The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 230 204 263
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +59
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 22 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.57% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 15
Average salary £50,000 £77,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +82.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £42,500 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
SIEM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6265 5454 6847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.73% 80.23% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5004 4343 5904
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SIEM
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SIEM Salary Trend in the East of England

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SIEM Salary Histogram in the East of England

SIEM
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk -4 10 £55,000 -29.03%
Hertfordshire -16 9 £50,000 -
Essex -11 3 £48,000 -36.00%
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 30 (55.56%) WAN
2 28 (51.85%) LAN
3 26 (48.15%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (42.59%) Firewall
4 23 (42.59%) Finance
5 22 (40.74%) Windows
5 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 21 (38.89%) Identity Management
7 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
7 19 (35.19%) VMware
7 19 (35.19%) PCI DSS
8 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 18 (33.33%) IIS
8 18 (33.33%) Citrix
8 18 (33.33%) SAN
8 18 (33.33%) Middleware
8 18 (33.33%) Clustering
8 18 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (33.33%) NAS
9 17 (31.48%) Benchmarking
9 17 (31.48%) Asset Management
9 17 (31.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (27.78%) Information Security
11 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
11 11 (20.37%) CISSP
11 11 (20.37%) Time Management
11 11 (20.37%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (18.52%) CRM
12 10 (18.52%) SSCP

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 18 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (55.56%) WAN
2 28 (51.85%) LAN
3 23 (42.59%) Firewall
4 18 (33.33%) SAN
4 18 (33.33%) NAS
5 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.56%) VPN
6 3 (5.56%) ISDN
6 3 (5.56%) SSL
6 3 (5.56%) DHCP
6 3 (5.56%) OpenVPN
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.56%) IPsec
6 3 (5.56%) 802.11
6 3 (5.56%) MPLS
6 3 (5.56%) OSPF
6 3 (5.56%) BGP
6 3 (5.56%) EIGRP
6 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.56%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Analyst
1 27 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 18 (33.33%) Architect
3 17 (31.48%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (29.63%) Security Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) IT Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Security Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Network Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Information Architect
10 1 (1.85%) Information Security Architect
10 1 (1.85%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) WSH
3 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (1.85%) PKI
2 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Solaris
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (38.89%) Identity Management
3 18 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 17 (31.48%) Enterprise Architecture
4 17 (31.48%) Benchmarking
4 17 (31.48%) Asset Management
5 15 (27.78%) Information Security
6 11 (20.37%) Time Management
6 11 (20.37%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (18.52%) Problem Management
7 10 (18.52%) CRM
8 9 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
10 4 (7.41%) Project Management
10 4 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (5.56%) Cyber Security
11 3 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
11 3 (5.56%) Security Management
11 3 (5.56%) Validation
12 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) CISSP
2 10 (18.52%) SSCP
2 10 (18.52%) GCIA
2 10 (18.52%) GCIH
3 4 (7.41%) PCI QSA
4 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
2 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Nessus
2 7 (12.96%) WSUS
3 3 (5.56%) OpenView
3 3 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.85%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.19%) VMware
3 18 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (11.11%) ArcSight
5 4 (7.41%) LogRhythm
6 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco
6 3 (5.56%) Sourcefire
6 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.56%) Aruba
6 3 (5.56%) Sun
6 3 (5.56%) Compuware
6 3 (5.56%) HP