Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 313 289
Rank change year-on-year +210 -24 +76
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 329 39 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.97% 0.33% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 0.37% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 160 27 57
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £46,250 £36,550
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £66,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +5.50%

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 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 9,956 10,489 11,879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.73% 90.04% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7,346 8,518 9,870
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,898 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,650 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +135 191 £50,000 -28.57% 10
Cambridgeshire +104 116 £44,400 -31.69% 2
Bedfordshire +15 22 £54,000 +8.00% 2
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 230 (69.91%) Security Operations
2 203 (61.70%) Cybersecurity
3 175 (53.19%) Firewall
4 167 (50.76%) Information Security
5 160 (48.63%) CISSP
6 130 (39.51%) Security Operations Centre
7 115 (34.95%) Data Loss Prevention
8 108 (32.83%) SSCP
9 101 (30.70%) Microsoft
10 90 (27.36%) Security Architecture
10 90 (27.36%) Splunk
11 88 (26.75%) SANS
12 83 (25.23%) Retail
12 83 (25.23%) Cisco Certification
13 82 (24.92%) Risk Management
13 82 (24.92%) Analytical Skills
14 80 (24.32%) CSSLP
15 78 (23.71%) Symantec
15 78 (23.71%) Event Correlation
16 74 (22.49%) Windows
17 68 (20.67%) CISM
18 67 (20.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 67 (20.36%) Degree
19 66 (20.06%) Identity Access Management
20 64 (19.45%) Continuous Improvement
21 63 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
22 60 (18.24%) Application Performance Monitoring
22 60 (18.24%) Performance Monitoring
22 60 (18.24%) Vulnerability Management
22 60 (18.24%) CEH

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 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.91%) Apache
2 3 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.90%) Mimecast
2 26 (7.90%) Office 365
3 25 (7.60%) SaaS
4 14 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.43%) GitHub
6 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 175 (53.19%) Firewall
2 52 (15.81%) Wireshark
3 47 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 45 (13.68%) TCP/IP
5 38 (11.55%) Network Security
6 33 (10.03%) VPN
7 30 (9.12%) DNS
7 30 (9.12%) HTTP
8 28 (8.51%) SSL
9 26 (7.90%) DKIM
9 26 (7.90%) DMARC
10 19 (5.78%) MPLS
11 11 (3.34%) DHCP
11 11 (3.34%) ICMP
11 11 (3.34%) IPsec
11 11 (3.34%) SNMP
12 10 (3.04%) FTP
13 3 (0.91%) BGP
13 3 (0.91%) Internet
13 3 (0.91%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 15 (4.56%) JIRA
2 8 (2.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.43%) Metasploit
General
1 83 (25.23%) Retail
2 23 (6.99%) Finance
3 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.30%) Advertising
4 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 119 (36.17%) Analyst
2 101 (30.70%) Security Engineer
3 56 (17.02%) SOC Analyst
4 54 (16.41%) Security Analyst
5 41 (12.46%) Security Manager
6 32 (9.73%) SOC Engineer
7 28 (8.51%) SIEM Analyst
8 24 (7.29%) Architect
8 24 (7.29%) Security Architect
8 24 (7.29%) SIEM Engineer
9 22 (6.69%) Operations Analyst
9 22 (6.69%) Security Operations Analyst
10 21 (6.38%) Information Manager
10 21 (6.38%) Information Security Manager
10 21 (6.38%) Service Architect
11 20 (6.08%) Information Security Engineer
12 18 (5.47%) IT Architect
12 18 (5.47%) IT Security Architect
12 18 (5.47%) Team Leader
13 16 (4.86%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.82%) ISPF
2 3 (0.91%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.30%) HTML
3 1 (0.30%) OAuth
3 1 (0.30%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.30%) OpenID
3 1 (0.30%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 130 (39.51%) Security Operations Centre
2 82 (24.92%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (17.33%) Management Information System
4 56 (17.02%) Self-Motivation
5 48 (14.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 45 (13.68%) Cyberthreat
7 41 (12.46%) Computer Science
8 29 (8.81%) Data Centre
9 26 (7.90%) PKI
10 16 (4.86%) Cyber Defence
11 9 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.82%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.52%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.52%) Cyberattack
14 3 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
15 1 (0.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (22.49%) Windows
2 54 (16.41%) Unix
3 53 (16.11%) Linux
4 13 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.34%) Kali Linux
5 11 (3.34%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (69.91%) Security Operations
2 203 (61.70%) Cybersecurity
3 167 (50.76%) Information Security
4 115 (34.95%) Data Loss Prevention
5 90 (27.36%) Security Architecture
6 82 (24.92%) Risk Management
7 78 (23.71%) Event Correlation
8 66 (20.06%) Identity Access Management
9 64 (19.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 63 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
11 60 (18.24%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 60 (18.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 60 (18.24%) Vulnerability Management
12 59 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 54 (16.41%) Threat Intelligence
14 53 (16.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 52 (15.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 50 (15.20%) Due Diligence
17 49 (14.89%) Use Case
18 48 (14.59%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.64%) Python
2 17 (5.17%) Perl
3 14 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.34%) Java
5 10 (3.04%) PHP
5 10 (3.04%) Ruby
6 9 (2.74%) VBA
7 8 (2.43%) Go
7 8 (2.43%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.82%) JCL
8 6 (1.82%) REXX
9 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.91%) C
10 2 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 160 (48.63%) CISSP
2 108 (32.83%) SSCP
3 88 (26.75%) SANS
4 83 (25.23%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (24.32%) CSSLP
6 68 (20.67%) CISM
7 67 (20.36%) Degree
8 60 (18.24%) CEH
9 59 (17.93%) GIAC
10 56 (17.02%) CompTIA Security+
11 51 (15.50%) CCNP
11 51 (15.50%) CCSP
12 50 (15.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 50 (15.20%) GCWN
12 50 (15.20%) ISSAP
12 50 (15.20%) ISSEP
12 50 (15.20%) MCSE
12 50 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 50 (15.20%) RHCA
12 50 (15.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (20.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (14.59%) PCI DSS
3 39 (11.85%) GDPR
4 14 (4.26%) COBIT
4 14 (4.26%) ISO 22301
5 5 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) GPG13
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 21 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.82%) RACF
Systems Management
1 45 (13.68%) RSA Security Analytics
2 19 (5.78%) QRadar
3 12 (3.65%) Stealthwatch
4 11 (3.34%) CSIRT
5 10 (3.04%) EnCase
6 8 (2.43%) Nessus
6 8 (2.43%) Nmap
7 7 (2.13%) CASB
7 7 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.82%) zSecure
9 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 101 (30.70%) Microsoft
2 90 (27.36%) Splunk
3 78 (23.71%) Symantec
4 52 (15.81%) Cisco
5 50 (15.20%) Red Hat
6 46 (13.98%) VMware
7 37 (11.25%) Qualys
8 33 (10.03%) Sophos
9 27 (8.21%) Forcepoint
9 27 (8.21%) LogRhythm
10 17 (5.17%) Dell
10 17 (5.17%) LogLogic
10 17 (5.17%) TIBCO
11 14 (4.26%) CheckPoint
12 11 (3.34%) ArcSight
13 8 (2.43%) Netsparker
14 3 (0.91%) Juniper
15 2 (0.61%) Blue Coat
15 2 (0.61%) Capita
15 2 (0.61%) Citrix