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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 613 697 716
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +19
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 300 208 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 1.01% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 246 171 124
Average salary £56,750 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +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
18445 20679 19842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 17.75% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15200 16486 15926
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 August 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 August 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 +104 277 £57,500 +27.77% 28
London +108 128 £62,500 +19.04% 13
South East +13 57 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Berkshire +21 30 £58,000 +45.00%
South West +1 26 £50,000 +11.11% 3
City of London +38 20 £65,000 +8.33%
Reading +15 20 £47,500 +18.75%
East Midlands +18 19 £55,000 +49.65% 1
Gloucestershire +5 16 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West Midlands -9 16 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Derbyshire +9 14 £39,000 -4.87% 1
Cheltenham +11 13 £45,000 -12.19% 2
Hampshire -9 11 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 9 £62,500 +31.57%
Wales +4 9 £28,000 -12.50% 1
South Wales 0 9 £28,000 -12.50%
North West -3 9 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Slough -3 9 £58,000 -
East of England -4 9 £47,000 -6.00%
Yorkshire -19 9 £55,000 +50.68%
Shropshire - 9 £45,000 -
Telford - 9 £45,000 -
Scotland +1 8 £57,500 +49.35% 6
Edinburgh +1 8 £57,500 +71.64% 5
Cardiff -12 8 £31,500 -1.56%
High Wycombe - 8 £61,250 -
Chesterfield - 8 £47,000 -
Bristol - 7 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex - 6 £35,000 -
Manchester +9 5 £51,500 +14.44% 2

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 375 (60.19%) Firewall
2 239 (38.36%) Information Security
3 205 (32.91%) Windows
4 198 (31.78%) Linux
5 191 (30.66%) SIEM
6 159 (25.52%) Network Security
7 151 (24.24%) CISSP
8 146 (23.43%) Finance
9 131 (21.03%) Management Information System
10 129 (20.71%) Cisco
11 124 (19.90%) Cyber Security
12 123 (19.74%) TCP/IP
12 123 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
13 107 (17.17%) VPN
14 101 (16.21%) UNIX
15 99 (15.89%) Penetration Testing
16 94 (15.09%) CCNP
17 93 (14.93%) DNS
18 91 (14.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 90 (14.45%) Data Centre
20 89 (14.29%) WAN
21 88 (14.13%) Internet
22 86 (13.80%) LAN
23 84 (13.48%) ITIL
24 83 (13.32%) SQL
25 82 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
26 81 (13.00%) CCNA
27 75 (12.04%) Microsoft
28 73 (11.72%) Network Monitoring
29 70 (11.24%) Degree

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 47 (7.54%) Apache
2 21 (3.37%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.37%) nginx
3 19 (3.05%) CMS
3 19 (3.05%) Drupal
4 18 (2.89%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.41%) Lync
6 14 (2.25%) IIS
7 7 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.80%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.48%) SAS
11 2 (0.32%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.32%) MTS
11 2 (0.32%) Node.js
11 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.16%) JBoss
12 1 (0.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 33 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.25%) MS Office
3 7 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.96%) FLEXCUBE
2 5 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.73%) SaaS
3 5 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.64%) Symantec.cloud
5 3 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.32%) Route 53
6 2 (0.32%) IaaS
6 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.16%) Office 365
7 1 (0.16%) Nimbula
7 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 375 (60.19%) Firewall
2 159 (25.52%) Network Security
3 123 (19.74%) TCP/IP
4 107 (17.17%) VPN
5 93 (14.93%) DNS
6 89 (14.29%) WAN
7 88 (14.13%) Internet
8 86 (13.80%) LAN
9 60 (9.63%) Wireless
10 44 (7.06%) SSL
11 39 (6.26%) HTTP
12 38 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (5.62%) VLAN
14 34 (5.46%) DHCP
15 33 (5.30%) SAN
16 31 (4.98%) IPsec
17 29 (4.65%) tcpdump
18 26 (4.17%) DMZ
19 24 (3.85%) Wireless Security
20 21 (3.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.19%) MySQL
2 25 (4.01%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.61%) Big Data
4 9 (1.44%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (0.80%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.80%) InfluxDB
7 5 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.48%) Voldemort
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.48%) Riak
9 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.32%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.32%) Redis
9 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.32%) SimpleDB
9 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.64%) JIRA
4 3 (0.48%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.48%) Hudson
4 3 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 146 (23.43%) Finance
2 42 (6.74%) Banking
3 35 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.98%) Financial Institution
5 15 (2.41%) Legal
6 11 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.77%) Marketing
7 10 (1.61%) Retail
8 8 (1.28%) Law
9 6 (0.96%) Billing
9 6 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (0.96%) Games
9 6 (0.96%) Military
10 5 (0.80%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.64%) Back Office
12 3 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 229 (36.76%) Analyst
2 182 (29.21%) Security Analyst
3 76 (12.20%) Security Engineer
4 57 (9.15%) Network Engineer
5 53 (8.51%) Operations Analyst
5 53 (8.51%) Security Operations Analyst
6 47 (7.54%) Architect
7 42 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (5.46%) Security Manager
10 29 (4.65%) Senior Security Analyst
10 29 (4.65%) Security Specialist
11 28 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
12 26 (4.17%) Consultant
13 23 (3.69%) Security Consultant
13 23 (3.69%) Security Architect
14 18 (2.89%) Network Security Engineer
15 17 (2.73%) IT Security Analyst
16 15 (2.41%) IT Security Manager
16 15 (2.41%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.17%) REST
2 16 (2.57%) Web Services
3 13 (2.09%) CSS
4 12 (1.93%) XML
5 10 (1.61%) SAML
5 10 (1.61%) OAuth
6 7 (1.12%) Regular Expression
7 6 (0.96%) 802.1X
7 6 (0.96%) HTML
8 5 (0.80%) SOAP
8 5 (0.80%) WSDL
9 4 (0.64%) Middleware
10 3 (0.48%) OpenID
11 2 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.32%) Apache Axis
11 2 (0.32%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.32%) .NET
11 2 (0.32%) J2EE
11 2 (0.32%) XSL
11 2 (0.32%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 131 (21.03%) Management Information System
2 90 (14.45%) Data Centre
3 63 (10.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 56 (8.99%) PKI
5 49 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (5.14%) Computer Science
7 23 (3.69%) Visualisation
8 19 (3.05%) Clustering
9 17 (2.73%) Cryptography
10 15 (2.41%) Statistics
11 11 (1.77%) Cybercrime
11 11 (1.77%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.61%) Digital Media
12 10 (1.61%) CESG
13 7 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.12%) CCTV
13 7 (1.12%) SWIFT
13 7 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 205 (32.91%) Windows
2 198 (31.78%) Linux
3 101 (16.21%) UNIX
4 43 (6.90%) Solaris
5 18 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.28%) Debian
8 7 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.96%) Windows 2000
9 6 (0.96%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.64%) CentOS
10 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.64%) Android
10 4 (0.64%) zOS
11 3 (0.48%) SUSE
11 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.48%) VMS
11 3 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (38.36%) Information Security
2 191 (30.66%) SIEM
3 124 (19.90%) Cyber Security
4 99 (15.89%) Penetration Testing
5 84 (13.48%) ITIL
6 82 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
7 73 (11.72%) Network Monitoring
8 70 (11.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 65 (10.43%) Malware Analysis
10 60 (9.63%) Security Architecture
11 58 (9.31%) Kalman Filter
12 57 (9.15%) Incident Management
13 45 (7.22%) DDoS Mitigation
14 44 (7.06%) Mentoring
15 39 (6.26%) Analytics
16 38 (6.10%) Load Balancing
17 37 (5.94%) Service Management
17 37 (5.94%) Computer Security
18 34 (5.46%) Project Management
19 32 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (13.32%) SQL
2 54 (8.67%) PHP
3 50 (8.03%) Python
4 31 (4.98%) Ruby
4 31 (4.98%) Perl
5 24 (3.85%) Java
6 19 (3.05%) Bash Shell
7 17 (2.73%) C
8 15 (2.41%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.44%) Erlang
11 8 (1.28%) C++
12 6 (0.96%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.80%) Haskell
13 5 (0.80%) Lisp
14 4 (0.64%) VB
15 3 (0.48%) C#
15 3 (0.48%) SystemTap
16 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (24.24%) CISSP
2 123 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (15.09%) CCNP
4 81 (13.00%) CCNA
5 70 (11.24%) Degree
6 52 (8.35%) CISM
7 50 (8.03%) GIAC
7 50 (8.03%) CEH
8 46 (7.38%) Security Cleared
9 34 (5.46%) CISA
10 33 (5.30%) GCIA
11 24 (3.85%) GCIH
11 24 (3.85%) SC Cleared
12 20 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (2.57%) CCSP
13 16 (2.57%) SSCP
14 15 (2.41%) CCIE
15 12 (1.93%) MCSE
15 12 (1.93%) Security+ Certification
16 8 (1.28%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (14.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (8.99%) PCI DSS
3 23 (3.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (2.73%) SLA
5 16 (2.57%) COBIT
6 10 (1.61%) FISMA
7 5 (0.80%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 69 (11.08%) Snort
2 43 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.05%) Varnish
5 16 (2.57%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.12%) DFS Replication
6 7 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.80%) XenApp
7 5 (0.80%) XenServer
7 5 (0.80%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.64%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.48%) UAG
9 3 (0.48%) vSphere
10 2 (0.32%) Xen
10 2 (0.32%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.16%) vCloud
11 1 (0.16%) KVM
11 1 (0.16%) iptables
Systems Management
1 30 (4.82%) Puppet
2 29 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (3.69%) Salt
4 19 (3.05%) Nessus
5 13 (2.09%) SCOM
6 12 (1.93%) SCCM
7 8 (1.28%) Nagios
8 7 (1.12%) OpenView
8 7 (1.12%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.96%) Nmap
10 5 (0.80%) CiscoWorks
10 5 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.80%) WhatsUp Gold
11 4 (0.64%) WMI
11 4 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.64%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.48%) Ansible
12 3 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 129 (20.71%) Cisco
2 75 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 55 (8.83%) Sourcefire
4 40 (6.42%) VMware
5 39 (6.26%) CheckPoint
6 37 (5.94%) Splunk
7 36 (5.78%) Juniper
8 34 (5.46%) F5
9 31 (4.98%) Citrix
10 30 (4.82%) ArcSight
11 26 (4.17%) McAfee
12 24 (3.85%) Symantec
13 22 (3.53%) HP
14 19 (3.05%) Reuters
14 19 (3.05%) SaltStack
15 18 (2.89%) Qualys
16 15 (2.41%) Dell
17 14 (2.25%) Tripwire
17 14 (2.25%) Fortinet
18 13 (2.09%) Red Hat
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FanDuel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Wales
Airbus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
Derbyshire
Capgemini
Posted: 20 days ago