Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a SIEM Analyst was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SIEM Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 532 516 616
Rank change year-on-year -16 +100 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a SIEM Analyst 16 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.068% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.071% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 8
South East median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -2.22% +2.74%
10th Percentile £43,900 £37,750 £40,625
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,670 28,310 36,424
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.85% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24,704 23,663 31,062
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SIEM Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured SIEM Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM Analyst in the South East

SIEM Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SIEM Analyst in the South East

SIEM Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SIEM Analyst in the South East

SIEM Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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
Thames Valley -13 9 £34,000 -38.18%
Berkshire -3 7 £34,000 -
Hampshire -34 7 £70,000 +86.67%
Buckinghamshire -13 2 - -
SIEM Analyst
England

SIEM Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, SIEM Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring SIEM Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SIEM
2 12 (75.00%) Information Security
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) CISSP
4 9 (56.25%) Security Monitoring
5 8 (50.00%) Analytics
5 8 (50.00%) ArcSight
5 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (50.00%) CISM
6 7 (43.75%) Protective Monitoring
6 7 (43.75%) Security Operations
7 6 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (37.50%) SANS
7 6 (37.50%) RSA Security Analytics
7 6 (37.50%) RSA enVision
7 6 (37.50%) Juniper STRM
7 6 (37.50%) QRadar
7 6 (37.50%) Network Packet Capture
7 6 (37.50%) LogRhythm
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (37.50%) Open Source
7 6 (37.50%) GIAC
7 6 (37.50%) CCSA
7 6 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco
7 6 (37.50%) IBM
7 6 (37.50%) Sun
7 6 (37.50%) CCNA

SIEM Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (37.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Burp Suite
1 2 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (37.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 6 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Cyberattack
2 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) FreeBSD
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) SIEM
2 12 (75.00%) Information Security
3 9 (56.25%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (50.00%) Analytics
5 7 (43.75%) Protective Monitoring
5 7 (43.75%) Security Operations
6 6 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (37.50%) Network Packet Capture
6 6 (37.50%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
7 4 (25.00%) ITSM
7 4 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
8 3 (18.75%) Content Writing
8 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
9 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
9 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CISSP
2 8 (50.00%) CISM
3 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) CCSA
3 6 (37.50%) CISA
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (37.50%) GIAC
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (37.50%) SANS
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Juniper STRM
1 6 (37.50%) QRadar
1 6 (37.50%) RSA enVision
1 6 (37.50%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 6 (37.50%) Juniper
2 6 (37.50%) LogRhythm
2 6 (37.50%) Sun