Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 143 223
Rank change year-on-year -88 +80 +51
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 93 197 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.94% 1.89% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 2.10% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 44 120 82
West Midlands median annual salary £51,625 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.47% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,125 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +7.84%

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 8,730 9,379 9,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.41% 89.91% 87.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6,867 7,343 7,585
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.60% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 January 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 January 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 -41 41 £60,000 +37.14% 4
Warwickshire -8 23 £55,000 +15.79%
Worcestershire +9 15 £50,000 - 2
Coventry -13 7 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Shropshire +8 3 £28,000 - 1
Solihull -20 2 £47,500 +5.56%
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 53 (56.99%) Firewall
2 46 (49.46%) CISSP
3 38 (40.86%) ITIL
4 37 (39.78%) Information Security
5 34 (36.56%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (34.41%) Network Security
7 31 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 30 (32.26%) Presales
8 30 (32.26%) Windows
9 29 (31.18%) TCP/IP
9 29 (31.18%) Incident Management
10 28 (30.11%) ITIL V3
10 28 (30.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 28 (30.11%) Cisco
11 26 (27.96%) CheckPoint
12 24 (25.81%) Linux
12 24 (25.81%) Management Information System
13 23 (24.73%) SSL
13 23 (24.73%) MPLS
13 23 (24.73%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (22.58%) CCNP
14 21 (22.58%) OSPF
14 21 (22.58%) BGP
14 21 (22.58%) VPN
14 21 (22.58%) Security Operations
15 20 (21.51%) Security Testing
16 19 (20.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
16 19 (20.43%) CEH
17 18 (19.35%) Cisco ASA

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 10 (10.75%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) IaaS
1 7 (7.53%) PaaS
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (56.99%) Firewall
2 32 (34.41%) Network Security
3 29 (31.18%) TCP/IP
4 23 (24.73%) MPLS
4 23 (24.73%) SSL
5 21 (22.58%) BGP
5 21 (22.58%) OSPF
5 21 (22.58%) VPN
6 18 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (18.28%) SNMP
7 17 (18.28%) WAN
8 16 (17.20%) Ethernet
8 16 (17.20%) VLAN
9 15 (16.13%) LAN
10 10 (10.75%) DHCP
10 10 (10.75%) DNS
10 10 (10.75%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (9.68%) IPsec
11 9 (9.68%) Wireless
11 9 (9.68%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.08%) GDB
1 1 (1.08%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.08%) sqlmap
1 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.60%) Billing
2 6 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Law
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (29.03%) Analyst
2 20 (21.51%) Architect
2 20 (21.51%) Security Analyst
2 20 (21.51%) Security Architect
3 19 (20.43%) Security Solutions Architect
3 19 (20.43%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (15.05%) Security Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Security Manager
5 9 (9.68%) SOC Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) IT Manager
6 7 (7.53%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Security Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Cisco Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Cisco Security Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Information Security Officer
8 4 (4.30%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Security Officer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) Middleware
2 3 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) LDAP
3 1 (1.08%) OAuth
3 1 (1.08%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 31 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 24 (25.81%) Management Information System
3 14 (15.05%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (10.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (9.68%) Cyberattack
7 8 (8.60%) FlexPod
7 8 (8.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
9 6 (6.45%) CMDB
10 5 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (5.38%) SCADA
11 3 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
12 2 (2.15%) Taxonomies
13 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
13 1 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
13 1 (1.08%) iPad
13 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.26%) Windows
2 24 (25.81%) Linux
3 9 (9.68%) Unix
4 4 (4.30%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.86%) ITIL
2 37 (39.78%) Information Security
3 34 (36.56%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (32.26%) Presales
5 29 (31.18%) Incident Management
6 28 (30.11%) ITIL V3
6 28 (30.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 21 (22.58%) Security Operations
8 20 (21.51%) Security Testing
9 17 (18.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (18.28%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (18.28%) Project Management
9 17 (18.28%) Service Delivery
10 16 (17.20%) Load Balancing
10 16 (17.20%) Network Design
10 16 (17.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 14 (15.05%) Line Management
11 14 (15.05%) Performance Management
11 14 (15.05%) Risk Management
12 13 (13.98%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) PHP
1 4 (4.30%) SQL
2 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.23%) C
2 3 (3.23%) C#
2 3 (3.23%) C++
2 3 (3.23%) Java
2 3 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (49.46%) CISSP
2 23 (24.73%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (22.58%) CCNP
4 19 (20.43%) CEH
4 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
5 17 (18.28%) SC Cleared
6 15 (16.13%) CISM
6 15 (16.13%) Degree
7 12 (12.90%) GCIH
8 11 (11.83%) SSCP
9 10 (10.75%) CompTIA Security+
9 10 (10.75%) IISP
10 9 (9.68%) GCIA
10 9 (9.68%) GIAC
11 8 (8.60%) CCDP
11 8 (8.60%) CCSE
11 8 (8.60%) ISSAP
11 8 (8.60%) JNCIP
12 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
12 6 (6.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.83%) GPG13
3 8 (8.60%) QA
4 7 (7.53%) PCI DSS
5 5 (5.38%) COBIT
6 3 (3.23%) GDPR
6 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (3.23%) PMO
6 3 (3.23%) SLA
7 1 (1.08%) NIST 800
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (7.53%) Snort
3 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.15%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) QRadar
2 9 (9.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (8.60%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (7.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (3.23%) Nessus
6 2 (2.15%) vRealize
7 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.08%) Nmap
7 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.08%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 28 (30.11%) Cisco
2 26 (27.96%) CheckPoint
3 17 (18.28%) Fortinet
4 14 (15.05%) VMware
5 13 (13.98%) Splunk
6 11 (11.83%) IBM
6 11 (11.83%) LogRhythm
7 10 (10.75%) SolarWinds
8 9 (9.68%) Juniper
8 9 (9.68%) Sourcefire
9 8 (8.60%) Aruba
9 8 (8.60%) Brocade
9 8 (8.60%) F5
9 8 (8.60%) Forcepoint
9 8 (8.60%) HP
9 8 (8.60%) Intel
9 8 (8.60%) Meraki
9 8 (8.60%) Tufin
10 7 (7.53%) ArcSight
11 6 (6.45%) EMC