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

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 347 515
Rank change year-on-year +4 +168  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 751 875 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.89% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.00% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 609 711 372
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,750 £52,000
% change year-on-year -6.40% -2.40%  

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 76368 87744 94880
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.66% 89.08% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62374 73023 77002
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 £75,000
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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -3 696 £57,500 +4.54% 92
London +60 408 £62,500 +4.16% 50
South East +12 88 £47,500 -13.63% 12
City of London +67 83 £57,500 +2.22% 9
South West +22 66 £55,000 -4.34% 4
West Midlands -22 53 £42,500 -4.49% 15
Berkshire -11 40 £45,000 -18.18% 7
North West -50 35 £46,250 -7.50% 3
Bristol +8 31 £58,750 +27.02% 2
East of England +17 26 £47,500 -5.94% 3
Manchester -30 26 £46,250 -15.90% 3
Scotland +18 24 £57,250 +9.04% 3
Warwickshire +29 22 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Surrey +50 21 £48,500 +16.16% 3
Maidenhead +24 20 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Gloucestershire -2 19 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Warwick +40 16 £40,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh +7 16 £85,000 +61.90% 1
Birmingham -28 16 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Hertfordshire +16 15 £47,500 - 2
Wales +12 15 £45,000 +31.38%
Hampshire +27 13 £42,500 +6.25%
Canary Wharf -3 11 £65,000 -10.34%
Yorkshire -35 10 £62,500 +25.00% 4
Cornwall - 10 £55,000 -
South Wales +7 9 £44,000 +31.34%
Gloucester +2 9 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Reading -3 9 £55,000 +10.00% 4
West Yorkshire -31 9 £62,500 +31.57% 4
Cheltenham +23 8 £48,750 -22.00%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 711 (48.07%) Information Security
2 704 (47.60%) Firewall
3 569 (38.47%) CISSP
4 568 (38.40%) Cybersecurity
5 436 (29.48%) Security Operations
6 427 (28.87%) Windows
7 383 (25.90%) Linux
8 377 (25.49%) CISM
9 374 (25.29%) Finance
10 345 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 317 (21.43%) Network Security
12 294 (19.88%) Vulnerability Management
13 246 (16.63%) ITIL
13 246 (16.63%) Cisco
14 241 (16.29%) TCP/IP
15 225 (15.21%) LogRhythm
16 215 (14.54%) Management Information System
17 205 (13.86%) Intrusion Detection
18 202 (13.66%) PCI DSS
18 202 (13.66%) Active Directory
19 201 (13.59%) Security Operations Centre
20 200 (13.52%) Splunk
21 198 (13.39%) GIAC
21 198 (13.39%) Degree
22 190 (12.85%) Penetration Testing
23 185 (12.51%) ArcSight
24 178 (12.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
25 177 (11.97%) CheckPoint
26 175 (11.83%) CISA
27 167 (11.29%) Incident Management

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 44 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (1.15%) IIS
2 17 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.41%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.34%) Apache
5 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.068%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.068%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (1.01%) assyst
2 10 (0.68%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.62%) Office 365
4 23 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.54%) IaaS
6 4 (0.27%) Akamai
6 4 (0.27%) SaaS
7 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.20%) PaaS
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.14%) OpenDNS
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 704 (47.60%) Firewall
2 317 (21.43%) Network Security
3 241 (16.29%) TCP/IP
4 205 (13.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 118 (7.98%) DNS
6 102 (6.90%) WAN
7 97 (6.56%) Wireshark
8 95 (6.42%) LAN
8 95 (6.42%) VPN
9 93 (6.29%) Internet
10 83 (5.61%) DHCP
11 72 (4.87%) HTTP
12 70 (4.73%) SSL
13 64 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
14 54 (3.65%) Wireless
15 48 (3.25%) SMTP
16 43 (2.91%) FTP
16 43 (2.91%) LDAP
17 41 (2.77%) MPLS
18 32 (2.16%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (3.52%) Big Data
2 49 (3.31%) SQL Server
3 19 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 12 (0.81%) Hadoop
5 11 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.41%) InfluxDB
7 5 (0.34%) ZAP BI
8 3 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.20%) MySQL
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.14%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.14%) DB2
9 2 (0.14%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.068%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.068%) Maltego
10 1 (0.068%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.068%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (1.08%) Burp Suite
1 16 (1.08%) Metasploit
2 10 (0.68%) Fiddler
General
1 374 (25.29%) Finance
2 97 (6.56%) Banking
3 61 (4.12%) Legal
4 56 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.03%) Games
6 28 (1.89%) Retail
7 20 (1.35%) Law
8 16 (1.08%) German Language
9 14 (0.95%) French Language
10 12 (0.81%) Spanish Language
11 11 (0.74%) Advertising
11 11 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.68%) Dutch Language
12 10 (0.68%) Publishing
13 9 (0.61%) Italian Language
13 9 (0.61%) Marketing
14 7 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.34%) Electronics
15 5 (0.34%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 586 (39.62%) Analyst
2 416 (28.13%) Security Analyst
3 260 (17.58%) Security Engineer
4 238 (16.09%) SOC Analyst
5 144 (9.74%) Security Manager
6 107 (7.23%) Architect
7 95 (6.42%) SIEM Analyst
8 93 (6.29%) Information Analyst
8 93 (6.29%) Information Security Analyst
8 93 (6.29%) Security Architect
9 92 (6.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 88 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
11 85 (5.75%) IT Analyst
12 80 (5.41%) Network Engineer
13 79 (5.34%) IT Security Analyst
14 78 (5.27%) Consultant
15 74 (5.00%) Security Specialist
16 72 (4.87%) Network Security Engineer
17 68 (4.60%) Operations Analyst
18 65 (4.39%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.16%) SailPoint
2 27 (1.83%) Regular Expression
3 24 (1.62%) .NET
4 23 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (1.01%) 802.1X
6 14 (0.95%) ZeroMQ
7 13 (0.88%) Web Services
8 10 (0.68%) XML
9 7 (0.47%) PCRE
10 6 (0.41%) LAMP
11 5 (0.34%) HTML
11 5 (0.34%) Middleware
11 5 (0.34%) OAuth
11 5 (0.34%) SAML
12 4 (0.27%) OpenID
13 2 (0.14%) JCE
13 2 (0.14%) REST
14 1 (0.068%) JSON
14 1 (0.068%) ODBC
14 1 (0.068%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 215 (14.54%) Management Information System
2 201 (13.59%) Security Operations Centre
3 148 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
4 134 (9.06%) Cyberthreat
5 90 (6.09%) Computer Science
6 80 (5.41%) Data Centre
7 64 (4.33%) Data Protection Act
8 52 (3.52%) Cyber Attack
9 41 (2.77%) PKI
10 39 (2.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 32 (2.16%) Cyber Defence
12 31 (2.10%) iPad
13 23 (1.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 18 (1.22%) CESG
14 18 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
15 16 (1.08%) Fintech
16 15 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
17 12 (0.81%) SCADA
18 10 (0.68%) Client/Server
18 10 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 427 (28.87%) Windows
2 383 (25.90%) Linux
3 149 (10.07%) Windows Server
4 131 (8.86%) Unix
5 66 (4.46%) CentOS
6 36 (2.43%) Apple iOS
7 31 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.62%) Mac OS X
10 23 (1.56%) Kali Linux
11 22 (1.49%) Debian
12 20 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 19 (1.28%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.68%) Android
15 8 (0.54%) Solaris
16 7 (0.47%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.27%) AIX
18 3 (0.20%) HPUX
18 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (48.07%) Information Security
2 568 (38.40%) Cybersecurity
3 436 (29.48%) Security Operations
4 294 (19.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 246 (16.63%) ITIL
6 190 (12.85%) Penetration Testing
7 178 (12.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 167 (11.29%) Incident Management
9 160 (10.82%) Analytics
10 159 (10.75%) Risk Management
10 159 (10.75%) Security Monitoring
11 138 (9.33%) Threat Intelligence
12 133 (8.99%) Security Architecture
13 118 (7.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 117 (7.91%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 117 (7.91%) Data Protection
15 90 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 88 (5.95%) Data Loss Prevention
16 88 (5.95%) Service Management
17 87 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (9.33%) Python
2 99 (6.69%) SQL
3 71 (4.80%) PowerShell
4 70 (4.73%) Perl
5 57 (3.85%) Java
6 36 (2.43%) Ruby
7 27 (1.83%) C
8 25 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 23 (1.56%) Bourne shell
9 23 (1.56%) Korn
10 19 (1.28%) PHP
11 18 (1.22%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.27%) C++
12 4 (0.27%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.20%) BeanShell
14 2 (0.14%) C#
15 1 (0.068%) VB
15 1 (0.068%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.068%) VBA
Qualifications
1 569 (38.47%) CISSP
2 377 (25.49%) CISM
3 198 (13.39%) Degree
3 198 (13.39%) GIAC
4 175 (11.83%) CISA
5 167 (11.29%) Security Cleared
6 149 (10.07%) CEH
7 148 (10.01%) SANS
8 140 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
9 122 (8.25%) SC Cleared
10 121 (8.18%) GCIH
11 110 (7.44%) GCIA
12 96 (6.49%) CCNP
13 72 (4.87%) DV Cleared
14 63 (4.26%) CCNA
15 57 (3.85%) GSEC
16 53 (3.58%) CompTIA Security+
16 53 (3.58%) Security+ Certification
17 50 (3.38%) CREST Certified
18 36 (2.43%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 345 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 202 (13.66%) PCI DSS
3 81 (5.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 51 (3.45%) GDPR
5 50 (3.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 47 (3.18%) ISO27002
7 28 (1.89%) COBIT
8 22 (1.49%) GPG13
9 19 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 17 (1.15%) SLA
11 14 (0.95%) QA
12 7 (0.47%) PMO
13 5 (0.34%) ISO22301
14 4 (0.27%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.20%) ISO27005
16 2 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
16 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 202 (13.66%) Active Directory
2 145 (9.80%) Snort
3 32 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.62%) ProxySG
6 21 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (1.35%) iptables
8 15 (1.01%) vSphere
9 8 (0.54%) pfSense
10 7 (0.47%) HDFS
11 6 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.34%) XenApp
13 4 (0.27%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.14%) NDS
14 2 (0.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 2 (0.14%) vCloud
14 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.068%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 118 (7.98%) Nessus
2 85 (5.75%) QRadar
3 53 (3.58%) CSIRT
3 53 (3.58%) McAfee ePO
4 46 (3.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 46 (3.11%) SCCM
5 39 (2.64%) RSA enVision
6 36 (2.43%) Nmap
7 33 (2.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 22 (1.49%) Kibana
9 20 (1.35%) SELinux
10 18 (1.22%) logstash
10 18 (1.22%) Nexpose
11 15 (1.01%) OSSEC
11 15 (1.01%) WSUS
12 14 (0.95%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 11 (0.74%) RSA Security Analytics
14 10 (0.68%) EnCase
15 9 (0.61%) Core Impact
15 9 (0.61%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 246 (16.63%) Cisco
2 225 (15.21%) LogRhythm
3 200 (13.52%) Splunk
4 185 (12.51%) ArcSight
5 177 (11.97%) CheckPoint
6 165 (11.16%) Palo Alto
7 127 (8.59%) Microsoft
8 114 (7.71%) Juniper
9 106 (7.17%) McAfee
10 96 (6.49%) Qualys
11 80 (5.41%) CyberArk
12 75 (5.07%) AlienVault
13 65 (4.39%) Symantec
14 51 (3.45%) FireEye
14 51 (3.45%) Red Hat
15 47 (3.18%) VMware
16 45 (3.04%) Blue Coat
17 42 (2.84%) IBM
18 39 (2.64%) Forcepoint
18 39 (2.64%) Sourcefire
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Advantage XPO
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 + 5k shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Cloud Computing International
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
Reed Technology
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stepstone UK
Salary: Competitive Salary, OTE plus generous benefits
Posted: 8 days ago