Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Denial-of-Service in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 300 346 354
Rank change year-on-year +46 +8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 37 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.19% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.50% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 12
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.21% +31.88% -17.95%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £35,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £76,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,275 4,755 4,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.51% 37.86% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,421 3,664 4,094
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the North West

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the North West

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the North West

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Manchester +1 21 £41,250 -21.80% 4
Lancashire - 8 £43,500 -
Cheshire +35 5 £73,750 - 2
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -
Distributed Denial-of-Service
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 29 (78.38%) Firewall
2 22 (59.46%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (59.46%) SIEM
3 21 (56.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (51.35%) VPN
5 18 (48.65%) Load Balancing
5 18 (48.65%) Ansible
6 16 (43.24%) Docker
6 16 (43.24%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (43.24%) DevOps
6 16 (43.24%) Puppet
6 16 (43.24%) Terraform
6 16 (43.24%) Java
6 16 (43.24%) Python
6 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
7 15 (40.54%) Nagios
7 15 (40.54%) Ruby
7 15 (40.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (40.54%) ZABBIX
7 15 (40.54%) Information Security
7 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (40.54%) Grafana
7 15 (40.54%) Consul
7 15 (40.54%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (40.54%) IT Strategy
7 15 (40.54%) Decision-Making
7 15 (40.54%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 15 (40.54%) Open Source
7 15 (40.54%) Hudson

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (8.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 22 (59.46%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (10.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (5.41%) Office 365
6 1 (2.70%) Akamai
6 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) Firewall
2 19 (51.35%) VPN
3 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.22%) DNS
4 6 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (16.22%) WAN
5 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.11%) DHCP
6 3 (8.11%) FTP
6 3 (8.11%) HTTP
6 3 (8.11%) LAN
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security
6 3 (8.11%) SMTP
6 3 (8.11%) VLAN
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (2.70%) FWSM
8 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 15 (40.54%) Hudson
1 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
1 15 (40.54%) Vagrant
2 12 (32.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
3 10 (27.03%) Subversion
3 10 (27.03%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.41%) Ant
4 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) AWS DevOps
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Security Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) IT Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Information Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.11%) COBIT Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) IT Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Security Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) SIEM Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (10.81%) OAuth
2 4 (10.81%) REST
2 4 (10.81%) SAML
2 4 (10.81%) SOAP
3 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.70%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) PKI
3 5 (13.51%) NHS
4 4 (10.81%) Public Cloud
4 4 (10.81%) Smart Meter
5 3 (8.11%) CESG
6 2 (5.41%) Clustering
6 2 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (5.41%) Replication
6 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) SIEM
2 18 (48.65%) Load Balancing
3 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
3 16 (43.24%) DevOps
4 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (40.54%) Decision-Making
4 15 (40.54%) High Availability
4 15 (40.54%) Information Security
4 15 (40.54%) IT Strategy
4 15 (40.54%) Microservices
4 15 (40.54%) Open Source
4 15 (40.54%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 7 (18.92%) DDoS Mitigation
5 7 (18.92%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.51%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
1 16 (43.24%) Python
2 15 (40.54%) Go
2 15 (40.54%) Ruby
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) CISSP
2 5 (13.51%) RHCE
2 5 (13.51%) RHCSA
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.81%) CISM
3 4 (10.81%) ISSAP
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (8.11%) CCSP
4 3 (8.11%) CEH
4 3 (8.11%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) CCDP
6 1 (2.70%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) CCSE
6 1 (2.70%) CISA
6 1 (2.70%) CRISC
6 1 (2.70%) IISP
6 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (32.43%) GDPR
3 6 (16.22%) COBIT
4 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Docker
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (48.65%) Ansible
2 16 (43.24%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (43.24%) Puppet
2 16 (43.24%) Terraform
3 15 (40.54%) Consul
3 15 (40.54%) Docker Swarm
3 15 (40.54%) Grafana
3 15 (40.54%) Graphite
3 15 (40.54%) Kubernetes
3 15 (40.54%) Nagios
3 15 (40.54%) Opsview
3 15 (40.54%) Packer
3 15 (40.54%) Salt
3 15 (40.54%) ZABBIX
4 3 (8.11%) QRadar
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.81%) Google
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) Splunk
5 2 (5.41%) jetNEXUS
5 2 (5.41%) Qualys
5 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.70%) Tufin