Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 182 222
Rank change year-on-year -52 +40 +69
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 93 182 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.58% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.77% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 42 112 89
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -2.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,875 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%

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 8965 10288 9615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.95% 89.17% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7269 8051 7937
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -56 38 £61,250 +19.51% 7
Warwickshire +6 33 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Worcestershire +4 14 £38,500 -23.00%
Coventry +5 3 £61,000 +28.42% 1
Shropshire -1 3 £28,000 -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 49 (52.69%) Firewall
2 38 (40.86%) CISSP
3 36 (38.71%) ITIL
4 34 (36.56%) TCP/IP
5 33 (35.48%) Information Security
6 31 (33.33%) Cisco
7 30 (32.26%) CheckPoint
7 30 (32.26%) Network Security
7 30 (32.26%) Data Centre
8 28 (30.11%) Presales
8 28 (30.11%) Windows
9 26 (27.96%) Service Delivery
9 26 (27.96%) ITIL V3
9 26 (27.96%) Cybersecurity
9 26 (27.96%) Security Cleared
10 23 (24.73%) SC Cleared
10 23 (24.73%) Incident Management
10 23 (24.73%) Management Information System
11 22 (23.66%) Security Operations
12 21 (22.58%) Security Monitoring
12 21 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (21.51%) MPLS
14 19 (20.43%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (20.43%) CCNP
14 19 (20.43%) Project Management
14 19 (20.43%) Line Management
15 18 (19.35%) BGP
15 18 (19.35%) OSPF
15 18 (19.35%) CEH
16 17 (18.28%) Linux

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 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) IaaS
1 7 (7.53%) PaaS
2 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (52.69%) Firewall
2 34 (36.56%) TCP/IP
3 30 (32.26%) Network Security
4 21 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (21.51%) MPLS
6 18 (19.35%) BGP
6 18 (19.35%) OSPF
7 15 (16.13%) SSL
7 15 (16.13%) WAN
8 14 (15.05%) IPsec
8 14 (15.05%) SNMP
8 14 (15.05%) Wireless
9 13 (13.98%) Cisco ISE
9 13 (13.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (13.98%) Ethernet
9 13 (13.98%) LAN
9 13 (13.98%) VLAN
9 13 (13.98%) VPN
10 8 (8.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (7.53%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.08%) GDB
1 1 (1.08%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.08%) sqlmap
1 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.98%) Billing
2 6 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Analyst
2 28 (30.11%) Security Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Architect
3 15 (16.13%) Security Architect
4 13 (13.98%) SOC Analyst
5 12 (12.90%) Security Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Security Solutions Architect
6 11 (11.83%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.60%) Network Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) Network Operations Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Network Support
8 7 (7.53%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Operations Support Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Security Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) Security Support Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) Middleware
2 1 (1.08%) OAuth
2 1 (1.08%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 23 (24.73%) Management Information System
3 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (15.05%) Cyber Attack
5 13 (13.98%) FlexPod
6 10 (10.75%) iPad
7 8 (8.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (7.53%) Freedom of Information
9 6 (6.45%) CMDB
9 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
10 5 (5.38%) SCADA
11 4 (4.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
13 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
13 1 (1.08%) Clustering
13 1 (1.08%) PKI
13 1 (1.08%) Taxonomies
13 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.11%) Windows
2 17 (18.28%) Linux
3 13 (13.98%) Unix
4 4 (4.30%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) ITIL
2 33 (35.48%) Information Security
3 28 (30.11%) Presales
4 26 (27.96%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (27.96%) ITIL V3
4 26 (27.96%) Service Delivery
5 23 (24.73%) Incident Management
6 22 (23.66%) Security Operations
7 21 (22.58%) Security Monitoring
8 19 (20.43%) Line Management
8 19 (20.43%) Project Management
9 16 (17.20%) Mentoring
10 15 (16.13%) Security Management
11 14 (15.05%) Time Management
11 14 (15.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 13 (13.98%) Application Performance Management
12 13 (13.98%) Converged Infrastructure
12 13 (13.98%) Information Assurance
12 13 (13.98%) Load Balancing
12 13 (13.98%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) PHP
1 3 (3.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) C
2 2 (2.15%) C#
2 2 (2.15%) C++
2 2 (2.15%) Java
3 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.08%) Perl
3 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (40.86%) CISSP
2 26 (27.96%) Security Cleared
3 23 (24.73%) SC Cleared
4 19 (20.43%) CCNP
4 19 (20.43%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (19.35%) CEH
6 14 (15.05%) Degree
6 14 (15.05%) GCIH
7 13 (13.98%) GIAC
8 12 (12.90%) CISM
9 9 (9.68%) CompTIA Security+
9 9 (9.68%) Security+ Certification
10 8 (8.60%) GCIA
11 7 (7.53%) DV Cleared
11 7 (7.53%) SANS
12 6 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (6.45%) CREST Certified
12 6 (6.45%) ISEB
12 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
12 6 (6.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (13.98%) QA
2 10 (10.75%) PCI DSS
3 9 (9.68%) GPG13
4 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.15%) COBIT
6 1 (1.08%) GDPR
6 1 (1.08%) NIST 800
6 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.83%) Snort
2 7 (7.53%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (11.83%) QRadar
3 10 (10.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 9 (9.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (3.23%) Nessus
5 3 (3.23%) RSA enVision
6 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.08%) Nmap
7 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.08%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 31 (33.33%) Cisco
2 30 (32.26%) CheckPoint
3 14 (15.05%) Fortinet
3 14 (15.05%) Sourcefire
4 13 (13.98%) Aruba
4 13 (13.98%) Brocade
4 13 (13.98%) F5
4 13 (13.98%) HP
4 13 (13.98%) Meraki
4 13 (13.98%) SolarWinds
5 11 (11.83%) LogRhythm
5 11 (11.83%) VMware
6 9 (9.68%) ArcSight
7 7 (7.53%) Citrix
7 7 (7.53%) IBM
8 6 (6.45%) EMC
8 6 (6.45%) NetApp
8 6 (6.45%) Splunk
9 4 (4.30%) Cylance
9 4 (4.30%) Rapid7