The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 536 534 738
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +204
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 414 363 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.41% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 320 303 121
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £35,000 £31,758
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97295 87643 96229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.35% 78.82% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78124 71880 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 17 April 2014 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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +7 385 £50,000 - 50
London +6 179 £60,000 +9.09% 26
South East -11 121 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Hampshire -22 63 £45,000 - 9
City of London -3 39 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Berkshire +11 33 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Southampton -19 29 £45,000 - 5
East of England -13 24 £75,000 +50.00%
Aldershot - 22 £47,500 - 2
Scotland -13 17 £32,500 -7.14%
North West +11 13 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Midlands -27 12 £45,000 +13.92%
Cheshire +11 11 £40,000 - 3
Kent -8 11 £27,000 -46.00% 1
East Midlands -10 11 £27,500 -14.06% 2
Yorkshire -29 11 £36,000 +38.46% 3
Reading -7 10 £72,500 +31.81%
Derbyshire -8 10 £27,500 -14.06% 1
Warrington -14 10 £37,500 - 2
Ipswich - 10 £77,500 -
Suffolk - 10 £77,500 -
Slough -3 9 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Edinburgh -28 9 £51,698 +172.09%
West Yorkshire -34 9 £37,500 +44.23% 3
Maidenhead -11 8 £46,250 +85.00% 1
Birmingham -23 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Chesterfield - 7 £27,500 - 1
Essex - 7 £37,500 -
Leeds -27 6 £41,250 +37.50% 2
Northern Ireland +17 5 £37,125 -17.50% 1

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 398 (54.22%) Firewall
2 310 (42.23%) Information Security
3 299 (40.74%) Windows
4 293 (39.92%) CISSP
5 218 (29.70%) Network Security
6 170 (23.16%) TCP/IP
7 165 (22.48%) Linux
8 145 (19.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 140 (19.07%) Management Information System
10 136 (18.53%) Security Cleared
11 133 (18.12%) Cisco
11 133 (18.12%) CheckPoint
12 132 (17.98%) Finance
12 132 (17.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 127 (17.30%) McAfee
14 125 (17.03%) Cyber Security
15 117 (15.94%) SC Cleared
16 115 (15.67%) UNIX
17 112 (15.26%) PCI DSS
18 108 (14.71%) ITIL
19 105 (14.31%) SQL
20 103 (14.03%) Degree
21 102 (13.90%) Microsoft
22 101 (13.76%) Symantec
23 99 (13.49%) Juniper
23 99 (13.49%) CEH
24 98 (13.35%) Cisco Certification
25 97 (13.22%) CISA
26 95 (12.94%) Sourcefire
27 92 (12.53%) Active Directory

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 13 (1.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (0.82%) Apache
3 4 (0.54%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.41%) IIS
4 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.14%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.77%) MS Office
3 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.32%) SaaS
2 4 (0.54%) PaaS
3 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 398 (54.22%) Firewall
2 218 (29.70%) Network Security
3 170 (23.16%) TCP/IP
4 145 (19.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 80 (10.90%) VPN
6 79 (10.76%) Internet
7 61 (8.31%) tcpdump
8 59 (8.04%) WAN
9 58 (7.90%) LAN
10 55 (7.49%) HTTP
11 53 (7.22%) SSL
12 52 (7.08%) DNS
13 40 (5.45%) Wireless
13 40 (5.45%) Wireshark
14 35 (4.77%) LDAP
15 31 (4.22%) IPsec
16 30 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (3.81%) HTTPS
18 24 (3.27%) SMTP
19 17 (2.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (0.68%) MySQL
2 5 (0.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.14%) DB2
5 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (3.13%) Metasploit
General
1 132 (17.98%) Finance
2 35 (4.77%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.59%) Banking
3 19 (2.59%) Advertising
4 18 (2.45%) Legal
5 16 (2.18%) Law
5 16 (2.18%) Retail
6 12 (1.63%) Military
7 11 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.36%) Marketing
9 6 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.82%) Electronics
10 5 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.41%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 218 (29.70%) Analyst
2 176 (23.98%) Security Analyst
3 154 (20.98%) Security Engineer
4 136 (18.53%) Consultant
5 92 (12.53%) Architect
6 72 (9.81%) Security Consultant
7 60 (8.17%) Security Architect
8 44 (5.99%) Security Manager
9 40 (5.45%) IT Security Analyst
10 34 (4.63%) Security Operations Analyst
10 34 (4.63%) Operations Analyst
11 33 (4.50%) Security Specialist
12 31 (4.22%) IT Security Engineer
13 25 (3.41%) Network Analyst
13 25 (3.41%) Network Engineer
14 24 (3.27%) Network Security Engineer
15 22 (3.00%) Operations Engineer
16 19 (2.59%) IT Consultant
16 19 (2.59%) Senior Consultant
17 18 (2.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.04%) Regular Expression
2 13 (1.77%) .NET
3 7 (0.95%) HTML
4 4 (0.54%) Middleware
4 4 (0.54%) LAMP
5 2 (0.27%) COM
5 2 (0.27%) JSP
5 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 2 (0.27%) ODBC
5 2 (0.27%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.14%) SAML
6 1 (0.14%) Struts
