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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 222 236 261
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 27 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.22% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 1.46% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 1
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
1154 1095 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.58% 15.33% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 867 843 1083
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Cheshire +19 25 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Manchester +1 1 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 33 (60.00%) Snort
2 30 (54.55%) Sourcefire
2 30 (54.55%) SIEM
3 25 (45.45%) Finance
4 24 (43.64%) Splunk
5 23 (41.82%) Financial Institution
6 22 (40.00%) Firewall
6 22 (40.00%) Cyber Security
7 21 (38.18%) Network Security
8 19 (34.55%) UNIX
9 14 (25.45%) Information Security
10 13 (23.64%) Windows
10 13 (23.64%) Linux
10 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.82%) CCNP
11 12 (21.82%) CCNA
11 12 (21.82%) CISSP
11 12 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (16.36%) Big Data
13 9 (16.36%) A+ Certification
13 9 (16.36%) SQL
13 9 (16.36%) Data Mining
13 9 (16.36%) Anomaly Detection
14 8 (14.55%) Juniper
14 8 (14.55%) Banking
15 7 (12.73%) Network Design
15 7 (12.73%) Analytics
15 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
15 7 (12.73%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) Firewall
2 21 (38.18%) Network Security
3 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.45%) tcpdump
4 3 (5.45%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
5 1 (1.82%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Data Mining
1 9 (16.36%) Big Data
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 23 (41.82%) Financial Institution
3 8 (14.55%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Analyst
2 21 (38.18%) Security Engineer
3 20 (36.36%) Security Analyst
4 14 (25.45%) Network Engineer
5 13 (23.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Cyber Security Specialist
8 1 (1.82%) Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Network Security Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Security Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Network Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) UNIX
2 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) SIEM
2 22 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 14 (25.45%) Information Security
4 10 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (16.36%) Anomaly Detection
6 7 (12.73%) Analytics
6 7 (12.73%) Network Design
7 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.27%) Coaching
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.45%) Computer Security
8 3 (5.45%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (5.45%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Project Management
10 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.82%) Malware Detection\Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) CCNP
1 12 (21.82%) CCNA
1 12 (21.82%) CISSP
1 12 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.36%) A+ Certification
3 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) Degree
5 3 (5.45%) GCIH
System Software
1 33 (60.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Sourcefire
2 24 (43.64%) Splunk
3 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.55%) Juniper
5 7 (12.73%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.73%) Symantec
5 7 (12.73%) McAfee
6 3 (5.45%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco
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