Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 144 210
Rank change year-on-year -65 +66 +33
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 100 194 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.03% 1.98% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.19% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 132 93
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,750 £30,870
90th Percentile £66,875 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,750
% change year-on-year +4.35% +3.14% +6.19%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,630 8,867 10,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.21% 90.63% 89.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6,659 7,140 8,290
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the West Midlands

SIEM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SIEM in the West Midlands

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the West Midlands

SIEM
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Birmingham -8 73 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Worcestershire +15 10 £50,000 -
Coventry -13 8 £53,750 +13.16% 4
Warwickshire -35 4 £47,500 +8.57% 3
Solihull +1 2 £47,500 +5.56%
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 63 (63.00%) ITIL
2 59 (59.00%) Data Centre
3 52 (52.00%) CISSP
4 49 (49.00%) Network Security
4 49 (49.00%) ITIL V3
5 48 (48.00%) Presales
6 45 (45.00%) CheckPoint
7 43 (43.00%) Cisco
7 43 (43.00%) Information Security
8 41 (41.00%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (39.00%) CCNP
9 39 (39.00%) Firewall
9 39 (39.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 37 (37.00%) Load Balancing
10 37 (37.00%) Fortinet
11 33 (33.00%) WAN
12 32 (32.00%) TCP/IP
12 32 (32.00%) CCDP
12 32 (32.00%) Juniper
13 31 (31.00%) SSL
13 31 (31.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 30 (30.00%) VPN
14 30 (30.00%) MPLS
15 29 (29.00%) OSPF
15 29 (29.00%) BGP
15 29 (29.00%) Incident Management
16 28 (28.00%) QRadar
17 27 (27.00%) Cybersecurity
18 26 (26.00%) Cyberthreat
18 26 (26.00%) SNMP

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 22 (22.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) IaaS
2 7 (7.00%) PaaS
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.00%) SaaS
5 2 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 49 (49.00%) Network Security
2 39 (39.00%) Firewall
3 33 (33.00%) WAN
4 32 (32.00%) TCP/IP
5 31 (31.00%) SSL
6 30 (30.00%) MPLS
6 30 (30.00%) VPN
7 29 (29.00%) BGP
7 29 (29.00%) OSPF
8 26 (26.00%) SNMP
9 25 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 25 (25.00%) VLAN
10 21 (21.00%) DHCP
10 21 (21.00%) DNS
10 21 (21.00%) Wireless
10 21 (21.00%) Wireshark
11 20 (20.00%) FWSM
11 20 (20.00%) LAN
11 20 (20.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.00%) GDB
1 1 (1.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.00%) sqlmap
1 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.00%) Publishing
2 5 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (1.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.00%) Law
3 1 (1.00%) Legal
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (43.00%) Architect
2 42 (42.00%) Solutions Architect
3 37 (37.00%) Security Architect
4 36 (36.00%) Security Solutions Architect
5 18 (18.00%) Security Manager
6 14 (14.00%) Analyst
7 13 (13.00%) Security Analyst
8 12 (12.00%) Network Architect
8 12 (12.00%) Network Security Architect
8 12 (12.00%) Presales Solution Architect
9 11 (11.00%) Information Manager
9 11 (11.00%) Information Security Manager
10 8 (8.00%) Compliance Manager
10 8 (8.00%) Information Security Compliance Manager
10 8 (8.00%) Security Compliance Manager
10 8 (8.00%) Security Engineer
11 7 (7.00%) IT Manager
11 7 (7.00%) IT Security Manager
12 5 (5.00%) Information Analyst
12 5 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Middleware
1 3 (3.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) LDAP
2 1 (1.00%) OAuth
2 1 (1.00%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 59 (59.00%) Data Centre
2 26 (26.00%) Cyberthreat
3 23 (23.00%) Management Information System
4 20 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 17 (17.00%) FlexPod
6 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (7.00%) Cyberattack
7 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (6.00%) CMDB
7 6 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (3.00%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (3.00%) PKI
8 3 (3.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.00%) Taxonomies
10 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.00%) Clustering
10 1 (1.00%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.00%) Windows
2 15 (15.00%) Linux
3 9 (9.00%) Unix
4 3 (3.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (63.00%) ITIL
2 49 (49.00%) ITIL V3
3 48 (48.00%) Presales
4 43 (43.00%) Information Security
5 39 (39.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 37 (37.00%) Load Balancing
7 29 (29.00%) Incident Management
8 27 (27.00%) Cybersecurity
9 25 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 25 (25.00%) Network Design
10 23 (23.00%) Performance Management
10 23 (23.00%) Security Management
11 22 (22.00%) Service Delivery
12 20 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 20 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (20.00%) Software Optimisation
13 17 (17.00%) Application Performance Management
13 17 (17.00%) Converged Infrastructure
13 17 (17.00%) Migration
14 15 (15.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.00%) C
2 3 (3.00%) C#
2 3 (3.00%) C++
2 3 (3.00%) Java
2 3 (3.00%) PHP
3 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (52.00%) CISSP
2 41 (41.00%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (39.00%) CCNP
4 32 (32.00%) CCDP
5 22 (22.00%) IISP
6 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
7 20 (20.00%) CCSE
7 20 (20.00%) CISM
7 20 (20.00%) ISSAP
7 20 (20.00%) JNCIP
8 19 (19.00%) SC Cleared
9 13 (13.00%) CEH
10 12 (12.00%) CCIE
11 11 (11.00%) Degree
12 7 (7.00%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (6.00%) ISEB
13 6 (6.00%) PMI Certification
13 6 (6.00%) PMP
13 6 (6.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 11 (11.00%) GPG13
4 10 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (5.00%) COBIT
6 5 (5.00%) QA
7 3 (3.00%) GDPR
7 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (3.00%) PMO
7 3 (3.00%) SLA
8 1 (1.00%) NIST 800
System Software
1 18 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.00%) VMware NSX
3 3 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.00%) Snort
4 2 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (28.00%) QRadar
2 17 (17.00%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (13.00%) CASB
4 6 (6.00%) Nessus
5 2 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.00%) vRealize
6 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.00%) Nmap
6 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (45.00%) CheckPoint
2 43 (43.00%) Cisco
3 37 (37.00%) Fortinet
4 32 (32.00%) Juniper
5 26 (26.00%) VMware
6 25 (25.00%) Splunk
7 23 (23.00%) IBM
7 23 (23.00%) LogRhythm
8 20 (20.00%) Forcepoint
8 20 (20.00%) Meraki
8 20 (20.00%) Tufin
9 19 (19.00%) SolarWinds
10 17 (17.00%) Aruba
10 17 (17.00%) F5
10 17 (17.00%) HP
11 14 (14.00%) Palo Alto
12 12 (12.00%) Infoblox
12 12 (12.00%) McAfee
12 12 (12.00%) Riverbed
12 12 (12.00%) Sophos