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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 132 125 165
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +40
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 30 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 1.05% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.19% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 10
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £59,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
2576 2763 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.66% 87.80% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1720 2217
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(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
Edinburgh +13 20 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Glasgow -20 8 £48,750 +8.33% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £43,000 -
Highlands - 1 - -
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 56 (74.67%) Security Operations
2 45 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 45 (60.00%) Network Security
3 38 (50.67%) CISSP
4 34 (45.33%) Information Security
5 32 (42.67%) Degree
6 31 (41.33%) Splunk
6 31 (41.33%) Data Centre
7 30 (40.00%) QRadar
8 28 (37.33%) Finance
9 27 (36.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 27 (36.00%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (34.67%) CEH
11 25 (33.33%) GIAC
12 24 (32.00%) ArcSight
13 23 (30.67%) Law
14 19 (25.33%) Security Architecture
15 18 (24.00%) Performance Management
15 18 (24.00%) PCI DSS
15 18 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
15 18 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 18 (24.00%) Project Management
15 18 (24.00%) IIS
15 18 (24.00%) Test Strategy
15 18 (24.00%) Portfolio Management
15 18 (24.00%) IISP
16 17 (22.67%) Management Information System
17 16 (21.33%) Firewall
17 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (20.00%) Analytics

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (24.00%) IIS
2 3 (4.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 45 (60.00%) Network Security
2 18 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (21.33%) Firewall
4 10 (13.33%) tcpdump
5 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.00%) FTP
6 3 (4.00%) HTTP
6 3 (4.00%) SNMP
6 3 (4.00%) VPN
7 2 (2.67%) SAN
7 2 (2.67%) Wireless
8 1 (1.33%) DNS
8 1 (1.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) Big Data
1 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.00%) Parquet
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 28 (37.33%) Finance
2 23 (30.67%) Law
3 12 (16.00%) Retail
4 6 (8.00%) Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Publishing
6 2 (2.67%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Consultant
1 31 (41.33%) Security Consultant
2 25 (33.33%) Analyst
3 24 (32.00%) Security Analyst
4 20 (26.67%) IT Consultant
4 20 (26.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 11 (14.67%) Lead Security Consultant
5 11 (14.67%) SOC Consultant
5 11 (14.67%) Technology Consultant
6 9 (12.00%) Information Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) Network Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) Network Intrusion Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) Network Security Analyst
7 8 (10.67%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Security Operations Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (4.00%) CGI
1 3 (4.00%) Ext JS
1 3 (4.00%) GWT
1 3 (4.00%) Kafka
1 3 (4.00%) REST
1 3 (4.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (4.00%) SOAP
1 3 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 31 (41.33%) Data Centre
3 17 (22.67%) Management Information System
4 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.33%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (4.00%) RIA
7 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.67%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.33%) Blog
8 1 (1.33%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Unix
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (74.67%) Security Operations
2 34 (45.33%) Information Security
3 27 (36.00%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (36.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 19 (25.33%) Security Architecture
5 18 (24.00%) Performance Management
5 18 (24.00%) Portfolio Management
5 18 (24.00%) Project Management
5 18 (24.00%) Test Strategy
6 15 (20.00%) Analytics
7 14 (18.67%) Use Case
8 11 (14.67%) Data Analytics
9 8 (10.67%) Threat Management
10 7 (9.33%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.67%) ITIL
12 4 (5.33%) BCP
12 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity
12 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
12 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) Java
1 4 (5.33%) Perl
1 4 (5.33%) Python
2 3 (4.00%) C
2 3 (4.00%) C#
2 3 (4.00%) C++
2 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.00%) Ruby
2 3 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (50.67%) CISSP
2 32 (42.67%) Degree
3 26 (34.67%) CEH
4 25 (33.33%) GIAC
5 18 (24.00%) IISP
6 10 (13.33%) CISA
7 9 (12.00%) GCIA
8 5 (6.67%) SANS
9 4 (5.33%) CISMP
10 2 (2.67%) CISM
10 2 (2.67%) ISEB
11 1 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 30 (40.00%) QRadar
2 5 (6.67%) Nessus
3 3 (4.00%) Fluentd
3 3 (4.00%) Nagios
4 2 (2.67%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.33%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Splunk
2 24 (32.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.00%) IBM
4 3 (4.00%) Qualys
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco
5 2 (2.67%) Imperva
5 2 (2.67%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.67%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.67%) Remedy
5 2 (2.67%) Symantec
6 1 (1.33%) MapR
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