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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 113 133 139
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 30 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.37% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 1
Average salary £57,500 £80,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% +190.90%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1857 1891 1602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.73% 77.22% 70.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1305 1271
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 2015.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Reading

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 17 (41.46%) Management Information System
2 16 (39.02%) UNIX
3 14 (34.15%) Firewall
4 13 (31.71%) Information Security
4 13 (31.71%) Windows
4 13 (31.71%) Project Management
5 12 (29.27%) Cyber Security
6 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
6 11 (26.83%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) Service Delivery
7 10 (24.39%) Linux
7 10 (24.39%) ITIL
7 10 (24.39%) Incident Management
8 9 (21.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (21.95%) Network Security
8 9 (21.95%) MS Office
8 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
8 9 (21.95%) Malware Analysis
9 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
9 7 (17.07%) Analytics
10 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
10 6 (14.63%) Banking
11 5 (12.20%) Sourcefire
11 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
11 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
11 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
11 5 (12.20%) Reverse Engineering
11 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
11 5 (12.20%) SLA

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) Firewall
2 9 (21.95%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (21.95%) Network Security
3 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.44%) SSL
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Mining
2 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.32%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
3 6 (14.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Security Analyst
3 12 (29.27%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Security Specialist
4 9 (21.95%) Monitoring Specialist
5 8 (19.51%) Senior Security Analyst
6 7 (17.07%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (17.07%) Network Manager
6 7 (17.07%) Network Security Manager
6 7 (17.07%) Security Manager
6 7 (17.07%) Services Delivery Manager
6 7 (17.07%) Service Manager
7 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 5 (12.20%) Consultant
8 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
9 4 (9.76%) Security Consultant
9 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
9 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Economics
2 4 (9.76%) Taxonomies
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) UNIX
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 10 (24.39%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Information Security
1 13 (31.71%) Project Management
2 12 (29.27%) Cyber Security
3 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 10 (24.39%) Incident Management
3 10 (24.39%) Service Delivery
4 9 (21.95%) Malware Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) Analytics
5 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (12.20%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
7 4 (9.76%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Service Management
8 3 (7.32%) Network Design
8 3 (7.32%) Security Management
8 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (7.32%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) CISSP
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) CEH
5 3 (7.32%) CISA
6 2 (4.88%) SSCP
6 2 (4.88%) GIAC
6 2 (4.88%) GCIA
6 2 (4.88%) GCIH
7 1 (2.44%) CISM
7 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
1 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.44%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) McAfee
2 5 (12.20%) Sourcefire
3 4 (9.76%) Splunk
4 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec
4 2 (4.88%) LogRhythm
4 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.88%) Juniper
4 2 (4.88%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) Websense
5 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.44%) Qualys
5 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) Trustwave
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