Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a SIEM Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SIEM Analyst
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 801 816 841
Rank change year-on-year +15 +25 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a SIEM Analyst 12 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.057% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.061% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 13 42 37
London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £43,250 £40,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,875 £71,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +0.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 65,509 71,041 76,412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 94.78% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53,324 55,629 66,405
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

SIEM Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured SIEM Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM Analyst in London

SIEM Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SIEM Analyst in London

SIEM Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM Analyst in London over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SIEM Analyst in London

SIEM Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Central London -15 5 £55,000 +15.79%
SIEM Analyst
England

SIEM Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, SIEM Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring SIEM Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SIEM
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) CEH
3 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) Nessus
5 4 (33.33%) IT Audit
5 4 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (25.00%) Rapid7
6 3 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Suricata
6 3 (25.00%) GDPR
6 3 (25.00%) EnCase
6 3 (25.00%) Nexpose
6 3 (25.00%) Kali Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) AlienVault
6 3 (25.00%) CyberArk
6 3 (25.00%) Nmap
6 3 (25.00%) Snort
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell

SIEM Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) BGP
2 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Kali Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SIEM
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
3 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) IT Audit
5 4 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Network Management
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) OWASP
7 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (8.33%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
8 1 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
8 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Threat Intelligence
8 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CEH
1 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) GIAC
2 3 (25.00%) GSEC
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) SANS
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) EC-Council LPT
4 1 (8.33%) ECSA
4 1 (8.33%) GCED
4 1 (8.33%) GCIA
4 1 (8.33%) GCIH
4 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (25.00%) GDPR
4 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nessus
2 3 (25.00%) EnCase
2 3 (25.00%) Nexpose
2 3 (25.00%) Nmap
2 3 (25.00%) Suricata
3 1 (8.33%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) AlienVault
1 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) CyberArk
1 3 (25.00%) Rapid7
1 3 (25.00%) Sophos
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys