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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 197 189 201
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 23 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.33% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 2
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -34.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £39,946 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
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
4448 4205 3711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.90% 78.31% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3741 3558 3141
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 October 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 1 October 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
Birmingham -7 13 £37,500 +7.14%
Warwickshire +12 9 £39,000 -4.86% 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) Network Security
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) Snort
3 8 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) CISSP
4 7 (18.42%) Information Security
5 6 (15.79%) ArcSight
5 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
5 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (13.16%) CCNA
6 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.16%) GIAC
6 5 (13.16%) ACSA
6 5 (13.16%) Sourcefire
7 4 (10.53%) CEH
7 4 (10.53%) Sentinel
7 4 (10.53%) SCADA
7 4 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.53%) Websense
7 4 (10.53%) UNIX
7 4 (10.53%) Linux
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
8 3 (7.89%) Java

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (5.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Sentinel
2 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) Network Security
3 8 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 2 (5.26%) OSPF
5 2 (5.26%) SSL
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) RequisitePro
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Security Analyst
3 12 (31.58%) Security Specialist
4 10 (26.32%) Security Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) IT Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Security Specialist
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
8 2 (5.26%) Information Specialist
8 2 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Information Security Specialist
8 2 (5.26%) Network Support
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) SCADA
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) CESG
3 2 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Information Security
2 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
2 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.26%) Business Development
6 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.26%) Line Management
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) ITSM
7 1 (2.63%) Data Security
7 1 (2.63%) Security Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Java
1 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.26%) Perl
2 2 (5.26%) C
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) CISSP
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) GIAC
4 5 (13.16%) ACSA
5 4 (10.53%) CEH
6 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) CISA
6 2 (5.26%) CISM
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (2.63%) CCSP
7 1 (2.63%) MCSE
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.63%) CCSE
7 1 (2.63%) GCIA
7 1 (2.63%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Snort
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) ArcSight
2 5 (13.16%) Sourcefire
3 4 (10.53%) Websense
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.26%) Splunk
5 2 (5.26%) LogRhythm
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago