The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK
Rank 349 381 504
Rank change year-on-year +32 +123  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 699 819 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.79% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.89% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 570 671 374
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75370 91581 93969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.10% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61980 75773 76024
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

SIEM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM.

Salary trend for SIEM in the UK

SIEM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the UK

SIEM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +24 644 £57,500 +4.54% 97
London +69 343 £66,000 +5.60% 59
South East +7 94 £55,000 - 15
West Midlands +42 76 £45,000 - 6
City of London +59 74 £62,500 +13.63% 19
South West +11 61 £50,000 -20.00% 10
Berkshire +7 44 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Bristol +5 37 £50,000 -16.66% 7
North West -23 31 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Warwickshire +54 27 £40,000 -4.19%
Birmingham 0 27 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Maidenhead +30 23 £40,000 - 1
Scotland -1 23 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Surrey +41 18 £47,500 +1.60% 5
East Midlands +3 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Manchester -30 17 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Warwick +53 16 £40,000 -13.04%
Northamptonshire +23 16 £45,000 -18.18%
Wales +16 16 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Northampton +28 15 £45,000 -14.28%
Gloucestershire -5 15 £50,000 -21.87% 2
Canary Wharf -11 15 £60,000 -17.24%
Buckinghamshire +24 14 £55,000 +15.78% 1
East of England +21 14 £51,250 -0.48%
Milton Keynes +13 14 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Hertfordshire +17 13 £47,500 -2.56%
Hampshire +6 13 £56,250 +28.57% 3
Glasgow +26 12 £48,750 -7.14% 2
Swansea +3 10 £45,000 +28.57% 2
West Wales +2 10 £45,000 +28.57% 2

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for SIEM.

1 727 (47.99%) Information Security
2 717 (47.33%) Firewall
3 588 (38.81%) Cybersecurity
4 568 (37.49%) CISSP
5 469 (30.96%) Security Operations
6 392 (25.87%) Windows
7 384 (25.35%) Finance
8 368 (24.29%) Linux
9 367 (24.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 362 (23.89%) CISM
11 348 (22.97%) Network Security
12 292 (19.27%) ITIL
13 288 (19.01%) Vulnerability Management
14 263 (17.36%) PCI DSS
15 254 (16.77%) Cisco
15 254 (16.77%) Penetration Testing
16 237 (15.64%) TCP/IP
17 236 (15.58%) Management Information System
18 231 (15.25%) Intrusion Detection
19 218 (14.39%) Splunk
20 216 (14.26%) Degree
20 216 (14.26%) Risk Management
21 208 (13.73%) Active Directory
22 201 (13.27%) Security Operations Centre
23 198 (13.07%) GIAC
24 196 (12.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
25 189 (12.48%) CISA
26 185 (12.21%) CheckPoint
27 169 (11.16%) Security Architecture
28 168 (11.09%) Security Cleared

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills 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 46 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (2.71%) IIS
3 21 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.40%) Apache
4 6 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.33%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.066%) nginx
9 1 (0.066%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.59%) MS Project
3 7 (0.46%) MS Office
4 4 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.06%) Sentinel
2 14 (0.92%) assyst
3 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.19%) Office 365
4 15 (0.99%) SaaS
5 7 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.20%) IaaS
6 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.13%) Akamai
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.066%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.066%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 717 (47.33%) Firewall
2 348 (22.97%) Network Security
3 237 (15.64%) TCP/IP
4 231 (15.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 93 (6.14%) DNS
6 87 (5.74%) Wireshark
7 79 (5.21%) VPN
8 76 (5.02%) LAN
9 75 (4.95%) WAN
10 70 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
11 63 (4.16%) HTTP
12 60 (3.96%) DHCP
13 51 (3.37%) Internet
13 51 (3.37%) Wireless
14 50 (3.30%) SSL
15 48 (3.17%) LDAP
16 44 (2.90%) MPLS
17 29 (1.91%) FTP
17 29 (1.91%) HTTPS
17 29 (1.91%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (3.56%) Big Data
2 41 (2.71%) SQL Server
3 19 (1.25%) NoSQL
4 13 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 11 (0.73%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.53%) InfluxDB
7 6 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.33%) MySQL
8 5 (0.33%) ZAP BI
9 3 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.13%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.13%) DB2
10 2 (0.13%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.066%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.066%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Burp Suite
2 10 (0.66%) Fiddler
3 5 (0.33%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.066%) Visual Studio
General
1 384 (25.35%) Finance
2 86 (5.68%) Banking
3 54 (3.56%) Legal
4 51 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 45 (2.97%) Retail
6 24 (1.58%) Games
7 16 (1.06%) German Language
8 14 (0.92%) French Language
9 13 (0.86%) Law
10 12 (0.79%) Aerospace
10 12 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.59%) Dutch Language
12 9 (0.59%) Italian Language
12 9 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.59%) Marketing
12 9 (0.59%) Publishing
12 9 (0.59%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.46%) Advertising
14 3 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 539 (35.58%) Analyst
2 399 (26.34%) Security Analyst
3 293 (19.34%) Security Engineer
4 207 (13.66%) SOC Analyst
5 125 (8.25%) Security Manager
6 115 (7.59%) Architect
7 102 (6.73%) Consultant
7 102 (6.73%) Senior Analyst
8 98 (6.47%) Security Architect
9 95 (6.27%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 93 (6.14%) IT Analyst
11 92 (6.07%) IT Security Analyst
12 86 (5.68%) Network Engineer
13 80 (5.28%) Network Security Engineer
13 80 (5.28%) Security Specialist
13 80 (5.28%) SIEM Analyst
14 77 (5.08%) Information Analyst
14 77 (5.08%) Information Security Analyst
15 73 (4.82%) Senior Security Analyst
16 63 (4.16%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.24%) Regular Expression
2 31 (2.05%) Elastic Stack
2 31 (2.05%) SailPoint
3 27 (1.78%) XML
4 17 (1.12%) 802.1X
5 16 (1.06%) .NET
6 14 (0.92%) ZeroMQ
7 13 (0.86%) SAML
8 12 (0.79%) OpenID
8 12 (0.79%) PCRE
8 12 (0.79%) Web Services
9 9 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (0.53%) Middleware
10 8 (0.53%) OAuth2
11 6 (0.40%) HTML
12 5 (0.33%) OAuth
13 3 (0.20%) CSS
13 3 (0.20%) REST
14 2 (0.13%) JCE
15 1 (0.066%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 236 (15.58%) Management Information System
2 201 (13.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 141 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (6.93%) Cyberthreat
5 100 (6.60%) Data Centre
6 79 (5.21%) Computer Science
7 67 (4.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 52 (3.43%) Data Protection Act
9 50 (3.30%) PKI
10 47 (3.10%) Cyber Attack
11 36 (2.38%) Cyber Defence
12 27 (1.78%) CESG
13 25 (1.65%) Driving Licence
14 20 (1.32%) iPad
15 19 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (0.99%) Client/Server
17 14 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
17 14 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
18 12 (0.79%) Fintech
19 10 (0.66%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 392 (25.87%) Windows
2 368 (24.29%) Linux
3 115 (7.59%) Unix
4 111 (7.33%) Windows Server
5 47 (3.10%) CentOS
6 46 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (2.24%) Apple iOS
9 30 (1.98%) Mac OS X
10 21 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 14 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.92%) Solaris
13 11 (0.73%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.53%) Debian
15 7 (0.46%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.40%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.33%) AIX
17 5 (0.33%) Kali Linux
17 5 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 727 (47.99%) Information Security
2 588 (38.81%) Cybersecurity
3 469 (30.96%) Security Operations
4 292 (19.27%) ITIL
5 288 (19.01%) Vulnerability Management
6 254 (16.77%) Penetration Testing
7 216 (14.26%) Risk Management
8 196 (12.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 169 (11.16%) Security Architecture
10 162 (10.69%) Incident Management
11 155 (10.23%) Security Monitoring
12 147 (9.70%) Analytics
13 136 (8.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 127 (8.38%) Data Loss Prevention
15 117 (7.72%) Identity Access Management
16 116 (7.66%) Kalman Filter
17 115 (7.59%) Presales
18 113 (7.46%) Data Protection
19 105 (6.93%) Security Management
20 97 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 131 (8.65%) Python
2 113 (7.46%) SQL
3 77 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 58 (3.83%) Java
4 58 (3.83%) Perl
5 42 (2.77%) Ruby
6 29 (1.91%) C
7 25 (1.65%) Bash Shell
8 22 (1.45%) PHP
9 20 (1.32%) BeanShell
10 18 (1.19%) JavaScript
11 13 (0.86%) Bourne shell
11 13 (0.86%) Korn
12 9 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.46%) C++
14 2 (0.13%) C#
15 1 (0.066%) Lua
15 1 (0.066%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 568 (37.49%) CISSP
2 362 (23.89%) CISM
3 216 (14.26%) Degree
4 198 (13.07%) GIAC
5 189 (12.48%) CISA
6 168 (11.09%) Security Cleared
7 154 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
8 150 (9.90%) SANS
9 148 (9.77%) CEH
10 134 (8.84%) GCIH
11 121 (7.99%) SC Cleared
12 105 (6.93%) GCIA
13 95 (6.27%) CCNP
14 75 (4.95%) CCNA
15 69 (4.55%) DV Cleared
16 48 (3.17%) CREST Certified
17 41 (2.71%) CompTIA Security+
17 41 (2.71%) Security+ Certification
18 36 (2.38%) MCSE
18 36 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 367 (24.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 263 (17.36%) PCI DSS
3 60 (3.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 47 (3.10%) COBIT
5 43 (2.84%) GPG13
6 33 (2.18%) SLA
7 27 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (1.58%) GDPR
9 20 (1.32%) ISO27002
10 19 (1.25%) QA
11 16 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 16 (1.06%) ISO27005
12 15 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 15 (0.99%) ISO22301
13 9 (0.59%) HIPAA
14 8 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 8 (0.53%) PMO
15 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
16 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
17 1 (0.066%) JSP 440
System Software
1 208 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 98 (6.47%) Snort
3 39 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (1.19%) Firmware
6 16 (1.06%) iptables
7 8 (0.53%) ProxySG
8 7 (0.46%) HDFS
9 5 (0.33%) vSphere
10 4 (0.26%) Docker
10 4 (0.26%) XenApp
11 2 (0.13%) NDS
11 2 (0.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 2 (0.13%) vCloud
12 1 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.066%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.066%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.066%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 90 (5.94%) QRadar
2 89 (5.87%) Nessus
3 50 (3.30%) CSIRT
3 50 (3.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 43 (2.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 38 (2.51%) McAfee ePO
6 36 (2.38%) RSA enVision
7 29 (1.91%) Kibana
8 28 (1.85%) SCCM
9 23 (1.52%) logstash
9 23 (1.52%) Nmap
10 22 (1.45%) WSUS
11 17 (1.12%) FortiGate
12 16 (1.06%) SELinux
13 13 (0.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 13 (0.86%) RSA Security Analytics
14 12 (0.79%) Endace
15 9 (0.59%) HAProxy
16 8 (0.53%) Grafana
16 8 (0.53%) Graphite
Vendors
1 254 (16.77%) Cisco
2 218 (14.39%) Splunk
3 185 (12.21%) CheckPoint
4 165 (10.89%) ArcSight
5 149 (9.83%) LogRhythm
6 148 (9.77%) Palo Alto
7 147 (9.70%) Microsoft
8 114 (7.52%) Juniper
9 89 (5.87%) Qualys
10 85 (5.61%) Intel Security
11 63 (4.16%) FireEye
12 62 (4.09%) CyberArk
13 52 (3.43%) IBM
13 52 (3.43%) VMware
14 51 (3.37%) AlienVault
15 47 (3.10%) F5
16 43 (2.84%) Apple
17 42 (2.77%) Sourcefire
17 42 (2.77%) Symantec
18 40 (2.64%) HP
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 + 5k shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Empiric.com
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-55,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago