The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 91 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 10 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.17% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.20% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £34,000 - £15,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1240 1018 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.33% 84.06% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 830 639 614
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SIEM
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) GIAC
3 9 (52.94%) CISSP
4 8 (47.06%) Information Security
4 8 (47.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) CEH
7 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
7 5 (29.41%) GCIA
7 5 (29.41%) CISA
7 5 (29.41%) Network Security
7 5 (29.41%) tcpdump
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) PKI
9 3 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (17.65%) VMware
9 3 (17.65%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (17.65%) LAMP
9 3 (17.65%) LDAP
9 3 (17.65%) HTTP
9 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) SSL
9 3 (17.65%) Sun
9 3 (17.65%) Juniper

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 5 (29.41%) tcpdump
4 3 (17.65%) IPsec
4 3 (17.65%) LDAP
4 3 (17.65%) HTTP
4 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) SSL
4 3 (17.65%) TACACS
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Security Analyst
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Network Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Security Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) Regular Expression
2 3 (17.65%) LAMP
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) COM
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
1 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Fedora
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
3 3 (17.65%) OWASP
3 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Pattern Recognition
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) GIAC
2 9 (52.94%) CISSP
3 6 (35.29%) CEH
4 5 (29.41%) CISA
4 5 (29.41%) GCIA
5 1 (5.88%) SSCP
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Sun
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Twitter
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle