Period
to 14 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 601 717 649
Rank change year-on-year +116 -68 +103
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 586 502 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 1.93% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 445 379 507
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,400 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,650 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%

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 22,341 25,992 29,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.09% 15.45% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17,610 21,183 24,320
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 December 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 December 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 +53 217 £65,000 +8.33% 27
East of England +103 89 £30,000 -6.25% 10
North of England +70 84 £54,500 +21.11% 11
South East -6 83 £60,000 +14.29% 12
North West +61 59 £55,000 +25.00% 6
Midlands +57 57 £45,500 +10.30% 3
South West +11 56 £55,000 +19.57% 4
West Midlands +65 44 £46,000 +8.24% 2
Yorkshire +12 23 £44,250 -1.67% 3
East Midlands +26 13 £32,000 +3.23% 1
North East +7 2 £37,500 -3.85% 2
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 430 (73.38%) Firewall
2 289 (49.32%) Information Security
3 230 (39.25%) SIEM
4 221 (37.71%) Network Security
5 212 (36.18%) Windows
6 181 (30.89%) CISSP
7 179 (30.55%) Cybersecurity
8 174 (29.69%) Cisco
9 160 (27.30%) Linux
10 136 (23.21%) TCP/IP
11 135 (23.04%) Microsoft
12 126 (21.50%) WAN
13 123 (20.99%) LAN
13 123 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
13 123 (20.99%) Security Operations
14 120 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
15 118 (20.14%) Kalman Filter
16 117 (19.97%) Cisco Certification
17 114 (19.45%) Management Information System
18 103 (17.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 98 (16.72%) Microsoft Azure
20 96 (16.38%) Degree
21 94 (16.04%) CheckPoint
22 92 (15.70%) PowerShell
23 91 (15.53%) Finance
24 90 (15.36%) SANS
25 89 (15.19%) Web Filtering
26 88 (15.02%) VPN
27 87 (14.85%) Splunk
28 84 (14.33%) Active Directory

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 29 (4.95%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.54%) Apache
4 9 (1.54%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.68%) nginx
6 3 (0.51%) IIS
6 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.17%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (3.41%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 98 (16.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (7.34%) Office 365
4 28 (4.78%) SaaS
5 21 (3.58%) IaaS
5 21 (3.58%) PaaS
6 17 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.54%) Mimecast
8 7 (1.19%) Serverless
9 5 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.85%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.51%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.34%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 430 (73.38%) Firewall
2 221 (37.71%) Network Security
3 136 (23.21%) TCP/IP
4 126 (21.50%) WAN
5 123 (20.99%) LAN
6 88 (15.02%) VPN
7 75 (12.80%) Wireless
8 64 (10.92%) DNS
8 64 (10.92%) Ethernet
9 58 (9.90%) VoIP
10 56 (9.56%) OSPF
11 55 (9.39%) BGP
12 49 (8.36%) Internet
13 41 (7.00%) Wi-Fi
14 40 (6.83%) Wireshark
15 36 (6.14%) IPsec
16 30 (5.12%) SSL
17 28 (4.78%) SAN
17 28 (4.78%) SMTP
18 26 (4.44%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (0.85%) Redis
4 4 (0.68%) MySQL
4 4 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.34%) Big Data
5 2 (0.34%) GIS
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.17%) HBase
6 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (2.39%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.17%) Ant
General
1 91 (15.53%) Finance
2 76 (12.97%) Retail
3 39 (6.66%) Banking
3 39 (6.66%) Telecoms
4 33 (5.63%) Legal
5 16 (2.73%) Law
6 11 (1.88%) Marketing
7 8 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.19%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.68%) Billing
11 4 (0.68%) Electronics
11 4 (0.68%) International Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Advertising
12 3 (0.51%) Military
13 2 (0.34%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 183 (31.23%) Analyst
2 140 (23.89%) Security Engineer
3 102 (17.41%) Security Analyst
4 44 (7.51%) Network Engineer
5 41 (7.00%) SOC Analyst
6 40 (6.83%) Architect
7 39 (6.66%) Senior Security Engineer
8 38 (6.48%) Security Manager
8 38 (6.48%) Senior Analyst
9 36 (6.14%) SIEM Engineer
10 35 (5.97%) Network Analyst
11 34 (5.80%) Senior Security Analyst
12 29 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 29 (4.95%) SOC Engineer
13 26 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 26 (4.44%) Information Analyst
13 26 (4.44%) Information Security Analyst
13 26 (4.44%) Security Specialist
14 25 (4.27%) IT Security Analyst
14 25 (4.27%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.10%) Web Services
2 17 (2.90%) LDAP
3 15 (2.56%) Regular Expression
4 8 (1.37%) 802.1X
5 5 (0.85%) OAuth
5 5 (0.85%) SAML
6 4 (0.68%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.51%) CGI
7 3 (0.51%) OpenID
7 3 (0.51%) REST
7 3 (0.51%) SOAP
8 2 (0.34%) .NET
8 2 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.34%) J2EE
9 1 (0.17%) Jinja
9 1 (0.17%) JSON
9 1 (0.17%) Kafka
9 1 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (19.45%) Management Information System
3 77 (13.14%) Data Centre
4 76 (12.97%) Self-Motivation
5 46 (7.85%) Cyberthreat
6 39 (6.66%) PKI
7 33 (5.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 32 (5.46%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 31 (5.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 26 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
11 20 (3.41%) Blackberry
12 19 (3.24%) Data Protection Act
13 13 (2.22%) Public Cloud
14 11 (1.88%) Fintech
14 11 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (1.71%) Cyberattack
15 10 (1.71%) Driving Licence
16 8 (1.37%) Cyber Defence
17 7 (1.19%) Private Cloud
18 6 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 212 (36.18%) Windows
2 160 (27.30%) Linux
3 79 (13.48%) Unix
4 52 (8.87%) Windows Server
5 43 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (4.61%) Windows 10
7 23 (3.92%) Solaris
8 20 (3.41%) Windows 7
9 14 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (2.05%) CentOS
11 10 (1.71%) Kali Linux
12 9 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.02%) Debian
13 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.02%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.85%) AIX
14 5 (0.85%) HPUX
14 5 (0.85%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (49.32%) Information Security
2 230 (39.25%) SIEM
3 179 (30.55%) Cybersecurity
4 123 (20.99%) Security Operations
5 120 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
6 118 (20.14%) Kalman Filter
7 89 (15.19%) Web Filtering
8 83 (14.16%) Vulnerability Management
9 78 (13.31%) ITIL
10 72 (12.29%) Data Protection
11 69 (11.77%) Data Loss Prevention
11 69 (11.77%) Risk Management
11 69 (11.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 65 (11.09%) Penetration Testing
13 63 (10.75%) Analytics
13 63 (10.75%) Threat Analysis
14 58 (9.90%) Threat Detection
15 56 (9.56%) Security Architecture
16 55 (9.39%) Threat Intelligence
17 54 (9.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (15.70%) PowerShell
2 63 (10.75%) Python
3 44 (7.51%) Perl
4 38 (6.48%) C
5 36 (6.14%) SQL
6 26 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 26 (4.44%) Java
7 16 (2.73%) VBScript
8 11 (1.88%) C#
9 10 (1.71%) C++
10 9 (1.54%) VB
11 7 (1.19%) PHP
12 6 (1.02%) Ruby
13 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 181 (30.89%) CISSP
2 117 (19.97%) Cisco Certification
3 96 (16.38%) Degree
4 90 (15.36%) SANS
5 69 (11.77%) Security Cleared
6 62 (10.58%) CCNP
7 60 (10.24%) CISM
8 58 (9.90%) GIAC
9 49 (8.36%) CCNA
9 49 (8.36%) CEH
10 48 (8.19%) SSCP
11 46 (7.85%) GCIA
12 41 (7.00%) SC Cleared
13 38 (6.48%) GCIH
13 38 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 35 (5.97%) MCSE
15 32 (5.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 32 (5.46%) CCSP
16 31 (5.29%) CCIE
17 30 (5.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (17.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (12.80%) PCI DSS
3 43 (7.34%) GDPR
4 32 (5.46%) Cyber Essentials
5 27 (4.61%) SLA
6 22 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (2.90%) FISMA
8 16 (2.73%) SAS 70
9 14 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.85%) COBIT
12 4 (0.68%) GPG13
13 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.51%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.34%) IASME
14 2 (0.34%) QA
15 1 (0.17%) COSO
15 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (14.33%) Active Directory
2 46 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.66%) Snort
4 36 (6.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 28 (4.78%) Hyper-V
6 13 (2.22%) XenApp
6 13 (2.22%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.19%) VMware NSX
8 6 (1.02%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.85%) vSphere
10 4 (0.68%) NFS
10 4 (0.68%) Squid
11 3 (0.51%) RHEV
12 1 (0.17%) Docker
12 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (5.63%) SCCM
2 26 (4.44%) SCOM
3 25 (4.27%) McAfee ePO
4 24 (4.10%) RSA Security Analytics
5 23 (3.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 22 (3.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 22 (3.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 20 (3.41%) Nessus
7 20 (3.41%) vRealize
8 18 (3.07%) CSIRT
9 16 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (2.39%) Ansible
10 14 (2.39%) QRadar
11 13 (2.22%) CASB
11 13 (2.22%) Puppet
12 12 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
13 11 (1.88%) EnCase
13 11 (1.88%) Nexpose
14 9 (1.54%) FTK
14 9 (1.54%) Suricata
Vendors
1 174 (29.69%) Cisco
2 135 (23.04%) Microsoft
3 94 (16.04%) CheckPoint
4 87 (14.85%) Splunk
5 80 (13.65%) VMware
6 60 (10.24%) Symantec
7 54 (9.22%) McAfee
8 41 (7.00%) Avaya
8 41 (7.00%) Riverbed
9 37 (6.31%) Red Hat
10 36 (6.14%) Nortel
11 33 (5.63%) Nokia
12 30 (5.12%) Forcepoint
12 30 (5.12%) Trend Micro
13 27 (4.61%) LogRhythm
14 25 (4.27%) Qualys
15 23 (3.92%) Palo Alto
16 21 (3.58%) Citrix
16 21 (3.58%) Sophos
17 20 (3.41%) Sun