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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 101 114
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 13 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.00% 1.96% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.17% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 20
Median salary £56,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.00% -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £67,750 £60,500
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1091 1613 1955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 84.12% 90.36% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1255 1416
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 11 (50.00%) CISSP
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) Information Security
2 10 (45.45%) Security Operations
2 10 (45.45%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (40.91%) Splunk
3 9 (40.91%) CISM
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) ArcSight
4 8 (36.36%) Presales
5 7 (31.82%) Digital Economy
5 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
6 6 (27.27%) HP
6 6 (27.27%) Legal
6 6 (27.27%) Content Development
6 6 (27.27%) Analytics
6 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
7 5 (22.73%) FWSM
7 5 (22.73%) DMVPN
7 5 (22.73%) NetWitness
7 5 (22.73%) Regulatory Compliance
7 5 (22.73%) Threat Modelling
7 5 (22.73%) IPsec
7 5 (22.73%) Nessus
7 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (22.73%) Nmap
7 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (22.73%) Project Planning

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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (22.73%) DMVPN
2 5 (22.73%) FWSM
2 5 (22.73%) IPsec
2 5 (22.73%) SSL
2 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) SSH
3 1 (4.55%) TACACS
General
1 7 (31.82%) Digital Economy
2 6 (27.27%) Legal
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Security Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) SIEM Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Splunk Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Security Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Account Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Analytics Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Security Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Account Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Manager
5 3 (13.64%) ArcSight Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) ArcSight Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Development Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Development Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) SIEM Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) OAuth
1 1 (4.55%) OpenID
1 1 (4.55%) SAML
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) HPUX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Information Security
1 10 (45.45%) Security Operations
2 8 (36.36%) Presales
3 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
4 6 (27.27%) Analytics
4 6 (27.27%) Content Development
4 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
5 5 (22.73%) Regulatory Compliance
5 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) Threat Modelling
5 5 (22.73%) Use Case
5 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (18.18%) Network Design
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Time Management
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) CISSP
2 9 (40.91%) CISM
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) CISA
5 2 (9.09%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Nessus
1 5 (22.73%) Nmap
2 2 (9.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Splunk
2 8 (36.36%) ArcSight
3 6 (27.27%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) NetWitness
4 5 (22.73%) Qualys
5 2 (9.09%) LogRhythm
6 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
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