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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 543 611 616
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +5
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 378 267 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 281 203 231
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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
93443 86275 93127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 81.15% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74604 70751 78836
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(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 +73 366 £47,500 -13.63% 40
South East +31 135 £47,500 -13.63% 17
London +20 125 £55,000 -6.38% 18
Hampshire +33 66 £47,500 -13.63% 6
East of England 0 32 £47,500 +26.66%
North West +1 27 £45,000 -25.00%
Berkshire -17 25 £60,000 +14.28% 8
Kent +26 24 £41,000 -18.00% 1
West Midlands +6 23 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Southampton +20 22 £45,000 -31.81% 1
Cheshire +2 19 £49,000 -38.75%
City of London -6 16 £48,750 -15.21% 1
Birmingham 0 15 £40,750 +16.42% 1
West Yorkshire -19 13 £35,000 -39.65% 1
Yorkshire -30 13 £35,000 -39.65% 1
Scotland -12 12 £34,500 -34.28%
Edinburgh - 11 £34,000 -
Harrow - 10 £62,500 -
Surrey -4 9 £57,500 +49.35% 2
Chester - 9 £65,000 -
Norfolk +15 8 £45,000 +91.48%
Norwich +14 8 £45,000 +91.48%
Suffolk +13 8 £55,000 -29.03%
Ipswich +10 8 £55,000 -29.03%
Basingstoke 0 8 £60,000 +14.28%
Reading -7 8 £55,000 +100.00% 2
Folkestone - 8 £31,250 -
Aldershot - 7 £50,000 - 1
Bradford - 7 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire +15 6 £42,500 +3.67%

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 345 (40.26%) Information Security
2 333 (38.86%) Firewall
3 277 (32.32%) Windows
4 259 (30.22%) CISSP
5 226 (26.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 220 (25.67%) Finance
7 214 (24.97%) PCI DSS
8 197 (22.99%) Cyber Security
9 192 (22.40%) Security Cleared
10 176 (20.54%) SC Cleared
11 162 (18.90%) Degree
12 154 (17.97%) Linux
13 143 (16.69%) CheckPoint
14 139 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
15 135 (15.75%) Penetration Testing
15 135 (15.75%) ITIL
16 130 (15.17%) Management Information System
17 122 (14.24%) Network Security
18 117 (13.65%) ArcSight
19 113 (13.19%) Microsoft
20 112 (13.07%) Cisco
21 103 (12.02%) CISA
22 102 (11.90%) TCP/IP
23 97 (11.32%) UNIX
23 97 (11.32%) Security Architecture
23 97 (11.32%) LogRhythm
24 96 (11.20%) McAfee
25 95 (11.09%) Data Protection
25 95 (11.09%) Sourcefire
26 91 (10.62%) Snort

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 19 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 17 (1.98%) IIS
3 10 (1.17%) Apache
4 8 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.47%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.35%) CMS
6 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.12%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 62 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.45%) MS Office
3 12 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.47%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) SAP GRC
1 4 (0.47%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.70%) Office 365
2 3 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.12%) PaaS
3 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 333 (38.86%) Firewall
2 139 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 122 (14.24%) Network Security
4 102 (11.90%) TCP/IP
5 71 (8.28%) Wireshark
6 69 (8.05%) tcpdump
7 61 (7.12%) Internet
8 60 (7.00%) LAN
8 60 (7.00%) WAN
9 56 (6.53%) VPN
10 47 (5.48%) SSL
11 42 (4.90%) DNS
12 40 (4.67%) HTTP
13 19 (2.22%) IPsec
13 19 (2.22%) LDAP
14 17 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (1.98%) Reverse Proxy
14 17 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (1.75%) TACACS
15 15 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.47%) Big Data
5 3 (0.35%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.35%) MySQL
6 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.12%) DB2
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.12%) HBase
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 21 (2.45%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.70%) Subversion
3 4 (0.47%) JUnit
4 2 (0.23%) RequisitePro
General
1 220 (25.67%) Finance
2 61 (7.12%) Retail
3 52 (6.07%) Banking
4 27 (3.15%) Games
5 26 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.75%) Advertising
7 15 (1.75%) Law
8 11 (1.28%) Marketing
8 11 (1.28%) Legal
8 11 (1.28%) Electronics
8 11 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.58%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.47%) Military
11 3 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 310 (36.17%) Analyst
2 278 (32.44%) Security Analyst
3 154 (17.97%) Consultant
4 133 (15.52%) Security Engineer
5 125 (14.59%) Security Consultant
6 77 (8.98%) IT Security Analyst
7 64 (7.47%) Security Manager
8 58 (6.77%) Operations Analyst
8 58 (6.77%) Security Operations Analyst
9 50 (5.83%) Architect
10 48 (5.60%) Security Specialist
11 41 (4.78%) IT Consultant
12 40 (4.67%) IT Security Consultant
13 35 (4.08%) Cyber Security Analyst
14 27 (3.15%) Network Engineer
15 26 (3.03%) Security Architect
15 26 (3.03%) IT Security Engineer
16 25 (2.92%) Information Security Consultant
17 21 (2.45%) Information Security Analyst
17 21 (2.45%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.75%) Middleware
2 9 (1.05%) XML
2 9 (1.05%) Regular Expression
3 7 (0.82%) .NET
4 6 (0.70%) Web Services
5 5 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 4 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (0.47%) CSS
6 4 (0.47%) HTML
6 4 (0.47%) Hibernate
6 4 (0.47%) jQuery
6 4 (0.47%) Spring
6 4 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.23%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.23%) WSH
7 2 (0.23%) WSDL
7 2 (0.23%) SOAP
7 2 (0.23%) XSD
7 2 (0.23%) COM
7 2 (0.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 130 (15.17%) Management Information System
2 86 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.32%) PMI
4 28 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.92%) PKI
6 12 (1.40%) Clustering
7 8 (0.93%) Cryptography
8 7 (0.82%) CESG
9 6 (0.70%) Replication
9 6 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.70%) SCADA
9 6 (0.70%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.70%) Tandem
10 5 (0.58%) Open Source
10 5 (0.58%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.58%) GIS
11 3 (0.35%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.35%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.23%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 277 (32.32%) Windows
2 154 (17.97%) Linux
3 97 (11.32%) UNIX
4 40 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (4.08%) Solaris
6 27 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (2.80%) AIX
8 23 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.63%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.17%) FreeBSD
11 10 (1.17%) CentOS
12 6 (0.70%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.47%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.47%) Fedora
14 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (40.26%) Information Security
2 197 (22.99%) Cyber Security
3 135 (15.75%) Penetration Testing
3 135 (15.75%) ITIL
4 97 (11.32%) Security Architecture
5 95 (11.09%) Data Protection
6 88 (10.27%) Project Management
7 81 (9.45%) Analytics
8 79 (9.22%) PRINCE2
9 76 (8.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 71 (8.28%) Security Management
10 71 (8.28%) Vulnerability Management
11 65 (7.58%) Risk Management
12 58 (6.77%) Kalman Filter
13 56 (6.53%) Ethical Hacking
14 52 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (5.72%) Business Development
16 46 (5.37%) Mentoring
17 43 (5.02%) Incident Management
18 41 (4.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (8.63%) SQL
2 37 (4.32%) Perl
3 20 (2.33%) Java
4 18 (2.10%) Bash Shell
4 18 (2.10%) PowerShell
5 17 (1.98%) Ruby
6 16 (1.87%) Python
7 11 (1.28%) C
8 8 (0.93%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.82%) PHP
10 6 (0.70%) C++
11 5 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.47%) C#
13 3 (0.35%) VB
14 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 259 (30.22%) CISSP
2 192 (22.40%) Security Cleared
3 176 (20.54%) SC Cleared
4 162 (18.90%) Degree
5 103 (12.02%) CISA
6 89 (10.39%) CISM
7 84 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
8 81 (9.45%) DV Cleared
9 77 (8.98%) GCIA
10 62 (7.23%) GIAC
11 60 (7.00%) CEH
12 57 (6.65%) GCIH
12 57 (6.65%) CCNP
13 43 (5.02%) CCNA
14 38 (4.43%) PMI Certification
15 31 (3.62%) CCSE
16 29 (3.38%) SSCP
17 21 (2.45%) CRISC
18 13 (1.52%) OSCP
19 12 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (26.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 214 (24.97%) PCI DSS
3 23 (2.68%) COBIT
4 18 (2.10%) SLA
5 11 (1.28%) QA
6 10 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.93%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.82%) GPG13
9 5 (0.58%) COSO
9 5 (0.58%) BS7799
10 3 (0.35%) HMG Infosec
11 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.12%) GAMP
12 1 (0.12%) GxP
System Software
1 91 (10.62%) Snort
2 80 (9.33%) Active Directory
3 29 (3.38%) Nmap
4 17 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.70%) ProxySG
6 5 (0.58%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.47%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.23%) vSphere
8 2 (0.23%) XenApp
8 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.12%) XenServer
9 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 54 (6.30%) Nessus
2 37 (4.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 23 (2.68%) McAfee ePO
4 21 (2.45%) WSUS
5 14 (1.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (0.82%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.70%) SCCM
8 5 (0.58%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 5 (0.58%) OpenView
8 5 (0.58%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.47%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.47%) Opsview
9 4 (0.47%) Nagios
9 4 (0.47%) SCOM
9 4 (0.47%) WMI
10 3 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.23%) ZENworks
11 2 (0.23%) Cacti
Vendors
1 143 (16.69%) CheckPoint
2 117 (13.65%) ArcSight
3 113 (13.19%) Microsoft
4 112 (13.07%) Cisco
5 97 (11.32%) LogRhythm
6 96 (11.20%) McAfee
7 95 (11.09%) Sourcefire
8 82 (9.57%) Symantec
9 67 (7.82%) Juniper
10 62 (7.23%) Websense
11 57 (6.65%) Blue Coat
12 52 (6.07%) Splunk
13 49 (5.72%) F5
14 37 (4.32%) Sophos
15 33 (3.85%) IBM
16 29 (3.38%) Qualys
17 28 (3.27%) Tripwire
18 27 (3.15%) Red Hat
19 26 (3.03%) Oracle
20 24 (2.80%) Fortinet
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £50000 - £80000 Per Annum Plus Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefi
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + 5% Cash
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 22 days ago
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: 26 days ago