The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 130 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 13 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.52% 0.65% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.86% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 7
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
SIEM
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1947 1747 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.48% 75.46% 76.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1350 1223
Average salary £52,500 £47,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.70% +1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SIEM
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the Reading region.

SIEM Salary Trend in Reading

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Reading

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (45.00%) Blue Coat
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) Information Security
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (35.00%) F5
4 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 6 (30.00%) CISSP
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (30.00%) Juniper
4 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (30.00%) Websense
5 5 (25.00%) McAfee
5 5 (25.00%) Symantec
5 5 (25.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) CISA
6 4 (20.00%) CISM
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) GCIA

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) IPv4
3 3 (15.00%) IPv6
3 3 (15.00%) MPLS
3 3 (15.00%) OSPF
3 3 (15.00%) BGP
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.00%) Games
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Sales Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Principal Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Information Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
1 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCNP
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CISA
2 4 (20.00%) CISM
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) GCIA
3 3 (15.00%) GCIH
3 3 (15.00%) CCIP
3 3 (15.00%) CCIE
3 3 (15.00%) SSCP
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) PCI QSA
4 2 (10.00%) CCSA
4 2 (10.00%) CRISC
4 2 (10.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Blue Coat
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) F5
4 6 (30.00%) Websense
4 6 (30.00%) Juniper
4 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (25.00%) Symantec
5 5 (25.00%) McAfee
5 5 (25.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (15.00%) TippingPoint
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) BMC
6 3 (15.00%) SevOne
7 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
8 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
8 1 (5.00%) Nokia
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30k OTE £38k+, Company Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
NTT Com Security (UK) Limited
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago