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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 222 216 248
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +32
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 16 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.33% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.40% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 3
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
5153 5567 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.57% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4473 4870
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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
Manchester +22 8 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Cheshire -15 5 £47,500 +35.71%
Cumbria - 1 £30,157 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 34 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 31 (60.78%) Splunk
3 30 (58.82%) Snort
3 30 (58.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 26 (50.98%) Finance
5 21 (41.18%) Financial Institution
6 16 (31.37%) Information Security
7 14 (27.45%) Firewall
7 14 (27.45%) Linux
8 13 (25.49%) UNIX
9 11 (21.57%) Windows
9 11 (21.57%) Big Data
10 9 (17.65%) Data Mining
10 9 (17.65%) CISSP
10 9 (17.65%) Anomaly Detection
11 7 (13.73%) Banking
11 7 (13.73%) Network Security
11 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
12 6 (11.76%) Network Design
12 6 (11.76%) Cyber Security
13 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (7.84%) ISMS
14 4 (7.84%) CISM
14 4 (7.84%) Nessus
14 4 (7.84%) Websense
14 4 (7.84%) ISEB
14 4 (7.84%) SLA
14 4 (7.84%) SQL
15 3 (5.88%) NHS
15 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (1.96%) JBoss
1 1 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (58.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (27.45%) Firewall
3 7 (13.73%) Network Security
4 2 (3.92%) SSL
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) SMTP
4 2 (3.92%) SNMP
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) Extranet
5 1 (1.96%) ICMP
5 1 (1.96%) IPsec
5 1 (1.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Big Data
2 9 (17.65%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 21 (41.18%) Financial Institution
3 7 (13.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Analyst
2 20 (39.22%) Security Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Security Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Technician
5 3 (5.88%) Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Performance Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Information Security Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Security Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Monitoring Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Information Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) EFT
3 1 (1.96%) Tandem
3 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.96%) PKI
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) UNIX
3 11 (21.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Information Security
2 9 (17.65%) Anomaly Detection
3 6 (11.76%) Network Design
3 6 (11.76%) Cyber Security
4 4 (7.84%) ISMS
5 3 (5.88%) Security Management
5 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL
7 1 (1.96%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (1.96%) Time Management
7 1 (1.96%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) PHP
2 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) CISSP
2 4 (7.84%) CISM
2 4 (7.84%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (58.82%) Snort
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Nessus
2 1 (1.96%) Hyperic
2 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 31 (60.78%) Splunk
3 4 (7.84%) Websense
4 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.88%) McAfee
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 3 (5.88%) Lumension
5 2 (3.92%) ArcSight
5 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) Qualys
6 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Fruition IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago