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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 238 226 242
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 15 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 8
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £59,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,719 £35,000 £52,150
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5557 5720 6003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.85% 82.54% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4504 4554 5135
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 8 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Cheshire -16 3 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Cumbria - 2 £24,690 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (53.33%) Splunk
2 22 (48.89%) Sourcefire
3 21 (46.67%) Snort
3 21 (46.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (44.44%) Finance
5 17 (37.78%) Financial Institution
6 16 (35.56%) Information Security
7 15 (33.33%) Firewall
8 11 (24.44%) Cyber Security
9 9 (20.00%) Linux
10 8 (17.78%) UNIX
11 7 (15.56%) CISSP
12 6 (13.33%) Windows
12 6 (13.33%) SQL
12 6 (13.33%) Big Data
12 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (11.11%) ISMS
13 5 (11.11%) NHS
14 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
14 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
14 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
14 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
14 4 (8.89%) Network Security
14 4 (8.89%) Degree
14 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
14 4 (8.89%) Anomaly Detection
15 3 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
15 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 3 (6.67%) SLA
15 3 (6.67%) VMware

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.22%) JBoss
1 1 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (8.89%) Network Security
4 2 (4.44%) SMTP
4 2 (4.44%) SNMP
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) SSL
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) Extranet
5 1 (2.22%) ICMP
5 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) IPsec
5 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Big Data
2 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 17 (37.78%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Information Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Manager
6 2 (4.44%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Monitoring Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Security Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) NHS
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Tandem
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) UNIX
3 6 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Information Security
2 11 (24.44%) Cyber Security
3 5 (11.11%) ISMS
4 4 (8.89%) Anomaly Detection
4 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.67%) Security Management
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (4.44%) Network Design
6 2 (4.44%) Computer Security
6 2 (4.44%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (2.22%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (2.22%) Time Management
7 1 (2.22%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) CISSP
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CISM
4 1 (2.22%) CEH
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Snort
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Nessus
1 1 (2.22%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Splunk
2 22 (48.89%) Sourcefire
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.44%) McAfee
5 2 (4.44%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.44%) Lumension
5 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.44%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.22%) Websense
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
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