The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Q1 Labs products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Q1 Labs over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Q1 Labs.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Q1 Labs
Rank 897 840 891
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +51
Permanent jobs citing Q1 Labs 5 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.015% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.032% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 6
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £41,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52841 50559 56156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.75% 48.58% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 42870 41693 47759
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Q1 Labs
UK

Q1 Labs
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Q1 Labs across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Q1 Labs Jobs Demand Trend in England

Q1 Labs
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Q1 Labs across the England region.

Q1 Labs Salary Trend in England

Q1 Labs
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Q1 Labs across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Q1 Labs Salary Histogram in England

Q1 Labs
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Q1 Labs within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
London -57 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £34,500 -
Q1 Labs
UK

Q1 Labs
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Q1 Labs also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Q1 Labs.

1 32 (100.00%) SIEM
2 26 (81.25%) Firewall
3 25 (78.13%) Cisco
4 23 (71.88%) Windows
4 23 (71.88%) Information Security
4 23 (71.88%) Network Security
5 22 (68.75%) CISSP
6 21 (65.63%) Cyber Security
7 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (62.50%) Linux
8 18 (56.25%) CCIE
9 16 (50.00%) Oracle
10 15 (46.88%) CCSP
10 15 (46.88%) CCNP
11 14 (43.75%) Internet
12 13 (40.63%) OSPF
12 13 (40.63%) BGP
12 13 (40.63%) VPN
12 13 (40.63%) SSL
12 13 (40.63%) EIGRP
12 13 (40.63%) Wireless
12 13 (40.63%) IPsec
12 13 (40.63%) Degree
12 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (34.38%) ArcSight
15 10 (31.25%) Nessus
15 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
16 9 (28.13%) Computer Science

Q1 Labs
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Q1 Labs also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Q1 Labs. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) Firewall
2 23 (71.88%) Network Security
3 14 (43.75%) Internet
4 13 (40.63%) OSPF
4 13 (40.63%) BGP
4 13 (40.63%) VPN
4 13 (40.63%) SSL
4 13 (40.63%) EIGRP
4 13 (40.63%) Wireless
4 13 (40.63%) IPsec
4 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
7 2 (6.25%) LAN
7 2 (6.25%) WAN
8 1 (3.13%) NetScreen
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Security Engineer
1 15 (46.88%) Network Engineer
1 15 (46.88%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
1 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) SIEM
2 23 (71.88%) Information Security
3 21 (65.63%) Cyber Security
4 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) Information Assurance
6 5 (15.63%) Service Management
6 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.63%) ITSM
7 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.13%) Analytics
9 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) CISSP
2 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (56.25%) CCIE
4 15 (46.88%) CCSP
4 15 (46.88%) CCNP
5 13 (40.63%) Degree
6 6 (18.75%) GIAC
6 6 (18.75%) GCIH
7 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.38%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (6.25%) GCIA
8 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Nessus
2 3 (9.38%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle
3 11 (34.38%) ArcSight
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.75%) McAfee
6 4 (12.50%) Symantec
6 4 (12.50%) LogLogic
6 4 (12.50%) LogRhythm
6 4 (12.50%) Splunk
7 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.25%) IBM
8 2 (6.25%) Tripwire
8 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.13%) Qualys
9 1 (3.13%) NetIQ
9 1 (3.13%) Juniper
9 1 (3.13%) HP