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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 95 91 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 11 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.082% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.097% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Average salary £34,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 - £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,850 - £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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
1207 1034 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.66% 84.41% 78.87%
Number of salaries quoted 795 635 678
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (64.29%) GIAC
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Information Security
4 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (35.71%) CISSP
5 5 (35.71%) HTTP
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) JUnit
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Dell
6 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (28.57%) Fedora
6 4 (28.57%) Spring
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
6 4 (28.57%) CEH
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) WebSphere

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (35.71%) HTTP
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) tcpdump
5 1 (7.14%) IPsec
5 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) TACACS
5 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Network Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 4 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) Regular Expression
4 1 (7.14%) COM
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Fedora
2 4 (28.57%) CentOS
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) OWASP
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) GIAC
2 5 (35.71%) CISSP
3 4 (28.57%) CEH
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) CISA
4 3 (21.43%) GCIA
5 1 (7.14%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter