Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 355 410
Rank change year-on-year +11 +55 +78
Contract jobs citing SIEM 317 257 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.61% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.71% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 177 129
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £371 £357 £375
90th Percentile £653 £650 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

SIEM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,264 36,138 37,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.60% 86.03% 84.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,382 25,994 26,457
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 423 453
London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.74% +16.70% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.44 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.25 £50.79
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in London

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SIEM in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in London

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in London

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -12 57 £475 -5.00% 23
West London -8 29 £480 +12.94% 7
South London -45 14 £675 +27.96% 1
East London -6 4 £550 +4.76% 4
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 159 (50.16%) Information Security
2 128 (40.38%) Linux
3 111 (35.02%) Windows
4 102 (32.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 98 (30.91%) Firewall
6 96 (30.28%) Cybersecurity
7 93 (29.34%) Finance
8 86 (27.13%) Security Operations
9 85 (26.81%) CISSP
10 74 (23.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 68 (21.45%) Amazon AWS
12 64 (20.19%) PCI DSS
13 57 (17.98%) Penetration Testing
14 56 (17.67%) CISM
15 54 (17.03%) Unix
15 54 (17.03%) AlienVault
16 52 (16.40%) TCP/IP
17 49 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
18 48 (15.14%) Splunk
19 46 (14.51%) Cisco
19 46 (14.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 45 (14.20%) Intrusion Detection
20 45 (14.20%) PKI
21 44 (13.88%) McAfee
22 43 (13.56%) Management Information System
23 42 (13.25%) VMware
24 40 (12.62%) Nessus
25 39 (12.30%) Qualys
26 37 (11.67%) Patch Management
27 36 (11.36%) Security Monitoring

