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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 133 152 152
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 32 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.49% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 4
Average salary £48,500 £39,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.01% -24.28%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
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
2928 3074 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.54% 83.56% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 1990 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +29 25 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Edinburgh -11 6 £60,000 +76.47% 8
Renfrewshire - 1 £29,500 -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (85.96%) Information Security
2 43 (75.44%) Finance
3 39 (68.42%) Cyber Security
4 37 (64.91%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (64.91%) Degree
4 37 (64.91%) Network Security
4 37 (64.91%) Cryptography
5 36 (63.16%) CISSP
6 35 (61.40%) Data Security
6 35 (61.40%) Incident Management
7 31 (54.39%) CISM
8 23 (40.35%) Law
9 18 (31.58%) Analytics
10 16 (28.07%) Legal
11 14 (24.56%) Firewall
12 11 (19.30%) BCP
12 11 (19.30%) Business Continuity
12 11 (19.30%) Business Continuity Planning
13 10 (17.54%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (8.77%) Windows
14 5 (8.77%) Linux
14 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
14 5 (8.77%) Banking
14 5 (8.77%) CEH
15 4 (7.02%) GIAC
15 4 (7.02%) ITIL
15 4 (7.02%) Internet
15 4 (7.02%) Service Management
15 4 (7.02%) CISA
15 4 (7.02%) ITSM

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (64.91%) Network Security
2 14 (24.56%) Firewall
3 10 (17.54%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.02%) Internet
5 1 (1.75%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
5 1 (1.75%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) SAN
General
1 43 (75.44%) Finance
2 23 (40.35%) Law
3 16 (28.07%) Legal
4 5 (8.77%) Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Local Government
6 1 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Consultant
2 13 (22.81%) Security Consultant
3 11 (19.30%) Information Security Consultant
3 11 (19.30%) Lead Security Consultant
4 10 (17.54%) Security Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Security Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Security Operations Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Security Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) IT Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Security Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) XML
1 2 (3.51%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 37 (64.91%) Cryptography
1 37 (64.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (85.96%) Information Security
2 39 (68.42%) Cyber Security
3 35 (61.40%) Incident Management
3 35 (61.40%) Data Security
4 18 (31.58%) Analytics
5 11 (19.30%) Business Continuity Planning
5 11 (19.30%) BCP
5 11 (19.30%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.02%) Service Management
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL
6 4 (7.02%) ITSM
6 4 (7.02%) Open Source
7 3 (5.26%) Computer Security
7 3 (5.26%) Data Analytics
7 3 (5.26%) Security Patching
7 3 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.51%) Use Case
8 2 (3.51%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 37 (64.91%) Degree
2 36 (63.16%) CISSP
3 31 (54.39%) CISM
4 5 (8.77%) CEH
5 4 (7.02%) GIAC
5 4 (7.02%) CISA
6 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) SSCP
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.75%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Qualys
1 4 (7.02%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (5.26%) Splunk
2 3 (5.26%) ArcSight
2 3 (5.26%) LogLogic
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.51%) Sourcefire
3 2 (3.51%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.75%) F5
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