Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 794 476 639
Rank change year-on-year -318 +163 +6
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 216 280 411
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 3.42% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 176 208 330
10th Percentile £35,125 £40,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £49,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -12.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% -12.00% +13.64%

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 15,010 8,192 17,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.38% 14.26% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9,806 6,563 14,129
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,802 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,050 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26% -

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -284 73 £60,000 -7.69% 7
South East -102 50 £65,000 +40.54% 11
North of England -118 41 £50,000 +17.65% 6
North West -92 23 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Midlands -100 22 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire -71 18 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South West -63 14 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands -75 14 £50,050 +0.10% 1
East of England -82 13 £55,000 - 3
East Midlands -67 8 £60,000 +35.59% 1
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 126 (58.33%) Firewall
2 106 (49.07%) Cybersecurity
3 94 (43.52%) SIEM
4 79 (36.57%) Information Security
5 64 (29.63%) Security Operations
6 54 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 53 (24.54%) Network Security
8 45 (20.83%) Finance
9 43 (19.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 43 (19.91%) Social Skills
10 41 (18.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 40 (18.52%) Palo Alto
12 38 (17.59%) GDPR
12 38 (17.59%) Vulnerability Management
12 38 (17.59%) TCP/IP
12 38 (17.59%) CISSP
13 36 (16.67%) Azure
14 35 (16.20%) Microsoft
14 35 (16.20%) Windows
15 34 (15.74%) WAN
16 33 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
16 33 (15.28%) Security Monitoring
17 31 (14.35%) Security Cleared
18 30 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
18 30 (13.89%) LAN
18 30 (13.89%) Cisco
19 29 (13.43%) Internet
19 29 (13.43%) Security Operations Centre
20 28 (12.96%) VPN
20 28 (12.96%) Incident Management

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 4 (1.85%) Confluence
2 3 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.93%) nginx
4 1 (0.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.67%) Azure
2 21 (9.72%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (8.33%) AWS
4 10 (4.63%) SaaS
5 8 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (3.70%) Azure Sentinel
5 8 (3.70%) GCP
5 8 (3.70%) PaaS
6 7 (3.24%) IaaS
6 7 (3.24%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.93%) OpenDNS
8 2 (0.93%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 126 (58.33%) Firewall
2 53 (24.54%) Network Security
3 38 (17.59%) TCP/IP
4 34 (15.74%) WAN
5 30 (13.89%) LAN
6 29 (13.43%) Internet
7 28 (12.96%) VPN
7 28 (12.96%) Wireshark
8 20 (9.26%) IPsec
9 18 (8.33%) BGP
9 18 (8.33%) HTTP
10 17 (7.87%) OSPF
10 17 (7.87%) Wireless
11 16 (7.41%) SSL
12 14 (6.48%) DNS
13 13 (6.02%) HTTPS
14 10 (4.63%) Kerberos
15 9 (4.17%) tcpdump
16 8 (3.70%) Ethernet
17 6 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.31%) DB2
2 4 (1.85%) GIS
3 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Metasploit
2 6 (2.78%) JIRA
3 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.46%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.46%) sqlmap
General
1 45 (20.83%) Finance
2 43 (19.91%) Social Skills
3 33 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.17%) Law
6 8 (3.70%) Legal
7 6 (2.78%) Publishing
7 6 (2.78%) Retail
8 5 (2.31%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (1.85%) Automotive
9 4 (1.85%) Public Sector
10 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.39%) Marketing
11 2 (0.93%) Banking
11 2 (0.93%) Electronics
12 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.46%) Billing
12 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.46%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (27.31%) Security Engineer
2 52 (24.07%) Analyst
3 34 (15.74%) Security Analyst
4 33 (15.28%) Security Manager
5 25 (11.57%) Network Security Engineer
6 24 (11.11%) Network Engineer
7 18 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 17 (7.87%) IT Manager
8 17 (7.87%) SOC Analyst
9 16 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 16 (7.41%) IT Security Manager
9 16 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
10 14 (6.48%) Architect
11 12 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 11 (5.09%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (4.63%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 8 (3.70%) IT Engineer
14 8 (3.70%) Operational Security Manager
14 8 (3.70%) Operations Manager
14 8 (3.70%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.78%) JSON
1 6 (2.78%) LDAP
1 6 (2.78%) SAML
2 5 (2.31%) YAML
3 4 (1.85%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.93%) HTML
5 1 (0.46%) .NET
5 1 (0.46%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.46%) REST
5 1 (0.46%) SOAP
5 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 29 (13.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 16 (7.41%) Cyberattack
4 10 (4.63%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (4.17%) Cyber Defence
5 9 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 5 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.31%) Legacy Systems
8 5 (2.31%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.31%) PKI
9 3 (1.39%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.93%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.93%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.46%) Clustering
11 1 (0.46%) SCORM
11 1 (0.46%) Tandem
11 1 (0.46%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.20%) Windows
2 26 (12.04%) Linux
3 12 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.70%) Unix
5 5 (2.31%) AIX
5 5 (2.31%) zOS
6 2 (0.93%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (49.07%) Cybersecurity
2 94 (43.52%) SIEM
3 79 (36.57%) Information Security
4 64 (29.63%) Security Operations
5 43 (19.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 38 (17.59%) Vulnerability Management
7 33 (15.28%) Security Monitoring
8 30 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
9 28 (12.96%) Incident Management
10 26 (12.04%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (11.57%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (10.65%) ITIL
13 22 (10.19%) Threat Intelligence
14 20 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (9.26%) Asset Management
14 20 (9.26%) Security Management
14 20 (9.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 19 (8.80%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 19 (8.80%) Mentoring
16 18 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.04%) PowerShell
2 22 (10.19%) Python
3 11 (5.09%) SQL
4 6 (2.78%) Perl
4 6 (2.78%) Ruby
5 4 (1.85%) Bash
5 4 (1.85%) Tcl
6 3 (1.39%) C
7 2 (0.93%) C#
7 2 (0.93%) C++
7 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) VB
8 1 (0.46%) Go
8 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (17.59%) CISSP
2 31 (14.35%) Security Cleared
3 25 (11.57%) SC Cleared
4 24 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (9.26%) Degree
6 19 (8.80%) CISM
7 13 (6.02%) CEH
7 13 (6.02%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (4.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 10 (4.63%) GIAC
8 10 (4.63%) OSCP
8 10 (4.63%) SANS
8 10 (4.63%) SSCP
9 9 (4.17%) CCNP
10 8 (3.70%) CISA
10 8 (3.70%) CISMP
11 5 (2.31%) CCNA
11 5 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (1.85%) CREST Certified
12 4 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (18.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (17.59%) GDPR
3 19 (8.80%) NIST
4 17 (7.87%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (5.56%) HIPAA
5 12 (5.56%) PCI DSS
6 8 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (2.31%) ISO 22301
8 4 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (1.85%) NIST 800
8 4 (1.85%) QA
9 3 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (1.39%) NCSC
9 3 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.93%) COBIT
11 1 (0.46%) GRC
11 1 (0.46%) SLA
11 1 (0.46%) SOX 404
System Software
1 26 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.31%) OpenAM
4 5 (2.31%) OpenIDM
4 5 (2.31%) RACF
5 4 (1.85%) Snort
6 2 (0.93%) Docker
6 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.93%) Squid
6 2 (0.93%) vSphere
7 1 (0.46%) KVM
7 1 (0.46%) LXC
7 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (5.56%) Nmap
1 12 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (4.17%) Nessus
3 8 (3.70%) QRadar
4 6 (2.78%) Ansible
4 6 (2.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (2.31%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (2.31%) CSIRT
5 5 (2.31%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (1.85%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.93%) CASB
8 2 (0.93%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.93%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.93%) Suricata
8 2 (0.93%) Terraform
9 1 (0.46%) FTK
9 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.46%) SCCM
9 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (18.52%) Palo Alto
2 35 (16.20%) Microsoft
3 30 (13.89%) Cisco
4 17 (7.87%) SolarWinds
5 16 (7.41%) Zscaler
6 14 (6.48%) New Relic
7 10 (4.63%) VMware
8 9 (4.17%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.70%) Apple
9 8 (3.70%) Darktrace
9 8 (3.70%) Splunk
10 7 (3.24%) AlienVault
10 7 (3.24%) McAfee
11 6 (2.78%) F5
11 6 (2.78%) Oracle
11 6 (2.78%) Qualys
11 6 (2.78%) Varonis
12 5 (2.31%) CrowdStrike
12 5 (2.31%) CyberArk
12 5 (2.31%) ForgeRock