The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 206 227 198
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 33 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.16% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 3 16
Average salary £46,250 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.84% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £65,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4982 5036 4206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.10% 82.60% 80.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4154 4082 3701
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SIEM
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SIEM Salary Trend in the South West

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SIEM Salary Histogram in the South West

SIEM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Wiltshire - 12 £50,750 -
Bristol -19 9 £35,500 -45.38% 6
Gloucestershire - 9 £47,500 - 1
Somerset - 1 £60,000 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 30 (50.00%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) TCP/IP
3 22 (36.67%) Snort
4 21 (35.00%) Information Security
5 19 (31.67%) Wireshark
6 16 (26.67%) HTTP
6 16 (26.67%) DNS
6 16 (26.67%) ITIL
7 15 (25.00%) Windows
7 15 (25.00%) CISSP
7 15 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
8 14 (23.33%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (21.67%) Malware Analysis
10 12 (20.00%) SMTP
10 12 (20.00%) SQL
10 12 (20.00%) ArcSight
10 12 (20.00%) Cyber Security
11 11 (18.33%) tcpdump
11 11 (18.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
11 11 (18.33%) Degree
12 10 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (16.67%) UNIX
12 10 (16.67%) FTP
12 10 (16.67%) LDAP
13 9 (15.00%) DHCP
13 9 (15.00%) SSL
14 8 (13.33%) Cisco

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.00%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) TCP/IP
3 19 (31.67%) Wireshark
4 16 (26.67%) HTTP
4 16 (26.67%) DNS
5 12 (20.00%) SMTP
6 11 (18.33%) tcpdump
7 10 (16.67%) FTP
7 10 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (16.67%) LDAP
8 9 (15.00%) DHCP
8 9 (15.00%) SSL
9 7 (11.67%) Network Security
9 7 (11.67%) Telnet
10 3 (5.00%) LAN
10 3 (5.00%) WAN
11 1 (1.67%) Internet
11 1 (1.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) MySQL
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
1 3 (5.00%) Military
2 2 (3.33%) Electronics
2 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Analyst
2 24 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 14 (23.33%) Network Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Security Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Malware Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) IT Security Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Security Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Information Manager
8 3 (5.00%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) CESG
4 2 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) UNIX
3 8 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Information Security
2 16 (26.67%) ITIL
3 15 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (23.33%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (21.67%) Malware Analysis
6 12 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 10 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (13.33%) Computer Forensics
9 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
10 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.00%) Service Management
10 6 (10.00%) ITSM
11 5 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
11 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 5 (8.33%) Use Case
11 5 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
11 5 (8.33%) Security Architecture
12 4 (6.67%) Security Testing
12 4 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) Python
2 6 (10.00%) Perl
3 5 (8.33%) Ruby
3 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) C
4 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) CISSP
2 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.33%) Degree
3 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (13.33%) GCIA
5 7 (11.67%) GCIH
5 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
5 7 (11.67%) GIAC
5 7 (11.67%) CHFI
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 2 (3.33%) MCSA
7 1 (1.67%) CISM
7 1 (1.67%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.67%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (36.67%) Snort
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
1 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 8 (13.33%) Splunk
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco
3 7 (11.67%) LogRhythm
4 6 (10.00%) LogLogic
5 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.67%) Juniper
6 3 (5.00%) Symantec
6 3 (5.00%) McAfee
7 2 (3.33%) VMware
7 2 (3.33%) Q1 Labs
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