The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 70 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 16 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.03% 3.19% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 3.84% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 29 33
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,100 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
SIEM
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
657 755 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.38% 83.15% 81.60%
Number of salaries quoted 501 659 612
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SIEM
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the Southampton region.

SIEM Salary Trend in Southampton

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 30 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 27 (75.00%) Internet
2 27 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 24 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 23 (63.89%) LAN
4 23 (63.89%) WAN
4 23 (63.89%) SMTP
4 23 (63.89%) HTTP
4 23 (63.89%) TCP/IP
5 13 (36.11%) Information Security
6 10 (27.78%) tcpdump
6 10 (27.78%) Wireshark
7 7 (19.44%) Security Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
7 7 (19.44%) Computer Forensics
7 7 (19.44%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (19.44%) CEH
7 7 (19.44%) Sourcefire
7 7 (19.44%) Snort
7 7 (19.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (19.44%) GIAC
7 7 (19.44%) Change Control
7 7 (19.44%) Malware Analysis
8 6 (16.67%) CRISC
8 6 (16.67%) Cyber Security
8 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 6 (16.67%) Games
8 6 (16.67%) CISSP
8 6 (16.67%) Management Information System

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) Internet
2 23 (63.89%) LAN
2 23 (63.89%) WAN
2 23 (63.89%) SMTP
2 23 (63.89%) HTTP
2 23 (63.89%) TCP/IP
3 10 (27.78%) tcpdump
3 10 (27.78%) Wireshark
4 7 (19.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (8.33%) LDAP
5 3 (8.33%) DNS
5 3 (8.33%) FTP
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security
7 1 (2.78%) Firewall
7 1 (2.78%) IPsec
7 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 6 (16.67%) Games
1 6 (16.67%) Banking
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
1 6 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Principal Security Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Network Operations Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Information Security
2 7 (19.44%) Security Testing
2 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Forensics
2 7 (19.44%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (19.44%) Change Control
2 7 (19.44%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 6 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 6 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 4 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.78%) Analytics
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 27 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 24 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) CEH
4 7 (19.44%) GIAC
5 6 (16.67%) CRISC
5 6 (16.67%) CISSP
5 6 (16.67%) CISA
5 6 (16.67%) CISM
5 6 (16.67%) PCI QSA
6 3 (8.33%) GCIA
7 2 (5.56%) GCIH
8 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Sourcefire
2 2 (5.56%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft