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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 221 222 223
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 22 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.21% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.26% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 1
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +28.88%
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
5345 4639 4324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.14% 82.11% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4383 4031 3761
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 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
Gloucestershire - 16 £52,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £38,500 - 1
Bristol -6 1 £52,500 +31.25% 2
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (53.85%) SQL
1 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
2 13 (50.00%) HTTP
3 12 (46.15%) Snort
3 12 (46.15%) Wireshark
4 11 (42.31%) tcpdump
4 11 (42.31%) Telnet
4 11 (42.31%) FTP
4 11 (42.31%) SSL
4 11 (42.31%) SMTP
4 11 (42.31%) DHCP
4 11 (42.31%) LDAP
5 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) Information Security
5 10 (38.46%) LogRhythm
6 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) CISSP
7 8 (30.77%) Degree
7 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) GIAC
8 7 (26.92%) GCIH
8 7 (26.92%) Firewall
9 6 (23.08%) GCIA
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) Analytics
10 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
10 5 (19.23%) Cyber Security
10 5 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
2 13 (50.00%) HTTP
3 12 (46.15%) Wireshark
4 11 (42.31%) tcpdump
4 11 (42.31%) FTP
4 11 (42.31%) SMTP
4 11 (42.31%) DHCP
4 11 (42.31%) LDAP
4 11 (42.31%) SSL
4 11 (42.31%) Telnet
5 7 (26.92%) Firewall
6 5 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (15.38%) Network Security
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.85%) xDSL
9 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.85%) VPLS
9 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.85%) FCoE
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Operations Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (11.54%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Information Security
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Analytics
3 5 (19.23%) Cyber Security
3 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Security Management
5 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CISSP
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) GIAC
2 7 (26.92%) GCIH
3 6 (23.08%) GCIA
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (19.23%) MCSA
5 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) CCNA
6 3 (11.54%) CHFI
6 3 (11.54%) CCNP
6 3 (11.54%) MCP
7 2 (7.69%) MCSE
7 2 (7.69%) CEH
8 1 (3.85%) GSEC
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Snort
2 2 (7.69%) Nmap
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) LogRhythm
2 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Splunk
3 3 (11.54%) ArcSight
3 3 (11.54%) NetIQ
4 2 (7.69%) McAfee
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
5 1 (3.85%) LogLogic
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
South West UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £46,000 - £51,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago