Period
to 24 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 266 218
Rank change year-on-year +39 -48 +23
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 98 77 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.97% 0.72% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.79% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 56 58 60
South West median annual salary £53,093 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.96% -6.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,276 £34,375
90th Percentile £61,375 £85,000 £68,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +3.14%

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 9,302 9,758 9,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.02% 91.52% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7,159 8,022 7,645
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +18 58 £55,000 +17.02% 1
Wiltshire +10 15 £60,000 -20.00% 2
Dorset +4 11 £45,000 -21.74%
Gloucestershire -4 10 £50,000 -
Devon -10 2 £37,500 +24.97%
Somerset - 1 £47,500 -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 76 (77.55%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (31.63%) Windows
2 31 (31.63%) CISSP
3 28 (28.57%) Linux
4 27 (27.55%) Security Operations
5 26 (26.53%) TCP/IP
6 25 (25.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (23.47%) Information Security
7 23 (23.47%) Firewall
7 23 (23.47%) Splunk
8 22 (22.45%) Bash Shell
8 22 (22.45%) Finance
9 20 (20.41%) PowerShell
10 19 (19.39%) CISM
10 19 (19.39%) Cisco
10 19 (19.39%) Python
11 18 (18.37%) Security Management
11 18 (18.37%) PCI DSS
11 18 (18.37%) Threat Intelligence
12 17 (17.35%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (16.33%) Regulatory Compliance
13 16 (16.33%) Task Automation
13 16 (16.33%) DHCP
13 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
13 16 (16.33%) DNS
14 15 (15.31%) Visualisation
14 15 (15.31%) Security Operations Centre
14 15 (15.31%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 14 (14.29%) Unix
15 14 (14.29%) Aerospace

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.53%) TCP/IP
2 23 (23.47%) Firewall
3 16 (16.33%) DHCP
3 16 (16.33%) DNS
4 14 (14.29%) Network Security
4 14 (14.29%) Sourcefire
5 3 (3.06%) HTTP
5 3 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.06%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (3.06%) SSL
6 2 (2.04%) LAN
6 2 (2.04%) WAN
7 1 (1.02%) Internet
7 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 14 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 6 (6.12%) Games
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Analyst
2 26 (26.53%) Security Analyst
3 14 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 14 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 13 (13.27%) Security Manager
5 12 (12.24%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) Architect
7 10 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (9.18%) Developer
8 9 (9.18%) Python Developer
9 8 (8.16%) Consultant
9 8 (8.16%) Integration Developer
9 8 (8.16%) Security Consultant
10 7 (7.14%) Information Manager
10 7 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
10 7 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (6.12%) Information Security Consultant
11 6 (6.12%) Operational Security Manager
11 6 (6.12%) Operations Manager
11 6 (6.12%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) JSON
1 10 (10.20%) Regular Expression
1 10 (10.20%) REST
2 9 (9.18%) RESTful
3 4 (4.08%) Middleware
4 3 (3.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Security Operations Centre
2 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) CMDB
6 1 (1.02%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.02%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.63%) Windows
2 28 (28.57%) Linux
3 14 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (1.02%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (77.55%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (27.55%) Security Operations
3 23 (23.47%) Information Security
4 18 (18.37%) Security Management
4 18 (18.37%) Threat Intelligence
5 17 (17.35%) Vulnerability Management
6 16 (16.33%) Regulatory Compliance
6 16 (16.33%) Task Automation
7 15 (15.31%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 15 (15.31%) Visualisation
8 13 (13.27%) Systems Engineering
9 12 (12.24%) Data Protection
9 12 (12.24%) Mentoring
10 11 (11.22%) Data Loss Prevention
10 11 (11.22%) ITIL
10 11 (11.22%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (11.22%) Security Monitoring
11 10 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (10.20%) OWASP
12 9 (9.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.45%) Bash Shell
2 20 (20.41%) PowerShell
3 19 (19.39%) Python
4 10 (10.20%) Java
5 3 (3.06%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (31.63%) CISSP
2 19 (19.39%) CISM
3 14 (14.29%) CEH
4 13 (13.27%) SSCP
5 12 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (10.20%) CCNA
6 10 (10.20%) CHFI
6 10 (10.20%) CISA
6 10 (10.20%) GIAC
7 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (8.16%) SANS
9 7 (7.14%) MCP
9 7 (7.14%) MCSA
10 6 (6.12%) CCNP
10 6 (6.12%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (5.10%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
11 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
12 4 (4.08%) Degree
13 2 (2.04%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (25.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (18.37%) PCI DSS
3 13 (13.27%) GDPR
4 10 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (5.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.04%) COBIT
6 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Docker
2 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) Nessus
2 9 (9.18%) Puppet
3 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (4.08%) CASB
4 4 (4.08%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 3 (3.06%) QRadar
6 1 (1.02%) Nmap
Vendors
1 23 (23.47%) Splunk
2 19 (19.39%) Cisco
3 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.27%) LogRhythm
5 12 (12.24%) ArcSight
6 9 (9.18%) McAfee
6 9 (9.18%) NetScout
6 9 (9.18%) NetWitness
6 9 (9.18%) Palo Alto
7 6 (6.12%) VMware
8 5 (5.10%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.10%) Dell
9 4 (4.08%) AlgoSec
9 4 (4.08%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.08%) Forcepoint
9 4 (4.08%) HP
9 4 (4.08%) Imperva
9 4 (4.08%) Symantec
10 3 (3.06%) Google
11 1 (1.02%) Qualys