Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Anomaly Detection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Anomaly Detection over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Anomaly Detection (including Outlier Detection)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 640 1006 1145
Rank change year-on-year +366 +139 +25
Permanent jobs citing Anomaly Detection 48 58 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.042% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.046% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 68 46 31
Median annual salary £90,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £53,750 £33,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £90,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +100.00% -5.26% -40.63%

Anomaly Detection 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 45,275 126,161 151,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.45% 92.22% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37,306 99,350 120,587
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,948 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,118 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.15% - +5.88%

Anomaly Detection
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Anomaly Detection as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Anomaly Detection in the UK

Anomaly Detection
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Anomaly Detection.

Salary trend for Anomaly Detection in the UK

Anomaly Detection
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Anomaly Detection over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Anomaly Detection in the UK

Anomaly Detection
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Anomaly Detection within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 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
England +371 45 £90,000 +50.00% 17
UK excluding London +343 33 £90,000 +100.00% 16
Work from Home - 25 £90,000 - 4
South East +241 24 £90,000 +100.00% 8
London +228 12 £75,000 +7.14% 2
South West +123 10 £90,000 +50.00% 4
Midlands +127 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT jobs citing Anomaly 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 with a requirement for Anomaly Detection.

1 44 (91.67%) Python
2 35 (72.92%) SaaS
2 35 (72.92%) Power Platform
3 34 (70.83%) PowerShell
3 34 (70.83%) DNS
3 34 (70.83%) Internet
4 33 (68.75%) Task Automation
5 31 (64.58%) Azure
6 30 (62.50%) AWS
6 30 (62.50%) Serverless
7 29 (60.42%) Terraform
8 28 (58.33%) AWS Lambda
8 28 (58.33%) Cloud Native
8 28 (58.33%) IaaS
8 28 (58.33%) PaaS
8 28 (58.33%) PowerApps
8 28 (58.33%) Azure Functions
9 12 (25.00%) NIST
9 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (25.00%) Information Security
10 11 (22.92%) Information Security Management
10 11 (22.92%) Security Management
10 11 (22.92%) Open Source
10 11 (22.92%) NIST 800
10 11 (22.92%) GDPR
11 10 (20.83%) Thought Leadership
11 10 (20.83%) R
12 9 (18.75%) Data Science
13 8 (16.67%) DevOps
13 8 (16.67%) SQL

Anomaly Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SPSS
2 1 (2.08%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 35 (72.92%) Power Platform
1 35 (72.92%) SaaS
2 31 (64.58%) Azure
3 30 (62.50%) AWS
3 30 (62.50%) Serverless
4 28 (58.33%) AWS Lambda
4 28 (58.33%) Azure Functions
4 28 (58.33%) IaaS
4 28 (58.33%) PaaS
4 28 (58.33%) PowerApps
5 1 (2.08%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 34 (70.83%) DNS
1 34 (70.83%) Internet
2 7 (14.58%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Power BI
2 6 (12.50%) Tableau
3 5 (10.42%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.08%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Flyway
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) Liquibase
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Cloud Specialist
1 23 (47.92%) Security Specialist
2 21 (43.75%) Azure Specialist
3 9 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Data Scientist
4 7 (14.58%) Security Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Security Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Security Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Data Scientist
7 4 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) DevSecOps Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Django
1 5 (10.42%) Shiny
2 4 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (4.17%) Kafka
4 1 (2.08%) D3.js
4 1 (2.08%) ggplot
4 1 (2.08%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 28 (58.33%) Cloud Native
2 6 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
1 6 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Task Automation
2 12 (25.00%) Information Security
3 11 (22.92%) Information Security Management
3 11 (22.92%) Open Source
3 11 (22.92%) Security Management
4 10 (20.83%) Thought Leadership
5 9 (18.75%) Data Science
6 8 (16.67%) DevOps
7 7 (14.58%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (14.58%) Recommender Systems
7 7 (14.58%) Security Operations
7 7 (14.58%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
8 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.50%) Data Engineering
8 6 (12.50%) Machine Learning
8 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (91.67%) Python
2 34 (70.83%) PowerShell
3 10 (20.83%) R
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (2.08%) GIAC
2 1 (2.08%) SANS
2 1 (2.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (25.00%) NIST
2 11 (22.92%) GDPR
2 11 (22.92%) NIST 800
3 6 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (60.42%) Terraform
2 7 (14.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (14.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.08%) CASB
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.08%) Instagram
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft