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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 128 149 138
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 32 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.70% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 7
Average salary £49,000 £51,599 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.03% +47.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,700 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £57,509 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
2607 2853 2314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.99% 82.15% 79.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1878 1437
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 March 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 4 March 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
Edinburgh +10 23 £55,000 +6.38%
Glasgow - 14 £45,000 - 3
Dundee - 8 - -
Moray - 2 £48,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 40 (86.96%) Firewall
2 33 (71.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (50.00%) CISSP
3 23 (50.00%) Finance
4 20 (43.48%) CEH
5 19 (41.30%) GIAC
6 16 (34.78%) Cisco
7 15 (32.61%) Windows
7 15 (32.61%) Linux
7 15 (32.61%) Degree
8 14 (30.43%) Information Security
9 13 (28.26%) Law
9 13 (28.26%) Analytics
10 12 (26.09%) Regular Expression
10 12 (26.09%) Visualisation
10 12 (26.09%) Open Source
10 12 (26.09%) Network Security
10 12 (26.09%) Systems Analysis
10 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 12 (26.09%) XML
10 12 (26.09%) SSCP
10 12 (26.09%) Red Hat
11 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
12 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
12 8 (17.39%) tcpdump
12 8 (17.39%) GCIA
12 8 (17.39%) CISA
13 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
14 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 5 (10.87%) LogRhythm

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (86.96%) Firewall
2 33 (71.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (26.09%) Network Security
4 8 (17.39%) tcpdump
5 4 (8.70%) ADSL
5 4 (8.70%) LAN
5 4 (8.70%) WAN
5 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
5 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.70%) MPLS
5 4 (8.70%) OSPF
5 4 (8.70%) BGP
5 4 (8.70%) SHDSL
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.17%) DNS
General
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Law
3 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Security Analyst
1 24 (52.17%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Security Operations Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Security Specialist
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Security Specialist
4 8 (17.39%) Network Security Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Information Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Regular Expression
1 12 (26.09%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Visualisation
1 12 (26.09%) Open Source
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.35%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Information Security
2 13 (28.26%) Analytics
3 12 (26.09%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
7 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.52%) Cyber Security
8 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (6.52%) ITSM
9 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
9 2 (4.35%) Data Security
9 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.35%) Security Architecture
10 1 (2.17%) Information Assurance
10 1 (2.17%) ISMS
10 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (2.17%) People Management
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) CISSP
2 20 (43.48%) CEH
3 19 (41.30%) GIAC
4 15 (32.61%) Degree
5 12 (26.09%) SSCP
6 8 (17.39%) GCIA
6 8 (17.39%) CISA
7 4 (8.70%) CCNP
7 4 (8.70%) CISM
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.52%) VCP4
9 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Cisco
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.87%) LogRhythm
3 5 (10.87%) Sourcefire
4 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.17%) F5
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