Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 392 347
Rank change year-on-year +39 -45 +34
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 35 27 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.23% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 0.94% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 52
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,325 £30,870
90th Percentile £63,625 £54,730 £84,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2375 2874 2712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.33% 15.82% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1928 2193 2326
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in the Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in the Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Midlands +5 21 £42,500 -5.56% 3
East Midlands +46 13 £28,750 -23.33%
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 27 (77.14%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) Network Security
2 19 (54.29%) SIEM
3 16 (45.71%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (45.71%) Information Security
4 13 (37.14%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
6 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
7 10 (28.57%) Windows
7 10 (28.57%) CISSP
8 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
8 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
8 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (22.86%) Threat Detection
9 8 (22.86%) OSPF
9 8 (22.86%) BGP
10 7 (20.00%) Internet
10 7 (20.00%) Threat Analysis
10 7 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (17.14%) MPLS
11 6 (17.14%) CISM
11 6 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
12 5 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (14.29%) Degree
12 5 (14.29%) GCIH
12 5 (14.29%) CEH
12 5 (14.29%) Information Assurance
12 5 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
12 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (8.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) Network Security
3 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (22.86%) BGP
4 8 (22.86%) OSPF
5 7 (20.00%) Internet
6 6 (17.14%) MPLS
7 4 (11.43%) WAN
8 3 (8.57%) LAN
8 3 (8.57%) RIP
8 3 (8.57%) SAN
8 3 (8.57%) Skype
8 3 (8.57%) VLAN
8 3 (8.57%) VPN
8 3 (8.57%) Wireless
9 1 (2.86%) DNS
9 1 (2.86%) SNMP
9 1 (2.86%) SSH
9 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
9 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.86%) GDB
1 1 (2.86%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.86%) sqlmap
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Junior
3 7 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Junior Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Security Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Security Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Security Specialist
5 5 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.43%) IT Security Officer
6 4 (11.43%) IT Security Specialist
6 4 (11.43%) Security Officer
7 3 (8.57%) Network Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Information Security Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Principal Security Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) OAuth
1 1 (2.86%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
2 7 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.71%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Kali Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) SIEM
2 16 (45.71%) Information Security
2 16 (45.71%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
4 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (22.86%) Threat Detection
6 7 (20.00%) Threat Analysis
7 6 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
8 5 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 5 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (14.29%) Pattern Matching
8 5 (14.29%) Presales
8 5 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (11.43%) Security Operations
10 3 (8.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (8.57%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.71%) Python
1 2 (5.71%) Ruby
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) CISSP
3 6 (17.14%) CISM
4 5 (14.29%) CEH
4 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 5 (14.29%) GCIH
4 5 (14.29%) GIAC
4 5 (14.29%) SANS
4 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) CISA
5 3 (8.57%) GCIA
5 3 (8.57%) MCSE
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.57%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (5.71%) CCNA
6 2 (5.71%) CCNP
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.71%) OSCP
7 1 (2.86%) Novell Certification
7 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) NIST 800
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.57%) Snort
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.57%) XenApp
1 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Suricata
2 1 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) Nmap
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) VMware
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco
2 3 (8.57%) Citrix
2 3 (8.57%) HP
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) NetApp
2 3 (8.57%) Polycom
3 2 (5.71%) FireEye
3 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
3 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
3 2 (5.71%) Sophos
3 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
3 2 (5.71%) TippingPoint
4 1 (2.86%) AlienVault