Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
England > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 510 539 577
Rank change year-on-year +29 +38 +77
Permanent jobs citing QRadar 23 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.083% 0.032% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 0.42% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 18
South East median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -4.55% -15.38%
10th Percentile £47,000 £43,500 £34,125
90th Percentile £89,625 £65,500 £79,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,582 2,377 3,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.28% 7.59% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,042 2,027 2,599
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +6.80% +3.00%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing QRadar as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in the South East

QRadar
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for QRadar in the South East

QRadar
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QRadar in the South East over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for QRadar in the South East

QRadar
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QRadar within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Thames Valley +34 13 £80,000 +77.78% 2
Berkshire +4 13 £80,000 +77.78% 2
Kent - 5 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire +8 2 £40,000 -33.33%
East Sussex - 2 £86,250 -
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 South East region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 17 (73.91%) SIEM
2 15 (65.22%) Splunk
3 13 (56.52%) CISSP
3 13 (56.52%) LogRhythm
4 11 (47.83%) ITIL
4 11 (47.83%) Incident Management
4 11 (47.83%) Network Security
4 11 (47.83%) CyberArk
5 10 (43.48%) IBM
6 9 (39.13%) Qualys
6 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (39.13%) ArcSight
6 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
6 9 (39.13%) Threat Intelligence
7 8 (34.78%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
7 8 (34.78%) Finance
8 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (30.43%) Firewall
8 7 (30.43%) Information Security
8 7 (30.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (30.43%) CISM
8 7 (30.43%) Nessus
9 6 (26.09%) COBIT
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (26.09%) SSL
9 6 (26.09%) VPN

QRadar
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (17.39%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Network Security
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) SSL
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) BGP
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
5 5 (21.74%) OSPF
5 5 (21.74%) VLAN
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Firepower
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
6 4 (17.39%) FWSM
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) MPLS
6 4 (17.39%) SNMP
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
6 4 (17.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Security Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Security Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Security Solutions Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Information Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Network Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Network Security Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Information Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Security Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
4 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) SIEM
2 11 (47.83%) Incident Management
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) Threat Intelligence
3 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (34.78%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 7 (30.43%) Information Security
5 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (26.09%) Presales
7 5 (21.74%) Network Design
7 5 (21.74%) Privileged Access Management
7 5 (21.74%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 4 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
8 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
8 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (17.39%) Software Optimisation
8 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CISSP
2 7 (30.43%) CISM
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (21.74%) CISA
5 4 (17.39%) CCDP
5 4 (17.39%) CCNP
5 4 (17.39%) CCSE
5 4 (17.39%) GIAC
5 4 (17.39%) IISP
5 4 (17.39%) ISSAP
5 4 (17.39%) JNCIP
5 4 (17.39%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 2 (8.70%) CCIE
7 2 (8.70%) CEH
7 2 (8.70%) SANS
8 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
2 7 (30.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (26.09%) COBIT
4 2 (8.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Nessus
2 5 (21.74%) Core Impact
2 5 (21.74%) Nexpose
2 5 (21.74%) OpenVAS
3 4 (17.39%) CSIRT
4 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
4 2 (8.70%) CASB
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Splunk
2 13 (56.52%) LogRhythm
3 11 (47.83%) CyberArk
4 10 (43.48%) IBM
5 9 (39.13%) ArcSight
5 9 (39.13%) Qualys
6 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 6 (26.09%) Palo Alto
8 5 (21.74%) AlienVault
8 5 (21.74%) Aveksa
8 5 (21.74%) Bomgar
8 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
9 4 (17.39%) Fortinet
9 4 (17.39%) Google
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
9 4 (17.39%) SAP
9 4 (17.39%) Tufin
10 3 (13.04%) Symantec