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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 217 241 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 36 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.058% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.071% -
Number of salaries quoted 33 4 0
Average salary £58,500 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £59,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.01% +31.11%
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
6218 5604 6058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.77% 80.73% 79.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5353 4699 5302
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +21 29 £58,500 -26.87% 2
Manchester - 4 £52,500 - 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 46 (76.67%) Information Security
2 37 (61.67%) ArcSight
3 36 (60.00%) CISSP
4 27 (45.00%) Finance
5 24 (40.00%) Cyber Security
6 20 (33.33%) Tandem
7 18 (30.00%) GIS
8 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 15 (25.00%) SQL
9 15 (25.00%) Splunk
10 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (21.67%) A+ Certification
10 13 (21.67%) MS Office
10 13 (21.67%) CCNP
10 13 (21.67%) CCNA
10 13 (21.67%) Management Information System
11 12 (20.00%) Data Protection
12 11 (18.33%) Firewall
12 11 (18.33%) Sourcefire
12 11 (18.33%) ITIL
13 10 (16.67%) Sun
14 9 (15.00%) Network Security
15 8 (13.33%) SLA
15 8 (13.33%) ISEB
15 8 (13.33%) CISM
15 8 (13.33%) Banking
15 8 (13.33%) Financial Institution
16 7 (11.67%) Intrusion Detection
16 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
17 6 (10.00%) Linux

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (21.67%) MS Office
2 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Firewall
2 9 (15.00%) Network Security
3 7 (11.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 27 (45.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
2 8 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Security Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Security Manager
5 9 (15.00%) Information Security Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Technical Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Security Specialist
7 5 (8.33%) Information Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Technician
7 5 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Information Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) Security Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Operations Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Information Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Tandem
2 18 (30.00%) GIS
3 13 (21.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) SecurID
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) Information Security
2 24 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 12 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 11 (18.33%) ITIL
5 5 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (8.33%) ISMS
6 4 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.00%) People Management
8 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.33%) Web Development
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL V2
8 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.33%) Anomaly Detection
9 1 (1.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (1.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (1.67%) Information Security Management
9 1 (1.67%) Data Security
9 1 (1.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (60.00%) CISSP
2 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (21.67%) A+ Certification
2 13 (21.67%) CCNP
2 13 (21.67%) CCNA
3 8 (13.33%) ISEB
3 8 (13.33%) CISM
4 4 (6.67%) EnCE
5 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) CEH
7 1 (1.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Snort
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 37 (61.67%) ArcSight
2 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.00%) Splunk
4 11 (18.33%) Sourcefire
5 10 (16.67%) Sun
6 6 (10.00%) Websense
7 2 (3.33%) McAfee
7 2 (3.33%) LogLogic
8 1 (1.67%) Lumension
8 1 (1.67%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.67%) IronPort
8 1 (1.67%) Qualys
8 1 (1.67%) Juniper
8 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.67%) Symantec
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