Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 168 -
Rank change year-on-year +31 - +188
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 23 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.86% 0.11% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 0 0
Cheshire median annual salary £77,500 - -
North West median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +56.25% -48.80%

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 1,149 1,226 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.92% 43.28% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 857 835 705
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £73,000 £64,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Warrington +12 13 £77,500 -
Macclesfield - 9 £62,500 -
Runcorn - 1 £72,500 -
Distributed Denial-of-Service
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 23 (100.00%) SIEM
2 22 (95.65%) Vulnerability Management
2 22 (95.65%) Network Security
3 13 (56.52%) CheckPoint
3 13 (56.52%) LAN
3 13 (56.52%) WLAN
3 13 (56.52%) WAN
3 13 (56.52%) VPN
3 13 (56.52%) Cisco
3 13 (56.52%) CCNP
3 13 (56.52%) CCDP
3 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (56.52%) Incident Management
3 13 (56.52%) Fortinet
3 13 (56.52%) Load Balancing
3 13 (56.52%) Tufin
3 13 (56.52%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 13 (56.52%) Data Centre
3 13 (56.52%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (56.52%) Presales
3 13 (56.52%) Software Optimisation
4 12 (52.17%) Forcepoint
4 12 (52.17%) Juniper
4 12 (52.17%) Information Security
5 10 (43.48%) Firewall
5 10 (43.48%) PKI
5 10 (43.48%) QRadar
5 10 (43.48%) Splunk
6 9 (39.13%) Threat Management
6 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity

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 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) Network Security
2 13 (56.52%) LAN
2 13 (56.52%) VPN
2 13 (56.52%) WAN
2 13 (56.52%) WLAN
3 10 (43.48%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) BGP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) FWSM
4 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Architect
1 14 (60.87%) Security Architect
2 13 (56.52%) Security Solutions Architect
2 13 (56.52%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (52.17%) Information Architect
3 12 (52.17%) Information Security Architect
4 9 (39.13%) Consultant
4 9 (39.13%) IT Consultant
4 9 (39.13%) IT Security Consultant
4 9 (39.13%) Security Consultant
4 9 (39.13%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (39.13%) Senior IT Consultant
4 9 (39.13%) Senior IT Security Consultant
4 9 (39.13%) Senior Security Consultant
4 9 (39.13%) SIEM Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) OAuth
1 1 (4.35%) OpenID
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) SAML
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Cyberthreat
1 13 (56.52%) Data Centre
2 10 (43.48%) PKI
3 9 (39.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) SIEM
2 22 (95.65%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (56.52%) Incident Management
3 13 (56.52%) Load Balancing
3 13 (56.52%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 13 (56.52%) Presales
3 13 (56.52%) Software Optimisation
4 12 (52.17%) Information Security
5 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (39.13%) Data Loss Prevention
5 9 (39.13%) Security Operations
5 9 (39.13%) Threat Management
6 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
6 1 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CCDP
1 13 (56.52%) CCNP
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) CCSE
3 1 (4.35%) IISP
3 1 (4.35%) ISSAP
3 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) CheckPoint
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
1 13 (56.52%) Fortinet
1 13 (56.52%) Tufin
2 12 (52.17%) Forcepoint
2 12 (52.17%) Juniper
3 10 (43.48%) Splunk
4 9 (39.13%) Qualys
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
5 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto