The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 113 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 8 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.50% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 2.45% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £32,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
Intrusion Detection
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
279 326 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.25% 20.27% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 257 281 289
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Birmingham region.

Intrusion Detection Salary Trend in Birmingham

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Intrusion Detection Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Intrusion Detection.

1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) Network Security
2 15 (75.00%) VPN
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (60.00%) Juniper
4 12 (60.00%) CCNA
4 12 (60.00%) Fortinet
4 12 (60.00%) JNCIA
4 12 (60.00%) JNCIS
4 12 (60.00%) Blue Coat
4 12 (60.00%) CCSE
4 12 (60.00%) CCSA
5 5 (25.00%) SIEM
6 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.00%) GIAC
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security
7 3 (15.00%) GCFA
7 3 (15.00%) CEH
7 3 (15.00%) SSCP
7 3 (15.00%) CISSP
7 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) OSCP
7 3 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) NAS
8 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Intrusion Detection. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) Network Security
2 15 (75.00%) VPN
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) NAS
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) FTP
5 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Network Support
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Database Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) SIEM
2 3 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) BCP
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CCNA
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (60.00%) CCSA
1 12 (60.00%) JNCIA
1 12 (60.00%) JNCIS
1 12 (60.00%) CCSE
2 3 (15.00%) CEH
2 3 (15.00%) GCFA
2 3 (15.00%) SSCP
2 3 (15.00%) GIAC
2 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) OSCP
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 12 (60.00%) Fortinet
3 12 (60.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Stonesoft