The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 149 135
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 25 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.92% 0.45% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.50% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 30
Median salary £57,250 £27,500 £44,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +108.18% -38.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £20,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £58,000
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2480 2618 2803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.38% 91.35% 89.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1478 1763
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

SIEM
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SIEM in Scotland

SIEM
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in Scotland

SIEM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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
Edinburgh +1 14 £52,500 +90.90% 1
Glasgow +11 11 £57,250 +41.35% 3
SIEM
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 30 (62.50%) Finance
2 28 (58.33%) Firewall
3 23 (47.92%) Information Security
4 17 (35.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
6 12 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 10 (20.83%) Security Operations
8 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (18.75%) Windows
8 9 (18.75%) Linux
9 8 (16.67%) CISSP
10 7 (14.58%) ITIL
10 7 (14.58%) WAN
10 7 (14.58%) Wireshark
11 6 (12.50%) Network Security
11 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
11 6 (12.50%) Banking
12 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
12 5 (10.42%) Symantec
12 5 (10.42%) Publishing
12 5 (10.42%) Cisco
12 5 (10.42%) McAfee
12 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.42%) Analytics
13 4 (8.33%) tcpdump
13 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (8.33%) Coaching
13 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (8.33%) People Management
13 4 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (2.08%) IaaS
1 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (58.33%) Firewall
2 17 (35.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (14.58%) WAN
3 7 (14.58%) Wireshark
4 6 (12.50%) Network Security
5 4 (8.33%) DMZ
5 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.33%) tcpdump
6 3 (6.25%) DHCP
6 3 (6.25%) DNS
6 3 (6.25%) Kerberos
6 3 (6.25%) LAN
6 3 (6.25%) LDAP
7 1 (2.08%) Broadband
7 1 (2.08%) MPLS
7 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Publishing
4 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Graduate
2 13 (27.08%) Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) IT Graduate
4 9 (18.75%) Security Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Information Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Security Manager
5 7 (14.58%) SOC Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Security Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Data Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Graduate Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Information Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
9 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.17%) Architect
9 2 (4.17%) IT Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Network Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Service Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Information Security
2 15 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
3 12 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 10 (20.83%) Security Operations
5 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (14.58%) ITIL
7 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 5 (10.42%) Analytics
8 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) Coaching
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.33%) Cryptography
9 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 4 (8.33%) People Management
9 4 (8.33%) Performance Management
9 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 3 (6.25%) Perl
1 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) CISSP
2 4 (8.33%) CCDE
2 4 (8.33%) CCIE
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CISM
5 1 (2.08%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) GCIH
5 1 (2.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) GDPR
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (4.17%) Nessus
1 2 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (4.17%) RSA Archer
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (2.08%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco
1 5 (10.42%) McAfee
1 5 (10.42%) Symantec
2 3 (6.25%) Forcepoint
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Splunk
2 3 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) CyberArk
3 2 (4.17%) NetWitness
3 2 (4.17%) Qualys
4 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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