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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 119 109 98
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 10 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 0.69% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.86% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
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
1719 1512 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.00% 79.92% 73.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1341 1060
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (56.00%) CISSP
1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) Information Security
3 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (20.00%) PCI QSA
5 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (20.00%) CRISC
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (20.00%) Games
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Banking
5 5 (20.00%) Retail
5 5 (20.00%) CISA
5 5 (20.00%) CISM
6 4 (16.00%) Security Management
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) CCNA
6 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (8.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) SSL
5 2 (8.00%) OSPF
5 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (20.00%) Games
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Security Specialist
2 8 (32.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Principal Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) IT Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) IT Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Information Security
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security
4 4 (16.00%) Security Management
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.00%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Perl
1 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CISA
2 5 (20.00%) CISM
2 5 (20.00%) PCI QSA
2 5 (20.00%) CRISC
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) CEH
3 4 (16.00%) ACSA
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) GIAC
5 2 (8.00%) GCFA
5 2 (8.00%) SSCP
5 2 (8.00%) OSCP
6 1 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) CCSP
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.00%) Websense
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Fortinet