Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 295 276
Rank change year-on-year +189 -19 +90
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 296 66 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.90% 0.55% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 0.61% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 128 59 53
East of England median annual salary £49,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,450 £36,350
90th Percentile £74,875 £76,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,180 10,896 11,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.95% 90.21% 90.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6,916 8,867 9,696
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the East of England

SIEM
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for SIEM in the East of England

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the East of England

SIEM
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +107 163 £54,000 -10.00% 5
Cambridgeshire - 113 £42,500 - 1
Bedfordshire -2 20 £54,000 +8.00% 1
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 224 (75.68%) Security Operations
2 170 (57.43%) Cybersecurity
3 161 (54.39%) Firewall
4 159 (53.72%) Information Security
5 148 (50.00%) CISSP
6 147 (49.66%) Security Operations Centre
7 101 (34.12%) Data Loss Prevention
8 100 (33.78%) SSCP
9 93 (31.42%) Security Architecture
10 92 (31.08%) Retail
11 90 (30.41%) Microsoft
12 87 (29.39%) Cisco Certification
13 84 (28.38%) Splunk
14 82 (27.70%) Identity Access Management
14 82 (27.70%) SANS
15 77 (26.01%) Analytical Skills
16 76 (25.68%) Symantec
17 74 (25.00%) Risk Management
17 74 (25.00%) CSSLP
18 72 (24.32%) Event Correlation
19 69 (23.31%) Application Performance Monitoring
19 69 (23.31%) Continuous Improvement
19 69 (23.31%) Performance Monitoring
19 69 (23.31%) CEH
20 65 (21.96%) Problem-Solving
21 64 (21.62%) CompTIA Security+
21 64 (21.62%) Windows
21 64 (21.62%) Vulnerability Management
22 63 (21.28%) Linux
22 63 (21.28%) GCIA

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.69%) Apache
2 5 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.43%) SaaS
3 20 (6.76%) Office 365
4 18 (6.08%) Mimecast
5 14 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (4.05%) GitHub
7 5 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 161 (54.39%) Firewall
2 52 (17.57%) Wireshark
3 46 (15.54%) TCP/IP
4 42 (14.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 38 (12.84%) DNS
6 35 (11.82%) HTTP
7 31 (10.47%) VPN
8 28 (9.46%) Network Security
8 28 (9.46%) SSL
9 18 (6.08%) DKIM
9 18 (6.08%) DMARC
9 18 (6.08%) MPLS
10 17 (5.74%) DHCP
10 17 (5.74%) ICMP
10 17 (5.74%) SNMP
11 10 (3.38%) FTP
12 7 (2.36%) IPsec
13 6 (2.03%) Sourcefire
14 5 (1.69%) Internet
14 5 (1.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 23 (7.77%) JIRA
2 12 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.05%) Metasploit
General
1 92 (31.08%) Retail
2 13 (4.39%) Finance
3 1 (0.34%) Advertising
3 1 (0.34%) Legal
3 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (36.15%) Analyst
2 94 (31.76%) Security Engineer
3 46 (15.54%) SOC Analyst
4 37 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 37 (12.50%) SOC Engineer
5 29 (9.80%) SIEM Engineer
6 28 (9.46%) Security Analyst
7 26 (8.78%) Architect
7 26 (8.78%) Security Architect
8 21 (7.09%) Information Manager
8 21 (7.09%) Information Security Manager
8 21 (7.09%) Service Architect
9 20 (6.76%) SIEM Analyst
10 19 (6.42%) Information Security Engineer
11 18 (6.08%) IT Architect
11 18 (6.08%) IT Security Architect
12 13 (4.39%) IT Analyst
12 13 (4.39%) IT Security Analyst
12 13 (4.39%) Team Leader
13 12 (4.05%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.03%) ISPF
2 5 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (1.69%) OAuth
2 5 (1.69%) OAuth2
2 5 (1.69%) OpenID
2 5 (1.69%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 147 (49.66%) Security Operations Centre
2 77 (26.01%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (20.95%) Self-Motivation
4 59 (19.93%) Management Information System
5 58 (19.59%) Cyberthreat
6 52 (17.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 33 (11.15%) Cyber Defence
8 29 (9.80%) Data Centre
9 25 (8.45%) Computer Science
10 18 (6.08%) PKI
11 11 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (2.03%) Cyberattack
12 6 (2.03%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.69%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.62%) Windows
2 63 (21.28%) Linux
3 46 (15.54%) Unix
4 17 (5.74%) Kali Linux
4 17 (5.74%) Mac OS X
5 13 (4.39%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (75.68%) Security Operations
2 170 (57.43%) Cybersecurity
3 159 (53.72%) Information Security
4 101 (34.12%) Data Loss Prevention
5 93 (31.42%) Security Architecture
6 82 (27.70%) Identity Access Management
7 74 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 72 (24.32%) Event Correlation
9 69 (23.31%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 69 (23.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 69 (23.31%) Performance Monitoring
10 65 (21.96%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (21.62%) Vulnerability Management
12 63 (21.28%) Threat Intelligence
13 59 (19.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 53 (17.91%) Cyber Intelligence
14 53 (17.91%) Penetration Testing
15 51 (17.23%) Security Management
16 49 (16.55%) Analytics
17 48 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.20%) Python
2 21 (7.09%) Perl
3 17 (5.74%) Java
4 14 (4.73%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.73%) PHP
4 14 (4.73%) Ruby
5 12 (4.05%) Go
6 10 (3.38%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.04%) VBA
8 6 (2.03%) JCL
8 6 (2.03%) REXX
9 5 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.68%) R
11 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 148 (50.00%) CISSP
2 100 (33.78%) SSCP
3 87 (29.39%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (27.70%) SANS
5 74 (25.00%) CSSLP
6 69 (23.31%) CEH
7 64 (21.62%) CompTIA Security+
8 63 (21.28%) GCIA
9 62 (20.95%) CISM
10 55 (18.58%) Degree
11 50 (16.89%) GIAC
12 49 (16.55%) GCIH
13 48 (16.22%) GSEC
14 47 (15.88%) CCNA
15 42 (14.19%) CISA
16 40 (13.51%) GCWN
16 40 (13.51%) ISSAP
16 40 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 40 (13.51%) RHCE
16 40 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (19.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (14.86%) PCI DSS
3 34 (11.49%) GDPR
4 14 (4.73%) ISO 22301
5 12 (4.05%) COBIT
6 5 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (1.69%) SLA
7 3 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.34%) GPG13
8 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 17 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.03%) RACF
Systems Management
1 47 (15.88%) RSA Security Analytics
2 24 (8.11%) Stealthwatch
3 22 (7.43%) QRadar
4 12 (4.05%) Nessus
4 12 (4.05%) Nmap
5 11 (3.72%) CSIRT
6 7 (2.36%) CASB
6 7 (2.36%) EnCase
6 7 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.03%) zSecure
8 1 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 90 (30.41%) Microsoft
2 84 (28.38%) Splunk
3 76 (25.68%) Symantec
4 50 (16.89%) Qualys
5 42 (14.19%) Cisco
6 40 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 40 (13.51%) VMware
7 29 (9.80%) Sophos
8 26 (8.78%) CheckPoint
9 20 (6.76%) LogRhythm
10 19 (6.42%) Forcepoint
11 14 (4.73%) Dell
11 14 (4.73%) LogLogic
11 14 (4.73%) TIBCO
12 12 (4.05%) Netsparker
13 4 (1.35%) ArcSight
14 3 (1.01%) Juniper
15 2 (0.68%) Fortinet
15 2 (0.68%) Oracle
15 2 (0.68%) Palo Alto