Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 90 127
Rank change year-on-year -8 +37 +9
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 6 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.47% 2.11% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 2.33% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 22
Kent median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £55,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -19.28% +20.54%
10th Percentile £55,000 £38,750 £48,875
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +20.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,122 1,457 1,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 88.42% 90.55% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1,216 1,703
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Kent

SIEM
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SIEM in Kent

SIEM
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Chatham - 3 £60,000 -
West Malling - 1 £57,500 -
SIEM
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (66.67%) LogRhythm
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 4 (66.67%) Attack Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (33.33%) ISMS
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Threat Detection
5 1 (16.67%) GDPR
5 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) PSD2
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Operations Team Leader
1 4 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Attack Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) ISMS
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (16.67%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) PSD2
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) LogRhythm
1 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) ArcSight