Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 255 351
Rank change year-on-year +41 +96 +68
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 117 99 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.15% 0.85% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.95% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 108 89 56
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +40.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £43,750 £44,000
90th Percentile £91,125 £87,500 £105,625
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £67,250
% change year-on-year -7.69% -3.35% +31.22%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9170 10468 15412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.12% 89.47% 89.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8280 9535 13350
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the City of London

SIEM
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM in the City of London.

Salary trend for SIEM in the City of London

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 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 City of London region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 82 (70.09%) Firewall
2 72 (61.54%) Information Security
3 56 (47.86%) Finance
4 51 (43.59%) CISSP
5 42 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (35.04%) Cybersecurity
7 38 (32.48%) Linux
8 35 (29.91%) Windows
8 35 (29.91%) CISM
9 34 (29.06%) Security Operations
10 30 (25.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 28 (23.93%) Network Security
11 28 (23.93%) Security Management
12 26 (22.22%) CISA
12 26 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 26 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
13 25 (21.37%) Risk Assessment
14 23 (19.66%) Data Security
14 23 (19.66%) Cisco
14 23 (19.66%) Data Protection
14 23 (19.66%) Compliance Audit
15 22 (18.80%) ISMS
15 22 (18.80%) Supplier Management
15 22 (18.80%) Information Security Management
16 21 (17.95%) Management Information System
17 20 (17.09%) CheckPoint
18 17 (14.53%) VPN
19 16 (13.68%) ITIL
19 16 (13.68%) Intrusion Detection
20 15 (12.82%) Incident Management

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (4.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.55%) SaaS
3 9 (7.69%) Office 365
4 8 (6.84%) IaaS
4 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.84%) PaaS
5 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (70.09%) Firewall
2 28 (23.93%) Network Security
3 26 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 17 (14.53%) VPN
5 16 (13.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (11.11%) LAN
6 13 (11.11%) WAN
7 11 (9.40%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (9.40%) DHCP
7 11 (9.40%) DNS
8 10 (8.55%) Cisco Wireless
8 10 (8.55%) Internet
8 10 (8.55%) IPsec
8 10 (8.55%) Wireless
9 9 (7.69%) DMZ
9 9 (7.69%) HTTP
10 8 (6.84%) HTTPS
11 6 (5.13%) Multicast
12 5 (4.27%) iSCSI
12 5 (4.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.85%) Burp Suite
General
1 56 (47.86%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Law
3 3 (2.56%) Publishing
4 2 (1.71%) Banking
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (49.57%) Analyst
2 46 (39.32%) Security Analyst
3 28 (23.93%) Information Analyst
3 28 (23.93%) Information Security Analyst
4 23 (19.66%) Security Engineer
5 18 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
5 18 (15.38%) Technical Security Analyst
6 12 (10.26%) Security Manager
6 12 (10.26%) SOC Analyst
7 11 (9.40%) Network Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) IT Manager
9 8 (6.84%) IT Analyst
9 8 (6.84%) IT Security Analyst
9 8 (6.84%) IT Security Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Consultant
10 6 (5.13%) Incident Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Security Consultant
11 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) Web Services
2 3 (2.56%) .NET
2 3 (2.56%) OAuth
2 3 (2.56%) SAML
3 2 (1.71%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.71%) OpenID
3 2 (1.71%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.71%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.85%) JSON
4 1 (0.85%) REST
4 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 13 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (10.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (6.84%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (5.13%) PKI
7 5 (4.27%) Blog
8 3 (2.56%) BYOD
8 3 (2.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 3 (2.56%) Fintech
9 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.71%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.71%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.71%) User Experience
10 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.48%) Linux
2 35 (29.91%) Windows
3 9 (7.69%) Unix
4 7 (5.98%) Kali Linux
5 6 (5.13%) CentOS
5 6 (5.13%) Debian
5 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.71%) Android
6 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (61.54%) Information Security
2 41 (35.04%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (29.06%) Security Operations
4 30 (25.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 28 (23.93%) Security Management
6 26 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 25 (21.37%) Risk Assessment
8 23 (19.66%) Compliance Audit
8 23 (19.66%) Data Protection
8 23 (19.66%) Data Security
9 22 (18.80%) Information Security Management
9 22 (18.80%) ISMS
9 22 (18.80%) Supplier Management
10 16 (13.68%) ITIL
11 15 (12.82%) Incident Management
12 14 (11.97%) Identity Access Management
12 14 (11.97%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (9.40%) Malware Analysis
14 10 (8.55%) Security Monitoring
14 10 (8.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.84%) Java
2 7 (5.98%) Python
2 7 (5.98%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.27%) C-shell
3 5 (4.27%) Korn
3 5 (4.27%) Ruby
4 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.71%) PHP
5 2 (1.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (43.59%) CISSP
2 35 (29.91%) CISM
3 26 (22.22%) CISA
4 14 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (11.97%) Degree
5 13 (11.11%) CEH
6 12 (10.26%) CCNA
6 12 (10.26%) GIAC
7 11 (9.40%) GCIH
8 9 (7.69%) SANS
9 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
10 7 (5.98%) GCIA
11 6 (5.13%) CREST Certified
11 6 (5.13%) SSCP
12 5 (4.27%) Linux+ Certification
12 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (4.27%) RHCA
12 5 (4.27%) RHCE
12 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
12 5 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (4.27%) NIST 800
4 2 (1.71%) FISMA
4 2 (1.71%) SLA
5 1 (0.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.13%) pfSense
3 6 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.71%) KVM
5 1 (0.85%) Snort
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) Nessus
1 9 (7.69%) QRadar
2 8 (6.84%) FortiGate
3 7 (5.98%) CSIRT
4 5 (4.27%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.27%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (3.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (3.42%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.71%) OpenVAS
6 2 (1.71%) SCCM
6 2 (1.71%) SCOM
7 1 (0.85%) Cacti
7 1 (0.85%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.85%) Nagios
7 1 (0.85%) Nmap
7 1 (0.85%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Cisco
2 20 (17.09%) CheckPoint
3 14 (11.97%) F5
4 12 (10.26%) Juniper
5 11 (9.40%) Fortinet
6 10 (8.55%) Palo Alto
6 10 (8.55%) VMware
7 9 (7.69%) Dell
8 7 (5.98%) Forcepoint
9 6 (5.13%) AlienVault
9 6 (5.13%) McAfee
9 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
9 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.27%) Blue Coat
10 5 (4.27%) Clearswift
10 5 (4.27%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (4.27%) FireEye
10 5 (4.27%) Mitel
10 5 (4.27%) Oracle
10 5 (4.27%) Symantec