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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 343 507 587
Rank change year-on-year
+164 +80
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 874 518 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 709 366 351
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%

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
86678 92333 100261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.39% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 72146 75008 81488
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +159 827 £55,000 - 99
London +148 384 £60,000 - 39
South East +11 146 £55,000 - 27
West Midlands +41 100 £44,000 +10.00% 6
Berkshire +33 82 £55,000 -4.34% 12
Yorkshire +46 62 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Leeds +54 60 £47,500 +5.55% 11
West Yorkshire +39 60 £47,500 +5.55% 13
Birmingham +35 59 £45,000 +12.50% 4
South West +36 56 £57,500 +21.05% 5
North West +51 50 £50,000 +5.26% 3
City of London +40 48 £55,000 -12.00% 9
Reading +35 36 £50,000 -14.89% 4
Manchester +28 28 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Gloucestershire +12 25 £57,500 +21.05% 3
East of England +29 20 £50,500 +21.46% 3
Bristol +21 20 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Scotland -11 18 £52,500 +2.94%
Wales - 14 £34,250 -
Hampshire -26 13 £40,000 -25.58%
Cardiff - 13 £33,500 -
South Wales - 13 £33,500 -
West Bromwich - 13 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex - 13 £70,000 - 1
Liverpool - 13 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 13 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 13 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +12 12 £41,750 +4.37% 7
Warwickshire +3 12 £43,750 +25.00%
Slough +2 12 £62,500 +7.75%

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 684 (43.46%) Firewall
2 633 (40.22%) CISSP
3 626 (39.77%) Information Security
4 535 (33.99%) Security Operations
5 480 (30.50%) Cybersecurity
6 411 (26.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 392 (24.90%) Network Security
8 375 (23.82%) Windows
9 360 (22.87%) Finance
10 333 (21.16%) ArcSight
11 314 (19.95%) Degree
12 313 (19.89%) ITIL
13 304 (19.31%) PCI DSS
14 295 (18.74%) Security Operations Centre
15 273 (17.34%) Management Information System
16 265 (16.84%) Cisco
17 258 (16.39%) Splunk
18 257 (16.33%) Vulnerability Management
19 250 (15.88%) CISM
20 242 (15.37%) Linux
21 241 (15.31%) Penetration Testing
22 217 (13.79%) CEH
23 214 (13.60%) Intrusion Detection
24 203 (12.90%) Security Cleared
25 196 (12.45%) Security Architecture
26 192 (12.20%) TCP/IP
27 191 (12.13%) CheckPoint
28 185 (11.75%) GCIH
28 185 (11.75%) SANS
29 164 (10.42%) GIAC

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 (5.08%) IIS
2 31 (1.97%) MS Exchange
3 26 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 13 (0.83%) IBM Notes
6 10 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.32%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.25%) Apache
11 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.25%) SAS
11 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.19%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.19%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.064%) Confluence
13 1 (0.064%) JBoss
13 1 (0.064%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.02%) MS Office
3 7 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.38%) assyst
3 3 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.84%) IaaS
3 23 (1.46%) PaaS
4 17 (1.08%) Mimecast
5 16 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.76%) Office 365
7 10 (0.64%) SaaS
8 1 (0.064%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 684 (43.46%) Firewall
2 392 (24.90%) Network Security
3 214 (13.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 192 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 138 (8.77%) LAN
5 138 (8.77%) WAN
6 132 (8.39%) VPN
7 120 (7.62%) Internet
8 100 (6.35%) Wireshark
9 99 (6.29%) Cisco ASA
10 92 (5.84%) DNS
11 70 (4.45%) SSL
12 58 (3.68%) Wireless
13 53 (3.37%) tcpdump
14 47 (2.99%) HTTP
14 47 (2.99%) MPLS
15 37 (2.35%) IP Telephony
16 34 (2.16%) SAN
17 31 (1.97%) BGP
18 30 (1.91%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (5.46%) Big Data
2 46 (2.92%) Hadoop
3 42 (2.67%) SQL Server
4 29 (1.84%) Data Mining
5 27 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 26 (1.65%) MySQL
7 15 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.57%) Apache Hive
8 9 (0.57%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.25%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.19%) Parquet
12 3 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.064%) DB2
13 1 (0.064%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.064%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.064%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.064%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 22 (1.40%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.064%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.064%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.064%) Hudson
2 1 (0.064%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.064%) JIRA
2 1 (0.064%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 360 (22.87%) Finance
2 98 (6.23%) Law
3 70 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 62 (3.94%) Banking
5 29 (1.84%) Marketing
5 29 (1.84%) Retail
6 25 (1.59%) Legal
7 22 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 11 (0.70%) Military
9 10 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.57%) Electronics
11 8 (0.51%) Advertising
11 8 (0.51%) Publishing
12 6 (0.38%) Brand Awareness
13 4 (0.25%) Billing
13 4 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.25%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.13%) Back Office
15 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 502 (31.89%) Analyst
2 394 (25.03%) Security Analyst
3 267 (16.96%) Security Engineer
4 264 (16.77%) Consultant
5 242 (15.37%) Security Consultant
6 142 (9.02%) Network Engineer
7 123 (7.81%) Network Security Engineer
8 117 (7.43%) SOC Analyst
9 99 (6.29%) Security Manager
10 97 (6.16%) Senior Analyst
11 90 (5.72%) IT Consultant
12 84 (5.34%) IT Analyst
12 84 (5.34%) IT Security Consultant
13 83 (5.27%) IT Security Analyst
13 83 (5.27%) Senior Security Analyst
14 78 (4.96%) Information Analyst
14 78 (4.96%) Information Security Analyst
14 78 (4.96%) Security Specialist
15 76 (4.83%) Senior Consultant
16 74 (4.70%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.97%) Regular Expression
2 11 (0.70%) Apache Flex
3 9 (0.57%) ZeroMQ
4 8 (0.51%) Web Services
5 7 (0.44%) ELK Stack
5 7 (0.44%) Middleware
6 6 (0.38%) CGI
6 6 (0.38%) HTML
7 5 (0.32%) Flash
7 5 (0.32%) HTML5
8 3 (0.19%) .NET
8 3 (0.19%) Ext JS
8 3 (0.19%) GWT
8 3 (0.19%) Kafka
8 3 (0.19%) Lucene
8 3 (0.19%) REST
8 3 (0.19%) Silverlight
8 3 (0.19%) SOAP
8 3 (0.19%) XML
9 2 (0.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 295 (18.74%) Security Operations Centre
2 273 (17.34%) Management Information System
3 147 (9.34%) Data Centre
4 145 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
5 134 (8.51%) Cyberthreat
6 92 (5.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 91 (5.78%) Computer Science
8 55 (3.49%) PKI
9 50 (3.18%) Cyber Attack
10 34 (2.16%) Cybercrime
11 32 (2.03%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.72%) Replication
13 26 (1.65%) Cryptography
14 25 (1.59%) CESG
15 24 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
16 21 (1.33%) RSA SecurID
17 17 (1.08%) Internet of Things
18 12 (0.76%) Fat Client
18 12 (0.76%) Fintech
18 12 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 375 (23.82%) Windows
2 242 (15.37%) Linux
3 162 (10.29%) Unix
4 114 (7.24%) Windows Server
5 46 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.40%) Solaris
7 22 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (1.21%) Android
8 19 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (1.14%) CentOS
10 11 (0.70%) FreeBSD
11 10 (0.64%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.32%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.25%) AIX
15 4 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.19%) VMS
17 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (39.77%) Information Security
2 535 (33.99%) Security Operations
3 480 (30.50%) Cybersecurity
4 313 (19.89%) ITIL
5 257 (16.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 241 (15.31%) Penetration Testing
7 196 (12.45%) Security Architecture
8 156 (9.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 156 (9.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 131 (8.32%) Risk Assessment
10 129 (8.20%) Incident Management
11 115 (7.31%) Project Management
12 111 (7.05%) Security Management
13 104 (6.61%) Data Protection
14 103 (6.54%) Analytics
15 94 (5.97%) Presales
16 88 (5.59%) Risk Management
17 86 (5.46%) Ethical Hacking
18 84 (5.34%) Kalman Filter
19 73 (4.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 132 (8.39%) Python
2 119 (7.56%) SQL
3 90 (5.72%) PowerShell
4 83 (5.27%) Perl
5 44 (2.80%) Bash Shell
6 40 (2.54%) C
7 36 (2.29%) Ruby
8 27 (1.72%) Java
9 25 (1.59%) C#
10 21 (1.33%) C++
11 18 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 14 (0.89%) PHP
13 7 (0.44%) VBScript
14 5 (0.32%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.32%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 633 (40.22%) CISSP
2 314 (19.95%) Degree
3 250 (15.88%) CISM
4 217 (13.79%) CEH
5 203 (12.90%) Security Cleared
6 185 (11.75%) GCIH
6 185 (11.75%) SANS
7 164 (10.42%) GIAC
8 161 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
9 159 (10.10%) SC Cleared
10 133 (8.45%) GCIA
11 126 (8.01%) CISA
12 99 (6.29%) CCNA
12 99 (6.29%) CCNP
13 79 (5.02%) SSCP
14 68 (4.32%) IISP
15 48 (3.05%) CREST Certified
16 47 (2.99%) CCIE
17 39 (2.48%) CCSA
18 37 (2.35%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (26.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 304 (19.31%) PCI DSS
3 55 (3.49%) ISO27002
4 54 (3.43%) COBIT
5 49 (3.11%) ISO22301
6 44 (2.80%) ISO27005
7 35 (2.22%) SLA
8 26 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (1.14%) GPG13
10 11 (0.70%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.51%) HMG Infosec
12 5 (0.32%) QA
13 2 (0.13%) COSO
13 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.13%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.064%) FISMA
14 1 (0.064%) Val IT
System Software
1 128 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 103 (6.54%) Snort
3 90 (5.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (3.43%) vSphere
5 50 (3.18%) XenApp
6 13 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.44%) vCloud
8 5 (0.32%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.25%) KVM
9 4 (0.25%) UAG
9 4 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.19%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.13%) Docker
11 2 (0.13%) NFS
11 2 (0.13%) Postfix
11 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.064%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.064%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.064%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 131 (8.32%) QRadar
2 129 (8.20%) Nessus
3 40 (2.54%) Nmap
4 38 (2.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 34 (2.16%) RSA enVision
6 33 (2.10%) EnCase
7 32 (2.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 25 (1.59%) SCCM
9 24 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
10 21 (1.33%) RSA Archer
11 18 (1.14%) WSUS
12 13 (0.83%) RSA Security Analytics
12 13 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 11 (0.70%) ArcSight ESM
14 10 (0.64%) FortiGate
14 10 (0.64%) Nagios
14 10 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 9 (0.57%) Nexpose
16 7 (0.44%) SCOM
17 6 (0.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 333 (21.16%) ArcSight
2 265 (16.84%) Cisco
3 258 (16.39%) Splunk
4 191 (12.13%) CheckPoint
5 153 (9.72%) Juniper
6 143 (9.09%) LogRhythm
7 134 (8.51%) Intel Security
8 124 (7.88%) Palo Alto
9 116 (7.37%) Microsoft
10 115 (7.31%) VMware
11 107 (6.80%) HP
12 77 (4.89%) Citrix
13 72 (4.57%) Forcepoint
14 71 (4.51%) F5
15 65 (4.13%) Sourcefire
16 63 (4.00%) Qualys
17 59 (3.75%) Fortinet
18 55 (3.49%) Blue Coat
19 53 (3.37%) AlienVault
20 46 (2.92%) SolarWinds
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Car, Bens, Bonus, Stock (Pre-IPO)
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £72,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Knottingley, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum BONUS / PENSION /STOCKS
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, shift allowance.
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 21,000-23,000 + 5k shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago