The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 246 244 259
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 0.10% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £75,000 £42,014
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +78.51%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.89%
Intrusion Detection
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1027 959 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.91% 14.35% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 859 780 884
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Intrusion Detection Salary Trend in the North West

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Intrusion Detection Salary Histogram in the North West

Intrusion Detection
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
Cheshire -4 5 £45,000 -40.00%
Manchester - 5 £45,000 -
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 17 (58.62%) SIEM
2 16 (55.17%) IronPort
2 16 (55.17%) Blue Coat
3 14 (48.28%) CEH
3 14 (48.28%) Snort
3 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 14 (48.28%) CISSP
3 14 (48.28%) Juniper
3 14 (48.28%) Splunk
4 13 (44.83%) McAfee
5 12 (41.38%) Websense
5 12 (41.38%) Symantec
5 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
5 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
5 12 (41.38%) Firewall
5 12 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (41.38%) Cyber Security
5 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
5 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
7 10 (34.48%) Nessus
7 10 (34.48%) Qualys
7 10 (34.48%) Network Security
7 10 (34.48%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (34.48%) Lumension
7 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (34.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 10 (34.48%) Becrypt
7 10 (34.48%) LogRhythm
8 9 (31.03%) Active Directory

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) Network Security
3 6 (20.69%) Internet
4 4 (13.79%) MPLS
4 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
4 4 (13.79%) SSL
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 4 (13.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Financial Institution
2 7 (24.14%) Legal
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Security Specialist
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Forensic Investigator
3 4 (13.79%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) SIEM
2 12 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (41.38%) Cyber Security
3 8 (27.59%) Information Security
4 7 (24.14%) Data Privacy
4 7 (24.14%) Computer Security
5 5 (17.24%) Digital Forensics
5 5 (17.24%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (13.79%) Network Design
6 4 (13.79%) Content Management
6 4 (13.79%) Service Management
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.45%) Anomaly Detection
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) CISSP
1 14 (48.28%) CEH
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) SSCP
4 6 (20.69%) EnCE
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Snort
2 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Nessus
1 10 (34.48%) McAfee ePO
1 10 (34.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Blue Coat
1 16 (55.17%) IronPort
2 14 (48.28%) Splunk
2 14 (48.28%) Juniper
3 13 (44.83%) McAfee
4 12 (41.38%) Websense
4 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
4 12 (41.38%) Symantec
5 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 10 (34.48%) Lumension
6 10 (34.48%) Becrypt
6 10 (34.48%) LogRhythm
6 10 (34.48%) Qualys
7 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 5 (17.24%) Sourcefire
8 4 (13.79%) Fujitsu
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco