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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 590 669 612
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -57
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 322 239 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 1.25% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 245 171 211
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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
19628 19046 21730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.14% 16.87% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15641 15088 17509
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +74 290 £50,000 +11.11% 57
London +70 114 £52,500 -8.69% 13
South East -17 83 £55,000 +22.22% 20
City of London +25 37 £62,500 +25.00% 4
North West +33 35 £47,500 +23.37% 2
Berkshire +10 33 £55,000 -4.34% 14
Cheshire +31 32 £47,500 - 1
Scotland +39 24 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Edinburgh +21 23 £53,750 +79.16% 1
East of England +9 19 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Reading +5 18 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Surrey -2 18 £61,500 +44.70% 2
Hampshire -24 18 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South West -13 14 £43,750 +33.16% 13
Yorkshire +5 13 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Cambridgeshire +22 12 £50,000 +2.04%
Woking - 10 £60,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £55,000 - 1
Glasgow - 9 £45,000 -
Maidenhead +2 8 £55,000 -26.66% 6
West Yorkshire -2 8 £50,000 +25.00%
West Midlands -29 8 £46,000 -0.54% 3
Dundee - 8 - -
Wiltshire - 7 £38,750 - 8
Warrington +19 6 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -4 6 £45,000 -14.28% 5
Swindon - 5 £40,000 - 3
Chester - 5 £65,000 -
Bradford - 5 £52,500 -
Hook - 5 £57,500 -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 331 (59.75%) Firewall
2 199 (35.92%) Windows
3 187 (33.75%) Information Security
4 181 (32.67%) Linux
5 173 (31.23%) SIEM
6 162 (29.24%) CISSP
7 158 (28.52%) Network Security
8 147 (26.53%) Cisco
9 136 (24.55%) Cisco Certification
10 124 (22.38%) TCP/IP
11 114 (20.58%) Finance
12 108 (19.49%) Management Information System
13 106 (19.13%) CCNP
14 94 (16.97%) WAN
15 88 (15.88%) LAN
16 82 (14.80%) CCNA
16 82 (14.80%) Microsoft
16 82 (14.80%) Cyber Security
17 81 (14.62%) SQL
17 81 (14.62%) Snort
18 80 (14.44%) VPN
19 78 (14.08%) UNIX
20 73 (13.18%) Vulnerability Management
21 70 (12.64%) Penetration Testing
22 66 (11.91%) Degree
22 66 (11.91%) DNS
23 64 (11.55%) ITIL
23 64 (11.55%) GIAC
24 62 (11.19%) CEH
24 62 (11.19%) Network Monitoring

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 33 (5.96%) IIS
2 25 (4.51%) Apache
3 11 (1.99%) nginx
4 10 (1.81%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.62%) Commerce Server
6 8 (1.44%) Lync
7 7 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.90%) CMS
9 5 (0.90%) Drupal
9 5 (0.90%) Node.js
10 3 (0.54%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.36%) SAS
12 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 47 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.71%) MS Office
3 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.26%) SaaS
3 5 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.90%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.90%) Route 53
3 5 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 331 (59.75%) Firewall
2 158 (28.52%) Network Security
3 124 (22.38%) TCP/IP
4 94 (16.97%) WAN
5 88 (15.88%) LAN
6 80 (14.44%) VPN
7 66 (11.91%) DNS
8 53 (9.57%) Internet
9 48 (8.66%) Wireless
10 43 (7.76%) Wireshark
11 39 (7.04%) SAN
12 33 (5.96%) tcpdump
13 32 (5.78%) DHCP
14 30 (5.42%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (5.23%) HTTP
16 27 (4.87%) Wireless Security
17 26 (4.69%) VLAN
17 26 (4.69%) SSL
18 25 (4.51%) DMZ
19 21 (3.79%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.78%) MySQL
2 31 (5.60%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.71%) Big Data
4 11 (1.99%) MongoDB
4 11 (1.99%) Data Mining
5 8 (1.44%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (0.90%) Redis
7 5 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.90%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.90%) InfluxDB
8 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.36%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.36%) SimpleDB
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.62%) JIRA
2 6 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 114 (20.58%) Finance
2 32 (5.78%) Banking
3 29 (5.23%) Financial Institution
4 27 (4.87%) Law
5 26 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.35%) Legal
7 10 (1.81%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.44%) Retail
9 7 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.72%) Marketing
10 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.72%) Advertising
11 3 (0.54%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 186 (33.57%) Analyst
2 139 (25.09%) Security Analyst
3 88 (15.88%) Network Engineer
4 85 (15.34%) Security Engineer
5 48 (8.66%) Operations Analyst
6 47 (8.48%) Security Operations Analyst
7 42 (7.58%) Network Security Engineer
8 31 (5.60%) Consultant
9 30 (5.42%) Security Specialist
10 25 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (4.51%) Senior Analyst
10 25 (4.51%) Security Consultant
10 25 (4.51%) Security Manager
11 23 (4.15%) Information Security Engineer
11 23 (4.15%) Architect
12 18 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (3.07%) Administrator
13 17 (3.07%) Information Analyst
13 17 (3.07%) Information Security Analyst
14 15 (2.71%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.43%) Web Services
2 16 (2.89%) XML
2 16 (2.89%) Regular Expression
3 11 (1.99%) REST
4 9 (1.62%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (1.26%) CSS
6 6 (1.08%) SAML
6 6 (1.08%) OAuth
7 5 (0.90%) .NET
8 4 (0.72%) HTML
9 3 (0.54%) Lucene
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Axis
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.36%) XSL
10 2 (0.36%) Flash
10 2 (0.36%) XHTML
10 2 (0.36%) POSIX
10 2 (0.36%) WSDL
10 2 (0.36%) SOAP
10 2 (0.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 108 (19.49%) Management Information System
2 37 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.60%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.42%) Visualisation
5 24 (4.33%) PKI
6 17 (3.07%) Open Source
7 15 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.35%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.17%) Statistics
9 12 (2.17%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.99%) Cryptography
11 8 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.26%) CCTV
13 5 (0.90%) Clustering
13 5 (0.90%) User Experience
13 5 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.72%) Replication
14 4 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
15 3 (0.54%) NHS
15 3 (0.54%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 199 (35.92%) Windows
2 181 (32.67%) Linux
3 78 (14.08%) UNIX
4 25 (4.51%) Solaris
5 22 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.99%) CentOS
7 11 (1.99%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.44%) Debian
9 8 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.08%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.90%) zOS
12 3 (0.54%) AIX
12 3 (0.54%) SUSE
13 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.18%) Android
13 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (33.75%) Information Security
2 173 (31.23%) SIEM
3 82 (14.80%) Cyber Security
4 73 (13.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 70 (12.64%) Penetration Testing
6 64 (11.55%) ITIL
7 62 (11.19%) Network Monitoring
8 59 (10.65%) Incident Management
9 54 (9.75%) Security Architecture
10 48 (8.66%) Kalman Filter
11 40 (7.22%) Analytics
12 36 (6.50%) Network Design
13 33 (5.96%) Mentoring
14 32 (5.78%) Project Management
15 31 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
16 30 (5.42%) Configuration Management
16 30 (5.42%) E-Commerce
16 30 (5.42%) Risk Management
17 29 (5.23%) Service Management
17 29 (5.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 81 (14.62%) SQL
2 42 (7.58%) Python
3 30 (5.42%) PHP
4 21 (3.79%) C
5 19 (3.43%) Java
6 16 (2.89%) Bash Shell
7 15 (2.71%) Ruby
8 14 (2.53%) C++
9 10 (1.81%) Perl
9 10 (1.81%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.81%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.90%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.72%) VB
12 2 (0.36%) Erlang
12 2 (0.36%) C#
13 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 162 (29.24%) CISSP
2 136 (24.55%) Cisco Certification
3 106 (19.13%) CCNP
4 82 (14.80%) CCNA
5 66 (11.91%) Degree
6 64 (11.55%) GIAC
7 62 (11.19%) CEH
8 52 (9.39%) Security Cleared
9 39 (7.04%) GCIA
10 33 (5.96%) CISA
11 32 (5.78%) GCIH
12 28 (5.05%) CISM
13 27 (4.87%) SSCP
14 20 (3.61%) SC Cleared
15 19 (3.43%) CCSP
16 18 (3.25%) CCIE
16 18 (3.25%) DV Cleared
17 14 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (2.53%) A+ Certification
18 12 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 19 (3.43%) COBIT
4 12 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.44%) QA
6 5 (0.90%) SLA
7 4 (0.72%) FISMA
8 3 (0.54%) GPG13
8 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
System Software
1 81 (14.62%) Snort
2 45 (8.12%) Active Directory
3 44 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.43%) XenServer
5 14 (2.53%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.62%) vSphere
7 8 (1.44%) Xen
8 7 (1.26%) XenApp
9 6 (1.08%) Varnish
10 5 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.72%) KVM
11 4 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.54%) UAG
12 3 (0.54%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.54%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.18%) iptables
14 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (4.51%) Puppet
3 19 (3.43%) Nagios
4 14 (2.53%) HAProxy
5 11 (1.99%) Nessus
6 10 (1.81%) Ansible
7 9 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.44%) Salt
9 6 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.90%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.72%) WMI
11 4 (0.72%) Graphite
11 4 (0.72%) logstash
12 3 (0.54%) OpenView
12 3 (0.54%) CORE IMPACT
12 3 (0.54%) SCOM
13 2 (0.36%) Cacti
13 2 (0.36%) SCCM
14 1 (0.18%) Nmap
14 1 (0.18%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 147 (26.53%) Cisco
2 82 (14.80%) Microsoft
3 58 (10.47%) Sourcefire
4 50 (9.03%) CheckPoint
5 49 (8.84%) VMware
6 48 (8.66%) Juniper
7 33 (5.96%) HP
8 32 (5.78%) Splunk
9 31 (5.60%) Citrix
10 28 (5.05%) F5
11 27 (4.87%) McAfee
12 20 (3.61%) Blue Coat
12 20 (3.61%) Red Hat
13 18 (3.25%) Symantec
14 17 (3.07%) LogRhythm
15 16 (2.89%) Fortinet
16 15 (2.71%) ArcSight
17 13 (2.35%) SolarWinds
17 13 (2.35%) Websense
18 12 (2.17%) Oracle
UK
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits schem
Posted: 22 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Modis
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Carter Personnel Consultants Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £47,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £1 per annum + Flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £90k plus competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £37000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, 11% pension, life
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Package to £45,000+
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 7 days ago