The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Q1 Labs
Rank - 835 846
Permanent jobs citing Q1 Labs 0 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.028% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.060% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 23
Average salary - £42,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £24,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -54.28%
Q1 Labs
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50347 48611 51066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.93% 47.55% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41532 39379 43391
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) CA
2 6 (85.71%) LANDesk
2 6 (85.71%) Qualys
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) Security Management
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 6 (85.71%) Business Continuity
2 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) COBIT
2 6 (85.71%) Nmap
2 6 (85.71%) WSUS
3 5 (71.43%) CISA
3 5 (71.43%) CISM
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Advertising
7 1 (14.29%) Finance

Q1 Labs
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Security Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (85.71%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) Security Management
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 6 (85.71%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) CISA
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Nmap
2 1 (14.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) CA
2 6 (85.71%) LANDesk
2 6 (85.71%) Qualys
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) LogLogic
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec