Period
to 9 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Denial-of-Service in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 178 -
Rank change year-on-year +40 - +185
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 11 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.45% 0.097% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Cheshire median annual salary £67,500 - -
North West median annual salary £56,250 £51,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% +46.43% -28.21%

Distributed Denial-of-Service is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,049 1,240 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.33% 40.03% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 790 857 692
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,750 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Distributed Denial-of-Service as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in Cheshire

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in Cheshire

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in Cheshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Distributed Denial-of-Service in Cheshire

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 6 £62,500 -
Warrington +9 3 £78,750 -
Runcorn - 1 £72,500 -
Distributed Denial-of-Service
North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 11 (100.00%) SIEM
2 9 (81.82%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (81.82%) Network Security
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) PKI
4 7 (63.64%) Splunk
4 7 (63.64%) QRadar
5 6 (54.55%) Security Operations
5 6 (54.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (54.55%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (54.55%) Threat Management
5 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (54.55%) Qualys
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) WLAN
7 3 (27.27%) CCNP
7 3 (27.27%) CCDP
7 3 (27.27%) CISSP
7 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 3 (27.27%) Information Security
7 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
7 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
7 3 (27.27%) Tufin
7 3 (27.27%) Software Optimisation
7 3 (27.27%) Cyberthreat

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WLAN
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP
6 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 1 (9.09%) FTP
6 1 (9.09%) HTTP
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) SMTP
6 1 (9.09%) SSL
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) IT Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) IT Security Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Security Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Senior IT Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Senior IT Security Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Security Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) SIEM Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Security Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Information Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) OAuth
1 2 (18.18%) REST
1 2 (18.18%) SAML
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) PKI
2 6 (54.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
4 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
5 1 (9.09%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SIEM
2 9 (81.82%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (54.55%) Data Loss Prevention
3 6 (54.55%) Security Operations
3 6 (54.55%) Threat Management
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 3 (27.27%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (27.27%) Presales
4 3 (27.27%) Software Optimisation
5 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
5 2 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCDP
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) ISSAP
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (9.09%) CCSE
4 1 (9.09%) CCSP
4 1 (9.09%) CEH
4 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (9.09%) CISM
4 1 (9.09%) IISP
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Splunk
2 6 (54.55%) Qualys
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 3 (27.27%) Tufin
4 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
5 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto