Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 327 259 338
Rank change year-on-year -68 +79 -2
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 838 982 1,302
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.94% 1.26% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.37% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 614 753 1,072
10th Percentile £39,300 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,250
90th Percentile £90,700 £85,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

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 82,960 71,887 122,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 93.27% 92.43% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 59,263 58,244 98,170
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,295 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -96 328 £72,500 +11.54% 40
South East -66 115 £61,500 +29.47% 28
North of England -13 113 £55,000 - 32
Midlands -71 109 £52,500 -7.89% 14
West Midlands -34 99 £52,500 -8.70% 13
East of England +25 81 £72,500 +11.54% 3
South West -17 79 £51,250 +13.89% 12
Yorkshire -13 60 £55,000 -4.35% 8
North West -19 46 £46,500 -9.27% 21
East Midlands -58 12 £68,750 +37.50% 1
North East -13 7 £60,000 +20.00% 3
SIEM
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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.

1 465 (55.49%) Cybersecurity
2 316 (37.71%) Firewall
3 276 (32.94%) Information Security
4 252 (30.07%) Azure
5 238 (28.40%) Security Operations
6 186 (22.20%) CISSP
7 182 (21.72%) Splunk
8 173 (20.64%) Microsoft
9 172 (20.53%) Windows
10 169 (20.17%) Vulnerability Management
11 154 (18.38%) Social Skills
12 151 (18.02%) Linux
13 148 (17.66%) AWS
13 148 (17.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 122 (14.56%) Security Cleared
15 120 (14.32%) Finance
16 118 (14.08%) CISM
16 118 (14.08%) Network Security
17 117 (13.96%) NIST
18 112 (13.37%) Active Directory
19 110 (13.13%) Penetration Testing
20 106 (12.65%) Microsoft 365
21 101 (12.05%) Management Information System
22 100 (11.93%) Threat Intelligence
23 95 (11.34%) Python
24 92 (10.98%) Security Monitoring
25 91 (10.86%) Security Architecture
26 90 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
27 85 (10.14%) Cisco
28 84 (10.02%) Agile Software Development

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 21 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (1.91%) IIS
3 15 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.07%) OpenStack
6 8 (0.95%) Confluence
6 8 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Fuse
8 2 (0.24%) nginx
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (0.84%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (2.86%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 252 (30.07%) Azure
2 148 (17.66%) AWS
3 106 (12.65%) Microsoft 365
4 59 (7.04%) PaaS
5 52 (6.21%) IaaS
6 49 (5.85%) SaaS
7 44 (5.25%) Azure Sentinel
8 41 (4.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 25 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (2.51%) GCP
11 16 (1.91%) Serverless
12 11 (1.31%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 11 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (1.07%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.95%) Mimecast
15 8 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (0.84%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.84%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 316 (37.71%) Firewall
2 118 (14.08%) Network Security
3 80 (9.55%) TCP/IP
4 73 (8.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 59 (7.04%) DNS
6 58 (6.92%) Internet
7 49 (5.85%) WAN
8 43 (5.13%) LAN
9 40 (4.77%) VPN
10 32 (3.82%) DHCP
11 28 (3.34%) SSL
12 23 (2.74%) HTTP
13 19 (2.27%) SAN
14 17 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (1.67%) FTP
16 13 (1.55%) MPLS
16 13 (1.55%) Wireless
17 12 (1.43%) BGP
17 12 (1.43%) SMTP
17 12 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.19%) Big Data
2 7 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (0.60%) Blockchain
3 5 (0.60%) Power BI
4 3 (0.36%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.36%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.36%) MySQL
4 3 (0.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.36%) Tableau
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.24%) Redis
5 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.12%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.12%) Looker
6 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (3.10%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.43%) Metasploit
3 9 (1.07%) JIRA
4 7 (0.84%) Bitbucket
4 7 (0.84%) Burp Suite
5 4 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.36%) MSI
6 3 (0.36%) SonarQube
6 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.12%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.12%) Snyk
General
1 154 (18.38%) Social Skills
2 120 (14.32%) Finance
3 90 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.30%) Public Sector
5 35 (4.18%) Legal
6 32 (3.82%) Law
7 28 (3.34%) Banking
8 20 (2.39%) Retail
9 17 (2.03%) Presentation Skills
10 15 (1.79%) Police
11 14 (1.67%) Marketing
12 13 (1.55%) Aerospace
12 13 (1.55%) Games
13 12 (1.43%) Manufacturing
14 9 (1.07%) Influencing Skills
14 9 (1.07%) Local Government
14 9 (1.07%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.72%) Electronics
15 6 (0.72%) French Language
16 5 (0.60%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 199 (23.75%) Analyst
2 144 (17.18%) Architect
3 131 (15.63%) Security Engineer
4 124 (14.80%) Security Analyst
5 95 (11.34%) Security Architect
6 94 (11.22%) Consultant
7 60 (7.16%) SOC Analyst
8 56 (6.68%) Senior Analyst
9 48 (5.73%) Security Consultant
10 47 (5.61%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 41 (4.89%) Cloud Architect
12 40 (4.77%) IT Engineer
13 37 (4.42%) Security Manager
14 33 (3.94%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 33 (3.94%) Head of Security
15 32 (3.82%) Senior Security Analyst
16 30 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 28 (3.34%) Azure Architect
18 27 (3.22%) Cloud Engineer
19 25 (2.98%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.61%) Web Services
2 30 (3.58%) Elastic Stack
3 18 (2.15%) OAuth
4 17 (2.03%) LDAP
5 15 (1.79%) CGI
6 13 (1.55%) Regular Expression
7 9 (1.07%) JSON
8 7 (0.84%) SAML
9 6 (0.72%) COM
10 5 (0.60%) Kafka
10 5 (0.60%) SailPoint
11 4 (0.48%) ISPF
11 4 (0.48%) Middleware
11 4 (0.48%) Node.js
12 3 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (0.24%) CSS
13 2 (0.24%) HTML
13 2 (0.24%) XML
13 2 (0.24%) XML Messaging
13 2 (0.24%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 101 (12.05%) Management Information System
2 84 (10.02%) Security Operations Centre
3 59 (7.04%) Cyberthreat
4 51 (6.09%) Data Centre
5 40 (4.77%) Public Cloud
6 39 (4.65%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 34 (4.06%) Cyberattack
8 33 (3.94%) Cyber Defence
9 32 (3.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 30 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
11 28 (3.34%) Private Cloud
12 20 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (2.15%) PKI
13 18 (2.15%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
16 13 (1.55%) Analytical Mindset
17 10 (1.19%) Smart Meter
18 9 (1.07%) Blog
19 8 (0.95%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 172 (20.53%) Windows
2 151 (18.02%) Linux
3 62 (7.40%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.10%) Unix
5 15 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 8 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (0.72%) CentOS
9 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (0.48%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.36%) Debian
12 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.24%) Android
13 2 (0.24%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (55.49%) Cybersecurity
2 276 (32.94%) Information Security
3 238 (28.40%) Security Operations
4 169 (20.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 110 (13.13%) Penetration Testing
6 100 (11.93%) Threat Intelligence
7 92 (10.98%) Security Monitoring
8 91 (10.86%) Security Architecture
9 84 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (9.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 78 (9.31%) Analytics
11 78 (9.31%) Incident Management
12 72 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
13 68 (8.11%) ITIL
14 62 (7.40%) DevOps
15 60 (7.16%) Security Management
16 57 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 56 (6.68%) Use Case
18 55 (6.56%) Risk Management
19 53 (6.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 95 (11.34%) Python
2 58 (6.92%) PowerShell
3 35 (4.18%) SQL
4 34 (4.06%) Java
4 34 (4.06%) Perl
5 30 (3.58%) Go
6 28 (3.34%) Ruby
7 24 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 19 (2.27%) C
8 19 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.07%) VBA
10 8 (0.95%) PHP
11 6 (0.72%) C#
12 5 (0.60%) C++
13 4 (0.48%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.36%) R
14 3 (0.36%) Scala
14 3 (0.36%) VBScript
15 2 (0.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 186 (22.20%) CISSP
2 122 (14.56%) Security Cleared
3 118 (14.08%) CISM
4 81 (9.67%) SC Cleared
5 77 (9.19%) Degree
6 73 (8.71%) CISA
7 55 (6.56%) CEH
8 41 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (4.18%) OSCP
10 32 (3.82%) SANS
11 26 (3.10%) CompTIA Security+
12 25 (2.98%) GIAC
12 25 (2.98%) SSCP
13 24 (2.86%) DV Cleared
14 22 (2.63%) CCSA
14 22 (2.63%) GCIH
15 19 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 19 (2.27%) CREST Certified
16 18 (2.15%) GCIA
17 17 (2.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (17.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 117 (13.96%) NIST
3 83 (9.90%) PCI DSS
4 74 (8.83%) Cyber Essentials
5 53 (6.32%) GDPR
6 25 (2.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 25 (2.98%) NCSC
7 23 (2.74%) GRC
8 22 (2.63%) SLA
9 12 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (1.07%) JSP 440
11 8 (0.95%) COBIT
11 8 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (0.95%) QA
12 7 (0.84%) ITGC
12 7 (0.84%) PMBOK
12 7 (0.84%) PMO
13 6 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 5 (0.60%) HMG Infosec
14 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 112 (13.37%) Active Directory
2 54 (6.44%) Docker
3 42 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.27%) KVM
5 10 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.07%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.60%) Snort
8 4 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.36%) vSphere
10 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.12%) Firmware
11 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 67 (8.00%) QRadar
2 50 (5.97%) Terraform
3 47 (5.61%) Kubernetes
4 42 (5.01%) Ansible
5 37 (4.42%) Nessus
6 23 (2.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 22 (2.63%) Demisto
7 22 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
8 20 (2.39%) Puppet
9 19 (2.27%) CFEngine
9 19 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (1.43%) CASB
11 11 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.95%) Kibana
12 8 (0.95%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (0.84%) SCCM
14 6 (0.72%) EnCase
14 6 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 182 (21.72%) Splunk
2 173 (20.64%) Microsoft
3 85 (10.14%) Cisco
4 77 (9.19%) LogRhythm
5 53 (6.32%) VMware
6 47 (5.61%) ArcSight
7 39 (4.65%) CheckPoint
8 33 (3.94%) Palo Alto
8 33 (3.94%) ServiceNow
9 31 (3.70%) Oracle
10 29 (3.46%) McAfee
11 28 (3.34%) Symantec
12 27 (3.22%) AlienVault
13 23 (2.74%) Sun
14 21 (2.51%) Citrix
15 20 (2.39%) Rapid7
16 19 (2.27%) CyberArk
16 19 (2.27%) Juniper
17 18 (2.15%) Qualys
17 18 (2.15%) Red Hat