Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 682 905 1001
Rank change year-on-year +223 +96 +34
Permanent jobs citing QRadar 47 104 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.083% 0.089% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.50% 0.69% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 40 85 93
Median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -13.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £40,200 £20,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% -13.64% -8.33%

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9,438 15,090 16,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.75% 12.91% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7,825 11,731 12,852
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,305 £60,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +0.51% +7.14% +6.67%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing QRadar as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in England

QRadar
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing QRadar in England.

Salary trend for QRadar in England

QRadar
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing QRadar in England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for QRadar in England

QRadar
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QRadar within the England region over the 6 months to 15 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +188 31 £57,500 +9.52% 3
East of England - 7 £57,500 - 1
North of England +97 3 £40,750 -4.12% 1
South East +140 2 £51,250 -6.82% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
South West +69 1 £25,000 +19.05%
North East - 1 £41,500 -
QRadar
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 43 (91.49%) SIEM
2 34 (72.34%) Splunk
3 29 (61.70%) LogRhythm
4 27 (57.45%) Finance
5 26 (55.32%) Security Operations
6 25 (53.19%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (36.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (34.04%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (34.04%) Firewall
8 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
9 15 (31.91%) Security Management
10 14 (29.79%) Information Security
10 14 (29.79%) IBM
10 14 (29.79%) AWS
11 13 (27.66%) Azure
11 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
12 12 (25.53%) Identity Management
13 11 (23.40%) Network Security
13 11 (23.40%) SANS
14 10 (21.28%) AlienVault
14 10 (21.28%) CheckPoint
15 9 (19.15%) CISSP
15 9 (19.15%) Cisco
15 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
15 9 (19.15%) Degree
15 9 (19.15%) Malware Analysis
15 9 (19.15%) Palo Alto
15 9 (19.15%) Threat Analysis
15 9 (19.15%) Darktrace
15 9 (19.15%) Public Sector

QRadar
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) AWS
2 13 (27.66%) Azure
3 8 (17.02%) Office 365
4 5 (10.64%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (34.04%) Firewall
3 11 (23.40%) Network Security
4 8 (17.02%) Internet
5 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) BGP
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.13%) DNS
7 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.13%) HTTP
7 1 (2.13%) IPsec
7 1 (2.13%) LAN
7 1 (2.13%) NX-OS
7 1 (2.13%) OSPF
7 1 (2.13%) SSL
7 1 (2.13%) VoIP
7 1 (2.13%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Burp Suite
1 2 (4.26%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
3 9 (19.15%) Public Sector
4 8 (17.02%) Electronics
4 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
4 8 (17.02%) Marketing
5 7 (14.89%) Law
6 6 (12.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Analyst
2 15 (31.91%) Security Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Operations Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) SOC Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Consultant
4 7 (14.89%) DevSecOps Consultant
4 7 (14.89%) Security Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Security Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Security Officer
7 4 (8.51%) Splunk Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) IT Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) DevOps Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Cyberattack
3 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) SIEM
2 26 (55.32%) Security Operations
3 25 (53.19%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (34.04%) Vulnerability Management
5 15 (31.91%) Security Management
6 14 (29.79%) Information Security
7 12 (25.53%) Identity Management
8 9 (19.15%) Malware Analysis
8 9 (19.15%) Threat Analysis
9 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (17.02%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (17.02%) Privileged Access Management
9 8 (17.02%) Programme Management
9 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
10 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
10 7 (14.89%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.89%) ITIL
10 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
10 7 (14.89%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) C
2 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.38%) Perl
2 3 (6.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) SANS
2 9 (19.15%) CISSP
2 9 (19.15%) Degree
3 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) CISA
4 5 (10.64%) CISM
5 4 (8.51%) CRISC
6 3 (6.38%) CEH
6 3 (6.38%) GPEN
6 3 (6.38%) Postgraduate
7 2 (4.26%) OSCP
8 1 (2.13%) CCDA
8 1 (2.13%) CCNP
8 1 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.13%) EC-Council LPT
8 1 (2.13%) ECSA
8 1 (2.13%) GIAC
8 1 (2.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) COBIT
1 4 (8.51%) GDPR
1 4 (8.51%) HIPAA
1 4 (8.51%) NIST
2 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Ansible
1 7 (14.89%) Kubernetes
1 7 (14.89%) Puppet
1 7 (14.89%) Terraform
2 3 (6.38%) Nessus
3 1 (2.13%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) Splunk
2 29 (61.70%) LogRhythm
3 14 (29.79%) IBM
4 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
5 10 (21.28%) AlienVault
5 10 (21.28%) CheckPoint
6 9 (19.15%) Cisco
6 9 (19.15%) Darktrace
6 9 (19.15%) Palo Alto
7 8 (17.02%) ArcSight
7 8 (17.02%) BeyondTrust
7 8 (17.02%) Bomgar
7 8 (17.02%) CyberArk
7 8 (17.02%) NetWitness
7 8 (17.02%) SAP
7 8 (17.02%) Thycotic
8 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.13%) Brocade
9 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.13%) Sophos