Distributed Denial-of-Service Jobs

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
UK

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 6 months to 22 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 723 887 974
Rank change year-on-year +164 +87 -267
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 93 119 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70 86 95
10th Percentile £47,950 £39,000 £48,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £58,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -21.88% +18.52%
75th Percentile £84,919 £80,000 £90,000
90th Percentile - £90,000 £112,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £79,842 £55,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +45.17% -5.17% +36.47%

All Generic Skills
UK

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

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 27,788 46,644 62,923
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 35.58% 42.04% 45.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19,916 26,010 33,108
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.84% +3.33%
75th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Distributed Denial-of-Service as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

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

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service.

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

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

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

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Top 16 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 6 months to 22 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +189 81 £79,842 +27.75% 14
Work from Home +162 56 £79,842 +27.75% 9
UK excluding London +110 49 £79,842 +45.17% 6
London +176 39 £55,000 -15.38% 7
North of England +121 27 £79,842 +45.17% 2
North West - 16 £79,842 -
Midlands +64 9 £70,000 +86.67% 1
Yorkshire +114 7 £79,842 +45.17% 1
West Midlands - 7 £72,421 - 1
Scotland -22 5 £47,500 -20.83%
North East +7 4 £79,842 +45.17% 1
East of England +40 3 £77,500 +72.22% 1
South West +29 2 £55,000 +37.50% 1
East Midlands +14 2 £70,000 +86.67%
Channel Islands - 2 £75,000 -
South East +64 1 - -

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.08%) nginx
1 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 60 (64.52%) AWS
2 56 (60.22%) Azure
3 7 (7.53%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (5.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (3.23%) Azure Sentinel
5 3 (3.23%) IaaS
5 3 (3.23%) PaaS
6 2 (2.15%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.08%) AWS CodeCommit
7 1 (1.08%) Azure Key Vault
7 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.08%) GCP
7 1 (1.08%) Route 53
7 1 (1.08%) SaaS
7 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 47 (50.54%) WAN
2 38 (40.86%) Firewall
3 33 (35.48%) SD-WAN
4 23 (24.73%) Network Security
5 16 (17.20%) TCP/IP
5 16 (17.20%) VPN
6 14 (15.05%) LAN
7 13 (13.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (10.75%) DNS
9 9 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (9.68%) Unified Communications
9 9 (9.68%) WLAN
10 7 (7.53%) OSPF
11 6 (6.45%) BGP
11 6 (6.45%) SSL
11 6 (6.45%) VXLAN
12 5 (5.38%) Cisco Firepower
12 5 (5.38%) Internet
12 5 (5.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Power BI
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Git
1 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 6 (6.45%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.30%) Law
4 4 (4.30%) Marketing
4 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 4 (4.30%) Social Skills
5 3 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (2.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Military
7 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (43.01%) Architect
2 39 (41.94%) Security Architect
3 30 (32.26%) Lead
4 27 (29.03%) Lead Architect
4 27 (29.03%) Lead Security Architect
5 22 (23.66%) Analyst
6 17 (18.28%) Security Analyst
7 14 (15.05%) Network Engineer
8 13 (13.98%) Senior
9 12 (12.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 7 (7.53%) Senior Architect
11 6 (6.45%) Senior Security Architect
12 5 (5.38%) Azure Engineer
12 5 (5.38%) Cybersecurity Architect
12 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
13 4 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
13 4 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (4.30%) Operations Engineer
13 4 (4.30%) Senior Core Network Engineer
13 4 (4.30%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Sass
2 1 (1.08%) OAuth
2 1 (1.08%) OAuth2
2 1 (1.08%) OpenID
2 1 (1.08%) SAML
2 1 (1.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.08%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (49.46%) Management Information System
2 18 (19.35%) Cyber Threat
3 8 (8.60%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.38%) Public Cloud
6 4 (4.30%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (3.23%) Cyberattack
7 3 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.08%) Operational Technology
8 1 (1.08%) Security Posture
8 1 (1.08%) Smart Energy
8 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (70.97%) Information Security
2 51 (54.84%) Application Security
3 42 (45.16%) Security Architecture
4 36 (38.71%) CI/CD
5 35 (37.63%) OWASP
6 34 (36.56%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (36.56%) Identity Management
7 33 (35.48%) Secure Coding
8 28 (30.11%) DDoS Mitigation
8 28 (30.11%) SIEM
9 23 (24.73%) Security Operations
10 17 (18.28%) ITIL
11 16 (17.20%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (15.05%) Computer Science
12 14 (15.05%) Identity Access Management
12 14 (15.05%) Use Case
13 13 (13.98%) DevOps
13 13 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (12.90%) Runbook
14 12 (12.90%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
1 54 (58.06%) CISSP
2 45 (48.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 45 (48.39%) CCSP
3 38 (40.86%) AWS Certification
4 37 (39.78%) Azure Certification
5 35 (37.63%) CISM
6 33 (35.48%) CCSK
7 12 (12.90%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
7 12 (12.90%) CompTIA CySA+
7 12 (12.90%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (10.75%) Network+ Certification
9 9 (9.68%) Degree
10 7 (7.53%) CCNP
11 4 (4.30%) CISA
11 4 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (4.30%) SANS
12 3 (3.23%) GIAC
12 3 (3.23%) JNCIA
13 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (52.69%) NIST
2 14 (15.05%) SOC 2
3 9 (9.68%) PCI DSS
4 8 (8.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (4.30%) GDPR
5 4 (4.30%) HIPAA
5 4 (4.30%) SLA
6 2 (2.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.15%) NCSC
7 1 (1.08%) GxP
7 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 33 (35.48%) Docker
2 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) RACF
Systems Management
1 34 (36.56%) Single Sign-On
2 33 (35.48%) Kubernetes
3 8 (8.60%) Terraform
4 1 (1.08%) Ansible
4 1 (1.08%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (1.08%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.08%) Progress Chef
4 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Cisco
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.83%) F5
4 9 (9.68%) Meraki
5 7 (7.53%) Zscaler
6 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.38%) Forcepoint
6 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.30%) Juniper
8 3 (3.23%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.23%) Qualys
8 3 (3.23%) Splunk
8 3 (3.23%) VMware
9 1 (1.08%) EMC
9 1 (1.08%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.08%) NetApp
9 1 (1.08%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle
9 1 (1.08%) Varonis
9 1 (1.08%) Wallstreet Suite