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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 207 208 193
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 16 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 1.12% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,100 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
Intrusion Detection
England

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
891 894 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.32% 16.57% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 800 731 798
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 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
Shropshire - 9 £45,000 -
West Bromwich - 3 £65,000 -
Coventry - 2 £47,500 -
Birmingham -6 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 13 (59.09%) Firewall
1 13 (59.09%) SIEM
2 7 (31.82%) Cyber Security
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security
3 6 (27.27%) Network Security
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
5 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) CISSP
5 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) People Management
6 2 (9.09%) Splunk
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 2 (9.09%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless Security
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 14 (63.64%) Security Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Security Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Security Operations Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) SIEM
2 7 (31.82%) Cyber Security
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security
3 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
5 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
5 3 (13.64%) People Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Computer Security
7 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (4.55%) GIAC
3 1 (4.55%) GCFA
3 1 (4.55%) CEH
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) OSCP
3 1 (4.55%) GREM
3 1 (4.55%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) McAfee
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire