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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 216 237 190
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -47
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 30 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.049% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.060% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 25
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -10.00%
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
5154 5029 4167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.15% 82.52% 82.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4309 4075 3568
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 -9 18 £36,750 -22.63% 9
Wiltshire - 5 £58,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £55,000 - 2
Somerset - 1 £60,000 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 32 (49.23%) Firewall
2 25 (38.46%) Information Security
3 23 (35.38%) TCP/IP
4 18 (27.69%) ITIL
4 18 (27.69%) Wireshark
5 17 (26.15%) Snort
5 17 (26.15%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (26.15%) CISSP
6 16 (24.62%) Cyber Security
7 15 (23.08%) Windows
7 15 (23.08%) GIAC
7 15 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
7 15 (23.08%) Splunk
8 14 (21.54%) ArcSight
8 14 (21.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 13 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (18.46%) tcpdump
10 12 (18.46%) Degree
10 12 (18.46%) GCIA
10 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
10 12 (18.46%) Linux
11 11 (16.92%) SQL
11 11 (16.92%) SMTP
12 10 (15.38%) HTTP
12 10 (15.38%) GCIH
12 10 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
13 9 (13.85%) LogRhythm
13 9 (13.85%) Computer Forensics
13 9 (13.85%) PCI DSS

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (1.54%) IIS
1 1 (1.54%) Apache
1 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (49.23%) Firewall
2 23 (35.38%) TCP/IP
3 18 (27.69%) Wireshark
4 14 (21.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (18.46%) tcpdump
6 11 (16.92%) SMTP
7 10 (15.38%) HTTP
8 9 (13.85%) FTP
8 9 (13.85%) LDAP
8 9 (13.85%) DNS
9 8 (12.31%) Network Security
10 7 (10.77%) SSL
10 7 (10.77%) DHCP
11 5 (7.69%) Telnet
12 4 (6.15%) LAN
12 4 (6.15%) WAN
12 4 (6.15%) Internet
13 1 (1.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) MySQL
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.62%) Military
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (64.62%) Analyst
2 24 (36.92%) Security Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Security Specialist
4 8 (12.31%) Network Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) IT Security Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Information Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Network Intrusion Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Malware Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Information Manager
8 3 (4.62%) IT Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.15%) PKI
6 3 (4.62%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) UNIX
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Information Security
2 18 (27.69%) ITIL
3 17 (26.15%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (24.62%) Cyber Security
5 15 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 13 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
8 9 (13.85%) Computer Forensics
9 8 (12.31%) Security Architecture
9 8 (12.31%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (10.77%) Use Case
10 7 (10.77%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2
11 6 (9.23%) Service Management
11 6 (9.23%) ITSM
12 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
12 5 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
13 4 (6.15%) Digital Forensics
13 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) Perl
3 1 (1.54%) Python
3 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) CISSP
2 15 (23.08%) GIAC
3 12 (18.46%) GCIA
3 12 (18.46%) Degree
3 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (15.38%) GCIH
5 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (10.77%) CHFI
7 6 (9.23%) CEH
8 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.08%) CISA
9 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.08%) MCP
9 2 (3.08%) MCSA
10 1 (1.54%) SSCP
10 1 (1.54%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) PCI DSS
2 8 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Snort
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Nessus
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
1 2 (3.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.54%) logstash
2 1 (1.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Splunk
2 14 (21.54%) ArcSight
3 9 (13.85%) Cisco
3 9 (13.85%) LogRhythm
4 7 (10.77%) SolarWinds
5 6 (9.23%) LogLogic
6 5 (7.69%) McAfee
7 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.15%) Juniper
8 3 (4.62%) Symantec
9 2 (3.08%) Q1 Labs
9 2 (3.08%) Trustwave
9 2 (3.08%) VMware
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