Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 431 444 492
Rank change year-on-year +13 +48 +33
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 111 126 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 1.83% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 74 92 126
South East median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £65,000
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 5,295 6,868 8,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.15% 21.54% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,157 5,445 6,694
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +18 95 £53,750 -23.21% 7
Berkshire +4 59 £40,000 -40.74% 2
Oxfordshire +8 33 £70,000 -9.68%
Kent +22 8 £35,000 -26.32% 3
Hampshire -16 5 £43,750 -27.08%
Buckinghamshire +7 3 - - 5
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 79 (71.17%) Firewall
2 67 (60.36%) Degree
3 65 (58.56%) Computer Science
4 51 (45.95%) TCP/IP
5 50 (45.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 47 (42.34%) Security Operations
7 41 (36.94%) Network Security
8 40 (36.04%) Information Security
9 37 (33.33%) VPN
10 33 (29.73%) Juniper
10 33 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (27.03%) WAN
11 30 (27.03%) Linux
11 30 (27.03%) Cybersecurity
11 30 (27.03%) Malware Analysis
11 30 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
12 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
13 27 (24.32%) DNS
14 26 (23.42%) Java
14 26 (23.42%) Microsoft Azure
15 25 (22.52%) Palo Alto
15 25 (22.52%) Cisco
16 23 (20.72%) Kalman Filter
17 22 (19.82%) Mentoring
17 22 (19.82%) Web Services
18 21 (18.92%) Web Filtering
19 20 (18.02%) Security Monitoring
19 20 (18.02%) Network Packet Capture
19 20 (18.02%) Security Operations Centre
19 20 (18.02%) MPLS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (23.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.60%) IaaS
4 3 (2.70%) SaaS
5 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (71.17%) Firewall
2 51 (45.95%) TCP/IP
3 41 (36.94%) Network Security
4 37 (33.33%) VPN
5 30 (27.03%) WAN
6 27 (24.32%) DNS
7 20 (18.02%) MPLS
8 19 (17.12%) Ethernet
9 16 (14.41%) SAN
10 14 (12.61%) LAN
11 12 (10.81%) BGP
11 12 (10.81%) FTP
11 12 (10.81%) HTTP
11 12 (10.81%) NAS
12 11 (9.91%) Internet
12 11 (9.91%) iSCSI
12 11 (9.91%) SSH
13 9 (8.11%) Intranet
14 8 (7.21%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (6.31%) Cisco ASA
General
1 8 (7.21%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Electronics
2 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.70%) Marketing
2 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Law
4 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (41.44%) Analyst
2 31 (27.93%) Security Analyst
3 29 (26.13%) Network Engineer
3 29 (26.13%) Security Engineer
4 21 (18.92%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (18.02%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (17.12%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 19 (17.12%) Senior Security Engineer
7 14 (12.61%) SOC Analyst
8 11 (9.91%) Administrator
9 9 (8.11%) Network Administrator
10 7 (6.31%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Consultant
11 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.50%) Firewall Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) Incident Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 5 (4.50%) Security Incident Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.82%) Web Services
2 7 (6.31%) POSIX
3 5 (4.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 65 (58.56%) Computer Science
2 33 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (18.02%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (11.71%) Cyberattack
5 12 (10.81%) Data Centre
6 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
7 7 (6.31%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (4.50%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.80%) PKI
9 2 (1.80%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.90%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.90%) Replication
10 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Linux
2 16 (14.41%) Unix
2 16 (14.41%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Security Operations
2 40 (36.04%) Information Security
3 30 (27.03%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (27.03%) Malware Analysis
4 23 (20.72%) Kalman Filter
5 22 (19.82%) Mentoring
6 21 (18.92%) Web Filtering
7 20 (18.02%) Network Packet Capture
7 20 (18.02%) Open Source
7 20 (18.02%) Security Monitoring
8 16 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (10.81%) SIEM
11 11 (9.91%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (9.91%) Incident Management
11 11 (9.91%) ITIL
12 10 (9.01%) Change Management
13 9 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (8.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.42%) Java
2 19 (17.12%) C
3 18 (16.22%) Python
3 18 (16.22%) Ruby
4 17 (15.32%) C++
4 17 (15.32%) Perl
5 8 (7.21%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (60.36%) Degree
2 50 (45.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (12.61%) CISSP
4 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.21%) CCNA
5 8 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.31%) CISM
7 6 (5.41%) CCSA
7 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (4.50%) CCNP
9 4 (3.60%) MCSE
10 3 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (2.70%) CCDA
10 3 (2.70%) CCDP
10 3 (2.70%) CCIP
10 3 (2.70%) CCSE
10 3 (2.70%) CCSP
10 3 (2.70%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.70%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.50%) PMO
3 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (3.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.80%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.90%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) NFS
2 10 (9.01%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.90%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (4.50%) Nagios
2 5 (4.50%) SCOM
3 1 (0.90%) Nessus
3 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.90%) Suricata
Vendors
1 33 (29.73%) Juniper
2 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.52%) Cisco
3 25 (22.52%) Palo Alto
4 19 (17.12%) F5
5 18 (16.22%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.01%) Blue Coat
7 9 (8.11%) Fortinet
8 8 (7.21%) SolarWinds
9 7 (6.31%) VMware
10 5 (4.50%) McAfee
11 4 (3.60%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.70%) Aerohive Networks
12 3 (2.70%) Aruba
12 3 (2.70%) Citrix
12 3 (2.70%) Crossbeam
12 3 (2.70%) Huawei
12 3 (2.70%) Meraki
12 3 (2.70%) SAP
13 2 (1.80%) Red Hat