The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Denial-of-Service in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 787 837
Rank change year-on-year +36 +50  
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 114 163 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 96 138 112
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,125 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.29% -12.50%  

Distributed Denial-of-Service is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35226 44197 45139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.95% 42.60% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28476 35751 35689
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Distributed Denial-of-Service as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service.

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

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Top 30 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +52 102 £50,000 - 10
South East +82 35 £50,000 +11.11% 1
London -4 28 £65,000 +26.21% 4
East of England +34 16 £47,500 -15.17% 1
Hampshire +30 12 £53,750 +7.50%
Berkshire +45 11 £60,000 +20.00%
Wales +10 11 £42,500 +13.33%
Kent +15 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Maidstone -6 9 £40,000 -5.88%
South West +24 8 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South Wales +12 8 £42,500 +13.33%
West Midlands +31 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Bedfordshire +29 7 £46,000 -17.85% 1
North West -15 7 £48,750 -1.26% 1
Luton - 7 £46,000 - 1
Cornwall - 7 £55,000 - 1
Cardiff +5 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Norwich - 6 £54,750 -
Norfolk - 6 £54,750 -
Basingstoke -2 5 £57,500 +8.49%
Brighton - 4 £35,000 -
Leamington Spa - 4 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £35,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £58,750 -
Manchester -26 3 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Redhill - 3 - - 1
Rochdale - 3 £40,000 - 1
Surrey - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 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 Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 149 (61.07%) Firewall
2 111 (45.49%) Cisco
3 80 (32.79%) WAN
3 80 (32.79%) Windows
3 80 (32.79%) Linux
4 78 (31.97%) LAN
5 69 (28.28%) DDoS Mitigation
6 67 (27.46%) Network Security
6 67 (27.46%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (27.05%) VPN
8 56 (22.95%) VMware
9 55 (22.54%) ITIL
10 54 (22.13%) CCNP
11 51 (20.90%) CheckPoint
12 48 (19.67%) Change Management
13 47 (19.26%) DNS
13 47 (19.26%) Cybersecurity
14 46 (18.85%) MPLS
14 46 (18.85%) BGP
15 45 (18.44%) Juniper
15 45 (18.44%) Intrusion Detection
15 45 (18.44%) SIEM
15 45 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 43 (17.62%) Information Security
16 43 (17.62%) Palo Alto
16 43 (17.62%) Kalman Filter
17 41 (16.80%) Microsoft
18 40 (16.39%) Internet
18 40 (16.39%) Wireless
18 40 (16.39%) Telecoms

Distributed Denial-of-Service
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 8 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.41%) IIS
2 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.87%) Office 365
4 6 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.05%) iPaaS
6 4 (1.64%) IaaS
7 2 (0.82%) PaaS
7 2 (0.82%) SaaS
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.41%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.41%) G Suite
8 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 149 (61.07%) Firewall
2 80 (32.79%) WAN
3 78 (31.97%) LAN
4 67 (27.46%) Network Security
5 66 (27.05%) VPN
6 47 (19.26%) DNS
7 46 (18.85%) BGP
7 46 (18.85%) MPLS
8 45 (18.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 40 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
9 40 (16.39%) Internet
9 40 (16.39%) Wireless
10 33 (13.52%) TCP/IP
11 31 (12.70%) OSPF
12 22 (9.02%) Ethernet
13 21 (8.61%) HTTP
13 21 (8.61%) IPv6
14 20 (8.20%) DHCP
14 20 (8.20%) VoIP
15 19 (7.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.33%) MySQL
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.41%) Big Data
3 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.41%) Maltego
3 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 40 (16.39%) Finance
1 40 (16.39%) Telecoms
2 18 (7.38%) Banking
3 8 (3.28%) Retail
4 7 (2.87%) Law
4 7 (2.87%) Online Betting
5 6 (2.46%) Marketing
6 2 (0.82%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.82%) Legal
6 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (27.05%) Network Engineer
2 44 (18.03%) Security Engineer
3 29 (11.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (10.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 26 (10.66%) Analyst
4 26 (10.66%) Cisco Engineer
5 25 (10.25%) Architect
6 24 (9.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 24 (9.84%) Security Analyst
7 17 (6.97%) Security Architect
8 16 (6.56%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (5.74%) Security Specialist
10 13 (5.33%) Consultant
10 13 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support
10 13 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 13 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (5.33%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.92%) IT Analyst
11 12 (4.92%) IT Security Analyst
11 12 (4.92%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.92%) LAMP
2 5 (2.05%) Node.js
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.41%) Middleware
3 1 (0.41%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.41%) REST
3 1 (0.41%) SAML
3 1 (0.41%) SOAP
3 1 (0.41%) Web Services
3 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.48%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.74%) Cyber Attack
4 10 (4.10%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.87%) Fintech
7 6 (2.46%) User Experience
8 4 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.23%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.23%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.82%) Blog
10 2 (0.82%) BYOD
10 2 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.82%) IVR
10 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 80 (32.79%) Linux
1 80 (32.79%) Windows
2 32 (13.11%) Windows Server
3 25 (10.25%) Unix
4 9 (3.69%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.69%) Windows XP
5 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.87%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.05%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.05%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.82%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.41%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.28%) DDoS Mitigation
2 55 (22.54%) ITIL
3 48 (19.67%) Change Management
4 47 (19.26%) Cybersecurity
5 45 (18.44%) SIEM
6 43 (17.62%) Information Security
6 43 (17.62%) Kalman Filter
7 35 (14.34%) Threat Management
8 29 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (11.89%) Incident Management
9 28 (11.48%) Security Architecture
10 24 (9.84%) Configuration Management
10 24 (9.84%) Service Delivery
10 24 (9.84%) Vulnerability Management
11 23 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
12 22 (9.02%) Patch Management
13 21 (8.61%) DevOps
13 21 (8.61%) Migration
13 21 (8.61%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.33%) Perl
1 13 (5.33%) PHP
1 13 (5.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.92%) Java
2 12 (4.92%) VBScript
3 9 (3.69%) C
3 9 (3.69%) Python
4 7 (2.87%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.46%) C++
6 5 (2.05%) Go
7 3 (1.23%) SQL
8 2 (0.82%) Ruby
9 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 67 (27.46%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (22.13%) CCNP
3 37 (15.16%) CISSP
4 25 (10.25%) CCNA
5 24 (9.84%) CISM
6 18 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (6.97%) JNCIP
8 16 (6.56%) Degree
9 12 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (4.10%) CCSE
11 8 (3.28%) CCIE
11 8 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.46%) RHCA
12 6 (2.46%) RHCE
12 6 (2.46%) RHCSA
13 5 (2.05%) CCSA
13 5 (2.05%) JNCIA
13 5 (2.05%) JNCIS
13 5 (2.05%) MCP
13 5 (2.05%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.75%) PCI DSS
2 28 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (11.07%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (13.93%) Active Directory
3 19 (7.79%) VMware ESX
4 14 (5.74%) vSphere
5 12 (4.92%) vCloud
6 8 (3.28%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.46%) Snort
8 5 (2.05%) DFS Replication
8 5 (2.05%) MetaFrame
8 5 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.05%) XenApp
8 5 (2.05%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.05%) XenServer
9 4 (1.64%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.41%) Docker
10 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (11.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 22 (9.02%) Puppet
3 14 (5.74%) SCCM
4 13 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.33%) Tivoli
5 12 (4.92%) FortiGate
5 12 (4.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 12 (4.92%) Packer
5 12 (4.92%) Terraform
6 11 (4.51%) Nagios
7 9 (3.69%) Cacti
7 9 (3.69%) Nessus
7 9 (3.69%) OpenNMS
7 9 (3.69%) RANCID
8 5 (2.05%) EdgeSight
8 5 (2.05%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.41%) QRadar
9 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (45.49%) Cisco
2 56 (22.95%) VMware
3 51 (20.90%) CheckPoint
4 45 (18.44%) Juniper
5 43 (17.62%) Palo Alto
6 41 (16.80%) Microsoft
7 30 (12.30%) F5
8 19 (7.79%) Huawei
9 18 (7.38%) Fortinet
9 18 (7.38%) Imperva
9 18 (7.38%) LogLogic
10 15 (6.15%) IBM
10 15 (6.15%) Splunk
11 13 (5.33%) Citrix
11 13 (5.33%) Ericsson
11 13 (5.33%) LogRhythm
11 13 (5.33%) Oracle
12 12 (4.92%) Infoblox
12 12 (4.92%) ServiceNow
13 11 (4.51%) Forcepoint
North London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary & Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Aquila Heywood
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + X2 OTE
Posted: 23 days ago