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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 186 181 175
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 33 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.22% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.28% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 27
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,045 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,750 £48,000
UK excluding London average 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
4295 3965 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.79% 80.72% 77.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3288 3307
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 9 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Warwickshire - 5 £40,022 -
Solihull - 4 £47,500 -
Coventry -18 3 £60,000 +90.47%
Walsall - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 - 2
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (48.57%) CEH
2 33 (47.14%) CISSP
3 27 (38.57%) Incident Management
3 27 (38.57%) Cyber Security
4 25 (35.71%) GIAC
5 24 (34.29%) Information Security
6 22 (31.43%) SCADA
7 17 (24.29%) Snort
8 16 (22.86%) PCI DSS
9 14 (20.00%) Firewall
10 13 (18.57%) Management Information System
11 11 (15.71%) CRISC
12 10 (14.29%) PCI QSA
12 10 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (14.29%) Security Management
12 10 (14.29%) CISM
12 10 (14.29%) ITIL
12 10 (14.29%) Linux
13 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
13 8 (11.43%) Perl
13 8 (11.43%) Legal
13 8 (11.43%) Degree
13 8 (11.43%) ArcSight
14 7 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (10.00%) Change Management
14 7 (10.00%) Windows
14 7 (10.00%) SSCP
15 6 (8.57%) CISA
15 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.71%) Network Security
4 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
1 4 (5.71%) Apache Hive
1 4 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
1 4 (5.71%) HBase
1 4 (5.71%) Big Data
1 4 (5.71%) Impala
1 4 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.86%) JUnit
2 2 (2.86%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (11.43%) Legal
2 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.14%) Games
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Analyst
2 25 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 21 (30.00%) Operations Analyst
3 21 (30.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Security Specialist
5 7 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Developer
7 4 (5.71%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.29%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Principal Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) HTML5
1 4 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (5.71%) REST
1 4 (5.71%) CSS3
1 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
1 4 (5.71%) HTML
1 4 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) SCADA
2 13 (18.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) CESG
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.29%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.86%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (5.71%) UNIX
3 4 (5.71%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Incident Management
1 27 (38.57%) Cyber Security
2 24 (34.29%) Information Security
3 10 (14.29%) Security Management
3 10 (14.29%) ITIL
4 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.00%) Change Management
5 7 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.14%) Data Security
6 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.71%) DevOps
7 4 (5.71%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.71%) Analytics
8 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (4.29%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (4.29%) Time Management
8 3 (4.29%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (4.29%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) Perl
2 5 (7.14%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) Python
3 4 (5.71%) PHP
3 4 (5.71%) Java
3 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) CEH
2 33 (47.14%) CISSP
3 25 (35.71%) GIAC
4 11 (15.71%) CRISC
5 10 (14.29%) PCI QSA
5 10 (14.29%) CISM
6 8 (11.43%) Degree
7 7 (10.00%) SSCP
8 6 (8.57%) CISA
8 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
8 6 (8.57%) OSCP
9 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
9 4 (5.71%) GCFA
10 1 (1.43%) CCNA
10 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.43%) ACSA
10 1 (1.43%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) PCI DSS
2 10 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (2.86%) COBIT
4 2 (2.86%) HIPAA
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) Snort
2 4 (5.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (5.71%) Docker
3 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
1 4 (5.71%) Vagrant
1 4 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) ArcSight
2 4 (5.71%) Cloudera
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco
2 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.86%) Qualys
4 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.43%) Symantec
4 1 (1.43%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) LogRhythm
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