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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 83 89 113
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 10 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £51,698
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +11.22%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1121 1199 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.70% 88.95% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 672 727 928
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 £60,300 £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 30 May 2016.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 35 (87.50%) CISSP
2 31 (77.50%) Security Operations
3 29 (72.50%) Network Security
3 29 (72.50%) Data Centre
4 27 (67.50%) Splunk
4 27 (67.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 22 (55.00%) QRadar
6 21 (52.50%) Law
7 20 (50.00%) Degree
8 18 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (45.00%) PCI DSS
8 18 (45.00%) Security Architecture
8 18 (45.00%) Portfolio Management
8 18 (45.00%) ArcSight
8 18 (45.00%) Test Strategy
8 18 (45.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (45.00%) Performance Management
8 18 (45.00%) Project Management
8 18 (45.00%) IIS
8 18 (45.00%) IISP
9 11 (27.50%) Retail
9 11 (27.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (25.00%) CEH
11 9 (22.50%) GIAC
11 9 (22.50%) CISA
12 8 (20.00%) GCIA
12 8 (20.00%) tcpdump
13 7 (17.50%) Finance
14 6 (15.00%) Information Security

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 18 (45.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) Network Security
2 11 (27.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (20.00%) tcpdump
4 5 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
General
1 21 (52.50%) Law
2 11 (27.50%) Retail
3 7 (17.50%) Finance
4 6 (15.00%) Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Consultant
1 18 (45.00%) Security Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) IT Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) IT Security Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Security Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Graduate
5 2 (5.00%) Security Technician
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Technician
6 1 (2.50%) Head of Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.50%) Head of Security
6 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 29 (72.50%) Data Centre
2 27 (67.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Security Operations
2 18 (45.00%) Performance Management
2 18 (45.00%) Portfolio Management
2 18 (45.00%) Project Management
2 18 (45.00%) Security Architecture
2 18 (45.00%) Test Strategy
2 18 (45.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (15.00%) Information Security
4 6 (15.00%) Threat Management
5 4 (10.00%) Attack Monitoring
5 4 (10.00%) Conflict Management
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Computer Security
6 2 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 35 (87.50%) CISSP
2 20 (50.00%) Degree
3 18 (45.00%) IISP
4 10 (25.00%) CEH
5 9 (22.50%) CISA
5 9 (22.50%) GIAC
6 8 (20.00%) GCIA
7 4 (10.00%) CISMP
8 2 (5.00%) CISM
8 2 (5.00%) ISEB
8 2 (5.00%) SANS
9 1 (2.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (45.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 22 (55.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Splunk
2 18 (45.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Imperva