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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 655 722 659
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -63
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 236 181 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.95% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 197 99 190
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £27,600 £34,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%

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
19912 19041 23026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.74% 17.19% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15952 15183 19018
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 November 2014 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 26 November 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 +51 216 £52,500 +10.52% 33
London +21 73 £54,000 +3.34% 14
South East -13 47 £55,000 +15.78% 9
City of London +57 31 £52,500 -2.32% 5
South West +3 28 £47,500 +82.69% 2
Gloucestershire +7 26 £47,500 -9.52% 2
West Midlands -6 18 £37,500 +29.31% 3
Berkshire +6 16 £65,000 +44.44% 4
North West +2 15 £52,500 +20.68% 2
Birmingham -1 15 £37,500 - 1
Scotland -4 15 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Edinburgh 0 12 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire -15 12 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Cheshire +10 11 £52,500 +12.90% 2
Cheltenham - 11 £50,000 -
East of England -34 10 £50,000 +38.88% 1
Tyne and Wear - 9 £28,780 - 1
North East - 9 £28,780 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £28,780 - 1
East Midlands +8 8 £63,750 +174.92%
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £50,000 +56.25% 1
Southampton +11 7 £47,500 -28.03%
West Yorkshire -20 6 £50,000 +38.88% 1
Yorkshire -33 6 £50,000 +38.88% 1
Wales +13 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Leeds -10 5 £50,000 +38.88% 1
Chester - 5 £67,500 -
Slough - 5 - -
Nottingham +23 4 £77,500 +234.22%
South Wales +14 4 £35,000 +7.69%

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 285 (62.09%) Firewall
2 189 (41.18%) Windows
3 164 (35.73%) Information Security
4 146 (31.81%) TCP/IP
5 142 (30.94%) Linux
6 137 (29.85%) Cisco
7 132 (28.76%) SIEM
8 126 (27.45%) Network Security
9 113 (24.62%) CISSP
10 97 (21.13%) UNIX
11 96 (20.92%) Cisco Certification
12 89 (19.39%) Management Information System
13 88 (19.17%) Internet
14 80 (17.43%) Finance
14 80 (17.43%) Penetration Testing
15 74 (16.12%) VPN
16 68 (14.81%) DNS
17 66 (14.38%) CCNP
18 63 (13.73%) Microsoft
19 62 (13.51%) CCNA
20 58 (12.64%) Degree
20 58 (12.64%) Security Cleared
21 55 (11.98%) Snort
21 55 (11.98%) Wireless
22 52 (11.33%) CheckPoint
22 52 (11.33%) LAN
22 52 (11.33%) Incident Management
23 50 (10.89%) Cyber Security
24 46 (10.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 46 (10.02%) Sourcefire

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 23 (5.01%) IIS
2 21 (4.58%) Apache
3 12 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.40%) Lync
5 7 (1.53%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.53%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.09%) nginx
7 4 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.65%) Node.js
8 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.44%) SAS
9 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.09%) MS Project
4 3 (0.65%) MS Office
5 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.96%) SaaS
2 8 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.65%) Route 53
3 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 285 (62.09%) Firewall
2 146 (31.81%) TCP/IP
3 126 (27.45%) Network Security
4 88 (19.17%) Internet
5 74 (16.12%) VPN
6 68 (14.81%) DNS
7 55 (11.98%) Wireless
8 52 (11.33%) LAN
9 45 (9.80%) Wireshark
10 44 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
11 43 (9.37%) tcpdump
11 43 (9.37%) WAN
11 43 (9.37%) HTTP
12 31 (6.75%) WLAN
12 31 (6.75%) SMTP
13 25 (5.45%) LDAP
14 24 (5.23%) DHCP
15 21 (4.58%) BGP
16 20 (4.36%) SSL
17 19 (4.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.79%) MySQL
2 13 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.31%) Big Data
5 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.87%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.65%) Redis
6 3 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Subversion
1 2 (0.44%) JIRA
1 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
General
1 80 (17.43%) Finance
2 32 (6.97%) Law
3 14 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.83%) Banking
5 12 (2.61%) Aerospace
6 9 (1.96%) Legal
6 9 (1.96%) German Language
7 7 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.65%) Electronics
8 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.44%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 190 (41.39%) Analyst
2 142 (30.94%) Security Analyst
3 68 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 64 (13.94%) Security Engineer
5 35 (7.63%) IT Security Analyst
6 31 (6.75%) Consultant
7 30 (6.54%) Network Security Engineer
7 30 (6.54%) Senior Analyst
8 29 (6.32%) Security Consultant
9 28 (6.10%) Operations Analyst
10 25 (5.45%) Information Security Analyst
10 25 (5.45%) Security Operations Analyst
10 25 (5.45%) Information Analyst
11 18 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (3.27%) Administrator
12 15 (3.27%) Security Manager
13 14 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.05%) Security Specialist
14 13 (2.83%) Architect
14 13 (2.83%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.79%) Regular Expression
2 17 (3.70%) XML
3 11 (2.40%) Web Services
4 6 (1.31%) Middleware
5 5 (1.09%) SailPoint
6 4 (0.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (0.87%) JSP
6 4 (0.87%) HTML
7 3 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.65%) Lucene
8 2 (0.44%) Ajax
8 2 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.44%) .NET
8 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 89 (19.39%) Management Information System
2 45 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 29 (6.32%) PKI
5 22 (4.79%) Visualisation
6 20 (4.36%) Open Source
7 17 (3.70%) Statistics
8 9 (1.96%) SecurID
9 7 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.87%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.87%) DataPower
12 3 (0.65%) CESG
12 3 (0.65%) User Experience
13 2 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.44%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.44%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 189 (41.18%) Windows
2 142 (30.94%) Linux
3 97 (21.13%) UNIX
4 42 (9.15%) Solaris
5 22 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.18%) Windows 8
7 10 (2.18%) AIX
8 9 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.09%) Debian
10 5 (1.09%) CentOS
10 5 (1.09%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (35.73%) Information Security
2 132 (28.76%) SIEM
3 80 (17.43%) Penetration Testing
4 52 (11.33%) Incident Management
5 50 (10.89%) Cyber Security
6 44 (9.59%) Kalman Filter
7 43 (9.37%) Network Design
8 41 (8.93%) Risk Management
8 41 (8.93%) ITIL
9 40 (8.71%) Vulnerability Management
10 36 (7.84%) Ethical Hacking
11 34 (7.41%) Analytics
12 33 (7.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 28 (6.10%) Data Protection
14 26 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
15 24 (5.23%) Security Architecture
16 23 (5.01%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
17 22 (4.79%) Network Management
18 21 (4.58%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.15%) SQL
2 37 (8.06%) PHP
3 35 (7.63%) Python
4 17 (3.70%) Java
5 13 (2.83%) C
5 13 (2.83%) C++
6 11 (2.40%) Perl
7 10 (2.18%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.31%) Ruby
11 5 (1.09%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.87%) Embedded C
12 4 (0.87%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.44%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.44%) C#
13 2 (0.44%) Erlang
14 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 113 (24.62%) CISSP
2 96 (20.92%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (14.38%) CCNP
4 62 (13.51%) CCNA
5 58 (12.64%) Degree
5 58 (12.64%) Security Cleared
6 44 (9.59%) GIAC
7 43 (9.37%) GCIA
8 42 (9.15%) SC Cleared
9 41 (8.93%) CEH
10 34 (7.41%) CCSE
10 34 (7.41%) CCSA
11 30 (6.54%) DV Cleared
12 29 (6.32%) GCIH
13 23 (5.01%) CISM
14 22 (4.79%) JNCIA
15 17 (3.70%) SSCP
16 13 (2.83%) CISA
17 11 (2.40%) CCIE
17 11 (2.40%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (5.23%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.05%) COBIT
4 13 (2.83%) QA
5 7 (1.53%) SLA
6 5 (1.09%) COSO
6 5 (1.09%) GPG13
7 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (11.98%) Snort
2 37 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.75%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.40%) KVM
5 8 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.87%) XenServer
6 4 (0.87%) Firmware
6 4 (0.87%) Samba
6 4 (0.87%) Nmap
7 2 (0.44%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.44%) Postfix
7 2 (0.44%) Varnish
7 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.22%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.22%) UAG
8 1 (0.22%) NFS
8 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (5.01%) Nessus
2 18 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (2.18%) Puppet
4 8 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.74%) Nagios
5 6 (1.31%) Ansible
6 5 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.09%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.65%) Cacti
8 2 (0.44%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.44%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.44%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.22%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.22%) SCCM
9 1 (0.22%) SCOM
9 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 137 (29.85%) Cisco
2 63 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 52 (11.33%) CheckPoint
4 46 (10.02%) Sourcefire
5 39 (8.50%) Juniper
6 37 (8.06%) VMware
7 30 (6.54%) Blue Coat
8 23 (5.01%) Symantec
8 23 (5.01%) F5
9 21 (4.58%) McAfee
9 21 (4.58%) IronPort
10 19 (4.14%) Red Hat
11 18 (3.92%) Oracle
12 17 (3.70%) HP
12 17 (3.70%) ArcSight
13 15 (3.27%) Splunk
14 13 (2.83%) LogRhythm
14 13 (2.83%) SolarWinds
15 12 (2.61%) Fortinet
15 12 (2.61%) Citrix
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