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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 638 663 608
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -55
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 231 216 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 1.21% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 182 139 229
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -11.57%

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
18559 17813 21817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.08% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 13984 18103
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +36 208 £49,250 +15.88% 44
London +42 80 £50,000 +11.11% 22
South East -56 45 £52,500 +16.66% 17
North West +25 33 £47,500 +18.01% 1
Cheshire +30 31 £47,500 +2.15% 1
City of London +26 30 £52,500 +43.83% 5
Berkshire -4 23 £55,000 +15.78% 8
Scotland +10 20 £47,500 +58.33%
Edinburgh +6 19 £51,250 +70.83%
South West -9 16 £47,500 +51.14% 1
Gloucestershire +7 14 £47,500 -20.83% 1
East of England -13 11 £50,000 +31.57%
Warrington +16 10 £37,500 -19.35% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £50,000 +56.25%
East Midlands +18 9 £45,000 +5.88%
Reading -4 9 £55,000 - 3
Maidenhead +11 8 £55,000 -26.66% 4
West Midlands -15 8 £42,500 +46.55% 1
Birmingham -11 7 £42,500 +41.66%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £34,000 - 1
Hampshire -48 5 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Northampton - 5 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £45,000 -
Gloucester +17 4 £65,000 +8.33%
Glasgow +14 4 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -27 4 £50,000 +38.88% 2
Chester - 4 £67,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £34,000 -
Nottinghamshire +16 3 £77,500 +82.35%
Nottingham +10 3 £77,500 +82.35%

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 309 (64.11%) Firewall
2 193 (40.04%) Windows
3 174 (36.10%) Information Security
4 170 (35.27%) Linux
5 142 (29.46%) Cisco
5 142 (29.46%) Network Security
5 142 (29.46%) SIEM
6 138 (28.63%) TCP/IP
7 133 (27.59%) CISSP
8 107 (22.20%) Cisco Certification
9 100 (20.75%) Management Information System
10 92 (19.09%) UNIX
11 80 (16.60%) Finance
12 75 (15.56%) VPN
13 73 (15.15%) CCNP
14 68 (14.11%) LAN
15 67 (13.90%) Incident Management
16 66 (13.69%) Snort
17 65 (13.49%) CCNA
18 63 (13.07%) CheckPoint
18 63 (13.07%) Internet
18 63 (13.07%) WAN
19 62 (12.86%) Microsoft
20 61 (12.66%) Cyber Security
21 58 (12.03%) SQL
21 58 (12.03%) Penetration Testing
22 56 (11.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 56 (11.62%) Vulnerability Management
23 54 (11.20%) Security Cleared
23 54 (11.20%) GIAC

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 32 (6.64%) IIS
2 21 (4.36%) Apache
3 11 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.07%) Lync
5 8 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.45%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.24%) Commerce Server
8 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.04%) nginx
8 5 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.62%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.62%) Node.js
9 3 (0.62%) SAS
9 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.45%) MS Office
3 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.45%) SaaS
3 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.62%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 309 (64.11%) Firewall
2 142 (29.46%) Network Security
3 138 (28.63%) TCP/IP
4 75 (15.56%) VPN
5 68 (14.11%) LAN
6 63 (13.07%) Internet
6 63 (13.07%) WAN
7 51 (10.58%) Wireshark
8 49 (10.17%) DNS
9 46 (9.54%) Wireless
10 41 (8.51%) tcpdump
11 40 (8.30%) Cisco ASA
12 30 (6.22%) HTTP
13 23 (4.77%) SMTP
14 22 (4.56%) SAN
15 21 (4.36%) BGP
16 20 (4.15%) Wireless Security
17 17 (3.53%) WLAN
17 17 (3.53%) DHCP
18 16 (3.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.77%) MySQL
1 23 (4.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.32%) Big Data
3 12 (2.49%) Data Mining
4 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.62%) Redis
8 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (1.45%) JIRA
2 4 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 80 (16.60%) Finance
2 33 (6.85%) Law
3 21 (4.36%) Banking
4 17 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.11%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.49%) Aerospace
7 10 (2.07%) Legal
8 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.83%) German Language
8 4 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.41%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 172 (35.68%) Analyst
2 120 (24.90%) Security Analyst
3 79 (16.39%) Security Engineer
4 77 (15.98%) Network Engineer
5 42 (8.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 37 (7.68%) Operations Analyst
7 34 (7.05%) Security Operations Analyst
7 34 (7.05%) Consultant
8 32 (6.64%) Senior Analyst
9 30 (6.22%) Security Consultant
10 22 (4.56%) Security Specialist
10 22 (4.56%) Information Analyst
10 22 (4.56%) Information Security Analyst
11 20 (4.15%) Information Security Engineer
12 18 (3.73%) IT Security Analyst
12 18 (3.73%) Administrator
13 16 (3.32%) Security Manager
14 15 (3.11%) Systems Administrator
15 14 (2.90%) Architect
16 13 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.56%) Regular Expression
2 15 (3.11%) Web Services
2 15 (3.11%) XML
3 7 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (1.04%) .NET
4 5 (1.04%) HTML
5 4 (0.83%) Lucene
6 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (0.62%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.62%) JSP
6 3 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.41%) COM
8 1 (0.21%) WCF
8 1 (0.21%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 100 (20.75%) Management Information System
2 32 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.81%) Visualisation
4 19 (3.94%) Open Source
4 19 (3.94%) PKI
5 17 (3.53%) Statistics
6 9 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.04%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.62%) Machine to Machine
9 3 (0.62%) User Experience
9 3 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.62%) SecurID
9 3 (0.62%) DataPower
9 3 (0.62%) Kindle
10 2 (0.41%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 193 (40.04%) Windows
2 170 (35.27%) Linux
3 92 (19.09%) UNIX
4 33 (6.85%) Solaris
5 22 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.07%) CentOS
7 10 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.07%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.07%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.66%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.24%) Debian
10 5 (1.04%) AIX
11 4 (0.83%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.62%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.41%) zOS
13 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.21%) HPUX
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (36.10%) Information Security
2 142 (29.46%) SIEM
3 67 (13.90%) Incident Management
4 61 (12.66%) Cyber Security
5 58 (12.03%) Penetration Testing
6 56 (11.62%) Vulnerability Management
7 44 (9.13%) Security Architecture
7 44 (9.13%) ITIL
8 42 (8.71%) Kalman Filter
9 41 (8.51%) Network Design
10 35 (7.26%) Risk Management
10 35 (7.26%) Network Monitoring
11 30 (6.22%) Analytics
12 28 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (5.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 26 (5.39%) Configuration Management
15 25 (5.19%) Project Management
16 24 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
17 23 (4.77%) Information Assurance
18 22 (4.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (12.03%) SQL
2 35 (7.26%) Python
3 28 (5.81%) PHP
4 20 (4.15%) Java
5 14 (2.90%) C
5 14 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 13 (2.70%) C++
6 13 (2.70%) Perl
7 10 (2.07%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.66%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.45%) Ruby
10 3 (0.62%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.41%) C#
11 2 (0.41%) Erlang
12 1 (0.21%) Korn
12 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.21%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 133 (27.59%) CISSP
2 107 (22.20%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (15.15%) CCNP
4 65 (13.49%) CCNA
5 54 (11.20%) Security Cleared
5 54 (11.20%) GIAC
6 51 (10.58%) Degree
7 50 (10.37%) CEH
8 35 (7.26%) GCIA
9 32 (6.64%) GCIH
10 31 (6.43%) SC Cleared
11 27 (5.60%) CCSA
11 27 (5.60%) CCSE
12 26 (5.39%) DV Cleared
13 23 (4.77%) SSCP
14 22 (4.56%) CISM
15 17 (3.53%) JNCIA
16 16 (3.32%) CISA
17 14 (2.90%) CCIE
18 12 (2.49%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (11.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (4.15%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.32%) COBIT
4 12 (2.49%) QA
5 10 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (1.04%) GPG13
7 5 (1.04%) SLA
8 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (13.69%) Snort
2 45 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.22%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.49%) XenServer
5 7 (1.45%) KVM
5 7 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.24%) vSphere
7 5 (1.04%) Xen
7 5 (1.04%) Firmware
8 3 (0.62%) Nmap
8 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.62%) Samba
9 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.41%) Varnish
9 2 (0.41%) XenApp
9 2 (0.41%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (4.98%) Nessus
2 16 (3.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.70%) Nagios
5 12 (2.49%) Puppet
6 10 (2.07%) HAProxy
7 8 (1.66%) Ansible
8 5 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.83%) Graphite
9 4 (0.83%) logstash
10 3 (0.62%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.62%) Cacti
11 2 (0.41%) CORE IMPACT
11 2 (0.41%) SCCM
11 2 (0.41%) SCOM
11 2 (0.41%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 142 (29.46%) Cisco
2 63 (13.07%) CheckPoint
3 62 (12.86%) Microsoft
4 49 (10.17%) Sourcefire
5 48 (9.96%) Juniper
6 46 (9.54%) VMware
7 29 (6.02%) Blue Coat
8 26 (5.39%) F5
9 25 (5.19%) HP
9 25 (5.19%) Symantec
10 24 (4.98%) McAfee
11 22 (4.56%) Red Hat
12 20 (4.15%) Splunk
13 18 (3.73%) Citrix
14 15 (3.11%) Oracle
15 14 (2.90%) Fortinet
16 13 (2.70%) LogRhythm
16 13 (2.70%) ArcSight
16 13 (2.70%) IronPort
17 12 (2.49%) SolarWinds
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £47000 - £52500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £23k per year + Health + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package - full details upon request
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Package - Please call fo
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65k - 80k per year + 20% Commission
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £34,318 per annum plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 21 days ago