The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 277 320 327
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +7
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 167 108 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.64% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 121 91 85
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
SIEM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17258 16862 17844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.63% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13775 13395 15357
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SIEM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SIEM Salary Trend in the South East

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SIEM Salary Histogram in the South East

SIEM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(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
Berkshire +30 86 £57,500 +4.54% 14
Hampshire +7 51 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Kent - 10 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 6 £40,000 -
Surrey -12 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Middlesex +8 2 £52,500 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 131 (42.26%) Firewall
2 120 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 112 (36.13%) SC Cleared
4 111 (35.81%) Windows
5 95 (30.65%) Linux
6 84 (27.10%) Cyber Security
7 83 (26.77%) CISSP
8 79 (25.48%) Information Security
9 69 (22.26%) Intrusion Detection
10 59 (19.03%) PCI DSS
10 59 (19.03%) DV Cleared
11 56 (18.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 56 (18.06%) Analytics
12 54 (17.42%) TCP/IP
13 52 (16.77%) Network Security
14 51 (16.45%) GCIA
15 50 (16.13%) Wireshark
16 49 (15.81%) tcpdump
17 48 (15.48%) Cisco
17 48 (15.48%) Management Information System
17 48 (15.48%) Sourcefire
18 44 (14.19%) LogRhythm
19 43 (13.87%) Degree
20 42 (13.55%) Incident Management
21 39 (12.58%) SQL
21 39 (12.58%) GCIH
22 37 (11.94%) Finance
23 35 (11.29%) UNIX
24 34 (10.97%) Kalman Filter
25 33 (10.65%) Penetration Testing

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 131 (42.26%) Firewall
2 69 (22.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 54 (17.42%) TCP/IP
4 52 (16.77%) Network Security
5 50 (16.13%) Wireshark
6 49 (15.81%) tcpdump
7 32 (10.32%) WAN
8 30 (9.68%) LAN
8 30 (9.68%) Internet
9 27 (8.71%) DNS
10 21 (6.77%) HTTP
11 16 (5.16%) VPN
11 16 (5.16%) SMTP
12 15 (4.84%) MPLS
13 14 (4.52%) LDAP
14 13 (4.19%) FTP
15 10 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (3.23%) DHCP
16 8 (2.58%) SSL
17 7 (2.26%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.87%) Big Data
3 7 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.94%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.32%) HBase
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
General
1 37 (11.94%) Finance
2 13 (4.19%) Banking
3 12 (3.87%) Retail
4 11 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.23%) Legal
5 10 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.23%) Games
6 8 (2.58%) Marketing
7 6 (1.94%) Military
7 6 (1.94%) Electronics
8 4 (1.29%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.29%) Law
9 3 (0.97%) Advertising
10 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.65%) German Language
10 2 (0.65%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.32%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 119 (38.39%) Analyst
2 97 (31.29%) Security Analyst
3 76 (24.52%) Consultant
4 62 (20.00%) Security Consultant
5 38 (12.26%) Security Engineer
6 21 (6.77%) IT Security Analyst
7 20 (6.45%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 19 (6.13%) Security Operations Analyst
8 19 (6.13%) Operations Analyst
9 16 (5.16%) IT Security Consultant
9 16 (5.16%) IT Consultant
9 16 (5.16%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 14 (4.52%) Architect
11 12 (3.87%) Junior
11 12 (3.87%) Security Specialist
12 11 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.55%) Incident Analyst
12 11 (3.55%) Cyber Security Consultant
13 10 (3.23%) IT Security Engineer
13 10 (3.23%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.45%) Regular Expression
2 5 (1.61%) Middleware
3 4 (1.29%) Lucene
4 1 (0.32%) JSP
4 1 (0.32%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.48%) Management Information System
2 27 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.42%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.19%) Visualisation
5 9 (2.90%) PKI
6 8 (2.58%) Open Source
7 7 (2.26%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.94%) Replication
9 5 (1.61%) CESG
10 3 (0.97%) Kindle
11 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.65%) Machine to Machine
11 2 (0.65%) Blog
12 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.32%) Physics
12 1 (0.32%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 111 (35.81%) Windows
2 95 (30.65%) Linux
3 35 (11.29%) UNIX
4 19 (6.13%) AIX
4 19 (6.13%) Solaris
5 9 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.94%) CentOS
7 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.61%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (27.10%) Cyber Security
2 79 (25.48%) Information Security
3 56 (18.06%) Analytics
4 42 (13.55%) Incident Management
5 34 (10.97%) Kalman Filter
6 33 (10.65%) Penetration Testing
7 31 (10.00%) Security Management
8 30 (9.68%) ITIL
9 29 (9.35%) Security Architecture
10 28 (9.03%) Vulnerability Management
11 27 (8.71%) Change Management
12 26 (8.39%) Project Management
13 20 (6.45%) Data Analysis
14 19 (6.13%) PRINCE2
15 18 (5.81%) Ethical Hacking
15 18 (5.81%) Information Assurance
16 17 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (5.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 15 (4.84%) Change Control
19 14 (4.52%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.58%) SQL
2 14 (4.52%) Python
3 10 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.26%) C
4 7 (2.26%) C++
5 6 (1.94%) C#
6 5 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.65%) Java
8 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 120 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 112 (36.13%) SC Cleared
3 83 (26.77%) CISSP
4 59 (19.03%) DV Cleared
5 51 (16.45%) GCIA
6 43 (13.87%) Degree
7 39 (12.58%) GCIH
8 26 (8.39%) CISM
9 25 (8.06%) GIAC
10 24 (7.74%) CISA
11 20 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (4.52%) CEH
13 13 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (4.19%) MCSE
14 12 (3.87%) CCNA
14 12 (3.87%) PCI QSA
14 12 (3.87%) CRISC
15 7 (2.26%) CCNP
16 6 (1.94%) CCIP
16 6 (1.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (19.03%) PCI DSS
2 56 (18.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (5.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (3.23%) SLA
4 10 (3.23%) GPG13
5 9 (2.90%) COBIT
6 5 (1.61%) COSO
7 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (8.71%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.10%) Snort
3 6 (1.94%) ProxySG
4 4 (1.29%) XenApp
5 3 (0.97%) vSphere
5 3 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (1.94%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.97%) Nessus
5 2 (0.65%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (15.48%) Cisco
1 48 (15.48%) Sourcefire
2 44 (14.19%) LogRhythm
3 32 (10.32%) CheckPoint
4 30 (9.68%) ArcSight
5 27 (8.71%) McAfee
5 27 (8.71%) Juniper
6 21 (6.77%) Microsoft
7 17 (5.48%) Symantec
8 15 (4.84%) F5
9 12 (3.87%) VMware
9 12 (3.87%) Blue Coat
9 12 (3.87%) Citrix
10 11 (3.55%) Splunk
11 8 (2.58%) Oracle
11 8 (2.58%) Apple
12 7 (2.26%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.26%) Websense
13 6 (1.94%) BMC
13 6 (1.94%) Tripwire
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