The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 454 557 567
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +10
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 540 410 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 378 317 291
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92302 97399 88489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.22% 82.03% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74595 78278 72574
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SIEM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM within the UK.

SIEM Salary Trend in the UK

SIEM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 within the UK.

SIEM Salary Histogram in the UK

SIEM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
England +83 496 £55,000 +10.00% 111
London +21 179 £60,000 - 32
South East +64 165 £55,000 +22.22% 47
Hampshire -2 62 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Berkshire +31 61 £65,000 +36.84% 31
City of London +44 59 £57,500 -4.16% 7
Scotland +37 33 £45,000 +38.46%
West Midlands +2 33 £40,000 -11.11% 7
South West +1 31 £47,500 -26.92% 10
East of England +25 27 £45,000 -40.00% 2
Glasgow +33 24 £45,000 +38.46%
Kent +23 24 £54,500 +89.56% 1
Maidenhead +17 24 £62,500 +19.04% 4
North West +12 24 £47,500 +26.66% 10
Yorkshire +27 23 £39,000 +13.34% 1
West Yorkshire +11 22 £38,000 +10.72% 1
Southampton -15 21 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +27 20 £45,000 -8.16%
Leeds +21 19 £38,000 -7.87%
Reading +12 19 £57,500 -20.68% 17
Cambridge +25 17 £45,325 -
Gloucestershire - 16 £47,500 - 4
Cheshire +4 14 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Edinburgh +19 13 £50,000 -3.28%
Cheltenham - 13 £47,500 - 2
Basingstoke +33 10 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Surrey +18 9 £40,000 -31.91% 2
Birmingham -7 9 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Sevenoaks - 9 £54,500 -
East Midlands +8 8 £47,500 +72.72% 1

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 475 (46.34%) Firewall
2 393 (38.34%) Information Security
3 318 (31.02%) CISSP
4 304 (29.66%) Windows
5 275 (26.83%) Network Security
6 228 (22.24%) Cyber Security
7 224 (21.85%) Finance
8 203 (19.80%) Cisco
9 194 (18.93%) Linux
10 188 (18.34%) Security Cleared
11 179 (17.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 179 (17.46%) TCP/IP
12 169 (16.49%) Intrusion Detection
13 166 (16.20%) Degree
14 162 (15.80%) Management Information System
15 154 (15.02%) CheckPoint
16 147 (14.34%) PCI DSS
16 147 (14.34%) SC Cleared
17 139 (13.56%) Incident Management
18 131 (12.78%) UNIX
19 130 (12.68%) ITIL
20 119 (11.61%) SQL
21 118 (11.51%) Cisco Certification
22 112 (10.93%) ArcSight
23 110 (10.73%) CISM
24 107 (10.44%) WAN
24 107 (10.44%) Snort
25 105 (10.24%) CEH
26 103 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
27 101 (9.85%) Penetration Testing

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 17 (1.66%) IIS
2 10 (0.98%) Apache
3 7 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.49%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.49%) CMS
4 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.39%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.39%) JBoss
5 4 (0.39%) Lync
6 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.29%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.098%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.098%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.73%) SaaS
2 12 (1.17%) PaaS
2 12 (1.17%) Office 365
2 12 (1.17%) IaaS
3 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 475 (46.34%) Firewall
2 275 (26.83%) Network Security
3 179 (17.46%) TCP/IP
4 169 (16.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 107 (10.44%) WAN
6 85 (8.29%) LAN
7 72 (7.02%) DNS
8 68 (6.63%) HTTP
9 63 (6.15%) Internet
10 59 (5.76%) Wireshark
11 58 (5.66%) Wireless
12 55 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
13 54 (5.27%) VPN
14 46 (4.49%) SMTP
14 46 (4.49%) SSL
15 41 (4.00%) tcpdump
16 39 (3.80%) MPLS
17 36 (3.51%) LDAP
18 34 (3.32%) DHCP
19 33 (3.22%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.49%) Big Data
3 16 (1.56%) MySQL
4 15 (1.46%) Data Mining
5 10 (0.98%) NoSQL
6 9 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.49%) Apache Hive
8 5 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.39%) Impala
9 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.39%) HBase
9 4 (0.39%) DB2
10 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Metasploit
1 4 (0.39%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.29%) JUnit
3 2 (0.20%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.20%) Ant
4 1 (0.098%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.098%) Eclipse
General
1 224 (21.85%) Finance
2 44 (4.29%) Law
3 39 (3.80%) Banking
4 36 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 33 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.54%) Legal
7 19 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.76%) Retail
9 13 (1.27%) Marketing
10 12 (1.17%) Advertising
10 12 (1.17%) Games
11 9 (0.88%) Electronics
12 8 (0.78%) Military
13 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) French Language
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.20%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.098%) German Language
15 1 (0.098%) Local Government
15 1 (0.098%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 369 (36.00%) Analyst
2 300 (29.27%) Security Analyst
3 176 (17.17%) Security Engineer
4 151 (14.73%) Consultant
5 100 (9.76%) Security Consultant
6 75 (7.32%) Operations Analyst
6 75 (7.32%) Security Operations Analyst
7 73 (7.12%) Architect
8 67 (6.54%) Network Engineer
9 65 (6.34%) Security Specialist
10 57 (5.56%) Security Manager
11 56 (5.46%) Network Security Engineer
12 55 (5.37%) Security Architect
13 54 (5.27%) IT Security Analyst
14 39 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
14 39 (3.80%) Network Analyst
15 31 (3.02%) Senior Security Analyst
16 30 (2.93%) Information Analyst
17 29 (2.83%) Information Security Analyst
18 28 (2.73%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (4.29%) Regular Expression
2 18 (1.76%) REST
3 14 (1.37%) SAML
3 14 (1.37%) OAuth
4 12 (1.17%) Middleware
5 8 (0.78%) Application Packaging
5 8 (0.78%) .NET
5 8 (0.78%) XML
6 5 (0.49%) CSS
6 5 (0.49%) HTML
7 4 (0.39%) ODBC
7 4 (0.39%) HTML5
7 4 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.39%) CSS3
7 4 (0.39%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.29%) Lucene
9 2 (0.20%) JSP
10 1 (0.098%) SOAP
10 1 (0.098%) Web Services
10 1 (0.098%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 162 (15.80%) Management Information System
2 103 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (8.49%) Computer Science
4 36 (3.51%) Cryptography
5 27 (2.63%) Open Source
6 26 (2.54%) Hedge funds
7 24 (2.34%) Visualisation
7 24 (2.34%) PKI
8 22 (2.15%) SCADA
9 12 (1.17%) Thin Client
9 12 (1.17%) Replication
9 12 (1.17%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.07%) CESG
11 9 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.88%) BYOD
12 8 (0.78%) FMCG
12 8 (0.78%) Clustering
12 8 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.68%) SecurID
13 7 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 304 (29.66%) Windows
2 194 (18.93%) Linux
3 131 (12.78%) UNIX
4 15 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.37%) CentOS
5 14 (1.37%) Solaris
6 11 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.39%) AIX
10 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.20%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.098%) zOS
12 1 (0.098%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (38.34%) Information Security
2 228 (22.24%) Cyber Security
3 139 (13.56%) Incident Management
4 130 (12.68%) ITIL
5 101 (9.85%) Penetration Testing
5 101 (9.85%) Security Architecture
6 91 (8.88%) Vulnerability Management
7 89 (8.68%) Analytics
7 89 (8.68%) Security Management
8 81 (7.90%) Kalman Filter
9 76 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 65 (6.34%) Project Management
11 62 (6.05%) Risk Management
11 62 (6.05%) Security Testing
12 55 (5.37%) Identity Management
13 51 (4.98%) Malware Analysis
14 49 (4.78%) Data Security
15 46 (4.49%) PRINCE2
16 39 (3.80%) Service Delivery
16 39 (3.80%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (11.61%) SQL
2 63 (6.15%) PowerShell
3 60 (5.85%) Perl
4 41 (4.00%) Python
5 24 (2.34%) Bash Shell
5 24 (2.34%) Java
6 23 (2.24%) C
7 22 (2.15%) Ruby
8 14 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.37%) PHP
9 7 (0.68%) C++
10 6 (0.59%) C#
11 5 (0.49%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.49%) VBScript
12 2 (0.20%) R
13 1 (0.098%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 318 (31.02%) CISSP
2 188 (18.34%) Security Cleared
3 166 (16.20%) Degree
4 147 (14.34%) SC Cleared
5 118 (11.51%) Cisco Certification
6 110 (10.73%) CISM
7 105 (10.24%) CEH
8 101 (9.85%) GIAC
9 77 (7.51%) DV Cleared
10 68 (6.63%) CCNP
11 63 (6.15%) CCNA
12 55 (5.37%) CISA
13 53 (5.17%) GCIA
14 47 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 41 (4.00%) GCIH
16 35 (3.41%) SSCP
16 35 (3.41%) CHFI
17 33 (3.22%) CCSA
18 28 (2.73%) MCP
19 27 (2.63%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (17.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 147 (14.34%) PCI DSS
3 45 (4.39%) SLA
4 24 (2.34%) COBIT
5 22 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 11 (1.07%) GPG13
8 9 (0.88%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.59%) FISMA
10 5 (0.49%) QA
11 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.098%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.098%) COSO
System Software
1 107 (10.44%) Snort
2 86 (8.39%) Active Directory
3 42 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.07%) vSphere
5 8 (0.78%) XenApp
6 5 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.39%) Docker
8 3 (0.29%) XenServer
8 3 (0.29%) KVM
9 2 (0.20%) pfSense
9 2 (0.20%) vCloud
10 1 (0.098%) ACF2
10 1 (0.098%) RACF
10 1 (0.098%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 36 (3.51%) Nessus
2 15 (1.46%) Tivoli
3 11 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (0.78%) OpenView
5 7 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (0.68%) Puppet
5 7 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (0.49%) Hyperic
8 4 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.39%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.39%) Nmap
8 4 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.29%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.29%) SCCM
9 3 (0.29%) logstash
9 3 (0.29%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.20%) OSSEC
11 1 (0.098%) CORE IMPACT
11 1 (0.098%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 203 (19.80%) Cisco
2 154 (15.02%) CheckPoint
3 112 (10.93%) ArcSight
4 100 (9.76%) Splunk
5 95 (9.27%) Juniper
6 85 (8.29%) McAfee
7 78 (7.61%) Sourcefire
8 72 (7.02%) Microsoft
9 68 (6.63%) VMware
10 59 (5.76%) Citrix
11 54 (5.27%) Fortinet
12 45 (4.39%) LogRhythm
13 39 (3.80%) F5
14 38 (3.71%) Symantec
15 36 (3.51%) HP
16 32 (3.12%) Blue Coat
17 28 (2.73%) Qualys
18 25 (2.44%) Websense
19 23 (2.24%) SAP
20 18 (1.76%) Oracle
Belfast, County Antrim
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + commission
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum corporate benefits package offered
Posted: 11 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis IT
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis IT
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £70K + Bonus, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletec
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 4 days ago