Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 283 330
Rank change year-on-year -21 +47 +149
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 733 907 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.08% 1.22% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.32% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 637 814 674
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +11.24%

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 62,398 68,872 70,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.70% 92.82% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50,147 52,704 60,580
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 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 -40 135 £65,000 +8.33% 22
West London +18 25 £70,000 - 15
North London +6 4 £42,500 -23.42%
South London +3 4 £50,000 -42.03% 5
East London -31 3 £59,000 -23.87% 2
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 387 (52.80%) Cybersecurity
2 383 (52.25%) Firewall
3 328 (44.75%) Information Security
4 298 (40.65%) CISSP
5 278 (37.93%) Windows
6 272 (37.11%) Linux
7 253 (34.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 203 (27.69%) Security Operations
9 188 (25.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 179 (24.42%) Finance
11 165 (22.51%) TCP/IP
12 144 (19.65%) Network Security
13 129 (17.60%) Splunk
14 121 (16.51%) CISM
15 117 (15.96%) Data Protection
15 117 (15.96%) Penetration Testing
16 113 (15.42%) Data Loss Prevention
17 112 (15.28%) Banking
18 110 (15.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 102 (13.92%) Security Architecture
20 101 (13.78%) Intrusion Detection
21 100 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
22 99 (13.51%) Python
23 98 (13.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
24 96 (13.10%) PCI DSS
24 96 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
25 90 (12.28%) Qualys
26 89 (12.14%) CEH
26 89 (12.14%) GDPR
27 86 (11.73%) Security Operations Centre

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 20 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (2.32%) IIS
3 14 (1.91%) Apache
4 13 (1.77%) Confluence
5 9 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.41%) JBoss
6 3 (0.41%) nginx
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.14%) CMS
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 96 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (11.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.96%) SaaS
4 28 (3.82%) Office 365
5 19 (2.59%) IaaS
6 14 (1.91%) Mimecast
7 13 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 13 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
7 13 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (1.77%) GitHub
7 13 (1.77%) Route 53
8 11 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (1.23%) PaaS
10 8 (1.09%) Serverless
11 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.41%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.14%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 383 (52.25%) Firewall
2 165 (22.51%) TCP/IP
3 144 (19.65%) Network Security
4 101 (13.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 72 (9.82%) VPN
6 37 (5.05%) WAN
7 36 (4.91%) LAN
8 30 (4.09%) Internet
9 23 (3.14%) HTTP
9 23 (3.14%) Wireless
10 22 (3.00%) DNS
11 20 (2.73%) Cisco Firepower
12 19 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (2.59%) SSL
13 18 (2.46%) Sourcefire
14 15 (2.05%) DHCP
15 11 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (1.23%) VoIP
17 7 (0.95%) DKIM
17 7 (0.95%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.27%) Big Data
1 24 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.05%) Redis
3 13 (1.77%) Event Store
3 13 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.41%) Hazelcast
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.27%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.27%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (4.64%) Jenkins
2 29 (3.96%) Metasploit
2 29 (3.96%) Vagrant
3 25 (3.41%) Hudson
4 22 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 22 (3.00%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.91%) JIRA
6 11 (1.50%) Git (software)
7 9 (1.23%) Subversion
8 1 (0.14%) AppScan
8 1 (0.14%) Burp Suite
General
1 179 (24.42%) Finance
2 112 (15.28%) Banking
3 77 (10.50%) Investment Banking
4 36 (4.91%) Legal
5 18 (2.46%) Law
5 18 (2.46%) Retail
6 15 (2.05%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.77%) Games
8 10 (1.36%) Advertising
9 9 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.95%) Local Government
10 7 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.55%) French Language
11 4 (0.55%) German Language
11 4 (0.55%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.55%) Marketing
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.27%) Military
12 2 (0.27%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 177 (24.15%) Security Engineer
2 150 (20.46%) Analyst
3 115 (15.69%) Security Analyst
4 76 (10.37%) Security Manager
5 64 (8.73%) Consultant
6 62 (8.46%) Architect
6 62 (8.46%) Security Consultant
7 54 (7.37%) Security Architect
8 42 (5.73%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 39 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 37 (5.05%) IT Support
11 36 (4.91%) Senior Security Engineer
12 35 (4.77%) IT Engineer
12 35 (4.77%) IT Security Engineer
13 31 (4.23%) Information Security Manager
14 30 (4.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
14 30 (4.09%) Security Officer
15 29 (3.96%) Infrastructure Support
16 28 (3.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 28 (3.82%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (8.19%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (2.73%) .NET
3 19 (2.59%) LDAP
4 14 (1.91%) ASP.NET
5 13 (1.77%) .NET Framework
5 13 (1.77%) Ajax
5 13 (1.77%) HTML
5 13 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (1.77%) REST
6 8 (1.09%) Regular Expression
7 6 (0.82%) SAML
7 6 (0.82%) Web Services
8 4 (0.55%) Node.js
8 4 (0.55%) SOAP
9 3 (0.41%) JMS
9 3 (0.41%) Middleware
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.41%) Spring Boot
10 2 (0.27%) Flask
11 1 (0.14%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
2 86 (11.73%) Security Operations Centre
3 85 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (11.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 67 (9.14%) Management Information System
6 63 (8.59%) Computer Science
7 53 (7.23%) PKI
8 32 (4.37%) Fintech
9 23 (3.14%) Data Centre
10 19 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
11 14 (1.91%) Replication
12 13 (1.77%) Clustering
12 13 (1.77%) Cyberattack
13 12 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 10 (1.36%) Cyber Defence
16 9 (1.23%) Private Cloud
17 8 (1.09%) Algorithms
17 8 (1.09%) Data Structures
17 8 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 278 (37.93%) Windows
2 272 (37.11%) Linux
3 77 (10.50%) Windows Server
4 44 (6.00%) Unix
5 32 (4.37%) Apple iOS
5 32 (4.37%) Mac OS X
6 23 (3.14%) CentOS
7 21 (2.86%) Kali Linux
8 17 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (2.18%) Ubuntu
10 15 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.23%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.95%) AIX
13 7 (0.95%) HPUX
13 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.95%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.82%) VMS
15 5 (0.68%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (52.80%) Cybersecurity
2 328 (44.75%) Information Security
3 253 (34.52%) Vulnerability Management
4 203 (27.69%) Security Operations
5 117 (15.96%) Data Protection
5 117 (15.96%) Penetration Testing
6 113 (15.42%) Data Loss Prevention
7 110 (15.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 102 (13.92%) Security Architecture
9 82 (11.19%) ITIL
10 69 (9.41%) Kalman Filter
11 67 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
12 64 (8.73%) Open Source
12 64 (8.73%) Risk Management
13 60 (8.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 58 (7.91%) DevOps
14 58 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (7.91%) Threat Management
15 55 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
16 52 (7.09%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (13.51%) Python
2 52 (7.09%) SQL
3 50 (6.82%) Java
4 46 (6.28%) Bash Shell
5 39 (5.32%) PowerShell
6 37 (5.05%) Perl
7 35 (4.77%) Ruby
8 22 (3.00%) Go
9 18 (2.46%) C#
10 15 (2.05%) JavaScript
11 13 (1.77%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.36%) C
13 9 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.82%) C++
15 2 (0.27%) VB
16 1 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 298 (40.65%) CISSP
2 121 (16.51%) CISM
3 89 (12.14%) CEH
4 80 (10.91%) Degree
5 75 (10.23%) CompTIA Security+
6 74 (10.10%) GIAC
7 61 (8.32%) CISMP
8 54 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
9 46 (6.28%) CISA
10 45 (6.14%) SANS
11 30 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
12 29 (3.96%) CCNA
13 28 (3.82%) GCIH
14 26 (3.55%) Security Cleared
15 21 (2.86%) SSCP
16 20 (2.73%) SC Cleared
17 19 (2.59%) CCNP
17 19 (2.59%) OSCP
18 16 (2.18%) CCIE
19 13 (1.77%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (25.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 98 (13.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 96 (13.10%) PCI DSS
4 89 (12.14%) GDPR
5 22 (3.00%) MiFID
6 20 (2.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (2.32%) SLA
8 14 (1.91%) COBIT
9 13 (1.77%) QA
10 7 (0.95%) GPG13
11 5 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.68%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.55%) COSO
12 4 (0.55%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
System Software
1 79 (10.78%) Active Directory
2 43 (5.87%) Snort
3 38 (5.18%) Docker
4 30 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 25 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (1.23%) iptables
7 7 (0.95%) HDFS
7 7 (0.95%) vSphere
8 5 (0.68%) KVM
9 3 (0.41%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.27%) XenApp
10 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 67 (9.14%) QRadar
2 47 (6.41%) Ansible
2 47 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (5.73%) Nessus
3 42 (5.73%) Packer
4 37 (5.05%) Kubernetes
5 36 (4.91%) Puppet
6 34 (4.64%) Terraform
7 30 (4.09%) Nagios
8 29 (3.96%) Consul
8 29 (3.96%) Docker Swarm
8 29 (3.96%) Grafana
8 29 (3.96%) Graphite
8 29 (3.96%) Opsview
8 29 (3.96%) Salt
8 29 (3.96%) ZABBIX
9 27 (3.68%) SCCM
9 27 (3.68%) WSUS
10 22 (3.00%) OSSEC
11 19 (2.59%) CASB
Vendors
1 129 (17.60%) Splunk
2 90 (12.28%) Qualys
3 81 (11.05%) Cisco
4 61 (8.32%) Microsoft
5 54 (7.37%) ArcSight
6 48 (6.55%) LogRhythm
7 47 (6.41%) VMware
8 45 (6.14%) Palo Alto
9 43 (5.87%) Oracle
10 31 (4.23%) Apple
10 31 (4.23%) CheckPoint
11 22 (3.00%) Symantec
12 21 (2.86%) McAfee
13 20 (2.73%) AlienVault
14 19 (2.59%) Red Hat
15 18 (2.46%) Citrix
15 18 (2.46%) SolarWinds
16 17 (2.32%) Sophos
17 16 (2.18%) Darktrace
17 16 (2.18%) Forcepoint