6 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 140 (19.07%) Management Information System
2 36 (4.90%) Computer Science
3 33 (4.50%) PKI
4 15 (2.04%) Cryptography
5 13 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (1.63%) PMI
7 11 (1.50%) Open Source
8 9 (1.23%) CESG
9 7 (0.95%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.68%) RMADS
10 5 (0.68%) Physics
11 4 (0.54%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.54%) AS400
11 4 (0.54%) Clustering
12 3 (0.41%) Social Media
13 2 (0.27%) FlexPod
13 2 (0.27%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.27%) CCTV
14 1 (0.14%) Statistics
14 1 (0.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 299 (40.74%) Windows
2 165 (22.48%) Linux
3 115 (15.67%) UNIX
4 36 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (3.95%) Solaris
6 27 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (3.54%) Ubuntu
8 21 (2.86%) CentOS
9 19 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (2.32%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.95%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.82%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.68%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.41%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.27%) AIX
17 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (42.23%) Information Security
2 125 (17.03%) Cyber Security
3 108 (14.71%) ITIL
4 86 (11.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 77 (10.49%) Penetration Testing
6 74 (10.08%) Risk Management
7 57 (7.77%) Security Management
7 57 (7.77%) Identity Management
8 54 (7.36%) Project Management
9 51 (6.95%) Incident Management
10 49 (6.68%) Vulnerability Management
11 44 (5.99%) Security Architecture
11 44 (5.99%) Ethical Hacking
12 41 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 41 (5.59%) Computer Security
13 33 (4.50%) Security Testing
14 31 (4.22%) Service Management
15 30 (4.09%) Service Delivery
16 29 (3.95%) Protective Monitoring
17 28 (3.81%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (14.31%) SQL
2 51 (6.95%) Perl
3 32 (4.36%) Python
4 31 (4.22%) Ruby
5 29 (3.95%) PHP
6 24 (3.27%) Bash Shell
7 15 (2.04%) Java
8 12 (1.63%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.68%) C
10 4 (0.54%) VBScript
11 2 (0.27%) VB
11 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.27%) C#
11 2 (0.27%) C++
11 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 293 (39.92%) CISSP
2 136 (18.53%) Security Cleared
3 117 (15.94%) SC Cleared
4 103 (14.03%) Degree
5 99 (13.49%) CEH
6 98 (13.35%) Cisco Certification
7 97 (13.22%) CISA
8 84 (11.44%) GIAC
9 75 (10.22%) CISM
10 46 (6.27%) CCNP
11 45 (6.13%) CCNA
12 44 (5.99%) GCIA
13 41 (5.59%) DV Cleared
14 30 (4.09%) GCIH
15 25 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (3.41%) OSCP
16 23 (3.13%) CCSP
17 22 (3.00%) MCSE
17 22 (3.00%) CCSE
18 21 (2.86%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (17.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 112 (15.26%) PCI DSS
3 41 (5.59%) SLA
4 37 (5.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 29 (3.95%) GPG13
5 29 (3.95%) HIPAA
6 22 (3.00%) QA
7 10 (1.36%) JSP 440
8 9 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 7 (0.95%) BS7799
9 7 (0.95%) COBIT
10 6 (0.82%) HMG Infosec
11 2 (0.27%) COSO
12 1 (0.14%) BS25999
12 1 (0.14%) GAMP
12 1 (0.14%) GxP
System Software
1 92 (12.53%) Active Directory
2 76 (10.35%) Snort
3 27 (3.68%) Nmap
4 13 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.36%) ISA Server
6 6 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.54%) ProxySG
7 4 (0.54%) vSphere
8 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.27%) XenApp
9 1 (0.14%) XenServer
9 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.14%) vCloud
9 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 67 (9.13%) Nessus
2 25 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (3.27%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (1.36%) WSUS
6 7 (0.95%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.82%) SCCM
8 4 (0.54%) SCOM
8 4 (0.54%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.54%) WMI
8 4 (0.54%) Cryoserver
9 3 (0.41%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.14%) Nagios
11 1 (0.14%) OpenView
11 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.14%) DatAdvantage
11 1 (0.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 133 (18.12%) Cisco
1 133 (18.12%) CheckPoint
2 127 (17.30%) McAfee
3 102 (13.90%) Microsoft
4 101 (13.76%) Symantec
5 99 (13.49%) Juniper
6 95 (12.94%) Sourcefire
7 89 (12.13%) ArcSight
8 66 (8.99%) Blue Coat
9 58 (7.90%) F5
10 53 (7.22%) Fortinet
10 53 (7.22%) LogRhythm
11 51 (6.95%) Websense
12 38 (5.18%) Red Hat
12 38 (5.18%) Oracle
13 36 (4.90%) Qualys
14 35 (4.77%) TippingPoint
14 35 (4.77%) Q1 Labs
14 35 (4.77%) HP
15 34 (4.63%) Sophos
Kent
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonuses, plus commission
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
O2
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum Benefits & comprehensive training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Shift pay + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis IT
Salary: £65000 - £550000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + superb career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Supewrb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago