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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 184 239 250
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +11
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 48 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 8
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,157 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
4883 5618 6116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.67% 87.52% 85.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4118 4463 4928
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 3 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 3 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 +28 23 £55,000 +2.32% 3
Merseyside - 17 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire +20 2 £48,750 +2.63% 2
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 68 (64.15%) Information Security
2 45 (42.45%) Security Operations
3 44 (41.51%) CISSP
4 42 (39.62%) Firewall
5 38 (35.85%) Security Operations Centre
6 37 (34.91%) Windows
7 33 (31.13%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 27 (25.47%) Network Security
9 27 (25.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 27 (25.47%) Management Information System
10 25 (23.58%) PCI DSS
11 24 (22.64%) CISM
11 24 (22.64%) ITIL
12 22 (20.75%) Linux
12 22 (20.75%) Finance
12 22 (20.75%) ArcSight
13 21 (19.81%) Degree
13 21 (19.81%) CheckPoint
14 20 (18.87%) Risk Assessment
15 19 (17.92%) Vulnerability Management
15 19 (17.92%) Splunk
15 19 (17.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 18 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (16.98%) Juniper
17 17 (16.04%) Project Management
18 16 (15.09%) Change Management
19 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
19 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
20 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills

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 12 (11.32%) IIS
2 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 42 (39.62%) Firewall
2 27 (25.47%) Network Security
3 14 (13.21%) MPLS
3 14 (13.21%) TCP/IP
4 13 (12.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (9.43%) DNS
5 10 (9.43%) Internet
5 10 (9.43%) Junos
5 10 (9.43%) VLAN
6 9 (8.49%) DHCP
7 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.77%) Intranet
7 4 (3.77%) IP Telephony
7 4 (3.77%) VPN
8 2 (1.89%) IPv4
8 2 (1.89%) IPv6
8 2 (1.89%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.89%) Wireless
8 2 (1.89%) Wireless Security
8 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) Big Data
1 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.94%) MySQL
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (20.75%) Finance
2 13 (12.26%) Banking
2 13 (12.26%) Law
3 6 (5.66%) Legal
4 4 (3.77%) Marketing
5 3 (2.83%) Retail
5 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (30.19%) Analyst
2 17 (16.04%) Consultant
2 17 (16.04%) Security Analyst
2 17 (16.04%) Security Consultant
3 16 (15.09%) Security Specialist
4 15 (14.15%) IT Consultant
4 15 (14.15%) IT Security Consultant
5 14 (13.21%) IT Security Specialist
6 13 (12.26%) SOC Analyst
7 11 (10.38%) SOC Specialist
8 9 (8.49%) Penetration Tester
8 9 (8.49%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (8.49%) Tester
9 8 (7.55%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 8 (7.55%) IT Manager
10 7 (6.60%) Senior Security Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Information Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Information Security Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) Security Manager
12 5 (4.72%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 38 (35.85%) Security Operations Centre
2 27 (25.47%) Management Information System
3 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (12.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (10.38%) Client/Server
5 11 (10.38%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.72%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.83%) PKI
8 1 (0.94%) BYOD
8 1 (0.94%) CESG
8 1 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.91%) Windows
2 22 (20.75%) Linux
3 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
4 14 (13.21%) Unix
5 3 (2.83%) Solaris
6 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (64.15%) Information Security
2 45 (42.45%) Security Operations
3 33 (31.13%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (25.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 24 (22.64%) ITIL
6 20 (18.87%) Risk Assessment
7 19 (17.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 19 (17.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 18 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (16.04%) Project Management
10 16 (15.09%) Change Management
11 14 (13.21%) Reverse Engineering
12 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
12 13 (12.26%) Security Architecture
13 12 (11.32%) Malware Analysis
13 12 (11.32%) Mentoring
14 11 (10.38%) Performance Management
14 11 (10.38%) Portfolio Management
14 11 (10.38%) Test Strategy
15 10 (9.43%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.83%) C#
1 3 (2.83%) C++
1 3 (2.83%) Python
2 2 (1.89%) C
2 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (41.51%) CISSP
2 24 (22.64%) CISM
3 21 (19.81%) Degree
4 13 (12.26%) GCIH
5 12 (11.32%) GIAC
6 11 (10.38%) IISP
7 9 (8.49%) CEH
8 8 (7.55%) SANS
9 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.77%) ISACA
11 3 (2.83%) CREST Certified
11 3 (2.83%) GCIA
11 3 (2.83%) OSCP
11 3 (2.83%) Tigerscheme
12 2 (1.89%) EnCE
12 2 (1.89%) GCFA
12 2 (1.89%) GREM
12 2 (1.89%) ISEB
12 2 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (23.58%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.66%) COBIT
4 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.89%) SLA
5 1 (0.94%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.94%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.94%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.94%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.94%) Val IT
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) Snort
4 1 (0.94%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) QRadar
2 2 (1.89%) EnCase
Vendors
1 22 (20.75%) ArcSight
2 21 (19.81%) CheckPoint
3 19 (17.92%) Splunk
4 18 (16.98%) Juniper
5 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
6 12 (11.32%) Intel Security
7 8 (7.55%) VMware
8 7 (6.60%) Cisco
9 4 (3.77%) AlienVault
9 4 (3.77%) GFI Software
10 3 (2.83%) F5
10 3 (2.83%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.89%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.89%) FireEye
11 2 (1.89%) IBM
11 2 (1.89%) Imperva
11 2 (1.89%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.89%) NetWitness
11 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.94%) Citrix
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