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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 111 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 15 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.65% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 2
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -34.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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
1684 1700 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.32% 79.51% 70.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1512 1009
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) CISSP
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (27.78%) CCNA
3 5 (27.78%) ACSA
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Sentinel
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Websense
5 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (11.11%) Office 365
6 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) PKI
6 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (11.11%) WSUS

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Sentinel
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) RequisitePro
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Security Specialist
2 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Information Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CISSP
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) ACSA
3 2 (11.11%) CISA
3 2 (11.11%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Websense
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) NetIQ
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire