Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for QRadar skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QRadar over the 6 months to 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 164 164
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +36
Permanent jobs citing QRadar 7 37 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.23% 0.99% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.05% 10.34% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 7
Birmingham median annual salary £43,250 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.62% +50.00% -46.15%
10th Percentile £37,000 £50,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,250 £61,250 £40,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £52,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -17.62% +50.00% -25.53%

QRadar is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 342 358 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.43% 9.60% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 217 165 151
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £46,203 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.22% +8.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,100 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% +12.50% -6.98%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing QRadar as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in Birmingham

QRadar
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QRadar in Birmingham.

Salary trend for QRadar in Birmingham

QRadar
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QRadar in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for QRadar in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT jobs citing QRadar also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
3 5 (71.43%) Security Operations
4 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) CISSP
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (42.86%) Splunk
5 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (42.86%) Cyberattack
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) AlienVault
5 3 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (42.86%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (28.57%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) Mimecast
6 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) Rapid7
6 2 (28.57%) Digital Forensics

QRadar
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Mimecast
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) HSRP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Information Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) IT Security Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Security Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Information Officer
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Cyberattack
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
3 5 (71.43%) Security Operations
4 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 2 (28.57%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering
6 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (28.57%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) Service Management
7 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SANS
3 1 (14.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nessus
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) AlienVault
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Qualys
2 2 (28.57%) Rapid7
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) NetWitness
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds