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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 75 88 112
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +24
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 20 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.54% 0.95% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.07% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 3
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,698
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £51,540
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £56,000 £58,340
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
1168 1211 1440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.12% 88.39% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 754 722 934
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 36 (92.31%) CISSP
2 32 (82.05%) Security Operations
3 30 (76.92%) Network Security
4 28 (71.79%) Data Centre
4 28 (71.79%) Security Operations Centre
5 25 (64.10%) Splunk
6 22 (56.41%) QRadar
7 20 (51.28%) Degree
8 19 (48.72%) Law
9 18 (46.15%) Project Management
9 18 (46.15%) IIS
9 18 (46.15%) Performance Management
9 18 (46.15%) PCI DSS
9 18 (46.15%) Portfolio Management
9 18 (46.15%) ArcSight
9 18 (46.15%) Test Strategy
9 18 (46.15%) Security Architecture
9 18 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (46.15%) IISP
10 12 (30.77%) Retail
10 12 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (28.21%) CEH
12 10 (25.64%) GIAC
12 10 (25.64%) CISA
13 9 (23.08%) GCIA
13 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (23.08%) tcpdump
14 7 (17.95%) Finance
15 6 (15.38%) Threat Management

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 18 (46.15%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (76.92%) Network Security
2 12 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (23.08%) tcpdump
4 5 (12.82%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
General
1 19 (48.72%) Law
2 12 (30.77%) Retail
3 7 (17.95%) Finance
4 4 (10.26%) Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Consultant
1 18 (46.15%) Security Consultant
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Security Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) IT Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) IT Security Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Network Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Network Intrusion Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Network Security Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Security Technician
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Technician
6 1 (2.56%) Head of Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.56%) Head of Security
6 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 28 (71.79%) Data Centre
1 28 (71.79%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.13%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Security Operations
2 18 (46.15%) Performance Management
2 18 (46.15%) Portfolio Management
2 18 (46.15%) Project Management
2 18 (46.15%) Security Architecture
2 18 (46.15%) Test Strategy
2 18 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (15.38%) Information Security
4 6 (15.38%) Threat Management
5 4 (10.26%) Attack Monitoring
5 4 (10.26%) Conflict Management
5 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 36 (92.31%) CISSP
2 20 (51.28%) Degree
3 18 (46.15%) IISP
4 11 (28.21%) CEH
5 10 (25.64%) CISA
5 10 (25.64%) GIAC
6 9 (23.08%) GCIA
7 4 (10.26%) CISMP
8 2 (5.13%) CISM
8 2 (5.13%) ISEB
8 2 (5.13%) SANS
9 1 (2.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 22 (56.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Splunk
2 18 (46.15%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Imperva
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