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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 292 352 380
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +28
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 148 89 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.53% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 117 75 64
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
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
17208 16702 17637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.80% 78.57% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13313 13676 14903
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Hampshire +39 73 £47,500 -13.63% 7
Berkshire -6 32 £65,000 +23.80% 9
Kent +20 22 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Surrey -11 10 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 125 (45.29%) Security Cleared
2 118 (42.75%) Firewall
3 114 (41.30%) SC Cleared
4 88 (31.88%) Windows
5 76 (27.54%) Linux
6 72 (26.09%) Information Security
7 71 (25.72%) Cyber Security
8 67 (24.28%) Sourcefire
9 66 (23.91%) GCIA
10 64 (23.19%) Analytics
11 63 (22.83%) DV Cleared
11 63 (22.83%) PCI DSS
12 61 (22.10%) Intrusion Detection
13 58 (21.01%) CISSP
14 56 (20.29%) LogRhythm
15 55 (19.93%) tcpdump
16 53 (19.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 48 (17.39%) Wireshark
18 44 (15.94%) CheckPoint
19 42 (15.22%) GCIH
20 41 (14.86%) Management Information System
21 39 (14.13%) Cisco
21 39 (14.13%) TCP/IP
21 39 (14.13%) Degree
22 37 (13.41%) Kalman Filter
23 36 (13.04%) ArcSight
23 36 (13.04%) Snort
23 36 (13.04%) Finance
24 34 (12.32%) SQL
24 34 (12.32%) Internet

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.45%) MS Project
2 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 118 (42.75%) Firewall
2 61 (22.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 55 (19.93%) tcpdump
4 48 (17.39%) Wireshark
5 39 (14.13%) TCP/IP
6 34 (12.32%) Internet
7 27 (9.78%) LAN
8 26 (9.42%) Network Security
9 24 (8.70%) HTTP
10 23 (8.33%) WAN
11 18 (6.52%) DNS
12 12 (4.35%) LDAP
12 12 (4.35%) FTP
12 12 (4.35%) SMTP
13 8 (2.90%) VPN
14 7 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (2.17%) SSL
15 6 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (2.17%) SSH
16 5 (1.81%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.45%) Big Data
4 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) HBase
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 10 (3.62%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (13.04%) Finance
2 10 (3.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.81%) Military
3 5 (1.81%) Electronics
3 5 (1.81%) Aerospace
3 5 (1.81%) Legal
4 3 (1.09%) Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Law
5 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.72%) Advertising
5 2 (0.72%) Games
5 2 (0.72%) Retail
5 2 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 135 (48.91%) Analyst
2 109 (39.49%) Security Analyst
3 49 (17.75%) Consultant
4 42 (15.22%) Security Engineer
5 41 (14.86%) Security Consultant
6 26 (9.42%) IT Security Analyst
6 26 (9.42%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 19 (6.88%) Operations Analyst
7 19 (6.88%) Security Operations Analyst
8 18 (6.52%) IT Consultant
8 18 (6.52%) IT Security Consultant
9 14 (5.07%) Architect
10 10 (3.62%) Network Analyst
10 10 (3.62%) Sales Engineer
11 9 (3.26%) Incident Analyst
11 9 (3.26%) Junior
12 8 (2.90%) Security Specialist
13 7 (2.54%) Information Security Consultant
14 6 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
14 6 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.17%) Regular Expression
2 5 (1.81%) Middleware
3 2 (0.72%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.86%) Management Information System
2 20 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.90%) PKI
4 6 (2.17%) Cryptography
5 5 (1.81%) CESG
6 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.72%) Replication
6 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.36%) Open Source
7 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 88 (31.88%) Windows
2 76 (27.54%) Linux
3 30 (10.87%) UNIX
4 19 (6.88%) AIX
4 19 (6.88%) Solaris
5 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.17%) CentOS
7 4 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (26.09%) Information Security
2 71 (25.72%) Cyber Security
3 64 (23.19%) Analytics
4 37 (13.41%) Kalman Filter
5 30 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
6 28 (10.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 27 (9.78%) Security Management
8 24 (8.70%) Incident Management
9 22 (7.97%) E-Commerce
9 22 (7.97%) Security Architecture
10 20 (7.25%) ITIL
10 20 (7.25%) Ethical Hacking
11 17 (6.16%) Information Assurance
12 16 (5.80%) Vulnerability Management
13 15 (5.43%) Computer Forensics
13 15 (5.43%) Change Control
14 14 (5.07%) Change Management
15 12 (4.35%) Mentoring
16 10 (3.62%) Project Management
16 10 (3.62%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.32%) SQL
2 16 (5.80%) Python
3 9 (3.26%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.17%) Perl
4 6 (2.17%) PHP
4 6 (2.17%) Ruby
5 5 (1.81%) C#
5 5 (1.81%) C++
6 4 (1.45%) C
7 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 125 (45.29%) Security Cleared
2 114 (41.30%) SC Cleared
3 66 (23.91%) GCIA
4 63 (22.83%) DV Cleared
5 58 (21.01%) CISSP
6 42 (15.22%) GCIH
7 39 (14.13%) Degree
8 25 (9.06%) GIAC
9 19 (6.88%) CEH
10 16 (5.80%) CISA
10 16 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (3.99%) SSCP
12 9 (3.26%) CISM
13 8 (2.90%) CCNP
13 8 (2.90%) CCNA
14 4 (1.45%) OSCP
14 4 (1.45%) OSCE
14 4 (1.45%) MCSE
14 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.45%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (22.83%) PCI DSS
2 53 (19.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.90%) COBIT
4 6 (2.17%) HIPAA
5 5 (1.81%) COSO
5 5 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.81%) GPG13
6 2 (0.72%) SLA
6 2 (0.72%) QA
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 36 (13.04%) Snort
2 12 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.62%) Nmap
4 4 (1.45%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.72%) vSphere
7 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (7.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (4.35%) Nessus
3 4 (1.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 67 (24.28%) Sourcefire
2 56 (20.29%) LogRhythm
3 44 (15.94%) CheckPoint
4 39 (14.13%) Cisco
5 36 (13.04%) ArcSight
6 33 (11.96%) McAfee
7 26 (9.42%) Symantec
8 18 (6.52%) Juniper
9 17 (6.16%) Tripwire
9 17 (6.16%) Websense
9 17 (6.16%) Splunk
10 15 (5.43%) Microsoft
11 13 (4.71%) IBM
11 13 (4.71%) F5
12 12 (4.35%) Imperva
13 10 (3.62%) Sophos
13 10 (3.62%) Proofpoint
13 10 (3.62%) Blue Coat
14 9 (3.26%) Fortinet
14 9 (3.26%) Red Hat
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40K + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 15% bonus, and pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £20K OTE + Car + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30k OTE £38k+, Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens + shift allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
NTT Com Security (UK) Limited
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum + pension, life, medical, etc
Posted: 13 days ago
Guildford
Creative Personnel
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + 5% Cash
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 28 days ago