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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 139 135 161
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 18 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.84% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.94% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 11
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £51,698
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £42,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
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
2534 2647 3222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.11% 89.18% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1503 1654 2139
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

SIEM Salary Histogram 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 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh +10 11 £52,500 -8.69%
Glasgow -27 6 £48,750 +8.33%
Highlands - 1 - -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 51 (73.91%) Security Operations
2 40 (57.97%) Security Operations Centre
3 39 (56.52%) Network Security
4 37 (53.62%) CISSP
5 32 (46.38%) Data Centre
6 31 (44.93%) Splunk
7 29 (42.03%) Information Security
8 28 (40.58%) QRadar
9 27 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
9 27 (39.13%) Degree
10 25 (36.23%) Law
11 24 (34.78%) ArcSight
12 22 (31.88%) Finance
12 22 (31.88%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (27.54%) CEH
13 19 (27.54%) Security Architecture
14 18 (26.09%) PCI DSS
14 18 (26.09%) Performance Management
14 18 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 18 (26.09%) GIAC
14 18 (26.09%) Project Management
14 18 (26.09%) IIS
14 18 (26.09%) Test Strategy
14 18 (26.09%) Portfolio Management
14 18 (26.09%) IISP
15 16 (23.19%) Management Information System
15 16 (23.19%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (21.74%) Firewall
17 12 (17.39%) Unix
18 11 (15.94%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (26.09%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 39 (56.52%) Network Security
2 16 (23.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (21.74%) Firewall
4 8 (11.59%) tcpdump
5 3 (4.35%) FTP
5 3 (4.35%) HTTP
5 3 (4.35%) SNMP
5 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.35%) VPN
6 2 (2.90%) SAN
6 2 (2.90%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) DNS
7 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Big Data
1 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.35%) Parquet
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 25 (36.23%) Law
2 22 (31.88%) Finance
3 11 (15.94%) Retail
4 6 (8.70%) Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Publishing
6 2 (2.90%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Consultant
1 27 (39.13%) Security Consultant
2 24 (34.78%) Analyst
3 23 (33.33%) Security Analyst
4 16 (23.19%) IT Consultant
4 16 (23.19%) IT Security Consultant
5 9 (13.04%) Information Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Network Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Network Intrusion Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Network Security Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Lead Security Consultant
7 7 (10.14%) Security Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) SOC Consultant
7 7 (10.14%) Technology Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) SOC Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Security Operations Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Apache Flex
1 3 (4.35%) CGI
1 3 (4.35%) Ext JS
1 3 (4.35%) GWT
1 3 (4.35%) Kafka
1 3 (4.35%) REST
1 3 (4.35%) Silverlight
1 3 (4.35%) SOAP
1 3 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (2.90%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 40 (57.97%) Security Operations Centre
2 32 (46.38%) Data Centre
3 16 (23.19%) Management Information System
4 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.80%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (4.35%) RIA
7 2 (2.90%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.45%) Blog
8 1 (1.45%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Unix
2 11 (15.94%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (73.91%) Security Operations
2 29 (42.03%) Information Security
3 27 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
4 22 (31.88%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (27.54%) Security Architecture
6 18 (26.09%) Performance Management
6 18 (26.09%) Portfolio Management
6 18 (26.09%) Project Management
6 18 (26.09%) Test Strategy
7 11 (15.94%) Analytics
8 8 (11.59%) Use Case
9 7 (10.14%) Data Analytics
9 7 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (10.14%) Threat Management
10 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
10 5 (7.25%) ITIL
11 4 (5.80%) BCP
11 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity
11 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
11 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) Java
1 4 (5.80%) Perl
1 4 (5.80%) Python
2 3 (4.35%) C
2 3 (4.35%) C#
2 3 (4.35%) C++
2 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.35%) Ruby
2 3 (4.35%) VBScript
3 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (53.62%) CISSP
2 27 (39.13%) Degree
3 19 (27.54%) CEH
4 18 (26.09%) GIAC
4 18 (26.09%) IISP
5 9 (13.04%) CISA
6 8 (11.59%) GCIA
7 5 (7.25%) SANS
8 4 (5.80%) CISMP
9 2 (2.90%) CISM
9 2 (2.90%) ISEB
10 1 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (26.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 28 (40.58%) QRadar
2 5 (7.25%) Nessus
3 3 (4.35%) Fluentd
3 3 (4.35%) Nagios
4 2 (2.90%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.45%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 31 (44.93%) Splunk
2 24 (34.78%) ArcSight
3 4 (5.80%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.35%) IBM
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) Qualys
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco
5 2 (2.90%) Imperva
5 2 (2.90%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.90%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.90%) Remedy
5 2 (2.90%) Symantec
6 1 (1.45%) MapR