The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
South East / Kent
Rank 82 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 3 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.35% 0.64% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.70% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 7
Median salary £50,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-12.38% +9.37%

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
748 1005 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.10% 91.45% 85.06%
Number of salaries quoted 593 861 764
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 1 £47,500 -
SIEM
South East

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Kent region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 10 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (31.58%) CEH
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 6 (31.58%) System Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Time Management
5 6 (31.58%) OSCP
5 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) CREST Certified
5 6 (31.58%) SANS
5 6 (31.58%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 6 (31.58%) Secure Coding
6 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
7 4 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (21.05%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
9 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) CISSP
9 2 (10.53%) CISA
9 2 (10.53%) CISM
9 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (10.53%) COBIT
9 2 (10.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Security Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) IT Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) IT Security Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Security Consultant
3 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 5 (26.32%) IT Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Security Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Firewall Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) SIEM Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 10 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (31.58%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 6 (31.58%) Secure Coding
4 6 (31.58%) System Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Time Management
5 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
6 4 (21.05%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) ISMS
9 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
9 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CEH
1 6 (31.58%) CREST Certified
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
1 6 (31.58%) OSCP
1 6 (31.58%) SANS
2 2 (10.53%) CISA
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
2 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
2 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) VMware