The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 511 627 669
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +42
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 451 252 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 357 186 181
Average salary £46,000 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.80% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94009 85540 91016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.78% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75646 69804 77415
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 31 July 2014 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 31 July 2014. 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 +108 430 £46,000 -9.80% 60
London +35 160 £52,500 -12.50% 12
South East +66 152 £45,000 -10.00% 29
Hampshire +44 88 £45,000 -18.18% 12
City of London +18 35 £55,000 -
Southampton +35 30 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Kent +17 29 £37,000 -26.00% 4
West Midlands +6 28 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Aldershot +14 27 £50,000 -33.33% 2
East of England +12 26 £45,000 +20.00% 4
North West +10 26 £35,000 -41.17% 6
Berkshire +6 23 £45,000 +63.63% 9
Yorkshire -22 21 £35,000 -6.66% 5
West Yorkshire -34 19 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Scotland +7 17 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Birmingham +12 16 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Cheshire -10 15 £52,000 -12.60% 5
Basingstoke +2 12 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Bradford - 12 £33,750 - 1
Slough +12 11 £28,000 - 1
Edinburgh -5 11 £34,000 - 1
Manchester +9 10 £35,000 -41.66%
Harrow - 10 £52,500 -
Folkestone - 9 £31,250 - 2
Norwich - 8 £45,000 - 2
Norfolk - 8 £45,000 - 2
Leeds -41 7 £42,500 +17.24% 3
Warrington -18 6 £35,000 -
Reading -3 5 £55,000 +100.00% 3
East Midlands -12 5 £42,128 +83.16%

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 369 (42.46%) Firewall
2 350 (40.28%) Information Security
3 304 (34.98%) Windows
4 273 (31.42%) CISSP
5 217 (24.97%) Finance
6 215 (24.74%) Security Cleared
7 208 (23.94%) PCI DSS
8 200 (23.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 193 (22.21%) SC Cleared
9 193 (22.21%) Cyber Security
10 165 (18.99%) Degree
10 165 (18.99%) CheckPoint
11 157 (18.07%) Linux
12 155 (17.84%) Network Security
13 149 (17.15%) Management Information System
14 148 (17.03%) Intrusion Detection
15 137 (15.77%) TCP/IP
16 131 (15.07%) Cisco
17 130 (14.96%) ITIL
17 130 (14.96%) ArcSight
18 123 (14.15%) Penetration Testing
19 120 (13.81%) McAfee
20 116 (13.35%) Microsoft
21 112 (12.89%) UNIX
22 108 (12.43%) Symantec
22 108 (12.43%) Sourcefire
23 106 (12.20%) LogRhythm
24 103 (11.85%) Snort
25 100 (11.51%) CISA
26 88 (10.13%) Data Protection

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 17 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.27%) IIS
3 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (0.46%) Apache
4 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.35%) CMS
5 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.12%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 67 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.38%) MS Office
3 8 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.46%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.81%) SaaS
2 2 (0.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.12%) IaaS
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 369 (42.46%) Firewall
2 155 (17.84%) Network Security
3 148 (17.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 137 (15.77%) TCP/IP
5 75 (8.63%) tcpdump
5 75 (8.63%) Wireshark
5 75 (8.63%) Internet
6 64 (7.36%) VPN
7 58 (6.67%) SSL
8 57 (6.56%) DNS
9 56 (6.44%) WAN
10 55 (6.33%) LAN
11 53 (6.10%) HTTP
12 27 (3.11%) LDAP
13 25 (2.88%) IPsec
14 24 (2.76%) SMTP
15 20 (2.30%) FTP
16 18 (2.07%) Reverse Proxy
16 18 (2.07%) TACACS
16 18 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.23%) MySQL
3 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.12%) DB2
4 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (3.11%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.35%) Subversion
3 2 (0.23%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 217 (24.97%) Finance
2 33 (3.80%) Retail
3 30 (3.45%) Banking
4 28 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.73%) Law
6 14 (1.61%) Electronics
7 13 (1.50%) Legal
7 13 (1.50%) Advertising
8 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.58%) Military
8 5 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.46%) Marketing
9 4 (0.46%) Games
10 3 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 321 (36.94%) Analyst
2 290 (33.37%) Security Analyst
3 149 (17.15%) Security Engineer
4 147 (16.92%) Consultant
5 105 (12.08%) Security Consultant
6 88 (10.13%) IT Security Analyst
7 67 (7.71%) Security Manager
8 52 (5.98%) Operations Analyst
8 52 (5.98%) Security Operations Analyst
9 50 (5.75%) Security Specialist
10 49 (5.64%) Architect
11 36 (4.14%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 34 (3.91%) IT Consultant
13 33 (3.80%) IT Security Consultant
14 32 (3.68%) IT Security Engineer
15 25 (2.88%) Network Engineer
16 24 (2.76%) Information Security Consultant
17 23 (2.65%) Security Architect
18 21 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
19 20 (2.30%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.15%) Middleware
2 9 (1.04%) .NET
3 8 (0.92%) Regular Expression
4 7 (0.81%) XML
5 4 (0.46%) Web Services
5 4 (0.46%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.35%) COM
6 3 (0.35%) HTML
6 3 (0.35%) LAMP
6 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 2 (0.23%) Spring
7 2 (0.23%) Java EE
7 2 (0.23%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.23%) jQuery
7 2 (0.23%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.23%) WSH
7 2 (0.23%) WSDL
7 2 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.23%) JMS
7 2 (0.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 149 (17.15%) Management Information System
2 36 (4.14%) PMI
2 36 (4.14%) PKI
3 28 (3.22%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.50%) Cryptography
5 10 (1.15%) CESG
5 10 (1.15%) Open Source
6 8 (0.92%) Hedge funds
7 6 (0.69%) SCADA
7 6 (0.69%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.46%) Clustering
9 3 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.35%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.35%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.35%) Tandem
10 2 (0.23%) SecurID
10 2 (0.23%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.23%) Physics
10 2 (0.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 304 (34.98%) Windows
2 157 (18.07%) Linux
3 112 (12.89%) UNIX
4 43 (4.95%) Solaris
5 36 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (2.19%) AIX
9 18 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.73%) Windows 7
11 13 (1.50%) CentOS
12 11 (1.27%) FreeBSD
12 11 (1.27%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.58%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.46%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.46%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.23%) Fedora
15 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (40.28%) Information Security
2 193 (22.21%) Cyber Security
3 130 (14.96%) ITIL
4 123 (14.15%) Penetration Testing
5 88 (10.13%) Data Protection
5 88 (10.13%) Security Architecture
6 82 (9.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 78 (8.98%) Project Management
8 76 (8.75%) Analytics
9 72 (8.29%) Ethical Hacking
10 71 (8.17%) Risk Management
11 70 (8.06%) Security Management
12 64 (7.36%) PRINCE2
13 60 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
14 46 (5.29%) Business Development
15 42 (4.83%) Incident Management
16 40 (4.60%) ISMS
17 38 (4.37%) Identity Management
18 36 (4.14%) Programme Management
18 36 (4.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (8.52%) SQL
2 47 (5.41%) Perl
3 23 (2.65%) Ruby
3 23 (2.65%) Bash Shell
4 21 (2.42%) Java
4 21 (2.42%) Python
5 20 (2.30%) PowerShell
6 15 (1.73%) PHP
7 10 (1.15%) C
8 6 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.69%) C++
8 6 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.46%) C#
9 4 (0.46%) VB
10 3 (0.35%) VBScript
11 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 273 (31.42%) CISSP
2 215 (24.74%) Security Cleared
3 193 (22.21%) SC Cleared
4 165 (18.99%) Degree
5 100 (11.51%) CISA
6 86 (9.90%) DV Cleared
7 83 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
8 80 (9.21%) CISM
9 78 (8.98%) CEH
10 74 (8.52%) GCIA
11 73 (8.40%) GIAC
12 55 (6.33%) CCNP
13 54 (6.21%) GCIH
14 40 (4.60%) CCNA
15 37 (4.26%) PMI Certification
16 34 (3.91%) CCSE
17 32 (3.68%) SSCP
18 19 (2.19%) OSCP
19 14 (1.61%) JNCIA
20 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (23.94%) PCI DSS
2 200 (23.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.99%) SLA
4 17 (1.96%) QA
4 17 (1.96%) COBIT
5 13 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.50%) HIPAA
6 7 (0.81%) GPG13
7 5 (0.58%) COSO
7 5 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
8 4 (0.46%) BS7799
9 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.12%) GAMP
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.12%) GxP
10 1 (0.12%) BS25999
System Software
1 103 (11.85%) Snort
2 85 (9.78%) Active Directory
3 31 (3.57%) Nmap
4 12 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.46%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.46%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.23%) XenApp
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.12%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.12%) UAG
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.12%) XenServer
9 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 57 (6.56%) Nessus
2 42 (4.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 30 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 17 (1.96%) WSUS
5 16 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (0.92%) SCCM
7 5 (0.58%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.58%) OpenView
8 4 (0.46%) WMI
8 4 (0.46%) SCOM
8 4 (0.46%) Nagios
8 4 (0.46%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.46%) Opsview
9 3 (0.35%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.35%) Cryoserver
9 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (0.35%) Cacti
9 3 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 165 (18.99%) CheckPoint
2 131 (15.07%) Cisco
3 130 (14.96%) ArcSight
4 120 (13.81%) McAfee
5 116 (13.35%) Microsoft
6 108 (12.43%) Symantec
6 108 (12.43%) Sourcefire
7 106 (12.20%) LogRhythm
8 78 (8.98%) Juniper
9 72 (8.29%) Websense
10 63 (7.25%) Blue Coat
11 52 (5.98%) Splunk
12 49 (5.64%) F5
13 46 (5.29%) Sophos
14 35 (4.03%) Tripwire
14 35 (4.03%) Qualys
15 31 (3.57%) IBM
16 29 (3.34%) HP
17 27 (3.11%) LogLogic
18 26 (2.99%) Fortinet
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum & Bonus, & Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott and May
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum generous bonus scheme and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago