The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 135 137 164
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +27
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 14 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.89% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.98% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 6
Median salary £45,250 £48,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.70% +22.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £42,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
2466 2949 3190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.77% 90.27% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1876 2072
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Scotland

SIEM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 9 £50,000 -16.66%
Glasgow -8 5 £40,500 -10.00%
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 16 (50.00%) CISSP
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
1 16 (50.00%) Information Security
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) Security Operations
3 14 (43.75%) Splunk
3 14 (43.75%) ArcSight
4 13 (40.63%) Degree
4 13 (40.63%) QRadar
4 13 (40.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 11 (34.38%) Law
6 11 (34.38%) Security Architecture
7 10 (31.25%) PCI DSS
7 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (25.00%) Network Security
8 8 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 8 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
8 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 8 (25.00%) IIS
8 8 (25.00%) IISP
8 8 (25.00%) Compliance Management
8 8 (25.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 7 (21.88%) SANS
9 7 (21.88%) ITIL
9 7 (21.88%) Project Management
9 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
10 6 (18.75%) Incident Management

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Apache Solr
2 3 (9.38%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.38%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) Network Security
3 6 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (9.38%) FTP
4 3 (9.38%) HTTP
4 3 (9.38%) SNMP
4 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Big Data
1 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.38%) Parquet
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) Law
3 3 (9.38%) Publishing
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Consultant
1 12 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) ArcSight Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Graduate
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Principal Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Splunk Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Flex
1 3 (9.38%) CGI
1 3 (9.38%) Ext JS
1 3 (9.38%) GWT
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) Kafka
1 3 (9.38%) REST
1 3 (9.38%) Silverlight
1 3 (9.38%) SOAP
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Security Operations Centre
2 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (9.38%) RIA
7 2 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
8 1 (3.13%) Blog
8 1 (3.13%) Cybercrime
8 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Information Security
2 15 (46.88%) Security Operations
3 11 (34.38%) Security Architecture
4 10 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (25.00%) Compliance Management
5 8 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 8 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (25.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 7 (21.88%) ITIL
6 7 (21.88%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.75%) Attack Monitoring
7 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.63%) Data Loss Prevention
9 4 (12.50%) Analytics
9 4 (12.50%) Conflict Management
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
10 3 (9.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) Perl
2 4 (12.50%) Python
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) C++
3 3 (9.38%) Ruby
3 3 (9.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) CISSP
2 13 (40.63%) Degree
3 8 (25.00%) IISP
4 7 (21.88%) SANS
5 6 (18.75%) CEH
6 3 (9.38%) CISM
7 2 (6.25%) CISA
7 2 (6.25%) GIAC
7 2 (6.25%) PCI QSA
8 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) COBIT
2 2 (6.25%) ISO27002
3 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) QRadar
2 4 (12.50%) Nessus
3 3 (9.38%) Fluentd
3 3 (9.38%) Nagios
4 1 (3.13%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) ArcSight
1 14 (43.75%) Splunk
2 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Qualys
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) Altiris
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) MapR
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec