Distributed Denial-of-Service Jobs in the UK excluding London

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
UK > UK excluding London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Denial-of-Service in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 6 months to 20 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 699 723 803
Rank change year-on-year +24 +80 -181
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 59 27 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.082% 0.046% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 52 15 34
10th Percentile £45,125 £45,700 £48,500
25th Percentile £56,809 £52,000 £53,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £79,842 £55,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +45.17% -21.43% +7.69%
75th Percentile £84,919 £83,750 £83,000
90th Percentile - £90,000 -
UK median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £81,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% -20.25% +20.74%

All Generic Skills
UK excluding London

Distributed Denial-of-Service is in the General and Transferable Skills 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 generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 24,059 24,154 31,776
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.58% 40.84% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15,202 11,126 15,910
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £40,275 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Distributed Denial-of-Service as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the UK excluding London

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the UK excluding London

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the UK excluding London

Distributed Denial-of-Service
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 Distributed Denial-of-Service within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 May 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England - 28 £79,842 - 2
North West - 17 £79,842 - 2
East of England +16 11 £72,500 +61.11% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £79,842 -
Scotland -67 5 £47,500 -13.64% 6
Midlands - 5 £79,842 -
West Midlands - 5 £79,842 -
North East - 4 £79,842 -
South West - 4 £45,603 -
South East -4 2 £67,500 +29.81% 2
Wales - 2 £41,067 - 3
Channel Islands - 2 £75,000 -
Distributed Denial-of-Service
UK

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (71.19%) Azure
2 34 (57.63%) AWS
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (8.47%) Power Platform
4 3 (5.08%) Entra ID
5 1 (1.69%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.69%) GCP
5 1 (1.69%) IaaS
5 1 (1.69%) PaaS
5 1 (1.69%) SaaS
5 1 (1.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (54.24%) WAN
2 29 (49.15%) SD-WAN
3 11 (18.64%) Network Security
4 5 (8.47%) Firewall
5 4 (6.78%) BGP
6 3 (5.08%) IPsec
6 3 (5.08%) LAN
6 3 (5.08%) MPLS
6 3 (5.08%) VPN
7 2 (3.39%) DNS
7 2 (3.39%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.39%) Wireless
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.69%) IOS XR
8 1 (1.69%) Junos
8 1 (1.69%) OSPF
8 1 (1.69%) SSL
8 1 (1.69%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
1 5 (8.47%) Power BI
1 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Git
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Public Sector
2 6 (10.17%) Retail
3 5 (8.47%) Legal
3 5 (8.47%) Social Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (1.69%) Military
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Architect
2 30 (50.85%) Security Architect
3 23 (38.98%) Lead
3 23 (38.98%) Lead Architect
3 23 (38.98%) Lead Security Architect
4 10 (16.95%) Senior
5 9 (15.25%) Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) Security Manager
7 7 (11.86%) Senior Architect
8 6 (10.17%) Information Manager
8 6 (10.17%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (10.17%) Security Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Senior Security Architect
9 5 (8.47%) Integration Analyst
9 5 (8.47%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (8.47%) Systems Integration Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) IT Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) IT Security Engineer
11 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
12 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) CSS
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) OAuth
1 1 (1.69%) OAuth2
1 1 (1.69%) OpenID
1 1 (1.69%) RESTful
1 1 (1.69%) SAML
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
1 1 (1.69%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (54.24%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.17%) Cyber Threat
3 5 (8.47%) Operational Technology
3 5 (8.47%) Smart Energy
3 5 (8.47%) Smart Meter
4 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.69%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
1 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (74.58%) Information Security
2 35 (59.32%) Security Architecture
3 33 (55.93%) Application Security
4 29 (49.15%) Identity Management
4 29 (49.15%) OWASP
4 29 (49.15%) Secure Coding
5 25 (42.37%) CI/CD
6 17 (28.81%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (15.25%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 8 (13.56%) Decision-Making
10 7 (11.86%) Anomaly Detection
10 7 (11.86%) Cloud Security
10 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.17%) DevOps
11 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (10.17%) Security Operations
11 6 (10.17%) Security Testing
11 6 (10.17%) SIEM
11 6 (10.17%) Zero Trust
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) VB
3 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (54.24%) Azure Certification
1 32 (54.24%) CISM
1 32 (54.24%) CISSP
2 31 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (50.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 30 (50.85%) CCSP
4 29 (49.15%) AWS Certification
4 29 (49.15%) CCSK
5 7 (11.86%) Degree
6 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
7 1 (1.69%) CEH
7 1 (1.69%) CompTIA CySA+
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.69%) CRISC
7 1 (1.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (62.71%) NIST
2 11 (18.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (8.47%) GRC
3 5 (8.47%) NIST 800
4 4 (6.78%) SOC 2
5 2 (3.39%) GDPR
5 2 (3.39%) NCSC
6 1 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 29 (49.15%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 30 (50.85%) Single Sign-On
2 29 (49.15%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.39%) Terraform
3 2 (3.39%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco
4 1 (1.69%) Juniper
4 1 (1.69%) Meraki
4 1 (1.69%) Zscaler