Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 155 253
Rank change year-on-year -25 +98 +12
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 86 162 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.36% 1.86% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.10% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 57 118 70
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -17.39%
10th Percentile £31,000 £34,625 £34,800
90th Percentile £73,500 £78,750 £67,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,750
% change year-on-year - -10.31% +11.50%

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 5480 7698 9494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.38% 88.31% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4270 5878 7409
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,854
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +24 33 £36,000 -31.43% 2
Reading +28 32 £52,500 -2.78%
Maidenhead -17 13 £45,000 -
Slough -3 2 £62,500 -3.85%
SIEM
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 41 (47.67%) Firewall
2 32 (37.21%) Cisco
3 28 (32.56%) Information Security
3 28 (32.56%) Presales
4 27 (31.40%) Security Cleared
4 27 (31.40%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (30.23%) TCP/IP
5 26 (30.23%) Network Security
6 24 (27.91%) Security Operations
7 23 (26.74%) ITIL
8 22 (25.58%) Linux
8 22 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (24.42%) SC Cleared
9 21 (24.42%) VPN
9 21 (24.42%) SSL
9 21 (24.42%) IPsec
10 20 (23.26%) Windows
11 19 (22.09%) CISSP
11 19 (22.09%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (22.09%) Risk Management
12 17 (19.77%) Finance
12 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
12 17 (19.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (19.77%) LogRhythm
13 16 (18.60%) Mentoring
13 16 (18.60%) HP
14 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
14 15 (17.44%) CheckPoint
14 15 (17.44%) Degree
15 14 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.16%) Apache
2 1 (1.16%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (47.67%) Firewall
2 26 (30.23%) Network Security
2 26 (30.23%) TCP/IP
3 22 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (24.42%) IPsec
4 21 (24.42%) SSL
4 21 (24.42%) VPN
5 17 (19.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (15.12%) BGP
6 13 (15.12%) Cisco ISE
6 13 (15.12%) Ethernet
6 13 (15.12%) MPLS
6 13 (15.12%) OSPF
6 13 (15.12%) SNMP
6 13 (15.12%) VLAN
6 13 (15.12%) Wireless
7 9 (10.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (9.30%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (9.30%) DMVPN
8 8 (9.30%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Big Data
2 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) MySQL
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Billing
3 11 (12.79%) Games
4 10 (11.63%) Legal
5 8 (9.30%) Digital Economy
6 6 (6.98%) Banking
7 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Analyst
2 21 (24.42%) Consultant
3 19 (22.09%) Security Consultant
4 15 (17.44%) Security Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) SIEM Consultant
6 11 (12.79%) Security Analyst
7 10 (11.63%) IT Engineer
7 10 (11.63%) IT Security Engineer
7 10 (11.63%) SOC Analyst
7 10 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) IT Support
8 8 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Linux Support
8 8 (9.30%) Linux Support Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Security Support Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (9.30%) Senior Security Consultant
8 8 (9.30%) Splunk Consultant
8 8 (9.30%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) CGI
2 3 (3.49%) ModSecurity
3 2 (2.33%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.16%) OAuth
4 1 (1.16%) OpenID
4 1 (1.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
2 14 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.28%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (15.12%) FlexPod
4 11 (12.79%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (9.30%) Cyber Attack
7 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
7 7 (8.14%) PKI
8 6 (6.98%) Smart Meter
9 4 (4.65%) Clustering
9 4 (4.65%) Replication
10 1 (1.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Linux
2 20 (23.26%) Windows
3 11 (12.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.16%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Information Security
1 28 (32.56%) Presales
2 27 (31.40%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (27.91%) Security Operations
4 23 (26.74%) ITIL
5 19 (22.09%) Risk Management
6 16 (18.60%) Mentoring
7 14 (16.28%) Project Management
7 14 (16.28%) Regulatory Compliance
7 14 (16.28%) Service Delivery
8 13 (15.12%) Analytics
8 13 (15.12%) Application Performance Management
8 13 (15.12%) ITIL V3
8 13 (15.12%) Load Balancing
8 13 (15.12%) Migration
8 13 (15.12%) Network Design
8 13 (15.12%) Performance Management
8 13 (15.12%) Security Management
8 13 (15.12%) Threat Analysis
8 13 (15.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) C
3 3 (3.49%) Python
4 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.42%) SC Cleared
3 19 (22.09%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (22.09%) CISSP
4 15 (17.44%) Degree
5 13 (15.12%) CCNP
5 13 (15.12%) CEH
6 12 (13.95%) DV Cleared
7 11 (12.79%) CompTIA Security+
7 11 (12.79%) Security+ Certification
8 10 (11.63%) CISM
9 9 (10.47%) GSEC
10 6 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (5.81%) CCNA
12 4 (4.65%) GIAC
13 2 (2.33%) GCIA
13 2 (2.33%) GCIH
13 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (2.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (15.12%) PCI DSS
2 13 (15.12%) QA
3 6 (6.98%) GDPR
4 3 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.33%) GPG13
5 2 (2.33%) NIST 800
6 1 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (9.30%) Nessus
2 8 (9.30%) Nmap
3 4 (4.65%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.33%) QRadar
5 1 (1.16%) EnCase
5 1 (1.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.16%) Juniper STRM
5 1 (1.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.16%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.16%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Cisco
2 17 (19.77%) LogRhythm
3 16 (18.60%) HP
4 15 (17.44%) CheckPoint
5 13 (15.12%) Aruba
5 13 (15.12%) Brocade
5 13 (15.12%) F5
5 13 (15.12%) Fortinet
5 13 (15.12%) Meraki
5 13 (15.12%) SolarWinds
5 13 (15.12%) Sourcefire
6 12 (13.95%) ArcSight
6 12 (13.95%) Splunk
7 8 (9.30%) NetWitness
7 8 (9.30%) Qualys
8 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.81%) Citrix
9 5 (5.81%) NetApp
9 5 (5.81%) VMware
10 4 (4.65%) Symantec