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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 106 124 118
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.073% 0.055% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.066% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1166 1510 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.05% 83.56% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1195 1128
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) CCNP
3 9 (75.00%) Citrix
3 9 (75.00%) MPLS
3 9 (75.00%) BGP
3 9 (75.00%) EIGRP
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (75.00%) DMVPN
3 9 (75.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (75.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 8 (66.67%) Security Architecture
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Fat Client
5 6 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (50.00%) Thin Client
6 5 (41.67%) Network Design
7 4 (33.33%) CISM
7 4 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (25.00%) Coaching
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) Information Security
8 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
9 2 (16.67%) COBIT

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (91.67%) WAN
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
1 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 9 (75.00%) DMVPN
2 9 (75.00%) MPLS
2 9 (75.00%) BGP
2 9 (75.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Security Specialist
2 6 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Information Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 8 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) Network Design
4 4 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (8.33%) Database Security
7 1 (8.33%) Anomaly Detection
7 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Service Management
7 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
7 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (16.67%) SSCP
5 1 (8.33%) CISA
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Citrix
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Websense
5 1 (8.33%) Qualys
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (8.33%) WorldPay
5 1 (8.33%) FireEye
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire