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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 215 232 251
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +19
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 35 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.074% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.092% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 2
Average salary £60,000 £80,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +52.38%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%
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
6237 5435 5779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.00% 80.28% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5235 4561 4974
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +4 29 £60,000 -25.00% 7
Manchester - 2 £55,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £52,500 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 45 (77.59%) Information Security
2 38 (65.52%) CISSP
3 29 (50.00%) ArcSight
4 22 (37.93%) Finance
5 21 (36.21%) Cyber Security
6 17 (29.31%) Tandem
6 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
7 15 (25.86%) ITIL
7 15 (25.86%) GIS
8 14 (24.14%) SQL
9 13 (22.41%) MS Office
10 12 (20.69%) CCNP
10 12 (20.69%) CCNA
10 12 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (20.69%) A+ Certification
10 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
10 12 (20.69%) Splunk
11 10 (17.24%) Data Protection
11 10 (17.24%) Firewall
12 9 (15.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (15.52%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (15.52%) Sourcefire
12 9 (15.52%) ISMS
13 8 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (13.79%) Snort
13 8 (13.79%) PCI DSS
13 8 (13.79%) EnCE
13 8 (13.79%) Financial Institution
13 8 (13.79%) CISM

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Office
2 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Firewall
2 9 (15.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (8.62%) Network Security
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) LAN
5 1 (1.72%) WAN
5 1 (1.72%) HTTP
5 1 (1.72%) VPN
5 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.72%) SSL
5 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Big Data
1 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Financial Institution
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 5 (8.62%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) Security Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Security Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Security Manager
5 9 (15.52%) Information Security Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Information Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Technical Manager
6 7 (12.07%) Security Specialist
6 7 (12.07%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Information Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Information Specialist
8 4 (6.90%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Security Specialist
8 4 (6.90%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (6.90%) Web Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Operations Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Tandem
2 15 (25.86%) GIS
3 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) SecurID
6 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) UNIX
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (77.59%) Information Security
2 21 (36.21%) Cyber Security
3 15 (25.86%) ITIL
4 10 (17.24%) Data Protection
5 9 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (15.52%) ISMS
6 8 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.90%) Web Development
9 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.17%) People Management
9 3 (5.17%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (5.17%) ITIL V2
10 2 (3.45%) Anomaly Detection
10 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.72%) Migration
11 1 (1.72%) Service Management
11 1 (1.72%) Change Management
11 1 (1.72%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (65.52%) CISSP
2 12 (20.69%) CCNP
2 12 (20.69%) CCNA
2 12 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.69%) A+ Certification
3 8 (13.79%) EnCE
3 8 (13.79%) CISM
4 6 (10.34%) ISEB
5 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) CEH
6 2 (3.45%) CISA
6 2 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (13.79%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Snort
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Nessus
2 3 (5.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (5.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) Splunk
4 9 (15.52%) Sourcefire
5 8 (13.79%) Sun
6 6 (10.34%) Websense
7 4 (6.90%) McAfee
8 3 (5.17%) Juniper
8 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.17%) Symantec
8 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.17%) IronPort
8 3 (5.17%) Qualys
8 3 (5.17%) Becrypt
8 3 (5.17%) LogRhythm
8 3 (5.17%) Lumension
9 1 (1.72%) Fujitsu
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