Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 584 759 672
Rank change year-on-year +175 -87 +77
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 645 434 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 1.66% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 513 337 508
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,700 £36,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.24% -10.91% -

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 22,780 26,161 30,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.94% 16.01% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18,136 21,409 25,142
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +49 246 £67,500 +15.38% 31
North of England +101 106 £47,500 +6.74% 12
East of England +95 87 £40,000 +25.00%
South West +46 82 £55,000 +19.57% 9
South East +27 76 £60,000 - 12
North West +47 64 £54,500 +23.16% 9
Midlands +44 48 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Yorkshire +51 41 £47,500 +5.56% 3
West Midlands +46 35 £46,000 +8.24% 6
East Midlands 0 13 £32,000 +6.67% 1
North East -9 1 £42,500 +8.97%
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 491 (76.12%) Firewall
2 307 (47.60%) Information Security
3 237 (36.74%) SIEM
4 233 (36.12%) Network Security
5 210 (32.56%) Windows
6 202 (31.32%) Cybersecurity
7 195 (30.23%) CISSP
8 193 (29.92%) Cisco
9 186 (28.84%) Linux
10 159 (24.65%) Analytical Skills
11 147 (22.79%) Degree
12 146 (22.64%) Microsoft
13 145 (22.48%) TCP/IP
14 143 (22.17%) Microsoft Azure
15 139 (21.55%) Kalman Filter
16 130 (20.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 130 (20.16%) LAN
17 128 (19.84%) WAN
18 123 (19.07%) Management Information System
19 120 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
20 119 (18.45%) Security Operations
21 114 (17.67%) Problem-Solving
22 112 (17.36%) VPN
23 110 (17.05%) Finance
24 99 (15.35%) Active Directory
24 99 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
25 93 (14.42%) ITIL
26 92 (14.26%) Web Filtering
27 91 (14.11%) CCNP
27 91 (14.11%) Data Protection

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 35 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.55%) Apache
5 6 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.78%) IIS
7 4 (0.62%) nginx
7 4 (0.62%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.31%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.16%) CMS
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (4.03%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 143 (22.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (7.60%) SaaS
4 44 (6.82%) IaaS
4 44 (6.82%) Office 365
5 43 (6.67%) PaaS
6 9 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.24%) Serverless
8 6 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.78%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.78%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.78%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.62%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.16%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 491 (76.12%) Firewall
2 233 (36.12%) Network Security
3 145 (22.48%) TCP/IP
4 130 (20.16%) LAN
5 128 (19.84%) WAN
6 112 (17.36%) VPN
7 87 (13.49%) Wireless
8 83 (12.87%) DNS
9 66 (10.23%) VoIP
10 60 (9.30%) Ethernet
11 52 (8.06%) Internet
11 52 (8.06%) Wireshark
12 48 (7.44%) MPLS
13 45 (6.98%) SSL
14 42 (6.51%) OSPF
14 42 (6.51%) Wi-Fi
15 41 (6.36%) IPsec
16 36 (5.58%) BGP
17 34 (5.27%) Unified Communications
18 33 (5.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (0.93%) Redis
4 5 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (0.62%) MySQL
5 4 (0.62%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.31%) Big Data
6 2 (0.31%) GIS
6 2 (0.31%) HBase
6 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (1.09%) Metasploit
3 5 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.16%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.16%) GDB
4 1 (0.16%) sqlmap
General
1 110 (17.05%) Finance
2 79 (12.25%) Retail
3 38 (5.89%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.50%) Banking
5 28 (4.34%) Legal
6 17 (2.64%) Law
7 9 (1.40%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.78%) Billing
9 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.62%) International Banking
10 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.47%) Electronics
11 3 (0.47%) Marketing
11 3 (0.47%) Military
12 2 (0.31%) Advertising
12 2 (0.31%) Automotive
12 2 (0.31%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 221 (34.26%) Analyst
2 129 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 121 (18.76%) Security Engineer
4 59 (9.15%) SOC Analyst
5 55 (8.53%) Security Manager
6 54 (8.37%) Network Engineer
7 48 (7.44%) Architect
8 41 (6.36%) Senior Security Engineer
9 36 (5.58%) Senior Analyst
10 35 (5.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 32 (4.96%) Consultant
12 31 (4.81%) Network Analyst
12 31 (4.81%) SIEM Engineer
13 30 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
14 29 (4.50%) Information Analyst
14 29 (4.50%) Information Security Analyst
14 29 (4.50%) IT Analyst
14 29 (4.50%) IT Security Analyst
14 29 (4.50%) Security Consultant
14 29 (4.50%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.72%) LDAP
2 21 (3.26%) Web Services
3 10 (1.55%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.40%) .NET
5 7 (1.09%) OAuth
5 7 (1.09%) Regular Expression
6 6 (0.93%) OpenID
6 6 (0.93%) SAML
7 5 (0.78%) J2EE
8 4 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.47%) Apache Flex
9 3 (0.47%) CGI
10 2 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.31%) Kafka
10 2 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
11 1 (0.16%) Jinja
11 1 (0.16%) JSON
11 1 (0.16%) REST
11 1 (0.16%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 159 (24.65%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (19.07%) Management Information System
3 72 (11.16%) Self-Motivation
4 67 (10.39%) Computer Science
5 63 (9.77%) Data Centre
6 40 (6.20%) Cyberthreat
6 40 (6.20%) PKI
7 39 (6.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 37 (5.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 30 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 25 (3.88%) Blackberry
11 23 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
12 21 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
13 17 (2.64%) Driving Licence
14 15 (2.33%) Fintech
15 13 (2.02%) Cyberattack
16 10 (1.55%) Private Cloud
17 9 (1.40%) Cyber Defence
17 9 (1.40%) Cybercrime
17 9 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 210 (32.56%) Windows
2 186 (28.84%) Linux
3 66 (10.23%) Unix
4 59 (9.15%) Windows Server
5 54 (8.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (5.43%) Windows 10
7 26 (4.03%) Windows 7
8 25 (3.88%) Solaris
8 25 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.86%) CentOS
11 8 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.09%) AIX
12 7 (1.09%) HPUX
12 7 (1.09%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.93%) Android
14 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.78%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.78%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (47.60%) Information Security
2 237 (36.74%) SIEM
3 202 (31.32%) Cybersecurity
4 139 (21.55%) Kalman Filter
5 119 (18.45%) Security Operations
6 114 (17.67%) Problem-Solving
7 93 (14.42%) ITIL
8 92 (14.26%) Web Filtering
9 91 (14.11%) Data Protection
10 83 (12.87%) Risk Management
11 79 (12.25%) Vulnerability Management
12 70 (10.85%) Data Loss Prevention
13 66 (10.23%) Security Architecture
14 65 (10.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 64 (9.92%) Penetration Testing
16 62 (9.61%) Identity Access Management
17 57 (8.84%) Threat Intelligence
18 55 (8.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 54 (8.37%) Security Monitoring
20 52 (8.06%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 85 (13.18%) PowerShell
2 69 (10.70%) Python
3 43 (6.67%) Perl
4 36 (5.58%) C
5 33 (5.12%) Java
6 27 (4.19%) Bash Shell
7 21 (3.26%) SQL
8 16 (2.48%) VBScript
9 9 (1.40%) C#
9 9 (1.40%) PHP
10 6 (0.93%) Ruby
11 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.78%) VBA
12 4 (0.62%) C++
13 2 (0.31%) Go
13 2 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 195 (30.23%) CISSP
2 147 (22.79%) Degree
3 120 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (14.11%) CCNP
5 80 (12.40%) CISM
6 74 (11.47%) Security Cleared
7 71 (11.01%) SANS
8 51 (7.91%) CCNA
8 51 (7.91%) CEH
9 44 (6.82%) SC Cleared
10 43 (6.67%) GIAC
11 38 (5.89%) SSCP
12 35 (5.43%) CCIE
13 32 (4.96%) DV Cleared
13 32 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 31 (4.81%) CISA
14 31 (4.81%) MCSE
15 30 (4.65%) CSSLP
15 30 (4.65%) GCIH
15 30 (4.65%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (20.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (10.08%) PCI DSS
3 62 (9.61%) GDPR
4 34 (5.27%) SLA
5 27 (4.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 19 (2.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (2.64%) FISMA
8 16 (2.48%) SAS 70
9 15 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (1.09%) COBIT
11 5 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.62%) GPG13
13 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.31%) QA
15 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 1 (0.16%) NIST 800
15 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 99 (15.35%) Active Directory
2 52 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.82%) Virtual Desktop
4 28 (4.34%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.79%) Snort
6 11 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.24%) Firmware
7 8 (1.24%) FreeRADIUS
8 7 (1.09%) BitLocker
8 7 (1.09%) XenApp
8 7 (1.09%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.93%) NFS
10 5 (0.78%) vSphere
11 4 (0.62%) RHEV
12 3 (0.47%) Squid
12 3 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.31%) XenServer
14 1 (0.16%) Docker
14 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 43 (6.67%) SCCM
2 35 (5.43%) SCOM
3 28 (4.34%) Nessus
4 27 (4.19%) RSA Security Analytics
5 25 (3.88%) McAfee ePO
5 25 (3.88%) vRealize
6 22 (3.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 20 (3.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 17 (2.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 15 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (2.02%) Ansible
10 13 (2.02%) Puppet
11 12 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
11 12 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (1.24%) CASB
12 8 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 7 (1.09%) CSIRT
13 7 (1.09%) SCVMM
14 6 (0.93%) FortiGate
14 6 (0.93%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 193 (29.92%) Cisco
2 146 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 91 (14.11%) Splunk
4 82 (12.71%) VMware
5 79 (12.25%) CheckPoint
6 50 (7.75%) Symantec
7 49 (7.60%) McAfee
8 39 (6.05%) Red Hat
9 36 (5.58%) Avaya
10 35 (5.43%) Nortel
10 35 (5.43%) Riverbed
11 26 (4.03%) LogRhythm
12 22 (3.41%) Citrix
12 22 (3.41%) F5
12 22 (3.41%) SolarWinds
12 22 (3.41%) Sophos
13 21 (3.26%) HP
13 21 (3.26%) Juniper
14 20 (3.10%) Forcepoint
14 20 (3.10%) Nokia