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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 346 421 599
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +178
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 811 707 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.65% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.75% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 656 570 296
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
84415 94722 96201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70238 78268 76950
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 £30,500
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +86 779 £60,000 +9.09% 71
London +72 368 £65,000 +12.06% 28
South East +45 177 £50,000 -13.04% 23
West Midlands +26 85 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Berkshire +51 73 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Birmingham +4 48 £55,000 -8.33% 2
East of England +49 45 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South West +6 44 £53,750 +2.38% 2
City of London +42 38 £71,250 +14.91% 9
Kent +37 37 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Surrey +19 34 £50,000 -33.33% 3
Hertfordshire +41 32 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Maidenhead +15 27 £40,000 - 5
North West +3 27 £45,000 -3.74% 4
Yorkshire +10 24 £65,000 +47.72% 3
Manchester -4 21 £45,500 +8.20% 4
Bristol +1 19 £85,000 +74.35% 1
West Yorkshire +11 18 £65,000 +73.33% 3
Reading +8 17 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Hampshire -31 17 £62,500 +36.61% 4
Leeds +24 16 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Wiltshire +15 15 £46,250 -21.94% 1
Warwickshire +9 15 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Uxbridge - 13 £60,000 -
Farnborough +5 11 £65,000 +13.04%
Gloucestershire -9 10 £51,250 -6.81%
Swindon +11 9 £58,145 -1.86% 1
Scotland -2 9 £50,000 -2.43% 1
Gloucester +1 8 £52,500 -4.54%
Watford - 8 £36,000 -

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 766 (45.06%) Firewall
2 724 (42.59%) Information Security
3 670 (39.41%) CISSP
4 611 (35.94%) Cybersecurity
5 556 (32.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 498 (29.29%) Security Operations
7 455 (26.76%) Windows
8 417 (24.53%) Finance
9 410 (24.12%) PCI DSS
10 395 (23.24%) Network Security
11 386 (22.71%) CISM
12 353 (20.76%) Linux
13 348 (20.47%) Degree
14 314 (18.47%) ITIL
15 311 (18.29%) Security Architecture
16 308 (18.12%) Cisco
17 293 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
18 291 (17.12%) Penetration Testing
19 259 (15.24%) Splunk
20 257 (15.12%) CEH
21 248 (14.59%) Security Operations Centre
22 246 (14.47%) ArcSight
23 245 (14.41%) Management Information System
24 244 (14.35%) Security Cleared
25 243 (14.29%) TCP/IP
26 230 (13.53%) Active Directory
27 210 (12.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
28 200 (11.76%) SANS
29 199 (11.71%) CISA
30 198 (11.65%) 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 61 (3.59%) IIS
2 47 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 14 (0.82%) Apache
4 14 (0.82%) nginx
4 14 (0.82%) Tomcat
5 13 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 12 (0.71%) Confluence
7 7 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (0.35%) IBM Notes
8 6 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.35%) SAS
9 2 (0.12%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.12%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.12%) Drupal
10 1 (0.059%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.94%) MS Office
3 13 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.41%) MS Project
5 4 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.059%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.59%) assyst
2 8 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.059%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 68 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.18%) Office 365
4 19 (1.12%) SaaS
5 16 (0.94%) IaaS
5 16 (0.94%) PaaS
6 7 (0.41%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.059%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 766 (45.06%) Firewall
2 395 (23.24%) Network Security
3 243 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 170 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 143 (8.41%) Cisco ASA
6 110 (6.47%) LAN
7 94 (5.53%) WAN
8 89 (5.24%) VPN
9 88 (5.18%) DNS
10 69 (4.06%) SSL
11 67 (3.94%) Internet
12 59 (3.47%) Wireshark
13 58 (3.41%) Wireless
14 53 (3.12%) HTTP
15 49 (2.88%) MPLS
16 38 (2.24%) VLAN
17 30 (1.76%) SAN
18 29 (1.71%) BGP
18 29 (1.71%) IP Telephony
19 27 (1.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (4.88%) Big Data
2 63 (3.71%) SQL Server
3 37 (2.18%) NoSQL
4 35 (2.06%) Hadoop
5 16 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 14 (0.82%) MySQL
8 10 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.41%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.24%) Power BI
10 4 (0.24%) QlikView
10 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.12%) Informix
12 2 (0.12%) Parquet
12 2 (0.12%) Riak
12 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.059%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.059%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (0.76%) JIRA
1 13 (0.76%) Metasploit
2 12 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (0.41%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.12%) PVCS
5 1 (0.059%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.059%) Subversion
5 1 (0.059%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 417 (24.53%) Finance
2 89 (5.24%) Law
3 88 (5.18%) Banking
4 55 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 30 (1.76%) Financial Institution
5 30 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 26 (1.53%) Legal
6 26 (1.53%) Retail
7 23 (1.35%) Marketing
8 17 (1.00%) Games
9 15 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.76%) Publishing
11 12 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.65%) Advertising
13 10 (0.59%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.47%) Electronics
14 8 (0.47%) Local Government
15 5 (0.29%) Back Office
16 4 (0.24%) Military
16 4 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 538 (31.65%) Analyst
2 443 (26.06%) Security Analyst
3 340 (20.00%) Consultant
4 294 (17.29%) Security Consultant
5 238 (14.00%) Security Engineer
6 126 (7.41%) Security Manager
7 125 (7.35%) IT Consultant
8 119 (7.00%) IT Security Consultant
9 118 (6.94%) IT Analyst
9 118 (6.94%) IT Security Analyst
10 112 (6.59%) Network Engineer
10 112 (6.59%) SOC Analyst
11 103 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
12 97 (5.71%) Security Specialist
13 95 (5.59%) Architect
14 85 (5.00%) Information Analyst
14 85 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
15 83 (4.88%) Security Architect
15 83 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
16 71 (4.18%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.06%) Regular Expression
2 27 (1.59%) ZeroMQ
3 20 (1.18%) Web Services
4 15 (0.88%) ELK Stack
5 11 (0.65%) Middleware
6 8 (0.47%) Apache Flex
7 5 (0.29%) HTML
7 5 (0.29%) LAMP
8 4 (0.24%) Lucene
9 3 (0.18%) .NET
9 3 (0.18%) ODBC
9 3 (0.18%) REST
9 3 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.18%) SPML
9 3 (0.18%) XACML
9 3 (0.18%) XML
10 2 (0.12%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.12%) Ext JS
10 2 (0.12%) Kafka
10 2 (0.12%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 248 (14.59%) Security Operations Centre
2 245 (14.41%) Management Information System
3 135 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 129 (7.59%) Data Centre
5 118 (6.94%) Cyberthreat
6 113 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
7 108 (6.35%) PKI
8 88 (5.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 61 (3.59%) Data Protection Act
10 37 (2.18%) Cyber Attack
11 30 (1.76%) Cryptography
12 25 (1.47%) CESG
13 23 (1.35%) Client/Server
14 19 (1.12%) Private Cloud
15 17 (1.00%) Virtual Team
16 16 (0.94%) Cybercrime
16 16 (0.94%) Statistics
17 14 (0.82%) iPad
17 14 (0.82%) Mathematics
18 12 (0.71%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 455 (26.76%) Windows
2 353 (20.76%) Linux
3 180 (10.59%) Windows Server
4 146 (8.59%) Unix
5 38 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (2.06%) CentOS
8 27 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 27 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.76%) Solaris
11 9 (0.53%) Kali Linux
12 5 (0.29%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.24%) AIX
13 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.18%) VyOS
15 2 (0.12%) Debian
15 2 (0.12%) VMS
16 1 (0.059%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (42.59%) Information Security
