Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 348 479
Rank change year-on-year +2 +131 +153
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 1569 1630 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.93% 0.91% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.02% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1299 1012
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,250 £36,250 £32,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £79,900
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% +5.00%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 152449 159358 181424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 121294 133740 151021
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in England

SIEM
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SIEM in England

SIEM
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in England

SIEM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
London +48 916 £60,000 -7.69% 42
South East -64 225 £50,000 - 10
South West +61 140 £46,500 -15.45% 10
North of England +7 110 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Midlands -39 110 £50,000 +5.26% 13
West Midlands -49 96 £50,000 +5.26% 11
North West +20 71 £46,250 -2.63% 7
East of England -10 70 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Yorkshire -10 32 £45,000 -28.00% 9
East Midlands +45 14 £28,750 -23.33% 1
North East - 7 £36,500 - 2
SIEM
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 England region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 840 (53.54%) Firewall
2 817 (52.07%) Information Security
3 709 (45.19%) Cybersecurity
4 681 (43.40%) CISSP
5 513 (32.70%) Windows
6 495 (31.55%) Security Operations
7 471 (30.02%) Linux
8 465 (29.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 445 (28.36%) CISM
10 390 (24.86%) Network Security
11 373 (23.77%) TCP/IP
12 364 (23.20%) Vulnerability Management
13 351 (22.37%) Finance
14 322 (20.52%) ITIL
15 302 (19.25%) Cisco
16 292 (18.61%) Penetration Testing
17 285 (18.16%) Management Information System
18 275 (17.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 243 (15.49%) CheckPoint
20 239 (15.23%) CISA
21 234 (14.91%) Degree
22 214 (13.64%) Data Protection
22 214 (13.64%) GIAC
22 214 (13.64%) Active Directory
23 205 (13.07%) Security Architecture
24 204 (13.00%) Splunk
25 203 (12.94%) Security Cleared
26 193 (12.30%) CEH
27 188 (11.98%) Incident Management
28 175 (11.15%) Palo Alto

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 39 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.21%) MS Exchange
3 13 (0.83%) Apache
4 10 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.45%) IIS
6 6 (0.38%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.32%) CMS
8 3 (0.19%) nginx
8 3 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.13%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.064%) Confluence
10 1 (0.064%) JBoss
10 1 (0.064%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.064%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 17 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.51%) assyst
3 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.064%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 97 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (3.44%) Office 365
4 33 (2.10%) IaaS
5 32 (2.04%) SaaS
6 22 (1.40%) PaaS
7 17 (1.08%) OneDrive
8 14 (0.89%) Mimecast
9 12 (0.76%) Akamai
10 11 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.32%) GitHub
12 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.064%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 840 (53.54%) Firewall
2 390 (24.86%) Network Security
3 373 (23.77%) TCP/IP
4 147 (9.37%) DNS
5 137 (8.73%) Intrusion Detection
6 119 (7.58%) VPN
7 116 (7.39%) WAN
8 108 (6.88%) Internet
9 107 (6.82%) LAN
10 100 (6.37%) Cisco ASA
11 99 (6.31%) DHCP
12 70 (4.46%) Wireless
13 66 (4.21%) HTTP
14 65 (4.14%) MPLS
15 60 (3.82%) IPsec
15 60 (3.82%) SSL
16 46 (2.93%) OSPF
16 46 (2.93%) SMTP
17 45 (2.87%) Wireshark
18 44 (2.80%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (2.49%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.53%) Big Data
3 20 (1.27%) MySQL
4 9 (0.57%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.25%) Blockchain
6 3 (0.19%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.13%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.13%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.064%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.064%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.064%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.064%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (1.78%) Metasploit
2 15 (0.96%) Burp Suite
3 5 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.19%) Hudson
5 2 (0.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.064%) GDB
6 1 (0.064%) JIRA
6 1 (0.064%) MSI
6 1 (0.064%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.064%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.064%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.064%) Visual Studio
General
1 351 (22.37%) Finance
2 134 (8.54%) Banking
3 87 (5.54%) Legal
4 69 (4.40%) Law
5 53 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 13 (0.83%) Billing
6 13 (0.83%) Games
7 9 (0.57%) Digital Economy
7 9 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 9 (0.57%) Publishing
7 9 (0.57%) Retail
8 7 (0.45%) Advertising
8 7 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.32%) Electronics
9 5 (0.32%) Marketing
10 4 (0.25%) French Language
11 3 (0.19%) Military
11 3 (0.19%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 616 (39.26%) Analyst
2 467 (29.76%) Security Analyst
3 341 (21.73%) Security Engineer
4 146 (9.31%) SOC Analyst
5 144 (9.18%) Security Manager
6 124 (7.90%) Consultant
7 120 (7.65%) IT Analyst
8 115 (7.33%) IT Security Analyst
9 109 (6.95%) Security Consultant
10 99 (6.31%) Information Analyst
10 99 (6.31%) Information Security Analyst
10 99 (6.31%) Network Engineer
11 95 (6.05%) Network Security Engineer
12 93 (5.93%) IT Engineer
13 89 (5.67%) IT Security Engineer
14 86 (5.48%) Architect
15 78 (4.97%) Security Architect
16 70 (4.46%) Operations Analyst
16 70 (4.46%) Security Operations Analyst
17 69 (4.40%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.55%) SailPoint
2 28 (1.78%) .NET
3 24 (1.53%) Web Services
4 20 (1.27%) HTML
5 17 (1.08%) Middleware
6 15 (0.96%) Regular Expression
7 14 (0.89%) OAuth
8 13 (0.83%) SAML
9 12 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
9 12 (0.76%) OpenID
10 9 (0.57%) CSS
11 8 (0.51%) 802.1X
12 6 (0.38%) PCRE
13 5 (0.32%) CGI
14 3 (0.19%) Ajax
14 3 (0.19%) jQuery
14 3 (0.19%) Laravel
14 3 (0.19%) LEMP Stack
14 3 (0.19%) Memcached
14 3 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 285 (18.16%) Management Information System
2 174 (11.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 156 (9.94%) Cyberthreat
4 150 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
5 123 (7.84%) Data Centre
6 118 (7.52%) Computer Science
6 118 (7.52%) Data Protection Act
7 84 (5.35%) PKI
8 69 (4.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 55 (3.51%) Cyber Attack
10 50 (3.19%) Cyber Defence
11 27 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
12 26 (1.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 22 (1.40%) iPad
14 21 (1.34%) CESG
15 16 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.83%) FlexPod
17 12 (0.76%) Algorithms
17 12 (0.76%) Reinsurance
18 11 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 513 (32.70%) Windows
2 471 (30.02%) Linux
3 151 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 138 (8.80%) Unix
5 50 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 41 (2.61%) Kali Linux
7 38 (2.42%) Mac OS X
8 18 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.64%) CentOS
11 10 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.57%) Android
13 8 (0.51%) Debian
13 8 (0.51%) VMS
13 8 (0.51%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.45%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.19%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.13%) AIX
16 2 (0.13%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (52.07%) Information Security
2 709 (45.19%) Cybersecurity
3 495 (31.55%) Security Operations
4 364 (23.20%) Vulnerability Management
5 322 (20.52%) ITIL
6 292 (18.61%) Penetration Testing
7 275 (17.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 214 (13.64%) Data Protection
9 205 (13.07%) Security Architecture
10 188 (11.98%) Incident Management
11 172 (10.96%) Security Monitoring
12 157 (10.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 154 (9.82%) Data Loss Prevention
14 152 (9.69%) Risk Management
15 134 (8.54%) Threat Intelligence
16 126 (8.03%) Analytics
17 112 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
17 112 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
18 111 (7.07%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
19 97 (6.18%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 169 (10.77%) Python
2 104 (6.63%) PowerShell
3 97 (6.18%) Bash Shell
4 88 (5.61%) Java
5 63 (4.02%) SQL
6 56 (3.57%) Perl
7 55 (3.51%) Ruby
8 42 (2.68%) C#
9 36 (2.29%) Korn
10 34 (2.17%) C
11 31 (1.98%) Bourne shell
12 29 (1.85%) PHP
13 23 (1.47%) JavaScript
14 22 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.57%) Lua
16 5 (0.32%) C++
16 5 (0.32%) C-shell
17 4 (0.25%) VB
18 3 (0.19%) Go
19 1 (0.064%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 681 (43.40%) CISSP
2 445 (28.36%) CISM
3 239 (15.23%) CISA
4 234 (14.91%) Degree
5 214 (13.64%) GIAC
6 203 (12.94%) Security Cleared
7 193 (12.30%) CEH
8 148 (9.43%) SC Cleared
9 145 (9.24%) GCIH
10 143 (9.11%) SANS
11 138 (8.80%) Cisco Certification
12 99 (6.31%) CCNA
13 97 (6.18%) GCIA
14 77 (4.91%) CCNP
14 77 (4.91%) GSEC
15 69 (4.40%) DV Cleared
16 65 (4.14%) CREST Certified
17 59 (3.76%) CompTIA Security+
17 59 (3.76%) Security+ Certification
18 54 (3.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 465 (29.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 150 (9.56%) PCI DSS
3 128 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 121 (7.71%) GDPR
5 73 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 44 (2.80%) NIST 800
7 32 (2.04%) COBIT
8 29 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 27 (1.72%) GPG13
10 24 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 18 (1.15%) ISO 22301
12 17 (1.08%) QA
13 14 (0.89%) SLA
14 11 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 5 (0.32%) FISMA
17 4 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
18 3 (0.19%) PMO
19 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
19 2 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 214 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 80 (5.10%) Virtual Machines
3 77 (4.91%) Snort
4 76 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (1.72%) ProxySG
6 22 (1.40%) Hyper-V
7 19 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (1.02%) vSphere
9 12 (0.76%) Docker
10 7 (0.45%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.38%) HDFS
11 6 (0.38%) pfSense
12 5 (0.32%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.25%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.19%) Firmware
15 2 (0.13%) KVM
15 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
16 1 (0.064%) RHEV
16 1 (0.064%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.064%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 143 (9.11%) Nessus
2 106 (6.76%) QRadar
3 59 (3.76%) McAfee ePO
4 53 (3.38%) CSIRT
5 51 (3.25%) FortiGate
6 48 (3.06%) SCCM
7 40 (2.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 29 (1.85%) Nexpose
9 25 (1.59%) OpenVAS
10 24 (1.53%) Nmap
10 24 (1.53%) RSA Security Analytics
11 23 (1.47%) Core Impact
12 22 (1.40%) RSA enVision
13 19 (1.21%) Nagios
14 18 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
14 18 (1.15%) Suricata
14 18 (1.15%) WSUS
15 17 (1.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 16 (1.02%) EnCase
16 16 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 302 (19.25%) Cisco
2 243 (15.49%) CheckPoint
3 204 (13.00%) Splunk
4 175 (11.15%) Palo Alto
5 145 (9.24%) LogRhythm
6 133 (8.48%) ArcSight
7 123 (7.84%) Microsoft
8 102 (6.50%) McAfee
9 93 (5.93%) VMware
10 90 (5.74%) Symantec
11 86 (5.48%) Juniper
12 79 (5.04%) Fortinet
13 72 (4.59%) Qualys
14 67 (4.27%) F5
15 66 (4.21%) CyberArk
16 64 (4.08%) AlienVault
16 64 (4.08%) Blue Coat
17 55 (3.51%) FireEye
18 54 (3.44%) SolarWinds
19 53 (3.38%) Sourcefire