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 England. 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)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 795 960 945
Rank change year-on-year +165 -15 +89
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 331 200 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 224 176 246
England median annual salary £63,750 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.91% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £48,750 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -1.79% +1.82%

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 67,973 73,595 77,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.26% 44.88% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 52,956 55,626 63,927
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Distributed Denial-of-Service as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 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
London +88 136 £70,000 +12.00% 10
North of England +83 86 £60,000 +20.00% 8
North West +46 60 £62,500 +25.00% 6
Midlands +59 48 £77,500 +101.30% 4
South East +4 43 £60,000 +20.00% 5
West Midlands +68 39 £67,500 +75.32% 3
Yorkshire +48 26 £56,000 +17.89% 1
South West -26 16 £40,000 -13.04% 3
East of England +28 9 £75,000 +60.43% 2
East Midlands - 9 £77,500 - 1
Distributed Denial-of-Service
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 240 (72.51%) Firewall
2 196 (59.21%) SIEM
3 140 (42.30%) Network Security
4 133 (40.18%) VPN
5 109 (32.93%) Load Balancing
6 97 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
7 93 (28.10%) Microsoft Azure
8 91 (27.49%) Cybersecurity
9 88 (26.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 88 (26.59%) DevOps
10 85 (25.68%) Docker
11 82 (24.77%) Python
12 77 (23.26%) Information Security
12 77 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
13 76 (22.96%) Java
14 74 (22.36%) Ansible
15 73 (22.05%) Jenkins
15 73 (22.05%) Nagios
16 72 (21.75%) Finance
16 72 (21.75%) Ruby
16 72 (21.75%) Security Operations
17 71 (21.45%) Terraform
17 71 (21.45%) Kubernetes
17 71 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
18 70 (21.15%) Open Source
18 70 (21.15%) Puppet
19 68 (20.54%) ZABBIX
19 68 (20.54%) Opscode Chef
20 67 (20.24%) Configuration Management
20 67 (20.24%) Cisco

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 15 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.11%) IIS
3 4 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.91%) JBoss
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.60%) Apache
5 2 (0.60%) nginx
6 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 97 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (28.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.53%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (4.53%) Office 365
4 13 (3.93%) IaaS
5 10 (3.02%) SaaS
6 9 (2.72%) GitHub
7 8 (2.42%) OpenShift
8 7 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.81%) PaaS
10 2 (0.60%) Akamai
11 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 240 (72.51%) Firewall
2 140 (42.30%) Network Security
3 133 (40.18%) VPN
4 60 (18.13%) WAN
5 48 (14.50%) LAN
6 41 (12.39%) WLAN
7 30 (9.06%) Intrusion Detection
8 26 (7.85%) MPLS
9 25 (7.55%) BGP
10 23 (6.95%) OSPF
11 21 (6.34%) DNS
12 20 (6.04%) TCP/IP
12 20 (6.04%) VLAN
13 16 (4.83%) SSL
14 14 (4.23%) Internet
15 13 (3.93%) HTTP
15 13 (3.93%) SNMP
16 11 (3.32%) DHCP
16 11 (3.32%) Ethernet
16 11 (3.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.44%) NoSQL
2 15 (4.53%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (0.91%) Big Data
5 3 (0.91%) Blockchain
5 3 (0.91%) Hazelcast
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 73 (22.05%) Jenkins
2 66 (19.94%) Vagrant
3 58 (17.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 58 (17.52%) Hudson
4 27 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 27 (8.16%) Octopus Deploy
4 27 (8.16%) Subversion
4 27 (8.16%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.11%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 72 (21.75%) Finance
2 16 (4.83%) Games
3 14 (4.23%) Legal
3 14 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.21%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.21%) Banking
4 4 (1.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.21%) Marketing
5 3 (0.91%) Military
5 3 (0.91%) Retail
6 2 (0.60%) French Language
6 2 (0.60%) German Language
6 2 (0.60%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (22.96%) Architect
2 69 (20.85%) Security Architect
3 57 (17.22%) Consultant
4 49 (14.80%) Security Consultant
5 40 (12.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 40 (12.08%) Security Engineer
5 40 (12.08%) Solutions Architect
6 39 (11.78%) Security Solutions Architect
7 31 (9.37%) IT Consultant
7 31 (9.37%) IT Security Consultant
8 29 (8.76%) Information Architect
8 29 (8.76%) Information Security Architect
9 26 (7.85%) Senior Security Engineer
10 25 (7.55%) AWS DevOps
11 21 (6.34%) IT Engineer
11 21 (6.34%) IT Security Engineer
11 21 (6.34%) Security Specialist
12 20 (6.04%) Senior IT Engineer
13 19 (5.74%) Senior IT Consultant
13 19 (5.74%) Senior IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.25%) Web Services
2 14 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (2.72%) Spring
4 7 (2.11%) .NET
4 7 (2.11%) .NET Framework
4 7 (2.11%) Akka
4 7 (2.11%) AngularJS
4 7 (2.11%) RESTful
5 4 (1.21%) OAuth
5 4 (1.21%) SAML
5 4 (1.21%) XMPP
6 3 (0.91%) JMS
6 3 (0.91%) Middleware
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.91%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.30%) Django
7 1 (0.30%) OpenID
7 1 (0.30%) REST
7 1 (0.30%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.30%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.82%) Data Centre
2 52 (15.71%) PKI
3 49 (14.80%) Security Operations Centre
4 48 (14.50%) Cyberthreat
5 31 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (6.65%) Computer Science
7 20 (6.04%) Management Information System
8 14 (4.23%) Fintech
9 11 (3.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (2.42%) Online Gambling
10 8 (2.42%) Private Cloud
11 7 (2.11%) Online Games
11 7 (2.11%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.81%) Cyberattack
13 4 (1.21%) Blog
13 4 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.21%) Digital Signage
13 4 (1.21%) IPTV
13 4 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.78%) Linux
2 38 (11.48%) Windows
3 15 (4.53%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (2.42%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.11%) Android
5 7 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.81%) Unix
7 4 (1.21%) Debian
8 2 (0.60%) CentOS
8 2 (0.60%) MVS
8 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (59.21%) SIEM
2 109 (32.93%) Load Balancing
3 91 (27.49%) Cybersecurity
4 88 (26.59%) DevOps
4 88 (26.59%) Vulnerability Management
5 77 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (23.26%) Information Security
6 72 (21.75%) Security Operations
7 71 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (21.15%) Open Source
9 67 (20.24%) Configuration Management
10 65 (19.64%) Microservices
11 64 (19.34%) High Availability
12 63 (19.03%) DDoS Mitigation
13 56 (16.92%) Data Loss Prevention
14 53 (16.01%) IT Strategy
15 50 (15.11%) Presales
16 49 (14.80%) Decision-Making
17 43 (12.99%) Threat Management
18 39 (11.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (24.77%) Python
2 76 (22.96%) Java
3 72 (21.75%) Ruby
4 65 (19.64%) Go
5 20 (6.04%) SQL
6 19 (5.74%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.11%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.11%) Scala
8 6 (1.81%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.81%) Perl
9 5 (1.51%) C++
9 5 (1.51%) PHP
10 4 (1.21%) C
10 4 (1.21%) C#
11 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (17.52%) CISSP
2 57 (17.22%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (16.01%) Degree
4 50 (15.11%) CCNP
5 39 (11.78%) CCDP
6 32 (9.67%) CISM
7 26 (7.85%) Security Cleared
8 25 (7.55%) CISA
9 22 (6.65%) CEH
10 16 (4.83%) RHCE
10 16 (4.83%) RHCSA
11 14 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (3.32%) TOGAF Certification
13 10 (3.02%) SC Cleared
14 9 (2.72%) JNCIP
15 8 (2.42%) CCIE
15 8 (2.42%) ISSAP
16 7 (2.11%) CCSE
16 7 (2.11%) DV Cleared
16 7 (2.11%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.99%) PCI DSS
2 41 (12.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (4.83%) GDPR
4 6 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.51%) COBIT
6 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.60%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.60%) COSO
7 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.30%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 85 (25.68%) Docker
2 17 (5.14%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.53%) Hyper-V
3 15 (4.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (2.11%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.60%) Xen
7 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 74 (22.36%) Ansible
2 73 (22.05%) Nagios
3 71 (21.45%) Kubernetes
3 71 (21.45%) Terraform
4 70 (21.15%) Puppet
5 68 (20.54%) Opscode Chef
5 68 (20.54%) ZABBIX
6 66 (19.94%) Consul
6 66 (19.94%) Docker Swarm
6 66 (19.94%) Grafana
6 66 (19.94%) Graphite
6 66 (19.94%) Opsview
6 66 (19.94%) Packer
6 66 (19.94%) Salt
7 50 (15.11%) QRadar
8 15 (4.53%) SCCM
9 8 (2.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (2.11%) SCOM
10 7 (2.11%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.21%) Nessus
Vendors
1 67 (20.24%) Cisco
2 53 (16.01%) Splunk
3 51 (15.41%) CheckPoint
4 50 (15.11%) Qualys
5 46 (13.90%) Juniper
6 45 (13.60%) Fortinet
6 45 (13.60%) Microsoft
7 36 (10.88%) Tufin
8 32 (9.67%) Forcepoint
9 18 (5.44%) Red Hat
10 15 (4.53%) McAfee
10 15 (4.53%) Palo Alto
11 12 (3.63%) IBM
12 10 (3.02%) WorldPay
13 9 (2.72%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.42%) Google
15 7 (2.11%) Blue Coat
15 7 (2.11%) F5
15 7 (2.11%) LogRhythm
16 6 (1.81%) Oracle