Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 219 195
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24 +40
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 113 114 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.19% 1.13% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.25% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 37 72 117
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,375 £36,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 8,527 9,112 11,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.81% 90.51% 89.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6,549 7,546 8,744
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £66,175
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +48 94 £57,500 +27.78% 6
Shropshire - 11 £57,500 - 2
Warwickshire -14 3 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Worcestershire +5 2 - - 1
Coventry 0 2 £37,500 -22.68%
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 77 (68.14%) ITIL
1 77 (68.14%) Data Centre
2 64 (56.64%) Information Security
3 60 (53.10%) CISSP
4 58 (51.33%) CheckPoint
4 58 (51.33%) Presales
5 55 (48.67%) ITIL V3
6 49 (43.36%) Load Balancing
6 49 (43.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 44 (38.94%) Cisco
8 43 (38.05%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (36.28%) Network Security
10 40 (35.40%) WAN
10 40 (35.40%) Firewall
11 39 (34.51%) Fortinet
11 39 (34.51%) CCNP
11 39 (34.51%) CCDP
11 39 (34.51%) Juniper
12 38 (33.63%) Service Delivery
13 37 (32.74%) Cyber Essentials
14 35 (30.97%) VMware
14 35 (30.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (30.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 33 (29.20%) VPN
17 29 (25.66%) Incident Management
18 28 (24.78%) IT Governance
18 28 (24.78%) Vulnerability Management
19 27 (23.89%) Management Information System
20 25 (22.12%) PCI DSS
21 24 (21.24%) Continuous Improvement

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 15 (13.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) assyst
1 6 (5.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.70%) IaaS
2 19 (16.81%) PaaS
3 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (36.28%) Network Security
2 40 (35.40%) Firewall
2 40 (35.40%) WAN
3 33 (29.20%) VPN
4 23 (20.35%) LAN
4 23 (20.35%) WLAN
5 20 (17.70%) TCP/IP
5 20 (17.70%) Wireless
6 17 (15.04%) MPLS
7 16 (14.16%) BGP
7 16 (14.16%) Cisco ISE
7 16 (14.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (14.16%) DHCP
7 16 (14.16%) DNS
7 16 (14.16%) OSPF
7 16 (14.16%) SNMP
7 16 (14.16%) SSL
7 16 (14.16%) Wireshark
8 15 (13.27%) Cisco Firepower
8 15 (13.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (6.19%) Hudson
1 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
1 7 (6.19%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.88%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.88%) GDB
2 1 (0.88%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.88%) sqlmap
General
1 18 (15.93%) Publishing
2 4 (3.54%) Finance
3 2 (1.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (53.10%) Architect
2 58 (51.33%) Solutions Architect
3 48 (42.48%) Security Architect
4 46 (40.71%) Security Solutions Architect
5 17 (15.04%) Information Manager
5 17 (15.04%) Information Security Manager
5 17 (15.04%) Security Manager
6 16 (14.16%) Network Architect
6 16 (14.16%) Network Security Architect
6 16 (14.16%) Presales Solution Architect
7 15 (13.27%) Analyst
8 14 (12.39%) Compliance Manager
8 14 (12.39%) Information Security Compliance Manager
8 14 (12.39%) Security Analyst
8 14 (12.39%) Security Compliance Manager
9 9 (7.96%) Information Architect
9 9 (7.96%) Information Security Architect
10 7 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (5.31%) Information Security Officer
11 6 (5.31%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) .NET
1 1 (0.88%) LDAP
1 1 (0.88%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 77 (68.14%) Data Centre
2 34 (30.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 27 (23.89%) Management Information System
4 24 (21.24%) Cyberthreat
5 18 (15.93%) CMDB
5 18 (15.93%) Computer Science
5 18 (15.93%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (14.16%) FlexPod
7 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (5.31%) CESG
8 6 (5.31%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (5.31%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (3.54%) PKI
10 2 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.88%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Linux
2 4 (3.54%) Windows
3 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Unix
3 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.88%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (68.14%) ITIL
2 64 (56.64%) Information Security
3 58 (51.33%) Presales
4 55 (48.67%) ITIL V3
5 49 (43.36%) Load Balancing
6 38 (33.63%) Service Delivery
7 29 (25.66%) Incident Management
8 28 (24.78%) IT Governance
8 28 (24.78%) Vulnerability Management
9 24 (21.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (21.24%) Service Management
10 23 (20.35%) Line Management
10 23 (20.35%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 23 (20.35%) Software Optimisation
11 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
12 21 (18.58%) IT Strategy
13 20 (17.70%) Security Management
14 19 (16.81%) TOGAF
15 18 (15.93%) Project Management
15 18 (15.93%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.73%) Java
1 11 (9.73%) Python
2 10 (8.85%) Go
2 10 (8.85%) Ruby
3 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (53.10%) CISSP
2 43 (38.05%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (34.51%) CCDP
3 39 (34.51%) CCNP
4 24 (21.24%) CEH
5 22 (19.47%) CompTIA Security+
5 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
5 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
6 21 (18.58%) CISM
7 19 (16.81%) Degree
8 18 (15.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (15.93%) ISEB
8 18 (15.93%) PMI Certification
8 18 (15.93%) PMP
9 16 (14.16%) CCIE
10 15 (13.27%) CCSE
10 15 (13.27%) IISP
10 15 (13.27%) ISSAP
10 15 (13.27%) JNCIP
11 7 (6.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (43.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (32.74%) Cyber Essentials
3 25 (22.12%) PCI DSS
4 20 (17.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 18 (15.93%) GPG13
6 8 (7.08%) GDPR
7 6 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (5.31%) QA
8 4 (3.54%) COBIT
9 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (30.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (14.16%) VMware NSX
3 7 (6.19%) Docker
4 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (15.93%) QRadar
2 17 (15.04%) CASB
3 16 (14.16%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (6.19%) Ansible
4 7 (6.19%) Consul
4 7 (6.19%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (6.19%) Grafana
4 7 (6.19%) Graphite
4 7 (6.19%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.19%) Nagios
4 7 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.19%) Opsview
4 7 (6.19%) Packer
4 7 (6.19%) Puppet
4 7 (6.19%) Salt
4 7 (6.19%) Terraform
4 7 (6.19%) ZABBIX
5 4 (3.54%) Nessus
6 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.88%) Nmap
Vendors
1 58 (51.33%) CheckPoint
2 44 (38.94%) Cisco
3 39 (34.51%) Fortinet
3 39 (34.51%) Juniper
4 35 (30.97%) VMware
5 23 (20.35%) Forcepoint
5 23 (20.35%) Tufin
6 20 (17.70%) Splunk
7 19 (16.81%) Meraki
8 18 (15.93%) Citrix
8 18 (15.93%) EMC
8 18 (15.93%) LogRhythm
8 18 (15.93%) NetApp
8 18 (15.93%) Palo Alto
9 16 (14.16%) Aruba
9 16 (14.16%) F5
9 16 (14.16%) HP
9 16 (14.16%) McAfee
9 16 (14.16%) Riverbed
9 16 (14.16%) Sophos