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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 108 137 153
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +16
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 53 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.79% 0.84% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 0.96% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 0
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -3.00%
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
2654 2701 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.48% 86.93% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1714 1846
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 +10 26 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Glasgow -10 20 £56,500 +2.72%
West Dunbartonshire - 7 £43,000 -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 77 (80.21%) Security Operations
2 56 (58.33%) Information Security
3 53 (55.21%) Security Operations Centre
4 50 (52.08%) Degree
5 49 (51.04%) Network Security
6 46 (47.92%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (47.92%) Finance
7 39 (40.63%) CISSP
8 32 (33.33%) GIAC
8 32 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 31 (32.29%) CEH
10 30 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (30.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 28 (29.17%) Splunk
13 25 (26.04%) Use Case
14 24 (25.00%) Law
15 23 (23.96%) Data Analytics
15 23 (23.96%) Analytics
16 22 (22.92%) Intrusion Detection
17 21 (21.88%) QRadar
18 20 (20.83%) Test Strategy
18 20 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 20 (20.83%) Portfolio Management
18 20 (20.83%) ArcSight
18 20 (20.83%) Security Architecture
18 20 (20.83%) Performance Management
18 20 (20.83%) PCI DSS
18 20 (20.83%) Banking
18 20 (20.83%) Project Management
18 20 (20.83%) IIS

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (20.83%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (51.04%) Network Security
2 22 (22.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (10.42%) Firewall
3 10 (10.42%) tcpdump
4 3 (3.13%) VPN
5 2 (2.08%) Wireless
6 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
General
1 46 (47.92%) Finance
2 24 (25.00%) Law
3 20 (20.83%) Banking
4 13 (13.54%) Retail
5 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.21%) Legal
7 2 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (45.83%) Consultant
2 41 (42.71%) Security Consultant
3 35 (36.46%) IT Consultant
3 35 (36.46%) IT Security Consultant
4 33 (34.38%) Analyst
4 33 (34.38%) Security Analyst
5 22 (22.92%) SOC Consultant
6 20 (20.83%) Lead Security Consultant
7 18 (18.75%) Technology Consultant
8 13 (13.54%) Information Analyst
8 13 (13.54%) Information Security Analyst
9 11 (11.46%) Operations Analyst
9 11 (11.46%) Security Operations Analyst
10 9 (9.38%) Network Analyst
10 9 (9.38%) Network Intrusion Analyst
10 9 (9.38%) Network Security Analyst
11 8 (8.33%) SIEM Consultant
11 8 (8.33%) Vulnerability Consultant
12 7 (7.29%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
12 7 (7.29%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 53 (55.21%) Security Operations Centre
2 32 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 30 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
5 9 (9.38%) Cryptography
6 4 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Windows
2 9 (9.38%) Unix
3 1 (1.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (80.21%) Security Operations
2 56 (58.33%) Information Security
3 46 (47.92%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (30.21%) Vulnerability Management
5 25 (26.04%) Use Case
6 23 (23.96%) Analytics
6 23 (23.96%) Data Analytics
7 20 (20.83%) Performance Management
7 20 (20.83%) Portfolio Management
7 20 (20.83%) Project Management
7 20 (20.83%) Security Architecture
7 20 (20.83%) Test Strategy
8 11 (11.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 9 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 7 (7.29%) Computer Security
11 7 (7.29%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.29%) Security Patching
12 6 (6.25%) Data Security
12 6 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 50 (52.08%) Degree
2 39 (40.63%) CISSP
3 32 (33.33%) GIAC
4 31 (32.29%) CEH
5 20 (20.83%) IISP
6 12 (12.50%) CISA
7 9 (9.38%) GCIA
8 6 (6.25%) CISM
9 3 (3.13%) CISMP
10 2 (2.08%) ISEB
10 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 20 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) RACF
Systems Management
1 21 (21.88%) QRadar
2 2 (2.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) Splunk
2 20 (20.83%) ArcSight
3 4 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (4.17%) Qualys
4 2 (2.08%) IBM
4 2 (2.08%) Imperva
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.04%) Symantec
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