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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 168 197 194
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 54 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 40 12 11
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,890 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4886 4315 4255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.00% 79.86% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3600 3591
Average salary £42,500 £41,405 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +10 25 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Warwickshire - 8 £35,000 -
Coventry -7 7 £50,000 +20.75%
Solihull - 6 £41,250 - 2
Worcestershire -5 2 £75,000 +30.43% 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 43 (46.74%) CISSP
2 35 (38.04%) Firewall
3 34 (36.96%) CEH
4 31 (33.70%) Information Security
4 31 (33.70%) Cyber Security
5 21 (22.83%) UNIX
5 21 (22.83%) Windows
6 20 (21.74%) Incident Management
7 19 (20.65%) Cisco
8 16 (17.39%) GIAC
8 16 (17.39%) Linux
9 15 (16.30%) CISM
9 15 (16.30%) Network Security
10 12 (13.04%) SCADA
10 12 (13.04%) PCI DSS
11 11 (11.96%) Snort
11 11 (11.96%) Management Information System
12 10 (10.87%) Middleware
12 10 (10.87%) SSCP
12 10 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
13 9 (9.78%) CheckPoint
13 9 (9.78%) Perl
14 8 (8.70%) LAN
14 8 (8.70%) WAN
14 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
14 8 (8.70%) Wireless
14 8 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (8.70%) ArcSight

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (3.26%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 35 (38.04%) Firewall
2 15 (16.30%) Network Security
3 8 (8.70%) Wireless
3 8 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (8.70%) LAN
3 8 (8.70%) WAN
3 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.61%) Wireless Security
4 7 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 4 (4.35%) Apache Hive
1 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 4 (4.35%) HBase
1 4 (4.35%) Big Data
1 4 (4.35%) Impala
1 4 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.17%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.09%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (5.43%) Legal
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Analyst
2 23 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 20 (21.74%) Security Specialist
4 18 (19.57%) Operations Analyst
4 18 (19.57%) Security Operations Analyst
5 14 (15.22%) Security Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Network Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Security Manager
8 6 (6.52%) Junior
9 5 (5.43%) Consultant
9 5 (5.43%) Security Consultant
9 5 (5.43%) Junior Consultant
10 4 (4.35%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.35%) PHP Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) IT Security Specialist
10 4 (4.35%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) Middleware
2 7 (7.61%) REST
2 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.43%) HTML
3 5 (5.43%) CSS
4 4 (4.35%) CSS3
4 4 (4.35%) HTML5
4 4 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.26%) SOAP
5 3 (3.26%) jQuery
6 2 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) SCADA
2 11 (11.96%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.61%) CESG
5 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (3.26%) Graphic Design
7 3 (3.26%) User Experience
7 3 (3.26%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.17%) PKI
8 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) UNIX
1 21 (22.83%) Windows
2 16 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) Information Security
1 31 (33.70%) Cyber Security
2 20 (21.74%) Incident Management
3 10 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (7.61%) Computer Security
4 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.43%) Project Management
5 5 (5.43%) Change Management
5 5 (5.43%) ITIL
5 5 (5.43%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.35%) Analytics
6 4 (4.35%) DevOps
7 3 (3.26%) High Availability
7 3 (3.26%) Security Architecture
7 3 (3.26%) OWASP
7 3 (3.26%) Security Management
7 3 (3.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.78%) Perl
2 7 (7.61%) Python
3 5 (5.43%) SQL
4 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.35%) PHP
4 4 (4.35%) Java
5 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (46.74%) CISSP
2 34 (36.96%) CEH
3 16 (17.39%) GIAC
4 15 (16.30%) CISM
5 10 (10.87%) SSCP
6 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
7 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.61%) OSCP
8 5 (5.43%) Degree
8 5 (5.43%) GCFA
9 3 (3.26%) CISA
9 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (3.26%) CRISC
10 2 (2.17%) ISACA
10 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.09%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.09%) ACSA
11 1 (1.09%) CCNA
11 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 10 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.17%) COBIT
3 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.17%) HIPAA
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) Snort
2 4 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (4.35%) Docker
3 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.35%) Puppet
2 4 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Cisco
2 9 (9.78%) CheckPoint
3 8 (8.70%) ArcSight
4 7 (7.61%) McAfee
5 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.35%) Cloudera
5 4 (4.35%) Qualys
6 3 (3.26%) Adobe
7 2 (2.17%) Splunk
7 2 (2.17%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.09%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.09%) Symantec
West Midlands
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% SA, 10% pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus + more
Posted: 23 days ago
Solihull
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits!!
Posted: 24 days ago
Solihull
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Excellent Benefits!!
Posted: 24 days ago