The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 80 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 10 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 1.13% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.23% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 7
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +10.52%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%

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
987 1134 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.14% 91.60% 88.26%
Number of salaries quoted 626 769 784
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Network Security
2 7 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 6 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (42.86%) Splunk
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) CISSP
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (14.29%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
7 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) COBIT
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) IIS

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Network Security
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Graduate
1 5 (35.71%) Graduate Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) SOC Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) SIEM Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) SOC Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Splunk Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 2 (14.29%) Compliance Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) Data Privacy
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (14.29%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) IISP
3 1 (7.14%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) COBIT
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) NDS
1 2 (14.29%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Splunk
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) NetIQ