Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 299 305
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6 +8
Permanent jobs citing QRadar 8 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.23% 2.05% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 8
West Midlands median annual salary £80,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.38% -12.50% +33.33%
England median annual salary £57,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.09% -15.38%

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 653 781 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.00% 7.77% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 455 576 482
West Midlands median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% +0.59% +1.81%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,500 £26,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,625 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +4.85% +3.00%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +10 8 £80,000 +52.38%
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) SIEM
2 6 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) Presales
3 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (37.50%) CCSE
4 3 (37.50%) Nessus
4 3 (37.50%) JNCIP
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) Network Design
4 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire

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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Mimecast
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) MPLS
1 4 (50.00%) OSPF
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (37.50%) FWSM
2 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) SNMP
2 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Security Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Design Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Security Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) IT Architect
3 2 (25.00%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) SIEM
2 6 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) Presales
3 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) Email Filtering
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 3 (37.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Network Design
4 3 (37.50%) Privileged Access Management
4 3 (37.50%) Software Optimisation
4 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
2 3 (37.50%) CCSE
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) IISP
2 3 (37.50%) ISSAP
2 3 (37.50%) JNCIP
2 3 (37.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nessus
2 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) AlienVault
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Forcepoint
3 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
3 3 (37.50%) LogRhythm
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 3 (37.50%) Qualys
3 3 (37.50%) Rapid7
3 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (37.50%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) Tufin
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Tripwire
4 1 (12.50%) VMware