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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 196 212
Rank change year-on-year +37 +16  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 84 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.59% 0.74% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.84% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 34
Median salary £48,750 £56,250 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +20.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,875 £32,075
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £70,000 £63,375
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4783 4634 5167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.38% 88.38% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16720 16208 16022
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Bristol -1 35 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Gloucestershire +10 25 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Cornwall - 14 £55,000 -
Wiltshire -1 4 £35,000 -46.15%
Somerset - 2 - -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 81 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 80 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 79 (54.86%) Snort
4 76 (52.78%) Linux
5 72 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 72 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
6 63 (43.75%) Windows
7 61 (42.36%) LogRhythm
7 61 (42.36%) DV Cleared
8 60 (41.67%) Unix
9 55 (38.19%) Information Security
10 54 (37.50%) ArcSight
11 52 (36.11%) CISSP
12 51 (35.42%) Java
13 48 (33.33%) Security Operations
14 46 (31.94%) DNS
15 42 (29.17%) Wireshark
16 41 (28.47%) GCIA
16 41 (28.47%) DHCP
16 41 (28.47%) Security Operations Centre
17 39 (27.08%) Software Engineering
18 38 (26.39%) Network Monitoring
19 36 (25.00%) GCIH
20 34 (23.61%) Coaching
21 33 (22.92%) Internet
22 32 (22.22%) Firewall
23 31 (21.53%) SANS
24 30 (20.83%) GIAC
25 29 (20.14%) HTTP
25 29 (20.14%) Mentoring

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 6 (4.17%) IIS
2 3 (2.08%) Apache
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 81 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 46 (31.94%) DNS
3 42 (29.17%) Wireshark
4 41 (28.47%) DHCP
5 33 (22.92%) Internet
6 32 (22.22%) Firewall
7 29 (20.14%) HTTP
8 26 (18.06%) FTP
9 25 (17.36%) SMTP
10 23 (15.97%) LDAP
11 21 (14.58%) SSL
12 20 (13.89%) tcpdump
12 20 (13.89%) Telnet
13 10 (6.94%) Network Security
14 4 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (2.78%) LAN
14 4 (2.78%) VPN
14 4 (2.78%) WAN
14 4 (2.78%) X.400
15 3 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.69%) Big Data
2 1 (0.69%) MySQL
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (15.97%) Telecoms
2 18 (12.50%) Finance
3 11 (7.64%) Aerospace
4 7 (4.86%) Electronics
4 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (52.08%) Analyst
2 58 (40.28%) SOC Analyst
3 34 (23.61%) Senior Analyst
4 29 (20.14%) Security Engineer
5 20 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (13.19%) Security Analyst
7 18 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 15 (10.42%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 11 (7.64%) Architect
9 11 (7.64%) SOC Manager
9 11 (7.64%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.56%) Security Manager
10 8 (5.56%) SIEM Analyst
11 7 (4.86%) Operational Security Manager
11 7 (4.86%) Operations Manager
11 7 (4.86%) Security Operations Manager
12 6 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 5 (3.47%) Senior Security Analyst
14 4 (2.78%) Security Architect
14 4 (2.78%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.36%) .NET
2 3 (2.08%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.47%) Security Operations Centre
2 27 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
3 18 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (9.03%) iPad
5 13 (9.03%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.47%) CESG
7 2 (1.39%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.39%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 76 (52.78%) Linux
2 63 (43.75%) Windows
3 60 (41.67%) Unix
4 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.17%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.08%) Solaris
7 3 (2.08%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.69%) AIX
8 1 (0.69%) Android
8 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 55 (38.19%) Information Security
3 48 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 39 (27.08%) Software Engineering
5 38 (26.39%) Network Monitoring
6 34 (23.61%) Coaching
7 29 (20.14%) Mentoring
8 26 (18.06%) ITIL
9 24 (16.67%) Security Architecture
10 21 (14.58%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 21 (14.58%) Threat Intelligence
11 19 (13.19%) Service Management
12 17 (11.81%) Protective Monitoring
13 15 (10.42%) ITSM
14 14 (9.72%) Network Architecture
15 13 (9.03%) Computer Forensics
16 11 (7.64%) MODAF
16 11 (7.64%) SysML
16 11 (7.64%) TOGAF
16 11 (7.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.42%) Java
2 24 (16.67%) Python
3 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.03%) SQL
5 8 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.17%) Perl
7 3 (2.08%) C#
8 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 80 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 72 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 61 (42.36%) DV Cleared
4 52 (36.11%) CISSP
5 41 (28.47%) GCIA
6 36 (25.00%) GCIH
7 31 (21.53%) SANS
8 30 (20.83%) GIAC
9 19 (13.19%) CREST Certified
10 16 (11.11%) CISM
11 15 (10.42%) RHCA
11 15 (10.42%) RHCE
11 15 (10.42%) RHCSA
12 8 (5.56%) CCNA
12 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (4.17%) MCSE
13 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (3.47%) Degree
15 4 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.17%) GPG13
3 1 (0.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (54.86%) Snort
2 11 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.17%) vSphere
4 5 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.39%) Docker
6 2 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (12.50%) Nmap
1 18 (12.50%) RSA enVision
2 17 (11.81%) Nessus
3 9 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (4.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (3.47%) ArcSight ESM
6 4 (2.78%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 3 (2.08%) SCCM
7 3 (2.08%) SCOM
8 2 (1.39%) Puppet
8 2 (1.39%) QRadar
8 2 (1.39%) RSA Archer
8 2 (1.39%) RSA Security Analytics
8 2 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 61 (42.36%) LogRhythm
2 54 (37.50%) ArcSight
3 29 (20.14%) Splunk
4 18 (12.50%) FireEye
5 17 (11.81%) AlienVault
6 15 (10.42%) Acunetix
6 15 (10.42%) Rapid7
7 11 (7.64%) Microsoft
7 11 (7.64%) VMware
8 9 (6.25%) NetWitness
8 9 (6.25%) Palo Alto
9 7 (4.86%) SAP
9 7 (4.86%) Sourcefire
10 6 (4.17%) Cisco
10 6 (4.17%) LogLogic
10 6 (4.17%) McAfee
11 4 (2.78%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.78%) F5
12 3 (2.08%) Crossbeam
12 3 (2.08%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago