Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 164 120
Rank change year-on-year +53 -44 +33
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 86 32 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.34% 0.84% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 0.91% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 47 6 46
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £45,450 £41,875 £38,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £76,250
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +24.32% +2.78% +12.50%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,321 3,515 4,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.44% 92.26% 90.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,377 2,776 3,172
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,625 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,898 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.25% - -

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Birmingham

SIEM
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SIEM in Birmingham

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SIEM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 72 (83.72%) Information Security
2 60 (69.77%) ITIL
2 60 (69.77%) Data Centre
3 58 (67.44%) CISSP
4 52 (60.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (47.67%) Service Delivery
6 37 (43.02%) CheckPoint
6 37 (43.02%) Presales
7 36 (41.86%) ITIL V3
8 34 (39.53%) Cyber Essentials
9 29 (33.72%) IT Governance
10 28 (32.56%) Firewall
10 28 (32.56%) PCI DSS
11 26 (30.23%) CISM
12 25 (29.07%) Management Information System
12 25 (29.07%) Service Management
12 25 (29.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (27.91%) SC Cleared
13 24 (27.91%) Security Cleared
13 24 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (27.91%) Cisco
13 24 (27.91%) CEH
14 23 (26.74%) VMware
14 23 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (26.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 23 (26.74%) CompTIA Security+
15 22 (25.58%) Line Management
15 22 (25.58%) Vulnerability Management
16 21 (24.42%) TOGAF
16 21 (24.42%) Incident Management

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (6.98%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) assyst
1 7 (8.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.93%) IaaS
1 18 (20.93%) PaaS
2 2 (2.33%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) Firewall
2 19 (22.09%) WAN
3 18 (20.93%) Network Security
4 16 (18.60%) VPN
5 14 (16.28%) LAN
5 14 (16.28%) WLAN
6 7 (8.14%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.98%) BGP
7 6 (6.98%) Cisco Firepower
7 6 (6.98%) DHCP
7 6 (6.98%) DNS
7 6 (6.98%) Ethernet
7 6 (6.98%) FWSM
7 6 (6.98%) MPLS
7 6 (6.98%) OSPF
7 6 (6.98%) SNMP
7 6 (6.98%) SSL
7 6 (6.98%) VLAN
7 6 (6.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) Big Data
General
1 18 (20.93%) Publishing
2 4 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Law
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (47.67%) Architect
2 37 (43.02%) Solutions Architect
3 29 (33.72%) Security Architect
4 25 (29.07%) Security Solutions Architect
5 18 (20.93%) Information Manager
5 18 (20.93%) Information Security Manager
5 18 (20.93%) Security Manager
6 16 (18.60%) Compliance Manager
6 16 (18.60%) Information Security Compliance Manager
6 16 (18.60%) Security Compliance Manager
7 12 (13.95%) Analyst
8 11 (12.79%) Security Analyst
9 8 (9.30%) Information Architect
9 8 (9.30%) Information Security Architect
9 8 (9.30%) Network Security Architect
10 7 (8.14%) Compliance Officer
10 7 (8.14%) Information Security Compliance Officer
10 7 (8.14%) Information Security Officer
10 7 (8.14%) Network Architect
10 7 (8.14%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 60 (69.77%) Data Centre
2 25 (29.07%) Management Information System
3 20 (23.26%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (20.93%) CMDB
4 18 (20.93%) Computer Science
5 16 (18.60%) Cyberthreat
6 15 (17.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (8.14%) CESG
8 7 (8.14%) Freedom of Information
8 7 (8.14%) PKI
8 7 (8.14%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (4.65%) FlexPod
10 2 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (1.16%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
1 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (83.72%) Information Security
2 60 (69.77%) ITIL
3 41 (47.67%) Service Delivery
4 37 (43.02%) Presales
5 36 (41.86%) ITIL V3
6 29 (33.72%) IT Governance
7 25 (29.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (29.07%) Service Management
8 22 (25.58%) Line Management
8 22 (25.58%) Vulnerability Management
9 21 (24.42%) Incident Management
9 21 (24.42%) TOGAF
10 20 (23.26%) Data Protection
11 19 (22.09%) Load Balancing
12 18 (20.93%) Business Development
12 18 (20.93%) Customer Engagement
12 18 (20.93%) Requirements Analysis
12 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
12 18 (20.93%) Technical Architecture
12 18 (20.93%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 58 (67.44%) CISSP
2 26 (30.23%) CISM
3 24 (27.91%) CEH
3 24 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (27.91%) SC Cleared
3 24 (27.91%) Security Cleared
4 23 (26.74%) CompTIA Security+
5 20 (23.26%) CCDP
6 19 (22.09%) CCNP
7 18 (20.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (20.93%) Degree
7 18 (20.93%) ISEB
7 18 (20.93%) PMI Certification
7 18 (20.93%) PMP
8 13 (15.12%) CISA
9 7 (8.14%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (6.98%) CCSE
10 6 (6.98%) IISP
10 6 (6.98%) ISSAP
10 6 (6.98%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (60.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (39.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 28 (32.56%) PCI DSS
4 23 (26.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 19 (22.09%) GPG13
6 18 (20.93%) GDPR
7 7 (8.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (8.14%) QA
8 4 (4.65%) COBIT
9 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (1.16%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 23 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.81%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) QRadar
2 5 (5.81%) CASB
2 5 (5.81%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 37 (43.02%) CheckPoint
2 24 (27.91%) Cisco
3 23 (26.74%) VMware
4 19 (22.09%) Fortinet
5 18 (20.93%) Citrix
5 18 (20.93%) EMC
5 18 (20.93%) NetApp
6 16 (18.60%) Juniper
7 14 (16.28%) Tufin
8 13 (15.12%) Forcepoint
9 9 (10.47%) Palo Alto
10 7 (8.14%) IBM
10 7 (8.14%) LogRhythm
10 7 (8.14%) Splunk
11 6 (6.98%) Meraki
12 5 (5.81%) Aruba
12 5 (5.81%) F5
12 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
12 5 (5.81%) Riverbed
12 5 (5.81%) SolarWinds