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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 172 156 150
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 13 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 6
Average salary £57,500 £58,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,550 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
3253 2461 2190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 85.88% 85.33% 80.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2455 1974 1823
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
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 30 October 2014.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Leeds

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) SSL
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (50.00%) UNIX
3 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (35.00%) Service Management
4 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (35.00%) Wireless
4 7 (35.00%) AIX
4 7 (35.00%) Solaris
4 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (35.00%) OWASP
4 7 (35.00%) Security Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (35.00%) Coaching
4 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (30.00%) Nessus
5 6 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (25.00%) Line Management
6 5 (25.00%) C
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) CISSP

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) SSL
3 7 (35.00%) Wireless
4 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) SNMP
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (15.00%) Internet
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Security Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (15.00%) IT Security Officer
5 3 (15.00%) Security Officer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) UNIX
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) AIX
3 7 (35.00%) Solaris
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Service Management
2 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (35.00%) OWASP
2 7 (35.00%) Security Architecture
2 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (35.00%) Coaching
3 6 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (25.00%) Line Management
5 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) CEH
2 3 (15.00%) CHFI
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Nessus
2 3 (15.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (15.00%) ScanSafe
3 3 (15.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.00%) Symantec
3 3 (15.00%) McAfee
3 3 (15.00%) Altiris
4 1 (5.00%) Capita
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk