Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 222 242
Rank change year-on-year -61 +20 +51
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 67 120 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.63% 1.18% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.29% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 62 91
South West median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% -16.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £26,300 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,375 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 9,762 9,297 9,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.23% 91.41% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8,015 7,655 8,290
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 May 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 24 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
Bristol -30 39 £47,000 -10.48% 12
Gloucestershire +2 12 £50,000 - 3
Wiltshire -14 5 £75,000 +87.50% 1
Dorset - 4 £51,250 - 4
Devon - 1 £30,007 -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 35 (52.24%) Security Cleared
2 33 (49.25%) SC Cleared
3 32 (47.76%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (46.27%) Windows
5 29 (43.28%) Python
6 25 (37.31%) Management Information System
7 24 (35.82%) Linux
8 22 (32.84%) Unix
9 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
9 18 (26.87%) PowerShell
9 18 (26.87%) Bash Shell
9 18 (26.87%) Visualisation
10 17 (25.37%) Firewall
11 16 (23.88%) Aerospace
11 16 (23.88%) Data Management
12 15 (22.39%) Information Security
13 13 (19.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (16.42%) DNS
14 11 (16.42%) DV Cleared
15 10 (14.93%) Network Security
15 10 (14.93%) Perl
15 10 (14.93%) CISSP
15 10 (14.93%) Threat Detection
16 9 (13.43%) GDPR
16 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Management
16 9 (13.43%) Java
16 9 (13.43%) DHCP
16 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
17 8 (11.94%) Ethical Hacking

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 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
2 17 (25.37%) Firewall
3 11 (16.42%) DNS
4 10 (14.93%) Network Security
5 9 (13.43%) DHCP
6 7 (10.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (10.45%) Sourcefire
7 5 (7.46%) HTTP
7 5 (7.46%) tcpdump
7 5 (7.46%) Wireshark
8 4 (5.97%) VPN
9 3 (4.48%) FTP
9 3 (4.48%) MPLS
9 3 (4.48%) SMTP
9 3 (4.48%) SSL
9 3 (4.48%) Telnet
10 2 (2.99%) SAN
11 1 (1.49%) IPv4
11 1 (1.49%) LAN
11 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Big Data
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
General
1 16 (23.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Legal
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (23.88%) Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Security Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Architect
4 12 (17.91%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Security Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) SIEM Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Security Architect
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Network Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) ArcSight Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (7.46%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.97%) IT Architect
10 4 (5.97%) IT Security Architect
10 4 (5.97%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) LDAP
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.49%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) PKI
2 6 (8.96%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.48%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.99%) Clustering
6 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.49%) CESG
7 1 (1.49%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 24 (35.82%) Linux
3 22 (32.84%) Unix
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) CentOS
6 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (26.87%) Visualisation
3 16 (23.88%) Data Management
4 15 (22.39%) Information Security
5 10 (14.93%) Threat Detection
6 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (11.94%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (11.94%) Security Operations
7 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.94%) Threat Intelligence
8 7 (10.45%) Data Protection
8 7 (10.45%) ITIL
9 6 (8.96%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (8.96%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.96%) DevOps
9 6 (8.96%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
10 5 (7.46%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) Python
2 18 (26.87%) Bash Shell
2 18 (26.87%) PowerShell
3 10 (14.93%) Perl
4 9 (13.43%) Java
5 4 (5.97%) C#
5 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.48%) SQL
7 2 (2.99%) C
8 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) Security Cleared
2 33 (49.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.42%) DV Cleared
4 10 (14.93%) CISSP
5 7 (10.45%) GIAC
6 5 (7.46%) CEH
6 5 (7.46%) CISM
6 5 (7.46%) Degree
7 4 (5.97%) CCNP
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.48%) CISA
8 3 (4.48%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (4.48%) CSSLP
8 3 (4.48%) SANS
8 3 (4.48%) SSCP
9 2 (2.99%) Master's Degree
9 2 (2.99%) MCSE
9 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.99%) VCP5
9 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.43%) GDPR
3 3 (4.48%) COBIT
3 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) Docker
2 5 (7.46%) Snort
3 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Nessus
1 5 (7.46%) Puppet
2 4 (5.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (5.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (4.48%) Nexpose
4 2 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.99%) WSUS
5 1 (1.49%) QRadar
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) ArcSight
1 8 (11.94%) Cisco
1 8 (11.94%) Palo Alto
2 5 (7.46%) McAfee
2 5 (7.46%) NetScout
2 5 (7.46%) NetWitness
3 4 (5.97%) LogRhythm
4 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.48%) Fortinet
4 3 (4.48%) Juniper
5 2 (2.99%) HP
5 2 (2.99%) Lumension
5 2 (2.99%) Splunk
5 2 (2.99%) Tripwire
5 2 (2.99%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) CyberArk