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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 344 486
Rank change year-on-year +5 +142  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 820 889 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.90% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.02% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 655 724 451
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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 79998 87554 96376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64425 73206 78779
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 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 June 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 -2 766 £55,000 - 75
London +34 442 £60,000 - 33
South East -12 97 £47,500 -5.00% 10
South West +38 84 £48,750 -15.21% 5
City of London +55 76 £56,000 +1.81% 6
West Midlands -38 52 £42,500 -5.55% 7
North West -41 46 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Berkshire -13 41 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Manchester -26 38 £47,500 -13.63% 8
Bristol -8 35 £47,500 +26.66% 2
East of England -16 28 £50,000 +3.09% 5
Scotland +17 25 £57,250 +108.18% 4
Gloucestershire +5 25 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Birmingham -24 22 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Surrey +29 17 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Gloucester +12 17 £45,000 -18.18%
Maidenhead +10 15 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Edinburgh +1 14 £52,500 +90.90% 1
Cornwall - 14 £55,000 -
Uxbridge +11 13 £70,000 +7.69%
Warwickshire +6 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Reading +1 13 £56,500 +13.00% 3
Hertfordshire -15 13 £71,250 +50.00% 4
West Yorkshire -19 13 £55,000 +18.91% 4
Yorkshire -32 13 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Warwick +22 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Glasgow +11 11 £57,250 +41.35% 3
East Sussex +20 10 £45,000 -35.71%
Bedfordshire +24 9 £50,000 +3.09%
Luton +9 9 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 765 (50.36%) Firewall
2 713 (46.94%) Information Security
3 591 (38.91%) Cybersecurity
4 580 (38.18%) CISSP
5 464 (30.55%) Windows
6 453 (29.82%) Security Operations
7 399 (26.27%) CISM
7 399 (26.27%) Linux
8 382 (25.15%) Finance
9 377 (24.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 317 (20.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 316 (20.80%) Network Security
12 282 (18.56%) TCP/IP
13 274 (18.04%) ITIL
14 270 (17.77%) Cisco
15 238 (15.67%) LogRhythm
16 219 (14.42%) Management Information System
17 217 (14.29%) Active Directory
18 215 (14.15%) CheckPoint
18 215 (14.15%) Penetration Testing
19 205 (13.50%) PCI DSS
20 197 (12.97%) Security Operations Centre
21 194 (12.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 194 (12.77%) Palo Alto
21 194 (12.77%) Splunk
21 194 (12.77%) GIAC
22 190 (12.51%) Security Cleared
22 190 (12.51%) Degree
23 188 (12.38%) ArcSight
24 184 (12.11%) Intrusion Detection

SIEM
Co-occurring 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 29 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.05%) IIS
4 14 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.33%) Apache
5 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.20%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.066%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.066%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) assyst
2 7 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (1.78%) Office 365
5 18 (1.18%) IaaS
6 8 (0.53%) SaaS
7 7 (0.46%) Akamai
7 7 (0.46%) PaaS
8 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.13%) GitHub
9 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.066%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 765 (50.36%) Firewall
2 316 (20.80%) Network Security
3 282 (18.56%) TCP/IP
4 184 (12.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 150 (9.87%) DNS
6 132 (8.69%) WAN
7 122 (8.03%) LAN
8 119 (7.83%) VPN
9 110 (7.24%) DHCP
10 108 (7.11%) Internet
11 89 (5.86%) Wireshark
12 84 (5.53%) HTTP
13 77 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
14 76 (5.00%) SSL
15 67 (4.41%) Wireless
16 54 (3.55%) MPLS
17 53 (3.49%) SMTP
18 52 (3.42%) FTP
19 40 (2.63%) IPsec
20 39 (2.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.30%) Big Data
3 11 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 8 (0.53%) Hadoop
4 8 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.26%) InfluxDB
5 4 (0.26%) ZAP BI
6 3 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.20%) MySQL
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.13%) Couchbase
7 2 (0.13%) DB2
7 2 (0.13%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.066%) Maltego
8 1 (0.066%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.066%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.066%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (1.25%) Metasploit
2 14 (0.92%) Burp Suite
3 8 (0.53%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
General
1 382 (25.15%) Finance
2 115 (7.57%) Banking
3 59 (3.88%) Legal
4 50 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 21 (1.38%) Retail
6 20 (1.32%) Games
6 20 (1.32%) Law
7 12 (0.79%) German Language
7 12 (0.79%) Spanish Language
8 11 (0.72%) Advertising
8 11 (0.72%) Aerospace
8 11 (0.72%) French Language
9 10 (0.66%) Digital Economy
9 10 (0.66%) Dutch Language
9 10 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.59%) Italian Language
10 9 (0.59%) Marketing
11 8 (0.53%) Publishing
12 7 (0.46%) Electronics
13 5 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 592 (38.97%) Analyst
2 422 (27.78%) Security Analyst
3 290 (19.09%) Security Engineer
4 225 (14.81%) SOC Analyst
5 139 (9.15%) Security Manager
6 118 (7.77%) Architect
7 101 (6.65%) Security Architect
8 95 (6.25%) Information Analyst
8 95 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
9 90 (5.92%) Senior Analyst
10 89 (5.86%) Network Engineer
11 87 (5.73%) IT Analyst
11 87 (5.73%) SIEM Analyst
12 83 (5.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 82 (5.40%) Consultant
14 79 (5.20%) Security Specialist
15 78 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
16 77 (5.07%) Network Security Engineer
17 76 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
18 75 (4.94%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.70%) SailPoint
2 27 (1.78%) .NET
3 22 (1.45%) Regular Expression
4 20 (1.32%) Web Services
5 19 (1.25%) 802.1X
6 15 (0.99%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (0.72%) OAuth
7 11 (0.72%) SAML
8 9 (0.59%) OpenID
9 8 (0.53%) HTML
9 8 (0.53%) LAMP
10 7 (0.46%) Middleware
10 7 (0.46%) ZeroMQ
11 6 (0.39%) XML
12 3 (0.20%) PCRE
12 3 (0.20%) REST
13 2 (0.13%) JCE
13 2 (0.13%) JSON
14 1 (0.066%) Velocity
14 1 (0.066%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 219 (14.42%) Management Information System
2 197 (12.97%) Security Operations Centre
3 143 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
4 136 (8.95%) Cyberthreat
5 104 (6.85%) Computer Science
6 96 (6.32%) Data Centre
7 85 (5.60%) Data Protection Act
8 58 (3.82%) PKI
9 55 (3.62%) Cyber Attack
10 43 (2.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 39 (2.57%) iPad
12 30 (1.97%) Cyber Defence
13 26 (1.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 23 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (1.18%) Fintech
16 16 (1.05%) CESG
17 13 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
18 12 (0.79%) SCADA
19 11 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
20 10 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 464 (30.55%) Windows
2 399 (26.27%) Linux
3 165 (10.86%) Windows Server
4 139 (9.15%) Unix
5 63 (4.15%) CentOS
6 40 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 33 (2.17%) Kali Linux
8 30 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (1.91%) Debian
9 29 (1.91%) Mac OS X
10 28 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (1.58%) Ubuntu
13 16 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 10 (0.66%) Android
15 7 (0.46%) Solaris
16 6 (0.39%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.26%) AIX
17 4 (0.26%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (46.94%) Information Security
2 591 (38.91%) Cybersecurity
3 453 (29.82%) Security Operations
4 317 (20.87%) Vulnerability Management
5 274 (18.04%) ITIL
6 215 (14.15%) Penetration Testing
7 194 (12.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 170 (11.19%) Security Monitoring
9 159 (10.47%) Security Architecture
10 158 (10.40%) Incident Management
11 154 (10.14%) Analytics
12 143 (9.41%) Data Protection
13 141 (9.28%) Risk Management
14 138 (9.08%) Threat Intelligence
15 132 (8.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 113 (7.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 90 (5.92%) Identity Access Management
18 87 (5.73%) Data Loss Prevention
18 87 (5.73%) Kalman Filter
18 87 (5.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (9.22%) Python
2 92 (6.06%) SQL
3 76 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 75 (4.94%) Java
5 67 (4.41%) Perl
6 38 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 37 (2.44%) Ruby
8 28 (1.84%) Korn
9 24 (1.58%) JavaScript
10 23 (1.51%) Bourne shell
10 23 (1.51%) C
11 18 (1.18%) PHP
12 10 (0.66%) C#
13 5 (0.33%) C-shell
14 4 (0.26%) C++
14 4 (0.26%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.20%) VB
16 1 (0.066%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.066%) VBA
Qualifications
1 580 (38.18%) CISSP
2 399 (26.27%) CISM
3 194 (12.77%) GIAC
4 190 (12.51%) Degree
4 190 (12.51%) Security Cleared
5 184 (12.11%) CISA
6 150 (9.87%) CEH
7 138 (9.08%) SC Cleared
8 134 (8.82%) SANS
9 121 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
10 110 (7.24%) GCIH
11 96 (6.32%) GCIA
12 78 (5.13%) DV Cleared
13 72 (4.74%) CCNP
13 72 (4.74%) GSEC
14 57 (3.75%) CCNA
15 54 (3.55%) CREST Certified
16 50 (3.29%) CompTIA Security+
16 50 (3.29%) Security+ Certification
17 40 (2.63%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 377 (24.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 205 (13.50%) PCI DSS
3 92 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials
4 66 (4.34%) GDPR
5 61 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 55 (3.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 28 (1.84%) NIST 800
8 22 (1.45%) COBIT
9 21 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 17 (1.12%) GPG13
11 16 (1.05%) SLA
12 12 (0.79%) QA
13 6 (0.39%) ISO 22301
13 6 (0.39%) PMO
14 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
16 3 (0.20%) ISO 14001
16 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
17 2 (0.13%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 217 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 152 (10.01%) Snort
3 54 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.24%) ProxySG
5 26 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (1.38%) vSphere
7 16 (1.05%) iptables
8 13 (0.86%) pfSense
9 6 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.39%) XenApp
10 5 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.26%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.26%) Docker
11 4 (0.26%) HDFS
11 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.13%) vCloud
12 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.066%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 137 (9.02%) Nessus
2 78 (5.13%) QRadar
3 58 (3.82%) SCCM
4 55 (3.62%) McAfee ePO
5 49 (3.23%) CSIRT
6 44 (2.90%) Nmap
7 42 (2.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 41 (2.70%) RSA enVision
9 31 (2.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 28 (1.84%) Nexpose
11 26 (1.71%) FortiGate
12 17 (1.12%) RSA Security Analytics
12 17 (1.12%) WSUS
13 16 (1.05%) SELinux
14 15 (0.99%) Kibana
14 15 (0.99%) OSSEC
15 14 (0.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
15 14 (0.92%) Core Impact
15 14 (0.92%) EnCase
15 14 (0.92%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 270 (17.77%) Cisco
2 238 (15.67%) LogRhythm
3 215 (14.15%) CheckPoint
4 194 (12.77%) Palo Alto
4 194 (12.77%) Splunk
5 188 (12.38%) ArcSight
6 128 (8.43%) Juniper
7 124 (8.16%) Microsoft
8 111 (7.31%) McAfee
9 97 (6.39%) Qualys
10 89 (5.86%) CyberArk
11 81 (5.33%) AlienVault
12 80 (5.27%) Symantec
13 70 (4.61%) VMware
14 57 (3.75%) Blue Coat
15 51 (3.36%) FireEye
15 51 (3.36%) Red Hat
16 44 (2.90%) Fortinet
17 43 (2.83%) Forcepoint
18 42 (2.76%) F5
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Bulletproof
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits up to 30% bonus, benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + shift allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £56000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Training and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £62,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago