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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 229 229 250
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 27 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.15% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.19% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 5
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £37,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
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
6193 5371 5759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.78% 79.32% 78.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5022 4552 4952
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 £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 0 19 £49,000 -38.75% 2
Manchester -8 6 £34,000 -43.33%
Lancashire +1 1 £52,500 +40.00%
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (55.77%) CISSP
1 29 (55.77%) Information Security
2 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 19 (36.54%) Splunk
4 18 (34.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (34.62%) Cyber Security
4 18 (34.62%) Finance
5 17 (32.69%) ITIL
6 16 (30.77%) Websense
6 16 (30.77%) ArcSight
7 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
7 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
7 15 (28.85%) Snort
8 14 (26.92%) Nessus
8 14 (26.92%) McAfee
9 13 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 13 (25.00%) Symantec
9 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (25.00%) Blue Coat
9 13 (25.00%) IronPort
9 13 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (23.08%) MS Office
11 11 (21.15%) Juniper
11 11 (21.15%) Management Information System
11 11 (21.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 11 (21.15%) Becrypt
11 11 (21.15%) LogRhythm
11 11 (21.15%) Lumension
11 11 (21.15%) McAfee ePO

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) MS Office
2 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (19.23%) Network Security
4 9 (17.31%) Firewall
5 5 (9.62%) HTTP
5 5 (9.62%) HTTPS
5 5 (9.62%) SSL
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) WAN
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
1 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Retail
3 7 (13.46%) Financial Institution
4 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Law
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 13 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Security Specialist
4 7 (13.46%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Information Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Security Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Information Security Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Security Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Security Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Information Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Security Monitoring Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Web Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Technician
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.54%) Tandem
4 5 (9.62%) GIS
5 2 (3.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Information Security
2 18 (34.62%) Cyber Security
3 17 (32.69%) ITIL
4 13 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (17.31%) ISMS
5 9 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.54%) Data Protection
8 5 (9.62%) ITIL V2
8 5 (9.62%) Migration
8 5 (9.62%) Change Management
8 5 (9.62%) Service Management
9 4 (7.69%) Web Development
10 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 1 (1.92%) Web Application Development
11 1 (1.92%) Anomaly Detection
11 1 (1.92%) Information Security Management
11 1 (1.92%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) CISSP
2 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) CEH
3 8 (15.38%) EnCE
3 8 (15.38%) SSCP
4 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (13.46%) A+ Certification
4 7 (13.46%) CCNP
4 7 (13.46%) CCNA
5 5 (9.62%) CISM
6 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) ISEB
8 2 (3.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Snort
2 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) Nessus
2 11 (21.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 11 (21.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) Splunk
3 16 (30.77%) Websense
3 16 (30.77%) ArcSight
4 14 (26.92%) McAfee
5 13 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 13 (25.00%) Symantec
5 13 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 13 (25.00%) IronPort
6 11 (21.15%) Juniper
6 11 (21.15%) Becrypt
6 11 (21.15%) LogRhythm
6 11 (21.15%) Lumension
6 11 (21.15%) Qualys
7 8 (15.38%) Sourcefire
8 5 (9.62%) Fujitsu
9 4 (7.69%) Sun
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