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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 590 685 738
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +53
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 330 224 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 1.08% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 272 190 96
Average salary £53,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.97%

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
18147 20706 18627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.15% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15099 16374 15035
Average salary £45,000 £44,261 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +101 302 £55,000 +15.78% 63
London +95 148 £57,500 +4.54% 19
South East +8 55 £50,000 +11.11% 33
South West -2 26 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Berkshire +20 24 £47,500 +18.75% 4
East Midlands +18 23 £55,000 +34.14% 1
City of London +37 19 £61,250 +2.08% 3
Reading +12 17 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Derbyshire -2 16 £39,000 -4.87%
West Midlands -2 16 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Gloucestershire -3 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Scotland +5 14 £60,000 +55.84% 7
Cheltenham -2 13 £45,000 -7.69%
North West -2 12 £52,000 +15.55% 2
Hampshire -2 12 £42,500 -22.72% 9
Yorkshire -8 11 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South Wales 0 10 £30,500 -8.95%
Wales -1 10 £30,500 -8.95%
Edinburgh -5 10 £60,000 +79.10% 3
Shropshire - 9 £45,000 -
Bristol - 9 £50,000 - 3
Chesterfield - 9 £39,000 -
Telford - 9 £45,000 -
Cardiff -10 8 £30,500 -8.95%
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £60,000 +54.83% 6
Nottinghamshire - 7 £82,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Derby +9 5 £37,500 -8.53%
Manchester +3 5 £51,500 +14.44% 2
Slough 0 5 £58,000 +56.75%

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 382 (60.63%) Firewall
2 264 (41.90%) Information Security
3 228 (36.19%) Windows
4 206 (32.70%) SIEM
5 200 (31.75%) Linux
6 154 (24.44%) CISSP
7 150 (23.81%) Network Security
8 147 (23.33%) Finance
9 140 (22.22%) Cyber Security
10 139 (22.06%) TCP/IP
11 124 (19.68%) Cisco
12 121 (19.21%) Management Information System
13 116 (18.41%) Cisco Certification
14 111 (17.62%) UNIX
15 102 (16.19%) VPN
16 98 (15.56%) Internet
17 95 (15.08%) Penetration Testing
18 93 (14.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 86 (13.65%) CCNA
19 86 (13.65%) Vulnerability Management
20 85 (13.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 81 (12.86%) CCNP
22 78 (12.38%) DNS
23 75 (11.90%) Microsoft
23 75 (11.90%) LAN
23 75 (11.90%) WAN
24 74 (11.75%) PCI DSS
24 74 (11.75%) SQL
24 74 (11.75%) Data Centre
25 72 (11.43%) Snort

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (7.30%) Apache
2 22 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.02%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.70%) Drupal
4 17 (2.70%) nginx
4 17 (2.70%) CMS
5 12 (1.90%) Lync
6 8 (1.27%) MTS
7 7 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.79%) IIS
9 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.48%) SAS
10 3 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.16%) Confluence
12 1 (0.16%) Eucalyptus
12 1 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.22%) MS Office
3 7 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) FLEXCUBE
1 6 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.70%) SaaS
3 6 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.63%) Symantec.cloud
5 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.16%) Nimbula
7 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 382 (60.63%) Firewall
2 150 (23.81%) Network Security
3 139 (22.06%) TCP/IP
4 102 (16.19%) VPN
5 98 (15.56%) Internet
6 78 (12.38%) DNS
7 75 (11.90%) LAN
7 75 (11.90%) WAN
8 59 (9.37%) Wireless
9 43 (6.83%) SSL
10 38 (6.03%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (5.71%) HTTP
12 35 (5.56%) tcpdump
13 34 (5.40%) IPsec
14 28 (4.44%) Wireshark
15 27 (4.29%) OSPF
16 26 (4.13%) BGP
17 25 (3.97%) VLAN
18 22 (3.49%) DHCP
19 21 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.46%) MySQL
2 17 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.90%) Big Data
4 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.95%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.79%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.63%) Riak
7 4 (0.63%) Voldemort
8 3 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.32%) InfluxDB
9 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.16%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.48%) Hudson
3 3 (0.48%) Subversion
3 3 (0.48%) JIRA
3 3 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 147 (23.33%) Finance
2 55 (8.73%) Banking
3 41 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.49%) Financial Institution
5 14 (2.22%) Legal
6 11 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.59%) Retail
8 9 (1.43%) Marketing
9 6 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (0.95%) Billing
9 6 (0.95%) Games
9 6 (0.95%) Military
9 6 (0.95%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.63%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 249 (39.52%) Analyst
2 202 (32.06%) Security Analyst
3 75 (11.90%) Security Engineer
4 58 (9.21%) Operations Analyst
4 58 (9.21%) Security Operations Analyst
5 50 (7.94%) Network Engineer
6 44 (6.98%) Architect
6 44 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
7 43 (6.83%) Security Manager
8 30 (4.76%) Consultant
9 29 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (4.60%) Security Specialist
10 27 (4.29%) Security Consultant
11 26 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
11 26 (4.13%) Senior Security Analyst
12 23 (3.65%) Security Architect
13 19 (3.02%) Information Manager
13 19 (3.02%) Information Security Manager
13 19 (3.02%) IT Security Analyst
14 17 (2.70%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.17%) REST
2 17 (2.70%) Web Services
3 11 (1.75%) CSS
4 8 (1.27%) SAML
4 8 (1.27%) OAuth
5 7 (1.11%) XML
6 5 (0.79%) Middleware
6 5 (0.79%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.63%) OpenID
7 4 (0.63%) WSDL
7 4 (0.63%) SOAP
7 4 (0.63%) HTML
7 4 (0.63%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.32%) .NET
9 1 (0.16%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.16%) HTML5
9 1 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.16%) HornetQ
9 1 (0.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 121 (19.21%) Management Information System
2 74 (11.75%) Data Centre
3 62 (9.84%) PKI
4 60 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 37 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (4.60%) Computer Science
7 22 (3.49%) Visualisation
8 19 (3.02%) Cryptography
8 19 (3.02%) Client/Server
9 17 (2.70%) Clustering
10 16 (2.54%) Digital Media
11 15 (2.38%) Statistics
12 12 (1.90%) Cybercrime
13 11 (1.75%) CESG
14 8 (1.27%) Eurex
15 7 (1.11%) SWIFT
16 6 (0.95%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.95%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.95%) Taxonomies
16 6 (0.95%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 228 (36.19%) Windows
2 200 (31.75%) Linux
3 111 (17.62%) UNIX
4 51 (8.10%) Solaris
5 15 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.11%) Windows 2000
7 7 (1.11%) Windows NT
8 6 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.79%) zOS
9 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.79%) Debian
10 4 (0.63%) Android
10 4 (0.63%) CentOS
11 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.48%) VMS
11 3 (0.48%) AIX
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (41.90%) Information Security
2 206 (32.70%) SIEM
3 140 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 95 (15.08%) Penetration Testing
5 86 (13.65%) Vulnerability Management
6 85 (13.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 70 (11.11%) Security Architecture
8 69 (10.95%) Malware Analysis
9 67 (10.63%) ITIL
10 66 (10.48%) Network Monitoring
11 59 (9.37%) Incident Management
12 57 (9.05%) Kalman Filter
13 54 (8.57%) Mentoring
14 49 (7.78%) Computer Security
15 41 (6.51%) DDoS Mitigation
16 39 (6.19%) Analytics
17 37 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
18 35 (5.56%) Risk Management
19 32 (5.08%) Project Management
19 32 (5.08%) Malware Detection\Protection
Programming Languages
1 74 (11.75%) SQL
2 55 (8.73%) PHP
3 50 (7.94%) Python
4 38 (6.03%) Perl
5 31 (4.92%) Ruby
6 24 (3.81%) Java
7 16 (2.54%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 12 (1.90%) C
10 11 (1.75%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.43%) Erlang
12 7 (1.11%) C++
13 6 (0.95%) Haskell
13 6 (0.95%) Lisp
14 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.63%) SystemTap
15 3 (0.48%) C#
16 2 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 154 (24.44%) CISSP
2 116 (18.41%) Cisco Certification
3 86 (13.65%) CCNA
4 81 (12.86%) CCNP
5 67 (10.63%) Degree
6 65 (10.32%) CISM
7 42 (6.67%) GIAC
7 42 (6.67%) CEH
8 39 (6.19%) Security Cleared
9 33 (5.24%) GCIA
10 31 (4.92%) GCIH
11 26 (4.13%) CISA
12 25 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (3.81%) SC Cleared
14 18 (2.86%) CCIE
15 17 (2.70%) MCSE
16 12 (1.90%) SSCP
16 12 (1.90%) Security+ Certification
17 9 (1.43%) CCSA
18 8 (1.27%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (14.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (11.75%) PCI DSS
3 26 (4.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (2.54%) SLA
5 14 (2.22%) COBIT
5 14 (2.22%) FISMA
6 5 (0.79%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 72 (11.43%) Snort
2 39 (6.19%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.70%) Varnish
5 11 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.11%) DFS Replication
7 5 (0.79%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.63%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.32%) XenApp
11 1 (0.16%) Squid
11 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.16%) Firmware
11 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.16%) vCloud
11 1 (0.16%) KVM
11 1 (0.16%) iptables
11 1 (0.16%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 26 (4.13%) Nessus
2 22 (3.49%) Puppet
3 21 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.86%) Salt
5 13 (2.06%) SCOM
6 12 (1.90%) SCCM
7 8 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (1.27%) Nmap
8 7 (1.11%) OpenView
8 7 (1.11%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.79%) WhatsUp Gold
9 5 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (0.63%) Nagios
10 4 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.48%) Kibana
11 3 (0.48%) logstash
12 2 (0.32%) Ansible
12 2 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 124 (19.68%) Cisco
2 75 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.62%) Sourcefire
4 42 (6.67%) ArcSight
5 38 (6.03%) Juniper
5 38 (6.03%) CheckPoint
6 37 (5.87%) F5
7 30 (4.76%) Splunk
8 27 (4.29%) VMware
9 26 (4.13%) Symantec
10 25 (3.97%) Citrix
11 23 (3.65%) McAfee
12 21 (3.33%) Qualys
13 17 (2.70%) SaltStack
13 17 (2.70%) Reuters
14 16 (2.54%) Fortinet
15 14 (2.22%) Tripwire
15 14 (2.22%) Dell
16 12 (1.90%) HP
17 11 (1.75%) SolarWinds
West London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, health, holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, health, holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £33283.26 - £40679.54 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £65k plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60K + 40K commission + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + car, bens allow, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + car, bens allow, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45k - 65k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HP
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago