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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 100 196 182
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -14
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 109 40 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.35% 0.67% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 0.76% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 76 32 37
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,750 £34,218
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.38% +10.52%

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
4160 5240 4242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.81% 88.33% 83.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3330 4305 3556
Median salary £42,500 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.35% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +35 50 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Warwickshire +48 23 £40,000 -6.97% 3
Worcestershire - 13 £50,000 -
Solihull +2 9 £42,500 -
Coventry - 7 £47,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Dudley - 2 £25,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £45,000 - 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 115 (59.59%) Firewall
2 99 (51.30%) CISSP
3 69 (35.75%) Cybersecurity
4 61 (31.61%) CISM
5 59 (30.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 57 (29.53%) PCI DSS
7 56 (29.02%) Network Security
8 55 (28.50%) Information Security
9 54 (27.98%) Windows
10 53 (27.46%) Security Operations
11 48 (24.87%) ITIL
12 46 (23.83%) Vulnerability Management
13 41 (21.24%) Presales
14 40 (20.73%) Malware Analysis
15 38 (19.69%) Data Centre
16 36 (18.65%) Security Cleared
16 36 (18.65%) CEH
17 35 (18.13%) Cisco Certification
17 35 (18.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 35 (18.13%) Cyber Essentials
18 34 (17.62%) Penetration Testing
19 33 (17.10%) SC Cleared
19 33 (17.10%) CISA
19 33 (17.10%) Cisco
20 32 (16.58%) QRadar
21 31 (16.06%) IBM
21 31 (16.06%) TCP/IP
21 31 (16.06%) GPG13
22 30 (15.54%) CCNP
22 30 (15.54%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (8.29%) Sentinel
2 14 (7.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.77%) Office 365
2 3 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (59.59%) Firewall
2 56 (29.02%) Network Security
3 31 (16.06%) TCP/IP
4 26 (13.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (9.33%) DNS
6 16 (8.29%) Wireshark
7 11 (5.70%) HTTP
8 9 (4.66%) LAN
8 9 (4.66%) WAN
9 8 (4.15%) MPLS
10 7 (3.63%) DHCP
10 7 (3.63%) SNMP
10 7 (3.63%) SSL
10 7 (3.63%) VPN
11 6 (3.11%) FTP
11 6 (3.11%) ICMP
11 6 (3.11%) IPv4
11 6 (3.11%) IPv6
11 6 (3.11%) POP3
11 6 (3.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.11%) Big Data
2 5 (2.59%) ZAP BI
3 1 (0.52%) MySQL
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (5.18%) Burp Suite
1 10 (5.18%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.52%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (11.92%) Finance
2 5 (2.59%) Law
3 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.52%) Legal
4 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 72 (37.31%) Analyst
2 50 (25.91%) Security Analyst
3 34 (17.62%) Consultant
4 27 (13.99%) SIEM Consultant
4 27 (13.99%) SOC Analyst
5 25 (12.95%) Security Officer
6 18 (9.33%) IT Analyst
6 18 (9.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 18 (9.33%) Security Specialist
7 15 (7.77%) Operations Analyst
8 14 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (6.74%) Information Officer
9 13 (6.74%) Information Security Officer
9 13 (6.74%) Operations Manager
9 13 (6.74%) Security Operations Analyst
9 13 (6.74%) Senior Security Analyst
10 12 (6.22%) Architect
10 12 (6.22%) Security Operations Specialist
10 12 (6.22%) Senior IT Security Analyst
11 11 (5.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.55%) Middleware
2 1 (0.52%) COM
2 1 (0.52%) OAuth
2 1 (0.52%) OpenID
2 1 (0.52%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.52%) SAML
2 1 (0.52%) SPML
2 1 (0.52%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.69%) Data Centre
2 30 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (15.03%) Management Information System
4 27 (13.99%) Security Operations Centre
5 20 (10.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (7.25%) CESG
6 14 (7.25%) Freedom of Information
6 14 (7.25%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (6.74%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (5.18%) Cyber Attack
9 9 (4.66%) PKI
10 7 (3.63%) iPad
11 3 (1.55%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.55%) SCADA
12 2 (1.04%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 54 (27.98%) Windows
2 29 (15.03%) Linux
2 29 (15.03%) Unix
3 4 (2.07%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.55%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (35.75%) Cybersecurity
2 55 (28.50%) Information Security
3 53 (27.46%) Security Operations
4 48 (24.87%) ITIL
5 46 (23.83%) Vulnerability Management
6 41 (21.24%) Presales
7 40 (20.73%) Malware Analysis
8 35 (18.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 34 (17.62%) Penetration Testing
10 29 (15.03%) Risk Management
11 27 (13.99%) Reverse Engineering
12 26 (13.47%) Risk Assessment
13 25 (12.95%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 24 (12.44%) Customer Requirements
15 18 (9.33%) Data Loss Prevention
15 18 (9.33%) Incident Management
15 18 (9.33%) ITIL V3
16 17 (8.81%) Problem Management
17 16 (8.29%) Data Protection
18 15 (7.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.04%) Java
1 2 (1.04%) Perl
1 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.52%) C
2 1 (0.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (51.30%) CISSP
2 61 (31.61%) CISM
3 36 (18.65%) CEH
3 36 (18.65%) Security Cleared
4 35 (18.13%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (17.10%) CISA
5 33 (17.10%) SC Cleared
6 30 (15.54%) CCNP
7 28 (14.51%) GIAC
8 26 (13.47%) GCIH
9 25 (12.95%) ITIL Certification
10 23 (11.92%) CCNA
10 23 (11.92%) GCIA
10 23 (11.92%) SANS
11 13 (6.74%) CCSA
11 13 (6.74%) OSCP
11 13 (6.74%) SSCP
12 12 (6.22%) Degree
13 11 (5.70%) DV Cleared
14 10 (5.18%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (30.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (29.53%) PCI DSS
3 35 (18.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 31 (16.06%) GPG13
5 14 (7.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 14 (7.25%) QA
6 6 (3.11%) SLA
7 3 (1.55%) ISO22301
7 3 (1.55%) ISO27002
7 3 (1.55%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (11.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.70%) Snort
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (16.58%) QRadar
2 16 (8.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 15 (7.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.55%) RSA enVision
5 2 (1.04%) Nessus
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.52%) Nmap
Vendors
1 33 (17.10%) Cisco
2 31 (16.06%) IBM
3 26 (13.47%) LogRhythm
4 18 (9.33%) CheckPoint
5 14 (7.25%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.70%) Qualys
7 10 (5.18%) ArcSight
8 8 (4.15%) Splunk
9 6 (3.11%) Intel Security
9 6 (3.11%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.59%) Juniper
11 4 (2.07%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.07%) VMware
12 3 (1.55%) CyberArk
12 3 (1.55%) LogLogic
12 3 (1.55%) NetWitness
13 2 (1.04%) F5
13 2 (1.04%) NetIQ
13 2 (1.04%) Sourcefire
13 2 (1.04%) Tufin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000 + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum c£45k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago