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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 145 135 159
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 12 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.98% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.10% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 10
Median salary £27,500 £44,375 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.02% -24.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £42,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
2586 2820 3216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.39% 89.24% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1774 2168
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +12 9 £27,500 -50.00%
Glasgow -29 3 £40,500 -7.42%
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 42 (70.00%) Security Operations
2 34 (56.67%) CISSP
3 32 (53.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 29 (48.33%) Network Security
5 28 (46.67%) Splunk
6 27 (45.00%) Data Centre
7 26 (43.33%) Degree
8 25 (41.67%) Information Security
8 25 (41.67%) QRadar
9 23 (38.33%) Law
10 21 (35.00%) Finance
10 21 (35.00%) ArcSight
10 21 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 21 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
11 18 (30.00%) Security Architecture
12 17 (28.33%) PCI DSS
12 17 (28.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 16 (26.67%) Firewall
14 15 (25.00%) Project Management
14 15 (25.00%) IIS
14 15 (25.00%) Performance Management
14 15 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
14 15 (25.00%) Test Strategy
14 15 (25.00%) IISP
15 14 (23.33%) CEH
15 14 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (23.33%) Management Information System
16 12 (20.00%) GIAC
17 10 (16.67%) Retail
18 9 (15.00%) Unix

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 15 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) Network Security
2 16 (26.67%) Firewall
3 14 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (8.33%) tcpdump
5 3 (5.00%) FTP
5 3 (5.00%) HTTP
5 3 (5.00%) SNMP
5 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.33%) SAN
7 1 (1.67%) DNS
7 1 (1.67%) VPN
7 1 (1.67%) Wireless
7 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Big Data
1 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.00%) Parquet
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 23 (38.33%) Law
2 21 (35.00%) Finance
3 10 (16.67%) Retail
4 6 (10.00%) Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Publishing
6 2 (3.33%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Consultant
1 23 (38.33%) Security Consultant
2 19 (31.67%) Analyst
3 18 (30.00%) Security Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) IT Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Security Operations Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Lead Security Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) SOC Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Technology Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (5.00%) CGI
1 3 (5.00%) Ext JS
1 3 (5.00%) GWT
1 3 (5.00%) Kafka
1 3 (5.00%) REST
1 3 (5.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (5.00%) SOAP
1 3 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 32 (53.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 27 (45.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (23.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (5.00%) RIA
8 2 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.67%) Blog
9 1 (1.67%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Unix
2 8 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Security Operations
2 25 (41.67%) Information Security
3 21 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 18 (30.00%) Security Architecture
5 15 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 15 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 15 (25.00%) Project Management
5 15 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 8 (13.33%) Analytics
7 7 (11.67%) Threat Management
8 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (10.00%) ITIL
8 6 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Attack Monitoring
9 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (8.33%) Use Case
10 4 (6.67%) Conflict Management
10 4 (6.67%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) Java
1 4 (6.67%) Perl
1 4 (6.67%) Python
2 3 (5.00%) C
2 3 (5.00%) C#
2 3 (5.00%) C++
2 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.00%) Ruby
2 3 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (56.67%) CISSP
2 26 (43.33%) Degree
3 15 (25.00%) IISP
4 14 (23.33%) CEH
5 12 (20.00%) GIAC
6 8 (13.33%) CISA
7 6 (10.00%) SANS
8 5 (8.33%) GCIA
9 4 (6.67%) CISM
9 4 (6.67%) CISMP
10 2 (3.33%) ISEB
10 2 (3.33%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (28.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) COBIT
2 2 (3.33%) ISO27002
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (41.67%) QRadar
2 4 (6.67%) Nessus
3 3 (5.00%) Fluentd
3 3 (5.00%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.67%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Splunk
2 21 (35.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.00%) IBM
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) Qualys
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) Imperva
5 2 (3.33%) Intel Security
5 2 (3.33%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.33%) Remedy
5 2 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (1.67%) MapR