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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 665 729 685
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -44
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 240 148 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 0.80% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 206 103 173
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.89%

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
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +56 210 £47,500 +15.85% 24
South East +1 60 £47,500 +2.70% 7
London -21 55 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Hampshire +14 35 £57,500 +47.43% 1
West Yorkshire -9 28 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Yorkshire -11 28 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Berkshire +10 21 £40,000 -17.94% 4
Scotland -1 20 £39,000 -49.67%
West Midlands +3 19 £37,500 +4.16%
Leeds -11 19 £42,500 +13.33% 1
City of London +4 17 £60,000 +22.44% 4
East of England -17 16 £50,000 +25.00%
Southampton +13 15 £45,000 +15.38%
Hertfordshire 0 15 £50,000 +21.21%
South West -30 14 £50,000 +92.30% 2
Edinburgh 0 13 £34,500 -55.48%
Reading -1 12 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 11 £50,000 - 2
North West -8 10 £45,000 -40.00%
Wales 0 9 £34,250 +5.38%
Birmingham -2 9 £37,500 +2.04%
Hemel Hempstead -7 9 £55,000 +33.33%
Cheltenham - 9 £47,500 - 2
Bradford -6 8 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 7 £39,500 -
South Wales +5 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Cardiff -5 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Cheshire -7 5 £45,000 -40.00%
Redditch - 5 £30,000 -
Manchester - 5 £45,000 -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 238 (54.59%) Firewall
2 166 (38.07%) Windows
3 158 (36.24%) Information Security
4 139 (31.88%) SIEM
5 127 (29.13%) TCP/IP
6 125 (28.67%) Cisco
7 121 (27.75%) Network Security
8 118 (27.06%) Finance
9 102 (23.39%) CISSP
10 101 (23.17%) Penetration Testing
11 100 (22.94%) Linux
12 93 (21.33%) UNIX
13 88 (20.18%) Internet
14 84 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
15 82 (18.81%) Microsoft
15 82 (18.81%) Management Information System
16 75 (17.20%) Snort
16 75 (17.20%) Security Cleared
17 72 (16.51%) Degree
18 67 (15.37%) Sourcefire
19 65 (14.91%) LAN
20 64 (14.68%) DNS
21 63 (14.45%) Juniper
22 61 (13.99%) CCNP
23 60 (13.76%) ITIL
24 58 (13.30%) WAN
24 58 (13.30%) CheckPoint
24 58 (13.30%) SC Cleared
25 54 (12.39%) VPN
26 52 (11.93%) Wireless

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.59%) IIS
2 18 (4.13%) Lync
3 17 (3.90%) Apache
4 9 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.38%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.69%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.46%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.23%) SAS
9 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 45 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.15%) MS Project
3 5 (1.15%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.67%) SaaS
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.69%) PaaS
3 3 (0.69%) IaaS
3 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 238 (54.59%) Firewall
2 127 (29.13%) TCP/IP
3 121 (27.75%) Network Security
4 88 (20.18%) Internet
5 65 (14.91%) LAN
6 64 (14.68%) DNS
7 58 (13.30%) WAN
8 54 (12.39%) VPN
9 52 (11.93%) Wireless
10 44 (10.09%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (8.26%) WLAN
11 36 (8.26%) DHCP
12 33 (7.57%) tcpdump
13 31 (7.11%) HTTP
14 28 (6.42%) Wireshark
15 23 (5.28%) LDAP
16 21 (4.82%) IPX
16 21 (4.82%) IPv6
17 20 (4.59%) SSL
18 18 (4.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.67%) MySQL
2 12 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.69%) Big Data
4 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Subversion
1 3 (0.69%) AppScan
1 3 (0.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.46%) JUnit
General
1 118 (27.06%) Finance
2 24 (5.50%) Banking
3 23 (5.28%) Law
4 21 (4.82%) Legal
5 12 (2.75%) Marketing
6 11 (2.52%) German Language
7 9 (2.06%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.15%) Retail
10 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.46%) French Language
10 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 202 (46.33%) Analyst
2 174 (39.91%) Security Analyst
3 53 (12.16%) Network Engineer
4 49 (11.24%) Security Engineer
5 41 (9.40%) IT Security Analyst
6 34 (7.80%) Information Security Analyst
6 34 (7.80%) Information Analyst
7 30 (6.88%) Operations Analyst
8 28 (6.42%) Security Operations Analyst
9 21 (4.82%) Consultant
10 20 (4.59%) Architect
10 20 (4.59%) Security Consultant
11 19 (4.36%) Security Specialist
12 17 (3.90%) Network Security Engineer
13 16 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (2.98%) Senior Network Engineer
16 12 (2.75%) Senior Security Analyst
17 11 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
17 11 (2.52%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.21%) Regular Expression
2 10 (2.29%) XML
3 8 (1.83%) Web Services
4 7 (1.61%) HTML
