Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 146 104
Rank change year-on-year +40 -42 +41
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 72 41 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.18% 1.13% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.23% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48 9 37
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +41.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £48,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,250 £76,250
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.65% +21.18% -

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 3,017 3,344 4,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.31% 91.94% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,097 2,513 2,988
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% +1.22%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SIEM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 52 (72.22%) Information Security
2 47 (65.28%) CISSP
3 41 (56.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (54.17%) ITIL
5 33 (45.83%) Data Centre
6 31 (43.06%) Firewall
7 29 (40.28%) Service Delivery
8 24 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 22 (30.56%) CompTIA Security+
9 22 (30.56%) CISM
10 21 (29.17%) CheckPoint
10 21 (29.17%) Presales
10 21 (29.17%) GDPR
10 21 (29.17%) Security Operations
10 21 (29.17%) ITIL V3
10 21 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
11 20 (27.78%) Data Protection
11 20 (27.78%) Management Information System
11 20 (27.78%) Degree
12 19 (26.39%) TOGAF
12 19 (26.39%) Service Management
12 19 (26.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (26.39%) Line Management
13 18 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
13 18 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
13 18 (25.00%) Computer Science
13 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 18 (25.00%) CEH
14 17 (23.61%) VMware
14 17 (23.61%) IT Governance

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 3 (4.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) assyst
1 1 (1.39%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) IaaS
1 17 (23.61%) PaaS
2 5 (6.94%) Office 365
3 4 (5.56%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.06%) Firewall
2 5 (6.94%) Sourcefire
2 5 (6.94%) VPN
3 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.56%) Network Security
3 4 (5.56%) WAN
4 3 (4.17%) BGP
4 3 (4.17%) DHCP
4 3 (4.17%) DNS
4 3 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.17%) FWSM
4 3 (4.17%) LAN
4 3 (4.17%) MPLS
4 3 (4.17%) OSPF
4 3 (4.17%) SNMP
4 3 (4.17%) SSL
4 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.17%) VLAN
4 3 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) Big Data
General
1 16 (22.22%) Publishing
2 9 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Architect
2 21 (29.17%) Analyst
3 20 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (20.83%) Security Analyst
5 12 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
5 12 (16.67%) Information Manager
5 12 (16.67%) Information Security Compliance Manager
5 12 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
5 12 (16.67%) Security Compliance Manager
5 12 (16.67%) Security Manager
6 9 (12.50%) Security Architect
7 7 (9.72%) Security Specialist
8 5 (6.94%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) SOC Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Security Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.17%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 20 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 18 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (22.22%) CMDB
5 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (9.72%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (8.33%) PKI
8 5 (6.94%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (1.39%) CESG
11 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
11 1 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (72.22%) Information Security
2 39 (54.17%) ITIL
3 29 (40.28%) Service Delivery
4 21 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (29.17%) ITIL V3
4 21 (29.17%) Presales
4 21 (29.17%) Security Operations
5 20 (27.78%) Data Protection
6 19 (26.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (26.39%) Line Management
6 19 (26.39%) Service Management
6 19 (26.39%) TOGAF
7 18 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 17 (23.61%) IT Governance
8 17 (23.61%) IT Strategy
9 16 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (22.22%) Due Diligence
9 16 (22.22%) Gantt Chart
9 16 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
9 16 (22.22%) Thought Leadership
Qualifications
1 47 (65.28%) CISSP
2 22 (30.56%) CISM
2 22 (30.56%) CompTIA Security+
3 20 (27.78%) Degree
4 18 (25.00%) CEH
4 18 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (23.61%) SC Cleared
6 16 (22.22%) ISEB
6 16 (22.22%) PMI Certification
6 16 (22.22%) PMP
7 7 (9.72%) CISA
8 5 (6.94%) CCDP
8 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (6.94%) CISMP
9 4 (5.56%) CCNP
10 3 (4.17%) CCSE
10 3 (4.17%) IISP
10 3 (4.17%) ISSAP
10 3 (4.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (56.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 21 (29.17%) GDPR
4 17 (23.61%) GPG13
5 16 (22.22%) PCI DSS
6 13 (18.06%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (1.39%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) QRadar
2 4 (5.56%) Nessus
3 1 (1.39%) CASB
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) CheckPoint
2 17 (23.61%) VMware
3 16 (22.22%) Citrix
3 16 (22.22%) EMC
3 16 (22.22%) NetApp
4 10 (13.89%) Cisco
5 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.94%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (5.56%) AlienVault
7 4 (5.56%) Forcepoint
7 4 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.56%) IBM
7 4 (5.56%) LogRhythm
7 4 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 4 (5.56%) Qualys
7 4 (5.56%) Rapid7
7 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.17%) Splunk
8 3 (4.17%) Tufin
9 2 (2.78%) McAfee