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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 62 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.65% 0.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £58,000 £36,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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
485 393 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 78.48% 78.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 385 340 410
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) CISSP
3 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Ruby
4 8 (53.33%) Python
4 8 (53.33%) Perl
4 8 (53.33%) PHP
4 8 (53.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
5 7 (46.67%) UNIX
5 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (40.00%) Cyber Security
6 6 (40.00%) McAfee
6 6 (40.00%) Information Security
6 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (33.33%) Nessus
7 5 (33.33%) Data Security
7 5 (33.33%) Banking
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) Internet
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) LogLogic

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (33.33%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Security Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Security Manager
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Manager
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Incident Manager
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (40.00%) Information Security
4 6 (40.00%) Cyber Security
5 5 (33.33%) Analytics
5 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (33.33%) Data Security
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (6.67%) Coaching
9 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
9 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Perl
1 8 (53.33%) PHP
1 8 (53.33%) Python
1 8 (53.33%) Ruby
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) GCIA
2 4 (26.67%) GCIH
3 3 (20.00%) CEH
3 3 (20.00%) VTSP
4 1 (6.67%) CISA
4 1 (6.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 8 (53.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (20.00%) HIPAA
5 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) McAfee
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) LogLogic
3 2 (13.33%) LogRhythm
4 1 (6.67%) Trustwave
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Qualys
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) ArcSight