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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 204 215 225
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 32 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 10
Average salary £48,000 £41,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% -11.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,800 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
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
5041 4401 4420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.45% 81.74% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 3715 3901
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Wiltshire - 18 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £51,250 - 3
Somerset - 3 - -
Bristol -11 2 £52,500 +28.04% 2
Devon - 1 - -
Avon - 1 £55,000 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (48.94%) CISSP
1 23 (48.94%) Information Security
2 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (38.30%) ITIL
2 18 (38.30%) MCSA
3 17 (36.17%) PRINCE2
4 16 (34.04%) MCP
4 16 (34.04%) SQL
4 16 (34.04%) TCP/IP
4 16 (34.04%) Firewall
4 16 (34.04%) CHFI
5 15 (31.91%) DNS
5 15 (31.91%) HTTP
6 14 (29.79%) PCI DSS
7 13 (27.66%) Degree
7 13 (27.66%) Wireshark
7 13 (27.66%) Snort
7 13 (27.66%) Telnet
7 13 (27.66%) SSL
7 13 (27.66%) LDAP
7 13 (27.66%) SMTP
7 13 (27.66%) DHCP
7 13 (27.66%) FTP
8 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
8 12 (25.53%) tcpdump
9 11 (23.40%) Security Testing
9 11 (23.40%) Security Management
9 11 (23.40%) Linux
10 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (34.04%) TCP/IP
1 16 (34.04%) Firewall
2 15 (31.91%) DNS
2 15 (31.91%) HTTP
3 13 (27.66%) Wireshark
3 13 (27.66%) Telnet
3 13 (27.66%) SSL
3 13 (27.66%) LDAP
3 13 (27.66%) SMTP
3 13 (27.66%) DHCP
3 13 (27.66%) FTP
4 12 (25.53%) tcpdump
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (10.64%) Network Security
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Analyst
2 18 (38.30%) Security Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Operations Manager
3 12 (25.53%) Security Manager
3 12 (25.53%) Security Operations Manager
4 8 (17.02%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) IT Operations Manager
6 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Lead Network Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Design Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Statistics
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Information Security
2 18 (38.30%) ITIL
3 17 (36.17%) PRINCE2
4 11 (23.40%) Security Testing
4 11 (23.40%) Security Management
5 10 (21.28%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Security Architecture
6 7 (14.89%) Network Architecture
7 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.77%) Analytics
7 6 (12.77%) Cyber Security
7 6 (12.77%) Coaching
8 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (8.51%) Data Security
9 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.26%) Protective Monitoring
12 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) CISSP
2 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (38.30%) MCSA
3 16 (34.04%) MCP
3 16 (34.04%) CHFI
4 13 (27.66%) Degree
5 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
5 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
6 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (17.02%) GCIH
8 7 (14.89%) GCIA
8 7 (14.89%) GIAC
8 7 (14.89%) CCNP
9 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
9 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (8.51%) SSCP
10 4 (8.51%) CCNA
11 2 (4.26%) MCSE
11 2 (4.26%) CEH
11 2 (4.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Snort
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) LogRhythm
2 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
2 8 (17.02%) Cisco
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Splunk
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) NetIQ
4 2 (4.26%) McAfee
4 2 (4.26%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.13%) LogLogic
5 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.13%) Juniper
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