Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 572 636
Rank change year-on-year +38 +64 +17
Permanent jobs citing QRadar 9 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.029% 0.053% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.39% 0.60% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 15
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -15.38% +13.04%
10th Percentile £43,500 £34,125 £55,500
90th Percentile £65,500 £79,500 £88,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +29.35%

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 2321 3019 3301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.39% 8.84% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1970 2471 2697
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £29,400
90th Percentile £71,750 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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
Berkshire +46 8 £45,000 -10.00%
Thames Valley +27 8 £45,000 -10.00%
Hampshire -16 1 £60,000 -14.29%
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing QRadar also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 9 (100.00%) SIEM
2 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 8 (88.89%) LogRhythm
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) IBM
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (66.67%) Information Security
5 5 (55.56%) Firewall
5 5 (55.56%) Splunk
5 5 (55.56%) GIAC
5 5 (55.56%) Linux
5 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (44.44%) Analytics
6 4 (44.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
6 4 (44.44%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (44.44%) RSA Security Analytics
6 4 (44.44%) RSA enVision
6 4 (44.44%) Juniper STRM
6 4 (44.44%) Network Packet Capture
6 4 (44.44%) SANS
6 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
6 4 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (44.44%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (44.44%) Cyber Kill Chain

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 (44.44%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 3 (33.33%) FWSM
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) SNMP
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 3 (33.33%) WLAN
5 1 (11.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Radar Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Security Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) ArcSight Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SOC Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 4 (44.44%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) FreeBSD
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) SIEM
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 4 (44.44%) Network Packet Capture
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
4 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (33.33%) Network Design
5 3 (33.33%) Presales
5 3 (33.33%) Software Optimisation
6 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) GIAC
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) CCSA
4 4 (44.44%) CISA
4 4 (44.44%) CISM
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (44.44%) SANS
5 3 (33.33%) CCDP
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) CCSE
5 3 (33.33%) IISP
5 3 (33.33%) ISSAP
5 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
6 1 (11.11%) GCFA
6 1 (11.11%) GCIA
6 1 (11.11%) GCIH
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper STRM
1 4 (44.44%) RSA enVision
1 4 (44.44%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) LogRhythm
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) Splunk
4 4 (44.44%) Sun
5 3 (33.33%) Forcepoint
5 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 3 (33.33%) Tufin
6 2 (22.22%) ArcSight