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 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 92 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 13 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.77% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.93% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
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
1206 1181 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.96% 82.59% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 807 765 630
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 16 (72.73%) Firewall
1 16 (72.73%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) XML
3 14 (63.64%) Finance
4 13 (59.09%) GIAC
4 13 (59.09%) Degree
5 12 (54.55%) Information Security
6 11 (50.00%) Windows
6 11 (50.00%) CISSP
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco
7 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
7 10 (45.45%) SSCP
7 10 (45.45%) CEH
7 10 (45.45%) Visualisation
7 10 (45.45%) Open Source
7 10 (45.45%) Regular Expression
7 10 (45.45%) Analytics
8 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
9 5 (22.73%) Law
9 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (18.18%) HTML
10 4 (18.18%) Java
10 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 4 (18.18%) JUnit
10 4 (18.18%) CSS
10 4 (18.18%) Web Services
10 4 (18.18%) Apache

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
1 16 (72.73%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (18.18%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JUnit
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Security Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Security Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Security Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Operations Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Security Operations Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) XML
2 10 (45.45%) Regular Expression
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 4 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) COM
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Visualisation
1 10 (45.45%) Open Source
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Fedora
4 4 (18.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Information Security
2 10 (45.45%) Analytics
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) People Management
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) GIAC
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 11 (50.00%) CISSP
3 10 (45.45%) SSCP
3 10 (45.45%) CEH
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
3 2 (9.09%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle