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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 469 576 555
Rank change year-on-year
+107 -21
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 501 336 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 375 255 272
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +1.57%

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
88683 88197 85657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.84% 82.39% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72219 69978 71435
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 2015 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 2 March 2015. 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 +119 458 £50,000 -9.09% 61
South East +6 158 £55,000 +10.00% 30
London +50 134 £55,000 -15.38% 13
Berkshire +14 77 £65,000 +36.84% 20
Hampshire +17 54 £50,000 +5.26% 5
West Midlands 0 41 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +22 33 £40,000 +15.94% 2
North West +20 33 £47,500 -40.62% 1
Leeds +31 32 £40,000 -23.80% 2
West Yorkshire +20 32 £40,000 -23.80% 2
City of London +19 32 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Scotland +27 30 £49,000 -4.85% 4
South West +17 30 £47,500 +14.45% 5
Cheshire - 28 £47,500 -
Maidenhead -2 27 £65,000 +18.18% 5
East of England +2 22 £45,000 -41.93% 3
Edinburgh +8 21 £55,000 -1.34%
Southampton -7 21 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Cambridgeshire +19 20 £45,000 -8.16%
Reading +11 17 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Cambridge +10 16 £45,000 -
Birmingham -7 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Wiltshire - 14 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 13 £47,000 - 1
Glasgow - 13 £45,000 - 4
Aldershot +2 9 £45,000 -25.00%
Surrey -5 9 £53,750 -10.41%
Newbury +2 8 - -
Gloucestershire - 8 £47,500 - 2
Warwick - 8 £38,000 -

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 460 (47.72%) Firewall
2 375 (38.90%) Information Security
3 310 (32.16%) CISSP
4 290 (30.08%) Windows
5 231 (23.96%) Network Security
6 200 (20.75%) Linux
7 194 (20.12%) Cisco
7 194 (20.12%) Cyber Security
8 177 (18.36%) Finance
9 171 (17.74%) Intrusion Detection
10 169 (17.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 155 (16.08%) Security Cleared
12 153 (15.87%) TCP/IP
13 141 (14.63%) CheckPoint
14 134 (13.90%) Management Information System
15 126 (13.07%) PCI DSS
16 125 (12.97%) Degree
17 123 (12.76%) SC Cleared
18 121 (12.55%) UNIX
19 117 (12.14%) Cisco Certification
19 117 (12.14%) Incident Management
20 111 (11.51%) ITIL
21 110 (11.41%) Security Architecture
22 109 (11.31%) CISM
23 104 (10.79%) Snort
24 103 (10.68%) GIAC
24 103 (10.68%) ArcSight
25 102 (10.58%) SQL
26 101 (10.48%) WAN
27 96 (9.96%) Penetration Testing

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 23 (2.39%) IIS
2 11 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 8 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (0.73%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.73%) Apache
5 6 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.31%) Lync
8 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.21%) CMS
8 2 (0.21%) JBoss
9 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.10%) SAS
9 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.10%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 48 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.76%) MS Office
3 5 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.45%) SaaS
2 11 (1.14%) PaaS
2 11 (1.14%) IaaS
3 5 (0.52%) Office 365
4 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 460 (47.72%) Firewall
2 231 (23.96%) Network Security
3 171 (17.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 153 (15.87%) TCP/IP
5 101 (10.48%) WAN
6 83 (8.61%) LAN
7 74 (7.68%) DNS
8 63 (6.54%) Wireshark
9 58 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
10 57 (5.91%) HTTP
11 56 (5.81%) SSL
12 54 (5.60%) Wireless
13 49 (5.08%) tcpdump
14 47 (4.88%) VPN
15 42 (4.36%) DHCP
16 40 (4.15%) MPLS
17 39 (4.05%) LDAP
18 36 (3.73%) SMTP
18 36 (3.73%) Internet
19 32 (3.32%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.32%) Big Data
3 12 (1.24%) Data Mining
3 12 (1.24%) MySQL
4 11 (1.14%) Hadoop
4 11 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.62%) Apache Hive
7 6 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.52%) HBase
8 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.41%) Impala
10 3 (0.31%) Redis
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.21%) DB2
12 1 (0.10%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Metasploit
1 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.31%) JUnit
3 2 (0.21%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.21%) Ant
4 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.10%) Subversion
General
1 177 (18.36%) Finance
2 54 (5.60%) Banking
3 43 (4.46%) Retail
4 42 (4.36%) Manufacturing
5 36 (3.73%) Financial Institution
6 35 (3.63%) Games
7 31 (3.22%) Telecoms
8 27 (2.80%) Law
9 22 (2.28%) Marketing
10 18 (1.87%) Legal
11 11 (1.14%) Advertising
12 8 (0.83%) Military
12 8 (0.83%) Electronics
13 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.41%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.21%) Back Office
14 2 (0.21%) German Language
14 2 (0.21%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.10%) French Language
15 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 333 (34.54%) Analyst
2 276 (28.63%) Security Analyst
3 180 (18.67%) Consultant
4 163 (16.91%) Security Engineer
5 137 (14.21%) Security Consultant
6 68 (7.05%) Architect
7 67 (6.95%) Network Engineer
8 63 (6.54%) Operations Analyst
8 63 (6.54%) Security Operations Analyst
9 57 (5.91%) Security Specialist
9 57 (5.91%) Network Security Engineer
10 55 (5.71%) Security Manager
11 53 (5.50%) IT Security Analyst
12 48 (4.98%) Security Architect
13 31 (3.22%) Information Security Analyst
13 31 (3.22%) Information Analyst
14 30 (3.11%) Network Analyst
15 24 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
16 23 (2.39%) Operations Manager
16 23 (2.39%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.67%) Regular Expression
2 16 (1.66%) Middleware
3 13 (1.35%) XML
3 13 (1.35%) REST
4 9 (0.93%) SAML
4 9 (0.93%) OAuth
5 7 (0.73%) Application Packaging
6 5 (0.52%) HTML
6 5 (0.52%) .NET
6 5 (0.52%) CSS
7 4 (0.41%) HTML5
7 4 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.41%) CSS3
7 4 (0.41%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.31%) Lucene
9 2 (0.21%) ODBC
9 2 (0.21%) JSP
10 1 (0.10%) SOAP
10 1 (0.10%) Web Services
10 1 (0.10%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 134 (13.90%) Management Information System
2 70 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 57 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.22%) Visualisation
5 22 (2.28%) Open Source
5 22 (2.28%) Cryptography
6 21 (2.18%) SCADA
7 18 (1.87%) Replication
8 17 (1.76%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.56%) Clustering
9 15 (1.56%) Tandem
10 14 (1.45%) GIS
11 13 (1.35%) PKI
12 12 (1.24%) Thin Client
12 12 (1.24%) Fat Client
13 9 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.93%) CESG
14 8 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.62%) Statistics
15 6 (0.62%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 290 (30.08%) Windows
2 200 (20.75%) Linux
3 121 (12.55%) UNIX
4 22 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (1.87%) Solaris
6 17 (1.76%) AIX
7 16 (1.66%) CentOS
8 15 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.10%) zOS
14 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (38.90%) Information Security
2 194 (20.12%) Cyber Security
3 117 (12.14%) Incident Management
4 111 (11.51%) ITIL
5 110 (11.41%) Security Architecture
6 96 (9.96%) Penetration Testing
7 90 (9.34%) Vulnerability Management
8 76 (7.88%) Analytics
9 73 (7.57%) Security Management
10 66 (6.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 66 (6.85%) Kalman Filter
11 61 (6.33%) Security Testing
11 61 (6.33%) Risk Management
12 58 (6.02%) Project Management
13 55 (5.71%) PRINCE2
14 50 (5.19%) Service Delivery
14 50 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (5.08%) Change Management
16 45 (4.67%) Identity Management
17 35 (3.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 102 (10.58%) SQL
2 38 (3.94%) PowerShell
3 37 (3.84%) Python
4 31 (3.22%) Perl
5 23 (2.39%) C
6 19 (1.97%) Bash Shell
7 18 (1.87%) Java
8 14 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.45%) Ruby
9 9 (0.93%) C++
10 7 (0.73%) C#
10 7 (0.73%) PHP
11 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.21%) R
12 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 310 (32.16%) CISSP
2 155 (16.08%) Security Cleared
3 125 (12.97%) Degree
4 123 (12.76%) SC Cleared
5 117 (12.14%) Cisco Certification
6 109 (11.31%) CISM
7 103 (10.68%) GIAC
8 87 (9.02%) CEH
9 71 (7.37%) CCNP
10 65 (6.74%) CISA
11 63 (6.54%) DV Cleared
12 59 (6.12%) CCNA
13 58 (6.02%) GCIA
14 48 (4.98%) GCIH
15 40 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 39 (4.05%) CRISC
17 38 (3.94%) SSCP
18 30 (3.11%) MCP
19 28 (2.90%) CCSA
20 26 (2.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (17.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 126 (13.07%) PCI DSS
3 42 (4.36%) SLA
4 19 (1.97%) COBIT
4 19 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 10 (1.04%) GPG13
7 4 (0.41%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.41%) QA
8 3 (0.31%) BS7799
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) COSO
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 104 (10.79%) Snort
2 82 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 44 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.93%) vSphere
5 7 (0.73%) XenApp
6 6 (0.62%) Nmap
7 5 (0.52%) ProxySG
7 5 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.41%) Docker
9 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.21%) XenServer
10 2 (0.21%) KVM
11 1 (0.10%) ACF2
11 1 (0.10%) SpamAssassin
11 1 (0.10%) RACF
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 37 (3.84%) Nessus
2 14 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (1.35%) Tivoli
4 9 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (0.73%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.62%) Puppet
7 6 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (0.52%) OpenView
8 5 (0.52%) WSUS
9 4 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.41%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.31%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.31%) CORE IMPACT
10 3 (0.31%) logstash
11 2 (0.21%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.21%) SCCM
12 1 (0.10%) Cisco UCCE
12 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 194 (20.12%) Cisco
2 141 (14.63%) CheckPoint
3 103 (10.68%) ArcSight
4 90 (9.34%) Juniper
5 83 (8.61%) Microsoft
6 80 (8.30%) Splunk
7 73 (7.57%) Sourcefire
8 66 (6.85%) VMware
8 66 (6.85%) McAfee
9 63 (6.54%) Citrix
10 53 (5.50%) Fortinet
11 46 (4.77%) LogRhythm
12 41 (4.25%) F5
13 34 (3.53%) Blue Coat
14 29 (3.01%) Red Hat
15 27 (2.80%) Symantec
16 24 (2.49%) Websense
16 24 (2.49%) Qualys
17 23 (2.39%) HP
18 15 (1.56%) IBM
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £37500 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified , £Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified ,£Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cumbria
Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £70,000 per annum £70,000 + Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago