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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 438 521 621
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +100
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 605 481 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.49% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 460 369 202
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
92318 99153 88437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.54% 82.71% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 75379 80339 72907
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 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 2 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 +87 559 £52,500 +5.00% 111
London +15 218 £60,000 +12.14% 28
South East +43 167 £52,500 +16.66% 32
Berkshire +49 74 £55,000 +22.22% 12
West Midlands +30 53 £40,000 -17.94% 13
City of London +40 36 £66,250 +10.41% 7
Hampshire -37 36 £45,000 - 5
South West +9 34 £46,500 -28.46% 5
Reading +22 30 £57,500 -28.12% 4
Scotland +23 29 £44,375 -24.46% 1
Glasgow +23 25 £43,750 -30.00% 1
Birmingham +5 25 £45,000 -18.18% 5
East of England +25 24 £37,500 -16.66% 12
Kent +11 24 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Hertfordshire +10 22 £36,250 - 7
Aldershot 0 22 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East Midlands +19 20 £40,000 +48.14% 6
Yorkshire +3 20 £45,000 +40.62% 4
West Yorkshire +9 18 £42,500 +32.81% 2
Derbyshire +7 17 £40,000 +48.14% 5
Maidenhead - 17 £42,500 - 4
Surrey +19 15 £48,750 -15.21% 5
North West -11 15 £36,250 +3.57% 10
Wiltshire - 13 £55,000 -
Chesterfield +5 11 £40,000 +48.14% 2
Slough -1 11 £58,000 +107.14% 3
Leeds +16 9 £38,000 -13.14% 2
Bristol -19 9 £35,500 -45.38% 4
Gloucestershire - 9 £47,500 - 1
Manchester +14 8 £27,500 -21.42% 2

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 540 (47.16%) Firewall
2 490 (42.79%) Information Security
3 361 (31.53%) CISSP
4 352 (30.74%) Windows
5 285 (24.89%) Finance
6 282 (24.63%) Network Security
7 273 (23.84%) Cyber Security
8 230 (20.09%) TCP/IP
8 230 (20.09%) Cisco
9 225 (19.65%) Linux
10 220 (19.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 194 (16.94%) Management Information System
12 192 (16.77%) Security Cleared
13 186 (16.24%) Incident Management
14 182 (15.90%) Degree
15 178 (15.55%) Intrusion Detection
16 165 (14.41%) PCI DSS
16 165 (14.41%) UNIX
17 156 (13.62%) ITIL
18 150 (13.10%) CheckPoint
19 149 (13.01%) CISM
20 143 (12.49%) Analytical Skills
21 137 (11.97%) Penetration Testing
22 133 (11.62%) SC Cleared
22 133 (11.62%) WAN
23 129 (11.27%) Analytics
24 120 (10.48%) Security Architecture
25 119 (10.39%) LAN
26 115 (10.04%) CEH
26 115 (10.04%) Vulnerability Management

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 23 (2.01%) Apache
2 19 (1.66%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (0.87%) IIS
5 9 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (0.70%) Lync
6 8 (0.70%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.52%) CMS
8 5 (0.44%) SAS
8 5 (0.44%) JBoss
9 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.26%) Confluence
10 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.087%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.087%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.087%) nginx
Applications
1 67 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.31%) MS Office
3 13 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.087%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.17%) Line 500
2 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.49%) SaaS
2 15 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.87%) PaaS
3 10 (0.87%) IaaS
4 9 (0.79%) Office 365
5 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 540 (47.16%) Firewall
2 282 (24.63%) Network Security
3 230 (20.09%) TCP/IP
4 178 (15.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 133 (11.62%) WAN
6 119 (10.39%) LAN
7 100 (8.73%) Internet
8 82 (7.16%) DNS
9 80 (6.99%) HTTP
10 72 (6.29%) Wireless
11 69 (6.03%) VPN
12 65 (5.68%) Wireshark
13 60 (5.24%) Cisco ASA
14 59 (5.15%) SMTP
15 43 (3.76%) LDAP
15 43 (3.76%) SSL
16 40 (3.49%) tcpdump
17 33 (2.88%) BGP
18 31 (2.71%) MPLS
19 29 (2.53%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.63%) Big Data
3 27 (2.36%) NoSQL
4 25 (2.18%) MySQL
5 16 (1.40%) Data Mining
6 11 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 10 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.44%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.35%) HBase
11 4 (0.35%) DB2
11 4 (0.35%) Impala
12 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.26%) Redis
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.44%) Subversion
3 4 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.26%) JIRA
4 3 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.26%) JUnit
5 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.17%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.17%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.17%) Ant
6 1 (0.087%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.087%) Sublime Text
General
1 285 (24.89%) Finance
2 56 (4.89%) Law
2 56 (4.89%) Banking
3 52 (4.54%) Telecoms
4 42 (3.67%) Legal
5 26 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 15 (1.31%) Marketing
7 14 (1.22%) Advertising
8 10 (0.87%) Retail
8 10 (0.87%) Electronics
8 10 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.70%) Military
10 7 (0.61%) Back Office
11 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.35%) Games
12 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.17%) Local Government
13 2 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.087%) German Language
14 1 (0.087%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 377 (32.93%) Analyst
2 287 (25.07%) Security Analyst
3 199 (17.38%) Security Engineer
4 139 (12.14%) Consultant
5 89 (7.77%) Security Consultant
6 86 (7.51%) Architect
7 85 (7.42%) Security Specialist
8 78 (6.81%) Operations Analyst
9 77 (6.72%) Security Operations Analyst
10 73 (6.38%) Network Engineer
11 67 (5.85%) Security Architect
12 65 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
13 60 (5.24%) Security Manager
14 53 (4.63%) Network Security Engineer
15 50 (4.37%) IT Security Analyst
16 47 (4.10%) Senior Security Analyst
17 43 (3.76%) Network Analyst
18 35 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
19 27 (2.36%) Information Security Manager
19 27 (2.36%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.79%) Regular Expression
2 18 (1.57%) Middleware
3 15 (1.31%) Web Services
3 15 (1.31%) REST
4 12 (1.05%) .NET
5 10 (0.87%) SAML
5 10 (0.87%) OAuth
5 10 (0.87%) ZeroMQ
6 8 (0.70%) XML
7 7 (0.61%) CSS
7 7 (0.61%) AngularJS
8 6 (0.52%) HTML
8 6 (0.52%) SOAP
9 5 (0.44%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.35%) CSS3
10 4 (0.35%) HTML5
10 4 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (0.26%) jQuery
11 3 (0.26%) ODBC
12 2 (0.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 194 (16.94%) Management Information System
2 143 (12.49%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (7.60%) Computer Science
4 65 (5.68%) Data Centre
5 58 (5.07%) Cryptography
6 42 (3.67%) PKI
7 37 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 25 (2.18%) Visualisation
9 22 (1.92%) Hedge funds
9 22 (1.92%) Cybercrime
10 16 (1.40%) CESG
11 14 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (1.05%) SCADA
12 12 (1.05%) Thin Client
12 12 (1.05%) Fat Client
12 12 (1.05%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.96%) FMCG
14 9 (0.79%) RMADS
14 9 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 352 (30.74%) Windows
2 225 (19.65%) Linux
3 165 (14.41%) UNIX
4 23 (2.01%) Solaris
5 20 (1.75%) CentOS
5 20 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.44%) MVS
12 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.26%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.26%) AIX
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.087%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.087%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (42.79%) Information Security
2 273 (23.84%) Cyber Security
3 186 (16.24%) Incident Management
4 156 (13.62%) ITIL
5 137 (11.97%) Penetration Testing
6 129 (11.27%) Analytics
7 120 (10.48%) Security Architecture
8 115 (10.04%) Vulnerability Management
9 106 (9.26%) Kalman Filter
10 104 (9.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 90 (7.86%) Security Management
12 84 (7.34%) Malware Analysis
13 81 (7.07%) Data Security
14 76 (6.64%) Project Management
15 72 (6.29%) Risk Management
16 55 (4.80%) Security Testing
17 54 (4.72%) Business Continuity
18 50 (4.37%) Ethical Hacking
18 50 (4.37%) Risk Assessment
19 49 (4.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 114 (9.96%) SQL
2 72 (6.29%) Perl
3 68 (5.94%) PowerShell
4 64 (5.59%) Python
5 49 (4.28%) Java
6 33 (2.88%) Ruby
7 30 (2.62%) C
8 28 (2.45%) Bash Shell
9 19 (1.66%) PHP
10 11 (0.96%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.61%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.52%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.52%) VBScript
13 5 (0.44%) C#
14 4 (0.35%) C++
15 3 (0.26%) R
16 1 (0.087%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.087%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 361 (31.53%) CISSP
2 192 (16.77%) Security Cleared
3 182 (15.90%) Degree
4 149 (13.01%) CISM
5 133 (11.62%) SC Cleared
6 115 (10.04%) CEH
7 110 (9.61%) Cisco Certification
8 85 (7.42%) GIAC
9 84 (7.34%) CISA
10 80 (6.99%) DV Cleared
11 63 (5.50%) CCNA
12 60 (5.24%) CCNP
13 58 (5.07%) GCIA
14 48 (4.19%) GCIH
15 38 (3.32%) SSCP
16 33 (2.88%) CCSA
17 29 (2.53%) CRISC
18 27 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
19 25 (2.18%) CCSE
20 24 (2.10%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (19.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 165 (14.41%) PCI DSS
3 35 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 33 (2.88%) SLA
5 30 (2.62%) COBIT
6 17 (1.48%) HIPAA
7 11 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.44%) GPG13
8 5 (0.44%) FISMA
9 4 (0.35%) QA
10 1 (0.087%) COSO
System Software
1 98 (8.56%) Snort
2 94 (8.21%) Active Directory
3 50 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.83%) vSphere
5 9 (0.79%) XenApp
6 8 (0.70%) KVM
7 7 (0.61%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.35%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.35%) Docker
8 4 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.26%) vCloud
9 3 (0.26%) XenServer
10 2 (0.17%) pfSense
11 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.087%) ACF2
11 1 (0.087%) RACF
11 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.087%) Postfix
11 1 (0.087%) Squid
Systems Management
1 38 (3.32%) Nessus
2 26 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (1.31%) Puppet
4 10 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.87%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.70%) OpenView
6 6 (0.52%) SCCM
6 6 (0.52%) Hyperic
7 5 (0.44%) WSUS
8 4 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.35%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.35%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.26%) Rsyslog
9 3 (0.26%) Ansible
9 3 (0.26%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.26%) OSSEC
9 3 (0.26%) Nmap
10 2 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.17%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 230 (20.09%) Cisco
2 150 (13.10%) CheckPoint
3 113 (9.87%) McAfee
4 111 (9.69%) ArcSight
5 108 (9.43%) Microsoft
6 101 (8.82%) Splunk
7 89 (7.77%) Juniper
8 73 (6.38%) VMware
9 71 (6.20%) Fortinet
10 70 (6.11%) Sourcefire
11 60 (5.24%) F5
12 55 (4.80%) Citrix
13 49 (4.28%) LogRhythm
14 44 (3.84%) HP
15 39 (3.41%) Symantec
16 30 (2.62%) SAP
17 26 (2.27%) Qualys
18 23 (2.01%) LogLogic
19 22 (1.92%) Red Hat
20 21 (1.83%) Websense
Aldershot, Hampshire
Harris Global
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% SA, 10% pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £5000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago