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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 101 101 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 13 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.28% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.35% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 10
Average salary £45,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
1284 1159 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.81% 82.08% 81.10%
Number of salaries quoted 847 740 698
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 14 (63.64%) Firewall
1 14 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (59.09%) GIAC
3 12 (54.55%) XML
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Information Security
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) CISSP
5 9 (40.91%) CEH
5 9 (40.91%) Degree
6 8 (36.36%) Windows
6 8 (36.36%) Open Source
6 8 (36.36%) Visualisation
6 8 (36.36%) Regular Expression
6 8 (36.36%) Analytics
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 6 (27.27%) SSCP
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 4 (18.18%) Spring
9 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
9 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 4 (18.18%) jQuery
9 4 (18.18%) Fedora
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (18.18%) Subversion
9 4 (18.18%) Hibernate

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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%) WebSphere
1 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Firewall
1 14 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (18.18%) HTTP
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) tcpdump
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) JUnit
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Security Analyst
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) XML
2 8 (36.36%) Regular Expression
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Open Source
1 8 (36.36%) Visualisation
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Fedora
3 4 (18.18%) CentOS
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Information Security
2 8 (36.36%) Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 4 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) People Management
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) GIAC
2 10 (45.45%) CISSP
3 9 (40.91%) CEH
3 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) SSCP
5 3 (13.64%) CISA
5 3 (13.64%) GCIA
6 1 (4.55%) CISM
6 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 6 (27.27%) Cisco
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £79000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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