Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 123 144
Rank change year-on-year 0 +21 -10
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 24 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.89% 0.66% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.71% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 13
Edinburgh median annual salary £28,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -23.81% +16.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £20,000 £41,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,500 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.62% -23.33% +16.67%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2466 2114 2810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.13% 92.48% 91.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1374 1772
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,505 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Edinburgh

SIEM
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for SIEM in Edinburgh

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 15 (62.50%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (54.17%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (37.50%) Security Operations
5 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (29.17%) Linux
6 7 (29.17%) CISSP
7 6 (25.00%) Use Case
8 5 (20.83%) CEH
8 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 5 (20.83%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (20.83%) Data Analytics
8 5 (20.83%) Analytics
8 5 (20.83%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 5 (20.83%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (20.83%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (20.83%) Threat Intelligence
9 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 2 (8.33%) VMware
10 2 (8.33%) Cisco
10 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
10 2 (8.33%) Information Security
10 2 (8.33%) Windows
10 2 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
11 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
11 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 1 (4.17%) Splunk
11 1 (4.17%) ArcSight

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (54.17%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Graduate
1 13 (54.17%) IT Graduate
2 8 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) SIEM Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Systems Analysis
2 9 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (25.00%) Use Case
5 5 (20.83%) Analytics
5 5 (20.83%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analytics
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.83%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security
7 2 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
8 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CISSP
2 5 (20.83%) CEH
2 5 (20.83%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CISM
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.17%) Qualys
2 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.17%) Splunk