Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 191 175
Rank change year-on-year -8 -16 +52
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 35 24 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.62% 0.46% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.51% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 59
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.62% -23.33% +16.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,500 £39,100
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,875 £61,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% +5.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5148 4729 5815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.42% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 2868 3679
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 24 £28,000 -30.00% 1
Glasgow -7 11 £44,250 +5.99%
SIEM
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 24 (68.57%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) Finance
3 13 (37.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (37.14%) Systems Analysis
3 13 (37.14%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (34.29%) Information Security
4 12 (34.29%) Linux
5 11 (31.43%) CISSP
6 9 (25.71%) Security Operations
7 7 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (17.14%) Cisco
8 6 (17.14%) Degree
8 6 (17.14%) Use Case
9 5 (14.29%) CEH
9 5 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (14.29%) WAN
9 5 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
9 5 (14.29%) Data Analytics
9 5 (14.29%) Analytics
9 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 4 (11.43%) CCDE
10 4 (11.43%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (11.43%) CCIE
10 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
10 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
11 3 (8.57%) Security Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) Broadband
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Graduate
1 13 (37.14%) IT Graduate
2 12 (34.29%) Security Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SIEM Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (37.14%) Systems Analysis
2 12 (34.29%) Information Security
3 9 (25.71%) Security Operations
4 6 (17.14%) Use Case
5 5 (14.29%) Analytics
5 5 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (11.43%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) Network Design
7 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (5.71%) Proactive Monitoring
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) CISSP
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) CEH
3 5 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (11.43%) CCDE
4 4 (11.43%) CCIE
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE Service Provider
6 1 (2.86%) CISM
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) CSIRT
1 1 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
1 1 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (2.86%) QRadar
1 1 (2.86%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.71%) CyberArk
3 2 (5.71%) LogRhythm
3 2 (5.71%) McAfee
3 2 (5.71%) Qualys
4 1 (2.86%) NetWitness
4 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec