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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 90 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 17 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.17% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.44% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £45,325 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1165 1361 1436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.01% 81.16% 74.25%
Number of salaries quoted 951 1175 1204
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 17 (100.00%) WAN
1 17 (100.00%) CISSP
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) Network Security
3 15 (88.24%) DMVPN
3 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 15 (88.24%) CCNP
3 15 (88.24%) Citrix
3 15 (88.24%) MPLS
3 15 (88.24%) BGP
3 15 (88.24%) EIGRP
4 14 (82.35%) Security Architecture
4 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (70.59%) Fat Client
5 12 (70.59%) Thin Client
6 10 (58.82%) Fortinet
7 9 (52.94%) Network Design
8 6 (35.29%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (29.41%) Coaching
9 5 (29.41%) Cisco
10 4 (23.53%) CISM
11 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (11.76%) COBIT
11 2 (11.76%) vSphere
11 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
11 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
11 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (11.76%) CCNA
11 2 (11.76%) SSCP

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (100.00%) WAN
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) Network Security
3 15 (88.24%) DMVPN
3 15 (88.24%) MPLS
3 15 (88.24%) BGP
3 15 (88.24%) EIGRP
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.88%) HTTP
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Security Specialist
2 9 (52.94%) Network Specialist
2 9 (52.94%) Network Security Specialist
3 5 (29.41%) Security Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Thin Client
1 12 (70.59%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Security Architecture
2 9 (52.94%) Network Design
3 6 (35.29%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (29.41%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
5 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) COBIT
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Citrix
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Fortinet
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle