Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 781 977 981
Rank change year-on-year +196 +4 +83
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 418 210 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 285 188 263
UK median annual salary £62,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.92% +0.95% -4.55%
10th Percentile £47,500 £33,525 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £69,125 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% -9.09%

Distributed Denial-of-Service is in the Generic IT 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.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73,712 78,335 85,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.47% 44.26% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 56,975 59,865 70,246
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Top 14 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 15 August 2018. 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 +173 359 £62,500 +17.92% 38
UK excluding London +151 274 £60,000 +26.32% 27
London +118 141 £70,000 +16.67% 15
North of England +90 89 £60,000 +26.32% 7
North West +56 51 £62,500 +38.89% 4
Scotland +40 50 £65,000 +36.84% 4
South East -5 45 £60,000 +29.73% 6
Midlands +58 43 £77,500 +121.43% 3
Yorkshire +58 38 £51,500 +8.42% 3
West Midlands +62 35 £67,500 +92.86% 3
South West -15 32 £43,750 -20.45% 2
East of England +16 21 £70,000 +52.17% 5
East Midlands - 8 £77,500 -
Wales -1 6 £40,210 +0.52%

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 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 Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 286 (68.42%) Firewall
2 237 (56.70%) SIEM
3 222 (53.11%) Network Security
4 152 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
5 148 (35.41%) Cybersecurity
6 138 (33.01%) Security Operations
7 121 (28.95%) Data Loss Prevention
8 115 (27.51%) VPN
9 111 (26.56%) Splunk
10 108 (25.84%) QRadar
11 107 (25.60%) Qualys
12 106 (25.36%) Amazon AWS
13 103 (24.64%) Security Operations Centre
14 100 (23.92%) PKI
15 98 (23.44%) Load Balancing
16 97 (23.21%) Finance
16 97 (23.21%) Threat Management
17 90 (21.53%) DevOps
18 86 (20.57%) Docker
19 84 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
20 83 (19.86%) Cisco
21 81 (19.38%) Information Security
22 78 (18.66%) Microsoft Azure
23 76 (18.18%) Data Centre
24 74 (17.70%) WAN
24 74 (17.70%) DDoS Mitigation
25 73 (17.46%) Python
26 72 (17.22%) Java
27 68 (16.27%) Jenkins
28 67 (16.03%) PCI DSS

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 28 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.87%) IIS
3 11 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.72%) JBoss
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (3.83%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 106 (25.36%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (18.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (6.94%) Office 365
4 26 (6.22%) OpenShift
5 25 (5.98%) GitHub
6 15 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.91%) IaaS
8 4 (0.96%) SaaS
9 3 (0.72%) Akamai
9 3 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.72%) PaaS
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 286 (68.42%) Firewall
2 222 (53.11%) Network Security
3 115 (27.51%) VPN
4 74 (17.70%) WAN
5 53 (12.68%) LAN
6 41 (9.81%) WLAN
7 40 (9.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 37 (8.85%) MPLS
9 35 (8.37%) BGP
10 33 (7.89%) OSPF
11 29 (6.94%) DNS
12 25 (5.98%) TCP/IP
12 25 (5.98%) VLAN
13 23 (5.50%) HTTP
14 21 (5.02%) SNMP
15 18 (4.31%) SSL
16 17 (4.07%) Ethernet
17 15 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (3.59%) DHCP
18 14 (3.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.61%) NoSQL
2 28 (6.70%) SQL Server
3 25 (5.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (0.72%) Hazelcast
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 68 (16.27%) Jenkins
2 43 (10.29%) Vagrant
3 36 (8.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 36 (8.61%) Hudson
4 25 (5.98%) Cucumber
5 23 (5.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (1.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.67%) Subversion
6 7 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.24%) Maven
7 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 97 (23.21%) Finance
2 34 (8.13%) Games
3 16 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.91%) Legal
5 5 (1.20%) Retail
6 4 (0.96%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.72%) Military
8 2 (0.48%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 109 (26.08%) Consultant
2 104 (24.88%) Security Consultant
3 76 (18.18%) Architect
4 72 (17.22%) Security Architect
5 67 (16.03%) IT Consultant
5 67 (16.03%) IT Security Consultant
6 41 (9.81%) Security Engineer
6 41 (9.81%) Security Solutions Architect
6 41 (9.81%) Solutions Architect
7 37 (8.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 37 (8.85%) Senior Consultant
7 37 (8.85%) Senior IT Consultant
7 37 (8.85%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 37 (8.85%) Senior Security Consultant
8 36 (8.61%) Security Specialist
9 30 (7.18%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 29 (6.94%) Information Architect
10 29 (6.94%) Information Security Architect
10 29 (6.94%) Managing Consultant
11 25 (5.98%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.16%) Web Services
2 26 (6.22%) Spring
3 25 (5.98%) .NET
3 25 (5.98%) .NET Framework
3 25 (5.98%) Akka
3 25 (5.98%) AngularJS
3 25 (5.98%) RESTful
4 7 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (1.67%) Node.js
5 3 (0.72%) JMS
5 3 (0.72%) Middleware
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.72%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.24%) Django
6 1 (0.24%) OAuth
6 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.24%) SAML
6 1 (0.24%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 103 (24.64%) Security Operations Centre
2 100 (23.92%) PKI
3 76 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 56 (13.40%) Cyberthreat
5 41 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (9.09%) Fintech
7 25 (5.98%) Online Games
7 25 (5.98%) Private Cloud
8 24 (5.74%) Computer Science
9 16 (3.83%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (3.11%) Public Cloud
11 12 (2.87%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.91%) Cyberattack
13 7 (1.67%) Online Gambling
14 6 (1.44%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 6 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
15 4 (0.96%) Cybercrime
16 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
17 2 (0.48%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.05%) Windows
2 31 (7.42%) Linux
3 28 (6.70%) Windows Server
3 28 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (5.98%) Android
4 25 (5.98%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.11%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.96%) Unix
7 2 (0.48%) CentOS
7 2 (0.48%) Debian
7 2 (0.48%) MVS
7 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (56.70%) SIEM
2 152 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
3 148 (35.41%) Cybersecurity
4 138 (33.01%) Security Operations
5 121 (28.95%) Data Loss Prevention
6 98 (23.44%) Load Balancing
7 97 (23.21%) Threat Management
8 90 (21.53%) DevOps
9 84 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (19.38%) Information Security
11 74 (17.70%) DDoS Mitigation
12 66 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (14.83%) Microservices
14 52 (12.44%) Presales
15 46 (11.00%) Open Source
16 44 (10.53%) ITIL
17 43 (10.29%) Configuration Management
17 43 (10.29%) E-Commerce
17 43 (10.29%) Incident Management
18 41 (9.81%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 73 (17.46%) Python
2 72 (17.22%) Java
3 66 (15.79%) Ruby
4 43 (10.29%) SQL
5 41 (9.81%) Go
6 28 (6.70%) PowerShell
7 25 (5.98%) JavaScript
7 25 (5.98%) Scala
8 11 (2.63%) PHP
9 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.96%) Perl
10 3 (0.72%) C++
10 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.48%) C
11 2 (0.48%) C#
12 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (15.55%) Degree
2 62 (14.83%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (14.59%) CISSP
4 54 (12.92%) CCNP
5 44 (10.53%) CCDP
6 34 (8.13%) CISM
6 34 (8.13%) Security Cleared
7 26 (6.22%) CISA
8 25 (5.98%) CEH
9 17 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (3.59%) JNCIP
11 12 (2.87%) CCSE
11 12 (2.87%) IISP
11 12 (2.87%) ISSAP
11 12 (2.87%) RHCE
11 12 (2.87%) RHCSA
12 8 (1.91%) CCIE
12 8 (1.91%) JNCIE
12 8 (1.91%) TOGAF Certification
13 6 (1.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (16.03%) PCI DSS
2 44 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.63%) GDPR
4 7 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.44%) COBIT
6 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.72%) COSO
8 2 (0.48%) QA
8 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.24%) RMADS
9 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (20.57%) Docker
2 29 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 28 (6.70%) Hyper-V
3 28 (6.70%) Virtual Desktop
4 15 (3.59%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.48%) Xen
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 108 (25.84%) QRadar
2 56 (13.40%) Ansible
3 53 (12.68%) Puppet
4 48 (11.48%) Kubernetes
5 47 (11.24%) Terraform
6 46 (11.00%) Nagios
7 45 (10.77%) ZABBIX
8 44 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
9 43 (10.29%) Consul
9 43 (10.29%) Docker Swarm
9 43 (10.29%) Grafana
9 43 (10.29%) Graphite
9 43 (10.29%) Opsview
9 43 (10.29%) Packer
9 43 (10.29%) Salt
10 28 (6.70%) SCCM
11 15 (3.59%) SCOM
11 15 (3.59%) SCVMM
12 13 (3.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 8 (1.91%) Nessus
Vendors
1 111 (26.56%) Splunk
2 107 (25.60%) Qualys
3 83 (19.86%) Cisco
4 66 (15.79%) Juniper
5 63 (15.07%) CheckPoint
6 54 (12.92%) Microsoft
7 50 (11.96%) Fortinet
8 42 (10.05%) Forcepoint
9 41 (9.81%) Tufin
10 36 (8.61%) McAfee
11 28 (6.70%) WorldPay
12 20 (4.78%) LogRhythm
13 15 (3.59%) IBM
13 15 (3.59%) Red Hat
14 14 (3.35%) F5
15 9 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (1.91%) Palo Alto
16 8 (1.91%) ServiceNow
17 6 (1.44%) Avaya
17 6 (1.44%) Nortel