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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 240 193 228
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +35
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 18 51 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.83% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.95% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 36
Median salary £43,500 £52,500 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,875 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,750 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
5549 5389 6384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.26% 87.81% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 4410 5463
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -34 14 £47,000 -10.47% 5
Cheshire +16 2 £38,750 -26.19%
Merseyside -10 1 £37,500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 29 (55.77%) Firewall
2 25 (48.08%) Information Security
3 20 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (36.54%) Network Security
4 19 (36.54%) PCI DSS
4 19 (36.54%) CISSP
4 19 (36.54%) CheckPoint
5 18 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (32.69%) Windows
7 16 (30.77%) ITIL
7 16 (30.77%) Finance
7 16 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (26.92%) Management Information System
8 14 (26.92%) Security Operations
9 13 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 13 (25.00%) Splunk
9 13 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 13 (25.00%) CISM
9 13 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (25.00%) Degree
10 10 (19.23%) Law
10 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
10 10 (19.23%) Juniper
10 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
11 9 (17.31%) Cisco
11 9 (17.31%) Intel Security
11 9 (17.31%) Change Management
11 9 (17.31%) ArcSight
11 9 (17.31%) Data Loss Prevention

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 6 (11.54%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (55.77%) Firewall
2 19 (36.54%) Network Security
3 13 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.62%) DHCP
5 5 (9.62%) DNS
5 5 (9.62%) LAN
5 5 (9.62%) MPLS
5 5 (9.62%) VPN
5 5 (9.62%) WAN
5 5 (9.62%) Wireless
5 5 (9.62%) Wireless Security
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.69%) DMZ
6 4 (7.69%) Junos
6 4 (7.69%) VLAN
7 3 (5.77%) IPv4
7 3 (5.77%) IPv6
8 1 (1.92%) IPsec
8 1 (1.92%) Softphone
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Law
3 8 (15.38%) Legal
4 3 (5.77%) Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Information Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) Security Specialist
5 7 (13.46%) Consultant
5 7 (13.46%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 7 (13.46%) Security Consultant
5 7 (13.46%) Security Manager
6 6 (11.54%) IT Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) IT Security Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) IT Manager
7 5 (9.62%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) IT Security Officer
9 3 (5.77%) IT Services Manager
9 3 (5.77%) Service Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.46%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) PMI
6 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.46%) Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Information Security
2 20 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (30.77%) ITIL
3 16 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (26.92%) Security Operations
5 13 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 9 (17.31%) Change Management
6 9 (17.31%) Data Loss Prevention
7 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 7 (13.46%) Security Architecture
8 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.46%) Threat Detection
8 7 (13.46%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (11.54%) Compliance Management
9 6 (11.54%) Performance Management
9 6 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (11.54%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 6 (11.54%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) CISSP
2 13 (25.00%) CISM
2 13 (25.00%) Degree
3 6 (11.54%) IISP
4 4 (7.69%) CCNA
4 4 (7.69%) CISA
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (7.69%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (7.69%) SSCP
5 3 (5.77%) CASP
5 3 (5.77%) CEH
5 3 (5.77%) CRISC
5 3 (5.77%) ISACA
5 3 (5.77%) ISSAP
5 3 (5.77%) ISSEP
5 3 (5.77%) ISSMP
5 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (36.54%) PCI DSS
2 18 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) QRadar
2 1 (1.92%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) CheckPoint
2 13 (25.00%) Splunk
3 10 (19.23%) Juniper
4 9 (17.31%) ArcSight
4 9 (17.31%) Cisco
4 9 (17.31%) Intel Security
5 4 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.77%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.85%) Novell
7 2 (3.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) HP
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