Period
to 19 June 2018

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

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 299 351
Rank change year-on-year +32 +52 -26
Permanent jobs citing QRadar 41 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.25% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.78% 3.22% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 5
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.53% -1.05%
10th Percentile £42,500 £27,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £67,500
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 West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 858 746 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.10% 7.63% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 519 525 563
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £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 West Midlands

Job postings citing QRadar as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in the West Midlands

QRadar
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for QRadar in the West Midlands

QRadar
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QRadar in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for QRadar in the West Midlands

QRadar
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QRadar within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Birmingham +11 38 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Warwickshire +19 1 £50,000 -
Coventry - 1 £51,500 -
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 37 (90.24%) Cisco
2 36 (87.80%) LAN
2 36 (87.80%) CCNP
2 36 (87.80%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (87.80%) MPLS
2 36 (87.80%) OSPF
2 36 (87.80%) WAN
2 36 (87.80%) VPN
2 36 (87.80%) VLAN
2 36 (87.80%) Load Balancing
2 36 (87.80%) Data Centre
2 36 (87.80%) Cisco Firepower
3 34 (82.93%) Presales
4 31 (75.61%) ITIL
5 24 (58.54%) SIEM
6 21 (51.22%) LogRhythm
7 20 (48.78%) Splunk
7 20 (48.78%) Network Security
7 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
7 20 (48.78%) CheckPoint
8 19 (46.34%) VMware
8 19 (46.34%) Forcepoint
8 19 (46.34%) Firewall
8 19 (46.34%) Incident Management
8 19 (46.34%) Fortinet
8 19 (46.34%) Wireshark
8 19 (46.34%) CCSE
8 19 (46.34%) Network Design
8 19 (46.34%) ISSAP
8 19 (46.34%) JNCIP

QRadar
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (46.34%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 18 (43.90%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 36 (87.80%) Cisco Firepower
1 36 (87.80%) LAN
1 36 (87.80%) MPLS
1 36 (87.80%) OSPF
1 36 (87.80%) VLAN
1 36 (87.80%) VPN
1 36 (87.80%) WAN
2 20 (48.78%) Network Security
2 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
3 19 (46.34%) BGP
3 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (46.34%) DHCP
3 19 (46.34%) DNS
3 19 (46.34%) Ethernet
3 19 (46.34%) Firewall
3 19 (46.34%) FWSM
3 19 (46.34%) SNMP
3 19 (46.34%) SSL
3 19 (46.34%) Wireshark
3 19 (46.34%) WLAN
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Architect
1 19 (46.34%) Security Architect
1 19 (46.34%) Security Solutions Architect
1 19 (46.34%) Solutions Architect
2 17 (41.46%) Cisco Consultant
2 17 (41.46%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 17 (41.46%) Consultant
2 17 (41.46%) Network Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Presales Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Presales Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Cloud Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) COM
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (87.80%) Data Centre
2 19 (46.34%) Cyberthreat
2 19 (46.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 17 (41.46%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) Load Balancing
2 34 (82.93%) Presales
3 31 (75.61%) ITIL
4 24 (58.54%) SIEM
5 19 (46.34%) E-Commerce
5 19 (46.34%) Incident Management
5 19 (46.34%) ITIL V3
5 19 (46.34%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 19 (46.34%) Network Design
5 19 (46.34%) Software Optimisation
5 19 (46.34%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (41.46%) Network Architecture
6 17 (41.46%) Network Management
7 11 (26.83%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Dashboard Development
9 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.88%) Front End Development
9 2 (4.88%) Statistics
10 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (87.80%) CCNP
1 36 (87.80%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (46.34%) CCDP
2 19 (46.34%) CCSE
2 19 (46.34%) CISSP
2 19 (46.34%) IISP
2 19 (46.34%) ISSAP
2 19 (46.34%) JNCIP
3 11 (26.83%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (41.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (4.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) LogRhythm
3 20 (48.78%) CheckPoint
3 20 (48.78%) Splunk
4 19 (46.34%) Forcepoint
4 19 (46.34%) Fortinet
4 19 (46.34%) IBM
4 19 (46.34%) Juniper
4 19 (46.34%) SolarWinds
4 19 (46.34%) Tufin
4 19 (46.34%) VMware
5 17 (41.46%) F5
5 17 (41.46%) HP
5 17 (41.46%) Meraki
5 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
5 17 (41.46%) Tripwire
6 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
6 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow