Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 943 952 1003
Rank change year-on-year +9 +51 +98
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 218 244 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 171 225 230
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £89,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

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 72314 71989 85702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.03% 41.16% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 55265 59597 69739
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 -38 82 £65,000 -7.14% 14
South West +42 42 £46,000 +10.84%
North of England +41 41 £50,000 +36.99% 5
South East +22 36 £53,000 -11.67% 1
North West +27 32 £50,000 +36.99% 1
Yorkshire +32 8 £49,000 - 4
Midlands +3 8 £38,500 -14.44% 1
West Midlands -8 8 £38,500 -18.95%
East of England -2 7 £47,500 -17.39% 5
North East - 1 £68,014 -
Distributed Denial-of-Service
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 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 England region with a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 127 (58.26%) Firewall
2 94 (43.12%) DDoS Mitigation
3 86 (39.45%) Information Security
4 81 (37.16%) Network Security
5 73 (33.49%) CISSP
6 67 (30.73%) Microsoft
7 65 (29.82%) SIEM
8 63 (28.90%) Cisco
9 60 (27.52%) Active Directory
10 59 (27.06%) Windows
11 57 (26.15%) ITIL
12 56 (25.69%) Finance
12 56 (25.69%) Degree
13 55 (25.23%) PCI DSS
13 55 (25.23%) Amazon AWS
14 51 (23.39%) CISM
15 50 (22.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 49 (22.48%) Security Cleared
16 49 (22.48%) Cybersecurity
17 48 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (20.64%) Penetration Testing
19 44 (20.18%) Cisco Certification
19 44 (20.18%) SCCM
20 43 (19.72%) Intrusion Detection
21 40 (18.35%) LAN
22 39 (17.89%) Microsoft Azure
23 38 (17.43%) McAfee
23 38 (17.43%) Unix
24 37 (16.97%) CCNP
24 37 (16.97%) MPLS

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 30 (13.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.38%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.46%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 55 (25.23%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (17.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (16.97%) Office 365
4 11 (5.05%) Cloudflare
4 11 (5.05%) GitHub
5 9 (4.13%) IaaS
5 9 (4.13%) OpenShift
5 9 (4.13%) PaaS
6 7 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.75%) SaaS
8 1 (0.46%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (58.26%) Firewall
2 81 (37.16%) Network Security
3 43 (19.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 40 (18.35%) LAN
5 37 (16.97%) MPLS
6 33 (15.14%) BGP
7 32 (14.68%) VPN
8 29 (13.30%) DNS
9 28 (12.84%) WAN
10 27 (12.39%) TCP/IP
11 19 (8.72%) OSPF
11 19 (8.72%) SNMP
11 19 (8.72%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (8.26%) IPv4
12 18 (8.26%) VLAN
13 17 (7.80%) Ethernet
13 17 (7.80%) SAN
13 17 (7.80%) TACACS
14 14 (6.42%) Broadband
14 14 (6.42%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (4.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (6.88%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 11 (5.05%) Metasploit
4 9 (4.13%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.67%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.83%) Hudson
8 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (25.69%) Finance
2 29 (13.30%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.72%) Banking
4 9 (4.13%) Games
5 8 (3.67%) Legal
6 6 (2.75%) Front Office
6 6 (2.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (17.89%) Network Engineer
2 35 (16.06%) Analyst
2 35 (16.06%) Security Analyst
3 30 (13.76%) Security Engineer
4 27 (12.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (10.55%) Architect
5 23 (10.55%) Security Manager
6 19 (8.72%) Cloud Engineer
6 19 (8.72%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (8.72%) Security Architect
7 16 (7.34%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (6.42%) Security Officer
8 14 (6.42%) Security Specialist
9 11 (5.05%) Information Analyst
9 11 (5.05%) Information Security Analyst
9 11 (5.05%) Wintel Engineer
10 10 (4.59%) IP Engineer
10 10 (4.59%) IT Analyst
10 10 (4.59%) IT Security Officer
10 10 (4.59%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.60%) Web Services
2 9 (4.13%) .NET
2 9 (4.13%) .NET Framework
2 9 (4.13%) Akka
2 9 (4.13%) AngularJS
2 9 (4.13%) RESTful
2 9 (4.13%) Spring
3 7 (3.21%) Node.js
4 4 (1.83%) REST
5 2 (0.92%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.92%) JSON
5 2 (0.92%) XMPP
6 1 (0.46%) CSS
6 1 (0.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (12.39%) Management Information System
3 25 (11.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (9.17%) Fintech
5 16 (7.34%) Cyberthreat
6 15 (6.88%) Data Centre
7 14 (6.42%) Cyber Attack
8 13 (5.96%) PKI
9 12 (5.50%) Computer Science
10 9 (4.13%) Online Games
10 9 (4.13%) Private Cloud
10 9 (4.13%) Public Cloud
11 7 (3.21%) Cybercrime
12 6 (2.75%) BYOD
13 5 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.83%) CESG
14 4 (1.83%) Cyber Defence
15 2 (0.92%) Clustering
15 2 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (27.06%) Windows
2 38 (17.43%) Unix
3 33 (15.14%) Linux
3 33 (15.14%) Windows Server
4 32 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.05%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.13%) Android
6 9 (4.13%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.92%) AIX
8 2 (0.92%) CentOS
8 2 (0.92%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.92%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (43.12%) DDoS Mitigation
2 86 (39.45%) Information Security
3 65 (29.82%) SIEM
4 57 (26.15%) ITIL
5 49 (22.48%) Cybersecurity
6 45 (20.64%) Penetration Testing
7 36 (16.51%) Service Management
8 35 (16.06%) ITSM
9 34 (15.60%) Problem Management
10 33 (15.14%) ITIL V3
11 31 (14.22%) Service Delivery
12 30 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (13.76%) Proactive Management
13 29 (13.30%) DevOps
14 28 (12.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 26 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (11.93%) Network Design
15 26 (11.93%) Threat Detection
16 25 (11.47%) Data Loss Prevention
17 24 (11.01%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.68%) PowerShell
2 31 (14.22%) Python
3 24 (11.01%) SQL
4 20 (9.17%) Java
5 16 (7.34%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.34%) PHP
6 15 (6.88%) Ruby
7 9 (4.13%) Perl
7 9 (4.13%) Scala
8 6 (2.75%) C
9 5 (2.29%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.83%) Go
11 2 (0.92%) Korn
11 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (33.49%) CISSP
2 56 (25.69%) Degree
3 51 (23.39%) CISM
4 49 (22.48%) Security Cleared
5 44 (20.18%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (16.97%) CCNP
7 25 (11.47%) DV Cleared
8 24 (11.01%) CISA
9 20 (9.17%) CEH
10 17 (7.80%) JNCIP
10 17 (7.80%) SANS
11 15 (6.88%) SC Cleared
12 13 (5.96%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (5.50%) CRISC
14 11 (5.05%) CCIE
15 10 (4.59%) CREST Certified
15 10 (4.59%) RHCSA
16 8 (3.67%) RHCE
17 7 (3.21%) CCNA
17 7 (3.21%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (25.23%) PCI DSS
2 50 (22.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (3.21%) GDPR
5 5 (2.29%) SLA
6 2 (0.92%) COBIT
6 2 (0.92%) QA
7 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (27.52%) Active Directory
2 33 (15.14%) Hyper-V
3 30 (13.76%) Virtual Desktop
4 19 (8.72%) BitLocker
5 15 (6.88%) Snort
6 10 (4.59%) Docker
6 10 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.38%) vCloud
7 3 (1.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (20.18%) SCCM
2 26 (11.93%) Puppet
3 20 (9.17%) Nessus
4 19 (8.72%) SCOM
4 19 (8.72%) SCVMM
5 18 (8.26%) Nagios
6 16 (7.34%) Ansible
7 15 (6.88%) Cacti
7 15 (6.88%) RANCID
8 14 (6.42%) OpenNMS
9 12 (5.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 11 (5.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 10 (4.59%) CSIRT
12 6 (2.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (2.29%) Trend Micro Deep Security
14 4 (1.83%) NetBackup
14 4 (1.83%) Salt
15 3 (1.38%) QRadar
15 3 (1.38%) Suricata
Vendors
1 67 (30.73%) Microsoft
2 63 (28.90%) Cisco
3 38 (17.43%) McAfee
4 27 (12.39%) Juniper
5 18 (8.26%) Splunk
6 16 (7.34%) Huawei
7 14 (6.42%) Ericsson
8 13 (5.96%) CheckPoint
9 12 (5.50%) Radware
9 12 (5.50%) VMware
10 11 (5.05%) Fortinet
10 11 (5.05%) LogRhythm
11 10 (4.59%) Acunetix
11 10 (4.59%) Palo Alto
12 9 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (4.13%) WorldPay
13 7 (3.21%) AlienVault
13 7 (3.21%) Forcepoint
13 7 (3.21%) Rapid7
14 5 (2.29%) NetWitness