The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 96 92
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 8 6 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.74% 0.45% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.03% 2.69% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 27
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £41,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,250 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.88% -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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 159 223 354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.76% 16.88% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 122 162 245
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
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 Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in Cheshire

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in Cheshire

Intrusion Detection
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 3 £37,500 -
Chester - 1 £57,500 -
Intrusion Detection
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 4 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (20.00%) RSA enVision
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
6 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Advertising
7 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Banking

Intrusion Detection
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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) IPv4
3 1 (10.00%) IPv6
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 4 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Security
5 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) RSA enVision
2 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk