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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 696 714 688
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -26
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 206 174 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.88% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 170 123 184
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20545 19756 21121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.57% 18.17% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16471 15851 17426
Average salary £44,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 -11 185 £45,000 -3.22% 33
South East -2 63 £45,000 +15.38% 12
London -70 45 £52,500 +7.14% 12
Hampshire -1 28 £45,000 +15.38% 7
Yorkshire -17 23 £36,500 -23.15% 2
West Yorkshire -24 23 £36,500 +0.68% 2
City of London -19 19 £60,000 +15.38% 7
Southampton +19 18 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Surrey +10 16 £65,000 +44.44%
Hertfordshire +6 16 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East of England -2 16 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Berkshire -13 16 £37,500 -30.23% 1
Bradford +9 13 £35,000 -
Scotland +6 13 £38,500 -50.32% 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 12 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South West -15 12 £45,000 +15.38% 4
North West +14 11 £55,000 -4.34%
West Midlands -5 9 £41,250 -12.23% 1
Leeds -27 9 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Cheshire - 8 £57,500 -
Wiltshire -7 7 £30,000 -23.07%
Edinburgh -12 7 £33,500 -56.77%
South Wales 0 6 £32,000 -5.18%
Cardiff -4 6 £32,000 -1.53%
Wales -8 6 £32,000 -5.18%
Chester - 6 £60,000 -
Swindon - 6 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £50,000 - 4
Glasgow - 5 £38,750 - 1
Warwickshire +15 4 £51,000 -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 223 (52.72%) Firewall
2 158 (37.35%) Windows
3 156 (36.88%) Information Security
4 148 (34.99%) SIEM
5 126 (29.79%) Finance
6 114 (26.95%) Penetration Testing
7 108 (25.53%) TCP/IP
8 105 (24.82%) Network Security
9 98 (23.17%) Cisco
10 94 (22.22%) Linux
11 92 (21.75%) CISSP
12 90 (21.28%) Microsoft
13 84 (19.86%) Degree
14 78 (18.44%) Snort
15 77 (18.20%) Security Cleared
15 77 (18.20%) Management Information System
16 76 (17.97%) UNIX
16 76 (17.97%) Sourcefire
17 71 (16.78%) LAN
18 70 (16.55%) Cisco Certification
19 69 (16.31%) DNS
19 69 (16.31%) Internet
20 67 (15.84%) WAN
21 66 (15.60%) Juniper
21 66 (15.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 58 (13.71%) PCI DSS
22 58 (13.71%) ITIL
23 53 (12.53%) CCNP
24 51 (12.06%) SC Cleared
25 50 (11.82%) Vulnerability Assessment

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (3.55%) IIS
1 15 (3.55%) Lync
2 14 (3.31%) Apache
3 5 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.47%) nginx
5 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.24%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 50 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.65%) MS Office
4 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.07%) SaaS
2 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.71%) PaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 223 (52.72%) Firewall
2 108 (25.53%) TCP/IP
3 105 (24.82%) Network Security
4 71 (16.78%) LAN
5 69 (16.31%) DNS
5 69 (16.31%) Internet
6 67 (15.84%) WAN
7 46 (10.87%) VPN
8 43 (10.17%) Wireless
9 36 (8.51%) DHCP
10 35 (8.27%) HTTP
11 29 (6.86%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (6.62%) WLAN
13 23 (5.44%) SSL
13 23 (5.44%) Wireshark
13 23 (5.44%) tcpdump
14 22 (5.20%) IPX
14 22 (5.20%) IPv6
15 19 (4.49%) LDAP
15 19 (4.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.55%) MySQL
1 15 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.95%) Subversion
2 3 (0.71%) JUnit
2 3 (0.71%) AppScan
2 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 126 (29.79%) Finance
2 27 (6.38%) Banking
3 23 (5.44%) Legal
4 15 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.31%) Marketing
6 13 (3.07%) Law
7 7 (1.65%) Retail
7 7 (1.65%) German Language
8 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.71%) Advertising
9 3 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 192 (45.39%) Analyst
2 176 (41.61%) Security Analyst
3 48 (11.35%) Network Engineer
4 36 (8.51%) Information Security Analyst
4 36 (8.51%) Information Analyst
5 35 (8.27%) IT Security Analyst
6 34 (8.04%) Security Engineer
7 29 (6.86%) Security Specialist
8 25 (5.91%) Operations Analyst
8 25 (5.91%) Security Operations Analyst
9 20 (4.73%) Consultant
10 16 (3.78%) Architect
10 16 (3.78%) Security Consultant
11 14 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
12 11 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (2.60%) Network Analyst
12 11 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (2.36%) Security Manager
13 10 (2.36%) Network Security Analyst
13 10 (2.36%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.78%) .NET
2 6 (1.42%) Regular Expression
2 6 (1.42%) Middleware
3 5 (1.18%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.18%) Web Services
3 5 (1.18%) XML
4 3 (0.71%) HTML
4 3 (0.71%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (0.71%) Spring
4 3 (0.71%) Django
4 3 (0.71%) Guice
4 3 (0.71%) REST
4 3 (0.71%) SailPoint
4 3 (0.71%) Play Framework
4 3 (0.71%) Sensu
5 2 (0.47%) Ajax
6 1 (0.24%) COM
6 1 (0.24%) JSP
6 1 (0.24%) Lucene
6 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 77 (18.20%) Management Information System
2 29 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.84%) Open Source
3 12 (2.84%) PKI
4 8 (1.89%) Clustering
4 8 (1.89%) Replication
5 6 (1.42%) SecurID
6 5 (1.18%) RMADS
6 5 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.71%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.71%) SCADA
7 3 (0.71%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.47%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.47%) Statistics
8 2 (0.47%) CESG
9 1 (0.24%) NHS
9 1 (0.24%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 158 (37.35%) Windows
2 94 (22.22%) Linux
3 76 (17.97%) UNIX
4 26 (6.15%) Solaris
5 15 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.18%) AIX
9 5 (1.18%) Windows NT
9 5 (1.18%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.95%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.47%) CentOS
11 2 (0.47%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.24%) Debian
12 1 (0.24%) zOS
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (36.88%) Information Security
2 148 (34.99%) SIEM
3 114 (26.95%) Penetration Testing
4 58 (13.71%) ITIL
5 50 (11.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 48 (11.35%) Ethical Hacking
7 47 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 40 (9.46%) Network Management
9 37 (8.75%) Cyber Security
10 36 (8.51%) Analytics
10 36 (8.51%) Data Protection
11 35 (8.27%) Risk Management
12 31 (7.33%) Security Management
13 30 (7.09%) Network Design
14 29 (6.86%) Load Balancing
15 28 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
15 28 (6.62%) E-Commerce
15 28 (6.62%) Incident Management
16 25 (5.91%) Change Management
17 23 (5.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.62%) SQL
2 20 (4.73%) PHP
3 15 (3.55%) Java
3 15 (3.55%) Python
4 9 (2.13%) C
4 9 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 8 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.89%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.42%) Ruby
6 6 (1.42%) C++
7 5 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.18%) Perl
7 5 (1.18%) Embedded C
7 5 (1.18%) Embedded C++
7 5 (1.18%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.71%) C#
8 3 (0.71%) Scala
9 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 92 (21.75%) CISSP
2 84 (19.86%) Degree
3 77 (18.20%) Security Cleared
4 70 (16.55%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (12.53%) CCNP
6 51 (12.06%) SC Cleared
7 42 (9.93%) CEH
8 41 (9.69%) GCIA
9 35 (8.27%) CCNA
10 32 (7.57%) GIAC
11 30 (7.09%) DV Cleared
12 29 (6.86%) CISM
13 24 (5.67%) CCIE
14 22 (5.20%) SSCP
15 18 (4.26%) CCSP
16 17 (4.02%) GCIH
17 14 (3.31%) CISA
17 14 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 14 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (2.84%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (15.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (13.71%) PCI DSS
3 21 (4.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (2.60%) BS7799
4 11 (2.60%) SLA
4 11 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 9 (2.13%) QA
6 7 (1.65%) COBIT
7 5 (1.18%) COSO
8 4 (0.95%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.24%) GPG13
System Software
1 78 (18.44%) Snort
2 44 (10.40%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.31%) Forefront TMG
3 14 (3.31%) UAG
4 13 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (3.07%) KVM
5 5 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.47%) Postfix
6 2 (0.47%) Nmap
6 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.24%) Samba
7 1 (0.24%) XenServer
7 1 (0.24%) Varnish
7 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 27 (6.38%) Nessus
2 19 (4.49%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (3.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (1.65%) Nagios
4 7 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.18%) Puppet
6 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.95%) OSSEC
7 3 (0.71%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.71%) collectd
8 2 (0.47%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.24%) OpenView
9 1 (0.24%) WSUS
9 1 (0.24%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.24%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 98 (23.17%) Cisco
2 90 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 76 (17.97%) Sourcefire
4 66 (15.60%) Juniper
5 43 (10.17%) CheckPoint
6 42 (9.93%) Qualys
7 36 (8.51%) Symantec
8 33 (7.80%) Blue Coat
9 31 (7.33%) LogRhythm
10 28 (6.62%) McAfee
11 27 (6.38%) Splunk
12 25 (5.91%) IronPort
13 23 (5.44%) HP
14 22 (5.20%) Oracle
15 19 (4.49%) Websense
16 18 (4.26%) ArcSight
17 17 (4.02%) F5
18 16 (3.78%) VMware
19 15 (3.55%) Lumension
19 15 (3.55%) Becrypt
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum generous bonus scheme and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer Network Defence
Salary: Dep on Experience, + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Excellent Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: £60k plus + bonus + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: £60 + plus bonus and package
Posted: 6 days ago