The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Q1 Labs products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Q1 Labs over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Q1 Labs
Rank 611 608 620
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Q1 Labs 7 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.016% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.033% 0.034% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 11
Average salary £65,000 £44,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.25% -14.76%
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -19.04%
Q1 Labs
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21018 20797 23392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.53% 46.18% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17267 17378 19889
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Q1 Labs
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Q1 Labs Jobs Demand Trend in London

Q1 Labs
Salary Trend in London

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

Q1 Labs Salary Trend in London

Q1 Labs
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Q1 Labs across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Q1 Labs Salary Histogram in London

Q1 Labs
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Q1 Labs within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
City of London - 1 £57,500 -
Q1 Labs
England

Q1 Labs
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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