Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 509 548 621
Rank change year-on-year +39 +73 +21
Permanent jobs citing QRadar 45 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.024% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.75% 0.27% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 14
South East median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.63% +34.38% -33.33%
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,576 2,593 3,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.55% 8.83% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,960 2,102 2,688
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +22 25 £51,250 -62.04% 1
Berkshire +23 24 £50,000 -62.96% 1
Kent - 18 £60,000 -
Hampshire -19 2 £72,500 +93.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 1 £52,500 -22.22%
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 42 (93.33%) LogRhythm
2 41 (91.11%) Splunk
3 40 (88.89%) ITIL
4 36 (80.00%) CISSP
5 26 (57.78%) SIEM
6 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (48.89%) Cisco
6 22 (48.89%) IBM
6 22 (48.89%) CheckPoint
7 21 (46.67%) TCP/IP
7 21 (46.67%) Juniper
7 21 (46.67%) LAN
7 21 (46.67%) WAN
7 21 (46.67%) ArcSight
7 21 (46.67%) Presales
8 20 (44.44%) Data Centre
8 20 (44.44%) Cyberthreat
8 20 (44.44%) Security Monitoring
8 20 (44.44%) Cisco Firepower
8 20 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 20 (44.44%) Incident Management
8 20 (44.44%) VLAN
8 20 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (44.44%) Load Balancing
8 20 (44.44%) CCNP
8 20 (44.44%) VPN
8 20 (44.44%) Information Security
8 20 (44.44%) MPLS
8 20 (44.44%) OSPF
9 19 (42.22%) BGP

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 19 (42.22%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) LAN
1 21 (46.67%) TCP/IP
1 21 (46.67%) WAN
2 20 (44.44%) Cisco Firepower
2 20 (44.44%) MPLS
2 20 (44.44%) OSPF
2 20 (44.44%) VLAN
2 20 (44.44%) VPN
3 19 (42.22%) BGP
3 19 (42.22%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (42.22%) DHCP
3 19 (42.22%) DNS
3 19 (42.22%) Ethernet
3 19 (42.22%) FWSM
3 19 (42.22%) Network Security
3 19 (42.22%) SNMP
3 19 (42.22%) SSL
3 19 (42.22%) Wireshark
3 19 (42.22%) WLAN
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Analyst
2 21 (46.67%) Security Analyst
3 19 (42.22%) Architect
3 19 (42.22%) Security Architect
3 19 (42.22%) Security Solutions Architect
3 19 (42.22%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (40.00%) Information Analyst
4 18 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 15 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (31.11%) Senior Information Analyst
6 14 (31.11%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 14 (31.11%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) SIEM Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) IT Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Service Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) SIEM Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) SIEM Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) SOC Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Cyberthreat
1 20 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 19 (42.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) FreeBSD
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) ITIL
2 26 (57.78%) SIEM
3 21 (46.67%) Presales
4 20 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 20 (44.44%) Information Security
4 20 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 20 (44.44%) Security Monitoring
4 20 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
5 19 (42.22%) E-Commerce
5 19 (42.22%) ITIL V3
5 19 (42.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 19 (42.22%) Network Design
5 19 (42.22%) Software Optimisation
6 17 (37.78%) Privileged Access Management
7 14 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.33%) Analytics
9 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (8.89%) Information Security Management
9 4 (8.89%) Security Management
10 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C#
1 1 (2.22%) Perl
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (80.00%) CISSP
2 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (44.44%) CCNP
4 19 (42.22%) CCDP
4 19 (42.22%) CCSE
4 19 (42.22%) IISP
4 19 (42.22%) ISSAP
4 19 (42.22%) JNCIP
5 17 (37.78%) CISM
6 16 (35.56%) CISA
7 3 (6.67%) CCNA
8 2 (4.44%) CCSA
8 2 (4.44%) GIAC
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.44%) SANS
8 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.22%) CREST Certified
9 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (42.22%) PCI DSS
3 18 (40.00%) COBIT
3 18 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.22%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (40.00%) Core Impact
1 18 (40.00%) Nessus
1 18 (40.00%) Nexpose
1 18 (40.00%) OpenVAS
2 6 (13.33%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (6.67%) PowerBroker
4 2 (4.44%) Juniper STRM
4 2 (4.44%) RSA enVision
5 1 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 42 (93.33%) LogRhythm
2 41 (91.11%) Splunk
3 22 (48.89%) CheckPoint
3 22 (48.89%) Cisco
3 22 (48.89%) IBM
4 21 (46.67%) ArcSight
4 21 (46.67%) Juniper
5 19 (42.22%) Forcepoint
5 19 (42.22%) Fortinet
5 19 (42.22%) SolarWinds
5 19 (42.22%) Tufin
6 18 (40.00%) AlienVault
6 18 (40.00%) CyberArk
6 18 (40.00%) Qualys
7 17 (37.78%) Aveksa
7 17 (37.78%) Bomgar
8 2 (4.44%) F5
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.44%) Sun
9 1 (2.22%) HP