The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 597 710 614
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -96
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 323 214 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 1.05% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 246 165 190
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,864 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19886 20421 21690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.01% 17.03% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15789 16239 17569
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend

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

Intrusion Detection Salary Trend in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 within the UK.

Intrusion Detection Salary Histogram in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
England +120 294 £55,000 +22.22% 45
London +78 119 £57,500 - 8
South East +20 84 £57,500 +27.77% 20
City of London +51 37 £62,500 +8.69% 2
Berkshire +19 30 £57,500 +4.54% 8
South West +9 22 £45,000 -10.00% 9
East of England +16 21 £47,000 +10.58% 1
Hampshire -9 21 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Surrey +7 20 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Reading +13 19 £57,500 -11.53% 5
North West -10 19 £47,500 +23.37% 4
Cheshire +4 17 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Scotland +33 15 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Edinburgh +23 14 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Yorkshire +16 14 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Woking - 11 £60,000 -
South Wales +7 10 £30,000 -1.63% 2
Wales +5 10 £30,000 -1.63% 2
Gloucestershire -6 10 £45,000 -14.28% 5
West Yorkshire +18 9 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Hertfordshire -10 8 £47,000 +17.50%
Cheltenham - 8 £46,250 - 1
Cambridgeshire +15 7 £42,500 -13.26% 1
Bradford -16 7 £52,500 +75.00%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £60,000 - 1
Basingstoke +23 6 £33,750 - 3
Cardiff +10 6 £32,500 +6.55%
Wiltshire +8 6 £38,750 +29.16% 2
West Midlands -12 6 £52,250 +4.50%
Slough +12 5 £47,500 -26.92%

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 342 (60.64%) Firewall
2 194 (34.40%) Windows
3 184 (32.62%) Linux
4 181 (32.09%) Information Security
5 167 (29.61%) SIEM
6 161 (28.55%) Network Security
7 158 (28.01%) CISSP
8 151 (26.77%) Cisco
9 141 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 125 (22.16%) Finance
11 123 (21.81%) Management Information System
12 114 (20.21%) TCP/IP
13 111 (19.68%) CCNP
14 105 (18.62%) WAN
15 95 (16.84%) LAN
15 95 (16.84%) Cyber Security
16 89 (15.78%) VPN
17 86 (15.25%) Snort
18 83 (14.72%) CCNA
18 83 (14.72%) UNIX
19 79 (14.01%) Penetration Testing
20 78 (13.83%) Microsoft
21 77 (13.65%) SQL
22 76 (13.48%) ITIL
23 74 (13.12%) Vulnerability Management
24 72 (12.77%) Network Monitoring
25 71 (12.59%) Degree
26 68 (12.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
27 66 (11.70%) Sourcefire
28 65 (11.52%) Incident Management

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 32 (5.67%) IIS
2 29 (5.14%) Apache
3 14 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.13%) nginx
5 11 (1.95%) Lync
6 9 (1.60%) Commerce Server
6 9 (1.60%) CMS
6 9 (1.60%) Drupal
7 7 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.53%) Node.js
9 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.18%) SAS
10 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 39 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.66%) MS Office
3 7 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.71%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.06%) SaaS
3 4 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.53%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.53%) Route 53
4 3 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.18%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.18%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 342 (60.64%) Firewall
2 161 (28.55%) Network Security
3 114 (20.21%) TCP/IP
4 105 (18.62%) WAN
5 95 (16.84%) LAN
6 89 (15.78%) VPN
7 59 (10.46%) Wireless
7 59 (10.46%) DNS
8 58 (10.28%) Internet
9 40 (7.09%) SAN
10 38 (6.74%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (6.38%) Wireshark
12 33 (5.85%) tcpdump
13 32 (5.67%) VLAN
14 28 (4.96%) DHCP
15 26 (4.61%) Wireless Security
16 25 (4.43%) BGP
17 24 (4.26%) DMZ
18 23 (4.08%) SSL
19 20 (3.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.03%) MySQL
2 29 (5.14%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.30%) Data Mining
4 12 (2.13%) Big Data
5 10 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.89%) InfluxDB
10 4 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.53%) Redis
12 2 (0.35%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.35%) SimpleDB
12 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (1.77%) JIRA
2 7 (1.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
4 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 125 (22.16%) Finance
2 35 (6.21%) Banking
3 32 (5.67%) Financial Institution
4 24 (4.26%) Law
5 22 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.01%) Legal
7 11 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.42%) Retail
9 4 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.71%) Marketing
9 4 (0.71%) Billing
9 4 (0.71%) Military
9 4 (0.71%) Advertising
10 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 191 (33.87%) Analyst
2 157 (27.84%) Security Analyst
3 85 (15.07%) Network Engineer
4 82 (14.54%) Security Engineer
5 52 (9.22%) Security Operations Analyst
5 52 (9.22%) Operations Analyst
6 35 (6.21%) Network Security Engineer
7 33 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 32 (5.67%) Security Specialist
9 30 (5.32%) Security Manager
10 28 (4.96%) Consultant
11 25 (4.43%) Architect
12 24 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
13 23 (4.08%) Security Consultant
14 22 (3.90%) Information Security Engineer
15 17 (3.01%) Administrator
15 17 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
16 16 (2.84%) Information Security Analyst
16 16 (2.84%) Network Analyst
16 16 (2.84%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.01%) Web Services
2 16 (2.84%) REST
3 12 (2.13%) XML
4 11 (1.95%) CSS
4 11 (1.95%) Regular Expression
5 9 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (1.24%) SAML
6 7 (1.24%) OAuth
7 5 (0.89%) .NET
8 4 (0.71%) HTML
9 3 (0.53%) Lucene
10 2 (0.35%) Apache Axis
10 2 (0.35%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.35%) WSDL
10 2 (0.35%) J2EE
10 2 (0.35%) XSL
10 2 (0.35%) SOAP
10 2 (0.35%) POSIX
10 2 (0.35%) Flash
10 2 (0.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (21.81%) Management Information System
2 45 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.32%) PKI
5 19 (3.37%) Visualisation
6 17 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.66%) Statistics
7 15 (2.66%) Cryptography
8 14 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.60%) Open Source
11 8 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.42%) CCTV
12 7 (1.24%) Clustering
13 5 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.89%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
14 4 (0.71%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.71%) Replication
15 3 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 194 (34.40%) Windows
2 184 (32.62%) Linux
3 83 (14.72%) UNIX
4 26 (4.61%) Solaris
5 22 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.60%) CentOS
8 9 (1.60%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.42%) Debian
10 6 (1.06%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.89%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.89%) zOS
11 5 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.53%) VMS
12 3 (0.53%) SUSE
12 3 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.35%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (32.09%) Information Security
2 167 (29.61%) SIEM
3 95 (16.84%) Cyber Security
4 79 (14.01%) Penetration Testing
5 76 (13.48%) ITIL
6 74 (13.12%) Vulnerability Management
7 72 (12.77%) Network Monitoring
8 65 (11.52%) Incident Management
9 54 (9.57%) Security Architecture
10 51 (9.04%) Kalman Filter
10 51 (9.04%) Malware Analysis
11 46 (8.16%) Mentoring
12 41 (7.27%) Project Management
13 37 (6.56%) Load Balancing
14 36 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 34 (6.03%) Network Design
15 34 (6.03%) Service Management
16 33 (5.85%) Analytics
17 30 (5.32%) Risk Management
18 29 (5.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (13.65%) SQL
2 37 (6.56%) Python
3 29 (5.14%) PHP
4 20 (3.55%) Bash Shell
5 18 (3.19%) Ruby
5 18 (3.19%) Perl
5 18 (3.19%) Java
6 17 (3.01%) C
7 12 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.60%) C++
9 7 (1.24%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.71%) VB
11 3 (0.53%) C#
11 3 (0.53%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.53%) Erlang
12 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.18%) Lisp
12 1 (0.18%) Haskell
12 1 (0.18%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 158 (28.01%) CISSP
2 141 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 111 (19.68%) CCNP
4 83 (14.72%) CCNA
5 71 (12.59%) Degree
6 64 (11.35%) GIAC
7 60 (10.64%) CEH
8 52 (9.22%) Security Cleared
9 39 (6.91%) GCIA
10 38 (6.74%) CISM
11 36 (6.38%) CISA
12 32 (5.67%) GCIH
13 28 (4.96%) SSCP
14 21 (3.72%) CCIE
15 20 (3.55%) SC Cleared
15 20 (3.55%) CCSP
16 17 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (2.84%) DV Cleared
18 15 (2.66%) Security+ Certification
19 10 (1.77%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (12.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (7.45%) PCI DSS
3 21 (3.72%) COBIT
4 16 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.95%) SLA
6 7 (1.24%) QA
7 5 (0.89%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.89%) FISMA
8 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.35%) GPG13
9 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 86 (15.25%) Snort
2 46 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 42 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.01%) XenServer
5 12 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.60%) vSphere
6 9 (1.60%) Varnish
7 8 (1.42%) Xen
8 7 (1.24%) XenApp
9 5 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.53%) UAG
11 3 (0.53%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.35%) KVM
12 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.18%) Firmware
13 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 29 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (4.43%) Puppet
3 16 (2.84%) Nagios
4 13 (2.30%) Salt
5 12 (2.13%) HAProxy
6 9 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (1.60%) Ansible
7 8 (1.42%) Nessus
8 7 (1.24%) OpenView
9 5 (0.89%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.71%) logstash
10 4 (0.71%) WhatsUp Gold
10 4 (0.71%) WMI
10 4 (0.71%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.35%) Graphite
11 2 (0.35%) SCOM
11 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.18%) Tivoli NetView
12 1 (0.18%) Nmap
12 1 (0.18%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 151 (26.77%) Cisco
2 78 (13.83%) Microsoft
3 66 (11.70%) Sourcefire
4 53 (9.40%) CheckPoint
5 48 (8.51%) Juniper
6 47 (8.33%) VMware
7 37 (6.56%) F5
8 36 (6.38%) Citrix
9 35 (6.21%) Splunk
10 33 (5.85%) HP
11 25 (4.43%) McAfee
12 23 (4.08%) Symantec
13 17 (3.01%) Red Hat
13 17 (3.01%) SolarWinds
14 16 (2.84%) Fortinet
15 15 (2.66%) ArcSight
16 14 (2.48%) Qualys
17 13 (2.30%) Dell
17 13 (2.30%) LogRhythm
18 12 (2.13%) Blue Coat
London
Trustwave Ltd.
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Stanton House
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accumuli
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent benefits on top
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochester, Kent
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £100 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago