Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
England > South East
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 437 475
Rank change year-on-year -2 +38 +50
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 112 105 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 1.77% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 82 81 105
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% -18.18%
10th Percentile £31,375 £40,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,250 £78,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,357 5,936 8,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.99% 19.95% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,123 4,789 6,929
South East median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -1.73% +2.98%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in the South East

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in the South East

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the South East over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the South East

Intrusion Detection
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 Intrusion Detection within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
Thames Valley -17 72 £57,500 -17.86% 3
Berkshire -9 42 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Kent - 25 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 16 £60,000 +9.09%
Oxfordshire -16 14 £57,500 -25.81%
Hampshire -40 12 £32,500 -36.59% 1
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 71 (63.39%) Firewall
2 48 (42.86%) VPN
2 48 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 46 (41.07%) Cisco
4 43 (38.39%) Degree
5 41 (36.61%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (35.71%) MPLS
7 39 (34.82%) CCNP
7 39 (34.82%) WAN
8 37 (33.04%) TCP/IP
8 37 (33.04%) Information Security
8 37 (33.04%) F5
9 34 (30.36%) Network Security
9 34 (30.36%) Computer Science Degree
10 33 (29.46%) Capacity Planning
11 32 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 32 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
12 31 (27.68%) Kalman Filter
12 31 (27.68%) Finance
13 30 (26.79%) LAN
13 30 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (26.79%) Cybersecurity
14 29 (25.89%) Security Operations
15 28 (25.00%) CCNA
16 27 (24.11%) Data Security
17 26 (23.21%) Risk Management
17 26 (23.21%) WLAN
17 26 (23.21%) VPLS
18 25 (22.32%) VLAN
18 25 (22.32%) Change Management

Intrusion Detection
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:

Cloud Services
1 32 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 32 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (63.39%) Firewall
2 48 (42.86%) VPN
3 40 (35.71%) MPLS
4 39 (34.82%) WAN
5 37 (33.04%) TCP/IP
6 34 (30.36%) Network Security
7 30 (26.79%) LAN
8 26 (23.21%) VPLS
8 26 (23.21%) WLAN
9 25 (22.32%) VLAN
10 24 (21.43%) DNS
11 23 (20.54%) DMZ
11 23 (20.54%) NetScaler
12 16 (14.29%) HTTP
13 14 (12.50%) FTP
13 14 (12.50%) Internet
13 14 (12.50%) iSCSI
13 14 (12.50%) NAS
13 14 (12.50%) SAN
13 14 (12.50%) SSH
General
1 31 (27.68%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.57%) Legal
4 3 (2.68%) Electronics
4 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Law
5 1 (0.89%) Military
5 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (33.04%) Network Engineer
2 36 (32.14%) Analyst
3 31 (27.68%) Security Analyst
4 20 (17.86%) Security Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) SIEM Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Administrator
7 10 (8.93%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Network Administrator
9 7 (6.25%) Information Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Compliance Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Security Compliance Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Firewall Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Security Incident Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) Senior Security Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) SOC Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) POSIX
2 8 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 30 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (20.54%) Private Cloud
4 15 (13.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 13 (11.61%) Data Centre
6 12 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
8 9 (8.04%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (3.57%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.89%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Linux
2 12 (10.71%) Unix
3 7 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.04%) Information Security
2 33 (29.46%) Capacity Planning
3 31 (27.68%) Kalman Filter
4 30 (26.79%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (25.89%) Security Operations
6 27 (24.11%) Data Security
7 26 (23.21%) Risk Management
8 25 (22.32%) Change Management
9 23 (20.54%) Load Balancing
9 23 (20.54%) Network Architecture
9 23 (20.54%) Problem Management
9 23 (20.54%) Service Management
10 20 (17.86%) Incident Management
10 20 (17.86%) SIEM
11 19 (16.96%) Malware Analysis
12 16 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 16 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 15 (13.39%) Ethical Hacking
13 15 (13.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.93%) Bash Shell
2 9 (8.04%) Java
3 8 (7.14%) C
4 7 (6.25%) Python
4 7 (6.25%) Ruby
5 6 (5.36%) C++
5 6 (5.36%) Perl
6 2 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (38.39%) Degree
2 41 (36.61%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (34.82%) CCNP
4 34 (30.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (25.00%) CCNA
6 24 (21.43%) CISSP
7 23 (20.54%) CCIE
8 15 (13.39%) CEH
9 13 (11.61%) GSEC
10 8 (7.14%) CISM
10 8 (7.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
11 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.68%) CCIP
12 3 (2.68%) CCSA
12 3 (2.68%) CCSP
12 3 (2.68%) CISA
12 3 (2.68%) CRISC
12 3 (2.68%) GCIH
12 3 (2.68%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.36%) GDPR
3 3 (2.68%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.79%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.89%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 14 (12.50%) NFS
2 13 (11.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.89%) Endace
2 1 (0.89%) Suricata
Vendors
1 46 (41.07%) Cisco
2 37 (33.04%) F5
3 25 (22.32%) Blue Coat
4 23 (20.54%) Citrix
4 23 (20.54%) Forcepoint
4 23 (20.54%) SolarWinds
4 23 (20.54%) Zscaler
5 22 (19.64%) Juniper
6 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
6 9 (8.04%) Palo Alto
7 7 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.36%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.68%) Aerohive Networks
9 3 (2.68%) Aruba
9 3 (2.68%) Huawei
9 3 (2.68%) Meraki
9 3 (2.68%) SAP
10 2 (1.79%) Oracle
10 2 (1.79%) White Clarke
11 1 (0.89%) McAfee