Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 369 376 354
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 +83
Contract jobs citing SIEM 279 267 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.68% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 199 211
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £373 £375 £363
90th Percentile £673 £675 £650
England median daily rate £513 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.00 £68.00 £27.60
% change year-on-year -44.13% +146.38% -

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 40,373 39,186 38,714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.50% 87.92% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,151 28,336 27,878
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 370 397
London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.25 £11.39
90th Percentile £54.19 £51.33 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -22 50 £527 +6.78% 14
South London -13 13 £495 - 3
West London -37 7 £538 +11.98% 19
North London - 3 £375 -
East London -26 2 £538 -2.27% 5
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 113 (40.50%) Firewall
2 105 (37.63%) Cybersecurity
3 102 (36.56%) Information Security
4 72 (25.81%) Finance
5 69 (24.73%) CISSP
6 62 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 57 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
8 52 (18.64%) Identity Access Management
9 46 (16.49%) Management Information System
9 46 (16.49%) CISM
9 46 (16.49%) Network Security
9 46 (16.49%) Security Operations
10 45 (16.13%) Splunk
11 43 (15.41%) Active Directory
12 42 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 42 (15.05%) Security Cleared
13 40 (14.34%) Windows
14 37 (13.26%) Degree
14 37 (13.26%) SC Cleared
15 36 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (12.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 33 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (11.83%) Intrusion Detection
17 33 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 33 (11.83%) Linux
18 30 (10.75%) VPN
18 30 (10.75%) AlienVault
19 29 (10.39%) Penetration Testing
20 28 (10.04%) PKI
20 28 (10.04%) Python

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 5 (1.79%) IIS
2 4 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.43%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (8.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (5.38%) SaaS
5 14 (5.02%) Mimecast
5 14 (5.02%) PaaS
6 13 (4.66%) IaaS
7 12 (4.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (4.30%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (4.30%) Serverless
8 11 (3.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (2.87%) Office 365
10 7 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (2.15%) AWS CloudTrail
12 5 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.43%) Akamai
13 4 (1.43%) Sumo Logic
14 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.36%) Zenedge
Communications & Networking
1 113 (40.50%) Firewall
2 46 (16.49%) Network Security
3 33 (11.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 30 (10.75%) VPN
5 22 (7.89%) LAN
5 22 (7.89%) WAN
6 15 (5.38%) TCP/IP
7 14 (5.02%) WLAN
8 12 (4.30%) SSL
9 11 (3.94%) Wireless
10 8 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (2.87%) Internet
11 7 (2.51%) HTTP
11 7 (2.51%) IPsec
11 7 (2.51%) SAN
12 6 (2.15%) Cisco Firepower
13 5 (1.79%) DNS
13 5 (1.79%) Skype
14 4 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.09%) Big Data
1 17 (6.09%) Hadoop
2 8 (2.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.43%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.08%) MySQL
4 3 (1.08%) Power BI
5 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (2.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.43%) JIRA
3 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.36%) AppScan
4 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 72 (25.81%) Finance
2 19 (6.81%) Legal
3 14 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.87%) Banking
5 6 (2.15%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.43%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (20.43%) Analyst
2 49 (17.56%) Architect
2 49 (17.56%) Security Engineer
3 47 (16.85%) Security Analyst
4 36 (12.90%) Security Architect
5 30 (10.75%) Consultant
6 23 (8.24%) Security Manager
7 17 (6.09%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 15 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
10 14 (5.02%) AWS Engineer
11 13 (4.66%) IT Analyst
11 13 (4.66%) IT Security Analyst
11 13 (4.66%) Security Consultant
11 13 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (4.30%) SIEM Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) Security Project Manager
14 10 (3.58%) Information Analyst
14 10 (3.58%) Information Security Analyst
14 10 (3.58%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.73%) SAML
2 12 (4.30%) OAuth
3 11 (3.94%) OpenID
4 10 (3.58%) Regular Expression
5 6 (2.15%) JSON
5 6 (2.15%) Web Services
6 5 (1.79%) Kafka
6 5 (1.79%) LDAP
7 4 (1.43%) CSS
7 4 (1.43%) HTML
8 3 (1.08%) Middleware
9 2 (0.72%) Django
9 2 (0.72%) XML
10 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.36%) COM
10 1 (0.36%) OAuth2
10 1 (0.36%) ODBC
10 1 (0.36%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.36%) SOAP
10 1 (0.36%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.49%) Management Information System
2 28 (10.04%) PKI
3 24 (8.60%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (8.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 21 (7.53%) Computer Science
6 19 (6.81%) Data Centre
7 18 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (4.66%) Cyberthreat
9 11 (3.94%) Cloud Native
9 11 (3.94%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (2.87%) Public Cloud
11 7 (2.51%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (1.43%) Clustering
12 4 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.08%) Cyberattack
13 3 (1.08%) Fintech
13 3 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
14 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.34%) Windows
2 33 (11.83%) Linux
3 14 (5.02%) Unix
4 11 (3.94%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.58%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) CentOS
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) HPUX
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) SUSE
8 1 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (37.63%) Cybersecurity
2 102 (36.56%) Information Security
3 62 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 52 (18.64%) Identity Access Management
5 46 (16.49%) Security Operations
6 36 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (12.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 33 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (10.39%) Penetration Testing
10 28 (10.04%) Analytics
11 26 (9.32%) Threat Intelligence
12 24 (8.60%) Data Loss Prevention
12 24 (8.60%) ITIL
13 23 (8.24%) DevOps
13 23 (8.24%) Incident Management
14 21 (7.53%) Security Architecture
15 19 (6.81%) Data Protection
15 19 (6.81%) Project Management
16 18 (6.45%) Cryptography
16 18 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.04%) Python
2 6 (2.15%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.43%) C
3 4 (1.43%) Java
4 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.72%) Perl
4 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.72%) Ruby
4 2 (0.72%) VBA
5 1 (0.36%) C#
5 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (24.73%) CISSP
2 46 (16.49%) CISM
3 42 (15.05%) Security Cleared
4 37 (13.26%) Degree
4 37 (13.26%) SC Cleared
5 27 (9.68%) CISA
6 20 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (6.45%) CEH
7 18 (6.45%) GCIH
8 16 (5.73%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (4.66%) GCFA
10 8 (2.87%) Master's Degree
11 7 (2.51%) CCIE
11 7 (2.51%) CCNA
12 6 (2.15%) ISSAP
13 5 (1.79%) AWS Certification
13 5 (1.79%) GCIA
13 5 (1.79%) GIAC
13 5 (1.79%) ISSMP
13 5 (1.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (8.96%) PCI DSS
3 19 (6.81%) HIPAA
4 14 (5.02%) FedRAMP
5 12 (4.30%) GDPR
6 10 (3.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (2.87%) QA
8 7 (2.51%) COBIT
8 7 (2.51%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.72%) PSD2
10 2 (0.72%) SLA
11 1 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.36%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.36%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 43 (15.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.51%) BitLocker
2 7 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.72%) Docker
3 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.72%) Snort
3 2 (0.72%) Squid
3 2 (0.72%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (8.24%) CASB
2 22 (7.89%) QRadar
3 13 (4.66%) Terraform
4 11 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.94%) Puppet
5 10 (3.58%) Ansible
5 10 (3.58%) Salt
6 9 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (2.87%) CSIRT
8 7 (2.51%) ArcSight ESM
8 7 (2.51%) Nessus
9 4 (1.43%) Istio
9 4 (1.43%) SCCM
10 3 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.08%) RSA enVision
11 2 (0.72%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.72%) Nagios
11 2 (0.72%) Opsview
11 2 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (16.13%) Splunk
2 30 (10.75%) AlienVault
3 27 (9.68%) ArcSight
4 26 (9.32%) Microsoft
5 23 (8.24%) Cisco
5 23 (8.24%) CyberArk
6 21 (7.53%) Qualys
7 16 (5.73%) CheckPoint
7 16 (5.73%) Darktrace
8 13 (4.66%) Thycotic
9 11 (3.94%) HP
9 11 (3.94%) McAfee
10 10 (3.58%) Okta
10 10 (3.58%) Palo Alto
11 9 (3.23%) Citrix
11 9 (3.23%) IBM
11 9 (3.23%) VMware
12 8 (2.87%) ForeScout
12 8 (2.87%) Interwoven
13 7 (2.51%) Varonis