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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 104 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.27% - 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £41,250 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%
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
931 955 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.02% 84.89% 70.55%
Number of salaries quoted 826 817 438
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 23 January 2015. 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
Maidstone - 2 £37,500 -
SIEM
South East

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
3 9 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Information Security
4 8 (42.11%) CISSP
4 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
5 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco
5 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) AIX
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Change Management
7 5 (26.32%) Service Management
7 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
8 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (21.05%) Advertising
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) Citrix
9 3 (15.79%) Apple
9 3 (15.79%) Internet
9 3 (15.79%) Data Security
9 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (21.05%) Advertising
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) German Language
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Security Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Security Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) IT Operations Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Security Operations Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Junior
5 3 (15.79%) IT Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (10.53%) Security Officer
6 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
2 9 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Information Security
3 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
5 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (15.79%) Data Security
7 2 (10.53%) OWASP
7 2 (10.53%) System Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CISSP
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CEH
4 1 (5.26%) CISM
4 1 (5.26%) PCI QSA
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
2 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nessus
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
1 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Apple
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Splunk
6 1 (5.26%) Websense
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Palantir
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds