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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 689 717 680
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -37
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 217 148 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 0.77% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 180 109 167
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -15.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £30,800 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%

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
20561 19283 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.67% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16341 15568 17860
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +37 191 £45,000 +5.88% 24
South East +18 63 £45,000 +15.38% 6
London -20 44 £57,500 +19.17% 11
Hampshire +17 33 £47,500 +21.79% 2
West Yorkshire -6 28 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Yorkshire -16 28 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Berkshire -7 22 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Southampton +20 17 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Scotland -2 17 £38,500 -50.32% 1
Leeds -12 17 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Hertfordshire +8 16 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East of England +2 16 £50,000 +31.57% 2
City of London -16 15 £60,000 +22.44% 4
West Midlands +6 12 £35,750 -4.66% 1
South West -13 12 £50,000 +85.18% 1
Reading -3 11 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Hemel Hempstead -5 11 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Bradford +10 10 £35,000 -
Edinburgh -6 10 £33,500 -56.77%
North West -5 8 £50,000 -24.52% 2
Surrey +2 7 £65,000 +44.44%
Wales 0 7 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow - 6 £39,000 - 1
Cardiff -2 5 £33,500 +3.07%
South Wales -7 5 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Cheshire -9 5 £60,000 -20.00% 1
Wiltshire -16 5 - -
Worcestershire - 5 £30,000 -
Redditch - 5 £30,000 -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 224 (54.50%) Firewall
2 167 (40.63%) Windows
3 157 (38.20%) Information Security
4 139 (33.82%) SIEM
5 121 (29.44%) TCP/IP
6 118 (28.71%) Network Security
7 112 (27.25%) Finance
8 107 (26.03%) Penetration Testing
9 105 (25.55%) Cisco
10 100 (24.33%) CISSP
11 95 (23.11%) Linux
12 93 (22.63%) UNIX
13 87 (21.17%) Microsoft
14 80 (19.46%) Internet
15 76 (18.49%) Security Cleared
16 75 (18.25%) Cisco Certification
17 74 (18.00%) Management Information System
18 71 (17.27%) LAN
18 71 (17.27%) Degree
19 70 (17.03%) Sourcefire
19 70 (17.03%) Snort
19 70 (17.03%) DNS
20 66 (16.06%) WAN
21 64 (15.57%) Juniper
22 58 (14.11%) SC Cleared
23 57 (13.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 57 (13.87%) CCNP
24 53 (12.90%) CheckPoint
24 53 (12.90%) ITIL
25 52 (12.65%) Ethical Hacking

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (4.87%) IIS
2 15 (3.65%) Apache
3 14 (3.41%) Lync
4 6 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.22%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.73%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.24%) nginx
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.70%) MS Office
4 5 (1.22%) MS Project
4 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.16%) SaaS
2 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.73%) PaaS
3 3 (0.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 224 (54.50%) Firewall
2 121 (29.44%) TCP/IP
3 118 (28.71%) Network Security
4 80 (19.46%) Internet
5 71 (17.27%) LAN
6 70 (17.03%) DNS
7 66 (16.06%) WAN
8 46 (11.19%) VPN
9 40 (9.73%) Wireless
10 37 (9.00%) DHCP
11 35 (8.52%) HTTP
11 35 (8.52%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (7.54%) tcpdump
12 31 (7.54%) WLAN
13 30 (7.30%) Wireshark
14 23 (5.60%) LDAP
15 22 (5.35%) IPX
15 22 (5.35%) SSL
15 22 (5.35%) IPv6
16 18 (4.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.41%) MySQL
3 10 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.24%) Big Data
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (0.73%) JUnit
1 3 (0.73%) Subversion
1 3 (0.73%) AppScan
1 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 112 (27.25%) Finance
2 25 (6.08%) Banking
3 20 (4.87%) Legal
4 14 (3.41%) Law
5 13 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.16%) Marketing
6 11 (2.68%) German Language
7 7 (1.70%) Retail
8 3 (0.73%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.73%) Advertising
8 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.49%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) iGaming
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 193 (46.96%) Analyst
2 173 (42.09%) Security Analyst
3 45 (10.95%) Network Engineer
4 39 (9.49%) Information Analyst
4 39 (9.49%) Information Security Analyst
5 38 (9.25%) Security Engineer
6 37 (9.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 26 (6.33%) Operations Analyst
8 25 (6.08%) Security Operations Analyst
9 21 (5.11%) Security Specialist
10 20 (4.87%) Consultant
11 19 (4.62%) Security Consultant
12 18 (4.38%) Architect
13 14 (3.41%) Senior Network Engineer
14 13 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
15 11 (2.68%) Senior Security Analyst
16 10 (2.43%) Administrator
16 10 (2.43%) Network Security Engineer
17 9 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.92%) Regular Expression
2 11 (2.68%) .NET
3 8 (1.95%) XML
4 7 (1.70%) Web Services
5 6 (1.46%) Middleware
5 6 (1.46%) HTML
6 5 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.73%) SailPoint
7 3 (0.73%) Play Framework
7 3 (0.73%) Sensu
7 3 (0.73%) Spring
7 3 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (0.73%) Django
7 3 (0.73%) Guice
7 3 (0.73%) REST
8 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.49%) Ajax
8 2 (0.49%) JSP
8 2 (0.49%) Lucene
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 74 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 30 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.65%) PKI
4 8 (1.95%) SecurID
4 8 (1.95%) Open Source
5 5 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.22%) Replication
5 5 (1.22%) Clustering
6 3 (0.73%) CESG
6 3 (0.73%) Firmware
6 3 (0.73%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.49%) RMADS
7 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.49%) DataPower
7 2 (0.49%) Statistics
7 2 (0.49%) SCADA
8 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.24%) Physics
8 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.24%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 167 (40.63%) Windows
2 95 (23.11%) Linux
3 93 (22.63%) UNIX
4 27 (6.57%) Solaris
5 15 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.95%) Windows NT
8 7 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.46%) AIX
10 5 (1.22%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.24%) zOS
13 1 (0.24%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (38.20%) Information Security
2 139 (33.82%) SIEM
3 107 (26.03%) Penetration Testing
4 53 (12.90%) ITIL
5 52 (12.65%) Ethical Hacking
6 48 (11.68%) Vulnerability Management
7 40 (9.73%) Kalman Filter
8 39 (9.49%) Cyber Security
8 39 (9.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 39 (9.49%) Data Protection
9 38 (9.25%) Analytics
10 35 (8.52%) Network Management
11 30 (7.30%) Load Balancing
11 30 (7.30%) Network Design
12 29 (7.06%) Risk Management
13 27 (6.57%) Incident Management
14 26 (6.33%) E-Commerce
14 26 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (6.08%) Security Management
16 23 (5.60%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.57%) SQL
2 17 (4.14%) PHP
3 16 (3.89%) Java
4 15 (3.65%) Python
5 11 (2.68%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.19%) C
7 8 (1.95%) Perl
8 6 (1.46%) C++
8 6 (1.46%) Embedded C
8 6 (1.46%) Embedded C++
9 5 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.22%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.22%) Ruby
10 4 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.73%) Scala
11 3 (0.73%) C#
11 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 100 (24.33%) CISSP
2 76 (18.49%) Security Cleared
3 75 (18.25%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (17.27%) Degree
5 58 (14.11%) SC Cleared
6 57 (13.87%) CCNP
7 49 (11.92%) GCIA
8 38 (9.25%) CEH
9 37 (9.00%) CCNA
9 37 (9.00%) DV Cleared
10 35 (8.52%) GIAC
11 26 (6.33%) CISM
12 25 (6.08%) GCIH
12 25 (6.08%) CCIE
13 23 (5.60%) CCSA
13 23 (5.60%) CCSE
14 19 (4.62%) SSCP
15 18 (4.38%) CCSP
16 16 (3.89%) JNCIA
17 14 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (13.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (12.65%) PCI DSS
3 17 (4.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 9 (2.19%) SLA
5 9 (2.19%) BS7799
5 9 (2.19%) COBIT
5 9 (2.19%) QA
6 5 (1.22%) COSO
7 2 (0.49%) GPG13
8 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 70 (17.03%) Snort
2 47 (11.44%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (3.41%) Forefront TMG
4 14 (3.41%) UAG
5 10 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.43%) KVM
6 4 (0.97%) Nmap
7 3 (0.73%) Samba
8 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.49%) Postfix
9 1 (0.24%) XenServer
9 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 33 (8.03%) Nessus
2 17 (4.14%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (3.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.22%) Nagios
6 4 (0.97%) Puppet
6 4 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.73%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.73%) collectd
8 2 (0.49%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.24%) WSUS
9 1 (0.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 105 (25.55%) Cisco
2 87 (21.17%) Microsoft
3 70 (17.03%) Sourcefire
4 64 (15.57%) Juniper
5 53 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 35 (8.52%) Blue Coat
6 35 (8.52%) Qualys
7 33 (8.03%) Symantec
8 31 (7.54%) LogRhythm
9 27 (6.57%) Splunk
9 27 (6.57%) IronPort
10 25 (6.08%) McAfee
11 24 (5.84%) HP
12 21 (5.11%) F5
13 20 (4.87%) VMware
14 19 (4.62%) Websense
14 19 (4.62%) Oracle
15 15 (3.65%) Lumension
15 15 (3.65%) Becrypt
15 15 (3.65%) ArcSight
South East London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
AIG EUROPE (UK) LIMITED
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
University of Westminster
Salary: £44,138 per annum including L.W.A
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Required IT
Salary: £50,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
North West London
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 23 days ago