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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 213 208 196
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 25 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.14% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.17% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 22
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,600 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
- -1.55%
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
4860 4151 4108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.28% 81.52% 78.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4061 3483 3618
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 - 10 £46,250 - 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £47,500 - 2
Bristol -12 2 £40,000 -2.43% 3
Avon - 2 £55,000 -
Devon - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 25 (45.45%) Information Security
2 24 (43.64%) TCP/IP
3 23 (41.82%) Windows
4 22 (40.00%) DNS
4 22 (40.00%) HTTP
4 22 (40.00%) CISSP
5 21 (38.18%) Snort
6 20 (36.36%) Wireshark
7 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (32.73%) MCSA
7 18 (32.73%) SQL
7 18 (32.73%) ITIL
8 17 (30.91%) PRINCE2
9 16 (29.09%) MCP
9 16 (29.09%) Firewall
9 16 (29.09%) CHFI
10 14 (25.45%) Degree
10 14 (25.45%) PCI DSS
10 14 (25.45%) tcpdump
10 14 (25.45%) Telnet
10 14 (25.45%) LDAP
10 14 (25.45%) SMTP
10 14 (25.45%) DHCP
10 14 (25.45%) FTP
10 14 (25.45%) SSL
11 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
11 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
11 12 (21.82%) Security Testing
12 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 10 (18.18%) LogRhythm

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (43.64%) TCP/IP
2 22 (40.00%) DNS
2 22 (40.00%) HTTP
3 20 (36.36%) Wireshark
4 16 (29.09%) Firewall
5 14 (25.45%) Telnet
5 14 (25.45%) SSL
5 14 (25.45%) LDAP
5 14 (25.45%) SMTP
5 14 (25.45%) DHCP
5 14 (25.45%) FTP
5 14 (25.45%) tcpdump
6 7 (12.73%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (12.73%) Network Security
6 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.82%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Analyst
2 23 (41.82%) Security Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Operations Manager
3 12 (21.82%) Security Manager
3 12 (21.82%) Security Operations Manager
4 8 (14.55%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Network Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) IT Operations Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Statistics
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Information Security
2 18 (32.73%) ITIL
3 17 (30.91%) PRINCE2
4 12 (21.82%) Security Testing
5 10 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (16.36%) Security Management
7 8 (14.55%) Cyber Security
8 7 (12.73%) Security Architecture
8 7 (12.73%) Network Architecture
9 6 (10.91%) Analytics
9 6 (10.91%) Coaching
9 6 (10.91%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (7.27%) Data Security
12 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (3.64%) Risk Management
13 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 2 (3.64%) Protective Monitoring
14 1 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) Python
2 5 (9.09%) Ruby
2 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.09%) Perl
3 3 (5.45%) Java
4 2 (3.64%) C
4 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) CISSP
2 18 (32.73%) MCSA
2 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (29.09%) MCP
3 16 (29.09%) CHFI
4 14 (25.45%) Degree
5 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
6 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (16.36%) GCIH
8 8 (14.55%) GCIA
9 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (12.73%) CCNP
10 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
10 6 (10.91%) GIAC
11 5 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (7.27%) SSCP
13 2 (3.64%) CISM
13 2 (3.64%) CCNA
13 2 (3.64%) MCSE
13 2 (3.64%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 21 (38.18%) Snort
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) LogRhythm
2 8 (14.55%) Cisco
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.45%) NetIQ
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Splunk
4 3 (5.45%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.82%) LogLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) Sourcefire
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago