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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 514 638 680
Rank change year-on-year
+124 +42
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 446 243 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 353 176 168
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £65,000 £80,000
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
94231 85648 91265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.41% 78.72% 77.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75933 70032 77735
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +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 25 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 25 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 +126 425 £46,000 -9.80% 46
London +41 175 £53,000 -11.66% 8
South East +54 137 £45,000 -7.69% 20
Hampshire +47 82 £45,000 -10.00% 8
City of London +13 35 £55,000 +4.76%
Southampton +32 28 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Kent +14 27 £35,000 -28.20% 4
Aldershot +12 27 £50,000 -33.33% 1
West Midlands +8 26 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire -28 25 £32,500 -13.33% 1
North West +10 24 £35,000 -41.17% 4
East of England +11 23 £45,000 +20.00% 7
West Yorkshire -21 23 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Berkshire +9 18 £45,000 +63.63% 4
Scotland 0 17 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Bradford - 15 £32,500 -
Birmingham +8 14 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Cheshire +1 13 £42,500 -28.57% 4
Basingstoke -4 11 £60,000 +26.31%
Slough +16 10 £28,000 - 1
Manchester +3 10 £35,000 -41.66%
Edinburgh -2 10 £34,000 - 1
Harrow - 10 £52,500 - 1
Folkestone - 9 £31,250 - 2
Warrington -9 7 £35,000 -
Leeds -40 7 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Norwich - 7 £45,000 - 3
Norfolk - 7 £45,000 - 3
Bristol -10 5 £65,000 +27.45% 1
Glasgow -11 5 £62,500 +19.04%

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 372 (43.16%) Firewall
2 353 (40.95%) Information Security
3 301 (34.92%) Windows
4 272 (31.55%) CISSP
5 213 (24.71%) Finance
6 210 (24.36%) Security Cleared
7 208 (24.13%) PCI DSS
8 198 (22.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 187 (21.69%) SC Cleared
10 186 (21.58%) Cyber Security
11 167 (19.37%) CheckPoint
12 162 (18.79%) Degree
13 159 (18.45%) Linux
14 158 (18.33%) Network Security
15 152 (17.63%) Intrusion Detection
16 151 (17.52%) Management Information System
17 139 (16.13%) TCP/IP
18 131 (15.20%) ITIL
19 129 (14.97%) Cisco
20 124 (14.39%) ArcSight
21 122 (14.15%) Penetration Testing
22 121 (14.04%) McAfee
23 113 (13.11%) UNIX
24 112 (12.99%) Symantec
25 111 (12.88%) Microsoft
26 106 (12.30%) Sourcefire
27 102 (11.83%) Snort
27 102 (11.83%) LogRhythm
28 101 (11.72%) CISA
29 87 (10.09%) Data Protection

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (1.97%) MS Exchange
2 8 (0.93%) IIS
3 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (0.35%) CMS
4 3 (0.35%) Apache
5 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.12%) GroupWise
Applications
1 63 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.04%) MS Office
3 8 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.46%) MS Project
4 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
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 8 (0.93%) SaaS
2 2 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.12%) Office 365
3 1 (0.12%) IaaS
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 372 (43.16%) Firewall
2 158 (18.33%) Network Security
3 152 (17.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 139 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 74 (8.58%) Internet
5 74 (8.58%) Wireshark
5 74 (8.58%) tcpdump
6 67 (7.77%) VPN
7 59 (6.84%) DNS
8 57 (6.61%) WAN
8 57 (6.61%) SSL
9 56 (6.50%) LAN
10 55 (6.38%) HTTP
11 30 (3.48%) LDAP
12 26 (3.02%) SMTP
13 25 (2.90%) IPsec
14 21 (2.44%) FTP
15 18 (2.09%) TACACS
15 18 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (2.09%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.23%) MySQL
4 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (3.13%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.23%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.23%) Subversion
3 1 (0.12%) JUnit
General
1 213 (24.71%) Finance
2 33 (3.83%) Retail
3 28 (3.25%) Banking
4 27 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.97%) Law
6 15 (1.74%) Legal
6 15 (1.74%) Electronics
7 13 (1.51%) Advertising
8 6 (0.70%) Military
8 6 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.70%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.58%) Marketing
10 4 (0.46%) Games
10 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 320 (37.12%) Analyst
2 287 (33.29%) Security Analyst
3 148 (17.17%) Security Engineer
4 146 (16.94%) Consultant
5 103 (11.95%) Security Consultant
6 83 (9.63%) IT Security Analyst
7 68 (7.89%) Security Manager
8 52 (6.03%) Security Operations Analyst
8 52 (6.03%) Security Specialist
8 52 (6.03%) Operations Analyst
9 49 (5.68%) Architect
10 36 (4.18%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 33 (3.83%) IT Security Engineer
12 32 (3.71%) IT Consultant
13 31 (3.60%) IT Security Consultant
14 26 (3.02%) Network Engineer
15 24 (2.78%) Information Security Consultant
16 23 (2.67%) Security Architect
