Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 230 147
Rank change year-on-year +81 -83 +87
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 151 94 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.93% 0.95% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.05% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 112 45 123
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.65% +21.18% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,450 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 7,138 8,931 9,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.23% 90.73% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5,324 7,046 7,577
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -0.60% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,000
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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 +45 75 £57,500 -4.17% 14
Coventry +24 17 £60,000 +11.63% 4
Warwickshire +19 15 £60,000 +9.09%
Herefordshire - 13 £40,000 -
Shropshire +5 9 - -
Worcestershire -12 8 £30,000 -40.00%
Solihull +16 6 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £37,500 -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 84 (55.63%) Information Security
2 69 (45.70%) CISSP
3 67 (44.37%) Firewall
4 62 (41.06%) Cybersecurity
5 60 (39.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 53 (35.10%) ITIL
7 42 (27.81%) Windows
8 38 (25.17%) Degree
8 38 (25.17%) Data Centre
9 33 (21.85%) Security Operations
10 31 (20.53%) CISM
11 30 (19.87%) Service Delivery
12 29 (19.21%) Computer Science
12 29 (19.21%) PCI DSS
12 29 (19.21%) Presales
13 28 (18.54%) GDPR
13 28 (18.54%) Computer Science Degree
13 28 (18.54%) Security Cleared
13 28 (18.54%) Software Engineering
13 28 (18.54%) Management Information System
14 27 (17.88%) SC Cleared
14 27 (17.88%) IT Strategy
15 26 (17.22%) CEH
15 26 (17.22%) Linux
15 26 (17.22%) VMware
15 26 (17.22%) TOGAF
16 25 (16.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (16.56%) Vulnerability Management
16 25 (16.56%) Cyber Essentials
16 25 (16.56%) Analytical Skills

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 (1.99%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) assyst
1 1 (0.66%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.57%) IaaS
1 22 (14.57%) PaaS
2 17 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (7.28%) Office 365
5 5 (3.31%) SaaS
6 4 (2.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 67 (44.37%) Firewall
2 20 (13.25%) VPN
3 14 (9.27%) Network Security
4 13 (8.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (6.62%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.96%) Internet
6 9 (5.96%) WAN
7 8 (5.30%) LAN
8 7 (4.64%) DNS
9 5 (3.31%) Sourcefire
10 4 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.99%) DHCP
11 3 (1.99%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.99%) FWSM
11 3 (1.99%) SNMP
11 3 (1.99%) SSL
11 3 (1.99%) VLAN
11 3 (1.99%) VoIP
11 3 (1.99%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) Big Data
2 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (5.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (5.96%) Hudson
1 9 (5.96%) Jenkins
1 9 (5.96%) Vagrant
2 8 (5.30%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.30%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (5.30%) Subversion
2 8 (5.30%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.99%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (11.26%) Publishing
2 11 (7.28%) Finance
3 7 (4.64%) Retail
4 4 (2.65%) Legal
4 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (32.45%) Analyst
2 34 (22.52%) Security Analyst
3 27 (17.88%) Architect
4 21 (13.91%) SOC Analyst
4 21 (13.91%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (11.92%) Security Specialist
6 17 (11.26%) Security Manager
7 14 (9.27%) Security Engineer
8 12 (7.95%) Compliance Manager
8 12 (7.95%) Information Analyst
8 12 (7.95%) Information Manager
8 12 (7.95%) Information Security Analyst
8 12 (7.95%) Information Security Compliance Manager
8 12 (7.95%) Information Security Manager
8 12 (7.95%) Security Compliance Manager
9 11 (7.28%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 10 (6.62%) Security Architect
11 9 (5.96%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 8 (5.30%) SOC Manager
13 7 (4.64%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) Middleware
1 2 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.17%) Data Centre
2 28 (18.54%) Management Information System
3 25 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (13.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 19 (12.58%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (11.26%) CMDB
7 14 (9.27%) Cyberthreat
8 13 (8.61%) PKI
9 11 (7.28%) Security Operations Centre
10 9 (5.96%) Cyberattack
11 3 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.32%) NHS
13 1 (0.66%) CESG
13 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.66%) Fintech
13 1 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
13 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.81%) Windows
2 26 (17.22%) Linux
3 13 (8.61%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.28%) Unix
5 6 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (55.63%) Information Security
2 62 (41.06%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (35.10%) ITIL
4 33 (21.85%) Security Operations
5 30 (19.87%) Service Delivery
6 29 (19.21%) Computer Science
6 29 (19.21%) Presales
7 28 (18.54%) Software Engineering
8 27 (17.88%) IT Strategy
9 26 (17.22%) TOGAF
10 25 (16.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (16.56%) Vulnerability Management
11 22 (14.57%) Data Protection
11 22 (14.57%) ITIL V3
11 22 (14.57%) Threat Intelligence
12 20 (13.25%) Due Diligence
12 20 (13.25%) Line Management
12 20 (13.25%) Service Management
13 18 (11.92%) IT Governance
13 18 (11.92%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.25%) Java
2 9 (5.96%) Go
2 9 (5.96%) Python
2 9 (5.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (45.70%) CISSP
2 38 (25.17%) Degree
3 31 (20.53%) CISM
4 28 (18.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (18.54%) Security Cleared
5 27 (17.88%) SC Cleared
6 26 (17.22%) CEH
7 24 (15.89%) CompTIA Security+
8 17 (11.26%) ISEB
8 17 (11.26%) PMI Certification
8 17 (11.26%) PMP
9 14 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (8.61%) GIAC
11 12 (7.95%) CISA
12 11 (7.28%) CREST Certified
13 7 (4.64%) CCNP
14 6 (3.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (3.97%) DV Cleared
14 6 (3.97%) GPEN
14 6 (3.97%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (39.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (19.21%) PCI DSS
3 28 (18.54%) GDPR
4 25 (16.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (11.92%) GPG13
6 13 (8.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 10 (6.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (4.64%) SLA
9 2 (1.32%) PMO
10 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 23 (15.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.96%) Docker
3 5 (3.31%) Snort
4 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.66%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.62%) Nagios
2 9 (5.96%) Ansible
2 9 (5.96%) Consul
2 9 (5.96%) Docker Swarm
2 9 (5.96%) Grafana
2 9 (5.96%) Graphite
2 9 (5.96%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.96%) Opsview
2 9 (5.96%) Packer
2 9 (5.96%) Puppet
2 9 (5.96%) Salt
2 9 (5.96%) Terraform
2 9 (5.96%) ZABBIX
3 8 (5.30%) QRadar
4 6 (3.97%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (3.31%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.65%) Nessus
6 4 (2.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (17.22%) VMware
2 22 (14.57%) CheckPoint
3 20 (13.25%) Cisco
3 20 (13.25%) Citrix
3 20 (13.25%) NetApp
4 17 (11.26%) EMC
5 12 (7.95%) ArcSight
5 12 (7.95%) LogRhythm
6 11 (7.28%) Microsoft
7 10 (6.62%) Splunk
8 8 (5.30%) AlienVault
8 8 (5.30%) Juniper
9 6 (3.97%) Blue Coat
9 6 (3.97%) McAfee
9 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (3.97%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.31%) CyberArk
10 5 (3.31%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.65%) Rapid7