Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 113 153
Rank change year-on-year -46 +40 +25
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 38 107 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.00% 2.27% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.55% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 46 32
Birmingham median annual salary £61,250 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.51% +13.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £51,500 £37,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £78,125 £76,250 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -1.23%

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 3442 4200 3440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.27% 88.91% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2705 3073 2876
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 30 (78.95%) Data Centre
2 29 (76.32%) ITIL
3 26 (68.42%) Service Delivery
3 26 (68.42%) ITIL V3
4 23 (60.53%) Information Security
5 21 (55.26%) CISSP
6 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 19 (50.00%) Project Management
6 19 (50.00%) Presales
6 19 (50.00%) Line Management
7 17 (44.74%) Management Information System
7 17 (44.74%) Network Security
8 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (39.47%) CCNP
9 14 (36.84%) Cisco
9 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
9 14 (36.84%) Wireless
9 14 (36.84%) MPLS
9 14 (36.84%) Firewall
9 14 (36.84%) Security Management
9 14 (36.84%) Time Management
9 14 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (36.84%) Fortinet
10 13 (34.21%) Brocade
10 13 (34.21%) VLAN
10 13 (34.21%) Billing
10 13 (34.21%) Network Design
10 13 (34.21%) Sourcefire
10 13 (34.21%) SolarWinds
10 13 (34.21%) Aruba

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 1 (2.63%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) IaaS
1 6 (15.79%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Network Security
2 14 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (36.84%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) MPLS
2 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 14 (36.84%) Wireless
3 13 (34.21%) BGP
3 13 (34.21%) Cisco ISE
3 13 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (34.21%) Ethernet
3 13 (34.21%) IPsec
3 13 (34.21%) OSPF
3 13 (34.21%) SNMP
3 13 (34.21%) SSL
3 13 (34.21%) VLAN
3 13 (34.21%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
General
1 13 (34.21%) Billing
2 6 (15.79%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Architect
1 7 (18.42%) Security Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Security Solutions Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Information Officer
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Junior
5 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Security Officer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (78.95%) Data Centre
2 17 (44.74%) Management Information System
3 13 (34.21%) FlexPod
4 10 (26.32%) Cyber Attack
5 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (18.42%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (15.79%) CMDB
7 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 2 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
9 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) ITIL
2 26 (68.42%) ITIL V3
2 26 (68.42%) Service Delivery
3 23 (60.53%) Information Security
4 19 (50.00%) Line Management
4 19 (50.00%) Presales
4 19 (50.00%) Project Management
5 14 (36.84%) Security Management
5 14 (36.84%) Time Management
6 13 (34.21%) Application Performance Management
6 13 (34.21%) Converged Infrastructure
6 13 (34.21%) Load Balancing
6 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
6 13 (34.21%) Migration
6 13 (34.21%) Network Design
6 13 (34.21%) Performance Management
6 13 (34.21%) Service Management
7 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
8 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (21.05%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C
2 2 (5.26%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) C++
2 2 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) CISSP
2 15 (39.47%) CCNP
2 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 11 (28.95%) CEH
4 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
5 9 (23.68%) CISM
5 9 (23.68%) Degree
6 7 (18.42%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (18.42%) Security+ Certification
7 6 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (15.79%) ISEB
7 6 (15.79%) PMI Certification
7 6 (15.79%) PMP
8 3 (7.89%) SANS
9 2 (5.26%) CCNA
9 2 (5.26%) CREST Certified
9 2 (5.26%) GCIA
9 2 (5.26%) GIAC
9 2 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) QA
2 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (23.68%) GPG13
4 2 (5.26%) COBIT
4 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (23.68%) QRadar
3 3 (7.89%) Nessus
4 1 (2.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (36.84%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) Fortinet
3 13 (34.21%) Aruba
3 13 (34.21%) Brocade
3 13 (34.21%) F5
3 13 (34.21%) HP
3 13 (34.21%) Meraki
3 13 (34.21%) SolarWinds
3 13 (34.21%) Sourcefire
4 10 (26.32%) VMware
5 7 (18.42%) IBM
6 6 (15.79%) Citrix
6 6 (15.79%) EMC
6 6 (15.79%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) AlienVault
7 2 (5.26%) Splunk
8 1 (2.63%) Juniper
8 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard