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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 130 144 128
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 20 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.40% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 3
Average salary £32,500 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £59,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.01% +31.11%
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
2071 2023 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 78.99% 78.08% 75.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1566 1285
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 November 2014.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Reading

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 13 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (48.00%) Information Security
4 11 (44.00%) CISSP
5 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (40.00%) PCI DSS
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
7 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) Banking
8 7 (28.00%) Retail
8 7 (28.00%) TOGAF
8 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
8 7 (28.00%) PCI QSA
8 7 (28.00%) CRISC
8 7 (28.00%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco
8 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
8 7 (28.00%) Games
8 7 (28.00%) MPLS
8 7 (28.00%) CISA
8 7 (28.00%) CISM
9 6 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) Cyber Security
10 5 (20.00%) FortiGate
10 5 (20.00%) SevOne
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (28.00%) MPLS
4 5 (20.00%) OSPF
4 5 (20.00%) BGP
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (20.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.00%) IPv4
4 5 (20.00%) IPv6
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 3 (12.00%) LAN
6 3 (12.00%) Network Security
7 2 (8.00%) IPsec
7 2 (8.00%) VLAN
7 2 (8.00%) DHCP
7 2 (8.00%) VPN
General
1 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
1 7 (28.00%) Games
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.00%) Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.00%) Finance
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Consultant
2 7 (28.00%) Security Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Principal Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Principal Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Network Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (12.00%) Sales Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (28.00%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (24.00%) Cyber Security
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 5 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management
8 2 (8.00%) Security Management
8 2 (8.00%) Network Design
8 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (8.00%) Time Management
8 2 (8.00%) Service Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) CISSP
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CISA
2 7 (28.00%) CISM
2 7 (28.00%) PCI QSA
2 7 (28.00%) CRISC
3 5 (20.00%) CCIE
3 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 5 (20.00%) CCIP
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (16.00%) CCSA
4 4 (16.00%) MCSE
5 3 (12.00%) SSCP
5 3 (12.00%) GCIA
5 3 (12.00%) GCIH
6 2 (8.00%) Degree
6 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) BC Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (12.00%) SLA
5 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco
1 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) BMC
3 5 (20.00%) F5
3 5 (20.00%) SevOne
4 4 (16.00%) McAfee
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) Websense
5 2 (8.00%) Clearswift
5 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
5 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.00%) MobileIron
6 1 (4.00%) Huawei
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