Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 795 962 961
Rank change year-on-year +167 -1 +88
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 370 211 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 232 186 262
England median annual salary £62,500 £53,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.92% +1.92% -5.45%
10th Percentile £48,750 £32,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,175 £71,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £51,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +21.36% -0.96% -9.57%

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 71,742 72,918 84,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.64% 43.64% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 55,752 57,333 69,239
England median annual salary £52,306 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +66 131 £70,000 +16.67% 12
North of England +94 92 £60,000 +26.32% 5
South East -17 56 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire +63 47 £50,000 +5.26% 3
North West +33 45 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Midlands +41 42 £77,500 +121.43% 1
South West +9 40 £43,750 -20.45% 2
West Midlands +45 34 £67,500 +92.86% 1
East of England +9 24 £63,750 +34.21% 1
East Midlands - 8 £77,500 -
Distributed Denial-of-Service
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 232 (62.70%) Firewall
2 187 (50.54%) Network Security
3 174 (47.03%) SIEM
4 115 (31.08%) VPN
5 108 (29.19%) Amazon AWS
6 103 (27.84%) Finance
7 102 (27.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 97 (26.22%) Cybersecurity
9 93 (25.14%) Cisco
10 89 (24.05%) Load Balancing
11 86 (23.24%) Information Security
12 84 (22.70%) Security Operations
13 83 (22.43%) Data Centre
14 82 (22.16%) WAN
15 81 (21.89%) DevOps
16 80 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
17 79 (21.35%) Docker
18 77 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
19 76 (20.54%) DDoS Mitigation
20 74 (20.00%) PCI DSS
21 72 (19.46%) Data Loss Prevention
22 69 (18.65%) Python
22 69 (18.65%) Java
22 69 (18.65%) Juniper
23 68 (18.38%) CheckPoint
24 65 (17.57%) Ruby
25 64 (17.30%) Microsoft
26 63 (17.03%) CISSP
26 63 (17.03%) Cisco Certification
26 63 (17.03%) Degree

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 36 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.32%) IIS
3 11 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.54%) JBoss
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (5.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 108 (29.19%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (10.00%) Office 365
4 30 (8.11%) OpenShift
5 28 (7.57%) GitHub
6 22 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.35%) IaaS
8 2 (0.54%) SaaS
9 1 (0.27%) Akamai
9 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 232 (62.70%) Firewall
2 187 (50.54%) Network Security
3 115 (31.08%) VPN
4 82 (22.16%) WAN
5 61 (16.49%) LAN
6 44 (11.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 44 (11.89%) WLAN
7 35 (9.46%) DNS
8 34 (9.19%) MPLS
9 32 (8.65%) VLAN
10 31 (8.38%) TCP/IP
11 30 (8.11%) BGP
12 28 (7.57%) OSPF
13 27 (7.30%) HTTP
13 27 (7.30%) SSL
14 24 (6.49%) SNMP
15 20 (5.41%) Ethernet
15 20 (5.41%) IPsec
16 18 (4.86%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (4.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.08%) NoSQL
2 37 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 30 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (2.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.54%) Hazelcast
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 63 (17.03%) Jenkins
2 34 (9.19%) Vagrant
3 31 (8.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 31 (8.38%) Hudson
4 30 (8.11%) Cucumber
5 28 (7.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 103 (27.84%) Finance
2 35 (9.46%) Games
3 21 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.62%) Legal
5 5 (1.35%) Retail
6 4 (1.08%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.54%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.27%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 76 (20.54%) Architect
2 71 (19.19%) Security Architect
3 61 (16.49%) Consultant
4 56 (15.14%) Security Consultant
5 46 (12.43%) Security Engineer
6 45 (12.16%) Solutions Architect
7 44 (11.89%) Security Solutions Architect
8 38 (10.27%) Security Specialist
9 35 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
10 30 (8.11%) Developer
10 30 (8.11%) IT Consultant
10 30 (8.11%) IT Security Consultant
10 30 (8.11%) Java Developer
10 30 (8.11%) Java Scala Developer
10 30 (8.11%) Scala Developer
10 30 (8.11%) Senior Developer
10 30 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
10 30 (8.11%) Senior Java Scala Developer
10 30 (8.11%) Senior Scala Developer
11 29 (7.84%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (16.22%) Web Services
2 31 (8.38%) .NET
2 31 (8.38%) Spring
3 30 (8.11%) .NET Framework
3 30 (8.11%) Akka
3 30 (8.11%) AngularJS
3 30 (8.11%) RESTful
4 8 (2.16%) Node.js
5 3 (0.81%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.54%) JMS
6 2 (0.54%) Middleware
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.54%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.27%) Django
7 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 83 (22.43%) Data Centre
2 57 (15.41%) Cyberthreat
3 52 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (12.97%) PKI
4 48 (12.97%) Security Operations Centre
5 45 (12.16%) Fintech
6 30 (8.11%) Online Games
6 30 (8.11%) Private Cloud
7 19 (5.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 18 (4.86%) Computer Science
8 18 (4.86%) Management Information System
9 14 (3.78%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.89%) Cyberattack
12 6 (1.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 4 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.81%) Online Gambling
15 2 (0.54%) BYOD
15 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
15 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.16%) Windows
2 38 (10.27%) Windows Server
3 36 (9.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (8.11%) Android
4 30 (8.11%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.59%) Windows 10
6 16 (4.32%) Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Unix
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (47.03%) SIEM
2 102 (27.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 97 (26.22%) Cybersecurity
4 89 (24.05%) Load Balancing
5 86 (23.24%) Information Security
6 84 (22.70%) Security Operations
7 81 (21.89%) DevOps
8 80 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (20.54%) DDoS Mitigation
10 72 (19.46%) Data Loss Prevention
11 62 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (15.41%) Microservices
13 55 (14.86%) Presales
14 54 (14.59%) ITIL
15 51 (13.78%) ITIL V3
15 51 (13.78%) Malware Detection/Protection
16 49 (13.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 45 (12.16%) E-Commerce
17 45 (12.16%) Incident Management
18 44 (11.89%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (18.65%) Java
1 69 (18.65%) Python
2 65 (17.57%) Ruby
3 46 (12.43%) SQL
4 38 (10.27%) PowerShell
5 35 (9.46%) Go
6 30 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 30 (8.11%) Scala
7 9 (2.43%) PHP
8 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.81%) Perl
8 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (17.03%) Cisco Certification
1 63 (17.03%) CISSP
1 63 (17.03%) Degree
2 56 (15.14%) CCNP
3 47 (12.70%) CCDP
4 42 (11.35%) Security Cleared
5 34 (9.19%) CISM
6 25 (6.76%) CEH
6 25 (6.76%) CISA
7 17 (4.59%) JNCIP
8 15 (4.05%) CCSE
8 15 (4.05%) IISP
8 15 (4.05%) ISSAP
9 14 (3.78%) RHCSA
10 13 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (3.24%) RHCE
12 8 (2.16%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (1.89%) CCIE
13 7 (1.89%) JNCIE
14 6 (1.62%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 39 (10.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.70%) GDPR
4 7 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.35%) COBIT
6 3 (0.81%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.81%) COSO
6 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.54%) SLA
8 1 (0.27%) BS7799
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 79 (21.35%) Docker
2 38 (10.27%) Active Directory
3 36 (9.73%) Hyper-V
3 36 (9.73%) Virtual Desktop
4 19 (5.14%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.27%) Snort
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (15.41%) QRadar
2 47 (12.70%) Ansible
3 44 (11.89%) Puppet
4 37 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 37 (10.00%) Nagios
5 36 (9.73%) SCCM
5 36 (9.73%) Terraform
6 35 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (9.46%) ZABBIX
7 34 (9.19%) Consul
7 34 (9.19%) Docker Swarm
7 34 (9.19%) Grafana
7 34 (9.19%) Graphite
7 34 (9.19%) Opsview
7 34 (9.19%) Packer
7 34 (9.19%) Salt
8 19 (5.14%) SCOM
8 19 (5.14%) SCVMM
9 17 (4.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 14 (3.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 93 (25.14%) Cisco
2 69 (18.65%) Juniper
3 68 (18.38%) CheckPoint
4 64 (17.30%) Microsoft
5 59 (15.95%) Splunk
6 58 (15.68%) Qualys
7 53 (14.32%) Fortinet
8 46 (12.43%) Forcepoint
9 44 (11.89%) Tufin
10 38 (10.27%) McAfee
11 32 (8.65%) WorldPay
12 24 (6.49%) IBM
13 16 (4.32%) LogRhythm
14 15 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (3.78%) Red Hat
16 11 (2.97%) Palo Alto
17 10 (2.70%) F5
18 7 (1.89%) BMC
18 7 (1.89%) Sonatype
19 6 (1.62%) Dell