The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 215 228 250
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +22
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 27 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.19% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.25% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 4
Average salary £35,000 £59,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,600 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5839 5597 5763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.45% 77.95% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4755 5057
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SIEM
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +6 16 £49,000 -17.64% 4
Manchester +7 10 £35,000 -41.66%
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 25 (56.82%) CISSP
2 22 (50.00%) Information Security
3 18 (40.91%) Websense
3 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 17 (38.64%) ITIL
4 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
4 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
4 17 (38.64%) Splunk
5 16 (36.36%) Cyber Security
5 16 (36.36%) Nessus
6 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
6 15 (34.09%) CheckPoint
6 15 (34.09%) Symantec
6 15 (34.09%) McAfee
6 15 (34.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 15 (34.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (34.09%) Blue Coat
6 15 (34.09%) IronPort
7 13 (29.55%) McAfee ePO
7 13 (29.55%) Qualys
7 13 (29.55%) Network Security
7 13 (29.55%) Lumension
7 13 (29.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 13 (29.55%) Becrypt
7 13 (29.55%) LogRhythm
7 13 (29.55%) Snort
7 13 (29.55%) Juniper
7 13 (29.55%) Finance
8 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
8 12 (27.27%) Retail

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
1 15 (34.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (29.55%) Network Security
3 10 (22.73%) Firewall
4 7 (15.91%) HTTP
4 7 (15.91%) HTTPS
4 7 (15.91%) SSL
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Retail
3 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Security Specialist
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Security Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Security Specialist
4 7 (15.91%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Information Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Web Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Information Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Technician
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Information Security Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Information Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Information Security Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Information Security Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Application Security Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Tandem
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) GIS
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Information Security
2 17 (38.64%) ITIL
3 16 (36.36%) Cyber Security
4 15 (34.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (20.45%) ISMS
5 9 (20.45%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Service Management
6 7 (15.91%) Change Management
6 7 (15.91%) Migration
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL V2
8 4 (9.09%) Web Development
9 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
11 1 (2.27%) Information Security Management
11 1 (2.27%) Security Management
11 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
11 1 (2.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 1 (2.27%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) CISSP
2 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
2 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) EnCE
3 8 (18.18%) CEH
3 8 (18.18%) SSCP
4 5 (11.36%) CISM
5 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.82%) ISEB
6 3 (6.82%) CCNP
6 3 (6.82%) CCNA
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.82%) A+ Certification
7 2 (4.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Snort
2 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Nessus
2 13 (29.55%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (29.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Websense
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (38.64%) Splunk
3 15 (34.09%) CheckPoint
3 15 (34.09%) Symantec
3 15 (34.09%) McAfee
3 15 (34.09%) Blue Coat
3 15 (34.09%) IronPort
4 13 (29.55%) Qualys
4 13 (29.55%) Lumension
4 13 (29.55%) Becrypt
4 13 (29.55%) LogRhythm
4 13 (29.55%) Juniper
5 11 (25.00%) ArcSight
6 7 (15.91%) Fujitsu
7 3 (6.82%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.27%) Sun
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
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