The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
England / West Midlands
Rank 179 226 216
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -10
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 23 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.12% 1.50% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 8
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,045
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £64,500 £50,150
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £43,897 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+25.29% -12.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
737 866 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.91% 14.61% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 615 714 692
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the West Midlands region.

Intrusion Detection Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Intrusion Detection Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +21 15 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 5 £80,000 -
Warwickshire +28 2 £45,000 -2.17%
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 30 (88.24%) Firewall
2 26 (76.47%) SIEM
3 16 (47.06%) Network Security
4 15 (44.12%) Information Security
4 15 (44.12%) Security Operations
5 14 (41.18%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (41.18%) Unix
5 14 (41.18%) CISSP
5 14 (41.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 13 (38.24%) CEH
6 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (38.24%) CCNP
6 13 (38.24%) Windows
6 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
7 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (32.35%) GIAC
9 10 (29.41%) SANS
10 9 (26.47%) CISM
10 9 (26.47%) CCNA
10 9 (26.47%) DNS
10 9 (26.47%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
11 8 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (23.53%) Change Control
11 8 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (23.53%) Cisco
11 8 (23.53%) OSPF
11 8 (23.53%) WAN
11 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
11 8 (23.53%) GCIA

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (88.24%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) Network Security
3 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
4 9 (26.47%) DNS
5 8 (23.53%) OSPF
5 8 (23.53%) WAN
6 7 (20.59%) BGP
6 7 (20.59%) LAN
7 6 (17.65%) VLAN
8 5 (14.71%) HTTP
8 5 (14.71%) MPLS
9 4 (11.76%) DHCP
9 4 (11.76%) Wireless
10 3 (8.82%) Internet
10 3 (8.82%) RIP
10 3 (8.82%) Skype
10 3 (8.82%) VPN
10 3 (8.82%) WLAN
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (14.71%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Security Operations Specialist
1 9 (26.47%) Security Specialist
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) SOC Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Technology Manager
6 2 (5.88%) CISSP Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Security Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
3 8 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.82%) NHS
5 3 (8.82%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Unix
2 13 (38.24%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) SIEM
2 15 (44.12%) Information Security
2 15 (44.12%) Security Operations
3 14 (41.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (26.47%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (23.53%) Change Control
6 8 (23.53%) Data Loss Prevention
6 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 8 (23.53%) Threat Detection
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL
7 6 (17.65%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (17.65%) Security Architecture
8 5 (14.71%) Open Source
8 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) Information Assurance
9 4 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (11.76%) Network Management
9 4 (11.76%) Pattern Matching
9 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Perl
1 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) CISSP
2 13 (38.24%) CCNP
2 13 (38.24%) CEH
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (32.35%) GIAC
4 10 (29.41%) SANS
5 9 (26.47%) CCNA
5 9 (26.47%) CISM
6 8 (23.53%) GCIA
6 8 (23.53%) GCIH
6 8 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.76%) OSCP
8 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 4 (11.76%) SSCP
9 3 (8.82%) MCSE
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (5.88%) GCFA
10 2 (5.88%) GCFE
10 2 (5.88%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (14.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) Intel Security
3 3 (8.82%) Splunk
4 2 (5.88%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.88%) LogRhythm
4 2 (5.88%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.94%) Cyberoam
5 1 (2.94%) F5
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.94%) Polycom
5 1 (2.94%) Sourcefire