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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 189 185 189
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 27 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 3
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
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
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Warwickshire - 12 £38,000 -
Birmingham -15 10 £50,000 +17.64%
Coventry -8 3 £57,500 +41.10% 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 19 (39.58%) CEH
2 18 (37.50%) GIAC
3 17 (35.42%) Incident Management
4 15 (31.25%) CISSP
4 15 (31.25%) Snort
4 15 (31.25%) SCADA
5 14 (29.17%) Firewall
6 13 (27.08%) Cyber Security
7 10 (20.83%) Information Security
7 10 (20.83%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
9 8 (16.67%) Windows
9 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 8 (16.67%) PCI QSA
9 8 (16.67%) CRISC
10 7 (14.58%) Security Management
11 6 (12.50%) ITIL
11 6 (12.50%) Linux
11 6 (12.50%) Change Management
11 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
12 5 (10.42%) UNIX
12 5 (10.42%) CISA
12 5 (10.42%) CISM
12 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
12 5 (10.42%) Games
12 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (10.42%) Banking
12 5 (10.42%) Retail
12 5 (10.42%) TOGAF

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (4.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) Firewall
2 10 (20.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (10.42%) Network Security
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.17%) SSL
5 2 (4.17%) OSPF
5 2 (4.17%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.08%) Wireless
6 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) RequisitePro
General
1 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
1 5 (10.42%) Games
1 5 (10.42%) Banking
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 20 (41.67%) Security Analyst
3 18 (37.50%) Operations Analyst
3 18 (37.50%) Security Operations Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) Security Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Security Specialist
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Security Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Network Support
9 2 (4.17%) Principal Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) IT Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Network Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Network Security Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) SCADA
2 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Incident Management
2 13 (27.08%) Cyber Security
3 10 (20.83%) Information Security
4 7 (14.58%) Security Management
5 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
6 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.25%) Time Management
8 3 (6.25%) Information Security Management
9 2 (4.17%) Data Security
9 2 (4.17%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.17%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Perl
1 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.17%) C
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) CEH
2 18 (37.50%) GIAC
3 15 (31.25%) CISSP
4 8 (16.67%) PCI QSA
4 8 (16.67%) CRISC
5 5 (10.42%) CISA
5 5 (10.42%) CISM
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (4.17%) OSCP
7 2 (4.17%) CCNA
7 2 (4.17%) SSCP
7 2 (4.17%) ACSA
7 2 (4.17%) GCFA
8 1 (2.08%) CCSE
8 1 (2.08%) GCIH
8 1 (2.08%) MCP
8 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Snort
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco
1 4 (8.33%) Sourcefire
2 3 (6.25%) Websense
2 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.25%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) LogLogic
4 1 (2.08%) LogRhythm
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Posted: 6 days ago
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