17 20 (2.32%) Senior Manager
17 20 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.28%) .NET
2 8 (0.93%) Middleware
3 7 (0.81%) Regular Expression
4 6 (0.70%) XML
5 4 (0.46%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.35%) Web Services
6 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 3 (0.35%) COM
6 3 (0.35%) HTML
6 3 (0.35%) LAMP
7 2 (0.23%) Java EE
7 2 (0.23%) SOAP
7 2 (0.23%) XSD
7 2 (0.23%) JMS
7 2 (0.23%) WSDL
8 1 (0.12%) SAML
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.12%) WSH
8 1 (0.12%) CSS
8 1 (0.12%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 151 (17.52%) Management Information System
2 35 (4.06%) PMI
2 35 (4.06%) PKI
3 27 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 14 (1.62%) Cryptography
5 11 (1.28%) Open Source
6 10 (1.16%) CESG
7 8 (0.93%) Hedge funds
8 6 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.46%) SCADA
10 3 (0.35%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.35%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.23%) Clustering
11 2 (0.23%) SecurID
11 2 (0.23%) Social Media
11 2 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.23%) Physics
11 2 (0.23%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 301 (34.92%) Windows
2 159 (18.45%) Linux
3 113 (13.11%) UNIX
4 45 (5.22%) Solaris
5 38 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (1.97%) AIX
10 16 (1.86%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.39%) CentOS
12 11 (1.28%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.28%) FreeBSD
13 5 (0.58%) Windows NT
13 5 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.46%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (40.95%) Information Security
2 186 (21.58%) Cyber Security
3 131 (15.20%) ITIL
4 122 (14.15%) Penetration Testing
5 87 (10.09%) Data Protection
6 85 (9.86%) Security Architecture
7 81 (9.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 75 (8.70%) Project Management
9 73 (8.47%) Ethical Hacking
10 72 (8.35%) Security Management
10 72 (8.35%) Risk Management
10 72 (8.35%) Analytics
11 64 (7.42%) PRINCE2
12 62 (7.19%) Vulnerability Management
13 46 (5.34%) Business Development
14 45 (5.22%) Incident Management
15 42 (4.87%) Identity Management
16 40 (4.64%) ISMS
17 36 (4.18%) Problem Management
18 35 (4.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (8.24%) SQL
2 48 (5.57%) Perl
3 24 (2.78%) Ruby
4 23 (2.67%) Python
4 23 (2.67%) Bash Shell
5 22 (2.55%) Java
6 20 (2.32%) PowerShell
7 16 (1.86%) PHP
8 10 (1.16%) C
9 7 (0.81%) C++
10 6 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.58%) C#
11 5 (0.58%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.46%) VBScript
12 4 (0.46%) VB
13 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 272 (31.55%) CISSP
2 210 (24.36%) Security Cleared
3 187 (21.69%) SC Cleared
4 162 (18.79%) Degree
5 101 (11.72%) CISA
6 82 (9.51%) CISM
6 82 (9.51%) Cisco Certification
6 82 (9.51%) DV Cleared
7 81 (9.40%) CEH
8 73 (8.47%) GIAC
9 72 (8.35%) GCIA
10 53 (6.15%) CCNP
11 51 (5.92%) GCIH
12 37 (4.29%) CCNA
13 36 (4.18%) PMI Certification
14 35 (4.06%) CCSE
15 33 (3.83%) SSCP
16 19 (2.20%) OSCP
17 14 (1.62%) JNCIA
18 11 (1.28%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (24.13%) PCI DSS
2 198 (22.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (3.02%) SLA
4 17 (1.97%) COBIT
4 17 (1.97%) QA
5 15 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (1.62%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.70%) GPG13
8 5 (0.58%) COSO
8 5 (0.58%) BS7799
8 5 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
9 4 (0.46%) 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
1 102 (11.83%) Snort
2 82 (9.51%) Active Directory
3 31 (3.60%) Nmap
4 10 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.46%) ISA Server
6 4 (0.46%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.23%) XenApp
9 1 (0.12%) XenServer
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.12%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.12%) UAG
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 57 (6.61%) Nessus
2 42 (4.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 30 (3.48%) McAfee ePO
4 16 (1.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 15 (1.74%) WSUS
6 8 (0.93%) SCCM
7 5 (0.58%) OpenView
8 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.46%) WMI
8 4 (0.46%) Nagios
8 4 (0.46%) SCOM
8 4 (0.46%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.46%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.46%) Opsview
9 3 (0.35%) Cryoserver
9 3 (0.35%) Cacti
9 3 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 167 (19.37%) CheckPoint
2 129 (14.97%) Cisco
3 124 (14.39%) ArcSight
4 121 (14.04%) McAfee
5 112 (12.99%) Symantec
6 111 (12.88%) Microsoft
7 106 (12.30%) Sourcefire
8 102 (11.83%) LogRhythm
9 79 (9.16%) Juniper
10 70 (8.12%) Websense
11 65 (7.54%) Blue Coat
12 53 (6.15%) F5
13 51 (5.92%) Splunk
14 46 (5.34%) Sophos
15 37 (4.29%) Qualys
16 34 (3.94%) Tripwire
17 31 (3.60%) IBM
18 30 (3.48%) HP
19 29 (3.36%) Fortinet
20 28 (3.25%) LogLogic
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + on call allowance, package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Willis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + on call allowance, package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 3 days ago