Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 697 625 727
Rank change year-on-year -72 +102 +88
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 517 627 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 2.26% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 364 477 473
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,750 £35,050
90th Percentile £93,750 £80,000 £69,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -

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 25,207 27,704 33,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.30% 16.72% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20,539 22,654 27,725
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -72 225 £67,500 +3.85% 30
South East -17 122 £52,500 -12.50% 10
South West +45 88 £48,250 +9.66% 6
North of England -39 37 £43,750 -0.57% 5
Midlands -1 31 £61,250 +36.11% 9
Yorkshire +38 24 £45,000 +18.42% 3
East Midlands +25 16 £62,500 +171.74% 2
West Midlands -4 15 £60,000 +26.32% 7
East of England +2 14 £35,000 -17.65% 5
North West -60 13 £43,500 -1.14% 2
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 401 (77.56%) Firewall
2 220 (42.55%) Information Security
3 196 (37.91%) Network Security
4 165 (31.91%) TCP/IP
5 163 (31.53%) Windows
6 161 (31.14%) Cybersecurity
7 158 (30.56%) SIEM
8 153 (29.59%) Degree
9 141 (27.27%) CISSP
10 121 (23.40%) ITIL
11 120 (23.21%) VPN
12 115 (22.24%) Microsoft
13 109 (21.08%) Linux
14 103 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
15 102 (19.73%) Finance
16 100 (19.34%) Management Information System
17 99 (19.15%) Cisco
18 97 (18.76%) Kalman Filter
19 94 (18.18%) CISM
19 94 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 90 (17.41%) Security Operations
21 84 (16.25%) Security Cleared
22 82 (15.86%) WAN
23 78 (15.09%) Active Directory
23 78 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
23 78 (15.09%) Computer Science
24 71 (13.73%) LAN
25 70 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
26 68 (13.15%) Cisco Certification
26 68 (13.15%) Penetration Testing

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 43 (8.32%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.71%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.35%) CMS
4 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.77%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.39%) Apache
6 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) Confluence
7 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.19%) JBoss
7 1 (0.19%) nginx
7 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) HipChat
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 78 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (6.77%) Office 365
4 18 (3.48%) IaaS
5 17 (3.29%) SaaS
6 10 (1.93%) PaaS
7 6 (1.16%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.16%) npm
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.19%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 401 (77.56%) Firewall
2 196 (37.91%) Network Security
3 165 (31.91%) TCP/IP
4 120 (23.21%) VPN
5 82 (15.86%) WAN
6 71 (13.73%) LAN
7 60 (11.61%) DNS
8 53 (10.25%) MPLS
9 46 (8.90%) Internet
10 43 (8.32%) IPsec
11 42 (8.12%) VoIP
12 41 (7.93%) VLAN
13 39 (7.54%) SSL
14 37 (7.16%) BGP
14 37 (7.16%) SAN
15 32 (6.19%) OSPF
16 30 (5.80%) HTTP
17 25 (4.84%) WLAN
18 24 (4.64%) Ethernet
19 23 (4.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.93%) MySQL
3 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.19%) Big Data
4 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.19%) Flink
4 1 (0.19%) GIS
4 1 (0.19%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.58%) SonarQube
1 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.39%) FxCop
2 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.39%) JIRA
2 2 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.39%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.19%) GDB
3 1 (0.19%) Gradle
3 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.19%) sqlmap
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 102 (19.73%) Finance
2 43 (8.32%) Legal
3 34 (6.58%) Law
4 21 (4.06%) Games
5 11 (2.13%) Banking
5 11 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.93%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.74%) Military
8 7 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.16%) Back Office
10 5 (0.97%) Marketing
11 4 (0.77%) Electronics
12 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 126 (24.37%) Analyst
2 85 (16.44%) Security Engineer
3 71 (13.73%) Security Analyst
4 69 (13.35%) Network Engineer
5 51 (9.86%) Security Manager
6 43 (8.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 35 (6.77%) IT Manager
7 35 (6.77%) Network Security Engineer
8 34 (6.58%) IT Security Manager
9 30 (5.80%) Head of Security
10 29 (5.61%) Administrator
11 28 (5.42%) SOC Analyst
12 27 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
12 27 (5.22%) Senior Network Engineer
13 26 (5.03%) Cloud Engineer
13 26 (5.03%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (4.64%) Consultant
15 21 (4.06%) Architect
15 21 (4.06%) Security Specialist
15 21 (4.06%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.64%) Web Services
2 16 (3.09%) POSIX
3 7 (1.35%) Node.js
4 6 (1.16%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.16%) CSS
4 6 (1.16%) GStreamer
4 6 (1.16%) HTML
4 6 (1.16%) HTML5
4 6 (1.16%) Polymer
4 6 (1.16%) React
5 4 (0.77%) CGI
6 3 (0.58%) .NET
6 3 (0.58%) LDAP
7 2 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.39%) Kafka
7 2 (0.39%) LAMP
7 2 (0.39%) Spring
8 1 (0.19%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.19%) OpenID
8 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 103 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (19.34%) Management Information System
3 78 (15.09%) Computer Science
4 53 (10.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 38 (7.35%) Data Centre
6 32 (6.19%) Cyberattack
7 29 (5.61%) Cyberthreat
8 25 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 23 (4.45%) Security Operations Centre
10 12 (2.32%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.93%) Cyber Defence
11 10 (1.93%) Fintech
11 10 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.93%) PKI
11 10 (1.93%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.74%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.74%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.35%) BYOD
13 7 (1.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 163 (31.53%) Windows
2 109 (21.08%) Linux
3 66 (12.77%) Windows Server
4 60 (11.61%) Unix
5 46 (8.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.48%) Windows 10
7 13 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.93%) CentOS
8 10 (1.93%) Debian
8 10 (1.93%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.97%) VMS
10 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (42.55%) Information Security
2 161 (31.14%) Cybersecurity
3 158 (30.56%) SIEM
4 121 (23.40%) ITIL
5 97 (18.76%) Kalman Filter
6 90 (17.41%) Security Operations
7 68 (13.15%) Penetration Testing
8 64 (12.38%) Service Management
8 64 (12.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 62 (11.99%) Threat Detection
10 58 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
10 58 (11.22%) Data Loss Prevention
10 58 (11.22%) Problem Management
11 57 (11.03%) Incident Management
11 57 (11.03%) ITIL V3
12 52 (10.06%) ITSM
12 52 (10.06%) Security Architecture
13 49 (9.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 46 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 41 (7.93%) Python
3 28 (5.42%) Perl
4 27 (5.22%) C
4 27 (5.22%) Java
5 24 (4.64%) Bash Shell
6 22 (4.26%) C++
7 21 (4.06%) Ruby
8 19 (3.68%) SQL
9 7 (1.35%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.16%) PHP
10 6 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.39%) C#
12 1 (0.19%) Go
12 1 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 153 (29.59%) Degree
2 141 (27.27%) CISSP
3 94 (18.18%) CISM
4 84 (16.25%) Security Cleared
5 68 (13.15%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (11.22%) SANS
7 57 (11.03%) CEH
8 49 (9.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 47 (9.09%) CCNA
9 47 (9.09%) CCNP
10 43 (8.32%) CISA
11 29 (5.61%) GIAC
12 24 (4.64%) DV Cleared
12 24 (4.64%) GCIH
12 24 (4.64%) SC Cleared
13 23 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (4.06%) MCSE
15 19 (3.68%) CCIE
15 19 (3.68%) GCIA
16 14 (2.71%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (7.54%) GDPR
3 29 (5.61%) PCI DSS
4 24 (4.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 16 (3.09%) COBIT
7 8 (1.55%) SLA
8 7 (1.35%) COSO
9 3 (0.58%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.58%) PMO
10 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.39%) GPG13
10 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.19%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 78 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 50 (9.67%) Hyper-V
3 45 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
4 33 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (5.22%) Snort
6 25 (4.84%) BitLocker
7 15 (2.90%) NFS
8 5 (0.97%) Docker
8 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.77%) Firmware
9 4 (0.77%) vSphere
10 3 (0.58%) XenApp
10 3 (0.58%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.19%) Gluster
12 1 (0.19%) iptables
12 1 (0.19%) KVM
12 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (8.32%) SCCM
2 40 (7.74%) SCOM
3 27 (5.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 25 (4.84%) SCVMM
5 19 (3.68%) Nagios
6 18 (3.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 14 (2.71%) Puppet
8 13 (2.51%) Ansible
8 13 (2.51%) CSIRT
9 11 (2.13%) RSA enVision
9 11 (2.13%) ZABBIX
10 10 (1.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 10 (1.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (1.74%) Salt
12 8 (1.55%) Suricata
13 7 (1.35%) Computer Incident Response Team
14 6 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (1.16%) Nessus
15 5 (0.97%) EnCase
16 4 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 115 (22.24%) Microsoft
2 99 (19.15%) Cisco
3 60 (11.61%) McAfee
4 41 (7.93%) VMware
5 40 (7.74%) F5
6 39 (7.54%) Palo Alto
7 34 (6.58%) Juniper
8 30 (5.80%) CheckPoint
9 29 (5.61%) SolarWinds
10 19 (3.68%) Fortinet
10 19 (3.68%) Qualys
10 19 (3.68%) Sourcefire
11 18 (3.48%) Blue Coat
12 17 (3.29%) Forcepoint
13 13 (2.51%) Citrix
13 13 (2.51%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.51%) Sophos
14 11 (2.13%) LogRhythm
14 11 (2.13%) Symantec
15 10 (1.93%) SaltStack