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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 249 307 305
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -2
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 53 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 21
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,400 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
8585 10464 9545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.53% 82.83% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7277 8749 8219
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,100 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 49 (56.32%) Windows
2 45 (51.72%) Firewall
3 42 (48.28%) Information Security
4 39 (44.83%) Finance
5 27 (31.03%) Degree
6 24 (27.59%) PowerShell
7 23 (26.44%) Management Information System
7 23 (26.44%) Identity Management
7 23 (26.44%) Perl
8 22 (25.29%) SQL
9 21 (24.14%) Linux
9 21 (24.14%) UNIX
9 21 (24.14%) Network Security
10 19 (21.84%) CheckPoint
11 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
12 17 (19.54%) Computer Science
12 17 (19.54%) Cyber Security
13 16 (18.39%) Cisco
13 16 (18.39%) McAfee
13 16 (18.39%) CISSP
14 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
14 15 (17.24%) LDAP
15 14 (16.09%) Vulnerability Management
16 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (13.79%) Citrix
17 12 (13.79%) HP
17 12 (13.79%) ITIL
17 12 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 11 (12.64%) Snort
18 11 (12.64%) Intrusion Detection

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) IaaS
1 6 (6.90%) SaaS
1 6 (6.90%) PaaS
2 5 (5.75%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (51.72%) Firewall
2 21 (24.14%) Network Security
3 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 15 (17.24%) LDAP
4 11 (12.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (10.34%) Wireshark
5 9 (10.34%) DNS
6 8 (9.20%) HTTP
7 6 (6.90%) VPN
8 3 (3.45%) OpenVPN
9 2 (2.30%) SNMP
9 2 (2.30%) Internet
9 2 (2.30%) VLAN
9 2 (2.30%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (2.30%) Junos
10 1 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.15%) SSH
10 1 (1.15%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) Big Data
3 5 (5.75%) MySQL
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.45%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.15%) Ant
1 1 (1.15%) JUnit
1 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 39 (44.83%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.60%) Legal
4 3 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) French Language
5 1 (1.15%) German Language
5 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Analyst
2 26 (29.89%) Security Engineer
3 24 (27.59%) Security Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) Security Operations Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) Architect
4 11 (12.64%) Operations Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.20%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Security Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Platform Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) CSS
2 1 (1.15%) JSP
2 1 (1.15%) SOAP
2 1 (1.15%) XML
2 1 (1.15%) XSLT
2 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Management Information System
2 17 (19.54%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.20%) Hedge funds
3 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.05%) PKI
5 3 (3.45%) Clustering
6 2 (2.30%) FMCG
6 2 (2.30%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.15%) Open Source
7 1 (1.15%) Social Media
7 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.15%) Statistics
7 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 49 (56.32%) Windows
2 21 (24.14%) Linux
2 21 (24.14%) UNIX
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Information Security
2 23 (26.44%) Identity Management
3 17 (19.54%) Cyber Security
4 14 (16.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (13.79%) ITIL
6 10 (11.49%) Change Control
7 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.20%) CRM
9 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.90%) TOGAF
9 6 (6.90%) Use Case
9 6 (6.90%) Analytics
10 5 (5.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (5.75%) Business Continuity
10 5 (5.75%) Security Management
10 5 (5.75%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.60%) Change Management
11 4 (4.60%) BCP
11 4 (4.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 23 (26.44%) Perl
3 22 (25.29%) SQL
4 10 (11.49%) Python
5 8 (9.20%) Ruby
6 2 (2.30%) VBScript
7 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.15%) C#
7 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) Degree
2 16 (18.39%) CISSP
3 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (12.64%) CCNA
5 10 (11.49%) CCSA
6 8 (9.20%) CCNP
6 8 (9.20%) CCSE
7 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
7 7 (8.05%) CISM
8 6 (6.90%) CCIE
9 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.75%) CISA
10 3 (3.45%) CRISC
10 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.45%) GCIA
10 3 (3.45%) GCIH
11 2 (2.30%) GIAC
11 2 (2.30%) MCP
11 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.30%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 6 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.30%) COBIT
4 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.64%) Snort
3 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.45%) vCloud
4 2 (2.30%) pfSense
5 1 (1.15%) vSphere
5 1 (1.15%) KVM
5 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Nessus
2 5 (5.75%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.60%) OpenView
4 3 (3.45%) OSSEC
5 2 (2.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.15%) Puppet
6 1 (1.15%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) CheckPoint
2 16 (18.39%) Cisco
2 16 (18.39%) McAfee
3 12 (13.79%) Citrix
3 12 (13.79%) HP
4 10 (11.49%) Juniper
4 10 (11.49%) ArcSight
5 8 (9.20%) SAP
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle
5 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.05%) Symantec
7 6 (6.90%) Websense
7 6 (6.90%) Blue Coat
7 6 (6.90%) Qualys
7 6 (6.90%) Cyber-Ark
7 6 (6.90%) F5
8 5 (5.75%) Sourcefire
8 5 (5.75%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (5.75%) Fortinet
8 5 (5.75%) VMware
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