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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 86 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 9 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Median salary £27,500 £55,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +64.17%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1074 1256 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.56% 89.20% 88.32%
Number of salaries quoted 611 766 904
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 33 (82.50%) CISSP
2 30 (75.00%) Security Operations
3 26 (65.00%) Data Centre
4 25 (62.50%) Splunk
5 24 (60.00%) Network Security
5 24 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 22 (55.00%) Degree
7 21 (52.50%) Law
8 20 (50.00%) QRadar
9 18 (45.00%) PCI DSS
9 18 (45.00%) Security Architecture
9 18 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 16 (40.00%) Test Strategy
10 16 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
10 16 (40.00%) ArcSight
10 16 (40.00%) Performance Management
10 16 (40.00%) Project Management
10 16 (40.00%) IIS
10 16 (40.00%) IISP
11 14 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (27.50%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (25.00%) Retail
13 10 (25.00%) Finance
14 9 (22.50%) Information Security
15 8 (20.00%) CISA
15 8 (20.00%) Firewall
15 8 (20.00%) CEH
16 6 (15.00%) GIAC
16 6 (15.00%) Banking

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 16 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Network Security
2 11 (27.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (20.00%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
General
1 21 (52.50%) Law
2 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Retail
3 6 (15.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Consultant
1 18 (45.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) IT Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) IT Security Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Network Intrusion Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate
6 2 (5.00%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Principal Security Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Security Technician
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (65.00%) Data Centre
2 24 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 18 (45.00%) Security Architecture
3 16 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 16 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
3 16 (40.00%) Project Management
3 16 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 16 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (22.50%) Information Security
6 6 (15.00%) Threat Management
7 5 (12.50%) Attack Monitoring
7 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.00%) Conflict Management
8 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
9 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (5.00%) Anomaly Detection
10 2 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 33 (82.50%) CISSP
2 22 (55.00%) Degree
3 16 (40.00%) IISP
4 8 (20.00%) CEH
4 8 (20.00%) CISA
5 6 (15.00%) GIAC
6 5 (12.50%) GCIA
7 4 (10.00%) CISM
7 4 (10.00%) CISMP
8 3 (7.50%) SANS
9 2 (5.00%) ISEB
9 2 (5.00%) PCI QSA
10 1 (2.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (45.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) COBIT
2 2 (5.00%) ISO27002
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 20 (50.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Splunk
2 16 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Imperva