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 13 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.52%) IIS
3 4 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.26%) Drupal
3 4 (1.26%) WordPress
4 1 (0.32%) Apache
4 1 (0.32%) Confluence
4 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) HipChat
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 68 (21.45%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (3.47%) Amazon Kinesis
3 11 (3.47%) PaaS
4 10 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.15%) AWS CloudTrail
4 10 (3.15%) Office 365
4 10 (3.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (2.84%) SaaS
6 7 (2.21%) IaaS
7 5 (1.58%) Akamai
8 4 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.26%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.95%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.63%) Cloudflare
10 2 (0.63%) Serverless
11 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 98 (30.91%) Firewall
2 52 (16.40%) TCP/IP
3 45 (14.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 25 (7.89%) SAN
5 24 (7.57%) Network Security
6 22 (6.94%) LAN
7 21 (6.62%) WAN
8 17 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (4.73%) NAS
10 13 (4.10%) VPN
11 12 (3.79%) LDAP
12 10 (3.15%) HTTP
13 8 (2.52%) HTTPS
13 8 (2.52%) Reverse Proxy
14 7 (2.21%) IPsec
14 7 (2.21%) SSL
15 6 (1.89%) Internet
16 5 (1.58%) DNS
16 5 (1.58%) Wireshark
16 5 (1.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.10%) Big Data
2 11 (3.47%) Amazon Redshift
2 11 (3.47%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.15%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.95%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.63%) MySQL
8 1 (0.32%) DB2
8 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (4.10%) JIRA
2 7 (2.21%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.63%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.32%) MSI
4 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 93 (29.34%) Finance
2 11 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.15%) Marketing
4 9 (2.84%) Advertising
4 9 (2.84%) Retail
5 8 (2.52%) Banking
5 8 (2.52%) Legal
6 6 (1.89%) Electronics
6 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.58%) Law
8 4 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.95%) Automotive
9 3 (0.95%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 119 (37.54%) Analyst
2 98 (30.91%) Security Analyst
3 57 (17.98%) Security Engineer
4 34 (10.73%) Architect
5 29 (9.15%) Security Manager
6 23 (7.26%) Consultant
7 20 (6.31%) Operations Analyst
7 20 (6.31%) Security Architect
8 19 (5.99%) Security Operations Analyst
9 17 (5.36%) Information Analyst
9 17 (5.36%) Information Security Analyst
9 17 (5.36%) IT Analyst
9 17 (5.36%) IT Security Analyst
9 17 (5.36%) Security Specialist
9 17 (5.36%) SOC Analyst
10 15 (4.73%) Security Consultant
11 13 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (4.10%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.10%) Technical Analyst
12 12 (3.79%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.15%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (1.89%) .NET
3 5 (1.58%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.26%) Web Services
5 3 (0.95%) SAML
6 2 (0.63%) HTML
6 2 (0.63%) HTML5
6 2 (0.63%) OAuth
6 2 (0.63%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.32%) JSON
7 1 (0.32%) OpenID
7 1 (0.32%) REST
7 1 (0.32%) WAP
7 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.20%) PKI
2 43 (13.56%) Management Information System
3 24 (7.57%) Cyberthreat
4 20 (6.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 17 (5.36%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (4.73%) Data Centre
7 13 (4.10%) Public Cloud
8 12 (3.79%) Algorithms
8 12 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (2.21%) BYOD
12 5 (1.58%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (1.26%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.95%) Cyberattack
14 3 (0.95%) EFT
15 2 (0.63%) CESG
15 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (40.38%) Linux
2 111 (35.02%) Windows
3 54 (17.03%) Unix
4 24 (7.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.79%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.26%) CentOS
7 4 (1.26%) HPUX
7 4 (1.26%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.95%) Solaris
9 2 (0.63%) VMS
9 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (50.16%) Information Security
2 102 (32.18%) Vulnerability Management
3 96 (30.28%) Cybersecurity
4 86 (27.13%) Security Operations
5 57 (17.98%) Penetration Testing
6 46 (14.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 37 (11.67%) Patch Management
8 36 (11.36%) Security Monitoring
9 34 (10.73%) Identity Access Management
10 33 (10.41%) Security Management
11 32 (10.09%) Analytics
12 29 (9.15%) Incident Management
12 29 (9.15%) Threat Intelligence
13 28 (8.83%) ITIL
14 26 (8.20%) Security Architecture
15 25 (7.89%) Data Loss Prevention
15 25 (7.89%) DevOps
16 24 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (7.57%) Kalman Filter
16 24 (7.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.73%) Python
2 28 (8.83%) Bash Shell
3 18 (5.68%) Java
3 18 (5.68%) Ruby
4 17 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 13 (4.10%) SQL
6 11 (3.47%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.89%) C-shell
7 6 (1.89%) Korn
8 5 (1.58%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.26%) C
10 1 (0.32%) C#
10 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 85 (26.81%) CISSP
2 56 (17.67%) CISM
3 30 (9.46%) Degree
4 26 (8.20%) Security Cleared
5 25 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (7.26%) CISA
7 18 (5.68%) SC Cleared
8 17 (5.36%) CRISC
9 14 (4.42%) GIAC
10 13 (4.10%) CCSP
11 11 (3.47%) CEH
12 10 (3.15%) CCNP
13 9 (2.84%) CGEIT
13 9 (2.84%) GCIA
13 9 (2.84%) GCIH
13 9 (2.84%) SANS
14 7 (2.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 7 (2.21%) CREST Certified
14 7 (2.21%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (23.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (20.19%) PCI DSS
3 34 (10.73%) GDPR
4 25 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 17 (5.36%) COBIT
6 16 (5.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (3.79%) RMADS
8 10 (3.15%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.63%) PMO
10 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.32%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 31 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (7.26%) vSphere
3 8 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.95%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (12.62%) Nessus
2 23 (7.26%) Ansible
3 15 (4.73%) QRadar
4 13 (4.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 12 (3.79%) Puppet
6 11 (3.47%) BladeLogic
6 11 (3.47%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (3.47%) Packer
6 11 (3.47%) Terraform
7 10 (3.15%) OSSEC
8 9 (2.84%) SCCM
9 8 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (2.21%) logstash
11 5 (1.58%) CSIRT
12 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.26%) SCOM
13 3 (0.95%) Grafana
13 3 (0.95%) Kibana
13 3 (0.95%) Nagios
13 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 54 (17.03%) AlienVault
2 48 (15.14%) Splunk
3 46 (14.51%) Cisco
4 44 (13.88%) McAfee
5 42 (13.25%) VMware
6 39 (12.30%) Qualys
7 28 (8.83%) LogRhythm
8 23 (7.26%) Microsoft
9 22 (6.94%) ArcSight
9 22 (6.94%) CheckPoint
10 19 (5.99%) Red Hat
11 16 (5.05%) Juniper
12 15 (4.73%) HP
12 15 (4.73%) Tripwire
12 15 (4.73%) Varonis
13 14 (4.42%) Blue Coat
13 14 (4.42%) CyberArk
13 14 (4.42%) Oracle
13 14 (4.42%) Symantec
14 13 (4.10%) Intel