Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 323 307
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 +26
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 52 41 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 2.03% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 40
North West median annual salary £57,500 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.21% +18.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,375 £61,250 £50,938
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,766 2,021 1,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.13% 15.30% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,405 1,620 1,466
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in the North West

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in the North West

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the North West

Intrusion Detection
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 Intrusion Detection within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Merseyside - 22 £60,000 - 1
Manchester +13 18 £46,000 +3.37% 2
Cheshire -18 12 £54,500 +32.12% 3
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 48 (92.31%) Firewall
2 39 (75.00%) Network Security
3 29 (55.77%) Cisco
4 25 (48.08%) LAN
5 24 (46.15%) VPN
5 24 (46.15%) CCNP
5 24 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (46.15%) SIEM
6 22 (42.31%) Kalman Filter
6 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
6 22 (42.31%) Linux
6 22 (42.31%) Windows
7 21 (40.38%) WAN
7 21 (40.38%) Wireless
7 21 (40.38%) High Availability
8 19 (36.54%) Programme Delivery
8 19 (36.54%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (36.54%) MPLS
9 18 (34.62%) SSL
9 18 (34.62%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (34.62%) Security Management
9 18 (34.62%) Proactive Monitoring
9 18 (34.62%) Cisco Wireless
9 18 (34.62%) Web Filtering
9 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (32.69%) IPsec
11 16 (30.77%) VoIP
12 15 (28.85%) Information Security
12 15 (28.85%) Degree

Intrusion Detection
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 (1.92%) Apache
1 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 11 (21.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (92.31%) Firewall
2 39 (75.00%) Network Security
3 25 (48.08%) LAN
4 24 (46.15%) VPN
5 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
6 21 (40.38%) WAN
6 21 (40.38%) Wireless
7 19 (36.54%) Cisco IOS
7 19 (36.54%) MPLS
8 18 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (34.62%) Cisco Wireless
8 18 (34.62%) SSL
9 17 (32.69%) IPsec
10 16 (30.77%) VoIP
11 13 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (25.00%) Multicast
12 12 (23.08%) Cisco ISE
12 12 (23.08%) DNS
13 8 (15.38%) WLAN
14 7 (13.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 26 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 19 (36.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (28.85%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (23.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 12 (23.08%) Senior Security Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) SOC Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Server Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Malware Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Security Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
11 2 (3.85%) Information Security Engineer
11 2 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (11.54%) Video\Live Streaming
3 4 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Cyberattack
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
1 22 (42.31%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.92%) CentOS
3 1 (1.92%) Debian
3 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) SIEM
2 22 (42.31%) Kalman Filter
3 21 (40.38%) High Availability
4 19 (36.54%) Programme Delivery
5 18 (34.62%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (34.62%) Proactive Monitoring
5 18 (34.62%) Security Management
5 18 (34.62%) Web Filtering
6 15 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (28.85%) Information Security
6 15 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (28.85%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (26.92%) Patch Management
8 12 (23.08%) Business Continuity
8 12 (23.08%) Network Management
8 12 (23.08%) Project Management
8 12 (23.08%) Task Automation
9 11 (21.15%) Change Management
9 11 (21.15%) ITIL
9 11 (21.15%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) Python
2 4 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.85%) C
3 2 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) CCNP
1 24 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (28.85%) Degree
3 13 (25.00%) CISSP
4 12 (23.08%) CCDP
5 2 (3.85%) CCNA
5 2 (3.85%) CISA
5 2 (3.85%) CISM
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) GIAC
6 1 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) FISMA
2 2 (3.85%) GDPR
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) NFS
2 1 (1.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
1 12 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
1 12 (23.08%) Nessus
2 11 (21.15%) TrustSec
3 3 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Cisco
2 8 (15.38%) F5
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.54%) Infoblox
5 5 (9.62%) Blue Coat
5 5 (9.62%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.69%) Sophos
7 3 (5.77%) Citrix
7 3 (5.77%) McAfee
7 3 (5.77%) Symantec
8 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.85%) HP
8 2 (3.85%) Juniper
8 2 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.85%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.92%) IronPort
9 1 (1.92%) Meraki
9 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL