The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Intrusion Detection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 131 123
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 3 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.46% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 3.00% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  

Intrusion Detection is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 268 367 272
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.37% 15.31% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 210 291 230
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in Birmingham

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) SIEM
2 14 (73.68%) Security Operations
3 13 (68.42%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (63.16%) Network Security
4 12 (63.16%) Information Security
4 12 (63.16%) CEH
4 12 (63.16%) Unix
4 12 (63.16%) CCNP
4 12 (63.16%) CISSP
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (57.89%) Windows
6 10 (52.63%) GIAC
6 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (42.11%) GCIA
7 8 (42.11%) GCIH
7 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
7 8 (42.11%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (42.11%) Change Control
7 8 (42.11%) CCNA
7 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
7 8 (42.11%) CISM
7 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
7 8 (42.11%) Threat Detection
7 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 8 (42.11%) SANS
8 5 (26.32%) WAN
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 5 (26.32%) VLAN

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (15.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) Network Security
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) VLAN
4 5 (26.32%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) BGP
6 3 (15.79%) OSPF
6 3 (15.79%) RIP
6 3 (15.79%) Skype
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) Internet
7 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
7 2 (10.53%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Security Operations Specialist
1 9 (47.37%) Security Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) SIEM Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SIEM Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technology Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Unix
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Security Operations
1 14 (73.68%) SIEM
2 12 (63.16%) Information Security
3 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (42.11%) Change Control
4 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
4 8 (42.11%) Threat Detection
4 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (21.05%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (21.05%) Privileged Access Management
7 3 (15.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (10.53%) Malware Reverse Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Network Management
8 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (10.53%) Remediation Plan
8 2 (10.53%) Service Management
8 2 (10.53%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCNP
1 12 (63.16%) CEH
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (63.16%) CISSP
2 10 (52.63%) GIAC
3 8 (42.11%) CCNA
3 8 (42.11%) CISM
3 8 (42.11%) GCIA
3 8 (42.11%) GCIH
3 8 (42.11%) Network+ Certification
3 8 (42.11%) SANS
4 4 (21.05%) OSCP
4 4 (21.05%) SSCP
5 3 (15.79%) MCSE
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (10.53%) GCFA
6 2 (10.53%) GCFE
6 2 (10.53%) GREM
6 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
3 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
3 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
3 2 (10.53%) NetIQ
3 2 (10.53%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) Polycom