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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 153 150 148
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 13 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.40% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 9
Average salary £39,750 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £52,500 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
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
2939 2530 2504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.00% 81.93% 77.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1894 1638 1663
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,017
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 - 12 £34,500 -
Glasgow -16 1 £62,500 +19.04%
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 16 (61.54%) Information Security
2 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 10 (38.46%) CISSP
3 10 (38.46%) GIAC
3 10 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) Network Security
4 9 (34.62%) Analytics
5 8 (30.77%) XML
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 7 (26.92%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) CISA
7 6 (23.08%) CEH
8 5 (19.23%) Data Security
8 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
9 4 (15.38%) HTML
9 4 (15.38%) Java
9 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 4 (15.38%) JUnit
9 4 (15.38%) CSS
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL
9 4 (15.38%) Apache
9 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
9 4 (15.38%) HTTP
9 4 (15.38%) Dell
9 4 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (15.38%) Hibernate

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (34.62%) Network Security
4 4 (15.38%) tcpdump
4 4 (15.38%) HTTP
5 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JUnit
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Publishing
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
1 12 (46.15%) Security Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Security Architect
3 4 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Information Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Information Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 4 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (15.38%) Spring
2 4 (15.38%) jQuery
2 4 (15.38%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.85%) COM
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
1 4 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Fedora
3 4 (15.38%) CentOS
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Information Security
2 9 (34.62%) Analytics
3 5 (19.23%) Data Security
3 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITSM
5 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
1 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CISSP
1 10 (38.46%) GIAC
2 7 (26.92%) Degree
3 6 (23.08%) CISA
3 6 (23.08%) CEH
4 4 (15.38%) GCIA
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) CISM
6 2 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Dell
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
2 2 (7.69%) LogLogic
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle