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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 69 94 77
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 28 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.75% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 3 2
Average salary £37,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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
845 843 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.01% 76.29% 76.02%
Number of salaries quoted 714 721 555
Average salary £41,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.74% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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
Folkestone - 9 £31,250 -
SIEM
South East

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 35 (92.11%) PCI DSS
2 34 (89.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (73.68%) Information Security
4 25 (65.79%) E-Commerce
4 25 (65.79%) CheckPoint
5 21 (55.26%) Management Information System
6 20 (52.63%) Firewall
6 20 (52.63%) Internet
6 20 (52.63%) Degree
6 20 (52.63%) Kalman Filter
7 18 (47.37%) Tripwire
8 15 (39.47%) CISSP
9 14 (36.84%) Websense
9 14 (36.84%) IBM
10 13 (34.21%) SQL
10 13 (34.21%) Windows
10 13 (34.21%) AIX
10 13 (34.21%) Linux
10 13 (34.21%) Proofpoint
11 10 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (23.68%) System Testing
12 9 (23.68%) LogRhythm
13 8 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
13 8 (21.05%) CEH
13 8 (21.05%) Finance
13 8 (21.05%) CISA
13 8 (21.05%) SSCP
14 7 (18.42%) Apple
14 7 (18.42%) Oracle Reports

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) Internet
1 20 (52.63%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Consultant
1 27 (71.05%) Security Consultant
2 16 (42.11%) IT Consultant
2 16 (42.11%) IT Security Consultant
3 9 (23.68%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Security Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Tester
5 6 (15.79%) Junior
5 6 (15.79%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (15.79%) Junior Tester
6 5 (13.16%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Junior Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Security Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Lead Security Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
1 13 (34.21%) AIX
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Information Security
2 25 (65.79%) E-Commerce
3 20 (52.63%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (23.68%) System Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (15.79%) OWASP
7 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Degree
2 15 (39.47%) CISSP
3 8 (21.05%) SSCP
3 8 (21.05%) CISA
3 8 (21.05%) CEH
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (92.11%) PCI DSS
2 34 (89.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) CheckPoint
2 18 (47.37%) Tripwire
3 14 (36.84%) IBM
3 14 (36.84%) Websense
4 13 (34.21%) Proofpoint
5 9 (23.68%) LogRhythm
6 7 (18.42%) Apple
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle
6 7 (18.42%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) Tufin
7 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.63%) McAfee