Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
England > North West
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 338 354 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - +344
Permanent jobs citing QRadar 4 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.038% 0.11% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 1.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 0
North West median annual salary £40,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% - -
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% -

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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,078 1,129 1,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.24% 9.31% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 772 941 837
North West median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,952 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,644 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing QRadar as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in the North West

QRadar
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for QRadar in the North West

QRadar
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QRadar within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 August 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
Manchester +17 2 £42,500 -18.89%
Merseyside - 2 £40,000 -
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 North West region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 4 (100.00%) AlienVault
2 2 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (50.00%) ECIH
2 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (50.00%) NIST
2 2 (50.00%) OpenVAS
2 2 (50.00%) Kali Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Graylog
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (50.00%) OSCP
2 2 (50.00%) OSCE
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (50.00%) CHFI
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Qualys
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) AWS

QRadar
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Junior
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) CHFI
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) ECIH
1 2 (50.00%) GCIH
1 2 (50.00%) GIAC
1 2 (50.00%) OSCE
1 2 (50.00%) OSCP
2 1 (25.00%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (50.00%) NIST
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) ArcSight ESM
1 2 (50.00%) Graylog
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
1 2 (50.00%) Nmap
1 2 (50.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) AlienVault
1 4 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (50.00%) Qualys
2 2 (50.00%) VMware