Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 200 266
Rank change year-on-year -67 +66 +28
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 61 147 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 1.42% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.54% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 47 73 69
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04% +27.78%
10th Percentile £32,450 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £86,000 £66,250 £70,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 9,612 9,566 9,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.87% 92.10% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7,916 7,928 8,207
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -21 36 £62,500 +13.64% 9
Gloucestershire -8 10 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Dorset -28 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Wiltshire -11 4 £67,500 +92.86% 1
Devon - 1 £30,007 - 1
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
1 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
2 21 (34.43%) Windows
3 20 (32.79%) Python
3 20 (32.79%) Management Information System
3 20 (32.79%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (29.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (24.59%) Aerospace
5 15 (24.59%) Linux
5 15 (24.59%) Information Security
5 15 (24.59%) GDPR
6 13 (21.31%) ITIL
6 13 (21.31%) Unix
6 13 (21.31%) CISSP
7 11 (18.03%) Firewall
8 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
8 10 (16.39%) Network Security
8 10 (16.39%) Visualisation
8 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
9 9 (14.75%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (14.75%) Security Operations
9 9 (14.75%) Data Protection
9 9 (14.75%) Data Management
10 7 (11.48%) Service Management
10 7 (11.48%) CISM
10 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
10 7 (11.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (11.48%) Degree
10 7 (11.48%) PKI
10 7 (11.48%) SANS

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 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) Firewall
2 10 (16.39%) Network Security
3 7 (11.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.56%) VPN
5 2 (3.28%) LAN
5 2 (3.28%) MPLS
5 2 (3.28%) SMS
6 1 (1.64%) DHCP
6 1 (1.64%) DNS
6 1 (1.64%) IPv4
6 1 (1.64%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.64%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.64%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
General
1 15 (24.59%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Analyst
1 16 (26.23%) Architect
2 12 (19.67%) Security Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Security Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Security Architect
4 10 (16.39%) SIEM Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Security Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) SOC Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) IT Architect
8 4 (6.56%) IT Security Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.64%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.48%) PKI
3 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.20%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (6.56%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.92%) Private Cloud
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.64%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Linux
3 13 (21.31%) Unix
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.64%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (24.59%) Information Security
3 13 (21.31%) ITIL
4 10 (16.39%) Visualisation
5 9 (14.75%) Data Management
5 9 (14.75%) Data Protection
5 9 (14.75%) Security Operations
5 9 (14.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (11.48%) Security Architecture
6 7 (11.48%) Service Management
7 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
7 6 (9.84%) Threat Detection
7 6 (9.84%) TOGAF
8 5 (8.20%) ArchiMate
8 5 (8.20%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.20%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (8.20%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (8.20%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (8.20%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) Python
2 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
2 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.84%) Perl
4 4 (6.56%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) C#
6 1 (1.64%) R
6 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
1 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.31%) CISSP
3 7 (11.48%) CISM
3 7 (11.48%) Degree
3 7 (11.48%) SANS
4 6 (9.84%) CCNP
4 6 (9.84%) CISA
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.56%) CEH
5 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (4.92%) CSSLP
6 3 (4.92%) GIAC
6 3 (4.92%) SSCP
7 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.28%) ECSA
8 1 (1.64%) GWAPT
8 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (24.59%) GDPR
3 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (6.56%) GPG13
5 3 (4.92%) COBIT
5 3 (4.92%) SLA
6 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
6 2 (3.28%) QA
7 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (4.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (1.64%) Nessus
3 1 (1.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) QRadar
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Cisco
2 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
2 4 (6.56%) Fortinet
2 4 (6.56%) Juniper
2 4 (6.56%) Palo Alto
3 3 (4.92%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.28%) AlienVault
4 2 (3.28%) Kaspersky
4 2 (3.28%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.28%) Splunk
5 1 (1.64%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.64%) McAfee
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) NetScout
5 1 (1.64%) NetWitness
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Tufin