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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 231 215 237
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 13 35 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.51% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 3.12% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 4
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +18.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £38,950
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
832 1123 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.60% 16.25% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 690 932 794
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
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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 -10 9 £46,250 -2.63%
Manchester +21 2 £80,000 +77.77%
Lancashire - 2 £46,000 -
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (80.77%) Information Security
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 13 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (46.15%) Security Operations
4 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 12 (46.15%) Firewall
5 11 (42.31%) SIEM
6 10 (38.46%) CISSP
6 10 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
7 9 (34.62%) Snort
7 9 (34.62%) Reverse Engineering
7 9 (34.62%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (34.62%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 8 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 8 (30.77%) Coaching
8 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
9 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
9 7 (26.92%) CISM
9 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
9 7 (26.92%) tcpdump
10 6 (23.08%) OSCP
10 6 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (23.08%) Digital Forensics
10 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) Social Engineering
10 6 (23.08%) Tigerscheme

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
1 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 7 (26.92%) tcpdump
2 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
3 5 (19.23%) Internet
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security
5 2 (7.69%) BGP
5 2 (7.69%) IPsec
General
1 6 (23.08%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Security Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Cyberthreat Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) IT Manager
4 5 (19.23%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Malware Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Firewall Support
7 2 (7.69%) Information Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Security Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris
4 3 (11.54%) Unix
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Information Security
2 13 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (46.15%) Security Operations
4 11 (42.31%) SIEM
5 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
5 10 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (34.62%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 9 (34.62%) Reverse Engineering
7 8 (30.77%) Coaching
7 8 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 6 (23.08%) Computer Security
8 6 (23.08%) Digital Forensics
8 6 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (23.08%) Project Management
8 6 (23.08%) Social Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) Web Filtering
9 5 (19.23%) Change Control
9 5 (19.23%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C#
1 3 (11.54%) C++
1 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CISSP
2 7 (26.92%) CISM
3 6 (23.08%) CEH
3 6 (23.08%) CREST Certified
3 6 (23.08%) OSCP
3 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) Tigerscheme
4 5 (19.23%) GCIH
4 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) GCIA
5 3 (11.54%) SANS
6 2 (7.69%) EnCE
6 2 (7.69%) GCFA
6 2 (7.69%) GREM
7 1 (3.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) EnCase
2 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) NetWitness
2 2 (7.69%) AlienVault
2 2 (7.69%) FireEye
2 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
2 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
2 2 (7.69%) Splunk