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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 342 476 569
Rank change year-on-year
+134 +93
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 875 605 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.63% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 713 456 357
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
85293 96198 103096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.88% 86.80% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 71323 78610 83495
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 June 2016 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 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +140 830 £55,000 +4.76% 84
London +160 411 £60,000 - 42
South East +16 148 £50,000 -8.25% 17
West Midlands +21 98 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Berkshire +17 77 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Birmingham +31 59 £45,000 - 5
City of London +68 51 £55,000 -18.51% 3
North West +54 47 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Yorkshire +55 44 £47,500 +18.01% 6
West Yorkshire +44 43 £45,000 +11.80% 6
Leeds +48 40 £65,000 +71.05% 6
South West +14 40 £57,500 +23.65% 4
Reading +23 33 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Manchester +26 30 £55,000 +100.00%
East of England +41 29 £48,500 +33.79% 4
Surrey +45 23 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Kent +10 20 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Maidenhead +5 20 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Hertfordshire +24 19 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Bristol +28 15 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Gloucestershire +8 15 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Hemel Hempstead +28 14 £47,500 -13.63%
Warwickshire +5 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Scotland -13 13 £27,500 -38.02%
Solihull +15 10 £65,000 +57.57%
Swindon +13 10 £65,000 +40.54% 1
Wiltshire +12 10 £65,000 +18.18% 1
South Wales - 10 £35,000 -
West Bromwich - 10 £40,000 -
Liverpool - 10 £50,000 -

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 768 (45.34%) Firewall
2 667 (39.37%) Information Security
3 664 (39.20%) CISSP
4 559 (33.00%) Security Operations
5 543 (32.05%) Cybersecurity
6 474 (27.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 406 (23.97%) Network Security
8 394 (23.26%) Finance
9 392 (23.14%) Windows
10 359 (21.19%) Degree
11 342 (20.19%) ArcSight
12 338 (19.95%) ITIL
13 322 (19.01%) PCI DSS
14 321 (18.95%) Security Operations Centre
15 298 (17.59%) Cisco
16 291 (17.18%) CISM
17 287 (16.94%) Vulnerability Management
18 270 (15.94%) Linux
19 262 (15.47%) Penetration Testing
19 262 (15.47%) Security Architecture
20 259 (15.29%) Management Information System
21 258 (15.23%) Splunk
22 226 (13.34%) Security Cleared
22 226 (13.34%) CEH
23 210 (12.40%) Intrusion Detection
24 209 (12.34%) CheckPoint
25 204 (12.04%) TCP/IP
26 199 (11.75%) SANS
27 188 (11.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
28 184 (10.86%) SC Cleared

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 80 (4.72%) IIS
2 39 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 13 (0.77%) IBM Notes
6 10 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (0.53%) nginx
8 7 (0.41%) SAS
8 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.35%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.30%) Apache
11 4 (0.24%) Confluence
11 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.18%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.18%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.18%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 36 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.94%) MS Office
3 10 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.18%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.59%) assyst
2 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.59%) IaaS
2 27 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.36%) PaaS
4 12 (0.71%) Mimecast
5 10 (0.59%) Office 365
6 9 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.53%) SaaS
7 1 (0.059%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 768 (45.34%) Firewall
2 406 (23.97%) Network Security
3 210 (12.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 204 (12.04%) TCP/IP
5 142 (8.38%) VPN
6 128 (7.56%) Cisco ASA
6 128 (7.56%) LAN
7 124 (7.32%) Internet
8 122 (7.20%) WAN
9 95 (5.61%) DNS
10 93 (5.49%) Wireshark
11 81 (4.78%) SSL
12 69 (4.07%) Wireless
13 52 (3.07%) MPLS
14 50 (2.95%) HTTP
15 47 (2.77%) tcpdump
16 37 (2.18%) IP Telephony
17 33 (1.95%) BGP
17 33 (1.95%) SAN
18 32 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (5.61%) Big Data
2 57 (3.36%) Hadoop
3 51 (3.01%) SQL Server
4 43 (2.54%) NoSQL
5 22 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 21 (1.24%) MySQL
7 15 (0.89%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.77%) Apache Hive
9 10 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.24%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.18%) Parquet
13 3 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.059%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.059%) DB2
14 1 (0.059%) Riak
14 1 (0.059%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.059%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (1.18%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.24%) JIRA
3 3 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.12%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.059%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.059%) Hudson
5 1 (0.059%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.059%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 394 (23.26%) Finance
2 116 (6.85%) Law
3 85 (5.02%) Banking
4 67 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 28 (1.65%) Marketing
6 26 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.48%) Retail
8 20 (1.18%) Legal
9 16 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.71%) Publishing
12 10 (0.59%) Games
12 10 (0.59%) Military
13 8 (0.47%) Electronics
14 6 (0.35%) Advertising
14 6 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
14 6 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.24%) Billing
15 4 (0.24%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 530 (31.29%) Analyst
2 424 (25.03%) Security Analyst
3 341 (20.13%) Consultant
4 311 (18.36%) Security Consultant
5 272 (16.06%) Security Engineer
6 147 (8.68%) Network Engineer
7 131 (7.73%) Network Security Engineer
8 123 (7.26%) IT Consultant
9 117 (6.91%) IT Security Consultant
10 114 (6.73%) SOC Analyst
11 99 (5.84%) Security Manager
12 98 (5.79%) Senior Analyst
13 97 (5.73%) IT Analyst
14 96 (5.67%) IT Security Analyst
15 92 (5.43%) Senior Consultant
16 91 (5.37%) Senior Security Consultant
17 86 (5.08%) Information Analyst
17 86 (5.08%) Information Security Analyst
18 83 (4.90%) Senior Security Analyst
19 78 (4.60%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (1.89%) Regular Expression
2 22 (1.30%) ZeroMQ
3 15 (0.89%) Apache Flex
4 11 (0.65%) Web Services
5 7 (0.41%) ELK Stack
5 7 (0.41%) Middleware
6 6 (0.35%) HTML
7 5 (0.30%) Flash
7 5 (0.30%) HTML5
8 4 (0.24%) .NET
8 4 (0.24%) CGI
8 4 (0.24%) Lucene
9 3 (0.18%) Ext JS
9 3 (0.18%) GWT
9 3 (0.18%) Kafka
9 3 (0.18%) LAMP
9 3 (0.18%) REST
9 3 (0.18%) Silverlight
9 3 (0.18%) SOAP
9 3 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 321 (18.95%) Security Operations Centre
2 259 (15.29%) Management Information System
3 157 (9.27%) Data Centre
4 148 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
5 141 (8.32%) Cyberthreat
6 102 (6.02%) Computer Science
7 101 (5.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 77 (4.55%) PKI
9 51 (3.01%) Cyber Attack
10 36 (2.13%) Cybercrime
11 35 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
12 32 (1.89%) Client/Server
13 25 (1.48%) CESG
14 24 (1.42%) Cryptography
14 24 (1.42%) Replication
15 22 (1.30%) RSA SecurID
16 18 (1.06%) Internet of Things
17 14 (0.83%) Private Cloud
18 12 (0.71%) Fintech
18 12 (0.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 392 (23.14%) Windows
2 270 (15.94%) Linux
3 160 (9.45%) Unix
4 126 (7.44%) Windows Server
5 52 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (1.89%) CentOS
8 23 (1.36%) Solaris
9 20 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.65%) Android
12 10 (0.59%) Windows 2000
13 9 (0.53%) FreeBSD
14 7 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.35%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.35%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.24%) AIX
17 3 (0.18%) VMS
18 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
19 1 (0.059%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (39.37%) Information Security
2 559 (33.00%) Security Operations
3 543 (32.05%) Cybersecurity
4 338 (19.95%) ITIL
5 287 (16.94%) Vulnerability Management
6 262 (15.47%) Penetration Testing
6 262 (15.47%) Security Architecture
7 188 (11.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 178 (10.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 143 (8.44%) Incident Management
10 137 (8.09%) Risk Assessment
11 123 (7.26%) Presales
11 123 (7.26%) Project Management
12 117 (6.91%) Analytics
13 114 (6.73%) Data Protection
14 103 (6.08%) Risk Management
15 101 (5.96%) Security Management
16 96 (5.67%) Kalman Filter
17 87 (5.14%) Ethical Hacking
18 77 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (8.15%) Python
2 127 (7.50%) SQL
3 91 (5.37%) PowerShell
4 84 (4.96%) Perl
5 48 (2.83%) C
6 47 (2.77%) Bash Shell
7 39 (2.30%) Ruby
8 31 (1.83%) Java
9 23 (1.36%) C#
10 21 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.12%) C++
12 15 (0.89%) PHP
13 7 (0.41%) VB
13 7 (0.41%) VBScript
14 5 (0.30%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.30%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.059%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 664 (39.20%) CISSP
2 359 (21.19%) Degree
3 291 (17.18%) CISM
4 226 (13.34%) CEH
4 226 (13.34%) Security Cleared
5 199 (11.75%) SANS
6 184 (10.86%) Cisco Certification
6 184 (10.86%) SC Cleared
7 169 (9.98%) GCIH
8 156 (9.21%) GIAC
9 146 (8.62%) CISA
10 119 (7.02%) GCIA
11 113 (6.67%) CCNP
12 109 (6.43%) CCNA
13 75 (4.43%) SSCP
14 73 (4.31%) IISP
15 58 (3.42%) CREST Certified
16 48 (2.83%) CCIE
17 42 (2.48%) CCSE
18 41 (2.42%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 474 (27.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 322 (19.01%) PCI DSS
3 65 (3.84%) ISO27002
4 57 (3.36%) COBIT
5 55 (3.25%) ISO22301
6 51 (3.01%) ISO27005
7 32 (1.89%) SLA
8 29 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 21 (1.24%) GPG13
10 9 (0.53%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.47%) HMG Infosec
12 5 (0.30%) QA
13 2 (0.12%) COSO
13 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.12%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.059%) FISMA
14 1 (0.059%) Val IT
System Software
1 160 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 111 (6.55%) Snort
3 77 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (2.66%) vSphere
5 42 (2.48%) XenApp
6 12 (0.71%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.41%) vCloud
9 4 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.24%) KVM
9 4 (0.24%) UAG
9 4 (0.24%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.18%) Docker
10 3 (0.18%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.12%) NFS
11 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.059%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.059%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 141 (8.32%) QRadar
2 132 (7.79%) Nessus
3 41 (2.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 38 (2.24%) RSA enVision
5 32 (1.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 30 (1.77%) EnCase
7 29 (1.71%) Nmap
7 29 (1.71%) SCCM
8 25 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
9 22 (1.30%) RSA Archer
10 20 (1.18%) WSUS
11 17 (1.00%) FortiGate
12 14 (0.83%) ArcSight ESM
12 14 (0.83%) RSA Security Analytics
13 13 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 13 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (0.65%) Nexpose
15 10 (0.59%) OpenVAS
16 9 (0.53%) Nagios
17 7 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 342 (20.19%) ArcSight
2 298 (17.59%) Cisco
3 258 (15.23%) Splunk
4 209 (12.34%) CheckPoint
5 183 (10.80%) Juniper
6 155 (9.15%) Palo Alto
7 150 (8.85%) Intel Security
8 144 (8.50%) LogRhythm
9 115 (6.79%) Microsoft
10 108 (6.38%) HP
11 101 (5.96%) VMware
12 78 (4.60%) Fortinet
13 75 (4.43%) Qualys
14 73 (4.31%) Citrix
15 72 (4.25%) F5
16 71 (4.19%) Forcepoint
17 67 (3.96%) Sourcefire
18 66 (3.90%) Blue Coat
19 50 (2.95%) AlienVault
19 50 (2.95%) SolarWinds
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Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Real Time Consultants
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum See Job Spec
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London
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £47500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recann
Salary: £20000 per annum + Pension and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago