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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 229 236 230
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 25 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 10
Average salary £42,049 £42,500 £59,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,219 £23,550 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £64,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
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
5777 6128 5466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 83.50% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 4867 4629
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Manchester +8 13 £42,049 +23.67% 10
Cheshire +3 11 £51,250 -5.96%
Cumbria - 1 £24,690 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (36.36%) CISSP
2 16 (36.36%) Firewall
2 16 (36.36%) Information Security
3 12 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (25.00%) Splunk
4 11 (25.00%) CISM
5 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
5 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (20.45%) Cyber Security
6 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (15.91%) Finance
6 7 (15.91%) UNIX
7 6 (13.64%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) Linux
7 6 (13.64%) Internet
7 6 (13.64%) Degree
7 6 (13.64%) CEH
7 6 (13.64%) Snort
7 6 (13.64%) Analytics
7 6 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (13.64%) ArcSight
8 5 (11.36%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (11.36%) LogRhythm
8 5 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (11.36%) Sourcefire
8 5 (11.36%) ISMS
8 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.36%) VMware
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) Firewall
2 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (13.64%) Internet
4 4 (9.09%) VPN
5 3 (6.82%) DMZ
6 2 (4.55%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) IPsec
7 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.27%) Network Security
7 1 (2.27%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.27%) DNS
7 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.27%) SSL
7 1 (2.27%) ICMP
7 1 (2.27%) SMTP
7 1 (2.27%) SNMP
7 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Security Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Security Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Senior IT Security Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) IT Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Information Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) NHS
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Tandem
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) UNIX
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Information Security
2 12 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (20.45%) Cyber Security
4 6 (13.64%) Analytics
4 6 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (13.64%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) ISMS
5 5 (11.36%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (9.09%) Computer Security
6 4 (9.09%) Information Management
6 4 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 4 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) CISSP
2 11 (25.00%) CISM
3 6 (13.64%) CEH
3 6 (13.64%) Degree
4 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) OSCP
5 2 (4.55%) CISA
6 1 (2.27%) GIAC
6 1 (2.27%) GCIH
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Snort
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Splunk
2 6 (13.64%) ArcSight
3 5 (11.36%) LogRhythm
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) Sourcefire
4 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.27%) LogLogic
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