The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 149 180 211
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +31
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 81 41 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.42% 0.76% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.87% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 33 18
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,677
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
SIEM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5008 4697 4707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.86% 86.87% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3938 3873 3950
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SIEM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the West Midlands region.

SIEM Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

SIEM Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SIEM
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Birmingham +16 45 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Warwickshire +11 15 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Staffordshire - 6 £37,250 -
West Bromwich - 3 £50,000 -
Coventry -3 2 £38,750 -18.42%
Solihull - 2 £65,000 - 2
Shropshire -11 1 - - 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 88 (49.16%) CISSP
2 73 (40.78%) Security Operations
3 70 (39.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (33.52%) PCI DSS
4 60 (33.52%) Firewall
5 54 (30.17%) ITIL
6 48 (26.82%) CISM
7 44 (24.58%) Cybersecurity
8 42 (23.46%) Information Security
9 37 (20.67%) Finance
9 37 (20.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 32 (17.88%) CISA
11 30 (16.76%) Security Operations Centre
12 29 (16.20%) Network Security
12 29 (16.20%) Security Cleared
12 29 (16.20%) Windows
12 29 (16.20%) Active Directory
13 28 (15.64%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (15.08%) Data Centre
15 26 (14.53%) Data Centre Operations
15 26 (14.53%) Degree
15 26 (14.53%) Unix
16 25 (13.97%) SC Cleared
16 25 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (13.41%) Linux
18 22 (12.29%) Data Loss Prevention
19 21 (11.73%) Penetration Testing
19 21 (11.73%) Presales
20 18 (10.06%) Malware Analysis
20 18 (10.06%) PKI

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (1.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (33.52%) Firewall
2 29 (16.20%) Network Security
3 13 (7.26%) SSL
4 9 (5.03%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.47%) LAN
5 8 (4.47%) WAN
6 6 (3.35%) Wireless
7 5 (2.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.23%) VLAN
8 4 (2.23%) VPN
8 4 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.68%) HTTP
9 3 (1.68%) IPsec
9 3 (1.68%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.23%) Big Data
1 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.68%) MySQL
2 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.12%) PVCS
General
1 37 (20.67%) Finance
2 7 (3.91%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.23%) Banking
4 3 (1.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (31.84%) Analyst
2 48 (26.82%) Security Analyst
3 33 (18.44%) Consultant
4 29 (16.20%) Operations Manager
5 28 (15.64%) Security Officer
6 18 (10.06%) Security Consultant
7 16 (8.94%) IT Consultant
7 16 (8.94%) IT Security Consultant
7 16 (8.94%) IT Security Officer
7 16 (8.94%) SOC Analyst
8 13 (7.26%) IT Analyst
8 13 (7.26%) IT Security Analyst
8 13 (7.26%) Security Specialist
9 10 (5.59%) Operations Analyst
9 10 (5.59%) Security Manager
9 10 (5.59%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (5.59%) Senior IT Consultant
9 10 (5.59%) Senior Security Consultant
9 10 (5.59%) SIEM Consultant
9 10 (5.59%) SIEM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) Regular Expression
1 2 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.56%) COM
2 1 (0.56%) SPML
2 1 (0.56%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.76%) Security Operations Centre
2 27 (15.08%) Data Centre
3 25 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (10.06%) PKI
5 15 (8.38%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.35%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.23%) iPad
9 3 (1.68%) SCADA
10 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.20%) Windows
2 26 (14.53%) Unix
3 24 (13.41%) Linux
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.12%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.78%) Security Operations
2 54 (30.17%) ITIL
3 44 (24.58%) Cybersecurity
4 42 (23.46%) Information Security
5 37 (20.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 26 (14.53%) Data Centre Operations
7 22 (12.29%) Data Loss Prevention
8 21 (11.73%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (11.73%) Presales
9 18 (10.06%) Malware Analysis
9 18 (10.06%) Security Architecture
10 15 (8.38%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (7.26%) Supplier Management
12 12 (6.70%) ITIL V3
12 12 (6.70%) Reverse Engineering
13 10 (5.59%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (5.59%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 9 (5.03%) PRINCE2
15 8 (4.47%) Identity Access Management
15 8 (4.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.12%) Perl
1 2 (1.12%) Python
2 1 (0.56%) C
2 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (49.16%) CISSP
2 48 (26.82%) CISM
3 32 (17.88%) CISA
4 29 (16.20%) Security Cleared
5 28 (15.64%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (14.53%) Degree
7 25 (13.97%) SC Cleared
8 18 (10.06%) CEH
9 14 (7.82%) CCNA
9 14 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (6.70%) CCNP
10 12 (6.70%) CCSA
11 10 (5.59%) SSCP
12 8 (4.47%) CISMP
13 7 (3.91%) DV Cleared
13 7 (3.91%) MCSE
13 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (3.35%) CREST Certified
15 4 (2.23%) CCSE
15 4 (2.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (39.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (33.52%) PCI DSS
3 15 (8.38%) GPG13
4 12 (6.70%) ISO22301
4 12 (6.70%) ISO27002
4 12 (6.70%) ISO27005
5 5 (2.79%) SLA
6 3 (1.68%) COBIT
6 3 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (16.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.79%) Snort
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.82%) QRadar
2 6 (3.35%) Nessus
3 3 (1.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.68%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (8.94%) LogRhythm
2 14 (7.82%) Qualys
3 13 (7.26%) Cisco
4 12 (6.70%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.15%) ArcSight
5 11 (6.15%) IBM
6 9 (5.03%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.47%) Splunk
8 6 (3.35%) Palo Alto
9 5 (2.79%) Oracle
10 3 (1.68%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.68%) Juniper
10 3 (1.68%) LogLogic
10 3 (1.68%) NetWitness
10 3 (1.68%) Remedy
10 3 (1.68%) VMware
11 2 (1.12%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.12%) Mercator
11 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.56%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Atos
Salary: Car allowance, Bonus, Helathcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago