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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK / Scotland
Rank 108 104 132
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 25 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.12% 1.73% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.90% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 15
Median salary £46,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £27,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.38% +10.52%

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
2022 2681 2791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.23% 90.91% 88.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1704 1748
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
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
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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +28 19 £46,000 -18.58%
Edinburgh -21 5 - - 2
Aberdeen - 1 - -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 19 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 18 (47.37%) Information Security
3 16 (42.11%) Data Loss Prevention
4 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (34.21%) Finance
5 12 (31.58%) Network Security
6 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
7 10 (26.32%) Wireshark
7 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (21.05%) tcpdump
8 8 (21.05%) Splunk
8 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
8 8 (21.05%) Banking
8 8 (21.05%) Firewall
8 8 (21.05%) ITIL
9 6 (15.79%) Windows
9 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.79%) Cisco
9 6 (15.79%) Juniper
9 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
9 6 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
9 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
9 6 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
9 6 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
9 6 (15.79%) People Management
9 6 (15.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.79%) Coaching

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:

Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Network Security
2 10 (26.32%) Wireshark
3 8 (21.05%) Firewall
3 8 (21.05%) tcpdump
4 6 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Publishing
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) SOC Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Security Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) Information Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) Security Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) SIEM Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Graduate
6 6 (15.79%) Graduate Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) SIEM Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Splunk Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Security Manager
7 4 (10.53%) SOC Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 18 (47.37%) Information Security
3 16 (42.11%) Data Loss Prevention
4 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
5 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 8 (21.05%) ITIL
7 6 (15.79%) Coaching
7 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
7 6 (15.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.79%) People Management
7 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
7 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
9 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Perl
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) CISM
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) EnCE
2 1 (2.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) COBIT
2 1 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) NDS
2 2 (5.26%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Splunk
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco
2 6 (15.79%) Juniper
3 2 (5.26%) Forcepoint
3 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) NetIQ
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Symantec
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £51000 - £59000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago