Period
to 26 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
England > London
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 665 353 584
Rank change year-on-year -312 +231 0
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 70 140 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.65% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 5.19% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 51 112 122
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,775 £42,625
25th Percentile £46,449 £51,563 £55,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £66,250
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% -1.89% +1.92%
75th Percentile £91,250 £65,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £83,625 £93,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £59,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.54% -1.67% +9.09%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 6,168 2,700 7,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.87% 12.50% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,078 2,277 6,010
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,550 £28,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in London

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Intrusion Detection in London.

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in London

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Intrusion Detection in London over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in London

Intrusion Detection
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the London region over the 6 months to 26 November 2021. 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 -74 13 £71,250 +45.41% 4
South London -24 2 £51,250 -24.07%
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 47 (67.14%) Firewall
2 43 (61.43%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (41.43%) Finance
3 29 (41.43%) Information Security
4 27 (38.57%) SIEM
5 24 (34.29%) Security Operations
6 19 (27.14%) Management Information System
7 17 (24.29%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (24.29%) Internet
7 17 (24.29%) CISSP
7 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
7 17 (24.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (22.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 16 (22.86%) Security Monitoring
9 15 (21.43%) Patch Management
9 15 (21.43%) Windows
10 14 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 14 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
11 13 (18.57%) Palo Alto
12 12 (17.14%) Network Security
12 12 (17.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 12 (17.14%) NIST
13 11 (15.71%) CISM
13 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
13 11 (15.71%) Wireshark
13 11 (15.71%) Azure
14 10 (14.29%) AWS
14 10 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 9 (12.86%) OSCP
15 9 (12.86%) Malware Detection/Protection

Intrusion Detection
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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Azure
2 10 (14.29%) AWS
3 9 (12.86%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (7.14%) Azure Sentinel
4 5 (7.14%) GCP
5 4 (5.71%) Mimecast
6 3 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.29%) OpenDNS
7 1 (1.43%) IaaS
7 1 (1.43%) PaaS
7 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (67.14%) Firewall
2 17 (24.29%) Internet
2 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
3 12 (17.14%) Network Security
4 11 (15.71%) Wireshark
5 7 (10.00%) HTTP
5 7 (10.00%) HTTPS
6 6 (8.57%) Wireless
7 5 (7.14%) DNS
8 4 (5.71%) Wireless Security
9 3 (4.29%) LAN
9 3 (4.29%) WAN
10 2 (2.86%) IPsec
10 2 (2.86%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (2.86%) SMTP
10 2 (2.86%) SSL
10 2 (2.86%) VPN
11 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.43%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) MySQL
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.43%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.43%) sqlmap
General
1 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Social Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Public Sector
5 3 (4.29%) Electronics
5 3 (4.29%) Law
5 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Security Engineer
2 21 (30.00%) Analyst
3 20 (28.57%) Security Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Security Manager
5 8 (11.43%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Operational Security Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Operations Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Security Operations Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Information Security Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Security Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Information Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) SAML
1 3 (4.29%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
2 2 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (1.43%) JSON
3 1 (1.43%) OAuth
3 1 (1.43%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.43%) Cyberattack
3 6 (8.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.29%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Unix
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.29%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.43%) AIX
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (41.43%) Information Security
3 27 (38.57%) SIEM
4 24 (34.29%) Security Operations
5 17 (24.29%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (24.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 16 (22.86%) Security Monitoring
6 16 (22.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 15 (21.43%) Patch Management
8 14 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
9 12 (17.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (12.86%) Data Loss Prevention
10 9 (12.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 9 (12.86%) Network Segmentation
10 9 (12.86%) Remediation Plan
11 8 (11.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
11 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
12 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.86%) Python
3 7 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.29%) C
4 3 (4.29%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) C++
4 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) VB
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) CISSP
2 11 (15.71%) CISM
3 9 (12.86%) OSCP
4 7 (10.00%) GIAC
5 6 (8.57%) CEH
5 6 (8.57%) CISA
5 6 (8.57%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (7.14%) Degree
6 5 (7.14%) SSCP
7 4 (5.71%) CREST Certified
7 4 (5.71%) SANS
8 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.86%) GCFA
9 2 (2.86%) GCIA
9 2 (2.86%) GCIH
9 2 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) NIST
2 10 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (8.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (7.14%) GDPR
5 4 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (5.71%) HIPAA
6 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.43%) Accessibility
7 1 (1.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.43%) ISO 31000
7 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (1.43%) NCSC
7 1 (1.43%) NIST 800
7 1 (1.43%) SOC 2
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) Snort
2 3 (4.29%) Squid
3 1 (1.43%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.43%) OpenIDM
3 1 (1.43%) RACF
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Nmap
2 4 (5.71%) Ansible
2 4 (5.71%) Nessus
3 3 (4.29%) Nexpose
3 3 (4.29%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (4.29%) Suricata
4 2 (2.86%) CSIRT
5 1 (1.43%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.43%) CASB
5 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Palo Alto
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.57%) Cisco
4 5 (7.14%) Qualys
5 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.71%) CrowdStrike
5 4 (5.71%) Forcepoint
5 4 (5.71%) LogRhythm
5 4 (5.71%) Rapid7
5 4 (5.71%) Splunk
6 3 (4.29%) Apple
6 3 (4.29%) Blue Coat
6 3 (4.29%) Carbon Black
6 3 (4.29%) CyberArk
6 3 (4.29%) Darktrace
6 3 (4.29%) Google
6 3 (4.29%) SAP
6 3 (4.29%) Symantec
6 3 (4.29%) TOWER Software
6 3 (4.29%) Zscaler