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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 266 306 322
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +16
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 36 50 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.46% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 46 11
Average salary £66,250 £60,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.41% +22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
8720 10793 10041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.25% 83.81% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7467 8995 8682
Average salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.86% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

SIEM Salary Histogram in the City of London

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 48 (53.93%) Windows
2 46 (51.69%) Finance
3 45 (50.56%) Information Security
4 39 (43.82%) Firewall
5 28 (31.46%) PowerShell
6 27 (30.34%) Linux
7 25 (28.09%) Management Information System
7 25 (28.09%) Degree
8 24 (26.97%) Perl
9 20 (22.47%) TCP/IP
9 20 (22.47%) CISSP
9 20 (22.47%) Identity Management
10 18 (20.22%) UNIX
10 18 (20.22%) SQL
10 18 (20.22%) Python
10 18 (20.22%) Computer Science
11 17 (19.10%) LDAP
12 16 (17.98%) Active Directory
12 16 (17.98%) Cisco
12 16 (17.98%) Cyber Security
13 15 (16.85%) DNS
14 14 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (15.73%) Ruby
14 14 (15.73%) Network Security
14 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (15.73%) Patch Management
15 13 (14.61%) Big Data
15 13 (14.61%) PKI
15 13 (14.61%) CheckPoint
15 13 (14.61%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 5 (5.62%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.74%) SaaS
2 5 (5.62%) PaaS
2 5 (5.62%) IaaS
3 4 (4.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (43.82%) Firewall
2 20 (22.47%) TCP/IP
3 17 (19.10%) LDAP
4 15 (16.85%) DNS
5 14 (15.73%) Network Security
6 11 (12.36%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (11.24%) HTTP
8 8 (8.99%) Wireshark
9 7 (7.87%) VPN
10 6 (6.74%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (5.62%) TACACS
11 5 (5.62%) VLAN
11 5 (5.62%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (5.62%) HTTPS
11 5 (5.62%) SAN
12 3 (3.37%) SNMP
12 3 (3.37%) OpenVPN
13 2 (2.25%) Cisco ISE
13 2 (2.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) Big Data
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.62%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.49%) MySQL
5 3 (3.37%) DB2
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Subversion
1 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) Ant
2 1 (1.12%) JUnit
2 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
General
1 46 (51.69%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.37%) Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
6 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.25%) Electronics
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
7 1 (1.12%) French Language
7 1 (1.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Analyst
2 22 (24.72%) Security Engineer
3 19 (21.35%) Security Analyst
4 11 (12.36%) Architect
5 9 (10.11%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.99%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Security Operations Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Network Intrusion Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Security Specialist
8 5 (5.62%) Security Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) Network Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Administrator
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Security Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Information Specialist
10 3 (3.37%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) Middleware
2 2 (2.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.12%) CSS
3 1 (1.12%) JSP
3 1 (1.12%) SOAP
3 1 (1.12%) Web Services
3 1 (1.12%) XML
3 1 (1.12%) XSLT
3 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.09%) Management Information System
2 18 (20.22%) Computer Science
3 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (14.61%) PKI
5 5 (5.62%) Social Media
5 5 (5.62%) Private Cloud
5 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.49%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.37%) Clustering
8 2 (2.25%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.25%) DTV
8 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.12%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 48 (53.93%) Windows
2 27 (30.34%) Linux
3 18 (20.22%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) CentOS
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.56%) Information Security
2 20 (22.47%) Identity Management
3 16 (17.98%) Cyber Security
4 14 (15.73%) Patch Management
5 13 (14.61%) ITIL
6 12 (13.48%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (12.36%) Change Control
8 10 (11.24%) Analytics
8 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.99%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (8.99%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (7.87%) Use Case
10 7 (7.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (7.87%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.87%) CRM
11 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.74%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.74%) Business Continuity
11 6 (6.74%) Security Management
11 6 (6.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.46%) PowerShell
2 24 (26.97%) Perl
3 18 (20.22%) SQL
3 18 (20.22%) Python
4 14 (15.73%) Ruby
5 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.37%) VBScript
7 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.12%) C#
7 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Degree
2 20 (22.47%) CISSP
3 14 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (13.48%) CCNA
5 10 (11.24%) CISM
6 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
6 8 (8.99%) CISA
7 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.74%) CCSA
7 6 (6.74%) CCSE
7 6 (6.74%) CEH
7 6 (6.74%) CCNP
8 4 (4.49%) GCIA
9 3 (3.37%) GCIH
9 3 (3.37%) CCIE
9 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.37%) CRISC
10 2 (2.25%) CGEIT
10 2 (2.25%) CCDP
10 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.99%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.62%) SLA
4 4 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.25%) COBIT
6 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.48%) Snort
3 5 (5.62%) vSphere
3 5 (5.62%) KVM
4 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.37%) vCloud
6 2 (2.25%) pfSense
7 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.12%) Squid
7 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Nessus
1 5 (5.62%) WSUS
1 5 (5.62%) Puppet
2 4 (4.49%) OpenView
2 4 (4.49%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.37%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.12%) Nagios
4 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.12%) logstash
4 1 (1.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Cisco
2 13 (14.61%) CheckPoint
2 13 (14.61%) McAfee
3 10 (11.24%) Citrix
4 9 (10.11%) SAP
4 9 (10.11%) HP
4 9 (10.11%) ArcSight
5 8 (8.99%) F5
5 8 (8.99%) Splunk
6 7 (7.87%) Oracle
6 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.87%) Juniper
7 6 (6.74%) Symantec
7 6 (6.74%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (5.62%) VMware
8 5 (5.62%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.49%) Remedy
9 4 (4.49%) Websense
9 4 (4.49%) BMC
10 3 (3.37%) Fortinet
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago