Period
to 25 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Denial-of-Service in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 718 882 823
Rank change year-on-year +164 -59 +110
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 155 192 364
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.36% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 136 154 203
Median annual salary £68,750 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.58% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,125 £42,250 £42,600
90th Percentile £95,250 £81,250 £89,250
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +20.00%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,197 52,905 63,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.08% 39.38% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25,710 39,867 48,986
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in England.

Salary trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in England

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Distributed Denial-of-Service in England

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
London +129 76 £85,000 +21.43% 4
South East +105 37 £52,500 -12.50%
North of England +113 20 £56,500 +2.73% 11
North West +85 14 £56,750 +30.46% 7
Midlands +76 12 £59,500 -0.83% 2
West Midlands +63 9 £59,500 -0.83% 1
East of England +74 6 £75,000 +36.36%
Yorkshire +89 5 £62,500 +8.70% 3
East Midlands +30 3 £45,000 -25.00% 1
South West +64 1 £100,000 +100.00%
North East +17 1 £50,000 -39.39% 1
Distributed Denial-of-Service
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 109 (70.32%) Firewall
2 73 (47.10%) Cybersecurity
3 64 (41.29%) VPN
3 64 (41.29%) Azure
4 62 (40.00%) Network Security
5 56 (36.13%) AWS
6 53 (34.19%) DDoS Mitigation
7 49 (31.61%) Cisco
8 41 (26.45%) Data Centre
9 39 (25.16%) SIEM
10 35 (22.58%) TCP/IP
11 34 (21.94%) WAN
11 34 (21.94%) Docker
12 32 (20.65%) Information Security
13 31 (20.00%) DevOps
14 29 (18.71%) Vulnerability Management
14 29 (18.71%) LAN
14 29 (18.71%) Juniper
15 28 (18.06%) Linux
15 28 (18.06%) Security Operations
16 27 (17.42%) MPLS
17 26 (16.77%) Internet
17 26 (16.77%) Penetration Testing
17 26 (16.77%) Kubernetes
18 25 (16.13%) OSPF
18 25 (16.13%) BGP
18 25 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (16.13%) CCNP
18 25 (16.13%) Finance
19 23 (14.84%) Load Balancing

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (5.16%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.29%) IIS
2 2 (1.29%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 64 (41.29%) Azure
2 56 (36.13%) AWS
3 18 (11.61%) IaaS
4 15 (9.68%) Azure Functions
4 15 (9.68%) Office 365
4 15 (9.68%) Serverless
5 14 (9.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (9.03%) SaaS
6 12 (7.74%) PaaS
7 8 (5.16%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (5.16%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.94%) Akamai
8 3 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.94%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (1.94%) Slack
8 3 (1.94%) Trello
9 2 (1.29%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 109 (70.32%) Firewall
2 64 (41.29%) VPN
3 62 (40.00%) Network Security
4 35 (22.58%) TCP/IP
5 34 (21.94%) WAN
6 29 (18.71%) LAN
7 27 (17.42%) MPLS
8 26 (16.77%) Internet
9 25 (16.13%) BGP
9 25 (16.13%) OSPF
10 20 (12.90%) DNS
11 17 (10.97%) Wireless
12 15 (9.68%) VoIP
12 15 (9.68%) WLAN
13 14 (9.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (8.39%) DHCP
14 13 (8.39%) HTTP
14 13 (8.39%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (8.39%) NetScaler
15 12 (7.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (8.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (4.52%) Hudson
3 7 (4.52%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.52%) TeamCity
3 7 (4.52%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.94%) JIRA
5 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (16.13%) Finance
2 7 (4.52%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.87%) Games
3 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.94%) Law
5 2 (1.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.29%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 37 (23.87%) Security Engineer
2 32 (20.65%) Network Engineer
3 22 (14.19%) Architect
4 19 (12.26%) Analyst
4 19 (12.26%) Senior Security Engineer
5 16 (10.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (10.32%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (10.32%) Security Analyst
6 14 (9.03%) Consultant
6 14 (9.03%) Network Architect
6 14 (9.03%) Security Manager
6 14 (9.03%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (7.74%) Azure Engineer
8 9 (5.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 8 (5.16%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (5.16%) Penetration Tester
9 8 (5.16%) Security Consultant
9 8 (5.16%) Tester
10 7 (4.52%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.16%) .NET
2 7 (4.52%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (3.23%) OAuth
3 5 (3.23%) OpenID
4 2 (1.29%) LDAP
4 2 (1.29%) SAML
4 2 (1.29%) Web Services
5 1 (0.65%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.65%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.45%) Data Centre
2 22 (14.19%) Public Cloud
3 17 (10.97%) Management Information System
4 14 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (7.10%) PKI
7 8 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (4.52%) Cloud Native
8 7 (4.52%) Cyber Defence
8 7 (4.52%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (2.58%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.29%) Media Streaming
10 2 (1.29%) NHS
10 2 (1.29%) Online Games
10 2 (1.29%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (1.29%) User Experience
10 2 (1.29%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.65%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.06%) Linux
2 22 (14.19%) Unix
2 22 (14.19%) Windows
3 8 (5.16%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (47.10%) Cybersecurity
2 53 (34.19%) DDoS Mitigation
3 39 (25.16%) SIEM
4 32 (20.65%) Information Security
5 31 (20.00%) DevOps
6 29 (18.71%) Vulnerability Management
7 28 (18.06%) Security Operations
8 26 (16.77%) Penetration Testing
9 23 (14.84%) Analytics
9 23 (14.84%) High Availability
9 23 (14.84%) Load Balancing
10 22 (14.19%) Threat Intelligence
11 21 (13.55%) Security Architecture
12 20 (12.90%) Fintech
13 19 (12.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 18 (11.61%) DevSecOps
15 17 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (10.97%) Network Architecture
15 17 (10.97%) OWASP
15 17 (10.97%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.97%) Python
2 14 (9.03%) C#
3 13 (8.39%) Go
3 13 (8.39%) Java
4 8 (5.16%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.52%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.52%) Ruby
6 6 (3.87%) C
6 6 (3.87%) C++
7 2 (1.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.29%) Perl
7 2 (1.29%) PHP
7 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (16.13%) CCNP
1 25 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (13.55%) CCNA
3 15 (9.68%) Degree
4 14 (9.03%) JNCIA
4 14 (9.03%) JNCIS
5 10 (6.45%) CEH
6 9 (5.81%) RHCSA
7 8 (5.16%) CEPT
7 8 (5.16%) CREST Certified
7 8 (5.16%) EC-Council LPT
7 8 (5.16%) GXPN
7 8 (5.16%) OSCE
7 8 (5.16%) SANS
8 7 (4.52%) CISSP
8 7 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (3.87%) MBCS
9 6 (3.87%) MCSE
9 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (3.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.52%) NCSC
2 7 (4.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.94%) NIST
5 2 (1.29%) COBIT
5 2 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.29%) GDPR
6 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.65%) RMADS
System Software
1 34 (21.94%) Docker
2 8 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (16.77%) Kubernetes
2 18 (11.61%) Terraform
3 12 (7.74%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.74%) Puppet
4 10 (6.45%) Ansible
5 7 (4.52%) Consul
5 7 (4.52%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (4.52%) Grafana
5 7 (4.52%) Graphite
5 7 (4.52%) Nagios
5 7 (4.52%) Opsview
5 7 (4.52%) Packer
5 7 (4.52%) Salt
5 7 (4.52%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.29%) Nessus
8 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (31.61%) Cisco
2 29 (18.71%) Juniper
3 20 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.03%) CheckPoint
4 14 (9.03%) F5
4 14 (9.03%) VMware
5 13 (8.39%) Fortinet
6 12 (7.74%) Arista
6 12 (7.74%) Brocade
6 12 (7.74%) Meraki
6 12 (7.74%) Palo Alto
7 11 (7.10%) Foundry
8 8 (5.16%) Incapsula
9 5 (3.23%) Google
9 5 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.58%) Splunk
11 3 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.94%) Remedy
11 3 (1.94%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.29%) Barracuda Networks