The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 190 184 176
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 7 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 2.15% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 12
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £37,100 £31,832
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +17.64%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
751 839 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.19% 16.75% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 647 707 558
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Intrusion Detection
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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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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
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Worcestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Intrusion Detection
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
3 11 (50.00%) Network Security
3 11 (50.00%) VPN
4 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 10 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 7 (31.82%) Information Security
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Advertising
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (22.73%) Information Assurance
7 5 (22.73%) ISMS
7 5 (22.73%) RMADS
7 5 (22.73%) TippingPoint
7 5 (22.73%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
7 5 (22.73%) ArcSight
7 5 (22.73%) SIEM
7 5 (22.73%) Lumension
7 5 (22.73%) Database Security
7 5 (22.73%) Security Management
7 5 (22.73%) GSEC
7 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
7 5 (22.73%) Nessus
7 5 (22.73%) PKI

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) Network Security
2 11 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) Internet
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) NAS
5 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
5 3 (13.64%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) BGP
5 3 (13.64%) OSPF
6 2 (9.09%) SMTP
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
6 2 (9.09%) HTTP
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Information Security Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Information Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Security Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Assurance Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) RMADS
1 5 (22.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) Information Assurance
3 5 (22.73%) ISMS
3 5 (22.73%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
3 5 (22.73%) SIEM
3 5 (22.73%) Database Security
3 5 (22.73%) Security Management
3 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) BCP
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) GSEC
4 5 (22.73%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CCDA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (18.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) ISA Server
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Nessus
2 3 (13.64%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) TippingPoint
3 5 (22.73%) ArcSight
3 5 (22.73%) Lumension
3 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
3 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire
3 5 (22.73%) IBM
3 5 (22.73%) McAfee
3 5 (22.73%) Juniper
4 3 (13.64%) F5
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Nokia
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix