Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 243 260
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 +37
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 93 99 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.91% 0.96% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.06% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 56 69 78
South West median annual salary £42,000 £50,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £35,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £81,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +9.52%

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 9,107 9,321 10,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 88.85% 89.94% 89.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,418 7,688 8,776
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 February 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 February 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 -16 46 £45,000 -23.40% 8
Gloucestershire +37 18 £52,500 +2.44%
Wiltshire -29 9 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Somerset - 6 £40,000 -
Cornwall - 5 £35,000 - 3
Dorset - 3 £57,500 -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 54 (58.06%) TCP/IP
2 52 (55.91%) Cybersecurity
3 47 (50.54%) Security Cleared
4 45 (48.39%) SC Cleared
5 41 (44.09%) Information Security
6 40 (43.01%) DNS
6 40 (43.01%) Windows
7 37 (39.78%) Linux
7 37 (39.78%) Firewall
8 32 (34.41%) Unix
9 29 (31.18%) DHCP
10 28 (30.11%) Python
11 27 (29.03%) Management Information System
12 25 (26.88%) PowerShell
13 24 (25.81%) DV Cleared
14 22 (23.66%) Cyberthreat
15 21 (22.58%) Threat Intelligence
15 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
15 21 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 21 (22.58%) HTTP
16 20 (21.51%) Java
16 20 (21.51%) Snort
17 18 (19.35%) ITIL
17 18 (19.35%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 18 (19.35%) Bash Shell
18 17 (18.28%) Visualisation
18 17 (18.28%) Security Operations
18 17 (18.28%) Cisco
18 17 (18.28%) Wireshark
19 16 (17.20%) Sourcefire

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 (2.15%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 54 (58.06%) TCP/IP
2 40 (43.01%) DNS
3 37 (39.78%) Firewall
4 29 (31.18%) DHCP
5 21 (22.58%) HTTP
6 17 (18.28%) Wireshark
7 15 (16.13%) FTP
7 15 (16.13%) tcpdump
8 14 (15.05%) Internet
8 14 (15.05%) SSL
9 12 (12.90%) SMTP
10 11 (11.83%) Network Security
10 11 (11.83%) Telnet
11 10 (10.75%) Wireless
12 7 (7.53%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (7.53%) VPN
13 6 (6.45%) LAN
13 6 (6.45%) MPLS
14 5 (5.38%) IPsec
14 5 (5.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Big Data
General
1 10 (10.75%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.15%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Games
3 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Analyst
2 28 (30.11%) Security Engineer
3 21 (22.58%) Security Analyst
4 19 (20.43%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (17.20%) SOC Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) Security Specialist
6 10 (10.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) ArcSight Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) IT Security Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Network Security Specialist
9 5 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 3 (3.23%) Network Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Team Leader
12 2 (2.15%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) .NET
2 11 (11.83%) LDAP
3 1 (1.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 22 (23.66%) Cyberthreat
3 16 (17.20%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.45%) CESG
5 6 (6.45%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (5.38%) Life Science
7 2 (2.15%) Clustering
7 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.01%) Windows
2 37 (39.78%) Linux
3 32 (34.41%) Unix
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (44.09%) Information Security
3 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
3 21 (22.58%) Threat Intelligence
4 18 (19.35%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 18 (19.35%) ITIL
5 17 (18.28%) Security Operations
5 17 (18.28%) Visualisation
6 15 (16.13%) Data Management
7 14 (15.05%) Ethical Hacking
7 14 (15.05%) ITSM
7 14 (15.05%) Service Management
8 13 (13.98%) Security Architecture
9 12 (12.90%) Coaching
9 12 (12.90%) Mentoring
9 12 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (12.90%) Service Design
10 10 (10.75%) Network Architecture
10 10 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (9.68%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.11%) Python
2 25 (26.88%) PowerShell
3 20 (21.51%) Java
4 18 (19.35%) Bash Shell
5 15 (16.13%) SQL
6 11 (11.83%) Perl
7 7 (7.53%) C#
7 7 (7.53%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.15%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (50.54%) Security Cleared
2 45 (48.39%) SC Cleared
3 24 (25.81%) DV Cleared
4 15 (16.13%) CISSP
5 14 (15.05%) CREST Certified
6 12 (12.90%) Degree
6 12 (12.90%) GIAC
7 11 (11.83%) GCIA
7 11 (11.83%) GCIH
8 10 (10.75%) SANS
9 2 (2.15%) CCNP
9 2 (2.15%) CEH
9 2 (2.15%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.15%) CISM
9 2 (2.15%) Master's Degree
9 2 (2.15%) MCSE
9 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.15%) VCP5
9 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.30%) GPG13
2 4 (4.30%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (21.51%) Snort
2 10 (10.75%) Docker
3 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Puppet
2 10 (10.75%) Nessus
3 7 (7.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (5.38%) FortiGate
5 4 (4.30%) ArcSight ESM
5 4 (4.30%) RSA Archer
5 4 (4.30%) RSA enVision
5 4 (4.30%) RSA Security Analytics
5 4 (4.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (3.23%) Nexpose
6 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (2.15%) Cacti
7 2 (2.15%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.15%) Nagios
7 2 (2.15%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Cisco
2 16 (17.20%) Sourcefire
3 14 (15.05%) ArcSight
4 13 (13.98%) McAfee
5 11 (11.83%) CheckPoint
5 11 (11.83%) Palo Alto
6 10 (10.75%) NetScout
6 10 (10.75%) NetWitness
7 5 (5.38%) F5
7 5 (5.38%) Juniper
7 5 (5.38%) LogRhythm
8 4 (4.30%) LogLogic
8 4 (4.30%) Symantec
8 4 (4.30%) Trend Micro
8 4 (4.30%) VMware
9 3 (3.23%) Splunk
10 2 (2.15%) FireEye
10 2 (2.15%) HP
10 2 (2.15%) Lumension
10 2 (2.15%) Tripwire