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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 149 164 207
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +43
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 94 57 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 0.99% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.15% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 65 43 12
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,800 £37,890
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
5398 4956 4509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.64% 85.88% 83.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 4080 3776
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +21 56 £45,000 - 7
Warwickshire +6 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Bromwich - 10 £40,000 -
Solihull +13 9 £65,000 +57.57%
Shropshire - 3 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 80 (49.38%) CISSP
2 63 (38.89%) Security Operations
3 52 (32.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (30.86%) Information Security
5 47 (29.01%) ITIL
6 46 (28.40%) Firewall
6 46 (28.40%) PCI DSS
7 43 (26.54%) Active Directory
8 39 (24.07%) Finance
9 38 (23.46%) Cybersecurity
10 36 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 35 (21.60%) Security Operations Centre
11 35 (21.60%) CISM
12 28 (17.28%) CISA
12 28 (17.28%) Degree
13 27 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (16.05%) Data Centre
14 26 (16.05%) Data Centre Operations
14 26 (16.05%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (14.20%) Windows
16 22 (13.58%) Microsoft
17 20 (12.35%) Network Security
18 19 (11.73%) Security Architecture
18 19 (11.73%) SSL
19 18 (11.11%) LogRhythm
20 17 (10.49%) Security Cleared
20 17 (10.49%) Management Information System
20 17 (10.49%) CEH
21 16 (9.88%) Supplier Management
22 15 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture

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 7 (4.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.85%) IaaS
1 3 (1.85%) SaaS
2 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (28.40%) Firewall
2 20 (12.35%) Network Security
3 19 (11.73%) SSL
4 9 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (4.94%) LAN
5 8 (4.94%) WAN
6 6 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.47%) VPN
8 4 (2.47%) Wireless
9 3 (1.85%) HTTP
9 3 (1.85%) IPsec
9 3 (1.85%) VLAN
9 3 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.85%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.62%) DHCP
10 1 (0.62%) DNS
10 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
General
1 39 (24.07%) Finance
2 8 (4.94%) Banking
2 8 (4.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (25.93%) Analyst
2 37 (22.84%) Security Analyst
3 34 (20.99%) Security Officer
4 29 (17.90%) Consultant
5 28 (17.28%) Operations Manager
6 26 (16.05%) Security Consultant
7 24 (14.81%) IT Security Officer
8 21 (12.96%) Senior Consultant
8 21 (12.96%) Senior Security Consultant
9 18 (11.11%) IT Consultant
9 18 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
10 15 (9.26%) Senior IT Consultant
10 15 (9.26%) Senior IT Security Consultant
11 13 (8.02%) IT Analyst
12 12 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
13 10 (6.17%) Information Officer
13 10 (6.17%) Information Security Officer
14 9 (5.56%) Security Manager
15 8 (4.94%) Security Specialist
15 8 (4.94%) SIEM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) Regular Expression
1 2 (1.23%) Web Services
2 1 (0.62%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.60%) Security Operations Centre
2 27 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (16.05%) Data Centre
4 17 (10.49%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.79%) PKI
6 7 (4.32%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.47%) iPad
9 3 (1.85%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.62%) Life Science
11 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.20%) Windows
2 13 (8.02%) Unix
3 12 (7.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.89%) Security Operations
2 50 (30.86%) Information Security
3 47 (29.01%) ITIL
4 38 (23.46%) Cybersecurity
5 36 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 26 (16.05%) Data Centre Operations
7 19 (11.73%) Security Architecture
8 16 (9.88%) Supplier Management
9 15 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (9.26%) ITIL V3
10 13 (8.02%) Data Protection
11 7 (4.32%) Identity Management
11 7 (4.32%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (4.32%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (3.70%) Fraud Detection
12 6 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 6 (3.70%) Threat Analysis
13 5 (3.09%) Malware Analysis
13 5 (3.09%) Penetration Testing
14 4 (2.47%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.09%) Python
2 3 (1.85%) Perl
3 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.23%) VB
4 1 (0.62%) C
4 1 (0.62%) C#
4 1 (0.62%) C++
4 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (49.38%) CISSP
2 35 (21.60%) CISM
3 28 (17.28%) CISA
3 28 (17.28%) Degree
4 26 (16.05%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (10.49%) CEH
5 17 (10.49%) Security Cleared
6 14 (8.64%) SC Cleared
7 10 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.94%) GIAC
9 7 (4.32%) CCNA
9 7 (4.32%) SSCP
10 6 (3.70%) SANS
11 5 (3.09%) CCNP
11 5 (3.09%) CCSA
12 4 (2.47%) GCIH
13 3 (1.85%) CCSE
13 3 (1.85%) CCSP
13 3 (1.85%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (1.85%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (32.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (28.40%) PCI DSS
3 15 (9.26%) ISO22301
3 15 (9.26%) ISO27002
3 15 (9.26%) ISO27005
4 6 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.85%) COBIT
5 3 (1.85%) SLA
6 1 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 43 (26.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.32%) Snort
3 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) Nessus
1 4 (2.47%) QRadar
1 4 (2.47%) RSA enVision
2 2 (1.23%) Nexpose
2 2 (1.23%) Proventia
Vendors
1 22 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.11%) LogRhythm
3 12 (7.41%) ArcSight
4 8 (4.94%) Cisco
5 6 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.70%) Splunk
6 5 (3.09%) Intel Security
7 4 (2.47%) Qualys
8 3 (1.85%) Citrix
8 3 (1.85%) F5
8 3 (1.85%) HP
8 3 (1.85%) LogLogic
8 3 (1.85%) NetIQ
8 3 (1.85%) NetWitness
8 3 (1.85%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.23%) Juniper
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle
9 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.23%) ScanSafe
9 2 (1.23%) Sourcefire
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