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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 187 198 192
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 25 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 3
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.36%
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
4243 4341 3646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 77.63% 78.22% 75.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3506 3672 3082
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(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 +5 15 £41,500 +18.57%
Warwickshire - 6 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £57,500 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) Information Security
4 7 (21.88%) CISSP
4 7 (21.88%) Network Security
5 6 (18.75%) ArcSight
5 6 (18.75%) Snort
5 6 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (15.63%) ACSA
6 5 (15.63%) Sourcefire
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (15.63%) CCNA
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) UNIX
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) Websense
7 4 (12.50%) Sentinel
7 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.50%) Cyber Security
8 3 (9.38%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
8 3 (9.38%) Finance
8 3 (9.38%) Java
8 3 (9.38%) JavaScript

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Sentinel
2 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) Network Security
3 6 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) RequisitePro
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Security Specialist
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) IT Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Security Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Information Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Information Security Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) SCADA
3 1 (3.13%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Information Security
2 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 3 (9.38%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Business Development
4 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.25%) Line Management
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITSM
5 1 (3.13%) Data Security
5 1 (3.13%) Security Management
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
1 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) C
2 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) CISSP
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (15.63%) CCNA
3 5 (15.63%) ACSA
4 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) CISA
4 2 (6.25%) CISM
4 2 (6.25%) GIAC
5 1 (3.13%) GCIA
5 1 (3.13%) GCIH
5 1 (3.13%) CEH
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) COBIT
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Snort
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) ArcSight
2 5 (15.63%) Sourcefire
3 4 (12.50%) Websense
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Splunk
5 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.13%) NetIQ
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy