Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 643 752
Rank change year-on-year -69 +109 +148
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 482 635 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 2.08% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 366 508 496
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £35,175 £34,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +10.53%

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 26530 30530 34381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 17.04% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21604 25155 28617
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -75 237 £60,000 -7.69% 12
South East +8 95 £50,000 -16.67% 3
South West +18 51 £46,000 -10.68% 5
North of England -33 45 £44,500 +1.14% 4
Midlands +33 36 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Yorkshire +44 22 £45,000 +21.62% 2
West Midlands +17 22 £42,500 -5.56% 2
North West -74 22 £44,500 +1.14% 2
East of England -2 17 £32,000 -28.89% 3
East Midlands +39 13 £28,750 -23.33%
North East - 1 £39,000 -
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 372 (77.18%) Firewall
2 182 (37.76%) Information Security
3 178 (36.93%) Degree
4 169 (35.06%) Network Security
5 163 (33.82%) Windows
6 150 (31.12%) TCP/IP
7 137 (28.42%) SIEM
8 122 (25.31%) CISSP
9 116 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
10 113 (23.44%) Linux
11 104 (21.58%) VPN
11 104 (21.58%) Microsoft
12 100 (20.75%) Finance
12 100 (20.75%) Computer Science
13 97 (20.12%) WAN
14 95 (19.71%) Management Information System
15 94 (19.50%) Security Operations
16 93 (19.29%) Cisco
17 89 (18.46%) Kalman Filter
18 85 (17.63%) CISM
19 82 (17.01%) LAN
20 80 (16.60%) ITIL
21 77 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
22 73 (15.15%) DNS
23 70 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
24 69 (14.32%) Security Cleared
25 68 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
25 68 (14.11%) Vulnerability Management
25 68 (14.11%) Internet
26 65 (13.49%) BGP

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 27 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.77%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.53%) CMS
4 9 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.62%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.41%) Apache
6 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) Confluence
7 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.21%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) JBoss
7 1 (0.21%) nginx
7 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 77 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (5.39%) Office 365
4 18 (3.73%) SaaS
5 12 (2.49%) IaaS
6 7 (1.45%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.24%) GitHub
7 6 (1.24%) npm
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.41%) PaaS
8 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.21%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.21%) Route 53
9 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 372 (77.18%) Firewall
2 169 (35.06%) Network Security
3 150 (31.12%) TCP/IP
4 104 (21.58%) VPN
5 97 (20.12%) WAN
6 82 (17.01%) LAN
7 73 (15.15%) DNS
8 68 (14.11%) Internet
9 65 (13.49%) BGP
10 49 (10.17%) VLAN
11 48 (9.96%) OSPF
12 47 (9.75%) MPLS
13 37 (7.68%) HTTP
13 37 (7.68%) SAN
14 36 (7.47%) VoIP
15 31 (6.43%) DHCP
15 31 (6.43%) FTP
16 28 (5.81%) HSRP
17 26 (5.39%) HTTPS
18 25 (5.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.28%) MySQL
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.41%) InfluxDB
3 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.21%) Big Data
4 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.21%) Flink
4 1 (0.21%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.21%) Maltego
4 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (1.87%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.62%) SonarQube
3 3 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.41%) FxCop
4 2 (0.41%) JIRA
4 2 (0.41%) JUnit
4 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.41%) Selenium
5 1 (0.21%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.21%) GDB
5 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.21%) Gradle
5 1 (0.21%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
General
1 100 (20.75%) Finance
2 24 (4.98%) Law
2 24 (4.98%) Legal
3 22 (4.56%) Military
4 16 (3.32%) Back Office
5 15 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.28%) Banking
6 11 (2.28%) Games
7 4 (0.83%) Retail
8 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.41%) Electronics
8 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 148 (30.71%) Analyst
2 95 (19.71%) Security Analyst
3 94 (19.50%) Security Engineer
4 61 (12.66%) Network Engineer
5 47 (9.75%) Administrator
5 47 (9.75%) Network Security Engineer
6 37 (7.68%) Network Administrator
7 33 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 32 (6.64%) Senior Network Engineer
8 32 (6.64%) Senior Security Engineer
9 29 (6.02%) Security Manager
10 28 (5.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 28 (5.81%) SOC Analyst
11 27 (5.60%) Architect
11 27 (5.60%) Security Specialist
12 26 (5.39%) Senior Analyst
13 25 (5.19%) IT Analyst
13 25 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
14 23 (4.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 22 (4.56%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.96%) Web Services
2 23 (4.77%) POSIX
3 12 (2.49%) CSS
3 12 (2.49%) HTML
3 12 (2.49%) HTML5
4 7 (1.45%) Node.js
5 6 (1.24%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.24%) GStreamer
5 6 (1.24%) Polymer
5 6 (1.24%) React
6 5 (1.04%) CGI
7 2 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.41%) Kafka
7 2 (0.41%) LAMP
7 2 (0.41%) Spring
7 2 (0.41%) XML
8 1 (0.21%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.21%) OpenID
8 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.21%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 100 (20.75%) Computer Science
2 95 (19.71%) Management Information System
3 70 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (9.34%) Data Centre
5 44 (9.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 29 (6.02%) Cyber Attack
7 24 (4.98%) Video Conferencing
8 22 (4.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 19 (3.94%) Data Protection Act
10 17 (3.53%) Cyberthreat
11 16 (3.32%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (2.07%) Algorithms
12 10 (2.07%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.66%) Cyber Defence
13 8 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.66%) PKI
14 7 (1.45%) BYOD
15 6 (1.24%) Fintech
15 6 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (1.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 163 (33.82%) Windows
2 113 (23.44%) Linux
3 56 (11.62%) Unix
4 54 (11.20%) Windows Server
5 31 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.70%) Debian
7 13 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.28%) CentOS
8 11 (2.28%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.66%) Android
9 8 (1.66%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.24%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.41%) SUSE
13 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (37.76%) Information Security
2 137 (28.42%) SIEM
3 116 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
4 94 (19.50%) Security Operations
5 89 (18.46%) Kalman Filter
6 80 (16.60%) ITIL
7 68 (14.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 57 (11.83%) Threat Detection
9 55 (11.41%) Incident Management
9 55 (11.41%) Penetration Testing
10 44 (9.13%) Problem Management
10 44 (9.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 43 (8.92%) Mentoring
12 42 (8.71%) Security Architecture
13 41 (8.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 36 (7.47%) Service Management
15 35 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (7.26%) ITIL V3
16 34 (7.05%) Data Loss Prevention
16 34 (7.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (10.79%) Python
2 38 (7.88%) C
3 34 (7.05%) C++
3 34 (7.05%) Java
4 33 (6.85%) Perl
5 29 (6.02%) PowerShell
6 27 (5.60%) Ruby
7 26 (5.39%) Bash Shell
8 22 (4.56%) SQL
9 7 (1.45%) C#
9 7 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.45%) PHP
10 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.21%) Go
11 1 (0.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 178 (36.93%) Degree
2 122 (25.31%) CISSP
3 85 (17.63%) CISM
4 69 (14.32%) Security Cleared
5 57 (11.83%) CISA
6 52 (10.79%) CEH
7 51 (10.58%) Computer Science Degree
8 47 (9.75%) Cisco Certification
8 47 (9.75%) SANS
9 41 (8.51%) CCNA
10 32 (6.64%) DV Cleared
11 29 (6.02%) CCNP
12 27 (5.60%) GIAC
13 25 (5.19%) SC Cleared
14 24 (4.98%) GCIH
15 23 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (4.36%) MCSE
17 19 (3.94%) CCSA
17 19 (3.94%) GCIA
18 16 (3.32%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (5.81%) GDPR
3 24 (4.98%) PCI DSS
4 23 (4.77%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 18 (3.73%) SLA
6 12 (2.49%) PMO
7 3 (0.62%) COBIT
7 3 (0.62%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.21%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 57 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 55 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.68%) Hyper-V
4 29 (6.02%) Virtual Desktop
5 18 (3.73%) Snort
6 16 (3.32%) BitLocker
7 9 (1.87%) vSphere
8 8 (1.66%) NFS
9 7 (1.45%) XenApp
10 5 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.83%) Firmware
12 3 (0.62%) Docker
12 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.21%) Gluster
14 1 (0.21%) iptables
14 1 (0.21%) KVM
14 1 (0.21%) QEMU
14 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (6.64%) SCOM
2 27 (5.60%) Nagios
2 27 (5.60%) SCCM
3 21 (4.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 19 (3.94%) CSIRT
5 16 (3.32%) Puppet
5 16 (3.32%) SCVMM
6 14 (2.90%) Salt
7 13 (2.70%) Ansible
8 12 (2.49%) Nessus
9 11 (2.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (2.28%) ZABBIX
10 8 (1.66%) Suricata
11 7 (1.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 7 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
13 5 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (1.04%) RSA enVision
13 5 (1.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 104 (21.58%) Microsoft
2 93 (19.29%) Cisco
3 62 (12.86%) VMware
4 53 (11.00%) Juniper
5 52 (10.79%) CheckPoint
6 50 (10.37%) Palo Alto
7 42 (8.71%) McAfee
8 34 (7.05%) F5
9 29 (6.02%) SolarWinds
10 21 (4.36%) Xerox
11 17 (3.53%) Fortinet
12 15 (3.11%) Citrix
12 15 (3.11%) Red Hat
13 14 (2.90%) Splunk
14 13 (2.70%) Sourcefire
15 11 (2.28%) Qualys
15 11 (2.28%) SaltStack
16 9 (1.87%) Dell
16 9 (1.87%) Sun
17 8 (1.66%) Symantec