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 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 322 406 502
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +96
Contract jobs citing SIEM 332 238 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.45% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.56% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 158 65
Median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -
SIEM
UK

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
41033 42790 40729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.46% 81.10% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27378 28497 25825
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1032 1184 1147
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +68 165 £500 - 31
South East -12 37 £500 +12.67% 20
North West +29 36 £400 +14.28% 3
South West +27 25 £390 -7.14% 2
East of England +27 24 £475 -7.31% 2
West Midlands -12 20 £463 -7.50% 7
Yorkshire +14 15 £446 +19.00% 5
East Midlands -14 4 £300 -33.33%
Midlands - 2 £500 -
North East - 2 - - 1
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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.

1 289 (46.92%) Firewall
2 221 (35.88%) Information Security
3 202 (32.79%) CISSP
4 186 (30.19%) Security Operations
5 176 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 160 (25.97%) Windows
7 143 (23.21%) Network Security
8 130 (21.10%) Finance
9 127 (20.62%) Linux
10 121 (19.64%) Vulnerability Management
11 113 (18.34%) Splunk
11 113 (18.34%) Cisco
12 111 (18.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 107 (17.37%) PCI DSS
14 103 (16.72%) Security Cleared
15 94 (15.26%) Management Information System
15 94 (15.26%) Intrusion Detection
16 93 (15.10%) WAN
17 89 (14.45%) CISM
18 87 (14.12%) LAN
19 86 (13.96%) SC Cleared
19 86 (13.96%) ArcSight
20 77 (12.50%) TCP/IP
20 77 (12.50%) Unix
20 77 (12.50%) CheckPoint
21 74 (12.01%) Security Architecture
22 72 (11.69%) Kalman Filter
23 71 (11.53%) Active Directory
24 69 (11.20%) ITIL
25 68 (11.04%) Data Centre

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 15 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.79%) IIS
4 10 (1.62%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.49%) Apache
5 3 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.32%) CMS
6 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.16%) nginx
7 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.46%) MS Office
4 8 (1.30%) MS Project
5 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.76%) IaaS
4 14 (2.27%) PaaS
5 12 (1.95%) Office 365
6 11 (1.79%) SaaS
7 8 (1.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 289 (46.92%) Firewall
2 143 (23.21%) Network Security
3 94 (15.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 93 (15.10%) WAN
5 87 (14.12%) LAN
6 77 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 44 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 41 (6.66%) SSL
9 39 (6.33%) VPN
10 27 (4.38%) DNS
11 24 (3.90%) HTTP
11 24 (3.90%) Wireless
12 21 (3.41%) MPLS
13 17 (2.76%) VoIP
14 16 (2.60%) Cisco ISE
14 16 (2.60%) Internet
15 12 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (1.95%) Wireshark
16 11 (1.79%) OSPF
16 11 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.11%) DB2
3 11 (1.79%) Redis
4 9 (1.46%) Big Data
5 8 (1.30%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.30%) MySQL
6 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.16%) Informix
8 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.46%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.32%) AppScan
3 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.16%) MSI
3 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
General
1 130 (21.10%) Finance
2 35 (5.68%) Banking
3 28 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.11%) Retail
5 8 (1.30%) Advertising
6 7 (1.14%) Publishing
7 6 (0.97%) Legal
8 5 (0.81%) Marketing
9 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.49%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) Billing
11 2 (0.32%) French Language
11 2 (0.32%) Games
11 2 (0.32%) Military
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 201 (32.63%) Analyst
2 159 (25.81%) Security Analyst
3 111 (18.02%) Architect
4 101 (16.40%) Consultant
5 84 (13.64%) Security Architect
6 79 (12.82%) Security Consultant
7 62 (10.06%) Security Engineer
8 57 (9.25%) Security Manager
9 44 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 39 (6.33%) IT Analyst
10 39 (6.33%) IT Security Analyst
11 37 (6.01%) Project Manager
12 34 (5.52%) Incident Analyst
13 33 (5.36%) SIEM Analyst
14 31 (5.03%) Information Analyst
14 31 (5.03%) Information Security Analyst
14 31 (5.03%) SOC Analyst
15 30 (4.87%) SIEM Consultant
16 29 (4.71%) Security Project Manager
17 21 (3.41%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.44%) Middleware
2 14 (2.27%) Regular Expression
3 12 (1.95%) ELK Stack
4 9 (1.46%) Web Services
5 8 (1.30%) RESTful
6 3 (0.49%) .NET
6 3 (0.49%) XML
7 2 (0.32%) LAMP
7 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (0.16%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.16%) J2EE
8 1 (0.16%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.16%) PHP-FPM
8 1 (0.16%) REST
8 1 (0.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 94 (15.26%) Management Information System
2 68 (11.04%) Data Centre
3 67 (10.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 55 (8.93%) PKI
5 47 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
7 21 (3.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 16 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (0.97%) Clustering
9 6 (0.97%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.81%) CESG
11 4 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.65%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.49%) iPad
12 3 (0.49%) IVR
12 3 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.32%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 160 (25.97%) Windows
2 127 (20.62%) Linux
3 77 (12.50%) Unix
4 32 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.41%) AIX
6 14 (2.27%) Solaris
7 12 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.97%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.32%) Debian
13 2 (0.32%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.16%) HPUX
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.16%) VMS
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (35.88%) Information Security
2 186 (30.19%) Security Operations
3 176 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 121 (19.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 74 (12.01%) Security Architecture
6 72 (11.69%) Kalman Filter
7 69 (11.20%) ITIL
8 64 (10.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 54 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (7.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 47 (7.63%) Data Loss Prevention
11 47 (7.63%) Threat Management
12 46 (7.47%) Use Case
13 45 (7.31%) Penetration Testing
14 43 (6.98%) Project Management
15 42 (6.82%) Risk Management
16 40 (6.49%) Analytics
17 39 (6.33%) Incident Management
17 39 (6.33%) Patch Management
17 39 (6.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (5.36%) Python
1 33 (5.36%) SQL
2 14 (2.27%) Java
2 14 (2.27%) Perl
3 9 (1.46%) Ruby
3 9 (1.46%) Shell Script
4 8 (1.30%) C
4 8 (1.30%) PowerShell
5 6 (0.97%) C#
6 4 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.49%) PHP
8 2 (0.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 202 (32.79%) CISSP
2 103 (16.72%) Security Cleared
3 89 (14.45%) CISM
4 86 (13.96%) SC Cleared
5 38 (6.17%) Degree
6 29 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (4.55%) SANS
8 24 (3.90%) DV Cleared
9 23 (3.73%) CCNP
10 22 (3.57%) CEH
11 20 (3.25%) CISA
12 18 (2.92%) CISMP
12 18 (2.92%) GCIH
13 15 (2.44%) GIAC
13 15 (2.44%) SSCP
14 14 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.95%) CCNA
15 12 (1.95%) CESG Certified Professional
15 12 (1.95%) GCIA
15 12 (1.95%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (18.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (17.37%) PCI DSS
3 28 (4.55%) COBIT
4 16 (2.60%) RMADS
5 11 (1.79%) SLA
6 7 (1.14%) QA
7 6 (0.97%) GPG13
8 5 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.81%) ISO27002
8 5 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.65%) COSO
9 4 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.65%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.16%) GMP
11 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.16%) ISO27005
System Software
1 71 (11.53%) Active Directory
2 58 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.25%) vSphere
4 19 (3.08%) Snort
5 8 (1.30%) XenApp
6 6 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.81%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.32%) Squid
9 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.16%) Docker
10 1 (0.16%) NFS
10 1 (0.16%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 64 (10.39%) QRadar
2 56 (9.09%) Nessus
3 25 (4.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 23 (3.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 17 (2.76%) ArcSight ESM
6 16 (2.60%) RSA Security Analytics
7 15 (2.44%) RSA Archer
8 14 (2.27%) SCCM
9 13 (2.11%) Kibana
9 13 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (1.95%) logstash
11 11 (1.79%) Nmap
11 11 (1.79%) RSA enVision
12 9 (1.46%) WSUS
13 8 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (1.14%) SmoothWall
15 6 (0.97%) Puppet
16 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
16 5 (0.81%) Nagios
17 4 (0.65%) Endace
Vendors
1 113 (18.34%) Cisco
1 113 (18.34%) Splunk
2 86 (13.96%) ArcSight
3 77 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 62 (10.06%) VMware
5 60 (9.74%) Intel Security
6 59 (9.58%) LogRhythm
7 47 (7.63%) Microsoft
8 44 (7.14%) Juniper
9 39 (6.33%) Qualys
10 35 (5.68%) Fortinet
10 35 (5.68%) IBM
11 30 (4.87%) Symantec
12 23 (3.73%) AlienVault
12 23 (3.73%) F5
13 22 (3.57%) Citrix
13 22 (3.57%) Oracle
14 20 (3.25%) Palo Alto
15 17 (2.76%) Cyber-Ark
16 14 (2.27%) HP
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