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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 243 227 264
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +37
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 25 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 11
Average salary £52,500 £77,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.25% +72.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
6249 5519 7011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.99% 78.41% 75.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4939 4596 5933
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,556 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +12 12 £55,000 -29.03%
Norfolk +19 4 £45,000 +91.48%
Hertfordshire -15 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Bedfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Essex - 2 £50,000 - 2
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 20 (48.78%) Penetration Testing
1 20 (48.78%) PCI DSS
2 18 (43.90%) Information Security
2 18 (43.90%) Firewall
2 18 (43.90%) WAN
3 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 17 (41.46%) Windows
3 17 (41.46%) Finance
4 16 (39.02%) Identity Management
5 15 (36.59%) LAN
6 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
6 14 (34.15%) VMware
7 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (29.27%) NAS
8 12 (29.27%) Load Balancing
8 12 (29.27%) Clustering
8 12 (29.27%) Citrix
8 12 (29.27%) SAN
8 12 (29.27%) Middleware
8 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
8 12 (29.27%) IIS
9 11 (26.83%) Benchmarking
9 11 (26.83%) Asset Management
9 11 (26.83%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
12 7 (17.07%) WSUS
13 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
14 4 (9.76%) Time Management
14 4 (9.76%) PCI QSA

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 12 (29.27%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) WAN
1 18 (43.90%) Firewall
2 15 (36.59%) LAN
3 12 (29.27%) SAN
3 12 (29.27%) NAS
4 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.76%) DHCP
5 3 (7.32%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) DNS
5 3 (7.32%) SSL
5 3 (7.32%) 802.11
5 3 (7.32%) MPLS
5 3 (7.32%) OSPF
5 3 (7.32%) BGP
5 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
5 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.32%) IPsec
5 3 (7.32%) ISDN
5 3 (7.32%) VRRP
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
1 20 (48.78%) Security Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Architect
3 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (24.39%) Security Architect
5 6 (14.63%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Security Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) IT Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) IT Security Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Security Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Information Security Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Information Security Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Security Advisor
9 1 (2.44%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) WSH
3 1 (2.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Solaris
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (43.90%) Information Security
3 16 (39.02%) Identity Management
4 12 (29.27%) Load Balancing
5 11 (26.83%) Benchmarking
5 11 (26.83%) Asset Management
5 11 (26.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Time Management
8 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (7.32%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
9 3 (7.32%) ITIL
9 3 (7.32%) CRM
9 3 (7.32%) Security Management
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) CISSP
1 4 (9.76%) PCI QSA
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) CCNP
2 3 (7.32%) SSCP
2 3 (7.32%) GCIA
2 3 (7.32%) GCIH
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (48.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) WSUS
2 3 (7.32%) OpenView
2 3 (7.32%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (7.32%) Nessus
2 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (4.88%) ZENworks
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) Citrix
4 4 (9.76%) LogRhythm
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.32%) Aruba
5 3 (7.32%) ArcSight
5 3 (7.32%) Sun
5 3 (7.32%) Compuware
5 3 (7.32%) HP