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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Q1 Labs
Rank 874 831 843
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +12
Permanent jobs citing Q1 Labs 3 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.029% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.006% 0.061% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 24
Average salary £65,000 £42,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £24,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -52.00%
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
51215 49043 49026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.87% 47.45% 47.15%
Number of salaries quoted 41781 40376 41391
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
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 21 November 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 -36 3 £65,000 +54.76%
Q1 Labs
UK

Q1 Labs
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 11 (100.00%) SIEM
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 9 (81.82%) CISSP
4 8 (72.73%) Firewall
5 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
5 6 (54.55%) CA
5 6 (54.55%) IBM
5 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 6 (54.55%) Nmap
5 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Security Management
5 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
5 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
5 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 6 (54.55%) LANDesk
5 6 (54.55%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (54.55%) Qualys
5 6 (54.55%) COBIT
5 6 (54.55%) WSUS
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (45.45%) LogLogic
6 5 (45.45%) Snort
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) Symantec
6 5 (45.45%) CISA

Q1 Labs
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Security Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Security Operations Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) SIEM
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Security Management
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
4 3 (27.27%) ITSM
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) CISA
2 5 (45.45%) CISM
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) GCIH
3 3 (27.27%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Nmap
2 5 (45.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (54.55%) CA
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) LANDesk
2 6 (54.55%) Qualys
3 5 (45.45%) LogLogic
3 5 (45.45%) Symantec
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco