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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 137 169 194
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +25
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 97 51 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.67% 0.90% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.04% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 60 40 20
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
5061 4916 4468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.29% 87.06% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3993 4024 3710
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +18 54 £50,000 -27.27% 3
Warwickshire +11 17 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Solihull +16 6 £65,000 +103.12%
West Bromwich - 6 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 6 £37,250 - 1
Coventry -5 2 £38,750 -22.50%
Shropshire -13 2 - -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 99 (50.25%) CISSP
2 86 (43.65%) Security Operations
3 70 (35.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (31.98%) Firewall
5 61 (30.96%) PCI DSS
6 56 (28.43%) ITIL
7 52 (26.40%) Information Security
8 48 (24.37%) Cybersecurity
9 46 (23.35%) Finance
9 46 (23.35%) CISM
10 43 (21.83%) Security Operations Centre
11 38 (19.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 35 (17.77%) Active Directory
13 33 (16.75%) Network Security
14 30 (15.23%) Security Cleared
14 30 (15.23%) CISA
15 29 (14.72%) Windows
16 28 (14.21%) Unix
16 28 (14.21%) ITIL Certification
16 28 (14.21%) Degree
16 28 (14.21%) Data Centre
17 27 (13.71%) Data Centre Operations
18 26 (13.20%) Linux
18 26 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (13.20%) SC Cleared
19 22 (11.17%) PKI
19 22 (11.17%) LogRhythm
20 21 (10.66%) Security Architecture
20 21 (10.66%) Data Loss Prevention
21 20 (10.15%) CEH

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 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (31.98%) Firewall
2 33 (16.75%) Network Security
3 14 (7.11%) SSL
4 9 (4.57%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.06%) LAN
5 8 (4.06%) WAN
6 6 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (3.05%) Wireless
7 4 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.03%) VLAN
7 4 (2.03%) VPN
7 4 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.52%) HTTP
8 3 (1.52%) IPsec
8 3 (1.52%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.03%) Big Data
1 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.52%) MySQL
2 3 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.02%) PVCS
General
1 46 (23.35%) Finance
2 8 (4.06%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.54%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Law
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (29.95%) Analyst
2 50 (25.38%) Security Analyst
3 37 (18.78%) Consultant
4 36 (18.27%) Security Officer
5 30 (15.23%) Operations Manager
6 27 (13.71%) Security Consultant
7 21 (10.66%) IT Security Officer
8 19 (9.64%) IT Consultant
8 19 (9.64%) IT Security Consultant
8 19 (9.64%) Senior Consultant
8 19 (9.64%) Senior Security Consultant
9 16 (8.12%) SOC Analyst
10 14 (7.11%) Security Specialist
11 13 (6.60%) Information Officer
11 13 (6.60%) Information Security Officer
11 13 (6.60%) Senior IT Consultant
11 13 (6.60%) Senior IT Security Consultant
11 13 (6.60%) SIEM Specialist
12 12 (6.09%) IT Analyst
12 12 (6.09%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.02%) Regular Expression
1 2 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.83%) Security Operations Centre
2 28 (14.21%) Data Centre
3 26 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (11.17%) PKI
5 16 (8.12%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.05%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.03%) iPad
8 3 (1.52%) SCADA
9 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.72%) Windows
2 28 (14.21%) Unix
3 26 (13.20%) Linux
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.02%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (43.65%) Security Operations
2 56 (28.43%) ITIL
3 52 (26.40%) Information Security
4 48 (24.37%) Cybersecurity
5 38 (19.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 27 (13.71%) Data Centre Operations
7 21 (10.66%) Data Loss Prevention
7 21 (10.66%) Security Architecture
8 18 (9.14%) Presales
9 16 (8.12%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (8.12%) Supplier Management
10 15 (7.61%) ITIL V3
11 14 (7.11%) Malware Analysis
12 13 (6.60%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (6.09%) Vulnerability Management
14 10 (5.08%) Data Protection
15 9 (4.57%) PRINCE2
16 8 (4.06%) Reverse Engineering
16 8 (4.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 6 (3.05%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.52%) Perl
2 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.02%) Python
3 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (50.25%) CISSP
2 46 (23.35%) CISM
3 30 (15.23%) CISA
3 30 (15.23%) Security Cleared
4 28 (14.21%) Degree
4 28 (14.21%) ITIL Certification
5 26 (13.20%) SC Cleared
6 20 (10.15%) CEH
7 14 (7.11%) CCNA
7 14 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (6.09%) CCNP
8 12 (6.09%) CCSA
9 11 (5.58%) SSCP
10 8 (4.06%) CISMP
11 7 (3.55%) MCSE
11 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (3.05%) CREST Certified
12 6 (3.05%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.03%) CCSE
13 4 (2.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (35.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (30.96%) PCI DSS
3 15 (7.61%) ISO22301
3 15 (7.61%) ISO27002
3 15 (7.61%) ISO27005
4 10 (5.08%) GPG13
5 5 (2.54%) SLA
6 3 (1.52%) COBIT
6 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (17.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.54%) Snort
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.08%) QRadar
2 5 (2.54%) Nessus
3 3 (1.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.52%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 22 (11.17%) LogRhythm
2 17 (8.63%) ArcSight
3 16 (8.12%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.60%) Qualys
5 12 (6.09%) Cisco
6 8 (4.06%) CheckPoint
6 8 (4.06%) IBM
6 8 (4.06%) Splunk
7 6 (3.05%) Palo Alto
8 5 (2.54%) Oracle
9 4 (2.03%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.52%) LogLogic
10 3 (1.52%) NetIQ
10 3 (1.52%) NetWitness
10 3 (1.52%) Remedy
10 3 (1.52%) VMware
11 2 (1.02%) Juniper
11 2 (1.02%) Mercator
11 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.51%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwick
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Posted: 12 days ago
Warwick
Wipro
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
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