Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 318 285 321
Rank change year-on-year -33 +36 +159
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 675 893 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.02% 1.21% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.30% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 579 767 668
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +9.09%

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 60,731 68,614 68,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.03% 93.31% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 49,021 53,501 58,583
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 £90,000
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 16 December 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 16 December 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 0 130 £65,000 +8.33% 31
West London +11 26 £70,000 - 3
South London -3 6 £50,000 -52.38%
North London +17 4 £65,000 -10.34% 2
East London -17 1 £57,000 -26.45% 3
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 368 (54.52%) Cybersecurity
2 333 (49.33%) Firewall
3 305 (45.19%) Information Security
4 292 (43.26%) Windows
5 276 (40.89%) Linux
6 274 (40.59%) CISSP
7 231 (34.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 176 (26.07%) Finance
9 174 (25.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 156 (23.11%) Security Operations
11 145 (21.48%) Penetration Testing
12 139 (20.59%) TCP/IP
13 124 (18.37%) Network Security
14 121 (17.93%) Banking
15 113 (16.74%) CISM
16 112 (16.59%) Splunk
17 108 (16.00%) Data Loss Prevention
18 105 (15.56%) Data Protection
18 105 (15.56%) Intrusion Detection
19 104 (15.41%) CEH
20 93 (13.78%) Python
20 93 (13.78%) Data Protection Act
20 93 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
21 89 (13.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 87 (12.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
22 87 (12.89%) Cisco
23 84 (12.44%) GDPR
24 81 (12.00%) Active Directory
25 80 (11.85%) PCI DSS
25 80 (11.85%) Windows Server

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 14 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (1.93%) IIS
3 11 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.48%) Apache
5 8 (1.19%) Confluence
6 4 (0.59%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.44%) JBoss
7 3 (0.44%) nginx
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.15%) CMS
8 1 (0.15%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 93 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (7.41%) Office 365
4 27 (4.00%) SaaS
5 19 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (2.37%) Mimecast
7 15 (2.22%) IaaS
8 10 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.48%) PaaS
9 9 (1.33%) GitHub
10 8 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 8 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.19%) Route 53
11 6 (0.89%) Serverless
12 4 (0.59%) OpenDNS
13 3 (0.44%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.15%) Boomi
14 1 (0.15%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 333 (49.33%) Firewall
2 139 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 124 (18.37%) Network Security
4 105 (15.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 55 (8.15%) VPN
6 31 (4.59%) Wireless
7 28 (4.15%) WAN
8 27 (4.00%) LAN
9 16 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (2.37%) HTTP
10 14 (2.07%) BGP
10 14 (2.07%) DNS
11 13 (1.93%) EIGRP
11 13 (1.93%) Internet
11 13 (1.93%) IPsec
11 13 (1.93%) Wireshark
12 12 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (1.48%) SMTP
13 10 (1.48%) Sourcefire
13 10 (1.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.96%) Big Data
2 15 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.48%) Redis
4 9 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.19%) Event Store
5 8 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.59%) DB2
6 4 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.44%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.44%) Hazelcast
7 3 (0.44%) Neo4j
7 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.15%) HBase
8 1 (0.15%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (5.04%) Metasploit
2 30 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.41%) Vagrant
4 21 (3.11%) Hudson
5 17 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (2.52%) TeamCity
6 16 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (2.07%) Git (software)
8 13 (1.93%) Subversion
9 9 (1.33%) JIRA
10 5 (0.74%) Burp Suite
11 4 (0.59%) Rational Application Developer
11 4 (0.59%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.15%) ER Studio
12 1 (0.15%) ERwin
12 1 (0.15%) Maven
12 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 176 (26.07%) Finance
2 121 (17.93%) Banking
3 67 (9.93%) Investment Banking
4 35 (5.19%) Legal
5 17 (2.52%) Law
6 15 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.63%) Retail
8 9 (1.33%) Advertising
8 9 (1.33%) Games
9 6 (0.89%) Local Government
9 6 (0.89%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.59%) Marketing
11 3 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.44%) Russian Language
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) Front Office
12 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 188 (27.85%) Security Engineer
2 114 (16.89%) Analyst
3 87 (12.89%) Security Analyst
4 77 (11.41%) Security Manager
5 51 (7.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 49 (7.26%) Architect
6 49 (7.26%) Consultant
7 48 (7.11%) Security Consultant
8 43 (6.37%) Senior Security Engineer
9 40 (5.93%) Security Architect
10 37 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 37 (5.48%) SIEM Engineer
11 34 (5.04%) IT Engineer
11 34 (5.04%) IT Security Engineer
11 34 (5.04%) Security Specialist
12 31 (4.59%) IT Support
13 29 (4.30%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
14 28 (4.15%) Information Security Manager
15 27 (4.00%) Security Officer
16 25 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (2.96%) .NET
2 20 (2.96%) LDAP
3 16 (2.37%) Web Services
4 14 (2.07%) SailPoint
5 12 (1.78%) HTML
6 9 (1.33%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.19%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.19%) Ajax
7 8 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (1.19%) Regular Expression
7 8 (1.19%) REST
8 4 (0.59%) J2EE
8 4 (0.59%) Java EE
8 4 (0.59%) JSON
8 4 (0.59%) JSP
8 4 (0.59%) Node.js
8 4 (0.59%) SOAP
8 4 (0.59%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 3 (0.44%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.78%) Data Protection Act
2 70 (10.37%) Management Information System
3 62 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (8.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 52 (7.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 30 (4.44%) PKI
7 27 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
8 25 (3.70%) Fintech
9 18 (2.67%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.48%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 10 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
12 9 (1.33%) Replication
13 8 (1.19%) Clustering
13 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.19%) Private Cloud
14 7 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
14 7 (1.04%) Cyberattack
14 7 (1.04%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 292 (43.26%) Windows
2 276 (40.89%) Linux
3 80 (11.85%) Windows Server
4 51 (7.56%) Unix
5 31 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 31 (4.59%) Mac OS X
6 27 (4.00%) Kali Linux
7 17 (2.52%) CentOS
8 13 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.63%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.89%) VMS
12 6 (0.89%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.74%) AIX
13 5 (0.74%) HPUX
13 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.74%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.30%) Debian
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (54.52%) Cybersecurity
2 305 (45.19%) Information Security
3 231 (34.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 156 (23.11%) Security Operations
5 145 (21.48%) Penetration Testing
6 108 (16.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 105 (15.56%) Data Protection
8 89 (13.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 78 (11.56%) Security Architecture
10 75 (11.11%) ITIL
10 75 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
11 68 (10.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 66 (9.78%) Identity Access Management
13 59 (8.74%) Risk Management
13 59 (8.74%) Web Filtering
14 56 (8.30%) Open Source
15 55 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
16 54 (8.00%) Malware Analysis
17 51 (7.56%) DevOps
18 50 (7.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 93 (13.78%) Python
2 52 (7.70%) SQL
3 49 (7.26%) Java
4 44 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 42 (6.22%) Bash Shell
6 37 (5.48%) Perl
7 32 (4.74%) Ruby
8 26 (3.85%) C#
9 21 (3.11%) C
10 17 (2.52%) Go
11 15 (2.22%) C++
12 14 (2.07%) JavaScript
13 11 (1.63%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.33%) VB
15 8 (1.19%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.89%) PHP
17 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 274 (40.59%) CISSP
2 113 (16.74%) CISM
3 104 (15.41%) CEH
4 77 (11.41%) GIAC
5 76 (11.26%) CompTIA Security+
6 75 (11.11%) Degree
7 67 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (8.44%) CISMP
9 51 (7.56%) SANS
10 49 (7.26%) CISA
11 47 (6.96%) CCNA
12 31 (4.59%) CCNP
12 31 (4.59%) SSCP
13 28 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
13 28 (4.15%) GCIH
14 23 (3.41%) Security Cleared
15 20 (2.96%) SC Cleared
16 18 (2.67%) CCIE
16 18 (2.67%) GCIA
17 17 (2.52%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (25.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 87 (12.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 84 (12.44%) GDPR
4 80 (11.85%) PCI DSS
5 23 (3.41%) MiFID
6 18 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 13 (1.93%) COBIT
8 11 (1.63%) SLA
9 8 (1.19%) QA
10 4 (0.59%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.44%) COSO
11 3 (0.44%) GPG13
12 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.30%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 81 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 46 (6.81%) Snort
3 33 (4.89%) Docker
4 31 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (2.96%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.04%) iptables
7 7 (1.04%) vSphere
8 5 (0.74%) KVM
9 3 (0.44%) HDFS
9 3 (0.44%) XenApp
10 2 (0.30%) Squid
10 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 63 (9.33%) Nessus
2 55 (8.15%) QRadar
3 42 (6.22%) SCCM
4 38 (5.63%) Ansible
4 38 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (5.48%) CASB
6 33 (4.89%) Puppet
7 32 (4.74%) Kubernetes
7 32 (4.74%) WSUS
8 31 (4.59%) Packer
9 30 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
10 29 (4.30%) Terraform
11 24 (3.56%) IBM BigFix
11 24 (3.56%) Nagios
11 24 (3.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 24 (3.56%) Salt
12 23 (3.41%) Graphite
12 23 (3.41%) Opsview
12 23 (3.41%) OSSEC
12 23 (3.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 112 (16.59%) Splunk
2 87 (12.89%) Cisco
3 77 (11.41%) Qualys
4 63 (9.33%) Microsoft
5 56 (8.30%) ArcSight
6 55 (8.15%) Symantec
7 54 (8.00%) Palo Alto
8 51 (7.56%) VMware
9 49 (7.26%) LogRhythm
10 44 (6.52%) McAfee
11 43 (6.37%) Oracle
12 40 (5.93%) CheckPoint
13 32 (4.74%) Blue Coat
14 30 (4.44%) Apple
15 29 (4.30%) Forcepoint
16 27 (4.00%) FireEye
17 24 (3.56%) CyberArk
18 23 (3.41%) Juniper
19 22 (3.26%) Google
20 21 (3.11%) Trend Micro