Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 734 766 810
Rank change year-on-year +32 +44 +76
Permanent jobs citing QRadar 79 87 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.95% 1.14% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 76 70 40
London median annual salary £57,500 £61,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% -1.60% -7.41%
10th Percentile £47,375 £33,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £85,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -15.38%

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 8,283 7,603 7,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.19% 10.29% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6,734 6,288 6,702
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% +7.83% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 -19 12 £62,500 +64.47%
North London - 4 £42,500 -
West London - 2 £50,000 - 3
East London - 1 £57,000 - 1
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 72 (91.14%) Splunk
1 72 (91.14%) SIEM
2 61 (77.22%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (69.62%) Network Security
4 51 (64.56%) Qualys
4 51 (64.56%) Firewall
5 48 (60.76%) Security Operations
5 48 (60.76%) Security Operations Centre
6 39 (49.37%) Vulnerability Management
7 36 (45.57%) PKI
8 35 (44.30%) Threat Management
9 34 (43.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 34 (43.04%) Data Loss Prevention
10 25 (31.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 25 (31.65%) LogRhythm
11 22 (27.85%) Information Security
12 21 (26.58%) Linux
13 20 (25.32%) ArcSight
14 19 (24.05%) CISSP
15 18 (22.78%) Palo Alto
16 17 (21.52%) CEH
17 16 (20.25%) AlienVault
17 16 (20.25%) Malware Analysis
17 16 (20.25%) OSCP
18 15 (18.99%) Nessus
18 15 (18.99%) GCIH
19 14 (17.72%) Risk Management
19 14 (17.72%) Elastic Stack
20 13 (16.46%) OpenVAS
20 13 (16.46%) Metasploit

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 11 (13.92%) Apache
2 9 (11.39%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.27%) nginx
5 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (69.62%) Network Security
2 51 (64.56%) Firewall
3 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
4 10 (12.66%) Sourcefire
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (6.33%) DKIM
6 5 (6.33%) DMARC
7 4 (5.06%) DNS
7 4 (5.06%) IPv4
7 4 (5.06%) IPv6
8 3 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.80%) VPN
9 2 (2.53%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (2.53%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (2.53%) HTTP
9 2 (2.53%) LAN
9 2 (2.53%) MPLS
9 2 (2.53%) SSL
9 2 (2.53%) WAN
9 2 (2.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) Hadoop
2 9 (11.39%) Big Data
3 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.53%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.53%) Redis
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.06%) Games
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (45.57%) Consultant
2 35 (44.30%) Security Consultant
3 26 (32.91%) Security Engineer
4 22 (27.85%) IT Consultant
4 22 (27.85%) IT Security Consultant
5 12 (15.19%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 12 (15.19%) Managing Consultant
6 11 (13.92%) Analyst
6 11 (13.92%) Senior Consultant
6 11 (13.92%) Senior Security Consultant
7 10 (12.66%) Senior IT Consultant
7 10 (12.66%) Senior IT Security Consultant
8 9 (11.39%) Security Analyst
9 7 (8.86%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) SOC Analyst
11 5 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (5.06%) Operations Analyst
12 4 (5.06%) Security Operations Analyst
12 4 (5.06%) Senior Security Analyst
13 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (7.59%) .NET
3 5 (6.33%) Regular Expression
3 5 (6.33%) SAML
4 2 (2.53%) Flask
4 2 (2.53%) Web Services
5 1 (1.27%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.27%) LDAP
5 1 (1.27%) Middleware
5 1 (1.27%) REST
5 1 (1.27%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.27%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (60.76%) Security Operations Centre
2 36 (45.57%) PKI
3 34 (43.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
5 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.59%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (7.59%) BYOD
7 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
7 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.27%) CMDB
9 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) Kali Linux
3 6 (7.59%) VMS
4 5 (6.33%) Unix
5 3 (3.80%) CentOS
5 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.27%) AIX
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (91.14%) SIEM
2 61 (77.22%) Cybersecurity
3 48 (60.76%) Security Operations
4 39 (49.37%) Vulnerability Management
5 35 (44.30%) Threat Management
6 34 (43.04%) Data Loss Prevention
7 25 (31.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 22 (27.85%) Information Security
9 16 (20.25%) Malware Analysis
10 14 (17.72%) Risk Management
11 11 (13.92%) Cyber Intelligence
12 10 (12.66%) Computer Forensics
12 10 (12.66%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
13 9 (11.39%) Analytics
13 9 (11.39%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (11.39%) Event Correlation
13 9 (11.39%) Identity Access Management
13 9 (11.39%) Machine Learning
14 7 (8.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) Python
2 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.53%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) CISSP
2 17 (21.52%) CEH
3 16 (20.25%) OSCP
4 15 (18.99%) GCIH
5 13 (16.46%) Degree
6 10 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (8.86%) GIAC
8 6 (7.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (7.59%) CCSP
8 6 (7.59%) CHFI
8 6 (7.59%) ECIH
8 6 (7.59%) OSCE
9 4 (5.06%) SANS
10 3 (3.80%) CCNP
10 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (3.80%) GCIA
11 2 (2.53%) CCNA
11 2 (2.53%) CISA
11 2 (2.53%) CISM
12 1 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.39%) GPG13
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) FINRA
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) HDFS
1 9 (11.39%) Snort
2 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.33%) KVM
5 1 (1.27%) Docker
5 1 (1.27%) NFS
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) Nessus
2 13 (16.46%) OpenVAS
3 9 (11.39%) Suricata
4 6 (7.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (7.59%) Nmap
5 5 (6.33%) SCCM
5 5 (6.33%) SCOM
6 3 (3.80%) CASB
7 2 (2.53%) Kibana
8 1 (1.27%) Ansible
8 1 (1.27%) Cacti
8 1 (1.27%) Core Impact
8 1 (1.27%) CSIRT
8 1 (1.27%) Nexpose
8 1 (1.27%) Puppet
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.27%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.27%) vRealize
8 1 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 72 (91.14%) Splunk
2 51 (64.56%) Qualys
3 25 (31.65%) LogRhythm
4 20 (25.32%) ArcSight
5 18 (22.78%) Palo Alto
6 16 (20.25%) AlienVault
7 12 (15.19%) Cisco
8 11 (13.92%) FireEye
9 9 (11.39%) Fortinet
9 9 (11.39%) Rapid7
9 9 (11.39%) Sophos
9 9 (11.39%) TippingPoint
10 8 (10.13%) VMware
11 6 (7.59%) Tripwire
12 4 (5.06%) AlgoSec
12 4 (5.06%) Okta
12 4 (5.06%) OneLogin
12 4 (5.06%) Tufin
13 3 (3.80%) McAfee
13 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds