Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 269 287
Rank change year-on-year +69 +18 +42
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 138 81 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.34% 0.74% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.84% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 62
South West median annual salary £45,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.86% +10.53% -9.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £85,000 £66,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9193 9669 10594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.50% 88.81% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7563 8048 8917
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the South West

SIEM
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SIEM in the South West

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the South West

SIEM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bristol +9 61 £53,750 -36.76% 3
Gloucestershire +40 27 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cornwall - 22 £55,000 -
Wiltshire -14 13 £35,000 -24.32%
Somerset - 6 £40,000 - 1
Dorset - 3 £47,500 - 1
SIEM
England

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

1 73 (52.90%) Security Cleared
2 71 (51.45%) Cybersecurity
3 70 (50.72%) SC Cleared
4 68 (49.28%) TCP/IP
5 63 (45.65%) Information Security
6 60 (43.48%) Windows
7 59 (42.75%) Linux
8 57 (41.30%) Firewall
9 53 (38.41%) DNS
10 47 (34.06%) CISSP
11 45 (32.61%) Unix
12 41 (29.71%) DV Cleared
13 39 (28.26%) ITIL
13 39 (28.26%) Java
13 39 (28.26%) Management Information System
14 37 (26.81%) DHCP
15 35 (25.36%) Cyberthreat
16 34 (24.64%) Snort
17 33 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 32 (23.19%) Python
18 32 (23.19%) Internet
19 30 (21.74%) HTTP
19 30 (21.74%) Software Engineering
19 30 (21.74%) Security Architecture
20 29 (21.01%) ArcSight
21 28 (20.29%) Security Operations
21 28 (20.29%) LogRhythm
21 28 (20.29%) Service Management
21 28 (20.29%) ITSM
22 26 (18.84%) Security Operations Centre

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (2.17%) Apache
1 3 (2.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.72%) PaaS
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (49.28%) TCP/IP
2 57 (41.30%) Firewall
3 53 (38.41%) DNS
4 37 (26.81%) DHCP
5 32 (23.19%) Internet
6 30 (21.74%) HTTP
7 25 (18.12%) FTP
8 19 (13.77%) SMTP
9 17 (12.32%) Wireless
10 16 (11.59%) Wireshark
11 15 (10.87%) Network Security
12 14 (10.14%) SSL
13 13 (9.42%) tcpdump
14 12 (8.70%) BIG-IP
15 11 (7.97%) LDAP
15 11 (7.97%) Telnet
16 9 (6.52%) VPN
17 8 (5.80%) IPsec
18 7 (5.07%) X.400
19 6 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) Big Data
General
1 13 (9.42%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.52%) Finance
3 3 (2.17%) Electronics
3 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.17%) Marketing
4 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (39.86%) Analyst
2 47 (34.06%) Security Engineer
3 26 (18.84%) SOC Analyst
4 24 (17.39%) Security Analyst
5 17 (12.32%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 16 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) IT Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) IT Security Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Security Specialist
9 9 (6.52%) SIEM Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) SOC Manager
12 5 (3.62%) Consultant
12 5 (3.62%) Network Security Specialist
13 4 (2.90%) IT Security Analyst
13 4 (2.90%) Security Consultant
13 4 (2.90%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) REST
2 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.26%) Management Information System
2 35 (25.36%) Cyberthreat
3 26 (18.84%) Security Operations Centre
4 19 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (13.77%) CESG
5 13 (9.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (6.52%) Cyber Defence
6 9 (6.52%) iPad
7 5 (3.62%) Life Science
7 5 (3.62%) PKI
8 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.72%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (43.48%) Windows
2 59 (42.75%) Linux
3 45 (32.61%) Unix
4 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.07%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
6 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.45%) Cybersecurity
2 63 (45.65%) Information Security
3 39 (28.26%) ITIL
4 30 (21.74%) Security Architecture
4 30 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 28 (20.29%) ITSM
5 28 (20.29%) Security Operations
5 28 (20.29%) Service Management
6 24 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
7 23 (16.67%) Coaching
7 23 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 19 (13.77%) Security Monitoring
9 17 (12.32%) Threat Intelligence
10 16 (11.59%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 12 (8.70%) Network Architecture
12 11 (7.97%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (7.97%) Service Design
13 9 (6.52%) Computer Forensics
14 8 (5.80%) Customer Requirements
14 8 (5.80%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.26%) Java
2 32 (23.19%) Python
3 21 (15.22%) PowerShell
4 15 (10.87%) SQL
5 11 (7.97%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.25%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.80%) Perl
7 8 (5.80%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 73 (52.90%) Security Cleared
2 70 (50.72%) SC Cleared
3 47 (34.06%) CISSP
4 41 (29.71%) DV Cleared
5 25 (18.12%) GCIA
6 24 (17.39%) CREST Certified
7 23 (16.67%) GCIH
8 21 (15.22%) SANS
9 15 (10.87%) GIAC
10 14 (10.14%) Degree
11 13 (9.42%) CISM
12 10 (7.25%) MCSE
12 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (7.25%) RHCA
12 10 (7.25%) RHCE
12 10 (7.25%) RHCSA
13 8 (5.80%) CISMP
14 7 (5.07%) CCNA
14 7 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (5.07%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.07%) GPG13
3 5 (3.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.72%) GDPR
5 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
System Software
1 34 (24.64%) Snort
2 14 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.80%) Docker
4 6 (4.35%) vSphere
5 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.90%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.90%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (12.32%) Nessus
2 13 (9.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 12 (8.70%) FortiGate
4 10 (7.25%) Puppet
4 10 (7.25%) RSA enVision
5 7 (5.07%) ArcSight ESM
5 7 (5.07%) RSA Archer
5 7 (5.07%) RSA Security Analytics
5 7 (5.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (2.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (2.90%) QRadar
7 3 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.17%) SCCM
7 3 (2.17%) SCOM
8 2 (1.45%) Cacti
8 2 (1.45%) Nagios
8 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.45%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.72%) EnCase
9 1 (0.72%) FTK
Vendors
1 29 (21.01%) ArcSight
2 28 (20.29%) LogRhythm
3 23 (16.67%) Cisco
4 18 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 18 (13.04%) Splunk
5 15 (10.87%) Sourcefire
6 14 (10.14%) AlienVault
6 14 (10.14%) VMware
7 13 (9.42%) McAfee
7 13 (9.42%) Rapid7
8 12 (8.70%) F5
9 11 (7.97%) Palo Alto
10 10 (7.25%) Acunetix
11 9 (6.52%) NetWitness
12 8 (5.80%) LogLogic
13 7 (5.07%) NetScout
13 7 (5.07%) Symantec
13 7 (5.07%) Trend Micro
14 5 (3.62%) Juniper
14 5 (3.62%) Microsoft