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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 110 143
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +33
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 28 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 1.39% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.54% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 11
Median salary £46,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.38% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,950 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%

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
1987 2668 2680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.42% 90.29% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 1724 1763
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £61,500 £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 21 January 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 +18 16 £46,000 -18.58%
Edinburgh +2 10 £40,000 -23.80% 1
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 20 (51.28%) Security Operations
2 18 (46.15%) Data Loss Prevention
2 18 (46.15%) Information Security
3 15 (38.46%) Finance
4 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (33.33%) Network Security
5 11 (28.21%) Data Analysis
6 10 (25.64%) Firewall
7 9 (23.08%) ITIL
7 9 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
8 8 (20.51%) Performance Management
8 8 (20.51%) Splunk
8 8 (20.51%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (17.95%) tcpdump
9 7 (17.95%) Wireshark
9 7 (17.95%) Windows
9 7 (17.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (15.38%) Banking
10 6 (15.38%) Cryptography
10 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
10 6 (15.38%) Linux
10 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 6 (15.38%) Cisco
10 6 (15.38%) Juniper
10 6 (15.38%) People Management
10 6 (15.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 6 (15.38%) Coaching
10 6 (15.38%) Problem Management

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 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) Network Security
2 10 (25.64%) Firewall
3 7 (17.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (17.95%) tcpdump
3 7 (17.95%) Wireshark
4 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) SOC Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Security Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Information Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Security Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) SIEM Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Graduate
6 6 (15.38%) Graduate Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) SIEM Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Splunk Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Security Manager
7 4 (10.26%) SOC Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Cryptography
3 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Security Operations
2 18 (46.15%) Data Loss Prevention
2 18 (46.15%) Information Security
3 11 (28.21%) Data Analysis
4 9 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (23.08%) ITIL
5 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
5 8 (20.51%) Performance Management
5 8 (20.51%) Security Monitoring
6 6 (15.38%) Coaching
6 6 (15.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 6 (15.38%) People Management
6 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) CISSP
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) CISM
3 2 (5.13%) IISP
4 1 (2.56%) CEH
4 1 (2.56%) EnCE
4 1 (2.56%) GIAC
4 1 (2.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) COBIT
3 1 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) NDS
1 2 (5.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (2.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Splunk
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco
2 6 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (5.13%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) NetIQ
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
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Forres, Morayshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 3 days ago