The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 691 609 738
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +129
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 229 280 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.26% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 171 206 151
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £68,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +17.64%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -92 219 £46,000 -2.12% 25
South East -15 97 £45,000 - 6
London -97 57 £57,500 +21.05% 13
Hampshire +8 42 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Surrey +11 24 £45,000 -4.25%
Southampton +7 22 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East of England -25 21 £40,000 -38.46%
City of London -38 17 £57,500 +24.32% 3
North West +12 16 £38,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +20 13 £40,000 -
Reigate - 13 £42,500 -
Kent -19 12 £47,500 -
Cheshire +9 11 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Berkshire -29 10 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Warrington - 10 £37,500 - 2
Redhill +8 9 £45,000 -5.26%
Basingstoke +9 8 - -
Yorkshire -33 8 £34,318 -9.68% 2
West Midlands -6 7 £46,250 +2.77%
Watford - 7 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +11 6 £52,500 +10.52%
South West -2 6 £47,500 +45.59% 2
Oxfordshire -8 6 £50,000 -4.76%
West Yorkshire -28 6 £32,159 -15.37% 2
Manchester +7 5 £38,500 -
Worcestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £49,000 -
Scotland -15 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Edinburgh -19 4 £30,000 -61.29%
Cambridge - 4 - -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 256 (59.53%) Firewall
2 165 (38.37%) Information Security
3 163 (37.91%) Windows
4 149 (34.65%) Network Security
5 146 (33.95%) SIEM
6 108 (25.12%) CISSP
7 100 (23.26%) Cisco
7 100 (23.26%) TCP/IP
8 96 (22.33%) CheckPoint
9 91 (21.16%) Linux
9 91 (21.16%) Security Cleared
10 85 (19.77%) Management Information System
11 83 (19.30%) Juniper
12 82 (19.07%) VPN
13 81 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 75 (17.44%) Finance
15 74 (17.21%) Internet
16 73 (16.98%) Degree
16 73 (16.98%) Penetration Testing
17 71 (16.51%) Sourcefire
18 67 (15.58%) UNIX
19 65 (15.12%) DNS
20 62 (14.42%) ITIL
21 61 (14.19%) Microsoft
21 61 (14.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 60 (13.95%) Risk Management
23 59 (13.72%) LAN
24 58 (13.49%) WAN
25 57 (13.26%) Snort
25 57 (13.26%) SC Cleared

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (5.81%) IIS
2 13 (3.02%) Lync
3 7 (1.63%) Apache
3 7 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.40%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.47%) nginx
5 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.47%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.56%) SaaS
2 6 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.93%) IaaS
4 3 (0.70%) Office 365
4 3 (0.70%) PaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 256 (59.53%) Firewall
2 149 (34.65%) Network Security
3 100 (23.26%) TCP/IP
4 82 (19.07%) VPN
5 74 (17.21%) Internet
6 65 (15.12%) DNS
7 59 (13.72%) LAN
8 58 (13.49%) WAN
9 40 (9.30%) SAN
10 37 (8.60%) Wireless
11 34 (7.91%) HTTP
11 34 (7.91%) tcpdump
12 30 (6.98%) Wireshark
13 25 (5.81%) DHCP
14 22 (5.12%) iSCSI
15 19 (4.42%) SMTP
16 17 (3.95%) VLAN
16 17 (3.95%) Cisco PIX
16 17 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (3.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 21 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.16%) MySQL
6 4 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.23%) Big Data
8 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Subversion
1 5 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.70%) JUnit
2 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
General
1 75 (17.44%) Finance
2 21 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.19%) Legal
3 18 (4.19%) Advertising
4 15 (3.49%) Banking
5 12 (2.79%) Marketing
6 9 (2.09%) Retail
7 8 (1.86%) Law
8 6 (1.40%) Military
9 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.70%) French Language
10 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 179 (41.63%) Analyst
2 136 (31.63%) Security Analyst
3 37 (8.60%) Security Engineer
4 32 (7.44%) Consultant
5 30 (6.98%) Network Engineer
5 30 (6.98%) Operations Analyst
5 30 (6.98%) Security Operations Analyst
6 29 (6.74%) Architect
7 28 (6.51%) Information Analyst
7 28 (6.51%) Information Security Analyst
8 27 (6.28%) Security Consultant
9 26 (6.05%) Security Specialist
10 25 (5.81%) Network Analyst
11 21 (4.88%) SQL DBA
11 21 (4.88%) DBA
12 20 (4.65%) Security Manager
12 20 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
13 18 (4.19%) Security Architect
14 14 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
15 13 (3.02%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.44%) .NET
2 6 (1.40%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (0.70%) XML
3 3 (0.70%) Play Framework
3 3 (0.70%) REST
3 3 (0.70%) Spring
3 3 (0.70%) Ajax
3 3 (0.70%) Guice
3 3 (0.70%) Django
4 2 (0.47%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.23%) Middleware
5 1 (0.23%) Struts
5 1 (0.23%) Web Services
5 1 (0.23%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 85 (19.77%) Management Information System
2 33 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.88%) Replication
3 21 (4.88%) Clustering
4 18 (4.19%) PKI
5 15 (3.49%) Cryptography
5 15 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.79%) Open Source
7 11 (2.56%) Statistics
8 9 (2.09%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.09%) RMADS
9 7 (1.63%) SCADA
10 4 (0.93%) PMI
11 3 (0.70%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.70%) Physics
12 2 (0.47%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.47%) CESG
13 1 (0.23%) NHS
13 1 (0.23%) Smartcard
13 1 (0.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 163 (37.91%) Windows
2 91 (21.16%) Linux
3 67 (15.58%) UNIX
4 33 (7.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (6.74%) Solaris
7 11 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.33%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.63%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.63%) AIX
10 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.16%) Windows NT
11 5 (1.16%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.93%) CentOS
12 4 (0.93%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.93%) OpenBSD
13 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.47%) Debian
14 1 (0.23%) zOS
14 1 (0.23%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (38.37%) Information Security
2 146 (33.95%) SIEM
3 73 (16.98%) Penetration Testing
4 62 (14.42%) ITIL
5 61 (14.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 60 (13.95%) Risk Management
7 53 (12.33%) Network Management
8 46 (10.70%) Security Management
9 40 (9.30%) Service Delivery
10 36 (8.37%) Incident Management
11 32 (7.44%) Vulnerability Management
11 32 (7.44%) Cyber Security
12 30 (6.98%) Change Management
12 30 (6.98%) Security Testing
12 30 (6.98%) Security Architecture
13 26 (6.05%) E-Commerce
14 25 (5.81%) Project Management
15 24 (5.58%) Performance Analysis
16 22 (5.12%) Network Design
17 21 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.84%) SQL
2 22 (5.12%) PowerShell
2 22 (5.12%) Java
3 21 (4.88%) T-SQL
3 21 (4.88%) VB.NET
4 19 (4.42%) Python
5 15 (3.49%) Ruby
6 14 (3.26%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.33%) C
8 8 (1.86%) Perl
8 8 (1.86%) PHP
9 4 (0.93%) C++
10 3 (0.70%) VBScript
10 3 (0.70%) C#
10 3 (0.70%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.70%) Scala
11 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.23%) Tcl
12 1 (0.23%) Lua
Qualifications
1 108 (25.12%) CISSP
2 91 (21.16%) Security Cleared
3 73 (16.98%) Degree
4 57 (13.26%) SC Cleared
5 53 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (9.53%) CEH
7 34 (7.91%) CCNA
8 32 (7.44%) CCNP
9 31 (7.21%) CISA
9 31 (7.21%) CISM
10 30 (6.98%) GIAC
11 28 (6.51%) GCIA
12 16 (3.72%) DV Cleared
13 15 (3.49%) SSCP
14 12 (2.79%) GSEC
14 12 (2.79%) CCSA
15 10 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (2.33%) CCSE
16 9 (2.09%) JNCIA
17 7 (1.63%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (10.70%) PCI DSS
3 35 (8.14%) SLA
4 25 (5.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 10 (2.33%) BS7799
6 8 (1.86%) JSP 440
7 7 (1.63%) QA
8 4 (0.93%) HMG Infosec
9 2 (0.47%) GPG13
System Software
1 57 (13.26%) Snort
2 39 (9.07%) Active Directory
3 25 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.33%) ISA Server
6 6 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (1.40%) UAG
7 5 (1.16%) KVM
7 5 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.93%) vSphere
9 3 (0.70%) Nmap
10 2 (0.47%) Postfix
10 2 (0.47%) XenServer
10 2 (0.47%) Varnish
10 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.23%) NDS
Systems Management
1 31 (7.21%) Nessus
2 15 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 10 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (2.09%) Nagios
5 7 (1.63%) OpenView
5 7 (1.63%) WhatsUp Gold
6 6 (1.40%) SCOM
7 5 (1.16%) Puppet
7 5 (1.16%) SCCM
8 4 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.70%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.70%) Ganglia
9 3 (0.70%) collectd
10 2 (0.47%) WSUS
10 2 (0.47%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.47%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 100 (23.26%) Cisco
2 96 (22.33%) CheckPoint
3 83 (19.30%) Juniper
4 71 (16.51%) Sourcefire
5 61 (14.19%) Microsoft
6 46 (10.70%) Qualys
7 42 (9.77%) Blue Coat
8 40 (9.30%) F5
9 38 (8.84%) McAfee
10 37 (8.60%) Symantec
10 37 (8.60%) ArcSight
11 36 (8.37%) IBM
12 32 (7.44%) HP
13 22 (5.12%) VMware
14 20 (4.65%) Lumension
14 20 (4.65%) Splunk
15 19 (4.42%) LogRhythm
16 18 (4.19%) Websense
17 17 (3.95%) Fortinet
18 13 (3.02%) Nokia
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