Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 316 465
Rank change year-on-year +40 +149 +162
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 911 764 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.21% 1.00% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.11% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 791 682 448
London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £41,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%

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 68818 68936 79416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.60% 90.67% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53025 59292 66921
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +34 141 £60,000 -7.69% 15
West London +3 41 £70,000 +16.67% 3
East London +17 30 £77,500 +29.17%
South London -10 6 £100,000 +66.67%
North London +8 3 £72,500 +16.00%
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 530 (58.18%) Information Security
2 475 (52.14%) Firewall
3 415 (45.55%) Cybersecurity
4 412 (45.23%) CISSP
5 332 (36.44%) Security Operations
6 302 (33.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 290 (31.83%) Linux
8 285 (31.28%) Windows
8 285 (31.28%) CISM
9 264 (28.98%) Vulnerability Management
10 244 (26.78%) Finance
11 216 (23.71%) Network Security
12 180 (19.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 173 (18.99%) CISA
14 171 (18.77%) Penetration Testing
15 169 (18.55%) TCP/IP
16 157 (17.23%) Cisco
17 156 (17.12%) Data Protection
18 155 (17.01%) GIAC
19 152 (16.68%) ITIL
20 134 (14.71%) Management Information System
21 131 (14.38%) Degree
22 126 (13.83%) Banking
23 124 (13.61%) Active Directory
23 124 (13.61%) Security Architecture
24 121 (13.28%) Incident Management
24 121 (13.28%) CheckPoint
25 115 (12.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 115 (12.62%) Splunk
26 111 (12.18%) Nessus

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 34 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.10%) MS Exchange
3 7 (0.77%) Apache
4 6 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.55%) CMS
5 5 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.22%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.22%) IIS
8 1 (0.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 19 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.11%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (4.50%) Office 365
4 19 (2.09%) OneDrive
5 18 (1.98%) IaaS
5 18 (1.98%) SaaS
6 13 (1.43%) Mimecast
7 10 (1.10%) PaaS
8 7 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.22%) GitHub
10 1 (0.11%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 475 (52.14%) Firewall
2 216 (23.71%) Network Security
3 169 (18.55%) TCP/IP
4 86 (9.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 72 (7.90%) WAN
6 68 (7.46%) LAN
7 58 (6.37%) Internet
7 58 (6.37%) VPN
8 44 (4.83%) Cisco ASA
9 38 (4.17%) DNS
10 29 (3.18%) Wireless
11 28 (3.07%) DHCP
12 23 (2.52%) VoIP
13 22 (2.41%) HTTP
14 20 (2.20%) SMTP
15 18 (1.98%) SSL
16 16 (1.76%) Wireshark
17 15 (1.65%) SSH
18 14 (1.54%) IPsec
19 12 (1.32%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.76%) Big Data
2 16 (1.76%) MySQL
3 9 (0.99%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.44%) Blockchain
5 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.22%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (2.31%) Metasploit
2 9 (0.99%) Burp Suite
3 5 (0.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.33%) Hudson
5 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.11%) JIRA
6 1 (0.11%) MSI
6 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 244 (26.78%) Finance
2 126 (13.83%) Banking
3 58 (6.37%) Law
4 47 (5.16%) Legal
5 21 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 9 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.66%) Retail
8 4 (0.44%) Advertising
8 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.33%) French Language
9 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.33%) Publishing
10 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Local Government
11 1 (0.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 368 (40.40%) Analyst
2 313 (34.36%) Security Analyst
3 160 (17.56%) Security Engineer
4 111 (12.18%) Security Manager
5 84 (9.22%) IT Analyst
6 79 (8.67%) IT Security Analyst
7 77 (8.45%) Information Analyst
7 77 (8.45%) Information Security Analyst
8 67 (7.35%) Consultant
9 58 (6.37%) SOC Analyst
10 55 (6.04%) Security Consultant
11 51 (5.60%) Operations Analyst
11 51 (5.60%) Security Operations Analyst
12 48 (5.27%) Architect
13 47 (5.16%) IT Manager
13 47 (5.16%) Security Specialist
14 44 (4.83%) IT Security Manager
15 43 (4.72%) Security Architect
16 41 (4.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 41 (4.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.84%) SailPoint
2 13 (1.43%) Regular Expression
3 12 (1.32%) Web Services
4 10 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (0.88%) OAuth
5 8 (0.88%) SAML
6 7 (0.77%) PCRE
7 6 (0.66%) OpenID
8 5 (0.55%) .NET
8 5 (0.55%) Middleware
9 4 (0.44%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.33%) XML
11 2 (0.22%) JSON
11 2 (0.22%) LAMP
11 2 (0.22%) REST
12 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.11%) CSS
12 1 (0.11%) HTML
12 1 (0.11%) Velocity
12 1 (0.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 95 (10.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 90 (9.88%) Data Protection Act
4 80 (8.78%) Computer Science
5 72 (7.90%) Cyberthreat
6 70 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (4.83%) Data Centre
8 41 (4.50%) PKI
9 34 (3.73%) Cyber Defence
10 23 (2.52%) Cyber Attack
10 23 (2.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 23 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 18 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.32%) Reinsurance
13 11 (1.21%) Virtual Team
14 10 (1.10%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.10%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.99%) Fintech
16 6 (0.66%) Blackberry
16 6 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 290 (31.83%) Linux
2 285 (31.28%) Windows
3 85 (9.33%) Windows Server
4 42 (4.61%) Unix
5 32 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 29 (3.18%) Kali Linux
7 24 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.88%) Android
8 8 (0.88%) CentOS
8 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.77%) Debian
10 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.22%) Check Point GAiA
12 2 (0.22%) VMS
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (58.18%) Information Security
2 415 (45.55%) Cybersecurity
3 332 (36.44%) Security Operations
4 264 (28.98%) Vulnerability Management
5 180 (19.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 171 (18.77%) Penetration Testing
7 156 (17.12%) Data Protection
8 152 (16.68%) ITIL
9 124 (13.61%) Security Architecture
10 121 (13.28%) Incident Management
11 115 (12.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 99 (10.87%) Data Loss Prevention
13 92 (10.10%) Security Monitoring
14 81 (8.89%) Analytics
15 80 (8.78%) Threat Intelligence
16 75 (8.23%) Risk Management
17 74 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
18 71 (7.79%) Identity Access Management
19 66 (7.24%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
20 61 (6.70%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 104 (11.42%) Python
2 69 (7.57%) PowerShell
3 68 (7.46%) Bash Shell
4 51 (5.60%) Ruby
5 38 (4.17%) Perl
6 37 (4.06%) Korn
7 36 (3.95%) C#
7 36 (3.95%) Java
8 32 (3.51%) Bourne shell
9 31 (3.40%) SQL
10 19 (2.09%) C
11 14 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.43%) PHP
13 9 (0.99%) Lua
14 5 (0.55%) C-shell
15 4 (0.44%) VB
16 3 (0.33%) Go
17 2 (0.22%) C++
17 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 412 (45.23%) CISSP
2 285 (31.28%) CISM
3 173 (18.99%) CISA
4 155 (17.01%) GIAC
5 131 (14.38%) Degree
6 102 (11.20%) CEH
7 80 (8.78%) GCIH
8 77 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
9 66 (7.24%) SANS
10 65 (7.14%) CCNA
11 57 (6.26%) GSEC
12 55 (6.04%) GCIA
13 44 (4.83%) CCNP
14 42 (4.61%) Security Cleared
15 34 (3.73%) GISF
16 31 (3.40%) SSCP
17 30 (3.29%) CompTIA Security+
17 30 (3.29%) Security+ Certification
18 22 (2.41%) CREST Certified
19 19 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (33.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 83 (9.11%) GDPR
4 62 (6.81%) PCI DSS
5 61 (6.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 37 (4.06%) NIST 800
7 20 (2.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 19 (2.09%) COBIT
9 16 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.99%) ISO 22301
10 9 (0.99%) SLA
11 6 (0.66%) GPG13
11 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (0.55%) FISMA
13 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 124 (13.61%) Active Directory
2 65 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 44 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.31%) Snort
5 16 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.88%) ProxySG
7 6 (0.66%) HDFS
8 5 (0.55%) pfSense
9 3 (0.33%) Docker
10 2 (0.22%) KVM
10 2 (0.22%) vSphere
11 1 (0.11%) RHEV
11 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.11%) Xen
11 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 111 (12.18%) Nessus
2 83 (9.11%) QRadar
3 55 (6.04%) McAfee ePO
4 45 (4.94%) SCCM
5 41 (4.50%) CSIRT
6 28 (3.07%) Nexpose
7 26 (2.85%) OpenVAS
8 25 (2.74%) FortiGate
9 24 (2.63%) Core Impact
10 16 (1.76%) PowerBroker
10 16 (1.76%) RSA Security Analytics
10 16 (1.76%) WSUS
11 15 (1.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 14 (1.54%) Suricata
13 13 (1.43%) Nmap
14 12 (1.32%) EnCase
14 12 (1.32%) Nagios
15 11 (1.21%) Cacti
15 11 (1.21%) FTK
15 11 (1.21%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 157 (17.23%) Cisco
2 121 (13.28%) CheckPoint
3 115 (12.62%) Splunk
4 109 (11.96%) Palo Alto
5 80 (8.78%) Microsoft
6 77 (8.45%) McAfee
7 71 (7.79%) Symantec
8 66 (7.24%) ArcSight
8 66 (7.24%) LogRhythm
9 63 (6.92%) Qualys
10 56 (6.15%) CyberArk
11 54 (5.93%) VMware
12 51 (5.60%) Oracle
13 47 (5.16%) FireEye
14 40 (4.39%) AlienVault
15 38 (4.17%) Fortinet
16 34 (3.73%) F5
16 34 (3.73%) Juniper
16 34 (3.73%) SolarWinds
17 30 (3.29%) Blue Coat