5 6 (1.38%) .NET
5 6 (1.38%) Middleware
6 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.92%) SailPoint
8 3 (0.69%) JSP
8 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.46%) Guice
9 2 (0.46%) REST
9 2 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.46%) COM
9 2 (0.46%) Play Framework
9 2 (0.46%) Sensu
9 2 (0.46%) Lucene
9 2 (0.46%) Spring
9 2 (0.46%) Ajax
9 2 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 82 (18.81%) Management Information System
2 52 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.65%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.82%) PKI
5 8 (1.83%) Statistics
5 8 (1.83%) Open Source
5 8 (1.83%) SecurID
6 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.92%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.92%) Firmware
8 3 (0.69%) CESG
8 3 (0.69%) DataPower
9 2 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.23%) Online Games
10 1 (0.23%) NHS
10 1 (0.23%) AS400
10 1 (0.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 166 (38.07%) Windows
2 100 (22.94%) Linux
3 93 (21.33%) UNIX
4 30 (6.88%) Solaris
5 15 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.61%) AIX
8 6 (1.38%) Windows NT
8 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.69%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.69%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.46%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) Debian
12 1 (0.23%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.23%) zOS
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (36.24%) Information Security
2 139 (31.88%) SIEM
3 101 (23.17%) Penetration Testing
4 60 (13.76%) ITIL
5 51 (11.70%) Ethical Hacking
5 51 (11.70%) Vulnerability Management
6 41 (9.40%) Data Protection
7 39 (8.94%) Kalman Filter
8 38 (8.72%) Cyber Security
9 36 (8.26%) Analytics
9 36 (8.26%) Risk Management
10 35 (8.03%) Network Design
11 32 (7.34%) Incident Management
12 30 (6.88%) Load Balancing
12 30 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 29 (6.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 29 (6.65%) Network Management
14 24 (5.50%) Business Continuity
15 23 (5.28%) Security Management
15 23 (5.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.96%) SQL
2 22 (5.05%) PHP
3 15 (3.44%) Java
4 14 (3.21%) Python
5 9 (2.06%) C
5 9 (2.06%) Perl
5 9 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.61%) C++
7 6 (1.38%) Embedded C
7 6 (1.38%) Embedded C++
8 5 (1.15%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.46%) Ruby
11 2 (0.46%) C#
11 2 (0.46%) Scala
11 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 102 (23.39%) CISSP
2 84 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (17.20%) Security Cleared
4 72 (16.51%) Degree
5 61 (13.99%) CCNP
6 58 (13.30%) SC Cleared
7 47 (10.78%) GCIA
8 42 (9.63%) CEH
8 42 (9.63%) CCNA
9 35 (8.03%) DV Cleared
10 34 (7.80%) GIAC
11 30 (6.88%) CCSA
11 30 (6.88%) CCSE
12 27 (6.19%) CISM
12 27 (6.19%) CCIE
13 23 (5.28%) GCIH
14 20 (4.59%) JNCIA
15 19 (4.36%) SSCP
16 18 (4.13%) CCSP
17 13 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (10.55%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 11 (2.52%) QA
5 10 (2.29%) COBIT
6 8 (1.83%) BS7799
7 6 (1.38%) SLA
8 5 (1.15%) COSO
9 3 (0.69%) GPG13
System Software
1 75 (17.20%) Snort
2 49 (11.24%) Active Directory
3 28 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.98%) Forefront TMG
4 13 (2.98%) UAG
5 11 (2.52%) KVM
6 10 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.92%) Samba
8 3 (0.69%) Nmap
9 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.46%) Postfix
10 1 (0.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.23%) vSphere
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.23%) Varnish
10 1 (0.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (7.11%) Nessus
2 15 (3.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (3.44%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (2.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (1.15%) Nagios
5 4 (0.92%) Puppet
6 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.46%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.46%) collectd
7 2 (0.46%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.23%) Ansible
8 1 (0.23%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 125 (28.67%) Cisco
2 82 (18.81%) Microsoft
3 67 (15.37%) Sourcefire
4 63 (14.45%) Juniper
5 58 (13.30%) CheckPoint
6 36 (8.26%) Blue Coat
7 33 (7.57%) Symantec
8 31 (7.11%) IronPort
9 30 (6.88%) LogRhythm
10 29 (6.65%) Splunk
10 29 (6.65%) McAfee
11 28 (6.42%) VMware
12 26 (5.96%) HP
13 23 (5.28%) Qualys
14 20 (4.59%) Oracle
15 19 (4.36%) F5
16 17 (3.90%) Websense
17 13 (2.98%) Red Hat
17 13 (2.98%) Lumension
17 13 (2.98%) Becrypt
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
HMRC
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
UK
CSC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £28,780 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + 5% Cash
Posted: 10 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London, South East
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 26 days ago