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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 384 549 640
Rank change year-on-year
+165 +91
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 730 392 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 584 299 191
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,050 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -10.00%

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +162 687 £52,500 +10.52% 107
London +173 331 £60,000 +9.09% 29
South East +22 156 £50,000 +11.11% 28
West Midlands +11 52 £42,500 - 12
Hampshire -4 48 £45,000 - 10
City of London +35 46 £62,500 +19.04% 8
Berkshire +32 45 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Yorkshire +28 41 £40,250 +15.00% 8
Scotland +11 33 £48,750 +22.64% 8
Surrey +29 32 £55,000 -4.34% 3
East Midlands +23 31 £42,500 -25.77% 5
West Yorkshire +19 31 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South West +21 30 £46,000 -3.15% 9
North West +14 26 £42,049 -1.06% 12
Aldershot +2 26 £50,000 - 2
Glasgow +23 25 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Derbyshire +11 24 £40,000 -
Leeds +28 23 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Reading +14 23 £51,500 -6.36% 4
Bristol -9 18 £36,750 -22.63% 7
East of England -6 17 £45,000 - 5
Chesterfield - 16 £40,000 -
Birmingham +4 15 £68,750 +65.66% 3
Manchester +12 14 £42,049 +23.67% 9
Cheshire -7 11 £51,250 -5.96% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 11 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Maidenhead +21 10 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 10 £51,000 - 7
Warrington +13 9 £56,250 +14.79% 1
Warwickshire -1 9 £35,000 -17.64% 4

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 607 (48.14%) Information Security
2 577 (45.76%) Firewall
3 379 (30.06%) CISSP
4 337 (26.72%) Windows
5 309 (24.50%) Finance
6 292 (23.16%) Cyber Security
7 264 (20.94%) Network Security
8 233 (18.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 233 (18.48%) TCP/IP
9 218 (17.29%) Linux
9 218 (17.29%) Management Information System
10 215 (17.05%) Degree
11 209 (16.57%) Cisco
12 208 (16.49%) Incident Management
13 199 (15.78%) Intrusion Detection
14 195 (15.46%) PCI DSS
15 190 (15.07%) Security Cleared
15 190 (15.07%) Penetration Testing
16 182 (14.43%) UNIX
17 177 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
18 165 (13.08%) ITIL
19 164 (13.01%) ArcSight
19 164 (13.01%) Vulnerability Management
20 159 (12.61%) CISM
21 148 (11.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 145 (11.50%) Kalman Filter
23 142 (11.26%) SC Cleared
24 141 (11.18%) Analytics
25 139 (11.02%) McAfee
26 136 (10.79%) CheckPoint

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (1.67%) Apache
2 19 (1.51%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.03%) IIS
5 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.48%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.48%) Lync
7 6 (0.48%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.40%) SAS
9 4 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.32%) CMS
10 3 (0.24%) Confluence
10 3 (0.24%) JBoss
11 2 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.079%) nginx
12 1 (0.079%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.03%) MS Office
2 13 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.40%) Summit
2 5 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.16%) Line 500
3 2 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.09%) SaaS
2 23 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.40%) PaaS
3 5 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.32%) IaaS
5 3 (0.24%) Office 365
6 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 577 (45.76%) Firewall
2 264 (20.94%) Network Security
3 233 (18.48%) TCP/IP
4 199 (15.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 128 (10.15%) Internet
6 108 (8.56%) WAN
7 106 (8.41%) LAN
8 85 (6.74%) VPN
9 68 (5.39%) DNS
10 63 (5.00%) HTTP
11 60 (4.76%) Wireshark
12 56 (4.44%) Wireless
13 53 (4.20%) SMTP
14 52 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
15 38 (3.01%) LDAP
16 37 (2.93%) SSL
17 28 (2.22%) FTP
17 28 (2.22%) tcpdump
18 24 (1.90%) DHCP
18 24 (1.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.44%) Big Data
3 24 (1.90%) NoSQL
4 17 (1.35%) MySQL
5 16 (1.27%) Data Mining
6 9 (0.71%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.32%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.16%) DB2
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.40%) Subversion
3 3 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.24%) JIRA
4 1 (0.079%) Sublime Text
4 1 (0.079%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.079%) Eclipse
General
1 309 (24.50%) Finance
2 96 (7.61%) Banking
3 69 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 52 (4.12%) Law
5 49 (3.89%) Legal
6 19 (1.51%) Marketing
7 15 (1.19%) Retail
8 12 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.87%) Back Office
10 10 (0.79%) Electronics
11 7 (0.56%) Advertising
11 7 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.40%) Military
13 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.32%) Games
13 4 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.16%) French Language
15 1 (0.079%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.079%) Local Government
15 1 (0.079%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 429 (34.02%) Analyst
2 340 (26.96%) Security Analyst
3 195 (15.46%) Security Engineer
4 171 (13.56%) Consultant
5 108 (8.56%) Security Consultant
6 95 (7.53%) Architect
7 92 (7.30%) Operations Analyst
8 88 (6.98%) Security Operations Analyst
8 88 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
9 74 (5.87%) Security Specialist
10 67 (5.31%) Network Engineer
11 66 (5.23%) Security Architect
12 64 (5.08%) Senior Security Analyst
13 59 (4.68%) Security Manager
14 53 (4.20%) IT Security Analyst
15 38 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
16 37 (2.93%) Cyber Security Analyst
17 32 (2.54%) IT Consultant
17 32 (2.54%) Team Leader
18 31 (2.46%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.98%) Web Services
2 21 (1.67%) Regular Expression
3 20 (1.59%) Middleware
4 10 (0.79%) ZeroMQ
5 8 (0.63%) .NET
6 7 (0.56%) REST
6 7 (0.56%) SAML
6 7 (0.56%) OAuth
7 6 (0.48%) SOAP
8 5 (0.40%) CSS
8 5 (0.40%) XML
9 3 (0.24%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.24%) OpenID
9 3 (0.24%) WSDL
9 3 (0.24%) jQuery
9 3 (0.24%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.16%) ODBC
10 2 (0.16%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.079%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.079%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 218 (17.29%) Management Information System
2 177 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 62 (4.92%) Cryptography
5 55 (4.36%) Data Centre
5 55 (4.36%) PKI
6 35 (2.78%) Visualisation
7 31 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 30 (2.38%) Cybercrime
9 22 (1.74%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.03%) CESG
10 13 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (0.87%) RMADS
12 10 (0.79%) FMCG
12 10 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.71%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.63%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.56%) DTV
16 6 (0.48%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 337 (26.72%) Windows
2 218 (17.29%) Linux
3 182 (14.43%) UNIX
4 35 (2.78%) Solaris
5 18 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.03%) CentOS
8 12 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 7 (0.56%) Windows NT
11 6 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.48%) MVS
12 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (48.14%) Information Security
2 292 (23.16%) Cyber Security
3 208 (16.49%) Incident Management
4 190 (15.07%) Penetration Testing
5 165 (13.08%) ITIL
6 164 (13.01%) Vulnerability Management
7 148 (11.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 145 (11.50%) Kalman Filter
9 141 (11.18%) Analytics
10 116 (9.20%) Security Architecture
11 111 (8.80%) Malware Analysis
12 107 (8.49%) Security Management
13 100 (7.93%) Project Management
14 97 (7.69%) Data Security
15 83 (6.58%) Risk Management
16 82 (6.50%) Risk Assessment
17 74 (5.87%) Ethical Hacking
18 66 (5.23%) Reverse Engineering
19 53 (4.20%) Service Delivery
19 53 (4.20%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 121 (9.60%) SQL
2 78 (6.19%) Perl
3 70 (5.55%) Python
4 65 (5.15%) PowerShell
5 41 (3.25%) Java
6 40 (3.17%) C
7 26 (2.06%) Bash Shell
8 25 (1.98%) Ruby
9 13 (1.03%) PHP
10 8 (0.63%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.48%) VBScript
12 5 (0.40%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.32%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.32%) C#
14 3 (0.24%) R
14 3 (0.24%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.079%) C++
Qualifications
1 379 (30.06%) CISSP
2 215 (17.05%) Degree
3 190 (15.07%) Security Cleared
4 159 (12.61%) CISM
5 142 (11.26%) SC Cleared
6 130 (10.31%) CEH
7 107 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
8 93 (7.38%) CISA
9 79 (6.26%) GIAC
10 75 (5.95%) GCIH
11 72 (5.71%) CCNA
12 66 (5.23%) DV Cleared
13 61 (4.84%) GCIA
13 61 (4.84%) CCNP
14 40 (3.17%) SSCP
15 36 (2.85%) CRISC
16 30 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
17 28 (2.22%) CCSA
18 26 (2.06%) CCSE
19 21 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (18.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 195 (15.46%) PCI DSS
3 44 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (2.30%) SLA
5 27 (2.14%) COBIT
6 15 (1.19%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.79%) FISMA
8 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.32%) QA
10 3 (0.24%) GPG13
System Software
1 88 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 71 (5.63%) Snort
3 42 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.11%) vSphere
5 6 (0.48%) XenApp
5 6 (0.48%) KVM
6 5 (0.40%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.24%) vCloud
8 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.16%) pfSense
10 1 (0.079%) Postfix
10 1 (0.079%) XenServer
10 1 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.079%) Squid
Systems Management
1 63 (5.00%) Nessus
2 41 (3.25%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (0.79%) Nmap
4 9 (0.71%) Puppet
5 6 (0.48%) SCCM
6 5 (0.40%) ArcSight ESM
6 5 (0.40%) WSUS
7 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.32%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.24%) Kibana
8 3 (0.24%) logstash
8 3 (0.24%) Ansible
8 3 (0.24%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.24%) Rsyslog
8 3 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.24%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.24%) OSSEC
8 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.24%) OpenView
9 2 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 209 (16.57%) Cisco
2 164 (13.01%) ArcSight
3 139 (11.02%) McAfee
4 136 (10.79%) CheckPoint
5 123 (9.75%) Splunk
6 113 (8.96%) Microsoft
7 99 (7.85%) Juniper
8 89 (7.06%) F5
9 76 (6.03%) Fortinet
10 72 (5.71%) Sourcefire
11 60 (4.76%) LogRhythm
12 57 (4.52%) VMware
13 56 (4.44%) HP
13 56 (4.44%) Symantec
14 53 (4.20%) Qualys
15 34 (2.70%) LogLogic
16 33 (2.62%) Citrix
17 31 (2.46%) SolarWinds
18 30 (2.38%) Websense
19 28 (2.22%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Spencer Rose Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Unrivalled benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60K + 40K commission + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago