Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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 > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 310 296
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 +22
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 71 53 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.48% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 60 50 42
North West median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £49,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% -3.80% -5.95%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £23,084
90th Percentile £53,850 £65,000 £56,250
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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11786 11102 11645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.83% 89.71% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9369 9260 9630
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 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
Manchester -12 53 £47,500 -2.56% 5
Lancashire +11 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Cheshire -19 6 £65,750 +75.33%
Merseyside +19 5 £41,250 -25.00% 3
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 North West region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 51 (71.83%) Firewall
2 39 (54.93%) CheckPoint
3 35 (49.30%) Network Security
4 32 (45.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 31 (43.66%) Windows
5 31 (43.66%) TCP/IP
6 30 (42.25%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (40.85%) Cybersecurity
8 28 (39.44%) Active Directory
9 27 (38.03%) DNS
9 27 (38.03%) DHCP
10 26 (36.62%) ITIL
11 24 (33.80%) Cisco
12 23 (32.39%) Palo Alto
13 21 (29.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 21 (29.58%) Information Security
14 20 (28.17%) CISSP
14 20 (28.17%) Juniper
14 20 (28.17%) Windows Server
15 19 (26.76%) Junos
15 19 (26.76%) Change Management
15 19 (26.76%) Legal
15 19 (26.76%) Blue Coat
15 19 (26.76%) ProxySG
15 19 (26.76%) Network Design
16 18 (25.35%) Finance
16 18 (25.35%) MPLS
17 17 (23.94%) VLAN
18 16 (22.54%) Management Information System
19 15 (21.13%) Server Hardening

SIEM
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (71.83%) Firewall
2 35 (49.30%) Network Security
3 31 (43.66%) TCP/IP
4 27 (38.03%) DHCP
4 27 (38.03%) DNS
5 19 (26.76%) Junos
6 18 (25.35%) MPLS
7 17 (23.94%) VLAN
8 14 (19.72%) LAN
8 14 (19.72%) WAN
9 9 (12.68%) VPN
10 8 (11.27%) SAN
11 7 (9.86%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (8.45%) DMZ
12 6 (8.45%) IPv4
12 6 (8.45%) IPv6
12 6 (8.45%) Wireless
12 6 (8.45%) Wireless Security
13 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (1.41%) SSL
General
1 19 (26.76%) Legal
2 18 (25.35%) Finance
3 4 (5.63%) Law
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Security Engineer
2 21 (29.58%) Network Engineer
3 17 (23.94%) Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Security Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) SOC Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) IT Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) IT Security Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Service Manager
6 7 (9.86%) Technical Manager
6 7 (9.86%) Technical Services Manager
7 6 (8.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Information Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) IP Network Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.23%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.82%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.41%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Windows
2 20 (28.17%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.86%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.63%) Linux
4 4 (5.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 30 (42.25%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (40.85%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (36.62%) ITIL
5 21 (29.58%) Information Security
6 19 (26.76%) Change Management
6 19 (26.76%) Network Design
7 15 (21.13%) Server Hardening
8 10 (14.08%) Security Operations
8 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (12.68%) Identity Management
9 9 (12.68%) Patch Management
10 8 (11.27%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 8 (11.27%) Problem Management
10 8 (11.27%) Threat Intelligence
10 8 (11.27%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (9.86%) Data Loss Prevention
11 7 (9.86%) Data Protection
11 7 (9.86%) Security Management
12 6 (8.45%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.04%) C
2 5 (7.04%) Perl
2 5 (7.04%) Python
3 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.63%) PHP
4 3 (4.23%) SQL
5 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.41%) C++
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) CISSP
2 11 (15.49%) Degree
3 10 (14.08%) CISM
4 7 (9.86%) SANS
5 5 (7.04%) CISA
6 4 (5.63%) CEH
6 4 (5.63%) MCSE
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.23%) CCNA
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.23%) CREST Certified
7 3 (4.23%) GCIA
7 3 (4.23%) GCIH
7 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) IISP
8 1 (1.41%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (29.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (14.08%) PCI DSS
3 8 (11.27%) GDPR
4 6 (8.45%) COBIT
4 6 (8.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (5.63%) ISO 22301
5 4 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (4.23%) SLA
7 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.41%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (39.44%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.76%) ProxySG
3 9 (12.68%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.86%) Terminal Services
4 7 (9.86%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.23%) Snort
6 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.23%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (1.41%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) CheckPoint
2 24 (33.80%) Cisco
3 23 (32.39%) Palo Alto
4 20 (28.17%) Juniper
5 19 (26.76%) Blue Coat
6 11 (15.49%) Splunk
7 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
8 7 (9.86%) Wyse
9 3 (4.23%) McAfee
9 3 (4.23%) NetWitness
9 3 (4.23%) Sourcefire
9 3 (4.23%) Trend Micro
10 2 (2.82%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.82%) Citrix
10 2 (2.82%) Imperva
11 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.41%) HP
11 1 (1.41%) IBM
11 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.41%) VMware