Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 734 726 787
Rank change year-on-year -8 +61 +83
Permanent jobs citing QRadar 51 98 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.081% 0.14% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.61% 1.34% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 50 61 45
London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £44,875 £32,500 £48,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -6.38%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 8,300 7,287 7,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.26% 10.36% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6,657 6,122 6,174
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in London

QRadar
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for QRadar in London

QRadar
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QRadar in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for QRadar in London

QRadar
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QRadar within the London region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Central London +5 6 £52,500 +44.83%
West London - 2 £50,000 -
East London - 1 £57,000 - 1
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 London region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 48 (94.12%) SIEM
2 40 (78.43%) Splunk
3 36 (70.59%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (58.82%) Qualys
5 29 (56.86%) Firewall
6 24 (47.06%) Nessus
6 24 (47.06%) Python
6 24 (47.06%) ArcSight
6 24 (47.06%) Palo Alto
7 22 (43.14%) Security Operations
7 22 (43.14%) Cisco
8 21 (41.18%) LogRhythm
8 21 (41.18%) PowerShell
9 20 (39.22%) Network Security
9 20 (39.22%) Linux
10 19 (37.25%) Metasploit
11 18 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (35.29%) Data Loss Prevention
12 17 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
12 17 (33.33%) FireEye
13 16 (31.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 16 (31.37%) Degree
13 16 (31.37%) Management Information System
14 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
14 14 (27.45%) Web Services
14 14 (27.45%) Symantec
14 14 (27.45%) McAfee
14 14 (27.45%) Windows
14 14 (27.45%) Patch Management
14 14 (27.45%) ServiceNow

QRadar
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
1 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.96%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.84%) OpenDNS
4 2 (3.92%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.92%) Office 365
4 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) Firewall
2 20 (39.22%) Network Security
3 9 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (17.65%) Wireshark
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.80%) DKIM
5 5 (9.80%) DMARC
5 5 (9.80%) VPN
6 4 (7.84%) Sourcefire
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.88%) DNS
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (3.92%) LAN
8 2 (3.92%) MPLS
8 2 (3.92%) SSL
8 2 (3.92%) WAN
8 2 (3.92%) Wireless
9 1 (1.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.80%) Big Data
3 4 (7.84%) DB2
3 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.88%) Neo4j
4 3 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Metasploit
2 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.84%) Burp Suite
3 4 (7.84%) Rational Application Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Subversion
3 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.84%) Advertising
1 4 (7.84%) Banking
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Security Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Consultant
3 11 (21.57%) Security Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) IT Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) IT Security Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) SIEM Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Malware Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Security Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) SOC Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) IT Security Specialist
8 4 (7.84%) Security Specialist
8 4 (7.84%) Security Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Security Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Security Specialist
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Web Services
2 10 (19.61%) .NET
3 8 (15.69%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (9.80%) Regular Expression
5 4 (7.84%) HTML
5 4 (7.84%) J2EE
5 4 (7.84%) Java EE
5 4 (7.84%) JSON
5 4 (7.84%) JSP
5 4 (7.84%) LDAP
5 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 3 (5.88%) Flask
7 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.96%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Management Information System
2 11 (21.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (15.69%) PKI
4 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (13.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (11.76%) BYOD
6 4 (7.84%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (5.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.96%) CMDB
8 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) Windows
3 13 (25.49%) Kali Linux
4 9 (17.65%) Unix
5 4 (7.84%) CentOS
5 4 (7.84%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) SIEM
2 36 (70.59%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (43.14%) Security Operations
4 18 (35.29%) Data Loss Prevention
4 18 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
6 16 (31.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
7 14 (27.45%) Patch Management
8 13 (25.49%) Digital Forensics
8 13 (25.49%) Identity Management
8 13 (25.49%) Information Security
8 13 (25.49%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (21.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (19.61%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (17.65%) Case Management
12 8 (15.69%) Threat Intelligence
13 7 (13.73%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 7 (13.73%) Threat Management
14 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) Python
2 21 (41.18%) PowerShell
3 13 (25.49%) C#
4 9 (17.65%) C
4 9 (17.65%) C++
4 9 (17.65%) SQL
4 9 (17.65%) VB
5 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.80%) Java
6 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.84%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 12 (23.53%) CISSP
2 12 (23.53%) SANS
3 9 (17.65%) GCIH
4 8 (15.69%) CEH
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (15.69%) GIAC
5 7 (13.73%) OSCP
6 5 (9.80%) GCIA
7 4 (7.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (7.84%) CCSP
7 4 (7.84%) CHFI
7 4 (7.84%) ECIH
7 4 (7.84%) OSCE
8 3 (5.88%) CCNP
8 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (3.92%) CCNA
9 2 (3.92%) GSNA
10 1 (1.96%) CISA
10 1 (1.96%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.84%) GDPR
3 3 (5.88%) GPG13
4 1 (1.96%) COBIT
4 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Snort
2 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.80%) KVM
4 3 (5.88%) HDFS
5 2 (3.92%) Squid
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (47.06%) Nessus
2 12 (23.53%) Suricata
3 11 (21.57%) OpenVAS
4 10 (19.61%) Nexpose
5 9 (17.65%) EnCase
5 9 (17.65%) FTK
6 6 (11.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (9.80%) SCCM
7 5 (9.80%) SCOM
8 4 (7.84%) CSIRT
8 4 (7.84%) Nmap
8 4 (7.84%) Tivoli
8 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (5.88%) AirWatch
9 3 (5.88%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 3 (5.88%) Kibana
9 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (1.96%) Cacti
10 1 (1.96%) Core Impact
10 1 (1.96%) SELinux
Vendors
1 40 (78.43%) Splunk
2 30 (58.82%) Qualys
3 24 (47.06%) ArcSight
3 24 (47.06%) Palo Alto
4 22 (43.14%) Cisco
5 21 (41.18%) LogRhythm
6 17 (33.33%) FireEye
7 14 (27.45%) McAfee
7 14 (27.45%) ServiceNow
7 14 (27.45%) Symantec
8 13 (25.49%) CheckPoint
8 13 (25.49%) CyberArk
8 13 (25.49%) IBM
9 12 (23.53%) Google
10 11 (21.57%) Forcepoint
11 10 (19.61%) Bomgar
11 10 (19.61%) Thycotic
11 10 (19.61%) VMware
12 9 (17.65%) NetWitness
12 9 (17.65%) Trend Micro