Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 229 182
Rank change year-on-year +59 -47 +51
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 136 99 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.55% 0.98% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.08% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63 46 115
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,500 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,625 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 7,931 9,171 10,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.25% 91.24% 90.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6,070 7,537 8,418
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £64,000
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +63 93 £60,000 +26.32% 10
Shropshire +34 17 £57,500 +105.36%
Herefordshire - 9 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -1 7 £30,000 -25.93% 2
Warwickshire +8 5 £45,000 - 4
Coventry +17 4 - - 3
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 87 (63.97%) Information Security
2 77 (56.62%) ITIL
3 68 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 67 (49.26%) CISSP
5 64 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 53 (38.97%) Firewall
7 48 (35.29%) Presales
8 44 (32.35%) CheckPoint
9 43 (31.62%) ITIL V3
10 42 (30.88%) Load Balancing
11 41 (30.15%) Service Delivery
12 37 (27.21%) Cyber Essentials
13 35 (25.74%) VPN
13 35 (25.74%) Cisco
13 35 (25.74%) PCI DSS
14 34 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
14 34 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
14 34 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 29 (21.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (21.32%) IT Governance
15 29 (21.32%) CCNP
15 29 (21.32%) VMware
16 28 (20.59%) Management Information System
16 28 (20.59%) WAN
16 28 (20.59%) SC Cleared
16 28 (20.59%) Network Security
16 28 (20.59%) Vulnerability Management
16 28 (20.59%) Security Cleared
17 27 (19.85%) CEH
17 27 (19.85%) CCDP

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 9 (6.62%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) assyst
1 7 (5.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.91%) IaaS
2 22 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (16.18%) PaaS
3 17 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.68%) SaaS
5 4 (2.94%) Office 365
6 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (38.97%) Firewall
2 35 (25.74%) VPN
3 28 (20.59%) Network Security
3 28 (20.59%) WAN
4 18 (13.24%) LAN
5 17 (12.50%) WLAN
6 15 (11.03%) TCP/IP
7 11 (8.09%) DNS
8 10 (7.35%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (7.35%) DHCP
8 10 (7.35%) MPLS
8 10 (7.35%) SNMP
8 10 (7.35%) SSL
8 10 (7.35%) Wireless
8 10 (7.35%) Wireshark
9 9 (6.62%) Cisco ISE
9 9 (6.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (6.62%) FWSM
9 9 (6.62%) OSPF
9 9 (6.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.41%) Big Data
2 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 13 (9.56%) Hudson
1 13 (9.56%) Jenkins
1 13 (9.56%) Vagrant
2 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.68%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (3.68%) Subversion
2 5 (3.68%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.21%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.74%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.74%) GDB
4 1 (0.74%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.74%) sqlmap
General
1 18 (13.24%) Publishing
2 7 (5.15%) Retail
3 5 (3.68%) Legal
4 4 (2.94%) Finance
5 2 (1.47%) Law
5 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (36.03%) Architect
2 44 (32.35%) Solutions Architect
3 37 (27.21%) Security Architect
4 32 (23.53%) Security Solutions Architect
5 23 (16.91%) Analyst
6 19 (13.97%) Information Manager
6 19 (13.97%) Information Security Manager
6 19 (13.97%) Security Manager
7 16 (11.76%) Compliance Manager
7 16 (11.76%) Information Security Compliance Manager
7 16 (11.76%) Security Compliance Manager
8 15 (11.03%) Security Analyst
9 11 (8.09%) Network Security Architect
9 11 (8.09%) Security Specialist
9 11 (8.09%) SOC Analyst
10 10 (7.35%) Network Architect
11 9 (6.62%) Information Architect
11 9 (6.62%) Information Security Architect
11 9 (6.62%) Presales Solution Architect
12 8 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) .NET
1 1 (0.74%) LDAP
1 1 (0.74%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 68 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 34 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 28 (20.59%) Management Information System
4 23 (16.91%) Cyberthreat
5 21 (15.44%) Computer Science
6 19 (13.97%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (13.24%) CMDB
8 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (5.88%) FlexPod
10 7 (5.15%) CESG
10 7 (5.15%) Freedom of Information
10 7 (5.15%) PKI
10 7 (5.15%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (2.94%) Cyberattack
12 2 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (1.47%) NHS
13 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.74%) Fintech
13 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.76%) Windows
2 13 (9.56%) Linux
3 4 (2.94%) Unix
3 4 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (63.97%) Information Security
2 77 (56.62%) ITIL
3 48 (35.29%) Presales
4 43 (31.62%) ITIL V3
5 42 (30.88%) Load Balancing
6 41 (30.15%) Service Delivery
7 34 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (21.32%) IT Governance
9 28 (20.59%) Vulnerability Management
10 27 (19.85%) IT Strategy
11 26 (19.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (19.12%) Software Engineering
12 25 (18.38%) Service Management
13 24 (17.65%) Incident Management
14 22 (16.18%) Line Management
15 21 (15.44%) Data Protection
15 21 (15.44%) TOGAF
16 20 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (14.71%) Configuration Management
17 18 (13.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.44%) Java
2 17 (12.50%) Python
3 16 (11.76%) Go
3 16 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (49.26%) CISSP
2 34 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (21.32%) CCNP
4 28 (20.59%) SC Cleared
4 28 (20.59%) Security Cleared
5 27 (19.85%) CCDP
5 27 (19.85%) CEH
5 27 (19.85%) CISM
6 24 (17.65%) CompTIA Security+
6 24 (17.65%) Degree
7 21 (15.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (13.24%) ISEB
8 18 (13.24%) PMI Certification
8 18 (13.24%) PMP
9 13 (9.56%) CISA
10 10 (7.35%) CCIE
10 10 (7.35%) GIAC
11 9 (6.62%) CCSE
11 9 (6.62%) ISSAP
11 9 (6.62%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (27.21%) Cyber Essentials
3 35 (25.74%) PCI DSS
4 23 (16.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 21 (15.44%) GDPR
6 19 (13.97%) GPG13
7 7 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (5.15%) QA
8 4 (2.94%) COBIT
9 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (1.47%) PMO
11 1 (0.74%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (21.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.56%) Docker
3 9 (6.62%) VMware NSX
4 6 (4.41%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (9.56%) Ansible
1 13 (9.56%) Consul
1 13 (9.56%) Docker Swarm
1 13 (9.56%) Grafana
1 13 (9.56%) Graphite
1 13 (9.56%) Kubernetes
1 13 (9.56%) Nagios
1 13 (9.56%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (9.56%) Opsview
1 13 (9.56%) Packer
1 13 (9.56%) Puppet
1 13 (9.56%) Salt
1 13 (9.56%) Terraform
1 13 (9.56%) ZABBIX
2 11 (8.09%) QRadar
3 10 (7.35%) CASB
3 10 (7.35%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.94%) OpenVAS
5 3 (2.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (2.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 44 (32.35%) CheckPoint
2 35 (25.74%) Cisco
3 29 (21.32%) VMware
4 26 (19.12%) Fortinet
5 25 (18.38%) Juniper
6 18 (13.24%) Citrix
6 18 (13.24%) EMC
6 18 (13.24%) NetApp
7 17 (12.50%) Tufin
8 16 (11.76%) Forcepoint
9 14 (10.29%) LogRhythm
9 14 (10.29%) Splunk
10 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 12 (8.82%) Palo Alto
11 10 (7.35%) Meraki
11 10 (7.35%) SolarWinds
12 9 (6.62%) Aruba
12 9 (6.62%) F5
12 9 (6.62%) Infoblox
12 9 (6.62%) Riverbed