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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 173 173 171
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 41 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.48% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 38 13 21
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
4104 3350 3627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.52% 79.99% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3436 2662 3070
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,881
10% offered a salary of more than £64,900 £57,500 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -14 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Warwickshire - 13 £47,000 - 1
Coventry -21 5 £57,500 +53.33% 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 28 (46.67%) CEH
2 26 (43.33%) CISSP
3 25 (41.67%) GIAC
3 25 (41.67%) Incident Management
4 21 (35.00%) SCADA
4 21 (35.00%) Cyber Security
5 19 (31.67%) Information Security
6 16 (26.67%) Snort
7 14 (23.33%) PCI DSS
8 12 (20.00%) Firewall
9 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
10 10 (16.67%) PCI QSA
10 10 (16.67%) CRISC
11 9 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (15.00%) ITIL
12 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
12 8 (13.33%) Security Management
12 8 (13.33%) Legal
12 8 (13.33%) CISM
12 8 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (11.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 7 (11.67%) Degree
13 7 (11.67%) Change Management
13 7 (11.67%) Linux
13 7 (11.67%) Perl
13 7 (11.67%) Cisco
14 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
14 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
14 6 (10.00%) ArcSight
15 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) Firewall
2 8 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (8.33%) Network Security
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.33%) OSPF
5 2 (3.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (6.67%) Apache Hive
1 4 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (6.67%) HBase
1 4 (6.67%) Big Data
1 4 (6.67%) Impala
1 4 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) JUnit
2 2 (3.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (13.33%) Legal
2 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.33%) Games
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Analyst
1 26 (43.33%) Security Analyst
2 21 (35.00%) Operations Analyst
2 21 (35.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Security Specialist
4 6 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Information Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) HTML5
1 4 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (6.67%) REST
1 4 (6.67%) CSS3
1 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (6.67%) HTML
1 4 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) SCADA
2 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.00%) CESG
5 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (3.33%) UNIX
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 21 (35.00%) Cyber Security
3 19 (31.67%) Information Security
4 9 (15.00%) ITIL
5 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.33%) Security Management
6 7 (11.67%) Change Management
6 7 (11.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.67%) Data Security
9 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.67%) DevOps
9 4 (6.67%) Analytics
10 3 (5.00%) Time Management
10 3 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (5.00%) Security Architecture
10 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Perl
2 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) Python
3 4 (6.67%) PHP
3 4 (6.67%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) CEH
2 26 (43.33%) CISSP
3 25 (41.67%) GIAC
4 10 (16.67%) PCI QSA
4 10 (16.67%) CRISC
5 8 (13.33%) CISM
6 7 (11.67%) Degree
7 5 (8.33%) CISA
8 4 (6.67%) SSCP
8 4 (6.67%) OSCP
9 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.00%) GCFA
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (3.33%) VCP4
10 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.67%) CCSP
11 1 (1.67%) CCNA
11 1 (1.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) PCI DSS
2 9 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (3.33%) COBIT
4 2 (3.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Snort
2 4 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (6.67%) Docker
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Puppet
1 4 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Cisco
2 6 (10.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.67%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.67%) Symantec
5 1 (1.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.67%) LogLogic
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
Warwickshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 22 days ago