Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 96 140
Rank change year-on-year -48 +44 +33
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 45 104 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.24% 2.51% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 2.77% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 45 42
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £48,500 £30,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £88,250 £70,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.44% - +18.42%

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 3,258 3,761 3,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 89.95% 90.67% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,387 2,809 2,945
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,124 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +6.25%

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SIEM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 35 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 32 (71.11%) ITIL
3 30 (66.67%) CISSP
4 29 (64.44%) ITIL V3
5 26 (57.78%) Presales
5 26 (57.78%) CheckPoint
5 26 (57.78%) Network Security
6 24 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (53.33%) Cisco
6 24 (53.33%) CCNP
7 22 (48.89%) Fortinet
8 21 (46.67%) Incident Management
8 21 (46.67%) Load Balancing
8 21 (46.67%) Information Security
8 21 (46.67%) TCP/IP
9 19 (42.22%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (42.22%) MPLS
10 18 (40.00%) OSPF
10 18 (40.00%) BGP
10 18 (40.00%) VPN
10 18 (40.00%) Ethernet
10 18 (40.00%) SNMP
10 18 (40.00%) SSL
10 18 (40.00%) VLAN
10 18 (40.00%) Network Design
11 17 (37.78%) Firewall
11 17 (37.78%) Vulnerability Management
12 16 (35.56%) QRadar
12 16 (35.56%) Juniper
12 16 (35.56%) WAN

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 14 (31.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) IaaS
1 5 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) Network Security
2 21 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 19 (42.22%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (42.22%) MPLS
4 18 (40.00%) BGP
4 18 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 18 (40.00%) OSPF
4 18 (40.00%) SNMP
4 18 (40.00%) SSL
4 18 (40.00%) VLAN
4 18 (40.00%) VPN
5 17 (37.78%) Firewall
6 16 (35.56%) WAN
7 13 (28.89%) DHCP
7 13 (28.89%) DNS
8 12 (26.67%) FWSM
8 12 (26.67%) LAN
8 12 (26.67%) Wireshark
8 12 (26.67%) WLAN
9 10 (22.22%) Wireless
General
1 6 (13.33%) Billing
2 5 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Architect
1 20 (44.44%) Security Architect
1 20 (44.44%) Security Solutions Architect
1 20 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (8.89%) Analyst
2 4 (8.89%) Information Officer
2 4 (8.89%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (8.89%) Junior
2 4 (8.89%) Security Analyst
2 4 (8.89%) Security Manager
2 4 (8.89%) Security Officer
3 3 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 3 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
3 3 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) Presales Solution Architect
3 3 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Security Specialist
4 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 14 (31.11%) Management Information System
3 12 (26.67%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (20.00%) FlexPod
5 7 (15.56%) Cyberattack
6 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 5 (11.11%) CMDB
8 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (4.44%) Taxonomies
11 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (2.22%) PKI
11 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) ITIL
2 29 (64.44%) ITIL V3
3 26 (57.78%) Presales
4 21 (46.67%) Incident Management
4 21 (46.67%) Information Security
4 21 (46.67%) Load Balancing
5 18 (40.00%) Network Design
6 17 (37.78%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (31.11%) Service Delivery
8 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 12 (26.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 12 (26.67%) Project Management
8 12 (26.67%) Software Optimisation
9 11 (24.44%) Line Management
9 11 (24.44%) Performance Management
9 11 (24.44%) Security Management
10 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
11 9 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
11 9 (20.00%) Migration
11 9 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) C
2 3 (6.67%) C#
2 3 (6.67%) C++
2 3 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) CISSP
2 24 (53.33%) CCNP
2 24 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (33.33%) CCDP
4 14 (31.11%) IISP
5 12 (26.67%) CCSE
5 12 (26.67%) ISSAP
5 12 (26.67%) JNCIP
6 11 (24.44%) CEH
7 10 (22.22%) Degree
8 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (15.56%) CISM
9 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
10 6 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (11.11%) ISEB
11 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
11 5 (11.11%) PMP
12 3 (6.67%) CCIE
12 3 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (22.22%) GPG13
3 6 (13.33%) QA
4 3 (6.67%) COBIT
4 3 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) QRadar
2 9 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (6.67%) Nessus
4 2 (4.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) CheckPoint
2 24 (53.33%) Cisco
3 22 (48.89%) Fortinet
4 16 (35.56%) Juniper
5 15 (33.33%) IBM
6 14 (31.11%) Splunk
6 14 (31.11%) VMware
7 12 (26.67%) Forcepoint
7 12 (26.67%) LogRhythm
7 12 (26.67%) Tufin
8 10 (22.22%) Meraki
9 9 (20.00%) Aruba
9 9 (20.00%) F5
9 9 (20.00%) HP
9 9 (20.00%) SolarWinds
10 6 (13.33%) Brocade
10 6 (13.33%) Sourcefire
11 5 (11.11%) Citrix
11 5 (11.11%) EMC
11 5 (11.11%) NetApp