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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
UK
Rank 723 795 829
Rank change year-on-year +72 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 134 153 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 113 122 91
Median salary £49,000 £53,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.41% -6.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76%  

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 32601 42162 41037
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.37% 40.95% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26238 33707 32424
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,671 £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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +91 120 £50,000 -6.10% 16
South East +93 46 £50,000 - 4
London -8 26 £65,000 +18.18% 5
East of England +42 23 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Berkshire +52 18 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Hampshire +36 15 £50,000 - 1
Wales +11 14 £42,500 -15.00%
North West -6 13 £40,000 -17.94% 3
Norfolk - 11 £37,500 -
Norwich - 10 £37,500 -
Manchester -12 9 £40,000 -17.94% 3
West Midlands +34 8 £35,000 -6.66%
Hertfordshire - 8 £47,500 -
Rochdale - 8 £40,000 - 1
Basingstoke +14 7 £49,000 -7.54% 1
South Wales +11 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Kent +27 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Cardiff +9 6 £42,500 -12.82%
Maidstone -4 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Brighton - 6 £35,000 - 1
East Sussex - 6 £35,000 - 1
Surrey +43 5 £65,000 +44.44%
South West +17 5 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Swansea - 5 £40,210 -
Redhill - 5 £65,000 -
Reading - 5 £70,000 - 1
West Wales - 5 £40,210 -
Bedfordshire +21 4 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Cornwall - 4 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £58,750 -

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 174 (63.04%) Firewall
2 132 (47.83%) Cisco
3 95 (34.42%) DDoS Mitigation
4 88 (31.88%) WAN
5 87 (31.52%) Windows
6 85 (30.80%) VPN
7 84 (30.43%) LAN
8 77 (27.90%) Linux
9 74 (26.81%) Network Security
10 69 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 68 (24.64%) SIEM
12 67 (24.28%) Cisco Certification
13 66 (23.91%) VMware
14 61 (22.10%) ITIL
14 61 (22.10%) Kalman Filter
15 60 (21.74%) Information Security
15 60 (21.74%) Finance
15 60 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
16 58 (21.01%) Change Management
16 58 (21.01%) MPLS
17 57 (20.65%) Juniper
18 54 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
19 53 (19.20%) BGP
20 52 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
21 51 (18.48%) CCNP
22 49 (17.75%) CISSP
23 47 (17.03%) Telecoms
23 47 (17.03%) Threat Management
23 47 (17.03%) Palo Alto
23 47 (17.03%) Cybersecurity

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Top Related 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 12 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.45%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.72%) IIS
4 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (3.99%) MS Office
2 10 (3.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.17%) Office 365
2 5 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.81%) IaaS
2 5 (1.81%) iPaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Akamai
3 2 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (0.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.36%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.36%) G Suite
4 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 174 (63.04%) Firewall
2 88 (31.88%) WAN
3 85 (30.80%) VPN
4 84 (30.43%) LAN
5 74 (26.81%) Network Security
6 60 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 58 (21.01%) MPLS
8 54 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
9 53 (19.20%) BGP
10 44 (15.94%) DNS
11 40 (14.49%) OSPF
11 40 (14.49%) TCP/IP
11 40 (14.49%) Wireless
12 37 (13.41%) Internet
13 26 (9.42%) SSL
13 26 (9.42%) VLAN
14 24 (8.70%) Ethernet
15 22 (7.97%) HTTP
16 20 (7.25%) VoIP
16 20 (7.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.71%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.36%) Big Data
3 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 60 (21.74%) Finance
2 47 (17.03%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.61%) Banking
4 15 (5.43%) Retail
5 10 (3.62%) Online Betting
6 8 (2.90%) Legal
7 7 (2.54%) Back Office
7 7 (2.54%) Law
8 5 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.81%) Games
9 3 (1.09%) Marketing
10 2 (0.72%) Electronics
10 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (22.10%) Network Engineer
2 42 (15.22%) Architect
3 40 (14.49%) Security Engineer
4 33 (11.96%) Security Architect
5 32 (11.59%) Analyst
6 26 (9.42%) Security Analyst
7 25 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 23 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
9 21 (7.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 16 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support
10 16 (5.80%) Security Specialist
11 15 (5.43%) Support Engineer
12 14 (5.07%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 14 (5.07%) Senior Network Engineer
13 13 (4.71%) Design Engineer
13 13 (4.71%) Firewall Engineer
13 13 (4.71%) IT Manager
13 13 (4.71%) Security Manager
14 12 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.35%) LAMP
2 9 (3.26%) SAML
3 8 (2.90%) OpenID
3 8 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (2.54%) OAuth2
5 5 (1.81%) Node.js
6 2 (0.72%) SOAP
7 1 (0.36%) .NET
7 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.36%) Middleware
7 1 (0.36%) OAuth
7 1 (0.36%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.36%) REST
7 1 (0.36%) Web Services
7 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.43%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (5.07%) Cyber Attack
5 11 (3.99%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.54%) Fintech
7 6 (2.17%) User Experience
8 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.45%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.09%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.72%) Clustering
10 2 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.72%) iSeries
10 2 (0.72%) IVR
10 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.36%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 87 (31.52%) Windows
2 77 (27.90%) Linux
3 33 (11.96%) Unix
4 25 (9.06%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.17%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.81%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.81%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (34.42%) DDoS Mitigation
2 68 (24.64%) SIEM
3 61 (22.10%) ITIL
3 61 (22.10%) Kalman Filter
4 60 (21.74%) Information Security
5 58 (21.01%) Change Management
6 47 (17.03%) Cybersecurity
6 47 (17.03%) Threat Management
7 46 (16.67%) Security Architecture
8 37 (13.41%) Penetration Testing
9 36 (13.04%) Incident Management
10 32 (11.59%) Security Operations
11 29 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (10.51%) Load Balancing
12 28 (10.14%) Patch Management
13 27 (9.78%) Security Patching
14 26 (9.42%) Ethical Hacking
14 26 (9.42%) Service Delivery
15 24 (8.70%) E-Commerce
16 23 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.43%) Perl
2 14 (5.07%) Python
3 13 (4.71%) PowerShell
4 12 (4.35%) PHP
4 12 (4.35%) SQL
4 12 (4.35%) VBScript
5 11 (3.99%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.26%) Ruby
7 7 (2.54%) Java
8 6 (2.17%) C
8 6 (2.17%) C++
9 5 (1.81%) Go
10 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 67 (24.28%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (18.48%) CCNP
3 49 (17.75%) CISSP
4 32 (11.59%) CISM
5 24 (8.70%) CCNA
6 23 (8.33%) Degree
7 16 (5.80%) JNCIP
7 16 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (4.35%) CCIE
10 11 (3.99%) CISA
11 10 (3.62%) CCSE
12 7 (2.54%) GIAC
13 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (2.17%) SANS
14 5 (1.81%) CCSA
14 5 (1.81%) JNCIA
14 5 (1.81%) JNCIS
15 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
16 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.41%) PCI DSS
2 33 (11.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (10.14%) SLA
4 7 (2.54%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (14.86%) Active Directory
3 27 (9.78%) VMware ESX
4 18 (6.52%) vSphere
5 12 (4.35%) vCloud
6 5 (1.81%) DFS Replication
6 5 (1.81%) MetaFrame
6 5 (1.81%) Snort
6 5 (1.81%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.81%) XenApp
6 5 (1.81%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.81%) XenServer
7 4 (1.45%) Docker
8 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.36%) KVM
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (13.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 21 (7.61%) Puppet
3 16 (5.80%) FortiGate
4 13 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.71%) SCCM
5 11 (3.99%) Nagios
5 11 (3.99%) Tivoli
6 10 (3.62%) Cacti
6 10 (3.62%) Packer
6 10 (3.62%) Terraform
7 9 (3.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (2.90%) HAProxy
8 8 (2.90%) OpenNMS
8 8 (2.90%) QRadar
8 8 (2.90%) RANCID
9 5 (1.81%) EdgeSight
9 5 (1.81%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 132 (47.83%) Cisco
2 69 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 66 (23.91%) VMware
4 57 (20.65%) Juniper
5 47 (17.03%) Palo Alto
6 45 (16.30%) Microsoft
7 33 (11.96%) F5
8 24 (8.70%) Imperva
8 24 (8.70%) LogLogic
9 15 (5.43%) Fortinet
9 15 (5.43%) Huawei
9 15 (5.43%) IBM
10 13 (4.71%) Dell
10 13 (4.71%) Oracle
11 12 (4.35%) Citrix
11 12 (4.35%) Ericsson
11 12 (4.35%) Infoblox
11 12 (4.35%) ServiceNow
11 12 (4.35%) Splunk
12 11 (3.99%) LogRhythm
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Iress
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Octopus Investments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Employee benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Other Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Salary + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £150000 - £250000 per annum + x2 OTE
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: plus OTE
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: Excellent market salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 21 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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