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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Q1 Labs
Rank 859 859 839
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs citing Q1 Labs 7 14 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.014% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% 0.029% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 45
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £40,950 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £50,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -19.04%
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
50644 47465 53421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.46% 47.49% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40579 39400 45195
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 7 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Q1 Labs
UK

Q1 Labs
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 18 (100.00%) SIEM
2 15 (83.33%) Information Security
3 14 (77.78%) Windows
4 13 (72.22%) CISSP
4 13 (72.22%) ITIL
5 12 (66.67%) Firewall
5 12 (66.67%) LogLogic
6 9 (50.00%) Symantec
6 9 (50.00%) Finance
6 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) Qualys
6 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (44.44%) Wireshark
7 8 (44.44%) Snort
8 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
8 7 (38.89%) Information Assurance
8 7 (38.89%) GCIH
8 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (38.89%) GIAC
8 7 (38.89%) ITSM
8 7 (38.89%) Service Management
8 7 (38.89%) Java
8 7 (38.89%) Perl
8 7 (38.89%) .NET
9 6 (33.33%) IBM
9 6 (33.33%) Linux
9 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 6 (33.33%) CA
9 6 (33.33%) Security Management

Q1 Labs
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) Wireshark
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Security Analyst
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Security Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) SIEM
2 15 (83.33%) Information Security
3 13 (72.22%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) Information Assurance
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) ITSM
4 7 (38.89%) Service Management
5 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (33.33%) Security Management
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
1 7 (38.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) CISSP
2 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) GCIH
3 7 (38.89%) GIAC
4 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) CISA
5 5 (27.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Snort
2 6 (33.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 12 (66.67%) LogLogic
3 9 (50.00%) Symantec
3 9 (50.00%) Qualys
4 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 6 (33.33%) CA
4 6 (33.33%) LANDesk
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Tripwire
5 3 (16.67%) LogRhythm
5 3 (16.67%) Splunk