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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Q1 Labs
Rank 895 845 830
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -15
Permanent jobs citing Q1 Labs 8 19 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.017% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.015% 0.036% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 49
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.52%

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
54560 52327 57936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.27% 47.96% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43285 42840 48721
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Q1 Labs over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Q1 Labs Salary Histogram in the UK

Q1 Labs
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Q1 Labs within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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 -14 8 £60,000 -20.00% 1
England -25 8 £60,000 +41.17% 1
City of London -1 5 £60,000 +11.62%

Q1 Labs
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (100.00%) SIEM
2 15 (93.75%) ArcSight
3 13 (81.25%) LogLogic
4 12 (75.00%) Information Security
4 12 (75.00%) Firewall
5 11 (68.75%) Windows
6 10 (62.50%) ITIL
6 10 (62.50%) CISSP
7 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
7 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
7 9 (56.25%) Finance
7 9 (56.25%) Symantec
8 8 (50.00%) Snort
8 8 (50.00%) Wireshark
9 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
9 7 (43.75%) GCIH
9 7 (43.75%) Information Assurance
9 7 (43.75%) Java
9 7 (43.75%) Perl
9 7 (43.75%) .NET
9 7 (43.75%) GIAC
9 7 (43.75%) Service Management
9 7 (43.75%) ITSM
10 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
10 6 (37.50%) Qualys
10 6 (37.50%) Banking
11 3 (18.75%) COBIT
11 3 (18.75%) WSUS
11 3 (18.75%) LANDesk
11 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis

Q1 Labs
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Security Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Operations Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) SIEM
2 12 (75.00%) Information Security
3 10 (62.50%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) Service Management
4 7 (43.75%) ITSM
4 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Information Assurance
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (18.75%) Security Management
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) GIAC
3 7 (43.75%) GCIH
4 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) CISA
5 2 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Snort
2 3 (18.75%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) ArcSight
2 13 (81.25%) LogLogic
3 9 (56.25%) Symantec
4 6 (37.50%) Qualys
5 3 (18.75%) Splunk
5 3 (18.75%) LogRhythm
5 3 (18.75%) Tripwire
5 3 (18.75%) LANDesk
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) CA
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) F5
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Juniper
7 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat