The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 107 126 118
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 3 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% 0.10% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.13% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Average salary £45,650 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
SIEM
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1182 1532 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.20% 80.29% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1248 1236
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SIEM
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SIEM Salary Trend in Cambridge

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 18 (100.00%) CISSP
2 17 (94.44%) WAN
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) Network Security
3 15 (83.33%) VMware
3 15 (83.33%) Citrix
3 15 (83.33%) MPLS
3 15 (83.33%) BGP
3 15 (83.33%) EIGRP
3 15 (83.33%) CCNP
3 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (83.33%) DMVPN
3 15 (83.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (83.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (77.78%) Security Architecture
5 12 (66.67%) Fat Client
5 12 (66.67%) Thin Client
6 10 (55.56%) Fortinet
7 9 (50.00%) Network Design
8 6 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (27.78%) Coaching
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco
9 5 (27.78%) CISM
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL
10 3 (16.67%) Information Security
10 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
11 2 (11.11%) COBIT

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) WAN
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
1 17 (94.44%) Network Security
2 15 (83.33%) MPLS
2 15 (83.33%) BGP
2 15 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 15 (83.33%) DMVPN
3 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Security Specialist
2 9 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 9 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 12 (66.67%) Thin Client
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 14 (77.78%) Security Architecture
3 9 (50.00%) Network Design
4 6 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (27.78%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security
7 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
8 1 (5.56%) Anomaly Detection
8 1 (5.56%) Database Security
8 1 (5.56%) Service Management
8 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
8 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
8 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (83.33%) CCNP
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (27.78%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) SSCP
5 1 (5.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) COBIT
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) VMware
1 15 (83.33%) Citrix
2 10 (55.56%) Fortinet
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) WorldPay
5 1 (5.56%) Websense
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk
5 1 (5.56%) Qualys
5 1 (5.56%) AppSense
5 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire