Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 164 105
Rank change year-on-year +56 -59 +56
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 96 33 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.47% 0.85% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 0.92% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 53
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £43,250 £26,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £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 3,535 3,577 4,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.06% 91.77% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,517 2,892 3,111
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -0.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,605
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SIEM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 74 (77.08%) ITIL
1 74 (77.08%) Data Centre
2 69 (71.88%) Information Security
3 63 (65.63%) CISSP
4 53 (55.21%) CheckPoint
4 53 (55.21%) Presales
5 52 (54.17%) ITIL V3
6 50 (52.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 42 (43.75%) Service Delivery
8 37 (38.54%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (37.50%) Cyber Essentials
10 34 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (35.42%) Cisco
10 34 (35.42%) VMware
11 33 (34.38%) Network Security
11 33 (34.38%) CCDP
12 32 (33.33%) CCNP
12 32 (33.33%) WAN
12 32 (33.33%) Juniper
12 32 (33.33%) Load Balancing
12 32 (33.33%) Fortinet
12 32 (33.33%) IT Governance
13 29 (30.21%) Firewall
14 28 (29.17%) Service Management
14 28 (29.17%) Management Information System
14 28 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (28.13%) CEH
16 26 (27.08%) Incident Management
16 26 (27.08%) PCI DSS
16 26 (27.08%) Line 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 11 (11.46%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) assyst
1 7 (7.29%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.92%) IaaS
2 21 (21.88%) PaaS
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.38%) Network Security
2 32 (33.33%) WAN
3 29 (30.21%) Firewall
4 19 (19.79%) LAN
4 19 (19.79%) VPN
4 19 (19.79%) WLAN
5 16 (16.67%) Wireless
6 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
7 13 (13.54%) Cisco ISE
7 13 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (11.46%) BGP
8 11 (11.46%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (11.46%) Cisco Firepower
8 11 (11.46%) DHCP
8 11 (11.46%) Ethernet
8 11 (11.46%) FWSM
8 11 (11.46%) MPLS
8 11 (11.46%) OSPF
8 11 (11.46%) SNMP
8 11 (11.46%) VLAN
General
1 21 (21.88%) Publishing
2 4 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (58.33%) Architect
2 53 (55.21%) Solutions Architect
3 41 (42.71%) Security Architect
4 38 (39.58%) Security Solutions Architect
5 16 (16.67%) Information Manager
5 16 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
5 16 (16.67%) Security Manager
6 14 (14.58%) Compliance Manager
6 14 (14.58%) Information Security Compliance Manager
6 14 (14.58%) Security Compliance Manager
7 13 (13.54%) Network Architect
7 13 (13.54%) Network Security Architect
7 13 (13.54%) Presales Solution Architect
8 11 (11.46%) Analyst
9 10 (10.42%) Security Analyst
10 8 (8.33%) Information Architect
10 8 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
11 7 (7.29%) Information Security Compliance Officer
11 7 (7.29%) Information Security Officer
11 7 (7.29%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 74 (77.08%) Data Centre
2 28 (29.17%) Management Information System
3 21 (21.88%) CMDB
3 21 (21.88%) Computer Science
3 21 (21.88%) Cyberthreat
3 21 (21.88%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (20.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (13.54%) FlexPod
6 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (7.29%) CESG
7 7 (7.29%) Freedom of Information
7 7 (7.29%) PKI
7 7 (7.29%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.04%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (77.08%) ITIL
2 69 (71.88%) Information Security
3 53 (55.21%) Presales
4 52 (54.17%) ITIL V3
5 42 (43.75%) Service Delivery
6 32 (33.33%) IT Governance
6 32 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 28 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 28 (29.17%) Service Management
8 26 (27.08%) Incident Management
8 26 (27.08%) Line Management
9 24 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 21 (21.88%) Business Development
10 21 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
10 21 (21.88%) Customer Engagement
10 21 (21.88%) Requirements Analysis
10 21 (21.88%) Software Engineering
10 21 (21.88%) Technical Architecture
10 21 (21.88%) TOGAF
10 21 (21.88%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 63 (65.63%) CISSP
2 37 (38.54%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (34.38%) CCDP
4 32 (33.33%) CCNP
5 27 (28.13%) CEH
6 26 (27.08%) CompTIA Security+
7 23 (23.96%) CISM
7 23 (23.96%) SC Cleared
7 23 (23.96%) Security Cleared
8 22 (22.92%) Degree
9 21 (21.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (21.88%) ISEB
9 21 (21.88%) PMI Certification
9 21 (21.88%) PMP
10 14 (14.58%) CCIE
11 12 (12.50%) CISA
12 11 (11.46%) CCSE
12 11 (11.46%) IISP
12 11 (11.46%) ISSAP
12 11 (11.46%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (52.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (37.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 26 (27.08%) PCI DSS
4 22 (22.92%) GPG13
5 21 (21.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 12 (12.50%) GDPR
7 7 (7.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (7.29%) QA
8 4 (4.17%) COBIT
9 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (1.04%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 34 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) CASB
1 13 (13.54%) Cisco Prime
1 13 (13.54%) QRadar
2 2 (2.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 53 (55.21%) CheckPoint
2 34 (35.42%) Cisco
2 34 (35.42%) VMware
3 32 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 32 (33.33%) Juniper
4 21 (21.88%) Citrix
4 21 (21.88%) EMC
4 21 (21.88%) NetApp
5 19 (19.79%) Forcepoint
5 19 (19.79%) Tufin
6 15 (15.63%) Meraki
7 14 (14.58%) Palo Alto
7 14 (14.58%) Splunk
8 13 (13.54%) Aruba
8 13 (13.54%) F5
8 13 (13.54%) HP
8 13 (13.54%) Infoblox
8 13 (13.54%) LogRhythm
8 13 (13.54%) Riverbed
8 13 (13.54%) SolarWinds