Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 137 113
Rank change year-on-year +30 -24 +39
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 95 50 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.47% 1.33% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.47% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 54
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £50,750 £27,125 £36,625
90th Percentile £78,750 £57,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +35.29% -5.56% +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 3,507 3,412 4,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.35% 90.65% 88.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,480 2,733 3,160
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%

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 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SIEM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 79 (83.16%) Data Centre
2 78 (82.11%) ITIL
3 60 (63.16%) CISSP
3 60 (63.16%) CheckPoint
3 60 (63.16%) Presales
4 57 (60.00%) ITIL V3
5 55 (57.89%) Information Security
6 47 (49.47%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (48.42%) Cisco
8 44 (46.32%) Network Security
9 43 (45.26%) Fortinet
9 43 (45.26%) Load Balancing
9 43 (45.26%) CCNP
9 43 (45.26%) CCDP
9 43 (45.26%) WAN
9 43 (45.26%) Juniper
10 41 (43.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 36 (37.89%) Service Delivery
11 36 (37.89%) Cyber Essentials
12 33 (34.74%) Vulnerability Management
12 33 (34.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (34.74%) VMware
13 32 (33.68%) Incident Management
14 28 (29.47%) Cyberthreat
14 28 (29.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 27 (28.42%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 27 (28.42%) Software Optimisation
15 27 (28.42%) Tufin
15 27 (28.42%) Firewall
15 27 (28.42%) Forcepoint

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 19 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) assyst
1 5 (5.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.95%) IaaS
2 17 (17.89%) PaaS
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (46.32%) Network Security
2 43 (45.26%) WAN
3 27 (28.42%) Firewall
3 27 (28.42%) LAN
3 27 (28.42%) VPN
3 27 (28.42%) WLAN
4 23 (24.21%) TCP/IP
5 20 (21.05%) Wireless
6 19 (20.00%) BGP
6 19 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (20.00%) DHCP
6 19 (20.00%) DNS
6 19 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 19 (20.00%) FWSM
6 19 (20.00%) MPLS
6 19 (20.00%) OSPF
6 19 (20.00%) SNMP
6 19 (20.00%) SSL
6 19 (20.00%) VLAN
6 19 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 17 (17.89%) Publishing
2 4 (4.21%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (63.16%) Architect
1 60 (63.16%) Solutions Architect
2 49 (51.58%) Security Architect
2 49 (51.58%) Security Solutions Architect
3 16 (16.84%) Network Architect
3 16 (16.84%) Network Security Architect
3 16 (16.84%) Presales Solution Architect
4 14 (14.74%) Compliance Manager
4 14 (14.74%) Information Manager
4 14 (14.74%) Information Security Compliance Manager
4 14 (14.74%) Information Security Manager
4 14 (14.74%) Security Compliance Manager
4 14 (14.74%) Security Manager
5 12 (12.63%) Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) Security Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Information Architect
7 8 (8.42%) Information Security Architect
8 5 (5.26%) Compliance Officer
8 5 (5.26%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Security Compliance Officer
Miscellaneous
1 79 (83.16%) Data Centre
2 28 (29.47%) Cyberthreat
2 28 (29.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 22 (23.16%) Management Information System
4 17 (17.89%) CMDB
4 17 (17.89%) Computer Science
4 17 (17.89%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (16.84%) FlexPod
6 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.26%) CESG
7 5 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (3.16%) PKI
9 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.05%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.26%) Linux
2 4 (4.21%) Windows
3 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (82.11%) ITIL
2 60 (63.16%) Presales
3 57 (60.00%) ITIL V3
4 55 (57.89%) Information Security
5 43 (45.26%) Load Balancing
6 36 (37.89%) Service Delivery
7 33 (34.74%) Vulnerability Management
8 32 (33.68%) Incident Management
9 27 (28.42%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 27 (28.42%) Software Optimisation
10 26 (27.37%) IT Governance
11 24 (25.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (23.16%) Line Management
12 22 (23.16%) Service Management
13 19 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 19 (20.00%) Network Design
14 18 (18.95%) Performance Management
14 18 (18.95%) Security Management
15 17 (17.89%) CRM
15 17 (17.89%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 60 (63.16%) CISSP
2 47 (49.47%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (45.26%) CCDP
3 43 (45.26%) CCNP
4 22 (23.16%) CEH
5 21 (22.11%) CompTIA Security+
6 20 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 20 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 19 (20.00%) CCSE
7 19 (20.00%) CISM
7 19 (20.00%) IISP
7 19 (20.00%) ISSAP
7 19 (20.00%) JNCIP
8 18 (18.95%) Degree
9 17 (17.89%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (17.89%) ISEB
9 17 (17.89%) PMI Certification
9 17 (17.89%) PMP
10 16 (16.84%) CCIE
11 5 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (43.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (37.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 21 (22.11%) PCI DSS
4 19 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 17 (17.89%) GPG13
6 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (5.26%) QA
7 4 (4.21%) COBIT
7 4 (4.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (34.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (16.84%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (22.11%) QRadar
2 16 (16.84%) CASB
2 16 (16.84%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 60 (63.16%) CheckPoint
2 46 (48.42%) Cisco
3 43 (45.26%) Fortinet
3 43 (45.26%) Juniper
4 33 (34.74%) VMware
5 27 (28.42%) Forcepoint
5 27 (28.42%) Tufin
6 23 (24.21%) Splunk
7 21 (22.11%) LogRhythm
8 19 (20.00%) IBM
8 19 (20.00%) Meraki
9 17 (17.89%) Citrix
9 17 (17.89%) EMC
9 17 (17.89%) NetApp
9 17 (17.89%) Palo Alto
10 16 (16.84%) Aruba
10 16 (16.84%) F5
10 16 (16.84%) HP
10 16 (16.84%) McAfee
10 16 (16.84%) Sophos