The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 92 111 89
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.19% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.22% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £57,500 £51,698 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.22% +172.09%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
SIEM
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1122 1348 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.24% 85.70% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 669 874 517
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SIEM
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SIEM Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 24 (96.00%) Firewall
1 24 (96.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (52.00%) CISSP
2 13 (52.00%) CEH
3 12 (48.00%) GIAC
4 11 (44.00%) Finance
5 10 (40.00%) Law
5 10 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (36.00%) Network Security
7 8 (32.00%) Security Testing
7 8 (32.00%) tcpdump
7 8 (32.00%) GCIA
7 8 (32.00%) CISA
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Sourcefire
9 5 (20.00%) XML
9 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) SSCP
9 5 (20.00%) Regular Expression
9 5 (20.00%) Analytics
9 5 (20.00%) LogRhythm
9 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 5 (20.00%) Open Source
10 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
12 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) Firewall
1 24 (96.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (36.00%) Network Security
3 8 (32.00%) tcpdump
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Security Analyst
1 18 (72.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Network Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) IT Security Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Security Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Security Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
1 5 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (32.00%) Security Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) DRM
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (4.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) CISSP
1 13 (52.00%) CEH
2 12 (48.00%) GIAC
3 8 (32.00%) GCIA
3 8 (32.00%) CISA
4 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Sourcefire
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.00%) LogRhythm