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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK / Scotland
Rank 115 112 124
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 23 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.99% 1.61% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.78% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 15
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £25,200 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  

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 2116 2646 2748
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.25% 90.49% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1706 1674
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +5.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Glasgow +26 12 £48,750 -4.87% 2
Edinburgh -21 10 £78,750 +50.00% 3
Aberdeen - 1 - -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 20 (43.48%) Information Security
3 19 (41.30%) Security Operations
4 16 (34.78%) Data Loss Prevention
5 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (28.26%) Firewall
5 13 (28.26%) Network Security
6 11 (23.91%) Data Analysis
6 11 (23.91%) Wireshark
7 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (19.57%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (19.57%) Splunk
9 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
9 8 (17.39%) tcpdump
9 8 (17.39%) ITIL
10 7 (15.22%) Banking
10 7 (15.22%) Security Monitoring
11 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 6 (13.04%) Coaching
11 6 (13.04%) People Management
11 6 (13.04%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
11 6 (13.04%) Cryptography
11 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
11 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
11 6 (13.04%) Performance Management
11 6 (13.04%) Windows
11 6 (13.04%) Linux
11 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP

SIEM
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Firewall
1 13 (28.26%) Network Security
2 11 (23.91%) Wireshark
3 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (17.39%) tcpdump
5 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.52%) DMZ
6 3 (6.52%) DNS
6 3 (6.52%) Kerberos
6 3 (6.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 17 (36.96%) SOC Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Security Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Graduate
4 9 (19.57%) Information Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Security Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Security Manager
5 8 (17.39%) SIEM Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Graduate Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) SIEM Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Splunk Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) SOC Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Information Security
2 19 (41.30%) Security Operations
3 16 (34.78%) Data Loss Prevention
4 11 (23.91%) Data Analysis
5 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (19.57%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
7 8 (17.39%) ITIL
8 7 (15.22%) Security Monitoring
9 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
9 6 (13.04%) Coaching
9 6 (13.04%) Cryptography
9 6 (13.04%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.04%) People Management
9 6 (13.04%) Performance Management
9 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
9 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) Perl
4 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) CISSP
2 2 (4.35%) CISM
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) EnCE
3 1 (2.17%) GCIH
3 1 (2.17%) GIAC
3 1 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) COBIT
2 1 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) NDS
2 2 (4.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.17%) Nessus
2 1 (2.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Splunk
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco
2 6 (13.04%) Juniper
3 3 (6.52%) Forcepoint
3 3 (6.52%) Intel Security
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Symantec
4 2 (4.35%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Qualys
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
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