2 611 (35.94%) Cybersecurity
3 498 (29.29%) Security Operations
4 314 (18.47%) ITIL
5 311 (18.29%) Security Architecture
6 293 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
7 291 (17.12%) Penetration Testing
8 210 (12.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 175 (10.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 165 (9.71%) Presales
11 147 (8.65%) Risk Management
12 139 (8.18%) Incident Management
13 130 (7.65%) Analytics
14 121 (7.12%) Data Loss Prevention
15 114 (6.71%) Data Protection
16 109 (6.41%) Risk Assessment
17 100 (5.88%) Project Management
18 93 (5.47%) Security Management
19 89 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
20 88 (5.18%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 152 (8.94%) Python
2 135 (7.94%) SQL
3 98 (5.76%) PowerShell
4 65 (3.82%) Perl
5 57 (3.35%) C
6 40 (2.35%) Bash Shell
7 30 (1.76%) Ruby
8 23 (1.35%) Java
9 19 (1.12%) C++
10 18 (1.06%) C#
10 18 (1.06%) PHP
11 16 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 12 (0.71%) VB
13 11 (0.65%) VBScript
14 10 (0.59%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.41%) JavaScript
16 6 (0.35%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.24%) Korn
18 1 (0.059%) Bourne shell
18 1 (0.059%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 670 (39.41%) CISSP
2 386 (22.71%) CISM
3 348 (20.47%) Degree
4 257 (15.12%) CEH
5 244 (14.35%) Security Cleared
6 200 (11.76%) SANS
7 199 (11.71%) CISA
8 196 (11.53%) SC Cleared
9 166 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
10 131 (7.71%) GIAC
11 98 (5.76%) CCNP
12 95 (5.59%) GCIH
13 93 (5.47%) CCNA
14 77 (4.53%) GCIA
15 72 (4.24%) CREST Certified
16 64 (3.76%) SSCP
17 63 (3.71%) OSCP
18 51 (3.00%) IISP
19 48 (2.82%) CompTIA Security+
19 48 (2.82%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 556 (32.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 410 (24.12%) PCI DSS
3 78 (4.59%) COBIT
4 53 (3.12%) ISO27002
5 41 (2.41%) ISO27005
6 40 (2.35%) ISO22301
7 35 (2.06%) GPG13
8 30 (1.76%) SLA
9 29 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 8 (0.47%) QA
12 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.059%) COSO
13 1 (0.059%) HMG Infosec
13 1 (0.059%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.059%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 230 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 90 (5.29%) Snort
3 74 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.59%) vSphere
4 27 (1.59%) XenApp
5 13 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.24%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.12%) Docker
11 2 (0.12%) KVM
11 2 (0.12%) pfSense
12 1 (0.059%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.059%) NFS
12 1 (0.059%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.059%) vCloud
12 1 (0.059%) Xen
Systems Management
1 129 (7.59%) Nessus
2 120 (7.06%) QRadar
3 35 (2.06%) SCCM
4 34 (2.00%) FortiGate
5 30 (1.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 30 (1.76%) RSA enVision
6 28 (1.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 27 (1.59%) WSUS
8 26 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
9 24 (1.41%) Nmap
10 18 (1.06%) RSA Archer
11 17 (1.00%) EnCase
11 17 (1.00%) Rsyslog
12 16 (0.94%) Puppet
13 15 (0.88%) RSA Security Analytics
14 13 (0.76%) Ansible
15 12 (0.71%) AirWatch
15 12 (0.71%) Kibana
15 12 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 308 (18.12%) Cisco
2 259 (15.24%) Splunk
3 246 (14.47%) ArcSight
4 198 (11.65%) CheckPoint
5 165 (9.71%) Juniper
6 154 (9.06%) Palo Alto
7 153 (9.00%) LogRhythm
8 149 (8.76%) Intel Security
9 128 (7.53%) Microsoft
10 108 (6.35%) Qualys
11 97 (5.71%) VMware
12 84 (4.94%) Fortinet
13 71 (4.18%) HP
14 57 (3.35%) Sourcefire
15 55 (3.24%) Cyber-Ark
16 54 (3.18%) Forcepoint
17 53 (3.12%) IBM
18 50 (2.94%) Symantec
19 49 (2.88%) Citrix
20 46 (2.71%) AlienVault
Aldershot, Hampshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & OTE plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Corporate Benefits, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Corporate Benefits, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + up to 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Gourock, Renfrewshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Whitchurch, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago