The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Q1 Labs products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Q1 Labs over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Q1 Labs
Rank - 850 870
Permanent jobs citing Q1 Labs 0 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.027% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.056% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 24
Average salary - £42,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.47%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52922 51507 53578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.90% 47.79% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43371 41141 45089
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Q1 Labs
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Q1 Labs Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Q1 Labs
Salary Trend

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

Q1 Labs Salary Trend in the UK

Q1 Labs
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) CA
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%) Nmap
2 6 (85.71%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) COBIT
2 6 (85.71%) WSUS
2 6 (85.71%) LANDesk
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Qualys
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
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%) Symantec

Q1 Labs
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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