The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 89 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 9 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.92% 0.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 0
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -  
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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 889 1095 1234
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 91.18% 84.36% 85.87%
Number of salaries quoted 764 935 1006
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

SIEM
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for SIEM in Wales

SIEM
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
South Wales +15 6 £47,500 +35.71%
West Wales - 3 £47,500 -
SIEM
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (39.13%) Information Security
5 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Python
7 5 (21.74%) CISSP
7 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
7 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (21.74%) Splunk
7 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
7 5 (21.74%) GDPR
8 4 (17.39%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
9 3 (13.04%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (13.04%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.04%) MCP
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco
9 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
9 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
9 3 (13.04%) CEH
9 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Security Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Security Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Security Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Information Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) CentOS
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (39.13%) Information Security
3 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
4 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
4 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Information Governance
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
7 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Security Management
7 2 (8.70%) Security Monitoring
8 1 (4.35%) Line Management
8 1 (4.35%) Malware Reverse Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) CEH
3 3 (13.04%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (13.04%) MCP
3 3 (13.04%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (21.74%) GDPR
3 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (8.70%) QRadar
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Splunk
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Clearswift
3 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.35%) AlienVault
4 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec