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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 482 567 558
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -9
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 480 325 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 398 246 253
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%

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
87329 85491 87260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.68% 82.25% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71992 68288 74041
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +115 448 £50,000 -9.09% 74
South East -6 148 £55,000 - 24
London +32 142 £52,500 -4.54% 23
Berkshire +12 86 £57,500 +4.54% 15
Hampshire +8 47 £50,000 -4.76% 6
City of London +13 41 £52,500 +10.52% 2
West Midlands +3 37 £42,500 -5.55% 9
South West +17 34 £48,500 +18.29% 7
North West - 34 £47,500 - 2
Yorkshire +12 32 £40,000 +39.13% 5
Leeds +20 31 £40,000 +39.13% 2
West Yorkshire +19 31 £40,000 +39.13% 3
Maidenhead -1 30 £57,500 +2.22% 8
Cheshire - 28 £47,500 - 1
Reading +22 18 £42,500 -26.08% 2
Scotland +14 18 £48,000 - 1
Aldershot +6 18 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Wiltshire - 18 £47,500 -
Southampton +16 17 £52,500 +13.51% 2
East of England -15 16 £50,000 -35.48% 4
Birmingham 0 15 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Warwickshire - 14 £38,000 -
Edinburgh +1 12 £51,250 -
Warwick - 10 £38,000 -
Newbury +4 8 - -
Hertfordshire -8 8 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £52,500 - 3
Swindon - 7 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 6 £55,000 - 1

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 403 (45.59%) Firewall
2 336 (38.01%) Information Security
3 270 (30.54%) CISSP
4 267 (30.20%) Windows
5 189 (21.38%) Linux
6 178 (20.14%) Cyber Security
7 170 (19.23%) Network Security
8 159 (17.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 157 (17.76%) Cisco
10 156 (17.65%) Finance
11 148 (16.74%) Security Cleared
12 139 (15.72%) Intrusion Detection
13 131 (14.82%) PCI DSS
14 129 (14.59%) SC Cleared
15 121 (13.69%) TCP/IP
16 120 (13.57%) Management Information System
17 117 (13.24%) CheckPoint
18 116 (13.12%) Degree
19 112 (12.67%) UNIX
20 107 (12.10%) Penetration Testing
21 102 (11.54%) SQL
21 102 (11.54%) ArcSight
22 101 (11.43%) Microsoft
22 101 (11.43%) Incident Management
23 99 (11.20%) Security Architecture
24 98 (11.09%) GIAC
25 95 (10.75%) CISM
26 90 (10.18%) ITIL
27 89 (10.07%) Cisco Certification
28 85 (9.62%) Juniper

