The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Deep Packet Inspection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Deep Packet Inspection over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deep Packet Inspection
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 909 984
Rank change year-on-year +60 +75  
Permanent jobs citing Deep Packet Inspection 21 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.005% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 2
Median salary £82,500 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -20.45% +4.76%  

Deep Packet Inspection is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79960 87478 97573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64514 73057 79746
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Deep Packet Inspection
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Deep Packet Inspection as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Deep Packet Inspection in the UK

Deep Packet Inspection
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Deep Packet Inspection.

Salary trend for Deep Packet Inspection in the UK

Deep Packet Inspection
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Deep Packet Inspection over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Deep Packet Inspection in the UK

Deep Packet Inspection
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Deep Packet Inspection within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 21 £82,500 +37.50%
London +31 17 £82,500 +37.50%
South West - 3 £47,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 £57,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £57,500 -
South East - 1 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Swindon - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Deep Packet Inspection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Deep Packet Inspection.

1 31 (60.78%) Firewall
2 29 (56.86%) Information Security
3 24 (47.06%) Identity Access Management
3 24 (47.06%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 24 (47.06%) Threat Detection
3 24 (47.06%) Cyber Defence
3 24 (47.06%) Threat Intelligence
4 23 (45.10%) SIEM
5 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 11 (21.57%) Security Architecture
6 11 (21.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (19.61%) Statistics
7 10 (19.61%) tcpdump
7 10 (19.61%) Wireshark
7 10 (19.61%) Tableau
7 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
7 10 (19.61%) Oracle
7 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
7 10 (19.61%) Sandvine
7 10 (19.61%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (19.61%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
7 10 (19.61%) Coaching
7 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.61%) Splunk
8 9 (17.65%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (17.65%) Network Packet Analysis
8 9 (17.65%) VPN
8 9 (17.65%) HTTPS
8 9 (17.65%) SSL

Deep Packet Inspection
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 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (60.78%) Firewall
2 11 (21.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (19.61%) tcpdump
3 10 (19.61%) Wireshark
4 9 (17.65%) HTTPS
4 9 (17.65%) IPsec
4 9 (17.65%) SSH
4 9 (17.65%) SSL
4 9 (17.65%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.92%) HBase
3 2 (3.92%) Redis
General
1 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Architect
2 18 (35.29%) Security Architect
3 10 (19.61%) Incident Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Security Specialist
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Splunk Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Service Performance Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Junior
8 1 (1.96%) Network Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Traffic Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) Cyber Defence
2 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (17.65%) PKI
4 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 5 (9.80%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Information Security
2 24 (47.06%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 24 (47.06%) Identity Access Management
2 24 (47.06%) Threat Detection
2 24 (47.06%) Threat Intelligence
3 23 (45.10%) SIEM
4 11 (21.57%) Security Architecture
5 10 (19.61%) Coaching
5 10 (19.61%) Performance Analysis
5 10 (19.61%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (19.61%) Statistics
6 9 (17.65%) Network Packet Analysis
6 9 (17.65%) Security Monitoring
6 9 (17.65%) Security Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (11.76%) Analytics
8 6 (11.76%) Data Protection
8 6 (11.76%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 6 (11.76%) SDLC
9 5 (9.80%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) C
2 2 (3.92%) C++
2 2 (3.92%) Go
2 2 (3.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
1 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
1 10 (19.61%) Sandvine
1 10 (19.61%) Splunk
1 10 (19.61%) Tableau
2 2 (3.92%) Google