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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 178 230 235
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +5
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 51 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 47 17 16
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
4767 5445 5857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.91% 88.26% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4043 4349 4707
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 29 £55,000 +32.53% 2
Merseyside - 13 £50,000 -
Cheshire +22 2 £47,500 - 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 60 (61.86%) Information Security
2 39 (40.21%) Firewall
3 38 (39.18%) CISSP
4 36 (37.11%) Security Operations
5 33 (34.02%) Security Operations Centre
6 30 (30.93%) Windows
6 30 (30.93%) Penetration Testing
7 28 (28.87%) Network Security
8 27 (27.84%) ITIL
9 26 (26.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 26 (26.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 25 (25.77%) Finance
10 25 (25.77%) PCI DSS
11 24 (24.74%) CheckPoint
12 22 (22.68%) Juniper
13 21 (21.65%) ArcSight
14 20 (20.62%) Splunk
14 20 (20.62%) CISM
15 19 (19.59%) Cybersecurity
15 19 (19.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 18 (18.56%) Windows Server
16 18 (18.56%) Risk Assessment
16 18 (18.56%) MPLS
17 16 (16.49%) Project Management
17 16 (16.49%) Change Management
17 16 (16.49%) TCP/IP
17 16 (16.49%) Management Information System
17 16 (16.49%) Degree
18 15 (15.46%) Mentoring
19 14 (14.43%) Law

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.34%) IIS
2 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 39 (40.21%) Firewall
2 28 (28.87%) Network Security
3 18 (18.56%) MPLS
4 16 (16.49%) TCP/IP
5 12 (12.37%) DNS
5 12 (12.37%) Junos
5 12 (12.37%) VLAN
6 11 (11.34%) DHCP
6 11 (11.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.19%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.06%) IPv4
8 2 (2.06%) IPv6
8 2 (2.06%) LAN
8 2 (2.06%) tcpdump
8 2 (2.06%) VPN
8 2 (2.06%) WAN
8 2 (2.06%) Wireless
8 2 (2.06%) Wireless Security
8 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) Big Data
1 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.03%) MySQL
General
1 25 (25.77%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Law
3 13 (13.40%) Banking
4 6 (6.19%) Marketing
5 4 (4.12%) Legal
6 3 (3.09%) Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (31.96%) Analyst
2 19 (19.59%) Security Specialist
3 16 (16.49%) IT Security Specialist
4 15 (15.46%) Security Analyst
5 14 (14.43%) SOC Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Consultant
6 12 (12.37%) Security Consultant
7 10 (10.31%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 9 (9.28%) IT Manager
8 9 (9.28%) Penetration Tester
8 9 (9.28%) Tester
9 8 (8.25%) Information Analyst
9 8 (8.25%) Information Security Analyst
9 8 (8.25%) IT Consultant
9 8 (8.25%) IT Security Consultant
10 7 (7.22%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) SIEM Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) CISSP Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) SOC Specialist
12 5 (5.15%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.02%) Security Operations Centre
2 16 (16.49%) Management Information System
3 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.34%) Client/Server
4 11 (11.34%) Data Centre
5 8 (8.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (7.22%) PKI
7 5 (5.15%) Cryptography
8 3 (3.09%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.03%) BYOD
9 1 (1.03%) CESG
9 1 (1.03%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (1.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) Windows
2 18 (18.56%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.40%) Linux
4 8 (8.25%) Unix
5 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.86%) Information Security
2 36 (37.11%) Security Operations
3 30 (30.93%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (27.84%) ITIL
5 26 (26.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (19.59%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (19.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 18 (18.56%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (16.49%) Change Management
8 16 (16.49%) Project Management
9 15 (15.46%) Mentoring
10 13 (13.40%) Digital Forensics
10 13 (13.40%) Security Architecture
11 12 (12.37%) Reverse Engineering
12 11 (11.34%) Performance Management
12 11 (11.34%) Portfolio Management
12 11 (11.34%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (11.34%) Test Strategy
12 11 (11.34%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (10.31%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.06%) Python
2 1 (1.03%) C#
2 1 (1.03%) C++
2 1 (1.03%) Perl
2 1 (1.03%) PHP
2 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (39.18%) CISSP
2 20 (20.62%) CISM
3 16 (16.49%) Degree
4 12 (12.37%) GCIH
5 11 (11.34%) IISP
6 9 (9.28%) GIAC
7 4 (4.12%) ISACA
7 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.06%) CEH
8 2 (2.06%) EnCE
8 2 (2.06%) GCFA
8 2 (2.06%) GREM
8 2 (2.06%) ISEB
8 2 (2.06%) MCSE
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.06%) SANS
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (26.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (25.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.06%) COBIT
3 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.06%) SLA
4 1 (1.03%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.03%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (1.03%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.03%) SSAE 16
4 1 (1.03%) Val IT
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) Snort
4 1 (1.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) QRadar
2 2 (2.06%) EnCase
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) CheckPoint
2 22 (22.68%) Juniper
3 21 (21.65%) ArcSight
4 20 (20.62%) Splunk
5 12 (12.37%) Intel Security
6 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.31%) VMware
7 9 (9.28%) Cisco
8 6 (6.19%) GFI Software
9 3 (3.09%) F5
9 3 (3.09%) LogRhythm
10 2 (2.06%) AlienVault
10 2 (2.06%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.06%) FireEye
10 2 (2.06%) IBM
10 2 (2.06%) Imperva
10 2 (2.06%) NetWitness
11 1 (1.03%) Citrix
11 1 (1.03%) Sophos
11 1 (1.03%) Symantec
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