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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 132 161 155
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 28 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.47% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 5
Average salary £45,000 £51,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% +47.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
2666 3220 2439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.59% 81.42% 78.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 2143 1421
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

SIEM Salary Histogram 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 6 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
Glasgow +32 23 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Edinburgh +10 9 £50,000 -3.28%
Dundee - 4 - -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 32 (61.54%) Firewall
2 31 (59.62%) CISSP
3 29 (55.77%) Finance
4 27 (51.92%) Network Security
5 25 (48.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 22 (42.31%) Law
6 22 (42.31%) Information Security
7 21 (40.38%) Degree
8 18 (34.62%) Incident Management
8 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (32.69%) Data Security
10 16 (30.77%) CISM
10 16 (30.77%) Cyber Security
11 15 (28.85%) Cryptography
12 14 (26.92%) CEH
12 14 (26.92%) Analytics
13 13 (25.00%) GIAC
14 10 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (19.23%) Cisco
15 9 (17.31%) Windows
15 9 (17.31%) Linux
16 8 (15.38%) GCIA
16 8 (15.38%) CISA
16 8 (15.38%) Security Testing
16 8 (15.38%) tcpdump
17 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 6 (11.54%) SSCP
18 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
18 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
18 6 (11.54%) XML

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (61.54%) Firewall
2 27 (51.92%) Network Security
3 25 (48.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (15.38%) tcpdump
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (7.69%) SHDSL
5 4 (7.69%) MPLS
5 4 (7.69%) OSPF
5 4 (7.69%) BGP
5 4 (7.69%) ADSL
5 4 (7.69%) LAN
5 4 (7.69%) WAN
5 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.92%) DNS
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 22 (42.31%) Law
3 5 (9.62%) Legal
4 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Analyst
1 18 (34.62%) Security Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Operations Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Security Operations Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Network Security Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Network Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Security Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Security Specialist
4 7 (13.46%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Security Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) IT Security Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Lead Security Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) XML
1 6 (11.54%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (28.85%) Cryptography
3 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
3 6 (11.54%) Open Source
4 2 (3.85%) PKI
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Information Security
2 18 (34.62%) Incident Management
3 17 (32.69%) Data Security
4 16 (30.77%) Cyber Security
5 14 (26.92%) Analytics
6 10 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (15.38%) Security Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity
8 5 (9.62%) ITIL
8 5 (9.62%) BCP
9 4 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (7.69%) Security Architecture
10 3 (5.77%) ITSM
10 3 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
11 2 (3.85%) Identity Management
11 2 (3.85%) Financial Analysis
Qualifications
1 31 (59.62%) CISSP
2 21 (40.38%) Degree
3 16 (30.77%) CISM
4 14 (26.92%) CEH
5 13 (25.00%) GIAC
6 8 (15.38%) GCIA
6 8 (15.38%) CISA
7 6 (11.54%) SSCP
8 4 (7.69%) CCNP
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
9 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Cisco
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.62%) Sourcefire
3 5 (9.62%) LogRhythm
4 4 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.92%) F5
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