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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 127 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.15% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 1.00% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £46,750 £60,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.08% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.97%
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
317 301 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.23% 15.52% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 247 232 202
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 4 September 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 - 2 £47,500 -
Intrusion Detection
North West

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 7 (46.67%) SIEM
4 6 (40.00%) Snort
4 6 (40.00%) CISSP
5 5 (33.33%) Information Security
5 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 5 (33.33%) Sourcefire
6 4 (26.67%) Network Design
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) A+ Certification
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) CCNP
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) Splunk
6 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (26.67%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (13.33%) CEH
8 2 (13.33%) CISM
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) Linux

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Monitoring Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) SIEM
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Network Design
3 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (13.33%) Social Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) OWASP
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (6.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) A+ Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) CEH
3 2 (13.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 4 (26.67%) Splunk
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) FireEye