The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK
Rank 330 419 514
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +95
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 730 691 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.67% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.76% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 583 584 382
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year
-12.38% +9.94%

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
74514 90394 91285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.73% 88.27% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61291 75075 74756
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +83 678 £55,000 -4.34% 63
London +101 348 £65,000 +8.33% 22
West Midlands +84 110 £42,500 -5.55% 14
South East +36 97 £55,000 -6.38% 12
City of London +21 60 £72,500 +31.81% 6
South West +14 53 £47,500 -20.83% 7
Berkshire +45 51 £45,000 -21.73% 5
Birmingham +39 51 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Maidenhead +37 29 £40,000 - 1
Bristol +6 29 £45,000 -25.00% 6
Scotland -6 27 £46,750 -10.95% 3
Canary Wharf +3 26 £60,000 -5.88%
Warwickshire +53 22 £40,000 -6.97% 3
East Midlands +21 22 £45,000 -10.00%
North West -51 21 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Glasgow +21 19 £46,000 -18.58%
Northamptonshire +30 17 £45,000 -18.18%
Buckinghamshire +40 16 £55,000 +10.00%
Milton Keynes +34 16 £55,000 +10.00%
Northampton +29 16 £45,000 -16.27%
Gloucestershire -15 15 £51,250 -2.38% 1
East of England +8 14 £76,250 +27.08% 2
Leeds +28 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Yorkshire +23 13 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire +15 13 £40,000 -17.94% 2
Worcestershire - 13 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -4 11 £82,500 +37.50% 2
Malvern - 11 £50,000 -
Surrey +42 10 £47,500 -36.66% 1
East Sussex +5 10 £52,500 -25.00% 1

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SIEM.

1 719 (48.13%) Firewall
2 709 (47.46%) Information Security
3 603 (40.36%) Cybersecurity
4 566 (37.88%) CISSP
5 470 (31.46%) Security Operations
6 393 (26.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 376 (25.17%) Windows
8 371 (24.83%) CISM
9 370 (24.77%) Finance
10 344 (23.03%) Linux
10 344 (23.03%) Network Security
11 301 (20.15%) ITIL
12 293 (19.61%) PCI DSS
13 284 (19.01%) Vulnerability Management
14 278 (18.61%) Penetration Testing
15 265 (17.74%) Cisco
16 247 (16.53%) Management Information System
17 238 (15.93%) Splunk
18 235 (15.73%) TCP/IP
19 234 (15.66%) Risk Management
20 227 (15.19%) Intrusion Detection
21 219 (14.66%) Active Directory
22 214 (14.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
23 211 (14.12%) Degree
24 204 (13.65%) Security Operations Centre
25 200 (13.39%) Security Architecture
26 192 (12.85%) CISA
27 185 (12.38%) CheckPoint
28 181 (12.12%) Security Cleared
29 172 (11.51%) GIAC

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (3.21%) IIS
2 46 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.47%) Apache
5 5 (0.33%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.33%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.067%) Confluence
9 1 (0.067%) nginx
Applications
1 68 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.54%) MS Office
2 8 (0.54%) MS Project
3 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.067%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.07%) Sentinel
2 14 (0.94%) assyst
3 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.61%) Office 365
4 18 (1.20%) SaaS
5 5 (0.33%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.13%) IaaS
7 2 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.067%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 719 (48.13%) Firewall
2 344 (23.03%) Network Security
3 235 (15.73%) TCP/IP
4 227 (15.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 83 (5.56%) DNS
6 81 (5.42%) LAN
7 76 (5.09%) VPN
7 76 (5.09%) WAN
8 73 (4.89%) Wireshark
9 71 (4.75%) Cisco ASA
10 65 (4.35%) HTTP
11 54 (3.61%) Wireless
12 50 (3.35%) SSL
13 49 (3.28%) DHCP
14 44 (2.95%) LDAP
15 41 (2.74%) MPLS
16 35 (2.34%) Internet
17 32 (2.14%) HTTPS
18 31 (2.07%) SMTP
19 30 (2.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (3.82%) Big Data
2 37 (2.48%) SQL Server
3 20 (1.34%) NoSQL
4 13 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 9 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.54%) InfluxDB
7 6 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.33%) MySQL
8 5 (0.33%) ZAP BI
9 4 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.13%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.13%) DB2
11 2 (0.13%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.067%) HBase
12 1 (0.067%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.067%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (0.87%) Burp Suite
2 10 (0.67%) Fiddler
3 4 (0.27%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.067%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.067%) JIRA
4 1 (0.067%) Visual Studio
General
1 370 (24.77%) Finance
2 82 (5.49%) Banking
3 59 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 51 (3.41%) Retail
5 44 (2.95%) Legal
6 23 (1.54%) Games
7 16 (1.07%) German Language
8 15 (1.00%) Law
9 14 (0.94%) French Language
9 14 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (0.87%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.74%) Marketing
12 10 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.60%) Dutch Language
13 9 (0.60%) Italian Language
13 9 (0.60%) Publishing
13 9 (0.60%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.27%) Advertising
14 4 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 519 (34.74%) Analyst
2 392 (26.24%) Security Analyst
3 279 (18.67%) Security Engineer
4 183 (12.25%) SOC Analyst
5 137 (9.17%) Consultant
6 120 (8.03%) Security Manager
7 119 (7.97%) Architect
8 104 (6.96%) Security Architect
9 97 (6.49%) IT Analyst
9 97 (6.49%) IT Security Analyst
10 93 (6.22%) Senior Analyst
11 89 (5.96%) Security Consultant
12 86 (5.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 83 (5.56%) Network Engineer
14 81 (5.42%) Security Specialist
15 79 (5.29%) Network Security Engineer
16 76 (5.09%) SIEM Analyst
17 74 (4.95%) Information Analyst
17 74 (4.95%) Information Security Analyst
18 67 (4.48%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.28%) Elastic Stack
1 34 (2.28%) Regular Expression
2 27 (1.81%) SailPoint
2 27 (1.81%) XML
3 16 (1.07%) 802.1X
4 14 (0.94%) ZeroMQ
5 13 (0.87%) .NET
5 13 (0.87%) PCRE
6 12 (0.80%) Middleware
7 11 (0.74%) OpenID
7 11 (0.74%) SAML
7 11 (0.74%) Web Services
8 9 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (0.54%) OAuth2
10 6 (0.40%) HTML
11 4 (0.27%) CSS
12 3 (0.20%) OAuth
12 3 (0.20%) SPML
12 3 (0.20%) XACML
13 2 (0.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 247 (16.53%) Management Information System
2 204 (13.65%) Security Operations Centre
3 148 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
4 98 (6.56%) Data Centre
5 93 (6.22%) Cyberthreat
6 80 (5.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 76 (5.09%) Computer Science
8 71 (4.75%) PKI
9 53 (3.55%) Data Protection Act
10 44 (2.95%) Cyber Attack
11 39 (2.61%) CESG
12 33 (2.21%) Cyber Defence
13 27 (1.81%) Driving Licence
14 19 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.94%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
15 14 (0.94%) iPad
15 14 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
16 12 (0.80%) Fintech
17 10 (0.67%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 376 (25.17%) Windows
2 344 (23.03%) Linux
3 110 (7.36%) Windows Server
4 93 (6.22%) Unix
5 44 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 39 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (2.41%) Mac OS X
8 30 (2.01%) CentOS
9 21 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.87%) Solaris
11 10 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.47%) AIX
13 7 (0.47%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.20%) VMS
16 2 (0.13%) Android
16 2 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (47.46%) Information Security
2 603 (40.36%) Cybersecurity
3 470 (31.46%) Security Operations
4 301 (20.15%) ITIL
5 284 (19.01%) Vulnerability Management
6 278 (18.61%) Penetration Testing
7 234 (15.66%) Risk Management
8 214 (14.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 200 (13.39%) Security Architecture
10 162 (10.84%) Security Monitoring
11 153 (10.24%) Incident Management
12 147 (9.84%) Data Loss Prevention
13 140 (9.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 138 (9.24%) Analytics
15 129 (8.63%) Identity Access Management
16 126 (8.43%) Presales
17 125 (8.37%) Security Management
18 111 (7.43%) Data Protection
19 109 (7.30%) Kalman Filter
20 105 (7.03%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 127 (8.50%) Python
2 117 (7.83%) SQL
3 74 (4.95%) PowerShell
4 54 (3.61%) Java
5 48 (3.21%) Perl
6 42 (2.81%) Ruby
7 34 (2.28%) C
8 31 (2.07%) Bash Shell
9 20 (1.34%) BeanShell
10 18 (1.20%) PHP
11 15 (1.00%) JavaScript
12 13 (0.87%) Korn
13 12 (0.80%) Bourne shell
14 10 (0.67%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.47%) C++
16 2 (0.13%) C#
16 2 (0.13%) VB
17 1 (0.067%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.067%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.067%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 566 (37.88%) CISSP
2 371 (24.83%) CISM
3 211 (14.12%) Degree
4 192 (12.85%) CISA
5 181 (12.12%) Security Cleared
6 172 (11.51%) GIAC
7 166 (11.11%) CEH
8 161 (10.78%) SANS
9 143 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
10 129 (8.63%) SC Cleared
11 108 (7.23%) GCIH
12 88 (5.89%) GCIA
13 83 (5.56%) CCNP
14 73 (4.89%) DV Cleared
15 72 (4.82%) CCNA
16 50 (3.35%) CREST Certified
17 40 (2.68%) CompTIA Security+
17 40 (2.68%) MCSE
17 40 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
17 40 (2.68%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 393 (26.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 293 (19.61%) PCI DSS
3 60 (4.02%) GPG13
4 55 (3.68%) COBIT
5 38 (2.54%) SLA
6 21 (1.41%) QA
7 19 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 17 (1.14%) ISO27002
8 17 (1.14%) ISO27005
9 16 (1.07%) ISO22301
10 15 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.87%) GDPR
12 8 (0.54%) HIPAA
12 8 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.067%) JSP 440
System Software
1 219 (14.66%) Active Directory
2 74 (4.95%) Snort
3 44 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.20%) Firmware
5 18 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.74%) iptables
7 7 (0.47%) HDFS
7 7 (0.47%) vSphere
8 5 (0.33%) XenApp
9 4 (0.27%) Docker
10 3 (0.20%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.13%) NDS
11 2 (0.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.067%) pfSense
12 1 (0.067%) vCloud
12 1 (0.067%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.067%) Xen
12 1 (0.067%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 111 (7.43%) QRadar
2 96 (6.43%) Nessus
3 52 (3.48%) CSIRT
4 39 (2.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 35 (2.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 32 (2.14%) Kibana
6 32 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
7 27 (1.81%) RSA enVision
8 26 (1.74%) WSUS
9 25 (1.67%) logstash
10 22 (1.47%) FortiGate
10 22 (1.47%) SCCM
11 19 (1.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 19 (1.27%) Nmap
12 14 (0.94%) RSA Security Analytics
13 12 (0.80%) Endace
14 11 (0.74%) SELinux
15 9 (0.60%) HAProxy
16 8 (0.54%) Grafana
16 8 (0.54%) Graphite
Vendors
1 265 (17.74%) Cisco
2 238 (15.93%) Splunk
3 185 (12.38%) CheckPoint
4 161 (10.78%) ArcSight
5 142 (9.50%) Palo Alto
6 136 (9.10%) LogRhythm
6 136 (9.10%) Microsoft
7 107 (7.16%) Juniper
8 100 (6.69%) Qualys
9 89 (5.96%) Intel Security
10 63 (4.22%) IBM
11 62 (4.15%) FireEye
12 57 (3.82%) VMware
13 50 (3.35%) CyberArk
14 49 (3.28%) Apple
15 48 (3.21%) AlienVault
15 48 (3.21%) Fortinet
16 46 (3.08%) F5
17 43 (2.88%) HP
18 41 (2.74%) Sourcefire
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 16.5% Shift Allowance + Excellent Fl
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000 + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum c£45k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Forres, Morayshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: 5 days ago