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

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 191 231
Rank change year-on-year -38 +40  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 49 47 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 0.84% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.95% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 14
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £40,750 £23,157
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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 6140 4966 5717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.86% 88.27% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4970 4189 4652
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -5 41 £47,500 -13.63% 9
Cheshire -22 5 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside -15 1 - -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 53 (67.95%) Firewall
2 46 (58.97%) Cybersecurity
3 45 (57.69%) CheckPoint
4 44 (56.41%) Network Security
5 38 (48.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 35 (44.87%) Windows
7 33 (42.31%) Palo Alto
8 31 (39.74%) Active Directory
8 31 (39.74%) Penetration Testing
9 29 (37.18%) Juniper
10 28 (35.90%) TCP/IP
11 27 (34.62%) Information Security
11 27 (34.62%) Windows Server
12 26 (33.33%) Junos
12 26 (33.33%) Blue Coat
12 26 (33.33%) ProxySG
13 24 (30.77%) DNS
13 24 (30.77%) DHCP
14 23 (29.49%) MPLS
14 23 (29.49%) VLAN
15 22 (28.21%) Network Design
15 22 (28.21%) ITIL
16 21 (26.92%) Security Operations
17 20 (25.64%) Change Management
18 18 (23.08%) Cisco
19 15 (19.23%) Management Information System
20 14 (17.95%) Degree
21 13 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 13 (16.67%) Legal
22 12 (15.38%) PCI DSS

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 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (67.95%) Firewall
2 44 (56.41%) Network Security
3 28 (35.90%) TCP/IP
4 26 (33.33%) Junos
5 24 (30.77%) DHCP
5 24 (30.77%) DNS
6 23 (29.49%) MPLS
6 23 (29.49%) VLAN
7 11 (14.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (12.82%) LAN
8 10 (12.82%) WAN
9 8 (10.26%) VPN
10 6 (7.69%) DMZ
10 6 (7.69%) IPv4
10 6 (7.69%) IPv6
10 6 (7.69%) Wireless
10 6 (7.69%) Wireless Security
11 5 (6.41%) SAN
12 1 (1.28%) ICMP
12 1 (1.28%) SSL
General
1 13 (16.67%) Legal
2 9 (11.54%) Finance
3 7 (8.97%) Retail
4 6 (7.69%) Law
5 2 (2.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Security Engineer
2 28 (35.90%) Network Engineer
3 21 (26.92%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Information Security Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Security Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Information Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Service Manager
7 6 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Security Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Technical Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Technical Services Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.54%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (8.97%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.56%) CESG
6 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.28%) iPad
7 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.87%) Windows
2 27 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.41%) Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Unix
4 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.28%) AIX
5 1 (1.28%) HPUX
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (48.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 31 (39.74%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (34.62%) Information Security
5 22 (28.21%) ITIL
5 22 (28.21%) Network Design
6 21 (26.92%) Security Operations
7 20 (25.64%) Change Management
8 12 (15.38%) Server Hardening
9 11 (14.10%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 11 (14.10%) Threat Intelligence
10 10 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (10.26%) Identity Management
12 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
13 6 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
14 5 (6.41%) Digital Forensics
14 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
15 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
15 4 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) Perl
1 5 (6.41%) Python
2 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.13%) PHP
2 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) C
3 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 12 (15.38%) CISSP
3 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.26%) CISM
5 6 (7.69%) SANS
6 5 (6.41%) CISA
7 3 (3.85%) CISMP
7 3 (3.85%) GCIH
8 2 (2.56%) CCNA
8 2 (2.56%) CCSP
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.56%) GCIA
8 2 (2.56%) MCSE
8 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.56%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.28%) GREM
9 1 (1.28%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.56%) GDPR
4 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (39.74%) Active Directory
2 26 (33.33%) ProxySG
3 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.13%) Terminal Services
4 4 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.56%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 45 (57.69%) CheckPoint
2 33 (42.31%) Palo Alto
3 29 (37.18%) Juniper
4 26 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 18 (23.08%) Cisco
6 7 (8.97%) Splunk
7 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.13%) Wyse
8 3 (3.85%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.56%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.28%) HP
10 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
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