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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 184 235 -
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 51 33 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 0
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.50%
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
4790 5925 5633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.57% 85.63% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3962 4992 4682
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Manchester +54 38 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Merseyside - 8 £51,500 - 1
Cheshire +7 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 61 (66.30%) Security Operations
2 57 (61.96%) Information Security
3 48 (52.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 43 (46.74%) CISSP
5 36 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
6 33 (35.87%) Firewall
6 33 (35.87%) PCI DSS
7 32 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 30 (32.61%) Management Information System
9 29 (31.52%) Windows
10 28 (30.43%) Linux
10 28 (30.43%) Degree
11 27 (29.35%) Penetration Testing
12 25 (27.17%) Splunk
13 24 (26.09%) Project Management
14 21 (22.83%) IIS
14 21 (22.83%) ArcSight
15 20 (21.74%) Unix
15 20 (21.74%) CISM
15 20 (21.74%) Performance Management
16 19 (20.65%) Network Security
16 19 (20.65%) Law
16 19 (20.65%) Test Strategy
16 19 (20.65%) Portfolio Management
16 19 (20.65%) Security Architecture
16 19 (20.65%) Data Centre
16 19 (20.65%) IISP
17 18 (19.57%) QRadar
18 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
19 16 (17.39%) Internet

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 21 (22.83%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.87%) Firewall
2 19 (20.65%) Network Security
3 16 (17.39%) Internet
4 11 (11.96%) VPN
5 10 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (4.35%) Intranet
7 2 (2.17%) LDAP
7 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.17%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) Big Data
1 2 (2.17%) MySQL
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (20.65%) Law
2 9 (9.78%) Finance
3 7 (7.61%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Legal
5 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.09%) Marketing
7 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (32.61%) Consultant
1 30 (32.61%) Security Consultant
2 28 (30.43%) IT Consultant
2 28 (30.43%) IT Security Consultant
3 19 (20.65%) Analyst
4 13 (14.13%) SOC Specialist
5 12 (13.04%) SIEM Consultant
5 12 (13.04%) Vulnerability Consultant
6 10 (10.87%) Security Analyst
6 10 (10.87%) Senior Consultant
6 10 (10.87%) Senior Security Consultant
7 9 (9.78%) Security Specialist
8 8 (8.70%) IT Security Specialist
8 8 (8.70%) Senior IT Consultant
8 8 (8.70%) Senior IT Security Consultant
8 8 (8.70%) Splunk Consultant
9 7 (7.61%) Penetration Tester
9 7 (7.61%) SOC Analyst
9 7 (7.61%) Tester
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 48 (52.17%) Security Operations Centre
2 30 (32.61%) Management Information System
3 19 (20.65%) Data Centre
4 14 (15.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (9.78%) Client/Server
7 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
8 5 (5.43%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (3.26%) Life Science
10 1 (1.09%) BBC
10 1 (1.09%) BYOD
10 1 (1.09%) CESG
10 1 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Windows
2 28 (30.43%) Linux
3 20 (21.74%) Unix
4 3 (3.26%) Solaris
5 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (66.30%) Security Operations
2 57 (61.96%) Information Security
3 36 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
4 27 (29.35%) Penetration Testing
5 24 (26.09%) Project Management
6 20 (21.74%) Performance Management
7 19 (20.65%) Portfolio Management
7 19 (20.65%) Security Architecture
7 19 (20.65%) Test Strategy
8 15 (16.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
9 12 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 11 (11.96%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (10.87%) Digital Forensics
11 10 (10.87%) Malware Analysis
11 10 (10.87%) Presales
12 9 (9.78%) Analytics
12 9 (9.78%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (9.78%) Identity Access Management
13 8 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) Python
2 3 (3.26%) C#
2 3 (3.26%) C++
3 2 (2.17%) C
3 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (46.74%) CISSP
2 28 (30.43%) Degree
3 20 (21.74%) CISM
4 19 (20.65%) IISP
5 13 (14.13%) GCIH
6 12 (13.04%) GIAC
7 9 (9.78%) CEH
8 7 (7.61%) SANS
9 5 (5.43%) CREST Certified
9 5 (5.43%) OSCP
9 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.43%) Tigerscheme
10 3 (3.26%) GCIA
11 2 (2.17%) EnCE
11 2 (2.17%) GCFA
11 2 (2.17%) GREM
11 2 (2.17%) ISEB
12 1 (1.09%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (35.87%) PCI DSS
2 32 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.43%) COBIT
4 2 (2.17%) SLA
5 1 (1.09%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (19.57%) QRadar
2 3 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.17%) EnCase
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Splunk
2 21 (22.83%) ArcSight
3 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.43%) IBM
4 5 (5.43%) Intel Security
5 4 (4.35%) AlienVault
5 4 (4.35%) VMware
6 3 (3.26%) Adobe
6 3 (3.26%) AlgoSec
6 3 (3.26%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (3.26%) Juniper
6 3 (3.26%) Qualys
6 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.26%) Symantec
7 2 (2.17%) Imperva
7 2 (2.17%) Kaspersky
7 2 (2.17%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle
7 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
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