Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 364 282 314
Rank change year-on-year -82 +32 +51
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 481 830 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 1.20% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.29% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 447 695 707
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £63,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -1.19% +5.42%
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,750 £91,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.82%

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 53,356 64,275 64,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.80% 92.88% 92.85%
Number of salaries quoted 43,116 51,878 53,152
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +6.19%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £94,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +21 153 £70,000 +7.69% 7
West London +42 24 £42,500 -36.09% 2
North London +2 10 £60,000 +14.29%
South London +13 3 £41,000 -44.41%
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 280 (58.21%) Cybersecurity
2 266 (55.30%) Information Security
3 224 (46.57%) Firewall
4 177 (36.80%) Finance
5 165 (34.30%) Security Operations
6 158 (32.85%) CISSP
7 152 (31.60%) Linux
8 150 (31.19%) Penetration Testing
9 149 (30.98%) Vulnerability Management
10 142 (29.52%) Windows
11 114 (23.70%) Identity Access Management
12 109 (22.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 108 (22.45%) Python
14 104 (21.62%) Splunk
15 92 (19.13%) Security Architecture
16 91 (18.92%) Management Information System
17 82 (17.05%) CEH
18 79 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
19 77 (16.01%) Intrusion Detection
20 70 (14.55%) Degree
21 69 (14.35%) Network Security
22 67 (13.93%) CISM
23 66 (13.72%) CISA
23 66 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
24 63 (13.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 63 (13.10%) Threat Intelligence
25 61 (12.68%) Nessus
26 59 (12.27%) Cisco
26 59 (12.27%) LogRhythm
27 58 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure

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 11 (2.29%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.25%) Apache
2 6 (1.25%) IIS
3 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.42%) nginx
5 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.21%) Sage 300 ERP
1 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 66 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (5.41%) SaaS
4 22 (4.57%) Office 365
5 16 (3.33%) IaaS
5 16 (3.33%) PaaS
6 11 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.87%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.83%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.83%) AWS Fargate
9 4 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Flow
12 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.21%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 224 (46.57%) Firewall
2 77 (16.01%) Intrusion Detection
3 69 (14.35%) Network Security
4 58 (12.06%) TCP/IP
5 52 (10.81%) IPsec
6 39 (8.11%) LAN
6 39 (8.11%) VPN
7 36 (7.48%) WAN
8 32 (6.65%) SSL
9 27 (5.61%) Wireless
10 24 (4.99%) HTTP
11 21 (4.37%) HTTPS
12 18 (3.74%) BGP
12 18 (3.74%) DNS
12 18 (3.74%) Internet
12 18 (3.74%) WLAN
13 17 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (3.12%) EIGRP
14 15 (3.12%) Intranet
15 14 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.37%) MySQL
3 7 (1.46%) Data Lake
4 5 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.62%) Big Data
7 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.21%) DB2
8 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.21%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.21%) Redis
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (2.49%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.25%) SonarQube
3 5 (1.04%) PhantomJS
4 4 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.83%) Hudson
4 4 (0.83%) JIRA
5 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.62%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 177 (36.80%) Finance
2 52 (10.81%) Banking
3 9 (1.87%) Retail
3 9 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.46%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.46%) Legal
5 5 (1.04%) Marketing
6 4 (0.83%) Law
7 3 (0.62%) Front Office
8 2 (0.42%) Back Office
8 2 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Greek Language
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 145 (30.15%) Security Engineer
2 125 (25.99%) Analyst
3 111 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 45 (9.36%) Security Manager
5 42 (8.73%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 37 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 31 (6.44%) Head of Security
8 30 (6.24%) Head of Information
8 30 (6.24%) Head of Information Security
9 27 (5.61%) Architect
9 27 (5.61%) IT Analyst
9 27 (5.61%) IT Security Analyst
9 27 (5.61%) Security Architect
10 25 (5.20%) Information Manager
10 25 (5.20%) Information Security Manager
10 25 (5.20%) Senior Security Engineer
11 22 (4.57%) Consultant
12 20 (4.16%) Security Specialist
13 19 (3.95%) Information Analyst
13 19 (3.95%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.94%) SailPoint
2 11 (2.29%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (1.46%) .NET
3 7 (1.46%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.04%) Node.js
4 5 (1.04%) SAML
5 4 (0.83%) LDAP
5 4 (0.83%) REST
5 4 (0.83%) Web Services
6 1 (0.21%) Express
6 1 (0.21%) Flask
6 1 (0.21%) OAuth
6 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 91 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 48 (9.98%) Security Operations Centre
3 36 (7.48%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 35 (7.28%) Cyberthreat
5 29 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 22 (4.57%) Data Centre
8 17 (3.53%) PKI
9 15 (3.12%) Social Media
10 14 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (2.49%) Cyber Defence
12 11 (2.29%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.04%) Cyberattack
13 5 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.83%) NHS
15 3 (0.62%) Blog
15 3 (0.62%) Equities
15 3 (0.62%) Fixed Income
15 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 152 (31.60%) Linux
2 142 (29.52%) Windows
3 56 (11.64%) Unix
4 30 (6.24%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.29%) CentOS
6 9 (1.87%) Mac OS
6 9 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.66%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.25%) AIX
8 6 (1.25%) HPUX
8 6 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.25%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.42%) Debian
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.42%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (58.21%) Cybersecurity
2 266 (55.30%) Information Security
3 165 (34.30%) Security Operations
4 150 (31.19%) Penetration Testing
5 149 (30.98%) Vulnerability Management
6 114 (23.70%) Identity Access Management
7 92 (19.13%) Security Architecture
8 63 (13.10%) Threat Intelligence
8 63 (13.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 58 (12.06%) Ethical Hacking
10 56 (11.64%) Threat Modelling
11 53 (11.02%) Incident Management
12 52 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (10.81%) DevOps
13 49 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 48 (9.98%) Fintech
14 48 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (9.36%) Kalman Filter
16 42 (8.73%) Analytics
16 42 (8.73%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 108 (22.45%) Python
2 54 (11.23%) Java
3 38 (7.90%) C++
4 27 (5.61%) PowerShell
5 25 (5.20%) JavaScript
6 22 (4.57%) C
7 21 (4.37%) SQL
8 17 (3.53%) Ruby
9 15 (3.12%) Perl
10 14 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.66%) Go
12 6 (1.25%) C#
13 5 (1.04%) Bourne shell
13 5 (1.04%) Korn
13 5 (1.04%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 158 (32.85%) CISSP
2 82 (17.05%) CEH
3 79 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (14.55%) Degree
5 67 (13.93%) CISM
6 66 (13.72%) CISA
7 54 (11.23%) GIAC
8 41 (8.52%) CCNA
8 41 (8.52%) SANS
9 28 (5.82%) CCNP
10 23 (4.78%) MCSE
10 23 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (4.57%) GISF
12 21 (4.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 18 (3.74%) CompTIA Security+
13 18 (3.74%) Security Cleared
14 13 (2.70%) CCIE
15 12 (2.49%) CCSP
15 12 (2.49%) SC Cleared
15 12 (2.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (22.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (11.64%) NIST
3 44 (9.15%) PCI DSS
4 39 (8.11%) GDPR
5 24 (4.99%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (3.53%) COBIT
7 16 (3.33%) NIST 800
8 15 (3.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 15 (3.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (1.25%) MiFID
10 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.62%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.21%) GPG13
12 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.21%) PMO
12 1 (0.21%) RMADS
12 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.49%) Docker
4 8 (1.66%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.04%) vSphere
6 4 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.83%) XenApp
7 3 (0.62%) KVM
7 3 (0.62%) LXC
7 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.62%) Xen
8 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.21%) Snort
Systems Management
1 61 (12.68%) Nessus
2 46 (9.56%) McAfee ePO
3 37 (7.69%) SCCM
4 26 (5.41%) Ansible
5 22 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (4.16%) Kubernetes
7 18 (3.74%) QRadar
8 15 (3.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 14 (2.91%) CASB
10 9 (1.87%) Puppet
10 9 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (1.87%) Terraform
11 8 (1.66%) RSA enVision
12 7 (1.46%) Grafana
12 7 (1.46%) Nagios
12 7 (1.46%) ZABBIX
13 5 (1.04%) FortiGate
13 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (1.04%) WSUS
14 4 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 104 (21.62%) Splunk
2 59 (12.27%) Cisco
2 59 (12.27%) LogRhythm
3 51 (10.60%) CyberArk
3 51 (10.60%) Qualys
4 50 (10.40%) McAfee
4 50 (10.40%) Microsoft
5 49 (10.19%) Palo Alto
6 36 (7.48%) Aveksa
7 34 (7.07%) SolarWinds
7 34 (7.07%) Symantec
8 29 (6.03%) FireEye
9 28 (5.82%) VMware
10 27 (5.61%) CheckPoint
11 22 (4.57%) Darktrace
11 22 (4.57%) Juniper
12 20 (4.16%) ArcSight
13 17 (3.53%) Blue Coat
13 17 (3.53%) ServiceNow
14 13 (2.70%) Red Hat