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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 342 471 544
Rank change year-on-year
+129 +73
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 799 578 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.62% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 622 469 396
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -

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
80857 93075 97015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.10% 87.55% 85.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66648 76857 79740
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 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +141 729 £60,000 +9.09% 77
London +177 361 £65,500 +9.16% 35
South East +41 142 £52,500 -8.69% 15
West Midlands +37 100 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Berkshire +80 73 £55,000 +32.53% 10
Birmingham +23 57 £52,500 +26.50% 3
City of London +57 55 £72,500 -6.45% 11
South West +17 41 £50,000 -4.76% 6
East of England +32 30 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Yorkshire +31 26 £60,000 +41.17% 5
Surrey +13 25 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Maidenhead +16 23 £57,500 +43.75% 3
West Yorkshire +37 20 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Scotland +13 19 £42,500 -24.77% 6
Hertfordshire +13 19 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Wiltshire +28 18 £45,000 -18.18%
Leeds +27 18 £60,000 +41.17% 3
North West -51 18 £43,500 -17.14% 3
Bristol +13 17 £82,500 +114.28% 4
Kent +11 14 £46,250 -17.04%
Hampshire -31 14 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Manchester -41 14 £47,000 -10.47% 3
Bracknell +20 12 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Reading +19 10 £56,500 -3.82% 5
Edinburgh +13 10 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Warwickshire +7 10 £51,250 +55.09% 3
Worcestershire +3 10 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Canary Wharf - 10 £54,000 -
Malvern +12 9 £50,000 - 2
Coventry +2 8 £47,500 +43.74% 1

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 798 (46.64%) Firewall
2 761 (44.48%) Information Security
3 657 (38.40%) Cybersecurity
4 645 (37.70%) CISSP
5 542 (31.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 521 (30.45%) Security Operations
7 458 (26.77%) Finance
8 441 (25.77%) Windows
9 433 (25.31%) Network Security
10 416 (24.31%) PCI DSS
11 401 (23.44%) CISM
12 368 (21.51%) Linux
13 328 (19.17%) Penetration Testing
14 327 (19.11%) Cisco
15 314 (18.35%) ITIL
16 301 (17.59%) Vulnerability Management
17 298 (17.42%) Security Architecture
18 289 (16.89%) Management Information System
19 284 (16.60%) Degree
20 277 (16.19%) Splunk
21 254 (14.85%) Active Directory
21 254 (14.85%) TCP/IP
22 238 (13.91%) Security Cleared
23 237 (13.85%) Security Operations Centre
24 233 (13.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
25 230 (13.44%) Risk Management
26 224 (13.09%) CEH
27 218 (12.74%) CheckPoint
28 217 (12.68%) CISA
29 208 (12.16%) Intrusion Detection

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 67 (3.92%) IIS
2 41 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 16 (0.94%) Apache
4 16 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 14 (0.82%) nginx
5 14 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 12 (0.70%) Confluence
7 10 (0.58%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.18%) SAS
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.12%) Drupal
11 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.94%) MS Office
3 15 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.64%) MS Project
5 4 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.058%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.64%) assyst
2 10 (0.58%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.058%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.87%) SaaS
4 20 (1.17%) Office 365
5 8 (0.47%) IaaS
5 8 (0.47%) PaaS
6 5 (0.29%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.058%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.058%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 798 (46.64%) Firewall
2 433 (25.31%) Network Security
3 254 (14.85%) TCP/IP
4 208 (12.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 130 (7.60%) Cisco ASA
6 100 (5.84%) LAN
7 88 (5.14%) DNS
8 87 (5.08%) VPN
8 87 (5.08%) WAN
9 67 (3.92%) Wireless
10 64 (3.74%) SSL
11 51 (2.98%) HTTP
12 47 (2.75%) MPLS
13 39 (2.28%) Internet
14 36 (2.10%) Wireshark
15 32 (1.87%) IPsec
16 31 (1.81%) DHCP
16 31 (1.81%) VLAN
17 30 (1.75%) SNMP
18 28 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (3.92%) Big Data
2 54 (3.16%) SQL Server
3 24 (1.40%) NoSQL
4 16 (0.94%) Hadoop
5 13 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (0.58%) MySQL
7 8 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.23%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.23%) InfluxDB
9 4 (0.23%) Power BI
9 4 (0.23%) QlikView
10 3 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.18%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.12%) Informix
11 2 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.12%) Riak
12 1 (0.058%) HBase
Development Applications
1 12 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 12 (0.70%) JIRA
2 8 (0.47%) Metasploit
3 6 (0.35%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.12%) PVCS
5 1 (0.058%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.058%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.058%) Subversion
5 1 (0.058%) Visual Studio
General
1 458 (26.77%) Finance
2 91 (5.32%) Banking
3 64 (3.74%) Law
4 58 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.40%) Retail
6 36 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 34 (1.99%) Legal
8 27 (1.58%) Games
9 25 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 17 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.64%) Publishing
12 10 (0.58%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.58%) Marketing
13 9 (0.53%) Advertising
13 9 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.53%) Local Government
14 6 (0.35%) Back Office
15 5 (0.29%) Electronics
16 4 (0.23%) German Language
17 3 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 530 (30.98%) Analyst
2 428 (25.01%) Security Analyst
3 275 (16.07%) Security Engineer
4 267 (15.60%) Consultant
5 214 (12.51%) Security Consultant
6 126 (7.36%) SOC Analyst
7 121 (7.07%) Architect
8 119 (6.95%) Security Manager
9 116 (6.78%) IT Analyst
9 116 (6.78%) IT Security Analyst
10 109 (6.37%) Security Architect
11 103 (6.02%) Network Engineer
12 98 (5.73%) Security Specialist
12 98 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
13 97 (5.67%) Network Security Engineer
14 88 (5.14%) IT Consultant
14 88 (5.14%) IT Security Consultant
15 77 (4.50%) Senior Security Analyst
16 75 (4.38%) Information Analyst
16 75 (4.38%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.93%) Regular Expression
2 23 (1.34%) XML
3 22 (1.29%) ELK Stack
3 22 (1.29%) SailPoint
4 21 (1.23%) Web Services
5 19 (1.11%) ZeroMQ
6 15 (0.88%) 802.1X
7 13 (0.76%) Middleware
8 12 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (0.53%) OpenID
9 9 (0.53%) PCRE
9 9 (0.53%) SAML
10 8 (0.47%) HTML
10 8 (0.47%) OAuth2
11 5 (0.29%) .NET
11 5 (0.29%) LAMP
12 4 (0.23%) CSS
13 3 (0.18%) ODBC
13 3 (0.18%) SPML
13 3 (0.18%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 289 (16.89%) Management Information System
2 237 (13.85%) Security Operations Centre
3 145 (8.47%) Data Centre
4 135 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 128 (7.48%) PKI
6 115 (6.72%) Computer Science
7 104 (6.08%) Cyberthreat
8 93 (5.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 59 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
10 56 (3.27%) Cryptography
11 35 (2.05%) CESG
11 35 (2.05%) Cyber Attack
12 24 (1.40%) Driving Licence
13 20 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.17%) Mathematics
14 17 (0.99%) Private Cloud
15 14 (0.82%) Physics
16 13 (0.76%) Cybercrime
16 13 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 441 (25.77%) Windows
2 368 (21.51%) Linux
3 161 (9.41%) Windows Server
4 118 (6.90%) Unix
5 50 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (1.99%) CentOS
6 34 (1.99%) Mac OS X
7 33 (1.93%) Apple iOS
8 21 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.70%) Solaris
11 8 (0.47%) AIX
11 8 (0.47%) Kali Linux
11 8 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.29%) VMS
13 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.18%) Debian
14 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 761 (44.48%) Information Security
2 657 (38.40%) Cybersecurity
3 521 (30.45%) Security Operations
4 328 (19.17%) Penetration Testing
5 314 (18.35%) ITIL
6 301 (17.59%) Vulnerability Management
7 298 (17.42%) Security Architecture
8 233 (13.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 230 (13.44%) Risk Management
10 175 (10.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 167 (9.76%) Presales
12 160 (9.35%) Data Loss Prevention
13 146 (8.53%) Incident Management
14 144 (8.42%) Analytics
15 134 (7.83%) Identity Access Management
16 129 (7.54%) Data Protection
17 125 (7.31%) Security Management
18 110 (6.43%) Kalman Filter
19 99 (5.79%) Risk Assessment
20 91 (5.32%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 139 (8.12%) Python
2 124 (7.25%) SQL
3 90 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 48 (2.81%) C
5 40 (2.34%) Perl
6 37 (2.16%) Java
6 37 (2.16%) Ruby
7 32 (1.87%) Bash Shell
8 17 (0.99%) BeanShell
8 17 (0.99%) JavaScript
8 17 (0.99%) PHP
9 16 (0.94%) C++
10 15 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 12 (0.70%) VB
12 11 (0.64%) C#
13 7 (0.41%) Korn
14 6 (0.35%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.29%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.29%) VBScript
16 4 (0.23%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 645 (37.70%) CISSP
2 401 (23.44%) CISM
3 284 (16.60%) Degree
4 238 (13.91%) Security Cleared
5 224 (13.09%) CEH
6 217 (12.68%) CISA
7 191 (11.16%) SC Cleared
8 171 (9.99%) SANS
9 164 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
10 148 (8.65%) GIAC
11 89 (5.20%) CCNP
12 86 (5.03%) CCNA
13 84 (4.91%) GCIH
14 67 (3.92%) CREST Certified
15 62 (3.62%) DV Cleared
16 57 (3.33%) GCIA
17 51 (2.98%) OSCP
18 49 (2.86%) MCSE
18 49 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
19 47 (2.75%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 542 (31.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 416 (24.31%) PCI DSS
3 75 (4.38%) COBIT
4 58 (3.39%) GPG13
5 41 (2.40%) ISO27002
6 38 (2.22%) SLA
7 35 (2.05%) ISO27005
8 34 (1.99%) ISO22301
9 25 (1.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 17 (0.99%) QA
11 16 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.47%) HIPAA
13 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.058%) JSP 440
System Software
1 254 (14.85%) Active Directory
2 73 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (3.92%) Snort
4 19 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.99%) Firmware
6 16 (0.94%) vSphere
6 16 (0.94%) XenApp
7 9 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.35%) Docker
11 4 (0.23%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.12%) HDFS
13 2 (0.12%) NDS
13 2 (0.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 2 (0.12%) pfSense
14 1 (0.058%) iptables
14 1 (0.058%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.058%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 132 (7.71%) QRadar
2 130 (7.60%) Nessus
3 38 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 36 (2.10%) FortiGate
5 34 (1.99%) WSUS
6 33 (1.93%) SCCM
7 25 (1.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 22 (1.29%) Nmap
9 21 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
9 21 (1.23%) RSA enVision
9 21 (1.23%) RSA Security Analytics
10 20 (1.17%) Kibana
11 17 (0.99%) Rsyslog
12 16 (0.94%) logstash
13 14 (0.82%) Puppet
14 12 (0.70%) Ansible
14 12 (0.70%) EnCase
14 12 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
15 11 (0.64%) RSA Archer
16 9 (0.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 327 (19.11%) Cisco
2 277 (16.19%) Splunk
3 218 (12.74%) CheckPoint
4 183 (10.70%) ArcSight
5 168 (9.82%) Microsoft
6 163 (9.53%) Palo Alto
7 155 (9.06%) LogRhythm
8 137 (8.01%) Juniper
9 129 (7.54%) Intel Security
10 112 (6.55%) Qualys
11 92 (5.38%) VMware
12 79 (4.62%) Fortinet
13 67 (3.92%) IBM
14 62 (3.62%) Sourcefire
15 58 (3.39%) Cyber-Ark
15 58 (3.39%) FireEye
16 57 (3.33%) F5
17 54 (3.16%) HP
18 51 (2.98%) AlienVault
19 49 (2.86%) Apple
City, London
Mercerbridge
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Non Contributory Pension, Bonus,
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum +generous benefits, dependent on exp
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits, dependent on e
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum +excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Colt
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Excellent benefits available
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £43000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Allowances
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago