Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Intrusion Detection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 576 775 692
Rank change year-on-year +199 -83 +51
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 669 436 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 1.64% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 493 336 502
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,900 £32,000 £34,719
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% -4.55%

Intrusion Detection is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 23,981 26,575 31,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.14% 15.96% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19,058 21,685 26,391
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in England

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in England.

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in England

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in England over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in England

Intrusion Detection
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the England region over the 6 months to 14 August 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 +41 276 £65,000 +8.33% 24
South West +105 121 £50,000 +8.70% 7
North of England +79 97 £54,500 +22.47% 11
East of England +83 77 £41,000 +28.13% 7
South East +7 75 £55,000 -
North West +28 54 £54,750 +23.73% 7
Yorkshire +69 43 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Midlands +18 23 £43,750 +2.94% 4
West Midlands +22 13 £47,500 +11.76% 3
East Midlands +6 10 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection 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 Intrusion Detection.

1 511 (76.38%) Firewall
2 291 (43.50%) Information Security
3 254 (37.97%) Network Security
4 243 (36.32%) Cybersecurity
5 227 (33.93%) Windows
6 219 (32.74%) SIEM
7 218 (32.59%) Cisco
8 187 (27.95%) Degree
9 181 (27.06%) Linux
10 171 (25.56%) CISSP
11 168 (25.11%) Cisco Certification
11 168 (25.11%) Analytical Skills
12 146 (21.82%) TCP/IP
13 144 (21.52%) Microsoft
14 143 (21.38%) CCNP
15 140 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
16 139 (20.78%) Kalman Filter
17 131 (19.58%) VPN
17 131 (19.58%) Management Information System
18 127 (18.98%) Security Operations
19 122 (18.24%) Finance
19 122 (18.24%) LAN
20 119 (17.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 116 (17.34%) WAN
22 110 (16.44%) ITIL
23 99 (14.80%) Active Directory
24 87 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
25 86 (12.86%) CCNA
26 85 (12.71%) DNS
27 82 (12.26%) CISM

Intrusion Detection
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 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 28 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (1.20%) Apache
4 8 (1.20%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.60%) nginx
7 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.30%) CMS
7 2 (0.30%) IIS
7 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.15%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
1 28 (4.19%) MS Visio
2 22 (3.29%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 140 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (8.67%) SaaS
4 55 (8.22%) IaaS
5 53 (7.92%) PaaS
6 39 (5.83%) Office 365
7 8 (1.20%) Serverless
8 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 511 (76.38%) Firewall
2 254 (37.97%) Network Security
3 146 (21.82%) TCP/IP
4 131 (19.58%) VPN
5 122 (18.24%) LAN
6 116 (17.34%) WAN
7 85 (12.71%) DNS
8 79 (11.81%) VoIP
8 79 (11.81%) Wireless
9 72 (10.76%) MPLS
10 53 (7.92%) IPsec
10 53 (7.92%) Wireshark
11 49 (7.32%) Ethernet
12 46 (6.88%) OSPF
13 45 (6.73%) DHCP
13 45 (6.73%) Internet
14 41 (6.13%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (6.13%) Wi-Fi
15 40 (5.98%) SSL
16 38 (5.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.90%) MySQL
2 6 (0.90%) Redis
3 4 (0.60%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.45%) GIS
4 3 (0.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.30%) HBase
5 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.15%) Big Data
6 1 (0.15%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.15%) GDB
2 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.15%) sqlmap
2 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 122 (18.24%) Finance
2 65 (9.72%) Retail
3 31 (4.63%) Legal
4 30 (4.48%) Law
5 24 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.44%) Banking
7 17 (2.54%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.94%) Games
9 9 (1.35%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.35%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.05%) Back Office
11 4 (0.60%) Billing
11 4 (0.60%) Military
11 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Advertising
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
14 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 187 (27.95%) Analyst
2 131 (19.58%) Security Engineer
3 109 (16.29%) Security Analyst
4 89 (13.30%) Network Engineer
5 66 (9.87%) Security Manager
6 57 (8.52%) Senior Security Engineer
7 52 (7.77%) SOC Analyst
8 51 (7.62%) Consultant
9 49 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
10 46 (6.88%) Senior Network Engineer
11 40 (5.98%) Security Consultant
12 36 (5.38%) Architect
13 30 (4.48%) IT Manager
14 29 (4.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 29 (4.33%) IT Security Manager
14 29 (4.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 28 (4.19%) Cybersecurity Consultant
15 28 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
16 26 (3.89%) Information Analyst
16 26 (3.89%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.59%) Web Services
2 22 (3.29%) LDAP
3 10 (1.49%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.35%) .NET
5 6 (0.90%) OAuth
5 6 (0.90%) SAML
6 5 (0.75%) J2EE
6 5 (0.75%) OpenID
7 4 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.45%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.30%) CGI
9 2 (0.30%) Kafka
9 2 (0.30%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.15%) Jinja
10 1 (0.15%) JSON
10 1 (0.15%) Middleware
10 1 (0.15%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 168 (25.11%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (19.58%) Management Information System
3 81 (12.11%) Computer Science
4 68 (10.16%) Data Centre
5 66 (9.87%) Self-Motivation
6 48 (7.17%) Cyberthreat
7 38 (5.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 37 (5.53%) Hybrid Cloud
9 32 (4.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 32 (4.78%) Cyberattack
10 27 (4.04%) PKI
11 24 (3.59%) Cybercrime
12 22 (3.29%) Security Operations Centre
13 21 (3.14%) Data Protection Act
14 20 (2.99%) Blackberry
15 19 (2.84%) Driving Licence
16 16 (2.39%) Private Cloud
17 14 (2.09%) Fintech
18 11 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
19 8 (1.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 227 (33.93%) Windows
2 181 (27.06%) Linux
3 69 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (10.01%) Unix
5 66 (9.87%) Windows Server
6 39 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (5.38%) Windows 10
8 21 (3.14%) Windows 7
9 20 (2.99%) Solaris
10 19 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.64%) CentOS
12 9 (1.35%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.90%) AIX
14 6 (0.90%) Android
14 6 (0.90%) HPUX
14 6 (0.90%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.75%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.75%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (43.50%) Information Security
2 243 (36.32%) Cybersecurity
3 219 (32.74%) SIEM
4 139 (20.78%) Kalman Filter
5 127 (18.98%) Security Operations
6 110 (16.44%) ITIL
7 81 (12.11%) Risk Management
8 80 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
9 78 (11.66%) Penetration Testing
10 76 (11.36%) Identity Access Management
11 75 (11.21%) Data Protection
12 73 (10.91%) Security Monitoring
13 72 (10.76%) Web Filtering
14 71 (10.61%) Data Loss Prevention
14 71 (10.61%) Vulnerability Management
15 62 (9.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 61 (9.12%) Malware Analysis
17 60 (8.97%) Security Architecture
17 60 (8.97%) Service Management
18 59 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (9.42%) PowerShell
1 63 (9.42%) Python
2 44 (6.58%) C
3 29 (4.33%) Perl
4 28 (4.19%) Java
5 23 (3.44%) C#
6 22 (3.29%) Bash Shell
7 21 (3.14%) VBA
8 14 (2.09%) PHP
9 9 (1.35%) SQL
10 7 (1.05%) Ruby
11 4 (0.60%) C++
11 4 (0.60%) VBScript
12 3 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 187 (27.95%) Degree
2 171 (25.56%) CISSP
3 168 (25.11%) Cisco Certification
4 143 (21.38%) CCNP
5 86 (12.86%) CCNA
6 82 (12.26%) CISM
7 76 (11.36%) Security Cleared
8 47 (7.03%) SANS
9 42 (6.28%) CCIE
9 42 (6.28%) CEH
10 40 (5.98%) CISA
11 36 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
12 34 (5.08%) SC Cleared
13 32 (4.78%) Master's Degree
14 29 (4.33%) DV Cleared
15 27 (4.04%) CSSLP
15 27 (4.04%) ISSAP
15 27 (4.04%) ISSEP
16 26 (3.89%) GIAC
17 24 (3.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (17.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (9.72%) GDPR
3 42 (6.28%) PCI DSS
4 29 (4.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 28 (4.19%) SLA
6 11 (1.64%) FISMA
6 11 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (1.49%) COBIT
8 4 (0.60%) GPG13
8 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.60%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.45%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.30%) GCP
10 2 (0.30%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.30%) QA
11 1 (0.15%) COSO
11 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 99 (14.80%) Active Directory
2 50 (7.47%) Virtual Desktop
3 49 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (5.83%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (2.24%) BitLocker
7 13 (1.94%) Firmware
8 10 (1.49%) Snort
9 8 (1.20%) FreeRADIUS
10 5 (0.75%) NFS
10 5 (0.75%) vSphere
11 4 (0.60%) XenApp
11 4 (0.60%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.30%) RHEV
12 2 (0.30%) Squid
13 1 (0.15%) Docker
13 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (7.62%) SCCM
2 39 (5.83%) SCOM
3 29 (4.33%) Nessus
4 27 (4.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 20 (2.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 20 (2.99%) RSA Security Analytics
5 20 (2.99%) vRealize
6 19 (2.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 17 (2.54%) Cisco Prime
7 17 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (2.24%) SCVMM
9 13 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 11 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
10 11 (1.64%) TrustSec
11 8 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (1.05%) Ansible
12 7 (1.05%) FortiGate
12 7 (1.05%) Puppet
12 7 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 218 (32.59%) Cisco
2 144 (21.52%) Microsoft
3 70 (10.46%) VMware
4 59 (8.82%) CheckPoint
5 56 (8.37%) Splunk
6 51 (7.62%) McAfee
7 45 (6.73%) F5
8 44 (6.58%) SolarWinds
9 31 (4.63%) Red Hat
9 31 (4.63%) Symantec
10 30 (4.48%) Avaya
11 29 (4.33%) Nortel
11 29 (4.33%) Riverbed
12 28 (4.19%) Citrix
13 24 (3.59%) Sophos
14 23 (3.44%) Blue Coat
14 23 (3.44%) Forcepoint
14 23 (3.44%) HP
14 23 (3.44%) LogRhythm
14 23 (3.44%) Palo Alto