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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 414 523 659
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +136
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 677 446 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.46% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 524 353 176
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
93036 97048 88128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.79% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76147 78224 72122
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +109 639 £50,000 +8.69% 145
London +103 271 £60,000 +13.20% 30
South East +40 168 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Berkshire +60 70 £55,000 +22.22% 12
West Midlands +19 57 £40,000 -20.00% 11
Hampshire -34 42 £45,000 - 12
City of London +32 37 £61,250 +11.36% 6
South West +19 37 £44,000 -32.30% 17
Yorkshire +8 31 £45,000 +38.46% 6
East Midlands +28 28 £40,000 +48.14% 10
Reading +29 27 £50,250 -8.63% 8
Scotland +22 26 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Birmingham +7 25 £56,250 +12.50% 2
West Yorkshire +4 23 £38,000 +16.92% 3
Aldershot +1 23 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East of England 0 23 £37,500 -16.66% 8
Derbyshire +16 22 £40,000 +48.14% 4
Surrey +27 21 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Glasgow +27 21 £43,500 -30.40% 1
North West +4 19 £27,500 -21.42% 21
Hertfordshire +7 18 £37,500 +12.78% 4
Bristol -1 18 £34,500 -46.92% 7
Maidenhead - 17 £42,500 - 2
Kent -6 16 £43,500 +24.28% 5
Chesterfield +12 15 £40,000 +48.14% 1
Leeds +9 14 £37,750 -11.17% 1
Slough -2 11 £58,000 +107.14%
Manchester +11 10 £33,750 -3.57% 11
Wiltshire - 9 £46,500 - 1
Warwickshire -13 8 £35,000 -31.37% 3

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 556 (45.76%) Information Security
2 555 (45.68%) Firewall
3 367 (30.21%) CISSP
4 344 (28.31%) Windows
5 307 (25.27%) Finance
6 290 (23.87%) Cyber Security
7 282 (23.21%) Network Security
8 239 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 238 (19.59%) TCP/IP
10 221 (18.19%) Cisco
11 218 (17.94%) Linux
12 211 (17.37%) Management Information System
13 203 (16.71%) Degree
14 199 (16.38%) Incident Management
14 199 (16.38%) Security Cleared
15 190 (15.64%) Intrusion Detection
16 174 (14.32%) PCI DSS
17 170 (13.99%) ITIL
18 166 (13.66%) UNIX
19 162 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
19 162 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
20 152 (12.51%) CISM
21 137 (11.28%) SC Cleared
22 136 (11.19%) CheckPoint
23 134 (11.03%) WAN
24 131 (10.78%) ArcSight
25 129 (10.62%) Analytics
26 127 (10.45%) Vulnerability Management
27 126 (10.37%) CEH
28 123 (10.12%) Kalman Filter

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (1.73%) Apache
2 20 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (0.91%) IIS
5 9 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (0.74%) Lync
6 7 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.49%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.41%) SAS
9 4 (0.33%) CMS
9 4 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.25%) JBoss
10 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.25%) Confluence
11 2 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.082%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.082%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.082%) nginx
12 1 (0.082%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 66 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.40%) MS Office
3 13 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.16%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.25%) Summit
4 2 (0.16%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.16%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.96%) SaaS
2 18 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.58%) IaaS
3 7 (0.58%) PaaS
4 6 (0.49%) Office 365
5 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 555 (45.68%) Firewall
2 282 (23.21%) Network Security
3 238 (19.59%) TCP/IP
4 190 (15.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 134 (11.03%) WAN
6 122 (10.04%) LAN
7 114 (9.38%) Internet
8 79 (6.50%) HTTP
9 76 (6.26%) DNS
9 76 (6.26%) Wireless
10 75 (6.17%) VPN
11 68 (5.60%) Wireshark
12 58 (4.77%) SMTP
13 54 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
14 44 (3.62%) LDAP
15 39 (3.21%) SSL
16 38 (3.13%) tcpdump
17 31 (2.55%) BGP
18 29 (2.39%) FTP
19 26 (2.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.44%) Big Data
3 26 (2.14%) NoSQL
4 20 (1.65%) MySQL
5 15 (1.23%) Data Mining
6 9 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.33%) DB2
10 3 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.25%) Redis
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.16%) HBase
11 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.16%) Impala
Development Applications
1 8 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.41%) Subversion
3 3 (0.25%) JIRA
3 3 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.16%) Ant
4 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.082%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.082%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.082%) JUnit
General
1 307 (25.27%) Finance
2 68 (5.60%) Banking
3 61 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 53 (4.36%) Law
5 47 (3.87%) Legal
6 20 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.32%) Marketing
8 13 (1.07%) Electronics
9 11 (0.91%) Back Office
9 11 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.91%) Advertising
9 11 (0.91%) Retail
10 7 (0.58%) Military
11 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.33%) Games
11 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.16%) Local Government
12 2 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.082%) German Language
13 1 (0.082%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 404 (33.25%) Analyst
2 316 (26.01%) Security Analyst
3 192 (15.80%) Security Engineer
4 144 (11.85%) Consultant
5 93 (7.65%) Security Consultant
6 92 (7.57%) Operations Analyst
7 91 (7.49%) Architect
8 90 (7.41%) Security Operations Analyst
9 88 (7.24%) Security Specialist
10 83 (6.83%) Senior Analyst
11 71 (5.84%) Security Architect
12 70 (5.76%) Network Engineer
13 64 (5.27%) Security Manager
14 63 (5.19%) Senior Security Analyst
15 50 (4.12%) IT Security Analyst
16 42 (3.46%) Network Security Engineer
17 38 (3.13%) Network Analyst
18 36 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
19 30 (2.47%) Information Manager
19 30 (2.47%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.22%) Regular Expression
2 20 (1.65%) Web Services
3 19 (1.56%) Middleware
4 12 (0.99%) REST
5 10 (0.82%) SAML
5 10 (0.82%) ZeroMQ
5 10 (0.82%) OAuth
6 9 (0.74%) .NET
7 8 (0.66%) XML
8 7 (0.58%) SOAP
9 5 (0.41%) CSS
9 5 (0.41%) Application Packaging
9 5 (0.41%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.33%) HTML
11 3 (0.25%) ODBC
11 3 (0.25%) WSDL
11 3 (0.25%) jQuery
11 3 (0.25%) OpenID
12 2 (0.16%) HTML5
12 2 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 211 (17.37%) Management Information System
2 162 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (7.00%) Computer Science
4 61 (5.02%) Cryptography
5 58 (4.77%) Data Centre
6 48 (3.95%) PKI
7 38 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 29 (2.39%) Visualisation
9 27 (2.22%) Cybercrime
10 23 (1.89%) Hedge funds
11 16 (1.32%) CESG
12 15 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
13 13 (1.07%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.91%) RMADS
15 10 (0.82%) Fat Client
15 10 (0.82%) Thin Client
16 9 (0.74%) SCADA
16 9 (0.74%) FMCG
16 9 (0.74%) Private Cloud
17 8 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 344 (28.31%) Windows
2 218 (17.94%) Linux
3 166 (13.66%) UNIX
4 25 (2.06%) Solaris
5 20 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.23%) CentOS
7 13 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.82%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.49%) MVS
9 6 (0.49%) Windows 2000
9 6 (0.49%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.25%) AIX
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.082%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (45.76%) Information Security
2 290 (23.87%) Cyber Security
3 199 (16.38%) Incident Management
4 170 (13.99%) ITIL
5 162 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 129 (10.62%) Analytics
7 127 (10.45%) Vulnerability Management
8 123 (10.12%) Kalman Filter
9 118 (9.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 113 (9.30%) Security Architecture
11 97 (7.98%) Security Management
11 97 (7.98%) Malware Analysis
12 91 (7.49%) Data Security
13 84 (6.91%) Project Management
14 78 (6.42%) Risk Management
15 63 (5.19%) Ethical Hacking
16 62 (5.10%) Risk Assessment
17 53 (4.36%) Business Continuity
18 51 (4.20%) Service Delivery
18 51 (4.20%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 118 (9.71%) SQL
2 76 (6.26%) Perl
3 68 (5.60%) Python
3 68 (5.60%) PowerShell
4 44 (3.62%) Java
5 34 (2.80%) C
5 34 (2.80%) Ruby
6 21 (1.73%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.23%) PHP
8 8 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.49%) VBScript
11 4 (0.33%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.33%) C++
11 4 (0.33%) R
12 3 (0.25%) C#
13 2 (0.16%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.082%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 367 (30.21%) CISSP
2 203 (16.71%) Degree
3 199 (16.38%) Security Cleared
4 152 (12.51%) CISM
5 137 (11.28%) SC Cleared
6 126 (10.37%) CEH
7 109 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
8 88 (7.24%) CISA
9 78 (6.42%) DV Cleared
10 77 (6.34%) GIAC
11 64 (5.27%) CCNP
11 64 (5.27%) CCNA
12 56 (4.61%) GCIA
13 51 (4.20%) GCIH
14 38 (3.13%) SSCP
15 31 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (2.55%) CRISC
16 28 (2.30%) CCSA
17 25 (2.06%) CCSE
18 23 (1.89%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 174 (14.32%) PCI DSS
3 41 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 32 (2.63%) SLA
5 29 (2.39%) COBIT
6 18 (1.48%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.41%) FISMA
10 4 (0.33%) GPG13
10 4 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 94 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 92 (7.57%) Snort
3 45 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.56%) vSphere
5 8 (0.66%) XenApp
6 7 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.49%) KVM
8 5 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.25%) vCloud
10 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.16%) pfSense
10 2 (0.16%) Docker
11 1 (0.082%) ACF2
11 1 (0.082%) XenServer
11 1 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.082%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.082%) RACF
11 1 (0.082%) Postfix
11 1 (0.082%) Squid
Systems Management
1 47 (3.87%) Nessus
2 30 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (0.91%) Puppet
4 7 (0.58%) OpenView
4 7 (0.58%) SCCM
5 6 (0.49%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.49%) Nmap
5 6 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.41%) WSUS
7 4 (0.33%) HP SIM
7 4 (0.33%) Hyperic
7 4 (0.33%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (0.25%) Rsyslog
8 3 (0.25%) Ansible
8 3 (0.25%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.25%) OSSEC
9 2 (0.16%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 221 (18.19%) Cisco
2 136 (11.19%) CheckPoint
3 131 (10.78%) ArcSight
4 122 (10.04%) McAfee
5 113 (9.30%) Splunk
6 110 (9.05%) Microsoft
7 88 (7.24%) Juniper
8 78 (6.42%) Fortinet
9 70 (5.76%) Sourcefire
10 69 (5.68%) F5
11 66 (5.43%) VMware
12 56 (4.61%) LogRhythm
13 51 (4.20%) Citrix
14 50 (4.12%) HP
15 41 (3.37%) Symantec
16 34 (2.80%) Qualys
17 30 (2.47%) SAP
18 27 (2.22%) Websense
18 27 (2.22%) LogLogic
19 24 (1.98%) SolarWinds
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
NTT Com Security
Salary: competitive benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 35% shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35K Basic + £12k Shift Allowance - £47K Package plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent benefits on top
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago