Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 232 180
Rank change year-on-year +58 -52 +50
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 127 91 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.51% 0.91% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.00% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 73 40 110
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.95% +2.63% +16.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £72,875 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +11.11%

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 7,651 9,134 10,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.77% 91.03% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,820 7,433 8,258
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +36 66 £57,500 +2.22% 4
Shropshire +26 17 £57,500 +105.36%
Herefordshire - 13 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +15 11 £60,000 +20.00%
Coventry +21 9 £57,500 +11.11% 2
Worcestershire +9 8 £30,000 -22.08% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Solihull - 1 - - 1
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 76 (59.84%) Information Security
2 60 (47.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (46.46%) ITIL
4 58 (45.67%) Firewall
5 57 (44.88%) CISSP
6 47 (37.01%) Data Centre
7 43 (33.86%) Cybersecurity
8 36 (28.35%) Service Delivery
9 34 (26.77%) PCI DSS
10 31 (24.41%) Presales
11 28 (22.05%) Windows
11 28 (22.05%) SC Cleared
11 28 (22.05%) Security Cleared
11 28 (22.05%) Cyber Essentials
11 28 (22.05%) IT Strategy
12 27 (21.26%) ITIL V3
13 26 (20.47%) Load Balancing
13 26 (20.47%) CISM
14 25 (19.69%) VPN
14 25 (19.69%) CheckPoint
15 24 (18.90%) Management Information System
15 24 (18.90%) VMware
15 24 (18.90%) GDPR
16 23 (18.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 23 (18.11%) IT Governance
16 23 (18.11%) Software Engineering
16 23 (18.11%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Azure
17 22 (17.32%) Degree
17 22 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure

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 3 (2.36%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) assyst
1 5 (3.94%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.96%) IaaS
2 19 (14.96%) PaaS
3 7 (5.51%) Office 365
4 3 (2.36%) SaaS
5 2 (1.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (45.67%) Firewall
2 25 (19.69%) VPN
3 15 (11.81%) Network Security
4 11 (8.66%) WAN
5 10 (7.87%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (6.30%) LAN
6 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.51%) Internet
8 6 (4.72%) WLAN
9 5 (3.94%) DNS
10 4 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.36%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (2.36%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.36%) DHCP
11 3 (2.36%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.36%) FWSM
11 3 (2.36%) SSL
11 3 (2.36%) VLAN
11 3 (2.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.30%) Big Data
2 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 14 (11.02%) Hudson
1 14 (11.02%) Jenkins
1 14 (11.02%) Vagrant
2 8 (6.30%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.30%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (6.30%) Subversion
2 8 (6.30%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.36%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (12.60%) Publishing
2 9 (7.09%) Retail
3 4 (3.15%) Legal
4 2 (1.57%) Finance
4 2 (1.57%) Law
4 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (22.83%) Architect
2 28 (22.05%) Analyst
3 25 (19.69%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (14.96%) Security Analyst
4 19 (14.96%) Security Manager
5 17 (13.39%) Information Manager
5 17 (13.39%) Information Security Manager
5 17 (13.39%) Security Architect
6 15 (11.81%) Compliance Manager
6 15 (11.81%) Information Security Compliance Manager
6 15 (11.81%) Security Compliance Manager
6 15 (11.81%) SOC Analyst
7 14 (11.02%) Security Specialist
8 13 (10.24%) Security Solutions Architect
9 11 (8.66%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 7 (5.51%) Security Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Information Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (37.01%) Data Centre
2 24 (18.90%) Management Information System
3 23 (18.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 19 (14.96%) Computer Science
5 18 (14.17%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (12.60%) CMDB
8 13 (10.24%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (4.72%) PKI
10 5 (3.94%) CESG
10 5 (3.94%) Cyberattack
10 5 (3.94%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (3.94%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (3.15%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (1.57%) FlexPod
12 2 (1.57%) NHS
13 1 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.05%) Windows
2 21 (16.54%) Linux
3 8 (6.30%) Unix
3 8 (6.30%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (59.84%) Information Security
2 59 (46.46%) ITIL
3 43 (33.86%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (28.35%) Service Delivery
5 31 (24.41%) Presales
6 28 (22.05%) IT Strategy
7 27 (21.26%) ITIL V3
8 26 (20.47%) Load Balancing
9 23 (18.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (18.11%) IT Governance
9 23 (18.11%) Software Engineering
10 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (16.54%) Service Management
11 19 (14.96%) Configuration Management
11 19 (14.96%) Data Protection
11 19 (14.96%) Line Management
11 19 (14.96%) TOGAF
12 18 (14.17%) Security Operations
12 18 (14.17%) Vulnerability Management
13 17 (13.39%) Due Diligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.32%) Java
2 17 (13.39%) Go
2 17 (13.39%) Python
2 17 (13.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (44.88%) CISSP
2 28 (22.05%) SC Cleared
2 28 (22.05%) Security Cleared
3 26 (20.47%) CISM
4 22 (17.32%) Degree
5 21 (16.54%) CEH
6 20 (15.75%) CompTIA Security+
7 19 (14.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (12.60%) ISEB
8 16 (12.60%) PMI Certification
8 16 (12.60%) PMP
9 15 (11.81%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (11.02%) CISA
11 13 (10.24%) GIAC
12 12 (9.45%) CCNP
13 10 (7.87%) CCDP
13 10 (7.87%) CREST Certified
14 6 (4.72%) DV Cleared
15 5 (3.94%) CISMP
15 5 (3.94%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (47.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (26.77%) PCI DSS
3 28 (22.05%) Cyber Essentials
4 24 (18.90%) GDPR
5 20 (15.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 17 (13.39%) GPG13
7 5 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (3.94%) QA
7 5 (3.94%) SLA
8 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (1.57%) COBIT
9 2 (1.57%) PMO
10 1 (0.79%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 22 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.02%) Docker
3 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.94%) Snort
5 3 (2.36%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) Ansible
1 14 (11.02%) Consul
1 14 (11.02%) Docker Swarm
1 14 (11.02%) Grafana
1 14 (11.02%) Graphite
1 14 (11.02%) Kubernetes
1 14 (11.02%) Nagios
1 14 (11.02%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (11.02%) Opsview
1 14 (11.02%) Packer
1 14 (11.02%) Puppet
1 14 (11.02%) Salt
1 14 (11.02%) Terraform
1 14 (11.02%) ZABBIX
2 7 (5.51%) QRadar
3 5 (3.94%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (3.15%) OpenVAS
5 3 (2.36%) CASB
5 3 (2.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (2.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 25 (19.69%) CheckPoint
2 24 (18.90%) VMware
3 20 (15.75%) Cisco
4 18 (14.17%) Citrix
4 18 (14.17%) NetApp
5 16 (12.60%) EMC
6 12 (9.45%) LogRhythm
7 10 (7.87%) Juniper
7 10 (7.87%) Microsoft
8 9 (7.09%) Fortinet
9 8 (6.30%) Palo Alto
9 8 (6.30%) Splunk
10 7 (5.51%) ArcSight
11 6 (4.72%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.72%) Tufin
12 5 (3.94%) AlienVault
12 5 (3.94%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.94%) Forcepoint
12 5 (3.94%) McAfee
12 5 (3.94%) SolarWinds