The table below looks at the statistics for Deep Packet Inspection skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Deep Packet Inspection over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deep Packet Inspection
Rank 885 882 887
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Deep Packet Inspection 6 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.008% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Average salary £56,250 £42,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -45.16%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92294 87311 92008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.99% 81.33% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 73847 71644 77513
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,580
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Deep Packet Inspection
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Deep Packet Inspection within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Deep Packet Inspection Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Deep Packet Inspection
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Deep Packet Inspection within the UK.

Deep Packet Inspection Salary Trend in the UK

Deep Packet Inspection
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Deep Packet Inspection over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Deep Packet Inspection Salary Histogram in the UK

Deep Packet Inspection
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Deep Packet Inspection within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
England -24 6 £56,250 +32.35%
London -1 3 £52,500 -
South East +2 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -

Deep Packet Inspection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Deep Packet Inspection 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 Deep Packet Inspection.

1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (75.00%) CCNP
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (75.00%) F5
3 11 (68.75%) Network Security
3 11 (68.75%) Blue Coat
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
4 10 (62.50%) CCSA
4 10 (62.50%) CCSE
4 10 (62.50%) CISSP
5 9 (56.25%) BIG-IP
5 9 (56.25%) ProxySG
5 9 (56.25%) Smartphone
5 9 (56.25%) Internet
5 9 (56.25%) Broadband
5 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
5 9 (56.25%) FortiGate
5 9 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (18.75%) Symantec
6 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
6 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
6 3 (18.75%) SIEM
7 2 (12.50%) SailPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Verint
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Trend Micro
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security

Deep Packet Inspection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Deep Packet Inspection 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 Deep Packet Inspection. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Network Security
3 9 (56.25%) BIG-IP
3 9 (56.25%) Internet
3 9 (56.25%) Broadband
3 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 9 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
5 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (12.50%) 3G
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
6 1 (6.25%) LTE
6 1 (6.25%) GGSN
6 1 (6.25%) SGSN
General
1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Security Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) IP Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Video on Demand
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) SIEM
2 2 (12.50%) Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Development
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) CCNP
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCSA
2 10 (62.50%) CCSE
2 10 (62.50%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (75.00%) F5
2 11 (68.75%) Blue Coat
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec
3 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
4 2 (12.50%) Verint
4 2 (12.50%) Trend Micro
4 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 2 (12.50%) LogLogic
4 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire
4 2 (12.50%) Sophos
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Unisys
4 2 (12.50%) Software AG
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) Qualys