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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 143 173 153
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 22 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.61% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.18% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 5
Average salary £38,000 £41,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.87% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,909 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,250 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
3175 3248 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.95% 85.77% 82.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2482 2596 1843
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Leeds

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 33 (63.46%) Firewall
2 30 (57.69%) Information Security
3 24 (46.15%) Windows
4 23 (44.23%) Security Testing
5 22 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (34.62%) PCI DSS
7 16 (30.77%) Wireless
8 15 (28.85%) SSL
9 14 (26.92%) CISSP
9 14 (26.92%) UNIX
10 12 (23.08%) Cryptography
10 12 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (23.08%) CEH
11 11 (21.15%) ITIL
12 10 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (17.31%) Cyber Security
13 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
13 9 (17.31%) CHFI
13 9 (17.31%) Application Packaging
13 9 (17.31%) C
13 9 (17.31%) Ethical Hacking
13 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
13 9 (17.31%) GIAC
14 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
14 8 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
15 7 (13.46%) ArcSight
16 6 (11.54%) Degree
16 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 33 (63.46%) Firewall
2 16 (30.77%) Wireless
3 15 (28.85%) SSL
4 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.77%) DNS
5 3 (5.77%) Network Security
5 3 (5.77%) HTTP
6 1 (1.92%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.92%) Telnet
6 1 (1.92%) LDAP
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) SMTP
6 1 (1.92%) DHCP
6 1 (1.92%) FTP
General
1 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
1 5 (9.62%) Games
1 5 (9.62%) Banking
1 5 (9.62%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Analyst
2 29 (55.77%) Security Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Information Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) IT Security Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Information Security Officer
4 9 (17.31%) IT Security Officer
4 9 (17.31%) Security Officer
5 7 (13.46%) Consultant
6 6 (11.54%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Information Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Principal Security Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) Application Packaging
2 5 (9.62%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Cryptography
2 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.62%) SecurID
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) UNIX
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
4 4 (7.69%) AIX
4 4 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Information Security
2 23 (44.23%) Security Testing
3 12 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (21.15%) ITIL
5 10 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (17.31%) Cyber Security
6 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
6 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
6 9 (17.31%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.62%) TOGAF
8 5 (9.62%) OpenUP
9 4 (7.69%) Security Architecture
9 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (7.69%) Line Management
9 4 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) C
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) CISSP
2 12 (23.08%) CEH
3 9 (17.31%) CHFI
3 9 (17.31%) GIAC
4 6 (11.54%) Degree
5 5 (9.62%) PCI QSA
5 5 (9.62%) CRISC
5 5 (9.62%) CISA
5 5 (9.62%) CISM
6 3 (5.77%) GCIH
6 3 (5.77%) SSCP
6 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.92%) CCNP
8 1 (1.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (34.62%) PCI DSS
3 8 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (11.54%) SLA
5 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) ArcSight
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco
2 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
3 5 (9.62%) Qualys
4 2 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (1.92%) Splunk
5 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Juniper