The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 92 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 8 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.73% 0.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 0
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -3.00%
SIEM
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
985 897 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.87% 86.25% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 861 803 857
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SIEM
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SIEM Salary Trend in Kent

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Kent

SIEM
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 2 £67,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £55,750 -
SIEM
South East

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (85.00%) Finance
2 15 (75.00%) Information Security
2 15 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (65.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 11 (55.00%) CISSP
5 10 (50.00%) CEH
5 10 (50.00%) CREST Certified
6 9 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Firewall
7 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (35.00%) Forcepoint
8 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) Linux
8 7 (35.00%) LAN
8 7 (35.00%) WAN
8 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (35.00%) System Testing
9 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (30.00%) Cisco
9 6 (30.00%) VMware
10 5 (25.00%) Unix
10 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
10 5 (25.00%) C
10 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
10 5 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 17 (85.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Consultant
1 11 (55.00%) IT Consultant
1 11 (55.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 11 (55.00%) Security Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) IT Security Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Information Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 9 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (35.00%) System Testing
6 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (20.00%) Data Security
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Security Management
9 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
10 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CISSP
2 10 (50.00%) CEH
2 10 (50.00%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
1 2 (10.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (35.00%) Forcepoint
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk
4 2 (10.00%) Tripwire
5 1 (5.00%) AlienVault