Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 322 289 295
Rank change year-on-year -33 +6 +7
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 1,205 627 1,325
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.09% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.17% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 782 483 952
10th Percentile £39,250 £40,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.50% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,063
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%

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 105,587 53,569 107,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.11% 93.22% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 70,410 44,211 86,468
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £74,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in England

SIEM
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SIEM in England.

Salary trend for SIEM in England

SIEM
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SIEM in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -129 427 £75,000 +15.38% 73
South East +15 242 £61,500 +5.13% 30
North of England -28 165 £52,806 +11.17% 38
South West +46 140 £65,000 +30.00% 14
Midlands -29 133 £55,000 +10.00% 19
West Midlands -21 112 £55,000 +10.00% 15
North West -18 102 £53,112 +6.22% 23
Yorkshire -54 56 £50,000 +17.65% 9
East of England -81 55 £47,500 -15.56% 7
East Midlands -65 10 £70,000 +86.67% 3
North East -27 7 £60,000 +12.68% 6
SIEM
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 813 (67.47%) Cybersecurity
2 458 (38.01%) Information Security
3 354 (29.38%) Finance
4 353 (29.29%) Firewall
5 351 (29.13%) Vulnerability Management
6 341 (28.30%) Social Skills
7 339 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 321 (26.64%) Azure
9 304 (25.23%) Security Operations
10 279 (23.15%) NIST
11 271 (22.49%) GDPR
12 246 (20.41%) AWS
13 222 (18.42%) Python
14 220 (18.26%) Windows
14 220 (18.26%) Security Testing
15 215 (17.84%) Cyber Essentials
16 209 (17.34%) Risk Management
17 201 (16.68%) Management Information System
18 184 (15.27%) Microsoft
19 182 (15.10%) Linux
20 181 (15.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
21 167 (13.86%) CISSP
22 165 (13.69%) Smart Meter
22 165 (13.69%) Police
23 151 (12.53%) PowerShell
24 150 (12.45%) Security Cleared
24 150 (12.45%) Banking
25 147 (12.20%) Network Security
26 143 (11.87%) Splunk
27 134 (11.12%) Azure Sentinel

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 29 (2.41%) IIS
2 10 (0.83%) MS Exchange
2 10 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.66%) OpenStack
4 7 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.50%) Confluence
6 4 (0.33%) Apache
7 3 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.083%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.083%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 92 (7.63%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.17%) assyst
3 1 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 321 (26.64%) Azure
2 246 (20.41%) AWS
3 134 (11.12%) Azure Sentinel
4 133 (11.04%) Microsoft 365
5 93 (7.72%) Amazon S3
6 91 (7.55%) CloudFront
7 73 (6.06%) GCP
8 65 (5.39%) Azure Monitor
9 60 (4.98%) SaaS
10 59 (4.90%) Serverless
11 54 (4.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 54 (4.48%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 54 (4.48%) AWS Lambda
11 54 (4.48%) Azure Logic Apps
12 53 (4.40%) AWS CloudTrail
13 47 (3.90%) PaaS
14 41 (3.40%) Amazon ECS
14 41 (3.40%) IaaS
15 39 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
16 37 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 353 (29.29%) Firewall
2 147 (12.20%) Network Security
3 112 (9.29%) DNS
4 106 (8.80%) TCP/IP
5 94 (7.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 62 (5.15%) WAN
7 61 (5.06%) VPN
8 60 (4.98%) HTTP
9 53 (4.40%) LAN
10 45 (3.73%) DHCP
10 45 (3.73%) Internet
11 38 (3.15%) AMQP
12 31 (2.57%) SSL
12 31 (2.57%) Wireshark
13 29 (2.41%) Wireless
14 22 (1.83%) VLAN
15 17 (1.41%) SMTP
16 16 (1.33%) Cisco ISE
17 15 (1.24%) MPLS
18 13 (1.08%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.15%) Amazon Athena
1 38 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 38 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
1 38 (3.15%) Redis
2 32 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (1.16%) SQL Server
4 13 (1.08%) Big Data
5 9 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.75%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.33%) GIS
7 4 (0.33%) MySQL
7 4 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.33%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.25%) DB2
8 3 (0.25%) HDInsight
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.17%) Power BI
9 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 36 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 36 (2.99%) JIRA
2 32 (2.66%) CircleCI
2 32 (2.66%) Selenium
3 13 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.58%) Metasploit
5 6 (0.50%) Travis CI
6 4 (0.33%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.33%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.25%) Burp Suite
7 3 (0.25%) ERwin
7 3 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.25%) Zephyr
8 2 (0.17%) GitLab
9 1 (0.083%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.083%) sqlmap
9 1 (0.083%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.083%) Vagrant
General
1 354 (29.38%) Finance
2 341 (28.30%) Social Skills
3 165 (13.69%) Police
4 150 (12.45%) Banking
5 83 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
6 59 (4.90%) Retail
7 58 (4.81%) Public Sector
8 39 (3.24%) Legal
9 38 (3.15%) Automotive
9 38 (3.15%) Telecoms
10 26 (2.16%) Presentation Skills
11 21 (1.74%) Law
12 19 (1.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 14 (1.16%) Organisational Skills
14 12 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
14 12 (1.00%) Marketing
15 10 (0.83%) Electronics
16 9 (0.75%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.58%) Billing
17 7 (0.58%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 276 (22.90%) Analyst
2 240 (19.92%) Security Engineer
3 237 (19.67%) Architect
4 203 (16.85%) Security Architect
5 173 (14.36%) Security Analyst
6 117 (9.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 96 (7.97%) SOC Analyst
8 84 (6.97%) Consultant
9 69 (5.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 68 (5.64%) Security Consultant
11 57 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
12 49 (4.07%) Security Manager
13 48 (3.98%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 41 (3.40%) Senior Security Engineer
15 38 (3.15%) Developer
15 38 (3.15%) Django Developer
15 38 (3.15%) Python Developer
15 38 (3.15%) Python/Django Developer
15 38 (3.15%) Senior Developer
15 38 (3.15%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (5.98%) JSON
2 69 (5.73%) XML
3 44 (3.65%) WebSockets
4 38 (3.15%) Django
4 38 (3.15%) FastAPI
4 38 (3.15%) Flask
4 38 (3.15%) SQLAlchemy
5 34 (2.82%) Regular Expression
6 32 (2.66%) Celery
6 32 (2.66%) pytest
7 23 (1.91%) LDAP
8 14 (1.16%) OAuth
9 12 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (0.75%) .NET
11 8 (0.66%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.66%) SAML
11 8 (0.66%) YAML
12 7 (0.58%) HTML
12 7 (0.58%) Web Services
13 6 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 201 (16.68%) Management Information System
2 165 (13.69%) Smart Meter
3 116 (9.63%) Security Operations Centre
4 86 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
5 58 (4.81%) Cyber Defence
6 43 (3.57%) Cyberattack
6 43 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 39 (3.24%) Data Protection Act
8 38 (3.15%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 38 (3.15%) Video\Live Streaming
9 33 (2.74%) Public Cloud
10 32 (2.66%) Video on Demand
11 24 (1.99%) Data Centre
12 23 (1.91%) PKI
13 22 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
14 21 (1.74%) Cloud Native
15 20 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 13 (1.08%) Virtual Team
17 12 (1.00%) Blog
18 10 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 220 (18.26%) Windows
2 182 (15.10%) Linux
3 65 (5.39%) Mac OS
4 52 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.66%) Unix
6 18 (1.49%) Windows Server 2019
7 17 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.41%) CentOS
12 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.33%) Solaris
13 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.17%) OpenBSD
14 2 (0.17%) VMS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.083%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.083%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 813 (67.47%) Cybersecurity
2 458 (38.01%) Information Security
3 351 (29.13%) Vulnerability Management
4 304 (25.23%) Security Operations
5 220 (18.26%) Security Testing
6 209 (17.34%) Risk Management
7 124 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
8 120 (9.96%) DevOps
9 118 (9.79%) Mentoring
10 112 (9.29%) Identity Management
11 110 (9.13%) Analytics
12 100 (8.30%) Security Monitoring
13 98 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 98 (8.13%) Security Architecture
13 98 (8.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 95 (7.88%) Kalman Filter
15 94 (7.80%) Incident Management
16 90 (7.47%) Threat Intelligence
17 87 (7.22%) Change Management
17 87 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 222 (18.42%) Python
2 151 (12.53%) PowerShell
3 82 (6.80%) Ruby
4 72 (5.98%) Perl
5 71 (5.89%) C#
6 62 (5.15%) JavaScript
7 53 (4.40%) VB
8 39 (3.24%) Bash
9 19 (1.58%) Java
10 17 (1.41%) SQL
11 15 (1.24%) C
12 7 (0.58%) Go
13 5 (0.41%) PHP
14 3 (0.25%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.17%) Groovy
16 1 (0.083%) Rust
16 1 (0.083%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 167 (13.86%) CISSP
2 150 (12.45%) Security Cleared
3 119 (9.88%) Degree
4 110 (9.13%) CISM
5 101 (8.38%) SC Cleared
6 97 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (7.05%) CEH
8 84 (6.97%) SANS
9 61 (5.06%) GCIA
9 61 (5.06%) GCIH
10 54 (4.48%) GCFA
11 53 (4.40%) GCFE
12 40 (3.32%) GIAC
13 36 (2.99%) CISA
14 33 (2.74%) CCNA
15 29 (2.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 27 (2.24%) OSCP
17 25 (2.07%) CCNP
17 25 (2.07%) CompTIA Security+
18 23 (1.91%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 279 (23.15%) NIST
3 271 (22.49%) GDPR
4 215 (17.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 181 (15.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 83 (6.89%) PCI DSS
7 32 (2.66%) NCSC
8 31 (2.57%) QA
9 24 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 24 (1.99%) SLA
10 17 (1.41%) GRC
11 16 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.75%) HIPAA
13 8 (0.66%) GAMP
14 7 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 7 (0.58%) ISO 22301
14 7 (0.58%) JSP 440
15 5 (0.41%) COBIT
15 5 (0.41%) HMG Infosec
15 5 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 94 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 55 (4.56%) Docker
3 40 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.74%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.41%) vSphere
7 11 (0.91%) NFS
8 7 (0.58%) Snort
9 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.41%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.33%) vCloud
11 3 (0.25%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.25%) KVM
12 2 (0.17%) Ceph
12 2 (0.17%) iptables
12 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.083%) LXC
13 1 (0.083%) Squid
13 1 (0.083%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (3.15%) QRadar
2 37 (3.07%) Kubernetes
3 31 (2.57%) Ansible
3 31 (2.57%) Nessus
4 25 (2.07%) CSIRT
4 25 (2.07%) Terraform
5 20 (1.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 18 (1.49%) CASB
7 14 (1.16%) Nmap
8 13 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (1.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 12 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (0.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 7 (0.58%) Kibana
11 6 (0.50%) Consul
11 6 (0.50%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.50%) Istio
11 6 (0.50%) Pingdom
11 6 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 184 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 143 (11.87%) Splunk
3 96 (7.97%) Cisco
4 78 (6.47%) VMware
5 63 (5.23%) LogRhythm
6 49 (4.07%) Google
7 48 (3.98%) Palo Alto
8 47 (3.90%) CheckPoint
9 31 (2.57%) Darktrace
10 29 (2.41%) Sophos
11 26 (2.16%) CrowdStrike
12 25 (2.07%) McAfee
12 25 (2.07%) Oracle
13 21 (1.74%) SolarWinds
14 20 (1.66%) Meraki
14 20 (1.66%) Qualys
15 19 (1.58%) Citrix
16 18 (1.49%) BMC
16 18 (1.49%) Carbon Black
17 16 (1.33%) AlienVault