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (3.05%) IIS
2 12 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.13%) Apache
3 10 (1.13%) Tomcat
4 8 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.11%) SAS
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 54 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.49%) MS Office
3 7 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.02%) SaaS
2 8 (0.90%) IaaS
2 8 (0.90%) PaaS
3 7 (0.79%) Office 365
4 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 403 (45.59%) Firewall
2 170 (19.23%) Network Security
3 139 (15.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 121 (13.69%) TCP/IP
5 74 (8.37%) LAN
5 74 (8.37%) WAN
6 58 (6.56%) DNS
6 58 (6.56%) Wireshark
7 53 (6.00%) tcpdump
8 49 (5.54%) Cisco ASA
8 49 (5.54%) SSL
9 42 (4.75%) HTTP
10 36 (4.07%) VPN
10 36 (4.07%) DHCP
11 34 (3.85%) Internet
12 31 (3.51%) LDAP
13 29 (3.28%) SAN
13 29 (3.28%) SMTP
14 27 (3.05%) Wireless
15 22 (2.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.17%) Big Data
3 11 (1.24%) Data Mining
4 10 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.02%) Hadoop
6 8 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.68%) MySQL
8 5 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.45%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.34%) HBase
11 2 (0.23%) Impala
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 6 (0.68%) JUnit
2 5 (0.57%) Subversion
3 4 (0.45%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 156 (17.65%) Finance
2 60 (6.79%) Banking
3 55 (6.22%) Retail
4 45 (5.09%) Manufacturing
5 40 (4.52%) Games
6 27 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.83%) Financial Institution
8 22 (2.49%) Marketing
9 20 (2.26%) Law
10 15 (1.70%) Legal
11 9 (1.02%) Advertising
12 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.57%) Electronics
13 5 (0.57%) Military
14 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
15 2 (0.23%) Polish Language
16 1 (0.11%) Back Office
16 1 (0.11%) Automotive
16 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 297 (33.60%) Analyst
2 248 (28.05%) Security Analyst
3 186 (21.04%) Consultant
4 144 (16.29%) Security Consultant
5 138 (15.61%) Security Engineer
6 62 (7.01%) Architect
7 56 (6.33%) IT Security Analyst
8 52 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
8 52 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
9 50 (5.66%) Network Engineer
9 50 (5.66%) Security Manager
10 40 (4.52%) Network Security Engineer
11 39 (4.41%) Security Specialist
12 38 (4.30%) Security Architect
13 30 (3.39%) IT Consultant
14 28 (3.17%) Information Analyst
14 28 (3.17%) IT Security Consultant
14 28 (3.17%) Information Security Analyst
15 21 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
15 21 (2.38%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.64%) Regular Expression
2 19 (2.15%) Middleware
3 14 (1.58%) XML
4 9 (1.02%) REST
5 7 (0.79%) SAML
5 7 (0.79%) OAuth
6 6 (0.68%) HTML
6 6 (0.68%) CSS
7 5 (0.57%) Web Services
7 5 (0.57%) Lucene
7 5 (0.57%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (0.45%) Spring
8 4 (0.45%) jQuery
8 4 (0.45%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.23%) CSS3
9 2 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.23%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 120 (13.57%) Management Information System
2 66 (7.47%) Computer Science
3 50 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 22 (2.49%) Clustering
6 20 (2.26%) SCADA
7 19 (2.15%) Tandem
8 18 (2.04%) Open Source
9 17 (1.92%) Replication
9 17 (1.92%) GIS
10 15 (1.70%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.24%) Cryptography
11 11 (1.24%) PKI
12 9 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.90%) CESG
14 7 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (0.57%) Statistics
15 5 (0.57%) Machine to Machine
16 4 (0.45%) SecurID
16 4 (0.45%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 267 (30.20%) Windows
2 189 (21.38%) Linux
3 112 (12.67%) UNIX
4 22 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (2.49%) AIX
5 19 (2.15%) Solaris
6 17 (1.92%) CentOS
7 16 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.45%) Fedora
12 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (38.01%) Information Security
2 178 (20.14%) Cyber Security
3 107 (12.10%) Penetration Testing
4 101 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 99 (11.20%) Security Architecture
6 90 (10.18%) ITIL
7 79 (8.94%) Vulnerability Management
8 78 (8.82%) Analytics
9 71 (8.03%) Security Management
10 69 (7.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 64 (7.24%) Kalman Filter
12 63 (7.13%) Project Management
13 60 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (6.56%) PRINCE2
15 57 (6.45%) Risk Management
16 48 (5.43%) Change Management
17 46 (5.20%) Identity Management
17 46 (5.20%) Security Testing
18 44 (4.98%) Service Delivery
19 34 (3.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 102 (11.54%) SQL
2 23 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 21 (2.38%) Python
4 19 (2.15%) C
5 17 (1.92%) Perl
6 12 (1.36%) Bash Shell
6 12 (1.36%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.36%) Java
7 5 (0.57%) C#
7 5 (0.57%) C++
8 4 (0.45%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.34%) PHP
9 3 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 270 (30.54%) CISSP
2 148 (16.74%) Security Cleared
3 129 (14.59%) SC Cleared
4 116 (13.12%) Degree
5 98 (11.09%) GIAC
6 95 (10.75%) CISM
7 89 (10.07%) Cisco Certification
8 73 (8.26%) CEH
9 64 (7.24%) DV Cleared
10 63 (7.13%) GCIA
11 59 (6.67%) GCIH
11 59 (6.67%) CISA
12 57 (6.45%) CCNA
13 48 (5.43%) CCNP
14 43 (4.86%) CRISC
15 38 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 36 (4.07%) SSCP
17 29 (3.28%) MCP
18 26 (2.94%) PCI QSA
19 25 (2.83%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (17.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 131 (14.82%) PCI DSS
3 37 (4.19%) SLA
4 17 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.36%) COBIT
6 11 (1.24%) GPG13
7 7 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.45%) QA
8 4 (0.45%) BS7799
9 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.11%) COSO
10 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 80 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 78 (8.82%) Snort
3 36 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.79%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.68%) Nmap
5 6 (0.68%) ProxySG
5 6 (0.68%) XenApp
6 4 (0.45%) vSphere
7 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.23%) Docker
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.11%) XenServer
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (4.64%) Nessus
2 14 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (1.47%) Tivoli
4 11 (1.24%) WSUS
5 9 (1.02%) FortiGate
5 9 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.34%) Puppet
8 3 (0.34%) logstash
8 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.23%) CORE IMPACT
9 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.11%) OpenView
10 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.11%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 157 (17.76%) Cisco
2 117 (13.24%) CheckPoint
3 102 (11.54%) ArcSight
4 101 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 85 (9.62%) Juniper
6 80 (9.05%) Sourcefire
7 69 (7.81%) Splunk
8 66 (7.47%) McAfee
9 59 (6.67%) LogRhythm
10 54 (6.11%) VMware
11 47 (5.32%) F5
12 46 (5.20%) Citrix
13 37 (4.19%) Fortinet
14 32 (3.62%) Blue Coat
15 30 (3.39%) Symantec
15 30 (3.39%) Websense
16 26 (2.94%) Red Hat
17 22 (2.49%) Qualys
18 20 (2.26%) HP
19 19 (2.15%) IBM
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