The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 100 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.21% 0.092% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.11% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £48,000 £75,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +27.77%
SIEM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1159 907 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.02% 83.52% 75.23%
Number of salaries quoted 910 687 585
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SIEM
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the Essex region.

SIEM Salary Trend in Essex

SIEM
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Cyber Security
3 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire
3 3 (37.50%) ArcSight
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (12.50%) ZENworks
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) IT Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Security Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) IT Security Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Senior IT Security Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Cyber Security
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ZENworks
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire
1 3 (37.50%) ArcSight
2 1 (12.50%) VMware