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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 144 141 161
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 12 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.81% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.90% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 11
Median salary £34,000 £43,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.28% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £40,800 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £59,000 £65,000
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
2575 2883 3134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.41% 90.35% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1836 2114
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +14 10 £27,500 -52.17%
Glasgow -27 2 £40,500 -6.89%
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 30 (62.50%) CISSP
1 30 (62.50%) Security Operations
2 27 (56.25%) Splunk
3 23 (47.92%) QRadar
3 23 (47.92%) Security Operations Centre
4 22 (45.83%) Degree
5 21 (43.75%) Network Security
5 21 (43.75%) Data Centre
6 20 (41.67%) ArcSight
7 19 (39.58%) Law
7 19 (39.58%) Information Security
8 18 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 17 (35.42%) Security Architecture
10 16 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 16 (33.33%) PCI DSS
10 16 (33.33%) Finance
10 16 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (29.17%) Portfolio Management
11 14 (29.17%) IISP
11 14 (29.17%) Firewall
11 14 (29.17%) IIS
11 14 (29.17%) Performance Management
12 13 (27.08%) Project Management
12 13 (27.08%) Test Strategy
13 11 (22.92%) Management Information System
14 9 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (16.67%) CEH
16 7 (14.58%) Retail
17 6 (12.50%) Banking
17 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing

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 14 (29.17%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.25%) SAS
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) Network Security
2 14 (29.17%) Firewall
3 9 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (6.25%) FTP
4 3 (6.25%) HTTP
4 3 (6.25%) SNMP
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 2 (4.17%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.08%) DNS
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) Wireless
6 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Big Data
1 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.25%) Parquet
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 19 (39.58%) Law
2 16 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (14.58%) Retail
4 6 (12.50%) Banking
5 3 (6.25%) Publishing
6 2 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Consultant
1 19 (39.58%) Security Consultant
2 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Security Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Information Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Graduate
7 2 (4.17%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Apache Flex
1 3 (6.25%) CGI
1 3 (6.25%) Ext JS
1 3 (6.25%) GWT
1 3 (6.25%) Kafka
1 3 (6.25%) REST
1 3 (6.25%) Silverlight
1 3 (6.25%) SOAP
1 3 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Security Operations Centre
2 21 (43.75%) Data Centre
3 11 (22.92%) Management Information System
4 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (6.25%) RIA
7 2 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.08%) Blog
8 1 (2.08%) Cybercrime
8 1 (2.08%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Unix
2 5 (10.42%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Security Operations
2 19 (39.58%) Information Security
3 18 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 17 (35.42%) Security Architecture
5 16 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (29.17%) Performance Management
6 14 (29.17%) Portfolio Management
7 13 (27.08%) Project Management
7 13 (27.08%) Test Strategy
8 6 (12.50%) ITIL
8 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Threat Management
9 5 (10.42%) Analytics
9 5 (10.42%) Attack Monitoring
9 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.33%) BCP
10 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (8.33%) Conflict Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Java
1 4 (8.33%) Perl
1 4 (8.33%) Python
2 3 (6.25%) C
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) C++
2 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) Ruby
2 3 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (62.50%) CISSP
2 22 (45.83%) Degree
3 14 (29.17%) IISP
4 8 (16.67%) CEH
5 6 (12.50%) GIAC
5 6 (12.50%) SANS
6 5 (10.42%) CISA
6 5 (10.42%) CISM
7 4 (8.33%) CISMP
8 2 (4.17%) GCIA
8 2 (4.17%) ISEB
8 2 (4.17%) PCI QSA
9 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.17%) COBIT
2 2 (4.17%) ISO27002
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (47.92%) QRadar
2 5 (10.42%) Nessus
3 3 (6.25%) Fluentd
3 3 (6.25%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Splunk
2 20 (41.67%) ArcSight
3 4 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) Qualys
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) Imperva
5 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
5 2 (4.17%) LogRhythm
5 2 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) Altiris
6 1 (2.08%) MapR
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec