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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 140 185 221
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +36
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 103 38 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.66% 0.72% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.85% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 68 27 7
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £41,405
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -3.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £37,443
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £59,000
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
5442 4494 4386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.62% 84.92% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4230 3735 3671
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +29 62 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Bromwich - 13 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire +3 12 £43,750 +25.00%
Solihull +19 9 £65,000 +36.84%
Shropshire - 2 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 71 (49.65%) CISSP
2 56 (39.16%) Security Operations
3 49 (34.27%) Information Security
4 42 (29.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (26.57%) Firewall
5 38 (26.57%) ITIL
6 37 (25.87%) Active Directory
6 37 (25.87%) PCI DSS
7 36 (25.17%) Cybersecurity
8 32 (22.38%) Security Operations Centre
9 31 (21.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 29 (20.28%) Finance
11 28 (19.58%) CISA
11 28 (19.58%) CISM
12 25 (17.48%) Microsoft
13 22 (15.38%) Degree
13 22 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (15.38%) Data Centre
13 22 (15.38%) Data Centre Operations
14 21 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (14.69%) Windows
15 19 (13.29%) CEH
16 18 (12.59%) Network Security
17 17 (11.89%) Management Information System
18 16 (11.19%) LogRhythm
19 14 (9.79%) SSL
20 13 (9.09%) Data Protection
20 13 (9.09%) Security Architecture
21 12 (8.39%) ITIL V3
21 12 (8.39%) ISO22301

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 9 (6.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (3.50%) IaaS
1 5 (3.50%) SaaS
2 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.57%) Firewall
2 18 (12.59%) Network Security
3 14 (9.79%) SSL
4 8 (5.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.50%) LAN
6 5 (3.50%) WAN
7 4 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.80%) VPN
8 3 (2.10%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.40%) VLAN
9 2 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.70%) DHCP
10 1 (0.70%) DNS
10 1 (0.70%) HTTP
10 1 (0.70%) Internet
10 1 (0.70%) IPsec
10 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 29 (20.28%) Finance
2 6 (4.20%) Banking
2 6 (4.20%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.40%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (25.17%) Analyst
2 32 (22.38%) Security Analyst
3 29 (20.28%) Security Officer
4 24 (16.78%) Operations Manager
5 21 (14.69%) Consultant
6 20 (13.99%) IT Security Officer
7 19 (13.29%) Security Consultant
8 17 (11.89%) Senior Consultant
8 17 (11.89%) Senior Security Consultant
9 11 (7.69%) IT Analyst
9 11 (7.69%) IT Consultant
9 11 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
9 11 (7.69%) Senior IT Consultant
9 11 (7.69%) Senior IT Security Consultant
10 10 (6.99%) IT Security Analyst
10 10 (6.99%) Security Manager
11 9 (6.29%) Information Security Officer
11 9 (6.29%) Security Administrator
11 9 (6.29%) Security Engineer
11 9 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.80%) Web Services
2 2 (1.40%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.38%) Security Operations Centre
2 22 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 21 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (11.89%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.90%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (4.20%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (4.20%) PKI
7 5 (3.50%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.80%) iPad
9 1 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.70%) Life Science
9 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.69%) Windows
2 8 (5.59%) Linux
3 7 (4.90%) Unix
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.16%) Security Operations
2 49 (34.27%) Information Security
3 38 (26.57%) ITIL
4 36 (25.17%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (21.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 22 (15.38%) Data Centre Operations
7 13 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 13 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 12 (8.39%) ITIL V3
8 12 (8.39%) Supplier Management
9 11 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (5.59%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (4.90%) Identity Management
11 7 (4.90%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (4.20%) Fraud Detection
12 6 (4.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 6 (4.20%) Threat Analysis
13 5 (3.50%) Malware Analysis
13 5 (3.50%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (3.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.50%) Python
2 3 (2.10%) Perl
3 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.40%) VB
4 1 (0.70%) C
4 1 (0.70%) C#
4 1 (0.70%) C++
4 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (49.65%) CISSP
2 28 (19.58%) CISA
2 28 (19.58%) CISM
3 22 (15.38%) Degree
3 22 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (13.29%) CEH
5 11 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 10 (6.99%) GIAC
6 10 (6.99%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.29%) SSCP
8 8 (5.59%) SANS
9 7 (4.90%) CCNA
10 5 (3.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (3.50%) CCNP
10 5 (3.50%) CCSP
10 5 (3.50%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (3.50%) ISACA
10 5 (3.50%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (2.80%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (29.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (25.87%) PCI DSS
3 12 (8.39%) ISO22301
3 12 (8.39%) ISO27002
3 12 (8.39%) ISO27005
4 7 (4.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.10%) SLA
6 1 (0.70%) COBIT
6 1 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 37 (25.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.90%) Snort
3 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) QRadar
1 4 (2.80%) RSA enVision
2 2 (1.40%) Nessus
2 2 (1.40%) Nexpose
2 2 (1.40%) Proventia
Vendors
1 25 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.19%) LogRhythm
3 11 (7.69%) ArcSight
4 8 (5.59%) Cisco
5 5 (3.50%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.50%) Intel Security
6 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.80%) Splunk
7 3 (2.10%) Citrix
7 3 (2.10%) F5
7 3 (2.10%) HP
7 3 (2.10%) LogLogic
7 3 (2.10%) NetIQ
7 3 (2.10%) NetWitness
8 2 (1.40%) Juniper
8 2 (1.40%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.40%) Qualys
8 2 (1.40%) ScanSafe
8 2 (1.40%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.70%) Imperva
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago