Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DDoS Mitigation \ Protection \ Detection \ Prevention
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 568 820 876
Rank change year-on-year +252 +56 +8
Permanent jobs citing DDoS Mitigation 17 49 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.047% 0.060% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.065% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 20
Median annual salary £59,500 £75,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.67% +36.36% +17.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £52,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £67,875 £101,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £63,750 £68,250 £55,500
% change year-on-year -6.59% +22.97% +0.91%

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 32,964 75,374 88,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.45% 91.63% 91.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26,215 58,417 70,844
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

DDoS Mitigation
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing DDoS Mitigation as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing DDoS Mitigation in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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
North of England +172 8 £60,000 -27.27% 1
North West +131 7 £60,000 -27.27% 1
Scotland +102 6 £39,500 -28.18% 2
Midlands +112 3 £59,500 -15.00% 1
West Midlands +101 3 £59,500 -27.88% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £75,000 -
DDoS Mitigation
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 17 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 14 (82.35%) Network Security
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
4 10 (58.82%) Palo Alto
4 10 (58.82%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (47.06%) Fortinet
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco
6 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
7 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) AWS
7 6 (35.29%) Splunk
7 6 (35.29%) SIEM
8 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
8 5 (29.41%) OSPF
8 5 (29.41%) BGP
8 5 (29.41%) HTTP
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 5 (29.41%) VXLAN
9 4 (23.53%) DevOps
9 4 (23.53%) Azure
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) Data Security

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:

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Azure
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon GuardDuty
3 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365
3 3 (17.65%) SaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Functions
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Network Security
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (47.06%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (29.41%) HTTP
4 5 (29.41%) OSPF
4 5 (29.41%) VXLAN
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
5 3 (17.65%) Internet
5 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (17.65%) SSH
5 3 (17.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Security Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Senior Security Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Graduate
5 2 (11.76%) Graduate Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Graduate IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Graduate Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Graduate
5 2 (11.76%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cyber Defence Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (35.29%) SIEM
3 4 (23.53%) Data Security
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Boundary Protection
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Cyber Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) DevSecOps
4 3 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Presales
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Secure Coding
4 3 (17.65%) Tech Ops
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) CISSP
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
2 3 (17.65%) NCSC
2 3 (17.65%) NIST
2 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (17.65%) Nessus
1 3 (17.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Palo Alto
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Fortinet
3 6 (35.29%) Splunk
4 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) McAfee
6 3 (17.65%) Rapid7
6 3 (17.65%) Sophos
6 3 (17.65%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Centrify
7 1 (5.88%) ForeScout