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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / South West
Rank 176 176 231
Rank change year-on-year 0 +55  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 61 75 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.21% 1.29% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.45% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35 58 17
Median salary £50,000 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,750 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £78,250 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  

SIEM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4525 5183 5226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.12% 88.84% 87.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3718 4219 4352
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,075 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SIEM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +7 38 £46,250 -22.91% 6
Gloucestershire -2 15 £50,000 -21.87% 1
Wiltshire +15 3 £41,250 -36.53%
Cornwall - 1 £55,000 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 54 (54.00%) TCP/IP
2 49 (49.00%) Security Cleared
3 47 (47.00%) Cybersecurity
4 46 (46.00%) Information Security
5 44 (44.00%) Linux
6 43 (43.00%) DV Cleared
7 42 (42.00%) Snort
8 41 (41.00%) SC Cleared
9 39 (39.00%) Windows
10 37 (37.00%) Security Operations
11 34 (34.00%) ArcSight
12 33 (33.00%) DNS
12 33 (33.00%) Firewall
13 31 (31.00%) Unix
14 29 (29.00%) LogRhythm
15 28 (28.00%) Security Operations Centre
15 28 (28.00%) DHCP
15 28 (28.00%) ITIL
15 28 (28.00%) CISSP
16 25 (25.00%) Wireshark
17 24 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 23 (23.00%) Security Architecture
19 22 (22.00%) GIAC
19 22 (22.00%) Software Engineering
20 21 (21.00%) GCIA
20 21 (21.00%) Network Monitoring
21 20 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
21 20 (20.00%) GCIH
22 19 (19.00%) Java
23 18 (18.00%) HTTP

SIEM
Top Related 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 3 (3.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 54 (54.00%) TCP/IP
2 33 (33.00%) DNS
2 33 (33.00%) Firewall
3 28 (28.00%) DHCP
4 25 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 18 (18.00%) HTTP
6 16 (16.00%) FTP
7 14 (14.00%) Internet
8 13 (13.00%) LDAP
8 13 (13.00%) Network Security
8 13 (13.00%) SMTP
9 10 (10.00%) SSL
9 10 (10.00%) tcpdump
9 10 (10.00%) Telnet
10 6 (6.00%) LAN
10 6 (6.00%) WAN
11 5 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (5.00%) VPN
12 3 (3.00%) DMZ
12 3 (3.00%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.00%) Big Data
3 1 (1.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Aerospace
3 9 (9.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.00%) Electronics
4 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (65.00%) Analyst
2 38 (38.00%) SOC Analyst
3 29 (29.00%) Security Analyst
4 27 (27.00%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) Architect
5 12 (12.00%) IT Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Security Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) ArcSight Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) SIEM Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Security Architect
10 5 (5.00%) Security Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Security Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.00%) Operational Security Manager
11 4 (4.00%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) .NET
2 6 (6.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (15.00%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.00%) CESG
5 5 (5.00%) iPad
6 1 (1.00%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.00%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.00%) Linux
2 39 (39.00%) Windows
3 31 (31.00%) Unix
4 7 (7.00%) Windows 2000
4 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.00%) Solaris
5 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.00%) CentOS
7 1 (1.00%) Android
7 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.00%) Cybersecurity
2 46 (46.00%) Information Security
3 37 (37.00%) Security Operations
4 28 (28.00%) ITIL
5 23 (23.00%) Security Architecture
6 22 (22.00%) Software Engineering
7 21 (21.00%) Network Monitoring
8 20 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (18.00%) Protective Monitoring
10 15 (15.00%) Coaching
11 14 (14.00%) Mentoring
12 13 (13.00%) TOGAF
13 12 (12.00%) MODAF
13 12 (12.00%) Service Management
13 12 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 11 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (10.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
15 10 (10.00%) SysML
15 10 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.00%) Java
2 10 (10.00%) SQL
3 7 (7.00%) Python
4 6 (6.00%) Perl
5 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.00%) C
6 1 (1.00%) C#
6 1 (1.00%) C++
6 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 49 (49.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (43.00%) DV Cleared
3 41 (41.00%) SC Cleared
4 28 (28.00%) CISSP
5 22 (22.00%) GIAC
6 21 (21.00%) GCIA
7 20 (20.00%) GCIH
8 17 (17.00%) SANS
9 9 (9.00%) Degree
10 8 (8.00%) CCNA
10 8 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (7.00%) CREST Certified
12 6 (6.00%) CEH
12 6 (6.00%) MCSE
12 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (5.00%) CISM
14 4 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (3.00%) CompTIA Security+
15 3 (3.00%) Security+ Certification
15 3 (3.00%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (10.00%) GPG13
3 7 (7.00%) COBIT
4 5 (5.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (4.00%) ISO22301
5 4 (4.00%) ISO27002
5 4 (4.00%) ISO27005
6 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 42 (42.00%) Snort
2 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (13.00%) RSA enVision
2 11 (11.00%) Nmap
3 8 (8.00%) QRadar
4 7 (7.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (6.00%) ArcSight ESM
5 6 (6.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (3.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 3 (3.00%) RSA Archer
7 2 (2.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (2.00%) Nessus
8 1 (1.00%) Kibana
8 1 (1.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) ArcSight
2 29 (29.00%) LogRhythm
3 18 (18.00%) Splunk
4 11 (11.00%) FireEye
4 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (10.00%) Cisco
5 10 (10.00%) Juniper
6 8 (8.00%) LogLogic
7 7 (7.00%) VMware
8 6 (6.00%) Crossbeam
8 6 (6.00%) F5
8 6 (6.00%) NetWitness
8 6 (6.00%) Oracle
8 6 (6.00%) Palo Alto
9 5 (5.00%) AlienVault
9 5 (5.00%) HP
10 4 (4.00%) IBM
11 3 (3.00%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.00%) SAP
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