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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 127 175 210
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +35
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 106 56 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.76% 0.96% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.10% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 74 39 21
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £26,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
5236 5099 4484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.92% 87.01% 83.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4093 4144 3722
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,405
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,600
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +24 61 £45,000 -33.33% 4
Warwickshire +19 23 £42,500 +21.42% 2
West Bromwich - 7 £40,000 -
Solihull +16 6 £65,000 +103.12%
Shropshire -16 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £37,250 -
Coventry -4 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 95 (49.74%) CISSP
2 83 (43.46%) Security Operations
3 68 (35.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (31.41%) ITIL
5 57 (29.84%) PCI DSS
6 56 (29.32%) Information Security
7 55 (28.80%) Firewall
8 47 (24.61%) CISM
9 46 (24.08%) Finance
9 46 (24.08%) Cybersecurity
10 42 (21.99%) Active Directory
11 41 (21.47%) Security Operations Centre
12 39 (20.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 34 (17.80%) CISA
14 33 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (16.75%) ITIL Certification
16 31 (16.23%) Data Centre
16 31 (16.23%) Data Centre Operations
17 28 (14.66%) Security Cleared
17 28 (14.66%) Windows
18 26 (13.61%) Network Security
18 26 (13.61%) Degree
19 25 (13.09%) Unix
20 24 (12.57%) SC Cleared
20 24 (12.57%) Data Loss Prevention
21 23 (12.04%) LogRhythm
22 22 (11.52%) Linux
22 22 (11.52%) PKI
23 20 (10.47%) Security Architecture
24 18 (9.42%) Microsoft

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 5 (2.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 55 (28.80%) Firewall
2 26 (13.61%) Network Security
3 18 (9.42%) SSL
4 9 (4.71%) LAN
4 9 (4.71%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.71%) WAN
5 7 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (3.14%) Wireless
7 4 (2.09%) VLAN
7 4 (2.09%) VPN
7 4 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.57%) HTTP
8 3 (1.57%) IPsec
8 3 (1.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.09%) Big Data
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.52%) MySQL
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.05%) PVCS
General
1 46 (24.08%) Finance
2 8 (4.19%) Banking
2 8 (4.19%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.57%) Legal
4 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (27.23%) Analyst
2 42 (21.99%) Security Analyst
3 40 (20.94%) Security Officer
4 33 (17.28%) Operations Manager
5 32 (16.75%) Consultant
6 28 (14.66%) Security Consultant
7 25 (13.09%) IT Security Officer
8 20 (10.47%) IT Consultant
8 20 (10.47%) IT Security Consultant
8 20 (10.47%) Senior Consultant
8 20 (10.47%) Senior Security Consultant
9 16 (8.38%) SOC Analyst
10 14 (7.33%) Senior IT Consultant
10 14 (7.33%) Senior IT Security Consultant
11 13 (6.81%) Information Officer
11 13 (6.81%) Information Security Officer
11 13 (6.81%) Security Specialist
11 13 (6.81%) SIEM Specialist
12 12 (6.28%) IT Analyst
12 12 (6.28%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.05%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.52%) COM
2 1 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.47%) Security Operations Centre
2 33 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (16.23%) Data Centre
4 22 (11.52%) PKI
5 18 (9.42%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.14%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.09%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.09%) iPad
8 3 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.52%) Life Science
9 1 (0.52%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.66%) Windows
2 25 (13.09%) Unix
3 22 (11.52%) Linux
4 2 (1.05%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (43.46%) Security Operations
2 60 (31.41%) ITIL
3 56 (29.32%) Information Security
4 46 (24.08%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (20.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 31 (16.23%) Data Centre Operations
7 24 (12.57%) Data Loss Prevention
8 20 (10.47%) Security Architecture
9 15 (7.85%) Supplier Management
10 14 (7.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (7.33%) ITIL V3
11 11 (5.76%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (5.76%) Presales
12 10 (5.24%) Data Protection
13 8 (4.19%) Malware Analysis
13 8 (4.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (3.66%) Analytics
14 7 (3.66%) Vulnerability Management
15 6 (3.14%) Identity Management
15 6 (3.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.09%) Python
2 3 (1.57%) Perl
3 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.05%) VB
4 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (49.74%) CISSP
2 47 (24.61%) CISM
3 34 (17.80%) CISA
4 32 (16.75%) ITIL Certification
5 28 (14.66%) Security Cleared
6 26 (13.61%) Degree
7 24 (12.57%) SC Cleared
8 15 (7.85%) CEH
9 10 (5.24%) CCNA
9 10 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (4.19%) CCNP
10 8 (4.19%) CCSA
11 6 (3.14%) CREST Certified
11 6 (3.14%) SSCP
12 5 (2.62%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.09%) CCSE
13 4 (2.09%) CISMP
13 4 (2.09%) GIAC
13 4 (2.09%) SANS
14 3 (1.57%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (35.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (29.84%) PCI DSS
3 14 (7.33%) ISO22301
3 14 (7.33%) ISO27002
3 14 (7.33%) ISO27005
4 6 (3.14%) SLA
5 4 (2.09%) GPG13
6 3 (1.57%) COBIT
6 3 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (21.99%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.66%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (3.66%) Nessus
2 6 (3.14%) QRadar
3 3 (1.57%) RSA enVision
4 2 (1.05%) Nexpose
4 2 (1.05%) Proventia
5 1 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 23 (12.04%) LogRhythm
2 18 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.90%) ArcSight
4 10 (5.24%) Cisco
5 9 (4.71%) CheckPoint
5 9 (4.71%) Qualys
5 9 (4.71%) Splunk
6 6 (3.14%) Intel Security
6 6 (3.14%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.57%) F5
7 3 (1.57%) LogLogic
7 3 (1.57%) NetIQ
7 3 (1.57%) NetWitness
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle
7 3 (1.57%) Remedy
8 2 (1.05%) Citrix
8 2 (1.05%) HP
8 2 (1.05%) Juniper
8 2 (1.05%) Mercator
8 2 (1.05%) ScanSafe
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Dignity PLC
Salary: £26,500 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago