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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 421 495 625
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +130
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 679 512 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.57% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 568 399 238
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.50%

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
88421 89510 88212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.23% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 73412 73509 70144
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016 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 14 February 2016. 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 +74 616 £57,500 +16.16% 82
London +131 277 £60,000 +11.11% 42
South East -23 130 £60,000 +9.09% 18
City of London +81 60 £55,000 +4.76% 12
South West +16 58 £60,000 +26.31% 5
Scotland +35 53 £52,500 - 1
North West +49 51 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Berkshire -26 48 £57,500 -4.16% 5
Hampshire -2 39 £51,000 +2.00% 1
West Midlands -24 39 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Manchester +55 38 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Yorkshire +6 30 £46,250 +15.62% 7
East of England +3 30 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire +15 29 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Bristol +19 28 £60,000 +14.28%
Edinburgh +14 27 £52,500 -6.66% 1
Reading +10 26 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Birmingham +2 25 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surrey +23 21 £75,000 +46.34% 5
Hemel Hempstead +17 21 £65,000 +30.00%
Glasgow -6 19 £56,500 +2.72%
West Yorkshire -5 18 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Leeds -11 17 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Gloucestershire +11 15 £52,500 +7.69% 1
East Midlands +15 14 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke +11 11 £50,000 -13.04%
Farnborough - 11 £51,000 -
Staines +19 10 £75,000 +87.50%
East Sussex +16 10 £70,000 +64.70%
Cheltenham +13 10 £50,000 +5.26% 1

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 554 (42.45%) Information Security
2 544 (41.69%) Firewall
3 524 (40.15%) CISSP
4 471 (36.09%) Security Operations
5 359 (27.51%) Cybersecurity
6 351 (26.90%) Network Security
7 296 (22.68%) Security Operations Centre
8 291 (22.30%) Windows
9 290 (22.22%) Finance
10 271 (20.77%) ArcSight
11 257 (19.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 256 (19.62%) PCI DSS
13 255 (19.54%) Vulnerability Management
14 241 (18.47%) Splunk
15 235 (18.01%) Degree
16 228 (17.47%) Management Information System
16 228 (17.47%) Linux
17 227 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
18 226 (17.32%) Penetration Testing
19 196 (15.02%) CEH
20 178 (13.64%) TCP/IP
20 178 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
21 176 (13.49%) GIAC
22 172 (13.18%) Unix
23 170 (13.03%) GCIH
24 163 (12.49%) CISM
25 160 (12.26%) Security Cleared
26 159 (12.18%) ITIL
27 152 (11.65%) SANS
28 140 (10.73%) Cisco

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 98 (7.51%) IIS
2 15 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (1.07%) MS Exchange
4 12 (0.92%) Apache
5 10 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.15%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.077%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.077%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.077%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.61%) MS Office
3 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.23%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.46%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.38%) SaaS
2 21 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.53%) IaaS
4 14 (1.07%) PaaS
5 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.77%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.54%) Office 365
7 1 (0.077%) GitHub
7 1 (0.077%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 544 (41.69%) Firewall
2 351 (26.90%) Network Security
3 227 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 178 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 116 (8.89%) VPN
6 111 (8.51%) WAN
7 100 (7.66%) LAN
8 89 (6.82%) Wireshark
9 85 (6.51%) Internet
10 65 (4.98%) DNS
11 44 (3.37%) Wireless
12 40 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (3.07%) SSL
13 35 (2.68%) tcpdump
14 28 (2.15%) HTTP
15 26 (1.99%) DHCP
16 19 (1.46%) MPLS
17 18 (1.38%) BGP
18 17 (1.30%) SAN
19 16 (1.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (4.14%) Big Data
2 49 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 24 (1.84%) NoSQL
4 23 (1.76%) MySQL
5 18 (1.38%) Data Mining
6 9 (0.69%) Hadoop
6 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.38%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.23%) HBase
10 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.077%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.077%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.077%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.077%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (1.15%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.077%) Hudson
2 1 (0.077%) Jenkins
General
1 290 (22.22%) Finance
2 94 (7.20%) Law
3 84 (6.44%) Banking
4 68 (5.21%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.61%) Retail
6 31 (2.38%) Legal
7 16 (1.23%) Military
8 11 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.61%) Marketing
10 7 (0.54%) Advertising
11 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.31%) Billing
13 4 (0.31%) Electronics
14 3 (0.23%) Games
15 2 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.077%) Back Office
16 1 (0.077%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.077%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 432 (33.10%) Analyst
2 359 (27.51%) Security Analyst
3 236 (18.08%) Consultant
4 189 (14.48%) Security Engineer
5 178 (13.64%) Security Consultant
6 124 (9.50%) SOC Analyst
7 118 (9.04%) IT Consultant
8 117 (8.97%) IT Security Consultant
9 90 (6.90%) Security Manager
10 82 (6.28%) Senior Analyst
11 77 (5.90%) Architect
11 77 (5.90%) Operations Analyst
12 68 (5.21%) Security Operations Analyst
13 66 (5.06%) Network Engineer
14 63 (4.83%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 62 (4.75%) SIEM Consultant
16 60 (4.60%) IT Analyst
17 59 (4.52%) IT Security Analyst
18 58 (4.44%) Senior Security Analyst
19 53 (4.06%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.46%) Middleware
2 14 (1.07%) Regular Expression
3 11 (0.84%) Web Services
4 10 (0.77%) ZeroMQ
5 8 (0.61%) CSS
6 6 (0.46%) HTML
7 5 (0.38%) .NET
7 5 (0.38%) HTML5
8 4 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 4 (0.31%) XML
9 3 (0.23%) CGI
9 3 (0.23%) CSS3
9 3 (0.23%) jQuery
9 3 (0.23%) Laravel
9 3 (0.23%) REST
9 3 (0.23%) RESTful
10 2 (0.15%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.15%) Flash
11 1 (0.077%) COM
11 1 (0.077%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 296 (22.68%) Security Operations Centre
2 228 (17.47%) Management Information System
3 178 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 127 (9.73%) Data Centre
5 108 (8.28%) Cyberthreat
6 76 (5.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 49 (3.75%) Computer Science
8 30 (2.30%) Cryptography
9 28 (2.15%) PKI
10 23 (1.76%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.30%) Fat Client
11 17 (1.30%) Replication
11 17 (1.30%) Thin Client
12 13 (1.00%) Digital Media
12 13 (1.00%) Mainframe
13 12 (0.92%) Cyber Attack
14 11 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (0.69%) CESG
15 9 (0.69%) Visualisation
16 7 (0.54%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 291 (22.30%) Windows
2 228 (17.47%) Linux
3 172 (13.18%) Unix
4 78 (5.98%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.22%) Solaris
6 25 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.61%) Android
9 18 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.84%) CentOS
11 11 (0.84%) FreeBSD
12 8 (0.61%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.54%) VMS
14 6 (0.46%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.23%) AIX
16 3 (0.23%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (42.45%) Information Security
2 471 (36.09%) Security Operations
3 359 (27.51%) Cybersecurity
4 255 (19.54%) Vulnerability Management
5 226 (17.32%) Penetration Testing
6 159 (12.18%) ITIL
7 131 (10.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 120 (9.20%) Security Management
9 117 (8.97%) Security Architecture
10 116 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
11 111 (8.51%) Analytics
11 111 (8.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 110 (8.43%) Incident Management
13 101 (7.74%) Risk Assessment
14 99 (7.59%) Project Management
15 93 (7.13%) Presales
16 81 (6.21%) Ethical Hacking
17 79 (6.05%) Malware Analysis
18 75 (5.75%) Risk Management
19 74 (5.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (7.28%) Python
2 84 (6.44%) SQL
3 67 (5.13%) Perl
4 56 (4.29%) PowerShell
5 43 (3.30%) C
6 33 (2.53%) C#
7 27 (2.07%) C++
8 26 (1.99%) Bash Shell
9 21 (1.61%) Ruby
10 20 (1.53%) Java
11 7 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.46%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.46%) PHP
13 3 (0.23%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.23%) R
13 3 (0.23%) VB
14 1 (0.077%) Korn
14 1 (0.077%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 524 (40.15%) CISSP
2 235 (18.01%) Degree
3 196 (15.02%) CEH
4 176 (13.49%) GIAC
5 170 (13.03%) GCIH
6 163 (12.49%) CISM
7 160 (12.26%) Security Cleared
8 152 (11.65%) SANS
9 123 (9.43%) SC Cleared
10 122 (9.35%) GCIA
11 108 (8.28%) CISA
12 94 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
13 76 (5.82%) IISP
14 54 (4.14%) CCNP
15 50 (3.83%) CCNA
16 44 (3.37%) SSCP
17 29 (2.22%) CREST Certified
18 24 (1.84%) GCFA
19 22 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
19 22 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (19.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 256 (19.62%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.84%) SLA
4 20 (1.53%) GPG13
5 19 (1.46%) COBIT
6 18 (1.38%) ISO27002
7 17 (1.30%) ISO22301
7 17 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (1.15%) ISO27005
9 5 (0.38%) HMG Infosec
9 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.38%) QA
10 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 3 (0.23%) FISMA
12 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.077%) HIPAA
System Software
1 89 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 70 (5.36%) Snort
3 67 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (2.53%) vSphere
5 28 (2.15%) XenApp
6 6 (0.46%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 4 (0.31%) vCloud
9 3 (0.23%) Postfix
10 2 (0.15%) Docker
10 2 (0.15%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.077%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.077%) KVM
11 1 (0.077%) RACF
11 1 (0.077%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.077%) UAG
11 1 (0.077%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.077%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 137 (10.50%) QRadar
2 88 (6.74%) Nessus
3 35 (2.68%) Nmap
3 35 (2.68%) RSA enVision
4 29 (2.22%) EnCase
5 27 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
6 16 (1.23%) RSA Security Analytics
7 12 (0.92%) Endace
8 7 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.54%) SCCM
9 6 (0.46%) SCOM
10 5 (0.38%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.38%) Nagios
10 5 (0.38%) Puppet
11 4 (0.31%) Ansible
11 4 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.31%) Nexpose
11 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.31%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 271 (20.77%) ArcSight
2 241 (18.47%) Splunk
3 140 (10.73%) Cisco
4 136 (10.42%) Intel Security
5 116 (8.89%) LogRhythm
6 114 (8.74%) CheckPoint
7 104 (7.97%) Microsoft
8 83 (6.36%) VMware
9 71 (5.44%) Juniper
10 69 (5.29%) Sourcefire
11 65 (4.98%) Palo Alto
12 57 (4.37%) F5
12 57 (4.37%) Qualys
13 53 (4.06%) SolarWinds
14 51 (3.91%) Forcepoint
15 46 (3.52%) HP
16 39 (2.99%) Citrix
17 38 (2.91%) Fortinet
18 34 (2.61%) NetWitness
19 30 (2.30%) Symantec
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Firefly HC
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ECS
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago