Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 435 288 493
Rank change year-on-year -147 +205 +25
Permanent jobs citing QRadar 19 2 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.025% 0.063%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 0.18% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 5
10th Percentile " " £42,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +26.09% - -4.17%
75th Percentile £82,500 £61,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,500 " £69,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +57.89% - -17.39%

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 2,728 1,090 2,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.19% 13.59% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,628 890 2,124
10th Percentile £32,625 £35,000 £31,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.84% +6.36%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing QRadar as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing QRadar in the South East.

Salary trend for QRadar in the South East

QRadar
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing QRadar in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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 -93 9 £80,000 +39.13%
Berkshire -65 6 £80,000 +39.13%
Surrey - 6 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £72,500 -
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 19 (100.00%) SIEM
2 16 (84.21%) Splunk
2 16 (84.21%) LogRhythm
3 11 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (52.63%) AWS
5 9 (47.37%) Security Operations
6 8 (42.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco
6 8 (42.11%) WAN
6 8 (42.11%) Azure
6 8 (42.11%) Use Case
7 7 (36.84%) Network Security
7 7 (36.84%) DNS
7 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 7 (36.84%) Firewall
7 7 (36.84%) OSPF
7 7 (36.84%) BGP
8 6 (31.58%) Sophos
8 6 (31.58%) CCIE
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
8 6 (31.58%) SABSA
8 6 (31.58%) ArcSight
9 5 (26.32%) DevOps
9 5 (26.32%) Network Architecture
9 5 (26.32%) CESG
9 5 (26.32%) CESG CLAS

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) AWS
2 8 (42.11%) Azure
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (10.53%) IaaS
4 2 (10.53%) PaaS
4 2 (10.53%) SaaS
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Sentinel
5 1 (5.26%) GCP
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) BGP
2 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security
2 7 (36.84%) OSPF
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) HTTP
4 4 (21.05%) SMTP
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) MPLS
5 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire
6 2 (10.53%) IPsec
7 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.26%) ICMP
7 1 (5.26%) IGRP
7 1 (5.26%) RTP
7 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (10.53%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (10.53%) Public Sector
1 2 (10.53%) Social Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Security Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) SIEM Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Security Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Network Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Network Security Architect
5 4 (21.05%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Architect
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Architect
7 2 (10.53%) ArcSight Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (10.53%) Splunk Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 1 (5.26%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (26.32%) CESG
2 5 (26.32%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (26.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) SIEM
2 11 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (47.37%) Security Operations
4 8 (42.11%) Use Case
5 6 (31.58%) SABSA
5 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
6 5 (26.32%) Change Management
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) Network Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security
7 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
8 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (10.53%) Security Management
9 1 (5.26%) Data Security
9 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) CCIE
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) CISSP
3 5 (26.32%) CLAS
3 5 (26.32%) CREST Certified
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (15.79%) MCSE
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (15.79%) SSCP
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (10.53%) GDPR
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) HIPAA
3 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware NSX
3 1 (5.26%) Snort
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Ansible
2 3 (15.79%) Nessus
3 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) LogRhythm
1 16 (84.21%) Splunk
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) ArcSight
3 6 (31.58%) Sophos
4 5 (26.32%) AlienVault
5 4 (21.05%) CrowdStrike
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) EMC
6 3 (15.79%) F5
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
6 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) Cramer
7 2 (10.53%) Darktrace
7 2 (10.53%) Infoblox
7 2 (10.53%) Radware
7 2 (10.53%) Trend Micro