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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 83 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 5 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.46% - 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% - 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 14
Average salary £50,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
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
819 885 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 74.59% 80.02% 72.09%
Number of salaries quoted 619 693 625
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) McAfee
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) TippingPoint
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) ZENworks
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 1 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) IT Security Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Security Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) IT Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior IT Security Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Security Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Security Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) McAfee
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) F5
1 3 (33.33%) TippingPoint
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft