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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 134 156 155
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 29 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.92% 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.52% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 2
Average salary £44,375 £58,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.46% +11.90%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
2758 3104 2598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.75% 84.58% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 2093 1692
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
(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
Glasgow +15 25 £43,750 -30.00% 1
Edinburgh +6 3 £55,000 +64.17%
Renfrewshire - 1 £29,500 -
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 43 (67.19%) CISSP
2 42 (65.63%) Network Security
3 40 (62.50%) Finance
4 37 (57.81%) Information Security
4 37 (57.81%) Degree
5 34 (53.13%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (53.13%) Incident Management
6 32 (50.00%) Data Security
7 31 (48.44%) Law
7 31 (48.44%) Cyber Security
8 30 (46.88%) Cryptography
9 29 (45.31%) Firewall
9 29 (45.31%) CISM
10 22 (34.38%) Intrusion Detection
11 19 (29.69%) Analytics
12 16 (25.00%) Data Centre
13 13 (20.31%) CEH
14 12 (18.75%) GIAC
15 11 (17.19%) Business Continuity
15 11 (17.19%) Legal
15 11 (17.19%) BCP
15 11 (17.19%) Business Continuity Planning
16 9 (14.06%) Cisco
17 8 (12.50%) Windows
17 8 (12.50%) Linux
17 8 (12.50%) CISA
17 8 (12.50%) GCIA
17 8 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
17 8 (12.50%) Security Testing
17 8 (12.50%) tcpdump

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (65.63%) Network Security
2 29 (45.31%) Firewall
3 22 (34.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (12.50%) tcpdump
5 5 (7.81%) WAN
6 4 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.25%) ADSL
6 4 (6.25%) LAN
6 4 (6.25%) SHDSL
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (6.25%) Internet
6 4 (6.25%) MPLS
6 4 (6.25%) OSPF
6 4 (6.25%) BGP
7 2 (3.13%) DNS
8 1 (1.56%) SAN
8 1 (1.56%) VPN
General
1 40 (62.50%) Finance
2 31 (48.44%) Law
3 11 (17.19%) Legal
4 4 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.13%) Local Government
6 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
1 20 (31.25%) Security Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Information Security Consultant
2 13 (20.31%) Consultant
2 13 (20.31%) Security Consultant
3 10 (15.63%) Lead Security Consultant
4 8 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Security Specialist
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Security Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) XML
1 5 (7.81%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 34 (53.13%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (46.88%) Cryptography
3 16 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.81%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Information Security
2 34 (53.13%) Incident Management
3 32 (50.00%) Data Security
4 31 (48.44%) Cyber Security
5 19 (29.69%) Analytics
6 11 (17.19%) Business Continuity Planning
6 11 (17.19%) BCP
6 11 (17.19%) Business Continuity
7 8 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 8 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (10.94%) ITIL
8 7 (10.94%) ITSM
9 5 (7.81%) Open Source
9 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.69%) Service Management
11 2 (3.13%) Security Architecture
11 2 (3.13%) Financial Analysis
11 2 (3.13%) TOGAF
11 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 43 (67.19%) CISSP
2 37 (57.81%) Degree
3 29 (45.31%) CISM
4 13 (20.31%) CEH
5 12 (18.75%) GIAC
6 8 (12.50%) GCIA
6 8 (12.50%) CISA
7 4 (6.25%) CCNP
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.25%) SSCP
7 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Cisco
2 5 (7.81%) Sourcefire
2 5 (7.81%) Fortinet
2 5 (7.81%) LogRhythm
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.69%) Splunk
4 3 (4.69%) ArcSight
4 3 (4.69%) LogLogic
5 2 (3.13%) F5
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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