Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 236 222
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14 +59
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 53 45 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.66% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.66% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 29
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.56% +39.29%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £49,375
% change year-on-year -2.63% -3.80% -5.95%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7286 6809 6739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.12% 91.15% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6027 5837 5594
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Manchester

SIEM
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SIEM in Manchester

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in Manchester

SIEM
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 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
Stockport - 11 £48,750 -
Cheadle -8 6 £50,000 +11.73%
Salford - 1 - -
SIEM
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 40 (75.47%) Firewall
2 33 (62.26%) CheckPoint
3 31 (58.49%) Network Security
4 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
5 27 (50.94%) DNS
5 27 (50.94%) Windows
5 27 (50.94%) DHCP
5 27 (50.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 26 (49.06%) TCP/IP
6 26 (49.06%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (49.06%) Penetration Testing
7 24 (45.28%) ITIL
8 20 (37.74%) Windows Server
9 19 (35.85%) Palo Alto
9 19 (35.85%) Blue Coat
9 19 (35.85%) ProxySG
9 19 (35.85%) Network Design
9 19 (35.85%) Junos
9 19 (35.85%) Change Management
9 19 (35.85%) Legal
9 19 (35.85%) Juniper
10 18 (33.96%) Cisco
10 18 (33.96%) MPLS
11 17 (32.08%) VLAN
12 15 (28.30%) Finance
12 15 (28.30%) Server Hardening
13 14 (26.42%) Management Information System
13 14 (26.42%) LAN
13 14 (26.42%) WAN
14 12 (22.64%) ISO/IEC 27001

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (75.47%) Firewall
2 31 (58.49%) Network Security
3 27 (50.94%) DHCP
3 27 (50.94%) DNS
4 26 (49.06%) TCP/IP
5 19 (35.85%) Junos
6 18 (33.96%) MPLS
7 17 (32.08%) VLAN
8 14 (26.42%) LAN
8 14 (26.42%) WAN
9 8 (15.09%) SAN
10 7 (13.21%) VPN
11 6 (11.32%) DMZ
11 6 (11.32%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (11.32%) IPv4
11 6 (11.32%) IPv6
11 6 (11.32%) Wireless
11 6 (11.32%) Wireless Security
12 1 (1.89%) Internet
12 1 (1.89%) IPsec
General
1 19 (35.85%) Legal
2 15 (28.30%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Law
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Network Engineer
1 20 (37.74%) Security Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Security Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Service Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Technical Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Technical Services Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) IT Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) IT Security Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Information Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.55%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.66%) PKI
5 2 (3.77%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 26 (49.06%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (49.06%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (45.28%) ITIL
4 19 (35.85%) Change Management
4 19 (35.85%) Network Design
5 15 (28.30%) Server Hardening
6 9 (16.98%) Patch Management
7 8 (15.09%) Identity Management
7 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
7 8 (15.09%) Security Operations
8 7 (13.21%) Information Security
8 7 (13.21%) Security Management
8 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (11.32%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
11 4 (7.55%) Anomaly Detection
11 4 (7.55%) Project Management
11 4 (7.55%) Service Management
11 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) C
3 3 (5.66%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) CISSP
2 10 (18.87%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) CEH
3 4 (7.55%) CISA
3 4 (7.55%) CISM
3 4 (7.55%) MCSE
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) CCNA
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.66%) CREST Certified
4 3 (5.66%) GCIA
4 3 (5.66%) GCIH
4 3 (5.66%) SANS
4 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.32%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.55%) COBIT
4 3 (5.66%) GDPR
4 3 (5.66%) ISO 22301
5 2 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (3.77%) SLA
6 1 (1.89%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.85%) ProxySG
3 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.21%) Terminal Services
4 7 (13.21%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (5.66%) Snort
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) CheckPoint
2 19 (35.85%) Blue Coat
2 19 (35.85%) Juniper
2 19 (35.85%) Palo Alto
3 18 (33.96%) Cisco
4 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.98%) Splunk
5 7 (13.21%) Wyse
6 3 (5.66%) McAfee
6 3 (5.66%) NetWitness
6 3 (5.66%) Sourcefire
6 3 (5.66%) Trend Micro
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix
8 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.89%) VMware