Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for DDoS Mitigation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DDoS Mitigation over the 6 months to 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DDoS Mitigation \ Protection \ Detection \ Prevention
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 762 862 883
Rank change year-on-year +100 +21 +25
Permanent jobs citing DDoS Mitigation 35 28 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.046% 0.032% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.034% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 32
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £60,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +13.21% -3.64%
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £71,250 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +14.00% +4.17% +4.35%

DDoS Mitigation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69,444 81,359 91,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.30% 91.74% 91.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54,585 63,969 74,192
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,500 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,331 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.32% +4.66% +4.17%

DDoS Mitigation
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing DDoS Mitigation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for DDoS Mitigation in the UK excluding London

DDoS Mitigation
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DDoS Mitigation in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for DDoS Mitigation in the UK excluding London

DDoS Mitigation
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DDoS Mitigation in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Salary histogram for DDoS Mitigation in the UK excluding London

DDoS Mitigation
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DDoS Mitigation within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. 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
South East +65 24 £80,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland - 5 £50,000 - 1
Midlands +27 4 £56,250 -6.25% 3
West Midlands +17 3 £55,000 -8.33% 2
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
East Midlands +14 1 £57,500 -4.17% 1
DDoS Mitigation
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT jobs citing DDoS Mitigation 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for DDoS Mitigation.

1 35 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 31 (88.57%) Firewall
3 17 (48.57%) Fortinet
4 16 (45.71%) BGP
5 15 (42.86%) Juniper
5 15 (42.86%) Cisco
6 14 (40.00%) CCNP
6 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (37.14%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (37.14%) Information Security
8 12 (34.29%) Radware
8 12 (34.29%) Security Architecture
8 12 (34.29%) Network Security
8 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
8 12 (34.29%) Threat Modelling
9 11 (31.43%) TOGAF Certification
9 11 (31.43%) Architecture Roadmap
9 11 (31.43%) NIST
9 11 (31.43%) Security Testing
9 11 (31.43%) Azure
9 11 (31.43%) PKI
9 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (31.43%) COBIT
9 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (31.43%) OAuth
9 11 (31.43%) XACML
9 11 (31.43%) OpenID
9 11 (31.43%) OAuth2
9 11 (31.43%) DevOps

DDoS Mitigation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 11 (31.43%) Azure
2 4 (11.43%) AWS
3 2 (5.71%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) GCP
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (88.57%) Firewall
2 16 (45.71%) BGP
3 12 (34.29%) Network Security
4 10 (28.57%) IPsec
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (14.29%) OSPF
6 4 (11.43%) WAN
7 3 (8.57%) MPLS
7 3 (8.57%) NGN
7 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (5.71%) HTTP
8 2 (5.71%) Internet
8 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 2 (5.71%) VXLAN
8 2 (5.71%) Wireless
9 1 (2.86%) ADSL
9 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.86%) Plixer Scrutinizer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Neo4j
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Hudson
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
1 10 (28.57%) Legal
1 10 (28.57%) Retail
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Architect
2 11 (31.43%) Security Architect
3 10 (28.57%) Customer Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) IT Architect
3 10 (28.57%) IT Security Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Post-Sales Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Presales Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Presales Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Sales Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Presales Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Sales Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) OAuth
1 11 (31.43%) OAuth2
1 11 (31.43%) OpenID
1 11 (31.43%) XACML
2 10 (28.57%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (31.43%) PKI
3 10 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (37.14%) Information Security
2 12 (34.29%) Security Architecture
2 12 (34.29%) Threat Modelling
3 11 (31.43%) Architecture Roadmap
3 11 (31.43%) Data Security
3 11 (31.43%) DevOps
3 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) Security Testing
3 11 (31.43%) TOGAF
3 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (31.43%) Zachman Framework
4 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 10 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 10 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (28.57%) Project Management
4 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 10 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
4 10 (28.57%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.71%) C
2 2 (5.71%) C++
3 1 (2.86%) Go
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) CCNP
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 3 (8.57%) CCDP
5 3 (8.57%) JNCIA
5 3 (8.57%) JNCIP
5 3 (8.57%) JNCIS
6 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
3 11 (31.43%) COBIT
3 11 (31.43%) NIST
3 11 (31.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (28.57%) GDPR
4 10 (28.57%) SLA
5 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) KVM
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) CASB
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Suricata
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Fortinet
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) Juniper
3 12 (34.29%) Radware
4 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.57%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.71%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.86%) Google
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft