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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 153 172
Rank change year-on-year -27 +19  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 49 94 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 1.51% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.70% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 64 43
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £37,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £68,000
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4546 5539 5007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.31% 88.74% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3770 4307 4140
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham -22 20 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Warwickshire +8 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Worcestershire - 9 £42,500 -
Solihull -10 4 £43,750 -32.69%
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 70 (54.26%) Firewall
2 58 (44.96%) Cybersecurity
3 45 (34.88%) Windows
4 44 (34.11%) CISSP
5 39 (30.23%) Security Operations
6 36 (27.91%) GIAC
7 35 (27.13%) LogRhythm
8 32 (24.81%) Snort
9 31 (24.03%) Network Security
9 31 (24.03%) Security Cleared
9 31 (24.03%) Security Monitoring
10 30 (23.26%) CISM
10 30 (23.26%) TCP/IP
11 29 (22.48%) SC Cleared
12 28 (21.71%) ITIL
12 28 (21.71%) Presales
13 27 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (20.93%) Management Information System
13 27 (20.93%) Information Security
14 26 (20.16%) Incident Management
15 25 (19.38%) CEH
15 25 (19.38%) ArcSight
15 25 (19.38%) Data Centre
16 24 (18.60%) Security Operations Centre
17 23 (17.83%) QRadar
17 23 (17.83%) Vulnerability Management
18 22 (17.05%) PCI DSS
18 22 (17.05%) Unix
19 21 (16.28%) Linux
19 21 (16.28%) GCIH

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 11 (8.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (10.08%) assyst
2 4 (3.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.18%) Office 365
2 7 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (54.26%) Firewall
2 31 (24.03%) Network Security
3 30 (23.26%) TCP/IP
4 20 (15.50%) Wireshark
5 13 (10.08%) MPLS
6 12 (9.30%) LAN
6 12 (9.30%) WAN
7 10 (7.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (6.20%) BGP
8 8 (6.20%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (6.20%) DNS
8 8 (6.20%) Internet
8 8 (6.20%) OSPF
8 8 (6.20%) SSL
9 4 (3.10%) Skype
9 4 (3.10%) SNMP
9 4 (3.10%) VLAN
9 4 (3.10%) VPN
10 3 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (2.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.65%) Big Data
2 4 (3.10%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Burp Suite
1 9 (6.98%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.78%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (1.55%) Billing
3 1 (0.78%) Law
3 1 (0.78%) Legal
3 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (49.61%) Analyst
2 39 (30.23%) Security Analyst
3 38 (29.46%) SOC Analyst
4 13 (10.08%) Operations Analyst
4 13 (10.08%) Security Operations Analyst
5 11 (8.53%) Architect
5 11 (8.53%) Consultant
6 10 (7.75%) Security Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) Security Architect
8 7 (5.43%) Security Officer
8 7 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Security Consultant
9 6 (4.65%) SIEM Consultant
9 6 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.88%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Network Support
10 5 (3.88%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Security Operations Specialist
10 5 (3.88%) Security Specialist
10 5 (3.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) Middleware
2 1 (0.78%) OAuth
2 1 (0.78%) OpenID
2 1 (0.78%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 25 (19.38%) Data Centre
3 24 (18.60%) Security Operations Centre
4 21 (16.28%) Cyberthreat
5 15 (11.63%) iPad
6 13 (10.08%) Freedom of Information
7 12 (9.30%) Cyber Attack
7 12 (9.30%) SCADA
8 5 (3.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (3.10%) CESG
9 4 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (2.33%) PKI
11 2 (1.55%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 2 (1.55%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 45 (34.88%) Windows
2 22 (17.05%) Unix
3 21 (16.28%) Linux
4 5 (3.88%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.78%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.96%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (30.23%) Security Operations
3 31 (24.03%) Security Monitoring
4 28 (21.71%) ITIL
4 28 (21.71%) Presales
5 27 (20.93%) Information Security
6 26 (20.16%) Incident Management
7 23 (17.83%) Vulnerability Management
8 17 (13.18%) Information Assurance
8 17 (13.18%) Threat Intelligence
9 16 (12.40%) ITIL V3
10 15 (11.63%) Change Management
10 15 (11.63%) Ethical Hacking
10 15 (11.63%) Mentoring
10 15 (11.63%) Service Delivery
11 14 (10.85%) Data Protection
11 14 (10.85%) Malware Analysis
11 14 (10.85%) Protective Monitoring
12 13 (10.08%) Problem Management
12 13 (10.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (34.11%) CISSP
2 36 (27.91%) GIAC
3 31 (24.03%) Security Cleared
4 30 (23.26%) CISM
5 29 (22.48%) SC Cleared
6 25 (19.38%) CEH
7 21 (16.28%) GCIH
8 19 (14.73%) Degree
9 13 (10.08%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (9.30%) GCIA
11 11 (8.53%) CREST Certified
12 10 (7.75%) CCNP
13 9 (6.98%) SANS
14 7 (5.43%) CCNA
14 7 (5.43%) DV Cleared
14 7 (5.43%) GREM
14 7 (5.43%) OSCP
15 6 (4.65%) CISA
16 4 (3.10%) CCSE
16 4 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.05%) PCI DSS
2 21 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (4.65%) QA
5 5 (3.88%) GPG13
6 4 (3.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (2.33%) SLA
8 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 32 (24.81%) Snort
2 15 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (17.83%) QRadar
2 14 (10.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 14 (10.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (6.98%) RSA enVision
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.55%) Nessus
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 35 (27.13%) LogRhythm
2 25 (19.38%) ArcSight
3 20 (15.50%) CheckPoint
4 19 (14.73%) IBM
5 16 (12.40%) Cisco
6 9 (6.98%) LogLogic
6 9 (6.98%) NetWitness
7 6 (4.65%) Palo Alto
7 6 (4.65%) Splunk
8 5 (3.88%) Juniper
8 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.33%) F5
9 3 (2.33%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.33%) Qualys
9 3 (2.33%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.55%) Aruba
10 2 (1.55%) Brocade
10 2 (1.55%) HP
10 2 (1.55%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.55%) Tufin
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