Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 341 413
Rank change year-on-year -15 +72 +76
Contract jobs citing SIEM 293 283 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.63% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.73% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 208 135
London median daily rate £495 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% - -
10th Percentile £388 £363 £365
90th Percentile £625 £679 £650
England median daily rate £498 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.74% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £27.60 -

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 40213 38714 39399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.21% 83.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29244 27790 28144
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 399 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.35 £50.61 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -2 51 £475 -5.00% 15
West London +1 26 £480 +6.67% 3
East London -5 8 £550 +4.76% 2
South London -51 4 £525 -0.47%
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 134 (45.73%) Information Security
2 109 (37.20%) Linux
3 102 (34.81%) Windows
4 96 (32.76%) Cybersecurity
5 92 (31.40%) Vulnerability Management
6 90 (30.72%) Firewall
7 84 (28.67%) CISSP
8 81 (27.65%) Finance
9 74 (25.26%) Security Operations
10 68 (23.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 66 (22.53%) Splunk
12 55 (18.77%) PCI DSS
12 55 (18.77%) TCP/IP
13 53 (18.09%) PKI
14 51 (17.41%) CISM
15 48 (16.38%) Intrusion Detection
16 45 (15.36%) Unix
16 45 (15.36%) Network Security
17 43 (14.68%) Penetration Testing
18 42 (14.33%) McAfee
19 41 (13.99%) Cisco
19 41 (13.99%) Security Monitoring
20 40 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
21 38 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
21 38 (12.97%) LogRhythm
22 36 (12.29%) Python
23 35 (11.95%) Nessus
23 35 (11.95%) Qualys
24 34 (11.60%) Incident Management
24 34 (11.60%) Threat Intelligence

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 10 (3.41%) IIS
2 6 (2.05%) Apache
3 5 (1.71%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.37%) Drupal
4 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.37%) WordPress
5 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.68%) JBoss
6 2 (0.68%) Mule
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.44%) PaaS
4 9 (3.07%) IaaS
4 9 (3.07%) SaaS
5 7 (2.39%) Office 365
6 6 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.71%) Cloudflare
8 3 (1.02%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.68%) Akamai
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.34%) GitHub
10 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (30.72%) Firewall
2 55 (18.77%) TCP/IP
3 48 (16.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 45 (15.36%) Network Security
5 23 (7.85%) HTTP
6 21 (7.17%) LAN
6 21 (7.17%) WAN
7 20 (6.83%) SAN
8 15 (5.12%) HTTPS
9 14 (4.78%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (4.78%) IPsec
10 12 (4.10%) NAS
10 12 (4.10%) VPN
11 9 (3.07%) Internet
12 8 (2.73%) Reverse Proxy
13 7 (2.39%) DNS
14 5 (1.71%) WLAN
15 4 (1.37%) LDAP
15 4 (1.37%) MPLS
15 4 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.39%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.37%) Big Data
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.02%) DataStax
5 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.34%) DB2
7 1 (0.34%) HBase
7 1 (0.34%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (4.10%) JIRA
2 7 (2.39%) Burp Suite
3 6 (2.05%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) Hudson
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 81 (27.65%) Finance
2 9 (3.07%) Marketing
3 8 (2.73%) Banking
4 7 (2.39%) Advertising
4 7 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.71%) Electronics
5 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.71%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.37%) Legal
6 4 (1.37%) Publishing
6 4 (1.37%) Retail
7 3 (1.02%) Automotive
7 3 (1.02%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (46.42%) Analyst
2 120 (40.96%) Security Analyst
3 46 (15.70%) Security Engineer
4 27 (9.22%) Security Specialist
5 24 (8.19%) Consultant
6 23 (7.85%) IT Analyst
6 23 (7.85%) IT Security Analyst
6 23 (7.85%) SIEM Analyst
7 19 (6.48%) Senior Analyst
8 18 (6.14%) Operations Analyst
9 17 (5.80%) Information Analyst
9 17 (5.80%) Information Security Analyst
9 17 (5.80%) Security Manager
9 17 (5.80%) Security Operations Analyst
10 16 (5.46%) Architect
11 15 (5.12%) IT Security Specialist
11 15 (5.12%) Security Consultant
12 14 (4.78%) Senior Security Analyst
12 14 (4.78%) Splunk Analyst
13 13 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (2.39%) REST
3 6 (2.05%) .NET
4 5 (1.71%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.71%) Web Services
5 4 (1.37%) XML
6 3 (1.02%) DOM
6 3 (1.02%) SAX
6 3 (1.02%) XSD
6 3 (1.02%) XSLT
7 2 (0.68%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.68%) CSS
7 2 (0.68%) CSS3
7 2 (0.68%) HTML
7 2 (0.68%) HTML5
7 2 (0.68%) jQuery
7 2 (0.68%) Middleware
7 2 (0.68%) RESTful
7 2 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.34%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.09%) PKI
2 32 (10.92%) Management Information System
3 26 (8.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 17 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.80%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (4.10%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.75%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.75%) Public Cloud
7 10 (3.41%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (3.07%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (3.07%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (2.39%) BYOD
10 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.37%) Cyber Attack
10 4 (1.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 4 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.02%) NHS
11 3 (1.02%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 109 (37.20%) Linux
2 102 (34.81%) Windows
3 45 (15.36%) Unix
4 15 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.10%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.71%) CentOS
6 5 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.37%) HPUX
7 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.68%) Android
8 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.68%) Solaris
8 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (45.73%) Information Security
2 96 (32.76%) Cybersecurity
3 92 (31.40%) Vulnerability Management
4 74 (25.26%) Security Operations
5 43 (14.68%) Penetration Testing
6 41 (13.99%) Security Monitoring
7 34 (11.60%) Incident Management
7 34 (11.60%) Threat Intelligence
8 33 (11.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 32 (10.92%) ITIL
9 32 (10.92%) Patch Management
10 30 (10.24%) Cryptography
11 28 (9.56%) Identity Access Management
12 27 (9.22%) Use Case
13 26 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (7.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 22 (7.51%) OWASP
15 22 (7.51%) SDLC
15 22 (7.51%) Security Management
16 19 (6.48%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.29%) Python
2 28 (9.56%) Java
3 24 (8.19%) Bash Shell
4 19 (6.48%) Ruby
5 16 (5.46%) SQL
6 14 (4.78%) PowerShell
7 13 (4.44%) C-shell
7 13 (4.44%) Korn
8 5 (1.71%) C
8 5 (1.71%) Perl
9 4 (1.37%) PHP
10 3 (1.02%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (28.67%) CISSP
2 51 (17.41%) CISM
3 30 (10.24%) Degree
4 26 (8.87%) CISA
5 23 (7.85%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (7.51%) CRISC
7 14 (4.78%) CEH
7 14 (4.78%) Security Cleared
8 12 (4.10%) CCSP
8 12 (4.10%) GCIA
8 12 (4.10%) GCIH
9 11 (3.75%) SANS
10 10 (3.41%) GIAC
11 9 (3.07%) CCNP
12 8 (2.73%) CGEIT
13 7 (2.39%) CREST Certified
13 7 (2.39%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 6 (2.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (2.05%) SC Cleared
15 5 (1.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (23.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (18.77%) PCI DSS
3 25 (8.53%) GDPR
4 22 (7.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 15 (5.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (4.78%) COBIT
7 10 (3.41%) NIST 800
8 8 (2.73%) RMADS
9 5 (1.71%) FedRAMP
10 3 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.68%) PMO
11 2 (0.68%) QA
12 1 (0.34%) GCP
12 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
System Software
1 23 (7.85%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.12%) vSphere
3 14 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.39%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.02%) Apache Flume
7 3 (1.02%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.34%) Docker
9 1 (0.34%) HDFS
9 1 (0.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 35 (11.95%) Nessus
2 18 (6.14%) QRadar
3 10 (3.41%) logstash
3 10 (3.41%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (3.41%) SCCM
4 9 (3.07%) CSIRT
5 8 (2.73%) Ansible
5 8 (2.73%) Nmap
6 7 (2.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.71%) OSSEC
7 5 (1.71%) Packer
7 5 (1.71%) Terraform
8 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (1.37%) Puppet
8 4 (1.37%) SCOM
9 3 (1.02%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.02%) Kibana
10 2 (0.68%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 66 (22.53%) Splunk
2 42 (14.33%) McAfee
3 41 (13.99%) Cisco
4 38 (12.97%) LogRhythm
5 35 (11.95%) Qualys
6 34 (11.60%) AlienVault
7 26 (8.87%) VMware
8 24 (8.19%) CheckPoint
9 21 (7.17%) Microsoft
10 16 (5.46%) Juniper
10 16 (5.46%) Varonis
11 15 (5.12%) ArcSight
11 15 (5.12%) Blue Coat
11 15 (5.12%) Oracle
12 14 (4.78%) Citrix
13 12 (4.10%) HP
14 11 (3.75%) FireEye
14 11 (3.75%) Palo Alto
15 10 (3.41%) Dell
15 10 (3.41%) Intel