Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DDoS Mitigation \ Protection \ Detection \ Prevention
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 931 1100 1128
Rank change year-on-year +169 +28 -22
Permanent jobs citing DDoS Mitigation 132 64 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.039% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.043% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 74 43 83
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £50,750 £49,000 £42,550
90th Percentile £93,750 £98,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +45.45% +10.00% -6.98%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 125,194 149,730 166,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.05% 91.84% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 98,868 119,112 131,444
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

DDoS Mitigation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DDoS Mitigation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DDoS Mitigation in the UK

DDoS Mitigation
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DDoS Mitigation in the UK

DDoS Mitigation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DDoS Mitigation over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for DDoS Mitigation in the UK

DDoS Mitigation
Top 11 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 16 November 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
England +170 123 £72,500 +5.84% 14
London +148 97 £70,000 -6.67% 3
UK excluding London +61 30 £80,000 +45.45% 12
South East +44 21 £80,000 +14.29% 1
Scotland +21 4 £50,000 -33.33% 1
East of England +61 2 £55,000 - 2
Midlands +36 2 £70,000 - 6
North West +31 1 £82,500 +50.00%
North of England +29 1 £82,500 +50.00% 1
West Midlands +24 1 £82,500 - 5
East Midlands - 1 £57,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 with a requirement for DDoS Mitigation.

1 131 (99.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 109 (82.58%) Firewall
3 68 (51.52%) Network Security
4 65 (49.24%) AWS
5 64 (48.48%) Azure
6 61 (46.21%) Cybersecurity
7 54 (40.91%) VPN
8 51 (38.64%) LAN
9 50 (37.88%) WAN
10 48 (36.36%) WLAN
11 47 (35.61%) CCNP
11 47 (35.61%) Cisco Certification
12 46 (34.85%) ITIL
13 45 (34.09%) Service Management
14 40 (30.30%) Internet
14 40 (30.30%) IaaS
15 39 (29.55%) MPLS
16 38 (28.79%) Skype for Business
16 38 (28.79%) Skype
16 38 (28.79%) Network Monitoring
17 37 (28.03%) TOGAF
18 36 (27.27%) Network Design
18 36 (27.27%) Degree
19 35 (26.52%) Data Centre
20 34 (25.76%) Docker
20 34 (25.76%) Linux
21 33 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
22 32 (24.24%) Information Security
23 31 (23.48%) Cisco
24 30 (22.73%) Windows

DDoS Mitigation
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 38 (28.79%) Skype for Business
2 11 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 65 (49.24%) AWS
2 64 (48.48%) Azure
3 40 (30.30%) IaaS
4 29 (21.97%) SaaS
5 27 (20.45%) PaaS
6 15 (11.36%) OpenShift
7 10 (7.58%) Office 365
8 5 (3.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (3.03%) GCP
10 2 (1.52%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.76%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 109 (82.58%) Firewall
2 68 (51.52%) Network Security
3 54 (40.91%) VPN
4 51 (38.64%) LAN
5 50 (37.88%) WAN
6 48 (36.36%) WLAN
7 40 (30.30%) Internet
8 39 (29.55%) MPLS
9 38 (28.79%) Skype
10 33 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 17 (12.88%) BGP
12 13 (9.85%) Wireless
13 12 (9.09%) IPsec
13 12 (9.09%) SSL
14 6 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (4.55%) OSPF
15 4 (3.03%) Cisco Firepower
15 4 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.52%) Redis
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.76%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 15 (11.36%) Finance
2 14 (10.61%) Legal
2 14 (10.61%) Public Sector
3 11 (8.33%) Retail
4 10 (7.58%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.06%) French Language
6 7 (5.30%) German Language
6 7 (5.30%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.52%) Marketing
7 2 (1.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.76%) Automotive
8 1 (0.76%) Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (31.06%) Consultant
2 36 (27.27%) Network Consultant
3 34 (25.76%) Architect
4 28 (21.21%) Security Engineer
5 25 (18.94%) Security Architect
6 15 (11.36%) IT Consultant
6 15 (11.36%) Senior Consultant
6 15 (11.36%) Senior Network Consultant
7 14 (10.61%) Technical Consultant
8 13 (9.85%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 13 (9.85%) Senior Security Engineer
9 10 (7.58%) Customer Engineer
9 10 (7.58%) Network Architect
10 9 (6.82%) IT Architect
10 9 (6.82%) IT Security Architect
11 8 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (6.06%) Network Engineer
12 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.30%) Network Technical Architect
12 7 (5.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.36%) OAuth
2 14 (10.61%) OpenID
3 10 (7.58%) LDAP
3 10 (7.58%) OAuth2
3 10 (7.58%) XACML
4 7 (5.30%) Web Services
5 2 (1.52%) libvirt
6 1 (0.76%) CSS
6 1 (0.76%) HTML
6 1 (0.76%) LAMP
6 1 (0.76%) Laravel
6 1 (0.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 131 (99.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 35 (26.52%) Data Centre
3 14 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 14 (10.61%) Private Cloud
4 12 (9.09%) PKI
5 10 (7.58%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (5.30%) Blog
6 7 (5.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.03%) Cloud Native
8 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.76%) Social Media
11 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.76%) Linux
2 30 (22.73%) Windows
3 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.52%) CentOS
4 2 (1.52%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (46.21%) Cybersecurity
2 46 (34.85%) ITIL
3 45 (34.09%) Service Management
4 38 (28.79%) Network Monitoring
5 37 (28.03%) TOGAF
6 36 (27.27%) Network Design
7 32 (24.24%) Information Security
8 30 (22.73%) Threat Intelligence
9 27 (20.45%) DevOps
10 25 (18.94%) SIEM
11 24 (18.18%) Security Architecture
12 22 (16.67%) Business Development
12 22 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
13 20 (15.15%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 20 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
13 20 (15.15%) Threat Modelling
14 18 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
14 18 (13.64%) IT Strategy
14 18 (13.64%) Network Architecture
15 16 (12.12%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.06%) Python
2 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.27%) C
4 1 (0.76%) C++
4 1 (0.76%) Go
4 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.76%) PHP
4 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (35.61%) CCNP
1 47 (35.61%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (27.27%) Degree
3 30 (22.73%) CCNA
4 21 (15.91%) TOGAF Certification
5 18 (13.64%) CISSP
6 8 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (5.30%) Master's Degree
8 6 (4.55%) CISM
9 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.52%) ISSAP
10 2 (1.52%) ISSEP
11 1 (0.76%) MBA
11 1 (0.76%) MCSE
11 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.85%) GDPR
3 11 (8.33%) NIST
3 11 (8.33%) PCI DSS
4 10 (7.58%) COBIT
4 10 (7.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (7.58%) SLA
5 7 (5.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 34 (25.76%) Docker
2 15 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.61%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.55%) KVM
5 4 (3.03%) VMware NSX
6 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.27%) LXC
6 3 (2.27%) vSphere
6 3 (2.27%) Xen
7 2 (1.52%) oVirt
7 2 (1.52%) QEMU
8 1 (0.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 26 (19.70%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.58%) FortiGate
3 8 (6.06%) Ansible
4 7 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.55%) CASB
5 6 (4.55%) Puppet
6 4 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (2.27%) Mesos
8 2 (1.52%) QRadar
8 2 (1.52%) Terraform
9 1 (0.76%) Suricata
Vendors
1 31 (23.48%) Cisco
2 22 (16.67%) VMware
3 14 (10.61%) NetApp
4 12 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 12 (9.09%) Juniper
4 12 (9.09%) Radware
5 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.06%) Google
7 4 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.52%) Apple
8 2 (1.52%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.52%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (1.52%) HP
8 2 (1.52%) NetWitness
8 2 (1.52%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.52%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.52%) Splunk
8 2 (1.52%) Veeam