Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 166 181
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15 -9
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 94 102 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.64% 1.51% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.67% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 76 44 59
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £49,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.35% +1.03% -11.82%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,450 £36,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £107,500 £77,750
South East median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -4.55%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,225 6,106 5,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.19% 90.61% 88.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4,202 4,903 4,636
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Berkshire

SIEM
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SIEM in Berkshire

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Salary histogram for SIEM in Berkshire

SIEM
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 June 2019. 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +48 38 £47,500 +5.56%
Reading +6 33 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Slough +9 5 £75,000 +145.90%
Bracknell -47 2 £37,500 -6.25%
SIEM
South East

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT 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 permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 58 (61.70%) Information Security
2 34 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (32.98%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (31.91%) CISSP
5 29 (30.85%) Vulnerability Management
5 29 (30.85%) Security Operations
6 28 (29.79%) Firewall
7 23 (24.47%) Splunk
8 21 (22.34%) Security Operations Centre
8 21 (22.34%) Linux
9 19 (20.21%) Windows
10 18 (19.15%) Problem Management
11 17 (18.09%) Network Security
12 15 (15.96%) Management Information System
12 15 (15.96%) CISM
13 14 (14.89%) CEH
13 14 (14.89%) Logistics
13 14 (14.89%) Degree
14 13 (13.83%) Qualys
14 13 (13.83%) QRadar
14 13 (13.83%) OSCP
15 12 (12.77%) Security Architecture
15 12 (12.77%) Trend Micro
15 12 (12.77%) Presales
15 12 (12.77%) McAfee
15 12 (12.77%) PKI
16 11 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 11 (11.70%) CISA
16 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
16 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) IaaS
2 6 (6.38%) PaaS
3 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.26%) Office 365
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.79%) Firewall
2 17 (18.09%) Network Security
3 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (4.26%) DHCP
5 4 (4.26%) DSL
5 4 (4.26%) VPN
6 3 (3.19%) SMTP
6 3 (3.19%) tcpdump
6 3 (3.19%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.06%) DNS
7 1 (1.06%) FTP
7 1 (1.06%) HTTP
7 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.06%) VLAN
7 1 (1.06%) VXLAN
7 1 (1.06%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 9 (9.57%) Legal
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (50.00%) Analyst
2 39 (41.49%) Security Analyst
3 16 (17.02%) Information Analyst
3 16 (17.02%) Information Security Analyst
4 14 (14.89%) Security Engineer
5 13 (13.83%) Consultant
5 13 (13.83%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (11.70%) Architect
6 11 (11.70%) Security Architect
7 10 (10.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 9 (9.57%) Senior Security Analyst
9 8 (8.51%) Network Engineer
9 8 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (7.45%) Presales Consultant
10 7 (7.45%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
11 6 (6.38%) Security Consultant
11 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Analyst
12 5 (5.32%) IT Analyst
12 5 (5.32%) IT Security Analyst
13 4 (4.26%) Security Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) SAP Fiori
1 4 (4.26%) SAPUI5
1 4 (4.26%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (3.19%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.98%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (22.34%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (15.96%) Management Information System
4 12 (12.77%) PKI
5 10 (10.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 8 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (7.45%) Replication
8 6 (6.38%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (4.26%) Public Cloud
10 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
11 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Linux
2 19 (20.21%) Windows
3 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.70%) Information Security
2 34 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (30.85%) Security Operations
3 29 (30.85%) Vulnerability Management
4 18 (19.15%) Problem Management
5 14 (14.89%) Logistics
6 12 (12.77%) Presales
6 12 (12.77%) Security Architecture
7 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
9 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
9 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
10 8 (8.51%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 8 (8.51%) Threat Detection
10 8 (8.51%) Threat Intelligence
11 7 (7.45%) Decision-Making
11 7 (7.45%) OWASP
11 7 (7.45%) Runbook
11 7 (7.45%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.26%) ABAP
2 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (31.91%) CISSP
2 15 (15.96%) CISM
3 14 (14.89%) CEH
3 14 (14.89%) Degree
4 13 (13.83%) OSCP
5 11 (11.70%) CISA
5 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.64%) CRISC
6 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (7.45%) GCIA
7 7 (7.45%) SANS
8 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.26%) CCNA
9 4 (4.26%) CCSE
9 4 (4.26%) CREST Certified
9 4 (4.26%) GCIH
10 3 (3.19%) AWS Certification
10 3 (3.19%) GPEN
10 3 (3.19%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (11.70%) NIST
2 4 (4.26%) GDPR
2 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.06%) COBIT
4 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) Snort
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) QRadar
2 7 (7.45%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) Splunk
2 13 (13.83%) Qualys
3 12 (12.77%) McAfee
3 12 (12.77%) Trend Micro
4 11 (11.70%) ArcSight
4 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.57%) F5
5 9 (9.57%) LogRhythm
6 8 (8.51%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.51%) Juniper
7 7 (7.45%) Blue Coat
7 7 (7.45%) Forcepoint
7 7 (7.45%) SAP
8 6 (6.38%) Cisco
9 4 (4.26%) Symantec
10 2 (2.13%) Google
10 2 (2.13%) IBM
10 2 (2.13%) Twitter
10 2 (2.13%) VMware
11 1 (1.06%) CyberArk