Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 152 180
Rank change year-on-year +30 +28 +13
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 33 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.38% 1.26% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.43% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 33
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +6.93% -8.18%
10th Percentile £31,000 £40,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,625 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -17.39%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2029 3070 3966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.00% 88.02% 86.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1629 2247 3096
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -4.04%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Reading

SIEM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SIEM in Reading

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Salary histogram for SIEM in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 17 (51.52%) Risk Management
1 17 (51.52%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 15 (45.45%) Degree
2 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 15 (45.45%) Regulatory Compliance
3 14 (42.42%) Information Security
4 13 (39.39%) Threat Analysis
5 12 (36.36%) Splunk
5 12 (36.36%) CISSP
5 12 (36.36%) Firewall
6 11 (33.33%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) ITIL
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco
7 10 (30.30%) CISM
7 10 (30.30%) Legal
7 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (30.30%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Security Architecture
7 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
7 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
7 10 (30.30%) Presales
8 9 (27.27%) NetWitness
8 9 (27.27%) Threat Modelling
8 9 (27.27%) Use Case
8 9 (27.27%) Qualys
8 9 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (27.27%) ArcSight
8 9 (27.27%) FWSM

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (3.03%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (27.27%) DMVPN
2 9 (27.27%) FWSM
2 9 (27.27%) IPsec
2 9 (27.27%) SSL
2 9 (27.27%) VPN
3 8 (24.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.03%) SSH
4 1 (3.03%) TACACS
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Legal
3 9 (27.27%) Digital Economy
4 6 (18.18%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Consultant
2 15 (45.45%) Security Consultant
3 13 (39.39%) Analyst
4 9 (27.27%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (27.27%) Senior Security Consultant
4 9 (27.27%) SIEM Consultant
4 9 (27.27%) SOC Analyst
4 9 (27.27%) Splunk Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) ArcSight Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Development Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) SIEM Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SIEM Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) CyberArk Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Radar Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Security Officer
7 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) CGI
2 1 (3.03%) OAuth
2 1 (3.03%) OpenID
2 1 (3.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (24.24%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.18%) PKI
2 6 (18.18%) Smart Meter
3 4 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) FreeBSD
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Cybersecurity
1 17 (51.52%) Risk Management
2 15 (45.45%) Regulatory Compliance
3 14 (42.42%) Information Security
4 13 (39.39%) Threat Analysis
5 10 (30.30%) ITIL
5 10 (30.30%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Presales
5 10 (30.30%) Security Architecture
6 9 (27.27%) Analytics
6 9 (27.27%) Project Planning
6 9 (27.27%) Threat Modelling
6 9 (27.27%) Use Case
6 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Identity Management
7 7 (21.21%) Malware Analysis
7 7 (21.21%) SDLC
7 7 (21.21%) Security Operations
7 7 (21.21%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Degree
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) CISSP
3 10 (30.30%) CISM
3 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (9.09%) GIAC
6 2 (6.06%) SANS
7 1 (3.03%) CCNA
7 1 (3.03%) CCSA
7 1 (3.03%) CEH
7 1 (3.03%) CISA
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CREST Certified
7 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) GCFA
7 1 (3.03%) GCIA
7 1 (3.03%) GCIH
7 1 (3.03%) GREM
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
2 6 (18.18%) GDPR
3 1 (3.03%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Nessus
1 9 (27.27%) Nmap
2 2 (6.06%) QRadar
3 1 (3.03%) EnCase
3 1 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper STRM
3 1 (3.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.03%) RSA enVision
3 1 (3.03%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Splunk
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) ArcSight
3 9 (27.27%) NetWitness
3 9 (27.27%) Qualys
4 2 (6.06%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.03%) Sun