The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 132 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 7 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.68% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.83% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 1
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
SIEM
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1931 1687 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.31% 82.09% 71.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1718 1537 1007
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SIEM
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SIEM Salary Trend in Birmingham

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SIEM 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 SIEM.

1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) CISSP
3 7 (33.33%) Information Security
3 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (23.81%) CCNA
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 5 (23.81%) ACSA
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (19.05%) Sentinel
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 3 (14.29%) Websense
7 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
8 2 (9.52%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (9.52%) Office 365

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SIEM 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 SIEM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Sentinel
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
4 2 (9.52%) OSPF
4 2 (9.52%) SSL
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) RequisitePro
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Security Specialist
2 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Information Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Information Security
2 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.76%) ITSM
7 1 (4.76%) Security Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (23.81%) CCNA
4 5 (23.81%) ACSA
5 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) CISA
5 2 (9.52%) CISM
6 1 (4.76%) CCSP
6 1 (4.76%) MCSE
6 1 (4.76%) MCP
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 3 (14.29%) Websense
3 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) NetIQ
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.76%) Sourcefire