The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 163 155 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 15 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3204 2419 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 79.11% 77.63% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2090 1377 1902
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SIEM
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -18 7 £51,698 +172.09%
Glasgow -15 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Renfrewshire - 2 £27,500 -
Highlands - 2 - -
Moray 0 1 £60,000 -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (65.63%) Firewall
1 21 (65.63%) GIAC
2 19 (59.38%) CISSP
3 17 (53.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (53.13%) Network Security
4 16 (50.00%) CISA
5 15 (46.88%) Security Testing
5 15 (46.88%) CEH
5 15 (46.88%) GCIA
5 15 (46.88%) tcpdump
6 11 (34.38%) Information Security
7 9 (28.13%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) Windows
9 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (15.63%) Internet
11 4 (12.50%) Service Management
11 4 (12.50%) PKI
11 4 (12.50%) F5
12 3 (9.38%) Pattern Recognition
12 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
12 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
12 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (9.38%) OWASP
12 3 (9.38%) LAMP
12 3 (9.38%) Computer Forensics
12 3 (9.38%) Ethical Hacking
12 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (9.38%) TACACS

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 17 (53.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 17 (53.13%) Network Security
3 15 (46.88%) tcpdump
4 5 (15.63%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) TACACS
5 3 (9.38%) IPsec
5 3 (9.38%) Kerberos
5 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) SSL
5 3 (9.38%) LDAP
6 2 (6.25%) HTTP
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Network Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Security Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Security Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Incident Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Information Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows NT
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Security Testing
2 11 (34.38%) Information Security
3 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) Pattern Recognition
5 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) OWASP
5 3 (9.38%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (9.38%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) ERP
6 2 (6.25%) ITSM
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) GIAC
2 19 (59.38%) CISSP
3 16 (50.00%) CISA
4 15 (46.88%) CEH
4 15 (46.88%) GCIA
5 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (3.13%) CISM
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (6.25%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) F5
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
2 3 (9.38%) Juniper
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
2 3 (9.38%) Sun
3 2 (6.25%) Remedy
3 2 (6.25%) Twitter
3 2 (6.25%) ArcSight
3 2 (6.25%) LogLogic
4 1 (3.13%) Qualys
4 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec