Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 278 238 275
Rank change year-on-year -40 +37 +102
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 107 193 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.70% 1.07% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.20% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 52 120 133
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% +3.15%
10th Percentile £27,300 £32,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +10.09% +9.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13505 16097 16449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 88.79% 89.04% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10996 12618 13471
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the Midlands

SIEM
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SIEM in the Midlands

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the Midlands

SIEM
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
West Midlands -54 93 £50,000 +5.26% 12
East Midlands +37 14 £28,750 -23.33% 1
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 61 (57.01%) Firewall
2 43 (40.19%) TCP/IP
3 41 (38.32%) Network Security
4 40 (37.38%) CISSP
5 37 (34.58%) Information Security
6 36 (33.64%) ITIL
7 33 (30.84%) Security Cleared
7 33 (30.84%) Cybersecurity
8 31 (28.97%) Cisco
9 30 (28.04%) CheckPoint
9 30 (28.04%) Data Centre
10 28 (26.17%) Presales
10 28 (26.17%) Windows
11 27 (25.23%) Incident Management
12 26 (24.30%) ITIL V3
12 26 (24.30%) Service Delivery
13 25 (23.36%) Management Information System
14 23 (21.50%) CEH
14 23 (21.50%) SC Cleared
14 23 (21.50%) Security Operations
15 21 (19.63%) Security Monitoring
15 21 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (18.69%) MPLS
16 20 (18.69%) Project Management
17 19 (17.76%) CCNP
17 19 (17.76%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (17.76%) GCIH
17 19 (17.76%) Line Management
18 18 (16.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 18 (16.82%) BGP

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (0.93%) IIS
1 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) IaaS
1 7 (6.54%) PaaS
2 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (57.01%) Firewall
2 43 (40.19%) TCP/IP
3 41 (38.32%) Network Security
4 21 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (18.69%) MPLS
6 18 (16.82%) BGP
6 18 (16.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (16.82%) OSPF
7 15 (14.02%) SSL
7 15 (14.02%) WAN
8 14 (13.08%) IPsec
8 14 (13.08%) SNMP
8 14 (13.08%) Wireless
9 13 (12.15%) Cisco ISE
9 13 (12.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (12.15%) Ethernet
9 13 (12.15%) LAN
9 13 (12.15%) VLAN
9 13 (12.15%) VPN
10 10 (9.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.93%) GDB
1 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.93%) sqlmap
1 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.15%) Billing
2 6 (5.61%) Publishing
3 4 (3.74%) Law
4 2 (1.87%) Finance
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (45.79%) Analyst
2 31 (28.97%) Security Analyst
3 21 (19.63%) SOC Analyst
4 15 (14.02%) Architect
4 15 (14.02%) Security Architect
5 12 (11.21%) Security Engineer
6 11 (10.28%) Security Solutions Architect
6 11 (10.28%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (8.41%) Junior
8 8 (7.48%) Network Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) Consultant
9 7 (6.54%) Network Operations Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) Network Support
9 7 (6.54%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) Operations Support Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) Security Consultant
9 7 (6.54%) Security Support Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) Middleware
2 1 (0.93%) OAuth
2 1 (0.93%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.04%) Data Centre
2 25 (23.36%) Management Information System
3 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (13.08%) Cyber Attack
5 13 (12.15%) FlexPod
6 12 (11.21%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (9.35%) iPad
8 9 (8.41%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (6.54%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (5.61%) CMDB
10 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
11 5 (4.67%) SCADA
12 4 (3.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (1.87%) Cyber Defence
14 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.93%) Clustering
14 1 (0.93%) PKI
14 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
14 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.17%) Windows
2 17 (15.89%) Linux
3 13 (12.15%) Unix
4 4 (3.74%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.58%) Information Security
2 36 (33.64%) ITIL
3 33 (30.84%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (26.17%) Presales
5 27 (25.23%) Incident Management
6 26 (24.30%) ITIL V3
6 26 (24.30%) Service Delivery
7 23 (21.50%) Security Operations
8 21 (19.63%) Security Monitoring
9 20 (18.69%) Project Management
10 19 (17.76%) Line Management
11 18 (16.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 17 (15.89%) Mentoring
12 17 (15.89%) Risk Management
13 15 (14.02%) Security Management
14 14 (13.08%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (13.08%) Time Management
15 13 (12.15%) Information Assurance
15 13 (12.15%) Load Balancing
15 13 (12.15%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.67%) Python
2 4 (3.74%) Ruby
3 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.80%) PHP
3 3 (2.80%) SQL
4 2 (1.87%) C
4 2 (1.87%) C#
4 2 (1.87%) C++
4 2 (1.87%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (37.38%) CISSP
2 33 (30.84%) Security Cleared
3 23 (21.50%) CEH
3 23 (21.50%) SC Cleared
4 19 (17.76%) CCNP
4 19 (17.76%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (17.76%) GCIH
5 17 (15.89%) Degree
5 17 (15.89%) GIAC
6 12 (11.21%) CISM
7 11 (10.28%) SANS
8 10 (9.35%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (9.35%) Security+ Certification
9 9 (8.41%) GCIA
10 7 (6.54%) CREST Certified
10 7 (6.54%) DV Cleared
10 7 (6.54%) PMI Certification
11 6 (5.61%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (5.61%) ISEB
11 6 (5.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (12.15%) QA
3 10 (9.35%) PCI DSS
4 9 (8.41%) GPG13
5 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.87%) COBIT
7 1 (0.93%) GDPR
7 1 (0.93%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (12.15%) Snort
2 7 (6.54%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (10.28%) QRadar
3 10 (9.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 9 (8.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (2.80%) Nessus
5 3 (2.80%) RSA enVision
6 2 (1.87%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.87%) Suricata
7 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.93%) Nmap
7 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.93%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 31 (28.97%) Cisco
2 30 (28.04%) CheckPoint
3 16 (14.95%) Fortinet
3 16 (14.95%) Sourcefire
4 13 (12.15%) Aruba
4 13 (12.15%) Brocade
4 13 (12.15%) F5
4 13 (12.15%) HP
4 13 (12.15%) Meraki
4 13 (12.15%) SolarWinds
5 11 (10.28%) LogRhythm
5 11 (10.28%) VMware
6 10 (9.35%) ArcSight
7 7 (6.54%) Citrix
7 7 (6.54%) IBM
7 7 (6.54%) Splunk
8 6 (5.61%) EMC
8 6 (5.61%) NetApp
8 6 (5.61%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.74%) AlienVault