Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 197 281
Rank change year-on-year -64 +84 +17
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 65 146 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.64% 1.45% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.58% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 42 78 57
South West median annual salary £45,750 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.68% -13.64% +12.82%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £43,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,375 £87,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +10.09%

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 9,431 9,215 9,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.18% 91.46% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7,683 7,597 8,210
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -15 31 £55,000 +2.33% 13
Dorset -23 11 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Wiltshire -8 9 £60,000 +71.43%
Devon - 8 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -12 4 £37,750 -20.53% 2
Cornwall -25 1 - -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (35.38%) GDPR
3 21 (32.31%) Information Security
4 19 (29.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (27.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 15 (23.08%) CISSP
6 15 (23.08%) Windows
7 14 (21.54%) Firewall
7 14 (21.54%) Aerospace
7 14 (21.54%) Data Protection
8 13 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 13 (20.00%) Linux
8 13 (20.00%) ITIL
8 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (18.46%) Security Operations
9 12 (18.46%) CCNP
9 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
10 11 (16.92%) CISM
10 11 (16.92%) Python
10 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
10 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
10 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
10 11 (16.92%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (13.85%) Unix
11 9 (13.85%) PCI DSS
12 8 (12.31%) NVQ Level 3
12 8 (12.31%) Bash Shell
12 8 (12.31%) SSCP
12 8 (12.31%) 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 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.08%) Office 365
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) Firewall
2 11 (16.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.31%) Network Security
4 6 (9.23%) DHCP
4 6 (9.23%) DNS
5 3 (4.62%) Sourcefire
5 3 (4.62%) VPN
6 2 (3.08%) HTTP
6 2 (3.08%) LAN
6 2 (3.08%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (3.08%) SMS
6 2 (3.08%) SSL
7 1 (1.54%) Internet
7 1 (1.54%) IPv4
7 1 (1.54%) MPLS
7 1 (1.54%) WAN
7 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (21.54%) Aerospace
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Analyst
2 23 (35.38%) Security Analyst
3 16 (24.62%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Architect
4 9 (13.85%) Security Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) SOC Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Security Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.69%) Information Manager
7 5 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (7.69%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.69%) SIEM Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Information Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Information Security Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
1 3 (4.62%) Apache Flex
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.15%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.08%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Linux
3 9 (13.85%) Unix
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) CentOS
5 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (32.31%) Information Security
3 18 (27.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (21.54%) Data Protection
5 13 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 13 (20.00%) ITIL
6 12 (18.46%) Security Operations
7 7 (10.77%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (9.23%) Computer Forensics
8 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.23%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Regulatory Compliance
8 6 (9.23%) SDLC
8 6 (9.23%) Service Management
8 6 (9.23%) Visualisation
9 5 (7.69%) Data Management
9 5 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
9 5 (7.69%) Security Architecture
9 5 (7.69%) Security Management
9 5 (7.69%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) Python
2 8 (12.31%) Bash Shell
3 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.62%) Java
4 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.08%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) Perl
5 2 (3.08%) SQL
6 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) CISSP
2 12 (18.46%) CCNP
2 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (16.92%) CISM
3 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.31%) CCNA
4 8 (12.31%) CEH
4 8 (12.31%) NVQ Level 3
4 8 (12.31%) SSCP
5 7 (10.77%) CISA
6 5 (7.69%) Degree
6 5 (7.69%) SANS
7 3 (4.62%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (3.08%) ECSA
8 2 (3.08%) GWAPT
9 1 (1.54%) CCDP
9 1 (1.54%) CISMP
9 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (35.38%) GDPR
2 19 (29.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (13.85%) PCI DSS
4 4 (6.15%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (6.15%) GPG13
4 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (4.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (4.62%) SLA
6 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Nessus
2 3 (4.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.62%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (1.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Google
2 5 (7.69%) Splunk
3 4 (6.15%) ArcSight
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco
4 3 (4.62%) McAfee
4 3 (4.62%) NetScout
4 3 (4.62%) NetWitness
4 3 (4.62%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.08%) AlienVault
5 2 (3.08%) Kaspersky
5 2 (3.08%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.54%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.54%) Juniper
6 1 (1.54%) Tufin