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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK
Rank 323 459 540
Rank change year-on-year
+136 +81
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 780 567 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.66% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 601 460 393
Median salary £55,000 £56,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.65% +13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%

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
74214 86208 89937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.16% 87.69% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 61045 71683 74196
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 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +145 718 £60,000 +4.34% 82
London +182 352 £65,000 +8.33% 34
West Midlands +81 129 £42,500 - 9
South East +31 108 £52,500 -12.50% 14
Birmingham +30 66 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Berkshire +75 64 £65,000 +13.04% 5
City of London +64 63 £72,500 +9.43% 14
South West +25 45 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Maidenhead +33 32 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire +29 30 £42,500 -12.82% 3
West Yorkshire +52 26 £41,250 -15.38% 3
Scotland +2 25 £46,000 -12.38% 5
Leeds +43 24 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Canary Wharf - 24 £54,000 -
East of England +13 19 £65,000 +8.33%
Warwickshire +32 18 £50,000 +51.31%
North West -46 18 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Bristol +6 16 £57,500 +27.77% 9
Worcestershire +7 15 £50,000 -
Surrey +22 14 £45,000 -40.00% 2
Bracknell +27 13 £45,000 -
Malvern +21 13 £50,000 -
East Sussex +21 13 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Glasgow +15 13 £46,000 -18.58% 3
Brighton - 13 £50,000 - 1
Wiltshire +27 12 £42,500 -22.72% 2
East Midlands +17 12 £45,000 -16.27%
Hertfordshire -11 12 £67,500 +12.50%
Gloucestershire -16 12 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Coventry +17 10 £47,500 +43.74%

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 724 (46.23%) Firewall
2 719 (45.91%) Information Security
3 588 (37.55%) Cybersecurity
4 581 (37.10%) CISSP
5 485 (30.97%) Security Operations
6 451 (28.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 401 (25.61%) Windows
8 400 (25.54%) Network Security
9 398 (25.42%) Finance
10 359 (22.92%) CISM
11 343 (21.90%) Linux
12 341 (21.78%) PCI DSS
13 304 (19.41%) ITIL
14 301 (19.22%) Penetration Testing
15 279 (17.82%) Cisco
15 279 (17.82%) Management Information System
16 273 (17.43%) Vulnerability Management
17 250 (15.96%) Splunk
18 243 (15.52%) Degree
19 232 (14.81%) Security Architecture
20 227 (14.50%) Active Directory
21 223 (14.24%) TCP/IP
21 223 (14.24%) Intrusion Detection
22 220 (14.05%) Risk Management
23 216 (13.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 212 (13.54%) Security Operations Centre
25 199 (12.71%) CISA
26 198 (12.64%) Security Cleared
27 197 (12.58%) CEH
28 192 (12.26%) CheckPoint

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 53 (3.38%) IIS
2 38 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 12 (0.77%) Apache
5 9 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.38%) Confluence
9 4 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.13%) Drupal
11 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.13%) nginx
11 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 73 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.77%) MS Office
3 10 (0.64%) MS Project
3 10 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.064%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.96%) Sentinel
2 13 (0.83%) assyst
3 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.40%) Office 365
3 22 (1.40%) SaaS
4 5 (0.32%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.13%) IaaS
5 2 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.064%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.064%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.064%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 724 (46.23%) Firewall
2 400 (25.54%) Network Security
3 223 (14.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 223 (14.24%) TCP/IP
4 92 (5.87%) Cisco ASA
5 81 (5.17%) DNS
6 79 (5.04%) LAN
7 71 (4.53%) WAN
8 69 (4.41%) VPN
9 59 (3.77%) Wireless
10 54 (3.45%) HTTP
10 54 (3.45%) Wireshark
11 53 (3.38%) SSL
12 41 (2.62%) MPLS
13 36 (2.30%) DHCP
14 34 (2.17%) LDAP
15 30 (1.92%) SNMP
16 28 (1.79%) IPsec
17 26 (1.66%) Internet
18 24 (1.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (3.58%) Big Data
2 40 (2.55%) SQL Server
3 16 (1.02%) NoSQL
4 11 (0.70%) Hadoop
5 10 (0.64%) MySQL
6 9 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.38%) InfluxDB
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.32%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.19%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.13%) ZAP BI
11 1 (0.064%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.064%) DB2
11 1 (0.064%) HBase
11 1 (0.064%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (0.64%) Burp Suite
2 6 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (0.38%) Fiddler
2 6 (0.38%) JIRA
3 5 (0.32%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.064%) PVCS
4 1 (0.064%) Visual Studio
General
1 398 (25.42%) Finance
2 77 (4.92%) Banking
3 59 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 52 (3.32%) Retail
5 46 (2.94%) Legal
6 33 (2.11%) Law
7 23 (1.47%) Games
8 19 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.70%) Marketing
12 10 (0.64%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.57%) German Language
14 8 (0.51%) Publishing
15 7 (0.45%) Advertising
15 7 (0.45%) French Language
16 5 (0.32%) Electronics
16 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.32%) Local Government
17 4 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 531 (33.91%) Analyst
2 409 (26.12%) Security Analyst
3 277 (17.69%) Security Engineer
4 180 (11.49%) Consultant
5 158 (10.09%) SOC Analyst
6 128 (8.17%) Security Consultant
7 116 (7.41%) Security Manager
8 114 (7.28%) IT Analyst
8 114 (7.28%) IT Security Analyst
9 105 (6.70%) Architect
10 100 (6.39%) Network Engineer
10 100 (6.39%) Security Architect
11 92 (5.87%) Network Security Engineer
12 90 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
13 76 (4.85%) Security Specialist
14 73 (4.66%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 73 (4.66%) Information Analyst
14 73 (4.66%) Information Security Analyst
15 72 (4.60%) Operations Analyst
16 70 (4.47%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.43%) Regular Expression
2 28 (1.79%) ELK Stack
3 27 (1.72%) SailPoint
3 27 (1.72%) XML
4 16 (1.02%) 802.1X
5 13 (0.83%) Web Services
6 12 (0.77%) PCRE
6 12 (0.77%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (0.70%) Middleware
7 11 (0.70%) OpenID
7 11 (0.70%) SAML
8 9 (0.57%) .NET
8 9 (0.57%) ZeroMQ
9 8 (0.51%) HTML
9 8 (0.51%) OAuth2
10 4 (0.26%) CSS
10 4 (0.26%) ODBC
11 3 (0.19%) OAuth
11 3 (0.19%) SPML
11 3 (0.19%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 279 (17.82%) Management Information System
2 212 (13.54%) Security Operations Centre
3 139 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (7.73%) Data Centre
5 96 (6.13%) Cyberthreat
6 85 (5.43%) Computer Science
7 83 (5.30%) PKI
8 81 (5.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 69 (4.41%) Cryptography
10 52 (3.32%) Data Protection Act
11 42 (2.68%) CESG
12 37 (2.36%) Cyber Attack
13 29 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
14 28 (1.79%) Driving Licence
15 20 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (1.09%) Mathematics
17 15 (0.96%) Client/Server
18 13 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
18 13 (0.83%) Physics
18 13 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 401 (25.61%) Windows
2 343 (21.90%) Linux
3 134 (8.56%) Windows Server
4 102 (6.51%) Unix
5 43 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 35 (2.23%) Mac OS X
8 24 (1.53%) CentOS
8 24 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.96%) Solaris
11 8 (0.51%) AIX
12 7 (0.45%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.32%) Kali Linux
13 5 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.32%) VMS
13 5 (0.32%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.19%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (45.91%) Information Security
2 588 (37.55%) Cybersecurity
3 485 (30.97%) Security Operations
4 304 (19.41%) ITIL
5 301 (19.22%) Penetration Testing
6 273 (17.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 232 (14.81%) Security Architecture
8 220 (14.05%) Risk Management
9 216 (13.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 158 (10.09%) Security Monitoring
11 153 (9.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 152 (9.71%) Incident Management
13 145 (9.26%) Data Loss Prevention
14 140 (8.94%) Presales
15 132 (8.43%) Analytics
16 130 (8.30%) Identity Access Management
17 125 (7.98%) Security Management
18 117 (7.47%) Data Protection
19 105 (6.70%) Risk Assessment
20 104 (6.64%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 133 (8.49%) Python
2 119 (7.60%) SQL
3 80 (5.11%) PowerShell
4 44 (2.81%) Java
5 40 (2.55%) Perl
6 38 (2.43%) Ruby
7 37 (2.36%) C
8 32 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 20 (1.28%) BeanShell
10 17 (1.09%) JavaScript
10 17 (1.09%) PHP
11 14 (0.89%) Shell Script
12 12 (0.77%) C++
12 12 (0.77%) Korn
13 9 (0.57%) Bourne shell
14 6 (0.38%) C#
14 6 (0.38%) VB
15 4 (0.26%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.064%) Lua
16 1 (0.064%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 581 (37.10%) CISSP
2 359 (22.92%) CISM
3 243 (15.52%) Degree
4 199 (12.71%) CISA
5 198 (12.64%) Security Cleared
6 197 (12.58%) CEH
7 169 (10.79%) GIAC
8 166 (10.60%) SANS
9 143 (9.13%) Cisco Certification
9 143 (9.13%) SC Cleared
10 99 (6.32%) GCIH
11 83 (5.30%) CCNP
12 77 (4.92%) CCNA
13 75 (4.79%) GCIA
14 72 (4.60%) DV Cleared
15 56 (3.58%) CREST Certified
16 49 (3.13%) MCSE
16 49 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 46 (2.94%) OSCP
18 39 (2.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 451 (28.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 341 (21.78%) PCI DSS
3 68 (4.34%) COBIT
4 63 (4.02%) GPG13
5 40 (2.55%) SLA
6 27 (1.72%) ISO27002
7 26 (1.66%) ISO27005
8 25 (1.60%) ISO22301
9 22 (1.40%) QA
10 20 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 10 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.51%) HIPAA
12 8 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.26%) GDPR
15 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.064%) JSP 440
System Software
1 227 (14.50%) Active Directory
2 66 (4.21%) Snort
3 63 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.15%) Firmware
6 12 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.57%) XenApp
8 8 (0.51%) vSphere
9 6 (0.38%) iptables
10 5 (0.32%) HDFS
10 5 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.26%) Docker
11 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.26%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.13%) NDS
12 2 (0.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.13%) pfSense
13 1 (0.064%) vCloud
13 1 (0.064%) Xen
13 1 (0.064%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 125 (7.98%) QRadar
2 108 (6.90%) Nessus
3 48 (3.07%) CSIRT
4 36 (2.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 33 (2.11%) WSUS
6 30 (1.92%) FortiGate
7 29 (1.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 26 (1.66%) Kibana
9 25 (1.60%) SCCM
10 23 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
10 23 (1.47%) RSA enVision
11 22 (1.40%) Nmap
12 21 (1.34%) logstash
13 20 (1.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 18 (1.15%) RSA Security Analytics
15 10 (0.64%) Endace
16 9 (0.57%) HAProxy
17 8 (0.51%) RSA Archer
18 7 (0.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
18 7 (0.45%) EnCase
Vendors
1 279 (17.82%) Cisco
2 250 (15.96%) Splunk
3 192 (12.26%) CheckPoint
4 170 (10.86%) ArcSight
5 150 (9.58%) Microsoft
6 148 (9.45%) Palo Alto
7 144 (9.20%) LogRhythm
8 121 (7.73%) Juniper
9 104 (6.64%) Qualys
10 98 (6.26%) Intel Security
11 76 (4.85%) VMware
12 75 (4.79%) IBM
13 58 (3.70%) FireEye
13 58 (3.70%) Fortinet
14 54 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
15 51 (3.26%) HP
16 49 (3.13%) AlienVault
17 48 (3.07%) F5
18 46 (2.94%) Sourcefire
19 43 (2.75%) Apple
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Various
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Forres, Morayshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Forres, Morayshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified Market rate DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Networkers
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + 25 days Hol, Pension +more
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum £45,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000- £80,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago