5 62 (11.72%) LogRhythm
6 61 (11.53%) ArcSight
7 46 (8.70%) Intel Security
7 46 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 37 (6.99%) Fortinet
9 32 (6.05%) Symantec
10 31 (5.86%) Juniper
11 30 (5.67%) IBM
12 29 (5.48%) AlienVault
13 21 (3.97%) F5
14 20 (3.78%) Qualys
15 19 (3.59%) Citrix
16 18 (3.40%) Oracle
16 18 (3.40%) Palo Alto
17 16 (3.02%) HP
18 12 (2.27%) Red Hat
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