The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 136 175 147
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -28
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 32 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.94% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.15% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 11
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -36.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,400 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
SIEM
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3010 2747 2444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.74% 82.92% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2405 2114 2069
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SIEM
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SIEM Salary Trend in Leeds

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Leeds

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 32 (71.11%) Information Security
2 31 (68.89%) Firewall
3 24 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (53.33%) PCI DSS
4 21 (46.67%) Windows
5 18 (40.00%) Wireless
6 17 (37.78%) SSL
7 16 (35.56%) Management Information System
7 16 (35.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (35.56%) Security Testing
8 15 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 15 (33.33%) CISSP
9 14 (31.11%) UNIX
10 11 (24.44%) Linux
10 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
10 11 (24.44%) CEH
11 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
11 10 (22.22%) Cisco
11 10 (22.22%) Service Management
11 10 (22.22%) AIX
11 10 (22.22%) Solaris
11 10 (22.22%) ITIL
11 10 (22.22%) CheckPoint
11 10 (22.22%) OWASP
11 10 (22.22%) Security Architecture
11 10 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
11 10 (22.22%) Coaching
12 9 (20.00%) GIAC
13 8 (17.78%) Cryptography

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 31 (68.89%) Firewall
2 18 (40.00%) Wireless
3 17 (37.78%) SSL
4 3 (6.67%) SNMP
5 2 (4.44%) Network Security
5 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.44%) DNS
5 2 (4.44%) HTTP
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (13.33%) Retail
2 5 (11.11%) Games
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Analyst
2 22 (48.89%) Security Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Information Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Security Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 5 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (11.11%) IT Security Officer
6 5 (11.11%) Security Officer
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Principal Security Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Information Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Principal Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.78%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) UNIX
3 11 (24.44%) Linux
4 10 (22.22%) AIX
4 10 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Information Security
2 16 (35.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 16 (35.56%) Security Testing
3 15 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
5 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 10 (22.22%) Service Management
5 10 (22.22%) ITIL
5 10 (22.22%) OWASP
5 10 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 10 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 10 (22.22%) Coaching
6 8 (17.78%) Line Management
7 7 (15.56%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 5 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) CISSP
2 11 (24.44%) CEH
3 9 (20.00%) GIAC
4 5 (11.11%) CISA
4 5 (11.11%) CISM
4 5 (11.11%) CRISC
4 5 (11.11%) CHFI
4 5 (11.11%) PCI QSA
4 5 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) GCIH
5 2 (4.44%) SSCP
6 1 (2.22%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 24 (53.33%) PCI DSS
2 6 (13.33%) SLA
3 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Nessus
1 3 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Cisco
1 10 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.67%) Altiris
2 3 (6.67%) ScanSafe
2 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.22%) Capita
3 1 (2.22%) Splunk
3 1 (2.22%) ArcSight