Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 293 312 288
Rank change year-on-year +19 -24 +43
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 574 694 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 1.03% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.11% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 450 598 790
London median annual salary £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £46,750 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 50,760 62,322 70,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.09% 92.49% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 40,885 50,433 54,368
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in London

SIEM
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SIEM in London

SIEM
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for SIEM in London

SIEM
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2019. 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 +50 167 £67,500 +3.85% 19
West London +24 31 £60,000 -14.29% 14
South London +4 11 £60,000 +20.00% 2
East London +24 1 £80,000 +40.35%
North London -4 1 £47,500 -37.70% 1
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 298 (51.92%) Cybersecurity
2 289 (50.35%) Firewall
3 253 (44.08%) Information Security
4 191 (33.28%) Finance
5 186 (32.40%) Security Operations
6 179 (31.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 173 (30.14%) Linux
8 161 (28.05%) CISSP
9 133 (23.17%) Penetration Testing
10 130 (22.65%) Azure
11 127 (22.13%) Windows
12 120 (20.91%) AWS
13 117 (20.38%) Splunk
14 113 (19.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 109 (18.99%) Python
16 102 (17.77%) CISM
16 102 (17.77%) Network Security
17 97 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
17 97 (16.90%) Management Information System
18 92 (16.03%) Identity Access Management
19 79 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
20 77 (13.41%) Degree
21 74 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
21 74 (12.89%) Java
21 74 (12.89%) Security Architecture
22 73 (12.72%) PCI DSS
23 72 (12.54%) VPN
24 71 (12.37%) WAN
24 71 (12.37%) Intrusion Detection
24 71 (12.37%) DevOps

SIEM
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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (1.74%) OpenStack
2 9 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.35%) Apache
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.17%) IIS
7 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 130 (22.65%) Azure
2 120 (20.91%) AWS
3 62 (10.80%) Office 365
4 39 (6.79%) GCP
5 33 (5.75%) IaaS
5 33 (5.75%) PaaS
6 29 (5.05%) SaaS
7 7 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.87%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (0.87%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (0.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.35%) G Suite
11 2 (0.35%) Serverless
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.17%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 289 (50.35%) Firewall
2 102 (17.77%) Network Security
3 72 (12.54%) VPN
4 71 (12.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 71 (12.37%) WAN
5 65 (11.32%) LAN
6 61 (10.63%) TCP/IP
7 54 (9.41%) IPsec
8 44 (7.67%) Wireless
9 39 (6.79%) DNS
10 38 (6.62%) DHCP
11 30 (5.23%) SSL
12 28 (4.88%) Internet
13 27 (4.70%) NetScaler
14 22 (3.83%) VoIP
15 21 (3.66%) MPLS
16 20 (3.48%) HTTP
17 17 (2.96%) EIGRP
17 17 (2.96%) HTTPS
18 16 (2.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.44%) MySQL
1 14 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.22%) Cognos Impromptu
3 5 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (0.87%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.17%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.17%) DB2
4 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (8.36%) Jenkins
2 25 (4.36%) Vagrant
3 20 (3.48%) PhantomJS
4 16 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (2.79%) Hudson
5 8 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (1.05%) Burp Suite
7 5 (0.87%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.35%) JIRA
8 2 (0.35%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.17%) AppScan
9 1 (0.17%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 191 (33.28%) Finance
2 41 (7.14%) Law
3 31 (5.40%) Banking
4 21 (3.66%) Retail
5 16 (2.79%) Legal
6 13 (2.26%) Games
7 12 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.74%) Public Sector
10 8 (1.39%) Marketing
11 4 (0.70%) Advertising
12 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 158 (27.53%) Analyst
2 140 (24.39%) Security Engineer
3 133 (23.17%) Security Analyst
4 55 (9.58%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 49 (8.54%) IT Analyst
6 46 (8.01%) IT Security Analyst
7 43 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 40 (6.97%) Security Manager
9 37 (6.45%) Architect
9 37 (6.45%) Head of Security
10 35 (6.10%) Information Analyst
10 35 (6.10%) Information Security Analyst
11 31 (5.40%) SOC Analyst
12 30 (5.23%) Head of Information
12 30 (5.23%) Head of Information Security
12 30 (5.23%) Security Architect
13 28 (4.88%) Network Engineer
14 25 (4.36%) Information Manager
15 24 (4.18%) Consultant
15 24 (4.18%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.70%) SailPoint
2 20 (3.48%) Node.js
3 19 (3.31%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (1.22%) Web Services
5 5 (0.87%) JSON
6 3 (0.52%) .NET
6 3 (0.52%) Middleware
7 2 (0.35%) D3.js
7 2 (0.35%) LDAP
7 2 (0.35%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.35%) SAML
8 1 (0.17%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.17%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 97 (16.90%) Management Information System
2 58 (10.10%) Security Operations Centre
3 56 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (7.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 44 (7.67%) Cyberthreat
6 28 (4.88%) Data Centre
7 21 (3.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 18 (3.14%) Cyber Defence
9 17 (2.96%) Data Protection Act
10 15 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.92%) Cyberattack
11 11 (1.92%) PKI
12 9 (1.57%) Online Gambling
13 8 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (1.22%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.22%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.87%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.87%) Cybercrime
15 5 (0.87%) Social Media
16 4 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 173 (30.14%) Linux
2 127 (22.13%) Windows
3 64 (11.15%) Unix
4 29 (5.05%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.26%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.74%) Mac OS
7 9 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.52%) CentOS
8 3 (0.52%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.52%) Solaris
9 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (51.92%) Cybersecurity
2 253 (44.08%) Information Security
3 186 (32.40%) Security Operations
4 179 (31.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 133 (23.17%) Penetration Testing
6 92 (16.03%) Identity Access Management
7 79 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (12.89%) Security Architecture
8 74 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 71 (12.37%) DevOps
10 69 (12.02%) Incident Management
11 61 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
12 54 (9.41%) Threat Intelligence
13 53 (9.23%) Risk Management
13 53 (9.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 49 (8.54%) Security Monitoring
15 48 (8.36%) Security Management
16 47 (8.19%) Analytics
17 45 (7.84%) Project Delivery
18 43 (7.49%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 109 (18.99%) Python
2 74 (12.89%) Java
3 50 (8.71%) C++
4 37 (6.45%) Go
4 37 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 31 (5.40%) JavaScript
6 28 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 18 (3.14%) Ruby
8 11 (1.92%) C
9 7 (1.22%) SQL
10 6 (1.05%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.52%) C#
11 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.35%) Perl
12 2 (0.35%) R
13 1 (0.17%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 161 (28.05%) CISSP
2 102 (17.77%) CISM
3 97 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (13.41%) Degree
5 70 (12.20%) CISA
6 40 (6.97%) CCNA
7 27 (4.70%) SANS
8 24 (4.18%) CEH
9 22 (3.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 21 (3.66%) CCSP
11 18 (3.14%) CCSA
11 18 (3.14%) GIAC
12 17 (2.96%) CCNP
13 15 (2.61%) CompTIA Security+
14 13 (2.26%) CCIE
15 11 (1.92%) CCDP
16 10 (1.74%) TOGAF Certification
17 9 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
18 7 (1.22%) CRISC
19 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (19.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (12.72%) PCI DSS
3 71 (12.37%) NIST
4 42 (7.32%) GDPR
5 16 (2.79%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 11 (1.92%) SLA
8 10 (1.74%) COBIT
8 10 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.87%) MiFID
11 3 (0.52%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.52%) ISO 31000
11 3 (0.52%) NCSC
12 2 (0.35%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 31 (5.40%) Docker
2 29 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.87%) vSphere
5 4 (0.70%) Snort
6 3 (0.52%) KVM
6 3 (0.52%) LXC
6 3 (0.52%) Xen
7 2 (0.35%) XenApp
7 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 61 (10.63%) Nessus
2 54 (9.41%) Kubernetes
3 51 (8.89%) Ansible
4 50 (8.71%) Terraform
5 48 (8.36%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (7.84%) Puppet
7 40 (6.97%) QRadar
8 37 (6.45%) SCCM
9 31 (5.40%) McAfee ePO
10 27 (4.70%) Nagios
11 26 (4.53%) Grafana
11 26 (4.53%) ZABBIX
12 25 (4.36%) Consul
12 25 (4.36%) Docker Swarm
12 25 (4.36%) Graphite
12 25 (4.36%) Opsview
12 25 (4.36%) Packer
12 25 (4.36%) Salt
13 20 (3.48%) FortiGate
14 13 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 117 (20.38%) Splunk
2 65 (11.32%) Cisco
3 62 (10.80%) SolarWinds
4 60 (10.45%) Microsoft
5 52 (9.06%) LogRhythm
6 47 (8.19%) Palo Alto
7 45 (7.84%) McAfee
8 41 (7.14%) CyberArk
8 41 (7.14%) Google
9 39 (6.79%) ArcSight
10 37 (6.45%) ServiceNow
11 33 (5.75%) Qualys
12 30 (5.23%) Symantec
13 27 (4.70%) Aveksa
13 27 (4.70%) CheckPoint
13 27 (4.70%) VMware
14 26 (4.53%) F5
15 24 (4.18%) Fortinet
16 20 (3.48%) Citrix
16 20 (3.48%) HP