The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 109 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 11 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.67% 1.06% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 6.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 0
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Intrusion Detection
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
316 307 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.28% 17.16% 21.73%
Number of salaries quoted 205 221 304
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Intrusion Detection Salary Trend in Cheshire

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Intrusion Detection Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Intrusion Detection
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 £45,000 -
Chester +7 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Intrusion Detection
North West

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 33 (66.00%) Snort
2 30 (60.00%) Sourcefire
2 30 (60.00%) SIEM
3 24 (48.00%) Splunk
3 24 (48.00%) Finance
4 22 (44.00%) Financial Institution
5 18 (36.00%) Firewall
5 18 (36.00%) Cyber Security
6 17 (34.00%) Network Security
7 14 (28.00%) UNIX
8 12 (24.00%) Windows
8 12 (24.00%) Linux
9 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.00%) Information Security
10 9 (18.00%) Data Mining
10 9 (18.00%) Big Data
10 9 (18.00%) Anomaly Detection
11 8 (16.00%) Network Design
11 8 (16.00%) Banking
12 7 (14.00%) Analytics
12 7 (14.00%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (14.00%) SQL
12 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
12 7 (14.00%) CCNP
12 7 (14.00%) CCNA
12 7 (14.00%) CISSP
12 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (14.00%) A+ Certification
12 7 (14.00%) Juniper

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) Firewall
2 17 (34.00%) Network Security
3 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (6.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Data Mining
1 9 (18.00%) Big Data
General
1 24 (48.00%) Finance
2 22 (44.00%) Financial Institution
3 8 (16.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Analyst
2 20 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 17 (34.00%) Security Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Network Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Monitoring Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Network Security Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) UNIX
2 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) SIEM
2 18 (36.00%) Cyber Security
3 11 (22.00%) Information Security
4 9 (18.00%) Anomaly Detection
5 8 (16.00%) Network Design
6 7 (14.00%) Analytics
6 7 (14.00%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (14.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (6.00%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (6.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.00%) Computer Security
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.00%) Coaching
8 2 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (14.00%) CCNP
1 7 (14.00%) CCNA
1 7 (14.00%) CISSP
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (14.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (6.00%) GCIH
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
System Software
1 33 (66.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Sourcefire
2 24 (48.00%) Splunk
3 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.00%) Juniper
4 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (14.00%) Symantec
4 7 (14.00%) McAfee
5 3 (6.00%) LogRhythm