The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 209 - 265
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 33 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% - 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% - 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 29 0 5
Average salary £47,500 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 - £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
SIEM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5616 5444 6390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.55% 82.24% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4818 4558 5523
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SIEM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SIEM Salary Trend in the North West

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

SIEM Salary Histogram in the North West

SIEM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cheshire - 27 £47,500 -
Manchester - 6 £52,500 - 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 39 (57.35%) Information Security
2 36 (52.94%) Finance
3 32 (47.06%) CISSP
4 30 (44.12%) Sourcefire
4 30 (44.12%) ArcSight
5 24 (35.29%) Splunk
6 23 (33.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (32.35%) Snort
7 22 (32.35%) Cyber Security
8 17 (25.00%) Tandem
8 17 (25.00%) GIS
8 17 (25.00%) Financial Institution
9 15 (22.06%) Linux
10 14 (20.59%) Windows
10 14 (20.59%) Management Information System
11 13 (19.12%) Network Security
12 12 (17.65%) Banking
12 12 (17.65%) SQL
13 11 (16.18%) MS Office
13 11 (16.18%) UNIX
13 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
13 11 (16.18%) CCNP
13 11 (16.18%) CCNA
13 11 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (16.18%) A+ Certification
13 11 (16.18%) Firewall
14 10 (14.71%) CISM
14 10 (14.71%) ISEB
14 10 (14.71%) SLA
14 10 (14.71%) Data Mining

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (1.47%) CMS
1 1 (1.47%) JBoss
1 1 (1.47%) Apache
1 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (19.12%) Network Security
3 11 (16.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) SSH
4 1 (1.47%) SMTP
4 1 (1.47%) SNMP
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) SSL
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) Data Mining
1 10 (14.71%) Big Data
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
General
1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 12 (17.65%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Analyst
2 19 (27.94%) Security Engineer
3 17 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Security Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Information Security Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Senior Technician
6 6 (8.82%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Information Specialist
9 3 (4.41%) Security Operations Manager
9 3 (4.41%) IT Operations Manager
9 3 (4.41%) IT Security Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Information Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Operations Manager
10 2 (2.94%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Tandem
1 17 (25.00%) GIS
2 14 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) SecurID
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) Windows
3 11 (16.18%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) Information Security
2 22 (32.35%) Cyber Security
3 10 (14.71%) Anomaly Detection
4 9 (13.24%) Data Protection
5 6 (8.82%) Network Design
6 3 (4.41%) People Management
6 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.41%) ITIL
6 3 (4.41%) Security Management
7 2 (2.94%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.47%) Change Control
8 1 (1.47%) Time Management
8 1 (1.47%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.47%) Java
2 1 (1.47%) PHP
2 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (47.06%) CISSP
2 11 (16.18%) CCNP
2 11 (16.18%) CCNA
2 11 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.18%) A+ Certification
3 10 (14.71%) CISM
3 10 (14.71%) ISEB
4 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (32.35%) Snort
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Nessus
2 1 (1.47%) Hyperic
2 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Sourcefire
1 30 (44.12%) ArcSight
2 24 (35.29%) Splunk
3 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.24%) Sun
5 7 (10.29%) Websense
6 4 (5.88%) McAfee
7 3 (4.41%) Lumension
7 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.94%) LogLogic
8 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.47%) Qualys
9 1 (1.47%) VMware
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
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