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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 98 99 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 12 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.80% 0.47% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.57% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 6
Average salary £45,000 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +27.77%
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
1290 1228 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.40% 82.09% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 887 800 585
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,604 £60,000
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 21 November 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 17 (73.91%) Firewall
1 17 (73.91%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (69.57%) GIAC
3 15 (65.22%) XML
3 15 (65.22%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) CISSP
5 12 (52.17%) Information Security
5 12 (52.17%) Finance
5 12 (52.17%) CEH
5 12 (52.17%) Degree
6 11 (47.83%) Windows
6 11 (47.83%) Visualisation
6 11 (47.83%) Open Source
6 11 (47.83%) Analytics
6 11 (47.83%) Regular Expression
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
7 9 (39.13%) SSCP
8 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
9 4 (17.39%) Fedora
9 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
9 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
9 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) Spring
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) ActiveMQ

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
1 17 (73.91%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (17.39%) HTTP
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security
3 3 (13.04%) tcpdump
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JUnit
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
1 13 (56.52%) Security Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Security Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) XML
2 11 (47.83%) Regular Expression
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
3 4 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (17.39%) Spring
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) COM
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Visualisation
1 11 (47.83%) Open Source
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Fedora
3 4 (17.39%) CentOS
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Information Security
2 11 (47.83%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.35%) People Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) GIAC
2 13 (56.52%) CISSP
3 12 (52.17%) CEH
3 12 (52.17%) Degree
4 9 (39.13%) SSCP
5 3 (13.04%) CISA
5 3 (13.04%) GCIA
6 1 (4.35%) CISM
6 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 4 (17.39%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle