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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 173 185
Rank change year-on-year +37 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 75 68 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.57% 1.10% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.25% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 55 44 33
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,250 £33,436
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -13.63% +15.78%  

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 4315 5452 4247
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 90.06% 88.23% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 4385 3549
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,898
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Warwickshire +53 27 £40,000 -4.19% 1
Birmingham +2 26 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Worcestershire - 8 £50,000 -
Solihull -18 7 £45,000 -30.76%
Coventry - 2 £48,500 -
West Bromwich -6 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 115 (58.67%) Firewall
2 94 (47.96%) CISSP
3 74 (37.76%) Cybersecurity
4 60 (30.61%) Windows
5 59 (30.10%) Network Security
6 57 (29.08%) Security Operations
7 55 (28.06%) CISM
8 52 (26.53%) Information Security
9 50 (25.51%) PCI DSS
9 50 (25.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 42 (21.43%) ITIL
11 41 (20.92%) Vulnerability Management
12 40 (20.41%) CEH
13 39 (19.90%) Presales
14 38 (19.39%) GIAC
15 37 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
16 36 (18.37%) TCP/IP
16 36 (18.37%) Malware Analysis
16 36 (18.37%) Data Centre
17 35 (17.86%) Security Operations Centre
17 35 (17.86%) Linux
17 35 (17.86%) Management Information System
18 34 (17.35%) Cisco
18 34 (17.35%) Security Cleared
19 32 (16.33%) LogRhythm
19 32 (16.33%) Unix
19 32 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (15.82%) CCNP
20 31 (15.82%) GCIH
20 31 (15.82%) SC Cleared

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 10 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (8.16%) Sentinel
2 14 (7.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.67%) Office 365
2 5 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (58.67%) Firewall
2 59 (30.10%) Network Security
3 36 (18.37%) TCP/IP
4 25 (12.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (10.20%) DNS
6 19 (9.69%) Wireshark
7 12 (6.12%) LAN
7 12 (6.12%) WAN
8 11 (5.61%) HTTP
9 10 (5.10%) MPLS
10 9 (4.59%) SSL
11 7 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (3.57%) DHCP
11 7 (3.57%) SNMP
11 7 (3.57%) VPN
12 6 (3.06%) FTP
12 6 (3.06%) IPv4
12 6 (3.06%) IPv6
12 6 (3.06%) POP3
12 6 (3.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.57%) Big Data
2 5 (2.55%) ZAP BI
3 1 (0.51%) MySQL
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (5.10%) Burp Suite
1 10 (5.10%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.51%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (11.73%) Finance
2 5 (2.55%) Law
3 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.51%) Legal
4 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 82 (41.84%) Analyst
2 54 (27.55%) Security Analyst
3 39 (19.90%) SOC Analyst
4 27 (13.78%) Consultant
5 24 (12.24%) Security Officer
6 20 (10.20%) SIEM Consultant
7 18 (9.18%) Operations Analyst
8 16 (8.16%) IT Analyst
8 16 (8.16%) IT Security Analyst
8 16 (8.16%) Security Operations Analyst
8 16 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (7.14%) Security Specialist
9 14 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
10 13 (6.63%) Information Officer
10 13 (6.63%) Information Security Officer
11 12 (6.12%) Senior IT Security Analyst
12 11 (5.61%) Security Engineer
13 10 (5.10%) Operations Manager
13 10 (5.10%) Security Operations Specialist
14 9 (4.59%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.53%) Middleware
2 1 (0.51%) OAuth
2 1 (0.51%) OpenID
2 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.51%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 35 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 35 (17.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 32 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (10.71%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (10.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (7.14%) CESG
6 14 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
6 14 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (5.10%) Cyber Attack
7 10 (5.10%) iPad
7 10 (5.10%) SCADA
8 7 (3.57%) PKI
9 3 (1.53%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.02%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.61%) Windows
2 35 (17.86%) Linux
3 32 (16.33%) Unix
4 5 (2.55%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.76%) Cybersecurity
2 57 (29.08%) Security Operations
3 52 (26.53%) Information Security
4 42 (21.43%) ITIL
5 41 (20.92%) Vulnerability Management
6 39 (19.90%) Presales
7 36 (18.37%) Malware Analysis
8 30 (15.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 29 (14.80%) Risk Management
10 27 (13.78%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (12.76%) Incident Management
11 25 (12.76%) Risk Assessment
12 22 (11.22%) Change Management
13 20 (10.20%) Reverse Engineering
14 18 (9.18%) ITIL V3
14 18 (9.18%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 17 (8.67%) Customer Requirements
16 16 (8.16%) Problem Management
16 16 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (7.65%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.53%) Java
2 2 (1.02%) Perl
2 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (47.96%) CISSP
2 55 (28.06%) CISM
3 40 (20.41%) CEH
4 38 (19.39%) GIAC
5 37 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (17.35%) Security Cleared
7 31 (15.82%) CCNP
7 31 (15.82%) GCIH
7 31 (15.82%) SC Cleared
8 26 (13.27%) CISA
9 25 (12.76%) CCNA
9 25 (12.76%) GCIA
10 22 (11.22%) SANS
11 21 (10.71%) Degree
11 21 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (7.14%) CCSA
13 13 (6.63%) CREST Certified
13 13 (6.63%) SSCP
14 12 (6.12%) OSCP
15 10 (5.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (25.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 50 (25.51%) PCI DSS
2 30 (15.31%) Cyber Essentials
3 22 (11.22%) GPG13
4 14 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 14 (7.14%) QA
5 7 (3.57%) SLA
6 3 (1.53%) ISO22301
6 3 (1.53%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.53%) ISO27005
System Software
1 23 (11.73%) Snort
2 22 (11.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (13.27%) QRadar
2 23 (11.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 22 (11.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (3.06%) RSA enVision
5 2 (1.02%) Nessus
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (17.35%) Cisco
2 32 (16.33%) LogRhythm
3 24 (12.24%) IBM
4 20 (10.20%) CheckPoint
5 18 (9.18%) ArcSight
6 12 (6.12%) Microsoft
7 11 (5.61%) Qualys
8 9 (4.59%) Splunk
9 8 (4.08%) Palo Alto
10 6 (3.06%) LogLogic
10 6 (3.06%) NetWitness
11 5 (2.55%) Intel Security
11 5 (2.55%) Juniper
12 4 (2.04%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.04%) VMware
13 3 (1.53%) CyberArk
14 2 (1.02%) Citrix
14 2 (1.02%) NetApp
14 2 (1.02%) Sourcefire
14 2 (1.02%) Tufin
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