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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 182 202 170
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -32
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 40 7 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.13% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.16% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 26
Average salary £40,000 £48,202 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.01% +20.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,405 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £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
4403 4268 3954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.01% 81.89% 78.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3639 3594 3311
Average salary £42,500 £42,350 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% +5.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,184 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +9 21 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Solihull - 4 £47,500 -
Coventry -8 3 £50,000 +20.75% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 - 2
Worcestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Walsall - 1 - -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 42 (51.85%) CISSP
2 39 (48.15%) CEH
3 36 (44.44%) Cyber Security
4 26 (32.10%) Information Security
5 22 (27.16%) Firewall
5 22 (27.16%) Incident Management
6 21 (25.93%) GIAC
7 17 (20.99%) Linux
8 16 (19.75%) SCADA
9 14 (17.28%) Snort
10 12 (14.81%) Windows
10 12 (14.81%) Management Information System
10 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
11 11 (13.58%) UNIX
12 10 (12.35%) Perl
12 10 (12.35%) CISM
12 10 (12.35%) SSCP
12 10 (12.35%) Network Security
13 9 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (11.11%) Cisco
14 8 (9.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (9.88%) ArcSight
15 7 (8.64%) CRISC
15 7 (8.64%) OSCP
15 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
15 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
15 7 (8.64%) REST
15 7 (8.64%) Legal
15 7 (8.64%) Python
15 7 (8.64%) ITIL

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.16%) Firewall
2 10 (12.35%) Network Security
3 9 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.70%) Wireless
4 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.70%) LAN
4 3 (3.70%) WAN
5 2 (2.47%) Wireless Security
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) MySQL
1 4 (4.94%) HBase
1 4 (4.94%) Big Data
1 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
1 4 (4.94%) Impala
1 4 (4.94%) Apache Hive
1 4 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) JUnit
3 2 (2.47%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.23%) Sublime Text
4 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (8.64%) Legal
2 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Analyst
2 22 (27.16%) Security Specialist
3 21 (25.93%) Security Analyst
4 17 (20.99%) Operations Analyst
4 17 (20.99%) Security Operations Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Security Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) IT Security Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.94%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Security Architect
9 3 (3.70%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Security Officer
9 3 (3.70%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
1 7 (8.64%) REST
2 5 (6.17%) Middleware
2 5 (6.17%) CSS
2 5 (6.17%) HTML
3 4 (4.94%) CSS3
3 4 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (4.94%) HTML5
4 3 (3.70%) jQuery
4 3 (3.70%) SOAP
5 2 (2.47%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) SCADA
2 12 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.17%) CESG
5 4 (4.94%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.70%) User Experience
6 3 (3.70%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.70%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.47%) PKI
7 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Windows
3 11 (13.58%) UNIX
4 4 (4.94%) CentOS
5 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (44.44%) Cyber Security
2 26 (32.10%) Information Security
3 22 (27.16%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.64%) ITIL
5 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.17%) Security Management
5 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.94%) Data Security
6 4 (4.94%) Change Management
6 4 (4.94%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (4.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (4.94%) Analytics
6 4 (4.94%) DevOps
6 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.70%) Security Architecture
7 3 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (3.70%) OWASP
7 3 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (3.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) Perl
2 7 (8.64%) Python
3 5 (6.17%) SQL
4 4 (4.94%) Java
4 4 (4.94%) PHP
4 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (51.85%) CISSP
2 39 (48.15%) CEH
3 21 (25.93%) GIAC
4 10 (12.35%) CISM
4 10 (12.35%) SSCP
5 7 (8.64%) CRISC
5 7 (8.64%) OSCP
5 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.41%) GCFA
7 5 (6.17%) PCI QSA
7 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.17%) Degree
8 4 (4.94%) CISA
9 2 (2.47%) ISACA
10 1 (1.23%) ACSA
10 1 (1.23%) CCNA
10 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 8 (9.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.47%) COBIT
3 2 (2.47%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Snort
2 4 (4.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (4.94%) Docker
3 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Vagrant
1 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.94%) Puppet
2 3 (3.70%) Nessus
3 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Cisco
2 8 (9.88%) ArcSight
3 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.94%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.70%) Qualys
4 3 (3.70%) Adobe
5 2 (2.47%) McAfee
5 2 (2.47%) Splunk
6 1 (1.23%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.23%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: good Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago