Period
to 8 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Denial-of-Service in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 6 months to 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
England > London
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 564 698 779
Rank change year-on-year +134 +81 -56
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 153 103 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.37% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 86 67 61
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £94,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -8.33%

Distributed Denial-of-Service is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22,301 27,993 33,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.70% 42.34% 44.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17,388 21,888 23,945
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £98,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Distributed Denial-of-Service as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in London

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in London.

Salary trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in London

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in London over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Distributed Denial-of-Service in London

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service within the London region over the 6 months to 8 December 2019. 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
Central London +47 27 £72,500 -10.49% 1
West London +19 4 £75,000 +7.14% 2
East London +19 1 £45,000 -20.00%
Distributed Denial-of-Service
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 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 London region with a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 102 (66.67%) Firewall
2 79 (51.63%) DDoS Mitigation
3 76 (49.67%) VPN
4 74 (48.37%) AWS
5 61 (39.87%) Azure
6 58 (37.91%) Network Security
7 56 (36.60%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (33.99%) WAN
9 47 (30.72%) MPLS
10 46 (30.07%) LAN
10 46 (30.07%) Kubernetes
11 45 (29.41%) Internet
12 44 (28.76%) Docker
13 43 (28.10%) Degree
14 42 (27.45%) SIEM
15 41 (26.80%) IaaS
16 40 (26.14%) WLAN
17 36 (23.53%) Cisco
17 36 (23.53%) Service Management
17 36 (23.53%) Network Design
18 35 (22.88%) Cisco Certification
19 34 (22.22%) Windows
19 34 (22.22%) Linux
19 34 (22.22%) SaaS
20 33 (21.57%) DevOps
21 32 (20.92%) Network Monitoring
21 32 (20.92%) Data Centre
21 32 (20.92%) CCNP
21 32 (20.92%) Intrusion Detection
22 31 (20.26%) ITIL

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 30 (19.61%) Skype for Business
2 10 (6.54%) nginx
3 8 (5.23%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.31%) Apache
4 2 (1.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 74 (48.37%) AWS
2 61 (39.87%) Azure
3 41 (26.80%) IaaS
4 34 (22.22%) SaaS
5 29 (18.95%) PaaS
6 17 (11.11%) GCP
7 15 (9.80%) OpenShift
8 6 (3.92%) Cloudflare
9 5 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (3.27%) Office 365
10 3 (1.96%) Serverless
11 2 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.31%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.65%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.65%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 102 (66.67%) Firewall
2 76 (49.67%) VPN
3 58 (37.91%) Network Security
4 52 (33.99%) WAN
5 47 (30.72%) MPLS
6 46 (30.07%) LAN
7 45 (29.41%) Internet
8 40 (26.14%) WLAN
9 32 (20.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 30 (19.61%) Skype
11 21 (13.73%) DNS
12 14 (9.15%) Wireless
13 12 (7.84%) BGP
13 12 (7.84%) SSL
14 9 (5.88%) Ethernet
14 9 (5.88%) OSPF
15 8 (5.23%) HTTP
16 7 (4.58%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (4.58%) NetScaler
17 6 (3.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.58%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.92%) ClickHouse
4 6 (3.92%) Flink
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.31%) MySQL
5 2 (1.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 23 (15.03%) Vagrant
3 12 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (7.84%) Hudson
4 2 (1.31%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (8.50%) Public Sector
2 10 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.88%) Games
4 8 (5.23%) Finance
4 8 (5.23%) French Language
4 8 (5.23%) German Language
4 8 (5.23%) Spanish Language
5 6 (3.92%) Law
5 6 (3.92%) Local Government
6 3 (1.96%) Legal
7 2 (1.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.65%) Hebrew Language
8 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (20.92%) Consultant
2 29 (18.95%) Network Consultant
3 28 (18.30%) Architect
4 26 (16.99%) DevOps Engineer
5 25 (16.34%) Security Engineer
6 15 (9.80%) IT Consultant
7 13 (8.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) Network Architect
7 13 (8.50%) Senior Security Engineer
8 11 (7.19%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (6.54%) Network Engineer
9 10 (6.54%) Security Architect
10 9 (5.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 9 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (5.23%) Security Advisor
11 8 (5.23%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (5.23%) Senior Network Consultant
12 6 (3.92%) IT Security Analyst
12 6 (3.92%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (3.92%) Kafka
3 3 (1.96%) .NET
4 2 (1.31%) LAMP
4 2 (1.31%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.31%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.31%) libvirt
5 1 (0.65%) REST
5 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.92%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.15%) Private Cloud
3 13 (8.50%) Blog
3 13 (8.50%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.88%) Online Gambling
5 6 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.61%) User Experience
7 3 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.65%) Bitcoin
9 1 (0.65%) Equities
9 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.22%) Linux
1 34 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (3.92%) Unix
3 2 (1.31%) CentOS
3 2 (1.31%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.31%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.31%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (51.63%) DDoS Mitigation
2 56 (36.60%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (27.45%) SIEM
4 36 (23.53%) Network Design
4 36 (23.53%) Service Management
5 33 (21.57%) DevOps
6 32 (20.92%) Network Monitoring
7 31 (20.26%) ITIL
8 27 (17.65%) TOGAF
9 26 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (16.34%) Information Security
11 23 (15.03%) Configuration Management
12 22 (14.38%) Load Balancing
12 22 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (13.73%) Network Architecture
14 19 (12.42%) Computer Science
14 19 (12.42%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 19 (12.42%) Threat Intelligence
15 17 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.69%) Python
2 20 (13.07%) Go
3 12 (7.84%) Java
3 12 (7.84%) Ruby
4 11 (7.19%) C
5 6 (3.92%) C++
5 6 (3.92%) Lua
5 6 (3.92%) Rust
6 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.31%) PHP
8 1 (0.65%) C#
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (28.10%) Degree
2 35 (22.88%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (20.92%) CCNP
4 26 (16.99%) CCNA
5 16 (10.46%) CISSP
6 10 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (5.23%) TOGAF Certification
8 7 (4.58%) CISM
8 7 (4.58%) Master's Degree
9 6 (3.92%) CCIE
10 2 (1.31%) CRISC
10 2 (1.31%) ISSAP
10 2 (1.31%) ISSEP
10 2 (1.31%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.31%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.65%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.65%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.65%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.19%) SLA
3 7 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.65%) GDPR
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.65%) NIST
System Software
1 44 (28.76%) Docker
2 13 (8.50%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.96%) KVM
4 2 (1.31%) oVirt
4 2 (1.31%) QEMU
4 2 (1.31%) Varnish
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.65%) LXC
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (30.07%) Kubernetes
2 29 (18.95%) Ansible
3 26 (16.99%) Terraform
4 24 (15.69%) Puppet
5 23 (15.03%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (15.03%) Packer
6 22 (14.38%) Salt
7 21 (13.73%) Consul
7 21 (13.73%) Docker Swarm
7 21 (13.73%) Grafana
7 21 (13.73%) Graphite
7 21 (13.73%) Nagios
7 21 (13.73%) Opsview
7 21 (13.73%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.31%) Graylog
9 1 (0.65%) Mesos
9 1 (0.65%) QRadar
Vendors
1 36 (23.53%) Cisco
2 21 (13.73%) Google
3 17 (11.11%) VMware
4 14 (9.15%) NetApp
5 12 (7.84%) Juniper
6 6 (3.92%) F5
7 5 (3.27%) Ciena
7 5 (3.27%) Huawei
7 5 (3.27%) Nokia
7 5 (3.27%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.61%) Arista
8 4 (2.61%) Aruba
8 4 (2.61%) Citrix
8 4 (2.61%) Meraki
8 4 (2.61%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.96%) LogLogic
9 3 (1.96%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.96%) Splunk
10 2 (1.31%) Apple
10 2 (1.31%) Red Hat