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

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 68 91 115
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +24
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 64 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.34% 1.61% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 1.89% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 5
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £50,300
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%

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
1715 1591 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.60% 85.26% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1354 1362
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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

1 61 (55.45%) Firewall
2 60 (54.55%) CISSP
3 48 (43.64%) CISM
4 44 (40.00%) ITIL
5 41 (37.27%) PCI DSS
6 40 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 40 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 39 (35.45%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (35.45%) Security Operations
8 38 (34.55%) GPG13
9 36 (32.73%) CISA
10 35 (31.82%) IBM
10 35 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
10 35 (31.82%) Presales
11 34 (30.91%) QRadar
11 34 (30.91%) Information Security
11 34 (30.91%) Penetration Testing
12 31 (28.18%) Reverse Engineering
13 29 (26.36%) Malware Analysis
13 29 (26.36%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 29 (26.36%) Security Cleared
14 28 (25.45%) ITIL Certification
15 26 (23.64%) SC Cleared
16 24 (21.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 22 (20.00%) Network Security
17 22 (20.00%) Risk Management
18 21 (19.09%) Security Operations Centre
19 20 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
20 19 (17.27%) Windows

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Sentinel
2 13 (11.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (55.45%) Firewall
2 22 (20.00%) Network Security
3 13 (11.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.73%) LAN
5 3 (2.73%) MPLS
5 3 (2.73%) WAN
6 2 (1.82%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.91%) Skype
7 1 (0.91%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) Big Data
2 1 (0.91%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.91%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.91%) Law
3 1 (0.91%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (33.64%) Consultant
2 31 (28.18%) SIEM Consultant
3 22 (20.00%) Security Officer
4 17 (15.45%) Operations Manager
4 17 (15.45%) Security Specialist
5 11 (10.00%) Analyst
5 11 (10.00%) Information Officer
5 11 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
6 10 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
7 9 (8.18%) Security Operations Specialist
8 7 (6.36%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 7 (6.36%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 7 (6.36%) Senior Security Specialist
8 7 (6.36%) SOC Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) SIEM Specialist
10 5 (4.55%) Architect
10 5 (4.55%) Security Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Security Consultant
11 4 (3.64%) Operational Security Manager
11 4 (3.64%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) COM
1 1 (0.91%) OAuth
1 1 (0.91%) OpenID
1 1 (0.91%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.91%) SAML
1 1 (0.91%) SPML
1 1 (0.91%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 21 (19.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 20 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (15.45%) Management Information System
5 13 (11.82%) CESG
5 13 (11.82%) Cryptography
5 13 (11.82%) Freedom of Information
5 13 (11.82%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (10.00%) PKI
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.91%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Windows
2 16 (14.55%) Unix
3 11 (10.00%) Linux
4 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.00%) ITIL
2 39 (35.45%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (35.45%) Security Operations
3 35 (31.82%) Presales
3 35 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
4 34 (30.91%) Information Security
4 34 (30.91%) Penetration Testing
5 31 (28.18%) Reverse Engineering
6 29 (26.36%) Malware Analysis
6 29 (26.36%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 24 (21.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 22 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 20 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
10 16 (14.55%) Threat Detection
11 15 (13.64%) Data Centre Operations
12 14 (12.73%) Data Protection
12 14 (12.73%) Incident Management
12 14 (12.73%) IT Audit
13 13 (11.82%) IT Governance
13 13 (11.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.82%) Perl
1 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (54.55%) CISSP
2 48 (43.64%) CISM
3 36 (32.73%) CISA
4 29 (26.36%) Security Cleared
5 28 (25.45%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (23.64%) SC Cleared
7 18 (16.36%) CEH
8 12 (10.91%) GIAC
9 11 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (9.09%) CCNP
11 9 (8.18%) CCNA
12 8 (7.27%) DV Cleared
12 8 (7.27%) GCIA
12 8 (7.27%) GCIH
12 8 (7.27%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (7.27%) SANS
13 6 (5.45%) OSCP
14 4 (3.64%) Degree
14 4 (3.64%) SSCP
15 3 (2.73%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (37.27%) PCI DSS
2 40 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (34.55%) GPG13
4 13 (11.82%) QA
5 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (30.91%) QRadar
2 2 (1.82%) Nessus
3 1 (0.91%) Nmap
Vendors
1 35 (31.82%) IBM
2 14 (12.73%) LogRhythm
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.64%) Intel Security
5 3 (2.73%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.73%) Cisco
5 3 (2.73%) Qualys
5 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.73%) Splunk
6 2 (1.82%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.91%) CA
7 1 (0.91%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.91%) EMC
7 1 (0.91%) F5
7 1 (0.91%) Juniper
7 1 (0.91%) Kaspersky
7 1 (0.91%) Symantec
7 1 (0.91%) Tufin
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
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