The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 282 312 319
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +7
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 30 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 11
Average salary £50,000 £53,750 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -25.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £87,750 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
SIEM
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9484 9722 10291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.02% 80.94% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7865 8554 9393
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 41 (60.29%) Information Security
2 34 (50.00%) Firewall
3 29 (42.65%) Windows
4 28 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (36.76%) CISSP
6 23 (33.82%) Cyber Security
7 17 (25.00%) Finance
7 17 (25.00%) ITIL
7 17 (25.00%) Degree
7 17 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 16 (23.53%) Risk Management
9 15 (22.06%) Management Information System
9 15 (22.06%) ISMS
9 15 (22.06%) Banking
10 14 (20.59%) Business Continuity
10 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (19.12%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (19.12%) CheckPoint
12 12 (17.65%) UNIX
12 12 (17.65%) Security Management
13 11 (16.18%) Information Security Management
13 11 (16.18%) Linux
13 11 (16.18%) Symantec
13 11 (16.18%) Business Continuity Management
14 10 (14.71%) ArcSight
14 10 (14.71%) Cisco
14 10 (14.71%) DRM
14 10 (14.71%) Wireshark
14 10 (14.71%) Snort
15 9 (13.24%) GIAC

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (14.71%) Wireshark
3 8 (11.76%) Network Security
4 7 (10.29%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.94%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.47%) LAN
6 1 (1.47%) WLAN
6 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.47%) VPN
6 1 (1.47%) SAN
6 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Advertising
4 5 (7.35%) Law
4 5 (7.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Analyst
1 23 (33.82%) Consultant
1 23 (33.82%) Security Analyst
2 22 (32.35%) Security Consultant
3 14 (20.59%) Operations Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) Security Operations Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) IT Security Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) IT Architect
7 3 (4.41%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.41%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Junior
8 2 (2.94%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) PKI
3 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) UNIX
3 11 (16.18%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Information Security
2 23 (33.82%) Cyber Security
3 17 (25.00%) ITIL
4 16 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 15 (22.06%) ISMS
6 14 (20.59%) Business Continuity
6 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (19.12%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (17.65%) Security Management
9 11 (16.18%) Information Security Management
9 11 (16.18%) Business Continuity Management
10 10 (14.71%) DRM
11 9 (13.24%) Information Assurance
12 8 (11.76%) Service Management
13 7 (10.29%) ITSM
13 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
14 5 (7.35%) Data Protection
15 4 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
15 4 (5.88%) Data Security
15 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) Perl
3 3 (4.41%) SQL
4 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) CISSP
2 17 (25.00%) Degree
3 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) GIAC
4 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (10.29%) GCIH
5 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.29%) DV Cleared
5 7 (10.29%) CISA
6 6 (8.82%) CCNP
7 3 (4.41%) CCSE
7 3 (4.41%) CEH
7 3 (4.41%) CISM
8 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.94%) OSCP
9 1 (1.47%) CCSP
9 1 (1.47%) MBA
9 1 (1.47%) CRISC
9 1 (1.47%) CCNA
9 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Snort
2 2 (2.94%) Nmap
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.94%) SCCM
2 2 (2.94%) SCOM
2 2 (2.94%) WMI
3 1 (1.47%) WSUS
3 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) CheckPoint
2 11 (16.18%) Symantec
3 10 (14.71%) Cisco
3 10 (14.71%) ArcSight
4 9 (13.24%) LogLogic
4 9 (13.24%) Q1 Labs
5 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.35%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.88%) Websense
7 4 (5.88%) McAfee
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle
9 2 (2.94%) Adobe
10 1 (1.47%) Citrix
10 1 (1.47%) Sophos
10 1 (1.47%) VMware
10 1 (1.47%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.47%) Splunk
10 1 (1.47%) LogRhythm