The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 148 141 148
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 12 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 6
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
SIEM
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2706 2707 2441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.96% 81.34% 77.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 1721 1696
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SIEM
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SIEM Salary Trend in Scotland

SIEM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
Edinburgh -2 11 £45,000 -
Glasgow -3 1 - - 3
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 18 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (62.96%) GIAC
4 16 (59.26%) Linux
5 15 (55.56%) XML
6 14 (51.85%) CISSP
6 14 (51.85%) Information Security
7 13 (48.15%) Finance
7 13 (48.15%) CEH
7 13 (48.15%) Analytics
8 12 (44.44%) Degree
8 12 (44.44%) Windows
9 11 (40.74%) Visualisation
9 11 (40.74%) Open Source
9 11 (40.74%) Regular Expression
10 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 9 (33.33%) SSCP
10 9 (33.33%) Cisco
10 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
12 6 (22.22%) Network Security
13 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (14.81%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (14.81%) Subversion
14 4 (14.81%) Spring
14 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
14 4 (14.81%) CISA
14 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
14 4 (14.81%) Scrum
14 4 (14.81%) Fedora

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 18 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (22.22%) Network Security
4 4 (14.81%) tcpdump
4 4 (14.81%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JUnit
1 4 (14.81%) Subversion
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (7.41%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
1 14 (51.85%) Security Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Security Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Network Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Information Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) XML
2 11 (40.74%) Regular Expression
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
3 4 (14.81%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (14.81%) Spring
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) COM
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Visualisation
1 11 (40.74%) Open Source
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Fedora
3 4 (14.81%) CentOS
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Information Security
2 13 (48.15%) Analytics
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
5 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Security
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) GIAC
2 14 (51.85%) CISSP
3 13 (48.15%) CEH
4 12 (44.44%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) SSCP
6 4 (14.81%) CISA
6 4 (14.81%) GCIA
7 1 (3.70%) CISM
7 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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