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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 169 187 203
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +16
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 56 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.52% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.65% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 10
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
4961 4291 4375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.72% 79.46% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4009 3565 3688
Average salary £42,500 £41,405 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Birmingham 0 23 £67,500 +45.94% 2
Warwickshire -11 8 £35,000 -25.13% 3
Coventry -9 7 £50,000 +20.75%
Shropshire - 6 £37,438 -
Worcestershire -4 2 £75,000 +30.43% 3
Solihull - 2 £32,000 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 41 (45.05%) Firewall
2 37 (40.66%) CISSP
3 34 (37.36%) Cyber Security
4 30 (32.97%) CEH
5 29 (31.87%) Information Security
6 21 (23.08%) UNIX
7 17 (18.68%) Windows
8 15 (16.48%) Network Security
8 15 (16.48%) Cisco
9 14 (15.38%) Linux
9 14 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 14 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (13.19%) PCI DSS
10 12 (13.19%) GIAC
10 12 (13.19%) CISM
11 11 (12.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (10.99%) Middleware
12 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
12 10 (10.99%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (9.89%) SSCP
13 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
13 9 (9.89%) SCADA
13 9 (9.89%) Snort
14 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
14 8 (8.79%) Wireless
14 8 (8.79%) CheckPoint
14 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
14 8 (8.79%) LAN
14 8 (8.79%) WAN
14 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (3.30%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 41 (45.05%) Firewall
2 15 (16.48%) Network Security
3 14 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (8.79%) Wireless
4 8 (8.79%) LAN
4 8 (8.79%) WAN
4 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.69%) Wireless Security
5 7 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) MySQL
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.20%) Apache Hive
1 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.20%) HBase
1 2 (2.20%) Big Data
1 2 (2.20%) Impala
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.10%) Sublime Text
3 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (5.49%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Legal
3 3 (3.30%) Electronics
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) Analyst
2 27 (29.67%) Security Analyst
3 19 (20.88%) Security Specialist
4 16 (17.58%) Operations Analyst
4 16 (17.58%) Security Operations Analyst
5 12 (13.19%) Security Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Network Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Security Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Security Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (6.59%) Junior
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Junior Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Security Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Developer
9 5 (5.49%) IT Security Project Manager
9 5 (5.49%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) Middleware
2 5 (5.49%) REST
2 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.30%) HTML
3 3 (3.30%) CSS
3 3 (3.30%) SOAP
3 3 (3.30%) jQuery
4 2 (2.20%) HTML5
4 2 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.20%) CSS3
4 2 (2.20%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
1 9 (9.89%) SCADA
2 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.69%) CESG
4 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.40%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.30%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.30%) User Experience
6 3 (3.30%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.20%) PKI
8 1 (1.10%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) UNIX
2 17 (18.68%) Windows
3 14 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) Cyber Security
2 29 (31.87%) Information Security
3 14 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
4 10 (10.99%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (7.69%) Project Management
5 7 (7.69%) Computer Security
6 6 (6.59%) Change Management
7 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.49%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (4.40%) ITIL
8 4 (4.40%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.40%) Coaching
9 3 (3.30%) OWASP
9 3 (3.30%) High Availability
9 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.30%) MVC
9 3 (3.30%) Computer Forensics
10 2 (2.20%) Workflow Management
10 2 (2.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) Perl
2 5 (5.49%) Python
3 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.20%) Java
4 2 (2.20%) PHP
4 2 (2.20%) SQL
4 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (40.66%) CISSP
2 30 (32.97%) CEH
3 12 (13.19%) CISM
3 12 (13.19%) GIAC
4 9 (9.89%) SSCP
5 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.59%) OSCP
8 5 (5.49%) Degree
9 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (4.40%) GCFA
9 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (3.30%) CISA
11 2 (2.20%) CRISC
11 2 (2.20%) ISACA
12 1 (1.10%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) PCI DSS
2 11 (12.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.20%) COBIT
3 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Snort
2 2 (2.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.40%) Nessus
3 2 (2.20%) Puppet
3 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Cisco
2 8 (8.79%) CheckPoint
3 7 (7.69%) McAfee
3 7 (7.69%) ArcSight
4 4 (4.40%) Qualys
5 3 (3.30%) Adobe
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.20%) Splunk
6 2 (2.20%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.10%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.10%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.10%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Nuneaton
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago