The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 535 625 623
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -2
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 392 255 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 299 191 214
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £32,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%

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
92648 84518 90975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.67% 79.58% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73866 69082 77128
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 +90 377 £47,500 -9.52% 29
South East +35 142 £45,000 -18.18% 11
London +34 127 £55,000 -8.33% 14
Hampshire +35 77 £45,000 -18.18% 6
East of England +12 32 £45,000 +20.00%
Southampton - 30 £43,750 - 2
City of London +14 29 £52,500 - 1
Kent +23 28 £37,000 -26.00%
West Midlands +9 25 £42,500 +21.42%
Berkshire -16 22 £55,000 +39.68% 5
North West -16 21 £42,500 -28.57% 1
Yorkshire -22 16 £35,000 -42.14%
West Yorkshire -28 16 £35,000 -39.65%
Birmingham +6 15 £41,500 +18.57%
Scotland -2 15 £39,750 -24.28% 1
Aldershot - 15 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire -1 13 £54,500 -8.40% 1
Edinburgh +3 12 £34,000 - 1
Harrow - 10 £57,500 -
Basingstoke +1 9 £60,000 - 1
Bradford - 9 £35,000 -
Folkestone - 9 £31,250 -
Norwich +18 8 £45,000 +91.48%
Norfolk +13 8 £45,000 +91.48%
Suffolk - 8 £55,000 -
Ipswich - 8 £55,000 -
Chester - 7 £63,750 -
Manchester -7 6 £34,000 -43.33%
Leeds -33 6 £38,750 -33.18%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £55,000 -

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 344 (40.61%) Firewall
2 334 (39.43%) Information Security
3 285 (33.65%) Windows
4 255 (30.11%) CISSP
5 215 (25.38%) Finance
6 212 (25.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 212 (25.03%) PCI DSS
7 207 (24.44%) Security Cleared
8 202 (23.85%) Cyber Security
9 189 (22.31%) SC Cleared
10 169 (19.95%) Degree
11 153 (18.06%) CheckPoint
12 144 (17.00%) Linux
13 141 (16.65%) Management Information System
14 136 (16.06%) Intrusion Detection
15 134 (15.82%) Network Security
16 129 (15.23%) Penetration Testing
17 125 (14.76%) ITIL
18 123 (14.52%) ArcSight
19 118 (13.93%) Cisco
20 117 (13.81%) Microsoft
21 114 (13.46%) TCP/IP
22 107 (12.63%) McAfee
23 105 (12.40%) LogRhythm
24 104 (12.28%) UNIX
25 98 (11.57%) Sourcefire
26 94 (11.10%) Security Architecture
26 94 (11.10%) Symantec
27 93 (10.98%) Data Protection
27 93 (10.98%) Snort

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (1.89%) MS Exchange
1 16 (1.89%) IIS
2 8 (0.94%) Apache
3 6 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.35%) CMS
5 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.12%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 66 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.13%) MS Office
3 10 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) SAP GRC
1 4 (0.47%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.59%) SaaS
2 4 (0.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.12%) PaaS
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 344 (40.61%) Firewall
2 136 (16.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 134 (15.82%) Network Security
4 114 (13.46%) TCP/IP
5 76 (8.97%) Wireshark
6 73 (8.62%) tcpdump
7 71 (8.38%) Internet
8 60 (7.08%) VPN
9 58 (6.85%) LAN
9 58 (6.85%) WAN
10 53 (6.26%) SSL
11 44 (5.19%) HTTP
12 43 (5.08%) DNS
13 22 (2.60%) IPsec
14 20 (2.36%) LDAP
15 17 (2.01%) SMTP
15 17 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (2.01%) Reverse Proxy
16 16 (1.89%) NetScreen
17 15 (1.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.24%) MySQL
5 1 (0.12%) DB2
5 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (2.60%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.59%) Subversion
3 4 (0.47%) JUnit
4 2 (0.24%) RequisitePro
General
1 215 (25.38%) Finance
2 44 (5.19%) Retail
3 35 (4.13%) Banking
4 25 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.65%) Law
5 14 (1.65%) Advertising
6 11 (1.30%) Electronics
6 11 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.18%) Legal
8 9 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.06%) Games
9 6 (0.71%) Marketing
9 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.47%) Military
12 3 (0.35%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 317 (37.43%) Analyst
2 283 (33.41%) Security Analyst
3 142 (16.77%) Security Engineer
4 139 (16.41%) Consultant
5 105 (12.40%) Security Consultant
6 87 (10.27%) IT Security Analyst
7 63 (7.44%) Security Manager
8 51 (6.02%) Operations Analyst
8 51 (6.02%) Security Operations Analyst
9 48 (5.67%) Architect
10 44 (5.19%) Security Specialist
11 36 (4.25%) IT Consultant
11 36 (4.25%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 35 (4.13%) IT Security Consultant
13 28 (3.31%) IT Security Engineer
14 26 (3.07%) Security Architect
15 25 (2.95%) Network Engineer
16 23 (2.72%) Information Security Consultant
17 21 (2.48%) Information Analyst
17 21 (2.48%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.77%) Middleware
2 9 (1.06%) XML
2 9 (1.06%) Regular Expression
3 8 (0.94%) .NET
4 6 (0.71%) Web Services
5 5 (0.59%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 4 (0.47%) jQuery
6 4 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (0.47%) Spring
6 4 (0.47%) Hibernate
6 4 (0.47%) CSS
6 4 (0.47%) HTML
6 4 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.35%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.24%) Lucene
8 2 (0.24%) Java EE
8 2 (0.24%) JMS
8 2 (0.24%) COM
8 2 (0.24%) SOAP
8 2 (0.24%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 141 (16.65%) Management Information System
2 37 (4.37%) PMI
3 30 (3.54%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.19%) PKI
5 10 (1.18%) Clustering
6 8 (0.94%) Cryptography
6 8 (0.94%) CESG
7 6 (0.71%) SCADA
7 6 (0.71%) Mathematics
7 6 (0.71%) Open Source
7 6 (0.71%) Hedge funds
8 5 (0.59%) Tandem
9 4 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.47%) GIS
10 3 (0.35%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.35%) Replication
10 3 (0.35%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.24%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.24%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 285 (33.65%) Windows
2 144 (17.00%) Linux
3 104 (12.28%) UNIX
4 36 (4.25%) Solaris
5 33 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (2.48%) AIX
9 16 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.18%) CentOS
11 10 (1.18%) FreeBSD
12 7 (0.83%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.71%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.47%) Fedora
15 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.12%) Debian
16 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (39.43%) Information Security
2 202 (23.85%) Cyber Security
3 129 (15.23%) Penetration Testing
4 125 (14.76%) ITIL
5 94 (11.10%) Security Architecture
6 93 (10.98%) Data Protection
7 85 (10.04%) Project Management
8 82 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 79 (9.33%) Analytics
10 73 (8.62%) Security Management
11 67 (7.91%) Ethical Hacking
11 67 (7.91%) Risk Management
11 67 (7.91%) PRINCE2
11 67 (7.91%) Vulnerability Management
12 55 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
13 50 (5.90%) Business Development
14 41 (4.84%) Incident Management
15 40 (4.72%) Problem Management
15 40 (4.72%) ISMS
16 37 (4.37%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (8.50%) SQL
2 41 (4.84%) Perl
3 21 (2.48%) Java
4 19 (2.24%) PowerShell
4 19 (2.24%) Bash Shell
5 18 (2.13%) Ruby
6 15 (1.77%) Python
7 10 (1.18%) C
8 9 (1.06%) PHP
9 8 (0.94%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.71%) C++
11 5 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.47%) VB
12 4 (0.47%) C#
13 2 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 255 (30.11%) CISSP
2 207 (24.44%) Security Cleared
3 189 (22.31%) SC Cleared
4 169 (19.95%) Degree
5 92 (10.86%) CISA
6 86 (10.15%) DV Cleared
7 85 (10.04%) Cisco Certification
8 80 (9.45%) GCIA
9 75 (8.85%) CISM
10 71 (8.38%) GIAC
11 68 (8.03%) CEH
12 61 (7.20%) GCIH
13 57 (6.73%) CCNP
14 45 (5.31%) CCNA
15 38 (4.49%) PMI Certification
16 32 (3.78%) CCSE
16 32 (3.78%) SSCP
17 15 (1.77%) OSCP
18 14 (1.65%) JNCIA
19 10 (1.18%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (25.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 212 (25.03%) PCI DSS
2 23 (2.72%) SLA
3 20 (2.36%) COBIT
4 13 (1.53%) QA
5 10 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.06%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.71%) GPG13
8 5 (0.59%) COSO
9 4 (0.47%) BS7799
10 3 (0.35%) HMG Infosec
11 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.12%) GAMP
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.12%) GxP
System Software
1 93 (10.98%) Snort
2 78 (9.21%) Active Directory
3 27 (3.19%) Nmap
4 16 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.59%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.47%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.12%) UAG
9 1 (0.12%) XenApp
9 1 (0.12%) XenServer
9 1 (0.12%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 55 (6.49%) Nessus
2 41 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 26 (3.07%) McAfee ePO
4 17 (2.01%) WSUS
5 15 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (0.83%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.71%) SCCM
8 5 (0.59%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 5 (0.59%) OpenView
9 4 (0.47%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.47%) Opsview
9 4 (0.47%) SCOM
9 4 (0.47%) WMI
9 4 (0.47%) Nagios
10 3 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.35%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.24%) Cryoserver
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.24%) Cacti
Vendors
1 153 (18.06%) CheckPoint
2 123 (14.52%) ArcSight
3 118 (13.93%) Cisco
4 117 (13.81%) Microsoft
5 107 (12.63%) McAfee
6 105 (12.40%) LogRhythm
7 98 (11.57%) Sourcefire
8 94 (11.10%) Symantec
9 71 (8.38%) Juniper
10 68 (8.03%) Websense
11 62 (7.32%) Blue Coat
12 51 (6.02%) Splunk
13 46 (5.43%) F5
14 42 (4.96%) Sophos
15 33 (3.90%) IBM
16 29 (3.42%) Qualys
16 29 (3.42%) Tripwire
17 26 (3.07%) Oracle
17 26 (3.07%) HP
17 26 (3.07%) Fortinet
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum & Bonus, & Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: 7 days ago
London
N T T Com Security
Salary: £75,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: 7 days ago
London
N T T Com Security
Salary: £62,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: 7 days ago
London
N T T Com Security
Salary: £50,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
N T T Com Security
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 15 days ago