The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 237 209 205
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 16 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.22% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 10
Average salary £35,000 £60,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.14% +56.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £58,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £69,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5746 4506 4569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.05% 83.11% 78.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4441 3532 3751
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SIEM
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM across the Yorkshire region.

SIEM Salary Trend in Yorkshire

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIEM across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SIEM Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

SIEM
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
West Yorkshire -15 16 £35,000 -39.65%
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 26 (68.42%) Ethical Hacking
3 25 (65.79%) Active Directory
4 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 22 (57.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (57.89%) Problem Management
6 21 (55.26%) Data Protection
7 20 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (44.74%) Information Security
9 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
10 12 (31.58%) Degree
11 11 (28.95%) ITIL
11 11 (28.95%) SSCP
12 8 (21.05%) CISSP
13 7 (18.42%) Cisco
13 7 (18.42%) Security+ Certification
13 7 (18.42%) McAfee
13 7 (18.42%) Mobile Device Management
14 6 (15.79%) ArcSight
14 6 (15.79%) Nessus
14 6 (15.79%) CEH
14 6 (15.79%) Firewall
14 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
14 6 (15.79%) DNS
14 6 (15.79%) HTTPS
14 6 (15.79%) SSL
14 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (15.79%) Juniper
14 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (7.89%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.79%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) HTTPS
2 6 (15.79%) SSL
3 5 (13.16%) Wireshark
3 5 (13.16%) Network Security
4 4 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) SNMP
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
General
1 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Analyst
2 32 (84.21%) Security Analyst
3 21 (55.26%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Principle Security Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Security Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support
7 1 (2.63%) IT Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Ethical Hacking
2 22 (57.89%) Problem Management
3 21 (55.26%) Data Protection
4 20 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (44.74%) Information Security
6 11 (28.95%) ITIL
7 7 (18.42%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (7.89%) Cyber Security
8 3 (7.89%) Content Management
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.26%) Use Case
9 2 (5.26%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Analytics
10 1 (2.63%) Email Management
10 1 (2.63%) Anomaly Detection
10 1 (2.63%) IT Governance
10 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) SSCP
3 8 (21.05%) CISSP
4 7 (18.42%) Security+ Certification
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (15.79%) MCSE
5 6 (15.79%) CEH
6 4 (10.53%) GCIA
6 4 (10.53%) GCIH
7 2 (5.26%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 25 (65.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Nessus
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco
2 7 (18.42%) McAfee
3 6 (15.79%) ArcSight
3 6 (15.79%) Juniper
3 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 6 (15.79%) Symantec
4 4 (10.53%) Websense
5 2 (5.26%) ScanSafe
5 2 (5.26%) Altiris
5 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.26%) Sourcefire
5 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.26%) Splunk
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Clearswift