The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / London
Rank 316 330 352
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +22
Contract jobs citing SIEM 84 82 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.47% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 56 54
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £550
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16462 17382 17138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.46% 84.19% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11897 12350 12358
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 211 191
Median hourly rate £32.25 £24.23 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in London

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in London

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SIEM across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in London

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +12 18 £505 +1.00% 15
Croydon - 5 £551 -
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 121 (48.21%) Firewall
2 117 (46.61%) Information Security
3 106 (42.23%) Security Operations
4 68 (27.09%) Splunk
5 67 (26.69%) Cybersecurity
6 62 (24.70%) Windows
7 55 (21.91%) Management Information System
7 55 (21.91%) Finance
8 52 (20.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 50 (19.92%) CISSP
10 49 (19.52%) TCP/IP
11 47 (18.73%) Cisco
12 46 (18.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 46 (18.33%) Security Operations Centre
13 45 (17.93%) VMware
14 44 (17.53%) Network Security
15 42 (16.73%) PCI DSS
15 42 (16.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 41 (16.33%) SC Cleared
16 41 (16.33%) Security Cleared
17 40 (15.94%) Vulnerability Management
18 39 (15.54%) Kalman Filter
19 38 (15.14%) Unix
20 37 (14.74%) Linux
20 37 (14.74%) Nessus
20 37 (14.74%) Identity Access Management
21 36 (14.34%) WAN
21 36 (14.34%) LAN
22 33 (13.15%) SQL
22 33 (13.15%) ArcSight

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 8 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.99%) SaaS
4 4 (1.59%) Office 365
5 3 (1.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 121 (48.21%) Firewall
2 49 (19.52%) TCP/IP
3 46 (18.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 44 (17.53%) Network Security
5 36 (14.34%) LAN
5 36 (14.34%) WAN
6 26 (10.36%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (6.77%) DNS
8 11 (4.38%) VoIP
9 9 (3.59%) DHCP
9 9 (3.59%) TACACS
9 9 (3.59%) VPN
10 8 (3.19%) Internet
10 8 (3.19%) MPLS
11 5 (1.99%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (1.99%) IPsec
12 4 (1.59%) HTTP
12 4 (1.59%) LDAP
12 4 (1.59%) SAN
12 4 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.38%) Big Data
3 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.20%) MySQL
5 2 (0.80%) DB2
5 2 (0.80%) Redis
5 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.40%) MSI
General
1 55 (21.91%) Finance
2 32 (12.75%) Banking
3 10 (3.98%) Legal
4 6 (2.39%) Advertising
4 6 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.99%) Law
6 2 (0.80%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (45.02%) Analyst
2 94 (37.45%) Security Analyst
3 38 (15.14%) SIEM Analyst
4 34 (13.55%) Architect
5 29 (11.55%) Security Engineer
6 28 (11.16%) Security Architect
7 25 (9.96%) IT Analyst
7 25 (9.96%) IT Security Analyst
8 23 (9.16%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 22 (8.76%) SOC Analyst
10 21 (8.37%) Consultant
11 20 (7.97%) Security Manager
12 18 (7.17%) Business Analyst
13 14 (5.58%) Incident Analyst
14 13 (5.18%) Security Consultant
15 12 (4.78%) Information Analyst
15 12 (4.78%) Information Security Analyst
16 11 (4.38%) Business IT Analyst
16 11 (4.38%) IT Business Analyst
17 10 (3.98%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.19%) Regular Expression
2 6 (2.39%) ELK Stack
3 4 (1.59%) Web Services
4 3 (1.20%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.20%) XML
5 2 (0.80%) Middleware
5 2 (0.80%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 1 (0.40%) RESTful
6 1 (0.40%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 55 (21.91%) Management Information System
2 46 (18.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 32 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.98%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (3.59%) iSeries
6 9 (3.59%) PKI
6 9 (3.59%) Tandem
7 5 (1.99%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (1.99%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.20%) IVR
8 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.40%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.70%) Windows
2 38 (15.14%) Unix
3 37 (14.74%) Linux
4 9 (3.59%) OpenVMS
5 8 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.39%) Solaris
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.20%) AIX
8 3 (1.20%) HPUX
9 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (46.61%) Information Security
2 106 (42.23%) Security Operations
3 67 (26.69%) Cybersecurity
4 40 (15.94%) Vulnerability Management
5 39 (15.54%) Kalman Filter
6 37 (14.74%) Identity Access Management
7 28 (11.16%) Security Monitoring
8 27 (10.76%) Patch Management
9 24 (9.56%) Incident Management
10 21 (8.37%) Data Loss Prevention
11 20 (7.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 19 (7.57%) Security Architecture
13 18 (7.17%) ITIL
14 17 (6.77%) Malware Analysis
14 17 (6.77%) Risk Management
15 16 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (5.98%) Mentoring
17 13 (5.18%) Service Management
17 13 (5.18%) TOGAF
17 13 (5.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.15%) SQL
2 28 (11.16%) Python
3 18 (7.17%) Perl
4 10 (3.98%) Java
5 9 (3.59%) C#
5 9 (3.59%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.99%) Ruby
7 4 (1.59%) C++
8 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.80%) Delphi
10 1 (0.40%) Go
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (19.92%) CISSP
2 41 (16.33%) SC Cleared
2 41 (16.33%) Security Cleared
3 23 (9.16%) CISM
4 12 (4.78%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.78%) GIAC
5 11 (4.38%) Degree
6 9 (3.59%) CEH
6 9 (3.59%) CISA
7 8 (3.19%) BC Cleared
7 8 (3.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.99%) CISMP
8 5 (1.99%) GSEC
9 4 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.59%) GCIH
9 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.59%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.59%) PMP
9 4 (1.59%) SANS
10 3 (1.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (20.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (16.73%) PCI DSS
3 17 (6.77%) RMADS
4 8 (3.19%) COBIT
5 5 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.20%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.80%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.80%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.80%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (16.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (10.76%) Active Directory
3 24 (9.56%) vSphere
4 9 (3.59%) RACF
5 6 (2.39%) Snort
6 4 (1.59%) XenApp
7 3 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.80%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.40%) NFS
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (14.74%) Nessus
2 26 (10.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 11 (4.38%) ArcSight ESM
3 11 (4.38%) QRadar
4 9 (3.59%) CSIRT
5 7 (2.79%) SCCM
6 3 (1.20%) Kibana
6 3 (1.20%) logstash
6 3 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.20%) Nmap
7 2 (0.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.80%) Nagios
7 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.80%) Puppet
7 2 (0.80%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.80%) WSUS
8 1 (0.40%) SCOM
8 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (27.09%) Splunk
2 47 (18.73%) Cisco
3 45 (17.93%) VMware
4 33 (13.15%) ArcSight
5 27 (10.76%) AlienVault
6 26 (10.36%) CheckPoint
7 24 (9.56%) LogRhythm
8 22 (8.76%) Fortinet
8 22 (8.76%) Microsoft
9 17 (6.77%) Symantec
10 15 (5.98%) Palo Alto
11 13 (5.18%) Juniper
12 9 (3.59%) Brocade
12 9 (3.59%) Intel Security
12 9 (3.59%) Qualys
13 7 (2.79%) Citrix
13 7 (2.79%) F5
13 7 (2.79%) IBM
14 6 (2.39%) AppSense
14 6 (2.39%) Sourcefire
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