The first table below looks at the demand for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 296 314 317
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 35 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.10% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.12% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 32 10 5
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £81,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -33.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10043 9659 10251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.33% 80.86% 78.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8454 9331
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SIEM
London

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SIEM
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SIEM Salary Trend in the City of London

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SIEM Salary Histogram in the City of London

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 44 (61.11%) Information Security
2 34 (47.22%) Firewall
3 32 (44.44%) Windows
4 29 (40.28%) CISSP
5 27 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (30.56%) Cyber Security
7 21 (29.17%) Finance
8 19 (26.39%) ITIL
9 16 (22.22%) Risk Management
9 16 (22.22%) Banking
9 16 (22.22%) PCI DSS
10 15 (20.83%) ISMS
10 15 (20.83%) Degree
10 15 (20.83%) Management Information System
11 14 (19.44%) Linux
11 14 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (18.06%) Symantec
12 13 (18.06%) CheckPoint
12 13 (18.06%) Business Continuity
12 13 (18.06%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (16.67%) Security Management
14 11 (15.28%) Snort
14 11 (15.28%) UNIX
14 11 (15.28%) Information Security Management
14 11 (15.28%) ArcSight
15 10 (13.89%) Business Continuity Management
15 10 (13.89%) DRM
15 10 (13.89%) Cisco
15 10 (13.89%) Java
15 10 (13.89%) Wireshark

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (47.22%) Firewall
2 10 (13.89%) Wireshark
3 7 (9.72%) Reverse Proxy
3 7 (9.72%) Network Security
4 3 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.78%) Internet
5 2 (2.78%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.39%) X.509
6 1 (1.39%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.39%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.39%) VPN
6 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 16 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Law
3 6 (8.33%) Legal
4 5 (6.94%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Analyst
1 24 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 23 (31.94%) Consultant
3 22 (30.56%) Security Consultant
4 15 (20.83%) Operations Analyst
4 15 (20.83%) Security Operations Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Security Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) IT Security Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) IT Security Architect
8 3 (4.17%) IT Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.17%) Architect
8 3 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) SAML
2 1 (1.39%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Linux
3 11 (15.28%) UNIX
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) Information Security
2 22 (30.56%) Cyber Security
3 19 (26.39%) ITIL
4 16 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 15 (20.83%) ISMS
6 14 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (18.06%) Business Continuity
7 13 (18.06%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (16.67%) Security Management
9 11 (15.28%) Information Security Management
10 10 (13.89%) DRM
10 10 (13.89%) Business Continuity Management
11 8 (11.11%) Service Management
11 8 (11.11%) Information Assurance
12 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
12 7 (9.72%) ITSM
13 6 (8.33%) Identity Management
14 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
14 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
14 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) Java
2 8 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (2.78%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (40.28%) CISSP
2 15 (20.83%) Degree
3 9 (12.50%) GIAC
3 9 (12.50%) CISA
4 8 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) GCIH
5 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
6 6 (8.33%) CCNP
7 5 (6.94%) CISM
8 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.17%) CCSE
10 2 (2.78%) CEH
10 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.78%) OSCP
11 1 (1.39%) CRISC
11 1 (1.39%) CCSP
11 1 (1.39%) CCNA
11 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Snort
2 2 (2.78%) Nmap
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) XenApp
3 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) SCCM
1 3 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
2 2 (2.78%) WMI
2 2 (2.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.39%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (1.39%) WSUS
3 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.39%) Nessus
3 1 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) CheckPoint
1 13 (18.06%) Symantec
2 11 (15.28%) ArcSight
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco
4 9 (12.50%) LogLogic
4 9 (12.50%) Q1 Labs
5 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.94%) McAfee
6 5 (6.94%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.56%) Websense
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle
8 2 (2.78%) Citrix
8 2 (2.78%) Adobe
9 1 (1.39%) HP
9 1 (1.39%) Sophos
9 1 (1.39%) VMware
9 1 (1.39%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.39%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.39%) Qualys
9 1 (1.39%) F5