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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 99 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 7 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.81% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.96% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £56,250 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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
1405 1244 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.36% 84.45% 86.18%
Number of salaries quoted 893 823 640
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) CISSP
1 6 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) CISA
3 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
4 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) CEH
4 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) SSCP
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) GIAC
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Law
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Security Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 1 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) CISA
2 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) GIAC
3 2 (25.00%) CEH
3 2 (25.00%) SSCP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
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Posted: 6 days ago
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