The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / North West
Rank 217 192 227
Rank change year-on-year -25 +35  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 31 43 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.76% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.86% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 25
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £34,094
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  

SIEM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5480 4997 5827
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.40% 87.85% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4557 4156 4689
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SIEM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the North West

SIEM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SIEM in the North West

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the North West

SIEM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -25 17 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Cheshire +11 4 £37,500 -23.07%
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 North West region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 27 (55.10%) Information Security
3 26 (53.06%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (40.82%) Network Security
4 20 (40.82%) CheckPoint
5 18 (36.73%) Security Operations
6 16 (32.65%) Palo Alto
7 14 (28.57%) Windows
8 13 (26.53%) Cisco
8 13 (26.53%) PCI DSS
9 12 (24.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (24.49%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (22.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 11 (22.45%) Juniper
11 10 (20.41%) Degree
12 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
12 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
13 8 (16.33%) MPLS
13 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
13 8 (16.33%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (16.33%) Retail
13 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
14 7 (14.29%) Junos
14 7 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
14 7 (14.29%) VLAN
14 7 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
14 7 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
15 6 (12.24%) Cyberthreat

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 20 (40.82%) Network Security
3 8 (16.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (16.33%) MPLS
4 7 (14.29%) Junos
4 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.29%) VLAN
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (12.24%) VPN
6 5 (10.20%) DHCP
6 5 (10.20%) DNS
7 4 (8.16%) LAN
7 4 (8.16%) WAN
7 4 (8.16%) Wireless
7 4 (8.16%) Wireless Security
8 3 (6.12%) DMZ
9 2 (4.08%) IPv4
9 2 (4.08%) IPv6
10 1 (2.04%) IPsec
10 1 (2.04%) Softphone
General
1 8 (16.33%) Retail
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Security Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Firewall Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Network Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Information Security Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Security Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Information Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Operational Security Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Security Operations Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) IT Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (12.24%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.24%) Linux
4 5 (10.20%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Information Security
2 26 (53.06%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (36.73%) Security Operations
4 12 (24.49%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (24.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (22.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
7 7 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (12.24%) Digital Forensics
8 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
8 6 (12.24%) ITIL
8 6 (12.24%) Server Hardening
9 5 (10.20%) Analytics
9 5 (10.20%) Network Design
9 5 (10.20%) Security Management
10 4 (8.16%) Change Management
10 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.16%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (8.16%) Security Patching
11 3 (6.12%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.08%) Perl
1 2 (4.08%) PHP
1 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) CISSP
4 4 (8.16%) CISA
4 4 (8.16%) CISM
5 3 (6.12%) CCNA
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.08%) CCSP
6 2 (4.08%) CISMP
6 2 (4.08%) GCIA
6 2 (4.08%) GCIH
6 2 (4.08%) SANS
7 1 (2.04%) CCNP
7 1 (2.04%) CEH
7 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) PCI DSS
2 7 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.12%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) CheckPoint
2 16 (32.65%) Palo Alto
3 13 (26.53%) Cisco
4 11 (22.45%) Juniper
5 6 (12.24%) Blue Coat
5 6 (12.24%) Fortinet
5 6 (12.24%) Splunk
6 5 (10.20%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.08%) Novell
7 2 (4.08%) Symantec
8 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
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