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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 210 - 273
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 40 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% - 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 38 0 3
Average salary £58,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +27.77%
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
6113 5485 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.98% 80.76% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5259 4570 5624
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 - 32 £58,500 -
Manchester - 5 £53,750 - 2
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (73.13%) Information Security
2 37 (55.22%) CISSP
3 34 (50.75%) ArcSight
4 32 (47.76%) Finance
5 23 (34.33%) Cyber Security
6 21 (31.34%) Sourcefire
7 20 (29.85%) Tandem
8 19 (28.36%) Splunk
9 18 (26.87%) GIS
10 16 (23.88%) Management Information System
11 15 (22.39%) SQL
11 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
12 14 (20.90%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (19.40%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (19.40%) A+ Certification
13 13 (19.40%) CCNP
13 13 (19.40%) CCNA
13 13 (19.40%) Snort
13 13 (19.40%) MS Office
14 12 (17.91%) Data Protection
14 12 (17.91%) Financial Institution
14 12 (17.91%) Firewall
14 12 (17.91%) Banking
15 11 (16.42%) Network Security
16 10 (14.93%) ISEB
16 10 (14.93%) CISM
16 10 (14.93%) Linux
16 10 (14.93%) SLA
16 10 (14.93%) Sun
17 9 (13.43%) ITIL

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (19.40%) MS Office
2 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (17.91%) Firewall
3 11 (16.42%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.49%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Data Mining
1 6 (8.96%) Big Data
General
1 32 (47.76%) Finance
2 12 (17.91%) Banking
2 12 (17.91%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Analyst
2 18 (26.87%) Security Analyst
3 15 (22.39%) Security Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Security Manager
5 9 (13.43%) Information Security Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Technician
6 7 (10.45%) Technical Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Information Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Information Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) Information Security Specialist
9 3 (4.48%) IT Operations Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Web Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Security Operations Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Operations Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Tandem
2 18 (26.87%) GIS
3 16 (23.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.97%) SecurID
5 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) EFT
6 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Windows
3 8 (11.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (73.13%) Information Security
2 23 (34.33%) Cyber Security
3 12 (17.91%) Data Protection
4 9 (13.43%) ITIL
5 6 (8.96%) Anomaly Detection
6 5 (7.46%) ISMS
6 5 (7.46%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.48%) People Management
8 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.48%) Network Design
8 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.99%) Web Development
9 2 (2.99%) Security Management
10 1 (1.49%) Change Control
10 1 (1.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (1.49%) Information Security Management
10 1 (1.49%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (55.22%) CISSP
2 13 (19.40%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (19.40%) A+ Certification
2 13 (19.40%) CCNP
2 13 (19.40%) CCNA
3 10 (14.93%) ISEB
3 10 (14.93%) CISM
4 4 (5.97%) EnCE
5 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) SLA
2 6 (8.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Snort
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Nessus
2 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) ArcSight
2 21 (31.34%) Sourcefire
3 19 (28.36%) Splunk
4 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
5 10 (14.93%) Sun
6 7 (10.45%) Websense
7 2 (2.99%) McAfee
7 2 (2.99%) LogLogic
8 1 (1.49%) Lumension
8 1 (1.49%) Qualys
8 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
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