The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 233 243 240
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 12 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 0.19% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 1
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +91.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1024 1060 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.39% 14.60% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 865 893 951
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Intrusion Detection
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 9 £57,500 -
Manchester -3 3 £45,000 -21.73%
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (60.00%) Blue Coat
1 18 (60.00%) IronPort
2 16 (53.33%) Juniper
3 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (50.00%) Symantec
3 15 (50.00%) McAfee
3 15 (50.00%) Websense
3 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (50.00%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (50.00%) SIEM
3 15 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 14 (46.67%) CEH
4 14 (46.67%) CISSP
5 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Nessus
5 13 (43.33%) Snort
5 13 (43.33%) Finance
5 13 (43.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (43.33%) Becrypt
5 13 (43.33%) LogRhythm
5 13 (43.33%) Lumension
5 13 (43.33%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (43.33%) Splunk
5 13 (43.33%) Qualys
6 12 (40.00%) Network Security
7 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 9 (30.00%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) Network Security
3 7 (23.33%) HTTPS
3 7 (23.33%) SSL
3 7 (23.33%) HTTP
4 6 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (10.00%) MPLS
5 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Legal
2 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Security Specialist
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Forensic Investigator
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Security Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Solaris
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) SIEM
1 15 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 15 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 7 (23.33%) Data Privacy
2 7 (23.33%) Service Management
2 7 (23.33%) Change Management
2 7 (23.33%) Migration
2 7 (23.33%) Information Security
2 7 (23.33%) Content Management
2 7 (23.33%) Computer Security
3 5 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (13.33%) Data Security
4 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) CISSP
2 14 (46.67%) CEH
3 8 (26.67%) SSCP
4 6 (20.00%) EnCE
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Snort
2 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Nessus
1 13 (43.33%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (43.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Blue Coat
1 18 (60.00%) IronPort
2 16 (53.33%) Juniper
3 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (50.00%) Symantec
3 15 (50.00%) McAfee
3 15 (50.00%) Websense
4 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (43.33%) Qualys
4 13 (43.33%) Splunk
4 13 (43.33%) Lumension
4 13 (43.33%) Becrypt
4 13 (43.33%) LogRhythm
5 7 (23.33%) Fujitsu
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco
6 3 (10.00%) VMware