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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 460 571 540
Rank change year-on-year
+111 -31
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 519 349 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 368 265 296
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
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
89721 92871 85537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.23% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 72690 74384 70471
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +113 479 £51,000 +2.00% 106
London +84 166 £60,000 - 28
South East +37 158 £55,000 +17.02% 50
Berkshire +27 63 £63,750 +34.21% 35
Hampshire +9 62 £50,000 +11.11% 8
City of London +38 50 £57,500 -4.16% 5
West Midlands +7 36 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Scotland +22 32 £46,500 +10.71% 3
Yorkshire +24 31 £38,000 +1.33% 4
North West +27 30 £46,500 -41.87% 6
West Yorkshire +9 29 £38,000 +1.33% 4
Maidenhead +10 28 £62,500 +13.63% 12
Leeds +10 28 £38,000 +1.33% 2
East of England +16 24 £45,000 -40.00% 2
South West +1 23 £47,500 +14.45% 9
Southampton -11 23 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Cambridgeshire +30 21 £45,000 -8.16%
Cheshire +15 21 £47,500 - 1
Edinburgh +15 20 £53,750 +3.97%
Glasgow +31 18 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Cambridge +22 17 £45,325 -
Kent +24 13 £55,000 +58.27% 2
Gloucestershire - 12 £47,500 - 3
Reading +5 11 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Basingstoke +26 10 £35,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire - 10 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +10 9 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Birmingham -2 9 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Cheltenham - 9 £47,500 - 2
Dundee - 8 - -

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 471 (46.59%) Firewall
2 391 (38.67%) Information Security
3 317 (31.36%) CISSP
4 309 (30.56%) Windows
5 255 (25.22%) Network Security
6 224 (22.16%) Cyber Security
7 207 (20.47%) Finance
8 203 (20.08%) Cisco
9 201 (19.88%) Linux
10 177 (17.51%) Intrusion Detection
11 174 (17.21%) Security Cleared
12 169 (16.72%) TCP/IP
13 164 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 159 (15.73%) Management Information System
15 155 (15.33%) CheckPoint
16 146 (14.44%) Degree
17 138 (13.65%) PCI DSS
18 137 (13.55%) SC Cleared
19 135 (13.35%) Incident Management
20 128 (12.66%) UNIX
21 117 (11.57%) SQL
22 116 (11.47%) Cisco Certification
23 115 (11.37%) Snort
23 115 (11.37%) ArcSight
24 113 (11.18%) ITIL
25 111 (10.98%) GIAC
26 109 (10.78%) Security Architecture
27 105 (10.39%) CISM
28 102 (10.09%) WAN
29 99 (9.79%) CEH

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 22 (2.18%) IIS
2 7 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (0.59%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.40%) Apache
5 3 (0.30%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.30%) Lync
5 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.20%) CMS
6 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.20%) JBoss
7 1 (0.099%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.099%) SAS
7 1 (0.099%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.98%) SaaS
2 13 (1.29%) PaaS
2 13 (1.29%) IaaS
3 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.099%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 471 (46.59%) Firewall
2 255 (25.22%) Network Security
3 177 (17.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 169 (16.72%) TCP/IP
5 102 (10.09%) WAN
6 83 (8.21%) LAN
7 75 (7.42%) DNS
8 70 (6.92%) Wireshark
9 64 (6.33%) Wireless
10 63 (6.23%) HTTP
11 57 (5.64%) SSL
12 53 (5.24%) Cisco ASA
13 51 (5.04%) tcpdump
14 48 (4.75%) VPN
15 42 (4.15%) LDAP
15 42 (4.15%) DHCP
15 42 (4.15%) Internet
16 41 (4.06%) MPLS
17 40 (3.96%) SMTP
18 32 (3.17%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.25%) Big Data
3 13 (1.29%) MySQL
4 12 (1.19%) Data Mining
5 11 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 9 (0.89%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.49%) Apache Hive
9 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.40%) DB2
10 4 (0.40%) HBase
10 4 (0.40%) Impala
11 3 (0.30%) Redis
12 2 (0.20%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.099%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Metasploit
1 4 (0.40%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.30%) JUnit
3 2 (0.20%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.20%) Ant
4 1 (0.099%) Eclipse
General
1 207 (20.47%) Finance
2 39 (3.86%) Banking
3 37 (3.66%) Financial Institution
4 32 (3.17%) Law
5 29 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.47%) Retail
7 23 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.08%) Legal
9 17 (1.68%) Marketing
10 16 (1.58%) Games
11 11 (1.09%) Advertising
11 11 (1.09%) Electronics
12 8 (0.79%) Military
13 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.20%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) German Language
14 2 (0.20%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.099%) French Language
15 1 (0.099%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 361 (35.71%) Analyst
2 298 (29.48%) Security Analyst
3 171 (16.91%) Security Engineer
4 164 (16.22%) Consultant
5 113 (11.18%) Security Consultant
6 76 (7.52%) Operations Analyst
6 76 (7.52%) Security Operations Analyst
7 70 (6.92%) Architect
8 67 (6.63%) Network Engineer
9 60 (5.93%) Security Manager
10 57 (5.64%) Network Security Engineer
11 55 (5.44%) IT Security Analyst
12 54 (5.34%) Security Specialist
13 51 (5.04%) Security Architect
14 33 (3.26%) Network Analyst
14 33 (3.26%) Information Analyst
15 32 (3.17%) Information Security Analyst
16 30 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
17 27 (2.67%) Senior Security Engineer
18 26 (2.57%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.85%) Regular Expression
2 18 (1.78%) Middleware
3 17 (1.68%) REST
4 13 (1.29%) SAML
4 13 (1.29%) OAuth
5 12 (1.19%) XML
6 10 (0.99%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.49%) HTML
7 5 (0.49%) .NET
7 5 (0.49%) CSS
8 4 (0.40%) HTML5
8 4 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.40%) CSS3
8 4 (0.40%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.30%) Lucene
9 3 (0.30%) ODBC
10 2 (0.20%) JSP
11 1 (0.099%) SOAP
11 1 (0.099%) Web Services
11 1 (0.099%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 159 (15.73%) Management Information System
2 84 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (8.21%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.07%) Visualisation
5 27 (2.67%) Hedge funds
5 27 (2.67%) Cryptography
6 25 (2.47%) SCADA
7 24 (2.37%) Open Source
8 16 (1.58%) PKI
9 13 (1.29%) Tandem
9 13 (1.29%) Replication
9 13 (1.29%) Clustering
9 13 (1.29%) GIS
10 12 (1.19%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.19%) Thin Client
10 12 (1.19%) Fat Client
11 10 (0.99%) CESG
12 9 (0.89%) SecurID
13 8 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 309 (30.56%) Windows
2 201 (19.88%) Linux
3 128 (12.66%) UNIX
4 18 (1.78%) Solaris
5 17 (1.68%) CentOS
6 14 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.09%) AIX
8 10 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.40%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.099%) zOS
13 1 (0.099%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.099%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (38.67%) Information Security
2 224 (22.16%) Cyber Security
3 135 (13.35%) Incident Management
4 113 (11.18%) ITIL
5 109 (10.78%) Security Architecture
6 94 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
7 92 (9.10%) Analytics
8 90 (8.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 76 (7.52%) Security Management
10 70 (6.92%) Kalman Filter
11 69 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 67 (6.63%) Security Testing
13 65 (6.43%) Risk Management
14 58 (5.74%) Identity Management
15 57 (5.64%) Project Management
16 46 (4.55%) Service Delivery
16 46 (4.55%) Change Management
16 46 (4.55%) PRINCE2
17 34 (3.36%) Change Control
18 32 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 117 (11.57%) SQL
2 54 (5.34%) PowerShell
3 49 (4.85%) Perl
4 44 (4.35%) Python
5 26 (2.57%) C
6 21 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 19 (1.88%) Ruby
8 18 (1.78%) Java
9 14 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.89%) C++
10 9 (0.89%) PHP
11 8 (0.79%) C#
12 5 (0.49%) VBScript
13 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.20%) R
14 1 (0.099%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 317 (31.36%) CISSP
2 174 (17.21%) Security Cleared
3 146 (14.44%) Degree
4 137 (13.55%) SC Cleared
5 116 (11.47%) Cisco Certification
6 111 (10.98%) GIAC
7 105 (10.39%) CISM
8 99 (9.79%) CEH
9 70 (6.92%) DV Cleared
10 68 (6.73%) CCNP
11 61 (6.03%) GCIA
12 59 (5.84%) CCNA
13 55 (5.44%) CISA
14 51 (5.04%) GCIH
15 47 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
16 40 (3.96%) SSCP
17 30 (2.97%) CCSA
17 30 (2.97%) MCP
17 30 (2.97%) CHFI
18 29 (2.87%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 138 (13.65%) PCI DSS
3 44 (4.35%) SLA
4 19 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (1.88%) COBIT
5 15 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 11 (1.09%) GPG13
7 6 (0.59%) FISMA
7 6 (0.59%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.40%) QA
9 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.099%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.099%) COSO
System Software
1 115 (11.37%) Snort
2 87 (8.61%) Active Directory
3 42 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.89%) vSphere
5 8 (0.79%) XenApp
6 4 (0.40%) Docker
6 4 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.30%) KVM
7 3 (0.30%) XenServer
7 3 (0.30%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.20%) pfSense
8 2 (0.20%) vCloud
9 1 (0.099%) ACF2
9 1 (0.099%) RACF
9 1 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.099%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (3.56%) Nessus
2 15 (1.48%) Tivoli
3 12 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (0.79%) OpenView
6 7 (0.69%) Puppet
6 7 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.40%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.30%) logstash
9 3 (0.30%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.30%) Nmap
9 3 (0.30%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.30%) CORE IMPACT
10 2 (0.20%) OSSEC
10 2 (0.20%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.20%) SCCM
10 2 (0.20%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 203 (20.08%) Cisco
2 155 (15.33%) CheckPoint
3 115 (11.37%) ArcSight
4 92 (9.10%) Splunk
5 90 (8.90%) Juniper
6 83 (8.21%) Microsoft
7 75 (7.42%) Sourcefire
8 74 (7.32%) McAfee
9 67 (6.63%) VMware
10 64 (6.33%) Citrix
11 49 (4.85%) Fortinet
11 49 (4.85%) LogRhythm
12 37 (3.66%) F5
13 35 (3.46%) Blue Coat
14 32 (3.17%) HP
15 30 (2.97%) Symantec
16 25 (2.47%) Websense
17 24 (2.37%) Qualys
18 21 (2.08%) Red Hat
19 15 (1.48%) Oracle
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £80,000 plus competitive package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £1 per annum + Flexible
Posted: 10 hours ago
Radlett, Hertfordshire
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50700 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £64000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £85k plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £35000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £37000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago