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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 226 235 248
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 35 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.059% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.074% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 1
Average salary £58,500 £80,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.87% +52.38%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +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
6272 5419 5620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.91% 80.15% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5286 4570 4856
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 31 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 31 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 +14 28 £58,500 -26.87% 2
Manchester - 2 £55,000 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £52,500 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 47 (77.05%) Information Security
2 40 (65.57%) CISSP
3 33 (54.10%) ArcSight
4 24 (39.34%) Finance
5 22 (36.07%) Cyber Security
6 19 (31.15%) Tandem
7 17 (27.87%) GIS
7 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
8 15 (24.59%) SQL
8 15 (24.59%) ITIL
9 13 (21.31%) MS Office
9 13 (21.31%) CCNP
9 13 (21.31%) CCNA
9 13 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (21.31%) A+ Certification
9 13 (21.31%) Splunk
10 12 (19.67%) Firewall
11 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
11 11 (18.03%) Data Protection
12 9 (14.75%) ISMS
12 9 (14.75%) Sourcefire
12 9 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (14.75%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (14.75%) Sun
13 8 (13.11%) CISM
13 8 (13.11%) Financial Institution
13 8 (13.11%) EnCE
13 8 (13.11%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (13.11%) PCI DSS
13 8 (13.11%) Kalman Filter

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (21.31%) MS Office
2 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) Firewall
2 8 (13.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (9.84%) Network Security
4 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.64%) LAN
5 1 (1.64%) WAN
5 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.28%) Big Data
General
1 24 (39.34%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Financial Institution
3 7 (11.48%) Banking
4 5 (8.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Analyst
2 15 (24.59%) Security Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Security Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Security Manager
5 9 (14.75%) Information Security Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Information Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Technical Manager
6 7 (11.48%) Security Specialist
6 7 (11.48%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Information Security Specialist
7 5 (8.20%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Information Specialist
7 5 (8.20%) Information Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Security Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) Web Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Security Monitoring Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Security Operations Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Technician
9 3 (4.92%) IT Operations Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) Tandem
2 17 (27.87%) GIS
3 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) SecurID
5 2 (3.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) UNIX
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (77.05%) Information Security
2 22 (36.07%) Cyber Security
3 15 (24.59%) ITIL
4 11 (18.03%) Data Protection
5 9 (14.75%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (14.75%) ISMS
6 8 (13.11%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.56%) Web Development
9 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.92%) ITIL V2
9 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.92%) People Management
10 2 (3.28%) Anomaly Detection
10 2 (3.28%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.28%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (1.64%) Web Application Development
11 1 (1.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 1 (1.64%) Information Security Management
11 1 (1.64%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (65.57%) CISSP
2 13 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (21.31%) A+ Certification
2 13 (21.31%) CCNP
2 13 (21.31%) CCNA
3 8 (13.11%) CISM
3 8 (13.11%) EnCE
4 6 (9.84%) ISEB
5 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) CEH
6 2 (3.28%) SSCP
6 2 (3.28%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (13.11%) PCI DSS
3 6 (9.84%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Snort
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Nessus
2 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) ArcSight
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.31%) Splunk
4 9 (14.75%) Sun
4 9 (14.75%) Sourcefire
5 5 (8.20%) Websense
6 3 (4.92%) McAfee
7 2 (3.28%) Lumension
7 2 (3.28%) Becrypt
7 2 (3.28%) LogRhythm
7 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.28%) IronPort
7 2 (3.28%) Qualys
7 2 (3.28%) Juniper
7 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.28%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70k, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 11 days ago