Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
England > North West
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 357 358
Rank change year-on-year +66 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 53 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.17% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.43% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 2
North West median annual salary £62,500 £51,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% +60.16% -34.36%
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £56,750
% change year-on-year +13.64% -3.08% +3.18%

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 4,676 5,356 5,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.86% 40.35% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,737 4,177 4,368
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,700 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 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
Manchester +23 28 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Cheshire +36 18 £77,500 - 2
Lancashire +18 6 - -
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -
Distributed Denial-of-Service
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 39 (73.58%) SIEM
2 37 (69.81%) Firewall
3 31 (58.49%) VPN
3 31 (58.49%) Load Balancing
4 23 (43.40%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (41.51%) Puppet
5 22 (41.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (41.51%) Java
5 22 (41.51%) Python
5 22 (41.51%) Information Security
5 22 (41.51%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (41.51%) Ansible
5 22 (41.51%) DevOps
5 22 (41.51%) Terraform
6 21 (39.62%) Docker
6 21 (39.62%) Go
6 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (39.62%) Configuration Management
6 21 (39.62%) Jenkins
6 21 (39.62%) Open Source
6 21 (39.62%) Ruby
7 20 (37.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (37.74%) Network Security
7 20 (37.74%) Hudson
7 20 (37.74%) ZABBIX
7 20 (37.74%) Vagrant
7 20 (37.74%) High Availability
7 20 (37.74%) Nagios
7 20 (37.74%) Graphite

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 1 (1.89%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 23 (43.40%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (41.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) Akamai
4 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 37 (69.81%) Firewall
2 31 (58.49%) VPN
3 20 (37.74%) Network Security
4 10 (18.87%) LAN
4 10 (18.87%) WAN
4 10 (18.87%) WLAN
5 3 (5.66%) Internet
5 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.89%) BGP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.89%) DHCP
6 1 (1.89%) DNS
6 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.89%) FWSM
6 1 (1.89%) MPLS
6 1 (1.89%) OSPF
6 1 (1.89%) SNMP
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) VLAN
6 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Jenkins
2 20 (37.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 20 (37.74%) Hudson
2 20 (37.74%) Vagrant
3 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.87%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (18.87%) Subversion
3 10 (18.87%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (9.43%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Security Architect
3 10 (18.87%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (18.87%) Security Solutions Architect
3 10 (18.87%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (16.98%) Information Architect
4 9 (16.98%) Information Security Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) IT Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) IT Security Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) Security Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) Senior IT Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) Senior IT Security Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Security Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) SIEM Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.89%) OAuth
2 1 (1.89%) OpenID
2 1 (1.89%) REST
2 1 (1.89%) SAML
2 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Cyberthreat
1 13 (24.53%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.09%) PKI
3 7 (13.21%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (9.43%) NHS
5 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
6 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) SIEM
2 31 (58.49%) Load Balancing
3 22 (41.51%) DevOps
3 22 (41.51%) Information Security
4 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (39.62%) Configuration Management
4 21 (39.62%) Open Source
5 20 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (37.74%) High Availability
6 19 (35.85%) Microservices
7 18 (33.96%) Decision-Making
7 18 (33.96%) IT Strategy
7 18 (33.96%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 17 (32.08%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (30.19%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
10 10 (18.87%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 10 (18.87%) Presales
10 10 (18.87%) Software Optimisation
11 9 (16.98%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) Java
1 22 (41.51%) Python
2 21 (39.62%) Go
2 21 (39.62%) Ruby
3 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.89%) C++
3 1 (1.89%) PHP
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) CCDP
1 10 (18.87%) CCNP
1 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.21%) RHCE
2 7 (13.21%) RHCSA
3 3 (5.66%) CISSP
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) CCSE
5 1 (1.89%) CISA
5 1 (1.89%) CISM
5 1 (1.89%) CRISC
5 1 (1.89%) IISP
5 1 (1.89%) ISSAP
5 1 (1.89%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.43%) GDPR
3 2 (3.77%) COBIT
4 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (41.51%) Ansible
1 22 (41.51%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (41.51%) Puppet
1 22 (41.51%) Terraform
2 20 (37.74%) Consul
2 20 (37.74%) Docker Swarm
2 20 (37.74%) Grafana
2 20 (37.74%) Graphite
2 20 (37.74%) Kubernetes
2 20 (37.74%) Nagios
2 20 (37.74%) Opsview
2 20 (37.74%) Packer
2 20 (37.74%) Salt
2 20 (37.74%) ZABBIX
3 8 (15.09%) QRadar
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) CheckPoint
1 10 (18.87%) Cisco
1 10 (18.87%) Fortinet
1 10 (18.87%) Tufin
2 9 (16.98%) Forcepoint
2 9 (16.98%) Juniper
3 8 (15.09%) Splunk
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.21%) Qualys
4 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto