The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
UK
Rank 539 628 709
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +81
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 324 298 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 1.79% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 246 223 195
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
14112 16614 18967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.80% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11527 13797 15407
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +120 305 £60,000 +20.00% 35
London +107 151 £65,000 +13.04% 19
South East +57 57 £70,000 +40.00% 10
City of London +44 44 £72,500 +38.09% 6
North West +9 35 £44,000 -16.19% 4
Berkshire +39 32 £75,000 +27.65% 4
West Midlands +13 24 £38,250 +15.75%
South West +11 24 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Manchester 0 23 £44,000 -45.00% 3
Bristol +12 16 £44,000 +0.57% 1
Birmingham +11 15 £45,250 -4.73%
Scotland +14 13 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Edinburgh +13 13 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £77,500 - 1
Bracknell +17 9 £45,000 -
East of England +2 9 £42,500 -1.16%
Reading +32 8 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Malvern +13 7 £36,500 -
Worcestershire -9 7 £36,500 -
Surrey +45 6 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Milton Keynes +22 6 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Gloucestershire -24 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Lancashire -9 5 £17,000 -63.04% 1
Norfolk -12 4 £42,500 -
Essex - 4 - -
Merseyside - 4 £44,000 -
Liverpool - 4 £44,000 -
Norwich - 4 £42,500 -
Leeds +25 3 £44,000 +25.71%

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 476 (74.26%) Firewall
2 253 (39.47%) Network Security
3 246 (38.38%) Information Security
4 222 (34.63%) SIEM
5 217 (33.85%) Windows
6 186 (29.02%) CISSP
7 175 (27.30%) Linux
8 166 (25.90%) Cybersecurity
9 158 (24.65%) Cisco
10 156 (24.34%) DNS
11 144 (22.46%) Finance
12 139 (21.68%) WAN
13 135 (21.06%) Security Operations
14 133 (20.75%) VPN
15 127 (19.81%) TCP/IP
16 123 (19.19%) LAN
17 121 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
18 116 (18.10%) Management Information System
19 115 (17.94%) Unix
20 111 (17.32%) CISM
20 111 (17.32%) Degree
21 106 (16.54%) Internet
22 102 (15.91%) ITIL
23 97 (15.13%) Active Directory
24 96 (14.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 95 (14.82%) Kalman Filter
26 93 (14.51%) VLAN
27 89 (13.88%) Security Cleared
28 86 (13.42%) Wireless
29 85 (13.26%) CheckPoint

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (4.84%) IIS
2 25 (3.90%) Apache
3 23 (3.59%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.50%) IBM Notes
6 13 (2.03%) OpenStack
6 13 (2.03%) Skype for Business
7 11 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.09%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.62%) JBoss
10 4 (0.62%) nginx
11 2 (0.31%) Confluence
11 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.31%) Jetty
11 2 (0.31%) lighttpd
Applications
1 26 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.56%) MS Office
3 7 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.62%) MS Project
5 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Sentinel
1 4 (0.62%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.43%) SaaS
4 14 (2.18%) PaaS
5 13 (2.03%) IaaS
6 11 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (1.40%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.40%) Route 53
8 7 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.31%) Datadog
9 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.31%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 476 (74.26%) Firewall
2 253 (39.47%) Network Security
3 156 (24.34%) DNS
4 139 (21.68%) WAN
5 133 (20.75%) VPN
6 127 (19.81%) TCP/IP
7 123 (19.19%) LAN
8 106 (16.54%) Internet
9 93 (14.51%) VLAN
10 86 (13.42%) Wireless
11 74 (11.54%) SSL
12 68 (10.61%) DHCP
13 67 (10.45%) WLAN
14 53 (8.27%) Cisco ASA
15 51 (7.96%) BGP
15 51 (7.96%) IPsec
16 42 (6.55%) MPLS
17 38 (5.93%) OSPF
18 31 (4.84%) HTTP
19 27 (4.21%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.50%) GIS
2 15 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.94%) MySQL
5 4 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.47%) Big Data
6 3 (0.47%) Infinispan
7 2 (0.31%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.31%) Redis
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.18%) Subversion
3 10 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.25%) Vagrant
5 7 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 144 (22.46%) Finance
2 54 (8.42%) Telecoms
3 45 (7.02%) Banking
4 33 (5.15%) Legal
5 20 (3.12%) Law
6 16 (2.50%) Marketing
7 12 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.72%) French Language
9 10 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.40%) Games
11 8 (1.25%) German Language
11 8 (1.25%) Spanish Language
12 7 (1.09%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.78%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.78%) Portuguese Language
14 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.47%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.47%) Electronics
15 3 (0.47%) Military
15 3 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 156 (24.34%) Analyst
2 117 (18.25%) Security Engineer
3 100 (15.60%) Security Analyst
4 68 (10.61%) Network Engineer
5 58 (9.05%) Security Specialist
6 49 (7.64%) Security Manager
7 41 (6.40%) Architect
8 40 (6.24%) Security Architect
9 39 (6.08%) Consultant
10 36 (5.62%) SOC Analyst
11 32 (4.99%) Information Analyst
11 32 (4.99%) Information Security Analyst
11 32 (4.99%) Network Security Engineer
12 28 (4.37%) Network Security Manager
13 27 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (4.21%) Network Manager
14 26 (4.06%) Security Consultant
15 25 (3.90%) Cybersecurity Engineer
16 23 (3.59%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
17 21 (3.28%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.96%) Web Services
2 20 (3.12%) Regular Expression
3 14 (2.18%) 802.1X
4 8 (1.25%) PCRE
5 6 (0.94%) ELK Stack
6 5 (0.78%) LAMP
6 5 (0.78%) REST
7 3 (0.47%) HornetQ
7 3 (0.47%) HTML
7 3 (0.47%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.47%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (0.47%) SAML
7 3 (0.47%) Serverless Framework
7 3 (0.47%) XML
8 2 (0.31%) Kafka
8 2 (0.31%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.31%) Node.js
9 1 (0.16%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.16%) SOAP
9 1 (0.16%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 116 (18.10%) Management Information System
2 84 (13.10%) Security Operations Centre
3 71 (11.08%) Computer Science
4 65 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (10.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 64 (9.98%) Data Centre
6 51 (7.96%) NHS
7 38 (5.93%) PKI
8 34 (5.30%) Video Conferencing
9 28 (4.37%) Cryptography
10 27 (4.21%) Cyberthreat
11 21 (3.28%) Cyber Attack
12 14 (2.18%) Mathematics
13 13 (2.03%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.09%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
14 7 (1.09%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.09%) Online Games
15 6 (0.94%) Cybercrime
15 6 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 217 (33.85%) Windows
2 175 (27.30%) Linux
3 115 (17.94%) Unix
4 28 (4.37%) Solaris
5 17 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.34%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.72%) Mac OS
7 11 (1.72%) Windows NT
7 11 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.62%) Debian
9 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (38.38%) Information Security
2 222 (34.63%) SIEM
3 166 (25.90%) Cybersecurity
4 135 (21.06%) Security Operations
5 102 (15.91%) ITIL
6 95 (14.82%) Kalman Filter
7 85 (13.26%) Security Architecture
8 83 (12.95%) Security Management
9 77 (12.01%) Security Monitoring
10 74 (11.54%) Incident Management
11 70 (10.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 70 (10.92%) Vulnerability Management
12 65 (10.14%) Analytics
13 63 (9.83%) Service Management
14 53 (8.27%) Penetration Testing
15 50 (7.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 49 (7.64%) Data Protection
17 45 (7.02%) Identity Access Management
17 45 (7.02%) Risk Management
18 43 (6.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (9.98%) SQL
2 58 (9.05%) Python
3 47 (7.33%) Bash Shell
4 46 (7.18%) Perl
5 34 (5.30%) PowerShell
6 25 (3.90%) C
7 13 (2.03%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.25%) Java
8 8 (1.25%) PHP
9 5 (0.78%) Tcl
10 4 (0.62%) C++
11 3 (0.47%) C#
11 3 (0.47%) Go
11 3 (0.47%) Ruby
11 3 (0.47%) VB
12 2 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 186 (29.02%) CISSP
2 121 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
3 111 (17.32%) CISM
3 111 (17.32%) Degree
4 89 (13.88%) Security Cleared
5 74 (11.54%) CCNP
6 68 (10.61%) CEH
7 64 (9.98%) SANS
8 55 (8.58%) CCNA
8 55 (8.58%) SC Cleared
9 51 (7.96%) GIAC
10 38 (5.93%) GCIA
11 37 (5.77%) GCIH
12 36 (5.62%) CISA
12 36 (5.62%) DV Cleared
13 29 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (3.90%) CCIE
15 23 (3.59%) MCSE
16 15 (2.34%) GSEC
16 15 (2.34%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (14.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (7.80%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (2.03%) FISMA
4 13 (2.03%) SLA
5 9 (1.40%) COBIT
6 8 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.47%) HIPAA
System Software
1 97 (15.13%) Active Directory
2 64 (9.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.59%) VMware ESX
4 22 (3.43%) Snort
5 16 (2.50%) Docker
5 16 (2.50%) Xen
6 14 (2.18%) QEMU
7 9 (1.40%) Samba
8 8 (1.25%) Sendmail
9 7 (1.09%) iptables
9 7 (1.09%) NFS
10 5 (0.78%) Firmware
10 5 (0.78%) Gluster
11 4 (0.62%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.62%) KVM
11 4 (0.62%) vSphere
12 3 (0.47%) XenApp
12 3 (0.47%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.31%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 72 (11.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 47 (7.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 43 (6.71%) Nagios
4 36 (5.62%) Nessus
5 35 (5.46%) Puppet
6 25 (3.90%) Ansible
7 20 (3.12%) Salt
8 18 (2.81%) ZABBIX
9 10 (1.56%) Cacti
9 10 (1.56%) Nmap
9 10 (1.56%) SCOM
10 9 (1.40%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 9 (1.40%) CSIRT
10 9 (1.40%) Endace
11 8 (1.25%) Kubernetes
11 8 (1.25%) Terraform
12 7 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (1.09%) RSA Security Analytics
13 6 (0.94%) Kibana
13 6 (0.94%) logstash
Vendors
1 158 (24.65%) Cisco
2 85 (13.26%) CheckPoint
3 71 (11.08%) Microsoft
4 69 (10.76%) VMware
5 68 (10.61%) Palo Alto
6 65 (10.14%) Splunk
7 47 (7.33%) Juniper
8 37 (5.77%) ArcSight
9 28 (4.37%) Qualys
10 25 (3.90%) FireEye
11 23 (3.59%) Citrix
12 22 (3.43%) Intel Security
13 20 (3.12%) Blue Coat
13 20 (3.12%) Imperva
13 20 (3.12%) LogLogic
13 20 (3.12%) SaltStack
14 19 (2.96%) SolarWinds
14 19 (2.96%) Sourcefire
15 17 (2.65%) Polycom
16 16 (2.50%) Lotus
London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 to £80,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Resource Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + x2 OTE
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Henley-on-Thames
Onelan Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 per year DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £0.00 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
West London
Merlin Entertainments Group
Posted: 20 days ago