Period
to 24 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Denial-of-Service in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 6 months to 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 423 281 458
Rank change year-on-year -142 +177 +52
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 22 13 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.52% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 47
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £31,500 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,750 £33,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +108.33% -34.00% -16.67%
75th Percentile £83,438 £56,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £60,400 £82,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% +4.00%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,678 2,493 8,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.21% 31.07% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,848 2,027 6,395
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,875 £77,500 £75,600
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +4.76%

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Distributed Denial-of-Service as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the South East

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in the South East.

Salary trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the South East

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in the South East over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the South East

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 October 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
Surrey -69 12 £66,750 +51.70%
Thames Valley - 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Distributed Denial-of-Service
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 13 (59.09%) Firewall
1 13 (59.09%) DDoS Mitigation
2 12 (54.55%) VPN
3 10 (45.45%) Palo Alto
4 9 (40.91%) SIEM
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
5 8 (36.36%) Network Security
5 8 (36.36%) IaaS
5 8 (36.36%) DevOps
5 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 8 (36.36%) Social Skills
6 7 (31.82%) Darktrace
6 7 (31.82%) Presales
6 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (31.82%) DNS
6 7 (31.82%) LAN
6 7 (31.82%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (27.27%) MPLS
7 6 (27.27%) BGP
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) Splunk
7 6 (27.27%) Ansible
7 6 (27.27%) Security Operations
8 5 (22.73%) VMware NSX
8 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) IaaS
2 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (18.18%) AWS
3 4 (18.18%) Azure
3 4 (18.18%) Cloudflare
3 4 (18.18%) PaaS
3 4 (18.18%) SaaS
4 3 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Direct Connect
5 1 (4.55%) GCP
5 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
5 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) VPN
3 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (36.36%) Network Security
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
5 7 (31.82%) LAN
5 7 (31.82%) WAN
6 6 (27.27%) BGP
6 6 (27.27%) MPLS
7 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
7 5 (22.73%) Internet
7 5 (22.73%) IPsec
7 5 (22.73%) OSPF
7 5 (22.73%) SAN
8 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) SD-WAN
8 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (18.18%) TACACS
8 4 (18.18%) VLAN
8 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) DB2
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (9.09%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (36.36%) Social Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Presentation Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Presales Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Cloud Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
1 1 (4.55%) React
1 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (13.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) CentOS
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (40.91%) SIEM
3 8 (36.36%) DevOps
4 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (31.82%) Presales
5 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (27.27%) Security Operations
6 5 (22.73%) Service Management
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) Customer Acquisition
7 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (18.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
8 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) SSCP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (13.64%) MCSE
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CISSP
5 2 (9.09%) GCFA
5 2 (9.09%) GCIA
5 2 (9.09%) GCIH
5 2 (9.09%) OSCP
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
6 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware NSX
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Docker
4 1 (4.55%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Ansible
2 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
2 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) QRadar
3 4 (18.18%) FortiGate
3 4 (18.18%) Terraform
4 3 (13.64%) Nessus
5 2 (9.09%) Grafana
6 1 (4.55%) Icinga
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (4.55%) Prometheus
6 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Palo Alto
2 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 7 (31.82%) Darktrace
4 6 (27.27%) Splunk
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Forcepoint
6 4 (18.18%) LogRhythm
6 4 (18.18%) Meraki
6 4 (18.18%) Proofpoint
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) F5
7 3 (13.64%) IBM
8 2 (9.09%) Dell
8 2 (9.09%) EMC
8 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
8 2 (9.09%) Juniper
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle
8 2 (9.09%) Radware