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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 235 186 214
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +28
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 3 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.048% 0.49% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.60% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 5
Average salary £47,500 £53,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.37% +32.50%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5047 4153 4331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.15% 81.62% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 3572 3805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 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
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 19 September 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
Bristol -25 3 £47,500 -6.86%
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) LogRhythm
3 4 (36.36%) Opsview
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) ArcSight
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Nagios
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) GIAC
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 3 (27.27%) HMG Infosec
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) CEH
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DWDM
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
2 1 (9.09%) VPLS
2 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) xDSL
2 1 (9.09%) FCoE
2 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (9.09%) ISDN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) GIAC
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) CEH
5 1 (9.09%) GCIA
5 1 (9.09%) GCIH
5 1 (9.09%) GCFA
5 1 (9.09%) EnCE
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Nagios
1 4 (36.36%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) ArcSight
1 4 (36.36%) LogRhythm
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) LogLogic