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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 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1041 776 729
Rank change year-on-year -265 -47 +166
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 114 97 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.30% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 73 79 130
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £31,500
25th Percentile £58,000 £46,375 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £88,750
90th Percentile £99,500 £95,000 £95,950
UK median annual salary £80,000 £66,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +21.21% +1.54% +8.33%

Distributed Denial-of-Service is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 62,397 31,837 30,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.78% 38.56% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29,116 21,665 24,019
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £104,806 £96,250 £97,500
UK median annual salary £62,043 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.90% +4.55% +1.85%

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 27 May 2022.

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 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -248 73 £81,500 -1.21% 3
Midlands -48 15 £52,500 -22.22%
East of England -86 9 £70,000 -3.45% 1
East Midlands - 9 - -
West Midlands -57 6 £52,500 -22.22%
North of England -90 6 - -
South East -107 5 £49,000 -27.41% 1
Yorkshire -51 4 - -
South West -36 3 £55,000 +41.03% 1
North West -81 2 - -
Distributed Denial-of-Service
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 55 (48.25%) Firewall
2 52 (45.61%) DDoS Mitigation
3 49 (42.98%) Linux
4 47 (41.23%) Cisco
4 47 (41.23%) BGP
5 44 (38.60%) Cybersecurity
6 39 (34.21%) SIEM
7 38 (33.33%) Social Skills
8 36 (31.58%) Network Security
9 32 (28.07%) Information Security
10 31 (27.19%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (26.32%) CISSP
12 29 (25.44%) MPLS
12 29 (25.44%) Python
12 29 (25.44%) ITIL
13 28 (24.56%) TCP/IP
13 28 (24.56%) Cisco IOS
13 28 (24.56%) AWS
14 26 (22.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 26 (22.81%) Wireshark
14 26 (22.81%) Intrusion Detection
14 26 (22.81%) DNS
14 26 (22.81%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (21.93%) Snort
15 25 (21.93%) Azure
16 24 (21.05%) Windows
17 23 (20.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 22 (19.30%) iptables
18 22 (19.30%) VPN
19 21 (18.42%) Microsoft

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 10 (8.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (7.89%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) GemFire
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.56%) AWS
2 25 (21.93%) Azure
3 21 (18.42%) Microsoft 365
4 16 (14.04%) IaaS
4 16 (14.04%) PaaS
5 15 (13.16%) SaaS
6 14 (12.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (7.02%) GCP
8 7 (6.14%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (6.14%) Azure Sentinel
9 6 (5.26%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 6 (5.26%) AWS Direct Connect
10 3 (2.63%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (1.75%) Azure Monitor
11 2 (1.75%) Route 53
12 1 (0.88%) Akamai
12 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 55 (48.25%) Firewall
2 47 (41.23%) BGP
3 36 (31.58%) Network Security
4 29 (25.44%) MPLS
5 28 (24.56%) Cisco IOS
5 28 (24.56%) TCP/IP
6 26 (22.81%) DNS
6 26 (22.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 26 (22.81%) Wireshark
7 22 (19.30%) VPN
8 20 (17.54%) IPv6
9 19 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
10 18 (15.79%) WAN
11 17 (14.91%) Internet
11 17 (14.91%) IPsec
12 16 (14.04%) HTTP
12 16 (14.04%) OSPF
12 16 (14.04%) tcpdump
13 13 (11.40%) ExtremeXOS
13 13 (11.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.75%) MySQL
2 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.88%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) Ant
2 1 (0.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 38 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 16 (14.04%) Finance
3 13 (11.40%) Advertising
3 13 (11.40%) Retail
4 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.51%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (1.75%) Games
6 2 (1.75%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 32 (28.07%) Network Engineer
2 29 (25.44%) Security Engineer
3 16 (14.04%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (13.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 13 (11.40%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 13 (11.40%) Network Specialist
6 11 (9.65%) Design Engineer
6 11 (9.65%) Network Design Engineer
7 10 (8.77%) Analyst
7 10 (8.77%) Architect
7 10 (8.77%) Senior Design Engineer
7 10 (8.77%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 10 (8.77%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (7.89%) Security Architect
9 7 (6.14%) Security Specialist
10 6 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Network Manager
11 5 (4.39%) Security Analyst
12 4 (3.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.67%) .NET
2 10 (8.77%) JSON
3 9 (7.89%) XML
4 4 (3.51%) XMPP
5 3 (2.63%) COM
5 3 (2.63%) YAML
6 1 (0.88%) Ehcache
6 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) JPA
6 1 (0.88%) Kafka
6 1 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.88%) REST
6 1 (0.88%) Spring
6 1 (0.88%) Spring Integration
6 1 (0.88%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.88%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 17 (14.91%) Data Centre
3 14 (12.28%) Private Cloud
4 13 (11.40%) Digital Signage
5 11 (9.65%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (7.89%) Cyber Defence
6 9 (7.89%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (6.14%) Cyberattack
8 6 (5.26%) Virtual Team
9 5 (4.39%) Public Cloud
10 3 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.75%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.75%) Clustering
11 2 (1.75%) CSOC
11 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.75%) PKI
12 1 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.88%) Sports Betting
12 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (42.98%) Linux
2 24 (21.05%) Windows
3 6 (5.26%) CentOS
3 6 (5.26%) Unix
4 4 (3.51%) SUSE
5 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.61%) DDoS Mitigation
2 44 (38.60%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (34.21%) SIEM
4 32 (28.07%) Information Security
5 29 (25.44%) ITIL
6 26 (22.81%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (20.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 20 (17.54%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (16.67%) DevOps
10 18 (15.79%) Agile
10 18 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
11 17 (14.91%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (14.91%) Vulnerability Management
12 16 (14.04%) Employee Productivity
12 16 (14.04%) Security Operations
13 15 (13.16%) Creative Thinking
13 15 (13.16%) Data Loss Prevention
14 14 (12.28%) Application Security
14 14 (12.28%) Configuration Management
15 13 (11.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.44%) Python
2 17 (14.91%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.39%) Perl
4 3 (2.63%) Java
4 3 (2.63%) SQL
5 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.75%) Ruby
6 1 (0.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (27.19%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (26.32%) CISSP
3 16 (14.04%) CCNA
3 16 (14.04%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (14.04%) Network+ Certification
3 16 (14.04%) SSCP
4 11 (9.65%) CISM
5 10 (8.77%) CCIE
6 9 (7.89%) LPIC
7 8 (7.02%) GIAC
8 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.26%) CCNP
9 6 (5.26%) CISA
9 6 (5.26%) Degree
10 4 (3.51%) CRISC
11 3 (2.63%) CASP
11 3 (2.63%) CEH
11 3 (2.63%) GCIH
11 3 (2.63%) ISEB
11 3 (2.63%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (13.16%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (12.28%) NIST
4 13 (11.40%) GDPR
5 8 (7.02%) PCI DSS
6 6 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (1.75%) COBIT
7 2 (1.75%) COSO
7 2 (1.75%) GRC
7 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.75%) NCSC
8 1 (0.88%) PMO
8 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (21.93%) Snort
2 22 (19.30%) iptables
3 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
4 9 (7.89%) Docker
4 9 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.89%) KVM
4 9 (7.89%) LXC
4 9 (7.89%) vSphere
4 9 (7.89%) Xen
5 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (11.40%) Kubernetes
2 12 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
3 11 (9.65%) Ansible
3 11 (9.65%) CSIRT
3 11 (9.65%) Nessus
4 9 (7.89%) Mesos
4 9 (7.89%) Nmap
5 8 (7.02%) Puppet
6 7 (6.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 6 (5.26%) Grafana
7 6 (5.26%) Icinga
7 6 (5.26%) ZABBIX
8 5 (4.39%) Terraform
9 3 (2.63%) FortiGate
9 3 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.88%) Istio
11 1 (0.88%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 47 (41.23%) Cisco
2 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 20 (17.54%) Palo Alto
4 19 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 16 (14.04%) Fortinet
6 13 (11.40%) Extreme Networks
6 13 (11.40%) SolarWinds
7 10 (8.77%) Rapid7
7 10 (8.77%) Splunk
8 9 (7.89%) Proofpoint
8 9 (7.89%) VMware
9 5 (4.39%) F5
10 4 (3.51%) Citrix
10 4 (3.51%) Dell
10 4 (3.51%) HP
10 4 (3.51%) IBM
11 3 (2.63%) CrowdStrike
11 3 (2.63%) FireEye
11 3 (2.63%) McAfee
11 3 (2.63%) Oracle