The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 189 167 178
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 12 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.73% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.95% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 10
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £31,758
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3900 3894 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.66% 76.46% 72.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3270 2857
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
SIEM
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -24 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Coventry - 3 £31,500 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (72.00%) Network Security
2 17 (68.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (56.00%) CISSP
4 13 (52.00%) Risk Management
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco
6 10 (40.00%) Juniper
6 10 (40.00%) McAfee
6 10 (40.00%) TippingPoint
7 9 (36.00%) Symantec
8 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (28.00%) CEH
9 7 (28.00%) Sourcefire
9 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
9 7 (28.00%) CCSE
9 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
9 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (28.00%) CCSP
9 7 (28.00%) Information Security
9 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (28.00%) Firewall
9 7 (28.00%) ArcSight
9 7 (28.00%) FortiGate
9 7 (28.00%) Protective Monitoring
10 6 (24.00%) Lumension
10 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) Network Security
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (28.00%) Firewall
3 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (24.00%) VPN
3 6 (24.00%) Internet
4 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
General
1 6 (24.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Security Specialist
1 12 (48.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 10 (40.00%) Architect
3 7 (28.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Security Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Security Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Information Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Information Security Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (28.00%) Information Security
3 7 (28.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (28.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) CISSP
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (28.00%) CCSP
3 7 (28.00%) CCSE
3 7 (28.00%) CEH
3 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) GSEC
5 4 (16.00%) CCNP
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) FortiGate
2 6 (24.00%) Nessus
3 1 (4.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) McAfee
3 10 (40.00%) Juniper
3 10 (40.00%) TippingPoint
4 9 (36.00%) Symantec
5 7 (28.00%) Sourcefire
5 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (28.00%) ArcSight
6 6 (24.00%) Lumension
6 6 (24.00%) IBM
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (16.00%) F5
8 4 (16.00%) HP
8 4 (16.00%) Computacenter
8 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
9 3 (12.00%) TOWER Software
10 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (4.00%) Proofpoint