The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 58 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.78% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £36,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
SIEM
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
386 486 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 74.95% 77.64% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 334 406 389
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SIEM
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the Slough region.

SIEM Salary Trend in Slough

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Slough

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
1 14 (87.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 12 (75.00%) Nmap
2 12 (75.00%) Snort
2 12 (75.00%) Nessus
2 12 (75.00%) Sophos
2 12 (75.00%) Metasploit
2 12 (75.00%) Imperva
2 12 (75.00%) tcpdump
3 8 (50.00%) Ruby
3 8 (50.00%) Juniper
3 8 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (50.00%) Perl
3 8 (50.00%) PHP
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (50.00%) HIPAA
3 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (37.50%) CentOS
4 6 (37.50%) Splunk
4 6 (37.50%) OSCP
4 6 (37.50%) OSCE
4 6 (37.50%) HTTP
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 6 (37.50%) CISSP

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (37.50%) HTTP
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Security Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (12.50%) Sales Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Ubuntu
2 6 (37.50%) CentOS
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
1 8 (50.00%) PHP
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
1 8 (50.00%) Python
1 8 (50.00%) Ruby
1 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
1 6 (37.50%) CEH
1 6 (37.50%) OSCP
1 6 (37.50%) OSCE
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) RHCE
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 8 (50.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Snort
1 12 (75.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Sophos
1 12 (75.00%) Imperva
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Juniper
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (37.50%) Splunk