The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 140 153
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 14 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.61% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.71% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 7
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +41.79%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -13.63% +15.78%  

SIEM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1964 2245 1947
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.99% 86.25% 81.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1811 1521
Median salary £49,000 £52,318 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.34% +4.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing SIEM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Hertfordshire

SIEM
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for SIEM in Hertfordshire

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in Hertfordshire

SIEM
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans - 6 £47,500 -
Royston - 4 £75,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -12 1 £82,500 +73.68%
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
SIEM
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 17 (58.62%) CISSP
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
3 11 (37.93%) Information Security
3 11 (37.93%) CISM
3 11 (37.93%) ITIL
4 9 (31.03%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) SANS
4 9 (31.03%) Security Operations
5 8 (27.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) Symantec
5 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
5 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
6 7 (24.14%) F5
6 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
6 7 (24.14%) Change Management
7 6 (20.69%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (20.69%) Service Management
7 6 (20.69%) CISA
7 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
7 6 (20.69%) MCP
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 6 (20.69%) AlienVault
7 6 (20.69%) Palo Alto
7 6 (20.69%) Presales
7 6 (20.69%) LogRhythm
7 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (20.69%) CRISC
7 6 (20.69%) LogLogic
7 6 (20.69%) Problem Management

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) Network Security
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (13.79%) SNMP
5 3 (10.34%) WLAN
6 2 (6.90%) DNS
6 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (6.90%) IPv4
6 2 (6.90%) MPLS
6 2 (6.90%) SMTP
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Big Data
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) SIEM Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) SOC Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Incident Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Operational Security Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Operations Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Security Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Security Operations Manager
3 6 (20.69%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) CISSP Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Security Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.45%) e-Health
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Information Security
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Security Operations
3 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
4 7 (24.14%) Change Management
5 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.69%) Presales
5 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
5 6 (20.69%) Service Management
6 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (10.34%) Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) Data Security
8 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (10.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (10.34%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.34%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) CISSP
2 11 (37.93%) CISM
3 9 (31.03%) SANS
4 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) CEH
6 6 (20.69%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (20.69%) CISA
6 6 (20.69%) CRISC
6 6 (20.69%) MCP
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (10.34%) CCIE
8 3 (10.34%) GIAC
8 3 (10.34%) ISACA
9 2 (6.90%) CCNA
10 1 (3.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
2 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (10.34%) QRadar
2 3 (10.34%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Symantec
3 7 (24.14%) F5
4 6 (20.69%) AlienVault
4 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.69%) LogLogic
4 6 (20.69%) LogRhythm
4 6 (20.69%) Palo Alto
5 5 (17.24%) Splunk
6 4 (13.79%) Juniper
7 3 (10.34%) AlgoSec
7 3 (10.34%) CyberArk
7 3 (10.34%) FireEye
7 3 (10.34%) Forcepoint
7 3 (10.34%) IBM
7 3 (10.34%) Intel
7 3 (10.34%) Intel Security
7 3 (10.34%) Lancope
7 3 (10.34%) Trend Micro