Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 220 261
Rank change year-on-year -5 +41 +36
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 94 133 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 1.30% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.42% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 57 72 64
South West median annual salary £52,500 £45,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.75% -8.50% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,050 £37,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,125 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +9.09%

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 9,255 9,337 9,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.65% 91.28% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,338 7,676 8,207
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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
Bristol +13 56 £55,000 +5.77% 3
Dorset +5 14 £47,500 - 4
Devon - 11 £37,500 -
Wiltshire -2 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Gloucestershire -7 3 £30,500 -35.79% 1
Cornwall -6 1 - -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following 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 West region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 62 (65.96%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (32.98%) Windows
3 29 (30.85%) Linux
4 28 (29.79%) Bash Shell
5 27 (28.72%) GDPR
6 25 (26.60%) TCP/IP
6 25 (26.60%) Aerospace
6 25 (26.60%) Information Security
6 25 (26.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 23 (24.47%) Python
7 23 (24.47%) Systems Engineering
7 23 (24.47%) PowerShell
8 22 (23.40%) Visualisation
8 22 (23.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 21 (22.34%) CISSP
10 20 (21.28%) DNS
10 20 (21.28%) DHCP
10 20 (21.28%) Data Protection
11 18 (19.15%) Finance
11 18 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (18.09%) CISM
12 17 (18.09%) Incident Management
12 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (17.02%) CCNP
14 15 (15.96%) Firewall
14 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
15 14 (14.89%) PCI DSS
15 14 (14.89%) Splunk
15 14 (14.89%) Security Operations
15 14 (14.89%) CCNA

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.13%) Office 365
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.60%) TCP/IP
2 20 (21.28%) DHCP
2 20 (21.28%) DNS
3 15 (15.96%) Firewall
4 10 (10.64%) Sourcefire
5 8 (8.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (6.38%) Network Security
7 5 (5.32%) HTTP
7 5 (5.32%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (5.32%) SSL
8 2 (2.13%) Internet
8 2 (2.13%) SMS
9 1 (1.06%) LAN
9 1 (1.06%) VPN
9 1 (1.06%) WAN
9 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 25 (26.60%) Aerospace
2 18 (19.15%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Billing
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) Analyst
2 19 (20.21%) Security Analyst
3 15 (15.96%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 14 (14.89%) Architect
4 14 (14.89%) Security Engineer
5 12 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Information Manager
6 9 (9.57%) Information Security Manager
6 9 (9.57%) Python Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Security Manager
7 8 (8.51%) Integration Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) SOC Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) Security Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) SIEM Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) JSON
1 10 (10.64%) Regular Expression
1 10 (10.64%) REST
2 9 (9.57%) RESTful
3 5 (5.32%) SOAP
4 3 (3.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.32%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (5.32%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.13%) CMDB
5 2 (2.13%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.98%) Windows
2 29 (30.85%) Linux
3 13 (13.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (65.96%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (26.60%) Information Security
2 25 (26.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 23 (24.47%) Systems Engineering
4 22 (23.40%) Visualisation
5 20 (21.28%) Data Protection
6 17 (18.09%) Incident Management
7 14 (14.89%) Security Operations
8 12 (12.77%) Data Management
9 11 (11.70%) ITIL
9 11 (11.70%) Security Architecture
9 11 (11.70%) Task Automation
10 10 (10.64%) Computer Forensics
10 10 (10.64%) MODAF
10 10 (10.64%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 10 (10.64%) Regulatory Compliance
10 10 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (10.64%) SysML
10 10 (10.64%) TOGAF
10 10 (10.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.79%) Bash Shell
2 23 (24.47%) PowerShell
2 23 (24.47%) Python
3 10 (10.64%) Java
4 4 (4.26%) C
5 2 (2.13%) C#
5 2 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) CISSP
2 18 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (18.09%) CISM
4 16 (17.02%) CCNP
5 14 (14.89%) CCNA
6 11 (11.70%) CEH
7 10 (10.64%) CISA
7 10 (10.64%) NVQ Level 3
7 10 (10.64%) SSCP
8 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.26%) SANS
10 3 (3.19%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (3.19%) MCSA
10 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (2.13%) ECSA
11 2 (2.13%) GWAPT
12 1 (1.06%) CHFI
12 1 (1.06%) Degree
12 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (28.72%) GDPR
2 22 (23.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (14.89%) PCI DSS
4 8 (8.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (3.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (3.19%) SLA
6 2 (2.13%) GPG13
6 2 (2.13%) QA
7 1 (1.06%) COBIT
7 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) Docker
2 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) Nessus
2 10 (10.64%) Puppet
2 10 (10.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (4.26%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (1.06%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.89%) Cisco
2 14 (14.89%) Splunk
3 10 (10.64%) ArcSight
3 10 (10.64%) McAfee
3 10 (10.64%) NetScout
3 10 (10.64%) NetWitness
3 10 (10.64%) Palo Alto
4 8 (8.51%) Google
5 4 (4.26%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.13%) AlienVault
6 2 (2.13%) Kaspersky
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.06%) Dell
7 1 (1.06%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.06%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.06%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) Juniper
7 1 (1.06%) Tufin