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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 312 425 592
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +167
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 932 705 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 0.65% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.75% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 737 560 307
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £34,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £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
86015 94271 97867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.58% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71937 77596 78114
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +102 892 £58,145 +10.75% 66
London +86 423 £65,000 +8.33% 29
South East +75 202 £50,000 - 16
West Midlands +35 96 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Berkshire +47 91 £47,500 -9.52% 9
East of England +62 53 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Birmingham +15 53 £50,000 -27.27% 3
City of London +61 50 £65,000 +4.00% 7
Hertfordshire +55 40 £50,000 +42.85% 1
South West +15 39 £55,000 +27.90% 7
Kent +40 38 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Maidenhead +16 38 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +36 36 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +24 35 £65,000 +52.94% 3
North West +24 32 £50,000 +18.91% 2
West Yorkshire +19 30 £63,750 +70.00% 2
Reading +11 29 £54,000 +4.85% 3
Manchester +12 26 £50,000 +18.91% 1
Leeds +24 25 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Hampshire -28 19 £65,000 +44.44% 4
Uxbridge +13 18 £60,000 +50.00%
Bristol +11 18 £55,000 +59.42% 1
Warwickshire +21 17 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Farnborough +5 14 £65,000 +113.11% 1
Scotland +1 14 £45,250 -6.70%
Hemel Hempstead - 13 £43,750 -
Wiltshire +19 12 £65,000 +12.06% 4
Swindon +12 11 £65,000 +39.78% 3
Watford +29 9 £36,000 -
Edinburgh +11 9 £50,000 -16.66%

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 803 (44.54%) Firewall
2 746 (41.38%) Information Security
3 700 (38.82%) CISSP
4 635 (35.22%) Cybersecurity
5 566 (31.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 549 (30.45%) Security Operations
7 476 (26.40%) Windows
8 448 (24.85%) Finance
9 422 (23.41%) Network Security
10 414 (22.96%) PCI DSS
11 378 (20.97%) Degree
12 364 (20.19%) CISM
13 359 (19.91%) Linux
14 347 (19.25%) ITIL
15 330 (18.30%) Cisco
16 320 (17.75%) Security Architecture
17 302 (16.75%) ArcSight
18 290 (16.08%) Security Operations Centre
19 289 (16.03%) Vulnerability Management
20 286 (15.86%) Penetration Testing
21 276 (15.31%) Management Information System
22 266 (14.75%) CEH
23 261 (14.48%) Splunk
24 254 (14.09%) Security Cleared
25 243 (13.48%) TCP/IP
26 227 (12.59%) Active Directory
27 212 (11.76%) CheckPoint
28 210 (11.65%) SC Cleared
29 201 (11.15%) SANS
30 197 (10.93%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 67 (3.72%) IIS
2 46 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 17 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 14 (0.78%) Apache
5 14 (0.78%) nginx
5 14 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 13 (0.72%) Confluence
7 9 (0.50%) IBM Notes
8 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (0.39%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.39%) SAS
10 3 (0.17%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.17%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.17%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.11%) Drupal
12 1 (0.055%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.055%) JBoss
Applications
1 39 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.00%) MS Office
3 15 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.39%) MS Project
5 5 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.055%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.55%) assyst
2 8 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.05%) IaaS
3 19 (1.05%) PaaS
4 18 (1.00%) SaaS
5 15 (0.83%) Office 365
6 7 (0.39%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.055%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 803 (44.54%) Firewall
2 422 (23.41%) Network Security
3 243 (13.48%) TCP/IP
4 186 (10.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 152 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
6 125 (6.93%) LAN
7 109 (6.05%) WAN
8 101 (5.60%) DNS
9 99 (5.49%) VPN
10 95 (5.27%) Internet
11 78 (4.33%) Wireshark
12 77 (4.27%) SSL
13 69 (3.83%) Wireless
14 58 (3.22%) HTTP
15 49 (2.72%) MPLS
16 43 (2.38%) VLAN
17 37 (2.05%) SAN
18 33 (1.83%) IP Telephony
19 31 (1.72%) BGP
20 30 (1.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (5.44%) Big Data
2 70 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 55 (3.05%) Hadoop
4 45 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 19 (1.05%) MySQL
6 17 (0.94%) Data Mining
7 16 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (0.72%) Apache Hive
9 10 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.28%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.22%) Power BI
11 4 (0.22%) QlikView
11 4 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.17%) Parquet
12 3 (0.17%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.11%) Informix
Development Applications
1 15 (0.83%) Metasploit
2 13 (0.72%) JIRA
3 12 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (0.39%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.11%) PVCS
6 1 (0.055%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.055%) Subversion
6 1 (0.055%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 448 (24.85%) Finance
2 94 (5.21%) Law
3 88 (4.88%) Banking
4 59 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 33 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 29 (1.61%) Marketing
6 29 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 27 (1.50%) Legal
8 24 (1.33%) Retail
9 17 (0.94%) Games
9 17 (0.94%) Publishing
10 16 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.61%) Advertising
11 11 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.44%) Electronics
12 8 (0.44%) Local Government
13 5 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.28%) Military
14 4 (0.22%) Back Office
14 4 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 562 (31.17%) Analyst
2 449 (24.90%) Security Analyst
3 361 (20.02%) Consultant
4 321 (17.80%) Security Consultant
5 261 (14.48%) Security Engineer
6 132 (7.32%) IT Consultant
7 128 (7.10%) Network Engineer
8 126 (6.99%) IT Security Consultant
9 124 (6.88%) Security Manager
10 119 (6.60%) Network Security Engineer
10 119 (6.60%) SOC Analyst
11 112 (6.21%) IT Analyst
11 112 (6.21%) IT Security Analyst
12 97 (5.38%) Security Specialist
13 92 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
14 85 (4.71%) Information Analyst
14 85 (4.71%) Information Security Analyst
15 84 (4.66%) Senior Consultant
15 84 (4.66%) Senior Security Consultant
16 76 (4.22%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.00%) Regular Expression
2 27 (1.50%) ZeroMQ
3 20 (1.11%) Web Services
4 15 (0.83%) Apache Flex
5 12 (0.67%) ELK Stack
6 8 (0.44%) Middleware
7 7 (0.39%) HTML
8 5 (0.28%) LAMP
9 4 (0.22%) Lucene
10 3 (0.17%) CGI
10 3 (0.17%) Ext JS
10 3 (0.17%) GWT
10 3 (0.17%) Kafka
10 3 (0.17%) ODBC
10 3 (0.17%) OpenVZ
10 3 (0.17%) REST
10 3 (0.17%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.17%) Silverlight
10 3 (0.17%) SOAP
10 3 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 290 (16.08%) Security Operations Centre
2 276 (15.31%) Management Information System
3 143 (7.93%) Cyberthreat
4 141 (7.82%) Computer Science
5 136 (7.54%) Data Centre
6 120 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
7 98 (5.44%) PKI
8 86 (4.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 51 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
10 48 (2.66%) Cyber Attack
11 36 (2.00%) Cybercrime
12 26 (1.44%) CESG
13 24 (1.33%) Client/Server
13 24 (1.33%) Cryptography
14 19 (1.05%) Private Cloud
15 17 (0.94%) Virtual Team
16 15 (0.83%) Mathematics
16 15 (0.83%) RSA SecurID
17 14 (0.78%) iPad
18 13 (0.72%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 476 (26.40%) Windows
2 359 (19.91%) Linux
3 178 (9.87%) Windows Server
4 164 (9.10%) Unix
5 42 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (2.16%) CentOS
6 39 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 19 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 14 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.72%) Solaris
10 9 (0.50%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.22%) AIX
13 3 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.17%) VyOS
14 2 (0.11%) Android
14 2 (0.11%) VMS
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 746 (41.38%) Information Security
2 635 (35.22%) Cybersecurity
3 549 (30.45%) Security Operations
4 347 (19.25%) ITIL
5 320 (17.75%) Security Architecture
6 289 (16.03%) Vulnerability Management
7 286 (15.86%) Penetration Testing
8 197 (10.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 183 (10.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 157 (8.71%) Presales
11 147 (8.15%) Analytics
12 145 (8.04%) Incident Management
13 136 (7.54%) Risk Management
14 125 (6.93%) Data Protection
15 121 (6.71%) Risk Assessment
16 112 (6.21%) Project Management
17 103 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
18 99 (5.49%) Data Loss Prevention
18 99 (5.49%) Security Management
19 86 (4.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 158 (8.76%) Python
2 145 (8.04%) SQL
3 98 (5.44%) PowerShell
4 69 (3.83%) Perl
5 60 (3.33%) C
6 42 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 31 (1.72%) Java
7 31 (1.72%) Ruby
8 22 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 21 (1.16%) C++
10 20 (1.11%) C#
11 18 (1.00%) PHP
12 13 (0.72%) VB
13 12 (0.67%) VBScript
14 10 (0.55%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.44%) JavaScript
16 6 (0.33%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.22%) Korn
18 1 (0.055%) Bourne shell
18 1 (0.055%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 700 (38.82%) CISSP
2 378 (20.97%) Degree
3 364 (20.19%) CISM
4 266 (14.75%) CEH
5 254 (14.09%) Security Cleared
6 210 (11.65%) SC Cleared
7 201 (11.15%) SANS
8 187 (10.37%) CISA
9 180 (9.98%) Cisco Certification
10 141 (7.82%) GIAC
11 120 (6.66%) GCIH
12 109 (6.05%) CCNP
13 108 (5.99%) CCNA
14 93 (5.16%) GCIA
15 72 (3.99%) SSCP
16 71 (3.94%) CREST Certified
17 60 (3.33%) OSCP
18 59 (3.27%) IISP
19 50 (2.77%) CompTIA Security+
19 50 (2.77%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 566 (31.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 414 (22.96%) PCI DSS
3 80 (4.44%) COBIT
4 65 (3.61%) ISO27002
5 52 (2.88%) ISO22301
6 51 (2.83%) ISO27005
7 29 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 27 (1.50%) SLA
9 19 (1.05%) GPG13
10 9 (0.50%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (0.28%) QA
13 3 (0.17%) HMG Infosec
14 2 (0.11%) COSO
14 2 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.11%) SSAE 16
15 1 (0.055%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.055%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.055%) Val IT
System Software
1 227 (12.59%) Active Directory
2 100 (5.55%) Snort
3 77 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (2.00%) vSphere
4 36 (2.00%) XenApp
5 14 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 12 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.17%) KVM
9 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.11%) Docker
10 2 (0.11%) NFS
10 2 (0.11%) pfSense
10 2 (0.11%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.11%) vCloud
11 1 (0.055%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.055%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.055%) Xen
Systems Management
1 132 (7.32%) Nessus
2 127 (7.04%) QRadar
3 40 (2.22%) SCCM
4 34 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 33 (1.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 32 (1.77%) RSA enVision
7 31 (1.72%) FortiGate
7 31 (1.72%) WSUS
8 27 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
9 26 (1.44%) Nmap
10 21 (1.16%) EnCase
11 18 (1.00%) RSA Archer
12 17 (0.94%) Puppet
12 17 (0.94%) Rsyslog
13 15 (0.83%) RSA Security Analytics
14 14 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 13 (0.72%) Ansible
15 13 (0.72%) ArcSight ESM
16 12 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
17 11 (0.61%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 330 (18.30%) Cisco
2 302 (16.75%) ArcSight
3 261 (14.48%) Splunk
4 212 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 185 (10.26%) Juniper
6 168 (9.32%) LogRhythm
7 167 (9.26%) Palo Alto
8 158 (8.76%) Intel Security
9 134 (7.43%) Microsoft
10 102 (5.66%) VMware
11 99 (5.49%) Qualys
12 97 (5.38%) HP
13 88 (4.88%) Fortinet
14 66 (3.66%) Forcepoint
15 61 (3.38%) Sourcefire
16 60 (3.33%) Citrix
17 59 (3.27%) Symantec
18 58 (3.22%) Cyber-Ark
19 56 (3.11%) Blue Coat
19 56 (3.11%) F5
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Corporate Benefits, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Earth Stream Global
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & OTE plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum Car Allowence & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50K-60K + 40K commission + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recann
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Together Money
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago