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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 552 622 619
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -3
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 388 258 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 292 192 214
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £32,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%

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
93657 85736 91204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74686 70107 77304
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 2014 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 1 September 2014. 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 +80 374 £47,500 -9.52% 44
South East +58 137 £45,000 -18.18% 15
London +26 129 £55,000 -8.33% 20
Hampshire +41 72 £45,000 -18.18% 8
East of England +13 32 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Kent +25 28 £37,000 -26.00%
City of London +19 28 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Southampton - 28 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +10 25 £42,500 +21.42%
Berkshire -21 22 £55,000 +39.68% 7
North West 0 21 £42,500 -28.57% 3
West Yorkshire -28 16 £35,000 -39.65% 2
Yorkshire -31 16 £35,000 -40.92% 2
Birmingham +10 15 £41,500 +18.57%
Scotland -9 14 £39,750 -24.28% 1
Cheshire -5 13 £54,500 -8.40% 3
Edinburgh +5 12 £34,000 - 1
Aldershot - 11 £50,000 - 1
Harrow - 10 £57,500 -
Basingstoke -7 9 £60,000 +6.66% 1
Bradford - 9 £35,000 - 1
Folkestone - 9 £31,250 -
Norwich +17 8 £45,000 +91.48%
Norfolk +15 8 £45,000 +91.48%
Suffolk - 8 £55,000 -
Ipswich - 8 £55,000 -
Chester - 7 £63,750 -
Manchester -15 6 £34,000 -43.33%
Leeds -30 6 £38,750 -33.18% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £55,000 -

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 340 (40.14%) Firewall
2 333 (39.32%) Information Security
3 282 (33.29%) Windows
4 256 (30.22%) CISSP
5 218 (25.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 214 (25.27%) Finance
7 211 (24.91%) PCI DSS
8 207 (24.44%) Security Cleared
9 200 (23.61%) Cyber Security
10 189 (22.31%) SC Cleared
11 167 (19.72%) Degree
12 150 (17.71%) CheckPoint
13 143 (16.88%) Linux
14 137 (16.17%) Management Information System
15 135 (15.94%) Intrusion Detection
16 132 (15.58%) Network Security
17 129 (15.23%) Penetration Testing
18 126 (14.88%) ITIL
19 121 (14.29%) ArcSight
20 117 (13.81%) Microsoft
21 115 (13.58%) Cisco
22 113 (13.34%) TCP/IP
23 106 (12.51%) McAfee
24 104 (12.28%) LogRhythm
25 103 (12.16%) UNIX
26 96 (11.33%) CISA
26 96 (11.33%) Sourcefire
27 94 (11.10%) Security Architecture
28 93 (10.98%) Snort
29 92 (10.86%) Data Protection

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 16 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 15 (1.77%) IIS
3 8 (0.94%) Apache
4 6 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.35%) CMS
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.12%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 65 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.13%) MS Office
3 10 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.47%) MS Project
4 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Sentinel
1 4 (0.47%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.59%) SaaS
2 4 (0.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.12%) IaaS
3 1 (0.12%) PaaS
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 340 (40.14%) Firewall
2 135 (15.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 132 (15.58%) Network Security
4 113 (13.34%) TCP/IP
5 76 (8.97%) Wireshark
6 73 (8.62%) tcpdump
7 69 (8.15%) Internet
8 59 (6.97%) VPN
9 58 (6.85%) LAN
9 58 (6.85%) WAN
10 52 (6.14%) SSL
11 44 (5.19%) HTTP
12 43 (5.08%) DNS
13 21 (2.48%) IPsec
14 20 (2.36%) LDAP
15 17 (2.01%) SMTP
15 17 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (2.01%) Reverse Proxy
16 15 (1.77%) NetScreen
16 15 (1.77%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.24%) MySQL
4 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (2.60%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.59%) Subversion
3 4 (0.47%) JUnit
4 2 (0.24%) RequisitePro
General
1 214 (25.27%) Finance
2 51 (6.02%) Retail
3 42 (4.96%) Banking
4 25 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.89%) Games
6 14 (1.65%) Law
7 13 (1.53%) Advertising
8 11 (1.30%) Electronics
8 11 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.18%) Legal
10 8 (0.94%) Marketing
11 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.59%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.47%) Military
14 3 (0.35%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.12%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 315 (37.19%) Analyst
2 281 (33.18%) Security Analyst
3 144 (17.00%) Consultant
4 141 (16.65%) Security Engineer
5 111 (13.11%) Security Consultant
6 86 (10.15%) IT Security Analyst
7 63 (7.44%) Security Manager
8 52 (6.14%) Security Operations Analyst
8 52 (6.14%) Operations Analyst
9 46 (5.43%) Architect
10 44 (5.19%) Security Specialist
11 39 (4.60%) IT Consultant
12 38 (4.49%) IT Security Consultant
13 36 (4.25%) Cyber Security Analyst
14 28 (3.31%) IT Security Engineer
15 25 (2.95%) Security Architect
15 25 (2.95%) Network Engineer
16 23 (2.72%) Information Security Consultant
17 20 (2.36%) Information Analyst
17 20 (2.36%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.77%) Middleware
2 9 (1.06%) XML
2 9 (1.06%) Regular Expression
3 8 (0.94%) .NET
4 6 (0.71%) Web Services
5 5 (0.59%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 4 (0.47%) Spring
6 4 (0.47%) jQuery
6 4 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (0.47%) HTML
6 4 (0.47%) Hibernate
6 4 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (0.47%) CSS
7 2 (0.24%) COM
7 2 (0.24%) XSD
7 2 (0.24%) JMS
7 2 (0.24%) WSH
7 2 (0.24%) WSDL
7 2 (0.24%) Lucene
7 2 (0.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 137 (16.17%) Management Information System
2 37 (4.37%) PMI
3 30 (3.54%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.19%) PKI
5 10 (1.18%) Clustering
6 8 (0.94%) CESG
6 8 (0.94%) Cryptography
7 6 (0.71%) SCADA
7 6 (0.71%) Mathematics
7 6 (0.71%) Open Source
7 6 (0.71%) Hedge funds
8 5 (0.59%) Tandem
9 4 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.47%) GIS
10 3 (0.35%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.35%) Replication
10 3 (0.35%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.24%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.24%) SecurID
11 2 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 282 (33.29%) Windows
2 143 (16.88%) Linux
3 103 (12.16%) UNIX
4 36 (4.25%) Solaris
5 33 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (2.48%) AIX
9 16 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.18%) CentOS
11 10 (1.18%) FreeBSD
12 7 (0.83%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.71%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.47%) Fedora
16 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (39.32%) Information Security
2 200 (23.61%) Cyber Security
3 129 (15.23%) Penetration Testing
4 126 (14.88%) ITIL
5 94 (11.10%) Security Architecture
6 92 (10.86%) Data Protection
7 85 (10.04%) Project Management
8 82 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 78 (9.21%) Analytics
10 72 (8.50%) PRINCE2
11 71 (8.38%) Security Management
12 67 (7.91%) Ethical Hacking
12 67 (7.91%) Vulnerability Management
13 64 (7.56%) Risk Management
14 55 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
15 49 (5.79%) Business Development
16 40 (4.72%) Incident Management
17 39 (4.60%) Problem Management
18 38 (4.49%) ISMS
19 37 (4.37%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (8.50%) SQL
2 40 (4.72%) Perl
3 21 (2.48%) Java
4 18 (2.13%) Ruby
4 18 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 18 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 15 (1.77%) Python
6 10 (1.18%) C
7 9 (1.06%) PHP
8 8 (0.94%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.71%) C++
10 5 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.47%) VB
11 4 (0.47%) C#
12 2 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 256 (30.22%) CISSP
2 207 (24.44%) Security Cleared
3 189 (22.31%) SC Cleared
4 167 (19.72%) Degree
5 96 (11.33%) CISA
6 86 (10.15%) DV Cleared
7 84 (9.92%) Cisco Certification
8 80 (9.45%) GCIA
9 79 (9.33%) CISM
10 71 (8.38%) GIAC
11 68 (8.03%) CEH
12 61 (7.20%) GCIH
13 56 (6.61%) CCNP
14 44 (5.19%) CCNA
15 38 (4.49%) PMI Certification
16 32 (3.78%) SSCP
17 31 (3.66%) CCSE
18 15 (1.77%) OSCP
19 14 (1.65%) CRISC
20 13 (1.53%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (25.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 211 (24.91%) PCI DSS
3 21 (2.48%) SLA
4 20 (2.36%) COBIT
5 13 (1.53%) QA
6 10 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (1.06%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.71%) GPG13
9 5 (0.59%) COSO
10 4 (0.47%) BS7799
11 3 (0.35%) HMG Infosec
12 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.12%) GAMP
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.12%) GxP
System Software
1 93 (10.98%) Snort
2 78 (9.21%) Active Directory
3 27 (3.19%) Nmap
4 16 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.59%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.47%) ISA Server
6 4 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.12%) UAG
9 1 (0.12%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.12%) XenApp
9 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (6.49%) Nessus
2 41 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 26 (3.07%) McAfee ePO
4 17 (2.01%) WSUS
5 15 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (0.83%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.71%) SCCM
8 5 (0.59%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 5 (0.59%) OpenView
9 4 (0.47%) WMI
9 4 (0.47%) Nagios
9 4 (0.47%) SCOM
9 4 (0.47%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.47%) Opsview
10 3 (0.35%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.24%) ZENworks
11 2 (0.24%) Cacti
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 150 (17.71%) CheckPoint
2 121 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 117 (13.81%) Microsoft
4 115 (13.58%) Cisco
5 106 (12.51%) McAfee
6 104 (12.28%) LogRhythm
7 96 (11.33%) Sourcefire
8 92 (10.86%) Symantec
9 69 (8.15%) Juniper
10 67 (7.91%) Websense
11 61 (7.20%) Blue Coat
12 51 (6.02%) Splunk
13 45 (5.31%) F5
14 39 (4.60%) Sophos
15 33 (3.90%) IBM
16 29 (3.42%) Tripwire
17 28 (3.31%) Qualys
18 25 (2.95%) Fortinet
18 25 (2.95%) Oracle
18 25 (2.95%) HP
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Excellent Banking Benefits & Bo
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
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London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
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Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum & Bonus, & Corporate Benefits Package
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City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £60K+, DOE
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London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Up to £60K + excellent bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum generous car allowance + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: 11 days ago
London
NTT Com Security
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London
N T T Com Security
Salary: £75,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
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London
NTT Com Security
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