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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 214 226 248
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 21 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.24% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.29% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 3
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -
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
5363 5763 5820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.84% 82.20% 79.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4284 4638 4815
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 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -4 11 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Manchester +21 5 £53,750 - 6
Cumbria - 3 £30,157 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 36 (65.45%) Sourcefire
2 33 (60.00%) Splunk
3 30 (54.55%) Snort
3 30 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 29 (52.73%) Finance
5 21 (38.18%) Financial Institution
6 19 (34.55%) Information Security
7 17 (30.91%) Firewall
8 15 (27.27%) Linux
9 13 (23.64%) UNIX
9 13 (23.64%) Windows
10 12 (21.82%) CISSP
11 11 (20.00%) Big Data
12 10 (18.18%) Network Security
13 9 (16.36%) Cyber Security
13 9 (16.36%) Anomaly Detection
13 9 (16.36%) Data Mining
14 8 (14.55%) Banking
15 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
15 7 (12.73%) ArcSight
16 6 (10.91%) Nessus
16 6 (10.91%) Network Design
16 6 (10.91%) CISM
16 6 (10.91%) ISEB
16 6 (10.91%) Websense
16 6 (10.91%) SLA
17 4 (7.27%) Degree
18 3 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
18 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 3 (5.45%) Lumension

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1 (1.82%) JBoss
1 1 (1.82%) Apache
1 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 17 (30.91%) Firewall
3 10 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (3.64%) SSL
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 2 (3.64%) SMTP
4 2 (3.64%) SNMP
5 1 (1.82%) SSH
5 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) Extranet
5 1 (1.82%) IPsec
5 1 (1.82%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Big Data
2 9 (16.36%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
General
1 29 (52.73%) Finance
2 21 (38.18%) Financial Institution
3 8 (14.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Analyst
2 20 (36.36%) Security Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Technician
5 3 (5.45%) Performance Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Information Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Security Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) Information Security Specialist
7 1 (1.82%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Firewall Specialist
7 1 (1.82%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.82%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) NHS
3 2 (3.64%) Tandem
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) SecurID
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) EFT
4 1 (1.82%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) UNIX
2 13 (23.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Information Security
2 9 (16.36%) Cyber Security
2 9 (16.36%) Anomaly Detection
3 6 (10.91%) Network Design
4 3 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL
4 3 (5.45%) Security Management
4 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.64%) ISMS
6 1 (1.82%) Change Control
6 1 (1.82%) Time Management
6 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.82%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) PHP
2 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) CISSP
2 6 (10.91%) CISM
2 6 (10.91%) ISEB
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Snort
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Nessus
2 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.82%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) Sourcefire
2 33 (60.00%) Splunk
3 7 (12.73%) ArcSight
4 6 (10.91%) Websense
5 3 (5.45%) Lumension
5 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.45%) McAfee
5 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.64%) LogLogic
7 1 (1.82%) Qualys
7 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) Sun
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
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