Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK > England
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 643 583 660
Rank change year-on-year -60 +77 -11
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 207 319 485
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 2.41% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 167 254 376
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,325 £36,875
25th Percentile £45,000 £52,882 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £73,125 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33% +9.09%

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 10,410 13,259 21,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.97% 15.08% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7,829 10,664 16,335
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,095
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,556 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.90% +4.33% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in England

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Intrusion Detection in England.

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in England

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Intrusion Detection in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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 -17 94 £61,000 -6.15% 14
North of England +3 27 £37,500 -31.82% 1
South West -30 27 £53,750 +19.44% 2
South East -3 22 £50,000 -23.08% 6
Midlands -18 21 £50,000 +17.65% 1
East of England +33 16 £77,500 +3.33% 5
West Midlands -16 15 £50,000 +16.28% 1
North West +26 13 £37,500 -53.13% 1
Yorkshire -21 13 £46,250 -15.91%
East Midlands -5 6 £44,250 +22.07%
North East - 1 - -
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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.

1 158 (76.33%) Firewall
2 104 (50.24%) Cybersecurity
3 94 (45.41%) Information Security
4 78 (37.68%) SIEM
5 63 (30.43%) Windows
6 62 (29.95%) Security Operations
7 59 (28.50%) CISSP
8 53 (25.60%) Management Information System
8 53 (25.60%) Network Security
9 52 (25.12%) Social Skills
10 50 (24.15%) Linux
11 49 (23.67%) Azure
12 47 (22.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 45 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
14 41 (19.81%) AWS
14 41 (19.81%) Penetration Testing
14 41 (19.81%) Cisco Certification
15 40 (19.32%) Microsoft
16 39 (18.84%) VPN
16 39 (18.84%) Cisco
17 38 (18.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 37 (17.87%) Splunk
19 35 (16.91%) Security Cleared
19 35 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (16.91%) Security Monitoring
20 32 (15.46%) Threat Intelligence
20 32 (15.46%) Network Design
20 32 (15.46%) TCP/IP
21 31 (14.98%) CEH
21 31 (14.98%) Problem-Solving

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 13 (6.28%) IIS
2 6 (2.90%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.42%) Apache
3 5 (2.42%) Drupal
3 5 (2.42%) Facebook Platform
4 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Gephi
2 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 49 (23.67%) Azure
2 41 (19.81%) AWS
3 17 (8.21%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (7.25%) GCP
5 10 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (4.83%) SaaS
6 9 (4.35%) Azure Sentinel
7 6 (2.90%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 6 (2.90%) OpenDNS
7 6 (2.90%) PaaS
8 5 (2.42%) DigitalOcean
9 3 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.45%) IaaS
10 2 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.97%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 158 (76.33%) Firewall
2 53 (25.60%) Network Security
3 39 (18.84%) VPN
4 32 (15.46%) TCP/IP
5 29 (14.01%) LAN
6 28 (13.53%) WAN
7 14 (6.76%) OSPF
8 13 (6.28%) DNS
8 13 (6.28%) SSL
9 11 (5.31%) BGP
9 11 (5.31%) Internet
9 11 (5.31%) IPsec
9 11 (5.31%) MPLS
10 10 (4.83%) VoIP
10 10 (4.83%) Wireshark
11 9 (4.35%) HTTP
12 8 (3.86%) BIG-IP
12 8 (3.86%) DHCP
13 6 (2.90%) Cisco ISE
13 6 (2.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.38%) Big Data
2 6 (2.90%) Apache Hive
2 6 (2.90%) Impala
3 5 (2.42%) MySQL
3 5 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Metasploit
2 6 (2.90%) Bitbucket
2 6 (2.90%) Bitbucket Server
2 6 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.90%) git-flow
2 6 (2.90%) JIRA
General
1 52 (25.12%) Social Skills
2 35 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.18%) Finance
4 14 (6.76%) Legal
5 8 (3.86%) Public Sector
6 7 (3.38%) Aerospace
6 7 (3.38%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.90%) Games
7 6 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.90%) Marketing
8 5 (2.42%) Electronics
9 2 (0.97%) Banking
9 2 (0.97%) Billing
9 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.48%) Local Government
10 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (29.47%) Analyst
2 60 (28.99%) Security Engineer
3 36 (17.39%) Security Analyst
4 32 (15.46%) IT Engineer
5 31 (14.98%) IT Security Engineer
6 14 (6.76%) Network Engineer
6 14 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (6.28%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 13 (6.28%) Operations Analyst
7 13 (6.28%) Security Operations Analyst
8 11 (5.31%) Head of IT
8 11 (5.31%) Head of IT Security
8 11 (5.31%) Head of Security
8 11 (5.31%) IT Analyst
8 11 (5.31%) IT Security Analyst
9 10 (4.83%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 10 (4.83%) Splunk Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) Information Security Engineer
11 8 (3.86%) Architect
11 8 (3.86%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.63%) Web Services
2 17 (8.21%) OAuth
3 16 (7.73%) SAML
4 6 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (2.90%) Kafka
5 5 (2.42%) CSS
5 5 (2.42%) Flask
5 5 (2.42%) HTML
5 5 (2.42%) LAMP
5 5 (2.42%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (2.42%) SQLAlchemy
6 4 (1.93%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.93%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.48%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.60%) Management Information System
2 17 (8.21%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (6.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 13 (6.28%) PKI
5 12 (5.80%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (4.35%) Cyberattack
7 8 (3.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (2.90%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (2.90%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.90%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.42%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (2.42%) Derivative
9 5 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.42%) Social Media
10 2 (0.97%) BYOD
10 2 (0.97%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.48%) Bitcoin
11 1 (0.48%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.48%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (30.43%) Windows
2 50 (24.15%) Linux
3 15 (7.25%) Unix
4 14 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.83%) CentOS
6 6 (2.90%) Kali Linux
7 5 (2.42%) Debian
7 5 (2.42%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (50.24%) Cybersecurity
2 94 (45.41%) Information Security
3 78 (37.68%) SIEM
4 62 (29.95%) Security Operations
5 47 (22.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 45 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
7 41 (19.81%) Penetration Testing
8 35 (16.91%) Security Monitoring
9 32 (15.46%) Network Design
9 32 (15.46%) Threat Intelligence
10 31 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (14.01%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 28 (13.53%) Incident Management
13 23 (11.11%) OWASP
14 22 (10.63%) Data Loss Prevention
15 20 (9.66%) Vulnerability Management
16 19 (9.18%) Malware Analysis
17 18 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
18 17 (8.21%) Reverse Engineering
18 17 (8.21%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.11%) Python
2 22 (10.63%) SQL
3 18 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.80%) C
5 7 (3.38%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.90%) C#
6 6 (2.90%) C++
6 6 (2.90%) Perl
6 6 (2.90%) R
6 6 (2.90%) VB
7 5 (2.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (28.50%) CISSP
2 41 (19.81%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (16.91%) Security Cleared
4 31 (14.98%) CEH
5 28 (13.53%) CISA
5 28 (13.53%) CISM
6 26 (12.56%) CCNA
7 22 (10.63%) OSCP
8 21 (10.14%) SC Cleared
9 14 (6.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 14 (6.76%) CCSA
10 13 (6.28%) CCNP
10 13 (6.28%) CCSP
10 13 (6.28%) Degree
10 13 (6.28%) IISP
11 12 (5.80%) CompTIA Security+
12 11 (5.31%) DV Cleared
12 11 (5.31%) GIAC
12 11 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (3.86%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (18.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 14 (6.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (4.83%) GDPR
4 10 (4.83%) NIST
5 6 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (2.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (2.42%) GPG13
7 4 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 3 (1.45%) ISO 22301
8 3 (1.45%) NCSC
8 3 (1.45%) SLA
9 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.48%) COBIT
10 1 (0.48%) GLBA
10 1 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.48%) SOC 2
System Software
1 18 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.83%) VMware NSX
4 8 (3.86%) Docker
5 6 (2.90%) Apache Flume
5 6 (2.90%) Snort
5 6 (2.90%) Squid
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (13.53%) Nessus
2 20 (9.66%) QRadar
3 6 (2.90%) Ansible
3 6 (2.90%) Kibana
3 6 (2.90%) Nexpose
3 6 (2.90%) Oozie
3 6 (2.90%) Puppet
3 6 (2.90%) Suricata
4 5 (2.42%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (2.42%) EnCase
4 5 (2.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.45%) CSIRT
5 3 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.45%) Terraform
6 2 (0.97%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.97%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 40 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.84%) Cisco
3 37 (17.87%) Splunk
4 20 (9.66%) Palo Alto
5 18 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 17 (8.21%) AlienVault
7 15 (7.25%) VMware
8 11 (5.31%) Red Hat
8 11 (5.31%) SolarWinds
9 10 (4.83%) Google
10 9 (4.35%) CA
10 9 (4.35%) F5
10 9 (4.35%) LogRhythm
10 9 (4.35%) Symantec
11 8 (3.86%) Qualys
12 7 (3.38%) Forcepoint
13 6 (2.90%) Blue Coat
13 6 (2.90%) BT
13 6 (2.90%) Darktrace
13 6 (2.90%) FireEye