Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 240 319
Rank change year-on-year +70 +79 +24
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 147 120 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.60% 0.97% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.07% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 64 84 28
East of England median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -6.98% -12.24%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £38,375
90th Percentile £76,875 £76,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +5.73%

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 8,181 11,228 11,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.31% 90.97% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6,175 9,107 9,256
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.04% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +88 74 £38,000 -41.09% 4
Hertfordshire +27 62 £70,000 +24.44% 5
Essex +26 6 £38,000 -55.29% 1
Bedfordshire -36 5 - -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 113 (76.87%) Security Operations
2 101 (68.71%) Firewall
3 86 (58.50%) Information Security
4 84 (57.14%) Security Operations Centre
5 73 (49.66%) CISSP
6 61 (41.50%) Retail
6 61 (41.50%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
8 54 (36.73%) Splunk
9 53 (36.05%) Data Loss Prevention
10 52 (35.37%) Identity Access Management
11 49 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
12 48 (32.65%) Cyberthreat
12 48 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
13 47 (31.97%) GCIA
14 42 (28.57%) SSCP
14 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
15 41 (27.89%) Self-Motivation
15 41 (27.89%) Problem-Solving
16 40 (27.21%) Risk Management
16 40 (27.21%) CEH
16 40 (27.21%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 39 (26.53%) Cyber Defence
17 39 (26.53%) GCIH
18 38 (25.85%) Amazon AWS
19 37 (25.17%) Management Information System
19 37 (25.17%) DNS
20 36 (24.49%) Cyber Intelligence
21 35 (23.81%) Analytics
21 35 (23.81%) Cyber Kill Chain

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 5 (3.40%) Apache
1 5 (3.40%) IIS
2 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 38 (25.85%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.84%) SaaS
4 11 (7.48%) GitHub
5 8 (5.44%) Office 365
6 5 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 101 (68.71%) Firewall
2 37 (25.17%) DNS
3 30 (20.41%) Wireshark
4 26 (17.69%) DHCP
5 22 (14.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (14.97%) TCP/IP
6 20 (13.61%) HTTP
7 19 (12.93%) SSL
8 16 (10.88%) ICMP
8 16 (10.88%) SNMP
9 15 (10.20%) FTP
9 15 (10.20%) SMTP
10 13 (8.84%) Internet
11 10 (6.80%) VPN
12 8 (5.44%) Network Security
13 7 (4.76%) Sourcefire
14 6 (4.08%) MPLS
15 5 (3.40%) Wireless
16 3 (2.04%) DKIM
16 3 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (14.97%) JIRA
2 11 (7.48%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.40%) Metasploit
General
1 61 (41.50%) Retail
2 7 (4.76%) Legal
3 6 (4.08%) Finance
4 2 (1.36%) Banking
4 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (46.94%) Analyst
2 33 (22.45%) Security Engineer
3 22 (14.97%) Security Analyst
4 19 (12.93%) Architect
4 19 (12.93%) Security Architect
5 18 (12.24%) SOC Engineer
6 15 (10.20%) SIEM Engineer
7 14 (9.52%) Cyber Defence Analyst
7 14 (9.52%) SOC Analyst
8 13 (8.84%) Team Leader
9 12 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (8.16%) Senior Security Analyst
10 11 (7.48%) IT Analyst
10 11 (7.48%) IT Security Analyst
11 10 (6.80%) Senior Security Engineer
12 9 (6.12%) Security Manager
13 8 (5.44%) Information Manager
13 8 (5.44%) Information Security Manager
14 5 (3.40%) Information Security Analyst
14 5 (3.40%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.48%) OAuth
1 11 (7.48%) OAuth2
1 11 (7.48%) OpenID
1 11 (7.48%) XACML
2 5 (3.40%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 84 (57.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 61 (41.50%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (32.65%) Cyberthreat
4 41 (27.89%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (26.53%) Cyber Defence
6 37 (25.17%) Management Information System
7 35 (23.81%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 13 (8.84%) Data Centre
9 8 (5.44%) e-Learning
10 7 (4.76%) Cyberattack
10 7 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.09%) Linux
2 23 (15.65%) Windows
3 16 (10.88%) Mac OS X
4 11 (7.48%) Unix
5 10 (6.80%) Kali Linux
6 4 (2.72%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (76.87%) Security Operations
2 86 (58.50%) Information Security
3 56 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
4 53 (36.05%) Data Loss Prevention
5 52 (35.37%) Identity Access Management
6 49 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
7 41 (27.89%) Problem-Solving
8 40 (27.21%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 40 (27.21%) Risk Management
9 36 (24.49%) Cyber Intelligence
10 35 (23.81%) Analytics
11 34 (23.13%) Event Correlation
11 34 (23.13%) Security Architecture
12 32 (21.77%) Penetration Testing
13 30 (20.41%) Incident Management
14 27 (18.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (17.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 26 (17.69%) Performance Monitoring
16 25 (17.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 24 (16.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.37%) Python
2 16 (10.88%) Java
3 11 (7.48%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.12%) Perl
5 7 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.40%) Go
6 5 (3.40%) PHP
6 5 (3.40%) Ruby
7 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.36%) C
8 2 (1.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (49.66%) CISSP
2 48 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (31.97%) GCIA
4 42 (28.57%) SSCP
5 40 (27.21%) CEH
6 39 (26.53%) GCIH
7 34 (23.13%) GSEC
8 30 (20.41%) Degree
9 28 (19.05%) CCNA
10 27 (18.37%) SANS
11 23 (15.65%) CSSLP
11 23 (15.65%) GREM
12 22 (14.97%) GCFA
13 21 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
14 20 (13.61%) CCNP
14 20 (13.61%) MCSE
14 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (12.24%) CCIE
15 18 (12.24%) CCSP
15 18 (12.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (12.93%) GDPR
2 19 (12.93%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.80%) SLA
4 7 (4.76%) ISO 22301
4 7 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (4.08%) COBIT
6 3 (2.04%) GPG13
7 2 (1.36%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.68%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (20.41%) RSA Security Analytics
2 16 (10.88%) Stealthwatch
3 13 (8.84%) QRadar
4 5 (3.40%) Nessus
4 5 (3.40%) Nmap
5 4 (2.72%) CSIRT
6 3 (2.04%) CASB
6 3 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.36%) EnCase
7 2 (1.36%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 54 (36.73%) Splunk
2 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 33 (22.45%) Symantec
4 22 (14.97%) Cisco
5 21 (14.29%) Qualys
6 20 (13.61%) VMware
7 18 (12.24%) CheckPoint
7 18 (12.24%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.12%) LogRhythm
9 5 (3.40%) Juniper
9 5 (3.40%) Netsparker
9 5 (3.40%) Oracle
10 4 (2.72%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.04%) Sophos
12 2 (1.36%) AlienVault
12 2 (1.36%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.36%) Dell
12 2 (1.36%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.36%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.36%) SonicWALL