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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 139 155 156
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 26 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.56% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 4
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2794 3022 2671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.64% 83.62% 82.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1770 1989 1736
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 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 4 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
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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 +26 21 £43,500 -30.40% 1
Edinburgh -6 4 £57,500 +69.11% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £29,500 -
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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 40 (72.73%) Network Security
2 39 (70.91%) CISSP
3 38 (69.09%) Finance
3 38 (69.09%) Information Security
4 36 (65.45%) Degree
5 34 (61.82%) Incident Management
5 34 (61.82%) Data Security
5 34 (61.82%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (60.00%) Cryptography
7 32 (58.18%) Cyber Security
8 30 (54.55%) CISM
9 27 (49.09%) Law
10 20 (36.36%) Firewall
11 18 (32.73%) Analytics
12 14 (25.45%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (23.64%) Legal
14 11 (20.00%) BCP
14 11 (20.00%) Business Continuity
14 11 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
15 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
15 8 (14.55%) CEH
16 7 (12.73%) GIAC
16 7 (12.73%) Windows
16 7 (12.73%) Linux
17 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
17 6 (10.91%) Cisco
18 5 (9.09%) ITIL
18 5 (9.09%) ITSM
18 5 (9.09%) CISA
18 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (72.73%) Network Security
2 20 (36.36%) Firewall
3 14 (25.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.27%) Internet
4 4 (7.27%) tcpdump
5 3 (5.45%) WAN
6 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.64%) ADSL
6 2 (3.64%) LAN
6 2 (3.64%) DNS
6 2 (3.64%) MPLS
6 2 (3.64%) OSPF
6 2 (3.64%) BGP
6 2 (3.64%) SHDSL
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.82%) SAN
7 1 (1.82%) VPN
General
1 38 (69.09%) Finance
2 27 (49.09%) Law
3 13 (23.64%) Legal
4 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.64%) Local Government
6 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Analyst
1 12 (21.82%) Consultant
1 12 (21.82%) Security Consultant
1 12 (21.82%) Security Analyst
1 12 (21.82%) Information Security Consultant
2 10 (18.18%) Lead Security Consultant
3 4 (7.27%) Security Operations Analyst
3 4 (7.27%) Security Specialist
3 4 (7.27%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (7.27%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (7.27%) IT Security Specialist
3 4 (7.27%) Network Security Analyst
3 4 (7.27%) Network Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Security Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Security Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) XML
1 4 (7.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 34 (61.82%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (60.00%) Cryptography
3 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Information Security
2 34 (61.82%) Data Security
2 34 (61.82%) Incident Management
3 32 (58.18%) Cyber Security
4 18 (32.73%) Analytics
5 11 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 11 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 11 (20.00%) BCP
6 5 (9.09%) ITIL
6 5 (9.09%) ITSM
6 5 (9.09%) Open Source
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (7.27%) Security Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.45%) Service Management
8 3 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.64%) Security Architecture
9 2 (3.64%) Financial Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 39 (70.91%) CISSP
2 36 (65.45%) Degree
3 30 (54.55%) CISM
4 8 (14.55%) CEH
5 7 (12.73%) GIAC
6 5 (9.09%) CISA
7 4 (7.27%) GCIA
8 3 (5.45%) SSCP
8 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.64%) CCNP
9 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Cisco
2 4 (7.27%) Sourcefire
2 4 (7.27%) LogRhythm
3 3 (5.45%) Fortinet
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.45%) Splunk
3 3 (5.45%) ArcSight
3 3 (5.45%) LogLogic
4 2 (3.64%) F5
5 1 (1.82%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.82%) Qualys
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