Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 505 552 606
Rank change year-on-year +47 +54 +30
Permanent jobs citing QRadar 38 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.017% 0.039%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.50% 0.21% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 14
South East median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -23.81% -19.23%
10th Percentile £56,250 £36,250 £29,625
90th Percentile £87,500 £61,750 £66,875
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -19.23%

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 2,537 2,385 3,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.58% 8.19% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,034 1,984 2,708
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -3.55% +9.44%
10th Percentile £29,825 £28,575 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Kent - 21 £60,000 -
Berkshire +12 14 £80,000 +77.78%
Thames Valley +9 14 £80,000 +42.22%
Hampshire -16 1 £80,000 +113.33% 2
East Sussex - 1 £82,500 -
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (94.74%) Splunk
2 33 (86.84%) LogRhythm
3 31 (81.58%) ITIL
4 28 (73.68%) CISSP
5 24 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (63.16%) PCI DSS
6 23 (60.53%) ArcSight
6 23 (60.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (60.53%) Finance
7 22 (57.89%) Information Security
7 22 (57.89%) COBIT
7 22 (57.89%) Qualys
8 21 (55.26%) Nessus
8 21 (55.26%) SolarWinds
8 21 (55.26%) Core Impact
8 21 (55.26%) OpenVAS
8 21 (55.26%) Nexpose
8 21 (55.26%) AlienVault
8 21 (55.26%) Security Monitoring
9 20 (52.63%) Privileged Access Management
9 20 (52.63%) CyberArk
9 20 (52.63%) Bomgar
9 20 (52.63%) SailPoint
9 20 (52.63%) Aveksa
10 18 (47.37%) CISM
11 17 (44.74%) CISA
11 17 (44.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (42.11%) SIEM
13 13 (34.21%) Network Security
13 13 (34.21%) Presales

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 10 (26.32%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Network Security
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (28.95%) BGP
3 11 (28.95%) DNS
3 11 (28.95%) OSPF
3 11 (28.95%) SSL
3 11 (28.95%) VLAN
3 11 (28.95%) VPN
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco Firepower
4 10 (26.32%) DHCP
4 10 (26.32%) Ethernet
4 10 (26.32%) FWSM
4 10 (26.32%) LAN
4 10 (26.32%) MPLS
4 10 (26.32%) SNMP
4 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 10 (26.32%) WAN
4 10 (26.32%) Wireshark
4 10 (26.32%) WLAN
5 3 (7.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
General
1 23 (60.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Analyst
2 21 (55.26%) Information Analyst
2 21 (55.26%) Information Security Analyst
2 21 (55.26%) Security Analyst
3 19 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (44.74%) Senior Information Analyst
4 17 (44.74%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 17 (44.74%) Senior Security Analyst
5 12 (31.58%) Architect
5 12 (31.58%) Security Architect
5 12 (31.58%) Security Solutions Architect
5 12 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Security Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 10 (26.32%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (26.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) ITIL
2 22 (57.89%) Information Security
3 21 (55.26%) Security Monitoring
4 20 (52.63%) Privileged Access Management
5 17 (44.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (42.11%) SIEM
7 13 (34.21%) Presales
8 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
8 11 (28.95%) Network Design
8 11 (28.95%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
9 10 (26.32%) ITIL V3
9 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
9 10 (26.32%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 10 (26.32%) Software Optimisation
10 5 (13.16%) Analytics
11 4 (10.53%) Information Security Management
11 4 (10.53%) Security Management
12 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
12 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C#
1 1 (2.63%) Perl
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (73.68%) CISSP
2 18 (47.37%) CISM
3 17 (44.74%) CISA
4 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (26.32%) CCDP
5 10 (26.32%) CCNP
5 10 (26.32%) CCSE
5 10 (26.32%) IISP
5 10 (26.32%) ISSAP
5 10 (26.32%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.26%) CCIE
6 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (2.63%) CEH
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 24 (63.16%) PCI DSS
2 23 (60.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 22 (57.89%) COBIT
4 2 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (55.26%) Core Impact
1 21 (55.26%) Nessus
1 21 (55.26%) Nexpose
1 21 (55.26%) OpenVAS
2 4 (10.53%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (7.89%) PowerBroker
4 1 (2.63%) CASB
4 1 (2.63%) CSIRT
4 1 (2.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Splunk
2 33 (86.84%) LogRhythm
3 23 (60.53%) ArcSight
4 22 (57.89%) Qualys
5 21 (55.26%) AlienVault
5 21 (55.26%) SolarWinds
6 20 (52.63%) Aveksa
6 20 (52.63%) Bomgar
6 20 (52.63%) CyberArk
7 12 (31.58%) Cisco
8 11 (28.95%) IBM
9 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
9 10 (26.32%) Fortinet
9 10 (26.32%) Juniper
9 10 (26.32%) Tufin
10 9 (23.68%) Forcepoint
11 4 (10.53%) Palo Alto
12 2 (5.26%) F5
12 2 (5.26%) Google
12 2 (5.26%) VMware