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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 359 508 620
Rank change year-on-year
+149 +112
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 886 534 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.56% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 720 380 323
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
90181 94837 103287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.67% 85.96% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75015 76618 83292
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 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +157 833 £55,000 - 83
London +173 414 £60,000 - 39
South East -2 138 £55,000 - 13
West Midlands +31 82 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Berkshire +31 75 £55,000 -15.38% 8
South West +42 67 £57,500 +21.05% 5
City of London +64 64 £60,000 +4.34% 7
Yorkshire +48 62 £50,000 +17.64% 9
West Yorkshire +52 59 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Leeds +39 59 £50,000 +20.48% 7
Birmingham +27 55 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West +55 48 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Reading +32 28 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Gloucestershire +9 28 £60,000 +26.31%
Scotland +4 27 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Manchester +28 23 £55,000 +2.32% 3
Bristol +16 22 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Edinburgh +9 20 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East of England +8 19 £48,500 +23.96% 3
Liverpool - 17 £50,000 - 1
Merseyside - 17 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +19 16 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Surrey +11 15 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Hampshire -36 15 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Wales - 14 £34,250 -
East Sussex +33 13 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Cardiff - 13 £33,500 -
South Wales - 13 £33,500 -
Gloucester - 13 £55,000 -
Lewes -3 12 £70,000 +64.70%

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 651 (42.74%) Firewall
2 615 (40.38%) Information Security
3 614 (40.32%) CISSP
4 538 (35.33%) Security Operations
5 459 (30.14%) Cybersecurity
6 394 (25.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 385 (25.28%) Network Security
8 365 (23.97%) Windows
9 355 (23.31%) Finance
10 338 (22.19%) ArcSight
11 306 (20.09%) Security Operations Centre
12 291 (19.11%) Degree
13 287 (18.84%) ITIL
14 281 (18.45%) Management Information System
15 280 (18.38%) PCI DSS
16 264 (17.33%) Splunk
17 259 (17.01%) Vulnerability Management
18 239 (15.69%) Cisco
19 233 (15.30%) CISM
19 233 (15.30%) Linux
20 230 (15.10%) Penetration Testing
21 214 (14.05%) Intrusion Detection
22 211 (13.85%) CEH
23 199 (13.07%) Security Cleared
24 182 (11.95%) Security Architecture
25 174 (11.42%) SANS
26 173 (11.36%) GCIH
26 173 (11.36%) TCP/IP
27 171 (11.23%) CheckPoint
28 170 (11.16%) GIAC

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 89 (5.84%) IIS
2 28 (1.84%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 12 (0.79%) IBM Notes
5 9 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.33%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.26%) Apache
10 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.20%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.20%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.20%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.20%) SAS
12 1 (0.066%) Confluence
12 1 (0.066%) JBoss
12 1 (0.066%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.12%) MS Office
3 8 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.066%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.39%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.20%) assyst
4 1 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.97%) IaaS
2 29 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.58%) PaaS
4 16 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (1.05%) Mimecast
5 14 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.79%) Office 365
7 10 (0.66%) SaaS
8 1 (0.066%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 651 (42.74%) Firewall
2 385 (25.28%) Network Security
3 214 (14.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 173 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 133 (8.73%) WAN
6 130 (8.54%) LAN
6 130 (8.54%) VPN
7 125 (8.21%) Internet
8 92 (6.04%) Wireshark
9 89 (5.84%) DNS
10 82 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
11 63 (4.14%) SSL
12 56 (3.68%) Wireless
13 51 (3.35%) tcpdump
14 41 (2.69%) HTTP
15 40 (2.63%) MPLS
16 34 (2.23%) IP Telephony
16 34 (2.23%) SAN
17 27 (1.77%) BGP
18 26 (1.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (5.52%) Big Data
2 41 (2.69%) SQL Server
3 40 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 29 (1.90%) Data Mining
5 24 (1.58%) NoSQL
6 23 (1.51%) MySQL
7 15 (0.98%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.59%) Apache Hive
8 9 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.26%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.20%) Parquet
13 1 (0.066%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.066%) HBase
13 1 (0.066%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.066%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.066%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.066%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 22 (1.44%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.066%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.066%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.066%) Hudson
2 1 (0.066%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.066%) JIRA
General
1 355 (23.31%) Finance
2 94 (6.17%) Law
3 74 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 66 (4.33%) Banking
5 36 (2.36%) Retail
6 27 (1.77%) Legal
7 24 (1.58%) Marketing
8 17 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.79%) Military
10 8 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.53%) Publishing
11 7 (0.46%) Advertising
11 7 (0.46%) Electronics
12 6 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
13 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.26%) Billing
14 3 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.13%) Back Office
15 2 (0.13%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 478 (31.39%) Analyst
2 374 (24.56%) Security Analyst
3 260 (17.07%) Security Engineer
4 237 (15.56%) Consultant
5 218 (14.31%) Security Consultant
6 129 (8.47%) Network Engineer
7 123 (8.08%) SOC Analyst
8 113 (7.42%) Network Security Engineer
9 98 (6.43%) Security Manager
10 97 (6.37%) Senior Analyst
11 92 (6.04%) IT Consultant
12 88 (5.78%) IT Security Consultant
13 81 (5.32%) Senior Security Analyst
14 76 (4.99%) Security Specialist
15 74 (4.86%) IT Analyst
16 73 (4.79%) Information Analyst
16 73 (4.79%) Information Security Analyst
16 73 (4.79%) IT Security Analyst
17 70 (4.60%) Senior Consultant
18 68 (4.46%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.71%) Regular Expression
2 12 (0.79%) Middleware
3 11 (0.72%) Apache Flex
4 8 (0.53%) Web Services
5 7 (0.46%) ELK Stack
6 6 (0.39%) CGI
6 6 (0.39%) HTML
6 6 (0.39%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (0.33%) Flash
7 5 (0.33%) HTML5
8 4 (0.26%) XML
9 3 (0.20%) .NET
9 3 (0.20%) Ext JS
9 3 (0.20%) GWT
9 3 (0.20%) Kafka
9 3 (0.20%) REST
9 3 (0.20%) Silverlight
9 3 (0.20%) SOAP
10 2 (0.13%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 306 (20.09%) Security Operations Centre
2 281 (18.45%) Management Information System
3 150 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (9.39%) Data Centre
5 133 (8.73%) Cyberthreat
6 89 (5.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 84 (5.52%) Computer Science
8 48 (3.15%) PKI
9 46 (3.02%) Cyber Attack
10 34 (2.23%) Cybercrime
11 30 (1.97%) Client/Server
12 28 (1.84%) Replication
13 23 (1.51%) Cryptography
14 22 (1.44%) CESG
15 19 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
16 18 (1.18%) RSA SecurID
17 14 (0.92%) Internet of Things
18 12 (0.79%) Fat Client
18 12 (0.79%) Thin Client
19 10 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 365 (23.97%) Windows
2 233 (15.30%) Linux
3 165 (10.83%) Unix
4 101 (6.63%) Windows Server
5 46 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.58%) Solaris
8 22 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (1.25%) Android
9 19 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.98%) CentOS
11 11 (0.72%) FreeBSD
12 10 (0.66%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.39%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.33%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.26%) AIX
15 4 (0.26%) VMS
15 4 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.066%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (40.38%) Information Security
2 538 (35.33%) Security Operations
3 459 (30.14%) Cybersecurity
4 287 (18.84%) ITIL
5 259 (17.01%) Vulnerability Management
6 230 (15.10%) Penetration Testing
7 182 (11.95%) Security Architecture
8 155 (10.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 143 (9.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 129 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
11 128 (8.40%) Incident Management
12 119 (7.81%) Security Management
13 110 (7.22%) Analytics
13 110 (7.22%) Project Management
14 96 (6.30%) Data Protection
15 90 (5.91%) Kalman Filter
16 87 (5.71%) Risk Management
17 81 (5.32%) Ethical Hacking
17 81 (5.32%) Presales
18 70 (4.60%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (8.21%) Python
2 113 (7.42%) SQL
3 87 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 83 (5.45%) Perl
5 37 (2.43%) C
6 36 (2.36%) Bash Shell
7 34 (2.23%) Ruby
8 28 (1.84%) Java
9 25 (1.64%) C#
10 21 (1.38%) C++
11 18 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.72%) PHP
13 8 (0.53%) VBScript
14 6 (0.39%) JavaScript
15 5 (0.33%) VB
16 3 (0.20%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.066%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.066%) R
Qualifications
1 614 (40.32%) CISSP
2 291 (19.11%) Degree
3 233 (15.30%) CISM
4 211 (13.85%) CEH
5 199 (13.07%) Security Cleared
6 174 (11.42%) SANS
7 173 (11.36%) GCIH
8 170 (11.16%) GIAC
9 156 (10.24%) SC Cleared
10 144 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
11 125 (8.21%) GCIA
12 112 (7.35%) CISA
13 89 (5.84%) CCNP
14 86 (5.65%) CCNA
15 72 (4.73%) IISP
16 69 (4.53%) SSCP
17 43 (2.82%) CCIE
17 43 (2.82%) CREST Certified
18 35 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
18 35 (2.30%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 394 (25.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 280 (18.38%) PCI DSS
3 49 (3.22%) COBIT
4 46 (3.02%) ISO27002
5 42 (2.76%) ISO22301
6 37 (2.43%) ISO27005
7 30 (1.97%) SLA
8 23 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (1.12%) GPG13
10 11 (0.72%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.46%) HMG Infosec
12 5 (0.33%) QA
13 2 (0.13%) COSO
13 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.13%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.066%) Val IT
System Software
1 105 (6.89%) Active Directory
2 94 (6.17%) Snort
3 89 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (3.61%) vSphere
5 51 (3.35%) XenApp
6 13 (0.85%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.46%) vCloud
8 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.26%) KVM
9 4 (0.26%) UAG
9 4 (0.26%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.13%) Docker
10 2 (0.13%) NFS
10 2 (0.13%) Postfix
10 2 (0.13%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.066%) RACF
11 1 (0.066%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.066%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 139 (9.13%) QRadar
2 117 (7.68%) Nessus
3 41 (2.69%) Nmap
4 33 (2.17%) RSA enVision
5 31 (2.04%) EnCase
6 24 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
7 21 (1.38%) RSA Archer
8 20 (1.31%) SCCM
9 17 (1.12%) WSUS
10 14 (0.92%) RSA Security Analytics
11 12 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (0.72%) ArcSight ESM
13 10 (0.66%) Nagios
14 8 (0.53%) Nexpose
14 8 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 7 (0.46%) FortiGate
15 7 (0.46%) SCOM
16 6 (0.39%) Backup Exec
16 6 (0.39%) Endace
17 5 (0.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 338 (22.19%) ArcSight
2 264 (17.33%) Splunk
3 239 (15.69%) Cisco
4 171 (11.23%) CheckPoint
5 138 (9.06%) LogRhythm
6 136 (8.93%) Juniper
7 133 (8.73%) Intel Security
8 124 (8.14%) Microsoft
9 119 (7.81%) VMware
10 108 (7.09%) Palo Alto
11 104 (6.83%) HP
12 77 (5.06%) Citrix
13 71 (4.66%) Forcepoint
14 69 (4.53%) Sourcefire
15 64 (4.20%) F5
16 54 (3.55%) AlienVault
17 53 (3.48%) Fortinet
18 52 (3.41%) Qualys
19 49 (3.22%) Blue Coat
20 48 (3.15%) SolarWinds
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Highland
Capgemini UK
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 (dependant on location and grade)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - £75k plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £4000.00 - £4500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £78000 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £44500 - £48200 per annum + 35 days annual leave + bank holidays
Posted: 5 days ago